Ceramics

This course is an introduction to sculpting clay using hand building processes. Pinch, coil, slab, and combination approaches to working with clay are used as the basis for creating a variety of forms. This course is intended for ages ranging from middle school to adult; emphasis is placed on personal development regardless of starting ability. Each class provides process demonstrations and individualized direction.

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  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $315.00

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: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $263.00

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

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $315.00

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: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $263.00
  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $263.00

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. Further enhance your skills with glazes, underglazes, sgraffito, and clay slips.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $315.00

Learn how to express the figure through observing the nude model and understanding human anatomy. Emphasis on proportion, gesture, texture, and practicing traditional modelling in clay.

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  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Sandra Levine
    Fee: $315.00

Learn how to sculpt the human head in clay direct from a live model with one pose for the whole session. Produce a finished piece, suitable for ceramic firing.

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  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Sandra Levine
    Fee: $315.00

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: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $270.00

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: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $270.00
Painting

Explore painting techniques, composition, color, and creative expression in an upbeat and encouraging atmosphere. Learn brushwork, layering, and color mixing techniques and apply them to express yourself in paint. Projects are suggested to those seeking guidance. Benefit from individual attention, demonstrations, and supportive critiques. Direction is tailored to student abilities and artistic goals. No class 11/30/19, 12/17/19, 12/21/19, 5/23/20.

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  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $263.00

Alla prima refers to completing a painting all in one sitting. Work with a limited color palette to create a landscape, still-life, or portrait in the space of each class session. The goal of the class is to learn drawing and painting techniques without laboring over every small detail. Each class is a learning exercise in composition, color mixing, and harmonies. Learning is maximized through demonstrations as well as individual attention for each student.

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  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Ralph Papa
    Fee: $150.00

Continue learning advanced methods and techniques while focusing on an individual approach and style. Working in either representational or non-representational styles, use techniques such as glazing, direct paint, and impasto. Course emphasizes the interaction of color and form, the rules of composition, developing a personal palette, and individual expression.

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  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $315.00

Discover the excitement of creativity as you learn the art of combining a variety of materials and art processes such as painting, printmaking, and collage to create unique works of art. Create your own authentic materials to use in your art, whether realistic or abstract, whimsical or serious, personal or universal. In an atmosphere of experimentation and guided instruction, new discoveries will inspire you to express yourself as you develop your own unique style.

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  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $225.00

Take your brush for a walk? This course is perfect for flushing out and consolidating aspects of your artwork that are in need of deeper study - from Realism to Abstract. Find creative solutions to those seemingly complicated and intractable issues ? those creative doodles/conundrums with fresh looks at materials, mediums, color theory, and perspective, among other tools. Explore, exploit, and interpret combinations of artwork by dialing through and contemporizing techniques, insights, and energy from Impressionism, Expressionism, Surrealism, and Mixed-Media.

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  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Peter Pereira
    Fee: $270.00

The class focuses on various foundation skills for painting in a creative atmosphere. Learn how to get started, set up a palette, and mix color, brushwork, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, glazing, layering, texture, and how to use gels and mediums. The class will work from both a set up and instructor photographs until you develop your own ideas as your painting skills improve. No class 11/27/19.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Vicki Siegel
    Fee: $263.00

Learn hyper realistic techniques in the process of creating your unique painting from high resolution photographic references, based on the old masters? methods. Achieve maximum precision of detail and texture through processes such as glazing, blending, and layering. Explore composition, space, color theory, light, tonal value, linear and atmospheric perspective, and design principles.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $263.00

Painting skills, creating effective composition, and learning to ?see? and understand what makes engaging art is the core of this class. Study art that defines and interprets the intricacies of form in a realistic, traditional manner, or create work that allows form to find itself through more immediate, experimental abstraction. Essential studies include accurate color mixing and appropriate color palettes with materials to support your ideas. Explore painting and glazing techniques, traditional brushwork, palette knife, and alternative painting methods. You may also choose to explore the integration of textures, found materials, and unusual objects. Studio experience is supported with personal attention and critiques.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $270.00