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Art Classes Come to Lake Wildwood

Shelby McNamara

Happy New Year! I’m honored to serve as your President this year and I look forward to a fun, creative year for all of us.

The Artists of the Oaks Club is for all types of artists and for those who enjoys the arts.

We have so many opportunities to make, enjoy and learn hands-on art.

January and Early February Events/Activities

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— Wednesday, Jan. 22, Field Trip to Gray Lodge Wildlife Area

— Monday, Feb. 10, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Intuitive Art Class with Cheri Merrifield

— Friday, Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m.: Monthly Meeting in Manzanita Room

— Monday, Feb. 24, 9:00 a.m.-noon: Scratchboard Art with Shelby McNamara

In 2019, the Board of Directors of our club made a commitment to start providing classes to residents of Lake Wildwood. You don’t have to be an artist to take our classes. It’s all about having fun, meeting friends and learning new skills. We have two classes scheduled in February:

Tonal Impressionist Landscape Class

— Monday, Feb. 10, 9 a.m.-noon: Redbud Room in the Community Center, $25 Artists of the Oaks Member/$35 Non-Member. Taught by Cheri Merrifield.

We will be working with a limited palette of colors. Perfect for a beginner, but also for those current artist looking to do something on the “looser side”. Class is limited to 10.

RSVP to: Cheri Merrifield (512) 897-8022

An Introduction to Scratchboard

— Monday, Feb. 24, 9 a.m.-noon: Redbud Room in the Community Center, $25 Artists of the Oaks Member/$35 Non-Member. Taught by Shelby McNamara.

Learn the tools and techniques of scratchboard. Each person will work on a 5” x 7” scratchboard using his/her own photograph. Class is limited to 6.

RSVP to: Shelby McNamara, (925) 785-1499,

Watch for more classes in March and April!

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