Classes for Adults in West Chester

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All classes take place at 100 North Bradford Avenue, WC, PA unless stated otherwise.  

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F19-OS Members Life Drawing Open Studio (Monday)
Instructor: Bruce Dayton
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 180.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Monday 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM ( Sep 9, 2019 - Dec 16, 2019 )
The dates above reflect the official FALL semester.  This studio time is offered year round every Monday.

Members only.  Course offers an opportunity for members to hone their skills on a challenging subject—the human figure. This is not an instructed class; the monitor schedules the model and keeps track of timed poses. Model fee is included in the tuition.

Drop In Fee $20; discounted rate available with 10 Class Punch card for $180 available in the office.  Call 610-696-5600 or stop by after registering.  Punch Cards do not expire. 

Non-members are welcome to purchase a drop in to get a feel for the open studio.

If you purchase your drop-in online, bring your receipt with you to class for the monitor.  If you plan on paying when you get here, you can only pay with cash or check.

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You can register for individual days in this program. Click here. 


W20-OS Members Life Drawing Open Studio (Monday)
Instructor: Bruce Dayton
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 180.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Monday 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM ( Jan 13, 2020 - Mar 23, 2020 )
The dates above reflect the official WINTER semester.  This studio time is offered year round every Monday.

Members only.  Course offers an opportunity for members to hone their skills on a challenging subject—the human figure. This is not an instructed class; the monitor schedules the model and keeps track of timed poses. Model fee is included in the tuition.

Drop In Fee $20; discounted rate available with 10 Class Punch card for $180 available in the office.  Call 610-696-5600 or stop by after registering.  Punch Cards do not expire. 

Non-members are welcome to purchase a drop in to get a feel for the open studio.

If you purchase your drop-in online, bring your receipt with you to class for the monitor.  If you plan on paying when you get here, you can only pay with cash or check.

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You can register for individual days in this program. Click here. 


W20-OSwA CCAA's 16th Semi-Annual Life Drawing Marathon (1 session)
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 30.00 - $ 25.00 Members
Monday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM ( Feb 17, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020 )
Session 1    (10am – 1pm)                                                               
Session 2    (1 – 4pm)
Session 3    (4 – 7pm)

Come join CCAA this Presidents Day and take part in this popular event.  The more early registrations there are, the more models CCAA will be able to provide, so register early.  Bring your own bag lunch/dinner.  Walk-ins welcomed.  Coffee, tea and ice provided.

 

Member/Non-Member pricing:
$25/$30 for 1 session
$35/$40 for 2 sessions
$45/$50 for the whole day.

$5 off if you register by 2/10 - to redeem discount register over the phone or in person.




W20-OSwB CCAA's 16th Semi-Annual Life Drawing Marathon (2 sessions)
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Monday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM ( Feb 17, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020 )
Session 1    (10am – 1pm)                                                               
Session 2    (1 – 4pm)
Session 3    (4 – 7pm)

Come join CCAA this Presidents Day and take part in this popular event.  The more early registrations there are, the more models CCAA will be able to provide, so register early.  Bring your own bag lunch/dinner.  Walk-ins welcomed.  Coffee, tea and ice provided.

 

Member/Non-Member pricing:
$25/$30 for 1 session
$35/$40 for 2 sessions
$45/$50 for the whole day.

$5 off if you register by 2/10 - to redeem discount register over the phone or in person.


W20-OSwC CCAA's 16th Semi-Annual Life Drawing Marathon (all 3 sessions)
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 50.00 - $ 45.00 Members
Monday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM ( Feb 17, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020 )
Session 1    (10am – 1pm)                                                               
Session 2    (1 – 4pm)
Session 3    (4 – 7pm)

Come join CCAA this Presidents Day and take part in this popular event.  The more early registrations there are, the more models CCAA will be able to provide, so register early.  Bring your own bag lunch/dinner.  Walk-ins welcomed.  Coffee, tea and ice provided.


 

Member/Non-Member pricing:
$25/$30 for 1 session
$35/$40 for 2 sessions
$45/$50 for the whole day.

 

 $5 off if you register by 2/10 - to redeem discount register over the phone or in person.


Ceramics


F19-COS Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 10
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 150.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Monday 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM ( Sep 9, 2019 - Dec 16, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 10:30AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 10:30AM-3PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


FALL OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 9/9-12/20, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 12/20:  Includes 10 guided studio days (up to 30 hours of creating time), use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing. 


F19-COS1 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students -1 Day Drop-in
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 30.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Monday 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM ( Sep 9, 2019 - Dec 16, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 10:30AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 10:30AM-3PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


FALL OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 9/9-12/20, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 12/20: Includes 10 open studio days (up to 30 hours of creating time), use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing.







F19-COS2 Ceramic Open Studio -Current CCAA Clay Students-1 day drop in
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 15.00 - $ 10.00 Members
Monday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Sep 9, 2019 - Dec 16, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 10:30AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 10:30AM-3PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


FALL OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 9/9-12/20, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 12/20: Includes 5 open studio days, use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing.  

Open studios are available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of clay ages 16 years or older (and approved younger aged students with clay experience).


F19-COS3 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 5
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 75.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Monday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Sep 9, 2019 - Dec 16, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 10:30AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 10:30AM-3PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


FALL OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 9/9-12/20, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 12/20: Includes 10 open studio days (up to 30 hours of creating time), use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing. 


F19-COS4 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students - 20
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 270.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Monday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Sep 9, 2019 - Dec 16, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 10:30AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 10:30AM-3PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


FALL OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 9/9-12/20, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 12/20: This is for a 20 open studio days (up to 80 hours of creating time) you will have use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing.  






F19-COS5 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students - 30
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 360.00 - $ 240.00 Members
Monday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Sep 9, 2019 - Dec 16, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 10:30AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 10:30AM-3PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


FALL OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 9/9-12/20, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 12/20: Includes 30 open studio days (up to 120 hours of creating time), includes use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing. 

Open studios are available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of clay ages 16 years or older (and approved younger aged students with clay experience).



F19-C2 Wheel Throwing All Levels
Instructor: Katie Austin
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 235.00 - $ 215.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM ( Nov 20, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 )
This class offers introduction for beginners and continued instruction for those with experience on the potter's wheel.  One-on-one instruction and demonstrations of cylinders, bowls, vases, plates and mugs with handles will provide the student with definite techniques that allow them to bring their ideas into reality. Instructor will also cover glazing techniques and materials. Teens 15+ welcome.  
Tuition includes materials fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings, and 1st bag of clay.  Add’l clay may be purchased for $30/bag.
This 5 week version offers an introduction for beginners and continued instruction for those with experience on the potter's wheel.  One-on-one instruction and demonstrations will provide the student with definite techniques that allow them to bring their ideas into reality. Instructor will also cover glazing techniques and materials. 
Teens 16+ welcome.  

Tuition includes a materials' fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings, and 1st bag of clay.  Add’l clay may be purchased for $30/bag.

NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.


F19-NOFw9a Family Pottery Wheel Night-"Rent A Wheel"
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM ( Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019 )
NEW!! Has your family ever wanted to try their hand at making ceramic art on the pottery wheel, but hasn't had time to take a whole class? Head downstairs to our ceramics studio for a quick demo by our ceramics instructor before getting your hands dirty and experiencing the pottery wheel! 

Pricing includes the "rental" of one pottery wheel intended for 2 members of the family to work together (at most 3 participants per wheel). 

If a successful work is completed during the session, CCAA instructor will fire and glaze your work for you, then email you when it is ready for pick up which will be during regular business hours.





W20-OS-1 Open Studio - Any Medium
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 220.00 - $ 170.00 Members
Wednesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Jan 8, 2020 - Mar 25, 2020 )
Open time to work independently on your individual artwork.  Intended for those working in various types or clay, not for stone work.  This session has 12 weeks, if you register for all 12 the price reflects a $10 savings.  
Drop in for each individual day is $15 for members and $20 for non-members

Bring your own materials, open to ALL mediums (do not have to work  three dimensionally)
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W20-COS1 Ceramic Open Studio - Current CCAA Student- 1 Day Drop-in
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 15.00 - $ 10.00 Members
Monday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 13, 2020 - Mar 23, 2020 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 9AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 9AM-3PM

Thursday 5PM-9PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


WINTER OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 1/13-3/28, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 3/28Includes 1 open studio visit.  1 visit is 4 hours of studio time, includes the use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing.  

Open studios are available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of clay ages 16 years or older (and approved younger aged students with clay experience).









W20-COS2 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students - 1 Day Drop-in
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 30.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Monday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 13, 2020 - Mar 23, 2020 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 9AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 9AM-3PM

Thursday 5PM-9PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


WINTER OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 1/13-3/28, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 3/28: Includes 1 open studio visit.  1 visit is 4 hours of studio time, includes the use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing.  

Open studios are available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of clay ages 16 years or older (and approved younger aged students with clay experience).


W20-COS3 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 5
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 75.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Monday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 13, 2020 - Mar 23, 2020 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 9AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 9AM-3PM

Thursday 5PM-9PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


WINTER OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 1/13-3/28, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 3/28Includes 5 open studio visits.  1 visit is 4 hours of studio time, includes the use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing.  

Open studios are available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of clay ages 16 years or older (and approved younger aged students with clay experience).


W20-COS4 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 10
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 150.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Monday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 13, 2020 - Mar 23, 2020 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 9AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 9AM-3PM

Thursday 5PM-9PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


WINTER OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 1/13-3/28, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 3/28Includes 10 open studio visits.  1 visit is 4 hours of studio time, includes the use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing.  

Open studios are available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of clay ages 16 years or older (and approved younger aged students with clay experience).


W20-COS5 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 20
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 270.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Monday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 13, 2020 - Mar 23, 2020 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 9AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 9AM-3PM

Thursday 5PM-9PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


WINTER OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 1/13-3/28, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 3/28Includes 20 open studio visits.  1 visit is 4 hours of studio time, includes the use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing.  

Open studios are available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of clay ages 16 years or older (and approved younger aged students with clay experience).


W20-COS6 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students - 30 pass
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 360.00 - $ 240.00 Members
Monday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 13, 2020 - Mar 23, 2020 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 9AM-3PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 9AM-3PM

Thursday 5PM-9PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


WINTER OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 1/13-3/28, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 3/28Includes 30 open studio visits.  1 visit is 4 hours of studio time, includes the use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Bags of clay are $30 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing.  

Open studios are available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of clay ages 16 years or older (and approved younger aged students with clay experience).


W20-Cw1 Intro to Hand building-Part 3: Bowls
Instructor: Constance McBride
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 220.00 - $ 200.00 Members
Monday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jan 13, 2020 - Feb 3, 2020 )

Artist and educator, Constance McBride will guide students in learning the basics of hand building; creating forms using pinch pot, coil and slab building.  Leave the class with the understanding of the process of turning clay into a functional or sculptural object, with bowls as the focus of every lesson.  

 


Materials and firing fees are included in the tuition.


NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.




W20-C1 Wheel Throwing All Levels
Instructor: Katie Austin
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 235.00 - $ 215.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jan 15, 2020 - Feb 12, 2020 )
This class offers introduction for beginners and continued instruction for those with experience on the potter's wheel.  One-on-one instruction and demonstrations of cylinders, bowls, vases, plates and mugs with handles will provide the student with definite techniques that allow them to bring their ideas into reality. Instructor will also cover glazing techniques and materials. Teens 15+ welcome.  
Tuition includes materials fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings, and 1st bag of clay.  Add’l clay may be purchased for $30/bag.
This 5 week version offers an introduction for beginners and continued instruction for those with experience on the potter's wheel.  One-on-one instruction and demonstrations will provide the student with definite techniques that allow them to bring their ideas into reality. Instructor will also cover glazing techniques and materials. 
Teens 16+ welcome.  

Tuition includes a materials' fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings, and 1st bag of clay.  Add’l clay may be purchased for $30/bag.

NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.


W20-NOw1 BYOB Wheel Throwing
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jan 17, 2020 - Jan 17, 2020 )
Perfect for Date Night or Girls Night Out! Have you ever wanted to try your hand at making ceramic art on the pottery wheel, but haven’t had time to take a whole class? Head downstairs to our ceramics studio for a quick demo by our ceramics instructor before getting your hands dirty making your own masterpiece! CCAA instructor will fire and glaze your work for you, then email you when it is ready for pick up which will be during regular business hours.

NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.

This is a B.Y.O.B. workshop, bring your own refreshments.  Participants drinking alcohol must serve themselves and must be over 21 years of age, state laws apply.




W20-NOFw1 Family Pottery Wheel Night-"Rent A Wheel"
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM ( Jan 24, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020 )
NEW!! Has your family ever wanted to try their hand at making ceramic art on the pottery wheel, but hasn't had time to take a whole class? Head downstairs to our ceramics studio for a quick demo by our ceramics instructor before getting your hands dirty and experiencing the pottery wheel! 

Pricing includes the "rental" of one pottery wheel intended for 2 members of the family to work together (at most 3 participants per wheel). 

If a successful work is completed during the session, CCAA instructor will fire and glaze your work for you, then email you when it is ready for pick up which will be during regular business hours.





W20-NOw2 VALENTINES DAY BYOB Wheel Throwing
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Feb 14, 2020 - Feb 14, 2020 )
Perfect for a fun night out for Valentine's Day!
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at making ceramic art but haven’t had time to take a whole class? Head downstairs to our ceramics studio for a quick demo by our ceramics instructor before getting your hands dirty making your own masterpiece! CCAA instructor will fire and glaze your work for you, then email you when it is ready for pick up which will be during regular business hours.

NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.

This is a B.Y.O.B. workshop, bring your own refreshments.  Participants drinking alcohol must serve themselves and must be over 21 years of age, state laws apply.




W20-Cw2 Intro to Hand building-Part 4: Vessels
Instructor: Constance McBride
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 220.00 - $ 200.00 Members
Monday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Feb 17, 2020 - Mar 9, 2020 )

Artist and educator, Constance McBride will guide students in learning the basics of hand building; creating forms using pinch pot, coil and slab building.  Leave the class with the understanding of the process of turning clay into a functional or sculptural object, with vessels as the focus of every lesson.  

 


Materials and firing fees are included in the tuition.


NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.




W20-C2 Wheel Throwing All Levels
Instructor: Katie Austin
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 235.00 - $ 215.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM ( Feb 19, 2020 - Mar 18, 2020 )
This class offers introduction for beginners and continued instruction for those with experience on the potter's wheel.  One-on-one instruction and demonstrations of cylinders, bowls, vases, plates and mugs with handles will provide the student with definite techniques that allow them to bring their ideas into reality. Instructor will also cover glazing techniques and materials. Teens 15+ welcome.  
Tuition includes materials fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings, and 1st bag of clay.  Add’l clay may be purchased for $30/bag.
This 5 week version offers an introduction for beginners and continued instruction for those with experience on the potter's wheel.  One-on-one instruction and demonstrations will provide the student with definite techniques that allow them to bring their ideas into reality. Instructor will also cover glazing techniques and materials. 
Teens 16+ welcome.  

Tuition includes a materials' fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings, and 1st bag of clay.  Add’l clay may be purchased for $30/bag.

NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.


W20-NOw3 BYOB Wheel Throwing & Handbuilding
Instructor: Meghan Bergman
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Feb 21, 2020 - Feb 21, 2020 )
Perfect for Date Night or Girls Night Out! Have you ever wanted to try your hand at making ceramic art on the pottery wheel, but haven’t had time to take a whole class? Head downstairs to our ceramics studio for a quick demo by our ceramics instructor before getting your hands dirty making your own masterpiece! CCAA instructor will fire and glaze your work for you, then email you when it is ready for pick up which will be during regular business hours.

NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.

This is a B.Y.O.B. workshop, bring your own refreshments.  Participants drinking alcohol must serve themselves and must be over 21 years of age, state laws apply.




W20-NOw4 BYOB Hand Build and Wheel
Instructor: Meghan Bergman
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Mar 20, 2020 - Mar 20, 2020 )
Perfect for a date night or a girls night out!

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at making ceramic art but haven’t had time to take a whole class? Head downstairs to our ceramics studio for a quick demo by our ceramics instructor before getting your hands dirty making your own masterpiece! CCAA instructor will fire and glaze your work for you, then email you when it is ready for pick up which will be during regular business hours.

NOTE: Ceramics classes are process-based.  This means that sometimes clay pieces are damaged as they are being completed.  If that does happen, refunds are not given, however a $10 credit can be applied towards a future ceramics class.

This is a B.Y.O.B. workshop, bring your own refreshments.  Participants drinking alcohol must serve themselves and must be over 21 years of age, state laws apply.



Drawing


F19-Drw8 Trompe L'oeil "trick the eye"
Instructor: Renee Russo
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Dec 5, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019 )
NEW!! "Trick the eye" with realistic drawings that capture the imagination through technical accuracy.  Using techniques for proportion, light and shadow, glass, metal and drapery you will render everyday objects in an extraordinary way.  

**Great for Teens looking to add to their portfolio**

Materials:
Vine or Willow Charcoal
Charcoal or Drawing Pencils (at least three gradations)
Pencil Sharpener (metal preferred)
Kneaded Eraser
White Eraser
Chamois Cloth
Blending Stumps
Tape (Artist Tape, Masking Tape or Blue Painter's Tape)
Paper (Drawing/Sketch paper; size=multiple options)
Optional: Sketchbook  & Pencils



W20-Drw6 Beginner/Intermediate Drawing
Instructor: Beth Clark
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Wednesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Jan 15, 2020 - Feb 5, 2020 )
Drawing is the original building block for any type of art making. In this class we will explore all of the possibilities drawing affords to make a three dimensional object on a two dimensional surface. We will focus on different ways of shading, measuring and especially the wonderful assortment of drawing materials available-everything from charcoal to pencils, papers and ( yes) erasers!  Each can help the artist in you achieve different, varied effect creating subtle or expressive results. We will also look at drawings both historical and contemporary.
Come and draw!  It is more than pencil on paper-it is a wonderful end in itself.


W20-Dr1 Drawing Continued...
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 240.00 - $ 220.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jan 16, 2020 - Mar 5, 2020 )
If you have always wanted to improve your drawing skills, this class will help. Explore many aspects of drawing with focus on composition and perspective. Each class is geared toward personal growth, independent of the other students in the class, and all levels are welcome. Sketchbook, pencil, and eraser required, and add’l materials will be discussed.




W20-DrW3 Beginning Drawing
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 120.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Saturday 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM ( Jan 18, 2020 - Feb 8, 2020 )


W20-Drw1 Figure Drawing: Live Model
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Jan 21, 2020 - Feb 11, 2020 )
Students learn concepts to help them better realize the human figure. Lesson topics include proportion, value, line, construction of the parts of the body using simple masses, and simple anatomy.  Working with life models, students apply these concepts to their observational drawings.

Model fee is included in tuition.

Materials: 
  • Pencils (2H-2B), Assorted Vine Charcoal, Erasers (kneaded, gum, etc.)
  • 18x24 White Drawing Pad
  • Ruler
  • Plumb Line or string with weight knotted at the end.


W20-Drw1 Beginning Drawing Workshop
Instructor: Roe T. Murray
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 45.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Feb 15, 2020 - Feb 15, 2020 )
A basic, classical drawing workshop.  For beginners or those brushing up on the basics.  Learn to draw way you see.  

Supply List:
--One large sheet of colored pastel paper (middle tone color, not beige or navy)-should be able to see charcoal and white 
--Drawing board, at least as big as your paper
--Charcoal Pencil
--One Large kneaded eraser
--Tortillion (rolled paper blender)
--White conte or white charcoal pencil


W20-Drw6a Beginner/Intermediate Drawing
Instructor: Beth Clark
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Wednesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Feb 19, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020 )
Drawing is the original building block for any type of art making. In this class we will explore all of the possibilities drawing affords to make a three dimensional object on a two dimensional surface. We will focus on different ways of shading, measuring and especially the wonderful assortment of drawing materials available-everything from charcoal to pencils, papers and ( yes) erasers!  Each can help the artist in you achieve different, varied effect creating subtle or expressive results. We will also look at drawings both historical and contemporary.
Come and draw!  It is more than pencil on paper-it is a wonderful end in itself.


W20-Drw4 Beginning Drawing
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 120.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Saturday 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM ( Feb 22, 2020 - Mar 14, 2020 )


W20-Drw2 Figure Drawing: Live Model
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Feb 25, 2020 - Mar 17, 2020 )
Students learn concepts to help them better realize the human figure. Lesson topics include proportion, value, line, construction of the parts of the body using simple masses, and simple anatomy.  Working with life models, students apply these concepts to their observational drawings.

Model fee is included in tuition.

Materials: 
  • Pencils (2H-2B), Assorted Vine Charcoal, Erasers (kneaded, gum, etc.)
  • 18x24 White Drawing Pad
  • Ruler
  • Plumb Line or string with weight knotted at the end.


W20-CPw1 Intro to Watercolor Pencils
Instructor: Eileen Rosen
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Thursday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM ( Mar 5, 2020 - Mar 26, 2020 )
A quickie class to introduce the basics of Watercolor Pencils.
Instructor will demo simple techniques & provide items to paint for the first class.
A list of suggested items for remaining 3 classes that students can bring is shown below.

SUPPLIES
           24 count set of Windsor Newton Watercolor Pencils(Michaels)
             Small sketchbook
             Paintbrush
              Water container
             Pencil sharpener 

Fiber Arts


W20-FFw1 Textile Printing Techniques
Instructor: Jean-Marie Baldwin
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Thursday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Jan 9, 2020 - Jan 30, 2020 )


W20-FFw2 Nuno Felted Silk Scarves
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 75.00 - $ 65.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 18, 2020 - Jan 18, 2020 )

Create your own one-of-a-kind art through the process of “painting” your design with wool fibers onto silk fabric.  A rolling process with soap and water is used to meld the wool fibers into the silk to create a beautiful, soft and drape-able scarf. Bring a large towel and a spray bottle. Pack a lunch.  $16 materials fee is payable to instructor. (Parents and teens are welcome to register to take the workshop together.)



W20-FFw5 Felting Workshop-Felted jewelry
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 40.00 - $ 30.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Feb 6, 2020 - Feb 6, 2020 )
Felting artist Jane Palestini will teach you the art of felting in this workshop.  Try your hand at this new medium, and enjoy the process of creating through this technique.  

For this workshop, you will be creating felted jewelry.  

$7 materials fee, made payable to instructor
 


W20-FFw4 Felted Home Decor
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 75.00 - $ 65.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Feb 22, 2020 - Feb 22, 2020 )

Make a felted wall hanging, pillow cover, table runner or coasters.  Use an embossing technique with merino wool and silk fabric. Bring a large towel and a spray bottle. Pack a lunch.  $18 materials fee is payable to instructor.



W20-FFw3 Nuno Felted Silk Scarves
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 75.00 - $ 65.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Mar 21, 2020 - Mar 21, 2020 )

Create your own one-of-a-kind art through the process of “painting” your design with wool fibers onto silk fabric.  A rolling process with soap and water is used to meld the wool fibers into the silk to create a beautiful, soft and drape-able scarf. Bring a large towel and a spray bottle. Pack a lunch.  $16 materials fee is payable to instructor. (Parents and teens are welcome to register to take the workshop together.)


Jewelry


F19-J2 Adult Metal Jewelry
Instructor: Hattie Weselyk
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Nov 21, 2019 - Jan 9, 2020 )
Join us in the studio and create your very own handmade metal jewelry. Students will learn all of the various techniques from hammering, forging, piercing, fold-forming, soldering and more! Each week we will focus on a new project.  This class is flexible, instructor has projects at the ready but is also open to students' ideas and direction. No experience necessary. All levels welcome.  
Materials' fee $40 per student.

No class November 28 & December 5 & 26


F19-Jw2 Pearls, Beads & Cabochons
Instructor: Patricia Halsey
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 115.00 - $ 95.00 Members
Monday 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM ( Dec 2, 2019 - Dec 16, 2019 )
Design with beads, create a simple pearl ring and learn to set a cabochon n a necklace.  A great one of a kind gift for the holidays!


W20-Smp1 Jewelry Sampler-3 techniques
Instructor: Patricia Halsey
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Monday 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM ( Jan 13, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020 )
2 weeks will cover wire design techniques
2 weeks will cover multiple soldering techniques
2 weeks will cover multiple stone settings 


W20-J1 Adult Metal Jewelry
Instructor: Hattie Weselyk
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jan 16, 2020 - Feb 13, 2020 )
Join us in the studio and create your very own handmade metal jewelry. Students will learn all of the various techniques from hammering, forging, piercing, fold-forming, soldering and more! Each week we will focus on a new project.  This class is flexible, instructor has projects at the ready but is also open to students' ideas and direction. No experience necessary. All levels welcome.  
Materials' fee $40 per student.


W20-J2 Adult Metal Jewelry
Instructor: Hattie Weselyk
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Feb 27, 2020 - Mar 26, 2020 )
Join us in the studio and create your very own handmade metal jewelry. Students will learn all of the various techniques from hammering, forging, piercing, fold-forming, soldering and more! Each week we will focus on a new project.  This class is flexible, instructor has projects at the ready but is also open to students' ideas and direction. No experience necessary. All levels welcome.  
Materials' fee $40 per student.

Lecture


F19-L1 Business of Art Lecture Series
Instructor: Jeff Schaller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 150.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Oct 22, 2019 - Jun 22, 2020 )

Pricing includes ability to attend ALL 9 lecture series dates.  

Monthly lecture series, October, 2019, through June 2020

3rd week of each month, Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm

2-hour format: 1.5 hour presentation and 0.5 hour Q&A session



F19-L3 Business of Art Session 3-Pricing Your Work
Instructor: Jeff Schaller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 20.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Dec 17, 2019 - Dec 17, 2019 )

Pricing includes one session.

If you dont price your work to sell, you become your own collector

Monthly lecture series, October, 2019, through June 2020

3rd week of each month, Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm

2-hour format: 1.5 hour presentation and 0.5 hour Q&A session



W20-L1 Business of Art Session 4-Marketing: Branding
Instructor: Jeff Schaller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 20.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jan 21, 2020 - Jan 21, 2020 )

Pricing includes one session.

Defining your brand, plus the importance of consistency and continuity.

Monthly lecture series, October, 2019, through June 2020

3rd week of each month, Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm

2-hour format: 1.5 hour presentation and 0.5 hour Q&A session



W20-L2 Business of Art Session 5-Marketing: Setting up and Maintaining Website
Instructor: Jeff Schaller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 20.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Feb 18, 2020 - Feb 18, 2020 )

Pricing includes one session.

Learn about platforms, content, updating, links and sizing images.

Monthly lecture series, October, 2019, through June 2020

3rd week of each month, Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm

2-hour format: 1.5 hour presentation and 0.5 hour Q&A session



W20-L3 Business of Art Session 6-Marketing: E- Communications and Social Media
Instructor: Jeff Schaller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 20.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Mar 17, 2020 - Mar 17, 2020 )

Pricing includes one session.

An overview of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter; when to post, how to post and when to engage email management and automated programs.

Monthly lecture series, October, 2019, through June 2020

3rd week of each month, Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm

2-hour format: 1.5 hour presentation and 0.5 hour Q&A session


Mixed Media


W20-St1 Studio Workshop Concentration
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Jan 14, 2020 - Feb 11, 2020 )

This class is for the more advanced student and will allow for concentration in medium of your choice.  Pastel, oil paint, watercolor preferred. Instructor will be there to help facilitate critiques among students and individually.  


Bring your own materials to the first class, additional materials will be discussed (if needed)


W20-NOw6 BYOB Fluid Painting
Instructor: Lindsey Hardy
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jan 17, 2020 - Jan 17, 2020 )
NEW!! Come experiment with this new painting technique.   Instructor Lindsey Hardy will demonstrate a variety of techniques and allow you the opportunity to try it out on your own.  
Drying time for finished work takes over 24 hours. You will need to come back to the WC location to pick up your artwork after the session is completed.  
Materials are included in the pricing of the workshop. 
This is a B.Y.O.B. workshop, bring your own refreshments.  Participants drinking alcohol must serve themselves and must be over 21 years of age, state laws apply.


W20-NOw7 Valentine's Day BYOB Fluid Painting
Instructor: Lindsey Hardy
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Feb 14, 2020 - Feb 14, 2020 )
NEW!! Come experiment with this new painting technique.   Instructor Lindsey Hardy will demonstrate a variety of techniques and allow you the opportunity to try it out on your own.  
Drying time for finished work takes over 24 hours. You will need to come back to the WC location to pick up your artwork after the session is completed.  
Materials are included in the pricing of the workshop. 
This is a B.Y.O.B. workshop, bring your own refreshments.  Participants drinking alcohol must serve themselves and must be over 21 years of age, state laws apply.


W20-NOw8 BYOB Fluid Painting
Instructor: Lindsey Hardy
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Feb 21, 2020 - Feb 21, 2020 )
NEW!! Come experiment with this new painting technique.   Instructor Lindsey Hardy will demonstrate a variety of techniques and allow you the opportunity to try it out on your own.  
Drying time for finished work takes over 24 hours. You will need to come back to the WC location to pick up your artwork after the session is completed.  
Materials are included in the pricing of the workshop. 
This is a B.Y.O.B. workshop, bring your own refreshments.  Participants drinking alcohol must serve themselves and must be over 21 years of age, state laws apply.


W20-St2 Studio Workshop Concentration
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Feb 25, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020 )

This class is for the more advanced student and will allow for concentration in medium of your choice.  Pastel, oil paint, watercolor preferred. Instructor will be there to help facilitate critiques among students and individually.  


Bring your own materials to the first class, additional materials will be discussed (if needed)


W20-NOw9 BYOB Fluid Painting
Instructor: Lindsey Hardy
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Mar 20, 2020 - Mar 20, 2020 )
NEW!! Come experiment with this new painting technique.   Instructor Lindsey Hardy will demonstrate a variety of techniques and allow you the opportunity to try it out on your own.  
Drying time for finished work takes over 24 hours. You will need to come back to the WC location to pick up your artwork after the session is completed.  
Materials are included in the pricing of the workshop. 
This is a B.Y.O.B. workshop, bring your own refreshments.  Participants drinking alcohol must serve themselves and must be over 21 years of age, state laws apply.

Painting


W20-Pw1 Portrait Painting - Any Medium with Live Model
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Monday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Jan 13, 2020 - Feb 3, 2020 )
Students eager to sharpen their skills will learn lessons in anatomy, proportion, palettes, mixing and practical color application to enhance their interpretation of the live model in oil paint. In addition, students will receive constructive feedback as their paintings develop during class time. Full class poses and multi-week poses will be provided with the intention of creating finished works for the student’s portfolio. The aim of this course is to provide a technical foundation that will help students achieve their artistic vision. Class is open to drawing, oil, acrylic, colored pencil and pastel among others. Bring what you like to work with, if you are unsure you can always start with the classic, sketch pad, pencil and eraser.
MODEL FEE IS INCLUDED IN TUITION
Below is an example of an oil paint materials list.

Materials

An assortment of Paint Brushes

Turpenoid

Rags or Paper Towels

Canvases ranging from 8x10 – 18x24

Recommended Paints:

-Titanium / Flake White

-Cadmium Lemon

-Cadmium Yellow Pale

-Yellow Ochre Pale

-Cadmium Orange

-Cadmium Red Light

-Cadmium Red Deep

-Alizarin Crimson

-Burnt Sienna

-Burnt Umber

-Raw Umber

-Ultramarine Blue

-Cobalt Blue




W20-P1 Painting-An Abstract Approach
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jan 14, 2020 - Feb 11, 2020 )

This class cover contemporary approaches in painting such as Expressionism - which includes abstraction. This is a predominately a studio class, where you work (paint) in class, including occasional video lessons. Mr Omwake teaches each student according to their interests. It is not a one size fits all approach. The last half hour is devoted to critique of the day's work.  Fun! Informative! 

Materials: acrylic or water-based oils, canvases, brushes, rags, jars, palette, & a palette knife

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You can register for individual days in this program. Click here. 


W20-P5 Beginners Acrylic Painting
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jan 14, 2020 - Feb 11, 2020 )

Beginners come and explore your painting abilities! This class will concentrate on acrylics.  Instructor will prepare you with all you need to know when it comes to painting using acrylics.  One-on-one instruction when needed, along with individual and group critiques.


Acrylic Painting Supply List

2  stretched canvases (10"x 10" - 12" x 16")

Box or newspaper to transport a wet canvas home flat in the car

Palette

Paper towels and/or a few rags

Brushes: bristle 1"; 1/2" & 1/4" (2 each)

Palette/painting knife ( one about 1/4"- 1/2" wide)


Paints:

Titanium White; Ultramarine Blue; Alizarin Crimson; Cadmium Yellow medium or similar warm yellow; Burnt Sienna




W20-P7 Wednesday Night Painting
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jan 15, 2020 - Feb 12, 2020 )
Wednesday night painting will begin with the more traditional painting methods of portrait, still life, and figure as the subject.  Students will then be encouraged to embark on a new, fresh and contemporary painting style.  Using personal experiences, media imagery, books, etc, students will dive into contemporary studies and paintings.  
Teens welcome.  

All media are welcome, bring your medium of choice to the first class.  Materials and techniques will be discussed. 


W20-POw1 Oil Painting with Raven Sparrow
Instructor: Ronald Coppola / R.S.
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Wednesday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ( Jan 15, 2020 - Feb 5, 2020 )
This class is for all oil painters from beginners to those with more experience looking to branch out and expand their oil capabilities.  Join Raven Sparrow in learning tips and techniques to help speed up your process as well as painting on various surfaces; canvas, wood, paper and masonite.

Materials List
Brushes, #2 & #4, Flat & Filbert, hog hair brushes.
11x14 and/or 16x20 sketchbook.
Oil paints: Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Ivory Black, Ultra Marine Blue & Titanium White.
Small can of mineral spirits
and small container for mineral spirits
3, 11x14 canvas boards (depending on your chosen surface).
photos of your choice to work from; landscape, animal or still-life.
Raven Sparrow - a.k.a. Ronald Coppola studied at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.  He also studied under Paul Deslo and Nelson Shanks.  Ron has painted several murals for the US Government at the Coatesville & Lebanon Veterans Hospital.  Mr. Sparrow is represented in area galleries and has painted for over 35 years.


W20-NOw5 Mandala Art Workshop
Instructor: Vidya Shyamsundar
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 65.00 - $ 60.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Jan 17, 2020 - Jan 17, 2020 )

In this Mandala Art Workshop, you will create a beautiful 6"x 6" acrylic painting of a Mandala, which simply put, is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism representing the universe. Artist Vidya Shyamsundar will walk you through step by step techniques to create the ancient traditional free-hand Indian Mandala art called Kolam and/or Rangoli. These are symmetrical designs built using geometric shapes and are viewed as a sign of invitation to welcome people into the home; a tribute to harmonious co-existence; and, thought to bring prosperity. She will also be sharing stories from her culture and the relevance of the Mandala art. This workshop is perfect for anyone from the novice to the experienced and the process can be meditative and spiritual. At the end of the workshop you will walk away with a truly lovely and personal piece of artwork to be treasured.

 

The purpose of this Mandala Art Workshop is not just to create a beautiful unique Mandala art but also enjoy and experience the process of creating a Mandala with relaxing meditation music in the background. The workshop also includes complimentary hot Indian Chai and biscuits served by the artist.



W20-P3 Modern Art Painting
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Saturday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Jan 18, 2020 - Feb 15, 2020 )

Expressionism in realism has a strong tradition. Artists have always looked for ways to go beyond simple realism—from Rembrandt, Delacroix, and Turner to Monet and Renoir, to Van Gogh, Bonnard, and Gaugin. Taught by Eo Omwake, a PAFA instructor over 25 years and a working artist, this class focuses on approaches and ideas to help you discover and explore the way of 'expressionistic realism'. Fun and informative, this is for students interested in going beyond the look of things’ to the ‘feel of things'.

Materials: acrylic or water-based oils, canvases, brushes, rags, jars, palette & a palette knife.



W20-Wc1 Watercolor-Starting Up
Instructor: Wendy Scheirer
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 300.00 - $ 280.00 Members
Tuesday 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM ( Jan 28, 2020 - Mar 17, 2020 )
Watercolor is an exciting, versatile medium, which can be used in many ways.  Using a variety of subject matter, students will learn the fundamentals of painting in watercolor.  Classes will begin with demonstrations, and include group critique.  Materials will be discussed in the first class.  Bring sketchbook, pencil and any watercolor materials you have. 


W20-Wc3 Watercolor-Moving Along
Instructor: Wendy Scheirer
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 300.00 - $ 280.00 Members
Tuesday 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM ( Jan 28, 2020 - Mar 17, 2020 )
Students will use the basic techniques of watercolor painting and gain experience in: drawing for watercolor, wet in wet watercolor, glazing with watercolor washes, and mixed aqueous media.  Students are encouraged to work in their own style.  Classes will include group critique with emphasis on constructive criticism of works in progress. 


W20-Pw2 Portrait Painting - Any Medium with Live Model
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Monday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Feb 17, 2020 - Mar 9, 2020 )
Students eager to sharpen their skills will learn lessons in anatomy, proportion, palettes, mixing and practical color application to enhance their interpretation of the live model in oil paint. In addition, students will receive constructive feedback as their paintings develop during class time. Full class poses and multi-week poses will be provided with the intention of creating finished works for the student’s portfolio. The aim of this course is to provide a technical foundation that will help students achieve their artistic vision. Class is open to drawing, oil, acrylic, colored pencil and pastel among others. Bring what you like to work with, if you are unsure you can always start with the classic, sketch pad, pencil and eraser.
MODEL FEE IS INCLUDED IN TUITION
Below is an example of an oil paint materials list.

Materials

An assortment of Paint Brushes

Turpenoid

Rags or Paper Towels

Canvases ranging from 8x10 – 18x24

Recommended Paints:

-Titanium / Flake White

-Cadmium Lemon

-Cadmium Yellow Pale

-Yellow Ochre Pale

-Cadmium Orange

-Cadmium Red Light

-Cadmium Red Deep

-Alizarin Crimson

-Burnt Sienna

-Burnt Umber

-Raw Umber

-Ultramarine Blue

-Cobalt Blue




W20-POw2 Oil Painting with Raven Sparrow
Instructor: Ronald Coppola / R.S.
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Wednesday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ( Feb 19, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020 )
This class is for all oil painters from beginners to those with more experience looking to branch out and expand their oil capabilities.  Join Raven Sparrow in learning tips and techniques to help speed up your process as well as painting on various surfaces; canvas, wood, paper and masonite.
Materials List
Brushes, #2 & #4, Flat & Filbert, hog hair brushes.
11x14 and/or 16x20 sketchbook.
Oil paints: Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Ivory Black, Ultra Marine Blue & Titanium White.
Small can of mineral spirits
and small container for mineral spirits
3, 11x14 canvas boards (depending on your chosen surface).
photos of your choice to work from; landscape, animal or still-life.
Raven Sparrow - a.k.a. Ronald Coppola studied at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.  He also studied under Paul Deslo and Nelson Shanks.  Ron has painted several murals for the US Government at the Coatesville & Lebanon Veterans Hospital.  Mr. Sparrow is represented in area galleries and has painted for over 35 years.


W20-P2 Painting-An Abstract Approach
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Feb 25, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020 )

This class cover contemporary approaches in painting such as Expressionism - which includes abstraction. This is a predominately a studio class, where you work (paint) in class, including occasional video lessons. Mr Omwake teaches each student according to their interests. It is not a one size fits all approach. The last half hour is devoted to critique of the day's work.  Fun! Informative! 

Materials: acrylic or water-based oils, canvases, brushes, rags, jars, palette, & a palette knife

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You can register for individual days in this program. Click here. 


W20-P8 Wednesday Night Painting
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Feb 26, 2020 - Mar 25, 2020 )
Wednesday night painting will begin with the more traditional painting methods of portrait, still life, and figure as the subject.  Students will then be encouraged to embark on a new, fresh and contemporary painting style.  Using personal experiences, media imagery, books, etc, students will dive into contemporary studies and paintings.  
Teens welcome.  

All media are welcome, bring your medium of choice to the first class.  Materials and techniques will be discussed. 


W20-P4 Modern Art Painting
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Saturday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Feb 29, 2020 - Mar 28, 2020 )

Expressionism in realism has a strong tradition. Artists have always looked for ways to go beyond simple realism—from Rembrandt, Delacroix, and Turner to Monet and Renoir, to Van Gogh, Bonnard, and Gaugin. Taught by Eo Omwake, a PAFA instructor over 25 years and a working artist, this class focuses on approaches and ideas to help you discover and explore the way of 'expressionistic realism'. Fun and informative, this is for students interested in going beyond the look of things’ to the ‘feel of things'.

Materials: acrylic or water-based oils, canvases, brushes, rags, jars, palette & a palette knife.



W20-P6 Beginner Oil Painting
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Feb 26, 2030 - Mar 26, 2030 )

Learn the basics of oil painting. We start with the materials needed and move into painting exercises to learn various beginner techniques.


Teens Welcome.


2  stretched canvases (10"x 10" - 12" x 16")

Box or newspaper to transport a wet canvas home flat in the car

Palette

Odorless turpentine or mineral spirits

Lidded jar (peanut butter size)

Brushes: bristle  1"; 1/2" & 1/4" (2 each would be good)

Palette/painting knife ( one about 1/4"- 1/2" wide)

Liquin

Paints:

      Titanium White

      Ultramarine Blue

      Alizarin Crimson

      Cadmium Yellow medium or similar warm yellow

      Transparent Red/Iron Oxide, if not, Burnt Sienna



Pastels


W20-PP1 Continuing Pastel
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Jan 17, 2020 - Feb 14, 2020 )
In this studio class, students learn various techniques specific to the use of pastel. Class time is a combination of instruction, studio time, and group and individual critiques. Bring your sketch and pastel supplies. Further materials will be discussed during class, if needed.


W20-PPw1 Pastel on Sueded Board
Instructor: Ronald Coppola / R.S.
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 45.00 - $ 40.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM ( Jan 25, 2020 - Jan 25, 2020 )
This class is for all levels of pastel artist from beginner to more advanced.  Working on sueded board amplifies tones and colors.  Learn to draw with pastels and understand tonal values to bring your image to life.
Materials Needed to Bring:
Pastel Sticks (full set of colors)
3 or 4 pieces of Neutral color or medium gray suede board 16"x20"
Photos of the subject you want to use (landscape, animal, still-life or human portrait

Raven Sparrow - a.k.a. Ronald Coppola studied at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.  He also studied under Paul Deslo and Nelson Shanks.  Ron has painted several murals for the US Government at the Coatesville & Lebanon Veterans Hospital.  Mr. Sparrow is represented in area galleries and has painted for over 35 years.


W20-PP2 Continuing Pastel
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Feb 28, 2020 - Mar 27, 2020 )
In this studio class, students learn various techniques specific to the use of pastel. Class time is a combination of instruction, studio time, and group and individual critiques. Bring your sketch and pastel supplies. Further materials will be discussed during class, if needed.

Photography


W20-Phw1 Black and White Traditional Darkroom Photography Workshop
Instructor: Cris Staley Hutchinson
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 115.00 - $ 95.00 Members
Thursday 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM ( Mar 5, 2020 - Mar 19, 2020 )

Print traditional B&W prints from your own B&W negatives in the darkroom with tray process technique.

We will experiment with various paper types and surfaces to maximize tonal ranges in printing and work to make an ideal image for your specific negatives. Please bring your processed negatives to the 1st class.

$50 lab fee made payable to the instructor


Printmaking


EXT19DEC2 Screen Printed Holiday Cards
Instructor: Chris McKinney
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 20.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Saturday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( Dec 21, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019 )
Try a new process and create a unique holiday card!  Students will be learning how to use a silk screen to create a printed holiday card.  Print multiples in a variety of colors if you want also!

Handmade gifts are the best gifts!
This class is located at our store in the Exton Square Mall - 1st floor between Boscov's & Main Line Health Center


W20-Pr1 Silkscreen & Relief Printmaking
Instructor: Chris McKinney
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Jan 15, 2020 - Feb 12, 2020 )

Be introduced to silk screen and relief printing, and learn techniques used for both fine artwork and for craft. Take your favorite photographs or drawings and generate endless prints from a single work of art. Create multiple prints using hand-drawn techniques; a great way to create your own greeting cards and T-shirt designs.  Whether a beginner, intermediate, or the rusty professional looking to get back into printing, this course teaches you a fun hands on medium.

 


Materials:

--Printmaking paper or pads: Strathmore Printmaking Acid Free Paper Pad is suggested.

--If you’d like to print on fabric-T-shirts, aprons, and canvas bags.

--Black silkscreen ink is provided. Additional silkscreen inks can be purchased after we discuss the correct types of water based ink we use during 1st class.




W20-Prw2 Thinking in Reverse: Printmaking Foundations 2
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 120.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Saturday 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ( Feb 8, 2020 - Feb 29, 2020 )
In this sampler class, students will explore the variety of techniques used in printmaking.  Etching, woodblock, book binding and marbelizing will be explored througout this 4 week class.  
February 8-Etching
February 15-Woodblock with Chris McKinney
February 22-Bookbinding with Larry Will
February 29-Marbelizing 


W20-Pr2 Silkscreen & Relief Printmaking
Instructor: Chris McKinney
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Feb 19, 2020 - Mar 18, 2020 )

Be introduced to silk screen and relief printing, and learn techniques used for both fine artwork and for craft. Take your favorite photographs or drawings and generate endless prints from a single work of art. Create multiple prints using hand-drawn techniques; a great way to create your own greeting cards and T-shirt designs.  Whether a beginner, intermediate, or the rusty professional looking to get back into printing, this course teaches you a fun hands on medium.

 


Materials:

--Printmaking paper or pads: Strathmore Printmaking Acid Free Paper Pad is suggested.

--If you’d like to print on fabric-T-shirts, aprons, and canvas bags.

--Black silkscreen ink is provided. Additional silkscreen inks can be purchased after we discuss the correct types of water based ink we use during 1st class.



Sculpture


F19-OS-1 Open Studio - Sculpture
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 220.00 - $ 170.00 Members
Wednesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Sep 18, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 )
Open time to work independently on your individual sculptures.  Intended for those working in various types or clay, not for stone work.  This session has 12 weeks, if you register for all 12 the price reflects a $10 savings.  
Drop in for each individual day is $15 for members and $20 for non-members

Bring your own materials, open to ALL mediums (do not have to work  three dimensionally)
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You can register for individual days in this program. Click here. 


W20-Sc1 Clay Sculpture
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 270.00 - $ 250.00 Members
Friday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Jan 17, 2020 - Feb 14, 2020 )
This class teaches students to sculpt, modeling the human figure from life, while learning anatomy and design. Classical as well as abstract styles are explored . Bring a large drawing pad and charcoal to the first class. Materials and firing will be discussed . 

Model fee is included in tuition.


W20-Sc2 Clay Sculpture
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 270.00 - $ 250.00 Members
Friday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Feb 28, 2020 - Mar 27, 2020 )
This class teaches students to sculpt, modeling the human figure from life, while learning anatomy and design. Classical as well as abstract styles are explored . Bring a large drawing pad and charcoal to the first class. Materials and firing will be discussed . 

Model fee is included in tuition.

Watercolor


W20-Wcw1 Watercolor: Beyond the Basics
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Friday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM ( Jan 17, 2020 - Feb 7, 2020 )

This class will be a self motivated course designed to enhance your watercolor skills.  Instructor, Mark Cole will assist students by critiquing, guiding and assessing progress of students paintings, and ensure that students watercolor skills are advancing to the next level.  Offered in 4 week increments, but students are encouraged to take more than one session.


Bring current watercolor materials to class, additional supplies will be discussed.




W20-Wcw2 Watercolor: Beyond the Basics
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Friday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM ( Feb 21, 2020 - Mar 13, 2020 )

This class will be a self motivated course designed to enhance your watercolor skills.  Instructor, Mark Cole will assist students by critiquing, guiding and assessing progress of students paintings, and ensure that students watercolor skills are advancing to the next level.  Offered in 4 week increments, but students are encouraged to take more than one session.


Bring current watercolor materials to class, additional supplies will be discussed.