Tuesday

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

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 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 […]

Learn to Sew with Leah Cahill

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Learn to Sew with Leah Cahill
Learn the basics of sewing on a home machine or brush up on your skills.  Bring a current project, or fabric and a simple pattern to create a garment from start to finish.  This 2-day, work-at-your-own-pace workshop covers reading a pattern, measuring and cutting fabric, and the step-by-step process of sewing.  The Museum will provide one Singer Simple machine to […]

Plein Air Painting Workshops with Oscar Peterson

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Plein Air Painting Workshops with Oscar Peterson
Artists have been painting en plein air (outdoors) for hundreds of years.  Students will continue in this tradition and learn the techniques to start, establish, and finish a painting en plein air. Fundamental principles of capturing color, light, planes, and structure will be covered.  Participants will have lots of subject matter from which to choose on the picturesque, forty […]