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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S19-OS1 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 ( Apr 1, 2019 - Jun 3, 2019 )
The dates above reflect the official SPRING 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. 

S19-FREE-VF-May25 Free Plein Air Painting & Drawing at Valley Forge National Historical Park - J.J. Audubon Center
Instructor: Randall Graham
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 0.00 - $ 0.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM ( May 25, 2019 - May 25, 2019 )
Saturday, May 25th - Location in the park is John James Audubon Center - 1201 Pawlings Rd., Audubon, PA.

This is a great chance for beginners and veterans alike. Painters can enjoy nature's glory at Valley Forge Park with supportive guidance by instructor Randall Graham (for those who need/want it). Everyone is free to paint or draw (or photograph) whatever they wish. Randall walks around to everyone and helps with any questions or concepts/advice. He also gives tips on basic Plein Air concepts –advice on good locations, composition, how light will change, and good color recipes for a given landscape. At the start of each session, park rangers will give a brief description of the history of that day's location. Please feel free to email Randall directly with any questions: randy@grahamartanddesign.com
*Any time the weather is a little sketchy participants can move to the Train Station for more shelter. Please follow Facebook page for updates: https://www.facebook.com/LandscapesStructuresVAFO/

S19-FREE-VF-Jun 8 Free Plein Air Painting & Drawing at Valley Forge National Historical Park - Hopewell Furnace
Instructor: Randall Graham
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 0.00 - $ 0.00 Members
Saturday 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM ( Jun 8, 2019 - Jun 8, 2019 )
Saturday, June 8th - Location in the park is Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site - 2 Mark Bird Lane, Elverson, PA.

This is a great chance for beginners and veterans alike. Painters can enjoy nature's glory at Valley Forge Park with supportive guidance by instructor Randall Graham (for those who need/want it). Everyone is free to paint or draw (or photograph) whatever they wish. Randall walks around to everyone and helps with any questions or concepts/advice. He also gives tips on basic Plein Air concepts –advice on good locations, composition, how light will change, and good color recipes for a given landscape. At the start of each session, park rangers will give a brief description of the history of that day's location. Please feel free to email Randall directly with any questions: randy@grahamartanddesign.com

*Any time the weather is a little sketchy participants can move to the Train Station for more shelter. Please follow Facebook page for updates: https://www.facebook.com/LandscapesStructuresVAFO/
For additional information, download PDF flyer ​HERE.

Ceramics

S19-COS Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 10
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 150.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Monday 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM ( Apr 1, 2019 - Jun 3, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 11AM-3:30PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 11AM-4PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM

SPRING OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 4/1-6/7, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 6/7:  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. 

S19-COS1 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students - 1 Day Drop-in
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 30.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Monday 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM ( Apr 1, 2019 - Jun 3, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 11AM-3:30PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 11AM-4PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


SPRING OPEN STUDIO RUNS 4/1-6/7.  Studio pass expires 6/7 This is for a 1 day drop in, 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. 






S19-COS2 Ceramic Open Studio - Current CCAA Clay Students - 1 Day Drop-in
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 15.00 - $ 10.00 Members
Monday 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM ( Apr 1, 2019 - Jun 3, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 11AM-3:30PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 11AM-4PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


Spring open studio runs from 4/1-6/7.  This is for a 1 day drop in, 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).



S19-COS3 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 5Full, Waitlist Available
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 75.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Monday 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM ( Apr 1, 2019 - Jun 3, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 11AM-3:30PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 11AM-4PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


SPRING OPEN STUDIO RUNS 4/1-6/7 , STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 6/7.  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).


S19-COS4 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 20
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 270.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Monday 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM ( Apr 1, 2019 - Jun 3, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 11AM-3:30PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 11AM-4PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


SPRING OPEN STUDIO RUNS 4/1-6/7, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 6/7.  Includes 20 open studio days (up to 80 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.  


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).  


S19-COS5 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 30
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 360.00 - $ 240.00 Members
Monday 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM ( Apr 1, 2019 - Jun 3, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Monday 11AM-3:30PM

Tuesday 5PM-9PM

Wednesday 11AM-4PM

Saturday 9AM-1PM


SPRING OPEN STUDIO RUNS 4/1-6/7, OPEN STUDIO PASSES EXPIRE 6/7 .  Includes 30 open studio days (up to 120 hours of creating time), use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Additional 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). 


S19-Cw11 Table Top Totems
Instructor: Constance McBride
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 140.00 - $ 120.00 Members
Thursday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( May 30, 2019 - May 31, 2019 )
Students will create a small table top totem using shapes, marks, patterns or hand carve your own design. We'll use hand-building skills to build the shapes (triangles/cylinders/squares/…) and use tools in the studio to add texture. Each totem will be built on a wooden dowel which will be removed for firing and re-inserted to finalize the piece after glazing. The table top totem can be used as "glazing test piece". Students will record each colored glaze used for each part of the totem, for future reference.

S19-Cw13 Ceramics: Pizza & Paint
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 65.00 - $ 60.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Jun 7, 2019 - Jun 7, 2019 )
Come in enjoy some pizza and paint some already fired ceramics.  A great evening to share with your family, and bonus, dinner is included!  Bring inspiration from home or pick something out from the images we have, any design or creative ideas are welcome!  Once your piece is finished, it is safe to use with food.  All pottery is available for pickup one week after workshop date.

Cost includes one ceramic piece, additional items can be purchased for $10.  Tuition based on registration in pairs.  If registering an odd number of people call 610-696-5600. 

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.



SU19-Cw1 Handbuilding
Instructor: Constance McBride
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 260.00 - $ 240.00 Members
Monday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 10, 2019 - Jul 1, 2019 )

Get creative with clay and make some fun ceramic projects the first three weeks and the final week glaze your work.  This class is for all experience levels, but is more geared towards beginner students.  The instructor has fun projects to work on incorporating basic hand building techniques; coil, pinch pot and slab building.  


NO CLASS JULY 4


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.



SU19-COS1 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 30
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 360.00 - $ 240.00 Members
Tuesday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 11, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Tuesday: 5pm-9pm

Thursday: 5pm-9pm

Saturday: 9am-1pm


SUMMER OPEN STUDIO RUNS 6/11-8/22, OPEN STUDIO PASSES EXPIRE 8/22 .  Includes 30 open studio days (up to 120 hours of creating time), use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Additional 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). 


SU19-COS2 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 20
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 270.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Tuesday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 11, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Tuesday: 5pm-9pm

Thursday: 5pm-9pm

Saturday: 9am-1pm


SUMMER OPEN STUDIO RUNS 6/11-8/22, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 8/22.  Includes 20 open studio days (up to 80 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.  


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).  


SU19-COS3 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 10
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 150.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Tuesday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 11, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Tuesday: 5pm-9pm

Thursday: 5pm-9pm

Saturday: 9am-1pm

 

SUMMER OPEN STUDIO RUNS: 6/11-8/22, OPEN STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 8/22:  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. 

SU19-COS4 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 5
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 75.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Tuesday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 11, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Tuesday: 5pm-9pm

Thursday: 5pm-9pm

Saturday: 9am-1pm


SUMMER OPEN STUDIO RUNS 6/11-8/22, STUDIO PASS EXPIRES 8/22.  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).


SU19-COS5 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students - 1 Day Drop-in
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 30.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Tuesday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 11, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Tuesday: 5pm-9pm

Thursday: 5pm-9pm

Saturday: 9am-1pm


SUMMER OPEN STUDIO RUNS 6/11-8/22.  Studio pass expires 8/22 This is for a 1 day drop in, 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. 






SU19-COS6 Ceramic Open Studio - Current CCAA Clay Students - 1 Day Drop-in
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 15.00 - $ 10.00 Members
Tuesday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 11, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 )
Studio Hours are:

Tuesday: 5pm-9pm

Thursday: 5pm-9pm

Saturday: 9am-1pm



Summer open studio runs from 6/11-8/22.  This is for a 1 day drop in, 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).



SU19-Cw3 Wheel Throwing All Levels
Instructor: Veronica McLaughlin
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 260.00 - $ 240.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 12, 2019 - Jul 3, 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 4 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.

SU19-NOw1 Clay & Chardonnay: Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Meghan Bergman
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jun 21, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019 )
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.



SU19-Cw5 Wheel Throwing Beginner
Instructor: Veronica McLaughlin
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 215.00 - $ 195.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jul 10, 2019 - Jul 24, 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 3 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.

SU19-Cw2 Handbuilding
Instructor: Constance McBride
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 260.00 - $ 240.00 Members
Monday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jul 15, 2019 - Aug 5, 2019 )

Get creative with clay and make some fun ceramic projects the first three weeks and the final week glaze your work.  This class is for all experience levels, but is more geared towards beginner students.  The instructor has fun projects to work on incorporating basic hand building techniques; coil, pinch pot and slab building.  

 


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.



SU19-NOw3 Clay & Chardonnay: Handbuilding
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019 )
Perfect for Date Night or 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.



SU19-Cw4 Wheel Throwing All Levels
Instructor: Veronica McLaughlin
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 260.00 - $ 240.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jul 31, 2019 - Aug 21, 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 4 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.

SU19-NOw5 Clay & Chardonnay: Wheel Throwing
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Aug 16, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019 )
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.



Drawing

S19-Drw4 Intermediate Drawing
Instructor: Beth Clark
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Monday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( May 6, 2019 - Jun 3, 2019 )

SU19-Dr1 Figure Drawing Studio: Live Model with Instruction
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 235.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 11, 2019 - Jul 16, 2019 )
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.

No class July 2

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.

 


SU19-Dr3 Drawing from the Beginning
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jun 13, 2019 - Jul 18, 2019 )
If you have always wanted to improve your drawing skills, this class can 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 additional materials will be discussed.

SU19-CPw1 Colored Pencil with Watercolor
Instructor: Eileen Rosen
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 90.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Thursday 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM ( Jul 11, 2019 - Aug 1, 2019 )
Discover the technique of combining watercolor & wax based colored pencils.
A flat one color simple shape is the underpainting.  Once dry, wax based PRISMACOLOR colored pencils are layered & blended to create depth,dimensionality.
Instructor will do step by step demonstration & at first session fruits,vegetables will be provided as subject matter.

Supplies
        If have set of paints bring to class,PLUS a tube of CHINESE WHITE.
        If  not:
Tubes of COTMAN watercolors:
                   
Cadmium Red.        
Permanent Rose
Cadmium Yellow.    Lemon Yellow OR Cadmium Yellow Light
Ultramarine Blue
Cerulean Blue
Chinese White
A watercolor brush
Container for water
Mixing palette 
A pad  of STRATHMORE MIXED MEDIA pad,6"×8"
( no cold press watercolor paper as it's too bumpy)

PRISMACOLOR PREMIER COLORED PENCILS; set of 36 or 48 count
  
 They are packaged in black tin box & labeled SMOOTH COLOR LAYDOWN
   If ordered online,may also say SOFT CORE
   DO NOT  purchase box labeled WATER SOLUBLE!!
 


SU19-Dr2 Figure Drawing Studio: Live Model with Instruction
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 235.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jul 23, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 )
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.

 


SU19-Dr4 Drawing from the Beginning
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jul 25, 2019 - Aug 22, 2019 )
If you have always wanted to improve your drawing skills, this class can 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 additional materials will be discussed.

Fiber Arts

S19-Fw2 Nuno Felted Silk Scarves and/or Felted Home Decor
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 75.00 - $ 65.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Jun 1, 2019 - Jun 1, 2019 )

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.

You also have the option to create 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. (Parents and teens are welcome to register to take the workshop together.)


SU19-Fw1 Nuno Felted Silk Scarves
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 75.00 - $ 65.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Jun 29, 2019 - Jun 29, 2019 )

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.)


SU19-Fw2 Nuno Felted Silk Scarves
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 75.00 - $ 65.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Jul 20, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 )

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.)


SU19-Fw3 Nuno Felted Silk Scarves
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 75.00 - $ 65.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Aug 17, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019 )

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

S19-J2 Adult Metal Jewelry
Instructor: Hattie Weselyk
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 120.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( May 23, 2019 - Jun 13, 2019 )
NEW 4 WEEK SESSION!
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.

SU19-Jw1 Jewelry-Designing with Wire
Instructor: Patricia Halsey
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Monday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Jun 10, 2019 - Jun 24, 2019 )
 Learn the art of filigree using pliers, mandrels, and forms to make a soldered filigree pendant and ring or learn and use wire wrapping skills to set a stone and ring without soldering

SU19-J1 Adult Metal Jewelry
Instructor: Hattie Weselyk
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jun 13, 2019 - Jul 18, 2019 )
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.  

No class July 4

Materials' fee $40 per student.

SU19-Jw2 Soldering and Stone Settings
Instructor: Patricia Halsey
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Monday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Jul 8, 2019 - Jul 22, 2019 )
Learn basic soldering & multiple solderings plus bezel and prong settings. Make a ring and a pendant in sterling. $35.00 materials fee.

SU19-J2 Adult Metal Jewelry
Instructor: Hattie Weselyk
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jul 25, 2019 - Aug 22, 2019 )
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.

SU19-Jw3 Sawing & Piercing
Instructor: Patricia Halsey
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Monday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 19, 2019 )
 Learn to use the jewelers saw( or improve your skill),filing,piercing with a drill, shaping and polishing. Multiple metals available. 

$35.00 materials fee

Mixed Media

S19-St2 Studio Workshop Concentration
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Intermediate
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( May 7, 2019 - Jun 4, 2019 )

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)

Painting

S19-Wc4 Watercolor Primer
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( May 7, 2019 - Jun 4, 2019 )

This is an adult beginner class, not intended for returning or experienced students.  Within the 5 weeks the goal is to become comfortable with art, watercolor, and taking continuing your art journey!  

If you have materials, or if someone gave you watercolors, bring them with you.  If you don’t have supplies, don’t worry, we’ll go over that in our 1st class.


S19-Wcw4 Gouache with Pastel Plein Air Workshop
Instructor: Beth Clark
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 90.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM ( Jun 1, 2019 - Jun 1, 2019 )

SU19-PO1 Portrait Oil Painting with Live Model
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 255.00 - $ 235.00 Members
Monday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 10, 2019 - Jul 15, 2019 )
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.

NO CLASS JULY 1st

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



SU19-P1 Painting-Contemporary Approach
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 11, 2019 - Jul 9, 2019 )

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. 

SU19-WC1 Watercolor Primer
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Jun 11, 2019 - Jul 9, 2019 )

This is an adult beginner class, not intended for returning or experienced students.  Within the 5 weeks the goal is to become comfortable with art, watercolor, and taking continuing your art journey!  

If you have materials, or if someone gave you watercolors, bring them with you.  If you don’t have supplies, don’t worry, we’ll go over that in our 1st class.


SU19-P5 Wednesday Night Painting
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 12, 2019 - Jul 17, 2019 )
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.  

NO CLASS July 3
Teens welcome.  

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

SU19-P3 History of Women's Art & Expressionism
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Saturday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 15, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 )

This class will begin with a half hour viewing of “Great Women of the Twentieth Century”. Over the series of classes students will discover the great women artists from the Impressionists period to the present day.  Students will then be guided to paint using the style of Expressionism. This class is perfect for those interested in Women in the Arts and the expressionism style.

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


SU19-NOw2 Paint & Pinot - Summer Solstice
Instructor: Chris Chadwick
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jun 21, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019 )
Start your weekend the creative way. Come have a fun art experience at your local Art Center with your friends or make new friends along the way.  In this laid back atmosphere you will createa a painting inspired by the summer solstice that you can take home and show off!  

Materials are included in the tuition (16X20 canvas and acrylic paints).

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.

If you are registering a group of 5 or more people, call to sign up over the phone as there is a group discount.

SU19-Pw8 Plein Air for Beginners & Intermediates
Instructor: Beth Clark
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 90.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM ( Jun 22, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019 )

Come explore the landscape  with this experienced, PAFA educated, Plein-Air artist.  Working outside, we will focus on composition and palette to achieve a solid body of work.  In case of inclement weather we will work inside and have lively discussions of both current and historical examples of landscape paintings.



SU19-P2 Painting-Contemporary Approach
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jul 16, 2019 - Aug 13, 2019 )

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. 

SU19-WC2 Watercolor Primer
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Jul 16, 2019 - Aug 13, 2019 )

This is an adult beginner class, not intended for returning or experienced students.  Within the 5 weeks the goal is to become comfortable with art, watercolor, and taking continuing your art journey!  

If you have materials, or if someone gave you watercolors, bring them with you.  If you don’t have supplies, don’t worry, we’ll go over that in our 1st class.


SU19-NOw4 Paint & Pinot - Cape May Sunset
Instructor: Chris Chadwick
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019 )
Start your weekend the creative way. Come have a fun art experience at your local Art Center with your friends or make new friends along the way.  In this laid back atmosphere you will createa a painting inspired by the beautiful Cape May sunset, or any Jersey shore vacation spot!

Materials are included in the tuition (16X20 canvas and acrylic paints).

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.

If you are registering a group of 5 or more people, call to sign up over the phone as there is a group discount.

SU19-P4 History of Women's Art & Expressionism
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Saturday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jul 20, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019 )

This class will begin with a half hour viewing of “Great Women of the Twentieth Century”. Over the series of classes students will discover the great women artists from the Impressionists period to the present day.  Students will then be guided to paint using the style of Expressionism. This class is perfect for those interested in Women in the Arts and the expressionism style.

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


SU19-PO2 Portrait Oil Painting with Live Model
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 255.00 - $ 235.00 Members
Monday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jul 22, 2019 - Aug 19, 2019 )
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.

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



SU19-P6 Wednesday Night Painting
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jul 24, 2019 - Aug 21, 2019 )
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. 

SU19-POw1 WORKSHOP: Oil Painting for Beginners & Intermediates
Instructor: Madeleine Kelly
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 90.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM ( Aug 10, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 )

This workshop will help you learn the basics of oil painting and will act as a refresher for those who are already familiar with the medium.  We will cover composition, value and color relationships, mixing color, and various methods of applying paint.

 

 

Materials List:

Suggested Oil Colors:                                                                                                         

  • Yellow: cadmium yellow pale or Indian yellow
  • Blue: cerulean blue, ultramarine
  • Red: cadmium red, alizarin crimson
  • Green: sap green, viridian
  • Earth: raw umber, burnt sienna, yellow ochre or Naples yellow
  • Black: Ivory
  • White: titanium

 

Brushes: flat brushes in a variety of sizes; Firm oil brushes and a few soft, synthetic or sable brushes; a few rounds and at least one 2" soft flat brush for glazing. NOT watercolor brushes

 

Palette knife

Palette, wood or paper (toned gray paper is preferable)

Linseed oil

Turpenoid or odorless paint thinner

Containers for linseed oil and Turpenoid or Liquin

Stretched canvas or panel that has been gessoed

Paper towels and painting rags


Pastels

S19-PPw2 Continuing Pastels
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( May 10, 2019 - May 31, 2019 )
This class will be a self motivated course designed to enhance your pastel techniques.  Instructor, Mark Cole will assist students by critiquing, guiding and assessing progress of students art works, and ensure that students skills are advancing to the next level.  Offered as a two 4 week courses, but students are encouraged to take the full 8 week course.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING DATE CHANGES:
Class will now be running May 10- May 31, 2019


Photography

S19-OSp1 Darkroom Open Studio - 10 Pass
Instructor: Tara Toocheck
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 140.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Wednesday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Apr 3, 2019 - Jun 5, 2019 )

Photography Darkroom Program: Open Studio Printing Sessions - 10 Pass

10 pass is good for 10 visits within the winter session dates. Open darkroom is available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of photography and darkroom techniques.  Ages 16 and older (and approved younger aged students with darkroom experience).


Spring Studio Hours run from 4/3-6/5

Wednesdays 5pm-8pm


All Spring passes expire 6/5.  Includes use of darkroom and equipment - materials fees will be discussed as needed.




S19-OSp2 Darkroom Open Studio - 5 Pass
Instructor: Tara Toocheck
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 85.00 - $ 60.00 Members
Wednesday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Apr 3, 2019 - Jun 5, 2019 )

5 pass is good for 5 visits within the winter session dates.  Open darkroom is available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of photography and darkroom techniques.  Ages 16 and older (and approved younger aged students with darkroom experience).


Spring Studio Hours run from 4/3-6/5


Wednesdays 5pm-8pm


All Spring passes expire 6/5.  Includes use of darkroom and equipment - materials fees will be discussed as needed.




S19-OSp3 Darkroom Open Studio - 1 Day Drop-in
Instructor: Tara Toocheck
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 20.00 - $ 15.00 Members
Wednesday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Apr 3, 2019 - Jun 5, 2019 )

1 day pass is good for 1 visit within the winter session dates.  Open darkroom is available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of photography and darkroom techniques.  Ages 16 and older (and approved younger aged students with darkroom experience).


Spring Studio Hours run from 4/3-6/5


Wednesdays 5pm-8pm


All Spring passes expire 6/5.  Includes use of darkroom and equipment - materials fees will be discussed as needed.




SU19-Phw1 Digital Photography for Beginners & Intermediates
Instructor: Susan Reno
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 45.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jun 20, 2019 - Jun 20, 2019 )
Move beyond the auto settings on your DSLR camera! This workshop will help you better understand your camera, as well as introduce you to composition and design concepts, giving you the tools to help you become a better photographer. Topics include exposure controls such as aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, and composition concepts such as rule of thirds and leading lines. The class will also touch upon elements of light and color temperature. Students will have an opportunity to practice their new skills with a photo “scavenger hunt” on the premises of CCAA. No prior photography experience necessary.

Students must bring a DSLR camera and memory card.  

SU19-Phw2 Digital Photography for Beginners & Intermediates
Instructor: Susan Reno
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 45.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Jul 18, 2019 - Jul 18, 2019 )
Move beyond the auto settings on your DSLR camera! This workshop will help you better understand your camera, as well as introduce you to composition and design concepts, giving you the tools to help you become a better photographer. Topics include exposure controls such as aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, and composition concepts such as rule of thirds and leading lines. The class will also touch upon elements of light and color temperature. Students will have an opportunity to practice their new skills with a photo “scavenger hunt” on the premises of CCAA. No prior photography experience necessary.

Students must bring a DSLR camera and memory card.  

SU19-Phw3 Digital Photography for Beginners & Intermediates
Instructor: Susan Reno
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 45.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Aug 15, 2019 - Aug 15, 2019 )
Move beyond the auto settings on your DSLR camera! This workshop will help you better understand your camera, as well as introduce you to composition and design concepts, giving you the tools to help you become a better photographer. Topics include exposure controls such as aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, and composition concepts such as rule of thirds and leading lines. The class will also touch upon elements of light and color temperature. Students will have an opportunity to practice their new skills with a photo “scavenger hunt” on the premises of CCAA. No prior photography experience necessary.

Students must bring a DSLR camera and memory card.  

Printmaking

SU19-Prw3 Silkscreen Sample Class on Shirts
Instructor: Chris McKinney
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 90.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Jun 12, 2019 - Jun 19, 2019 )
Do you have an image that you would like to put on a T-shirt? Maybe a drawing that you would like to print on greeting cards for friends and family. In this two week printmaking class we will cover the basics of creating and printing a hand drawn silkscreen. 

Students should bring a single colored image. We will review paper for printing and T-shirts in the first class.

 


SU19-Prw1 Silkscreen & Relief Printing-Beginner
Instructor: Chris McKinney
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Jun 26, 2019 - Jul 24, 2019 )

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.

 

No class July 3rd


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.



SU19-Prw2 Silkscreen & Relief Printing-Beginner
Instructor: Chris McKinney
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Jul 31, 2019 - Aug 21, 2019 )

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

S19-OSs Open Studio - Sculpture
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 220.00 - $ 170.00 Members
Wednesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Apr 3, 2019 - Jun 5, 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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SU19-Sc1 Sculpture Workshop with J. Clayton Bright
Instructor: J Clayton Bright
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 470.00 - $ 450.00 Members
Monday 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM ( Jun 10, 2019 - Jun 14, 2019 )

This class will focus on the horse's head allowing students to gain an understanding of this expressive part of a horse. We will be working at about 1/3 life-size so you can gain a complete understanding of the horse's physiognomy without being overwhelmed by size. Clayton teaches a systematic approach to sculpture that guides one to a finished sculpture efficiently.

To make possible individualized help the class size is limited. This makes the class suitable for beginning or experienced sculptors. The materials fee pays for an armature and clay. A supply list for students to bring will be sent on registration.

A separate $50 materials fee is payable to the instructor, and covers an armature and 4 lbs of clay.

SU19-Sc2 Sculpture Workshop with J. Clayton Bright-Goat
Instructor: J Clayton Bright
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 470.00 - $ 450.00 Members
Monday 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM ( Sep 16, 2019 - Sep 20, 2019 )

This class teaches a systematic approach to sculpture that guides one to a finished sculpture efficiently. A goat will be the model, but the method Clayton teaches can be applied to any subject.

To make possible individualized help the class size is limited. This makes the class suitable for beginning or experienced sculptors. The materials fee pays for an armature and clay. A supply list for students to bring will be sent on registration.


 

A separate $50 materials fee is payable to the instructor, and covers an armature and 4 lbs of clay.

Watercolor

S19-Wcw2 Watercolor: Beyond the Basics
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Friday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( May 10, 2019 - May 31, 2019 )

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 as a two 4 week courses, but students are encouraged to take the full 8 week course.


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



PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING DATE CHANGES:
Class will now be running May 10- May 31, 2019