Performers and Programs

Performer Information  
Performer name: Lauren Singer
Phone: 631-421-7078
Mailing address:
Huntington Station, NY 11746
E-mail address: lgslauren@yahoo.com
Website: http://laurensinger.zumba.com
Previous appearances at: Harborfields Public Library, South Huntington Public Library, Northport Public Library, South Country Public Library , Middle Country Public Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Information last updated: 01/30/2019

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Program
Category
Description
Fee
MAKE A STUNNING GIFT BOX Folded, Faux Painted and Embellished Multicultural- Other,
Visual Arts- Painting,
Visual Arts- Other
Add a personal touch to your gift giving! Great for the holidays, or for any occasion, Japanese folded paper boxes are beautiful and can be made in a pinch to your desired size. In this beginner class, you'll learn how to fold your own classic Origami box, then transform it! Using water-based, faux painting,surface design techniques and a bit of bedazzling, you will create a unique gilded, textured box with a special tied closure and embellishing. Styling can be elegant, natural or funky! Examples and images of special boxes will inspire.
$201- $350
PAINT ABSTRACT LIKE KANDINSKY WITH MUSIC Visual Arts- Drawing,
Visual Arts- Painting
The Russian artist, Wassily Kandinsky, was considered the father of modern art. See why as you study his lyrical and colorful images and learn about his intense synthesis of music and color. While listening to music you will learn how to use expressive gesture and how to simplify and abstract a landscape image of your choice. Materials include watercolors and colored pencils. Interesting examples of his work and commentary will inspire your own modern masterpiece.
$201- $350
TREE OF LIFE COLLAGE PAINTINGS (a la Klimt) Visual Arts- Drawing,
Visual Arts- Painting,
Visual Arts- Other
Gustav Klimt, the Viennese Art Nouveau painter, created dazzling, gold leaf paintings that are well loved today. The Tree of Life painting is one of the most popular. In this class, participants will draw, paint and collage their own Tree of Life images to honor the people and things they hold dear. Symbolic shapes will be developed (when age-appropriate) to emulate Klimt's use of decorative symbolism to add meaning and creative interest. Step-by-step guidance will be provided for younger ages and special needs. Gold paint and special touches create beautiful results! Exciting visuals will inspire all.
$201- $350
CREATE A PATTERNED MINI WEAVING FOR THE WALL Multicultural- Other,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Did you know that you can weave beautiful and intricate patterns on a simple, portable loom using a needle and yarn? In this class you will create a charming, colorful miniature weaving--perfect for framing-- as you learn how to understand and weave several different easy patterns. Inspiring examples will be displayed. No experience necessary, however this class is perfect for those who knit, crochet, sew or do fine work with their hands.
$201- $350
RECYCLE THE EARTH WEAVINGS Nature- Environment,
Visual Arts- Folk Arts,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Class will focus on how to rebuild our earth with an easy weaving project that re-uses, re-purposes and recycles commonly discarded materials, such as junk mail, plastic bags, packaging wraps and more!. Easy weaving and knotting techniques on a cardboard loom will be taught for all age levels and ability. Participants will weave an earth conscious motto into their weaving. Finished pieces are ready for hanging on wall. Inspiring examples of weaving from diverse cultures will be shown and environmentally conscious practices will be discussed. Class is taught by award-winning artist/Board Member of the Long Island Craft Guild, art educator and passionate conservationist. Great for Earth Day and every day!
$201- $350
ART SELFIES WITHOUT THE CAMERA Visual Arts- Drawing,
Visual Arts- Folk Arts,
Visual Arts- Other
Selfies are all the rage these days, so why not draw upon your inventive self to a create a meaningful and artistic one without the camera, just like artists still do? Using a mirror and a mix of drawing materials you will be guided in ways to express the essence of who you are with color, drawing techniques and some fun effects. No experience necessary. Inspiring and unusual examples of portraits and self-portraits will be shown.
$201- $350
NATURAL ELEMENTS WALL HANGING Nature- Other,
Visual Arts- Folk Arts,
Visual Arts- Crafts
It is thrilling to be able to create with nature! Learn how to create a beautiful miniature wall hanging with natural materials, like reeds, leather, feathers, dried stalks and shells. Basic weaving and knotting techniques will be taught. Participants can experiment creatively or follow instructor's sample. Inspiring examples will be shown. Learn how different natural materials have been used throughout history in the arts by various cultures.
$201- $350
WEAVE YOUR OWN NECKLACE with BEADS! Multicultural- Other,
Visual Arts- Folk Arts,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Weaving is once again a force in fashion and woven clothing and accessories are in stores everywhere! Learn how easy it is to weave your own, one-of-a-kind, fringed necklace with beaded accents that will dazzle all your friends! Basic weaving and knotting techniques will be taught and you'll go home wearing your new fashion statement. Choice of colors and styling. Examples of woven textiles from around the world will inspire! More advanced classes available-(see my other class listings).
$201- $350
CREATE A CIRCLE OF LIFE MANDALA Multicultural- Other,
Visual Arts- Drawing,
Visual Arts- Painting
In this creative and educational workshop, participants will design and create a personal mandala drawing or painting. Images of Native American as well as Tibetan sand mandalas will be on view and participants will learn about their role in promoting world peace. Fine colored markers or watercolor, pen and design tools will be used/ Meditative music will create a relaxing, focused experience. Class is taught by Lauren Singer, MPS, ATR award-winning artist, art teacher and creative arts therapist.
$101- $200
SEASONAL BOTANICAL PAINTING/DRAWING Nature- Other,
Visual Arts- Drawing,
Visual Arts- Painting
Be inspired by nature's bounty, variety and beauty as you create vibrant images using library's choice of pencil, pen, oil pastel and/or watercolor. See details up close from live plants and natural elements as well as work from a large arrangement. You'll learn composition, cropping, proportion, value and expressive techniques. Come capture the absolute magnificence of nature in every season! Class is taught by award winning artist, art teacher and passionate gardener. No experience necessary.
$201- $350
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