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A Painting Seminar
Francine Shore
Thursdays 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sep 28 - Dec 14, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $537.50 | Non-Member: $612.50

This class will encourage the development of a diverse collection of images and varied subjects. Whether your work is traditional or contemporary, you will become aware of your personal style. Art history discussions and personal and group critiques will encourage a dialogue that connects the process of making work to exhibit. Mixed mediums encouraged. All levels welcome, but some experience recommended.

Students will learn:
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ARTZ Philly: For People with Dementia & Caregivers
Susan Shifrin
Thursdays 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sep 14 - Nov 16, 2017
Medium: Art Appreciation | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $0.00 | Non-Member: $0.00

Join ARTZ Philadelphia as they facilitate a group conversation around 3-4 works of art in the Art Center galleries. Groups are limited in size to 6-8 visitors plus their care partners to ensure an intimate and comfortable experience for everyone. Members of the Art Center community are welcome to attend if they have someone in their life with Alzheimer’s. Admission is free with RSVP! Please RSVP to shifrin@artzphilly.org to reserve your spo...

Abstract Painting: A JourneyRegistration Closed
Ana Vizcarra Rankin
Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 26 - Nov 28, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $345.00 | Non-Member: $390.00

Master the brush, the paint and the space in which it all exists by encountering your art as an exploration of possibilities. Learn how to play with color and texture to create narratives and dialogues with your viewer that reach beyond representation. Unleash your possibilities in this exciting new class!

Abstract to the Next Level
Kassem Amoudi
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 19 - Nov 21, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $345.00 | Non-Member: $390.00

Take your work to the next level under the mentoring guidance of artist/critic Kassem Amoudi.  Kassem will work with each student individually in this focused open studio environment to help each to find his/her own voice. And for those who already found it, to sing with it louder.

Kassem believes each student is unique with a lot of hidden potential waiting to be discovered. He will share with them his knowledge of painting techn...

Accordion Bound Books
Meg Kennedy
Thursdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 28 - Nov 2, 2017
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $207.00 | Non-Member: $234.00

Accordion books—which evolved from folded scrolls—are not only our most ancient binding style but the most versatile form as well as the easiest to accomplish. In this beginners’ book arts class, we’ll learn basic techniques of binding—measuring, cutting, scoring, folding, gluing, and very elementary sewing—while making 10 different books in 6 weeks. This form is adaptable to a vast range of sizes, interactive ...

Acrylic Studio
Beverly Benson
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 20 - Dec 6, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $448.50 | Non-Member: $507.00

This class is perfect for beginners who want to start out on a tried and true path, or seasoned oil painters who want to switch over to a less toxic painting practice, but can’t cope with the drying time of acrylic. Oil and acrylic painter Beverly Benson will walk you step by step through the recipe for creating a ‘reserve’ palette of premixed paint awaiting you each time you set up or want to replenish your ‘working&rsquo...

Asian Masterpiece: Chinese Watercolor and Ink Painting
Josephine Tsai
Thursdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 28 - Dec 7, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $345.00 | Non-Member: $390.00

Discover the beauty of this classical art form, as you learn about eastern lyrics, culture, and philosophy along the way. Exploration will include basic brushwork, familiarity with the texture of Shuan paper, applying ink and color as well as fundamental composition. Demos and individual attention will help each student expl...

Beginning Oils
Elaine Lisle
Mondays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 23 - Dec 4, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $241.50 | Non-Member: $273.00

Working from simple still life set ups we will experiment with various limited palettes. Students will be encouraged to find their own expressive voice while working from life. The goal will be to complete one painting per session although a couple of 2 session paintings may be included. This is a great introductory class fo...

Beyond the Basics: Intermediate/Advanced Secrets to Refining Your Throwing Skills
Jill Ross. Meltzer
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 27 - Dec 6, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $375.00 | Non-Member: $435.00

This class will address common throwing problems such as heavy bottoms, uneven walls, and those annoying wobbly rims. We’ll hone your trimming skills and improve your lid, spout, and handle making. We’ll also explore a variety of decorating techniques that will set your work apart. There’ll be demos and lots of individual attention…so get ready to become a passionate potter as you advance to the next level in your journey...

Casting Kinetic Glass
Wesley Valdez
Thursdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 28 - Nov 16, 2017
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $324.00 | Non-Member: $366.00

In this class, we will begin with the basics of kiln casting glass forms and then move quickly into casting interconnected, movable parts. You will be learning about the lost wax casting process from beginning to end so that you can use this knowledge in your own creative practice. This process is perfect for making unique j...

Celebrate Majolica from the Table UpRegistration Closed
Bernadette Curran
Thursdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Oct 12 - Oct 26, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $75.00 | Non-Member: $87.00

Come celebrate the spirit of majolica in this workshop as we create earthenware forms with fantastic functions and decorated surfaces.  Majolica painting is a process which involves application of colorants to a white base glaze fired to cone 04 oxidation.  From dinnerware to candelabras and tulip vases, we will investigate this historical process and its painterly approaches from past to present.  Wheel throwers and hand builders ...

Ceramic Sculpture: Breaking the RulesFull, Waitlist Available
Sharon Bartmann
Thursdays 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sep 28 - Dec 7, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $437.50 | Non-Member: $507.50

Take your work to the next level by using unique surface techniques and introducing found objects into your pieces. For inspiration, we will look to artists who weren't afraid to break the rules. Non-traditional sculpture surfaces will be explored, as well as wire and fabric dipping in slip. Using the extruder and hand building techniques, you will bring your ideas to life. Come play with us!

Student Supply List:
Students should ...

Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture Open Studio - 3 HOURS WEEKLY
Studio Monitor
Wednesdays 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Sep 20 - Dec 13, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $45.00 | Non-Member: $45.00

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER AND ENROLLED IN A CLASS TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS

12 wks, 9/20-12/10
Wed. 1-3:30 pm
Thurs. 4:00-9:30 pm*
Fri. 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Sun. 9:30 am-4:30 pm
*Except 10/10 and 10/24

3 hours per week: $45 (you must be enrolled in a class**)
9 hours per week: $99 (you must be enrolled in a class**)
22 hours per week: $225

Enjoy the benefits of the most ceramics, mosaic...

Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture Open Studio - 9 HOURS WEEKLY
Studio Monitor
Wednesdays 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Sep 20 - Dec 13, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER AND ENROLLED IN A CLASS TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS

12 wks, 9/20-12/10
Wed. 1-3:30 pm

Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture Open Studio -22 HOURS WEEKLY
Studio Monitor
Wednesdays 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Sep 20 - Dec 13, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $225.00 | Non-Member: $225.00

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS (class enrollment not required for 22 hours program)

12 wks, 9/20-12/10
Wed. 1-3:30 pm

Collagraphy (Collage Printing) & Mixed Media
Andrea G.. Snyder
Sat - Sun, 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Nov 4 - Nov 5, 2017
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $126.50 | Non-Member: $143.00

Create your collagraph or collage plate by texturing gesso and acrylic mediums and gluing a variety of materials onto matte board. Be thrilled when you transfer your inked image onto paper using the art center’s printing press. Learn which adhesives and Asian papers to add with your choice of water-media. This fun class is full of information for mastering multiple art techniques while allowing for personal expression. Teaching Artist Andre...

Composing a Reverie: The Art of Fantastical Indirect Oil PaintingRegistration Closed
Alyssa B. DeVille
Thursdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 28 - Dec 7, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $345.00 | Non-Member: $390.00

Discover the beauty of this classical art form, as you learn about eastern lyrics, culture, and philosophy along the way. Exploration will include basic brushwork, familiarity with the texture of Shuan paper, applying ink and color as well as fundamental composition. Demos and individual attention will help each student expl...

Darkroom Photo Open Studio
Studio Monitor
Fridays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 22 - Dec 8, 2017
Medium: Digital Arts & Photography | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $165.00 | Non-Member: $165.00

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS

Explore your skills and hone your craft in our fully equipped, 6 station wet darkroom. Price includes basic chemistry and equipment for printing and processing films. Advance sign-up for darkroom is required to guarantee availability. If you are interested in a private rental of the darkroom, please contact us for more details.

Students MUST have prior darkroom experience...

Demystify your Digital Camera
John A Benigno
Thursdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Sep 28 - Oct 26, 2017
Medium: Digital Arts & Photography | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $125.00 | Non-Member: $145.00

Not sure where to begin with your digital camera? Build a foundation in photography with an overview of the technical aspects of how to handle a camera, adjust exposure and depth of field, properly use available light and understand good composition. Build a foundation in photography with an overview of camera operation and editing. We'll start with lessons in camera settings, composition, and lighting. Then we'll move on to working in the Mac La...

Discovering DrawingFull, Waitlist Available
Gina Altadonna
Mondays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 30 - Nov 20, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

Drawing is a skill that can be learned and mastered simply by understanding a few key techniques that instill knowledge and confidence. Over the course of four weeks, each student will learn all about line, value, composition and proportion. Using classic drawing exercises, detailed demonstrations and tutorials, as well as one on one attention during still life drawing, students will leave this course with the tools they need to continue a lifeti...

Discovering DrawingFull, Waitlist Available
Henry Martin
Fridays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Nov 3 - Dec 1, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw, and don't know where to begin?  Maybe you've dabbled in different media, and want to hone some basic skills.  This is the class for you!

In this class we present basic drawing skills in a step by step manner allowing students to develop confidence as they go; practicing line quality, proportion, basic perspective, composition, and value.  Students will learn these skills one at a ti...

Discovering Metals
Dori McClennen
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 24 - Nov 21, 2017
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

New to metalwork? Haven't worked in metal in a while? This class is aimed at getting you fired up and focused through learning the basics of metalwork. In 4 short weeks, you will learn how to manipulate wire, solder metal, and create unique jewelry sculptures and more. We will be making unique two by two “sampler quilts” with rivets, piercing, sweat soldering, and fold forming.

Please bring aprons, ponytail holders, and clo...

Discovering Painting
Deena S. Ball
Fridays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Nov 3 - Dec 1, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

This class is a broad range overview of painting.  Students will explore different types of painting and the different properties of each media. This will be done by using a still life set up which can be interpreted either in a realistic or abstract manner.  The sessions will explore watercolor and water-based oils.

There is a $20 supply fee payable to Main Line Art Center on the first class.

Discovery
No ex...

Discovering Pottery: Wheel Throwing For Beginners
Nate Willever
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Oct 24 - Nov 21, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

Begin learning how to make beautiful pottery on the wheel. Each class will begin with a demo and continue in making you a more confident thrower. You will learn to wedge, center, throw and trim each piece. Tools will be provided but students must purchase clay from Main Line Art Center during the first class.

Discovery
No experience? No problem! Designed for the true beginner, these affordable 4-week classes are will introduce...

Discovering Pottery: Wheel Throwing For Beginners
Marcia K. Reiver
Mondays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 30 - Nov 20, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

Begin learning how to make beautiful pottery on the wheel. Each class will begin with a demo and continue in making you a more confident thrower. You will learn to wedge, center, throw and trim each piece. Tools will be provided but students must purchase clay from Main Line Art Center during the first class.

Discovery
No experience? No problem! Designed for the true beginner, these affordable 4-week classes are will introduce...

Discovering Pottery: Wheel Throwing for Beginners
Jill Ross. Meltzer
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 24 - Nov 21, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

Begin learning how to make beautiful pottery on the wheel. Each class will begin with a demo and continue in making you a more confident thrower. You will learn to wedge, center, throw and trim each piece. Tools will be provided but students must purchase clay from Main Line Art Center during the first class


Discovery No experience? No problem! Designed for the true beginner, these affordable...

Discovering Printmaking
Gillian Pokalo
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 27 - Oct 25, 2017
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

Learn the fundamentals of ink, paper, and press, in a supportive and creative atmosphere. Roll water wash-up inks onto a non-porous surface, remove some of the ink, stamp and paint your own imagery, then delight in the visual surprise when rolling your inked art through our etching press as it transfers onto paper.

Teaching Artist Andrea Snyder is a professionally trained printmakers and will demonstrate the entire process using the la...

Discovering Printmaking
Christine Stoughton
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Nov 15 - Dec 13, 2017
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

Learn the fundamentals of ink, paper, and press, in a supportive and creative atmosphere. Roll water wash-up inks onto a non-porous surface, remove some of the ink, stamp and paint your own imagery, then delight in the visual surprise when rolling your inked art through our etching press as it transfers onto paper.

Teaching Artist Christine Stoughton is a professionally trained printmakers and will demonstrate the entire process using ...

Discovering Sculpture: Hand Building for Beginners
Sharon Bartmann
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Oct 24 - Nov 21, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

New to clay? Haven't worked in clay in a while? This class is aimed at getting your hands wet through learning the basics of hand building. In 4 short weeks, you will learn how to manipulate slabs of clay into unique trays, bowls and more. We will also look at how to finish our functional pieces using underglazes and glaze. Tools will be provided but students must purchase clay from Main Line Art Center during the first class.

Discover...

Discovering Sculpture: Hand Building for Beginners
Brad Hagmayer
Mondays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 30 - Nov 20, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

A clay experience using your most important tool...your hands.

Students will roll coils, balls of clay, pinch forms, pull, shape and form pieces of clay into different creatures. You'll learn to see creatures in parts, make the parts and assemble your vision. Specific structures are encouraged and assisted with including...horns, scales, snouts and wings. Further expansion of creatures is completed thru texture and glazing.


Drawing: Your Inner Artist
Robert Finch
Mondays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 18 - Dec 11, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $412.50 | Non-Member: $478.00

Everyone can draw. We are all born with genius and it is life that strips away our knowledge of our capacities. In this course, you will learn to eliminate the blocks that prevent your creativity, while learning the traditions of good drawing and how to implement them. Class demonstrations and critiques will be part of each session. Open to all levels.

You will learn:
• An understanding of the traditions of good drawing
...

Drink & Draw
Dan Warren. Halprin
Thursdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Nov 16, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $35.00

Draw from a model in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. We'll start off in the gallery, where you can enjoy whichever beer, wine or other beverage enhances your creativity while viewing the Art Center's latest exhibition, then we'll move upstairs to one of our spacious drawing and painting studios for a relaxed session of draw...

Fashion & Figure PhotographyRegistration Closed
Robert A. Szatmari
Thursdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 28 - Nov 2, 2017
Medium: Digital Arts & Photography | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $150.00 | Non-Member: $174.00

In this class students will learn the ability to define and solve advanced design problems. Students will utilize design principles in order to create more effective photographs. The students will be able to communicate their ideas using the appropriate symbolism for their image ideas.

In this class, we will:
· Examine relationships of form and content in images
· Explore camera positioning and framing in comp...

Figure as a Point of Departure
Kassem Amoudi
Tuesdays 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Sep 19 - Nov 21, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $500.00 | Non-Member: $580.00

If you are tired of getting lost in the details and the traditional look of the human figure and want to take risk and explore new ways of expressing it, this workshop is for you. You will work from the model, but you do not have to have much experience in the figure in order to be creative and make successful paintings.

Paint and draw the human figure in a looser and more expressionistic contemporary manner.  Refine your painting...

Handbuilding StudioFull, Waitlist Available
Karen Sacks
Fridays 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Sep 22 - Dec 8, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $528.00 | Non-Member: $605.00

Work on your handbuilding skills with guidance from teaching artist Karen Sacks. Designed for experienced students who want quality time and individualized instruction to work on their self-directed projects. All handbuilding methods and experimentation are encouraged. This 4 hour class builds artistic confidence, encourages connections with supportive peers and boosts the enthusiasm of our creative community here at MLAC!

• ...

Happily Ever After and the Female Gaze: Philadelphia Women Artist Trailblazers - Then and Now
Cynthia Haveson. Veloric
Thu - Thu, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Oct 26, 2017
Medium: Art Appreciation | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $6.00 | Non-Member: $8.00

Cynthia Haveson Veloric, MA, a research assistant at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Main Line Art Center Artistic Advisor, and independent art historian, will explain an extended series of circumstances particular to Philadelphia that enabled a number of "firsts" for trailblazing women artists. In the context of Main Line Art Center’s exhibition Happily Ever After, Veloric will also lead a panel discussion with women artists in the sh...

Heart of Glass: Intro to Glass FusingRegistration Closed
Jessica Liddell
Thursdays 12:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Sep 28 - Nov 2, 2017
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $243.00 | Non-Member: $274.50

Feeling adventurous? Harness that energy to make gems or tiles to use in one-of-a-kind jewelry, mosaics, and mixed media pieces, as well as vessels and fine art objects. The emphasis is on learning and discovery. Some basic supplies are included in the class, but students are encouraged to supplement them with some of the beautiful COE 90 glass now available. All levels are welcome in the class and fundamentals are stressed.  Minimum enrollm...

Heavy Metal: Metalsmithing Tools & Tricks of the Trade
Layne Freedline
Mondays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 18 - Dec 4, 2017
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $445.50 | Non-Member: $503.25

Whether you are trying something new, or wish to expand your skill set, this class is for you. Indulge in the Art Center's amazing new jewelry studio as you learn to plan, form, assemble, texture, and finish metal objects. You will have the opportunity to design your own work, and personal attention of an experienced jeweler to help you bring your designs to life. Skills taught include soldering, rivets, metal texture, and polishing. Advanced tec...

Heavy Metal: Metalsmithing Tools & Tricks of the TradeFull, Waitlist Available
Layne Freedline
Mondays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 18 - Dec 4, 2017
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $445.50 | Non-Member: $503.25

Whether you are trying something new, or wish to expand your skill set, this class is for you. Indulge in the Art Center's amazing new jewelry studio as you learn to plan, form, assemble, texture, and finish metal objects. You will have the opportunity to design your own work, and personal attention of an experienced jeweler to help you bring your designs to life. Skills taught include soldering, rivets, metal texture, and polishing. Advanced tec...

Honing the Wheel: Intermediate/Advanced Wheel Throwing
Nate Willever
Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 26 - Dec 12, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $450.00 | Non-Member: $522.00

In this class we will be concentrating on honing advanced wheel-throwing techniques. Learn how to make well-fitting lids in multiple styles, throw in sections to make larger pots, make well pouring teapots and pitchers, throw plates that won’t crack or warp, and much more. There will be demonstrations of a variety of surface techniques using slips, underglazes and glazes. We will discuss historical wheel thrown forms, and use them to inspir...

Intro to Encaustic PaintingFull, Waitlist Available
Leah MacDonald
Sun - Sun, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Nov 12, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $46.00 | Non-Member: $52.00

Beeswax is a forgiving medium that can be altered erased and enhanced as an artist desires. This is an incredible opportunity to advance your painting skills and experience the challenge working with materials that are heat sensitive. Experience working with layers and pushing the boundaries on composition, color and texture. Please bring a brown bagged lunch/or snack.

$25 Supply Fee payable to Instructor. All materials included....

Introduction to Plein Air Painting in the Sensory Garden
Elaine Lisle
Wed - Thu, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Nov 1 - Nov 2, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $69.00 | Non-Member: $78.00

This is an opportunity for the advanced/ experienced student to draw & paint a dancer from the Brandywine Ballet.
Initially she will pose in her practice leotards to familiarize you with her body, t...

Jewelry: Essential Skills
Martha Kent Martin
Fridays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 29 - Nov 17, 2017
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $324.00 | Non-Member: $366.00

Open to beginners, near beginners and to those who may lack confidence at the torch, this class offers directed, project oriented instruction. We will cover layout of metal, use of the saw, hand tools, surface embellishment, simple forming, the ABC's of soldering and simple stone setting as well as individual instruction for those with some experience. All materials included.

Classics
These core-courses never go out of style and ...

Jewelry: Tools and Tricks of the TradeRegistration Closed
Martha Kent Martin
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 27 - Nov 15, 2017
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $324.00 | Non-Member: $366.00

Geared toward all levels above beginner, the instructor will give individual instruction covering specific questions that a student may have about their work. This is particularly suitable for students who have clear ideas about what they hope to accomplish and for those who wish to expand their jewelry vocabulary and skill set. All materials included.

Classics
These core-courses never go out of style and are offered almost every...

Knitting CircleRegistration Closed
Jessica Curtaz
Mondays 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Sep 18 - Dec 4, 2017
Medium: Fiber Arts & Mixed Media | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $253.00 | Non-Member: $286.00

Come learn to crochet or just enjoy the company of others who do. Benefit from the supportive guidance and deep artistic knowledge of fabrics artist Jessica Curtaz as you explore crochet, embroidery, loom knitting and more.  Build your repertoire of stitch knowledge, bring in current patterns you are working on, or learn how to create your own. Learn crochet stitches like chain, slip stitch, single, double and triple crochet as well as basic...

Knitting Circle (10/23)Registration Closed
Jessica Curtaz
Mondays 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Oct 23, 2017
Medium: Fiber Arts & Mixed Media | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $25.00

Come learn to crochet or just enjoy the company of others who do. Benefit from the supportive guidance and deep artistic knowledge of fabrics artist Jessica Curtaz as you explore crochet, embroidery, loom knitting and more.  Build your repertoire of stitch knowledge, bring in current patterns you are working on, or learn how to create your own. Learn crochet stitches like chain, slip stitch, single, double and triple crochet as well as basic...

Knitting Circle (10/30)Registration Closed
Jessica Curtaz
Mondays 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Oct 30, 2017
Medium: Fiber Arts & Mixed Media | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $25.00

Come learn to crochet or just enjoy the company of others who do. Benefit from the supportive guidance and deep artistic knowledge of fabrics artist Jessica Curtaz as you explore crochet, embroidery, loom knitting and more.  Build your repertoire of stitch knowledge, bring in current patterns you are working on, or learn how to create your own. Learn crochet stitches like chain, slip stitch, single, double and triple crochet as well as basic...

Knitting Circle (11/13)Registration Closed
Jessica Curtaz
Mondays 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Nov 13, 2017
Medium: Fiber Arts & Mixed Media | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $25.00

Come learn to crochet or just enjoy the company of others who do. Benefit from the supportive guidance and deep artistic knowledge of fabrics artist Jessica Curtaz as you explore crochet, embroidery, loom knitting and more.  Build your repertoire of stitch knowledge, bring in current patterns you are working on, or learn how to create your own. Learn crochet stitches like chain, slip stitch, single, double and triple crochet as well as basic...

Knitting Circle (11/20)Registration Closed
Jessica Curtaz
Mondays 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Nov 20, 2017
Medium: Fiber Arts & Mixed Media | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $25.00

Come learn to crochet or just enjoy the company of others who do. Benefit from the supportive guidance and deep artistic knowledge of fabrics artist Jessica Curtaz as you explore crochet, embroidery, loom knitting and more.  Build your repertoire of stitch knowledge, bring in current patterns you are working on, or learn how to create your own. Learn crochet stitches like chain, slip stitch, single, double and triple crochet as well as basic...

Knitting Circle (11/27)Registration Closed
Jessica Curtaz
Mondays 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Nov 27, 2017
Medium: Fiber Arts & Mixed Media | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $25.00

Come learn to crochet or just enjoy the company of others who do. Benefit from the supportive guidance and deep artistic knowledge of fabrics artist Jessica Curtaz as you explore crochet, embroidery, loom knitting and more.  Build your repertoire of stitch knowledge, bring in current patterns you are working on, or learn how to create your own. Learn crochet stitches like chain, slip stitch, single, double and triple crochet as well as basic...

Knitting Circle (11/6)Registration Closed
Jessica Curtaz
Mondays 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Nov 6, 2017
Medium: Fiber Arts & Mixed Media | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $25.00

Come learn to crochet or just enjoy the company of others who do. Benefit from the supportive guidance and deep artistic knowledge of fabrics artist Jessica Curtaz as you explore crochet, embroidery, loom knitting and more.  Build your repertoire of stitch knowledge, bring in current patterns you are working on, or learn how to create your own. Learn crochet stitches like chain, slip stitch, single, double and triple crochet as well as basic...

Knitting Circle (12/4)Registration Closed
Jessica Curtaz
Mondays 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Dec 4, 2017
Medium: Fiber Arts & Mixed Media | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $25.00

Come learn to crochet or just enjoy the company of others who do. Benefit from the supportive guidance and deep artistic knowledge of fabrics artist Jessica Curtaz as you explore crochet, embroidery, loom knitting and more.  Build your repertoire of stitch knowledge, bring in current patterns you are working on, or learn how to create your own. Learn crochet stitches like chain, slip stitch, single, double and triple crochet as well as basic...

Layered Light: Intermediate Glass Fusing
Jessica Liddell
Thursdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 28 - Nov 2, 2017
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $243.00 | Non-Member: $274.50

Take your glass fusing to the next level. Multi step processes will be encouraged and a more thorough understanding of the firing temperature's effect on the glass will be stressed. The emphasis will be on learning and discovery. Some basic supplies are included in the class but students are encouraged to supplement them with some of the beautiful COE 90 glass now available. Students in Layered Light: Intermediate Glass Fusing need to have previo...

Let's Get Physical with PhotographyRegistration Closed
Stephen Reese
Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sep 19 - Nov 14, 2017
Medium: Digital Arts & Photography | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $200.00 | Non-Member: $232.00

Bring your digital phone, your eye for detail and your energy and prepare for an easily accessible digital photography course that mixes low-impact, optional physical exercise with a fun new approach to developing your creative eye. You’ll examine great painters to understand the dynamics that made their work endure and how to apply those concepts in your own images. You’ll explore the wealth of free and inexpensive photo editing apps...

Life Drawing & Painting Open Studio
Marc Barrist
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 27 - Dec 6, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $225.00 | Non-Member: $247.50

Open Studios are a wonderful opportunity for artists to work independently to maintain or improve their skills. Early sessions will involve four five minute poses, two ten minute poses and in some cases a single pose for the balance of the evening. The last 3 sessions will involve one model and one pose to accommodate all who wish to paint. Participants must bring their own materials. Registration is available by the week. However, advanced regis...

Life Drawing & Painting Open Studio (10/25)
Marc Barrist
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Oct 25, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $27.50 | Non-Member: $27.50

Open Studios are a wonderful opportunity for artists to work independently to maintain or improve their skills. Early sessions will involve four five minute poses, two ten minute poses and in some cases a single pose for the balance of the evening. The last 3 sessions will involve one model and one pose to accommodate all who wish to paint. Participants must bring their own materials. Registration is available by the week. However, advanced regis...

Life Drawing & Painting Open Studio (11/1)
Marc Barrist
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Nov 1, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $27.50 | Non-Member: $27.50

Open Studios are a wonderful opportunity for artists to work independently to maintain or improve their skills. Early sessions will involve four five minute poses, two ten minute poses and in some cases a single pose for the balance of the evening. The last 3 sessions will involve one model and one pose to accommodate all who wish to paint. Participants must bring their own materials. Registration is available by the week. However, advanced regis...

Life Drawing & Painting Open Studio (11/15)
Marc Barrist
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Nov 15, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $27.50 | Non-Member: $27.50

Open Studios are a wonderful opportunity for artists to work independently to maintain or improve their skills. Early sessions will involve four five minute poses, two ten minute poses and in some cases a single pose for the balance of the evening. The last 3 sessions will involve one model and one pose to accommodate all who wish to paint. Participants must bring their own materials. Registration is available by the week. However, advanced regis...

Life Drawing & Painting Open Studio (11/29)
Marc Barrist
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Nov 29, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $27.50 | Non-Member: $27.50

Open Studios are a wonderful opportunity for artists to work independently to maintain or improve their skills. Early sessions will involve four five minute poses, two ten minute poses and in some cases a single pose for the balance of the evening. The last 3 sessions will involve one model and one pose to accommodate all who wish to paint. Participants must bring their own materials. Registration is available by the week. However, advanced regis...

Life Drawing & Painting Open Studio (11/8)
Marc Barrist
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Nov 8, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $27.50 | Non-Member: $27.50

Open Studios are a wonderful opportunity for artists to work independently to maintain or improve their skills. Early sessions will involve four five minute poses, two ten minute poses and in some cases a single pose for the balance of the evening. The last 3 sessions will involve one model and one pose to accommodate all who wish to paint. Participants must bring their own materials. Registration is available by the week. However, advanced regis...

Life Drawing & Painting Open Studio (12/6)
Marc Barrist
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Dec 6, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $27.50 | Non-Member: $27.50

Open Studios are a wonderful opportunity for artists to work independently to maintain or improve their skills. Early sessions will involve four five minute poses, two ten minute poses and in some cases a single pose for the balance of the evening. The last 3 sessions will involve one model and one pose to accommodate all who wish to paint. Participants must bring their own materials. Registration is available by the week. However, advanced regis...

Line & Color in Watermedia: Develop Your Creative Eye
Joan Becker
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 10 - Nov 28, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $276.00 | Non-Member: $312.00

Explore drawing and incorporate gouache, the "teacher of color," or watercolor on paper.  Learn how to compose a still life, figure, and an interior with line and color. There will be instruction and introduction to a variety of drawing materials and technical aspects for both drawing and painting. Color will be introduced gradually, moving from a limited to a full-spectrum palette.  This class will also focus on increasing your unique ...

Liquid Majesty: WatercolorFull, Waitlist Available
Bonnie B. Mettler
Mondays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 18 - Dec 11, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $379.50 | Non-Member: $429.00

To paint with watercolor is to learn the relationships between paint, water, brush, and time. The only way to know is to do. Specific color exercises will enhance your knowledge and comfort with color. Join us in a welcoming and supportive atmosphere. Strengthen your artistic judgment and skills to make paintings with authority.

You will learn:
•    Paint, water, brushstrokes, time
•   ...

Liquid Wonder: WatercolorRegistration Closed
Henry Martin
Mondays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 25 - Dec 11, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $379.50 | Non-Member: $429.00

To paint with watercolor is to learn the relationships between paint, water, brush, and time. The only way to know is to do. Specific color exercises will enhance your knowledge and comfort with color. Join us in a welcoming and supportive atmosphere. Strengthen your artistic judgment and skills to make paintings with authority.

You will learn:
•    Paint, water, brushstrokes, time
•   ...

Mixed Media & Collage on Canvas & Paper
Andrea G.. Snyder
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 AM
Sep 26 - Dec 5, 2017
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $345.00 | Non-Member: $390.00

Work on canvas and watercolor color paper using printmaking, acrylics, inks, water crayons, and other media. Learn technical skills for transferring imagery and adhering a variety of materials, while following principles of good design. Artists can explore ways to integrate abstract or realistic imagery in new ways on canvas & paper.
•    Learn multiple techniques to laminate layers of assorted Asian & western pa...

Multi-Faceted Beauty: Mosaics (Afternoon)
Carol Stirton-Broad
Wednesdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 27 - Dec 13, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $450.00 | Non-Member: $522.00

Explore traditional and modern techniques as well as a wide variety of materials in this popular class. We will cover design, fabrication, installation, and some art history in our study of this amazing art form. Decorative, architectural, and fine art pieces can all be achieved. Beginners with self-driven projects are welcome.

Classics
These core-courses never go out of style and are offered almost every session. Appealing to a r...

Multi-Faceted Beauty: Mosaics (Evening)Full, Waitlist Available
Carol Stirton-Broad
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 27 - Dec 6, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $375.00 | Non-Member: $435.00

Explore traditional and modern techniques as well as a wide variety of materials in this popular class. We will cover design, fabrication, installation, and some art history in our study of this amazing art form. Decorative, architectural, and fine art pieces can all be achieved. Beginners with self-driven projects are welcome.

Classics
These core-courses never go out of style and are offered almost every session. Appealing to a r...

Painting and Drawing the Dancer
Eileen Rosen
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 20 - Nov 8, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $300.00 | Non-Member: $348.00

This is an opportunity for the advanced/ experienced student to draw & paint a dancer from the Brandywine Ballet.
Initially she will pose in her practice leotards to familiarize you with her body, t...

Paper Clay Possibilities
Sharon Bartmann
Saturdays 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Nov 4 - Nov 11, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $125.00 | Non-Member: $145.00

Join us for experimenting with paper clay. We will learn the unique possibilities of this clay. Forget the rules of traditional clay and explore the endless building techniques. We will work with paper clay through hand building. We will also play with dipping objects in paper clay slip.

Special Topics
Varying from one day workshops to multi-week classes, Special Topics are offered once or twice throughout the year and are perfect...

Print, Paper & Book Arts Open Studio (enrolled in a class)Registration Closed
Studio Monitor
Fridays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 22 - Dec 1, 2017
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $135.00 | Non-Member: $135.00

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS

5 wks, Bi-weekly 9/22, 10/6, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, no 10/20
Fri. 9:30 am-12:30pm
$135 (enrolled in a class*)
$269 (not enrolled in a class*)

Open Studio time is available to current students and members with experience. These periods are uninstructed but monitored and offer an opportunity to work in a fully equipped, creative environment with the option to work wi...

Print, Paper & Book Arts Open Studio 11/17
Studio Monitor
Fridays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Nov 17, 2017
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS

Fri. 9:30 am-12:30pm
$30/session ($10/hour)


Interested in Print, Paper & Book Arts Open Studio, but can't make it to this one? PP &BA Open Studios take place bi-weekly 9/22, 10/6, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, no 10/20

Open Studio time is available to current students and members with experience. These periods are un...

Print, Paper & Book Arts Open Studio 11/3
Studio Monitor
Fridays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Nov 3, 2017
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS

Fri. 9:30 am-12:30pm
$30/session ($10/hour)


Interested in Print, Paper & Book Arts Open Studio, but can't make it to this one? PP &BA Open Studios take place bi-weekly 9/22, 10/6, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, no 10/20

Open Studio time is available to current students and members with experience. These periods are un...

Print, Paper & Book Arts Open Studio 12/1
Studio Monitor
Fridays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Dec 1, 2017
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $30.00 | Non-Member: $30.00

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS

Fri. 9:30 am-12:30pm
$30/session ($10/hour)

Interested in Print, Paper & Book Arts Open Studio, but can't make it to this one? PP &BA Open Studios take place bi-weekly 9/22, 10/6, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, no 10/20

Open Studio time is available to current students and members with experience. These periods are uninstruct...

Raku Ceramics: Playing with Fire Daytime
Marcia K. Reiver
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 20 - Nov 15, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $337.50 | Non-Member: $391.50

Learn how to create, glaze, and fire colorful raku pieces in this fun class. Instruction and demos will help students bring their ideas to life, and then they will experience the exciting firing process by pulling their glowing pieces from the fire. This is a handbuilding class, but students can enhance wheel thrown pieces by altering them with add-ons and carvings. No previous experience necessary. Open to adults and teens.

Student S...

Raku Guild (12 weeks)
Marcia K. Reiver
Mondays 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sep 25 - Dec 18, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Adult Programs
Member: $330.00 | Non-Member: $384.00

For pre-approved members and students with previous Raku experience. Please contact the office if you are interested in participating in the Guild. The mission of the Raku Guild is to provide the opportunity for advanced potters, who are members of the Main Line Art Center community, to work together to build, glaze and fire ceramic work....

Raku Guild (6 weeks)
Marcia K. Reiver
Mondays 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sep 25 - Nov 6, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Adult Programs
Member: $180.00 | Non-Member: $240.00

For pre-approved members and students with previous Raku experience. Please contact the office if you are interested in participating in the Guild. The mission of the Raku Guild is to provide the opportunity for advanced potters, who are members of the Main Line Art Center community, to work together to build, glaze and fire ceramic work....

Silver Casting 101: Metals & Jewelry Intensive (Intermediate & Advanced only)
Dori McClennen
Tuesdays 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Nov 28 - Dec 5, 2017
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $81.00 | Non-Member: $91.50

Ever wondered how artists reuse/recycle their silver scrap? Or get such unique organic elements for their designs? Learn to use the cuttle fish bone and the old straw broom to cast your own unique silver elements. Prior metal studio experience with the torch required. Bring your own silver scrap or silver casting grains for ...

Simple Sewn Books: Pamphlets with Soft & Hard Covers
Meg Kennedy
Thursdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Nov 9 - Dec 7, 2017
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $138.00 | Non-Member: $156.00

The sewn codex—folded sheets stacked and sewn through the centerfold and covered—is the basis of Western-style bookbinding and the pamphlet is the most elementary form of that style. In this 4-week class, we will continue with basic bookbinding techniques as we make 5 different volumes that can be used for anything from sketchbooks to narratives to recipe books. Hint:  these make great gifts!

Students will need to brin...

Sip & Spin
Marsiella Catanoso
Fridays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Nov 17, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $45.00 | Non-Member: $50.00

Back by popular demand! The workshop will be divided into two parts to incorporate an introduction to wheel throwing and hand building in clay. At the end, you’ll have made your very own mug! Whether you are looking for a unique alternative to the typical date night or planning a fun night out with the girls (or guys!), this is the event for you. Space is very limited; register early! This is a BYOB event.  Fired pieces will be availab...

Staying Loose in Paint & Pastels
Carol Kardon
Wednesdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 20 - Dec 6, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $414.00 | Non-Member: $468.00

This class is focused on creating a loose, more poetic approach to painting. Students may work in pastel, oil, or any media. There will be a still life set-up but students may work from photos or landscape as well. Class will begin with a demo or a short talk. Focus will be on accurate information and basic principles of good drawing, values, edges, and color to capture still life- or student's choice of source material. Attention and support is ...

The Face of Art: Portrait PaintingFull, Waitlist Available
Bonnie B. Mettler
Mondays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 18 - Dec 11, 2017
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $379.50 | Non-Member: $429.00

We will focus on developing the skills necessary to make portraits inspired by important people in our lives. By concentrating on composing the page, seeing shapes well and using color effectively, gain confidence in your painting ability in an atmosphere of support and encouragement.

Supply List: Bring pictures for reference. Oils may be used. Students are encouraged to work the medium of their choice.

You will learn:
...

The Wheel for the Nearly NewRegistration Closed
Jill Ross. Meltzer
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 19 - Dec 5, 2017
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $450.00 | Non-Member: $522.00

This class is tailored for two types of nearly new potters--- those who’ve tried the wheel but need lots more attention and  those who’ve tried the wheel and felt nothing but frustration! Through personal guidance and weekly demonstrations, I can help you learn the magic of wheel throwing and build your confidence along the way. We’ll also explore awesome decorative and glazing techniques. The class is based on personal att...