Adult and Teen Classes

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Classes are small group classes that are open to beginners. Do you want to dabble in a new art form or pick up tips from an instructor? Or, are you looking for a short series to further explore an art form? Either way, we have something for you. Come, bring a friend and create at The Art Lab. All materials are provided. Our instructors are professional teaching artists and have all had a national background check completed. Teens must be enrolled in high school. Students over 12 but not in high school can attend with another adult registrant.

Spring Bouquets in Watercolor Intensive 

Learn the basics of watercolor painting through a series of practice swatches that  include layering, brush techniques, block out methods and paint mixing. Understand all the basics. Practice with one flower and then try a larger bouquet.

April 6thsunflower3

9:00 – 2:30pm

$100/ participant

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Mixed Media Intensive

Look at collage artist Richard Hamilton and create a small study of the question what is home? Learn to layer variety of materials including stickers, collage papers, paint, pen work and magazine images.  Play with the arrangement of images and texts. How can collage tell a story? Discuss contemporary collage artists including Emon Toufanian, Bri Lamkin and others who create commentary on this world. Create a final project that addresses a person interest, question or commentary. 

May 4th

9:00 – 2:30pm

$100 / participant

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Mini Canvas Art Drop In

Visit us during Meet Me on Main and participate in creating a small 4″ collage canvas with hangers. Choose from a variety of collage materials, paint, stencils and embellishments. Get an introduction on materials and have fun creating. This event is great for the whole family. There is a small material charge for this event.

All ages

$4-6 per person depending on the number of registrants

May 11th, 2019

Event duration 5:30 – 8:30pm

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Mosaic Frames

Make your very own cut mosaic frames using colorful glass, millefiori and mirror tiles. Create a geometric designed frame, approximately 8” x 10”. Use glass snips, glue and grout to construct these beautiful pieces of art.

June 1st

9:00 – 12:00 pm

$50 / participant

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Watercolor Beaches

Learn the basics of watercolor painting through a series of practice swatches that  include layering, brush techniques, block out methods and paint mixing. Understand all the basics. Practice with step by step guidance to create shell studies practicing new techniques. Create a final beach landscape with the help of your instructor.

June 29th

9:00 – 12:30pm

$100 / participant

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Portraiture

Learn the basics of portraiture including facial features and proportions, facial planes and shadows. Create studies in pastels of close up features, concentrating on blending and shadows in pastel. Create a final portrait. Bring a portrait to class or chose from a magazine portrait.

July 27th

9:00 – 12:30pm

$100 / participant

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Drawing Composition and  The Still Life

Talk about elements of art that help arrange a still life including: emphasis, movement, balance using a triangle composition, contrast, proportion, pattern and unity. Create several studies of still life compositions to understand these concepts. Pick your favorite still life arrangement to draw. This workshop will focus on charcoal drawing and also cover manipulation of charcoal and techniques.

August 24th

9:00am – 2:30pm

$100 / participant

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Want to come for a one session offsite art events? Check out our events page for upcoming programs at SunKing Breweries or Books and Brew.