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 ALSO: www.laurensingerart.com
Previous appearances at: Northport Public Library, South Huntington Public Library, Middle Country Public Library, Commack Public Library , Riverhead Public Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Information last updated: 06/13/2018

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Program
Category
Description
Fee
TIDAL POOL BEACH DRAWINGS/PAINTINGS Nature- Marine Life,
Visual Arts- Drawing,
Visual Arts- Painting
Enjoy a relaxing time drawing the marine life and flora found tucked into tidal pools at the beach--but at the library! Create a drawing/painting from actual beach finds and images using watercolor pencils and special effects. Instruction on composition, drawing technique and using subtle textural elements will help you really capture the essence of nature. Mood music will soothe.
$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
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
BEAUTIFUL GIFT BOXES: Folded, Faux Painted and Embellished Multicultural- Other,
Visual Arts- Other,
Visual Arts- Painting
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 and surface design techniques, you will create a unique gilded and textured box with a special tied closure. Styling can be elegant, natural or funky! Examples and images of special boxes will inspire.
$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
MAD FOR TULIPS Nature- Other,
Visual Arts- Drawing,
Visual Arts- Painting
Tulips come in so many beautiful varieties and colors that it is no wonder that there are festivals, artists and even countries dedicated to them! Working from a selection of fresh tulips in artful arrangements, you will learn how to draw and paint these bold yet delicate flowers. Guidance will be provided in how to really see their lively, changeable form, mix their brilliant colors and create an engaging composition. Visual references from Modern Masters and mood music will assist the creative process. You will leave class with a new passion for tulips and an original painting ready to frame.
$201- $350
PEN AND INK LANDSCAPE DRAWING Visual Arts- Drawing
Try your hand at a tradition of drawing that is detail oriented yet flowing all at the same time! Using fine drawing pens instead of messy ink, learn how to translate a color landscape photo into your own black and white composition. Pick up easy drawing techniques to create interest and texture. Learn how to free up your hand and your style to create spontaneous, fresh and even daring images. No experience necessary; inspiring examples will be shown. Feel free to bring in a landscape photo of your own or select from instructor's collection.
$201- $350
PAINT LIKE DELAUNAY Music,
Visual Arts- Painting
Married French artists, Robert and Sonia Delaunay were pioneers of abstraction. Their works are vibrant, colorful, full of movement and engaging to all ages. Using watercolor, visual references and easy artist tools, you will learn how to reduce a landscape image to basic shapes and line to create a lyrical painting in their style. Beautiful music will relax and inspire fluidity, boldness and movement in your work.
$101- $200
PAINT LIKE THE FAUVES Visual Arts- Painting
Go wild with raging color and paint an acrylic landscape on canvas in the style of the Fauves. This group of 20th century French artists rebelled against the traditional manner of painting at the time and their work was banned. Their name,literally meaning wild beasts, was given to them due to their shocking use of vibrant, flat color. Get inspired by examples of paintings by Matisse, Derain, Vlaminck and other Fauves as you paint your own rebellious masterpiece from a selection of landscape images. No experience necessary.
$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
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