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Adult classes are open to students age 16 and up, unless otherwise noted.

Students under 16 will be considered.
Class sizes are limited





Holiday Themed Handmade Paper Treat Holders

The holidays are coming and your gift-giving list is long! This class will show you how to create adorable little treats perfect for co-workers, your hairdresser, mailman: all those awesome people in your life who you just want to acknowledge at this special time of year. We will create three little goodies that are sure to make them feel special. Materials fee $7 payable to instructor.          

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Stephanie Whitlock

Dates: Tuesday November 6, 6-8pm

Price: $15


Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor and Pastel Painting


Using the medium and subject of your choice, the instruction in this class will focus on painting techniques and fundamentals that work regardless of medium. Students may work in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel or pen & ink. Jeff will offer occasional demos & lots of personal instruction. Previous experience in drawing or painting is recommended.     

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Jeff Barnhart

Dates: Mondays November 5-December 17, 1-4pm (no class November 19)

Price: $115 for 6-week session


Corks and Clay Ornament Workshop

Design and paint a set of custom made ornaments that you will create from stoneware clay. You will add texture and color to forms that you have cut out from clay slabs. If you like you, you can bring in your favorite cookie cutter or doilies to add designs to your ornaments. This is a fun project to prepare for the holidays. $15 materials fee payable to the instructor. Please feel free to bring along a snack to share.

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Sherree Devor

Dates: Wednesday, November 7, 6- 8:30pm

Price: $20 for one-night class


The Art of Paper Quilting

Following the example of artist Bridget Hoff, students will evoke the beauty of quilting using designs crafted with paper instead of fabric. Make the pieces even more special with collages of paper and found objects that enhance the embroidery in lovely and unique ways.  A great class for quilters and visual artists alike.  Minimal sewing experience needed –  just a willingness to experiment and have fun.  Materials fee $20 payable to instructor.                                                         

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Liz Goins

Dates: Saturday September 29, 11:30-4:30

Price: $35 for one day workshop


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