Ceramics

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: Oct 2, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $150.00

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, or sculptural pieces. Discover a variety of ways to enhance your form using glazes, underglazes, sgraffito, and clay slips

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  • Start Date: Oct 5, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $150.00

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: Oct 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $180.00

Develop your wheel skills by learning how to alter the basic thrown forms - cylinders become pitchers with handles, bowls transform into colanders with feet and handles.

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  • Start Date: Oct 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $180.00
Drawing

The cleanest and easiest medium to put creative ideas to paper, colored pencil drawing involves techniques of layering, blending, and glazing in a direct format to create beautiful images that often belie the medium. Achieve impressionist, traditional, or expressive effects as you find your own voice through exploration of color and design. No class 1/8/20.

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  • Start Date: Oct 2, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $113.00
  • Start Date: Oct 2, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $113.00

Further develop your artistic skills and explore different drawing tools and styles. Identify your own personal drawing style as you draw from setups and a live model. Class demonstrations and individual guidance in traditional or contemporary approaches are provided. Work in any drawing media.

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  • Start Date: Oct 7, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $135.00

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, watercolor, or gouache.

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  • Start Date: Oct 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $180.00

The foundation of all visual arts, drawing is essential to developing artistic skill. It can be a fun and rewarding experience to begin to draw realistically from observation through 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 approach to this fundamental class though demonstrations and individual attention. Course 2.20 has no class 10/1/19.

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  • Start Date: Oct 7, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $113.00
Flower Design

Take your studies of this ancient art to the next level. Flower fee of $60 paid to the instructor. No class 10/4/19, 12/6/19, 4/24/20.

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  • Start Date: Oct 11, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $75.00

Sogetsu Ikebana is much more than Japanese flower arranging; it is a modern form of the ancient art of sculpture with living materials. Learn the traditional principles and aesthetic disciplines combined with creative energies to capture, express, and enhance natural beauty. In each session, you learn new principles of design and techniques to express the harmony of nature and your imagination. Flower fee of $60 paid to the instructor, Ikebana frog and container starting at $30. No class 11/26/19.

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  • Start Date: Oct 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $100.00
Painting

Gain experience with specific techniques to strengthen and advance your painting skills. Learn to develop your use of color, value, and temperature. Enjoy an encouraging and exciting studio environment with helpful discussions and individual critiques. Participate in exercises related to a particular lesson or select your own subject matter for painting.

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  • Start Date: Oct 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $180.00

Discover how to capture any subject in oil or acrylic paint. Experience the excitement of bringing your painting talents to the next level. Demonstrations and individual attention address how to effectively use light, color, composition and brushwork. In group discussions, learn how to avoid common errors and new techniques. Confidently apply your new skills to create paintings you truly love - in your favorite style.

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  • Start Date: Oct 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $180.00

Discover how to use oil pastels to create beautiful, luminous works. Explore a variety of techniques such as creating color vibrations with side-by-side strokes like the impressionists or use more expressive techniques such as sgraffito to scratch through layers to reveal underpainting. Oil pastels offer students the opportunity to draw with paint. No class 1/9/20.

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  • Start Date: Oct 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Oct 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $150.00
PRE-TEENS AND TEENS

Learn the basics of 1 and 2-point perspective. Explore drawing perspectives of still-lifes, interior spaces, and outdoor environments with buildings. Simple forms, architectural elements, and structures are introduced while learning how to draw using pencil and charcoal. Discover rules and techniques of linear and atmospheric perspective that enhance distance.

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  • Start Date: Oct 2, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $79.00

Learn figure proportion, fabric rendering, pattern design, illustration styles, and design concepts. Use pencils, markers, and watercolors to create a fashion portfolio. Students supply some materials, please see the material list.

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  • Start Date: Oct 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Amy Berkowitz
    Fee: $105.00