Upcoming Workshops

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Painting in Plein Air

Saturday, July 14 2018 from 9am-12pm

A sister class to Drawing in Plein Air

Painting in Plein Air participants will explore downtown Lancaster by way of the brush and watercolor. This workshop is an opportunity to practice observational skills and learn to capture the essence of a scene, effectively recording visual information. All experience levels welcome. All painting materials are provided, however participants should bring their own sketchbooks for pre-sketches. $30.00 admission.

Words to Inspire: A Handlettering Workshop

Saturday, August 25th 2018 from 10am-12pm

Hand letter your favorite one-line quote using pens, inks, and watercolor. Participants will learn how to create a simple arrangement of words with decorative elements to create a beautiful piece to display at home. All art materials provided. $30.00 admission.

Monoprinting the Abstract Landscape

Saturday, September 15 and 22nd, 2018 from 11am-2pm

Participants will gain an understanding through play and experimentation on how the use of monoprinting can create an abstract landscape. In this two-part workshop, participants will discover how to print without the need of a press, perfect for the at-home studio creators and beginner enthusiasts to the medium. $30 per class or $50.00 admission for both dates September 15 and 22nd combined.

Take parts one and two to capture the full monoprinting experience. $30 dollars per class or $50 for both. All materials provided.

Monochromatic Painting

Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 10am-12:30pm

Learn the technique of monochromatic painting, a painting method that uses various shades of a single color to help identify contrast and inform later, more colorful work. This workshop is perfect for the beginner painter or those interested in maintaining the practice of seeing light in the painting process. Materials provided. $25.oo admission.

Acrylic Pour: Flow Acrylics

Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 11am-2pm

Back by popular demand, this exciting workshop and beloved medium to Friendship Heart Gallery is shared again. Learn the art of flow acrylics and create a beautiful masterpiece to display in your home. These works make the perfect gift in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. $40.00 admission.

Creative Gift Wrapping

Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 11am-1pm

Take your gift the extra mile by learning to use a combination of materials, from memorabilia, to dried flowers, to wallpaper  in interesting ways to create an “artfully” wrapped gift. All experience levels welcome, whether gift wrapping is the best part to you or you’d rather drop it in a bag, embrace the spirit of giving for a fun and enlightening time to thoughtfully gift for someone special to you.

Materials provided, but bring any decorative or specialty objects that may enhance the meaning of your gift.

This is a free event.


Art Journal I: Paper Making

Saturday, Feb. 10th 11am – 2pm

Art Journal II: Journal Making

Saturday, March 10th 11am – 2pm

Jewelry Making

Saturday, April 14th 11am – 1pm

Acrylic Pouring with Flow Acrylics

Saturday, May 5th 11am – 1pm

Drawing in Plein Air

Saturday, June 9th 10am – 1pm


These workshops were made possible by the Florence Starr Taylor Fund


Cancellation Policy

If registered participants do not cancel within 48 hours of the workshop they plan to attend, their money will not be refunded or credited to a future class.


If Friendship Heart Gallery cancels due to inclement weather or an instructor’s illness, registered participants will either be refunded their money or credited the amount for a future class.