Winter Workshops

Winter Workshops at the Left Bank Shop & Gallery
Sponsored by the McGregor-Marquette Center for the Arts
All classes are taught by local artists & are suitable for teens & adults. Beginners are welcome.
All materials are included in the class fee.
Pottery (3 seasons) 9AM - 12PM $30
Jan 12 - Mike Kabele will lead the class in making wheel-thrown candle holders
Jan 19 - Judy Carlson will share her skills in creating "garden art"
(Both sessions will utilize both basic wheel throwing & handbuilding techniques)
Jan 26 - Art Center staff will guide the class in glazing projects from the 2 previous classes.
Acrylic Painting  9AM - 12PM $10
Feb 2 - Acrylic Painting on Canvas with Sally Marshall
Explore the versatility of acrylic paint while creating a work on canvas panel.
Wire Sculpture NEW THIS YEAR  9AM - 12PM $10
Feb 9 - Intro to wire sculpture with Hans Gill
Explore 3-D drawing by bending & forming wire into realistic or abstract shapes
Basket Weaving  9AM - 12PM $20
Feb 16 - Basket Weaving with Margaret Stone
Using raw materials & a few tools you will create a small basket with embellishments.
Wool Felting  9AM - 3PM $20
Feb 23 - Wool Felting with DeeAnna Weed
Lets have fun with felting! Learn the ancient art of wet felting with loose sheep wool.
Watercolor Painting  9AM - 12PM  $20
March 9 - Watercolor Painting with David Prehm
Learn basic watercolor techniques & have a chance to create your own masterpiece under expert guidance.
Detailed class information & registration forms are available at
The Left Bank - 158 Main St, McGregor, Iowa 52157
or on our website: or call 319-404-4148