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Acrylic Painting

Susan will once again teach guided acrylic painting at the Valpo Library. This year features an evening program on the same day, and teaches the same painting.

VALPARAISO LIBRARY: Thursdays 2-4pm OR 6-8pm, Jan. 24; Feb. 28; Mar. 28; Apr. 25; May 23; June 27; July 25; Aug. 22; Sept. 26; Oct. 24; Nov. 21; Dec. 19

HEBRON LIBRARY: 1st Tuesday of the month 11am-1pm: Mar.- May & Sept.- Dec.

KOUTS LIBRARY: Thursdays 11am-1pm: Jan. 10; Feb. 14; Mar. 14; Apr. 11; May 9; Aug. 8; Sept. 12; Oct. 10; Nov. 14; Dec. 12

$10 per class


Coffee & Canvas

Spend an afternoon creating a masterpiece while enjoying light refreshments. Details about the project will be available on our Facebook page. The February 16th project will feature a special two-person Valentine’s Day project for couples, friends, or family members. Bring your special someone to class that day!

Sundays 1:30-4:30pm: Apr. 28 or Sept. 22 / Feb. 16 or Nov. 17

$30 – Valparaiso Library or Hawthorne Park


Intro to Acrylic Painting

Have you ever wanted to paint, but been afraid to try? Join Susan to try your hand at acrylic painting on an 8x10 canvas. All supplies will be provided.

Sundays 2-4pm: Feb. 10; May 5; Aug. 4; Nov. 3

FREE – please register in advance - Valparaiso Library


Color Block Painting

Create your own color block picture! Send a photo when you register and our instructor will draw your image on a 16x20 so you can create your own color block piece in class.

Sunday, Oct. 6, 1:30-4:30pm

$40 - must register and pre-pay by Sept. 23 - Valparaiso Library


Painting Techniques

This 5-week program will teach a different acrylic painting technique each week. No prior painting experience necessary.

Sundays 1:30-4pm: March 3-31

$60 – Valparaiso Library


“Fix a Painting”

Have a painting at home that you started, but haven't finished? Did your masterpiece not turn out the way you wanted? Stop in for some guidance on how to "fix your painting"! All supplies will be provided, simply bring what you'd like to fix. Paintings are limited to Acrylic.

Sundays 2-4pm: Apr. 7; June 30; Sept. 29

$10 - Valparaiso Library

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Scarf Painting

Learn three techniques for painting on scarves/silk surfaces. You'll create three unique projects to take home with you the same day.

Sunday, April 14, 1:30-4:30pm

$40 – Hawthorne Park