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Abstract to The Next Level
Kassem Amoudi
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 11 - Dec 4, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $431.50 | Non-Member: $487.00

Take your work to the next level under the mentoring guidance of artist/critic Kassem Amoudi. Kassem will work with students individually in this focused open studio environment to help each to find his/her own voice and for those who have already found it, to sing louder. Kassem believes each student is unique, with a lot of hidden potential waiting to be discovered. He will share with them his knowledg...

Art Deco Sculptural Jewelry Workshop
Ashley Ernest
Sat - Sun, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Oct 13 - Oct 14, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $180.50 | Non-Member: $203.25

Learn how to create ornate jewelry designs in leather! In this workshop, you will learn the history of jewelry and design within the Art Deco period, and how to manipulate chain and findings, use epoxy, and design in leather. Go home with a pair of earrings, a bracelet, and/or a necklace.
Student Supply List: 
Drawing supplies
Learn how to create ornate jewelry designs in leather! In this worksh...

Artz Philly
Justine Stehle
Thursdays 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sep 20 - Nov 15, 2018
Medium: Art Appreciation | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $0.00 | Non-Member: $0.00

Mark your calendars and join ARTZ Philadelphia on September 20th, October 18th and November 15th from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm as they facilitate a group conversation around 3-4 works of art in the Main Line 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 l...

Artz Philly Meet & Greet
Justine Stehle
Saturdays 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Oct 13, 2018
Medium: Art Appreciation | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $0.00 | Non-Member: $0.00

ARTZ Philadelphia works with arts partners like Main Line Art Center to create safe, comfortable and joyful spaces in which people living with dementia and their care partners can freely express themselves without fear of stigma; can rediscover themselves through creative outlets; and can find contentment and reward in their daily lives. Please join us for a very special "meet and greet" with ARTZ Philadelphia's founding director and MLAC st...

Batik Painting on Silk
Laura Madeleine
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Nov 7 - Nov 21, 2018
Medium: Fiber Arts & Mixed Media | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $106.75 | Non-Member: $120.50

This is an approach to batik technique that resembles watercolor painting using a resist. My particular method takes traditional batik and transforms it. I use brushes, but have traditional tools for students to try on stretched silk, using molten wax and fabric dyes. This is a fine art approach to a traditional method of fabric decoration. I will cover the history of batik and other resist techniques.

Beyond the Basics: Secrets to Refining Your Wheel Skills
Eliot Foerster
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 26 - Dec 5, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $391.40 | Non-Member: $453.20

Do you experience common throwing problems like heavy bottoms, uneven walls and those annoying wobbly rims? Then this class is designed for you! We'll hone your throwing and trimming skills, improve your lid, spout and handle making, and 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 t...

Ceramic Sculpture: Breaking the Rules
Sharon Bartmann
Thursdays 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Sep 13 - Dec 6, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $546.00 | Non-Member: $632.50

Take your work to the next level by using unique surfaces and introducing found objects into your pieces. For inspiration, we will look to artists who were not afraid to break the rules. Non-traditional sculpture surfaces will be explored as well as wire and fabric dipping in slip. Using the extruded and hand building techniques, you will bring your ideas to life. Come play with us. Classes fill quickly so register early!
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Ceramics & Sculpture Open Studio (hourly)
Studio Monitor
Thursdays 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Oct 4 - Dec 6, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $5.50 | Non-Member: $5.50

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS
 
Hours: Thursday 4:30-9:30 pm; Friday 1-4:30 pm; Sunday 1-4:30 pm. 
Dates:  10/4-12/9 (no studio 11/22-11/25, 12/2)
 
Welcome to hourly Ceramics & Sculpture Open Studio at Main Line Art Center. Complete your work from another class or explore your own ambitions in a creative community. Open Studio is available 12 h...

Ceramics & Sculpture Open Studio (month of November)
Studio Monitor
Thursdays 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Nov 1 - Dec 6, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $130.00 | Non-Member: $130.00

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS
 
Hours: Thursday 4:30-9:30 pm; Friday 1-4:30 pm; Sunday 1-4:30 pm. 
Dates:  11/1-12/9 (no studio 11/22-11/25, 12/2)
 
Welcome to monthly Ceramics & Sculpture Open Studio at Main Line Art Center. Complete your work from another class or explore your own ambitions in a creative community. Open Studio is available 12 ...

Ceramics & Sculpture Open Studio (month of October)
Studio Monitor
Thursdays 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Oct 4 - Oct 25, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $130.00 | Non-Member: $130.00

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS
 
Hours: Thursday 4:30-9:30 pm; Friday 1-4:30 pm; Sunday 1-4:30 pm. 
Dates:  10/4-10/28
 
Welcome to monthly Ceramics & Sculpture Open Studio at Main Line Art Center. Complete your work from another class or explore your own ambitions in a creative community. Open Studio is available 12 hours each week of the assign...

Ceramics & Sculpture Open Studio (month of September)
Studio Monitor
Thursdays 4:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 13 - Sep 30, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Open Studios
Member: $97.50 | Non-Member: $97.50

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO REGISTER FOR OPEN STUDIOS
 
Hours: Thursday 4:30-9:30 pm; Friday 1-4:30 pm; Sunday 1-4:30 pm. 
Dates:  9/13-9/30 (3 weeks)
 
Welcome to monthly Ceramics & Sculpture Open Studio at Main Line Art Center. Complete your work from another class or explore your own ambitions in a creative community. Open Studio is available 12 hours each week of the as...

Clay Surface Decoration
Marsiella Catanoso
Sundays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Oct 14, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $38.75 | Non-Member: $45.00

This workshop is focused on the variety of surface decoration techniques from sgraffito, to shellac resist, to Mishima - inlaying and making transfer templates. Students will learn these basic techniques that they can apply to their own body of work. Students will also gain knowledge using slips and underglazes.
Student Supply List: 
Students can bring  leather-hard pieces if they choose. Stu...

Contemporary Portrait PaintingRegistration Closed
Meghan Howland
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 25 - Nov 27, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $360.50 | Non-Member: $406.75

Building off of classical painting techniques, students will begin to explore how color, composition, and technique can create their own narrative within a painting. We will explore how these considerations express different moods and ideas that will serve as a valuable experience to students of painting who wish to hone their own personal artistic expression through portraiture. Classes fill quickly so register early!
 

Creative Photo Portraiture
Robert A. Szatmari
Thursdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Oct 4 - Nov 8, 2018
Medium: Digital Arts & Photography | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $237.00 | Non-Member: $274.00

In this course, students will explore fashion, figure, and portraiture in photography. Students will develop a portfolio of imagery. Throughout the term, students will participate in discussions and critiques, and work individually with the instructor to refine technical shooting skills, ideas, and images for final presentation.

Student Supply List: 
DSLR, card reader
 

DIY Screenprinting
Gillian Pokalo
Sat - Sun, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Dec 1 - Dec 2, 2018
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $118.50 | Non-Member: $134.00

This workshop is designed for students who would like to explore the combined disciplines of drawing, painting and printmaking. Techniques covered will include dark and light field monotype, as used by Edgar Degas, and trace Monotypes, as seen in Gauguin's and Paul Klee's work. The transfer of drawings to printed images using a release agent will also be taught. The combining of other printmaking techniques with these printed images w...

Deepening Your Relationship With Drawing & Painting
Tim Hawkesworth
Sat - Sun, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Oct 20 - Oct 21, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $154.00 | Non-Member: $174.00

Our creativity is at the core of our nature. Although its workings are hidden from us, we can learn to align ourselves with it. This alignment can be transformative for both our art and our life. Working with you individually, using both drawing and painting, we will work to identify the state of mind - the energy, freedom and irreverence - that allows for discovery, while at the same time examining the seeing, mindfulness...

Digital Camera Demystified
John A Benigno
Thursdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Nov 1 - Dec 6, 2018
Medium: Digital Arts & Photography | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $133.75 | Non-Member: $154.50

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. You'll  also gain an overview of camera operation and editing. Our first four classes explore lessons in camera settings, composition, and lighting. Our final class is an introduction to post pr...

Direct Painting in Oil
Elaine Lisle
Thursdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 4 - Nov 15, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $218.25 | Non-Member: $246.00

Working from simple still life set-ups, we will experiment with 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 two-session paintings may be included. This is a great introductory class for those who have never painted with oils as well as being a great class for painters with some experience. Classes fi...

Discovering Clay: Handbuilding Functional Pottery
Sharon Bartmann
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Sep 11 - Oct 2, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

Develop hand building techniques for creating functional forms. Demos will focus on pinching, coiling, extrusion and slab construction. This class will allow you to explore the different ways to form a vessel.
 
Discovery
No experience? No problem! Designed for the true beginner, these affordable 4-week classes will introduce you to the basic tools and techniques of a particular medium alongside other ...

Discovering Clay: Handbuilding Functional Pottery
Marcia K. Reiver
Mondays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 17 - Oct 15, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

Develop hand building techniques for creating functional forms. Demos will focus on pinching, coiling, extrusion and slab construction. This class will allow you to explore the different ways to form a vessel.
 
Discovery
No experience? No problem! Designed for the true beginner, these affordable 4-week classes will introduce you to the basic tools and techniques of a particular medium alongside oth...

Discovering Drawing
Gina Altadonna
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 11 - Oct 9, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $124.00 | Non-Member: $124.00

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 wit...

Discovering Drawing
Henry Martin
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Sep 12 - Oct 10, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $124.00 | Non-Member: $124.00

Drawing is fundamental. Observational drawing is the basis for all representational image making. Have you ever wanted to learn drawing, and don't know where to begin? Maybe you've dabbled and become frustrated; maybe you just want to brush up on some skills. In this class, we present the basics of eye-hand coord...

Discovering JewelryRegistration Closed
Ashley Ernest
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 12 - Oct 10, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $124.00 | Non-Member: $124.00

This discovery class welcomes curiosity, exploration, and fun! You will be introduced to sawing, filing, and soldering and a brief overview of the tools in the metals studio. You will go home with a handmade copper ring and an understanding of basic metalsmithing processes and techniques. Come and explore your creativity!
 
Discovery
No experience? No problem! Designed for the true beginner, these a...

Discovering Painting: Acrylic
Beverly Benson
Thursdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 18 - Nov 8, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00


Discovering Painting: GouacheFull, Waitlist Available
Gina Altadonna
Mondays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 17 - Oct 15, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $124.00 | Non-Member: $124.00

This course will provide students with the basic tools and knowledge of how to cultivate skills in watercolor painting. With techniques and an 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!
 
Discovery
No exp...

Discovering Painting: Intuitive Painting
Beverly Benson
Thursdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 13 - Oct 4, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00

Your personal muse will be facilitated in the most encouraging atmosphere. We will experiment with painting, drawing, printing, stamping, and carving: ancient processes that have transformational and restorative qualities. Each session will have an introduction to a material, process, topical inspiration, or open-ended prompt to facilitate or trigger your personal, genuine, abstract expression or realist...

Discovering Painting: Oil
Henry Martin
Fridays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Sep 14 - Oct 5, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $124.00 | Non-Member: $124.00

Have you ever wanted to try oil painting and don'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 exam...

Discovering Painting: Watercolor
Michelle Konczyk
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 12 - Oct 10, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $124.00 | Non-Member: $124.00

This course is designed for individuals with no experience with watercolor. In this class, you will learn the basic  techniques of the painting process along with a general understanding of color-mixing and a familiarity with the tools of the trade. Come to class ready to learn, but more importantly, ready to relax and have fun!

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Discovering Pottery: Wheel Throwing
Bernadette Curran
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Sep 11 - Oct 2, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

Begin learning how to make beautiful pottery on the wheel. Each class will begin with a demo then move to 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...

Discovering Pottery: Wheel Throwing
Eliot Foerster
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sep 11 - Oct 9, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $119.00 | Non-Member: $119.00

This class is tailored for students who have never tried the potter's wheel. Students will be exposed to basic throwing and decorating skills.  By the end of this class, students will have a taste for working on the wheel and can continue their journey into the magic of wheel throwing by registering for a Fundamentals class. There will be demonstrations each week and loads of personal attention.
 
Disc...

Discovering Printmaking: Stamp Carving & Printing
Gina Altadonna
Mondays 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 17 - Oct 15, 2018
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $124.00 | Non-Member: $124.00

Printmaking is a classic form of art making; it was prominently used by some of history's proclaimed masters. From Rembrandt to Albrecht Durer, printmaking is an important part of art history. Learning this process is no longer a daunting task, thanks to the Main Line Art Center! This class is perfect for beginners. Learn how to take a drawing and multiply it, creating fine art prints for your family and friends!

Drawing Clearly
Joan Becker
Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Oct 9 - Nov 13, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $147.25 | Non-Member: $165.75

Attention to mark-making (drawing) with a tool of choice - pencil, crayon, ink pen or finger - makes one a skilled artist. Drawing is the backbone of art making. There are dozens of ways to draw.  This class will examine different drawing tools and explore ways to make a drawing. We will move through classic drawing exercises, croquis, to longer studies, from line to shading techniques. We will look at the great draftsmen's...

Drawing Your Inner Artist
Robert Finch
Mondays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 17 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $447.00 | Non-Member: $515.00

Everyone can draw. We are all born with genius but life then strips away the 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 and we will have a live model every session.  Minimum enrollment needed to run this program. Classes ...

Drawing: Love The Line
Carol Kardon
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 3 - Nov 7, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $218.50 | Non-Member: $246.00

This is a basic drawing class. We will be drawing single still life objects. Students will learn about size relationships, dark and light, and mark-making. Classes fill quickly so register early! Core Takeaways: Learning to measure with the eye. Analyzing size relationships. Finding a focal point. Exploring art materials. Having fun!


Egyptian Collars
Holly Goeckler
Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Oct 30 - Dec 4, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $248.00 | Non-Member: $279.50

Join us for an exciting introduction to the art of jewelry making inspired by ancient Egyptian pectorals. During this six week course we will explore various traditional jewelry making techniques including piercing, etching, cold connections and simple stone settings, to complete a contemporary interpretation of this eye-catching wearable art form. Please note the studio provides Copper base metals only, students are advised to bring their o...

Experimentations in Mixed Media & Collage
Andrea G.. Snyder
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 9 - Dec 11, 2018
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $325.00 | Non-Member: $366.50


Fundamentals of Chalk PastelsFull, Waitlist Available
Nury Vicens
Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Oct 23 - Nov 27, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $147.25 | Non-Member: $165.75

Learn to use this VERSATILE and FORGIVING medium; mistakes do not exist, even if you try! Colors range from soft and subtle to bold and brilliant; because they can be layered, they produce luminous surfaces . As you work from still life, reproductions and photographs you are introduced to various techniques: from a variety of strokes creating form and textures to soft blended finishes. You will learn...

Fundamentals of Clay: Handbuilding
Sharon Bartmann
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 16 - Nov 6, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $159.50 | Non-Member: $184.25

We put the fun in functional in this hand building class. We will explore the various ways to build functional pieces you can put on your dinner table. From serving trays to mugs, we will also look at various surface techniques to decorate your work. Prior Discovery class suggested if no clay experience.

Fundamentals 
Perfect for beginners with some experience or those w...

Fundamentals of Clay: Handbuilding
Marcia K. Reiver
Mondays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 29 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $159.50 | Non-Member: $184.25


Fundamentals of Drawing
Gina Altadonna
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Oct 23 - Nov 13, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $147.25 | Non-Member: $165.75

If you want to take your beginner drawing skills to the next level, but you are unsure how, Fundamentals of Drawing is here for you! This course is the next step for beginners to hone their skills and learn new and valuable techniques, from proper perspective to expert-level rendering! With personal guidance, detailed demonstrations, and time for practice, this course offers everything you need in order to draw with more confidence and skill...

Fundamentals of Drawing
Henry Martin
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 24 - Nov 14, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $147.25 | Non-Member: $165.75

Drawing is fundamental. In this class we continue to practice the basics of hand-eye coordination and observation, while introducing the concept of lights and darks to create a cohesive drawing. We are open to all levels, including first-timers!  Students will proceed step by step using pencils and soft charcoal, gaining confidence with these media, with the objective of creating a solid, complete drawing by the end of the class, one yo...

Fundamentals of Jewelry
Dori McClennen
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 9 - Nov 13, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $167.00 | Non-Member: $188.00

Learn the basics of metal forming and joining to transform your ideas into wearable art. The craft of metalworking will be explored through the use of torches for soldering, as well as saws, drills, disc cutters, stamps, and hammers. Practice the techniques of design layout, piercing, forming, filing, soldering, patination, and finishing. More advanced techniques will include bezel setting and tube riveting for cold connections. Then, combin...

Fundamentals of Jewelry
Kaitlin Kerr
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Oct 24 - Nov 14, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $167.00 | Non-Member: $188.00

If you have taken a Discovery class or are a beginner metalsmith, hone your skills with this Fundamentals class! In this class you will delve deeper into metalsmithing: history, tools, techniques, and processes. We will explore soldering, hammering, and the flex shaft. In four weeks you will understand how to roll print, patina, rivet, and bezel set, among other techniques and go home with wearable works of art! Please note the studio provid...

Fundamentals of Painting: Oil Painting
Henry Martin
Fridays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 19 - Nov 9, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $147.25 | Non-Member: $165.75

Have you ever wanted to try painting but don't know where to begin? Perhaps you've dabbled a bit or drawn before, and you're ready to jump on in. Now's the time! All levels welcome! In this class, we offer demos designed to acquaint students with the first steps in oil painting, so they can build upon a foundation of confidence. We start with one color, allowing students to draw the lights and darks with their paintbr...

Fundamentals of Painting: Watercolor
Michelle Konczyk
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 17 - Dec 5, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $147.25 | Non-Member: $165.75

This course is designed for individuals with little watercolor experience. In this class, you will cover the basics, become comfortable with them, and learn how to apply them flexibly. Come to class ready to learn, but more importantly, ready to relax and have fun!
 
Student Supply List:
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Fundamentals of Painting: Watercolor
Gina Altadonna
Mondays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Oct 29 - Nov 19, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $147.25 | Non-Member: $165.75

Have you ever stared at a beautiful vista, a smiling face, or a gorgeous flower and wished you could capture that moment with your own hand? For thousands of years mankind has done just that, through painting. Painting is one of the greatest joys in life; it is a skill that can be learned and honed through proper instruction and practice. This course will provide its students with all of the basics needed to jump-start a lifelong passion for...

Fundamentals of Pottery: Wheel Throwing
Bernadette Curran
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Oct 16 - Nov 20, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $159.50 | Non-Member: $184.25

This class is tailored for those students with some wheel experience or those who've completed a Discovery: Wheel Throwing class who want to review the basics and continue their skill building. Through lots of personal attention and weekly demonstrations, students will continue to explore the magic of wheel throwing and build their confidence along the way. Come refine your core skills and more, in a fun and relaxed environment. Classes fill...

Fundamentals of Pottery: Wheel Throwing
Eliot Foerster
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 23 - Nov 27, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Fundamentals
Member: $159.50 | Non-Member: $184.25

We put the fun in functional in this hand building class. We will explore the various ways to build functional pieces you can put on your dinner table. From serving trays to mugs, we will also look at various surface techniques to decorate your work. Prior Discovery class suggested if no clay experience.
 
Fundamentals 
Perfect for beginners with some experience or those who have taken a Discovery Class, fu...

Gothic Calligraphy & Medieval Illumination
Meg Kennedy
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Oct 2 - Nov 20, 2018
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $242.00 | Non-Member: $273.00

The dense angular gothic-style lettering (also called Blackletter or Old English) paired with large capital letters highly decorated and gilded with gold leaf characterize the beautiful medieval manuscripts in museum collections. In this class we'll learn to write in a gothic style and construct the often elaborate "versals" that both directed attention to important words and illuminated the page with gold. No experi...

Handbuilding StudioFull, Waitlist Available
Karen Sacks
Fridays 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Sep 14 - Dec 7, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $602.00 | Non-Member: $693.25

Experience the magic of the fire. Come learn to create, glaze and fire pieces in a magical way. Weekly demos will bring your ideas to life.  Classes fill quickly so register early!  Core takeaways:  *strengthen your building skills  *glazing techniques to enhance your pieces  *confidence in pulling pieces from the fire  *learn other alternative firings  *find constancy ...

Handbuilding Tableware
James Eric. Thayer
Mondays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 15 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $314.00 | Non-Member: $363.50

This class welcomes beginners and experts alike to imagine and build cups, bowls, plates, and much more!  Students can expect a variety of group demonstrations, as well as one-on-one guidance to create works based upon their own interests.  These lessons will cover a variety of construction methods and surface treatments, to include template building, slab and coil, basic molds, sgraffito and texture application. We will eve...

Handbuilt & Thrown Tableware
James Eric. Thayer
Sundays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 30 - Nov 4, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $236.75 | Non-Member: $274.00

This class welcomes beginners and experts alike to imagine and build cups, bowls, plates, and much more!  Students can expect a variety of group demonstrations, as well as one-on-one guidance to create works based upon their own interests.  These lessons will cover a variety of construction methods and surface treatments, to include template building, slab and coil, basic molds, sgraffito and texture application. We will eve...

Heavy Metals: Tools and Tricks of the TradeRegistration Closed
Holly Goeckler
Mondays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 17 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $450.50 | Non-Member: $508.25

During this class you will fill your toolbox with the techniques you need to create jewelry and metal pieces of your own design. Hone your skills in metal fabrication, soldering, sawing, cold connections, forging, and finishing techniques. You'll have guidance through the process of designing and building in metal. Then, you'll have durable finished work that you can treasure forever!  Please note the studio provides copper base ...

Heavy Metals: Tools and Tricks of the Trade
Holly Goeckler
Mondays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 17 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $450.50 | Non-Member: $508.25

During this class you will fill your toolbox with the techniques you need to create jewelry and metal pieces of your own design. Hone your skills in metal fabrication, soldering, sawing, cold connections, forging, and finishing techniques. You'll have guidance through the process of designing and building in metal. Then, you'll have durable finished work that you can treasure forever!  Please note the studio provides copper base ...

Honing the WheelRegistration Closed
Bernadette Curran
Tuesdays 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sep 25 - Dec 4, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $468.75 | Non-Member: $542.75

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 i...

I See Things Grow & More: Drawing Workshop
Nury Vicens
Sat - Sun, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Nov 3 - Nov 4, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $71.00 | Non-Member: $80.25

We explore working from observation of any fruit and/or vegetable; exploring the structure of the subject allows you to discover its patterns, rhythms, textures and more. From these observations, you will make medium to large drawings which will open you to the use of expressive mark making which in return is a reflection of your own personal energy integrated with the subject observed.
 
Student Su...

Intro to Etegami
Nancy Bea Miller
Saturdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Nov 10, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $35.50 | Non-Member: $40.25

Learn the basics of Etegami, a Japanese art form growing in popularity world-wide! Use ink and watercolor to create cards which stand alone as art works or may be sent to friends and family. Create your own hanko, rubber stamp, which is part of traditional etegami.
 
Student Supply List: 
Basic watercolor supplies will suffice. Traditional etegami supplies include: watercolor postcards, wa...

Jewelry Essential SkillsFull, Waitlist Available
Martha Kent Martin
Fridays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 14 - Dec 7, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $491.00 | Non-Member: $554.00

Open to beginners, near beginners, and 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. Please note the studio provides copper base metals only, students are advised to br...

Jewelry with the Hydraulic Press: Rockin' the Die Form!
Ashley Ernest
Sat - Sun, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Nov 17 - Nov 18, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $175.50 | Non-Member: $198.25

In this Special Topics workshop, students will learn the fundamentals of die-forming while utilizing the hydraulic press to create varied sizes of sculpture or jewelry from copper or silver. Learn the history of die-forming and its modern practices, create hand-made dies and dynamic 3D forms utilizing custom designs, and go home with compelling finished objects and/or jewelry. Please note the studio provides Copper base metals only, students...

Life Drawing & Painting Open StudioFull, Waitlist Available
Marc Barrist
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 12 - Dec 12, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $260.00 | Non-Member: $285.50

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, ...

Light & Color: Painting Using Acrylics or Chalk Pastels
Beverly Benson
Fridays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 5 - Nov 9, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $218.25 | Non-Member: $246.00

Beginner to advanced students will have opportunities to explore still life and other subject matter through a direct and spontaneous painting approach. Learn about color perception and paint handling through demonstrations of composition, relative color, how light patterns reveal form, or any number of topics that are tailored to support your developing practice. Learn the elements of painting in order to construct an intriguing picture. Cl...

Line and Color in Water Media: Develop Your Creative Eye
Joan Becker
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 2 - Nov 20, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $289.50 | Non-Member: $326.25

Explore drawing and incorporate gouache, the "teacher of color," or watercolor on paper. Learn how to compose a still life, a figure and an interior with line and color. A variety of drawing and painting materials will be introduced and technical aspects for both drawing and painting will be addressed in detail. Color will be incorporated gradually, moving from a limited to a full-spectrum palette. This ...

Liquid Majesty: WatercolorFull, Waitlist Available
Bonnie B. Mettler
Mondays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 17 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $396.00 | Non-Member: $447.00

In a collegial and supportive atmosphere, students learn how to paint, compose the page, balance values, and drive toward finished watercolor paintings. Demos and class crits help get us there.    
 
Core Takeaways: 
1. Wet/moist/dry interactions of paper/paint/time    
2. Value compositions    
3. Working dark to light for grea...

Liquid Majesty: Watercolor
Bonnie B. Mettler
Fridays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 21 - Dec 7, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $396.00 | Non-Member: $447.00

In a collegial and supportive atmosphere, students learn how to paint, compose the page, balance values, and drive toward finished watercolor paintings. Demos and class crits help get us there.    
 
Core Takeaways: 
1. Wet/moist/dry interactions of paper/paint/time    
2. Value compositions    
3. Working dark to light for grea...

Miniature Books
Meg Kennedy
Thursdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Oct 4 - Nov 29, 2018
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $289.50 | Non-Member: $326.50

Miniature books, prized by collectors and artists since the Middle Ages, challenge you to scale down every element of book-making, from materials and tools to image and text. In this class, you will make a variety of small volumes: beginners will start with simple models and experienced students will proceed with more advanced bindings. Everyone will work within the constraints of the size that defines miniature books but you will lea...

Mosaics (Afternoon)Full, Waitlist Available
Carol Stirton-Broad
Wednesdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 12 - Dec 5, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $430.00 | Non-Member: $498.00


Mosaics (Evening)Full, Waitlist Available
Carol Stirton-Broad
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 12 - Dec 5, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $430.00 | Non-Member: $498.00


Mosaics (Morning)Full, Waitlist Available
Carol Stirton-Broad
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 12 - Dec 5, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $430.00 | Non-Member: $498.00


Painting Encaustic Blooms
Leah MacDonald
Sundays 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Oct 14, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $47.50 | Non-Member: $53.50

Create beautiful, textural, floral mixed media encaustic paintings. We will combine photography, collage, and encaustic painting techniques (pigmented beeswax) to create one of a kind works of art. We will experiment with both realistic and abstract floral imagery. No experience necessary -- all art levels welcome.
Student Supply List: 
Teacher will provide all supplies for a $35 materials fee per stude...

Painting Flowers with WatercolorRegistration Closed
Eileen Rosen
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 26 - Nov 14, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $289.50 | Non-Member: $326.50

First you will learn a specific color mixing system using only 6 colors and creating your personal mixing guide/journal. Then you will learn and practice specific watercolor techniques that create the illusion of dimensionality and realism.  These techniques will dispel the anxiety and lack of control associated with watercolor. With demos and individualized instruction, the beginning student can achieve a level of confidence.

Painting Over the Line
Kassem Amoudi
Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 11 - Dec 11, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $431.50 | Non-Member: $487.00

Advance beyond confined lines and hard edges to a more liberated way of painting. Paint from observation and imagination to find your own visual language. Work more intuitively and take advantage of unforeseen occurrences as opportunities to discover new possibilities. Explore new processes in brushwork and color layering, as well as Post-Impressionist, Abstract, and Abstract Expressionist styles. Examples from contemporary and modern...

Painting Seminar
Francine Shore
Thursdays 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sep 27 - Dec 6, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $570.00 | Non-Member: $646.00

Expand your painting language as well as your work, using new materials and techniques. Art history lectures are included. Classes fill quickly so register early!

Student Supply List: 
Materials of your choice in paint (acrylic or oil), canvas, brushe...

Particle by Particle
Anna Boothe
Sat - Sun, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Oct 27 - Oct 28, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $215.50 | Non-Member: $238.25

Simple glass casting traces its roots to antiquity, but its most refined version was coined as pâte de verre in the late 19th century. To begin this two-day intensive, we'll peer into the history of glass casting with a focus on the French pâte de verre era, followed by a small exercise and weekend project based on the original, traditional pâte de verre technique that involves the selective placement of polych...

Portrait Painting from the Clothed Model
Nancy Bea Miller
Thursdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Oct 4 - Nov 8, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $246.00 | Non-Member: $283.00

There is nothing more fun than learning to paint portraits! In this class I will provide information to help you succeed at capturing likeness, understand how to turn a form using values, and match color. Beginners as well as experienced painters are welcome! Group and individual instruction will be offered in a fun, supportive atmosphere.
Student Supply List: 
I will be instructing primarily in oil, th...

Pre-Columbian Inspired Casting for Jewelry MakingRegistration Closed
Holly Goeckler
Tuesdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 11 - Oct 16, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $167.00 | Non-Member: $188.00

Join us for an introduction to casting glass inspired by Pre-Columbian gold jewelry and objects from the ancient Mayas to Peruvian Moche cultures.  During this four week course we will explore the ancient technique of cuttlefish casting.  You will learn how to direct cast small objects in bronze, as well as basic soldering techniques, to complete one unique wearable piece. Please note the studio provides Copper base metals only, st...

Printing Without Inks: The Art of Embossing
Andrea G.. Snyder
Fridays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Nov 2 - Nov 16, 2018
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $106.50 | Non-Member: $120.50

Discover an ultra-clean type of printmaking by running flat cut-outs, feathers, coins, and other 2D items through the etching press. Create unusual embossed art with this super easy technique.
 
Student Supplies,

Professional Development Series: Facebook As An Artist's Tool
Chelsea Markowitz
Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Oct 16, 2018
Medium: Art Appreciation | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $8.25 | Non-Member: $10.25

This hands on workshop will explore ways to utilize Facebook's promotional tools, including: strategic campaigns, boosting posts and effectively using audience analytics. All registrants must bring their laptop and have an active Facebook account.
Supply List:
Please bring your laptop and you must have an active Facebook account
This hands on workshop will explore ways to utilize Facebook&rsqu...

Raku Ceramics-Playing with Fire (Evening)Registration Closed
Marcia K. Reiver
Thursdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 20 - Dec 6, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $430.00 | Non-Member: $498.00

Experience the magic of the fire. Come learn to create, glaze and fire pieces in a magical way. Weekly demos will bring your ideas to life.  Classes fill quickly so register early!  
 
Core takeaways:  
*strengthen your buildin...

Raku Ceramics-Playing with Fire (Morning)
Marcia K. Reiver
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 12 - Dec 5, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $430.00 | Non-Member: $498.00

Experience the magic of the fire. Come learn to create, glaze and fire pieces in a magical way. Weekly demos will bring your ideas to life.  Classes fill quickly so register early!  

Core Takeaways:
* Strengthen your building skills

Raku Guild 12 Weeks
Marcia K. Reiver
Thursdays 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sep 13 - Dec 6, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Adult Programs
Member: $360.00 | Non-Member: $420.00

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
Thursdays 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Oct 4 - Nov 8, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Advanced
Program Type: Adult Programs
Member: $174.50 | Non-Member: $209.00

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....

Reference Imagery: Using Photography As A Fine Art Tool
Maria Teicher
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Oct 24 - Dec 5, 2018
Medium: Digital Arts & Photography | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $237.00 | Non-Member: $274.00

This course focuses on the fundamentals of photography as it relates to reference imagery in fine art. This includes, but is not limited to: digital cameras and their settings, basic workflow, editing, and studio and natural light. Throughout the course, students will learn to properly photograph a myriad of different subjects (landscape, still life, portrait, etc.) and how to properly use these images to improve their personal work a...

Silver Casting Jewelry
Dori McClennen
Tuesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Nov 27 - Dec 4, 2018
Medium: Metals, jewelry & Glass | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $81.00 | Non-Member: $91.50

Learn to use your silver scraps to make one of a kind castings involving old straw brooms and cuttlebones from the pet store. Low tech and high fun!
 
Student Supply List: 
Students will provide their own silver scrap or casting grains. Recommend at least two ounces of silver and can be a combination of fine and sterling.
 
Special Topics&nbsp...

Staying Loose in Paint and PastelFull, Waitlist Available
Carol Kardon
Wednesdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 12 - Dec 5, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $396.00 | Non-Member: $446.00

Advance beyond confined lines and hard edges to a more liberated way of painting. Paint from observation and imagination to find your own visual language. Work more intuitively and take advantage of unforeseen occurrences as opportunities to discover new possibilities. Explore new processes in brushwork and color layering, as well as Post-Impressionist, Abstract, and Abstract Expressionist styles. Examples from contemporary and moder...

Surprise! Mixed Media & Collage
Andrea G.. Snyder
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Oct 2, 2018
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $33.55 | Non-Member: $39.00

Finish art work, use the press, get critiques, do an Insta Collage.
...

The Face of Art: Portrait PaintingFull, Waitlist Available
Bonnie B. Mettler
Mondays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sep 17 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Program Type: Classics Adults
Member: $396.00 | Non-Member: $447.00

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. Classes fill quickly so register early!
 
Student Supply List: 
Bring pictures for ...

The Joy of Color
Henry Martin
Mondays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sep 24 - Dec 3, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $360.50 | Non-Member: $406.75

Have you ever wanted to explore the richness of paint and color? YES YOU CAN! Oil painting is the easiest material for beginners, once you master a few basic steps. In this class we practice these steps in a fun and nurturing environment, coming to understand how palette colors work together to create a cohesive painting. Students of all levels will develop confidence as they go, experiencing the dynamic joy of painting with color! We...

The Joy of DrawingRegistration Closed
Henry Martin
Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sep 25 - Nov 27, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $360.50 | Non-Member: $406.75

Drawing is a process, a tool of ever-expanding awareness. Pure beginners and master artists alike practice the same skills, over and over. This class provides a comprehensive overview of these skills, allowing extensive practice for every level, while acquainting students with a wide range of drawing materials. Students of every level will perfect repeated exercises and discover new ones, in a structured and nurturing environment, wit...

The Painted and Drawn Print
Christine Stoughton
Sat - Sun, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Dec 8 - Dec 9, 2018
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $142.25 | Non-Member: $160.75

This workshop is designed for students who would like to explore the combined disciplines of drawing, painting and printmaking. Techniques covered will include dark and light field monotype, as used by Edgar Degas, and trace Monotypes, as seen in Gauguin's and Paul Klee's work. The transfer of drawings to printed images using a release agent will also be taught. The combining of other printmaking techniques with these printed images w...

The Printed Collage
Christine Stoughton
Saturdays 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Nov 17, 2018
Medium: Print, Paper and Book Arts | Level: All Levels
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $71.00 | Non-Member: $80.25

This workshop is designed for students who wish to explore the art of collagraph.  A collagraph refers to a collage of textured materials glued on to a "printing plate," which is then sealed, inked and printed onto paper using an etching press or hand printing tools. If you enjoy collage and want to transform your collages into a printed image, this workshop provide you with the tools to accomplish this. No prior experience...

Try Your Hand In Clay
Marsiella Catanoso
Sundays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Oct 7, 2018
Medium: Ceramics, Mosaics & Sculpture | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Special Topics
Member: $38.75 | Non-Member: $45.00

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! Try something new while getting creative. Space is very limited; register early! Fired pieces will be available for pick-up 3-4 weeks after workshop. Please provide your email address for notification. All materials are included.
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