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No. 304 Rock Painting (HS RM C312)

DATE: Wednesday, September 22nd

7:00 - 9:00 pm (6-weeks)

Instructor: Victoria Collier

R $45; NR $50; GC $41 

Bring a happy moment to someone’s day by painting a rock for your garden, a friend, or to leave on the side of a hiking trail for everyone to see. In this class you will transform your talented ideas into a decorative rock.

 

No. 404 Model Drawing (HS RM C314)

Thursdays, September 30th              

6:30-8:30 pm (8-weeks)  

No classes: 11/4 & 11/25                         

INSTRUCTOR: Michael Thomas 

R $75; NR $78; GC $68

Ever wonder why so many artists in the past have drawn and painted models? This class will explore human anatomy in its ability to express and its ability to allow us to understand forms in a traditional outlet. (Not nude models)

 

No. 112 Weaving (Google Meet Online) 

Mondays, September 20th

7:00-9:00 pm (3-weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Rodriguez

R $33; NR $38; GC $29 + Materials

Unwind this fall with a new craft experience by learning to weave. Grab your hot tea, light your candle, and get ready to create a beautiful work of art!  You will learn how to build and dress different looms (rectangular, circular, and branch-style).  You will learn how color theory, texture, and a variety of techniques can help you to create that one-of-a-kind keepsake your empty wall never knew it was missing!  Spoil yourself at the yarn store or upcycle your old yarn and fabric stash into a beautiful work of art.  In this class, you will choose a project to complete over three weeks. Weaving is intuitive, relaxing, and yields impressive results!  Participants will be sent the Google Meet classroom link a day or two before the class begins so don’t forget to include your email on your registration.  No prior experience is needed with Google Meet.

 

Week 1-Creating and dressing your looms.  Weaving techniques introduced.

Week 2-Weaving techniques and "open weaving time".

Week 3-"Open weaving time", undressing the loom, and preparing your project for display.

 

Materials list and supplemental information can be found in our Google Classroom.  Google Classroom and Google Meet links will be emailed after registrations are completed.

  

No. 113 Mosaics (Google Meet Online) 

Mondays, October 11th

7:00-9:00 pm (3-weeks)

INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Rodriguez

R $33; NR $38; GC $29 + Materials

Wanting to update an old piece of furniture or spruce up your old terracotta pots?  Need some pizazz on your patio side table?  Some shimmer on your serving tray? Then mosaics may be for you!  Purchase new mosaic supplies or break up those old mismatched dishes and leftover bathroom tiles.  Break out those old seashells and beads.  Go thrifting and find wacky, patterned dishware, and inexpensive mirrors.  In this class, you will learn how to take small pieces of tiles, mirrors, and whatnots to create beautiful mosaic updates on a myriad of objects you've outgrown.  You will learn how to plan a composition, apply mosaic pieces, and finally, how to grout and clean your masterpiece.  Participants will be sent the Google Meet classroom link a day or two before the class begins so don’t forget to include your email on your registration.  No prior experience is needed with Google Meet.

  

Week 1-Creating a composition and drafting your tiles.

Week 2-Applying your tiles.

Week 3-Grouting your tiles and a demonstration on a final cleaning of your masterpiece (to be hardened).

 

Materials list and supplemental information can be found in our Google Classroom.  Google Classroom and Google Meet links will be emailed after registrations are completed.

 

No. 114 Bowls and Baskets (Google Meet Online) 

Monday, November 1st

6:30-9:30 pm (1-night)

INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Rodriguez

R $20; NR $23; GC $17 + Materials

Wanting a fun one-day art experience to brighten up the winter doldrums?  Learn how to use fiber such as raffia, fabric, string, and more to create a one of a kind bowl or basket.  Small, sturdy, and beautiful, handmade vessels are so satisfying to make and are the perfect decoration and gift.  Make time for creativity!  Materials list and supplemental information can be found in our Google Classroom.  Participants will be sent the Google Meet classroom link a day or two before the class begins so don’t forget to include your email on your registration.  No prior experience is needed with Google Meet.

 

No. 209 Great Unknown Movies (Offsite)

Tuesdays, October 5

2:00-4:30pm (Limit 12 students)

INSTRUCTOR: Elaine Wertheim

R $65; NR $68; GC $62

The movies are back!  We are starting small by limiting the number of students and the number of weeks. This series will include FIRST COW and five other worthwhile films. NEW STUDENTS CALL ELAINE WERTHEIM AFTER REGISTERING. 412-341-4463 

 

No. 401 Great Unknown Movies (Offsite)

Thursdays, October 7

7:00-9:30pm (Limit 12 students)

INSTRUCTOR: Elaine Wertheim

R $65; NR $68; GC $62

The movies are back!  We are starting small by limiting the number of students and the number of weeks. This series will include FIRST COW and five other worthwhile films. NEW STUDENTS CALL ELAINE WERTHEIM AFTER REGISTERING. 412-341-4463 

 

No. 103 WATERCOLOR PAINTING FUNDAMENTALS (HS RM C314)

Mondays, September 20th           

6:00-8:30 pm (10-weeks)  

INSTRUCTOR: Gail Bodkin (Limit 15)    

R $75; NR $78; GC $68

Watercolor will be as much fun as your first grade water coloring class, but now with layering, shadowing, highlighting, laughing, and of course some fun.  Join us for multiple projects of elegant simplicity.

 

 

No. 302 WATERCOLOR BEYOND THE FUNDAMENTALS (HS RM C314)

Wednesdays, September 22nd    

6:00-8:30 pm (10-weeks)                          

INSTRUCTOR: Gail Bodkin (Limit 15)

R $75; NR $78; GC $68

Build on your fundamental watercolor skills while completing painting projects.  Explore different styles of watercolor painting while beginning to develop your own styles.  Please bring your basic watercolor supplies to first class.