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Painting Essentials with Sam Morrow – Mondays 10-1PM $ See Below

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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Italic Calligraphy – The Italic Hand with Moki Kokoris – Monday 6:30-9PM $ 325

Calligraphy (calli- kalos in Greek, meaning “fine,” and -graphy from the Greek grapho meaning “write”) is a delicate and elegant yet endangered craft. Following traditional methods and principles, students of this 5-week course will be introduced to the classical Italic hand, sometimes referred to as Chancery Cursive. Developed in Italy during the Renaissance, Italic is based on the Humanist minuscule script, […]

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Painting Outside of the Box with Binnie Birstein – Tuesday 10-1PM $ See Below

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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Sam Morrow’s Fall Plein Air Painting – Wednesdays 10-1PM $ See Below

Taking advantage of the beautiful fall scenery and colors, Sam will conduct Plein Air classes, teaching traditional painting techniques and methods either outside at the Guild or at designated locations such as Weir Farm.  (On days not suitable for outdoor work, the class will be held inside in the studio working from a photograph). Sam will go […]

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Elementary

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Comic Book Illustration – MONDAY $ 70 members/$86 for non-members

Learn to take your imagination and your drawing skills to new heights while making comic strip illustrations with Sara Ruiz. Students will create creatures, characters and stories by developing their skills of observation and learning the basic techniques of illustration and rendering.

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Joy of Art – MONDAY $ 158 members/$192 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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Figure Drawing – TUESDAY $ 88 members/$108 for non-members

Learn to draw people using basic drawing concepts such as proportion, perspective, anatomy, and design. Students will learn through guided exercises, observation, and by practicing to draw themselves and others. Extra time will be dedicated to drawing facial expressions, clothing, hands, and portraiture. No experience or special drawing talent required. Individual goals and styles are […]

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Art Exploration – WEDNESDAY $ 158 members/$192 for non-members

Instructor Laura McCormick will have weekly projects, and students are encouraged to explore a wide variety of art styles and techniques, while strengthening both their artistic skills and their understanding of art. Each student is encouraged to work at their own level and stretch their imagination in a relaxed and fun environment.

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Sculpture – THURSDAY $ 175 members/$212 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 $ 300 members/$360 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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Middle/HS

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Joy of Art – MONDAY $ $237 members/$282 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.

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Comic Book Illustration – MONDAY $ 105 members/$125 for non-members

Learn to take your imagination and your drawing skills to new heights while making comic strip illustrations with Sara Ruiz. Students will create creatures, characters and stories by developing their skills of observation and learning the basic techniques of illustration and rendering.

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Figure Drawing – TUESDAY $ 132 members/$158 for non-members

Learn to draw people using basic drawing concepts such as proportion, perspective, anatomy, and design. Students will learn through guided exercises, observation, and by practicing to draw themselves and others. Extra time will be dedicated to drawing facial expressions, clothing, hands, and portraiture. No experience or special drawing talent required. Individual goals and styles are […]

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Photography Club – TUESDAY $ 263 members/$312 for non-members

With a central focus on composition, this hands-on session will explore a new topic each week.  Using fun games and exercises students will discover what it takes to create a great photograph no matter where their interests lie. 

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Art Exploration – WEDNESDAY $ 237 members/$282 for non-members

Instructor Laura McCormick will have weekly projects, and students are encouraged to explore a wide variety of art styles and techniques, while strengthening both their artistic skills and their understanding of art. Each student is encouraged to work at their own level and stretch their imagination in a relaxed and fun environment.

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Sculpture – THURSDAY $ 263 members/$312 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.

Learn More

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Traditional Drawing & Painting – SATURDAY $ 450 members/$540 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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