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Ceramics


Introduction to Wheelthrowing
(8) Mondays 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Jun 5, 2017 - Jul 31, 2017
Class Code: C4
Tuition: $ 160.00 / $ 150.00 Members
Materials: $ 25.00
Faculty: Jon Hook

CLAY: $25 PER BAG
OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
NO CLASS JULY 3
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. Students will have supervised access to the ceramics studio on THURSDAYS, 6:30-9 pm.



Summer Ceramics
(8) Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Jun 6, 2017 - Aug 1, 2017
Class Code: C1
Tuition: $ 160.00 / $ 150.00 Members
Materials: $ 25.00
Faculty: Jennifer Zona

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
In this introductory ceramics class, artist Jennifer Zona will teach you the basics of handbuilding and wheelthrowing.  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 THURSDAYS, 6:30-9 PM.
OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
In this introductory ceramics class, artist Jennifer Zona will teach you the basics of handbuilding and wheelthrowing.  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 THURSDAYS, 6:30-9 PM.
*No class July 4



Adult Ceramics Class
(8) Mondays 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 25, 2017 - Nov 13, 2017
Class Code: C3
Tuition: $ 160.00 / $ 150.00 Members
Materials: $ 25.00
Faculty: Jon Hook

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS

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.

Students will have supervised access to the ceramics studio on WEDNESDAYS, 6:30-9 PM.




Adult Ceramics Class
(8) Mondays 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 25, 2017 - Nov 13, 2017
Class Code: C3
Tuition: $ 160.00 / $ 150.00 Members
Materials: $ 25.00
Faculty: Jon Hook

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS

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.

Students will have supervised access to the ceramics studio on WEDNESDAYS, 6:30-9 PM.




Adult Ceramics Class
(8) Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Sep 26, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017
Class Code: C1
Tuition: $ 160.00 / $ 150.00 Members
Materials: $ 25.00
Faculty: Jennifer Zona

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS

In this introductory ceramics class, students will learn the basics of handbuilding and wheelthrowing.  Artist Jennifer Zona will teach you how to 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.




Drawing


Drawing From Observation
(8) Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Jun 6, 2017 - Jul 25, 2017
Class Code: AD1
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 15.00
Faculty: Lea Bult

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS

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.

*No class on July 4



Portrait and Figure Drawing
(4) Saturdays 10:00 AM to 12:30 AM
Jul 15, 2017 - Aug 5, 2017
Class Code: AD2
Tuition: $ 75.00 / $ 65.00 Members
Materials: $ 15.00
Faculty: Lea Bult

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS

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.  

 




Mixed Media


Plein-Air Watercolor Painting
David Baker
Aug 12, 13 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Class Code: WS4
Tuition: $ 80.00 / $ 70.00 Members


OPEN TO INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED STUDENTS
MATERIALS LIST PROVIDED
Since the time of Claude Monet, artists have packed their kit and headed outdoors to record images. Watercolor artist David Baker will lead students in an exploration of this great tradition! Learn how to select suitable supplies, choose a subject, compose an image, and additional practical advice on working with watercolors outside. David will lead painting excursions on both days and students will work on 3 small paintings.
OPEN TO INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED STUDENTS
MATERIALS LIST PROVIDED
Since the time of Claude Monet, artists have packed their kit and headed outdoors to record images. Watercolor artist David Baker will lead students in an exploration of this great tradition! Learn how to select suitable supplies, choose a subject, compose an image, and additional practical advice on working with watercolors outside. David will lead painting excursions on both days and students will work on 3 small paintings.



Painting


Intermediate Drawing and Painting
(8) Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Jun 6, 2017 - Aug 1, 2017
Class Code: AP3
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 35.00
Faculty: Lea Bult

ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED

Students who have completed at least 1 introductory drawing or painting class are eligible for this intermediate class co-taught by artists Lea Bult and David Baker.  Students will learn to combine drawing and painting strategies into one unified working method. Landscape and portrait subjects will be explored systematically from black and white drawing, to color pastel drawing, to color paint. 

*No class July 4




Introduction to Oil Painting
(8) Thursdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Jun 8, 2017 - Aug 3, 2017
Class Code: AP1
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 35.00
Faculty: Lea Bult

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
Working from observation, students will learn how to paint a variety of subject matter including plants, landscapes and still life arrangements. Artist Lea Bult will teach the basics and demonstrate techniques associated with different time periods in art history.  Continuing students may work on individual projects. 
OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
Working from observation, students will learn how to paint a variety of subject matter including plants, landscapes and still life arrangements. Artist Lea Bult will teach the basics and demonstrate techniques associated with different time periods in art history.  Continuing students may work on individual projects. 
*No class July 6



Introduction to Acrylic Painting
(8) Thursdays 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Jun 8, 2017 - Aug 3, 2017
Class Code: AP2
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 35.00
Faculty: Nathan Margoni

(NO CLASS JULY 6)
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.  Students will paint on a variety of surfaces and learn to modify their paint using gel mediums as they work from the still life.



Adult Painting Class
(8) Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Sep 26, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017
Class Code: 17F-AD1-0003
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Faculty: Kerry Binnington

MATERIALS LIST PROVIDED

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS

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.




Adult Painting Class
(8) Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Sep 26, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017
Class Code: AP2
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Faculty: Kerry Binnington

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.



Adult Painting Class
(8) Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Sep 26, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017
Class Code: AP4
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 35.00
Faculty: David Baker

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

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.




Adult Painting Class
(8) Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Sep 27, 2017 - Nov 15, 2017
Class Code: AP1
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 35.00
Faculty: Lea Bult

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS

Structured to accommodate beginning and intermediate oil painters, this class explores oil painting techniques associated with art historical movements. Artist Lea Bult will provide group demonstrations and individual instruction on topics including  under painting, layering, still life and landscape techniques.



Adult Painting Class
(8) Thursdays 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Sep 28, 2017 - Nov 16, 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 basic color-theory and paint application techniques in this class for beginners.  Students will start off with material and color-mixing exercises and progress to painting the still life.  Students will learn from demonstrations, lectures, in-progress critiques and hands-on painting.




Photography


Digital Photography Tech
(8) Thursdays 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Jun 8, 2017 - Jul 27, 2017
Class Code: APH2
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Faculty: Tim Schroeder

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
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.  Photographer Tim Schroeder will provide lectures and lead critiques of student work.  Bring your own DSLR camera and a hefty notepad.  
OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
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.  Photographer Tim Schroeder will provide lectures and lead critiques of student work.  Bring your own DSLR camera and a hefty notepad.  
*No class July 6



Adult Photography Class
(8) Thursdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Sep 28, 2017 - Nov 16, 2017
Class Code: APH1
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Faculty: Tim Schroeder

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS

This in-depth and information-packed class will discuss the main aspects of digital photography including camera controls, lenses, menu options and much more. Group critiques of students’ images will provide further discourse on the practical uses of the techniques discussed, including composition and aesthetics. Bring your adjustable digital camera and a hefty notepad to learn from photographer Tim Schroeder!




Adult Photography Class
(8) Thursdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sep 28, 2017 - Nov 16, 2017
Class Code: APH2
Tuition: $ 160.00 / $ 150.00 Members
Materials: $ 15.00
Faculty: Andy Sawyer

Using film and traditional darkroom techniques to enhance and extend digital imaging is a popular trend known as crossover photography. Instructor Andy Sawyer will help you blur the lines between digital and analog techniques as you work in the darkroom and shoot on location at several outdoor venues.  A special emphasis will be placed on photographing people in both posed and candid settings.  All materials are provided including loaner cameras and a Holga camera to keep.  




Sculpture


Adult Sculpture Class
(8) Thursdays 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sep 7, 2017 - Oct 26, 2017
Class Code: 17F-AS1-0012
Tuition: $ 160.00 / $ 150.00 Members
Materials: $ 35.00
Faculty: John Delapa

Using traditional hand tools, students will carve a variety of projects in basswood, catalpa and other appropriate woods.  As students master basic skills, instructor John DeLapa will introduce more challenging projects.




Adult Sculpture Class
(8) Thursdays 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sep 7, 2017 - Oct 26, 2017
Class Code: AS2
Tuition: $ 160.00 / $ 150.00 Members
Materials: $ 35.00
Faculty: John Delapa

Using traditional hand tools, students will carve a variety of projects in basswood, catalpa and other appropriate woods.  As students master basic skills, instructor John DeLapa will introduce more challenging projects.




Adult Sculpture Class
(8) Thursdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sep 7, 2017 - Oct 26, 2017
Class Code: AS3
Tuition: $ 160.00 / $ 150.00 Members
Materials: $ 35.00
Faculty: John Delapa

Master Woodcarver John De Lapa will teach experienced carvers advanced techniques.  Projects include acanthus, scroll and other classic designs. Students who have completed "Beginning Woodcarving" are eligible for this course.




Adult Sculpture Class
(8) Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 26, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017
Class Code: AS1
Tuition: $ 135.00 / $ 125.00 Members
Materials: $ 35.00
Faculty: Nina Menduni

Learn a variety of sculpture techniques with professional sculptor Nina Menduni!  Students will learn about form, space, balance and texture as they work on projects including plaster gauze casting, assemblage and clay portraits.




Adult Sculpture Class
(4) Saturdays 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 28, 2017 - Nov 18, 2017
Class Code: C2
Tuition: $ 85.00 / $ 75.00 Members
Materials: $ 25.00
Faculty: Steven Skinner

OPEN TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS

Black Tree Studio Artist Steven Skinner throws clay into thin slabs that can be cut, wrapped and attached to create beautiful forms.  Learn these and other handbuilding techniques to use in your own functional or sculptural artworks