Ann Taylor-Schmidt
jewelry, drawings, photography, nature journaling, teaching


Drawing for Adults, 6-class course.
Will repeat in autumn.
6:30 p.m., 2nd & 4th Mondays of June, July, August
Ann teaches this at Mo Valley YMCA. 
113 N 14th St, Philipsburg, PA 16866
Y membership NOT NEEDED. 

Drawing for Teens
$30 per two-hour session
Seats are available. Contact Ann. 

  • 9:00–11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 30. Gesture drawing fun with some finger-paint prints.
  • 9:45–11:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. Contour drawing, including drawing each others faces without looking at the paper. Lots of laughing.
  • 9:45–11:45 a.m. Aug date TBD. Geometric drawing and perspective.
  • 9:45–11:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. Integrating all techniques.

Ann teaches this at Moshannon Valley YMCA..
113 N 14th St, Philipsburg, PA 16866

You can jump in anytime. Take any class by itself, except for the last one.
Y membership NOT NEEDED.


Ann’s Free Public Activities thru Centred Outdoors

Ann is providing an art & wellness activity that supplements Sunday hiking ops: “Centering thru Nature Journaling:  Leaf Me Alone!”
Ann will guide you to sketch/reflect/write along Centre region trails, during Centred Outdoors happenings, at 1:00 & 3:00 p.m., Sundays at
July 24, Tudek Park
Aug. 21, Musser Gap
Sept. 4, Lower Trail
Sept.  25, Little Flat Fire Tower

“… a revelation to consider how, instead, our surroundings can also help prevent physical and mental problems and align us with the World Health Organization’s definition of health: ‘a complete state of physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.’ … if the world is so crazy, what makes us able to keep sallying forth?”

Williams, Florence (2017-02-06T22:58:59). The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative . W. W. Norton & Company. Kindle Edition.

SHOWS & STORE featuring
Taylor-Schmidt’s ART JEWELRY

AUG 5-6
Crafty Critters Craft Show, 9 am – 4 pm Friday Aug. 5 – Saturday Aug. 6 at Titan Market, 2042 Axemann Rd, Bellefonte, PA 16823.


NOV 5–6
Visit The Rivet Winter Fair, 10 am –5 pm, Sat. & Sun. Nov. 5 & 6.


Way Fruit Farm Indoor Christmas Craft Show, 
10 am – 4 pm, Sat. Dec. 3.
45th Annual Winter Craft Market, 9 am – 6 pm, Sat. Dec. 3.


RETAIL LOCATION: Inside the first floor of Graystone Building, Altoona, PA, in a sweet boutique called Humble & Kind, alongside a restaurant bar, coffee —

shop, purse store, and spa.  It’s a nice friend-daytrip location.


Local delivery considered.


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