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150 N. Schuyler Avenue, Suite 100

Kankakee, IL 60901

First Floor, Burfield + Remington

©2019 BY YELLOW ELEPHANT GALLERY

Art Classes and Workshops

 

Yellow Elephant Gallery is pleased to offer a variety of creative learning experiences, featuring local professional artists teaching small workshops and classes

in a variety of mediums.

Creative Painting

Come join the fun and paint with us.  We will work with the inspiration piece shown along with faces to choose from for your snowman and a quote to add if you would like however you will be encouraged to mix your own colors and create your own unique art work. 

AmyL is a local artist know for her organic abstracts in alcohol inks and acrylics

AmyL will demonstrate the basics of acrylics, brush techniques and color mixing, along with several creative tips that can be applied to many projects. Students will leave with their finished work of art. All materials supplied.

Fee: $15

Saturday 10:00a - 12:00p

November 16, 2019

Black Out Art

Looking for something new to try??

Using existing text, local artist and blackout poet Shannon LaFrance, isolates and then pieces together single words or short phrases to form texts to create lyrical masterpieces. Together you will add colorful art with pen, marker, paint or stamps to create your own unique piece.

Shannon is looking forward to sharing her love of creating with you.

Come join the fun!

All materials supplied. Seating is limited to 12

Fee: $15

Saturday 10:00a - 12:00p

January 11, 2020

 Creative Painting II

Our November workshop sold out so we're scheduling another!  We will work with the inspiration piece shown along with faces to choose from for your snowman and a quote to add if you would like however you will be encouraged to mix your own colors and create your own unique art work. 

AmyL is a local artist know for her organic abstracts in alcohol inks and acrylics

AmyL will demonstrate the basics of acrylics, brush techniques and color mixing, along with several creative tips that can be applied to many projects. Students will leave with their finished work of art. All materials supplied.

Fee: $15

Saturday 10:00a - 12:00p

December 7, 2019

Up-Cycled Books

Do you love to scrapbook, keep a journal or maybe you love creating keepsakes?

Then this workshop is for you! 

A cross between a scrapbook and journal, your up-cycled book can be used in a wide variety of ways, including journaling, tracking recipes or traveling adventures, keeping memorabilia and more. Each will be as unique as it's maker.

Elisabeth Dunbar, owner of Yellow Elephant Gallery has been making her own travel keepsake books for years and wants to share her love of creating them with you.

Come join the fun!

All materials supplied. Seating is limited to 10

Fee: $20

Thursday 6:00p - 8:00p

January 30, 2020