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Virtual Art Classes

We are THRILLED to announce the addition of virtual art classes! Odd times call for enhanced creativity, and that’s exactly what we’re going to offer you. To see our previously posted instructional videos, click here!

Beginning Tuesday, May 5th, virtual art classes will look a little different. Each Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. the NAC will offer a kids art class and on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. we’ll offer an adults art class, both via Zoom. To register click the “HERE” buttons at the end of the class descriptions! We must have your email address to provide you the Zoom link as well as your physical address to deliver your materials for class. Please contact our Program Coordinator, Sara Putters, with any questions!

We will continue to offer one FREE class right here on our website as well as on Facebook each Wednesday in May at 11:00 a.m. Stay tuned for more details as they become available!

Build your home craft kit by clicking here to access our suggested art supplies! Each item purchased through the links on this document generates a donation toward the Norfolk Arts Center. We appreciate your continued support of the arts!

Week 6

Week 6 instructions can be found here

Monday, April 27 | 11:00 a.m.

Marbled Paper Weights – A fun, colorful, and easy peasy way to spice up your desk.

Marbled rocks make BEAUTIFUL paper weights or kindness rocks! Join us to learn this fun technique today.

Posted by Norfolk Arts Center on Monday, April 27, 2020

Tuesday, April 28 | 8:00 p.m.

Punch Art – Using a basic paper punch, create something truly unique to adorn your walls

Who knew paper punching could be so creative? Join us for paper punch abstract art!

Posted by Norfolk Arts Center on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Wednesday, April 29 | 11:00 a.m.

Eric Carle Bugs – Bring the magic of Eric Carle’s artwork to life in the comfort of your own home

Eric Carle is one of our favorite authors and illustrators. Join us in making an Eric Carle inspired project!

Posted by Norfolk Arts Center on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Thursday, April 30 | 8:00 p.m.

Acrylic Pouring – Learn the art of acrylic pouring the budget friendly way

Well, Sara was so excited about this project she decided to release it EARLY! Here you go folks, a DIY version of acrylic paint pouring. Have at it and have fun!

Posted by Norfolk Arts Center on Thursday, April 30, 2020

Friday, May 1 | 11:00 a.m.

Paper Marbling – Get a little messy making marbled paper with shaving cream

Join Sara and her assistant, Nolan, for paper marbling this morning! This is a FUN, colorful way to create art with kids of ALL ages!

Posted by Norfolk Arts Center on Friday, May 1, 2020

Zoom Classes

Kids Classes | Tuesday’s at 2:00 p.m.

Clay Designs – Air dry clay is fun to mold, sculpt, and create with! During this class we will re-create fish from the book “Rainbow Fish” using paint, sequins, and of course…air dry clay! (all materials provided) Click HERE to register!

Chalk Pastels – Learn your way around chalk pastels in this class! We will learn the basics of how to use them, what techniques to use, and create a beautiful Northern Lights drawing. (all materials provided) Click HERE to register!

Dale Chihuly Designs – Dale Chihuly is known for his incredible blown glass art; in this class we’ll make our own versions of Chihuly designs using coffee filters. (all materials provided) Click HERE to register!

– Pointillism is the art of using small dots to create a larger picture. In this fun class we’ll use a variety of objects to paint a pointillism flower! (all materials provided) Click HERE to register!

Adult Classes | Thursday’s at 7:00 p.m.

Ink-Dying – A couple Sharpie’s and some alcohol (isopropyl alcohol that is) are all it takes to make a beautiful set of coasters for your home! (all materials provided) Click HERE to register!

String Art – What do a hammer, a nail, and a piece of wood all have in common? They are all used to make string art! Join us in making a totally unique work of art with your own two hands. (all materials provided) Click HERE to register!

Adult Finger Painting – Who says finger painting is just for kids? In this class, you will earn your artist stripes by getting your hands dirty to produce a finger-painted, abstract work of art. (all materials provided) Click HERE to register!

Pendulum Painting – Have you seen the latest trend in painting? If so, you’ll be excited to hear we’re teaching it to you! Pendulum painting is unique, colorful, and just plain fun. (all materials provided) Click HERE to register!

FREE Virtual Classes

Wednesday’s in May at 11:00 a.m. on Facebook and right here!

May 6 – Tin Foil Monoprints

Gosh, monoprints are so beautiful and fun to make. Join us for class today! Our virtual classes are now primarily offered via Zoom. Visit norfolkartscenter.org to get pre-registered!

Posted by Norfolk Arts Center on Wednesday, May 6, 2020

May 13 – Balloon Printing

Balloons make a great paintbrush, learn the technique with us today!

Posted by Norfolk Arts Center on Wednesday, May 13, 2020

May 20 – Balloon Dart Printing

May 27 – DIY Puffy Paint

For questions on these classes or anything else program related, please contact our Program Coordinator, Sara Putters at sara@norfolkartscenter.org or 402.841.2045.