NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS WELCOME
Learn to "throw from the hump" with expert potter Jon Hook. Create a variety of forms on the wheel, add handles and embellishments, carve or stamp textures, and finish it off with glazing. Jon will lead a raku firing on the last day of class.
Students will have supervised access to the ceramics studio on Thursdays, 6:30 - 9 PM.
CLAY $25 PER BAG
In this introductory ceramics class, students will learn the basics of handbuilding and wheelthrowing. Artist Jennifer Zona will show you how to create functional and non-functional works of art using coil, slab, press-molds and wheel-throwing techniques. Students will have supervised access to the ceramics studio on THURSDAYS, 6:30-9 PM.
ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED
This introductory class will expose students to a number of traditional skills and ideas that have occupied artists throughout history. Artist Lea Bult will teach basic techniques and concepts including space, volume, linear and free-hand perspective. Students work in black and white media on a variety of subjects including landscape, still life arrangements, and portraiture.
MODEL FEE: $20
Focusing on anatomy, proportion and form, artist Lea Bult will teach the basics of portrait and figure drawing. A clothed model will pose as students draw from life using pencils, charcoal, chalk and ink.
OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
Artist Nathan Margoni will teach the basics of acrylic painting, beginning with color-mixing exercises, a limited palette, and broken color. Experiments with acrylic gel medium, acrylic spray paint and acrylic paint markers will be introduced as the class progresses. Students will paint from still lives and photographic references.
MATERIALS FEE: $35
Using traditional hand tools, students will carve a variety of projects in basswood, catalpa and other approporiate woods. As students master basic skills, instruction John De Lapa, will teach them to carve more challenging and appealing items.