Studio Sampler Series

See below for our Summer 2021 Schedule!

Registration coming soon! Check back as more classes are added for the summer.


Join us in our various art studios around LBIF for a weekly sampling of art mediums and methods taught by skilled professionals. The series includes techniques on painting, beading, paper making, and much more! All skill levels are welcome.

Paper Stencil Silkscreening with Cathy Lecleire

Date Tuesday July 6 12:30pm – 3:30pm

Fee $40

Participants will learn how to silkscreen using the paper stencil technique and experiment on a variety of surfaces such as paper, fabric, wood and tee shirts.

Materials fee- $20, payable to instructor

Gold Leaf Artwork with Cathy Lecleire

Date Wednesday, July 7 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Fee $40

Enhance your artwork with gold, silver or copper leaf. It can be applied on most surfaces such as paper, canvas, wood, etc.  Bring your own artwork to add gold leaf to the surfaces.

Materials fee- $10, payable to instructor.

Paper Marbling with Cathy Lecleire

Date Thursday July 8 12:30pm – 3:00pm

Fee $40

Learn to make your own decorative papers through the traditional marbling technique.  The floating paints are swirled into patterns and the design is captured by laying paper on the surface of the marbling solution.

Materials fee- $20, payable to instructor

Plein Air Painting with John Silvjak

Date July 8, 4:00pm & July 9, 1:00pm

Fee $50

Join Philadelphia artist John Slivjak for a two-day painting workshop at Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts and Sciences.  Learn strategies to prepare for, organize, and get the most out of your Plein Air painting experience.

Needle Felting with Sara Setzer

Date Wednesday, July 28, 12:00pm-3:00pm

Fee $40

Capture the essence of nature while learning the beginning steps of needle felting. Local fiber artist Sara Setzer shows you how to create beautiful designs using wool and other natural fibers in this relaxed session of crafting. Leave with your own hoop-framed piece of original art, ready to hang and admire. No experience needed! A variety of design selections will be offered closer to class. Materials fee – $10, payable to instructor.

Block Printing with Deborah Iacovelli

Date Thursday, July 29 9:00am-1:00pm

Fee $60

In this basic printing workshop, we will explore the art of relief printing by learning how to create your own, unique block for printing designs on fabric. Instructor will include a demonstration on how to use lino tools to carve a block. Each participant will use their finished block later in the session to handprint a cotton tea towel and/or tote bag. All materials used are non-toxic and eco-friendly. We’ll be using water-based inks and latex-free carving blocks. No experience is necessary! This will be an introduction to block printing by hand. You will leave the session with a completed item and carved block ready for additional printing. Please bring a photo or simple drawing of the image you would like to carve and print. Please wear old clothing! Aprons will not be provided, but feel free to bring your own. Materials fee – $15, payable to instructor.

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