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Fall 2022

Young Potters

$144

with Linore Huss

Calendar Sep 3, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

Grades 6-8

This is a pottery class for older elementary and middle school age children. In this course, students will create fun, decorative, and functional projects and have the opportunity to explore different techniques for working with clay including the pottery wheel.

9:00 -10:30 am - Saturdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24, October 8, 15 (no class on October 1).

Mixed Media Drawing

$118

with Alice Salyer

Calendar Sep 3, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

Grade 9- Adult

Mixed Media Drawing builds upon a foundation of drawing, while expanding the possibilities with a multitude of mediums. Each week focuses on different materials and techniques. A world of color, texture and composition will be explored, using techniques from printmaking, painting and even textiles! Students are encouraged to explore processes such as collage and abstraction. Art historical movements and themes provide inspiration for student work using both contemporary and traditional art materials. All skill levels are welcome!

10:00 - 12:00 am, Saturdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24, and October 1.

Kids N Clay

$138

with Linore Huss

Calendar Sep 3, 2022 at 11:30 am, runs for 4 weeks

Grades 3-5

In this course, students will be exposed to a basic introduction to ceramic techniques designed for elementary school aged children. This class will create fun imaginative pieces which will be a mixture of decorative and functional items.  This class includes all materials including clay, glazes, and kiln firing time.

11:30am - 1:00 pm, Saturdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24.

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $56.50, paid every two weeks.

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Color Mixing Basics for Oil and Acrylic Painters

$136

with Donna Bird

Calendar Sep 6, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Adult

Have you been painting for a while and still desire more vibrant color in your paintings?  This class is designed to help you learn to see and mix colors more accurately for your individual artwork.  In each class we will focus on palette exercises to help you understand the fundamentals of color theory and follow up with a simple still life painting exercise that will apply these principles.  Supplies will be provided.  

1:00 - 3:30pm, Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27.

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Tap - Level 1

$137

with Olivia Campbell

Calendar Sep 6, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Grade 9- Adult

This beginner’s class will be very energetic and have you happily sweating in no time. Students will learn to perform easy-to-follow tap dance steps and become acquainted with the terminology of tap, which equips students to quickly learn a variety of combinations and routines. Along with these basic steps, students will also learn ear training to improve rhythm and musicality. Students will need to supply their own tap shoes.  

5:30 - 6:30 pm, Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8.

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Potters Wheel Series - Level 1

$324

with Jess Parks

Calendar Sep 6, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Adults

This beginning level class is designed for those wishing to develop their own skills on the potter’s wheel. This class is designed to build students’ skills in the foundational elements of clay, glazes, and terminology. Every class will demonstrate a different wheel throwing exercise. 

There are only 6 spots in this class to ensure that each student has wheel access.  The registration fee covers all materials including clay, glazes, tools, and kiln firing time.

6:00 - 8:30 pm - Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11.

Full Course

Dance Discovery - Children's Dance

$141

with Earlene Hopkins

Calendar Sep 7, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Ages 6 - 8 (ages are flexible with instructor's permission)

Dance Discovery is an introductory course that provides children with a space to learn confidence through movement.  Students will experiment with improvisation, spatial awareness, and basic techniques of ballet and modern dance.  This course is designed to help the child explore expression in an organized movement class, equipping them for possible future dance classes.  

Students should come to class in a black leotard and black tights.  Students will dance barefoot.

Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:15 pm, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30 (skip November 23).

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $58.00, paid every two weeks.

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Basics of Watercolor - ONLINE CLASS

$122

with Sharon Squibb

Calendar Sep 7, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Adult

This is a class for students who would like to explore watercolor painting from home. It continues the study of watercolor techniques introduced in past online classes, but it is open to all students who wish to experience watercolor painting. Zoom instruction includes step-by-step projects designed to guide you through the painting process from start to finish. The course will offer a variety of special techniques and approaches to making watercolor paintings of different subjects. Students will work on paintings along with the instructor as she demonstrates the steps. You will also receive emails and recordings of each class so that you may practice further or complete a piece at home. Each session will also be recorded. Students will receive a supply list after they register. 

Cost is $122 plus supplies.

5:00 - 6:30 pm, Wednesday ONLINE, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9.

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