Visual Arts Classes for Teens and Adults

Fall Teen/Adult Classes

Online registration will open August 18

Some classes are available both in-person and virtually. There is no materials fee charge for virtual classes. Students will need to obtain their own materials if attending virtually. Links are provided for purchasing materials via Amazon for convenience, however, students may purchase their materials anywhere they choose.

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

Pottery: Just Bowls
for teens & adults
with Anzietta DiPierro
3 weeks beginning October 12
Mon. & Wed., 5:30-6:30 p.m.
$90 class fee, $20 materials fee
Maximum of 4 students

Studio Potter
for advanced students
with Anzietta DiPierro
8 weeks beginning September 14
6:30-8 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.

TUESDAY

Pottery Wheel Explorations
for teens & adults
with Jim Loomis
8 weeks beginning September 15
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 welcome! If you already have basic knowledge of the wheel and want to improve your skills, you’re welcome, as well!
FULL

Oil Pastels (available in-person and virtual)
for teens & adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
6 weeks beginning September 15
5-6 p.m.
$45 class fee, $7 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students in-person
Explore various techniques in this vibrant medium, and work with it on a variety of substrates. We’ll create a seascape, an abstract, and a still life.

Materials needed for virtual students:
oil pastel set
pastel paper

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED – CALL (440) 964-3396 TO REGISTER

Mosaic Panel (available in-person and virtual)
for teens & adults
with Nancy Nelson Brotz
6 weeks beginning September 15
6:15-7:45 p.m.
$100 class fee, $20 materials fee
Maximum of 5 students
All students should bring safety glasses
No previous glass cutting or mosaic experience is needed! Learn about the classical art of glass mosaic using traditional design elements. Learn cutting techniques, gluing, and grouting applications, as well as tips on designing or modifying patterns. Students will be able to choose from several patterns. PLEASE NOTE: Do not wear sandals/open-toe shoes for this class; we will be handling glass. Please bring safety glasses.

Materials needed for virtual students:
mosaic glass
cutting tools
painting board
adhesive
grout

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED – CALL (440) 964-3396 to REGISTER

WEDNESDAY

Beginning Carving
for teens & adults
with Ralph Bacon
8 weeks beginning September 16
6-7 p.m.
$56 class fee, $5 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students

We’ll go over wood types, carving styles and methods, and tools. We’ll learn how to prepare a piece of wood for carving for a simple project. Safety will be stressed; we’ll begin with soap, then foam, and then wood if appropriate based on student progress.

Hardanger
for adults
with Pamela Amy
8 weeks beginning September 16
6-8 p.m.
$56 class fee, $5 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
We’ll continue to build a repertoire of basic Hardanger stitches and fillers. No experience is necessary! Come join our sewing circle and preserve a beautiful Norwegian tradition. Bring embroidery snips and magnifiers; the teacher will supply fabric, needles, thread, and hoops. This a is a great class for novice artists!



THURSDAY

Pit Fire Pottery
for teens and adults
with Sandy Rill
8 weeks beginning September 17
6-7:30 p.m.
$100 class fee, $20 materials fee
Maximum of 4 students
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 of baking clay, dating back nearly 30,000 years. The process is typically done in a hole dug into the ground, where pots are placed and fired.
FULL

SATURDAY

Drawing for Beginners
for teens & adults
with Rebecca Ollikainen
8 weeks beginning September 19

9-10 a.m.
$56 class fee, $6 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
Learn basic drawing techniques.

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