Adult Classes and Workshops

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Adult Drawing and Painting: Steve Closesteve-closes-class.jpg
Wednesdays – on going
10:00am-12:00pm or 1:00-3:00pm
4 Classes: $100, $95 member

This is an introduction to the materials and techniques of painting and drawing for all students. Working from direct observation and a variety of subject matter, this class will focus on color and basic concepts of form, light, and composition.


Mirror Mirror 072Adult Pottery with Wanda Kinneman
Wednesdays, 9:30 am -12 pm
6 Classes – $150, $145 members
Jan 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20

Dive into clay with our introductory pottery class! Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders. Participants will be guided individually depending on interest and level. Fundamental working techniques of clay and basic skills will be used. Supplies provided.


Cold Weather Clay Workshop with Wanda Kinnemanwheel-throwing-3
Thursday, Feb 21- Saturday, Feb. 23
10 am – 4 pm includes 1 hour lunch break
$150, $145 members

Come out of the cold and throw some clay on the wheel in our pottery studio. This three-day clay workshop is open to all levels and beginners are welcome. Supplies provided.


20024162_275020382976307_9167012937837857935_oPortraiture with Cora Waterhouse
Friday, March 1 –Saturday, March 2
9 am – 12 pm and 1-5 pm, both days
$260, $255 members
One of LaGrange’s most beloved art instructors is returning from her world-wide adventures to teach a class on portraiture. Cora Waterhouse is a firm believer in the importance of the ability to draw to master the art of portraiture. The first day will be spent sketching a live model. Students will refine their charcoal sketch before glazing with oil wash to prepare for oil painting. Day 2 is portrait painting using Zorn Palette. Supply list to be provided.


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Brenda Stevens
Saturday March 30, 2019
12:30-4:30pm
$75, $70 member

Another class brought back by popular demand! An introductory watercolor class, using traditional methods of art instruction. Enjoy an afternoon of experimentation and fun while you learn the fundamentals of the medium. You will learn basic techniques every watercolorist uses and develop color harmony in your paintings. Brenda’s demonstrations will walk you step-by-step through the entire painting process. Supplies provided.


img_1960Doing More with Less: An Oil Painting Workshop with David Boyd
Wednesday, April 17 – Friday, April 19
9 am – 12 pm, Lunch Break, 1 pm – 4 pm, each day
$380, $375 members

Have you ever watched a demo and seen a painter using a color you think will change your life?? A brush? Do you go to workshops and buy everything on the supply list? Does it take you more time to set up and squeeze out your paint than it does to paint your painting? Do you feel like a prisoner to all of your supplies and materials? I know I did… come learn how to lighten your load, change your attitude about what to expect outdoors, and FEEL FREE! Supply list provided.


20180928_161656.jpgFundamentals of Oil Painting Using a Light and Shadow Approach with Laura Lanford
Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23
9 am – 4 pm, $260, $255 members

Learn how to speak with the visual language of paint by simplifying complex subject matter into basic abstract compositions. Differentiate and establish six values to convey dynamic and clear paintings. Laura will also demonstrate how to use a variety of tools to get unique effects with paint that might be difficult with a brush. Supply list to be provided.


20181201_205437.jpgSip and Paint Workshops
Saturdays: From 7-9pm
2019: February 16, April 20
$30.00

Join us in the CCL for an evening of Creativity and Fun! Local artists will walk you through the painting process to create your own masterpiece. No experience necessary! All art materials are provided (canvas, paints, brushes, aprons, etc.) Bring a bottle of wine, a snack, a date, a friend or make a new one! You must be at least 21 years of age with proper identification to consume alcohol. Painting begins PROMPTLY at class time! Please arrive 30 minutes prior to class time to park, check-in, unwind, uncork, & get smocked.