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Welcome to Flipside Art Studio!!!

Dip your paintbrush into your soul and
express yourself creatively!

We Offer Your Child

Different Kinds of Activities!

What We Offer

And fun environments
Pre-school to Adult
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Flipside Programs

  • Acrylic Painting for Adults

    Painting should be fun and relaxing!
    Payton Cook
  • Art to Relax & Reflect

    Feeling a little stretched? Would you like some time to unwind and relax? Need some time to breathe and release your creativity? Join these sessions and experience a range of art process that will focus on using art to help you find ways to relax, decompress and enjoy time just for yourself. These sessions will include the use of painting, collage, drawing and clay work.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Drawing 101

    Have you always wanted to be able to draw? Do you often say to yourself, “I wish I could draw that!” This course will teach you the basics about drawing techniques and, equally as important, observational skills. Come learn how to use line, shape and form to represent those objects and scenes you have always wanted to create. Anyone can do this! Everyone is welcome.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Drawing Nature with Colored Pencils

    Learn how to draw the beauty of nature!
    Payton Cook
  • Growth Through Art – Taking time to think about you.

    Art making is one way for us to reflect on our lives and ourselves. It can help clarify and focus our strengths, values and life direction. Come enjoy a relaxed atmosphere where you will be guided through a variety of art activities that will help you explore what is important to you in life.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Inking Techniques

    Students will learn the different methods and techniques of working with ink.
    Ted Woods
  • Intro to Drawing for Adults

    Learn the basics of drawing with us!
    Payton Cook
  • Make Your Own Abstract Wall Art Workshop

    Create an abstract painting that is ready to hang on your wall as soon as you get home!
    Payton Cook
  • Make Your Own Chalk Paint

    Do you love the “distressed” look as much as we do?
    Payton Cook
  • Mixed Media Workshop for Adults

    Learn how to use several different media to create a beautiful piece of art!
    Payton Cook
  • Origami Workshop

    Fold a series of beautiful paper cranes and assemble them into an eye-catching mobile.
    Rachel Spall
  • Pastel Drawing for Adults

    Get creative with soft pastels!
    Payton Cook
  • Pen and Ink Drawing

    Experience the fluidity of drawing with pen and ink. Learn techniques while creating beautiful, bold drawings.
    Rachel Spall
  • Private Event - Main Street Connection

    All Flipside Artists invited!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Relaxation & Self-Reflection

    Feeling a little stretched? Would you like some time to unwind and relax? Need some time to breathe and release your creativity? Join these sessions and experience a range of art process that will focus on using art to help you find ways to relax, decompress and enjoy time just for yourself. These sessions will include the use of painting, collage, drawing and clay work.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Zentangle

    Get your “zen” on with us at Flipside.
    Payton Cook
  • A2 Singles Social Club Color Mixer

    Join me at Flipside for this fun and exciting BYOB event!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Art Fair Exhibitor Color Mixer

    Looking for something to do when the Fair is over Saturday night?
    Payton Cook
  • Color Mixer - UP and LP

    Tonight we will pay tribute to Michiganders! Let's get painting.
    Sharon Lehr
  • Comics and Cocktails

    A comic book themed painting, a professional comic book artist to teach you some tricks of the trade and cocktails! OH MY!
    Ted Woods
  • Homeschool placeholder

  • Open Studio - Mixed Media

    Learn how to use several different media to create a beautiful piece of art!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Origami Workshop

  • Creating Comics

    Classes will cover the process of creating a comic book, from beginning to end.
    Ted Woods
  • Comic Arts for Adults

    Phillip Fleming
  • GAA - Private Event

    Color Mixer
    Ted Woods
  • Landscape Painting with Acrylics

    Paint beautiful natural scenery!
    Payton Cook
  • OPEN ART STUDIO - Acrylic Painting

    Come explore the studio and create a masterpiece that will be sure to inspire your creative side.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Art Studio - Acrylic Painting

    Learn how to paint an impressionist style cherry blossom tree!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Art Studio - In the style of PAUL CÉZANNE

    Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter. As a group, we will look at some of his work and then you will create your own masterpiece on canvas based on his style.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Art Studio - Working with chalk pastel

    We will create a pastel tree Drawing Inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Art Studio - working with chalk pastel

    Creating a beautiful landscape using chalk pastel is such a peaceful way to spend your time!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Origami Workshop

    Have fun learning how to fold beautiful paper into amazing forms!
    Rachel Spall
  • Zentangle for Teens

    Get your “zen” on with us at Flipside.
    Payton Cook
  • Open Art Studio

    Come Explore!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Zi

    Ziui Chen
  • Ages 3-5 Mixed Media

    Come Explore!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Ages 3-5 Mixed Media Madness Summer Camp (Half Day)

    Join us at Flipside with our pre-school camp that will offer a variety of fun, hands-on activities using professional materials that will encourage your child to be creative, playful and bold thinkers!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Color Theory For Pre-School

    Phillip Fleming
  • Creating a Collage - Shades of the Rainbow

    Kids will organize and pick different patterns and colors to create an absolutely dazzling rainbow!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Creating with tissue paper

    Come create a colorful leaf using tissue paper and glue, mounted on black construction paper.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Drop in during the car show

    Do you have a pre-schooler who would like to create their very own acrylic painting to take home with them?
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Exploring Oil Pastels -Fun Curvy Shapes

    Learn techniques with a material you may have never used before, oil pastels! You will use different techniques to create unique pieces of art!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Half Day Mixed Media

    Join us as we explore a variety of media and techniques.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Hand Painting a Seahorse

    Using professional "handy art" paint, children will be creating a truly unique marine animal! They will use certain techniques to make there own unique seahorse.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Mommy and Me

    Does your little one love to draw, paint, glue, cut or build? If you answered yes to any of these activities, then join us at Flipside for Mommy and Me art and craft classes.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Mommy and Me - Paint and create with watercolor paints

    Together you and your child will create special keepsake art pieces while working together learning basic art skills.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Mommy and Me - Paint and create with watercolor paints

    My name is...
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Paint and Create - Handprint

    Be creative with watercolor and fingerpaints to create a piece using your handprint. Everyone’s will be different!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Paint and Create - Little rainbow fish and cute little crabs

    Kids will get to combine bold colors of finger paint to create an aquatic masterpiece.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Patterns and Dots

    Create a snake!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Pre-school Drop-In Art Studio

    Come in during drop-in studio hours and do one of the projects, or move freely between stations that are set up with creative materials. A variety of projects are set up simultaneously and change weekly.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Preschool Art Class

    Children who join this class will explore a variety of art materials in an age-appropriate way. As they explore and experiment with color, texture, lines and shapes, their imaginations will be engaged and their curiosity sparked. Making art at this age is important for your child’s development and will help your child explore and better understand the world around them. They will go home with a collection of creative art pieces that you will want to keep as a memento of this special time.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Stamped Paint

    Kids will use new techniques and materials to make a wonderful butterfly!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Tissue Paper Garden

    Kids will explore their imagination and make a flower garden! Using techniques like crumpling paper to make flowers and leaves.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Parents Night Out!

    What could be more adventurous than spending your Friday night exploring your artistic side at Flipside?
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • A2 Art Fair - Lets get CREATIVE!

    Projects take about an hour!
  • Early Release Fun at Flipside for Elementary and Middle Schoolers

    We are open when the schools close early!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Election Day at Flipside

    Not sure what to do with the kids being out of school for Election Day? Bring them to Flipside!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Art Studio

    Come explore the studio and all that we have to offer!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Private Parties (Birthday Parties, Graduation Parties, Work Gatherings, and more!)

    Let us help you celebrate your occasion! Your guests can bring home a memorable piece of art from your event!
    Payton Cook
  • 2-D Creative Media Class

    Create amazing works of art after school!
    Payton Cook
  • Comics and Cartoons

    Students will leave the class with their own comic strips, based on characters they created!
    Ted Woods
  • Cursive Writing

    Learn to hand write in cursive!
    Payton Cook
  • Drawing with Pastels Workshop

    Get creative with soft pastels!
    Payton Cook
  • Drop in during Car Show

    While you enjoy some free time during the car show you can drop your child off at Flipside to create an acrylic painting!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Drop in during Car Show

    Drop your child off at Flipside to enjoy an impressionist art activity!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Grades 3-5 Mixed Media Madness Camp

    Be creative this summer at Flipside!
    Payton Cook
  • Grades 3-5 Mixed Media Madness Camp (Half-Day)

    Get creative this summer at Flipside!
    Payton Cook
  • Open Art Studio - In the style of PAUL CÉZANNE

    Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter. As a group, we will look at some of his work and then you will create your own masterpiece based on his style.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Painting for Youth

    We will do fun paintings that you will be proud to sign your name!
    Payton Cook
  • Pizza and Paint Party @ Flipside

    Lets end the summer with a pizza party!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • STEM + Art = STEAM

    “Artists and scientists both ask big questions; designers and engineers both provide inspired solutions. Together they are more powerful than apart.”-steamtostem.org
    Payton Cook
  • Summer Camp - Flipside style!

    Join us for a 5 day camp where your child(ren) will get to enjoy learning a different art medium every day.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Summer Workshop: Grades 3-5

    Make art this summer at Flipside!
    Payton Cook
  • Summer Workshops and Camps

    Won’t be able to commit to a week-long camp? No problem!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Homeschool Event Grades 3-6

    Mondrian vs Klimt
    Payton Cook
  • Art & Words

    You will combine a variety of art materials to create your own unique artworks. We will be using collage, paint and text on canvas, and wood shapes or found objects too. Lets get creative and expressive! If you think you might like to combine your poems, favorite songs or words of those who inspire you, come along to this class and create your own unique artworks to treasure.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Art+Poetry for Middle Schoolers

    Love poetry? Love art? Then this class is perfect for you!
    Payton Cook
  • Comics and Anime/Manga

    Classes will cover the process of creating comic and manga characters and environments, as well as the process of creating comic pages.
    Ted Woods
  • Drawing with Colored Pencils for Middle Schoolers

    We are taking colored pencils to a whole new level with Prismacolor colored pencils.
    Payton Cook
  • Drawing with Pastels for Middle Schoolers

    Get creative with soft pastels!
    Payton Cook
  • Drop in during Car Show

    Drop your child off during the car show and they are sure to be inspired while we create a still life using oil pastels.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Express Yourself!

    Express Yourself at Flipside!
    Payton Cook
  • Middle School Painting

    We will do fun paintings that you will be proud to sign your name!
    Payton Cook
  • Summer Camp - Flipside style!

    Join us for a 5 day camp where your child(ren) will get to enjoy learning a different art medium every day.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Summer Workshops and Camps

    Won’t be able to commit to a week-long camp? No problem!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Grades 6-9 Mixed Media Madness Camp

    Mix it up with art all day at Flipside!
    Payton Cook
  • Grades 6-9 Mixed Media Madness Camp (Half-Day)

    Come spend your summer afternoons with us and create something amazing!
    Payton Cook
  • How To Paint A Mural

    We will be painting an uninteresting wall in the Flipside Art Studio and turn it into something interesting.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Art Studio - Acrylic Painting

    This painting will definitely require a spot on your wall!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Art Studio - In the style of PAUL CÉZANNE

    Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter. As a group, we will look at some of his work and then you will create your own masterpiece on canvas based on his style.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Art Studio - Working with chalk pastel

    We will create a pastel tree Drawing Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Studio - Chalk Pastel

    Roar!!!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Origami Workshop

    Fold your way to fun paper creations!
    Rachel Spall
  • Summer Workshop: Grades 6-9

    Spend a day making art with us at Flipside!
    Payton Cook
  • Whimsical Watercolor Painting for Beginners

    Take a break from your homework and get creative by learning how to paint with watercolor.
    Hannah Mabie
  • Homeschool Grades 7 through 12 - Optical Art

    Students will create their own Optical Art.
    Payton Cook
  • Mixed Media Madness Camp (Half-Day): High School

    Spend your afternoons making some art at Flipside!
    Payton Cook
  • Painting for Teens

    We will do fun paintings that you will be proud to sign your name!
    Payton Cook
  • Summer Camp - Flipside style!

    Join us for a 5 day camp where your child(ren) will get to enjoy learning a different art medium every day.
    Payton Cook
  • Summer Workshops and Camps

    Won’t be able to commit to a week-long camp? No problem!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Chalk Pastel Exploration

    24 colors to choose from!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Creating a Collage

    Scraps of magazines, pieces of felt, and watercolor will be used to make a floral collage! Kids will learn the art of collaging to make a bright unique flower!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Creating a Fairy Garden

    Children love fairies. And if you build a fairy garden… the fairies will come.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Drop in during the Car Show

    Bring your child to Flipside while you leisurely walk around the car show!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Exploring Prismacolor Colored Pencils

    Artist quality, rich color, superior blending, shading and more!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Grades K-2 Mixed Media

    Welcome to the next level of mixed media exploration!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Half Day Mixed Media

    Join us as we explore a variety of media and techniques.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Introduction to Chalk Pastels - Landscape Art

    Learn how to paint the landscape with Pastels!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Introduction to Oil Pastels

    Join us in creating the Earth from space!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • K-2 Mixed Media

    Welcome to professional art materials exploration!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • K-2 Mixed Media Madness Summer Camp (Half Day)

    Join us at Flipside with our pre-school camp that will offer a variety of fun, hands-on activities using professional materials that will encourage your child to be creative and playful at the same time.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Mixed Media K-2

    Come create with Flipside as we discuss and compare various well known artists!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Art Studio - Rainbow Fish Painting Activity

    Join us today as we create a bold and beautiful underwater fish!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Optical Art - creating an abstract piece

    In this class kids will learn how to make pieces of art that boggle your brain, using professional acrylic paint.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Paint a terracotta clay pot!

    Summer is here and what better time to paint a pot you can plant a flower in!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Paint and Pastel Exploration

    What can I do with acrylic and watercolor paint? What happens when we add oil pastel to our picture? Join me in learning to create with materials the professionals use!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Acrylic Painting - Monets Garden

    We will paint on canvas in the "style of" Monet.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • K-3 Minecraft Camp (Full Day)

    Would you like to spend the week with Flipside creating art, centered around Minecraft? Then this is the camp fro you!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • K-3 Minecraft Camp (Half Day)

    Would you like to spend the week with Flipside creating art centered around Minecraft? Then this is the camp fro you!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Studio - Collage

    We are going to create a collage inspired by sunflowers.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Teall Private Birthday Party

    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Art and Animals!

    We will use mixed media to create art using an animal theme.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Homeschool Event Pre-K through 2nd Grade

    Vincent Van Gogh's painting "Sunflowers" in comparison to Henri Matisse's painting "Still Life with a Magnolia".
    Sandra Drabant
  • Mixed Media Exploration Camp

    Does your child like to explore? That is exactly what we will do this week!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Mixed Media Exploration Day Camp

    Does your child like to explore? That is exactly what we will do today!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Drawing for Seniors

    Has it been a while since you’ve been in touch with your creative side? It’s not too late!
    Payton Cook
  • Senior Coloring Book Club

    Coloring isn’t just for children, if you love it why not do it! You can gather around with other seniors and talk while coloring!
    Mary Kay Stevanus

Meet Our Staff

Mary Kay
Mary Kay loves spending time with kids. In fact, she's a big kid, herself. Your kids will have the time of their life with her.

Mary Kay

Owner
Payton
Payton received her BFA in Studio Art with a concentration in Painting from The University of North Carolina at Asheville in May of 2015. During college she painted three murals around Asheville as well as illustrated a book, More Fearless Change. Payton enjoys teaching a variety of painting and drawing classes. In her free time, Payton enjoys running and playing with her new puppy, Lacie.

Payton

Art Director
Phillip
Phillip was formally trained at Laguardia Community College where he receive his Associates in Fine Arts and at Savannah College of Art and Design where he acquired his BFA in Sequential Art. He currently works as a freelance illustrator in between working on his thesis for California College of Art.

Phillip

Art Teacher
Sandra
Trained as an educator in Australia, Sandra has a BFA and a degree in education. She also taught High School and College art classes and has a Masters Degree in Art Therapy. She loves painting layered canvases of color and texture because of the surprises this intuitive process can bring.

Sandra

Art Teacher
Rachel
Rachel earned her BS in Art Education from Edinboro University of PA, after which she taught high school art classes for five years in York, PA. At that time she also took graduate drawing courses at Towson University in MD. She has broadened her art background by continuing to take studio classes.

Rachel

Art Teacher
Danielle
If you've met Danielle, she probably melted your heart. Danielle is the kindest, most lovable helper we could ever want.

Danielle

Helper Extraordinaire
Phone: 1.734.997.5066
Email: marykay@flipsideartstudio.com
255 E. Liberty St., Suite B213
Ann Arbor, MI 48104