Let There Be Paint! Art through Expression for Students 50+
Always wanted to pick up a brush and paint, or curious about getting back into art? This is the Art Class for you if you’ve wanted to play around with paint but felt intimidated by art lessons or didn’t know where to start. Let There Be Paint takes place on the Charles R Vineyards patio and is an art class that stresses creating art through expression, creativity and play. This art class is relaxing, fun, completely non-judgmental and no painting experience is necessary. Here, the purpose of the class is the journey of creation, you will be guided through the creative process to reveal and express insight, empathy and group support. Spend a couple of relaxing hours painting to your heart’s content. Join Winery Owner and Artist Bonnie Bartlett, materials, supplies and a 16” x 20” canvas and munchies are provided – you just come ready to have fun. Wine is available for purchase, ambience and inspiration abound!
Instructor: Decorative artist Anne Giancola, manager of the Bothwell Arts Center, will lead this insightful journey with brush and paint. This class developed as a result of research into the power of creative play and the convergence of the mind with the creative process. In this class, the benefits of creating art can be restorative, invigorating and wholesome. Anne lives in Pleasanton and has painted murals and artwork for more than 20 years. View some of her work at www.annegiancola.com.