DoArt with MCAG

Our "DoArt" workshop and demo events are a great way to interact with the MCAG artists, get hands-on with a new technique, and … simply put … just have a lot of fun!

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Painted Embroidered Canvas


5pm-6:30pm EST via ZOOM

Join us for another evening of virtual art-making!


Learn how to use minimalism to create your very own unique, mixed media artwork using acrylic paint and embroidery. Fine art painter and printmaker Patsy Card will guide participants step-by-step through the process, sharing tips and tricks along the way.

DoArt events are a great way to learn something new and get creative with friends. Or sign-up solo and make some new friends for the evening—all while staying safely at home!

Upcoming Events:


  1. 9”x 12“ stretched canvas (available at Michaels or on Amazon)

  2. Brushes: medium size flat brush or foam brushes. 

  3. Masking or painters tape.  Scotch tape can be used in a pinch. 

  4. Acrylic paint tubes or bottles. Choose nature colors. Examples: green, mustard, blue green, yellow green, and a white to lighten colors. (Paints available at Michaels or Amazon)or pick a favorite color. 

  5. Pallet or disposable paper or plastic plate.

  6. Water in a cup for rinsing brushes. 

  7. Paper towels. 

  8. Black embroidery thread or a dark green. 

  9. Embroidery needle with a big hole and sharp tip.

  10. A thimble for protecting fingers. 

  11. Hair dryer to help paint dry.


The Zoom sign-in instructions will be sent to participants by Friday, June 18 along with several leaf templates for printing from your computer ahead of the event.

Send checks, payable to Muddy Creek Artists Guild, to  MCAG Treasurer, P.O. Box 111, Mayo, MD 21106

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Patricia (Patsy) Card is a painter and printmaker. Her intaglio prints have been juried into art shows  and Galleries throughout Maryland and Washington DC. She lives in Riva Maryland with her husband where she enjoys her children and grandchildren who live close by. She is retired from a graphic art career working for Government contractors throughout the Washington DC area. She holds an AA degree from Northern Virginia Community College in Commercial Art and has four years of art instruction from University of Maryland University College. She continues with art classes at AACC.