Jewelry

Explore the art and technique of making fine jewelry. Gain an introduction to a variety of methods such as surface settings, making bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Create your own designs and jewelry as you learn new skills. Learn to make necklaces, clasps, pendants, rings, or pins. $45 material fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: May 30, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Jun 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Jul 6, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $270.00

This course is for the serious jewelry student who has completed at least two previous courses in jewelry fabrication. Projects may include making settings for faceted stones, making domes, constructing hollow beads, inlaying wire in metal, wood and stone, reticulation, etching of metal, and roller printing. $35 material fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: May 30, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 pm
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $180.00
  • Start Date: Jul 11, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $225.00

Learn to add surface designs and color to metals using the ancient art of enameling. Enameling fuses particles of glass to the surface of metal to create a wide range of color and pattern effects. In this beginners course, you will explore the the possibilities of enamel and create beautiful pieces of jewelry and or pieces of art to enjoy yourself or give away as gifts. Material fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class - new students: $45, continuing students: $25.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Jun 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jessica Noelle
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Jul 6, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jessica Noelle
    Fee: $225.00
Masters' Studio

This flagship program presents an opportunity for advanced painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, and mixed media artists to work in a concentrated program suited to those who are pursuing proficiency consistent with graduate level study, winning public and private commissions, major competitions, and professional representation. An important component of the Masters' Studio rests in each artist?s determination to strive for his/her own personal excellence. Students must be pre-qualified by the instructor.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: May 28, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $255.00
  • Start Date: Jul 2, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $306.00
  • Start Date: May 28, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $255.00
  • Start Date: Jul 2, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $306.00
  • Start Date: May 29, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $255.00
  • Start Date: Jul 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $306.00
Painting

Continue to learn the advanced methods and techniques of painting while focusing on the individual artist?s approach and style. The students can work in representational or non-representational way, using techniques such as glazing, direct paint, and impasto. Interaction of color and form are emphasized, based on strong knowledge of the elements and principals of the art of painting. The rules of composition, developing the personal palette and individual expression will be explored.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Jul 12, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $270.00

Working from your own photographs or iPad images, learn drawing and color mixing skills to obtain accurate proportions using medium of your choice. Animal anatomy, paint handling, and the use of light will be discussed. Clear instruction is given through demonstrations and one-on-one guidance.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: May 28, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Renee Plevy
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Jul 2, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Renee Plevy
    Fee: $225.00

Explore using acrylic paint 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 on 6/5.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: May 29, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Vicki Siegel
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Jul 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Vicki Siegel
    Fee: $225.00

Painting skills, creating effective composition, and learning to ?see? and understand what makes engaging art is the core of this class. Students can 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 choosing appropriate color palettes and materials to support your ideas. Explore painting and glazing techniques, traditional brushwork, palette knife, and alternative painting methods. For those choosing to ?mix it up,? explore the integration of textures, found materials, and unusual objects. Your studio experience is supported with personal attention, critiques, and reference to works of traditional and contemporary masters.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: May 29, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Jul 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $270.00
  • Start Date: May 30, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Jul 11, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: May 30, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Jul 11, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $225.00

Learn the techniques and advantages of painting in oils. In the first project, students learn skills in drawing, color mixing, and paint application while painting from a still-life. You will be guided through the foundation steps towards creating four different paintings per term. For the convenience of beginning students, all materials are provided for a $60 material fee. This includes all paints, brushes, and canvas.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: May 29, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $188.00