Visual Arts Classes for Teens and Adults

MONDAY

Beginning Pottery
with Anzietta DiPierro
5:30-6:45 p.m.
6 weeks beginning Jun. 10
$55 class fee (or $50 for donors)
$16 materials fee
limit of 6 students
This class introduces beginning pottery techniques. Hand-building techniques will be emphasized with some time for the wheel.

Studio Potter
for advanced students (see below)
with Anzietta DiPierro
6:45-8 p.m.
6 weeks beginning Jun. 10
$55 class fee (or $50 for donors)
$16 materials fee
limit of 6 students
This class is designed for students who have taken Beginning Pottery with Anzietta DiPierro, or who have had a semester of ceramics at either the high school or college level.

WEDNESDAY

Hardanger with Silk Ribbon Embellishments
with Pamela Amy
6-8 p.m.
8 weeks beginning Jun. 12
$60 class fee (or $54 for donors)
$8 materials fee
We’ll add a new dimension to Hardanger embroidery by adding silk ribbon flowers, vines, and leaves. Beginners welcome! You’ll need an embroidery hoop, snips, and magnifiers; other supplies will be provided.

THURSDAY 

Pit Fire Pottery
with Sandy Rill
7:15-8:45 p.m.
6 weeks beginning Jun. 13
$60 class fee (or $54 for donors)
$11 materials fee
Students will work on a series of projects that incorporate the basic methods of developing sculpture in clay, using their own creative ideas. Projects will be bisque-fired and glazed to create permanent works of art. Pit firing is the original method for baking clay, dating back nearly 30,000 years. The process is typically done in a pit in the ground, where pots are placed and burned.

SATURDAY

Drawing for Beginners
with Rebecca Ollikainen
9-10 a.m.
6 weeks beginning Jun. 15
$55 class fee (or $50 for donors)
$6 materials fee
limit of 10 students
Learn foundational drawing techniques. All supplies are provided — just bring yourself and a creative spirit!

Watercolors for Beginners
with Rebecca Ollikainen
10-11 a.m.
6 weeks beginning Jun. 15
$55 class fee (or $50 for donors)
$6 material fee
limit of 10 students
Learn watercolor technique while completing a landscape step-by-step. All supplies are provided.

Intro & Aesthetics of Photography
with Don Miskowich
11 a.m. -1 p.m.
6 weeks beginning Jun. 15
$60 class fee (or $54 for donors)
$10 materials fee
This class will provide a basic understanding of photography, the ability to pick up any camera and figure out the controls, and an introduction to what makes a good picture. Students can bring any camera, even cell phones. Seeing the world around you with a photographer’s eye and taking great pictures is fun, and solving problems can be exhilarating — take this class and see!