Art Center of Ambler


Programs at Ambler

Class and Workshop Registration Form (pdf)
--Some classes may be subject to change.

Watercolor and Drawing with Felicia Foster

Thursdays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, September 14-October 19 (No class Sept 21) (5 weeks)
$70 ($85 nonmember)

This class emphasizes traditional drawing and watercolor techniques. Attention is given to individual artists, with an exchange of ideas to expand minds and talents.

Plein Air with Pat DeVirgilis

Thursdays, 10 am-1 pm
September 14-October 5 (4 weeks)
$80 ($95 nonmember)

Work in your medium of choice. Pat will teach in all mediums and focus on value studies, especially for anyone working in watermedia. Some drawing will be involved. Experience in the studio is required for watercolor painters to begin plein air painting. Planned venues include The Highlands Mansion in Fort Washington (a $5 entrance fee is required at this location) [], Prophesy Creek Park [], and Peter Wentz Farmstead [].

Ceramics Class with Savannah Kramer

Class: Mondays, 10 am-12:30 pm
Open Studio: Fridays, 10 am-1 pm
September 18-October 23 (6 weeks)
$190 ($205 nonmember)

You will learn a variety of skills to make hand-built vessels, platters and vases, jars, pots, and more. Learn how to use the potter’s wheel! Decorate and glaze your pieces. You will be thrilled with the beautiful pieces you create! No experience necessary. Supplies included. Just bring a smock, and a positive attitude.

Paint or Draw from a Live Model

Mondays, 12:30-3:30 pm
September 18-October 30 (6 weeks), No session Oct. 9
$80, includes model fee

Build or refine your drawing skills in this open studio class, with a live, professional model. There is no instructor.

Tile Making Class with Savannah Kramer

Tuesdays, 10 am-12:30 pm
September 19-October 10 (4 weeks)
$100 ($115 nonmember)

Turn your drawings into 3-dimensional tiles. Learn how to make low-relief tiles to use in any setting. From beginning to end you will create your very own tile set. No experience necessary, all supplies included.

Landscape Watercolor with Howard Watson

Tuesdays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm September 19-November 7 (8 weeks), $140 ($155 nonmember)

Howard Watson, celebrated artist and illustrator, provides short demos, explains color, shapes and design. Work from photos or sketches. If you need a boost in color or design, this class is for you. Have fun and learn! Gentle critique at the end of each class. Supply list

Make Your Paintings Come to Life with Steve Zazenski

Wednesdays, 12:30-3:30 pm, October 4-November 8
(6 weeks), $110 ($125 nonmember)

Complete 6 paintings in 6 weeks. Learn a variety of techniques. Even the most experienced artist will benefit from this class. Supply list

Improve Your Drawing Skills with Betz Green

Wednesdays, 9:30-12:30 pm, October 4-November 22
(8 weeks), $135 ($150 nonmember)

All levels. This class focuses on your individual needs. Materials and techniques will be discussed and demonstrated. Work from a still life or favorite photograph while proceeding at your own pace. Supply list