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Adult Classes

Monday Night Watercolor 


 With Julia Holmaas on Monday nights
   Guest Instructor Lisa Slauson – Weekday classes coming soon!

$100/5 weeks

Instructors Julia Holmaas and Lisa Slauson teach both the total beginner and those with some watercolor experience. These classes familiarizes students with a double primary palette, using the watercolor brush and creating watercolor washes, warm and cool color combinations and emotions, designing compositions, and various techniques for creating texture. Students will create an original painting each week. 

The series also provides ample opportunity to further explore watercolor methods depending on the student’s need and interests. Each week students will paint from a photograph or still life to create an original painting.

Tuesday Adult Beginner/Intermediate Ceramics

Tuesdays, 6-8:30pm
Session 1: May 21 – June 25
Session 2: July 9 – Aug. 13

$179/6 weeks

With instructor Harold Woodridge students 18 and older will learn about the clay, glazes, and various tools for ceramic building, and will explore different ways to mold and construct clay pieces both on and off the potter’s wheel. This class is appropriate for beginning or experienced potters. All supplies included.

Drawing for Scaredy Cats

Next Series Aug 27-Sept 24, 6-8 pm

Fall Series  Oct 1-29, 6-8 pm

$100/5 weeks

Instructor Sharon Angelina teaches this 5-week class to both absolute beginners, and those wishing to advance their blossoming skills or take a more disciplined approach. Learn basic elements of art, useful techniques, new ways of seeing, and exercises to connect hand and eye. Get a great foundation in the basics, or further your artistic confidence and skill. Each class progressively builds on the last. For students 13 to adult. 

Painting with Pastels – with Mary Ann Pals

Beginning Students 6-week series: Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30pm Starting October 9  $100/6 weeks
Intermediate & Advanced Students 4-week series: Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30pm Joining in October 23  $70/4 weeks

This 6-week series, designed for those new to the process, will provide a couple weeks of instruction before intermediate and advanced students join the class on week 3. 

Students will be guided step by step through the process of painting with soft pastels with experienced artist and instructor Mary Ann Pals. A 6-week series, designed for those new to the process, will provide a couple weeks of instruction before intermediate and advanced students join the class on week 3.  Students will be provided with a supply list after the first class. There are some floor and table top easels available to borrow.

Thursday Morning All Media, All Levels

Instructor Suzie Rosso guides and advances students in style and technique with her gentle approach.  Many ages and levels enjoy this unique ‘open studio’ style instruction, and find the ability to advance at their own pace in their chosen media. Students should bring their own supplies, and may bring art they are working on at home. $80/month or $20/class ongoing