Open Studio Pottery
Aug
1
10:00 AM10:00

Open Studio Pottery

$60 Member Rate per per month

$75 Non Member rate per month

$25 Drop In Rate. This rate is good for the occasional visit.

Studio time is available during business hours. The studio is not open during scheduled class times. In order to work during the Open Studio Pottery hours, you must posses an intermediate to advanced skill level including, but not limited too; the ability to operate wheels, use of glaze, ability to fire "our" kilns, proper tool usage and more.

The cost includes a great deal for our studio, such as the use of our equipment, tools, includes all firings and access to all the glazes we have in studio. We have over 20 + glazes to chose from. You have a semi private space to work, and a can store your items on a marked shelf.

Prerequisite. No matter your skill level, you should have taken at least one of our pottery classes prior to requesting. Private instructions are not included.

You are responsible for your own clay, and reclaim clay.

Cleanup: Leave the studio in better shape then when you arrived. The studio is checked after your departure.

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Open Studio Pottery
Sep
3
10:00 AM10:00

Open Studio Pottery

$60 Member Rate per per month

$75 Non Member rate per month

$25 Drop In Rate. This rate is good for the occasional visit.

Studio time is available during business hours. The studio is not open during scheduled class times. In order to work during the Open Studio Pottery hours, you must posses an intermediate to advanced skill level including, but not limited too; the ability to operate wheels, use of glaze, ability to fire "our" kilns, proper tool usage and more.

The cost includes a great deal for our studio, such as the use of our equipment, tools, includes all firings and access to all the glazes we have in studio. We have over 20 + glazes to chose from. You have a semi private space to work, and a can store your items on a marked shelf.

Prerequisite. No matter your skill level, you should have taken at least one of our pottery classes prior to requesting. Private instructions are not included.

You are responsible for your own clay, and reclaim clay.

Cleanup: Leave the studio in better shape then when you arrived. The studio is checked after your departure.

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Late Summer Adventures in Watercolor, Adults
Sep
3
6:00 PM18:00

Late Summer Adventures in Watercolor, Adults

Late Summer Adventures in Watercolor

Sept 3, 10, 17, 24

6-8 pm

Cost $100 Members, $110 Non Members

Enjoy the charming, loose and colorful nature of Watercolor at its best. Sharpen your observation skills, color awareness, and learn simple design principles. Explore various Watercolor tools and techniques. Whether you want to improve your painting skills or take the next step as an artist, you will come away from this workshop excited about your art work. Students will benefit from informative demonstrations, friendly critiques, and one on one instruction. Workshop will be offered for all levels.  Please join us in a relaxed, fun and exciting atmosphere and begin or further your adventure in Watercolor.

Instructor is Patrick OBrien

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After School Art, September, K to 5
Sep
4
3:30 PM15:30

After School Art, September, K to 5

After School Art, Grades K to 5

Monthly Cost: $50 for Members, $60 Non Members

You must register for class and inform The Arts Center prior to sending your child on a school bus. If you want to try out ASA, for a day, the drop in rate is $15. Siblings discount 10%. Financial assistance is available to those in need. Scholarship forms are available in the office or can be emailed to you directly at your request. Art Student Memberships are available for $25 for the remainder of 2019. Memberships run from Jan and expire in Dec.

3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesdays

School bus is available from Third Ward and Midland Elementary school, and children will be met by TAC staff. 

Please send a healthy snack with your child. Water will be provided by The Arts Center.

Class Description: After School Art (ASA) offers a multidisciplinary approach and is part of a creative arts education; supplementing the school experience. Different projects everyday including painting, drawing, pottery, polymer clay, weaving and more. 

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Fried Bread and Jelly Workshop
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Fried Bread and Jelly Workshop

Fried Bread and Homemade Jelly Workshop, Adults, Limit 4 to 5 students

Approx 2 hours

Cost $25 each, Material Fee $25

Fried Bread from an heirloom recipe will be made in class, start to finish, and to compliment your bread, a homemade jelly! Make your own batch of something special for your table or to give as a gift. Learn to make one flavor of herbal or fruit (TBA) jelly and take some home! The workshop will be held at 2 Park Street, in the kitchen at The Arts Center. Attendees will learn jelly making from fruit processing to canning and all the secrets to making jelly set to that perfect, delectable jell. Jelly and jelly making supplies will be available for purchase. Recipe and instructions will be provided to take home.

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Open Studio Pottery
Oct
3
10:00 AM10:00

Open Studio Pottery

$60 Member Rate per per month

$75 Non Member rate per month

$25 Drop In Rate. This rate is good for the occasional visit.

Studio time is available during business hours. The studio is not open during scheduled class times. In order to work during the Open Studio Pottery hours, you must posses an intermediate to advanced skill level including, but not limited too; the ability to operate wheels, use of glaze, ability to fire "our" kilns, proper tool usage and more.

The cost includes a great deal for our studio, such as the use of our equipment, tools, includes all firings and access to all the glazes we have in studio. We have over 20 + glazes to chose from. You have a semi private space to work, and a can store your items on a marked shelf.

Prerequisite. No matter your skill level, you should have taken at least one of our pottery classes prior to requesting. Private instructions are not included.

You are responsible for your own clay, and reclaim clay.

Cleanup: Leave the studio in better shape then when you arrived. The studio is checked after your departure.

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Fall Pottery Mug Workshop, Adults
Oct
5
8:00 AM08:00

Fall Pottery Mug Workshop, Adults

Fall Pottery Mug Workshop for Adults

Cost $35 Members and $45 Non Members.

$20 Material Fee

Drop by during the MSFF festivities and create a mug that fit your personality. The workshop will be approximately 2ish hours. In the workshop, the instructor will teach you how to make a ceramic mug from a clay slab. After building the form, you will finish your work with design and color slips, decorating.

*** Approximately 2 ish weeks for completion. After the drying process, pottery must undergo two firings; one bisque and one glaze firing. oh the wait!!!

Additional cost for extra mugs!

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Harvest Watercolors, Adults
Oct
8
6:00 PM18:00

Harvest Watercolors, Adults

October 8, 15, 22, 29, from 6 to 8 pm

Cost $100 Members, $110 for Non Members

Cost includes materials

Harvest Watercolors will focus on techniques applied to capture the essence of the various fall harvest. By the use of color and value, the student will be guided through the application and approaches in watercolor technique to successfully capture and create a completed watercolor painting. Join Instructor Patrick O'Brien for a relaxing, enjoyable evening in October.

Image credit to June Rollinson

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Pottery Goblins and Monsters, Grades 2 to 5
Oct
12
2:00 PM14:00

Pottery Goblins and Monsters, Grades 2 to 5

Its Goblin and Monster time at the Pottery Studio!

Cost $40 Members, $50 Non Members

This one day workshop allows your young monster to create their own monsters and goblins to celebrate Halloween! Kids will build a small goblin/monster, and design their colors.

***** Approximately 2 ish weeks for completion. After the drying process, pottery must undergo two firings; one bisque and one glaze firing. oh the wait!!!

Parent Drop Off Class

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Wheel Class, Adults
Oct
24
to Dec 5

Wheel Class, Adults

Wheel Class, Adults

Thursdays, starting Oct 24

*NO CLASSES the week of Thanksgiving

Professional Potter Kevin Boyle throws a 6 week fun and relaxing Wheel Class. This class is designed for novice, beginners. Never touched clay before or maybe you have just a little experience. None the less, you will turn clay into art. Create step by step functional pieces, such as a bowl or a mug.

Cost $150 Members, $165 Non Members

Clay Fee: $40 each, covers the cost of clay for the entire 6 week class.

You would make at least one item each day.

A great deal goes into the cost of your class. The Arts Center pays a professional instructor rate, use of the studio space, costs of glazes are included, use of our pottery tools and kilns. We have almost 25 different glaze choices.

 

 

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Fall Tumbler Mugs with lids
Oct
26
to Oct 27

Fall Tumbler Mugs with lids

Fall Tumbler Mugs with lids, Adults

Saturday, 10 am to Noon, Please plan for class to be approximately 2 ish + hours long.

Cost $35 Members and $45 Non Members.

$20 Material Fee

Hand-building

There is nothing more awesome than a Tumbler Mug. Experience the satisfaction of designing and creating your own tumbler mug that fits your personality. Hand building technique demonstrations include slab construction, designs, textures, and glaze application. Grab your BF and lets have fun!

Tumbler Mugs are flat bottomed containers typically with no handle, but the option to include one is fine. Lids will be added.

****Approximately 2 to 3 weeks for completion. After the drying process, pottery must undergo two firings; one bisque and one glaze firing. oh the wait!!!

Photo below is for example of lid design only!

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Covered Pottery Dish, Adults
Oct
26
10:00 AM10:00

Covered Pottery Dish, Adults

Covered Pottery Dish, Adults

Saturday,October 26, 10 am to Noon-ish, Please plan for class to be approximately 2 to 3 hours long.

Experience the satisfaction of designing and creating your very own covered pottery dish that fits your personality. Hand building technique demonstrations include slab construction, designs, textures, and glaze application. Grab your BF and lets have fun!

Cost $60 Members and $75 Non Members. Materials are included in the cost of this workshop.

***** Approximately 2 to 3 weeks for completion. After the drying process, pottery must undergo two firings; one bisque and one glaze firing. oh the wait!!!

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Open Studio Pottery
Nov
1
10:00 AM10:00

Open Studio Pottery

$60 Member Rate per per month

$75 Non Member rate per month

$25 Drop In Rate. This rate is good for the occasional visit.

Studio time is available during business hours. The studio is not open during scheduled class times. In order to work during the Open Studio Pottery hours, you must posses an intermediate to advanced skill level including, but not limited too; the ability to operate wheels, use of glaze, ability to fire "our" kilns, proper tool usage and more.

The cost includes a great deal for our studio, such as the use of our equipment, tools, includes all firings and access to all the glazes we have in studio. We have over 20 + glazes to chose from. You have a semi private space to work, and a can store your items on a marked shelf.

Prerequisite. No matter your skill level, you should have taken at least one of our pottery classes prior to requesting. Private instructions are not included.

You are responsible for your own clay, and reclaim clay.

Cleanup: Leave the studio in better shape then when you arrived. The studio is checked after your departure.

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Votive Candle Pottery, Adults
Nov
9
10:00 AM10:00

Votive Candle Pottery, Adults

Votive Candle Pottery

Adults

Saturday, November 9, 2019, 10 to Noon-ish…Please plan for class to be approximately 2 to 3 hours long.

There is nothing cozier than a candle holder! Experience the satisfaction of designing and creating your very own votive candle holder that fits your personality. Hand building technique demonstrations include slab construction, designs, textures, and glaze application. Allow approximately 2 hours for the workshop. Grab your BF and lets have fun!

Cost $55 Members and $70 Non Members. Materials are included in the cost of this workshop.

***** Approximately 2 to 3 weeks for completion. After the drying process, pottery must undergo two firings; one bisque and one glaze firing. oh the wait!!!

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Winter Wonderland, Pottery, Grades 2 to 5
Nov
23
2:00 PM14:00

Winter Wonderland, Pottery, Grades 2 to 5

Winter Wonderland, Grades 2 to 5, Pottery 

Sat, Nov. 23, 2019, from 2 to 3 pm

Cost $40 Members, $55 Non Members

In this Winter Wonderland workshop, kids will create various projects in the pottery studio. Prepare to get your hands in the clay, maybe on the clothes, and create amazing winter holiday inspired pottery/art! Students will work step by step, underglaze, creating their own individual winter inspired items for keeps! See you in the mud room!

***** Approximately 2 to 3 weeks for completion. After the drying process, pottery must undergo two firings; one bisque and one glaze firing. oh the wait!!!

 

 

 

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Open Studio Pottery
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

Open Studio Pottery

$60 Member Rate per per month

$75 Non Member rate per month

$25 Drop In Rate. This rate is good for the occasional visit.

Studio time is available during business hours. The studio is not open during scheduled class times. In order to work during the Open Studio Pottery hours, you must posses an intermediate to advanced skill level including, but not limited too; the ability to operate wheels, use of glaze, ability to fire "our" kilns, proper tool usage and more.

The cost includes a great deal for our studio, such as the use of our equipment, tools, includes all firings and access to all the glazes we have in studio. We have over 20 + glazes to chose from. You have a semi private space to work, and a can store your items on a marked shelf.

Prerequisite. No matter your skill level, you should have taken at least one of our pottery classes prior to requesting. Private instructions are not included.

You are responsible for your own clay, and reclaim clay.

Cleanup: Leave the studio in better shape then when you arrived. The studio is checked after your departure.

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Holiday Watercolor Workshop, Adults
Dec
3
6:00 PM18:00

Holiday Watercolor Workshop, Adults

Holiday Watercolor Workshop

Dec. 3, 10, 17, evening hours...600 to 800

Cost $80 Members, $95 for Non Members

Description: you’re invited to explore the beauty of watercolor painting! you will learn the basics of watercolor painting, experiment with different application techniques and tools, and create your own holiday work of art. Projects include cards, gift tags, bookmarks or a holiday themed work of art suitable for framing.

The workshop will feature an introduction and hands-on tutorial of basic techniques (wet on wet, dry on wet, etc.) as well as an introduction to alternative application tools and techniques. Learn the steps to create your own holiday-themed greeting cards and postcards using watercolor paints and techniques. All supplies included.

Instructor Patrick O'Brien

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Summer Adventures in Watercolor, Adults
Jul
9
6:00 PM18:00

Summer Adventures in Watercolor, Adults

Summer Adventures in Watercolor

July 9, 16, 23, 30

6-8 pm

Cost $100 Members, $110 Non Members

Enjoy the charming, loose and colorful nature of Watercolor at its best. Sharpen your observation skills, color awareness, and learn simple design principles. Explore various Watercolor tools and techniques. Whether you want to improve your painting skills or take the next step as an artist, you will come away from this workshop excited about your art work. Students will benefit from informative demonstrations, friendly critiques, and one on one instruction. Workshop will be offered for all levels.  Please join us in a relaxed, fun and exciting atmosphere and begin or further your adventure in Watercolor.

Instructor is Patrick OBrien

Image by John Hancock

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Covered Pottery Dish, Adults
Jun
29
10:00 AM10:00

Covered Pottery Dish, Adults

Covered Pottery Dish, Adults

Saturday, June 29, 10 am to 12:30, Please plan for class to be approximately 2 to 3 hours long.

Adults

Experience the satisfaction of designing and creating your very own covered pottery dish that fits your personality. Hand building technique demonstrations include slab construction, designs, textures, and glaze application. Grab your BF and lets have fun!

Cost $60 Members and $70 Non Members. Materials are included in the cost of this workshop.

**The clay work created must go through a drying process before the first bisque fire, and a second firing for glazing. Time for completion is approximately 3 weeks.

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Votive Candle Pottery
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Votive Candle Pottery

Votive Candle Pottery

Adults

Friday, June 21, from 6 to 8 pm…Please plan for class to be approximately 2 to 3 hours long.

There is nothing cozier than a candle holder! Experience the satisfaction of designing and creating your very own votive candle holder that fits your personality. Hand building technique demonstrations include slab construction, designs, textures, and glaze application. Allow approximately 2 hours for the workshop. Grab your BF and lets have fun!

Cost $55 Members and $65 Non Members. Materials are included in the cost of this workshop.

**The clay work created must go through a drying process before the first bisque fire, and a second firing for glazing. Time for completion is approximately 3 weeks.

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Adventures in Watercolor, Adults
May
7
6:00 PM18:00

Adventures in Watercolor, Adults

Adventure in Watercolor

May 7, 14, 21, 28

6-8 pm

Cost $100 Members, $110 Non Members

Enjoy the charming, loose and colorful nature of Watercolor at its best. Sharpen your observation skills, color awareness, and learn simple design principles. Explore various Watercolor tools and techniques. Whether you want to improve your painting skills or take the next step as an artist, you will come away from this workshop excited about your art work. Students will benefit from informative demonstrations, friendly critiques, and one on one instruction. Workshop will be offered for all levels.  Please join us in a relaxed, fun and exciting atmosphere and begin or further your adventure in Watercolor.

Instructor is Patrick OBrien

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The Artistic Journey, Adults
May
2
11:00 AM11:00

The Artistic Journey, Adults

Cost: $100 Members and $110 Non Members

Age Level: Adults

Type: Mixed Media, Watercolor

Class Title: The Artistic Journey

Date: May 2, 9, 16, 23, Note** No class the last Thursday in May

start to stop time: 11 am-1 pm

Class Description: In the Artistic Journey Workshop, artist Sarah Ferguson will be leading the group through the process of creating art based on the idea of a journey. In this class we will be focusing on drawing, sketching, and watercolor painting. We will also be making "Journey Books" to use to take on a journey, or paint places that we have been, or create art of places that we would like to go. We will cover multiple mediums in this class. All levels are welcome.

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May After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
May
1
3:30 PM15:30

May After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

May 1, 8, 15, 22

After School Art, Grades K to 5

Monthly Cost: $40 Members, $50 Non members, payment is due on or before the first day of class every month. You must register for class and inform The Arts Center prior to sending your child on a school bus. If you want to try out ASA, for a day, the drop in rate is $12. Siblings will receive 10% off. Financial assistance is available to those in need. Scholarship forms are available in the office or can be emailed to you directly at your request. Art Student Memberships are available for $25, expires in December.

3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesdays

School bus is available from Third Ward and Midland Elementary school, and children will be met by TAC staff. 

Please send a healthy snack with your child. Water will be provided by The Arts Center.

Class Description: After School Art (ASA) offers a multidisciplinary approach and is part of a creative arts education; supplementing the school experience. Different projects everyday including painting, drawing, pottery, polymer clay, weaving and more. 

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Portraits in Pastels, Adults
May
1
9:00 AM09:00

Portraits in Pastels, Adults

Mastering the Art of Portrait Pastels, Adults

Adults, Pastels, Beginners are welcome
Rescheduled for the Fall of 2019
9:00 AM  to 3:00 PM, one hour lunch
Cost $165 Members and $175 Non Members

Doing a portrait using pastels from scratch. Starting with a detailed drawing in pencil following known facial proportions and angle to achieve likeness. Learn to use tools like proportional dividers, tracing paper, carbon paper, graphite pencils, color pencils, kneaded erasers, brushes and paper blending stumps. The structure will include warm up exercises, demonstrations and short lectures and some fun group activities. Over the course of the workshop Sandra will cover proportions, perspective, color theory and expressive application of pastels. Plenty of time will be available for you to work in depth with individual guidance. You will come away with renewed creative energy and many new ideas to explore!  Instructor, Sandra Wright

Bring snacks if you like.

Supplies: The Arts Center will be providing supplies, but if you have your own, please bring what you can/want. Below is a list of what we will be using in class, but if you are wanting to purchase your own supplies in advance, this is what we encourage you to purchase.

  • Sketch pad 16" x 12"
  • Tracing paper
  • HB, 2H and 2B graphite pencil
  • kneaded eraser
  • One- Canson Mi-Teintes 16' x 12" sheet gray or any neutral color I use "MoonStone
  • Pastel Pencils a set of 12 is fine. Faber Castell is very unexpensive and high quality, undr $20.00
  • Hard pastels:
  • Nupastel set of 48 for $36.99 or more economical;
  • Faber-Castell Goldfaber Studio Soft Pastels, Set of 48 (are half sticks, last forever and they are in reality hard) under $20.00
  • Sennelier Pastel Sets, Half Sticks, Portrait, Set of 40 for $72.51, or Sennelier Soft Pastel Set of Assorted Colors in Half Sticks set of 20 for $36.00.
  • Richeson soft pastels or Rembrant Soft pastels are a good substitute but they can be pricey, you can get single soft pastels in skin and neutral tones if you have the time to browse around.

All of the above can be found at Utrecht.com, dickblick.com or jerrysartarama.com

No sanded pastel paper or pan pastels please.

Sandra Wright is a Colombian born artist who moved to the United States in 1998 . Physics and Math teacher in her native Country, she is now a full time artist.  Member of the Portrait Society of America, theGarrett Arts Council in Maryland, and the Appalachian Pastel Society in North Carolina.  She specializes in portraits using charcoal, oils and pastels as well as capturing the beauty of the country side through her landscapes and wild life scenery.  Winner of multiple awards and ribbons in Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia, her work has been shown at: The Culture Center at the Capitol Complex in Charleston, The Landes Art Center in Petersburg, The Mountain Made Gallery and Buxton & Landstreet Gallery in Thomas, The Tamarack Artisan Gallery in Beckley, WV, The Dorchester Center for the Art in Cambridge, The Chesapeake College in Wye Mills Eye For the Art Gallery in Oakland, The Gallery Shop in Oakland, The Lu-Ev Gallery in Easton, (MD), The Art Space in Herndon, The Cooley Gallery in Leesburg, VA, Best of WV in Beckley, WV. www.sandrawright.com

 

 

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Full-Wednesday Stained Glass
Apr
10
6:00 PM18:00

Full-Wednesday Stained Glass

Full-Closed to Enrollment

Wednesday Stained Glass, 5 week Class

April 10, 17, 24, May 8

Cost $125, includes your material usage, enough for one (1) piece, no larger than 8 x 8. Larger and extra pieces have additional expenses

Beginners and Intermediate, great continuation from the previous class

You're on your way to building beautiful Stained Glass Window Art! In this 5 week class that runs Thursday evenings, you'll learn all you need to make a pattern, cut & grind the glass, solder, and frame to walk away with a finished piece. No experience needed. Build your own stained glass window from scratch using the copper foil technique. Students choose their pattern and pick out glass, learn to cut, solder, and frame a finished piece. When class is finished, students will have the necessary skills to continue into an intermediate class. 

Instructor Jay Saseen

Stained Glass is not appropriate for pregnant ladies. Please try a fused glass class!

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Windchime Pottery Workshop
Apr
6
10:00 AM10:00

Windchime Pottery Workshop

Cost $50 Members, $60 Non Members

Material Fee is $20

Wind chimes bring a certain energy and balance into your life! Lets make beautiful chimes in this workshop to bring that energy into your home. We will start from scratch to finish and we will even glaze in this class! Approximately 2 hours and ready for pickup in a few weeks.

Wind chimes have a long and varied history. Their development spans cultures, continents and uses. As one of the world's first musical instruments, wind chimes have long been known for their soothing, meditative and sometimes earthly sounds. As a result of their unique sound, wind chimes have served as a way of shaping the atmosphere of natural environments for millennia.

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Painting Watery Scenes in Watercolor
Apr
4
11:00 AM11:00

Painting Watery Scenes in Watercolor

Cost: $100 Members and $110 Non Members

Age Level: Adults

Checkbox: Watercolor

Class Title: Painting Watery Scenes in Watercolor

Date: April 4, 11, 18, 25 (Thursdays)

start to stop time: 11 am-1 pm

Class Description: This watercolor workshop will focus on how to capture watery textures. We will cover everything from ripples to waves, reflections to waterfalls, and more. We will be covering lots of techniques and will be working on brush work. Some of our artworks will be teacher led assignments and other projects will be more open for the students to experiment and practice their learned techniques. ALL LEVELS are welcome. No previous watercolor experience is needed.

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April After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
Apr
3
3:30 PM15:30

April After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

April 3, 10, 17, 24

After School Art, Grades K to 5

Monthly Cost: $40 Members, $50 Non members, payment is due on or before the first day of class every month. You must register for class and inform The Arts Center prior to sending your child on a school bus. If you want to try out ASA, for a day, the drop in rate is $12. Siblings will receive 10% off. Financial assistance is available to those in need. Scholarship forms are available in the office or can be emailed to you directly at your request. Art Student Memberships are available for $25, expires in December.

3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesdays

School bus is available from Third Ward and Midland Elementary school, and children will be met by TAC staff. 

Please send a healthy snack with your child. Water will be provided by The Arts Center.

Class Description: After School Art (ASA) offers a multidisciplinary approach and is part of a creative arts education; supplementing the school experience. Different projects everyday including painting, drawing, pottery, polymer clay, weaving and more. 

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Guided Studio Pottery, Adults
Mar
13
to Apr 3

Guided Studio Pottery, Adults

Guided Studio Pottery, for Adults

4 sessions: $50, Individual sessions are $20 each day

Prerequisite: You must have had a pottery class or workshop within the last year. This class is designed for any level after having learned basics of pottery, clay and the studio. Instructors are on site to guide you.

Materials: Bring your own clay. You can purchase clay from Standard Ceramic in Pittsburgh.

Potters Jennifer and Kevin Boyle will be in the studio each week. The instructors will guide you over the hump, to get you to the next level in your pottery quest. Work independently.

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March After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
Mar
6
3:30 PM15:30

March After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

March 6, 13, 20, 27

After School Art, Grades K to 5

Monthly Cost: $40 Members, $50 Non members, payment is due on or before the first day of class every month. You must register for class and inform The Arts Center prior to sending your child on a school bus. If you want to try out ASA, for a day, the drop in rate is $12. Siblings will receive 10% off. Financial assistance is available to those in need. Scholarship forms are available in the office or can be emailed to you directly at your request. Art Student Memberships are available for $25, expires in December.

3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesdays

School bus is available from Third Ward and Midland Elementary school, and children will be met by TAC staff. 

Please send a healthy snack with your child. Water will be provided by The Arts Center.

Class Description: After School Art (ASA) offers a multidisciplinary approach and is part of a creative arts education; supplementing the school experience. Different projects everyday including painting, drawing, pottery, polymer clay, weaving and more. 

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Exploration in Watercolors, Adults/Beginners
Mar
5
6:00 PM18:00

Exploration in Watercolors, Adults/Beginners

Title: Exploration in Watercolor      March 5,12,19,26 6:00-8:00pm.    

Cost $80 Members, $90 Non Members

Enjoy the charming, loose, and colorful nature of Watercolor at its best. Sharpen your observation skills, color awareness, and learn simple design principles. Explore various Watercolor tools and techniques. Whether you want to improve your painting skills or take that next step as an artist, you will come away from this workshop excited and inspired about your artwork. Students will benefit from informative demonstrations, friendly critiques, and one on one instruction. Workshop will be offered for all levels, especially the beginner. Please join us in a relaxed, fun and exciting atmosphere and begin or further your adventure in Watercolor. 

Instructor Patrick O’Brien

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Wind Chimes, Fused Glass, Adults
Mar
2
1:00 PM13:00

Wind Chimes, Fused Glass, Adults

Sat. March 2, 2019, approx 3 hours

$55 Members, $60 Non Members

$40 material fee is paid directly to the instructor upon arrival.


Create your own fused glass wind chime, that fits your style and personality. Students will have a variety of glass to choose from. Designs and possibilities are endless. Chimes will be ready for pick up within 2 weeks.

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

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FULL-Saturday Stained Glass Workshop
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

FULL-Saturday Stained Glass Workshop

Sorry, Registration for this class is closed

10:00 AM 4:00 PM, with a break

Saturday Stained Glass Workshop

Cost $75, $15 material fee

See what the art of Stained Glass is all about! In this one-day class, you'll get all the basics of glass cutting and soldering, and walk away with a small stained glass piece for you window! All materials are supplied. No experience is needed.

The one-day stained glass class is a great way to “get your feet wet” and see what the process of stained glass is like before you make the investment into our 5 week session. In this class, you get through all the steps: Pattern Transfer, Glass Cutting, Grinding, Foiling, and Soldering, and go home with a project that is either 6x6” or 5x7”. For this project, you will choose from our selection of templates, as you'll quickly learn that knowing how glass ‘behaves' is key to creating your own designs for future projects!

Professional Stained Glass Artist, Jay Saseen

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FULL-Pottery Mug Workshop, Adults
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

FULL-Pottery Mug Workshop, Adults

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Details

Pottery Mug Workshop for Adults

Cost $40 Fee, includes your materials

Grab your bestie (or a few) and create mugs that fit your personality. The workshop will be approximately 2 hours long. Perfect for a Saturday morning after coffee. Materials are included in the cost of class. Items will be ready for pick up within a few weeks.

In The Class, the instructor will teach you how to make a ceramic mug from clay slab. After building the form, you will finish your work with carving and color slips decorating.

*** The work takes two firing processes by bisque firing and glaze firing, and it takes about two weeks or more to complete the firing process.

Additional cost for extra mugs!

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Guided Studio Pottery, Adults
Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Guided Studio Pottery, Adults

Guided Studio Pottery, for Adults

One Month: $45. You can set up four session at this rate anytime between Jan 23 and March 13. Sign in sheets located in the classroom.

Prerequisite: You must have had a pottery class or workshop within the last year. This class is designed for any level after having learned basics of pottery, clay and the studio.

Materials: Bring your own clay. You can purchase clay from Standard Ceramic in Pittsburgh. The option to purchase recycled clay from The Arts Center is available, please inquire for details. Recycled clay is every bit as good as new clay. Cost for recycled is $20 per 25 lbs.

*We do not sell new blocks of clay at this time

Potters Jennifer and Kevin Boyle will be in the studio each week. The instructors will guide you over the hump, to get you to the next level in your pottery quest. Work independently if you chose, and instructors are available if you need guidance.

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February After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
Feb
6
3:30 PM15:30

February After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

Feb 6, 13, 20, 27

Policies for Weather http://www.randolpharts.org/policies

After School Art, Grades K to 5

Policies on Weather http://www.randolpharts.org/policies

Monthly Cost: $40 Members, $50 Non members, payment is due on or before the first day of class every month. You must register for class and inform The Arts Center prior to sending your child on a school bus. If you want to try out ASA, for a day, the drop in rate is $12. Siblings will receive 10% off. Financial assistance is available to those in need. Scholarship forms are available in the office or can be emailed to you directly at your request. Art Student Memberships are available for $25, expires in December.

3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesdays

School bus is available from Third Ward and Midland Elementary school, and children will be met by TAC staff. 

Please send a healthy snack with your child. Water will be provided by The Arts Center.

Class Description: After School Art (ASA) offers a multidisciplinary approach and is part of a creative arts education; supplementing the school experience. Different projects everyday including painting, drawing, pottery, polymer clay, weaving and more. 

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Suncatchers, Fused Glass, Adults
Feb
2
1:00 PM13:00

Suncatchers, Fused Glass, Adults

Sat. February 2, 2019, approx 3 hours

$55 Members, $60 Non Members

$20 material fee is paid directly to the instructor upon arrival.


Create your own fused glass sun catcher, that fits your style and personality. Students will have a variety of glass to choose from. Designs and possibilities are endless. Sun catchers will be ready for pick up within 2 weeks.

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

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FULL-Wednesday Stained Glass, 5 week Class
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

FULL-Wednesday Stained Glass, 5 week Class

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Wednesday Stained Glass, 5 week Class

Jan 30 to Feb 27, 6 to 8

Cost $120, includes fees

Beginners and Intermediate

You're on your way to building beautiful Stained Glass Window Art! In this 5 week class that runs Thursday evenings, you'll learn all you need to make a pattern, cut & grind the glass, solder, and frame to walk away with a finished piece. No experience needed. Build your own stained glass window from scratch using the copper foil technique. Students choose their pattern and pick out glass, learn to cut, solder, and frame a finished piece. When class is finished, students will have the necessary skills to continue into an intermediate class. 

Instructor Jay Saseen

Stained Glass is not appropriate for pregnant ladies. Please try a fused glass class!

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CLOSED-Intro to Glass Fusing, Adults
Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

CLOSED-Intro to Glass Fusing, Adults

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Introduction to Glass Fusing, Adults

Meets Tuesdays from January 29 to March 5, Six week class

Cost $100. Material Fee is $100, paid directly to the instructor on day one

Professional fused glass artist Jennifer Boyle, will instruct introductory fused glass including glass cutting, kiln forming, and cold working. Students will partake in the hands on learning process.

What is Fused Glass? "Glass fusing" is defined as the heat bonding of separate pieces of glass in a kiln. New to glass fusing? Ready to begin your glass fusing education? Good news, you've come to the right place. It's easy to learn the basics of fusing glass. It's also challenging, fun, and the possibilities are endless.  You'll also explore the properties of fused glass as an art-making material. 

 Fused glass is glass that has been fired in a kiln at a range of high temperatures from 593 °C to 816 °C. There are 3 main distinctions for temperature application and the resulting effect on the glass. 

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FULL-Saturday Stained Glass Workshop
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

FULL-Saturday Stained Glass Workshop

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Saturday, January 26, 2019

10:00 AM 4:00 PM, with a break

Saturday Stained Glass Workshop

Cost $75, $15 material fee

See what the art of Stained Glass is all about! In this one-day class, you'll get all the basics of glass cutting and soldering, and walk away with a small stained glass piece for you window! All materials are supplied. No experience is needed.

The one-day stained glass class is a great way to “get your feet wet” and see what the process of stained glass is like before you make the investment into our 5 week session. In this class, you get through all the steps: Pattern Transfer, Glass Cutting, Grinding, Foiling, and Soldering, and go home with a project that is either 6x6” or 5x7”. For this project, you will choose from our selection of templates, as you'll quickly learn that knowing how glass ‘behaves' is key to creating your own designs for future projects!

Professional Stained Glass Artist, Jay Saseen

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FULL-Pottery Class, Adults
Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

FULL-Pottery Class, Adults

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January 24 to March 14, every Thursday

This is an 8 week class. We will limit the number of students to six (6.) Please do not wait til the last minute to register.

Cost $125

Material Fee: $25 per bag of clay. Please pay this cash fee to the instructor on Day 1 of class.

This class is designed for the beginner or intermediate student.

Professional Potters Jennifer and Kevin Boyle throw an 8 week fun and relaxing Hand & Wheel Pottery Class. Traditional hand and wheel class; this class teaches hand building and wheel throwing. Create beautiful pieces such as bowls, mugs, vases... or maybe you have a different idea, but it will fit your personality!

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Guided Studio Pottery, Adults
Jan
23
6:00 PM18:00

Guided Studio Pottery, Adults

Guided Studio Pottery, for Adults

One Month: $45. You can set up four session at this rate anytime between Jan 23 and March 13. Sign in sheets located in the classroom.

Prerequisite: You must have had a pottery class or workshop within the last year. This class is designed for any level after having learned basics of pottery, clay and the studio.

Materials: Bring your own clay. You can purchase clay from Standard Ceramic in Pittsburgh. The option to purchase recycled clay from The Arts Center is available, please inquire for details. Recycled clay is every bit as good as new clay. Cost for recycled is $20 per 25 lbs.

*We do not sell new blocks of clay at this time

Potters Jennifer and Kevin Boyle will be in the studio each week. The instructors will guide you over the hump, to get you to the next level in your pottery quest. Work independently if you chose, and instructors are available if you need guidance.

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Pendants, Adults, Fused Glass
Jan
19
1:00 PM13:00

Pendants, Adults, Fused Glass

Sat. Jan 19, 2019, approx 3 hours

$45 Members, $55 Non Members + $25 material fee for one pendant, additional pendants are $20 each. Material fee is paid directly to the instructor upon arrival.

Fused Glass Pendants
Create your own fused glass pendant that fits your style and personality. Students will have a variety of glass to choose from. Designs and possibilities are endless. Students will make one pendant and each will have a bail attached prior to pick up. 

Instructor Jennifer Boyle

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January After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019
Jan
9
3:30 PM15:30

January After School Art, K to 5, 2018-2019

Full, Closed to Enrollment

Jan 9, 16, 23, 30

After School Art, Grades K to 5

Policies on Weather http://www.randolpharts.org/policies

Monthly Cost: $40 Members, $50 Non members, payment is due on or before the first day of class every month. You must register for class and inform The Arts Center prior to sending your child on a school bus. If you want to try out ASA, for a day, the drop in rate is $12. Siblings will receive 10% off. Financial assistance is available to those in need. Scholarship forms are available in the office or can be emailed to you directly at your request. Art Student Memberships are available for $25, expires in December.

3:30 to 5:00 pm on Wednesdays

School bus is available from Third Ward and Midland Elementary school, and children will be met by TAC staff. 

Please send a healthy snack with your child. Water will be provided by The Arts Center.

Class Description: After School Art (ASA) offers a multidisciplinary approach and is part of a creative arts education; supplementing the school experience. Different projects everyday including painting, drawing, pottery, polymer clay, weaving and more. 

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Drum Class, ages 13+
Jan
7
4:00 PM16:00

Drum Class, ages 13+

When: Meets once a week on Mondays, 4 to 5 pm, (four Mondays a month)

January 7, 14, 22, and 28. The 22 is a Tuesday, we are closed on Monday the 21.

This drum class meets once a week, four times a month, instructed by Drum Artist Anthony Douglas, and features instruction time with basics and question and answer sessions. Focuses on playing a drum kit. Drumming can be a joyful and effective way to reduce stress, connect with oneself and others, live in the moment, and build musical skills. Anthony’s facilitation makes drumming engaging, accessible and fun. No prior musical experience is necessary for this class. Beginners are especially encouraged.

What to bring: Sticks and drum pads if you have them. You can purchase them locally at BJ Music and Pawn Shop here in Elkins.

Cost: $50 per month, 4 sessions each month (please note the calendar days.)

Anthony Douglas, Drum Instructor

Anthony is a well-rounded man of many disciplines: independent extreme metal drummer, drum clinican, educator, private drum instructor, and composer. He is also the owner and member of drum workshop program called: Extreme Drumming, Drummers do it BEST.

Born in March of 1977, he started playing guitar at age 10. Later, at age 12, he picked up his first drum set and began to play. It was at that time Anthony joined his first band, playing local shows and live sessions.

His many years of studio experience includes work with multiple bands such as: Lucif, Delverance, BloodRush, and many others. Anthony joined Ground Zero Disciples in 2004, recorded 4 albums with them and helped them push forward to the extreme metal scene.

His inspirations include: Buddy Rich, Cozy Powell, John Bonham, Keith Moon, Simon Kirke, Stewart Copeland, Carl Palmer, Bill Bruford, Jon Hiseman, Vinnie Colainta, Terry Bonzona, Nicko Mecbrain, Mike Terrana, Danny Carey, Dave Lomburdo, Vinnie Paul, Steve Asheim, George Kollius, Martin Axenrot, Frost, Hell Hammer, INFERNO, and many others.

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Watercolor Crash Course, Adults
Jan
3
11:00 AM11:00

Watercolor Crash Course, Adults

Watercolor Crash Course

Cost: $100 Members and $110 Non Members

Dates: Thursdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Class Description: This class is offered from West Virginia Watercolor Artist, Sarah Ferguson. This class will cover the basics of watercolor painting. We will break down the process of how to use watercolor paints, and cover various art materials and how to properly use them. All levels of artists are welcome. There will be a $7 class fee for supplies which will cover paper and paint used. Students are welcome to bring their own watercolor paint and 140 lb watercolor paper if they wish to, in place of the supply fee.

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Holiday Watercolor Workshop, Adults
Dec
11
5:30 PM17:30

Holiday Watercolor Workshop, Adults

Holiday Watercolor Workshop

Dec. 11, 12, and 13, evening hours...530 to 730

Cost $65 Members, $75 for Non Members

Description: you’re invited to explore the beauty of watercolor painting! you will learn the basics of watercolor painting, experiment with different application techniques and tools, and create your own holiday work of art. Projects include cards, gift tags, bookmarks or a holiday themed work of art suitable for framing.

The workshop will feature an introduction and hands-on tutorial of basic techniques (wet on wet, dry on wet, etc.) as well as an introduction to alternative application tools and techniques. Learn the steps to create your own holiday-themed greeting cards and postcards using watercolor paints and techniques. All supplies included.

Instructor Patrick O'Brien

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