Classes & Creative Offerings 2018

The calendar is packed with upcoming classes and creative offerings.  Make creativity a bigger part of your life and family in 2018.  This affordable fun provides you an experience with making something tangible to take home!

FALL 2018. . . Let's Get Creative!


Plein Air Drawing and Painting for Kids

Mondays, Sept. 10 - Oct. 15
6-7 p.m.

Let’s draw and paint the nature and streets around the studio, and learn how to use perspective and shading.

6 sessions at Brave Art Studio
571 W. Tusc in Barberton
$90 -- all materials included

Creative Cartooning

Mondays, Oct. 22 - 26

Let’s use Steve Harpster books to create a portfolio of creative animals and monsters.  We will draw, colorize, and create a print with your favorite designs

6 sessions at Brave Art Studio
571 W. Tusc in Barberton
$90 -- all materials included

Adult Workshops for the Creatively Undiscovered

Enjoy trying new creative experiences in supportive and judgement free workshop.  Hosted at Inspiration Central, 556 Parkview Ave., Barberton  OH 44203

Watercolor Painting Abstract to Landscapes
Explore simple painting techniques that allow anyone to experience success!

Thursday, Sept. 20, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
$30 or bring a friend, 2/$50
all materials provided

Watercolor Workshop

Finger Painting for Grown Ups
Connect with your inner child and create a lovely garden scene

Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
$30 or bring a friend, 2/$50

Fingerpainting Workshop
all materials provided

Doodling for Fun and Relaxation
Doodle with felt pens to create art in a relaxing atmosphere.

Thursday, Nov. 15, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
$30 or bring a friend, 2/$50
all materials provided

First and Third Friday Open Studios

Bring your creative project to work on in my studio or purchase materials from me to create your own masterpiece.

Sept. 7 and 21
Oct. 5 and 19
Nov. 2 and 16
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
@Brave Art Studio
571 W. Tuscarawas Ave.
No Charge to Attend
Feel free to bring snacks to share
Invite friends

Second Saturday Family Workshop

Ideal for parents or grandparents who want to share creative experiences with children without gathering the materials or worrying about clean up at your house!  Specific project options will be available soon!

Oct. 13
Nov. 10   Dec. 8
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
@Brave Art Studio
571 W. Tuscarawas Ave.

$25 per family

Private Lessons
I love to provide private and semi private lessons for children, teens, and adults who need a creative nudge.
Contact me to find out about
open times

Paint and Sip Party
Perfect way to spend an afternoon or evening with friends, family or coworkers.  You provide the space and refreshments, and I provide all of the creative supplies and instruction.

Art Sale Party
Host a party that invites more people to bring original local artwork into their home and life!  Perfect way to spend time together and support a local artist

Paint and Sip Fundraiser
Are you looking for a creative and unique way to raise money?  Host a Paint and Sip event!  It requires a minimal amount of investment on your part to produce a very successful single evening fundraising event.

Additional Unique Offerings

Children’s Birthday Parties
I’m delighted to host creative and affordable birthday parties with painting or creative craft projects for your little artist and their friends.

Creative Spa Days
Combine a deeply relaxing yoga session with a painting or crafting event.  Ideal for women’s retreat, showers, reunions, bachelorette, or birthday celebration

Yoga in the Workplace
I love bringing gentle yoga into any workplace.  It can be part of a company wellness program or a great way to decompress with your coworkers.  Some lunch hour and end of work day times are available for one time events or as well as an ongoing practice.

If you like my art style and vibe, I’m delighted to bring my work to a larger scale.  Both indoor and outdoor spaces are considered.

Winter/Spring Classes for Children

I'm delighted to invite all kids to join me for 5 amazing weeks of cartooning!

We will learn how to create characters with interesting facial expressions.  We will develop backgrounds for our scenes.  We will write dialog.  We will practice black and white and colorful drawings.

We will meet on April 9, 16, 23, May 7 and 14.  
The cost is $75, which includes all instruction and materials.

Share this with your friends and invite them to join us!

Hold a spot by emailing me
Pay by sending money to my Paypal account, using the same email address.

  • Impressed by Impressionism
Explore Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cassatt, and other artists of this beloved period of art, and then express your inner impressionist.
Mondays, 6 - 7 p.m., January 8  - February 12   $90

Register here for Impressed by Impressionism

  • Collage, Assemblage, and Sculpture
Explore creating 2D and 3D art using found objects (aka junk!)  We will also look at artists who focus on these media.
Mondays 6 - 7 p.m., February 19 - March 26  $90

Register here for collage Assemblage and Sculpture

  • Private/Semi-Private Lessons
I offer private/semi-private lessons that are an hour and tailored to the interests and experiences of the students.  Private lessons can be purchases as a single lesson $25 or in bundles of 4 or more weekly lessons for $20/session.  I have openings on Wednesday and Thursdays at 4 and 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday mornings at 11 a.m.  All materials are provided.  When possible I will partner students of similar interests or bring a friend for even more fun.
  • Homeschool Art and Crafts
One Thursday afternoon a month I provide a mixed media art class for elementary aged homeschool students.  Younger children are welcome to participate with the support of a parent.
$10 per student each session/ $40 max per family per session
These are upcoming classes:
January  18-- 1:30 p.m:  Let it snow!  Let it snow!
February  8--1:30 p.m.:  Love, love, love
March  8--1:30 p.m.:  Seeds and signs of Spring

Homeschool Arts and Crafts

  • Gift Certificates
Not sure what your favorite child/children would most like?  Give a gift certificate in the dollar amount of your choice.

  • I’m also available to bring art to your scout group, birthday party, or house of worship.  I love these special events!  Contact me for details, dates, and pricing.


Workshops for Adults

  • Passages
A gentle way to celebrate the passage of time--releasing 2017 and celebrating the beginning of 2018.  We will combine gentle yoga, intuitive art, and creative journaling to mark the passage of time with kindred spirits.  Bring friends!  It’s a great gift!
Wednesday, December 27, 6 - 9 p.m.
$30  all materials, including a blank journal are included

Passages Workshop

  • Wednesday Workshops
These are fun and casual explorations.  Ideal for an evening out with some girlfriends!

~Creative Journaling-- Feb. 7, and March 7, April 11
Enjoy decorating journal pages, and following prompts

Workshops are 6 - 7:15 p.m., $15 per session or all 3 for $30

Creative Journaling

~Watercolor Playground-- Feb. 14, and March 14, April 18
Play with watercolor paint to create abstract work with whimsy

Workshops are 6 - 7:15 p.m., $15 per session or all 3 for $30

Watercolor Playground

~Mindful Art--Feb. 21, and March 21, April 25
Intuitive Painting, adult coloring, finger labyrinths and more

Workshops are 6 - 7:15 p.m., $15 per session or all 3 for $30

Watercolor Playground

  • Yoga
~Wednesday evenings, 8 - 9 p.m. Johnson UMC pay what you can, suggested $8
~Saturday mornings, 9 - 10 a.m. Grace UCC of Loyal Oak, $10

Watch for more yoga offerings and changes on Facebook @BraveYogaWithMim

Invite me to bring yoga to your workplace, community group or family!


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