Clay: Hand-Building Pottery with Anne Schultz
Clay: Wheel Throwing Pottery with Anne Schultz
Clay: Intermediate/Advanced Wheel Throwing Pottery with Anne Schultz
Stay centered with clay. Students with wheel throwing experience will focus on progressively building wheel throwing, trimming and glazing skills to make sets and complex pots. Some hand building techniques will be included. Clay may be purchased through the Arts Center for $25 per bag.
The main goal for this class is to get students ages 4-7 to love art! We will look at the basic concepts of art, practice basic art skills, use various art mediums, learn about famous artists and feel successful at being an artist ! After all, a famous artist named Picasso, once said, “Every child is an artist.” And he should know! Register by Friday before first class.
Students will learn the very basics of working with clay. We will learn how to hand build small projects using pinch pots, slabs, and coils. Students will learn the importance of what it means to 'slip and score' to keep their projects from falling apart! This class is more about the process than the product, but students will still have a fun time, learn a lot about clay and make some cool stuff! And we will get dirty! So, please wear old clothes!
Register by Friday before first class
Roll up your sleeves and learn how to throw on a potter's wheel and the basic hand building methods of pinching, coiling and slab construction to make beautiful and functional pottery you will be proud to say you made! Beginners and experienced students welcome. All pottery made in this class is food safe. This class is geared towards adults and teens. Clay may be purchased through the Arts Center for $25 dollars a bag.
Join Acting Coach Kim Scott for a comprehensive class in acting for the stage. Whether you are new to the art or a practiced hand at treading the boards, this class will help you improve the skills needed to bring a character to life. You will learn ways to use your voice, body and mind to create as realistic or fantastical a persona as is needed. Learn cold reading and other preparation skills that will give you the confidence to go for it at the auditions and for your showcase on December 2nd! Ages 8-14
Adult and teens, put on your creative hat and come play in the clay with Debra Gregory as your guide. Using pinch methods, coiling, slab rolling and various methods for decorating, you will create functional and decorative pottery. All experience levels welcome. All pottery created in this class is food safe. Clay may be purchased through the Arts Centre for $25 a bag.
Grades 4 through 8
Young potters explore the wonderful world of clay under the guidance of instructor Debra Gregory. Students develop confidence and spark their creativity learning the basics of ceramic hand-building and glazing. Supplies, including clay , are provided.
Join Marney to power up for the day with Pilates. These workouts strengthen your core, improve your posture, flexibility, balance, and tone your entire body without adding bulk – creating long, lean muscles. Pilates can be a positive change in your life and help you achieve your goal to a healthier lifestyle. Sessions are $40 a month for one session a week, $80 for two sessions a week and $100 for unlimited sessions per month. Walk ins are $15 per class.
Join us to learn about the joy of creating on the stage. Whether you are a beginner or an old hat, this is a chance for you to improve your skills on the stage and learn the ins and outs of the theatre. Skill we will work on include listening, speaking, body language, confidence and team building. We will learn about improvisation as well as comedy, tragedy, opera and dance. We will even explore the possibilities of writing and producing your own skit. Set earlier in the day to accommodate homeschoolers, but open to anyone interested. Middle and High School Grades. Check irregular class dates due to holidays.
Register by November 18, 2019
Ever wonder about the stunning lighting effects created on stage during a production or how to know which light works to create a mood or best light an actor. Stage magic happens in large part by the creative minds and hard work of designers and technicians behind the scenes. Join Arts Center Technical Theatre Director Richard Kiraly for an introduction to stage lighting covering the various aspects of lighting a theatrical production. Ages 16 and up. Date is TBD depending on interest.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to start with a script and turn it into a live stage show? Join Technical Theatre Director Richard Kiraly and friends to learn the technical and organizational skills needed to direct a show. Each student will be actor and director as the class will culminate with a production directed by you on stage before a live audience. Ages 16 and up. Class times and dates TBD depending on interest.
Join horticulturist and landscape designer Kristi Dodson to learn the basic principals of landscape design. The first class will be a primer on design, while in the second class you will create a mini landscape of your own to take home. First class wear what you will, but the second class you will be playing in the dirt! Materials provided, but if students have a shallow 6-8" planning container they would like to bring to the second class. they can; though one will be provided for use. 15 - Adults
Inclement weather make up for the second night will be January 23.
Recommended for Beginner level Artists or those looking to advance their Art skills.
In the first 6 sessions, you will be learning drawing and coloring techniques which will include understanding different art mediums and styles from Abstract to Realism with an emphasis on applicable use in Graphic Design and Comic Book/Graphic Novel Art. You will also be exposed to color theory, object and human anatomy, composition, design, and perspective. In the second 6 weeks, we will delve into mixed mediums as we explore creating unique pieces which include Caricatures in Pastels, Flowers in watercolor, and Animal Heraldries in Acrylic.
Ready to take your art to Comic-con or do you want to finally start that Webcomic or Manga!? Learn Art techniques that could get your artwork on Phone apps, T-shirts, and more! Recommended for those looking to Advance their Art Skills. (Not for Beginners)
Learn the ins-and-outs of self-published comic book and Graphic Artists. Learn to create professional Model Sheets and Storyboards, and learn other great Graphic Storytelling Techniques from Controlled Sequencing to Dynamic Compositing that will take your Graphic Art up a level. Emphasis on design, technique, art marketing, and creative development using Traditional and Digital mediums.
Any sized Sketchpad (at least 8.5” x 11’’)
Strathmore 346-1 Paper 300 Series Sequential Art Bristol, Smooth, 11 x 17 Inches, White 24 Sheets
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