News and Announcements
Week of September 24, 2023
For Your Advanced Planning
SRAC Meeting and Show Schedule for 2023/2024 Season
Below is our planned Club Schedule for the 2023/2024 season.
The Schedule for the planned centennial exhibitions with the city will appear in an upcoming Eblast.
Any changes to this planned schedule will appear in this weekly eblast.
Tuesday, October 10, 2023: Members Business Meeting: 10 AM at the Gallery
Tuesday, November 14, 2023: Members Business Meeting: 10 AM at the Gallery
Saturday, Nov 18, 2023: Art by the River – Riverview Park: 10am to 3pm
Friday, December 1, 2023 - (Sebastian Lite-Up Night : 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm) @SRAC Gallery
Saturday, December 2, 2023 - (Christmas Bazaar and Art Show) at the SRAC Gallery 10am to 3pm
Tuesday, December 12, 2023: Holiday Potluck Dinner at 4:30 pm followed by a short Members Business Meeting: 5:30 PM at the SRAC Gallery
Tuesday, January 9, 2024: Members Business Meeting: 10 AM at the Gallery
Saturday, January 20, 2024: Members Judged Show: 11am to 3pm at the SRAC Gallery
Tuesday, February 13, 2024: Members Business Meeting: 10 AM at the Gallery
Saturday, February 17, 2024 - Art by the River, Riverview Park 10am to 3pm
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Members Business Meeting: 10 AM at the Gallery
Saturday, March 23, 2024: Art by the River, Riverview Park 10am to 3pm
Saturday, April 6, (Park Show Raindate if needed)
Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Members Business Meeting: 10 AM at the Gallery
Saturday, April 20, 2024 (Beautiful Lagoon Show in conjunction with Sebastian’s Earth Day Celebration)
Tuesday, May 14th, 2024 Members Business Meeting: 5:30 PM at the SRAC Gallery
SRAC Fees for the Park Shows have not changed: $10.00 for those that sign-up and pay in advance and $15.00 for those that pay on the day of the show. Sign up sheets for advanced signup will be available at the Business meetings as well as in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11-3.
Craft Club Schedule for Upcoming Park Shows
October 14, 2023
November 11 and 12, 2023
December 9, 2023
January 13, 2024
February 10, 2024
March 9 and 10, 2024
April 13, 2024
May 11, 2024
If you wish to display with the Crafters, please contact
Marie E Ferraro
President, Craft Club of Sebastian
September 2023 SRAC Art Classes
All classes are $15 for members, $20 for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Please contact the individual teacher to register and for a supply list. Classes may be canceled due to under-attendance.
Archibald Classes require a minimum of 4 Students to take place
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Lolly Walton, Beginning Watercolor Classes, Call 321-652-7115 if you have any questions.
Any questions for Janet Jamil, you may email her at: email@example.com
Tues 9/26 9am-12 Class: Advanced Watercolor
Instructor: Jean Archibald firstname.lastname@example.org (561) 212-0915
Class for intermediate and advanced watercolor artists that come for guidance in improving their existing style. Emphasis on learning to pay attention to values in your subject before you start a painting, literally dissecting the subject and observing the different values before you start.
Supplies: Watercolors, brushes, paper towels, water containers. Either 300 or 140 pound watercolor paper recommended, but 300 is suggested for its strength and blending properties. Also water containers, watercolor brushes…#0, 1, 2, 3, 6, Flat# 2, 4, 6, 8. One large 1 inch Flat brush for washes, gum eraser, wax free tracing paper, graphite pencil, fine red pen such as Pilot pens for tracing, box Kleenex, paper towels.
Recommend choosing a subject of one’s own as it may then be entered into shows, however the instructor can supply a subject for those who do not bring their own. Subjects provided in a class are not allowed in shows.
Tues 9/26 1pm-4pm Class: Watercolor Techniques
Instructor: Lolly Walton Lollyart4sale@cfl.rr.com
Level: All levels welcomed
Want to unleash your creativity? Take a class with an experienced watercolor artist and teacher. Objective: Focus on learning basic w/c techniques. The class is taught in a fun, and relaxed environment. We will focus on the elements of a landscape…..grass, trees, skies, water, rocks, rain, etc. Each student will be asked to finish a half sheet size landscape painting. After that we will move on to watercolor “abstracts”. Lolly guarantees that watercolor will become your “best friend” and provide you with a lifetime of enjoyment!!!
Supplies: Supply list provided upon request
Thurs 9/28 9am-12 Class: Fix My Painting
Instructor: Susan Lavender & Sheila Lougheed
Medium: Acrylics, Oil, Mixed Media, Watercolor
Level: Any and All
Fun class to finish old paintings or start something new! We focus on composition, texture, tone, spontaneity and technique. We give each person permission to continue, or start over, and promote expressive, inspirational and intuitive work.
Supplies: basic supplies in medium of choice – to include paper, canvas, water container, paper towels, etc.
Sat 9/30 9am-12 Class: Draw What You See
Instructor: Richard Gillmore RHROMLLIG@YAHOO.COM
Medium: Graphite, charcoal, etc.
Level: Basic to Advanced
A basic to advanced class using paper and pencil/graphite, charcoal, etc. Instructor provides the subjects to draw, some easy some hard, and teaches things like perspective and the fine points of light and shadow in composition.
Supplies: Sketchbook and pencils
Sat 9/30 12:15-3 OPEN STUDIO