Adult Classes

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Event Venue Date Description
Drawing & Painting Studio
  • January 23, 2017 7:00 pm

Drawing & Painting Studio 10 weeks Mondays, Jan 23 – Mar 27, 7:00 – 9:30 pm If just beginning, benefit from individual guidance through a variety of skill-building projects. More advanced students can expand their basic skills in a creative support system. All levels welcome—dry or water based media. Note:Materials list will be discussed first (more…)

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Unconventional Artist
  • February 27, 2017 7:00 pm

Unconventional Artist 5 weeks Mondays, Feb 27 – Mar 27, 7:00 – 9:30 pm Do you have a desire to be visually creative, but feel you don’t have the artistic skills? In this class you will learn different ways to create works of art without possessing traditional drawing skills. Create textures, patterns, and fine art (more…)

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Art of the Print
  • March 1, 2017 7:00 pm

Art of the Print 5 weeks Wednesdays, March 1 – 29, 7:00-9:30 pm This class will explore the vast world of printmaking, in addition to experimenting with and incorporating painting, drawing, and mixed media. Using a variety of materials, students will learn printing techniques including monoprints, relief, intaglio and more. With the ability to create (more…)

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Comics, Storytelling, & Zines! // Closed
  • March 2, 2017 7:00 pm

Comics, Storytelling & Zines! 5 weeks Thursdays, Mar 2 – 30, 7:00 – 9:30 This class will use illustration to tell stories, create comic books and make a zine (fiction or non-fiction) to share. Learn techniques to covey emotion, set a scene and an aesthetic for a story. Delve into character development, communication styles, individual (more…)

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Drawing & Painting Studio
  • April 10, 2017 7:00 pm

Drawing & Painting Studio 9 weeks Mondays, Apr 10 – Jun 12, 7:00 – 9:30 pm If just beginning, benefit from individual guidance through a variety of skill-building projects. More advanced students can expand their basic skills in a creative support system. All levels welcome—dry or water based media. Note:Materials list will be discussed first (more…)

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Hand Lettering & Calligraphy
  • April 11, 2017 7:00 pm

Hand-Lettering & Calligraphy 4 weeks Tuesdays, April 11 – May 2, 7:00 – 9:30 pm Learn how to make your own beautiful personalized notes, invitations, labels and signs with lettering and calligraphy techniques. Learn the basics of typography and lettering, and use a variety of materials to create unique handwritten pieces. Note: Materials fee $8 (more…)

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Art as Journal
  • April 11, 2017 7:00 pm

Art as Journal 6 weeks Tuesdays, April 11 – May 16, 7:00 – 9:30 pm Journaling is a unique form of individual storytelling. In this class participants will explore journaling as a form of visual art. In addition to mark-making, the use of unconventional materials such as stamping, stenciling and layering methods will be incorporated. (more…)

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Color & Design Basics
  • April 12, 2017 7:00 pm

Color & Design Basics 5 weeks Wednesdays, Apr 12 – May 10, 7:00 – 9:30 pm How do colors sometimes trick the eye by seeming to jump forward or recede, become transparent or alter when interacting? Using Josef Alber’s, Interaction of Color, learn these and other color concepts while incorporating elements and principles of art (more…)

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Book Arts
  • April 12, 2017 7:00 pm

Book Arts 4 weeks Wednesdays, Apr 12 – May 3, 7:00 – 9:30 pm This introductory class will give you the basics needed to create a variety of books. Beginning with use of tools and simple binding techniques, you will learn how to create individual books from a single piece of paper, accordions, hard cover, (more…)

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Silver Clay Jewelry
  • April 23, 2017 5:30 pm

Silver Clay Jewelry 2 days Sundays, April 23 & 30, 5:30 – 8:30 pm Learn the basics of silver metal clay to make beautiful one-of-akind jewelry. Participants will design, incorporate surface textures and complete a minimum of three to four pieces (pendants, earrings, etc) in this workshop. Note: First workshop day is mandatory. Materials fee (more…)

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Populist Community Art
  • May 4, 2017 7:00 pm

Populist Community Art! 3 weeks Thursday, May 4 – 18, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Join the populist “soft guerrilla” art movement—making small differences in the community in big ways. As opposed to guerrilla art, soft guerrilla art is non-invasive art found in unexpected public places that induces spontaneous, often thought provoking, reaction. The appeal is (more…)

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Fused Glass Jewelry
  • May 7, 2017 6:00 pm

Fused Glass Jewelry 1 day Sunday, May 7, 6:00 – 8:30 pm Create original jewelry using colorful and dichroic glass. Make at least 4 colorful and dazzling fused glass pins, pendants or earrings. Great for gift giving or keeping as personal unique accessories. Note: Materials fee $32 payable on day of class. Tuition: $20 ($17 (more…)

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Exploring Multiples!
  • May 10, 2017 7:00 pm

Exploring Multiples! 4 weeks Wednesdays, May 10 – 31, 7:00 – 9:30 pm This class will explore the vast world of printmaking, in addition to experimenting with and incorporating painting, drawing, and mixed media. Using a variety of materials, students will learn printing techniques including monoprints, relief, intaglio and more. With the ability to create (more…)

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Silver Clay - Torch Firing
  • May 21, 2017 4:00 pm

Silver Clay – Torch Firing 1 day Sunday, May 21, 4:00 – 9:00 pm Learn the art of torch firing silver metal clay to create jewelry and silver artwork without the necessity of a kiln. This amazing process enables students to create one-of-a-kind silver pieces in just 4 hours. Note: Prerequisite Silver Clay class or (more…)

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