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EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS

The Focus of Our Efforts

ADULT CLASSES

GUEST ARTIST WORKSHOPS

SPECIAL CLASSES

ADULT CLASSES

Adult Classes: Programs
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OPEN STUDIO

Tuesdays & Fridays, 1:00 – 4:00pm

Ongoing

$5.00/day

Enjoy the company of other artists as you create in a self-guided peaceful environment. Bring your own supplies and lunch. Indoor still life subjects available, or bring your own. Plein air vistas are spectacular in all seasons. Ages 18+

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OPEN CLAY STUDIO 

Fridays, 10:00am – 1:00pm

Session 1: Feb. 3 - Mar. 3, 2023

Session 2: Apr. 14- May 12, 2023

$175.00/ 5-wk session

REGISTRATION OPENS DEC. 15

Open Clay Studio is open to past Art Barn ceramics students. This is an independent studio time for students to hone their skills and finish their clay projects.  Betsy Barger will assist with clay reclamation, firing, and distributing additional clay. 15 pounds of clay total is included. $2 per Ib of additional clay will be available for purchase. Class size limited to 6 students. Ages 18+

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BEGINNER/ INTERMEDIATE CERAMIC ARTS: WHEEL-THROWING

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:30pm

Session 1: Feb. 21 - Mar. 28, 2023  

Session 2: Apr. 18 - May 23, 2023

$205.00/ 6-wk session

REGISTRATION OPENS DEC. 15

 

With Instructor Harold Woodridge, students will learn the basics of working with clay. Students will practice and explore wheel-throwing to create functional and decorative work. This class is appropriate for beginning or experienced potters interested in improving their wheel-throwing skills. Class size limited to 5 students. All supplies included. Ages 18+

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BEGINNER/ INTERMEDIATE: CERAMIC ARTS HAND-BUILDING

Thursdays, 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Session 1: Feb. 23 - Mar. 30, 2023 

Session 2: Apr. 20 - May 25, 2023

$205.00/ 6-wk session

REGSTRATION OPENS DEC. 15

Students will receive an introduction to a variety of hand-building techniques, including; pinch pots, coil, and slab construction. We will also spend time exploring surface decoration with underglazes, stamps, and carving. This class is appropriate for beginning and intermediate ceramicists. Students with experience may also choose to use incorporate wheel-thrown elements in their work. Class size is limited to 7 students. All materials included.  Ages 18+

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PAINTING WITH PASTELS

Wednesdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Beginners

Mar. 15 - Apr. 12 

$80.00/ 5-wk session

Intermediate/Advanced

Mar. 29 - Apr. 12

$64.00/ 3-wk session

REGISTRATION OPENS DEC. 15

Students will be guided step by step through the process of painting with soft pastels with experienced instructor Mary Ann Pals. A 5-week series, designed for those new to the process will provide a couple weeks of instruction before the intermediate and advanced students join the class on week. A supply list will be provided. Ages 18+

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INDEPENDENT STUDY

Thursdays, 10:00am – 12:00 pm

Dec. 1 - 29 (4-wks) No class Dec. 22

Jan. 5 - 26 (4-wks) REGISTRATION OPENS DEC. 15

$60/3-wk sess, $80/4wk sess $100/ 5-wk session

Students will be guided by an experienced instructor, Suzie Rosso, who will help participants advance their style and technique with her gentle approach. Students provide their own supplies and transport their works to and from each class. Ages 18+

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DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Mar. 7- 28, 2023

$76.00/ 4-wk session

REGISTRATION OPENS DEC. 15

Students will learn the basics of drawing through observation. The instructor will guide you step by step to creating still life drawings and the fundamentals of drawing. A supply list will be provided. Ages 18+

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FIGURE DRAWING

Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:00pm

Apr. 4 - 25, 2023

$119.00/ 4-wk session

REGISTRATION OPENS DEC. 15

With Instructor Suzie Rosso, students will learn the basics of figure drawing from a clothed or nude model during each class. If you've always wanted to learn how to draw a figure accurately or add "life" to your artwork this class is for you! Suzie will guide you step by step to creating figures that look like they could walk right off the paper. A supply list will be provided. Ages 18+

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WATERCOLOR BASICS

Wednesdays, 11:00am – 1:30pm- 

Nov. 2- Dec. 7 (no class Nov. 23)- FULL

Session 1: Feb. 1 - Mar. 1, 2023

Session 2: Mar. 22 - Apr. 19, 2023

$145.00/ 5-wk session

REGISTRATION OPENS DEC. 15

With Instructor Kim Vander Vinne, students will learn how to blend colors, apply watercolor to different surfaces, use different techniques, and create a unique palette. Every week paintings will be created from photos or still-life setups. This introductory watercolor class is for the complete beginner and those with minimal experience. All supplies included. Ages 18+

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INTRODUCING WATERCOLOR

Mondays, 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Session 1: Nov. 7 - Dec. 19 (no class Dec. 5) *date change*

$157.00/ 6-wk session

FULL

Julia teaches a six week introductory watercolor class designed for the total beginner and those with minimal watercolor experience. This introductory six week Basic Beginner class familiarizes students with a double primary palette, using the watercolor brush and creating watercolor washes, warm and cool color combinations, designing a composition and leaving white along with various techniques for creating texture. The last two classes will further explore watercolor methods depending on the student’s interests. Each week students will paint from photographs or a still life set-up to create an original painting. All supplies included. Ages 18+

GUEST ARTIST WORKSHOPS

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COLORED PENCIL: DELICATE TO DYNAMIC WITH KRISTY KUTCH

INTENSIVE WORKSHOP

March 24-25, 2023, 9:00am-4:00pm

$370/person 2-day workshop

Colored pencil is the ideal medium for creating stunning art. Kristy Kutch is the author of two colored pencil techniques books and is featured in four instructional films. She is a positive, supportive instructor who welcomes students with all levels of experience. With an emphasis on floral art with waxy (non-watercolor) pencils, students will create paintings, as these works are aptly called, on white, colored, and varied surfaces. Kristy offers demonstrations, personal attention, and a wealth of information. An array of materials, such as paper, blenders and sample pencils, will also be given to participants. Welcome spring with a floral inspiration! Lunch provided. A suggested supply list will be provided.
Ages 18+ 

Guest Artist Workshops
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SPECIAL CLASSES

Special Classes
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LIQUID WATERCOLOR LANDSCAPES
WITH JANET NUNN

INTENSIVE WORKSHOP

June 28-30, 2023, 9:00am-4:00pm

 3-day workshop

REGISTRATION OPENS DEC. 15

Janet Nunn is an award-winning watercolorist know for her bright color and blending techniques. Her works have been featured in publications, magazines and has published several lessons in her book. Janet lives and works in Colorado and has 20+ years of teaching experience. She is a positive, supportive instructor who welcomes students with all levels of experience. With an emphasis on florals, plants, and landscapes students will learn how to use liquid watercolors and complete a painting using techniques various tools. Each day students will begin a new project while building on the previous days knowledge and experience with a hands on learning approach. Lunch, paper, and watercolors provided. A suggested supply list will be provided.
Ages 18+ 

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HOLIDAY GLASS WORKSHOP

Saturday, December 10 

10:00am-1:00pm

$75/person

FULL

Instructor Mindy Milan will provide an introduction to the fascinating world of warm glass or glass fusing. Students will create jewelry-size pieces, small plates, and candle holders utilizing several techniques. Watch glass melt in the kiln, and learn about the colors and processes of forming glass. Learn a new skill and make gifts for loved ones! All materials provided.  Pieces will be fired off-site and scheduled for pickup at Art Barn during office hours. Ages 14+

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VALENTINES & GALENTINES CERAMICS WORKSHOP

Saturday, February 11, 2023

3:30pm-6:30pm

$75/person

REGISTRATION OPENS DEC. 15

Join us for a clay experience for your Valentine or Galentine this year. Create a unique ceramic gift for a loved one or to keep as a memory of your experience. No experience necessary. Pieces will be fired and scheduled for pickup at Art Barn during office hours. Learn a new skill and make gifts for loved ones! All materials provided. Workshop limited to 8 participants.  Ages 18+

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SPRING GLASS WORKSHOP

Saturday, April 15, 2023

10:00am-1:00pm

$75/person

REGISTRATION OPENS DEC. 15

Instructor Mindy Milan will provide an introduction to the fascinating world of warm glass or glass fusing. Students will create jewelry-size pieces, garden stakes, small plates, and candle holders utilizing several techniques. Watch glass melt in the kiln, and learn about the colors and processes of forming glass. Learn a new skill and make gifts for loved ones! All materials provided.  Pieces will be fired off-site and scheduled for pickup at Art Barn during office hours. Ages 14+

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