Adult's Classes:

Fall classes begin September 21 (unless noted otherwise)

Class attendance will be limited! Please call to register!

Performing Arts &

Art Workshops (in orange)

FUN DANCE FITNESS

Ages 12 - adult

Charlotte Mitchell

Tuesdays 9am - 10am

Thursdays 9am - 10am

$5 per class

Begins 9/22

*MUST CALL FOR RESERVATION*

Time passes quickly when you’re having fun and getting fit. This class offers one full hour of “fun, dance & fitness.” Move your body to oldies, pop, show tunes, country, etc. Using light weights, hula hoops, bands, canes & pom-poms. Come work out & sweat with us, meet new friends, bring a towel & water. Light weights optional. See you soon! ONGOING CLASS

TAI CHI  Relaxation!

Ages 10 to adult

Frank Callio

Tuesdays 6:30pm - 8pm

$5 per class

Begins 9/22

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese art studied to promote relaxation and to encourage meditation. The slow, flowing exercise of the Tai Chi “form” is taught along with several breathing exercises. Tai Chi is often called “meditation in motion” as it encompasses both physical and mental exercise. ONGOING

Visual Arts

PAINTING CREATIVELY

Adults

Barbara Rosin

Thursdays 11am - 2pm

$35 per class

Begins 9/24

Acrylics, watercolor, pastel, oils...what are your preferred painting materials? Whether you are a beginner or an experienced painter, we can all learn from how to really "see" our subject, whether it's inspired by a photograph, set-up, or imagination. Explore which elements of color, composition and technique attract you as we look at art history and contemporary artists. Through individual instruction and group discussion in a friendly, supportive atmosphere, experience the welcoming nature of making art. Group museum trips are an optional offering. ONGOING CLASS

PAINTING COLORFUL SKIES AND CLOUDS IN PASTEL

Ages 16- Adults

Renee Leopardi

$140—6 Wednesdays 6pm - 8pm

OR $30 per class

Begins 10/14

Supply list available: Click here

Learn how to paint dramatic skies! Having the Atlantic Ocean at our doorstep allows us the privilege of seeing some amazingly colorful skies. Whether we are painting a soft subtle sky or a storm filled sky, you'll learn how to carefully layer your pastels to create luminosity and the desired texture and softness in the clouds. Students will work from their own favorite photographs. All levels welcome.

LEARN TO DRAW WITH CHARCOAL

Ages 16- Adults

Renee Leopardi

$140—6 Tuesdays 6pm - 8pm

OR $30 per class

Begins 10/13

Whether you are new to drawing or just brushing up on your skills, this class is perfect for all levels. Charcoal is an inexpensive and fun medium to work with. Learn how to use light and shadow to create a three dimensional appearance as well as techniques for capturing texture and proper perspective of the subject.


Please bring: Vine Charcoal, Artist Chamois, Kneaded Eraser, Board and Charcoal paper sketch pad (I use 18 x 24” but smaller is ok). Paper designated as “Charcoal Paper” works best. An easel is recommended but not necessary. Michael’s or Hobby Lobby will have the necessary supplies.

Visual Arts

Attention pottery students!

You must call before coming in for open studio. Space is limited.

BEGINNER POTTERY

Adults 18+

Joe DiMatteo

$140—8 Tuesdays 6pm-8pm

Begins 9/22

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

Intro to wheel throwing. Explore basic forms and techniques including cylinder, bowl, and plate forms. Decorating and glazing techniques are also explored. Hand-building, pinch, coiling, and slab are taught for alternative pottery methods. Students are encouraged to practice during non-class time. Please come to class with a towel and old clothes or apron. Open studio time available for students ($5)

BEGINNER to INTERMEDIATE POTTERY

**New day!**

Adults 18+

Collette Smith

$140—8 Mondays 10am - 12pm

Begins 10/5

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

This class is for beginner to intermediate. Many different techniques will be explored:

-Simple soft slab hand-building.

-Using found objects for image impressions, texture, etc.

-Coils such as trivets, snail pots, etc.

-Forms created on the wheel and how to alter them for different shapes, etc.

Open studio time available for students ($5)

BEGINNER to INTERMEDIATE POTTERY

Adults 18+

Collette Smith

$140—8 Fridays 10am - 12pm

Begins 9/25

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

This class is for beginner to intermediate. Many different techniques will be explored:

-Simple soft slab hand-building.

-Using found objects for image impressions, texture, etc.

-Coils such as trivets, snail pots, etc.

-Forms created on the wheel and how to alter them for different shapes, etc.

Open studio time available for students ($5)

HAND BUILDING FUNCTIONAL POTTERY

Adults 18+

Joe DiMatteo

$140—8 Saturdays 9:30am - 11:30am

Begins 9/26

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

For beginners to advanced students. The focus of this class is to create unique individual functional pottery and sculptural vessels without the use of a pottery wheel. We will explore pinching, coiling, slab construction, extrusions, and the Japanese carving technique, kurinuki. We will experiment with textures both found and hand made by means of clay stamps. Learn proper underglazing and glaze techniques to complete your wares. Open studio time available for students ($5)

INTERMEDIATE POTTERY

Adults 18+

Joe DiMatteo

$140—8 Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

Begins 9/24

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

This class is for repeat students only. No beginners please. Expand on basic wheel-thrown forms including matching functional wares & more advanced such as bottles, lids, and toroid. By altering and combining, create new shapes such as teapots, goblets, and free formed vessels. The use of clay slip & commercial underglazes will also be explored for various textures, inlay, chattering & perhaps a few surprises. Open studio time available for students ($5)

MOSAIC MANIA: INTRO

Ages 12 - adult

Michele Pasciullo

$160—8 Wednesdays 6:30pm - 8:30pm

$30 Supply fee

Begins 9/23

Introduction to mosaics for those with little or no experience. Break tile, cut glass, smash dishes, transform trash into treasure! Learn the versatile art of mosaic in this weekly course.

MOSAIC MANIA: INTERMEDIATE

Ages 12 - adult

Michele Pasciullo

$160—8 Mondays 3pm - 5pm

OR

$160—8 Mondays 6pm - 8pm

$30 Supply fee

Begins 9/21

This class is for students who have had an introduction to the mosaic process and are comfortable working independently with guidance from instructor.