Adult Education


Spring 2020 Schedule of Adult Classes

Note: for online registration, it is necessary to charge the non-member rates to cover processing fees.  Thank you for understanding!

Art ala Carte

Adult Pottery with Laura Cardello

Mondays: 6:00-8:00pm

5 weeks: Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 2

Learn step-by-step processes of using clay to make functional and sculptural objects. Students will explore foundational hand-building and wheel-throwing production methods and glaze finishing techniques. $120

Drawing What You See with Cat Lloyd

Tuesdays: 10am-12pm

5 weeks, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 3

Learn to draw objects realistically from observation using perspective, proportion, and shading. Previous ability to draw a straight line, stick man, or bucket of water not necessary! $120

English Paper Piecingwith Robin Hatfield

Thursdays: 10am – 12pm (Morning)


Thursdays 6-8pm (Evening) 

 5 weeks: Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 5

Learn the process of English paper piecing to create fiber works with interlocking geometric patterns. Using paper templates and hand sewing techniques, this is a great way to use up small fabric leftovers or create precise designs utilizing fussy cutting on printed fabrics. $120.

Secret Nook Bookmaking Workshop with Sam Compton

Thursday, February 27th 


Saturday, March 7th 

10am- 3pm  *Bring a bag lunch

These interactive mixed-media books offer surprises and convey special memories for their viewers. Use recyclables, decorative papers, fiber, and special trinkets, to make each book unique. Personalize yours by adding quotes, images, or small objects brought from home. $80

Paste Paper Workshop with Sam Compton

Saturday, February 8th 


Thursday, March 19th

10am- 3pm *Bring a bag lunch 

Create one-of-a-kind decorative papers perfect for card making, bookmaking, wrapping, and numerous mixed media projects while learning the technique of paste paper surface design. $80

A Dash of the Masters with Amanda Cox

Mondays: 5:30-7:30pm

5 weeks: April 20, 27, May 4, 11 18

In this first-time offering, Amanda turns to history for inspiration. Images from different genres demonstrate the way various artists chose to render flowers using different styles, shapes, color schemes, and compositions. Using bright colors, pastels, and layers that Amanda is known for, with a dash of influence from the Masters, we will explore new individual painting styles. $120

Nature’s Influence with Cat Lloyd

Mondays: 10am – 12pm

5 weeks: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18

Using simple hand forming techniques, create leaves, pods, sticks, stones, or whatever natural objects beckon us to sculpt their likeness with clay. This class is as much about the enjoyment of observation and experimentation as final forms. We will finish our work with terra sigillata and a barrel firing. $120

Strip & Go with Robin Hatfield

**2 Day Condensed Class**

Friday, April 24th 5:30-8:30pm & Saturday, Spril 25th 10am – 4pm*

Learn a quick and fun method for making quilted items start to finish. Students will be able to take their new skills and make larger quilts at home. Students may choose to make mug rugs, placemats or wall hangings in class. *includes hour lunch break on Sat. $120

Artistic Journalingwith Sam Compton

**2 Day Condensed Class**

Thursday & Friday, April 2-3

10am -3pm both days *Bring a bag lunch 

Artistic journals are about expressing thoughts using images and words in a creative way. Creative journaling actively engages thoughts and ideas, calls the wandering mind to attention, and encourages a state of mindfulness that empowers creative flow. A great practice for beginners and professional artists. $120

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