Art Classes

13-18 Year Old Classes
The 13 – 18 year old classes are designed to cultivate creativity, encourage artistic growth and improve the ability to express themselves in the visual arts, while continuing to build on skills previously acquired.
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Fall 2019 Workshops

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Glass Fusion Ornaments/Suncatchers

Saturday, 12/14, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, $35

Create unique ornaments or suncatchers using layers of glass while learning glass cutting and design techniques.

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Wood Assemblage

Saturday, 12/28, 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.

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Art Classes

January/May 2020 classes 

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Wheel Throwing

Thursdays, 1/9 – 2/13, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, $150

Are you ready to get your hands dirty? Patience and a high tolerance for messy hands is a must for learning this fun way to create pottery. Students will learn the basic steps for creating bowls and cups on the pottery wheel. 

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Glass/Fusion Personalized Jewelry

Tuesdays, 2/18 – 3/31, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, $150
(no class on 3/17)

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.

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The Art of Portraiture

Learn the correct proportions in learning to draw the portrait in many different positions. This class will experiment with various media along the way and teach techniques with the various media.

Saturdays, 4/11 – 5/16, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM, $175

 

One Day Workshops

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Glass Fusion Dish

Friday, 1/10, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, $45

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

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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.

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Drawing with Prismacolor Colored Pencils

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!

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

 

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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.

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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.

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Acrylic Pour on Canvas

Saturday, 2/1, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, $45

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.

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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.
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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.

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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. 
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Wood Plank Wall 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.

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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.
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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.

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Artistic Animals in Acrylics

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.
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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.

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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.
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Watercolor Florals

Monday, 4/6, 1:00 – 3:00 PM, $35

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

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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.
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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!

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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!

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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.