Holiday Art and Cards Extravaganza: Five Days of Work-Alongs; December 4-8, 2023 – Free!

Get into the holiday spirit with Winslow Art Center! Each day we will feature a different artist who will walk you through a variety of techniques for creating holiday themed art cards. Mediums will include gel prints, watercolor, mixed media and sketching with ink. Schedule and details will be announced.

Holiday Gingerbread Postcards in Mixed Media with Susan Wiersema
Monday, December 4 – 10-11:30AM Pacific/1-2:30PM Eastern/6-7:30PM UK Time 

The Holidays are here, and the smell of gingerbread is everywhere. We all have memories of rich ginger-flavored cookies with brightly colored frosting. Susan Wiersema will take you step by step through the process of using mixed dry and water media to create beautiful and colorful postcards worthy of sharing with all your family and friends. When we finish, we’ll take a moment to enjoy the incredible artwork we have created, grab a cup of tea, and eat our gingerbread subjects.

Holiday Watercolor Cards with Cynthia Armstrong
Tuesday, December 5 – 10-11:30AM Pacific/1-2:30PM Eastern/6-7:30PM UK Time

Get your jingle on during this holiday card making event; using a variety of watercolor techniques, explore a number of winter themes to create notes to warm the hearts of family and friends this holiday season.

BYOEN (Bring Your Own Egg Nog)!

Card Tricks with Chris Rapa
Wednesday, December 6 – 10-11:30AM Pacific/1-2:30PM Eastern/6-7:30PM UK Time

Chris Rapa will share 3 designs plus her best tips for stress free holiday cardmaking. Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor and Gouache are all suitable mediums for this project. Chris’ demo will include a resource list, and simple instructions for lining the envelopes.

’tis the Season: Gel Plate Cards, Tags and Bags with Ann Rosenthal
Thursday, December 7 – 10-11:30AM Pacific/1-2:30PM Eastern/6-7:30PM UK Time

This demo will feature fall-themed holiday cards, gift tags and bags. Ann will combine leaves, grasses, handmade stencils, and found objects to create unique gel print designs that can be used for cards, tags and bags. She will also make some quick and easy stamps to enhance her gel prints or use as visual accents. This will be a fun and lively session to get in the holiday spirit!

Winter Cards: Contour Drawing, Ink and Watercolor with Stacy Kamin
Friday, December 8 – 1-2:30 PM Pacific/4-5:30PM Eastern/9-10:30 PM UK Time

Join Stacy Kamin as she demonstrates how she uses pen and ink sketches to create beautiful handmade greeting cards . Stacy will sketch and paint from her photographic references and will cut and paste from her sketchbooks.

Festival Artwork by Cynthia Armstrong


About Our Free Online Classes, Presentations, Demos and Work-Alongs:

  • Presentations will be taught live via Zoom. To participate, you will need a computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.
  • The session will be recorded and available to registered participants.  After 30 days this recording will become part of our Past Free Recording Archive. 
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom links and recording access  (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Zoom link will also be posted on the recording page.