Performers and Programs

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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
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
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
ART MAKING ON THE GO : POCKET COLLAGE Nature- Environment,
Other,
Visual Arts- Other
Yearning to stay creative while traveling...eager to turn down time into art time? Want to capture the essence of a place or person while on the go? This class will show you how. Using materials that literally fit in your pocket, you will learn how to transform ephemera, found objects, unusual materials, flora, photographs and a bit of bling into a pint-sized collage ready to hang on the wall as is or frame. Your one of a kind art piece, composed from the interesting remnants of life as we travel through will make a wonderful memento or gift. Principles of design, composition and construction will be taught. No experience necessary.
$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
PAINT ON CANVAS: 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 on canvas.
$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
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
HEALTHY HARVEST STILLLIFE Life Skills- Food,
Visual Arts- Drawing,
Visual Arts- Painting
Get close and comfortable with a seasonal harvest of fresh fruits and vegetables as you learn how to capture their beauty in still life drawing and/or painting. Inspiring examples of artwork featuring fruits and vegetables will be shown and participants will learn nutritional benefits of these delicious foods. Terrific for Healthy Kids Day, Harvest Day, Thanksgiving or any day!
$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
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 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 while listening to soothing music. 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
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