Learn a new art form

Three local artists will teach classes leading up to the Art Goes North event. Classes will be held August 20th, 21st, and 22nd.   Descriptions are located below. Class sizes are limited.  RSVP today!  Call us at 314.797.8257 or email info@linkstl.org.

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Peg Loom Weaving with Angela da Silva

Peg Loom weaving is one of the earliest forms of weaving and one of the easiest to learn. Learn how to weave rugs from strips of re-cycled clothes. Weaving is a great stress reducer as well as being eco-friendly and practical. You will learn to weave a rug large enough for a bathroom or in front of a kitchen sink. You will learn how to experiment and design your own patterns. Looms for class will be provided. Class size limited to first seven people.


Sewing with Umeme Houston

Beginner sewing class. Students will learn hand sewing techniques and how to use those techniques to create art. Each participant will create his or her own quilt squares with a social justice theme. The squares will be put together to make one large quilt. Class size limited to first 10 people.


Mark Pappas
"Portrait of a Woman”
Bic; blue ink ball point pen
17 x 14 Inches

Drawing with Mark Pappas

In this Drawing workshop-studio, we will be drawing from nature, by focusing on our direct observations of the landscape, the still-life, and the figurative-portrait. By studying the negative and positive shapes and spaces of the subjects, as a means of forming art experiences, the student will learn to perceive and become aware of the fundamental mechanics and language of creating an image.