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-May11 Free Plein Air Painting & Drawing at Valley Forge National Historical Park - Pawlings Farm
Instructor: Randall Graham
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 0.00 - $ 0.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM ( May 11, 2019 - May 11, 2019 )
Saturday, May 11th - Location in the park is Pawlings Farm - 1 Pawlings Circle, Phoenixville, 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-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 5
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-C1 Wheel Throwing for all ages
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 230.00 - $ 210.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM ( Apr 3, 2019 - May 1, 2019 )
Take your throwing skills to the next level.  During this collaborative class students will learn how to turn their mugs and bowls into pitchers and teapots. Advanced throwing will focus on galleries, handles, and trimming along with glaze technique and surface decoration.

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.



S19-Cw6 Paint Your Own Platter-BYOB
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Apr 26, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019 )

Come in and paint your own platter.  Enjoy an evening with your partner, family or friend and paint some ceramics.  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.


Registration price is per person.  If you are signing up with a friend, each person will need to register. 

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.

 




EXTAPR3 Fragmented Face Tiles-Preview
Instructor: Constance McBride
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 25.00 - $ 25.00 Members
Saturday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( Apr 27, 2019 - Apr 27, 2019 )
This class is located at our store in the Exton Square Mall - 1st floor between Boscov's & H&M.

This workshop will serve as a preview to the 2 day workshop offered in May at our West Chester Studio.  Try your hand at a new handbuilding technique!

Students will create 4"x6" tiles and add on a partial face bas-relief. We'll use hand-building skills to make the tile and add texture using a variety of tools in the studio. We'll use a press mold to start the face and then students will sculpt facial features to their liking to finish the piece.


S19-Cw2 Pottery Workshop: Exploring Clay Bodies
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 195.00 - $ 175.00 Members
Monday 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM ( Apr 29, 2019 - May 20, 2019 )
In this studio style class, explore how different clay bodies work.  Instructor will introduce you to new skills on how to work with clay through Handbuilding and Wheel Throwing. Students will explore how different types and colors of clay, where they come from, how they are made, and how you use different types of clay to make different pieces of pottery. This is an ALL LEVELS workshop and beginners are encouraged!  

Tuition includes a materials' fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings, and 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.

S19-Cw4 Pottery Workshop - Afternoons
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 195.00 - $ 175.00 Members
Tuesday 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM ( Apr 30, 2019 - May 21, 2019 )

In this studio style class, explore ideas based on personal interest.  Instructor can teach you the skills to achieve any and all ideas that are brought to the table.  Instructor will also have projects at the ready including demos on specific skills. All levels welcome and teens welcome.


Tuition includes a materials' fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings, and first 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.




S19-Cw9 Building on a Thrown Piece
Instructor: Veronica McLaughlin
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 200.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( May 2, 2019 - May 23, 2019 )
This class is a combination of wheel throwing techniques and hand-building.  The first class and a half will be on the wheel making vessels to build upon. The opportunities with this combination of techniques is endless.  We can make anything from decorative houses, birdbaths, and beer steins to abstract sculptural forms. The final class will be spent glazing your masterpieces. Must have experience on the wheel, 16+ welcome.

S19-Cw10 Ceramics: Pizza & Paint
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 65.00 - $ 60.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( May 3, 2019 - May 3, 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.



S19-C2 Wheel Throwing for all ages
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 230.00 - $ 210.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM ( May 8, 2019 - Jun 5, 2019 )
Take your throwing skills to the next level.  During this collaborative class students will learn how to turn their mugs and bowls into pitchers and teapots. Advanced throwing will focus on galleries, handles, and trimming along with glaze technique and surface decoration.

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.



S19-NOw2 Clay & Chardonnay: Wheel Throwing
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( May 10, 2019 - May 10, 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.



S19-Cw12 Fragmented Face Tiles
Instructor: Constance McBride
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 140.00 - $ 120.00 Members
Thursday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( May 16, 2019 - May 17, 2019 )
Students will create 4"x6" tiles and add on a partial face bas-relief. We'll use hand-building skills to make the tile and add texture using a variety of tools in the studio. We'll use a press mold to start the face and then students will sculpt facial features to their liking to finish the piece.

S19-Cw8 Handbuilding for beginners- Mornings
Instructor: Constance McBride
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 260.00 - $ 240.00 Members
Thursday 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM ( May 16, 2019 - Jun 6, 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.



S19-Cw5 Paint Your Own-Serving Bowl-BYOB
Instructor: Francesca Phillips
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( May 17, 2019 - May 17, 2019 )

Come in and paint your own serving bowl.  Enjoy an evening with your partner, family or friend and paint some ceramics.  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.


Registration price is per person.  If you are signing up with a friend, each person will need to register. 

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.


 


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S19-NOw4 Clay & Chardonnay: Handbuilding
Instructor: Constance McBride
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( May 17, 2019 - May 17, 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.



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.



Drawing

S19-Drw1 Beginner Drawing
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Apr 4, 2019 - Apr 25, 2019 )
This course is designed to aid in developing an awareness of structure, spatial relationships and perspective. Students will be instructed how to use art materials, how to render form using value and line, as well as more advanced perspective techniques. Projects will include still life and interior drawing.

Recommended Materials

Sketch Pad (18x24 and larger)

Drawing Paper (Rives BFK, Strathmore, etc.)

Charcoal (Vine, Compressed)

Pencils (A range from 6B to 4H)

Erasers (Kneaded, Pink etc.)



S19-Drw3 Intermediate Drawing
Instructor: Beth Clark
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Monday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Apr 8, 2019 - Apr 29, 2019 )

S19-CP1 Capturing Spring Flowers with Colored Pencil
Instructor: Eileen Rosen
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 270.00 - $ 250.00 Members
Thursday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM ( Apr 11, 2019 - May 16, 2019 )
This class has been postponed 1 week, please take note of the new dates, 4/11-5/16
Learn to use blendable,vibrant wax based PRISMACOLOR color pencils to interpret the forms & colors of a single flower.
You will learn,step by step,how to mix the colors by building up & blending layers of color to create a vibrant life like " portrait" of your flower.
Specific techniques & instructor  demos plus individualized instruction provided.
There will be fresh flowers provided each week 
Initially class will practice techniques on the simpler forms of fruit/vegetables.
 
Materials fee of $25 made payable to instructor

SUPPLY LIST
set of PRISMACOLOR PREMIER color pencils (48 count set or more)
Pencils are packaged in black tin box,labeled  SMOOTH COLOR LAYDOWN 
DO NOT PURCHASE THE BLACK TIN BOX LABELED WATER SOLUBLE!!!
 
9"x 12" sketch book
Pencil sharpener ( battery operated suggested)
 

S19-Drw6 Figure Drawing Studio: Live Model with Instruction
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 210.00 - $ 190.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Apr 30, 2019 - May 21, 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.

 


S19-Drw2 Beginner Drawing
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( May 2, 2019 - May 23, 2019 )
This course is designed to aid in developing an awareness of structure, spatial relationships and perspective. Students will be instructed how to use art materials, how to render form using value and line, as well as more advanced perspective techniques. Projects will include still life and interior drawing.

Recommended Materials

Sketch Pad (18x24 and larger)

Drawing Paper (Rives BFK, Strathmore, etc.)

Charcoal (Vine, Compressed)

Pencils (A range from 6B to 4H)

Erasers (Kneaded, Pink etc.)



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 )

S19-Drw9 Drawing: Beyond the Basics
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( May 9, 2019 - Jun 6, 2019 )

This class will be a self motivated course designed to enhance your drawing techniques.  Instructor, Mark Cole will assist students, in a relaxed and non-intimidating classroom setting, 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.


Bring any materials you have to the first class, 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.)


Jewelry

S19-J1 Adult Metal Jewelry
Instructor: Hattie Weselyk
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Apr 4, 2019 - May 2, 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.

S19-Jw2 Stone Setting/Jewelry Making
Instructor: Patricia Halsey
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 115.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Monday 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM ( May 6, 2019 - May 20, 2019 )
Learn to set gemstones such as tumbled stones, cabochons (domed stones), and faceted stones into ready to wear jewelry.  Shape,file, hammer and solder, polish and set.

Teens welcome. 
$35 materials' fee is payable to the instructor.  Add’l costs may apply depending on the projects.

S19-J2 Adult Metal Jewelry
Instructor: Hattie Weselyk
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( May 9, 2019 - Jun 6, 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.

S19-Jw3 Multiple Soldered Jewelry Settings
Instructor: Patricia Halsey
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( May 15, 2019 - May 29, 2019 )
Use shaping, forming, soldering, polishing techniques to create a wearable jewelry of your choice!  Will also be addressing layered metal, wire and gemstone settings to create a beautiful and wearable work of art!

Materials' fee of $35 made payable to teacher during first class.


Mixed Media

S19-St1 Studio Workshop Concentration
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Intermediate
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Apr 2, 2019 - Apr 30, 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.  Offered as two 4 week sessions, but it is recommended students participate in all 8 weeks.


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

S19-Pw9 Plein Air
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Saturday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( May 4, 2019 - Jun 1, 2019 )

Plein Air is painting and drawing outside in the fresh air.  Weather dictates if students will be working from landscape photographs, or we will brave the outdoors! Chester County scenery in winter will be our subject matter.  Discussions of landscape artists, from the old masters to our modern contemporaries, their styles and approaches, materials and techniques are part of this curriculum.  Study composition, color and light from Monet to Hopper to Diebenkorkn. A painting demonstration is offered, as well as individual or group critique of each Plein Air student's artwork. Teens welcome.

No Class May 25

New/Beginner students bring sketch materials to first class and additional materials will be discussed.


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.  Offered as two 4 week sessions, but it is recommended students participate in all 8 weeks.


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

Painting

S19-Wc1 Watercolor-Starting Up
Instructor: Wendy Scheirer
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 300.00 - $ 270.00 Members
Tuesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Apr 2, 2019 - May 21, 2019 )
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. 

S19-Wc2 Watercolor-Moving Along
Instructor: Wendy Scheirer
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 300.00 - $ 270.00 Members
Tuesday 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM ( Apr 2, 2019 - May 21, 2019 )
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. 

S19-Pw6 Wednesday Night Painting
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Apr 3, 2019 - Apr 24, 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. 

S19-PAw1 Acrylic Painting
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Tuesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Apr 9, 2019 - Apr 23, 2019 )

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



S19-POw3 Portrait Oil Painting with Live Model
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 210.00 - $ 190.00 Members
Monday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Apr 29, 2019 - May 20, 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



S19-Pw7 Wednesday Night Painting
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( May 1, 2019 - May 22, 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. 

S19-NOw8 Paint & Pinot - May the 4th be with you
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 55.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( May 3, 2019 - May 3, 2019 )
Calling all Jedi's--use the force to create a beautiful acrylic painting---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 create a painting inspired by Star Wars, to help celebrate "May the 4th!"

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.

S19-P3 Painting-Contemporary Approach
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( May 7, 2019 - Jun 4, 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! 

You can register for individual days in this program.  Call CCAA for more information. 

Individual day pricing is as follows: $40 per day (member); $45 per day (non-member) Must register the Friday prior to class 

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

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S19-POw1 Oil Painting
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 135.00 - $ 115.00 Members
Tuesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( May 7, 2019 - May 21, 2019 )

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



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.


EXTMAY4 Floral Guided Painting
Instructor: Chris Chadwick
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 20.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Saturday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( May 11, 2019 - May 11, 2019 )
This class is located at our store in the Exton Square Mall - 1st floor between Boscov's & H&M.
Perfect for friends or couples, or even on your own!   Come to the mall on a Saturday afternoon to create a floral inspired acrylic painting.  
This workshop is for all levels, and taught by our talented instructor Chris Chadwick!  You will be guided every step of the way, and leave the workshop with a painting you can be proud of.  What a perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon!
Materials are included in the price.  

S19-P5 History of Women's Art & Expressionism
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Saturday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( May 11, 2019 - Jun 1, 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


EXTMAY5 Sunset Guided Painting
Instructor: Chris Chadwick
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 20.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Saturday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ( May 18, 2019 - May 18, 2019 )
This class is located at our store in the Exton Square Mall - 1st floor between Boscov's & H&M.
Perfect for friends or couples, or even on your own!   Come to the mall on a Saturday afternoon to create a sunset inspired acrylic painting.  
This workshop is for all levels, and taught by our talented instructor Chris Chadwick!  You will be guided every step of the way, and leave the workshop with a painting you can be proud of.  What a perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon!
Materials are included in the price.  

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 )

Pastels

S19-PPw1 Continuing Pastels
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Apr 12, 2019 - May 3, 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 April 12-May 3, 2019

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


S19-PPw4 Ramping Up Color with Pastels!
Instructor: Madeleine Kelly
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 90.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM ( May 11, 2019 - May 11, 2019 )

Lousy photo? Drab, gray, faded? Avoid muddy tired colors in a pastel painting and make more confident color choices that sing.

10-4 pm open to all levels. Adults.


Materials List:

-Photo reference of a landscape (something you took)

-Bring set of soft or hard pastels (any brand or mix - Sennelier, Unison, Terry Ludwig, Nu Pastels, etc...)

-Please bring paper of your choice (Canson sanded, Wallis, Art Spectrum, UART, or other) I suggest

sanded paper, any brand, however so that you can layer.

-Gloves or Glove lotion (it is recommended that you use one or the other for skin protection) (“Gloves in a -Bottle” or any mechanic’s barrier cream from Pep Boys works nicely also)

-Sketching Board with clip to hold paper

-Tortillons (cylindrical drawing tools can be found in AC Moore, Michaels and all other art supply stores)

-Container for alcohol or water

-Several soft bristled inexpensive paint brush (oil/acrylic) something that you will only use for your pastels

-Isopropyl alcohol and mineral spirits ( can be carried in a small closed glass container )

-Artists Tape, blue tape or green tape

-Willow or Vine Charcoal for sketching




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.




S19-Phw1 Refining your B&W darkroom photography
Instructor: Cris Staley Hutchinson
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM ( Apr 25, 2019 - May 16, 2019 )

This course will be 4 weeks of instructor led darkroom printing with a mini critique the final week.

Students should bring their own black and white negatives which will be used for a custom printing process for maximization of image quality. Students will learn beyond the basics of printing by understanding of the process and darkroom manipulations of advanced darkroom printing.

$40 lab fee


S19-Phw iPhoneography
Instructor: Fiona Keyes
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 45.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( May 11, 2019 - May 11, 2019 )
“The best camera is the one that’s with you”, to quote Chase Jarvis. Social media has made everyone a photographer. These days we’re constantly treated to some amazing cell phone photographs and a plethora of apps for editing and enhancing. Where does one start?! Join me as we explore a couple of camera apps, along with processing apps and few artistic apps to add a little “pop” to your photos. In this overview, we’ll review how some of the available camera apps are used and then some fun choices for editing. Take your cell phone photos to the next level and add some “wow” your memories!

Material list with apps for downloading with an approx total cost of $25 (sent after signing up for class)

Printmaking

EXTAPR2 Screen Printed Cards
Instructor: Chris McKinney
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 20.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Sunday 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Apr 28, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019 )
This class is located at our store in the Exton Square Mall - 1st floor between Boscov's & H&M.
Try a new process and create a hand made card!  Students will be learning how to use a silk screen to create a printed card.  Print multiples in a variety of colors if you want also!

Handmade gifts are the best gifts!

S19-Pr2 Silkscreen & Relief Printing-Beginner
Instructor: Chris McKinney
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( May 7, 2019 - Jun 4, 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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S19-Sw2 Sculpture with Alejandro
Instructor: Alejandro D.. Lemus
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( May 3, 2019 - May 24, 2019 )
Bring your own picture, sketches or concept and work on bringing that image to life.  Learn sculpting techniques from beginner to advanced.  Come ready to work and learn. Materials list is below. 

Alejandro is a third generation sculptor. He started his training at 11 years old, when he began sculpting and designing marionettes.  He has designed and created work for a number of leading companies, including Lennox, The Franklin Mint and The Bradford Exchange. 

Materials' List
Amaco Plast-i-clay non-hardening modeling clay
Wooden Dowel - 1/2" dia. x 48"
Base wood plaque - 8" diameter
Wood Clay tool set - 6 pieces
Double Ribbon tool set - 6 pieces
Armature wire 1/16" (1.6mm) x 32ft
Armature wire 1/8" (3.2mm) x 20ft


S19-S2 Clay Sculpture
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 225.00 - $ 205.00 Members
Friday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( May 10, 2019 - Jun 7, 2019 )
This class teaches you 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 1st class. Materials and firing will be discussed. Model fee is included in tuition.

Trip

S19-Trip-Kahlo Bus Trip - Brooklyn Museum - Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving Full, Waitlist Available
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: -1
$ 88.00 - $ 78.00 Members
Thursday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM ( May 2, 2019 - May 2, 2019 )
It's on and confirmed!  
CCAA is hosting a bus trip to the Brooklyn Museum to see their special Frida Kahlo exhibition.  We will leave CCAA at 8:00am please arrive by 7:30am, so we can roll out on time.  The price includes the bus, light refreshments, regular entry to the museum and timed entry tickets for the Kahlo exhibition.  There is a discount for seniors (62 and over), $70 for members and $78 for non-members.  Discount not available online, must call or stop in to register to receive discount.

Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving is the largest U.S. exhibition in ten years devoted to the iconic painter and the first in the United States to display a collection of her clothing and other personal possessions, which were rediscovered and inventoried in 2004 after being locked away since Kahlo’s death, in 1954. They are displayed alongside important paintings, drawings, and photographs from the celebrated Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of 20th Century Mexican Art, as well as related historical film and ephemera. To highlight the collecting interests of Kahlo and her husband, muralist Diego Rivera, works from our extensive holdings of Mesoamerican art are also included.

Watercolor

S19-Wcw1 Watercolor: Beyond the Basics
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 160.00 Members
Friday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Apr 12, 2019 - May 3, 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 April 12-May 3, 2019


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