Classes and Workshops


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--Classes and fees may be subject to change.

NOTE: Registration for all classes and workshops will end one (1) week prior to the start date.

#FAB2 Watercolor A to Z with Ann Brennan

Mondays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Nov 18 – Dec 9, (4 weeks)
$60 member | $75 nonmember

Designed with both the beginner and advanced watercolorist in mind, this class teaches the basics to beginners and helps more advanced students achieve greater success. This 4 week session will teach students how to limit their palette. To use transparent and opaque colors to their advantage. How to create depth and value. And ultimately how to avoid muddy lifeless painting.Supply list

NEW! #FAP2: Hand Building Molds of Clay with Ashley Porrini

Mondays, 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Nov 4 – Dec 9, (6 weeks)
$204 member | $219 nonmember. Materials included.

Open endless potential for creative expression through the use of plaster and clay molds. In this series, students learn to make their own molds while focusing on the idea of repetition of form and craftsmanship with clay. Individual forms lose their preciousness while freeing up the mind for experimentation. All levels welcome!

#FLM2 Paint or Draw from a Live Model

Mondays, 12:30-3:30 pm
Nov 4 – Dec 9, (6 weeks)
$86 member | $101 nonmember, includes model fee. Drop-in rate may be available if the class meets the minimum participation required. Call Jill Byrne at 215-619-8863.

Build or refine your drawing skills in this open studio class, with a live, professional model. A mix of brief and sustained poses. There is no instructor.

#FBG2 Improve Your Drawing Skills with Betz Green

Tuesdays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Nov 12 – Dec 17, (6 weeks)
$126 member | $141 nonmember

All levels. This class focuses on your individual needs. Materials and techniques will be discussed and demonstrated. Work from a still life or favorite photograph while proceeding at your own pace.Supply list

#FJG2 Oil and Acrylics Painting with Jim Green

Tuesdays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Nov 12 – Dec 17, (6 weeks)
$126 member | $141 nonmember

All levels. Take the mystery out of painting with oils or acrylics in this fun course. Jim is known for his use of vibrant colors. You will learn how to create dynamic compositions, in this fun, relaxed class. Using oils or acrylics, students will work from photographs or from still life setups. Jim does short demos and gives each student individual attention.Supply list

#FSZ Make Your Paintings Come to Life with Steve Zazenski

Wednesdays, 1:00-3:30 pm
Session #FSZ2: Oct 16, 23, 30 and Nov 6 – No class Nov 13
$84 member | $99 nonmember
Session #FSZ3: Nov 20, 27, Dec 4, Dec 11
$84 member | $99 nonmember

Steve is known for his exciting and colorful landscapes. Learn to form interesting combinations of intense light and mass through step-by-step demonstration of watercolor techniques. You will complete 4 paintings in 4 weeks. Even the most experienced artist will benefit from this class.Supply list

#FJT Introduction to Stained Glass with Jill Tarabar

--CLASS CLOSED-- Will Resume in January 2020

Wednesday Evenings, 6:30-9:30 pm

Learn the basic art and technique of the age-old craft of stained glass. Skills learned include pattern making, glass cutting, copper foil method of panel assembly, soldering and finishing. You will begin with an easy sun catcher and practice your skills while building a larger panel of your choice. Upon completion of the course, you will have the fundamental skills necessary for making basic stained glass window and more.
*Additional supplies can range anywhere from $25-$130, depending on what you may already have at home. Materials will be discussed in depth in the first class.Supply list

#FSE: Drawing the Figure in Charcoal with Stephen Early

--CLASS CLOSED-- Will Resume in January 2020

Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 pm

Starting with charcoal, Stephen will teach the fundamental principles necessary to achieve a convincing three-dimensional representation of the human figure. These principles will be analyzed in a logical sequence of repetitive exercises, beginning with gesture and block-ins, and continuing through a series of extended poses.
You will learn how to use structure and anatomy to accurately build a solid foundation and successfully orchestrate form relationships. Stephen will demonstrate these methods and concepts and give each student individual attention. This class is open to students of all levels who enjoy working from life.Supply list

NEW! #FGS2 Watercolor: Z and Beyond with Gabrielle Sivitz

Thursdays, 10 am-12 pm
Nov 21 – Dec 19, (4 weeks) NO CLASS NOVEMBER 28!
$80 member | $95 nonmember

You’ve dabbled with watercolor paints or taken a beginning class – now what? Take the next step in building your watercolor skills! This class is designed for people who have learned the basics and would like to continue their exploration of watercolor in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Depicting various subjects such as landscape, florals, still life and animals will be covered as well as experiments with abstract design.Supply list

#FPB2 Painting & Drawing for Adult Beginners with Pauline Braun

Thursdays, 1:00-3:00 pm
Nov 7 – Dec 19, (6 weeks) NO CLASS NOVEMBER 28!
$110 member | $125 nonmember

Learn to paint and draw from still life with acrylic, watercolor, charcoal. Each week we will work in a new medium. This course is great for beginners, providing an introductory framework for seeing and rendering basic shapes, for using line and form, and exploring color theory and the use of color. A list of materials will be provided.