What’s Happening at the CNY Arts Center?

November ushers in new classes from new instructors at the Arts Center located in 357 State St. Methodist Church in Fulton.

The new month kicks off with two Wednesday classes for artists.

First up, “Portrait Drawing Made Easy” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6 with Joe Galvin. Students will learn to recreate drawings from copies using graphite paper and pencils. The owner of Studio 51, Galvin’s artistry is on display at Arts in the HeART Gallery in downtown Fulton.

“Oil Painting Made Easy” is Joe Galvin’s second class this month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 13. In this class, students will learn to recreate a favorite image in oil paints while perfecting techniques of blending and control.

Arts in the Heart Gallery Director Bonnie McClellan offers two oil painting workshops Thursdays in November.

“Oil Painting Fall Scene,” from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, will guide students to create an autumn scene step by step.

“How to…” follows on November 14 from 6 to 9 pm where students will learn how to make your own canvases (regular, beveled edge or floating.) Also learn how to matte and frame your artwork including wooden frames and how to make an old frame new.

Taking advantage of a school holiday, Frank Reis is helping youngsters ages 8 to 15 expand their imaginations with an “Art of Heroes” class, from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday Nov. 11. Young artists will learn the basic steps to drawing comic book super heroes and how to create their own super heroes!

Another culinary treat is scheduled with Diane Sokolowski. During “Thanksgiving Treats”, 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 16, each student will learn candy construction making turkeys, pilgrim hats, and more in addition to decorating cupcakes and cookies. Pre-registration is specifically required for this class at www.CNYArtsCenter.com.

Students are reminded to pre-register for all classes and workshops to avoid missing out. Classes and workshops charge a modest fee.

Visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com  for all the latest details and updates or call 592-3373. All classes are held in CNY Arts Center located in the lower level of State St. Methodist Church, 357 State St., Fulton unless otherwise noted.

Remember we bring all arts for all ages at two separate locations. Classes, Writer’s Café, Author Spotlight, live theatre, and Arty Camp, are held in CNY Arts Center located in the lower level of State St. Methodist Church, 357 State St, Fulton. Please use the Park Street entrance.

Arts in the HeART Galleryis located at 47 S. First St. in downtown Fulton across from the gazebo for local artists who want to display their artistry.

Monthly artists meet-ups and TH3 Happy Hour also takes place at the gallery. Artists can apply for gallery space online at www.CNYArtsCenter.com.

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