Cartooning for Fun! This fun class is for all kids who want to improve their cartoon drawings. Explore the history and making of caricatures, classic cartoons, current cartoons, Manga, and Anime. Come join in the creative fun! Each week we will add cartoons to our notebooks! All materials provided. $25 material fee for new students and $20 for returning students due at first class.
Kids Ceramics: From Start to Finish Students will be introduced to fundamental ceramic hand building techniques, become familiar with ceramic materials, discover basic tools and how to use them with a variety of techniques, and basic surface decoration skills. There will be no shortage of fun and creativity!
NEW! Acrylic Painting This exciting class will teach students about various types of acrylics, different painting techniques and using different tools. Students will also learn drawing fundamentals including contour drawing, perspective, shading, proportion, still life, drawing figures and faces. $20 material fee due to instructor at first class.
NEW! Artful Beginnings This class is a fun and rewarding overview of many different art forms including drawing, painting, collage, bookbinding, and sculpting. These introductory level projects include a variety of techniques such as palette knife painting, Pointillism, ink painting, pastel landscapes, nuerographic drawing and more. Artists of all levels are welcome.
NEW! Art in Bloom Create art in a completely different way- with botanicals! We will be using an array of fresh, dried and silk florals, greens, moss and branches. Learn to paint with petals, shape leaves and interpret artworks using botanicals. No prior floral experience is necessary. $50 material fee due to instructor at first class.
Ceramics: From Start to Finish Students will be introduced to fundamental ceramic hand building techniques, become familiar with ceramic materials, discover basic tools and how to use them with a variety of techniques, and basic surface decoration skills. There will be no shortage of fun and creativity!
Art in the Afternoon This class is designed for beginning and intermediate students who would like to improve their drawing and painting skills. The class will include exercises and sketchbook assignments. Students will use acrylic paints in their paintings! Please purchase all materials listed on class receipt and be ready to work on the first day of class. $5 material fee due to instructor at first class.
Chinese Brush Painting Unlock the wonders of the Four Treasures: brush, ink, water, and rice paper! Through lively hands-on, step-by-step instruction, students of all skill levels will explore spontaneous-style Chinese Brush Painting including materials preparation, brush skills, concepts, and techniques to paint exciting floral, creatures, or landscape compositions.
Acrylic Painting for Absolute Beginners Never painted in acrylics? This class is for you. Learn acrylic painting basics in this beginner-friendly five week class. Take the intimidation out of going to the art supply store, learn drawing and perspective basics, color mixing, and values. Paintings taught step-by-step. First class’s materials provided. More info: ArtistSarahMcCourt.com.
Acrylic Painting for Intermediate Painters Having trouble getting past your painting plateau? This class is for you. Improve your color mixes, values, and ability to create depth. Grow from a beginner to a more skilled artist by learning to overcome the typical stumbling blocks we all face. A basic understanding of painting and color mixing needed. More info: ArtistSarahMcCourt.com.
Plein Air Painting - Beginning Learn to paint outdoors in this beginner-friendly oil painting class. We will meet on location and walk through our approach step-by-step. Drawing, composition, color mixing, and values will be taught. First class’s materials included. More info: ArtistSarahMcCourt.com.
Plein Air Painting - Intermediate Improve your painting skills outdoors in this intermediate plein air oil painting class. We will meet on location and walk through our approach step-by-step. We will work on improving composition, perspective, colors, and values in your paintings. Basic understanding of oil painting and plein air painting needed. More info: ArtistSarahMcCourt.com. No class 5/27.
Expressive Floral Painting Join this acrylic floral painting class to explore the symbolic magic of flowers. Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe, Expressionism, and Modernism, we are going to play with proportion, scale, line, color, composition, and various brushstrokes. $40 material fee optional. No class: 5/5.
Watercolor Painting Learn the joys and pitfalls of watercolor painting. The focus will be on skills and techniques with weekly demonstrations and critiques. Materials list will be provided on the first day of class. If you already have supplies, please bring them.
Creative Writing Do you have a half-finished novel, family stories or an idea for a children's book, short story, memoir, or screenplay? Commit to your creativity and complete your project. Storytelling basics will be covered: characters, conflict, description, and structure. Writing exercises will get you started. Open to all levels of experience.
NEW! Have Fun with Poetry! You too can write poetry! Make birthday cards, holiday newsletters, and family celebrations special by adding the gift of your poems. In this interactive presentation, you will write poems to share with family and friends right away. You will also leave with “recipes” for creating new poems. Join the fun!
NEW! Let’s Write Poetry Workshop Elevate your poetic abilities in this lively interactive workshop. Expand your poetic horizons with weekly poetry discussions and writing activities. Create your own poems with resources for inspiration and helpful guidance from the instructor. Receive constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere. All levels of poetry writers are welcome.
Chair Yoga for Seniors Chair Yoga is a great way to start your yoga practice or add to your already existing exercise program. There is no yoga experience required. Chair Yoga works to increase flexibility, improve mobility, and strengthen your core to support balance movements. Check with your physician, if you have concerns. No class 4/13.
Tai Chi Chuan An integrated exercise program for beginner and intermediate students including the Simplified Yang Style plus Qi Gong and more for mental and physical well-being producing a balanced unification of body, mind, and spirit while stretching and toning the body.
Gentle Yoga for Seniors This class is designed for those who want to move a little slower due to physical challenges, arthritis, etc. Past yoga experience may be helpful. As you gently move through each class, you increase flexibility, improve mobility, and strengthen your core to support your balance. Check with your physician if you have concerns. No class 4/11.
Introduction to Meditation A meditation class for you to experience the theta brainwave consciousness. This is the state where we experience healing, love, joy, and a sense of purpose. Six major meditation techniques will be introduced for you to form your own practice. No class 5/5.
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