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mondays

LIFE DRAWING + PAINTING

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

Mondays September 24 – December 3 (except 11/19) (10 sessions)
9:30am - 12:30pm
$295

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 as well as participate in class critiques. Model fee included.

Faculty: George Kozmon

WHEEL THROWING + DECORATING TECHNIQUES

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

Mondays September 24 – December 3 (except 11/19) (10 sessions)
10:00am - 1:00pm
$250

In this class students will create dynamic ceramic pieces using color and pattern! Learn to throw your own dinnerware set, including plates, bowls and tumblers! Decorating techniques will include slip work, sgraffito, transfers and layering techniques using glazes. 

Faculty: Amy Halko

tuesdays

painting Tuesdays 

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

Tuesdays September 25 – December 4 (except 11/20) (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.   

Faculty: Robert Raack

Portrait Painting + Drawing

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

September 25 – December 4 (except 11/20) (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. Model fee included.  

Faculty: Dino Massaroni

JEWELRY + METALS TUESDAYS

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

Tuesdays September 25 – December 4 (except 11/20) (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. 

Faculty: Debra Rosen

WEDNESDAYS

WATERCOLOR WEDNESDAYS - EXPERIENCED 

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

Wednesdays September 26 – December 5 (except 11/21) (10 sessions)
9:30am - 12:30pm
$250

Are you an intermediate to advanced watercolor 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. 

Faculty: A.D. Peters

WATERCOLOR WEDNESDAYS – BEGINNERS

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

Wednesdays September 26 – December 5 (except 11/21) (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. 

Faculty: Annie Peters

POTTERY WEDNESDAY MORNINGS 

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

Wednesdays September 26 – December 5 (except 11/21) (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. 

Faculty: Beth Carpenter

POTTERY WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

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

Wednesdays September 26 – December 5 (except 11/21) (10 sessions)
10:00am - 1:00pm
$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.

Faculty: Andrea Serafino

oil painting + chalk pastel

Intermediate – Advanced. Supply list provided. Studio 2.

Wednesdays Sept. 26 – Dec. 5 (except 11/21) (10 sessions) 
1:00pm-4:00pm
$250

Learn the essential skills needed to paint as a realist in oil paint or chalk/oil pastel. The first class includes a discussion of materials and a demonstration by Dino of his techniques for rendering subjects in stunning detail. Drawing skills are necessary.  

Faculty: Dino Massaroni

thursdays

JEWELRY + METALS THURSDAYS

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

Thursdays September 27 – December 6 (except 11/22) (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. 

Faculty: Grace Chin

ALL MEDIUM STUDIO PAINTING

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

Thursdays September 27 – December 6 (except 11/22) (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. 

Faculty: A.D. Peters

DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS

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

Thursdays September 27 – December 6 (except 11/22) (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. 

Faculty: Annie Peters