New Classes for Art Nites

mosaic mermaid classacrylic beach painting by anna harding mosaic whale tailNew classes coming up soon!

  • July 26Acrylic painting on canvas of an Incoming Tide
    Thursday, 7-9pm. $35.oo each.  Arts Center East in Vernon, CT
    Click to order tickets
  • August 7Whale Tail Mosaic with Resin
    Tuesday, 7-9pm. 36 E High Street. East Hampton, CT
    call/text (860) 918-8542 to order
  • August 14Mermaid Mosaic on Wood
    Tuesday, 7-9pm. 36 E High Street. East Hampton, CT
    Click to order tickets
  • August 28Mermaid Mosaic on Wood
    Tuesday, 7-9pm. 36 E High Street. East Hampton, CT
    call/text (860) 918-8542 to order

Making Glass Invitation Boxes Full Time

Bat Mitzvah invite box

I’m making the leap to full time with Invite Boxes and Art Nites Classes!

After years of being an artist for other companies, I decided it was way past time that I take my art business seriously. I had tried it in the late 1990s and although I had a store on Amazon and sold on Ebay, it was hard for customers to find me. In recent years I’ve had a store on Etsy but never put up anything on it. The reason was fear that I would get too busy and not be able to handle my full-time job and a ton of boxes. Those of you who have followed my blog know that I don’t post often as when I do, I get lots of orders! So now, that’s great, bring them on 🙂

I am still doing my Art Nites classes as I love to teach. It’s so interesting to see how even in the first few minutes of a class, the individuality of each piece takes form. In the end, each painting is unique and that makes it so special. This summer I volunteered as a guest artist for a week at Camp Horizons – it was an amazing experience. I think my favorite memory of the week was when one camper shouted, “Thank you Anna!” as I left and when I looked over, lots of people were waving at me! The camp is connected in with the Color UnCorked at the Kerri Art Gallery; one of the places I teach classes at every month.

Art Nites Painting Event

Dogwood acrylic painting

I’m now finally teaching Art Nites Painting events! I had wanted to get into this for the past two years, bought $1,100 worth of easels, paint, canvas, brushes and aprons. Now, it’s actually happening! I’ve done my first two classes, which turned out great, and I’m on to more.

The Moon and the Monocle (in Willington, CT) is the location for the upcoming event, on March 31st starting at 6pm. The three hour class is $25.00 and includes all materials. Participants will leave with a finished painting!  If you know of someone who’s interested, they can register here