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Hendersonville, NC, USA
(704) 614-7898
lisaunderwood@mindspring.com

Author: Mainstream Creative

Art by Lisa Underwood

Hendersonville Art Making Meetup Group

I’m organizing an Art Making group through Meetup! You may have heard of Meetup. It’s a service used to organize online groups that host in-person events for people with similar interests. I’m just getting started with it but there’s already interest. So that’s really exciting! I like helping people make art in order to promote…
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Collage Classes

I’m teaching a collage class at the Henderson County Activities Center. We meet on Tuesday afternoons from 1:00 – 3:00. October 8th through November 26th (two 4-week sessions). This is a fun class where participants create personalized collages using photos, specialty papers and memorabilia to capture a special occasion or that special someone. No art…
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Calligrams (images with words)

When I was in third grade, my teacher invited parents to visit our classroom to observe our daily activities. My mother came and sat in the back of the room with other parents. During our cursive writing lesson, my teacher used my practice sheets as examples and complimented my work. I was thrilled because I…
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Quilling… what’s that?

Around 2008, I was perusing books in the art section at the Morrocroft Library in Charlotte and ran across a book on Quilling. I enjoy working with paper so I checked it out and have been quilling ever since. Quilling is the age old craft of curling and coiling paper. It’s also called Paper Filigree…
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Why “Mainstream Creative” as my business name?

I love making the creative process accessible to people from all walks of life. Art making provides a diversion from our day to day routines. It can also allow for self reflection and awareness. I have been told that my artwork is evocative and unique, far from mainstream. And to that I say, thanks but…
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My Etsy Shop MainstreamCreative is Now Open!

Offering BOGO on my Etsy listings! Inventory Reduction Time! Check out https://mainstreamcreative.etsy.com Versatile Visual Art Shop to see some of my work. I’ll be listing more and more so please visit now and again!