LOCA Provides Smiles at Donut Portray Class

-story by Lisa Mansour and Mike Tauber Dec.10, 2020

LOCA Arts Instruction offers visual arts workshops to folks of all ages and skills in Orange County. Among the a lot of destinations LOCA serves is Glennwood Dwelling, a home for particular requirements younger grown ups in Laguna Seaside.
LOCA instructors supply the two video or in-particular person workshops weekly at
Glennwood. The imaginative tasks have bundled Picasso-styled
portraits, decoupage containers, and marbelized paper lovers. Not too long ago
Lisa Mansour and Carla Meberg taught a “Donut Decorating” course,
working with a canvas print of 1 of Mansour’s plain donut paintings as
the base. “I believed it would be enjoyment for the total class to style and design their possess donuts. Immediately after some coloration mixing instruction, the citizens ended up free to adorn their canvases in regardless of what way they wished. The
success were completely enchanting!” mentioned Mansour. As soon as the
masterpieces dried, she stretched them and displayed them at Quorum
Gallery in Laguna Seashore, the place she is a member artist. “LOCA
loves connecting Glennwood citizens with our group, by furnishing art connected area trips and possibilities for exhibiting their operate,” said Board President Carla Meberg. Mansour invited the people to Quorum for a private afternoon reception. The smiling inhabitants were being thrilled as they noticed their vibrant creations in a actual art gallery. The donut paintings were being considered by the community during December’s Very first Thursdays Artwork Wander. “I cherished this arts collaboration in between LOCA, Glennwood Dwelling, and Quorum Gallery, and hope to prepare more events like this in the long term,” Mansour said. With the government’s hottest continue to be-at-home orders, LOCA instructors have
been chaotic making ready lessons by online video, to continue to have interaction with
Glennwood residents.
LOCA has introduced artists and artwork lovers alongside one another as a result of education and learning for the previous 26 many years. Local community outreach applications, these types of as at Glennwood, are supplied no cost to insure all people today have entry to workshops. The non-profit group operates its programs by means of fundraising, donations, grants, and membership costs. LOCA invitations both equally artists, and those who worth the arts, to develop into customers or make a donation to LOCA. “With everyone’s support, we can carry on to connect expert artists with newcomers, and hold the time honored custom of arts education thriving in our neighborhood,” stated Vinita Voogd,
Vice President. To master additional visit LOCAarts.org or get in touch with (949) 363-4700.

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