Vermilion Arts Guild Offers 2020 Workshops & Classes

The Vermilion Arts Guild, a program of Main Street Vermilion, is a collective of local artists and craftsmen working together to provide opportunities that promote and identify Vermilion as an exciting art community. Gallery shows feature watercolors, acrylics, oils, mixed media, photography, jewelry, potters, fiber art, wood and hand-crafted items.

Vermilion Arts Guild members conduct a variety of classes for a range of skill levels and interests. Register online at, or by phone at (440) 963-0772.

Beginning Watercolor Classes

Fee: $20 per class

Instructor: Chris Standring

Designed for anyone interested in learning basic watercolor techniques or to improve their skill level. Classes deliver basic techniques or emphasize subjects such as color mixing, composition, washes and shading. Attend one or the entire series. Basic art supplies will be available and you are welcome to bring your own as well. Classes are held at the Vermilion Arts Guild Gallery located at 685 Main Street. Located in the heart of Downtown Vermilion, shopping, dining and free parking is all nearby.  Class size is limited to 6.

Beginning Watercolor  |  Saturday, January 18, 10AM-Noon  SOLD OUT!

Beginning Watercolor  |  Saturday, February 8, 10AM-Noon

Beginning Watercolor  |  Saturday, March 14, 10AM-Noon

Exploring Watercolors

Fee: $25 (plus processing fee)

Instructor: Janet Waggoner

Explore watercolors with a limited pallet. Discover how to put more depth and contrast in your paintings. Perfect for all levels and all supplies provided. Bring lunch or a snack, if desired. 

Exploring Watercolors | Saturday, March 21, 10AM-2PM

Beach Glass Jewelry Workshop

Fee: $65 per class (plus processing fee)

Instructor: Rita Hassett

Turn your beach glass into one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces. Learn to wire wrap and drill beach glass. All tools & equipment provided. Bring Your Own Beach Glass or use instructors. (additional $10). Bring a lunch or snack.

Beach Glass Jewelry Workshop  |  Saturday, March 28, 2020  |  11AM-2PM

Beach Glass Jewelry Workshop  |  Saturday, April 18, 2020  |  11AM-2PM

Alcohol Inks

Fee: $25 (plus processing fee)

Instructor: Diane Reinhart

For artists of all levels, join us for this workshop that explores using alcohol inks, a new technique that delivers fun, free-style expression. All supplies provided. Bring a snack lunch, if desired.

Alcohol Inks  |  Saturday, April 4, 2020  |  10AM-2PM