Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts is thrilled to be partnering once again with Elder Network to offer an art workshop suitable for all family members, care givers, and care receivers to spend an hour together in their home creatively. The class will be exploring colored pencils and will be interactive and run live through ZOOM. No art experience with oil pastels is needed, however for those that participated in Elder Network and MCA’s Intentional Doodle or oil pastel series will find this class a perfect next step in their artistic journey. Below are the class details.

Elder Network Winona County offers Creative Aging “Color Yourself Calm” class.
JOIN US FOR A CREATIVE AGING “COLOR YOURSELF CALM” COLORED PENCIL TECHNIQUES CLASS
Did you know that there are a multitude of special techniques that can be applied using colored pencils? Creating highlights, shading, blending, shapes, and more. Barb Parker with Elder Network and Lisa Douglas of the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) partner up for this real-time art class delivered over Zoom, so you can get creative right from the comfort of your own home. So get ready to color your way to calmness as you explore new art techniques and topics, while setting aside time to create and socialize.
No experience is necessary and all participants receive a kit with the needed supplies including a pack of 24 colored pencils, gel pens, paper, black fine liner, and more.
This will be an 8 session series, over Zoom, every other Tuesday from 2:30PM-3:30PM. The first class in on August 3, 2021 and the last class will be November 9, 2021.
The cost for the series is $24.00 and this includes the price of the kit.
To Register: Please contact Barb Parker at Elder Network to sign up for the class at either (507) 452-0850 or barbp@elder-network.org.
Please mail or drop off your $24.00 to Elder Network, 902 E. Second Street, Suite 321, Winona, MN 55987 before July 15th.
Funding for this class is provided through grant money from the Winona Community Foundation.

About Elder Network: 

Elder Network was founded in 1988 in Rochester Minnesota. Their mission is “Individuals impacted by the limiting effects of aging have an optimal quality of life.” As a are a local 501c3 nonprofit, they serve primarily three counties in Southeast Minnesota; Olmsted, Wabasha and Winona. However, their educational offerings and support groups are open to anyone that would like to attend. Elder Network has developed seven non-medical programs that support seniors and their caregivers. We are a well-respected organization providing non-medical elder care which isn’t provided by other organizations doing similar services. They are proud that to network with other organizations so that we are able to support seniors and their caregivers through service or referral. Elder Network’s outreach extends to all regardless of elder traditions, cultures or religions. These programs include Senior Advocacy, Education & Support, Companion Services, Respite Care In-Home, Peer Support, Friendly Visitors, and Transportation.

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