At the Arts Center we offer many different types of Art, including ceramics, sculpting, drawing, painting, graphic art, animation, calligraphy, textiles, landscape, printmaking, guitar building, and stained glass. Something for every age!
Clay: Wheel Throwing Pottery with Anne Schultz
Get centered on the potters wheel! Have fun learning the basics of making and finishing pottery to create useful and decorative items for your home. Centering clay, forming, trimming and glazing will be covered. Experienced students will work of advancing their skills and creating a personal style. All skill levels are welcome.
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.
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.
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
On February 7, The Bassett Gallery will have a special event to reveal the work of Caroline Waterman and Ginger Wagoner immediately prior to Opening Night of Odd Couple (the Female Version) in the Wood Auditorium!
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. Introduction to the wheel is available. All experience levels welcome. All pottery created in this class is food safe. Clay may be purchased through the Arts Center for $25 a bag. 6 weeks
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.
Clay: Hand-Building Pottery with Anne Schultz
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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