Visual Arts Classes for Teens and Adults

Summer Teen/Adult Classes

Remember that our Virtual Learning Scholarship is available for any student taking a virtual class who needs to use it! (Thank you to KeyBank for sponsoring this scholarship!) To take advantage of the scholarship, just select it at checkout. This scholarship is open to anyone who needs it for as long as funds are available. (Please note that the scholarship is ONLY available for virtual class options, not in-person.)

MONDAY

Beginning Pottery
for teens & adults
with Anzietta DiPierro
8 weeks beginning Sept. 13
5:30-6:45 p.m.
$100 class fee, $20 materials fee
Maximum of 4 students
This class introduces beginning pottery techniques. We’ll focus on hand building with some time for the wheel.

FULL

Studio Potter
for advanced students
with Anzietta DiPierro
8 weeks beginning Sept. 13
7-8:15 p.m.
$100 class fee, $20 materials fee
Maximum of 4 students
This class is designed for students
who have taken beginning pottery with Anzietta DiPierro or who have had a semester of ceramics at the high school or college level.

FULL

Sip & Scribble: Figure Drawing
for ages 18 & up
with Jim Loomis
Session 1: 4 weeks beginning Sept. 13
Session 2: 4 weeks beginning Oct. 11
Session 3: 4 weeks beginning Nov. 8
6-7:30 p.m.
$25 class fee, $15 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 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.

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TUESDAY

Pottery Wheel Explorations
for grade 9 & up, adults
with Jim Loomis
8 weeks beginning Sept. 14
1-2:30 p.m.
$100 class fee, $20 materials fee
Maximum of 4 students
Learn how to center, pull up the walls, and form a variety of shapes including bowls, cups, plates, and more on the wheel. Beginners and experienced potters all welcome! If you already have basic knowledge of the wheel and want to improve your skills, you’re welcome, as well!

FULL

Oil Pastels for Teens & Adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
6 weeks beginning Sept. 14
6-7:30 p.m.
$72 class fee, $12 materials fee
Study the medium of oil pastels working on different substrates. This class will create a project weekly to develop different skills.

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Stained Glass-on-Glass Mosaic
with Nancy Nelson Brotz
6 weeks beginning Oct. 26
6-7:30 p.m.
$100 class fee, $25 materials fee
Create a stained glass piece working on a clear piece of glass to develop a design, held in place by grouting. Tools for mosaic and adhesive will be explained.

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WEDNESDAY

Road Trip Art
for ages 18 & up
with Jim Loomis
8 weeks beginning Sept. 15
1-2:30 p.m.
$96 class fee
Maximum of 10 students
We will meet at local sites around the area and use them as on-the-go art studios. Destinations will be chosen at our first session, which will be held at the Arts Center. Bring your own supplies — any medium. Each class will include a critique session.

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Wood Carving: Santa Claus
for ages 14 & up
with Ralph Bacon
8 weeks beginning Sept. 15
5-6 p.m.
$56 class fee, $8 materials fee
We will use basswood to carve a Santa figure. We may also get to some holiday ornaments as well. You can bring your knives if you have them, or use the instructor’s. Beginners as well as experienced carvers welcome.

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Embroidery
with Pamela Amy
8 weeks beginning Sept. 15
6-8 p.m.
$64 class fee, $8 materials fee
No experience needed — join us as we create a piece using perle cotton and metallic threads.

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THURSDAY

Pit Fire Pottery
with Sandy Rill
8 weeks beginning Sept. 16
6-7:30 p.m.
$100 class fee, $20 materials fee
Pit firing is the original method for baking clay, dating back nearly 30,000 years. It is an atmospheric process; all colors and patterns are derived from the firing process and what is burned.

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SATURDAY

Drawing for Beginners
with Rebecca Ollikainen
8 weeks beginning Sept. 18
9-10 a.m.
$56 class fee, $8 materials fee
Learn basic drawing techniques.

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Watercolors for Beginners
with Rebecca Ollikainen
8 weeks beginning Sept. 18
10-11 a.m.
$56 class fee, $8 materials fee
Learn basic watercolor techniques while completing a landscape.

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