In this introductory ceramics class, students will learn the basics of handbuilding and wheelthrowing from artist Jennifer Zona. Create functional and non-functional works of art using coil, slab, press molds and wheelthrowing techniques.
Students will have supervised access to the ceramics studio on WEDNESDAYS, 6:30-9 PM.
Instructor Keith Stevens will teach you how to center your clay and keep it on the wheel as you create bowls, cups, and other vessels. Students will also learn to alter their forms by trimming and adding handles, and to add color with glazes.
NO CLASS JULY 2
OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
Learn a variety of clay techniques from three different artists! Nina Menduni will help you create a carved relief tile, Paola Gracida will teach wheelthrowing and hand-building, and Jennifer Zona will finish it all off with glazing.
*Students will have supervised access to the ceramics studio on Wednesdays, 6:30-9 pm.
Develop your throwing skills with expert potter Jon Hook. Jon will teach you how to create vessels on the wheel, add handles and embellishments, carve or stamp textures, and finish it all off with glazing.
NO CLASS JULY 3
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.
Have you taken an introductory drawing or painting class and are ready for the next step? Artists Lea Bult and David Baker will alternate teaching this mixed media drawing and painting class that focuses on landscape, portraiture and still life. Develop a personal style as you add to your skills and knowledge about drawing and painting.
Learn about value, shape, color-mixing and other basic skills that can be applied to a variety of media with artist Lea Bult. Draw and paint directly from observation and from photographic references as you work with pencil, charcoal, acrylic and oil paint.
MATERIALS LIST PROVIDED
Learn to paint in a fluid and expressive style with artist Matt Payovich. Beginning and intermediate students will paint directly from the still life and using their own reference photographs.
NEW! Students will have supervised access to the studio on Wednesdays, 6:30-9 pm.
NO CLASS JULY 5
ALL MATERALS PROVIDED
Continue to develop your skills and personal style with artists Lea Bult and David Baker. Add to your arsenal of drawing and painting techniques and take inspiration from historical and contemporary art examples in brief presentations.
Artist Lea Bult will provide instruction and lead students in outdoor painting excursions using a variety of painting media and surfaces. Students may focus on their favorite painting medium or alternate throughout the class.
Take your DSLR, mirrorless or other fully adjustable camera off automatic! This in-depth and information packed class will cover camera controls, image formats, lenses, shooting modes and more, and how it all applies to practical, everyday photographic techniques. Bring your gear, a hefty notepad, and be ready to learn from photographer Tim Schroeder.
PhotoGRAMS are images made in a darkroom with light sensitive paper processed in chemicals. Photographer Richard Burd will show you how to paint with light and shadows, using everyday objects to create surreal and unique photographic prints.