Buy One, Vet One

Buy One, Vet One (B1V1)

In partnership with the Arts Council of Johnson County and After Action Network, Operation: Art, any program designated as B1V1 will include an additional $5 fee allowing a Veteran to join the same or any other participating program at no cost. This charitable program is presented as part of a grant awarded by the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission. Learn more about Operation: Art by visiting

Mixed Media (Ages 18 & Older)

Teaching Artist: TBA

Register: February Session

Exploring with paint and a variety of mixed materials, we will partake in the process of collage to express your inner creativity.  Let go of expectations to discover what is unique about a visual adventure in integrating a variety of materials, discarded and recycled with paint to explore the creative process. In this workshop, we will develop our collages to create personal treasure maps that tell a visual story through images and color. We’ll compose-as-you-go in paint and collage to create an expression of this experience, time and place.

Color Theory (Ages 18 & Older)

Teaching Artist: TBA

Register: March Session

Explore the medium of acrylic paint by practicing color mixing and color balance. Show consistent and controlled appearance in the final project by using a color theory grid technique.

Faces and Figures (Ages 18 & Older)

Teaching Artist: Angelina Yang

Register: Session 1 - Hands

Register: Session 2 - Back

Register: Session 3 - Legs and Feet

Live model present for a focused study of the human form.  Teaching artist available to guide new students and to continue training for experienced artists.

Portfolio Prep (Ages 18 & Older)

Teaching Artist: TBA

Register: April Session

Work with professional artists to capture your efforts in a digital portfolio ready to be presented to the arts community. This workshop will lead up to an evening networking event for portfolio review with arts leaders. 

These workshops are presented in partnership with Johnson County Arts Council and After Action Network via Operation Art as part of a grant provided by the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission.

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