Art

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Classes for Kids & Teens (under 18)

Classes for Teens & Adults

Workshops


Little Rembrandt with Michele Stone

Your kindergarten through 3rd grader will have fun as they create original pieces of art while learning about different mediums and techniques. Kids will use their imagination as they explore colors, textures and genres and expand their knowledge about visual art. Continuous enrollment in this class throughout the year will allow your child(ren) to continue developing their artistic abilities. Soon, you will have plenty beautiful pieces to display in your home!

Ages: 5-7

Materials Fee: $20 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $68 member / $80 non-member

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Jr. Artists with Michele Stone

Your 3rd through 7th grader will have fun as they create original pieces of art while learning about different mediums and techniques. Kids will use their imagination as they explore colors, textures and genres as they expand their knowledge about visual art. Continuous enrollment in this class throughout the year will allow your child(ren) to continue developing their artistic abilities. Soon you will have plenty of beautiful art pieces to display in your home!

Ages: 8-12

Materials Fee: $20 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $68 member / $80 non-member

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Ready, Set, Draw 101 with Michele Stone

Your 3rd through 7th grader will learn the basics of drawing through shading, perspective and value. Kids will use a variety of techniques to expand their knowledge of visual art and increase their drawing capacity.

Ages: 8-12

Supplies List: Artist Loft Fundamentals Sketching & Drawing Set (Item 10125028), Artist Loft Fundamentals Sketch Pad (Item 10128145), masking tape, tracing paper, pencil case

Tuition: $85 member / $100 non-member

WINTER I

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Ready, Set, Draw 102 with Michele Stone

Your 3rd through 7th grader will continue to learn the basics of drawing through shading, perspective and value. Kids will use a variety of techniques to expand their knowledge of visual art and increase their drawing ability. This class is a continuation of Ready, Set, Draw 101.

Ages: 8-12

Supplies List:  Artist Loft Fundamentals Sketching & Drawing Set (Item 10125028), Artist Loft Fundamentals Sketch Pad (Item 10128145), masking tape, tracing paper, pencil case

Tuition: $85 member / $100 non-member

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Ready, Set, Paint with Michele Stone

In this mini session, students will learn the basics of painting in addition to composition, technique and application of acrylic paint on canvas. At the end of the session, your child will have beautiful pieces that you will be proud to display in your home.

Ages: 8-12

Materials Fee: $7 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $45 / $60

WINTER II / Mini Session

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Monday, March 20 • 4:15-5:45 pm
  • Monday, March 27 • 4:15-5:45 pm
  • Monday, April 3 • 4:15-5:45 pm

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Open Painting Class with Margret Thomas

This class will provide individual instruction to develop your own style of painting using acrylics and oils. We will explore many ways to use acrylics, watercolors and oils.  Oil painters can also explore different mediums to create direct or under-painting methods. Choose personal subject matter while learning how to create a good composition, color theory, mixing colors and solving painting problems that arise.

Ages: 18+

Supplies List: large bristle brushes, soft synthetic flats (various sizes), soft rounds (#2-8), acrylic paints (primary yellow, cadmium orange, permanent rose, cobalt, utramarine, blue, titanium white), 9×12″ canvas, panel board or acrylic pad, 9″x12″ sketch pad, tracing paper, 2b-4b pencil, paper towels, large water container, palette, photos for reference

Tuition: $100 member / $115 non-member

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Intro to Acrylic Texture & Technique with Michele Stone

Explore different techniques, textures and styles of acrylic painting in this introductory class. You will learn how using a palette knife and texture paste coupled with acrylic paints and other media will offer a variety of desired effects and bring your paintings to life. (The Mini Session is an abbreviated version of the 6-week course.)

Ages: 18+

Supplies List: Artist Loft Fundamentals white synthetic brushes (10-pack), Grumbacher Academy Acrylics Introductory Set, 2 16″x20″ Fredix or Artist Loft gallery wrapped canvases, palette knife, plastic knife, plastic spoon, plastic fork, tissue paper, Liquetex modeling paste, Modge Podge

Tuition:

  • Full Session (6 weeks): $85 member / $100 non-member
  • Mini Session (3 weeks): $55 member / $70 non-member

WINTER I / Full Session (6 weeks)

*No class on Monday, January 16. A make-up has been scheduled for Monday, February 20.

WINTER I / Mini Session (3 weeks)

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Monday, January 23 • 5:30-7:30 pm
  • Monday, January 30 • 5:30-7:30 pm
  • Monday, February 6 • 5:30-7:30 pm

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WINTER II / Full Session (6 weeks)

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Using Photography to Enhance Your Art with Gainor Roberts

In this mini-session, attendees will learn some techniques for taking pictures that can be used to make better paintings. We will cover camera basics [bring your camera, tablet, phone, laptop (all optional)], what makes a good photograph, photo editing basics, software choices and how to make a traced overlay that is transferred to canvas. We will learn that the overlay system is a huge time-saver that is often used in portrait painting to check the accuracy of the details, which can easily move around in a painting.

Ages: 18+

Materials Fee: $18 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $60 member / $75 non-member

FALL II / Mini Session (3 weeks)

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Tuesday, November 29 • 6-8:30 pm
  • Tuesday, December 6 • 6-8:30 pm
  • Tuesday, December 13 • 6-8:30 pm

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WINTER II / Mini Session (3 weeks)

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Tuesday, March 21 • 6-8:30 pm
  • Tuesday, March 28 • 6-8:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 4 • 6-8:30 pm

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Intro to Watercolor with Michele Stone

You will learn how to apply and layer watercolor paints and create beautiful paintings with this introductory class.

Ages: 18+

Supplies List: watercolor brushes, Reeves or Artist Loft liquid watercolor set, Canson or Strathmore watercolor paper, 140 lb paper, paper towels, watercolor paint palette, watercolor tape, spray bottle, container for water

WINTER II / Mini Session (3 weeks)

Tuition: $55 member / $70 non-member

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Monday, February 27 • 5:30-7:30 pm
  • Monday, March 6 • 5:30-7:30 pm
  • Monday, March 13 • 5:30-7:30 pm

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Understanding the Basics of Drawing with Gainor Roberts

Learn the fundamentals of classical drawing (perspective and proportion) the first night. Students will make a drawing based on what was learned the second night. Students will receive a 20-page booklet written by the instructor called Understanding the Basics for Drawing.

Materials Fee: $8  (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $60 member / $75 non-member

WINTER I / Mini Session (3 weeks)

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Tuesday, January 31 • 6-8:30 pm
  • Tuesday, February 7 • 6-8:30 pm
  • Tuesday, February 14 • 6-8:30 pm

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