Workshops

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Art

Ceramics

Dance


Painting for the Absolute Beginner with Gainor Roberts

If you are new to art and painting, you will have a good time with this small class size, designed with the beginning student in mind. Everything is provided for you, including the drawing on the canvas! You will get a canvas sheet with the lines of the still life outlined in grey. The still life of what you are painting is set up before you and a schematic showing the colors will be provided. Acrylic paints dry fast, so you can take it home with you.

Ages: 13+

Materials Fee: $15 (due to the instructor the date of your workshop)

Tuition: $30

Check back for class availability in the fall. 

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All About Color with Gainor Roberts

This workshop is a combination of lecture and hands-on use of color for the artist. It will cover topics such as:

  • What is color
  • Simplified theory of color in light
  • Eyesight influence on color perception
  • Pigments and paint
  • Complementary color mixing (each person gets a brush, piece of canvas and some colors) we will mix colors, shade and tint, and make gray
  • Local color vs atmospheric color
  • Impressionist ideas about color

Ages: 13+

Materials Fee: $15 (due to the instructor the date of your workshop)

Tuition: $30

Check back for class availability in the fall. 

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Painting Demonstration with Gainor Roberts

This is a lecture/demonstration showing the methods and techniques that Gainor Roberts teaches in her painting class. Using visual aids, you will see how a painting is built using design, color and values. 

Ages: 13+

Tuition: $20

Check back for class availability in the fall. 

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Raku Saturday with Heather Rosenbach

Open to current students and Mudslinger pass holders. Students will learn and participate in the Western Raku firing method using their own pottery created during their class.

Ages: 18+

Supplies List: long sleeves/jacket and pants/jeans (no polyester or synthetic fibers as they are flammable), long hair and beards must be tied back, closed toed shoes that are nonsynthetic material,

Materials Fee: $15 (due to the instructor the date of your workshop)

Tuition: $40

Check back for class availability in the fall. 

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Taste of Wheel Throwing with Miriam Zohar

Friday, August 18 • 6-8 pm / REGISTER

Students will receive 2.5 lbs of clay to learn the basic mechanics of throwing on a potter’s wheel.

Ages: 15 to Adult

Supplies List: hand towel, small bucket

Tuition: $25

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Ballet for Joy & Vitality with Beth LaBaren-Root

Wednesday, September 6 • 5:30-6:15 pm 

Are you interested in taking an adult dance class, but you’re not sure if it is for you? Please join us for this free sample class and discover how much fun it can be!  Intended for first-time students only. (Click here for more information about the Ballet for Joy & Vitality 6-week class and to view a video.)

Ages: Adult

Tuition: Free

RSVP: Email Beth LaBaren-Root at beth@carrollwoodcenter.org.

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Adult Jazz with Beth LaBaren-Root

Wednesday, September 6 • 6:30-7:15 pm 

Are you interested in taking an adult dance class, but you’re not sure if it is for you? Please join us for this free sample class and discover how much fun it can be!  Intended for first-time students only. (Click here for more information about the Adult Jazz 6-week class.)

Ages: Adult

Tuition: Free

RSVP: Email Beth LaBaren-Root at beth@carrollwoodcenter.org.

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