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.

Spring Virtual Classes Start April 13!

#SPSC: Learn to Draw - An Exploration of Implements & Mediums with Sydney Coffin

Tuesdays, 4:00-6:00 pm
April 13-May 18, 6 weeks
$80 members | $95 nonmembers

Learn how to create drawings using 5 different types of pen & one combination of all 5: (1) "ball point" pens (2) "razor point" & "technical" pens (3) "fountain" & refillable ink pens (4) "magic" markers (5) "brush"/rigid ink-wash pens. We will explore each pen for a single class, first in black & white during hour 1, and a combination of up to 3 different colors during hour 2.

#SPPB1: Watercolor: Beginning & Beyond with Pauline Braun

Wednesdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
April 14-May 19, (6 weeks)
$80 member | $95 nonmember

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.

#SPAW: Acrylic Painting & Techniques with Ali Williams

Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm
April 14-May 5, 4 weeks
$65 members | $80 nonmembers

Learn techniques to work confidently with acrylics. Students will work from their own photo references or are welcome to work from life if they choose. Participants will learn about the advantages of this fast-drying medium and will leave with a beautiful, completed painting. FULL DESCRIPTION

#SPPB2: Beginners Acrylics with Pauline Braun

Thursdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
April 15-May 20, (6 weeks)
$80 member | $95 nonmember

Using acrylics, we will learn the basics of painting and introduce color theory techniques. 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.

#SPJS: Watercolor Techniques for Still Life & Landscapes with Jennifer Scott

Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm
April 14-May 19, 6 weeks
$80 members | $95 nonmembers

A 6-week workshop covering three different areas of watercolor: Confidence & Color Play; Graphics to Watercolor; and Creativescapes. Scott will share secrets of good paintings, the value of values, and how to loosen up. Learn a new way to paint that helps with the color choices, starting with the big shapes and let the media suggest the details. Get to the next level by seeing the possibilities that design gives you. This interactive workshop will be fun, interesting and learnable. FULL DESCRIPTION


In our ongoing effort to take care of our students, members, staff, and community, the Art Center at Ambler is offering virtual classes, until in-person classes resume.
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