Pop-Up Art Classes

We are excited to be able to provide “Pop-Up” art classes for those who are interested in a two-hour art adventure that requires no experience and nothing to bring!

Gather your friends, invite your relatives or sign on alone and enjoy an opportunity to try something new or indulge a long-lost hobby with no long-term commitment or investment required.

Until Covid-19 safety protocols change, these classes are offered via Zoom and are a great way to connect to family and friends!

At the end of the two hours you will have a finished piece of art to hang in your home or gift to someone!

$15 fee per person unless otherwise indicated.

Call the Art Alliance at 814-234-2740 or email us at artalliance05@gmail.com for more information.

You can also sign up for Pop-Ups online! Choose the Pop-Up Classes under the Session Search

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November 2019

Intro to Gouache

November 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Art Alliance Art Center, 818 Pike Street
Lemont, PA 16851 United States
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$20

Less common than acrylic or watercolor--but sharing qualities of both--gouache is a fun and versatile opaque water-based paint. Try your hand at this often-overlooked medium in a session that includes an instructor demo followed by painting a small still-life, and learn techniques that highlight the unique properties of gouache. Students seeking to incorporate gouache into traditional (transparent) watercolors are also welcome. Call the Art Alliance at 814-234-2740 or stop by the office at 824 Pike Street, Lemont, PA, at the…

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January 2020

Watercolor Valentine Cards Pop-Up Class, Jan 24 from 10am–12pm

January 24, 2020 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 am
Art Alliance Art Center, 818 Pike Street
Lemont, PA 16851 United States
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$20

Join Mary McGuire and create Valentine cards you'll love to give! You will use watercolors and ink pen; all supplies will be provided.

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Making Comics Pop-Up Class — Frid, Jan 31, 7–9pm

January 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Alliance Art Center, 818 Pike Street
Lemont, PA 16851 United States
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$20

This playful class will ask your inner critic to take a hike. Thus unweighted, we will embark together into an imaginative evening. Expect drawing and writing activities, some collaborative, inspired by the lessons of Lynda Barry, cartoonist, writer, and teacher. Through these activities, we'll create characters and discover their stories. Lynda Barry believes that there's a way of being that allows us to draw in a spontaneous way, with lines that are alive. Whether you're a trained artist, or you…

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February 2020

Pastel Landscapes Pop-Up Class — Friday, Feb 21, 7-9pm

February 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Alliance Art Center, 818 Pike Street
Lemont, PA 16851 United States
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$20

Have you ever wanted to learn more about chalk pastel? Join artist Nicole Packard for a short workshop on making chalk pastel landscapes. You will learn a few helpful tips and tricks while creating a beautiful pastel landscape of your own. All supplies provided.

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Soapstone Carving Pop-Up Class — Mon, Feb 24, 6:30–9pm

February 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 23, 2020

Art Alliance Art Center, 818 Pike Street
Lemont, PA 16851 United States
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$30

Students will be introduced to soapstone as an easy-to-carve artistic material. We will learn about soapstone's origins, uses and properties, proper use of tools and safety practices. During the class, each student will use rasps and sandpaper to carve and polish one or two small pieces that may be pendants or small sculptures. Students will keep their pieces and take home a new artistic skill. Snacks and drinks are included as well as all necessary supplies.

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June 2020

Zentangle Drawing Zoom Pop-Up Class — June 12, 7–9pm

June 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZOOM Class, Your computer PA United States
$15.00

Zentangle Drawing JUNE 12th, 7–9 pm with Nicole Packard Enjoy an evening of art and relaxation from the comfort of your own home! Learn how to create a beautiful and complex pattern called Zentangle, using only lines. Teens welcome! Sign up online today!  Contact Diane at (814) 360-6323 with registration questions or issues or email artalliance05@gmail.com.

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Unusual Art Making Zoom Pop-Up Class — June 19, 7–9pm

June 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZOOM Class, Your computer PA United States
$15.00

Unusual Art Making JUNE 19th, 7–9 pm with Nicole Packard Learn how to use materials that you already have in your house to create interesting pieces of artwork. You could use these techniques for handmade cards, wrapping paper, or a piece of art for your wall. Materials: Paper (printer paper, cardstock, or a roll of paper), Scissors, Dish soap, Paint (watercolor, acrylic, tempera), Straw, Magazines (we are going to tear them apart), Glue, Tissue paper.  Fee: $15 Sign up online today! …

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Photo Editing: A Crash Course Zoom Pop-Up Class — June 26, 7–9pm

June 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZOOM Class, Your computer PA United States
$15.00

Photo Editing: A Crash Course JUNE 26th, 7–9 pm with Nicole Packard Are you interested in making your pictures pop and trying out new editing techniques. Artist Nicole Packard will walk you through editing your own photos on Pixlr.com, a free online editor. No photo editing experience necessary. All you need is your computer and your own digital photographs. Special Notes Teens welcome! Fee: $15 Sign up online today!  Contact Diane at (814) 360-6323 with registration questions or issues or email…

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July 2020

Watercolor Landscape Zoom Pop-Up Class — July 10, 7–9pm

July 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZOOM Class, Your computer PA United States
$15.00

Watercolor Landscape via Zoom JULY 10th, 7–9 pm with Nicole Packard Learn the basic of watercolor while creating your own version of this landscape painting. No need to leave your home, artist Nicole Packard will be leading you through the process over Zoom. You will need a set of watercolor paints, a paintbrush, and a sheet of watercolor paper. Special Notes Teens welcome! Fee: $15 Sign up online today!  Contact Diane at (814) 360-6323 with registration questions or issues or email…

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August 2020

Fluid Art via Zoom Pop-Up art class

August 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online only PA United States
$15.00

Fluid Art via Zoom Pop-Up art class Friday, August 7, 7–9pm with instructor Nicole Packard Have you always wanted to learn fluid art? All you need is acrylic paint in a variety of colors, white glue (we will use equal parts glue and paint so 2-3 8oz bottles of glue should be plenty), water, small paper cups (8-10), a garbage bag to put under your painting to help contain the mess, a paintbrush, and silicone oil (you can buy this…

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