Art Classes

Adult Classes and Workshops
Our adult classes are designed to meet the needs of the students where they are ~ from beginner to advanced, our instructors tailor the classes to each participant and their specific goals, while teaching them a variety of skills and techniques.
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Adult Classes and Workshops

January/May 2020 Art Classes



Mondays, 1/6 – 2/10, 6:30 – 9:00 PM, $210
Mondays, 2/24 – 3/30, 6:30 – 9:00 PM, $210
Mondays, 4/13 – 5/18, 6:30 – 9:00 PM, $210

Tuesdays, 1/7 – 2/11, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM, $210
Tuesdays, 2/25 – 5/31, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM, $210
Tuesdays, 4/14 – 5/19, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM, $210

This pottery class explores both hand building and wheel throwing techniques for beginners through advanced students. Instructor will determine where you are in the learning process and help guide you through projects of your choice.


Drawing and Painting Open Studio

Tuesdays, 1/7 – 2/11, 1:00 – 3:30 PM, $120

Do you know what you want to draw or paint, but just not sure how?  Have you started a piece of art, but would like a critique, some suggestions, or instruction? Then this open studio session is for you!  Spend 2 1/2 hours doing your own work.  This is YOUR time.  Our instructor will be on hand to give you the encouragement and instruction you need to move toward a completed work of art.  Please bring your own supplies.  Our materials can supplement and compliment.



Calligraphy Sampler

Tuesdays, 1/7 – 1/21, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, $100

In this three-week introduction to the art of beautiful lettering, you will experience modern ways of hand lettering. Discover how to write italic alphabets with broad edge markers. Next learn to write with a pointed metal nib dipped in ink. Finally try brush lettering with a variety of tools. Your supply fee includes 3 pens for you to keep!


Figure Drawing

Mondays, 2/17 – 3/23, 1:00 – 3:30 PM, $210

Learn basic drawing techniques and proportions for depicting a realistic human figure. Create gesture drawings, examine and draw bones.



Glass Fusion/Personalized Jewelry

Tuesdays, 4/7 – 5/12, 7:00 – 8:30 PM, $150

Design unique pieces of jewelry using various techniques on metal such as stamping, texturing, and casting resin. Students will also learn glass cutting and design techniques to create a colorful dish and pendant of layered glass.



Writing in Ink

Thursdays, 4/16 – 4/30, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, $100

Discover traditional calligraphic styles of hand lettering in this class. Become an 18th century engrosser whose Copperplate letters come from a pointed metal nib dipped in ink. Pen messages using Middle Age style letters written with fancy double lines. Develop the rhythm of a graceful classic italic alphabet done with modern parallel cartridge pens and fountain pens. Your supply fee includes pens for you to keep.


Teen/Adult Workshops


Fused Glass Dish

Friday, 1/10, 6:30 – 8: 30 PM, $45

Create a unique, colorful dish using layers of class while learning glass cutting and design techniques.



Alcohol Ink Exploration

Thursdays, 1/16 and 1/23, 1:30 – 3:30 PM, $65

Join us for a fun afternoon of experimentation with alcohol inks! We will use several kinds of surfaces for our paintings as we create non-objective images full of vibrant color and visual interest. Supplies will be furnished.


Drawing with Prismacolors Colored Pencils

Saturday, 1/18, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, $35

During this prisma colored pencil workshop, you will choose one of three landscape pictures to create.  During class, you will learn techniques for shading, highlighting, and blending colored pencils.  We will also explore was to add texture.  At the end, you will have a framed mini 2 by 3 inch work of art plus the knowledge to create even more!


Early American Writing circa 1776

Thursday, 1/23, 4:00 – 8:00 PM, FREE

Celebrate National Handwriting Day and John Hancock’s birthday with a FREE experience in writing with a dip pen and ink, plus an assortment of modern calligraphy pens. Step back to 1776 to letter your own message the way Alexander Hamilton wrote, or pen a document like the US Constitution.



Wheel Throwing

Friday, 1/24, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, $45
Wednesday, 5/13, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, $45

This is a great introduction to the pottery wheel as well as a fun night out with friends. Participants will learn the step by step process for creating bowls on the pottery wheel.


Acrylic Pour on Canvas

Saturday, 2/1, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, $60

All the craze and nothing traditional about it, this delightfully unpredictable style of painting proves everyone can be an acrylic artist.  We will dirty pour several small canvases and then create a one of a kind “friendship” pour that can be separated once dry and given away to cherished friends.


Personalized Monogram

Tuesdays, 2/4 and 2/11, 5:30 – 7:30 PM, $60

What a treasure this personalized gift will be for your sweetheart, family member or friend! Your design of their initial will be developed in your style with guidance by a professional calligrapher.  Use walnut ink in a dip pen to add details such as flowers and curling ribbons. Color with pencils and highlight with gold and Swarovski crystals for an unforgettable keepsake, ready to frame.

Coffee Pour Over

Friday, 2/7, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, $45

In this class within a class, an owner from Course Coffee Roasters will explain how to chose, grind, measure and pour a great cup of coffee. Sample some of their fresh roasted coffee while we construct our own ceramic pour overs from slabs of clay.



Fused Glass Coasters

Wednesday, 2/12, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, $45

Learn glass cutting and design techniques using layers of glass to create a set of four coasters. 

Wood Plank Art

Saturday, 2/22, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, $45

Using various size wood planks, we will paint a variety of textures and colors of your own choosing and then assemble them to make a 3-D work of art that showcases your taste and choice of color scheme.



Creative Felting

Thursday, 3/5, 5:30 – 7:30 PM, $60

The delicacy of soft wool provides an entirely new dimensional art medium to explore in this one visit workshop. No paint or mess here as you create a landscape, either from suggested layouts or your own favorite location. You will select wisps of colored fibers and tuck those gently into a wool backing using a specialized needle to “paint” your scene



Pottery Open Studio

Friday, 3/20, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $55

Come use the studio and supplies to create pottery of your choice. Participants may use the wheels or hand-build. Must have been enrolled in a previous class or workshop to participate in the open studio.





Artistic Animals

Monday, 3/23, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $35

Free yourself to enjoy the act of painting! Brown cows? Never. White dogs and gray cats? Nope. Using arbitrary colors that make your heart sing, create pictures of animals with attitude using both watercolor and acrylics.



Metal Tooling

Friday, 3/27, 6:30 – 12:30 PM, $35

Create a unique piece of art work on foil using embossing, tooling, repousse or overlay techniques.



Botanicals in Oil Pastel

Saturday, 4/4, 10:00 – 12:00 PM, $35

Learn different techniques for using oil pastels while creating a drawing of a flower of your choice.



Watercolor Florals

Monday, 4/6, 1:00 – 3:00 PM, $35

Explore a variety of watercolor techniques while creating a spring time floral painting!





Fused Glass Open Studio

Saturday, 4/18, 1:00 – 3:00 PM, $45

Use our space and glass supplies to create a project of your choice! Participants will be able to use on 12 x 12 piece of glass in addition to scraps, noodles, and frit. Participants must have taken one of our glass workshops prior to attending the open studio.



Sculpting Clay Succulents

Wednesday, 4/29, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, $45

Using a variety of hand building techniques, sculpt various clay succulents for your home!





Landscapes in Acrylic

Monday, 5/4, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, $35

Learn various brush techniques and application of acrylic paint to create a unique landscape!



Clay Wall Planters

Monday, 5/18, 1:00 – 3:30 PM, $45

Create a clay planter for air dry plants using a variety of hand-building techniques.