Find Your Artistic Voice…Develop Your Creative Talents…
To receive classes email notifications, please email mailinglist@stacarts.org
 Please Click on Class Title to View Details
.
Adult Intermediate Watercolor (with Chris Ann Ambery)
  • Ages 18 to 99, Weds 01/25 to 02/15
Adult Intermediate Watercolor 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 each student. Students will work from their own photos and still lives provided by the instructor. This class is for students who have some prior watercolor experience. Register by January 18. Supplies: 1. Paper 5.5” x 8.5” 140 lb. water color pad Canson Montval Brand or Strathmore (Best, not student grade) 9” x 12” or larger 140 lb. watercolor paper for paintings. Buy artist grade not student grade, i.e Arches. 2. Artist tape 3. Brushes: Brushes should be specifically for watercolor either nylon, taklon or sable. You will need at least 1 large & 1 medium flat and 1 medium round & 1 small round 4. Tubes of watercolor paint (Windsor Newton Cotman, Grumbacher Acadamy, Sennelier , or Blick ) Please do not buy Reeves or Artist Loft) at a minimum you will need ultra-marine blue, viridian green or pthalo green, cadmium yellow light, Cadmium red medium or alizarin crimson. 5. Small round plastic pallet with wells 6. Two containers for water 7. Paper towels 8. Photographs or objects to work from. 9. Gator Board or Flat board…….back of an old cutting board will work, Optional: sea sponges, masking fluid, varying sized watercolor brushes, toothbrush, e-xacto knife
Sections:

Ages 18 to 99
$104.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Wednesdays 01/25, 02/01, 02/08, 02/15, 10:30 - 12:30 PM

Beginner Oil Painting for Adults (with Amal Karzai)
  • Ages 16 to 99, Tues 01/17 to 02/14
Beginner Oil Painting for Adults This class is for those interested in learning and exploring the world of oil painting. Working from reference photograph and still life you will work out what it takes to work with oils. Your instructor will be demonstrating in each class, working right along side you! The emphasis will be on the basic building blocks of successful paintings and you will use only water-mixable oils, so there is no need for turpentine! Class Fee: $135 (does not include materials**) Materials List is available - please email classes@stacarts.org Your instructor Amal, an amazing Long Island illustrator and fine artist, earned her MFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Her work has been widely published and exhibited for traditional and educational children’s books, magazines, posters, fine art galleries and private commissions in the US and abroad. Amal’s work always captures the spirit of her subjects. She teaches with the same spirit that she paints! Registration deadline Sunday, January 8. No Makeup classes for missed dates unless the class must be rescheduled due to bad weather. We follow the weather-related closing schedule of Smithtown Schools. Any questions? Please do not hesitate to call us at 631-862-6575 or email us . The content of the course is designed for beginners although more advanced students are welcome to join the class to expand their skills and learn techniques. Ages 16+ ** Oils and 2 canvas panels for use during class are included in class fees. All other necessary supplies are the responsibility of the student.
Sections:

Ages 16 to 99
$135.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Tuesdays 01/17, 01/24, 01/31, 02/07, 02/14, 06:00 - 08:00 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!
Sections:

Ages 6 to 8
$65.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 04/01, 04/08, 12:00 - 02:00 PM

Mask Making Ages 7 & up (with Kim Falco)
  • Ages 7 to 11, Sats 01/21 to 03/04
Mask Making Ages 7 & up Learn about masks from all around the world while making exciting masks of your own. We will be using paper, Plaster Gauze, paint and more to create our one of a kind masks!
Sections:

Ages 7 to 11
$88.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 01/21, 01/28, 03/04, 01:30 - 03:30 PM

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.
Sections:

Ages 10 to 14
$112.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 02/26, 03/05, 03/12, 03/19, 01:00 - 03:00 PM

Saturday Art Studio- ages 10 -14 (with Irene Paquette Tetrault)
  • Ages 10 to 14, Sats 01/07 to 01/28
Saturday Art Studio- ages 10 -14 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 to draw, paint, design and much more! The first week will concentrate on drawing, shading and still life. Week two we'll be painting and learning techniques in acrylic and watercolors. Advertising, printing and product design will be our focus in week three. And week four will show how we can combine all 4 media to create something truly unique. A must for any budding artist. Please feel free to bring a peanut free snack.
Sections:

Ages 10 to 14
$112.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 01/07, 01/14, 01/21, 01/28, 10:00 - 12:00 PM

Winter Art ages 7-11 (with Kim Falco)
  • Ages 7 to 11, Sats 02/04 to 02/11
Winter Art ages 7-11 Embrace winter and create some beautiful Artwork. We will be painting, drawing and using mixed media to create snowflakes, snowmen and Wintery landscapes!
Sections:

Ages 7 to 11
$65.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 02/04, 02/11, 12:00 - 02:00 PM