Ceramics

Learn the fundamentals of pottery. Explore hand-building techniques and 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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Day of the Week
Class Time
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Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 12, 2016
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $260.00
  • Start Date: Sep 12, 2016
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $215.00
  • Start Date: Sep 12, 2016
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9:00 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $260.00
  • Start Date: Oct 24, 2016
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9:00 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $335.00
  • Start Date: Oct 24, 2016
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $335.00
  • Start Date: Oct 24, 2016
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $260.00

Individuals new to the pottery wheel learn and practice skills necessary to create cups, bowls, plates and more. Students comfortable on the wheel are challenged to learn new skills. Hand-building is integral to all creative work in pottery and is included in this class.

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Day of the Week
Class Time
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Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 10, 2016
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Abbey Funk
    Fee: $260.00
  • Start Date: Oct 29, 2016
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Abbey Funk
    Fee: $260.00
Drawing

Few artists really know this classic technique that is universally appealing. Learn the technique of defining form using light and dark. Explore drawing with charcoal, conte and soft pencils to achieve beautiful dense dark beautiful drawings. Exercises include drawing from plaster casts under dramatic lighting.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 9, 2016
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 – 3:00 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer & Pavel Ouporov, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $245.00
  • Start Date: Oct 28, 2016
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 – 3:00 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer & Pavel Ouporov, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $245.00

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.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 7, 2016
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $210.00
  • Start Date: Sep 7, 2016
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:00 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $210.00
  • Start Date: Oct 26, 2016
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $275.00
  • Start Date: Oct 26, 2016
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:00 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $275.00

Drawing is the foundation of all the visual arts, and learning to draw from observation is fundamental. Exercises teach how to create a sense of three-dimensional form and space on paper. Explore the versatility of pencil and charcoal and how to use line, gesture, shading, and shape to create a composition.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 6, 2016
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $245.00
  • Start Date: Sep 12, 2016
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $250.00
  • Start Date: Oct 24, 2016
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $335.00
  • Start Date: Oct 25, 2016
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $275.00

Designed for students who have a knowledge of basic drawing techniques, this class focuses on developing skills, exploring different drawing tools and styles of drawing. Drawing sketches and finished compositions students are encouraged to identify their personal drawing style, as they draw from still-life, cast sculpture, and the live model in two sessions.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 6, 2016
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $210.00
  • Start Date: Sep 12, 2016
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9:00 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $250.00
  • Start Date: Oct 24, 2016
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9:00 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $335.00
  • Start Date: Oct 25, 2016
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $275.00

Drawing inspiration from masterworks in museums is a time honored tradition. Degas, Ingres, Delacroix, and Picasso each copied masterworks in the Louvre. Learn the fundamentals of drawing while being inspired by artwork in the Boca Raton Museum of Art galleries and sculpture garden.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 6, 2016
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1:30 – 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $245.00
  • Start Date: Oct 25, 2016
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1:30 – 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $275.00

Drawing from the nude model, learn the traditional method of rendering the human figure based on direct observation and timeless techniques. Gain an understanding of human anatomy from the simple geometric forms to the more complex structures of the body. Proportion, light, value, spatial relationships, perspective and design principles are explored.

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Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 8, 2016
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer & Pavel Ouporov, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $295.00
  • Start Date: Sep 10, 2016
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $245.00
  • Start Date: Oct 27, 2016
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer & Pavel Ouporov, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $295.00
  • Start Date: Oct 29, 2016
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $245.00

Using the human figure as a source of inspiration, learn proportion and foreshortening as you develop confidence in drawing from a live model. Define mass and shape using light and shading and explore ways to integrate the background. Working from short gestural sketches to longer studies, students may choose to work in pencil, charcoal, ink or watercolor.

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Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 6, 2016
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 – 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Oct 25, 2016
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 – 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $335.00

Learn the elements of a successful comic book and graphic novel narration. This course focuses on developing drawing skills and personal style for creating comics, short-stories, Manga or mural drawing. Explore a variety of techniques such as penciling, inking, shading, character design and effective story structure.

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Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 7, 2016
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $145.00
  • Start Date: Oct 26, 2016
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $245.00

Learn the advantages and rewards of working with pastels. A drawing medium in color, pastels are an excellent way to explore the integration of drawing and painting. Demonstrations on a range of pastel techniques provide a background for creating representation and expressive artworks.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 9, 2016
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1:00 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Roxene Sloate
    Fee: $165.00
  • Start Date: Oct 28, 2016
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1:00 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Roxene Sloate
    Fee: $165.00
Jewelry

Sculpt leather into bangles, pendants, and earrings. Discover how to shape leather using water and glue. Explore embellishing the jewelry with painting, stamping and recycling belt buckles, beads, etc. Material Fee $15 for T1A; Material Fee $25 for T2 both to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 9, 2016
    Day of the Week: Friday
    Class Time: 9:00 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $165.00
  • Start Date: Oct 28, 2016
    Day of the Week: Friday
    Class Time: 9:00 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $240.00

Open new doors to your imagination creating stunning metal jewelry using a fascinating new material easily worked with your hands and clay carving tools. Often called a magical substance, Art Metal Clay is made from precious metals combined with a special clay that, when heated, burns off to leave the precious metal. The soft clay is pliable, providing great ease in carving, molding, stamping, and designing. Start with bronze metal clay---white copper or silver can also be used. Material Fee $55 for new students to be paid on the first day of class.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 7, 2016
    Day of the Week: Wednesday
    Class Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $265.00
  • Start Date: Sep 7, 2016
    Day of the Week: Wednesday
    Class Time: 9:00 AM – NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $265.00
  • Start Date: Sep 9, 2016
    Day of the Week: Friday
    Class Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $305.00
  • Start Date: Oct 26, 2016
    Day of the Week: Wednesday
    Class Time: 9:00 AM – NOON
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $335.00
  • Start Date: Oct 26, 2016
    Day of the Week: Wednesday
    Class Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $335.00
  • Start Date: Oct 28, 2016
    Day of the Week: Friday
    Class Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $305.00

Explore the fundamentals of jewelry making. Learn to make chains and clasps, as well as form metal pendants and cuffs. Attach stones, glass beads, or other materials by riveting or soldering and enhance your jewelry creation with patinas or resin. Material Fee $10 for T1A; Material Fee $20 for T2 both to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 12, 2016
    Day of the Week: Monday
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor:
    Fee: $165.00
  • Start Date: Oct 24, 2016
    Day of the Week: Monday
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor:
    Fee: $240.00

Explore the art and technique of making fine jewelry. Gain an introduction to a variety of techniques such as surface settings, making bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Create your own designs and jewelry as you learn new techniques. Learn to make necklaces, clasps, pendants, rings, or pins. Material Fees to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. $45 for 6 weeks, $50 for 7 weeks, $55 for 8 weeks depending on the day of the class.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Sep 6, 2016
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Don Dietz
    Fee: $305.00
  • Start Date: Sep 8, 2016
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9:00 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Joseph Brandom
    Fee: $305.00
  • Start Date: Sep 12, 2016
    Day of the Week: Monday
    Class Time: 2:00 - 5:00 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Don Dietz
    Fee: $265.00
  • Start Date: Oct 24, 2016
    Day of the Week: Monday
    Class Time: 2:00 - 5:00 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Don Dietz
    Fee: $335.00
  • Start Date: Oct 25, 2016
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Don Dietz
    Fee: $335.00
  • Start Date: Oct 27, 2016
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9:00 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Joseph Brandom
    Fee: $305.00