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.

Monet Watercolor Intensive

Have you ever been interested in painting in watercolor? This intensive will focus on the process of using watercolor. It will include layering in thin washes, painting from light to dark, paint mixing and effects using artist quality watercolors tubes. No experience is necessary and all materials are included. Focus will be on the process of watercolor and with Monet’s expressive brushstrokes there will be no one painting a like. Included in this workshop is the postcard of Monet’s water lilies and a mat board frame.

$105

December 8th

12:00 – 6:00pm

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Mosaic Coaster Drop In

Make your very own cut mosaic coasters using colorful glass, millefiori and mirror tiles. Create 1-2 geometric designed coasters or 1 more advanced coaster with shape designs. Use glass snips, glue and grout to construct these beautiful useful pieces of art. What great handmade gifts for the holidays.

$38

December 15th

2:00 – 4:00pm

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Landscape Painting Intensive 

Pick from a variety of simple landscape compositions or bring your own. Learn the basics of watercolor, acrylic or oil painting through exploratory exercises and instructor led demonstrations. Have you always wanted to try a new medium but are afraid to try? This is a great chance to try something new in a relaxed encouraging environment.

$100/ participant per session

Watercolor – January 19th

9:00 – 2:00pm

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Acrylic – February 16th

9:00 – 2:00pm

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Oil – March 2nd

9:00 – 2:00pm

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Creating Textures in Clay Intensive

Stamp, press and roll textures in clay using items including rolling pins, doilies, buttons and natural materials like sticks and leaves. Bend and sculpt clay around a mold to create a vase or mug. Glaze your pottery which will be ready to pick up in 3-4 weeks.

April 27th

9:00 – 2:00pm

$100/ participant

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Mixed Media Intensive

Learn how to move from verbal to visual language culminating in a final project. We all have intuition but how do we access it? Using expressive art exercises, personal inquiry and collage participants will tap into symbolic communication leading to fresh perspectives. Bring a friend, prepare to be surprised at what you discover!

May 4th

9:00 – 2:00pm

$100 / participant

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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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Silk Scarves

Create a beautiful hand painted silk scarf in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. Colors will flow freely blend and become an abstract work of art. It is impossible to make a mistake in this expressive workshop. Scarves and paints are included.

March 23rd

10:00 – 12:00 pm

$40/participant

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Winter Blues Fused Glass

Create your very own fused glass flower landscape!  Dream of sunshine and colorful days. Learn to use frit, rods, stringers and shards of glass all to create a beautiful spring glass tile. Display on your own little easel.   All projects will be fired and delivered about 2 weeks after class.

$40 a person

Thursday, February 21st

6:30-7:30 pm

Ages 12-adult

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Fishing for Fun Fused Glass

Create your very own fused glass fish in the ocean!  Design the depths of your ocean. Learn to use frit, rods, stringers and shards of glass all to create a beautiful spring glass tile. Display on your own little easel.   All projects will be fired and delivered about 2 weeks after class.

Thursday, April 18th

6:30-7:30 pm

All ages

$40/ 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.