Introduction to Clay- Pottery Wheel

CLASS ID: 11B3K
Date/Time: 4 Saturdays, November 2-23, 1:00-3:00 PM
Tuition: $116 Member/$140 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults & Teens 17+, All Level

Curious about the Potters Wheel?   Or wanting to revisit the fundamentals of thrown pottery?  Learn the skills and process to that transform a lump of clay into incredible functional forms.  No clay experience necessary.

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Introduction to Watercolor

CLASS ID: 11BWD 
Date/Time: 2 Saturdays, November 2-9, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM 
Tuition: $53 Member/$68 Non-Member 
Material Fee: $5 payable to instructor 
Age/Level: Adults, Teens, Beginner

Finding success in working with watercolor includes learning the basics. Sylvia will describe in detail the materials used in watercolor paintings and how the water and pigment work together on the paper. The class also involves learning brush techniques, mixing colors, graying colors or knocking down the intensity, methods for producing textures, doing value studies, and discussing what makes a good composition. Use a viewfinder to choose an eye-catching composition that can be painted in a larger abstract version, illustrating high, medium, and low key value. Curious? Join us to experience, enjoy, and relax while learning.

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Introduction to Acrylics

CLASS ID: 8AAA
Date/Time: 2 Mondays, August 19 & 26, 6:00-9:00 PM
Tuition: $63 Member/$81 Non-Member
Material Fee: $15 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Beginner

CLASS ID: 11BAC
Date/Time: 2 Mondays, November 4 & 11, 6:00-9:00 PM
Tuition: $63 Member/$81
Non-Member Material Fee: $15 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Beginner

Have fun learning the basics of painting with acrylics on canvas. Enjoy making beautiful brush strokes with this versatile medium. No experience necessary. Pay the instructor for all supplies.

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Beginning Watercolor

CLASS ID: 11BWB 
Date/Time: 3 Mondays, November 4-18, 1:00-3:30 PM 
Tuition: $78 Member/$99 Non-Member 
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 12+, Beginner 

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$198 Member/$254 Non-Member

Come and explore the wonder of watercolor by learning the fundamentals and techniques of this exciting medium. Basic class lessons will help you feel comfortable as you discover your journey using watercolors. Pay the instructor an optional material fee of $1 if you wish to keep the lesson plans.

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The Lure of the Labyrinth

CLASS ID: 11B9A
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 6, 9:30-11:30 AM
Tuition: $10 Member/$13 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experience with Labyrinths

New to the labyrinth and curious to know why this ancient archetype has such contemporary appeal? Want to know if, why or how engaging on the path of the labyrinth might empower and enrich your own life journey? This introductory class is designed to help answer these questions and provide time to walk, reflect, and share your experience with others.

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Clay Studio for All Skill 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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Fundamentals of Composition

CLASS ID: 11B6A

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 12, 1:00-3:00 PM
Tuition: $21 Member/$27 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Beginners

Learn the 9 fundamental elements of visual design composition. We will explore each of these elements by referencing pictorial examples of the basic components to help you make your artwork shine. No more guessing about placement, spacing, texture or the basic foundation for your work of art. These principals apply to all 2-D mediums.

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Introduction to Tai Chi

CLASS ID: 11B9F
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 19, 2:00-3:00 PM
Tuition: FREE with registration ($5 suggested donation)
Age/Level: Adults, Teens, All Levels

Aimee Van Ostrand
Learn about this beautiful and healthy art form during a free class. Just dress comfortably so you can move, no special outfits required! Aimee will let you know about the health benefits and give you a brief history before she guides you through the Yang Style short form.

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