Zen-Art Series
Online via Zoom

Dates Vary | 6-9 p.m.
Online via Zoom


Take one or more Zen-Art classes! Participants will receive link of class recording for reference and a resource guide.

Mandala Mosaic Mixed Media Art

Breathe in. Breathe out. For this final Zen-Art series class we will complete the circle and get in the zone creating a mixed media Mandala mosaic. We will use a variety of mixed media materials in a mix of bright colors to create a beautifully patterned and tactile Mandala art piece. 

it includes a custom-made two-part mandala base (base design will vary), Apoxie Sculpt specialty air-dry clay, assorted beads and embellishments, hanging hardware and more. Participants will receive an invitation to a private class based Facebook Group for ongoing support.

Fri. | April 29 | 6 - 9 p.m. | $129

Watercolor Doodle-Dala Painting 

Free your mind. This first Zen-Art class of the series will begin our exploration of the mindful and meditative technique of creating Mandala art. We will focus on playing with color through watercolor paints and allowing our minds to be free from constraints as we build a whimsical Mandala with doodled details. We will let go of perfectionism and instead focus on the energy of color and the magic of play. 

Materials needed for this class: watercolor paints + brushes, two small water pots (one for cleaning brushes and one for clean water), small spray bottle with water, cold press watercolor paper (suggested 8x10 or 9x12 size), ultra-fine tip black and white acrylic paint pens.

Fri. | May 13 | 6 - 9 p.m. | $49


Dot Painting Mandala Trinket Box + Jewelry

Repetition and rhythm. Focusing on the mindful pattern-making of Mandala art, this second Zen-Art class of the series will offer participants an opportunity to try the activity of Dot Painting. Using acrylic paints, we will practice the technique on wood coins (that can become magnets) and then create a decorated wooden trinket box and some pendant trays in the same style.

Materials needed for this class: acrylic paints (black + a variety of colors of your choice), paint brushes, brush-on or spray sealant (recommended). Kit includes a trinket box, pendants + chain, practice wood coins + magnets, basic dotting tools.

Fri. | May 20 | 6 - 9 p.m. | $79


Registration Information

Our Instructor

Erin Prais-Hintz is a color addict with a passion for storytelling who designs one-of-a-kind wearable treasures, mixed media mosaics, and illustrated word art for her company Tesori Trovati, which is Italian for “treasures found.” No bead or art supply goes unloved in her studio. She loves to mix patterns and textures, colors and metals, simple baubles, and stunning art beads, and she enjoys elevating common objects or everyday materials to new levels. 

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Registrants are responsible
 for ensuring they have the minimum computer standards for participating in the virtual Continuing Education program via Zoom. UW-Stevens Point is not responsible for registrant technological issues, including, but not limited to, inadequate bandwidth and/or registrant equipment malfunction.

Contact Information

For program information or assistance with registration, please email Customer Service at uwspceweb@uwsp.edu or call 715-346-3838.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be granted if the Continuing Education and Outreach office is contacted at least seven (7) days before the start of a class. No refunds will be given with less than seven (7) days notice. Programs that involve pre-ordering of materials and/or travel will not qualify for a refund unless your space can be filled from a waiting list. We reserve the right to cancel a course due to low enrollment, severe weather, or instructor illness. A full refund will be issued under these circumstances. BE SURE to provide your email address and phone number when registering so we can contact you if a class is cancelled for any reason. Email Continuing Education Customer Service at  uwspceweb@uwsp.edu to cancel your registration.

Special Needs and Accommodations

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two week in advance. Please contact Continuing Education Customer Service at 715-346-3838 or uwspceweb@uwsp.edu.