Creative Aging Workshops

For adults aged 55 and up! 


image of a person's hands drawing a picture


Begin to Draw Workshop 

Mondays & Thursdays
MAR 28-APR 25
12:30-2:00 p.m. (APR 14 12-1:30 p.m.)

Ready to tap into your inner da Vinci? Adults aged 55 and up can sign up for this five week workshop taught by long-time teacher/local, Melinda Linn. Participants will learn to use positive and negative space, linear shading techniques, blind contour drawing, create simple to complex compositions, and discuss and critique their compositions. Not only will participants create a drawing portfolio, they will mount finished work for a pop-up art exhibit at the end of the workshop. Click here to sign up.

About the instructor

Melinda Linn is a retired K-12 art educator with specialization in drawing and art history. Melinda retired 2012 from teaching grades 10-12 in a large suburban high school. Many of her students are in touch and have gone on to rewarding art careers as art directors, fashion designers, multi-media artists, illustrators, animators, sound designers, and curators.


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About Creative Aging

A partnership between the Wyoming State Library, and Lifetime Arts, supporting instructional arts programming for adults 55+, Creative Aging in Wyoming Public Libraries is made possible through a partnership between the Wyoming State Library, Wyoming Arts Council, and Lifetime Arts with funding from the Wyoming Community Foundation. Stay tuned for the next workshop, Begin to Draw.