Ceramics

Students will learn how to express the figure form through observing the nude model and understanding of the human anatomy.  Emphasis on proportion, gesture, texture and practicing traditional modelling in clay is the focus of our study.

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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sandra Levine
    Fee: $225.00

Create your own Ikebana containers. Learn to make hand built original flower containers in the clay studio using slab and coil construction methods. Finish your work with a glaze from the studio for a complete ready to use Ikebana vessel.

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  • Start Date: Jul 10, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $188.00

Explore the versatility of modelling in clay to create inventive or traditional sculpture. Learn sculpting techniques, use of tools, and finishes through demonstrations and hands-on projects. Students may work from their imagination, drawings, or use photographs for inspirations. As in all classes, the instructor provides individual guidance and support for each student to realize his/her artistic vision.

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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $188.00

Learn how to sculpt a human head in clay, based on a live model. Works will be suitable for ceramic firing. Each session will highlight a different clay building technique in order to build hollow sculptures.

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  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sandra Levine
    Fee: $188.00

Learn the fundamentals of pottery. Explore hand-building techniques as well as the use of a potters wheel to create decorative and functional objects such as bowls, platters, plates, and cups. Students may also create sculptural pieces. Discover a variety of ways to enhance your form using glazes, underglazes, sgraffito, and clay slips.

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  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1:30 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $188.00

Learn the fundamentals of pottery. Explore hand-building techniques as well as the use of a potter?s wheel to create decorative and functional objects such as bowls, platters, plates, and cups. Students may also create sculptural pieces. Discover a variety of ways to enhance your form using glazes, underglazes, sgraffito, and clay slips.

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Class Time
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Instructor
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  • Start Date: Jun 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Jul 13, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 am - 12:30 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Jun 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Jul 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Jul 11, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $188.00

Learn the basics with an emphasis on centering, trimming, additions, and glazing using the wheel. Create Mugs, bowls, plates and more.

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  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $225.00

Students will continue to develop their wheel skills by learning now to change the basic thrown forms - cylinders become pitchers with handles, bowls transform into collanders with feet and handles.

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  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $225.00
Collage

Collage is one of the most prevalent art techniques in modern art incorporating assemblage, mono-printing, photo transfers, and painting. In an atmosphere of experimentation, students gain exposure to a myriad of techniques and a variety of materials from metal to gossamer. By combining several media, students learn countless methods of two and three-dimensional applications and layering processes. Explore ways to enrich your painting with collage elements.

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  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $188.00
Drawing

Drawing from observation, learn the traditional and contemporary methods of depicting the three-dimensional space, textures, patterns and hyper realistic details. Using the rules of the linear and atmospheric perspective the students will be able to create still life, landscape and there will be introduction to the figure, based on human anatomy, direct observation and individual techniques. Composition, light, tonal value, spatial relationships, perspective, and design principles are explored. A model will be present for the last two classes.

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  • Start Date: Jul 12, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $270.00

The cleanest and easiest medium to put creative ideas to paper. Learn techniques of layering, blending, and glazing in a direct format to create beautiful images that often belie the medium. Students can achieve impressionist, traditional, or expressive effects as they find their own voice through exploration of color and design.

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  • Start Date: Jul 11, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 10 am - 12:30 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $188.00

The cleanest and easiest medium to put creative ideas to paper. Learn techniques of layering, blending, and glazing in a direct format to create beautiful images that often belie the medium. Students can achieve impressionist, traditional, or expressive effects as they find their own voice through exploration of color and design.

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  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $188.00

Working from a live model and using a medium of choice - watercolor, acrylic, or oil the class will spend 2 to 3 weeks per pose.

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  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $225.00

The gateway to all the visual arts, learning to draw can be a fun and rewarding experience. Learn to draw realistically from observation with exercises that focus on line, shape, mark making, shading, perspective, and composition. Discover how to create the illusion of three- dimensional form and space on paper. Each teacher takes a different path to teaching fundamental drawing skills though demonstrations and individual attention. No Class July 22. Live Model for last 2 classes.

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  • Start Date: Jun 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $180.00