Energizing the Lives of Seniors in Perry Hall, MD

Arts & Crafts

Please read the course guide for start and end dates for each class. 


Watercolor Independent Projects
Mondays 1:30-3:30 pm                 
Instructor: Karen Ruberry
July 12-Sept. 20, 2021                     Cost: $40
Cash or check payable to Seven Oaks.
8 weeks of instructional assistance while working on your own independent watercolor projects. A project can be assigned to you by the instructor if you prefer. Supplies on your own.

Crafts and Conversation
Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m.                            
Instructors: Shirley Nohe & Trudy Griffith
Cost: No fee, drop in at anytime. Ongoing Class.
Learn basic techniques to create beautiful homemade craft projects while enjoying the company of friends. All levels invited.

Knitting & Crocheting
Tuesdays 9:15-11:15 a.m.         
Cost: No fee, drop in at anytime. Ongoing Class.
If yarn is your passion, you will love this group. Join us as we create beautiful blankets, hats, mittens, scarves and more for charity and for personal use. This is a great opportunity to share ideas and patterns. Beginners are welcome to come and learn.

Quilting
Thursdays 10 a.m. - Noon Instructor: Lorraine Wagner
Cost: No fee, drop in at anytime. Ongoing Class.
Drop in and learn how to hand quilt. All levels are welcome to share patterns and learn quilting techniques.

Handmade Projects for Charity
Mondays 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
This new group works on a variety of projects such as lap robes, baby hats, scarves, prayer shawls, etc. Projects can be knitted, quilted, crochet, sewn, etc. Whatever your talent may be! Please join us! Some materials are provided.


Watercolor  (on Zoom)
Wednesdays 10:30am-12:30 pm          Instructor: Alina Kurbiel
June 23-July 28, 2021 (6 weeks)
Cost: $25 for 6 week class.  Cash/check payable to Seven Oaks 
During the 6 week, 2-hour watercolor course students paint various subjects: landscape, flowers, buildings, animals and much more. Prior to each class, a photo reference is sent via email so participants have time to study the picture for “values and interest”. During the zoom class participants see the some reference photo and teacher’s painting process at all times. The class is an interactive session therefore questions and discussion are encouraged. Each class ends with a friendly art critique. Include your e-mail address when you sign up and we’ll e-mail the link which will be used for the 6 week session.

 Drawing Class  (on Zoom)
Thursdays 11 am– 1 pm Instructor: Alina Kurbiel
June 24-July 29, 2021 (6 weeks)
Cost $25     Cash/check payable to Seven Oaks
In this online 6 week, 2-hour class we draw various animals using charcoal, pencils or ink pens. The class is a great opportunity for artists of all levels to polish their drawing skills. During the zoom class participants see the reference photo of an animal and teacher’s painting process at the same time. The class is an interactive session therefore questions and discussion are encouraged. Each class ends with a friendly art critique. Include your e-mail address when you sign up and we’ll e-mail the link which will be used for the 6 week session.

 Woodcarving
Fridays 9-10:30 a.m. Instructor: Ed Konig
Ongoing Class                                     Cost: FREE
Students to make a  project and learn the basics of woodcarving. 
Supplies will be provided but if you already have tools or supplies please bring them. New students are welcome to join this class.

 Stained Glass
Fridays 1-3:30 p.m.
No fee for this volunteer led class. Ongoing Class. Try your hand at creating a beautiful piece of stained glass. The class is designed to teach the basics of cutting glass, foiling, soldering, and grinding. All levels welcome. Students must purchase their own supplies.
 
Card Making Workshops
Fridays from 10:30 am-Noon. See newsletter or the course guide for upcoming dates.
Instructor: Claire Blair
Offered once a month and you make 3 cards per workshop. Cost is $12 per workshop and advance sign up is required.