Classes for Adults

Intro to Watercolor: Methods and Materials with Wendy Hallstrom (NEW)

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Intro to Watercolor: Methods and Materials with Wendy Hallstrom
This class is an introduction to watercolor painting for true beginners.  We will cover methods and materials – what to use and how to use it.  Warm up painting exercises and weekly lessons will cover essential watercolor skills such as washes, edges, dry brush, and wet-into-wet.   Build your confidence and your individual style.  Materials are provided.
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Hand Pulled Woodblock Printing with Kathy Metaxas (NEW)

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Hand Pulled Woodblock Printing with Kathy Metaxas
Join artist and printmaker, Kathy Metaxas, for an introduction to woodblock printing.  This class will focus on designing an image, transfer, cutting the woodblock, and printing in black-and-white and color.  Kathy will explain everything step-by-step from materials to paper selection and printing, using a hand pulled printing method that creates rich depth and texture.

SPRING – 738

Abstraction and Deconstruction with Maureen Chatfield (NEW)

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Abstraction and Deconstruction with Maureen Chatfield
Picasso said, “There is no abstract art.  You must always start with something.  Afterward, you can remove all traces of reality.”  This class takes a deliberate departure from realism.  We will start with familiar imagery, then break it down into its essential parts, working toward partial or complete abstraction. Techniques for deconstructing imagery and perspective will be covered as […]

Monotypes and More with Kathy Metaxas

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Monotypes and More with Kathy Metaxas
Monotype and collagraph printmaking produce one-of-a-kind expressive images.  Artists and dabblers in all media are invited to experience the creative discoveries that can be produced by these two intriguing printmaking techniques.  In the first two sessions students will create a collagraph printing plate with rich with textures and shapes.  The following two sessions will focus on printmaking from the […]

Artistic Expressions with Jim Pruznick

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Artistic Expression with Jim Pruznick
This is an open studio art class designed for adults and teens with developmental disabilities.   Art making topics are tailored to new and returning students, and include drawing, painting, sculpting, mixed media, and fiber arts.  Students are encouraged to express their own vision in this fun, supportive class.  An exhibition of work and a celebration highlight the final class.  Click […]

Beginner/Intermediate Watercolor with Lena Shiffman

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Beginner/Intermediate Watercolor with Lena Shiffman
Watercolor is the perfect medium for anyone interested in learning to paint while posing challenges to those with some experience. Learn basic and advanced techniques using washes, controlled edges, glazing, expressive brush strokes and corrections to take your talents to a whole new level. We’ll also cover composition, understanding value/color relationships and creating the illusion of depth. Fresh garden flowers, […]

Beginner Level Drawing with Whitney Wetherill (NEW)

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Beginner Level Drawing with Whitney Wetherill
Think you can’t draw but want to learn? This class is for you!  Warm up drawing exercises and weekly lessons will cover basic drawing skills and the elements of art (form, line, color, space and texture). You’ll work at own pace to build your confidence and your individual style. Materials are provided.

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SPRING – 717

Charcoal, Paint, Watercolor with Lena Shiffman

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Charcoal, Paint, Watercolor with Lena Shiffman
Pick your favorite medium and set aside your Tuesday evenings for building your drawing and painting skills. In this relaxed, intimate class, beginning and intermediate students are encouraged to work at their own pace with guidance from the instructor on a variety of subjects including still-lifes and photographs. Projects are adapted to each student’s skill level. All levels welcome; beginners start […]

Engage the Page: Drawing & Painting For Beginners with Cara London

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Engage the Page: Drawing & Painting For Beginners with Cara London
Core concepts and a taste of Art History are what you’ll get in this course ideal for beginners.  This comprehensive class combines traditional still life drawing and painting with an open studio for students who wish to work free-form. Your instructor will provide guidance, demonstrations and historical art references.  Materials are provided.  
 SPRING – 773

Friday Night Figure Study (Open Studio)

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Friday Night Figure Study – Open Studio

We offer an open studio in which artists may draw or paint from a model. All skill levels are welcome in this friendly and casual atmosphere.  All sessions include short and long poses. Models vary from week to week; male or female, clothed or nude, based on availability.  Sessions are uninstructed with a facilitator, providing an opportunity for artists to work […]