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: Apr 24, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    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: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $188.00

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: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $225.00

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: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 28, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $188.00

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: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $225.00

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 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $225.00

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: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $225.00
Photography

Gain an in-depth understanding of the technical and aesthetic decisions that confront the experienced photographer. Weekly assignments challenge you to exercise your unique visual awareness in a variety of styles and techniques. The class surveys the history of photography as a means to explore and refine personal style.

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  • Start Date: Apr 28, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 28, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $225.00

Learn to take full advantage of your camera?s potential and become proficient in using manual settings to create a personal style. Weekly projects in addition to in-class workshops reinforce practical experience for each student. Discussions consider composition and the fundamentals that transform a decent photograph into a work of art. The advantages of digital technology are addressed, as well as the preparation of an image for printing.

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  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $225.00

In this course, the experienced photographer develops a cohesive body of work that's ready for both exhibitions and publications. Topics such as printing, sizing, resolution, tonal levels, framing techniques and hanging approaches to suit the space are explored in depth. Options for publishing, self-publishing, determining social-media platforms, branding and creating an artist's statement are all considered. Discovering established galleries and alternative spaces (as well as the increasingly popular online galleries), determining pricing, and the planning of opening receptions are also central themes. In short, the class is for the photographer who's ready to venture out of the studio with a sense of comfort, creativity and professionalism.

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  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $188.00

Capture the essence of your subject while learning the important elements involved in creating beautiful portraits. Lighting, posing, gesture, props, and location choices will be covered. You will learn how to use both natural and studio lighting on your subject to create professional quality portraits.

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  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Lawrence Miller
    Fee: $125.00

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom to import, organize, alter, and enrich images from subtle, simple corrections to dramatic, complex effects. Recompose, recolor, and create works of art using original photographs. Experiment with layering, combining multiple images, and blending. Some experience with Photoshop or Lightroom is helpful, but not required.

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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Lew Lautin
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Lew Lautin
    Fee: $150.00

Street photography is not just panning people with your camera, it is catching the interaction between individuals and the world around them. A background can tell a visual narrative just as much as the subject. Learn techniques to capture special moments in time and space. The class meets in different locations throughout Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade Counties with two sessions scheduled on Saturdays.

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  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Lawrence Miller
    Fee: $188.00