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Susan's Classes

Classes held at The Ann Arbor (Burns Park) Senior Center - 1320 Baldwin, Ann Arbor

Watercolor Workshop

In a safe nonjudgmental atmosphere we will further our artistic exploration as a group and individually.  In this class we explore different watercolor techniques and artists. 

10 weeks: Thursdays, September 15th - November 17th, 2016; 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Register by calling the Center (734-769-5911) previous to the class date, then filling out paperwork on the first day

Fee:  Free through WCC

Exploring the Tao through Watercolor Painting

Experience the power of your own creativity and internal wisdom by exploring various watercolor techniques. In a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere, you'll learn different water color painting skills interwoven with the spiritual concept of quiet awareness. Bring a pencil and sketchbook to the first class.

8 weeks: Thursdays, September 29th – November 17th, 2016; 4:30 – 6:30

Register by calling the Center (734-769-5911) previous to the class date

Fee: $200.00

The Tao of Drawing

Have you ever wanted to explore drawing, but were too intimidated to pick up a pencil? In this class we will playfully learn beginning drawing skills in a safe supportive atmosphere. There will be exercises that promote quiet awareness interwoven with sketching. Lessons are taught in a sequential manner, each week building skills and confidence as the class proceeds. Bring a pencil and sketchbook that is at least 8.5” X 11” to the first class.

8 weeks: Mondays, September 26th – November 21st, 2016, 4:30 – 6:30 (skip 10/31)

Register by calling the Ann Arbor Senior Center (734-769-5911) previous to the class date


Tai Chi for Stress and Relaxation

This class is a combination of energy exercises that are part of the Tai Chi form, along with  breath awareness and meditation.  It is appropriate for both experienced Tai Chi practitioners and brand new beginners. 

8 weeks: Fridays, September 30th – November 18th, 2016, 11:30 – 1:00

Register by calling the Ann Arbor Senior Center (734-769-5911) previous to the class date

Fee: $160.00


Classes at Ann Arbor Women’s Artists, 4844 Jackson Rd., Suite 100, Ann Arbor

Being with Myself: Art Journaling Class

Instructors: Susan Bloye and Mary Ledvina

Begin or expand your practice of art journaling.  Drop your fear of the blank page and try collage, painting, stamping, mixed media, and lettering along with various journaling techniques.  Art journaling is a process that supports your personal growth and creative expression.

8 weeks: Saturday, September 10th – October 8th from 1:30 – 3:30

Register by talking to Susan (734)222-5310 or calling Mary, her co-teacher at: (734) 646-9161

Fee: $150.00


Photos and Text - Copyright © 2016 Susan Y. Bloye