Classes and Workshops


Class and Workshop Registration Form (pdf)
--Some classes may be subject to change.

Paint or Draw from a Live Model

Mondays, 12:30-3:30 pm
September 17-November 5, (8 weeks)
$110 member | $120 nonmember, includes model fee
January 7-February 25, (8 weeks)
$110 member | $120 nonmember, includes model fee
November 12-December 10, (4 weeks)
$60 member | $70 nonmember, includes model fee

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.

Improve Your Drawing Skills with Betz Green

Tuesdays, 9:30-12:30 pm
September 18-November 6, (8 weeks)
$150 member | $165 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

An Introduction to Oil Painting with Jim Green

Tuesdays, 9:30-12:30 pm
September 18-November 6, (8 weeks)
$150 members | $165 nonmembers

Take the mystery out of oil painting with this fun beginnerís course. Learn about oil paints, brushes, creating a composition, applying colors and the maintenance and care of your materials and completed art.Supply list

Make Your Paintings Come to Life with Steve Zazenski

Wednesdays, 1:00-4:00 pm
September 12-October 31, (8 weeks)
$150 members | $165 nonmembers

Complete 8 paintings in 8 weeks. Learn a variety of techniques. Even the most experienced artist will benefit from this class.

Supply list

Hand Building/Tile Making with Savannah Kramer

Thursdays, 10 am-1 pm
September 13-November 1, (8 weeks)
Includes open studio time on Fridays, 2:00-5:00 pm
$250 member | $265 nonmember. Materials included

An introduction to forming clay vessels and sculpture by hand. Every week you will learn new basic hand-building techniques. We will also cover processes for decorating, glazing and finishing. You'll create tiles, bowls, serving dishes, plates, vases, wall hangings, mugs, cups, and small sculptures.

Painting & Drawing for Adult Beginners with Pauline Braun

Thursdays, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
September 13-October 4, (4 weeks)
November 1-November 22, (4 weeks)
$70 member | $85 nonmember (each 4 wk session)

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.

Throwing Pottery with Savannah Kramer

Fridays, 10 am-1 pm
September 14-November 2, (8 weeks)
Includes open studio time on Fridays, 2:00-5:00 pm
$250 member | $265 nonmember. Materials included

This course will introduce the fundamental skills necessary to produce basic pottery forms on the wheel, such as bowls, vases, mugs and plates. Develop and improve your technical throwing skills, and learn a variety of techniques. Includes materials and tools. Just bring a smock and a positive attitude.

Drop-in open studio every Friday, just $35!

Ceramics Drop-in Studio with Savannah Kramer
Every Friday from 2:00-5:00 pm | $35 per session, ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED!

Come check out our ceramic studio to see if you want to take a class. Try hand building for a day, make a gift, or need space, materials and guidance for a project? Then this is for you!

HOW TO REGISTER... Call Jill at the Art Center (215-619-8863) at least one day in advance to reserve a spot.