Classes and Workshops


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--Some classes may be subject to change.

Paint or Draw from a Live Model

Mondays, 12:30-3:30 pm
June 4-June 25, (4 weeks)
$50 members | $60 nonmembers

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.

Landscape Watercolor with Howard Watson

Tuesdays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
March 20-May 8, (8 weeks)
$140 members | $155 nonmembers

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

Improve Your Drawing Skills with Betz Green

Tuesdays, 9:30-12:30 pm
April 3-May 22, (8 weeks)
$140 members | $155 nonmembers

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

Tile Making with Savannah Kramer

Tuesdays, 10 am-1 pm
April 3-May 22, (8 weeks)
Includes open studio time on Fridays, 2:00-5:00 pm
$250 member | $265 nonmember. Materials included

Turn your drawings into three-dimensional tiles. Whether you have worked with clay or not you will learn how to make low relief tiles for any setting. Create your very own tile set.

An Introduction to Oil Painting with Jim Green

Tuesdays, 1:00 -4:00 pm
April 3-May 22, (8 weeks)
$140 members | $155 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
February 21-March 28 (6 weeks)
$110 members | $125 nonmembers

Complete 6 paintings in 6 weeks. Learn a variety of techniques. Even the most experienced artist will benefit from this class.

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Painting & Drawing for Adult Beginners with Pauline Braun

Thursdays, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
May 10-May 31, (4 weeks)
$70 members | $85 nonmembers

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.

Handbuilding with Savannah Kramer

Thursdays, 10 am-1 pm
April 5-May 24, (8 weeks)
Includes open studio time on Fridays, 2:00-5:00 pm
$250 member | $265 nonmember. Materials included

Learn basic skills to make hand-built vessels, platters, and vases, jars, pots, and more. Learn basic pinch, slab, and coil construction methods. Decorate and glaze your pieces. You will be thrilled with the beautiful pieces you create. Includes materials and tools. Just bring a smock and a positive attitude.

Throwing Pottery with Savannah Kramer

Fridays, 10 am-1 pm
April 6-May 25, (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.