Adult Art Classes

Adult Art Classes

BOTANICAL DRAWING

With Cheryl Steiger

Develop strong drawing skills for botanical art. In this class, students will draw live plants and from photographs. In addition, they will learn how to enhance illustrations with colored pencils, pen, ink, and watercolor. Register

CERAMICS: ALL LEVELS

With Debbie Sampson (Tu) and Natalie Steinmetz (Th, F)

All levels welcome! Whether you are a beginner or experienced potter, this class gives you the freedom to create custom functional or sculptural pieces. Individual instruction allows students to learn the basics of ceramics as well as refine current skills. Wheel throwing, hand building, and surface design will be covered in class. All supplies are included in the class fee. Additional open studio time is posted after the first class. Register

CERAMICS: INTERMEDIATE

With Natalie Steinmetz

Designed for returning students with a minimum of one year experience. Students will build on their current skills and be encouraged to create more complex forms and develop a personal style. Individual instruction allows students to work on custom projects of their choice. Students must meet the one year of ceramics requirement. All supplies are included in the class fee. Additional open studio time is posted after the first class. Register

DRAWING FOR EVERYONE

With Cheryl Steiger

Learn the fundamental skills of composition, proportion, values, and perspective in different techniques and mediums. Individual attention received at every skill level. Register

FIGURE DRAWING

With Cheryl Steiger

In this introductory course, students will draw the human form from live models. Each class will include a gesture drawing and a longer pose. This class is great for beginning students, or for those who would like to draw or paint a live model. Price includes a model fee. Register

FUN WITH PASTELS

with Ruti Modlin 

Whether you’re new to pastels or looking to build on your experience, this relaxed and friendly class will take you on a personal discovery journey. Composition and application will be taught and demonstrated from still life, landscape photos, personal objects, portraits and more. All levels welcome. Register

IMPROVISATION

with Jessica Hardy

Perfect for the first-time actor or business professional, this Improvisation class helps promote self-confidence, teamwork and the power of “Yes” both on stage and in life. Using improve theatre games, every student will get the chance to improve their communication skills, trust their instincts and, most importantly, have fun!  Register

MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE

with Ina Beierle

When Picasso and Braque added paper to their paintings, the idea of papiers colles (pasted papers) became an accepted addition to their artwork. Artists such as Schwitters, and later, Burri, and Rauschenberg, to name a few, used papers and other materials/objects to create the collage and 3D assemblage. Today, this form of art is widely used. This class will focus on the creative use of collage and design using papers and other materials. Register

MIXED MEDIA: DRAWING, PAINTING

with David Gista

This studio class focuses on creativity, and, more specifically, on being inventive with the use and combination of various mediums and tools. You will find ways to combine traditional painting techniques with unconventional materials. You will practice drawing, painting, and printing in unusual ways. You will discover how to create with your own unique voice. All skill levels welcome. Register

PAINTING THE PORTRAIT

with Cheryl Steiger

Study form through anatomy, values, color theory, and lighting with a costumed model. Work in the painting or drawing medium of your choice. All levels welcome. Register

THE ARTIST’S STUDIO

with Cheryl Steiger

Using photos, still life, and your imagination, work in the drawing or painting medium of your choice in this individualized class. Individual instruction will be given on techniques. Register

THE PLAYS THE THING: PLAY READING FOR ADULTS

with Sarah Hall Theatre Company

Whether you love to read or perform, this class inspires the actor, artist, and intellect in all of us! Students will get an opportunity to learn about the playwright and discuss the play. The real fun begins when characters are assigned and the play is read aloud by participants who get to bring the words on the page to life! Register

PAINTING WITH ACRYLICS

with David Gista

This course offers a strong introduction to painting in which students learn about color mixing, painting, techniques, and composition. Each student receives one-on-one instruction and everyone is encouraged to develop personal themes. The focus of the class is exclusively Acrylics. Students will learn the specifics of this very rich technique, which can equal the wonder of oils when well-mastered. All skill levels welcome. Register

WATERCOLOR

with Cheryl Steiger

Students will learn the basics and explore new methods for more advanced painters. Receive individual instruction and progress at your own pace in this studio class. Register