2019 adult courses

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Registration opens December 2

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LIFE DRAWING - Monday Mornings

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All skill levels welcome. View the Supply List. Studio 2. Adults 18+

January 27 – March 23 (except 2/17) (8 sessions)
9:30am - 12:30pm
$250

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 Monday, February 17.

Faculty: George Kozmon

 

NEW! ceramic fundamentals - MONDAY Mornings

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Beginners welcome. Supplies provided. Studio 3. Adults 16+

January 27 – March 23 (except 2/17) (8 sessions)
10:00pm - 1:00pm
$225

This pottery course is designed to teach the techniques of wheel-throwing, hand-building and glazing to students with little to no experience. Students will learn and explore various 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. There is no class Monday, February 17.

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NEW! BEGINNING DRAWING + painting - monday afternoons

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Beginners welcome. Studio 2. Adults 16+

January 27 – March 23 (except 2/17) (8 sessions)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
$200

By popular demand, OAC is offering this beginning level drawing and painting class. The first five weeks will focus on drawing and the second five weeks students will explore the world of painting. This entry level course is designed to develop each creative beginner at their own pace. A supply list is provided at the time of registration. There is no class Monday, February 17.

Faculty: Marlene Weinstein

 

Experimental media - Monday Evenings

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All skill levels welcome. View the Supply List. Studio 2. Adults 16+

January 27 – March 23 (except 2/17) (8 sessions)
6:00pm - 9:00pm
$200

Bring a variety of supplies, an open 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.

Faculty: Guy Vincent

 

BEGINNING WHEEL THROWING - MONDAY EVENINGS

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Beginners welcome. Supplies provided. Studio 3. Adults 16+

January 27 – March 23 (except 2/17) (8 sessions)
6:00pm - 9:00pm
$225

Have you been dreaming about throwing your own pottery? We certainly have! This pottery course is designed to teach the techniques of wheel-throwing and glazing at a beginning level. Students will gain an understanding of ceramics and evolve their wheel throwing skills with the guidance of an experienced instructor. Supplies are provided.

Faculty: Andrea Serafino

 

tuesdays

watercolor + Oil Painting - Tuesdays Mornings

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All skill levels welcome. View the Supply List. Studio 2. Adults 16+

January 21 – March 24 (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.

Faculty: Robert Raack

 

NEW! Ceramics - Beyond the Fundamentals

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Supplies provided. Studio 3. Adults 16+

January 21 – March 24 (10 sessions)
10:00am - 1:00pm
$275

Have you already taken a beginning pottery class and want to know more? This pottery course is for you! This course is designed to guide the intermediate and/or beginning potter through various techniques of wheel-throwing, hand-building and glazing, to create stunning and unique pieces in clay. All students will deepen their knowledge of ceramics and evolve their skills with the guidance of an experienced instructor. Supplies are provided. 

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NEW! Painting with Oils - Tuesday Afternoons

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All skill levels welcome. Studio 2. Adults 16+

January 21 – March 24 (10 sessions)
12:45pm - 3:45pm
$250

Have you wondered how master painters created oil paintings? Let us help you explore the world of painting with oils. Learn the oil medium process and techniques used in this all artistic level class. Students taking this course need to have drawing skills. A supply list is provided at the time of registration. Beginners are welcome.

Faculty: John A Sargent III

 

NEW! art sampler - tuesday evenings

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All skill levels welcome. Supplies are provided. Studios 2 & 3. Adults 16+

Session I: January 21 – February 18 (5 sessions)
6:00pm - 8:00pm
$125

Session II: February 25 - March 24 (5 sessions) 6:00pm - 8:00pm
$125

Ready for a new experience for 2020! Try sampling this course by making a variety of art projects in pottery, jewelry, printmaking and painting. Each 5 week course is designed to offer fun projects while introducing new students to our amazing studios, faculty and art community. Supplies are provided.

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WEDNESDAYS

EXPERIENCED WATERCOLOR - WEDNESDAY MORNINGS

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Intermediate - Advanced. View the Supply List. Studio 2. Adults 16+

January 22 – March 25 (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.

Faculty: A.D. Peters

 

BEGINNING WATERCOLOR - WEDNESDAY MORNINGS

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Beginners - Intermediate. View the Supply List. Studio 1. Adults 16+

January 22 – March 25 (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! This class welcomes beginning painters to learn and experience the magic of watercolor. Students will be guided through various exercises to learn basic techniques and develop an understanding of color. These exercises will prepare students to create small still life and landscape paintings. A supply list is provided at the time of registration. 

Faculty: Annie Peters

 

studio ceramics - WEDNESDAY MORNINGS 

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Advanced Potters. Supplies provided. Studio 3. Adults 16+

January 22 – March 25 (10 sessions)
10:00am - 1:00pm
$275

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. Supplies are provided.

Faculty: Beth Carpenter

 

oil painting + chalk pastel - Wednesday Afternoons

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Intermediate – Advanced. View the Supply List. Studio 2. Adults 16+

January 22 – March 25 (10 sessions) 
12:45pm-3:45pm
$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.

Faculty: John A Sargent III

 

Studio Ceramics - WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

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

January 22 – March 25 (10 sessions)
6:00pm - 9:00pm
$275

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. 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. Supplies are provided. 

Faculty: Andrea Serafino

 

NEW! Winter Watercolor - Wednesday evenings

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All skill levels welcome. Studio 2. Adults 16+

January 22 – March 25 (10 sessions)
6:00pm - 8:00pm
$175

This class welcomes beginners and experienced painters to learn and experience the magic of watercolor. Students will be offered various exercises to practice new techniques and develop a deeper understanding of watercolor. Students will work on self-directed projects which could include still lives, portraits, or landscapes. A supply list is provided at the time of registration.

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thursdays

NEW! Art Sampler - THURSDAY Mornings

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All skill levels welcome. Supplies provided. Studios 2 & 3. Adults 16+

Session I: January 23 – February 20 (5 sessions)
10:00am - 12:00pm
$125

Session II: February 27 - March 26 (5 sessions) 10:00am - 12:00pm
$125

Ready for a new experience for 2020! Try sampling this course by making a variety of art projects in pottery, jewelry, printmaking and painting. Each 5 week course is designed to offer fun projects while introducing new students to our amazing studios, faculty and art community. Supplies are provided.

OAC Faculty

 

Studio Painting techniques

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Intermediate – Advanced. View the Supply List. Studio 2. Adults 16+

January 23 – March 26 (10 sessions)
12:45pm - 3:45pm
$250

If you are an intermediate to experienced artist and want to take your creativity to the next level this is the class for you. Instruction will focus on furthering your knowledge of any 2-D material of your choice, building your knowledge of composition and help you reach new artistic goals. Individual attention, critique and class demonstrations will be offered. A supply list is provided at the time of registration.

Faculty: A.D. Peters

 

beginning drawing

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Beginners - Intermediate. View the Supply List. Studio 1. Adults 16+

January 23 – March 26 (10 sessions)
12:45pm - 3:45pm
$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.

Faculty: Annie Peters

 

NEW! Beginning drawing + painting - thursday evenings

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Beginners welcome. Studio 1. Adults 16+

January 23 – March 26 (10 sessions)
6:00pm - 9:00pm
$250

By popular demand, OAC is offering this beginning level drawing and painting class. The first five weeks will focus on drawing and the second five weeks students will explore the world of painting. This entry level course is designed to develop each creative beginner at their own pace. A supply list is provided at the time of registration.

Faculty: Marlene Weinstein

 

NEW! ceramic fundamentals - THURSDAY EVENINGS

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Beginners welcome. Supplies are provided. Studio 3. Adults 16+

January 23 – March 26 (10 sessions)
6:00pm - 9:00pm
$275

This pottery course is designed to teach the techniques of wheel-throwing, hand-building and glazing to students with little to no experience. Students will learn and explore various techniques. All students will deepen their knowledge of ceramics and evolve their skills with the guidance of an experienced instructor.

Faculty: Andrea Serafino

 

NEW! Painting with acrylics

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Beginners welcome. View Supply List. Studio 2. Adults 16+

January 23 – March 26 (10 sessions)
6:00pm - 8:00pm
$175

Why do artists paint with Acrylics? Many artists find painting with acrylics is a user-friendly medium and because of its innate composition, acrylics dry faster and no chemicals are used. Students taking this class will learn what well known artists used acrylics and just how simplified it is to produce an array of abstract to traditional art work. A supply list is provided at the time of registration.

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