Ceramics

Learn traditional figure modeling techniques, as well as contemporary approaches to figurative sculpture. Working from a live model, learn anatomy, proportion, and composition in creating the human form in three dimensions. Students may work in a traditional direct observation manner or incorporate other forms to express their own personality in the sculpture. Sculptures will be kiln-fired.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $305.00
  • Start Date: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $260.00

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.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $260.00
  • Start Date: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $215.00

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. (No Class Mon. 1/15 & 2/19-Term 3)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Feb 26, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $305.00
  • Start Date: Apr 16, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $260.00
  • Start Date: Feb 26, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $305.00
  • Start Date: Apr 16, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $260.00
  • Start Date: Feb 26, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $260.00
  • Start Date: Apr 16, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $215.00
  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $260.00
  • Start Date: Apr 21, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $260.00
  • Start Date: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $215.00
PRE-TEENS AND TEENS

Learn how to create your own comics or graphic novels. Start by creating a main character and learn how to tell a story through pictures. Explore how to use close-ups, dramatic angles, and storyline to move the reader along. Learn drawing, shading, and inking skills to create a finished comic book. (No classes Mon 1/15, 2/19-Term 3 & Mar 19 - 24, Fri 3/30, Sat. 3/31-Term 4)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Feb 28, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $170.00
  • Start Date: Apr 18, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $170.00

Learn how to create your own comics or graphic novels. Start by creating a protagonist with special attributes and learn how to tell a story through pictures. Explore how to use close-ups, dramatic angles, and a story line to move the reader along. Practice drawing, shading, and inking skills to create a finished comic book. (No classes Mon 1/15, 2/19-Term 3 & Mar 19 - 24, Fri 3/30, Sat. 3/31-Term 4)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $125.00
  • Start Date: Apr 21, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $140.00

This class focuses on learning to draw from observation, including drawing still-lifes and from the clothed model. Learn to use composition and proportion. This class may prepare students for specialized art middle school auditions. (No classes Mon 1/15, 2/19-Term 3 & Mar 19 - 24, Fri 3/30, Sat. 3/31-Term 4)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Dana Roth
    Fee: $170.00
  • Start Date: Apr 19, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Dana Roth
    Fee: $170.00

Learn to design and make fancy and artistic garments using a sewing machine. Explore ways to decorate your fashion garment with hand sewing, fabric painting, and beading. Focus is on learned skills in design, execution, and embellishment to create two or three garments. (No classes Mon 1/15, 2/19-Term 3 & Mar 19 - 24, Fri 3/30, Sat. 3/31-Term 4)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Clara Lopez-Castro
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Clara Lopez-Castro
    Fee: $150.00

Drawing from the still-lifes, plaster cast sculpture, and the clothed model, learn the traditional method of drawing from direct observation. Explore how to use, light, value, and perspective to create dynamic artworks. Gain an understanding of how to accurately draw in proportion and human anatomy. This class may prepare students for specialized arts high school auditions. (No classes Mon 1/15, 2/19-Term 3 & Mar 19 - 24, Fri 3/30, Sat. 3/31-Term 4)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $140.00
  • Start Date: Apr 21, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $140.00

Students learn drawing and painting techniques, including drawing from observation, color mixing, and composition. Projects may include painting traditional and abstract subjects. (No classes Mon 1/15, 2/19-Term 3 & Mar 19 - 24, Fri 3/30, Sat. 3/31-Term 4)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Feb 28, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Dana Roth
    Fee: $170.00