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Portraits in Charcoal, Pastel and Mixed Media (with Nicholas Frizalone )
  • Ages 10 to 14, Suns 02/26 to 03/19
Portraits in Charcoal, Pastel and Mixed Media In this class, students will draw the portrait from photo reference. Students will learn to use charcoal, pastel and mixed media in order to more accurately depict the human face, while also exploring each student’s individual visual language. A new technique will be shown in each class, and students will learn how to use their marks to create more dimension and expression within the human face. Register by February 17.
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Ages 10 to 14
$112.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 02/26, 03/05, 03/12, 03/19, 01:00 - 03:00 PM

Portraits in Oils for Adults (with Amal Karzai)
  • Ages 16 to 99, Tues 02/21 to 03/21
Portraits in Oils for Adults This class is designed as a continuation of Beginning Oil Painting or for those with partial to extensive experience in oil painting. Working from reference photograph or live model we will focus on the head and learn to paint without sacrificing the gesture of subject and stroke. Your instructor will be demonstrating in each class, working right alongside you! The emphasis will be on the basic building blocks of successful paintings and you will use only water-mixable oils, no need for turpentine! Materials List is available -please email classes@stacarts.org to request. Oil Paints (for use during class only)are included in class fees. All other necessary supplies are the responsibility of the student.
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Ages 16 to 99
$135.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Tuesdays 02/21, 02/28, 03/07, 03/14, 03/21, 06:00 - 08:00 PM

Acrylic Painting Ages 11-15 (with Sequoyah Wharton)
  • Ages 11 to 15, Suns 03/12 to 04/02
Acrylic Painting Ages 11-15 In this engaging class, students will explore painting with the versatile media, acrylics. Develop your painting skills, while learning how to use color and different ways to approach a painting. Students will work with blending, textures, edges, warm and cool colors, and composition to create their paintings and use the work of contemporary artists in the Mills Pond Gallery to provide inspiration for their work. Projects are geared towards developing drawing and painting skills within the theme, while also encouraging individual creativity and expression. Each student works with his or her own vision and will be encouraged to develop their own style and creative approach to produce unique, finished works. Registration includes all supplies. Register by March 3
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Ages 11 to 15
$125.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Sundays 03/12, 03/19, 03/26, 04/02, 12:30 - 02:30 PM

Acrylic Painting for Adults (with Chris Ann Ambery)
  • Ages 18 to 99, Weds 05/03 to 05/24
Acrylic Painting for Adults This class is for beginner to intermediate level painters. Students will explore various painting techniques and will learn basic concepts of composition, value, and color theory. Still lives will be provided by the instructor for students to work from. Supply List: Canvas paper, Canvas board or canvas 16” x 20”, painter’s palette or palette paper, palette knife, water container, vine charcoal, kneaded eraser paper towels or rag wipe brushes Paint: Be sure to buy artists acrylic paint such as Grumbacher, Golden, Windsor Newton, or Liquitex it will come in tubes NOT craft paint such as “Folk Art” in little bottles. Utrecht and Blick both have their own brand. • Cadmium Yellow Light • Ultramarine Blue • Alizarin Crimson • Cadmium Red Medium • Titanium White • Burnt Umber • Cerulean Blue(opyional) • Dioxazine • Purple (optional) • Hooker’s Green (optional) • Yellow Ochre (optional) • Burnt Sienna (optional) • Burnt Umber (optional) • Cadmium Orange (optional) Brushes should be specific for acrylic paint. Made of either nylon or taklon • #10 or #12 Flat • #6 or #8 flat • #6 or #8 Filbert • #4 or #6 round
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Ages 18 to 99
$150.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Wednesdays 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/24, 10:30 - 01:30 PM

Adult Drawing and Painting (with Jim Minet)
  • Ages 18 to 99, Suns 05/07 to 06/25
Adult Drawing and Painting A unique experience that will focus on improving your skills regardless of your current level of proficiency. Each student will be directed according to where they are in the learning process. Draw or paint in the medium of your choice (watercolor, oil, or acrylic).A class materials list will be provided separately. Adult Drawing and Painting consists of an on-going learning experience covering all aspects of drawing and painting for adult beginners, intermediate students, and advanced students. You will learn or improve your drawing and/or, painting skills through improved color theory, color mixing, the use of correct tonal value, elements of design, understanding perspective, improved ability to handle the paint – watercolor, oil, or acrylic, and the use of proper art materials, and much more. Subjects will include landscape, still life, and figurative drawing and painting. Register by April 23. Class requires minimum enrollment of six students to run. Your fee will be returned if minimum enrollment is not met.
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Ages 18 to 99
$120.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 05/07, 05/21, 06/04, 06/11, 06/25, 11:30 - 02:30 PM

Collage Art (with Kim Falco)
  • Ages 6 to 8, Sats 04/01 to 04/08
Collage Art Create artwork by using photos of your family, friends and pets! We will use magazine and newspaper clippings, ribbons, paint, colored papers, your own photographs and other found objects, glued to a piece of paper to create a masterpiece!
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Ages 6 to 8
$65.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 04/01, 04/08, 12:00 - 02:00 PM

Intermediate Watercolor Workshop for Adults (with Chris Ann Ambery)
  • Ages 18 to 99, Weds 03/15 to 04/05
Intermediate Watercolor Workshop for Adults The objective of this class is to introduce students to intermediate to advanced watercolor techniques and to explore composition and color theory. The class is conducted in a workshop style which will focus on the individual needs of the student. Students will work from their own photos and still lives which will be provided by the instructor. This class is for students who have some prior watercolor experience. Materials list available - please email classes@stacarts.org for list.
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Ages 18 to 99
$104.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Wednesdays 03/15, 03/22, 03/29, 04/05, 10:30 - 12:30 PM

Saturday Art Studio- ages 10 -13 (with Irene Paquette Tetrault)
  • Ages 10 to 13, Sats 03/18 to 04/08
Saturday Art Studio- ages 10 -13 A different medium and area of art will be taught and explored each week in this fun, informative class. Students will be inspired by Art History and Art exhibited in the Gallery to draw, paint, design and much more! We will concentrate on drawing, shading and still life, Watercolor and acrylic painting and more. All levels of Student artists are welcome. Please feel free to bring a nut-free snack.
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Ages 10 to 13
$112.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 03/18, 03/25, 04/01, 04/08, 10:00 - 12:00 PM

Acrylic Painting (ages 10-13) (with Chris Ann Ambery)
  • Ages 10 to 13, Tue 08/08 Wed 08/09 Thu 08/10 Fri 08/11
Acrylic Painting (ages 10-13) This class is an introductory painting class for beginner to intermediate level students. We will explore various painting techniques and will learn basic concepts of composition, value, and color theory. Still lives will be provided by the instructor and weather permitting we will also work out doors. Materials will be provided students need only bring their enthusiasm and creativity.
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Ages 10 to 13
$160.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Tuesday 08/08, Wednesday 08/09, Thursday 08/10, Friday 08/11, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Acrylic Painting for Teens (ages 14-17) (with Chris Ann Ambery)
  • Ages 14 to 17, Tue 08/08 Wed 08/09 Thu 08/10 Fri 08/11
Acrylic Painting for Teens (ages 14-17) This class is an introductory painting class for teens. Beginner thru intermediate level students welcome, no prior painting experience necessary. In this class students will be introduced to a variety of painting techniques and materials as well as the concepts of composition, value, and color theory. We will look to the works of master artists for inspiration. Students will work from still lives which will be provided by the instructor and weather permitting we will also work outdoors. Materials will be provided students need only bring their enthusiasm and creativity
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Ages 14 to 17
$160.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Tuesday 08/08, Wednesday 08/09, Thursday 08/10, Friday 08/11, 01:00 - 04:00 PM

Adult Drawing & Painting (with Jim Minet)
  • Ages 18 to 99, Fris 07/21 to 08/25
Adult Drawing & Painting A unique experience that will focus on improving your skills regardless of your current level of proficiency. Each student will be directed according to where they are in the learning process. Draw or paint in the medium of your choice (watercolor, oil, or acrylic).A class materials list will be provided separately. Adult Drawing and Painting consists of an on-going learning experience covering all aspects of drawing and painting for adult beginners, intermediate students, and advanced students. You will learn or improve your drawing and/or, painting skills through improved color theory, color mixing, the use of correct tonal value, elements of design, understanding perspective, improved ability to handle the paint – watercolor, oil, or acrylic, and the use of proper art materials, and much more. Subjects will include landscape, still life, and figurative drawing and painting. Register by April 23 for Spring class. Register by July 7 for Summer class. Class requires minimum enrollment of six students to run. Your fee will be returned if minimum enrollment is not met.
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Ages 18 to 99
$100.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Fridays 07/21, 07/28, 08/04, 08/11, 08/18, 08/25, 07:00 - 09:00 PM

Drawing Explorations (ages 10-13) (with Chris Ann Ambery)
  • Ages 10 to 13, Mon 07/10 Tue 07/11 Wed 07/12 Thu 07/13
Drawing Explorations (ages 10-13) The objective of this class is to introduce the student to basic drawing skills and explore drawing mediums. This class is for anyone who would like to learn how to draw and for those who would like to sharpen their skills. This course will emphasize various drawing techniques such as contour and continuous line, and value drawing, we will focus on sharpening observation skills. Participants will experiment with various materials such as ink, charcoal, and some color mediums. Materials will be provided students need only bring their enthusiasm and creativity.
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Ages 10 to 13
$160.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Monday 07/10, Tuesday 07/11, Wednesday 07/12, Thursday 07/13, 09:00 - 12:00 PM

Drawing Explorations for Teens (ages 14-17) (with Chris Ann Ambery)
  • Ages 14 to 17, Mon 07/17 Tue 07/18 Wed 07/19 Thu 07/20
Drawing Explorations for Teens (ages 14-17) This class is for teens who would like to learn how to draw and for those who would like to sharpen their skills, no prior drawing experience necessary. The objective of this class is to introduce the student to basic drawing skills and explore traditional as well as alternative drawing techniques and mediums. In this course we will focus on sharpening observation skills in order to translate what we see into drawings. Students will gain an understanding of proportion and perspective and will experiment with various materials such as ink, charcoal, torn paper and some color mediums.
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Ages 14 to 17
$160.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Monday 07/17, Tuesday 07/18, Wednesday 07/19, Thursday 07/20, 09:00 - 12:00 PM