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Sensory Play in Paint for Babies
Sunday, October 24
9:30 – 10:30 am

Sensory Play in Paint for Babies

Witness your child’s first painting with no mess at home. Your little one will make a creative keepsake for the family to cherish. Not only is finger painting tons of fun, it is also an excellent feeling (kinesthetic) experience and is fantastic for the development of all the big and

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Painting
Sunday, October 24
10 am - 3 pm

Watercolor: Tips, Tricks and Techniques

In this workshop, I will share with you some really great tips, tricks and techniques I have learned along the way, either through my own experimentation or from some pretty amazing artists including Carl Purcell, Karen Frey, the late, great, Charles Reid, and John Salminen. You don’t need to be

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Sensory Play in Paint for Babies
Sunday, October 24
11 am – noon

Sensory Play in Paint for Babies

Witness your child’s first painting with no mess at home. Your little one will make a creative keepsake for the family to cherish. Not only is finger painting tons of fun, it is also an excellent feeling (kinesthetic) experience and is fantastic for the development of all the big and

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Painting
Monday - Friday, October 25 - 29
9 am - noon

Painting in Oil: Brushwork Intensive

Beginning and advanced students will enjoy this five-day technique-based class focused on creating dramatic landscapes with special attention paid to the sky. Working from photo reference, students will explore the use of sensitive and effective strokes to manipulate paint with a brush and pallet knife. Students will explore texture and

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Book Arts
Thursday, October 28 
10 am - 5 pm

Beyond End Papers: Projects to Creatively Utilize Your Marbled Paper

Students who have taken a Marbling Class and have fallen in love, not only with the magical process of marbling, but also the gorgeous product they have created, often ask what they can do with their pieces. This class will involve students in 3 different projects: Making a beautiful and

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Art and Wellness
Thursday, October 28 - November 18
5:30 - 6:30 pm

The Art of Meditation

Meditation is a technique for inner peace and wellness. During this time of increased conflict and stress in our world, it is more important than ever to maintain our inner balance.Meditation can be a cornerstone of a healthy, happy, productive life. Everyone can do it. This class is taught by

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Digital Design Series
Saturday, October 30
9 am - noon

Intro to Digital Illustration

Learn the basics of the Procreate app while using an iPad Pro. This class will be focused on what each tool does and how to utilize them to create finished digital illustrations, typography and short form animations.  NOTE: iPad Pro and Procreate software will be provided for students to use

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Painting
Sundays, October 31 - November 14
9 am - noon

Painting: Open Studio

Students will enjoy developing their painting techniques and skills in this observational open studio class.  Weekly subject matter will rotate between nude and clothed models and still-lifes. Each class will begin with brief instruction followed by an open studio format painting class. Students may use acrylic or oil paint. Dry

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Painting
Mondays, November 1 - 22 
9 am - noon

Mastering the Elements of the Landscape: Sky and Clouds in Oil

In order to paint the landscape well, the artist must understand the light that fills it and how it affects the appearance of it.  This class will focus on the painting various types of skies and clouds, the source of that light. Students who have taken the Landscape Basics class

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Painting
Monday, November 1
5 – 9 pm

Autumn Leaves in Watercolor

Capture the beauty of autumn leaves with watercolors. Using the watercolor techniques of wet on wet, wet on dry and lifting, students will learn to create pictures and cards using a loose and expressive approach. This class is open to all levels, beginners are welcome. Monday, November 15 – 9

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Drawing
Wednesdays, November 3 - 17
6 - 9 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Wednesdays, November 3

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Drawing
Thursday, November 4 - 18
1 - 4 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Thursday, November 4

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Photography / Video
Saturday, November 6 and 13
10 am - 2 pm

Laptop Lecture: Introduction to Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom Classic CC is quickly becoming the go to application for photographers of any experience level, but so many photographers are not using the application to the fullest potential. There are also features of Lightroom Classic CC that are best left to other applications, and those work arounds will

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Painting
Tuesday, November 9 and 16
9 am - noon

Watercolor: Open Studio

This intermediate level open studio class is designed for returning students and experienced students. Students should have a personal work in progress to work towards completing in this fun and social series. Each class will begin with a short lesson addressing a challenge or technique followed by open studio time

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Painting
Sunday, November 14
10 am - 3 pm

Watercolor Techniques: Batik Method on Rice Paper

Take your watercolors to the next level with this fun method of using the batik method of applying hot wax to save and build layers of color. Together, we will create a painting on rice paper, which adds an extra element of interest and texture. Instructor will guide students through

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Fiber Arts
Wednesday, November 17
6 - 9 pm

Needle felted Animals and Ornaments

This class is a perfect introduction to the world of ?ber! Needle felting is the art of sculpting wool with a specially designed, barbed needle. Stabbing the wool repeatedly creates a ?rm, textile object. Needle-felting is an ideal craft in that it is easy to learn, requires minimal supplies and

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Fiber Arts
Thursday and Friday, November 18 and 19
10 am - 5 pm

Textile Marbling on Scarves

In this 2 day workshop students will create their own marbled designs on 3 different silk scarves. During the first day we will discuss and practice patterns and color combinations that work well for marbled silk scarves. Students will have ample practice time to experiment and develop their vision in

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Painting
Mondays, November 29 - December 20
9 am - noon

Mastering the Elements of the Landscape- Water, Lakes and Streams in Oil

To paint the landscape well, the artist must master the various elements of it. This class will focus on the painting a variety of water, lakes, and streams – how things reflect on still surfaces as well as the many aspects of moving water. Students who have taken the Landscape

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Holiday / Seasonal
Tuesday, November 30
5 - 8 pm

Hand Painted Ornaments

Inspired by her Czechoslovakian heritage, instructor Iva Neveux will introduce student to basic painting techniques to create beautiful holiday ornaments. Each student will create two hand-painted ornaments using combinations of dots, lines, dashes and curves.  All materials included with registration. Tuesday, November 305 – 8 pm Instructor: Iva NeveuxAges: Adults

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Drawing
Wednesdays, December 1 - 15
6 - 9 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Wednesdays, December 1

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Drawing
Thursdays, December 2 - 16
1 - 4 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Thursdays, December 2

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Painting
Saturday and Sunday, December 4 - 5
9 am - 2:00 pm

Painting Intensive: Landscapes from Photographs in Oil or Acrylic

Working in oil or acrylic paint, students will explore value divisions in landscapes and the basics of brush sketching and massing. With these skills students will learn how to relate color to value and will gain a better understanding of identifying spatial cues in a landscape. Using foundational skills students

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Holiday / Seasonal
Saturday, December 4
9 am - noon

Hand Painted Ornaments

Inspired by her Czechoslovakian heritage, instructor Iva Neveux will introduce student to basic painting techniques to create beautiful holiday ornaments. Each student will create two hand-painted ornaments using combinations of dots, lines, dashes and curves.  All materials included with registration. Saturday, December 49 am – noon Instructor: Iva NeveuxAges: Adults

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Photography / Video
Saturday, December 4 and 11
10 am - 2 pm

Camera Basics for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

This class is designed for beginning to intermediate photographers who have purchased a digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera or a mirrorless camera. Course participants will explore the specific features of DSLR or mirrorless cameras, as well as general photographic skills and techniques to make great pictures. Saturday, December 4 and

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Painting
Tuesday, December 7
6 - 9 pm

Batik with Untraditional Materials

Welcome to the world of Batik! This Bali-inspired workshop will excite you with possibility. Using materials found in your home, students will create eye-popping, colorful paintings on fabric that can be used as blankets, pillows and clothing. The instructor will guide students step-by step through this easy and accessible artform. 

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Painting
Sunday, December 12
10 am - 3 pm

Watercolor: Tips, Tricks and Techniques

In this workshop, I will share with you some really great tips, tricks and techniques I have learned along the way, either through my own experimentation or from some pretty amazing artists including Carl Purcell, Karen Frey, the late, great, Charles Reid, and John Salminen. You don’t need to be

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Painting
Tuesday, December 14
9 am - 1 pm

Succulents in Watercolor

Learn to paint the subtle hues of succulents in watercolors.  The class will emphasize shadowing and highlighting techniques to work with subjects with nearly monochromatic color that will make your painting pop! Tuesday, December 149 am – 1 pm Instructor: Carroll CharletAges: Adult (15+) | Intermediate and Advanced Watercolor Students

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