Class Guide

Pencil, charcoal, and color media such as oil and soft pastels are among the materials students will use as they explore both non-objective and realistic artistic interpretation of subject matter.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Techniques in freestanding sculpture and relief designs that are meant to be seen from the front will be explored during this session. A variety of techniques such as papier mâché, assemblage, and subtractive and plaster casting will be explored.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Techniques in painting and in combining drawing, collage, and experimental materials with painting will be explored as students create artwork during this session.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

JUNE THEME: A World of Art Clay Play and Ceramics   Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Paint Explosion  Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

3-D Exploration through a variety of mediums.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Techniques in freestanding sculpture and relief designs that are meant to be seen from the front will be explored during this session. A variety of techniques such as papier mâché, assemblage, and subtractive and plaster casting will be explored.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

PAINTING & MIXED MEDIA  Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Pencil, charcoal, and color media such as oil and soft pastels are among the materials students will use as they explore both non-objective and realistic artistic interpretation of subject matter.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

JUNE THEME: A World of Art 3-D Exploration through a variety of mediums.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

JUNE THEME: A World of Art Clay Play and Ceramics: Students will work with clay and air dry materials to create a variety of tiles, relief, and/or sculptural works.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Paint Explosion: Students will look at many examples of art through the ages for an inspirational starting point and then see what kind of creations their imaginations can dream up. Students will use nontraditional painting methods to create one of a kind pieces of art in new and inventive ways...all while focusing on June Theme: Art Through the Ages. This could get messy!   Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Techniques in painting and in combining drawing, collage, and experimental materials with painting will be explored as students create artwork during this session.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Pencil, charcoal, and color media such as oil and soft pastels are among the materials students will use as they explore both non-objective and realistic artistic interpretation of subject matter.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Techniques in freestanding sculpture and relief designs that are meant to be seen from the front will be explored during this session. A variety of techniques such as papier mâché, assemblage, and subtractive and plaster casting will be explored.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Paint Explosion: Students will look at many examples of art through the ages for an inspirational starting point and then see what kind of creations their imaginations can dream up. Students will use nontraditional painting methods to create one of a kind pieces of art in new and inventive ways...all while focusing on June Theme: A World of Art. This could get messy!  Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

3-D Exploration   Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

JUNE THEME: A World of Art Clay Play and Ceramics: Students will work with clay and air dry materials to create a variety of tiles, relief, and/or sculptural works.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Pencil, charcoal, and color media such as oil and soft pastels are among the materials students will use as they explore both non-objective and realistic artistic interpretation of subject matter.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Techniques in painting and in combining drawing, collage, and experimental materials with painting will be explored as students create artwork during this session.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Paint Explosion: Students will look at many examples of artists and their work for an inspirational starting point and then see what kind of creations their imaginations can dream up. Students will use nontraditional painting methods to create one of a kind pieces of art in new and inventive ways...all while focusing on July’s theme. This could get messy!   Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Clay Play and Ceramics: While discussing their month's theme, students will work with clay and air dry materials to create a variety of tiles, relief, and/or sculptural works.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Bracelets, Wallets & More: Students will look at the Japanese bracelet making method known as Kumihimo. Kumihimo (koo-mee-hee-mo) means: braided cord. These braids are fast and fun to make. Student will also enjoy a variety of other activities along with bracelet making and will be tailored to their skill level and interests.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Techniques in freestanding sculpture and relief designs that are meant to be seen from the front will be explored during this session. A variety of techniques such as papier mâché, assemblage, and subtractive and plaster casting will be explored.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Techniques in painting and in combining drawing, collage, and experimental materials with painting will be explored as students create artwork during this session.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Pencil, charcoal, and color media such as oil and soft pastels are among the materials students will use as they explore both non-objective and realistic artistic interpretation of subject matter.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Clay Play and Ceramics: While discussing their month's theme, students will work with clay and air dry materials to create a variety of tiles, relief, and/or sculptural works.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Bracelets, Wallets & More:  Students will look at the Japanese bracelet making method known as Kumihimo. Kumihimo (koo-mee-hee-mo) means: braided cord. These braids are fast and fun to make. Student will also enjoy a variety of other activities along with bracelet making and will be tailored to their skill level and interests.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Paint Explosion: Students will look at many examples of artists and their work for an inspirational starting point and then see what kind of creations their imaginations can dream up. Students will use nontraditional painting methods to create one of a kind pieces of art in new and inventive ways...all while focusing on July’s theme: Art in the now. This could get messy!  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Techniques in painting and in combining drawing, collage, and experimental materials with painting will be explored as students create artwork during this session.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Pencil, charcoal, and color media such as oil and soft pastels are among the materials students will use as they explore both non-objective and realistic artistic interpretation of subject matter.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Techniques in freestanding sculpture and relief designs that are meant to be seen from the front will be explored during this session. A variety of techniques such as papier mâché, assemblage, and subtractive and plaster casting will be explored.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Bracelets, Wallets & More: Students will look at the Japanese bracelet making method known as Kumihimo. Kumihimo (koo-mee-hee-mo) means: braided cord. These braids are fast and fun to make. Student will also enjoy a variety of other activities along with bracelet making and will be tailored to their skill level and interests.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Paint Explosion: Students will use nontraditional painting methods to create one of a kind pieces of art in new and inventive ways. This could get messy!  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Clay Play and Ceramics: While discussing their month's theme, students will work with clay and air dry materials to create a variety of tiles, relief, and/or sculptural works.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Wet on wet watercolor techniques yield soft, subtle, atmospheric results. This class will guide you through the the initial experiments as you discover the different movements of watercolor pigments and how they interact. Primarily student paintings will be wet on wet but this class will also introduce ways to control your composition. Get ready for some relaxing meditative painting and experimentation as we explore the boundaries of this traditional medium in new ways.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This class is designed to teach students essential functions while using a digital SLR camera. Instruction will include, shutter speeds, controlling motion, exposure control, and menu items such as resolution, file types, ISO and white balance. Instruction will also include an introduction to downloading, sizing and e-mailing images, basic image editing using Photoshop and taking better pictures using great composition techniques. Bring your camera, manual, and a jump drive to the first class. *Students will need a SLR digital camera and camera manual  Learn More
First class:
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

It's the season of growth! In this Botanical Weaving workshop, students will be introduced to using pre-warped small looms. Students will also learn to incorporate yarn with found plant life, such as flowers, as they work their loom tapestries. The botanical pieces will dry in place to help create a unique work of nature art. This workshop is suitable for both adults and children—individuals and family groups as well.  Learn More
First class:
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Learn to capture the light, atmosphere, form and pattern in nature and in the landscape through quick sketches and longer studies. Discover, with the lush tones and the rich language of mark, what’s possible with charcoal, graphite, ink, silver point and Conté while you develop skills in spatial concepts and composition. Inspiration from flowers, natural objects, master landscape drawings and photographs will be the springboards to experiment with these mediums. Develop your ability to observe, translate and transform to create unique compositions. Your observation can be enhanced by memory and invention to develop a personal vision. Demonstrations of the use of materials and individual support will accompany each session.   Learn More
First class:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This independent study is for the more advanced ceramic student only. Students will be able to work at their own pace with their own objectives and goals in mind. Ceramic firing time will be available at a once a week schedule.   Learn More
First class:
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Working from photographs, students will learn to paint landscapes using various techniques.  Learn More
First class:
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Students will explore ceramic wheelwork techniques in this class. Instruction will be tailored to the individual skill level of each student. Using the wheel as a tool, forms will be thrown, altered and assembled to create various functional vessels of various shapes and forms. Glazing techniques will also be addressed. The supply fee covers 22 ½ pounds of clay, tools, glazes and firing. Students must provide a clean towel each week.  Learn More
First class:
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

An introductory class into the world of silk painting using 'gutta' (serti technique). Follow the link for a full description!  Learn More
First class:
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

This course will address the basics of setting up and composing an appealing still life. Beginning and continuing students will be guided in the painting process using the tools of composition, color, value, intensity, contrast, hard and soft edges, brushwork and careful observation. Through instruction, demonstration and individual attention, this course will benefit beginning and more advanced painters. Beginners will learn an entry and approach to the wonderful and challenging world of oil painting. More advanced painters will enhance and refine their skills as they are introduced to additional methods for painting still life compositions that are appealing and compelling. A supply list will be provided upon registration.  Learn More
First class:
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Summer takes full bloom in this class. Learn how to capture the beauty of the summer season in transparent watercolor. Individual instruction will provide learning opportunities for students and watercolorists of all skill levels. Students will enjoy the opportunity to learn the basics or continue to develop skills in this versatile medium with a full-time watercolorist with over thirty years of professional experience. This class will help you acquire confidence n the application of modern watercolor techniques such as wet washes, graduated washes, and use of masking fluid. Demonstrations, individual guidance and a step-by-step approach will provide the foundation needed to achieve exciting results in this medium.   Learn More
First class:
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Students will gain knowledge in a variety of approaches to still life watercolor painting in this class. Beginning and experienced watercolorists will benefit from personalized instruction with a focus on composition, lighting, value, color and texture. Demonstrations will include professional watercolor techniques to include washes, layering of color, and the use of masking. A supply list may be downloaded from our website or at registration once confirmed.  Learn More
First class:
Monday, July 9, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm