Courses
Join professional artist Barbara Berry as you learn techniques in acrylics such as grisaille and underpainting. Enhance your work by conquering the use of value and color to master the three-step method of painting.


January 28, 2019 to February 18, 2019, BEC 0152
Explore powerful painting strategies using acrylics. Create abstract paintings that catch the eye by understanding the use of the value study, color, contrast and composition methods.


Saturday, January 12, 2019, BEC 0152
Saturday, February 9, 2019, BEC 0152
Beginners will learn wheel throwing and hand-building techniques in this introductory pottery class while those with limited experience will expand their skill set.


January 8, 2019 to February 26, 2019, PEN 0226
January 10, 2019 to February 28, 2019, PEN 0226
Calligraphy is the art of elegant writing. Explore the basics including the differences in letter styles and numbers, proper spacing and arrangement of words. A great class for the DIY person.


January 22-29, 2019, BEC 0152
Work alongside credit students and learn basic wheel throwing skills, simple glaze application and an understanding of fundamental ceramic processes. Includes presentation of historical, cultural and contemporary trends in ceramics.


January 8, 2019 to March 21, 2019, PEN 0226
Explore your creativity with oil painting. Learn concepts in composition such as design, color and value. Take inspiration from still life in a fun and encouraging environment. Class includes demonstrations, hands-on participation and design coaching.


Saturday, February 9, 2019, RDM3 312
Draw the human figure alongside others in a non-instructional setting. Drop in on Fridays to draw with the group.


January 11, 2019 to March 22, 2019, PCA 0000
Explore your creativity with acrylics. Follow along with a simple step-by-step method to create a beautiful painting to take home (16" x 20"). Learn how to mix colors and add texture to your work. Great for students with little to no painting experience. Materials provided.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
This class will cover basic silver soldering skills including materials, setting up a soldering station, safety, and creating simple joints for making rings or chain.


January 19-26, 2019, PEN 0224
Watercolor painting can be an adventure with unique results. Join professional watercolorist Barbara Dubina as she demonstrates the simplicity of watercolor to the beginning painter.


January 9-23, 2019, BEC 0152
Discover how easy it is to emboss designs into copper and brass to create beautiful pieces of art. Learn about the tools and techniques necessary to create these unique designs. Students will walk away with two finished pieces, one in copper and one in brass.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Discover how easy it is to emboss designs into copper and brass to create beautiful pieces of art. Learn about the tools and techniques necessary to create these unique designs. Students will walk away with two finished pieces, one in copper and one in brass.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, RDM3 306
Intrigued by the idea of painting in oils but don't know where to begin? Have you dabbled in oils already but need more clarity on materials and paint application? This jumpstart class will answer all your questions and more.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Dive in to the world of digital photography. Learn how to capture a beautiful image and use simple photo editing techniques to create a final product. Course includes an overview of basic camera controls as well as post-processing techniques. No experience required. Bring your camera and user's manual.


Saturday, January 19, 2019, RTEC 124
Continue to build on the skills learned in Introduction to Silver Soldering Jewelry Making, with this fun class focused on creating a custom bangle bracelet. Explore soldering, sizing and texturing. Leave with the knowledge to create these beautiful bracelets on your own.


Thursday, February 21, 2019, CHLAB 301
Saturday, March 2, 2019, RDM1 140
Take the opportunity to work on your current silver soldering projects in a fun and supportive environment. Open Studio is designed to provide students with an opportunity to seek advise from an expert, practice techniques and discuss design ideas with others.


Sunday, March 10, 2019, PEN 0224
Learn to master the art of watercolor using a step-by-step approach. Students will complete a series of skill-building exercises and will gain an understanding of the building blocks of watercolor: the wash, how light works, edge patterning, and the use of value to create volume and how to use it in your paintings.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Discover simple watercolor techniques to create flowers, trees and cattails with the addition of ink to accent and define shapes.


Saturday, February 2, 2019, BEC 0152
Saturday, February 16, 2019, RDM3 306
This class builds on skills learned in the Watercolor Simplified class. Use salt, plastic wrap, spray bottles, and masking fluid to create texture and depth.


Saturday, March 2, 2019, BEC 0152
Watermedia is any media that is soluble in water such as watercolor, acrylic and gouache (opaque watercolor) paint.  Explore the innate properties & techniques of each of these media and learn how to combine them for the most stunning results.


February 25, 2019 to March 18, 2019, BEC 0152
Discover wire wrapping and hammered metal jewelry techniques in this one-day workshop. Projects may include a wrapped stone, a hammered bracelet, and several types of rings.


Saturday, February 16, 2019, BEC 0152
Saturday, March 16, 2019, RDM3 309