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Introduction to Traditional Calligraphy – MONDAYS $ 325 members/$350 non-members

Calligraphy is a delicate and elegant yet endangered craft. This 4-week course is an introduction to the art form’s true meaning: calli- kalos in Greek, meaning “fine,” and -graphy from the Greek grapho meaning “write.” Following an old-school philosophy, and beginning with the fundamental methods and principles of implements and materials, students will be taught […]

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Painting Essentials with Sam Morrow – MONDAYS $ 45 members/$55 non-members - Drop-in cost

Sam Morrow will teach traditional painting techniques and methods.  Beginning with a transcription of an old master painting, he will go through all basic processes from under painting, through body paint, glazing, scumbling, wet into wet, wet onto dry, transparency and opacity to name but a few.  Students will apply the principles learned in their old master copy to their own paintings, […]

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Finding Your Way in Abstraction with Binnie Birstein – TUESDAY $ 210 Members/$270 Non-members

Abstraction in painting allows the artist to communicate in often personal and impactful ways. Designed for all levels of experience, students are exposed to a variety of approaches applying abstract techniques and sensibilities to painting.

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Painting with Jock MacRae – WEDNESDAY $ 280 Members/$360 Non-members

Instructor Jock MacRae delivers high level instruction and feedback in this class, tailored to meet individual needs and goals. Students may work from any reference materials and paint in a variety of styles. Bring your own supplies from your preferred medium.

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Sculpture – THURSDAY $ 70 members/$85 for non-members

Instructor Justin Perlman will introduce students to sculpture in the round as well as relief sculpture. Students are encouraged to explore the different materials in the process of sculpture. There will be moderate hand tool usage (age relevant). Basic materials will be provided. Clothing that can get dirty is recommended.

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Traditional Drawing & Painting – SATURDAY $ 130 members/$160 for non-members

Instructor Carol Miller graduated from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh in Commercial Art, specializing in Fashion Illustration and Portraiture. She studied at the Traphagen School of Design in NYC.  Carol has been teaching at the Guild for many years and has helped hundreds of students develop their talents.

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Comic Book Illustration – TUESDAY $ 140 members/$170 for non-members

Learn to take your imagination to new heights with cartooning and illustration. Students will create their very own creatures and characters by developing their skills at observation and learning the basic techniques of cartoon rendering. Guided daily drawing exercises will help students to understand human anatomy and proportions in order to create believable and exciting […]

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Joy of Art – MONDAY $ 123 members/$150 for non-members

For new and returning students. Instructor Laura McCormick will introduce your child to multiple media including watercolor painting, pastels, ink, charcoal and more. Laura is a freelance artist specializing in charcoal and pastel portraiture and has a unique and engaging way of teaching. All materials included. Ages 8+

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