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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 Jewelry
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
Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Oct 17 - Nov 7, 2018
Medium: Drawing and Painting | Level: Beginner
Program Type: Discovery
Member: $99.00 | Non-Member: $99.00


Discovering Painting: Gouache
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 experien...

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.
 
Discov...

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!