Open Art Studio


Calling all artists!

Meet up with local artists at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center every Wednesday in the Art room. Drop in for a meet and greet, or simply come to create (bring your own supplies). If this is your first time coming to the Open Art Studio or if you have questions, please email us at the below email address. 

This program is sponsored by the SLPR and the Fenton Community & Cultural Center.

For more information about getting involved in community art and cultural, please visit or email us at

Wednesdays, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Fenton Community & Cultural Center, Art Room

Glass Etching

$25 Discounted for residents
$35 Regular fee for non-residents

$5 supply fee payable to instructor at class

Ages 13 to adult

Learn to create beautifully etched glassware quickly and easily using this special chemical etching process. The instructor will walk you through the process while teaching you everything you need to know to create more beautiful glassware and gifts at home. Students will complete a beautiful glass project in class!

Thursday, June 6, 2019
6:30–8:00 pm

Fenton Community & Cultural Center
Instructed by Donna Roskamp, OSCI

Intro to Realistic Watercolor

$50 Discounted for residents
$60 Regular fee for non-residents

$15 supply fee paid directly to instructor at class

Students will develop a basic understanding of watercolor painting in this two week class. They will become familiar with watercolor tools, tones and color mixing, different brushes and brush strokes, and a wide variety of watercolor techniques. The instructor will provide supplies. This program is meant for those who have little to no experience and are looking to get started with this beautiful medium!

Wednesdays, July 10 & 17, 2019
6:00–8:00 pm

Fenton Community & Cultural Center
Instructed by Danielle Golinski

Plein Air Watercolor Workshop

$25 Discounted for residents
$35 Regular fee for non-residents

Class size is limited to 25 students

Ages 16 to adult

Learn how to paint on location with watercolor. Plein air painting is about experiencing painting and drawing in the landscape. This practice goes back centuries and is so rewarding. Supplies needed listed below. Denise Willing Booher is a working artist that lives in Fenton. She shows her work regionally, nationally and internationally. Her work is in private and corporate collections. Denise has won two FIA Applewood Estate Plein Air Competitions. Her work is in private and corporate collections. Denise currently is the Vice President of the National Watercolor Society as well as a Signature member and the past Chairman of the Michigan Watercolor Society. *Snack and Drinks will be provided*

Participants, please bring necessary supplies listed below:
• Watercolor paint: One tube of each primary color
• Watercolor block or stretched paper 14 x 20 or smaller
• Brushes: Flat wash, #12 & #8 round brush
• Water dish, pencil, kneaded eraser, portable easel or board for lap, visor

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
August 6, 7, 8, 2019
9:30 am–12:30 pm

Fenton Community & Cultural Center

The Plein Air Watercolor camp is each valued at over $120! Because of the generous funding provided by The City of Fenton Arts & Cultural Commission, participant cost as well as supply cost have been underwritten to provide quality programming at an affordable cost to our participants. Thank you for supporting fine arts in our community!


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