Adult and Teen Classes

Classes are small group, approximately 6 participants, that are open to beginner and intermediate students. Try out a new art form or pick up tips from a 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.

Classes will meet at The Main Squeeze Coop located at 33 East Main Street, Suite 300 Carmel, IN 46032

See class restrictions during Covid-19.

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Introduction to Oil Painting (3 sessions)

Have you ever been interested in working with oil paints, but have never had the materials or the guidance to get started?  This is a perfect class for beginners who want to experience this timeless medium.  In this three-class session you will get to know the medium by mixing your own colors, learning the wash process, learning and applying beginner oil painting techniques, and digging into a bit of art history by recreating your own oil masterpiece inspired by one of the greats!  We hope to see you there!

Tuesdays October 5th, 12th and 19th

6:30pm – 8:30pm 

$125/ participant

$245 (Take 2)

$365 (Take 3)

Instructor Kat Smith 

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Introduction to Watercolor (3 sessions)

Have you ever been interested in painting in watercolor? This class 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. Each class will include practice at new processes and a class project that focuses on simple still lives including fruit, florals and seasonal pumpkin or gourds.  No experience is necessary and all materials are included. Materials are provided.

Sundays October 10th, 17th and 24th – 2021

Location: 33 E Main Suite 300, Carmel IN 46032

6:30 – 8:30pm

$100/ participant

$195 (Take 2)

$290 (Take 3)

Instructor Michelle Sweers

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Introduction to Drawing (3 sessions)

We will focus on the basic elements of drawing including how to arrange a dynamic still life and including: emphasis, movement, balance using a triangle composition, contrast, proportion and pattern.  Each class will be paired with practice drawings to understand concepts and a class project each week. This workshop will focus on pencil, charcoal and pastel and also cover manipulation, blending and layering of these materials. Materials are provided.

Tuesdays November 2nd, 9th and 16th

Location: 33 E Main Suite 300, Carmel IN 46032

6:30 – 8:30pm

$125/ participant

$245 (Take 2)

$365 (Take 3)

Instructor Michelle Sweers

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Introduction to Portraiture (3 Sessions)

Learn the basics of portraiture including facial features and proportions, facial planes and shadows. Create drawing studies to practice concepts and close up studies of individual features in pastels concentrating on blending and shadows. Create a final portrait based on what you learn. Bring a portrait to class or choose from a magazine portrait. Materials are provided.

Location: 33 E Main Suite 300, Carmel IN 46032

November 23rd, November 30th and December 14th (off December 7th)

$125/ participant

$245 (Take 2)

$365 (Take 3)

Instructor Michelle Sweers

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Sun King Brewing Event

Drop in Mosaic Coasters and Drafts

Stop by Sun King and make a mosaic coaster from a variety of glass and ceramic pieces. Cut, glue and grout all in this drop in workshop. Participants will be spaced with other registrants 6’ distanced in small groups. Please arrive at the beginning of your time slot. Included in this workshop is a draft beer ticket. 

November 10th

Location: 135 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46202

5:00 – 6:00pm

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6:00 – 7:00pm

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7:00 – 8:00pm

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Cancellation Policy:

One week before the class date, or earlier, class refunds will be issued if needed. However, class refunds will only be issued for class credit within the week before class.