Visual Arts Classes for Teens and Adults

MONDAY

Beginning Pottery
with Anzietta DiPierro
5:30-6:45 p.m.
8 weeks beginning Mar. 30
$60 class fee (or $54 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.
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Studio Potter
for advanced students (see below)
with Anzietta DiPierro
6:45-8 p.m.
8 weeks beginning Mar. 30
$60 class fee (or $54 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.
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Drink, Doodle, Sip, & Scribble
for ages 18 & up
with Jim Loomis
6:30-8 p.m.
Session 1: 4 weeks beginning Mar. 30
Session 2: 4 weeks beginning Apr. 27
$35 class fee per session
$5 model fee per session
This is an adult portrait and figure drawing group that will meet weekly to hone their skills under the guidance of Jim Loomis. Bring your beverage and art medium of choice to create portraits and figures in a relaxed, social atmosphere without the pressure of a structured class. Open to artists of any experience level.
Optional extra class: Nude Model Drawing on June 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
$10 class fee, $5 model fee

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TUESDAY

Oil Pastels
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
3-4 p.m.
6 weeks beginning Mar. 31
$48 class fee (or $43 for donors)
$7 materials fee
We’ll explore the medium of oil pastels with various techniques and tips, working with the medium on several substrates to discover the effects.

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Mosaic Birdbath
for ages 16 & up
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
5-6 p.m.
8 weeks beginning Mar. 31
$80 class fee (or $62 for donors)
$25 materials fee
limit of 6 students
Create a vibrant mosaic birdbath for your garden to enjoy for years to come.

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WEDNESDAY

Intro to Drawn Thread Embroidery
with Pamela Amy
2:30-4 p.m.
8 weeks beginning Apr. 1
$60 class fee (or $54 for donors)
$5 materials fee
An exploration of historical lace! We’ll learn the art of removing threads to create a lace effect. Perfect for beginners as well as experienced students. Readers/magnifiers are recommended.
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Hardanger
with Pamela Amy
6-8 p.m.
8 weeks beginning Apr. 1
$60 class fee (or $54 for donors)
$5 materials fee
We’ll continue to build a repertoire of basic Hardanger stitches and fillers. No experience is needed! Come join our sewing circle and preserve a beautiful Norwegian tradition. Bring embroidery snips and magnifiers; the teacher will supply all other materials. Beginners welcome!

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SATURDAY

Drawing for Beginners
with Rebecca Ollikainen
9-10 a.m.
8 weeks beginning Apr. 4
$60 class fee (or $54 for donors)
$6 materials fee
limit of 10 students
Learn foundational drawing techniques. All supplies are provided — just bring yourself and a creative spirit!
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Watercolors for Beginners
with Rebecca Ollikainen
10-11 a.m.
8 weeks beginning Apr. 4
$60 class fee (or $54 for donors)
$6 material fee
limit of 10 students
Learn watercolor technique while completing a landscape step-by-step. All supplies are provided.
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Basic Photography
for teens & adults
with Don Miskowich
10-11 a.m.
6 weeks beginning Apr. 4
$50 class fee (or $45 for donors)
$5 materials fee
Learn the fundamentals of photography — how to get sharp pictures and good exposures using shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. Bring any model camera or smart phone to class.(Don Miskowich has worked in film, television, and computer technology for 30 years. A Clio winner, he has worked on numerous film and TV projects, including national spots for Ford, 7-Up, and Zenith, logos for ABC, CBN, and Columbia Pictures, and the feature film Star Trek.)
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New! Free Photography
Discussion Group
for teens & adults
with Don Miskowich
11 a.m.-noon, Sat., Apr. 4 – May 23
Free to join group
Registration required; call (440) 964-3396 (online registration not available for this group)
What makes a good picture? Bring your favorite photos to share; we’ll discuss design elements and aesthetics.