Adult Classes




Explore Abstraction through Collage and Painting with Carol Barber

No Experience Required!  Create your own material for collage by painting on paper. Then collage your creations onto canvas or paper to create a unique abstraction. This class will emphasize the principles of design and elements of art.

Date: August 25

Time: Saturday, 1–4pm

Ages: All ages

Instructor: Carol Barber

Registration: $40, Supplies:  $10

Beginning Acrylic Painting with Carol Barber

Students in this intensive workshop will learn basic techniques in layering, shading, and color mixing, with an emphasis on fun and creative expression.  You will work from life to achieve a painterly work of art.

Time: Mondays, 6–8pm

Ages: All ages

Instructor: Carol Barber

Registration: $65, Supplies:  $15

Dates: September 17, 24, October 1


Make a Footed Bowl for the Holidays! Clay Workshop with Kim Stocker

No experience necessary! Come to this fun workshop and create a one-of-a-kind footed bowl as your introduction to ceramics. On the first day you’ll meet for two and a half hours, during which you’ll construct and decorate your bowl, using clay and a variety of tools. You’ll also start painting on underglaze colors. After it is fired in the kiln, we’ll meet again for one and a half hours, during which you’ll paint on additional underglaze colors and paint on three layers of clear glaze. After the bowls are fired again, we’ll let you know when they are finished and ready for pickup.  A great holiday gift idea!

Time: Thursday, 5:30–8pm, 5:30–7pm

Ages: All ages

Instructor: Kim Stocker

Registration: $40, Supplies $5

Dates: September 20 (create!), and October 25 (glaze!)

Felted Wall Hanging with Mary Ann Buckley

Using stained glass patterns as a guide, students will needle felt seasonal and holiday-themed wall hangings with dyed prefelt and unspun, dyed wool.

Time: Saturday, 1-4pm

Ages: All ages

Instructor: Mary Ann Buckley

Registration: $45, Supplies: $25

Date: September 22

Beaded Earrings & Pendant with Jen Billker

Looking for that perfect pair of earrings and/or necklace to finish off your holiday outfit?  Why not make your own? This class will teach you how to make your own perfect match in a simple yet elegant design called “Boleyn.”  You will leave with a set of earrings and/or a pendant plus the skill to create your own personalized gifts at home.

Time: Wednesday, 5:30–7:30pm

Ages: All ages

Instructor: Jen Billker

Registration: $30, Supplies: $8

Date: October 17

“Snowflake” Earrings & Pendant with Jen Billker

This very simple beaded snowflake design will make the perfect winter earring and pendant set.  You will fashion a pair of earrings in class; when you leave the class, you will have the skill to let your imagination and/or gift list guide you to your next handmade snowflake(s).  This pattern could be used over and over for many different personalized touches such as gift tags, ornaments, key chains, zipper charms, book marks, rearview mirror hangers, suncatchers, etc.

Time: Wednesday, 5:30–7:30pm

Ages: All ages

Instructor: Jen Billker

Registration: $30, Supplies: $8

Date: November 7

Make Holiday Cards with Carol Barber

Using the concepts of abstraction, collage, and color, you will make an assortment of holiday- and winter-themed cards to send or frame. In Carol’s workshop, students will use a variety of materials and techniques to make your artwork unique and beautiful

Time: Saturday, 1–3pm

Ages: All ages

Instructor: Carol Barber

Registration: $30, Supplies $5

Date: November 17

Fundamentals of Wheel-Thrown Pottery with Janet Adams

In this beginning- to intermediate-level class, Janet will share the joy of working with clay. Each session will begin with a demonstration, followed by a hands-on opportunity for students to try what was just shown. One-on-one coaching will also be provided. The fundamentals include: clay preparation, throwing on the wheel, trimming and finishing, and glazing. Typically students finish a session with several finished pieces of their own making.

Time: Tuesdays, 1–3pm

Ages: Adults

Instructor: Janet Adams

Registration: $100, Supplies $35


Session I: September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9

Session II: October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20

Pottery from Basics to Advanced Techniques with Jim Bosket

Learn what makes making pottery so fascinating and satisfying. Jim will teach you the basics of throwing on the wheel and/or hand-building (or help you brush up on old skills) and then work with you to finish and glaze your projects. You’ll work at your own pace with lots of hands-on instruction. This class is ongoing.

Time: Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30pm

Ages: Adults

Instructor: Jim Bosket

Registration: $100, Supplies $35


Session I: August 28, September 4, 11, 18, 25, October 2

Session II: October 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13

Wednesday Night Clay Club with Aimee Hunt

Aimee offers personal attention to each student learning to throw on the wheel and hand build. Demonstrations and discussion of form and concepts assist students exploring their own clay project goals. This is an informal class and lots of fun. It is ongoing, restarting every six weeks.

Time: Wednesdays, 6:30–8:30pm

Ages: All ages

Instructor: Aimee Hunt

Registration: $100, Supplies $35


Session I: September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17

Session II: October 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28, December 5

Acrylic Painting Workshop with Lou Messa

Acclaimed artist Lou Messa will offer two workshops including demonstrations and individual hands-on coaching and assistance. “If you get into trouble, Lou can get you out!”

You will work from your landscape photos; Lou will provide the painting surface. Bring your own acrylic paints and brushes and a desire to improve your painting skills.


Time: 10am–4pm, with a break for lunch

Ages: All ages

Instructor: Lou Messa

Registration: $175

Dates: Wednesday, October 3, and Saturday, October 27

Beeswax Candle Dipping Workshop with Kimberly Radcliffe

Experience the delight of hand-dipping beeswax candles the old-fashioned way! Using organic beeswax (which smells heavenly), students will learn how to dip candles the way it’s been done for hundreds of years. It’s  fun, and you’ll produce candles you will love to use. They make great gifts, too.

Time: Saturday, 1-4pm

Ages: 16 and up

Instructor: Kimberly Radcliffe

Registration: $45, Supplies: $15

Date: November 3



%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close