Art + Design to define YOU...and creative gifts too!

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My wish is that my work inspires you heart to smile ~ Darla

Workshops + Classes

Classes and Workshops 

Children’s Workshops:  Ages 6-12

Paint Happy!       Join me for playful and colorful adventures in art.  We will explore
                                               different mediums from drawing, painting, and ceramics all while learning how to use color and composition in art.  Students will learn the FUNdementals of drawing, painting in a creative studio environment.  Supplies will be provided.        

Darla's Studio                        Tuesdays - Thursdays, call for details 
Evendale CAC                       Thursday, May 19    Time: 4:30-5:30    Cost: $15.00        Student ages:  6-12

Creative Cups          Create your own Ceramic Cup!  Join Darla to paint your own mug.  Each student will learn the basics of working with ceramics.  All pieces will be signed and fired and ready for pickup.  Supplies will be provided.   

Darla's Studio                          Tuesdays - Thursdays, call for details
Evendale CAC                         Thursday, May 26    Time:  4:30-5:30     Cost: $20.00     Student ages:  6-12

Collage for Kids   Children will learn how to collage with everyday items and recycled materials too.  We will experiment with printing and self portraits in a fun and playful studio environment.  Supplies will be provided.

Darla's Studio                          Tuesdays - Thursdays, call for details
Evendale CAC                          Thursday June 2     Time:  4:30-5:30     Cost: $15.00     Student ages:  6-12

Students can come to one or all classes.  Cost does include materials for each class.  Save and sign up for all three classes only $45.00! 

Teen Workshops:  Ages 13-17

Express yourself 
in Art                   Through exploration of the master’s students will begin a journal and works of self expression.  Happy, sad, sill or mad…students will discover creative and constructive ways that artist from van Gogh to Pollock express their feelings.  Then they will apply to their works and express their emotions in projects inspired by the masters. 

Darla's Studio                         Tuesdays - Thursdays, call for details   
Evendale CAC                         Thursday June 9     Time:  4:30-5:30    Cost: $15.00 each. class   

Creative Collage  Find your inner artist with mixed media!  In this class students will explore a range of collage and mixed media techniques.  Projects will include art journaling and use of eco-friendly objects, image transfer and hand cut stencils.  Artist of all abilities are welcome.  We will include informal class critique and how to build your portfolio. 

Darla's Studio                           Tuesdays - Thursdays, call for details
Evendale CAC                          Thursday June 16    Time:  4:30-5:30    Cost: $15.00 each class   

Adult Workshops:

Ladies Night 
Paint Party!          Acrylic Painting Party!
Join Darla for a relaxed and fun evening to awaken your inner artist.  Students are welcome to bring your own beverages and snacks.  I will have all the art and party supplies and informal instruction to help you create your very own one of a kind 11 x 14 acrylic painting!  So come, bring a friend and let the painting party begin!

Darla's Studio                          Thursdays            Time:  7:00-9:00    Cost:  $35.00   Adults only   
West Chester Activity Ctr.        Tuesday May 17    Time:  7:00-9:00    Cost: $35.00    12 years and up
Evendale CAC                         Thursday May 19   Time:  7:00-9:00    Cost: $35.00    12 years and up

Ceramic Painting Party!
Learn step by step basics of the decorative painting on ceramics.  Class is for beginners and intermediate levels.  Personal feedback on tips, tricks and techniques will be given to help you paint your own beautiful & functional masterpieces.  Materials cost will vary depending on selected piece.

Darla's Studio                         Thursdays              Time:  7:00-9:00     Cost:  $35.00    Adults only  
Evendale CAC                         Thursday June 2    Time:  7:00-9:00     Cost: $20.00     12 years and up

Masterpieces       Join Darla for this fun, relaxing and rewarding class.  Students will choose from a range of pieces to create their mosaic masterpiece from frames, trays, mirrors and more.  Materials cost vary depending on pieces.

Darla's Studio                       Thursdays            Time:  7:00-9:00    Cost:  $35.00   Adults only                           
Evendale CAC                      Thursday June 9 and 16    Time:  7:00-9:00    Cost: $30.00    12 yrs. and up

Art a la Carte Services:
  • Private Art Parties and workshops for groups, showers and birthdays 
  • Open Studio times and dates available, contact Darla for details.
  • Private lessons available per hourly rates.  Includes all supplies and handouts.
Evendale Cultural Arts Center Workshops:
Contact Darla at 777.ARTS (2787) or Evendale Cultural Arts located at 10500 Reading Road Evendale, OH 45241. For Class Information (513) 563-1350.  For registration call Evendale Recreation Center at (513) 563.2247.

Michael's-Waterstone Plaza Mason, Ohio

Live in the Mason-Deerfield, Ohio area?  Join me at Michael's for fun beginning Acrylic painting classes!  Contact me for dates, details and questions.  Register at  Michael's 774.9300 to sign up!

Interested in something you don'ts see here?  
Contact Darla at the studio 513.777.2787 or