Painting the Winter Landscape

Date/Time: 4 Tuesdays: November 28 – December 19, 6:30PM – 9:00PM

Catherine Hearding
One way to make it through a long winter is to learn to appreciate the beauty of the snow-covered landscape. This watercolor course will focus on how to compose a good landscape, value studies to understand shapes and contrast, finding color solutions, and learning a three-step wash approach to watercolor painting, all while painting light-filled winter landscapes.

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Beginning/Intermediate Clay

CLASS ID: 3R07 This class is full!
Date/Time: 4 Mondays: November 6-27, 6:00PM – 8:30PM

Brittany Trushin
Explore basic hand building and wheel-throwing skills with this beginner/ intermediate course. Focus on learning to make different shapes using the wheel or hand-building skills like pinching, coiling, and slab building. Use your shapes to create utilitarian pottery or sculptural forms. Bring your ideas for specific forms you’d like to learn to make. Class will offer demonstrations and individualized instruction. No clay experience necessary. Materials are included.

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Drawing What You See

Date/Time: 4 Mondays: November 6-27, 6:30PM – 9:00PM

Thomas E. Stewart
In this drawing class Tom will present some fundamental steps to drawing still lifes, landscapes, animals, portraits, and people in perspective. This will be an organic approach to drawing in perspective. One evening of class will be held outside. Working outside will introduce you to drawing landscapes in perspective. No drafting tools required. Drawing will be with pencil, charcoal, and paper. This class will be a good stepping stone for Tom’s painting classes.

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Writing Roundtable

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 28, 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Mary Jane LaVigne
Join with fellow writers to talk about craft, try a short exercise, and share work. Bring paper, pen, and a writing sample of up to 500 words to read. Bringing work is optional.

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Tuesday Evening Clay

Date/Time: 4 Tuesdays: November 7-28, 6:30PM – 9:00PM

Zac Spates
Come explore the endless possibilities in clay! Although this course is self-guided, each class will start with a short demonstration or show-and- tell followed by time to work on individual projects: throwing techniques, hand-building, surface decoration and form resolution, etc. Zac will work with students one-on-one to discuss projects and troubleshoot conceptual and construction issues. Over the course of the quarter, you will build your ceramics vocabulary and develop work that is unique to you. All levels are welcome. Materials are included.

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Still Life Painting in Oil

Date/Time: 4 Thursdays: November 2-30, 10:00AM – 12:30PM

Christopher Copeland
This class will work from still lifes or bring the outdoors indoors. Working from sketches and plein air work, students will execute field studies, mixing color to achieve form, value, and color harmony in the landscape. Students will gain the confidence needed to complete a painting quickly and accurately.

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All Ages Ceramics

Date/Time: 4 Thursdays: November 2-30, 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Adama Sow
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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Intermediate/Advanced Painting with Dan Mackerman

Date/Time: 4 Tuesdays: November 14 – December 5, 1:00PM – 3:30PM

Date/Time: 4 Tuesdays: November 14 – December 5, 6:30PM – 9:00PM

Dan Mackerman
This course is designed for intermediate and advanced painting students who wish to broaden their knowledge and experience. Work on your own projects while taking advantage of Dan’s 40+ years of painting. The purpose of this class is to improve upon what you already know, expose you to new possibilities and to make you a better painter.

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Adult Continuing Ballet

Date/Time:  14 Mondays: September 11 – December 18, 7:15PM – 8:15PM

Jan Chamberlin
Join ballet and enjoy the physical and esthetic benefits of dance. Through a barre, centre work, and turning and jumping combinations, this class will provide opportunities for exercise, stretching, and toning the body. This is a wonderful class for those who danced when they were younger and those who never stopped.

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