March Workshop - Spring Dahlia- This class is a Dot Art Class plus you can do stroke work on this piece. It will help prepare you for Linda Sharp Seminar in April.

US $20.00 (Includes the prepared surface and the paints)

Date: Saturday March 18, 2024

Time: After meeting and lunch

Teacher: Cindy Moore 

Surface: 12" metal plate 

Sign up deadline: March 6, 2024

Supplies Needed: 

Brushes: 10/0 liner, #1 Liner, 1/4" angular

Dotting Tools- Size 4mm to 11.5 mm-Cindy can provide these for you to borrow with option to purchase

Stylus Set of 5-1mm to 3mm

Water Basin

Paper Towels

White plastic 10 well palette

White Stabillo Watercolor Pencil or White Graphite Pencil (Optional)

Let Cindy know you will need to borrow tools. limoore01@gmail.com 

Lighting is not the best so you may find it helpful to bring a small, desktop, battery operated light (there aren't any  outlets for plug in lights.)


Linda Sharp Seminar - April 4,5,6, 2024 will be held at the Murfreesboro First United Methodist Church, 265 W. Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN 37076

We have made arrangements with the Hyatt Place Hotel, 2108 Lothrie Way, Murfreesboro, TN. 37129. The hotel is offering a special rate of $107.00 per night plus taxes. To get the special rate, you will need to call directly at 615-995-7920 and ask for Amber Kelly (General Manager) or Zoe. They are familiar with the arrangements, and they will know what to do. Just tell them you are attending the Middle Tennessee Artists seminar. The hotel is very new, very clean and provides a free breakfast. It is about 10 minutes from the church. It's located close to shopping, restaurants and I 24.

 


Linda Sharp Seminar - Day 1 - Sweet Land of Liberty (Member Only)

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2024

Time: 9:00 am -4:30 pm Central Time

Cost: $65.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Non-Members $80.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Fran has seminar pieces that you can purchase or you can click the link to order your surface if you are from out of town. You can purchase when you sign up for the seminar. 

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Cost for that surface is $5.00 plus shipping (8 1/8" x 7 1/4")Small Trivet Board

Deadline to register is March 16, 2024


Linda Sharp Seminar - Day 1 - Sweet Land of Liberty (Non - Member Only)

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2024

Time: 9:00 am -4:30 pm Central Time

Cost: $65.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Non-Members $80.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Fran has seminar pieces that you can purchase or you can click the link to order your surface if you are from out of town. You can purchase when you sign up for the seminar. 

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Cost for that surface is $5.00 plus shipping (8 1/8" x 7 1/4") Small Trivet Board

Deadline to register is March 16, 2024


Linda Sharp - Seminar - Day 2-Give Thanks Pumpkin Plate - (Member Only)

Date: Friday, April 5, 2024

Time: 9:00 am -4:30 pm Central Time

Cost: $65.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Non-Members $80.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Fran has seminar pieces that you can purchase or you can click the link to order your surface if you are from out of town. You can purchase when you sign up for the seminar. 

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Cost for that surface is $7.00 plus shipping (9" x 9 1/2") Pumpkin Plate

Deadline to register is March 16, 2024


Linda Sharp - Seminar - Day 2-Give Thanks Pumpkin Plate - (Non Member Only)

Date: Friday, April 5, 2024

Time: 9:00 am -4:30 pm Central Time

Cost: $65.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Non-Members $80.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Fran has seminar pieces that you can purchase or you can click the link to order your surface if you are from out of town. You can purchase when you sign up for the seminar. 

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Cost for that surface is $7.00 plus shipping (9" x 9 1/2") Pumpkin Plate

Deadline to register is March 16, 2024


Linda Sharp - Seminar-Day 3 - Rectangle Pencil Box - (Member Only)

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024

Time: 9:00 am -4:30 pm Central Time

Cost: $65.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Non-Members $80.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Fran has seminar pieces that you can purchase or you can click the link to order your surface if you are from out of town. You can purchase when you sign up for the seminar. 

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Cost for that surface is $15.00 plus shipping (9 3/8" x 3 3/8") Rectangle Pencil Box. Order this box Asap so she can get them made. Deadline to order the pencil box is March 16, 2024

Deadline to register is March 16, 2024

 


Linda Sharp - Day 3 - Rectangle Pencil Box - (Non Member Only)

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024

Time: 9:00 am -4:30 pm Central Time

Cost: $65.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Non-Members $80.00 plus $5.00 Palette Fee (DecoArt Traditions paint)

Fran has seminar pieces that you can purchase or you can click the link to order your surface if you are from out of town. You can purchase when you sign up for the seminar. 

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Cost for that surface is $15.00 plus shipping (9 3/8" x 3 3/8") Rectangle Pencil Box Order this box Asap so she can get them made. Deadline to order the pencil box is March 16, 2024

Deadline to register is March 16, 2024


Past Workshops and Seminars

January Workshop - Pink Heart Design by Sandra Malone

(Moved to February 3)

US $15.00 (Includes paints and the surface)

Date: Saturday February 3

Time: After meeting

Teacher: Karen Wiseman 

Surface: 6 3/4" plain wooden heart 

Sign up deadline: January 18, 2024

Supplies Needed: 

Brushes: #8 flat and a #2 or #4 flat

1/4" angle shader

small liner

Deerfoot or scruffy for stippling

Tracing Paper

Dark graphite paper

Spatter tool or toothbrush 

Water Basin

Paper Towels Wet or Dry Paint Palette

Lighting is not the best so you may find it helpful to bring a small, desktop, battery operated light (there aren't any  outlets for plug in lights.)


October Friendship Day - Pumpkin Swirls

US $20.00 (Includes paints and the prepped surface)

Date: Saturday October 14th

Time:  10am until about 3pm

Teacher: Melissa Fox (This project has a lot of repeated designs-we won't finish it in one day, but Melissa will cover at least one of all the components during class. 

Surface: 12 1/4 " Metal Tray 

Sign up deadline: October 8, 2023

Supplies Needed: 

10/0 script liner, 5/0 spotter (Available at Hobby Lobby), #0 & #8 flat, #2 liner, 1/4" & 1/2" angle, #6 & #10 filbert, 1" flat wash, 1/4" mop, Drybrush

Miscellaneous Supples:

Tracing paper, palette paper, white & black graphite paper, double-ended stylus, paper towels, white eraser, and water basin

Lighting is not the best so you may find it helpful to bring a small, desktop, battery operated light (there aren't outlets for plug in lights.)

Lunch is not provided. 



September After Meeting Workshop - A snowman on a faux rusty tin star.

US $15.00

Date: September 16, 2023

Time:  After Meeting

Teacher: Karen Wiseman

Size: 18" fat wood star - (Surface and paints will be provided)

Sign up deadline: September 2, 2023

Supplies Needed: Basic acrylic painting supplies, white or light-colored graphite paper, tracing paper, water basin, paper towels, stylus, alcohol hand sanitizer (to clean brushes while dry brushing), palette (wet or dry, dry may work better since we will be dry brushing). Optional: heat gun or blow dryer

Brushes: large & medium stipple brushes (deer foot or scruffy brushes will work) assorted size filberts for dry brushing (suggest a 4, 6 & 8), liner and 1/4" angle brush



Lynne Andrews Seminar September 7,8,9 2023

This seminar will be held at the Murfreesboro First United Methodist Church, 265 W. Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, Tn. 37129

If anyone is coming to the seminar from out of town, we have obtained a special rate at the Hyatt Place Hotel, 2108 Lothrie Way, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

The hotel is offering a special room rate of $98.00 per night (plus the usual hotel taxes and fees) for anyone attending the seminar from out of town. To get the special rate, you will need to call the hotel directly at 615-995-7920 and ask for Amber Kelley (general Manager) or Zoe-we have been working with them on these arrangements and they will know what to do. Just tell them that you are attending the Middle TN Artists Seminar in September. You could also email Amber at amber.kelley@hyatt.com. The hotel is new and very clean with a free breakfast provided. It is in The Avenue section of Murfreesboro which is a large outdoor mall area with lots of shopping and a variety of different restaurants close at hand, and it is not far from I-24. 


Lynne Andrews Seminar Day 1: Peace and Plenty

Date: Thursday - September 7th, 2023

Time: 9am - 4:30pm

Cost: $60.00 for members, $70.00 for non-members (You will need to order your surface at https://www.lynneandrews.com , cost for that surface is $6.00 (6 1/2" x 10") Small Prim Plaque. "To order the wood split acorn with the plaque, put a note that the split acorn is needed in the comment section- that is found at the bottom of the page just below where the credit card information is entered. There is no additional charge for the acorn".)

Cut off for sign up for this class is August 17th


Lynne Andrews Seminar Day 2:   Old Man Winter 

Date: Friday - September 8th, 2023

Time: 9am - 4:30pm

Cost: $60.00 for members, $70.00 for non-members (You will need to order your surface at https://www.lynneandrews.com , cost for that surface is $6.00 (6 1/2" x 10"). Small Prim Plaque)

Cut off for sign up for this class is August 17th


Lynne Andrews Seminar Day 3:   Hare's Trouble 

Date: Saturday - September 9th, 2023

Time: 9am - 4:30pm

Cost: $60.00 for members, $70.00 for non-members (You will need to furnish your own 10" round circle for this project, as the original surface is no longer available.)

Cut off for sign up for this class is August 17th


August Friendship Day

Date: August 26, 2023 ( Date  was changed to avoid conflicting with the Oaklahoma City Painting Palooza that moved to August.)

Time: 10:00 am

Where: Smyrna Senior Center

The August Friendship day will be a day to meet and do any needed prep work on the wood surfaces for Lynne's seminar. You will need your own paint to do your seminar prep work. If you are not signed up for Lynne's seminar and want to paint with us please join us! Bring whatever project you want and come paint with us! Lunch is not provided today so you will need to bring a sack lunch. 


July 15, 2023 - Art on Scratchboard With Inktense Pencils

US $12.00

Date:  July 15, 2023

Time:  After meeting

Teacher: Pam Bradley

Size: 3.5"x5" - (Surface and watercolor pencils will be provided)

Sign up deadline: July 1, 2023

Supplies Needed: 2 X-Acto blade holders with #11 blades (Available at craft stores such as Hobby Lobby, Michaels, etc.)

#2 or #3 round brush

water container

 


June Friendship Day-Seascape - Acrylic

US $16.00

Date: June 17, 2023

Time: 10:00 am

Teacher: Al Bray

Size: 11"x14" - (Surface and paints will be provided)

Sign up deadline: June 3, 2023

Supplies Needed: A plastic bubble palette (the type used for the dot/Mandella painting)

Dry palette paper to mix paints on

Flat and round brushes, medium to large sizes

Water basin

 


May Workshop - Watercolor Giraffe - Beginner Friendly 

US $20.00

Date: May 20, 2023

Time: After meeting workshop

Teacher: Fonda Kopski

Size: 9x12

Sign up deadline: May 6, 2023

Supplies needed: 2 water containers - one for clean water and one for dirty water. Brushes - synthetic or watercolor. Rounds that come to a point - #8 and #2 and a good liner brush, Large sponge or stack of paper towels and paper towels 

 



Sandy McTier seminar location and hotel information:

The seminar will be held at the Hyatt Place Hotel, 2108 Lothrie Way, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

The hotel is offering a special room rate of $98.00 per night (plus the usual hotel taxes and fees) for anyone attending the seminar from out of town. To get the special rate, you will need to call the hotel directly at 615-995-7920 and ask for Amber Kelley (general Manager) or Zoe-we have been working with them on these arrangements and they will know what to do. Just tell them that you are attending the Middle TN Artists Seminar in April. You could also email Amber at amber.kelley@hyatt.com. The hotel is new and very clean with a free breakfast provided. It is in The Avenue section of Murfreesboro which is a large outdoor mall area with lots of shopping and a variety of different restaurants close at hand, and it is not far from I-24. 


Sandy McTier Seminar - April 2023


This project is taught by Sandy McTier using acrylic paint on a 9x12" canvas.

Seminar Day 1: Poppy Trio on Canvas

Date: April 27, 2023

Time: 9 - 4

Cost: $75.00 (includes prepped surface and all paints)

Supplies needed:

Brushes: 3/4, #10, #8, & #4 flats

3/8 & 1/4" angles

Liner of your choice

Medium Mezzaluna ( or your favorite brush to dry brush with)

Small/Medium Mop

Other supplies: Water Basin, Baby wipes, Palette Paper (wet palette if you prefer)

Cut off for signing up for this class is April 13, 2023


This project is taught by Sandy McTier using acrylic paint on a 12x12" plaque.

Seminar Day 2: Spring Finch

Date: Friday, April 28th, 2023

Time: 9 - 4

Cost: $75.00 (includes prepped surface and all paints)

Supplies Needed:

Brushes:

#4, #6, #8 & 3/4" flats

1/4 & 3/8 Angles

Liner brush of your choice

#0 Rigger (optional)

Small Mezzaluna

Other supplies: Paper towels, Transfer Paper, Water Basin, Palette Paper (wet Palette if preferred), Baby Wipes & Stylus

Cut off for signing up for this class is April 13, 2023


This project is taught by Sandy McTier using acrylic paint on a 10x20" canvas.

Seminar Day 3: Jar Of Sunshine

Date: Saturday, April 29th, 2023

Time: 9 - 4

Cost: $75.00 (includes prepped surface and all paints)

Supplies Needed:

Brushes:

3/4" flat #12 flat #8 flat  

3/8" & 1/4" Angles

Liner brush of choice

Mop brush of choice

Other supplies: Paper towels, Water Basin, Baby Wipes, Palette Paper (wet palette if preferred), Transfer Paper, & Stylus

Cut off for signing up for this class is April 13, 2023

This Class Is Full!


March Workshop - Acrylics

Easter Bunny Screen - Design by Jeannetta Cimo 

US $20.00

Date: March 18, 2023

Time: After meeting workshop

Teacher: Melissa Fox

Size: Screen is 11"

Sign Up Deadline: March 4, 2023

Supplies Needed: Please bring regular painting supplies for this workshop including a clipboard, tape, small deer foot brush, small round brush, liner brush and regular brushes. 

 

 


We had a great class with Melissa. Thanks for all who attended!


We had a great class with Fran. Thanks to all who attended!

 

January Workshop Watercolor

US$20.00

 Date: January 21, 2023

Time: After meeting workshop

Teacher; Fran Mittelstet

Size: 8x10

Sign up deadline: January 10th

Supplies needed:

#6 or #8 round with a good point, a script or rigger and your regular painting supplies, a scrubber or stiffer brush such as a fabric brush for lifting.

 



Seminar Day 1: Happy Snowmen on Fabric

Date: Friday, October 7th, 2022

Time: 9a.m - 4p.m.

Teacher: Karen Wiseman

Cost: $35.00 Includes All Supplies 

This class will be taught on a black tote bag, 18.5"x15.5" with fabric paints. Tote bags provided by MTA

We had a great class with Karen. Thanks for all who attended!


Seminar Day 2: Cabin In The Woods - Pen and Ink - Design by Beth Wagner 

Date: Saturday, October 8th, 2022

Time: 9a.m - 4p.m. 

Teacher: Cindy Moore

Cost: $35.00 Includes All Supplies 

This Class will be done on watercolor paper with acrylic washes and it is 11" x 14" 

Students bring the following supplies:

water basin, paper towels, 3 or 4 Kleenex tissues, palette paper, Stylus or Frixion Erasable Pen to trace pattern, Blue painters tape, used grey graphite paper, 1/2" Synthetic Angular Brush, #3 or 4 Synthetic Round Brush that comes to a nice point and Pigma Micron Black Pen .05 or Sharpie Ultra Fine Black. 

Any questions feel free to contact me: limoore01@gmail.com 

We had a great class with Cindy. Thanks for all who attended!


Seminar Day 3: Santa Gourd

Date: Sunday, October 9th, 2022

Time: 9a.m - 4p.m

Teacher: Benita Rhodes

Cost: $35.00 Includes Supplies

This class will be done with acrylic paints, painting on a gourd. 

This class has been cancelled!


We had a great class with Robin. Thanks for all who attended!

September Workshop: Christmas Ornament  

Date: September 17th, 2022

Time: After Meeting

Teacher: Robin Raymond 

Cost: $20.00 Includes paint and surface

This class will be taught with acrylic paints on a wooden ornament, size 5.25"x4"

Your supplies needed for this class:

Regular acrylic painting supplies

3/4" angle or flat brush

Extra-large mop brush

Small stylus

Small flats and angles


July Workshop: Busy Bee by Rodney Ann Bensman

Date: July 9th-moved from July 16th, 2022

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Teacher: Melissa Fox

Cost: $20.00 Payment Center

This class is done using Prisma Colored Pencils on a 

5" x 6.5" card.  

We had a great class with Melissa today. Thanks to all who attended!


Friendship Day: Old Abandoned

Date: June 18th, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Teacher: Fonda Kopski -design by Sue Beckerton

Cost: $20.00 Payment Center

This class is done using Cobra Water Mixable Oils on an 11x14 canvas. We will not offer lunch on this day, however we will have some baked and snack items for sale. 

We had a great class with Fonda. Thanks for all who attended!


Yard Art Sale

June 18th. We will be having a yard art sale in the parking lot as we have a Friendship Day painting on the inside. If you have things that you would like to donate to benefit "Middle Tennessee Artists", please let us know. All items that will be sold are items to put in or decorate your yard


We had a great class with Al Bray. Thanks for all who attended!

May Workshop

Date: May 21, 2022

Teacher: Al Bray Payment Center

Price: $13.00


Fun Day Painting:

Date: April 23, 2022

Ways & Means will be having a paint day on April 23rd for the upcoming Yard Art Sale on June 18th. The painting day will begin at 10:00 am. If you have something that you would like to donate for the Yard Art Sale, please let us know. If you would like to pick something up at garage sales and refurbish, that would be great too. Bring your own paint and brushes and let's paint. We will have some extra things to paint. Should be a fun day. Please bring a bag lunch as we will not offer lunch that day. 

 

 


March Workshop

Date: March 12, 2022

Teacher: Pam Bradley 

Cost: $16.00

Pam's class will be rescheduled on March 26th.

We had a great class today with Pam Bradley. Thanks for all who attended!