Teens and adults tried pour painting under the guidance of instructor and expert doodler Jen Keller (The Oodlearium). It was a messy, delicious, creative time and everyone made something unique! Take a gander at some photos from the event:
Using watercolor pencils, a reference image, and a clever pencil transfer technique for tracing the image, teens created their own cherry blossom masterpieces in watercolor. Even though they were all working from the same image, everyone’s turned out different. See their creations below:
Local artist Kathie Collinson of Collinson Fine Art taught a class in the library’s Creative Studio on encaustic painting (for teens), where they learned how to create artworks using the ancient art of melted wax. Kathie guided participants through the process and everyone was able to create their own artwork. Check out photos from the event below:
Teens in grades 6 – 12 created their own, unique painted stones using acrylic gouache. Everyone had their own spin on the concept – a mandala-like repeating design. Enjoy their artwork below!
Teens (grades 6-12) can pick up a Teen Take Home kit starting September 20, 2021, and create their own vampire gourd. Kits include a gourd, some vampire teeth, and red push pins, and will be available at the library’s Information Desk while supplies last! 1 kit per teen. If you would like to share your creations with us, you can submit photos using the form below. We’d love to see what you made and will … Read more
Teens (grades 6-12) can pick up a Teen Take Home kit starting September 1, 2021, and create their own tiny work of art. Kits include a 3×3 canvas and easel, a selection of acrylic paints, and a paintbrush, and will be available at the library’s Information Desk while supplies last! 1 kit per teen. If you would like to share your creations with us, you can submit photos using the form below. We’d love to … Read more
Here’s what folks are drawing for Inktober 2020! Want to get involved? Learn more here.
Annie Reiser, certified Zentangle instructor, guided participants through the creation of a bookmark using several different tangles (primarily the Springkle tangle) in a live virtual class she presented for the Huntley Area Public Library in June 2020. This gallery showcases some of the pieces created by attendees. If you missed the class, you can view a recording here. Please share your creation with us using the form below to upload a photo/image.
Adults and teens hand-lettered and framed meaningful quotes in this fun and artsy workshop led by Amanda Palczynski. They used collage techniques, watercolor pens, and a variety of other materials in their creations.
Teens painted their own versions of the traditional Swedish Dala horses in this fun class. The results were creative and beautiful!