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October 7, 2012

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This will be held from 9-11 a.m. in the Art League basement. The fee is $35 and includes pattern, clay, instruction, tools, glaze and two firings.

— Join us in crafting “Fun Face Mugs” while learning how to work with clay. Mugs will be pre-made by potter Robi Rew. You may create eyes, noses, eyebrows, lips, cheeks, teeth, tongue, and many other features to make your mug unique. The date for this will be Oct. 15 from 9-11 a.m. The return date for glazing will be Oct. 29.

— Another new thing at the Danville Art League is “Decorating your own Bistro Mugs.” The mugs are pre-made and glaze ready. You may decorate them in your style. They may be a gift, match your own dishware or express yourself. The class will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10. You will apply glazes to pre-fired bisque ware; coat with clear glaze and pick up when fired. Mugs must be ordered by Oct. 15 and will be prepaid orders only. Cost is $6.50 a set.

— Painting class — 1-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 13 to Nov. 3; $50 members/$55 non-members. No experience needed, supplies will be provided.

Beginning watercolors — Instructor, Roberta Williams

Beginning oil and acrylics — Instructor, Marsha Russell

Advanced oil and acrylics techniques — Instructor, Natalie Rottet

We at the Danville Art League need everyone to pre-register for all classes, It simply helps us to keep track of everything, and I bet you all know how that can be.

Gallery shows

There will be many gallery shows for 2012-13:

October through December — “Past, Present, Future” with Natalie Rottet and Jerry Slowic

January and February — “Brilliant Flowers” by Eleanor Wesch

March — Town and Country Show

April — VA exhibit

May and June — “It’s All in the Family” (honoring 70 years of Arts in the Park)

July and August — Intarsia,” Inlaid Wood, Debbie Anderson

September and October — “Watercolor Visions,” Cynthia Kukla

November and December — “Digital Images,” Andrew Dudich

May 2014 — “I Sing the Body Electric.”

Eileen Dunavan is a member of the Danville Art League. Her column appears once a month.

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