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Ceramics


Introduction to Wheelthrowing
(8) Mondays 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Feb 6, 2017 - Mar 27, 2017
Class Code: C2
Tuition: $ 160.00 / $ 150.00 Members
Materials: $ 25.00
Faculty: Jon Hook

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.




Handbuilding and Wheelthrowing Basics
(8) Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Feb 7, 2017 - Mar 28, 2017
Class Code: C1
Tuition: $ 160.00 / $ 150.00 Members
Materials: $ 25.00
Faculty: Jennifer Zona

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.




Drawing


Drawing From Observation
(8) Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Feb 7, 2017 - Mar 28, 2017
Class Code: AD1
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 15.00
Faculty: Lea Bult

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.




Portrait and Figure Drawing
(4) Saturdays 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Feb 11, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017
Class Code: AD2
Tuition: $ 75.00 / $ 65.00 Members
Materials: $ 20.00
Faculty: Lea Bult

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.




Jewelry


Riveted Rings
(8) Tuesdays 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Feb 14, 2017 - Apr 4, 2017
Class Code: AJ1
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 65.00
Faculty: Vicki Cook

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS

Bronze metal clay is a soft material that can be shaped by hand or pressed into molds to create detailed forms.  Artist Vicki Cook will teach you to use this material to make ring tops, add faceted stones, and rivet to a sterling silver ring.  Students will experiment with a variety of ring styles.



Painting


Watercolor Still Life
(8) Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Feb 7, 2017 - Mar 28, 2017
Class Code: AP1
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Faculty: Kerry Binnington

MATERIALS LIST INCLUDED

Watercolor artist Kerry Binnington will guide you through a variety of watercolor methods such as masking and brushwork in this evening class.  Explore the elements of design as you paint still life compositions. 



Introduction to Oil Painting
(8) Thursdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Feb 9, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017
Class Code: AP2
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 35.00
Faculty: Lea Bult

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED
OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
Simplify what you see to create lively, vivid canvases with artist Lea Bult! Begin by learning the basics of mixing colors and using medium to thin your paint.  Then jump into painting from a still life, layering colors to create a luminous surface.  Advanced students may work on independent projects.



Introduction to Acrylic Painting
(8) Thursdays 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Feb 9, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017
Class Code: AP3
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 35.00
Faculty: Nathan Margoni

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

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.




Photography


Darkroom Photography
(8) Thursdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Feb 9, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017
Class Code: APH1
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 55.00
Faculty: Andy Sawyer

13-18 YRS (OPEN TO ADULT STUDENTS)
ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

Use a variety of cameras, including pinhole and toy cameras, to explore composition, contrast, aperture, exposure and focus in this hands-on class with photography Andy Sawyer.  Students will develop their own film and learn to combine darkroom with digital photography techniques.



Digital Photography Tech
(8) Thursdays 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Feb 9, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017
Class Code: APH3
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Faculty: Tim Schroeder

NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS WELCOME
Take your DSLR camera off of automatic! This in-depth and information packed class will cover camera controls, image formats, lenses, flash exposure, menu options, and more. You'll also try your hand at and learn practical, everyday photographic techniques. Bring your own DSLR camera, a hefty notepad, and be ready to learn from photographer Tim Schroeder.



Sculpture


Beginning Wood Carving
(8) Thursdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Feb 9, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017
Class Code: AS1
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Faculty: John Delapa

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.