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, Brentwood Public Library, Commack Public Library , Riverhead Public Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Information last updated: 10/03/2017

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Program
Category
Description
Fee
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
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 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
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
MIXED MEDIA CORAL REEF SCENE Nature- Marine Life,
Visual Arts- Drawing,
Visual Arts- Painting
Create a layered coral reef painting using the techniques of resist and frottage with watercolor and other media. A variety of touchable shell and coral specimens will inspire along with beautiful visuals of coral reefs. The fragility and importance of our coral reefs will be underscored. You'll have lots of fun experimenting with materials in this creative workshop. Class is taught by Lauren Singer, award-winning artist, art teacher and nature enthusiast.
$201- $350
WEAVE AN ARTFUL DRIED FLOWER HOLDER Nature- Other,
Visual Arts- Folk Arts,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Learn how to needle weave a fringed, miniature dried flower holder for the wall using raffia and other exciting natural threads on a simple, hand-held loom. Make your own personal statement by weaving in embellishments like beads, twigs and leather. Interesting examples will spark your creativity. No experience necessary-- all levels welcome!
$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
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
PAPER MOSAIC PORTRAITS Visual Arts- Drawing,
Visual Arts- Crafts,
Visual Arts- Other
Unique portrait images are easily created using only torn and cut paper-- mosaic style! Your ability to see form and composition increases with this technique and promises interesting results without the need to be able to draw. Exciting examples of mosaic portraits and collage will help you boldly tear and piece together fantastic images of your own! This class helps you take creative risks as you learn about color, value, scale and other key principles of art. Bring in a photo of your own to reference or pick from instructor's collection.
$101- $200
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