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Discovering Clay: Hand Building for Beginners
Brad Hagmayer
Mondays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Jan 22 - Feb 12, 2018
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....

Discovering Clay: Hand Building for Beginners
Sharon Bartmann
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Feb 20 - Mar 13, 2018
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. ...

Discovering Drawing
Henry Martin
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Nov 1 - Nov 29, 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...

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 Drawing
Henry Martin
Fridays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Jan 19 - Feb 9, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

Drawing is fundamental. Drawing is the foundation of visual art, and drawing from observation is the basis of drawing. This class provides the first basic tools and concepts that allow students to translate their perceptions into a coherent image on a page. Try it, you might just be amazed.

Student Supply List:
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Discovering Drawing
Gina Altadonna
Mondays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Jan 22 - Feb 12, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

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...

Discovering Drawing
Meghan Howland
Fridays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Feb 23 - Mar 16, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

It is a myth that artists are born being able to draw, it is a skill that can be learned. During this 4 week class, each student will concentrate on simple subjects and drawing techniques that will guide them through the fundamentals of drawing. Through detailed demonstrations, class exorcises, and one-on-one guidance, we will expl...

Discovering Jewelry & Metals
Nash Quinn
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Jan 17 - Feb 7, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

This class is a beginner-friendly introduction to the materials, tools, and processes used in jewelry fabrication.  Focusing on the format of the ring, you'll learn to texture and shape metal with hammers, files, and the jeweler's saw, then size, form, and fabricate a ring using high-temperature silver solder.  Finally, you will learn the various methods of finishing and polishing used to create beautiful ...

Discovering Jewelry & Metals
Nash Quinn
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Feb 21 - Mar 14, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

This class is a beginner-friendly introduction to the materials, tools, and processes used in jewelry fabrication.  Focusing on the format of the ring, you'll learn to texture and shape metal with hammers, files, and the jeweler's saw, then size, form, and fabricate a ring using high-temperature silver solder.  Finally, you will learn the various methods of finishing and polishing used to create beautiful ...

Discovering Metals
Dori McClennen
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 24 - Nov 28, 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 Metalwork
Dori McClennen
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Feb 20 - Mar 13, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

Discover metal in a low pressure atmosphere and create a 4 part sampler: sawing, riveting, stamping, and soldering.

Student Supply List:
A supply fee of $20 covers the cost of all materials. Please wear closed toe shoes, apron, and wear hair in a ponytail


Discovery
No experience? No problem! Designed for the true be...

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 Painting
Meghan Howland
Fridays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Jan 19 - Feb 9, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

Painting is one of the most popular artistic mediums because of its flexibility, durability, and richness. During this course, student will be provided with a full understanding of the basics in order to begin their journey in painting using a step by step process. By gaining an understanding of the materials and techniques used in painting, the veil of uncertainty is lifted, and students will move forward with a new passion that nourishes their ...

Discovering Painting
Henry Martin
Fridays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Feb 23 - Mar 16, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

Have you ever wanted to try oil painting and didn’t know where to begin? Does the thought of “Oil Paint” sound intimidating? It isn’t: Oil Painting is by FAR the easiest medium for beginners. All you need to know are a few simple steps, and I will show you! We will proceed with a monochrome, that is one color, allowing students to “draw” with the paintbrush as they examine darks a...

Discovering Painting
Gina Altadonna
Mondays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Feb 26 - Mar 19, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

This course will provide students with the basic tools and knowledge on how to begin to cultivate a skill in painting. With these techniques and understanding of materials learned during this crash course, you will no longer feel the fear and uncertainty of how to begin a painting. Everyone will leave this course with a new passion for painting!

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Discovering Pottery: Wheel Throwing for Beginners
Nate Willever
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Jan 16 - Feb 6, 2018
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 with 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.
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Discovering Pottery: Wheel Throwing for Beginners
Jill Ross. Meltzer
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Jan 16 - Feb 6, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

This class is specifically tailored for those who've never thrown on the potter's wheel. With personal attention and demonstrations, you'll experience the amazing world of wheel throwing in a fun and relaxed environment!

Student Supply List:
Cl...

Discovering Pottery: Wheel Throwing for Beginners
Marcia K. Reiver
Mondays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Jan 22 - Feb 12, 2018
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 with 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.

Student Supply List:

Discovering Pottery: Wheel Throwing for Beginners
Nate Willever
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Feb 20 - Mar 13, 2018
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.
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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 ...