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

SPRING

  • Wednesday, 4:15-5:15 pm

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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

SPRING

  • Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 pm  

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Drawing Basics & More with Michele Stone

More info coming soon.

Ages: 8-12

Supplies List: More info coming soon.

Tuition: $85 member / $100 non-member

SPRING

  • Thursday, 4:15-5:45 pm 

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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:

  • Mini Session (3 weeks): $55 member / $70 non-member

SUMMER I / Mini Session (3 weeks)

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Monday, June 5 • 6-8 pm
  • Monday, June 12 • 6-8 pm
  • Monday, June 19 • 6-8 pm

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Basics of 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

Tuition: $100 member / $115 non-member

SPRING

  • Monday, 6-8 pm

Check back for class availability in the fall. 


Creative Painting 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

SPRING

  • Wednesday, 9:30-11:30 am

SUMMER II

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Painting in Oil & Pastels with Gainor Roberts

Students may work at their own pace using pastels or oils. The method of applying paint and building a painting is based on the methods adopted by the French Impressionists. This is a class for everyone, skilled or novice. The first class is a orientation about the materials and methods of pastel and oil mediums as well as an introduction to the work of selected Impressionist painters. This class emphasizes design, color, and values. Students will be given a booklet called “The Six Stages of Painting; How to Think Like an Impressionist Painter” written by the instructor which is a guide to the six stages of building a canvas.

Ages: 18+

Supplies List: Oil paint (your choice of brand), long handled brushes, canvas (stretched) in small to medium size, odorless solvent, and palette (optional). Pastels (your choice of brand and type), pastel paper, backing board, set of pastel pencils, eraser.

Tuition: $120 member / $140 non-member

SPRING

  • Saturday, 9:30 am-noon 
  • Saturday, 12:30 – 3 pm 

SUMMER I

SUMMER II

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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

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Design for Painters with Gainor Roberts

More info coming soon.

Ages: 18+

Materials Fee: $15 (due to the instructor on the first day of class)

Tuition: $60 member / $75 non-member

SPRING / Mini Session (3 weeks)

This class will meet on the following days/times:

  • Tuesday, May 9 • 6-8:30 pm
  • Tuesday, May 16 • 6-8:30 pm
  • Tuesday, May 23 • 6-8:30 pm

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