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Acrylic Painting for Adults (with Chris Ann Ambery)
  • Ages 18 to 99, Weds 06/10 to 07/01
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 (optional), painters 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 • French Ultramarine Blue • Cerulean Blue • Alizarin Crimson • Cadmium Red Medium • Titanium White • 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
$140.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Wednesdays 06/10, 06/17, 06/24, 07/01, 10:30 - 01:30 PM

Famously Fashionable! Ages 9-11 (with Krista Biedenbach)
  • Ages 9 to 11, Suns 06/07 to 06/28
Famously Fashionable! Ages 9-11 Fashion Illustration for Advanced Students Come and explore far-out media and fun fashion influences to boost the attitude in your fashion figures! Also, create a wearable work of art from your very own fashion illustrations. This class is designed as a continuation of the "Off the Runway” beginners’ class. This course fee includes materials.
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Ages 9 to 11
$90.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 06/07, 06/14, 06/21, 06/28, 03:00 - 04:30 PM

Intermediate Watercolor for Adults (with Chris Ann Ambery)
  • Ages 18 to 99, Weds 05/06 to 05/27
Intermediate Watercolor for Adults The objective of this class is to introduce students to intermediate to advanced watercolor techniques and to explore composition. Students will work from photos and still lives which will be provided by the instructor. 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 pad for paintings 1 large & 1 medium flat (bright) watercolor brush nylon or taklon only 1 medium & 1 small round watercolor brush nylon or taklon only Tubes of watercolor paint (Windsor Newton Cotman, Grumbacher Acadamy, Sennelier ,Blick brand. 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. Small round plastic pallet with wells 2 containers for water Paper towels Photographs or objects to work from. Optional: Flat board (back of an old cutting board will work) ,sea sponges, masking fluid
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Ages 18 to 99
$140.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Wednesdays 05/06, 05/13, 05/20, 05/27, 10:30 - 01:30 PM

More Drawing, More Painting, More Fun! Ages 7-9 (with Krista Biedenbach)
  • Ages 7 to 9, Suns 06/07 to 06/28
More Drawing, More Painting, More Fun! Ages 7-9 Experiment further with different materials, even things we find! Learn to complete a picture that is fun and exciting to you! Get a grasp on the basics of mediums while having fun! All new projects for continuing students.
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Ages 7 to 9
$90.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 06/07, 06/14, 06/21, 06/28, 01:15 - 02:45 PM

Off the Runway! Fashion Illustration for beginners Ages 9-11 (with Krista Biedenbach)
  • Ages 9 to 11, Suns 05/03 to 05/31
Off the Runway! Fashion Illustration for beginners Ages 9-11 Learn how the fashion figure is drawn in the professional industry. See trends from different eras and develop your own style. Experiment with different media to show excitement and attitude in your fashion illustrations. Draw your own dream outfits! Also, create a work of wearable art! This course fee includes materials.
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Ages 9 to 11
$90.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/31, 03:00 - 04:30 PM

Paint! Create! Draw! and much more! Ages 7-9 (with Krista Biedenbach)
  • Ages 7 to 9, Suns 05/03 to 05/31
Paint! Create! Draw! and much more! Ages 7-9 Discover your creativity while learning the basics of drawing and painting. Explore the possibilities of technique within traditional subject matter (drawing from observation, portraiture) as well as topics from your imagination. Create your own unique pictures in a new, fun way! This course fee includes materials.
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Ages 7 to 9
$90.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/31, 01:15 - 02:45 PM

Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 5-7 (with Ivy Michelle Berg)
  • Ages 5 to 7, Sats 04/18 to 05/16
  • Ages 5 to 7, Sats 05/23 to 06/20
Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 5-7 This class is designed with young artists in mind. Work from beautiful photos of the natural world including familiar and wild animals and plants to create brilliant textural paintings to hang proudly in the home forever! Use acrylic paint to explore different modes of application including brushes, sponges, plastic knives, leaves and more! All levels. No experience necessary. Bring your enthusiasm for color, love of nature and eagerness to learn! (Note: 2 hr. class...bring a snack!) NOTE: Only six students will be accepted for this class so get your payment /form in early to hold your spot!
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Ages 5 to 7
$130.00 Course Fee - $20.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 04/18, 04/25, 05/02, 05/09, 05/16, 01:00 - 03:00 PM

Ages 5 to 7
$130.00 Course Fee - $20.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 05/23, 05/30, 06/06, 06/13, 06/20, 12:30 - 02:30 PM

Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 8-10 (with Ivy Michelle Berg)
  • Ages 8 to 10, Weds 04/15 to 05/13
  • Ages 8 to 10, Weds 05/20 to 06/17
Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 8-10 This class is designed for older elementary artists to help them improve their technique as they recreate colorful subject matter. Work from beautiful photos of the natural world including familiar and wild animals and plants to create brilliant textural paintings to hang proudly in the home forever! Use acrylic paint to explore different modes of application including brushes, sponges, plastic knives, and more! All levels. No experience necessary. Bring your enthusiasm for color, love of nature and eagerness to learn! (Note: 2 hr. class...bring a snack!)
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Ages 8 to 10
$130.00 Course Fee - $20.00 Materials Fee
Wednesdays 04/15, 04/22, 04/29, 05/06, 05/13, 04:30 - 06:30 PM

Ages 8 to 10
$130.00 Course Fee - $20.00 Materials Fee
Wednesdays 05/20, 05/27, 06/03, 06/10, 06/17, 04:30 - 06:30 PM

Printmaking Fun Ages 5-6 (with Jillian Hauck)
  • Ages 5 to 6, Suns 04/19 to 05/17
Printmaking Fun Ages 5-6 Discover the wonderful world of printmaking in an introductory class where we will go on an adventure that delves into some of the many exciting ways of creating colorful, fridge-worthy masterpieces. Children will experiment with a multitude of media and materials that will inspire their creativity. Dress for Mess!
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Ages 5 to 6
$84.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 04/19, 04/26, 05/03, 05/17, 11:30 - 01:00 PM

Sculpture Time! Ages 8-10 (with Krista Biedenbach)
  • Ages 8 to 10, Suns 05/03 to 05/31
  • Ages 8 to 10, Suns 06/07 to 06/28
Sculpture Time! Ages 8-10 Students will use various materials including clay, Papier-mâché, found objects and more to create fantastic sculptures! Students will create animals, people, objects from nature, imaginary creatures, functional objects and more! Emphasis is placed on the exploration and understanding of materials so that students will be able to apply their learning to future creations. Great classes to get messy, create great art and have fun!
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Ages 8 to 10
$114.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Sundays 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/31, 11:00 - 01:00 PM

Ages 8 to 10
$114.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 06/07, 06/14, 06/21, 06/28, 11:00 - 01:00 PM

The Wacky Ways of Watercolor (with Jillian Hauck)
  • Ages 7 to 9, Thus 04/16 to 05/07
The Wacky Ways of Watercolor Explore the many techniques of Watercolors from painting with salt and wax resist to marbling. Each week we will create fun abstract compositions with a different watercolor technique. Beginners…no experience necessary. Dress for Mess!
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Ages 7 to 9
$84.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Thursdays 04/16, 04/23, 04/30, 05/07, 04:15 - 05:45 PM