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Flipside Programs

  • Acrylic painting for adults - Ann Arbor Community Ed @ Flipside

    Painting should be fun and relaxing!
    Sandra Drabant
  • Art at Flipside - Ann Arbor Community Ed class

    Has it been awhile since you have been in touch with your creative side? It is not too late!
    Flipside Instructor
  • Create a Collage

    Payton Cook
  • Get creative with soft pastels - Ann Arbor Community Ed @ Flipside

    Soft pastels are so much fun!
    Sandra Drabant
  • 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
  • Color Theory

    Learn how to use amazing color combinations in your painting!
    Payton Cook
  • Colorful Portraits

    Add some color to your life.
    Payton Cook
  • Comic Arts for Adults

    The best way to learn about comics is to just draw comics.
    Phillip Fleming
  • 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
  • Dreamcatcher Workshop

    Learn how to create a Dreamcatcher
    Rachel Spall
  • Exposed Texture

    Can't touch this... (because it's just a drawing)
    Payton Cook
  • Figure Drawing

    Anatomy + Art = Figure Drawing!
    Payton Cook
  • Flowers & Foliage in Pastel

    Bring in the Spring the right way!
    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
  • Landscape Painting with Acrylics

    Paint beautiful natural scenery!
    Payton Cook
  • Make an Altered Book

    Cut, paint, color, glue. Repeat.
    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
  • One-Point Perspective

    Draw your Dream Kitchen!
    Payton Cook
  • Op Art

    Create your own Optical Art.
    Payton Cook
  • Origami Workshop

    Fold a series of beautiful paper cranes and assemble them into an eye-catching mobile.
    Rachel Spall
  • Painting Like the Masters

    Paint a famous work of art!
    Payton Cook
  • Pastel Drawing for Adults

    Get creative with soft pastels!
    Payton Cook
  • Pastel Landscapes

    Mountains, Lakes, Trees...ahh so serene..
    Payton Cook
  • Patterns Found in Nature

    Fish scales, zebra fur, oh my!
    Payton Cook
  • Pen and Ink Drawing

    Experience the fluidity of drawing with pen and ink. Learn techniques while creating beautiful, bold drawings.
    Rachel Spall
  • Portrait Drawing

    Did someone say selfie?
    Payton Cook
  • 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
  • Still Life Drawing

    Foundations of Drawing!
    Payton Cook
  • U of M Mentorship Event

    Make your own calendar!
    Payton Cook
  • Zentangle

    Get your “zen” on with us at Flipside.
    Payton Cook
  • Color Mixer (BYOB event) Leaves are falling Autumn is calling!

    Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower ~ Albert Camus
    Sharon Lehr
  • *CANCELLED due to low enrollment* Homeschool Event Ages 13-18 (starry night)

    We will study Vincent Van Gogh and his contribution to this art movement and his series of "starry night" paintings.
  • A2 Singles Social Club Color Mixer

    Join me at Flipside for this fun and exciting BYOB event!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Abstract Landscape

    Learn to paint an abstract landscape!
    Payton Cook
  • Acrylic Painting

  • Art Fair Exhibitor Color Mixer

    Looking for something to do when the Fair is over Saturday night?
    Payton Cook
  • Astonishing and Surprising Art - Ann Arbor Community Ed. @ Abbot Elementary

    Let's think creatively!
  • Babymoon Art Time

    Make a unique piece of art for your new baby's nursery!
    Flipside Instructor
  • BYOB "I Love You A Latte" Painting

    Paint this beautiful painting, choose your colors and imagery.
    Sharon Lehr
  • BYOB Color Mixer

    Pick your colors and make it your own!
    Sharon Lehr
  • Calming Mandalas

    Feeling stressed? This class is perfect for those in need of a little, art-driven relaxation!
    Payton Cook
  • Celtic Coasters!

    Payton Cook
  • Christmas Ornament Workshop

    Make your very own ornament(s)!
    Rachel Spall
  • Color Mixer - UP and LP

    Tonight we will pay tribute to Michiganders! Let's get painting.
    Sharon Lehr
  • Color Theory for Beginners

    Learn the basics of color!
    Payton Cook
  • Colored Pencils Frog

    Learn how to realistically recreate those who "ribbit" using colored pencils!
    Payton Cook
  • 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
  • Composition and Design

    Learn about the importance of positioning and placement!
    Payton Cook
  • Delete me

    Matthew Stevanus
  • Drawing an Elephant

    Learn how to draw the giant and peaceful mammal that represents strength, power, dignity and longevity using charcoal as a drawing tool!
    Payton Cook
  • Drawing Fruit & Veggies

    The perfect work of art for your kitchen!
    Payton Cook
  • Drawing Trees

    Because everyone loves to draw trees. Time to perfect it.
    Payton Cook
  • Drawing Trees

    Explore the possibilities in creating representations of trees using charcoal as a drawing tool!
    Payton Cook
  • Feast of Ideas Speaker

    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Free Association Art

    Draw whatever comes to your mind! Fun, loose activity!
    Payton Cook
  • Guide to Graphite Drawing

    Get the "low-down" on using a traditional tool to create extraordinary drawings!
    Payton Cook
  • Holiday Party

    Create, Drink, and Be Merry!
    Payton Cook
  • Homeschool Event

    Cubism and Picasso -We will study the style of Cubism and Pablo Picasso’s contribution to this art movement. We will create a work of art in the style of Picasso.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Homeschool placeholder

  • How to Draw Birds

    Learn how to recreate your favorite, feathery friends!
    Payton Cook
  • Inspired by the Elements

    Earth, Wind, Fire, Water
    Flipside Instructor
  • Magazine Collage

    Learn how to recycle old magazines by collaging pieces into beautiful artwork--this class is both therapeutic and fun!
    Payton Cook
  • Make Your Own Wall Art

    Make it. Go Home. Hang it up!
    Payton Cook
  • Make Your Own Watercolor Postcards and Stationary

    Make it. Send it. Share it.
    Payton Cook
  • MK OUT OF TOWN

    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Studio - Mixed Media

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

  • Painting Water and Reflections

    Water reflections are both beautiful and mesmerizing--Learn how to incorporate them into your artwork!
    Payton Cook
  • Painting with a Palette Knife

    Learn how to create beautiful pieces using an unexpected tool!
    Payton Cook
  • Palette Knife Painting

    Create a unique work of art!
    Payton Cook
  • Pastel Bootcamp

    The purpose of most all bootcamps is to teach people to become faster, stronger, and better--this class will teach artists how to use pastels in a way that is more successful and efficient!
    Payton Cook
  • Pen and Ink Plants

    Learn how to use pen and ink to draw a variety of plants!
    Payton Cook
  • Portrait Drawing

    Learn about the fundamentals of drawing the human face!
    Payton Cook
  • The Secret to Drawing Glass

    The secret to drawing glass is OUT and reveal in this class--you don't want to miss it!
    Payton Cook
  • Torn Watercolor Paper Landscape

    Paint. Tear. Paste.
    Payton Cook
  • U of M Bicentennial speaker

  • Using Text in Art

    Learn how to effectively incorporate letters and words into your work!
    Payton Cook
  • Valentine's Day BYOB Color Mixer

    Couples Date Night!
    Flipside Instructor
  • Wine Down at Flipside

    Wine down at Flipside to create a piece of wall worthy art. Enjoy a relaxing Friday as you work under the guidance and instruction of Flipside Art Studio staff as they help you create a beautiful piece of art to take home. No experience necessary and a great activity to do with friends as you start your weekend. Wine is included with registration but feel free to bring your own beverage and light snacks. Must be 21 or older to participate in the class. Fine art materials provided.
    Payton Cook
  • Zen Doodling

    Doodling is, indeed, art! Learn about one form of doodling that is meant to focus, calm, and relax those who use it.
    Payton Cook
  • Creating Comics

    Classes will cover the process of creating a comic book, from beginning to end.
    Ted Woods
  • Get Out of Auto

    This course is designed for the photo enthusiast who desires a complete understanding of their camera functions. The goal of this course is for you to successfully get out of Auto and begin using your manual controls.
    Stephanie Brown
  • Beginning Acrylic Painting for Adults

    Explore the possibilities of working in acrylic paint on canvas. Learn how to use color and make exceptional works of art! Discover techniques that will help you to convey what you see as you create your own unique painting.
    Payton Cook
  • Capture and Print: Cell Phone Photography

    Don't count out your smartphone! Today's iPhones and Android devices can take amazing images! Come learn how to take better images with your tablet and/or smartphone!
    Stephanie Brown
  • Colorful Creations

    Saline Community Ed. class - Liberty Middle School
    Flipside Instructor
  • Comic Arts for Adults

    Phillip Fleming
  • Drawing for Adults

    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 for Adults

    Let go of preconceived notions about what it takes to learn to draw. Join us for a series of relaxing sessions in which you will learn how to "see" subject matter and translate your visions into drawings that will make you feel proud.
    Rachel Spall
  • GAA - Private Event

    Color Mixer
    Ted Woods
  • Get creative with chalk pastels

    In this class we will complete a project that has a contemporary twist all while learning the basics of how to use this medium. Fine art materials are provided!
    Flipside Instructor
  • Get creative with colored pencils

    In this workshop, complete a project that has a contemporary twist all while learning the basics of how to use colored pencils.
    Payton Cook
  • Go with the Flow Acrylic Painting

    Paint is a wonderful, fluid and flexible art material that can produce a wide range of effects. Your creative paintings will take shape right before your eyes. This will be a flexible class where you will create as what you wish and explore as you want learning much about the medium of paint on the way.
    Payton Cook
  • Mixed Media Art for Adults

    Master the basic ideas of mixed media by learning to combine a variety of art materials to create your own unique artworks. We will be using collage, paint and text on canvas, wood and other unique surfaces. Lets get creative and explore texture and color through layers of art materials. There is no wrong way to create mixed media art. No art experience needed so come along to this class and create your own unique artworks to treasure.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Open Art Studio

    Calling all Artists and Art Enthusiasts!
    Rachel Spall
  • 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
  • Painting and Drawing the Landscape

    Learn to master the landscape!
    Payton Cook
  • Your Studio

    Calling All Artists and Art Enthusiasts!
    Payton Cook
  • Comics/Character Design for Youth

    The best way to learn about comics is to just draw comics! This class will teach children the basics of creating character designs for comics, animation and games. Each week come and practice creating different designs for the genre of the week and walk out more confident and skilled. No drawing experience necessary. All materials included.
    Phillip Fleming
  • Celebrating Lunar New Year

    Learn about Lunar New Year and craft or paint traditional art projects!
    Kim Tran
  • Comic Workshop with special guest!!

    Ted Woods has written and drawn his own comics and graphic novels, but also freelanced on trading cards, animation, and book illustrations. He's been a part of projects involving Marvel, 'Firefly,' and 'Archer.' Ted Woods is an artist from Ypsilanti, Michigan, and has been working in comics since 2010.
    Ted Woods
  • Comics and Character Design

    The best way to learn about comics is to just draw comics!
    Phillip Fleming
  • Homeschool Event Ages 13-18 (Cezanne)

    We will look at Paul Cezanne and his contribution to Post-Impressionism, particularly focusing on his still lifes and style.
    Hannah Mabie
  • Homeschool Event Ages 13-18 (Gauguin)

    We will look at the artwork of Paul Gauguin, recognizing his unique use of color and style in his art.
    Hannah Mabie
  • Homeschool Event Ages 13-18 (Pointillism)

    We will study Georges Seurat and his unique process of Pointillism and the role it played in this art movement.
    Hannah Mabie
  • Origami Workshop

    Have fun learning how to fold beautiful paper into amazing forms!
    Rachel Spall
  • Your Studio for TEENS!

    Make art. Your style. Your Way.
    Payton Cook
  • Zentangle for Teens

    Get your “zen” on with us at Flipside.
    Payton Cook
  • Create BIG Minds: TRAINS! PLANES! And AUTOMOBILES!

    Bring in your little ones for a Science and Art combination! Hands on interactive learning and art projects will engage little ones as we explore month long themes and challenge their creative minds!
    Stephanie Brown
  • 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
  • Zi

    Flipside Instructor
  • A2 Library - Preschool - Shaving Cream

    Payton Cook
  • 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
  • Art and Animals!

    Students will create art that is centered around natures furry friends!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Aspiring Young Artists

    Kids exploring their inner artists...
    Alexandra Kubiak
  • Book Club & Craft

    Calling all book lovers!
    Alexandra Kubiak
  • Color Theory For Pre-School

    Phillip Fleming
  • Create BIG Minds: Botany + Color Theory

    Gardens are a great place to learn about plants and colors! Bring in your little ones for a Science and Art combination! Hands on interactive learning and art projects will engage little ones as we explore month long themes and challenge their creative minds!
  • 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
  • Homeschool Event Ages 3-5 (Amazing Shapes and Colors)

    We are going to have so much fun while we learn how to identify and draw various shapes, and recognize basic colors. This is no ordinary class for your little one!
    Kim Tran
  • Homeschool Event Ages 3-5 (Cezanne still life)

    We will look at Paul Cezanne and his contribution to Post-Impressionism, particularly focusing on his still lifes and style.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Homeschool Event Ages 3-5 (Paul Gauguin)

    We will look at the artwork of Paul Gauguin, recognizing his unique use of color and style in his art.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Homeschool Event Ages 3-5 (Pointillism)

    We will study Georges Seurat and his unique process of Pointillism and the role it played in this art movement.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Homeschool Event Ages 3-5 (starry night)

    We will study Vincent Van Gogh and his contribution to this art movement and his series of "starry night" paintings.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Mommy and Me

    Does your little one love to draw, paint, or glue? Get in on the fun with your little one!
    Kim Tran
  • 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 Camp!

    Spend the week with Flipside creating beautiful pieces of art and so much more!
    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
  • Preschool Art Class (Amazing Shapes and Colors)

    Colors and shapes are fundamental attributes for all artists to learn, they will encourage children to define and organize the diverse world around them. This class will help break down what children see into basic colors and shapes they can recognize. During this three week course, students will learn how to identify basic shapes and recognize basic colors.
    Kim Tran
  • Process Art for Preschoolers

    Making art is fun!
    Alexandra Kubiak
  • Process Art for Preschoolers: Tissue Paper Painting

    We will all be creating our own tissue paper-painted canvases to take home!
    Alexandra Kubiak
  • Ready, Set... GROW-BOTS!

    Have no fear, robot engineers! Your time has come... to build! Create! Have fun!
    Alexandra Kubiak
  • Science & Sculptures

    Come learn and build crazy sculptures with us!
    Alexandra Kubiak
  • 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
  • Black Friday Camp!

    A Day Off from School is a Day On at FLIPSIDE!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Drawing in Color (Grades k-3)

    A Rainbow of Possibilities
    Payton Cook
  • Open Art Studio

    Come Explore!
    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
  • Pre-registration for Snow Day Art Camp!

    When school is out because of snow, Snow Day Art Camp is in!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • SNOW DAY! School's OUT, Art's IN!

    When school is out, Art Camp is in!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Unstructured ART EVENT!

    Everybody needs to learn, but sometimes we just need to play!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Winter Break Day Camp

    Join us at Flipside for a day of fun filled art and entertainment!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Winter Break Exploration Camp

    Be a part of this fun and exciting adventure camp this winter! Planned Projects are great and we will have some of those for you, but why not spend part of the week where you get to decide what you want to learn?
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Winter Break Exploration Camp - ONE Day ONLY!

    Can't make the whole week? Go ahead and sign your child up to be a part of our camp for one day only!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Youth Christmas Ornament Workshop

    Let's celebrate winter together as you create your own shatterproof holiday ornaments! These plastic ornaments are round balls, so you can add confetti, glitter, artificial snow, photographs and other slender items through the top opening. They even look great painted!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Homeschool Event Ages 6-8 (Paul Gauguin)

    We will look at the artwork of Paul Gauguin, recognizing his unique use of color and style in his art.
    Rachel Spall
  • *CANCELLED* (due to low enrollment) Homeschool Event Ages 6-8 (Cezanne)

    We will look at Paul Cezanne and his contribution to Post-Impressionism, particularly focusing on his still lifes and style. We will draw our own still lifes.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Celebrating Lunar New Year

    Learn about Lunar New Year and craft or paint traditional art projects!
    Kim Tran
  • FUNKYforms Series for Homeschoolers

    Create 3-D ART!
    Payton Cook
  • Homeschool Event (6-8yrs)- Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

    We will look at two artists, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, and the role they played not only in Modern Art, but also Mexican Art. Have fun creating a colorful frame with fabric flowers, beads, feathers and more.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Homeschool Event (6-9yrs)- Kandinsky Shapes with Watercolor.

    We will look at Wassily Kandinsky and his contribution to Modern Art, particularly focusing on his use of concentric circles and creating colorful art in his style. Explore using bright watercolors to paint with.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Homeschool Event Ages 6-8 (Dali and Surrealism)

    Join us for an exciting lesson and art project based on Salvador Dali and Surrealism.
    Rachel Spall
  • Homeschool Event Ages 6-8 (Georges Seurat)

    We will study Georges Seurat and his unique process of Pointillism and the role it played in this art movement.
    Rachel Spall
  • Homeschool Event Ages 6-8 (Henri Matisse and His Use of Shape and Color)

    Color...Shape...Collage - Join us for this lesson and to create a collage in the style of Henri Matisse, based on the artwork he made late in his life.
    Rachel Spall
  • Homeschool Event Ages 6-8 (Jackson Pollock and Action Painting)

    Splatter, Drip, Pour- But it's more! To some, the work of Jackson Pollock seems simple to create, but in actuality his pieces exemplify the style of Abstract Expressionism. Join us to learn about the artist and his work.
    Rachel Spall
  • Homeschool Event Ages 6-8 (starry night)

    We will study Vincent Van Gogh and his contribution to this art movement and his series of “starry night” paintings. We will create a work of art in the style of Van Gogh.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Preschool Event - Cubism and Picasso

    We will study the style of Cubism and Pablo Picasso’s contribution to this art movement. We will create a work of art in the style of Picasso. Come join us and have fun making a Picasso style mask.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Homeschool Event Ages 9-12 (Cezzane)

    We will look at Paul Cezanne and his contribution to Post-Impressionism, particularly focusing on his still lifes and style.
    Payton Cook
  • Celebrating Lunar New Year

    Learn about Lunar New Year and craft or paint traditional art projects!
    Kim Tran
  • FUNKYforms Series for Homeschoolers

    Payton Cook
  • Homeschool ages 9-12

    The best way to learn about comics is to just draw comics. This class will teach children the basics of creating comics books and comic strips. Come and learn about composition, inking, and lettering and you'll walk out more confident and skilled. Move from from to single panel gag comics to longer comic strips. No drawing experience necessary. All materials included.
    Phillip Fleming
  • Homeschool Event Ages 9-12 (Georges Seurat)

    We will study Georges Seurat and his unique process of Pointillism and the role it played in this art movement.
    Rachel Spall
  • Homeschool Event Ages 9-12 (Paul Gauguin)

    We will look at the artwork of Paul Gauguin, recognizing his unique use of color and style in his art.
    Payton Cook
  • Homeschool Event Ages 9-12 (starry night)

    We will study Vincent Van Gogh and his contribution to this art movement and his series of “starry night” paintings.
    Payton Cook
  • Japanese Inspired Art Workshop

    Explore the culture and diversity of Japanese art!
    Kim Tran
  • Modern Art for Homeschoolers-CUBISM (Ages 9-12)

    A Walk Through Modernism: Cubism and Pablo Picasso
    Payton Cook
  • Modern Art for Homeschoolers-JACKSON POLLACK (Ages 9-12)

    A Walk Through Modernism: Jackson Pollack
    Payton Cook
  • Modern Art for Homeschoolers-KANDINSKY (Ages 9-12)

    A Walk Through Modernism: Wassily Kandinsky
    Payton Cook
  • Modern Art for Homeschoolers-MARC CHAGALL (Ages 9-12)

    A Walk Through Modernism: Marc Chagall
    Payton Cook
  • Modern Art for Homeschoolers-MATISSE (Ages 9-12)

    A Walk Through Modernism: Henri Matisse
    Payton Cook
  • Modern Art for Homeschoolers-MEXICAN ART (Ages 9-12)

    A Walk Through Modernism: Mexican Art
    Payton Cook
  • Modern Art for Homeschoolers-SURREALISM (Ages 9-12)

    A Walk Through Modernism: Surrealism
    Payton Cook
  • Maite's Birthday Party!!

    We cannot wait for this day...
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • A2 Art Fair - Lets get CREATIVE!

    Projects take about an hour!
  • Ali's Birthday Party!

    Sandra Drabant
  • Allison - Girl Scout Troop

    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Cate's Bday Party

    Animals, Nature/Universe painting with acrylic!
    Flipside Instructor
  • Creating a Mandala Workshop

    Take a break from studying and be creative! Learn how to draw a unique mandala of your own at Flipside Art Studio. Instruction on blending techniques with colored pencils will be provided. Pizza will be provided. Please bring Passport voucher with you to this event.
    Payton Cook
  • Creating Watercolor Postcards

    Come to Flipside to relax while learning to layer washes of watercolor to create your own unique postcard. Instruction about the “wet on wet” watercolor process, using rag paper, will be provided. Enjoy a slice of pizza while you create.
    Payton Cook
  • Daisy Troop 40066 - Allison Jeter

    They will be earning their last Daisy petal in June. The theme for the purple Daisy petal is: Be a Sister to every Girl Scout. Make something with the hand print of each girl on it? (a tote bag, a tshirt, etc.). Alternatively, they will have just earned their "Use Resources Wisely" petal and could make something using recycled/reused items.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Delaney's Bday Party

    Sandra Drabant
  • Dicken Elementary Field Trip

    Payton Cook
  • Drews Birthday Party!

    Sandra Drabant
  • 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
  • Family Christmas Canvas Workshop

    Personalized Canvas Ornaments for the whole family to create together!
    Rachel Spall
  • Hiba's Party

  • Jahans Bday Party

    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Josie Berkley Birthday Party

    She's really into owls right now--she made this construction paper owl at school that she loves, and she's since been making other clothing items for it out of paper at home. So, something owl-y??
    Payton Cook
  • Leah's Birthday Party

    Payton Cook
  • Max and Jack Birthday Party

    Sandra Drabant
  • Merryn's Bday party

    Mermaids!!
    Flipside Instructor
  • Milan Girl Scouts

    Mixed Media Mom/Daughter Event
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Mollies Bday - Offsite

    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Open Art Studio

    Come explore the studio and all that we have to offer!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Private Event - Cora's Birthday!

    Flower Arranging - Vase decorating Party
    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
  • Rachel Ribadau (Jiawei) Birthday

    Bday Party
    Payton Cook
  • Riley's Birthday Party!

    Sandra Drabant
  • Rosenberg Birthday Party

    Sandra Drabant
  • S.T.A.R.

    Socializing Through Art in Recovery
    Alexandra Kubiak
  • Sarah Hoffert's Bday

    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Sylvias's 8th Birthday Party!

    Abby Zrike
  • U of M Ambassadorship January Event

    Payton Cook
  • U of M Passport - Aboriginal Art

    Dot painting on small canvas board. Really relaxing and methodical to do. Flipside provides the environment and all of the materials.
    Sandra Drabant
  • Artsplosions Lab II

    Invent, experiment, create, and innovate!
    Flipside Instructor
  • 2-D Creative Media Class

    Create amazing works of art every Saturday!
    Hannah Mabie
  • Art Exploration

    Exploring ART. Making ART.
    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
  • ReMARKable Art - Ann Arbor Community Ed. @ Flipside Art Studio

    Make your MARK!
    Flipside Instructor
  • St. Paul Lutheran - ArtSplosions Lab II

    Invent, experiment, create, and innovate! It’s Art Camp with a twist! It’s ArtSplosions!
    Flipside Instructor
  • 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
  • Up, Up and Away Camp @ Scarlett Middle School

    Flipside Instructor
  • Homeschool Event Grades 3-6

    Mondrian vs Klimt
    Payton Cook
  • St. Paul Lutheran - Clay & FUNKYforms Art Camp

    Sculpt, build, carve, form, and more! Create some funky forms out of clay and other materials!
    Flipside Instructor
  • DIY Creative Art

    Get Craftsy!
    Payton Cook
  • Visual Journaling

    Inviting all the self-expressive students who love to be inspired and are with a magnificent imagination, a creative soul, and hands meant for making.
    Flipside Instructor
  • Youth Photography

    Master photography as an art form in 3 easy classes no experience necessary!
    Stephanie Brown
  • 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
  • ReMARKable Art

    Saline Middle School no school on 5/29
    Flipside Instructor
  • 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
  • Costume Party!

    Friends, candy, costumes, food & drinks, music, creative contests, and more!
    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.
    Hannah Mabie
  • 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
  • DIY (Teen) Camp in partnership with A2 Rec. and Ed.

  • Graffiti & Street Art (Teen)

    Graffiti Art camp delves into the world of street art and gives campers the opportunity to create their own graffiti-influenced art.
    Flipside Instructor
  • Mask Parade (Teen) Camp in partnership with A2 Rec. and Ed.

    Flipside Instructor
  • Unexpected and Independent Art

    Hang out with your friends, be creative, and make incredible art with very unexpected materials.
    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
  • Ann Arbor Rec and Ed Youth class

    Flipside Instructor
  • Art and Animals! @ Scarlett Middle School

    Young minds will be inspired!
    Flipside Instructor
  • Art and Animals! @ Scarlett Middle School

    Young minds will be inspired!
    Flipside Instructor
  • Artsplosions Lab I

    Flipside Instructor
  • Celebrating Lunar New Year

    Learn about Lunar New Year and craft or paint traditional art projects!
    Kim Tran
  • 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 mixed media exploration!
    Hannah Mabie
  • Half Day Mixed Media

    Join us as we explore a variety of media and techniques.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Inspired Art - Ann Arbor Community Ed. @ Flipside

    Wake up and be inspired!
    Flipside Instructor
  • 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!
    Payton Cook
  • 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
  • ReMARKable Art - Ann Arbor Community Ed. @ Flipside Art Studio

    Make your MARK!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • St. Paul Lutheran - ArtSplosions Lab I

    Combining art and science has never been more fun! We will make lots of colorful creations as we experiment with color and art materials. Enjoy the explorative process of art making and join the fun with ArtSplosions Art Camp!!
    Flipside Instructor
  • 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
  • Painting for Fun

    Explore the possibilities of PAINT!!
    Payton Cook
  • Ready, Set... GROW-BOTS!

    Have no fear, robot engineers! Your time has come... to build! Create! Have fun!
    Alexandra Kubiak
  • 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
  • Before Care: 8:00-9:00 am

    Do you need to drop your kids off early? This is a flat fee for the full week.
    Flipside Instructor
  • St. Paul Lutheran - Clay & FUNKYforms Art Camp

    Students will learn a variety of methods to create sculptural forms as they develop an awareness and appreciation for 3-D art.
    Flipside Instructor
  • Funky Forms

    Making three-dimensional art is a fun and engaging hands-on experience! Students learn a variety of methods to create sculptural forms as they develop an awareness and appreciation for 3-D art by using a variety of art materials, such as clay, wire, Sculpey, wood and paper mache.
    Flipside Instructor
  • A2 Library - Elementary - Birch Trees

    Payton Cook
  • Acrylic Painting - Birch trees on wrapped canvas

    Creating a masterpiece using unusual materials is always fun! While creating a beautiful painting that you will be proud to hang on your wall, we will explore and experiment with materials you wouldn't think of using. You might get a little messy but it will certainly be worth it when you see your finished piece!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • After Camp Child Care

    After care from 4pm-6pm
    Flipside Instructor
  • Art from Around the World

    Get ready to discover art from around the world! Here you will find traditional art techniques from Africa, Asia, South America (and more).
    Flipside Instructor
  • Before Camp Child Care

    Before care from 8am-9am
    Flipside Instructor
  • Blooming Garden!

    Get your hands dirty creating a garden at Flipside!
    Payton Cook
  • Come and play with clay!

    Experience the world of air dry clay as we create a piece of art that you will sure to be proud of! You will get to select whether you create a fish, maybe an owl, a cat? Would you rather make a bowl that you can use for holding special items? You will also get to add sequins to your piece, or gems that will dry into the clay. This is a two part class where we will create our piece one week and then return the following week to paint it!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • I heART Camping!

    Join us at Flipside as we turn the art studio into camping grounds! Your child will catch fireflies, build a campfire, and go fishing, all in an artistic way!
    Payton Cook
  • I heART Camping!

    Join us at Flipside as we turn the art studio into camping grounds! Your child will catch fireflies, build a campfire, and go fishing, all in an artistic way!
    Payton Cook
  • Make Your Own Toys & Games!

    Come to Flipside and turn playtime into creative time and make some toys!
    Payton Cook
  • Martin Luther King Day at Flipside

    Let's play with clay today!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Michigan Election Day at Flipside

    Todays camp will be full of choices. Flipside has an amazing array of materials and since adults will be making choices today, kids will get to make choices too!
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Presidents Day Art Camp!

    DIY Creative Art - “I could make that!”
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • Presidents Day Camp at Flipside!

    Create amazing art using clay and other modeling materials.
    Mary Kay Stevanus
  • reMARKable Art

    Flipside Instructor
  • Story Land: Imagination Unleashed

    Does your child have an impressive imagination and love to draw and write? At Flipside Art Studio, your child will have the opportunity to write and illustrate their very own book!
    Payton Cook
  • The Creative Engine That Could!

    This camp is perfect for the child that enjoys playing with cars, trains, boats, and planes!
    Payton Cook
  • Trolls, Fairies and Elves, oh my!

    Once upon a time, young artists let their imaginations run wild and created art at a land far, far away at Flipside Art Studio!
    Payton Cook
  • Unexpected and Independent Art

    Heritage - no class on 4/4 Pleasant Ridge - no class on 4/5 & 4/12 Woodland Meadows - no class on 4/6 Harvest - no class on 4/7
    Flipside Instructor
  • Young Inventors!

    Create, invent, and design new inventions! This camp is perfect for the child with all the ideas!
    Payton Cook
  • 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
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