Programs at Ambler
Class and Workshop Registration Form (pdf)
--Some classes may be subject to change.
Ceramics with Savannah Kramer
Class: Mondays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Open Studio: Fridays, 10 am-1 pm
April 3-May 8 (6 weeks), $190 ($205 nonmember)
You’ll make medium- and large-sized vases, jars, pots, and more; decorate, and glaze them. No experience necessary. Supplies included. Just bring a smock, mixing bowl, and a positive attitude.
Paint or Draw from a Live Model
Mondays, 12:30 pm-3:30 pm April 17-May 22 (6 weeks), $100, includes model fee.
Build or refine your drawing skills in this open studio class. There is no instructor. You must be a member of the Art Center at Ambler to register.
Landscape Watercolor with Howard Watson
Tuesdays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm March 28-May 2 (6 weeks), $110 ($125 nonmember)
Howard Watson, celebrated artist and illustrator, provides short demos, explains color, shapes and design. Work from photos or sketches. If you need a boost in color or design, this class is for you. Have fun and learn! Gentle critique at the end of each class. Supply list
Tile Making with Savannah Kramer
Tuesdays, 10 am-12:30 pm April 4-April 26 (4 weeks), $100 ($115 nonmember)
Learn to take your drawings and turn them into three-dimensional tiles. Whether you have worked with clay or not this class will teach you how to make low relief tiles for any setting. Create your very own tile set. All materials included.
Improve Your Drawing Skills with Betz Green
Wednesdays, 9:30-12:30 March 22-May 10 (8 weeks), $135 ($150 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
Make Your Paintings Come to Life with Steve Zazenski
Wednesdays, 12:30-3:30 pm, April 19-May 24 (6 weeks), $110 ($125 nonmember)
Complete 6 paintings in 6 weeks. Learn a variety of techniques. Even the most experienced artist will benefit from this class. Supply list
Watercolor and Drawing with Felicia Foster
Thursdays, April 6-June 8 (10 weeks), $120 ($135 nonmember)
This class emphasizes traditional drawing and watercolor techniques. Attention is given to individual artists, with an exchange of ideas to expand minds and talents.
Pastel Drawing with Sue Ketcham
Thursdays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm April 6-April 27 (4 weeks), $70 ($85 nonmember)
Working from a simple still-life setup, Susan will teach how to create an interesting setup, tools of the trade, shadows, highlights, lost edges, and proper framing of pastels. Supply list
Printmaking with Jane Liebman
Thursdays, 12:45 pm-3:45 pm April 6-May 11 (6 weeks), $110 ($125 nonmember)
Learn how to use the tools and techniques of printmaking and hand printing using linoleum blocks and wood blocks. Make your own designs in black & white to emphasize positive and negative shapes – an important element of design.
Watercolor Acrylic with Pat DeVirgilis
Thursdays, 1:00 pm-3:30 pm April 6-May 11 (6 weeks), $110 ($125 nonmember)
An interactive studio class focusing on personal expression and subject matter. Use your medium of choice. Class focuses on using acrylic paints as watercolors, and includes instructor demos, discussion of design elements, the function of color, and critiques. Some experience required.