Events

Silk Painting Workshop!

Here’s another opportunity to make your own silk art. Kim Dupree will be guiding you in your own creations. Kim will be taking more of a free form approach to design with less emphasize on pattern transfers. After setting up your silk, you will go right to work making this one day workshop go fast! Make a pareo, table cloth, wall hanging or whatever your imagination dictates.

10 AM – 2PM on Saturday, May 19,  2018
LHES Art Room – T104
LAC members – $25 / others – $30

There is limited space and we need a minimum of 6 to run this workshop, so please sign up ASAP. Come by the Art Center to sign up or you can easily register by clicking here. Sign up soon and spread the word!

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Nuno Scarf Making

Nuno Felting is a technique that bonds loose fibre, usually wool, into a sheer fabric such as silk gauze, creating a lightweight felt. The name is derived from the Japanese word “nuno” meaning cloth. Patterns and designs are limited only to your imagination. Learn how to create a unique piece of wear-able art. It is a wet and somewhat messy process, so dress accordingly! The workshop is free however to offset our costs we are asking partipants to purchase the scarves they produce or to donate them to LAC so we can sell them in the gallery. Suggested purchase price is $45 per piece.

This event is ideal for beginners to experienced 12 years old and up. It is a great family activity.

Come to the gallery for examples and for inspiration! These scarves would make excellent Mother’s Day gifts.

Sessions will be held April 28 / 29 from 10 – 4. You can attend either one or both. Bring a lunch.

To register, you can come into the Art Center gallery or simply click here.

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Paint & Party at Pele’s – Beach Scene

It’s  been much too long since our last Paint Party! We finally have one scheduled for Saturday, April 21 at Pele’s. This event’s painting is a simple beach scene that is perfect for you to personalize with your own additions – lounging on the beach, boogie boarding, shark attack – use your imagination! We are limited to 12 seats and need a minimum of 6 to present the event, so come into the Art Center to sign up soon. For more information and to register on line, please go here.

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Skull Decorating Returns!

Back by popular demand- skull decorating! Thanks to the talents of local artist Rachel Lauter, we are able to present an activity reminiscent of the artwork often seen at Dia del Muertos. You will get the opportunity to glorify one of the skulls of our plentiful residents, axis deer! We will supply materials such as paint, sequins, and ribbons. You supply the magic! The cost is only $20 for this unique opportunity, skull included. You can also bring your own skull and save 5 bucks. If you intend to bring your own skull, you MUST contact Rachel at least one week before the event so it can get properly prepared. This will take place at our big project table inside the Art Center gallery. There is limited seating so advanced reservations are highly recommended. If you missed out last time, don’t delay. You can drop by the Art Center for inspiration and to sign up. See you there!

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Wine Glass Painting – perfect for the Holidays

Rachel is back with a timely and fun painting workshop. Use your imagination to decorate a wine glass. These make great gifts and are fun and easy to make. Only a limited number of glasses are available so your are welcome to bring your own.

 

 

 

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Skull Decorating

And now for something completely different – skull decorating! Thanks to the talents of local artist Rachel Lauter, we are able to present an activity reminiscent of the artwork often seen at Dia del Muertos. You will get the opportunity to glorify one of the skulls of our plentiful residents, axis deer! We will supply materials such as paint, sequins, and ribbons. You supply the magic! The cost is only $20 for this unique opportunity, skull included. This will take place at our big project table inside the Art Center gallery. There is limited seating so advanced reservations are highly recommended. You can drop by the Art Center for inspiration and to sign up. See you there!

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Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving returns to the Art Center! Thanks to the generosity of Pine Isle and Richard’s Market, we will have plenty of those classic orange gourds to challenge your creativity. We will have a big table set up outside behind the Art Center. Bring your carving tools if you have, and also a large scooping spoon. This event is open to all but, please, keiki must be accompanied by an adult. The fun begins Saturday, Oct 28 at 10am and will go until we run out of pumpkins. The Lanai Art Center is a non-profit community center providing this event for no cost to you, although a $5 donation is suggested. Spread the word! See you there.

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Silk Painting Workshop!

Here’s another opportunity to make your own silk art. We have new sizes available so you can create a scarf, pareo, table cloth, wall hanging, or whatever you can image. Michelle Fujie will be guiding you along the way so this workshop is appropriate for beginners as well as accomplished silk painters.

9 AM – 3PM on Saturday, September 16, 2017
LHES Art Room – T104
LAC members – $35 / others – $40

There is limited space and we need a minimum of 6 to run this workshop, so please sign up ASAP. Come by the Art Center to sign up or you can easily register by clicking here. Sign up soon and spread the word!

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Paint & Party at Pele’s – Sunflowers

Our last scheduled Paint Party was rained out but we won’t be deterred. Come enjoy a casual evening of instructor led painting. Paint like Van Gogh, but keep your ear! Beginners will be proud of their creations to show off to friends and family; experienced painters will improve their skills while tackling a new project. All materials are included, as is one pupu of your choice. More food items are available from Pele’s fine menu as well as beer, wine, and yummy cocktails. We do need a minimum of 6 artists (12 max) so please sign up soon! You can drop by the Art Center to sign up, or for more information and registration, please go here. See ya there!

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Weaving Workshop!

If you have been to the Art Center gallery, surely you have seen the amazing weavings displayed. If not, you must come in and check them out. And now you can learn to weave a small wall hanging, scarf, purse, rug or other fabric art from master weaver, Alicia Blackwell. Weave on a frame loom, table loom, or a floor loom. Introductory and continuing weaving instructions will be available. This workshop is being held Sat, April 20 thru Sunday, April 30, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm. All materials are included. Limited to 6 participants ages high school and up. Sign up early! Come in to the Center to sign or sign up online here. $45/LAC members, $50/non-member.

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