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Painting Essentials with Sam Morrow – Mondays 10am-1pm $ 210 members $270 non-members

Sam Morrow will teach traditional painting techniques and methods. He will go through all basic processes from underpainting, 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 to their own paintings, working from still life, photographs or the imagination.  Group discussion will be a […]

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Pastel Landscape with Christa Forrest – Mondays 10am-1pm $ 210 members / $270 non-members

Discover the beautiful art of pastels! This is not mere chalk, but a beautiful, exciting and versatile medium of pure pigment in every color imaginable. Students explore the various types of pastels, surfaces, application methods and underpainting techniques. An introduction to design, composition, color and values will be given through hands on demonstrations and observation. […]

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Landscape Painting with Sam Morrow – Wednesdays 10am-1pm $ 210 members $270 non-members

Experiment with different styles of landscape painting, including traditional, representational or abstract. Students are welcome to explore these various styles or paint in their preferred style. Sam will go through all basic processes from under painting, through body painting, glazing, scumbling, wet into wet, wet onto dry, transparency and opacity, to name a few. The aim […]

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Still Life Oil Painting with Rick Daskam – Thursdays 9:30am-12:30pm – $ 210 members $270 nonmembers

In this class, students will paint from still life arrangements provided by the instructor. We will focus on personally expressive, representational painting. Classes will incorporate lessons on drawing skills, light and shadow, composition, color relationships and values. Students will complete a small painting in each session, allowing the painter to become confident and sure in […]

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Life Drawing with Victor DeMasi – Thursday evenings 7-9pm $ 12 Members $15 Non-members

Live models are presented for this open, drop in studio session. Open to adults of all skill levels. Please bring your own supplies. Class is ongoing and artists of all levels are invited.

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Finding Your Voice—Acrylic Abstract Painting with Rachel Volpone – Fridays 11am-2pm $ 210 members / $270 non-members

This class is for painters who would like to explore the possibilities of opening up their work to abstraction, whether by maintaining a sense of realism or moving into non-objectivity. Focus will be in finding an authentic way to express ideas as well as challenging the way of viewing and making art. Reference materials like […]

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Monotype & Intaglio Printmaking with Anthony Kirk – Saturdays 10:00-1:00 $ 245 members $315 non-members

The class will first focus on monotype printmaking using Akua inks and water soluble crayons. Participants need not have previous experience. If you can push paint around with a brush then you can make unique one of a kind prints. Midway through the 7-week session a safer technique to make etchings will be introduced. These […]

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Elementary

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Joy of Art with Laura McCormick – Elementary – Mondays 5-6pm $ 162 members / $198 for non-members

This studio class is perfect for new and returning students. Your child will be introduced to multiple media including watercolor and acrylic painting, pastels, and charcoal. Students are encouraged to choose their own subjects and work at their own pace in the relaxed environment. Instructor Laura McCormick is a freelance artist and teacher specializing in […]

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Let’s Make Some Slime with Kristin Quell-Garguilo — Elementary – Mondays 5:15-6:15pm $ 90 Members $110 Non-Members

Let’s make some slime! Experiment and practice measuring while making a new type of slime every day. We will run experiments with our slime creations, make crafts with leftover materials, and play with other kitchen chemistry actives. We will make Fluffy Slime, Glitter Slime, Soap Slime and so much more.

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Figure Drawing with Tania Henderson – Elementary -Tuesdays 5-6pm $ 126 members $154 for non-members

Learn to draw people using basic shapes, proportion, perspective, and anatomy. Practice in class by studying characters, creating self portraits, and drawing classmates. Extra time will be dedicated to drawing portraits, facial expressions, clothing, hands, and hair. No experience or special drawing talent required. Individual goals and styles are encouraged.

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Art Exploration with Laura McCormick – Elementary (grades 3-5) Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm $ 162 members $198 for non-members

Instructor Laura McCormick will plan weekly projects where students are encouraged to explore a wide variety of art styles and techniques. The class will work with watercolor, pastel, charcoal, and acrylics, all the while strengthening both their artistic skills and their understanding of art.

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Traditional Drawing & Painting with Carol Miller – Elementary-Saturdays 1:30-3pm $ 135 members $162 for non-members

Traditionally taught drawing and painting course for children ages 8 and up. Students will complete studies in all mediums and explore all subject matter including still life, figure drawing and plein air work (as weather permits). This course incorporates a combination of guided instruction and independent studies with individualized instruction. Recommended for children ages 8 […]

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Middle/HS

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Joy of Art with Laura McCormick- Mondays 3:15-4:45 pm – Middle/High School $ 243 members / $297 for non-members

This studio class is perfect for new and returning students. Your child will be introduced to multiple media including watercolor and acrylic painting, pastels, and charcoal. Students are encouraged to choose their own subjects and work at their own pace in the relaxed environment. Instructor Laura McCormick is a freelance artist and teacher specializing in […]

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Art Exploration with Laura McCormick – Wednesdays 3:15-4:45pm – Middle/High School $ 243 members $297 for non-members

Instructor Laura McCormick will plan weekly projects where students are encouraged to explore a wide variety of art styles and techniques. The class will work with watercolor, pastel, charcoal, and acrylics, all the while strengthening both their artistic skills and their understanding of art. Each student is encouraged to work at their own level and […]

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Figure Drawing with Tania Henderson – Tuesdays 3:15-4:45 pm – Middle/High School $ 189 members $231 for non-members

Learn to draw people using basic shapes, proportion, perspective, and anatomy. Practice in class by studying characters, creating self portraits, and drawing classmates. Extra time will be dedicated to drawing portraits, facial expressions, clothing, hands, and hair. No experience or special drawing talent required. Individual goals and styles are encouraged.

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Traditional Drawing & Painting with Carol Miller – Saturdays 1:30-4:30pm – Middle/High School $ 270 members $324 for non-members

Traditionally taught drawing and painting course for middle and high school students. Students will complete studies in all mediums and explore all subject matter including still life, figure drawing and plein air work (as weather permits). This course incorporates a combination of guided instruction and independent studies with individualized instruction.

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