Art Center of Ambler


Art Center at Ambler

The Art Center at Ambler is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

ACAA offers classes in Drawing, Painting, Stained Glass, and Ceramics with our faculty, which includes some of the finest artists in the country.

Come spend time with us in our bright, air-conditioned, handicapped-accessible classrooms. There's plenty of free parking, too. We will be keeping classes smaller in size for social distancing purposes.

Detailed class descriptions.

Fall Session Starts September 13. Registration Will Be Available Soon.

#FPB: Watercolor: Beginning & Beyond with Pauline Braun

Wednesdays, 10:00 am-12:30 pm
September 15-October 20, (6 weeks)

Learn how to create paintings starting with the basics, using watercolors to explore color, paint applications, and new color combinations. If you've taken this class before, these will be all new paintings and in each class you'll come away with a completed painting.

#FAB: Watercolor A to Z with Ann Brennan

Mondays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
September 13-October 18, (6 weeks)

Designed with both the beginner and advanced watercolorist in mind, this class teaches the basics to beginners and helps more advanced students achieve greater success. With lots of individual attention, Ann focuses on helping each student grow and learn.

#FSC: Basic Hand Building with Simone Clunie

Fridays, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
September 17-October 22, (6 weeks)

The emphasis of the class is the understanding and manipulation of clay through hand-building techniques. It will explore key hand-building techniques like pinching, coil building, and soft slab construction to create functional and unique pieces. Experimentation with texture, carving, and pattern is highly encouraged. Surface finishes like glazing and other techniques will be discussed.

#FLH: Pottery/Ceramics with Lynn Hornbaker Hoffmann

Mondays, 10:30 am-1:30 pm
September 13-October 18, (6 weeks)

Come try your hand at pottery with local artist Lynn Hornbaker Hoffmann. There are lots of ways to make things with the potter's wheel and without it. The choice is yours, but demonstrations will be ongoing so you'll learn different techniques. You'll get to work on your own personal projects with lots of guidance and instruction. No experience is necessary. Project ideas and skills will be taught. Just bring a desire to have fun!

#FGJ: The Art of Photography with George Johnson

Tuesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm
September 14-October 19, (6 weeks)

This class is to help you understand your digital camera and to help you see the art in the world around you. So many times you want to capture the smiles on your kids and grandkids faces or just walk around your neighborhood and share the colors and shapes of beauty of simple things.
Learning the dials on your camera can help you share your creative eye, for scrapbooking or capturing and turning them into watercolors or oil paintings. In this class we will explore camera settings, composition, cropping, photography software, and framing.

An Announcement will be Made When Registration Opens


All classes and workshops will be limited to 10 students and will be run with whatever COVID restrictions are in place at that time.

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