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Monday Beginner Wheel Throwing

Create and glaze functional, decorative, and sculptural forms using a pottery wheel. Students will develop their understanding of how to operate a pottery wheel as they work on teacher-led projects and practices.

Students are required to follow the instructor’s curriculum. Only work produced from that curriculum will be fired.

No makeup classes will be made available in the case of illness or inclement weather.

Instructor:  Austin Deal

Supply List

Students will need to bring:

  1. Own set of clay or throwing tools
  2. Large cleaning sponge
  3. Small clay work sponge
  4. Approx. 2ft x 2ft piece of Canvas
  5. Small bucket for cleaning and tool storage
  6. (Optional) Small/detail paintbrushes for glazing
  7. (Optional) Plastic bags for wrapping work

Students will be provided:

  1. Shelf space as close to their creation station as possible
  2. (1x) bag of clay

Links to Class Required Items: (These are recommendations, not the required brands)

  1. Clay / Throwing Tools
  2. Large Cleaning Sponge
  3. Small clay work sponge
    • We recommend buying a basic toolkit with a small sponge included.
  4. Small Bucket for cleaning
    • Any clean, small to medium sized bucket will do.
  5. Canvas
    • We recommend a minimum of 2ft x 2ft piece.

Beginner Acrylics

Discover the basics of acrylic painting including how to get started, use of materials, color theory, and rendering. Throughout the course, you will be working on painting a still life, a landscape, and an animal. You will build confidence in your painting skills, have fun expressing yourself with acrylics, and gain inspiration to continue using the medium in your life.

Instructor:  Stephanie Barker

Supply List

All Supplies Included

Pastels

Explore color through pastels at a beginner and intermediate level. Use traditional pastels as you learn how to mix colors and layering processes. Create still lifes and landscapes using a photo reference. Expand your skills through demonstrations and personal instruction.

Instructor:  Ken Buck

Supply List

Please bring your own reference photo to class each week.

Required:

  • Pastel-toned paper with colors (pad or individual sheets)
  • Pastel boards or sanded pastel paper (your choice of drawing surface)
  • Pastels: Sennelier, Nu Pastels, Rembrandt or Great American
  • For paper sheets you will need masking tape or bull clamps, and a drawing board that is larger than your paper. 
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Stiff bristle brush
  • Soft vine charcoal

Optional:

  • Pastel pencils
  • Cookie tray
  • Dish towel or rags
  • Wet wipes 

Beginner Watercolor

Prepare to become a successful watercolor painter. There is a strong emphasis on drawing and painting subjects such as landscapes, architecture, and water scenes. No experience in watercolor painting is required.

Instructor:  Sarah Rocheleau

Supply List

All Supplies Included

Please bring a few photos you love and would like to paint.

Watercolor of the Wild

Learn how to paint the people, landscapes, animals, or flowers you love. Receive personal one-on-one attention, as well as daily demonstrations to help you grow in experience as a watercolor artist. All skill levels are welcome.

Instructor:  Ken Buck

Supply List

Winsor Newton or Daniel Smith colors tubes

  • Permanent Alizarin Crimson
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Burnt Umber
  • Cadmium Red
  • Cadmium Yellow
  • Transparent Yellow
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Cobalt Turquoise
  • French Ultramarine Blue
  • Hooker’s Green Dark
  • Indigo
  • Permanent Mauve
  • Permanent Magenta
  • Permanent Sap Green
  • Rhodonite Genuine
  • Raw Sienna
  • Sepia
  • Phthalo Green

Additional Watercolor Supplies:

  • 4 H pencil and kneaded eraser
  • Watercolor paper; 140 pound to 300-pound, rough/cold press. (individual sheets* or watercolor blocks)
  • Two plastic water containers
  • Rags or paper towels
  • Masking tape
  • A flat watercolor palette with multiple wells
  • Flat watercolor brushes, mop brush, and a script brush or liner

Please bring your own photographic images to paint from each week.

*If using individual sheets of paper, you will need a drawing board to attach the paper to

Home School Art 2

Meet other homeschoolers beginning or advancing their exposure to art. Practice drawing and gain composition skills, then paint. Explore the fundamentals of each medium and build a groundwork for further understanding, mastering, and study. 

This classroom is only accessible by stairs. 

Instructor:  Elisabeth Iskra

Supply List

All supplies are included.

Advanced Watercolor

Learn how to paint the people, landscapes, animals, or flowers you love. Receive personal one on one attention as well as daily demonstrations are given in order to help you grow in experience as a watercolor artist. Some painting experience is required.

Instructor:  Ken Buck

Supply List

Watercolor Paints:  Winsor & Newton or Daniel Smith tubes

  • Permanent Alizarin Crimson
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Burnt Umber
  • Cadmium Red
  • Cadmium Yellow
  • Transparent Yellow
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Cobalt Turquoise
  • French Ultramarine Blue
  • Hooker’s Green Dark
  • Indigo
  • Permanent Mauve
  • Permanent Magenta
  • Permanent Sap Green
  • Rhodonite Genuine
  • Raw Sienna
  • Sepia
  • Phthalo Green

Other Supplies:

  • 4 H pencil and kneaded eraser
  • Watercolor paper. 140 to 300-pound, individual sheets or watercolor blocks (rough/cold press). If using individual sheets of paper, you will need a drawing board to attach the paper to.
  • Two plastic water containers
  • Rags or paper towels
  • Masking tape
  • Flat watercolor palette with multiple wells
  • Flat watercolor brushes, mop brush, and a script brush or liner.

Please bring your own photographic images to paint from each week.

Colored Pencil & Mixed Media

Explore a variety of techniques in colored pencil, ink, and mixed media. Through class projects, demonstrations, and individual instruction, the instructor will help students build on their skills, strengths, and interests with an emphasis on helping each student develop their own individual style.

Students will have the option of working on class projects or working independently on projects of their own choice.

Instructor:  Nancy Pugliano

Supply List

  • Colored Pencils  (Any brand, recommend at least the 36 pack of Prismacolors with an additional henna, cool and warm greys, and colorless blender)
  • Bristol drawing paper  (smooth or vellum)
  • #2 pencil
  • Kneadable eraser
  • Micron or other brand pigma pens sizes: 005, 01 and 02
  • Portable pencil sharpener (battery preferred)
  • 12 inch ruler
  • Round stencil brushes
  • Turpenoid or solvent and q-tips

Additional supplies will be discussed during the first class.

Colored Pencil, Ink Drawing & More

Explore a variety of techniques in colored pencil, ink, and mixed media. Through class projects, demonstrations, and individual instruction, the instructor will help students build on their skills, strengths, and interests with an emphasis on helping each student develop their own individual style.

Students will have the option of working on class projects or working independently on projects of their own choice.

Instructor:  Nancy Pugliano

Supply List

  • Colored Pencils (Any brand, recommend at least the 36 pack of Prismacolors with an additional henna, cool and warm greys and colorless blender)
  • Bristol drawing paper  (smooth or vellum)
  • #2 pencil
  • Kneadable eraser
  • Micron or other brand pigma pens sizes: 005, 01 and 02
  • Portable pencil sharpener (battery preferred)
  • 12 inch ruler
  • Round stencil brushes
  • Turpenoid or solvent and q-tips

Additional supplies will be discussed during the first class.

Pastels

Explore color through pastels at a beginner and intermediate level. Use traditional pastels as you learn how to mix colors and layering processes. Create still lifes and landscapes using a photo reference. Expand your skills through demonstrations and personal instruction.

Instructor:  Ken Buck

Supply List

Please bring your own reference photo to class each week.

Required:

  • Pastel-toned paper with colors (pad or individual sheets)
  • Pastel boards or sanded pastel paper (your choice of drawing surface)
  • Pastels: Sennelier, Nu Pastels, Rembrandt or Great American
  • For paper sheets you will need masking tape or bull clamps, and a drawing board that is larger than your paper. 
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Stiff bristle brush
  • Soft vine charcoal

Optional:

  • Pastel pencils
  • Cookie tray
  • Dish towel or rags
  • Wet wipes