The Arts Council of Southern Indiana is offering classes in February and March. Beginning Feb. 9, oil painting techniques will be taught by Wini Kemple Harrison. Contact Julie Schweitzer, executive director, at 812-949-4238 for more information.
Classes in partnership with the YMCA at 33 State St. in New Albany:
Feb. 4 and 11 (2-6 p.m.) – Greeting Cards/Valentine Workshop taught by master calligraphy artist Jan Hurst. Basic greeting card design. Cost for the two-day class: $60
Feb. 16 and 17 (Noon-4 p.m.) – Accordion Books Workshop taught by master calligraphy artist Jan Hurst. Paint beautiful papers and make small books. Cost for the two-day class: $60
Feb. 21 (Noon-4 p.m.) Introduction to Calligraphy. Learn basic letter forms. Taught by master calligraphy artist, Jan Hurst. Cost: $40. This class is a prerequisite for upcoming calligraphy courses to be offered in March and April.
Feb 21 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) Flower Arranging. Presented by master florist, Carolyn Minutillo from Lavender Hill Florist. Cost: $50
March 1 and 2 (Noon-4p.m.) Paper Batik Workshop. Create decorative papers perfect for greeting cards, or accordion books. Taught by master calligraphy artist, Jan Hurst. Cost for the two day class: $60.
For more information or to register for a class, please call the YMCA at 283-9622 (press “2″ for the Floyd County Branch). You may also register online at www.ymcasi.org.