Classes

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--Some classes may be subject to change.

Painting & Drawing for Adult Beginners with Pauline Braun

Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm, November 21-December 12
(4 weeks) $70 members | $85 nonmembers

Learn to paint and draw from still life with acrylic, watercolor, charcoal. Each week we will work in a new medium. This course is great for beginners, providing an introductory framework for seeing and rendering basic shapes, for using line and form, and exploring color theory and the use of color. A list of materials will be provided.

Landscape Watercolor with Howard Watson

Tuesdays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
November 28-December 19 (4 weeks)
$75 members | $90 nonmembers

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.

Improve Your Drawing Skills with Betz Green

Tuesdays, 9:30-12:30 pm
January 16-March 6 (8 weeks)
$140 members | $155 nonmembers

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

Nurturing Your Creative Self with Daune Marie

Tuesdays, 1:00-3:30 pm
January 9-February 6, 2018 (5 weeks)
$120 members | $135 nonmembers ($20 materials fee payable to instructor)

In every heart, there is art. Whether you are looking to relax and connect with your playful side, recover from a stuck place, or dive deeper into exploration of who you are and how you see your place in the world, this offering is for you. Designed to be educational, inspirational, and transformational, the facilitated experiential format allows participants to focus on self-expression and gain creative self-care ideas, skills, and take-away tools to nurture their mind, heart, and soul beyond these classes. A new project and art form will be introduced each week including collage/mixed media, painting, drawing, art journaling, and original craft sculpting. Come capture and make meaning of life experiences through your own unique creative process.

Pastel Painting with Susan Klinger

Thursdays, 9:30-12:30 pm
January 11-March 29 (8 weeks) NO CLASS JANUARY 18, FEBRUARY 15 or MARCH 15
$140 members | $155 nonmembers

Explore pastel by learning a variety of approaches to working in this versatile medium. Working from a Notan sketch, underpainting and basic composition will also be covered. Guided lessons as well as the opportunity to explore individual interests. Individual and group critique sessions will be utilized to help you grow as an artist. Suitable for beginners or those with experience working in soft pastel. Note This class is for those wishing to work in soft pastel. Oil pastel is very different and will not be covered.

Handbuilding with Savannah Kramer

Fridays, 10 am-1 pm
November 3-December 15 (no class 11/24) (6 weeks) Includes open studio time on Friday evenings, 6 to 8pm
$190 member | $205 nonmember

Learn basic skills to make hand-built vessels, platters, and vases, jars, pots, and more. Learn basic pinch, slab, and coil construction methods. Decorate and glaze your pieces. You will be thrilled with the beautiful pieces you create. Includes materials and tools. Just bring a smock and a positive attitude.

Wheel Throwing with Savannah Kramer

Fridays, 2-5 pm
November 3-December 15 (no class 11/24) (6 weeks) Includes open studio time on Friday evenings, 6 to 8pm
$190 member | $205 nonmember

This course will introduce the fundamental skills necessary to produce basic pottery forms on the wheel, such as bowls, vases, mugs and plates. Develop and improve your technical throwing skills, and learn a variety of techniques. Includes materials and tools. Just bring a smock and a positive attitude.

Paint or Draw from a Live Model

Mondays, 12:30-3:30 pm
November 6-December 11 (6 weeks)
$80 members | $95 nonmembers

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