Clay Open Studio

Every Wednesday & Saturday from September – December

Need more studio time? This class is open to anyone who is enrolled in other clay classes and wants more work time. It is also open to those with clay experience who want to work independently. Instructors will be available to answer your questions and to help with specific needs. Bring your tools for another fun clay day! Materials are included.

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Intermediate Pastels

CLASS ID: 9BPA
Date/Time: 3 Wednesdays, September 4-25, 1:30-4:00 PM
No Class September 11
Tuition: $87 Member/$111 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Intermediate to Advanced

CLASS ID: 11BPA
Date/Time: 3 Wednesdays, November 6-20, 1:30-4:00 PM
Tuition: $87 Member/$111 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Intermediate to Advanced

Christopher Copeland
This indoor class will explore how to add color, depth, and vibrancy to pastel paintings by experimenting with various techniques using a variety of surfaces and textures. Focus will be on composition, light, and color value with individual attention and class demonstrations.

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Bienvenue à la Conversation Française

CLASS ID: 9B8C
Date/Time: 6 Thursdays: September 5 & 19, October 3 & 17,
November 7 & 21, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Tuition: FREE with registration ($5 suggested donation)
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Carolynn Johnson
Join us for open-ended conversation amongst friends. Whatever your proficiency, we’d love to see you. If you’ve always wanted to be more conversational with your French, here’s your opportunity. Bring a notebook if you wish to take notes.

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Art, Meditation, and Mindfulness

CLASS ID: 9B6E
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, September 5-26, 1:00-4:00 PM
Tuition: $126 Member/$162 Non-Member
Material Fee: $8 Payable to Instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teens, All Levels

Join us as you create personal, inspired pieces of art. Projects/ techniques may include mandalas, labyrinths, collage, Zentangle, and more. Bring your own ideas for a personal project to complete with instructor’s guidance. Give yourself the gift of peace of mind and join us in this creative, relaxing, experience. Instructor brings a wealth of experience with her after spending 15 months in India studying Tibetan Thangka painting, Indian art, and various meditation techniques.

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Clay Studio for All Skill Levels

CLASS ID: 9B3G
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, September 5-26, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $136 Member/$168 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

CLASS ID: 10B3J
Date/Time: 5 Thursdays, October 3-31, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $170 Member/$210 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

CLASS ID: 11B3G
Date/Time: 3 Thursdays, November 7-21, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $102 Member/$126 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Adama Sow
Senegalese teaching artist Adama Sow will assist potters with wheel throwing, hand-building, and glazing techniques. Demonstrations will cover hand-building and basic wheel-throwing techniques as well as more advanced concepts upon request. Work at your own pace with both individualized and group instruction. No clay experience necessary; all levels are welcome. Materials are included.

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Pottery Wheel for All Skill Levels

CLASS ID: 9B3H
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, September 5-26, 6:30-9:00 PM
Tuition: $136 Member/$168 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

CLASS ID: 10B3K
Date/Time: 5 Thursdays, October 3-31, 6:30-9:00 PM
Tuition: $170 Member/$210 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

CLASS ID: 11B3H
Date/Time: 3 Thursdays, November 7-21, 6:30-9:00 PM
Tuition: $102 Member/$126 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Adama Sow
Senegalese teaching artist Adama Sow will teach beginning potters how to control the wheel, and show advanced students how to make a better pot. Demonstrations will cover basic wheel-throwing techniques. No clay experience is necessary. Advanced students are welcome. Materials are included.

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All Ages Ceramics

CLASS ID: 9B7A
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, September 5-26, 4:00-6:00 PM
Tuition: $116 Member/$140 Non-Member
Age/Level: All ages 6+, must be 9+ to use wheel,
under 10 must be accompanied by an adult

CLASS ID: 10B7A
Date/Time: 5 Thursdays, October 3-31, 4:00-6:00 PM
Tuition: $145 Member/$175 Non-Member
Age/Level: All ages 6+, must be 9+ to use wheel,
under 10 must be accompanied by an adult

CLASS ID: 11B7A
Date/Time: 3 Thursdays, November 7-21, 4:00-6:00 PM
Tuition: $87 Member/$105 Non-Member
Age/Level: All ages 6+, must be 9+ to use wheel,
under 10 must be accompanied by an adult

This all-ages class with teaching artist Adama Sow is the perfect class for kids, teens, and adults, or for parents to take with their children! Demonstrations will cover basic wheel-throwing, hand-building, sculpture, and glazing techniques as well as more advanced concepts upon request. Work at your own pace with both individualized and group instruction. No clay experience necessary; all levels are welcome. Materials are included.

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Plein Air Painting in Oils

CLASS ID: 9BOB
Date/Time: 3 Thursdays, September 5-26, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
No Class September 12
Tuition: $87 Member/$111 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Intermediate to Advanced

Christopher Copeland
This class will focus on how to interpret light and shadow effects outdoors. Learn how to simplify, design, and connect larger shapes of the landscape, as well as how to apply a foundation quickly and accurately. Emphasis will be on composition and atmospheric perspective with color and value. We will be painting at various local parks. First class of each month will meet at WBCA.

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Studio Coffee

CLASS ID: 9B6A 
Date/Time: 12 Fridays, September 6-November 22, 
9:30-10:30 AM 
**No Class November 29 
Tuition: FREE with registration ($5 suggested donation) 
Age/Levels: Adults, All Levels

Come to WBCA for coffee and discuss art, artists, techniques, and trends. Free with registration. Stay for open studio and make art. 

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Open Studio: Artist to Artist

CLASS ID: 9B6B 
Date/Time: 12 Fridays, September 6-November 22, 
10:00 AM-12:30 PM 
**No Class November 29 
Tuition: FREE with registration ($5 suggested donation) 
Age/Levels: Adults, All Levels

Get to know other artists. Grow in knowledge, support, and community by creating together in any medium. Work on your own project with your own supplies. No instruction will be provided; this is an opportunity for open studio with like-minded artists. Bringing snacks is encouraged. Registration is required to attend this class. 

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