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LIFE DRAWING + PAINTING

All skill levels welcome. Supply list provided. Studio 2. Adults 18+

April 8 – June 10 (except 5/27) (9 sessions)
9:30am - 12:30pm
$275

Develop the skills you need to create a work of art from a nude model. Poses will include short, two-minute gestural drawings, as well as longer poses ranging from twenty minutes up to two hours in length. Each participant will receive individual instruction and all skill levels are welcome. A supply list is provided at the time of registration. The model fee is included in the class fee and there will be no classes held on January 21, February 18, or May 27. This course meets for 9 classes.

Faculty: George Kozmon

Experimental media

All skill levels welcome. Supplies are provided. Studio 2. Adults 16+

April 8 – June 10 (except 5/27) (9 sessions)
6:00pm - 9:00pm
$225

Bring a variety of supplies, an opened mind, and a large dose of your imagination! Our class will discuss how experimental mixed media artwork requires a new way of thinking about what art is and how the creative process uses anything and everything. We will explore the creativity of combining several different materials and mediums within each work, discovering that most any material may be used to create compelling experimental artwork! We’ll start by combining things such as drawings, paintings, photography fabric, canvas, wood, found objects, etc. There will be no classes held on May 27. This course meets for 9 classes in Spring.

Faculty: Guy Vincent

tuesdays

painting Tuesdays 

All skill levels welcome. Supply list provided. Studio 2. Adults 16+

April 9 – June 11 (10 sessions)
9:30am - 12:30pm
$250

This class will cover techniques of both watercolor and oil painting. Students will paint objects from life including still life, botanical subjects, portraits and landscapes. Demonstrations and visual examples will cover important points related to visual perception, composition, handling of the paint and color mixing. All skill levels are welcome. A supply list is provided at the time of registration. This class meets for 10 sessions.

Faculty: Robert Raack

Portrait Painting + Drawing

All skill levels welcome. Supply list provided. Studio 2. Adults 16+

April 9 – June 11 (10 sessions)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$295

Working in any medium, you will use a creative approach when looking and working from clothed models. Faculty will provide individual attention and critiques to help you refine your skills in portraiture. All skill levels are welcome. A supply list is provided at the time of registration. The model fee is included in the class fee. This class meets for 10 sessions.

Faculty: John A Sargent III

JEWELRY + METALS TUESDAYS

All skill levels welcome. Supplies are provided. Studio 4. Adults 16+

April 9 – June 11 (10 sessions)
6:00pm - 9:00pm
$250

This fine jewelry course will begin with the fundamentals of jewelry fabrication and introduce basic skills of sawing, filing, soldering and polishing-finishing. Beginning projects will be offered and advanced students will develop their skills and create individual projects. All skill levels are welcome. Supplies are provided. This class meets for 10 sessions.

Faculty: Debra Rosen

WEDNESDAYS

WATERCOLOR WEDNESDAYS - EXPERIENCED 

Intermediate - Advanced. Supply list provided. Studio 2. Adults 16+

April 10 – June 12 (10 sessions)
9:30am - 12:30pm
$250

Are you an intermediate to advanced artist seeking to develop and improve your abilities and learn more techniques and processes? In this relaxed group setting, students will receive individual instruction to evolve their work. Intermediate to advanced watercolor artists are welcome. A supply list is provided at the time of registration. This class meets for 10 sessions.

Faculty: A.D. Peters

WATERCOLOR WEDNESDAYS – BEGINNERS

Beginners - Intermediate. Supply list provided. Studio 1. Adults 16+

April 10 – June 12 (10 sessions)
9:30am - 12:30pm
$250

This course is designed for the absolute beginner to build a working foundation of watercolor. If watercolor seems challenging, be afraid no more! We will begin with an introduction to various techniques, and as students’ individual skills evolve, we will transition to more experimental activities. Beginners to intermediate students welcome. A supply list is provided at the time of registration. This class meets for 10 sessions.

Faculty: Annie Peters

POTTERY WEDNESDAY MORNINGS 

Intermediate - Advanced. Supplies provided. Studio 3. Adults 16+

April 10 – June 12 (10 sessions)
10:00am - 1:00pm
$250

This pottery course is designed for the intermediate to advanced potter. Students will practice various techniques of wheel-throwing, hand-building and glazing, while being introduced to new decorating techniques such as sgraffito and slip trailing. In this relaxed group setting students will receive individual instruction to evolve their work. Intermediate to advanced student’s welcome. Supplies are provided. This class meets for 10 sessions.

Faculty: Beth Carpenter

oil painting + chalk pastel

Intermediate – Advanced. Supply list provided. Studio 2.

April 10 – June 12 (10 sessions) 
1:00pm-4:00pm
$250

Learn the essential skills needed to paint as a realist in oil paint or chalk/oil pastel. In this relaxed group setting, students will receive individual instruction to evolve their work. Drawing skills are necessary. Intermediate to advanced students are welcome. A supply list is provided at the time of registration. This class meets for 10 sessions. 

Faculty: John A Sargent III

POTTERY WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

All skill levels welcome. Supplies provided. Studio 3. Adults 16+

April 10 – June 12 (10 sessions)
6:00pm - 9:00pm
$250

This pottery course is designed to teach the techniques of wheel-throwing, hand-building and glazing at all skill levels, to create beautiful and artistic pieces in clay. Introductory projects will be taught for beginning students, while advanced students will learn and explore new techniques. All students will deepen their knowledge of ceramics and evolve their skills with the guidance of an experienced instructor. All skill levels are welcome. Supplies are provided. This class meets for 10 sessions.

Faculty: Andrea Serafino

thursdays

JEWELRY + METALS THURSDAYS

All skill levels welcome. Supplies provided. Studio 4. Adults 16+

April 11 – June 13 (10 sessions)
9:30am - 12:30pm
$250

This fine jewelry course will begin with the fundamentals of jewelry fabrication and introduce basic skills of sawing, filing, soldering and polishing-finishing. Beginning projects will be offered and advanced students will develop their skills and create individual projects. All skill levels are welcome. Supplies are provided. This class meets for 10 sessions.

Faculty: Grace Chin

ALL MEDIUM STUDIO PAINTING

Intermediate – Advanced. Supply list provided. Studio 2. Adults 16+

April 11 – June 13 (10 sessions)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$250

If you are an experienced beginner to an advanced artist in any two-dimensional medium, you will be inspired to take your creativity to the next level. Instruction will focus on furthering your knowledge of materials and techniques, as well as composition and artistic goals. Individual attention, critique and class demonstrations will be offered. Intermediate to advanced student’s welcome. A supply list is provided at the time of registration. This class meets for 10 sessions.

Faculty: A.D. Peters

DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS

Beginners - Intermediate. Supply list provided. Studio 1. Adults 16+

April 11 – June 13 (10 sessions)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$250

Want to draw but feel intimidated? This class will teach you drawing basics from which you will gain skills and confidence. You will learn about various drawing tools, techniques and methods to express yourself. This class provides a solid foundational experience from which you can build upon if you wish to study painting in the future. Beginners to intermediate students are welcome. A supply list is provided at the time of registration. This class meets for 10 sessions.

Faculty: Annie Peters