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Faithful Strokes Art Studio provides a quick and simple way of creating your own treasured work of art in just one class session. Not artistic? Don’t know how to paint? Don’t worry! An instructor will guide you step by step from a blank “canvas” (or piece of wood!) to your finished masterpiece. We supply all the materials and inspiration. All you have to do is come ready to paint and have a great time! Wanting more art in your life for yourself, your child, or your group? We offer so much more than just paint parties for children and adults!! We also offer after school and homeschool classes, homeschool mini camps, summer camps, Days of Artistic Celebration, Family Fun Fridays, Open Studio Saturdays, other workshops like Pinterest style, wood crafts, and scrap booking are just the beginning!! 

 

We are also ANNOUNCING ON-GOING ART CLASSES FOR ADULTS AND TEENS!!

Up until now we have only had on-going classes for typically 1st-5th grade, but please help me welcome our new, independent teacher to Faithful Strokes. Read about her, her 5 class offerings, and how to reach her below to sign up!! You won’t be disappointed!! Spaces are limited!!

 

Introducing Ronda Kay Ivy! She will be hosting her own classes at Faithful Strokes!!

Ronda Kay Ivy holds a Bachelor of Art Education from Baylor University as well as is Certified in Advanced Placement Art History from Texas Christian University. She has had an extensive career in the fine art teaching sector for almost 2 decades. Her love for teaching art includes public and home school positions, as well as, owning her home studio where she taught 50+ students weekly including children, teens, and adults for 10 years. In addition to those opportunities, she taught and planned for Kemp Center for the Arts in Wichita Falls, TX. She has held 3 solo art shows from 2014-2016.

 

 

**Drawing/Acrylic Painting Class for ADULTS**

Mondays 10:30 am-12:00 noon and
Thursdays 7-8:30 pm
Beginning in February for 4 weeks (with an option to continue)

 

This acrylic painting class will include an introduction to basic drawing skills which will lead to painting. It is a realistic painting class with a bit of a twist including some abstract techniques. Each lesson will include a study of composition- the elements and principles of art, as well as, art history, and color theory.

 

Also, please note, adult classes will not all paint the same thing. The student will need to bring several images like photographs of various subject matter and landscape pictures. When you sign up, the details of what is needed to bring to class will be provided by the instructor.

 

Cost- $35* per lesson to be paid at the beginning of the month.
(*plus supplies-a supply list will be provided when you sign up)

 

 

**Tissue Paper Mixed Media Collage for ADULTS**

Thursdays 10:30 am-12:00 noon
Beginning in February for 4 weeks (with an option to continue)

 

This mixed media collage class will include an introduction to collage making with a variety of media – tissue paper, threads, yarns, buttons, beads, decorated papers and more. The project will end with an instruction of an epoxy resin pour. Each lesson will include a study of composition – the elements and principles of art, as well as, art history, and color theory.

 

Also, please note, adult classes will not all create the same thing. The student will need to bring several images like photographs of flowers, etc. At sign up the details of what is needed to bring to class will be provided by the instructor.

 

Cost- $35 per lesson to be paid at the beginning of the month.
(*plus supplies-a supply list will be provided when you sign up)

 

 

 

**Drawing Class for TEENS **

Mondays 6:30-8:00 pm
Beginning in February for 4 weeks (with an option to continue)

 

 

This class will include instruction in drawing using pencil, colored pencil, charcoal and India ink. In each class there will be a study of composition (the elements and principles of art), color theory and art history. The students will work from still life set ups and photographs.

 

Cost- $35 per lesson to be paid at the beginning of the month. Supplies included!

 

JUST ADDED!! ***NEW ONGOING DRAWING CLASS FOR 9-12 YR OLDS*** THURSDAYS 5-6:15 pm PLEASE CONTACT RONDA BELOW FOR DETAILS

 

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Contact Ronda Kay Ivy to
SIGN UP FOR CLASSES, pay and/or ask questions!

PHONE/TEXT: 940-642-1091
EMAIL: rondakayivy@gmail.com
WEBSITE PORTFOLIO: rondakayivy.faso.com
STUDIO BLOG: rondaivystudio.com

 

 

WE ARE NOW OFFERING WOOD SIGN and PINTEREST-STYLE CLASSES and PARTIES!! See the CALENDAR and/or the PRIVATE PARTY PAGE for details!! Or call Melissa 615-573-6793 or EMAIL faithfulstrokes@gmail.com

 

 

Small Business Saturday and March Super Saturday Days of Artistic Celebration were such a success!! We plan to begin having this type of event biannually!! Keep your eyes peeled for our next one on Small Biz Saturday!! Here are some pics from March 11th, 2017!

 

 

       

 

 

Take a Virtual Tour of the Studio!!

  wall o paintings at fs

calendar and front desk                 aaa

 

Think of Faithful Strokes Art Studio for your field trip needs this school year whether you homeschool or are in traditional school!!! We are also a great place for fundraisers and team building!! Centrally located off the square in Historic Downtown Murfreesboro, locally owned by a Christ-follower, and can fit your large group. We can also come to you for even larger groups!! Think of us for all your artistic needs!! We’re kind, accommodating, and fun!!! We’d love to host your next outing or event!! Call or text Melissa at 615-573-6793 with questions or concerns! Thank you to all those who support us and have kept us going strong for 8 years!!

 

 

 ALL NEW!! Family Fun Fridays on most Fridays!

 

According to a study done by Elmer’s Glue and recorded in Parenting Magazine/Parenting.com, “Research shows parent/child craft time has lifelong benefits!” Read the FULL ARTICLE HERE.

 

See LIST VIEW or MONTH VIEW Calendar for projects and to register/pay. The CHILDREN’S CLASSES tab above has general information about Family Fun Fridays.

 

Elementary age children will benefit from the 4-6pm time because we will paint weekly. Cost for either is $20 per person if you want to leave with one project/painting per person or $25 if you desire to complete a project/painting together.

 

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