Adult and Teen Classes

Classes are small group classes that are open to beginners. Try out a new art form or pick up tips from an professional teaching artist. Come, bring a friend and create with us. All materials are provided. Instructors have all had a national background check completed. Teen students of high school age may enroll in adult classes.

Intensives are longer workshops that are broken into skill and technique practice, one shorter study and one longer finished piece to take home. There is a 30 minute lunch break that will be scheduled.

All programs will be held at Cat Theatre in Carmel Art and Design District.

See class restrictions during Covid-19.

 

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Art Intensive – Summer Bouquets 

Learn basic acrylic paint techniques and through guided practice. Create a small study of a flower together. After, work on composition design with your instructor and complete an acrylic bouquet of flowers. 

July 5th

9:30am – 2:30pm

$100

$190 (Take 2)

Register

Drinks and Coasters 

Gather at The Cat and create two mosaic coasters. Snip and glue glass and ceramic tiles. Grout and take home that night. Theatre concession will be open for drinks and snacks.

6:00 – 8:00pm
$35
$60 (Take 2)
$95 (Take 3)

July 10th Register

Art Intensive – Blending in Pastel

Create dynamic landscapes in soft pastel. Learn to sketch the components of  a landscape and how to layer from light to dark in pastel. Practice blending to mix different shades of color together. Work with your instructor on a series of 7” x 12” drawings featuring different simple outdoor photographs from Indiana. 

August 1st

9:30am – 2:30pm

$100

$190 (Take 2)

Register

Art Intensive – Trompe l’oeil Watercolor Shadow Boxes

Learn basic watercolor techniques and through guided practice. Together we will paint small practice paintings of keys in the trompe l’oil tradition. Trompe l’oil means like life, watercolor allows for  details and layering so that you can make things look real.  Following students will arrange their own small shadow boxes to paint in trompe l‘oil. 

October 10th 

9:30am – 2:30pm

$100

$190 (Take 2)

Register 

Art Intensive – Shaded Portraits in Colored Pencils

Learn to blend and layer in colored pencil. With an instructor learn basic facial proportions, planes and shadows. Practice drawing eyes and then complete a full portrait. Bring a portrait to class for your final portrait. 

November 14th 

9:30am – 2:30pm

$100

$190 (Take 2)

Register 

Art Intensive – Watercolor Wreaths 

Learn watercolor techniques through the practice of painting different leaves and flower shapes. Create several small flower studies before painting a watercolor wreath design with your instructor. Learn some simple calligraphy steps including up and down strokes to draw an inscription inside your wreath if you would like. 

December 5th 

9:30am – 2:30pm

$100

$190 (Take 2)

Register

Disney Descendants Set Painting 

Join The Art Lab team in assisting to paint a real theatre background. Perfect ages 12 and up. Designs will be drawn and volunteers are needed to paint. Open to 4 -6 volunteers each date. 

August 29th 9am – 3:00pm

October 17th (tentative)

E-mail: information@artlabindy.com 

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