Art and Crafts
Arts and crafts classes cover a range of media. Learn basic drawing and painting or try your hand at a more advanced class.
All available classes with their time, date, location, and cost will be on the » Class Schedules. Some classes may not be available at this time.
Art Media of Your Choice
Learn basic drawing and painting techniques as well as a variety of painting techniques including brush strokes, color combinations, preparations, and composition. Individual creativity and expression will be encouraged throughout this class which is designed for both the beginner and experienced artists.
Cold Wax with Oils Workshop
What is cold wax and oil painting? This is a style of painting where the artist mixes a cold wax medium into oil paint. The wax thickens the paint and results in a heavily textured piece. The addition of cold wax into oil paint also speeds the drying time and creates a unique finish in the work. The results can be enchanting and unexpected. Layer after layer of paint is applied to the substrate and can be manipulated to create unique and beautiful effects. The addition of cold wax to your usual oil paint brings a new avenue for experimentation and opens new doors to your creativity. Whether you are a realistic painter or more of an abstract painter, you will most likely have fun and get excited when you introduce cold wax to your repertoire.
FaceScapes: Pushing the Limits of Portraiture
This class is designed for all artists of all levels. The class will integrate art history with art making styles and philosophies comparing and contrasting the classic approach to drawing with the expression and creative ideas in art. Participants will be challenged to think and act in new ways utilizing integrative techniques and attitudes during their art making process. Supply List: Sketch pad and pencil for first night; further supplies will be discussed during the first class.
Getting Your Brushes Wet
This class offers a solid foundation in paint application and proper use of a variety of materials including oil, acrylic, watercolor, and pastel. Learn how to organize a composition, mix colors, and develop general painting skills. Designed for beginners as well as more experienced painters. Note: No class March 25, 2020.
Get Your Brushes Wet Workshop
In this 4-week workshop, continue to explore a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, charcoal, pen and ink. Classes are designed to improve general painting skills and will include information on design, color, composition, and paint applications. Designed for beginners as well as more experienced painters. Note: No class November 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving holiday.
Watercolors - Alternative Watercolor Process
This class will combine the tools and techniques of traditional watercolor in combination with alternative processes to create dynamic, mixed media, artworks. These alternative processes, that will be explored include, but are not limited to, image transfers, alternative application tools, pre/post drawing, and paint resistant’s. Note: No class April 14, 2020 for the Easter Holiday.
Watercolors - Intermediate and Advanced
Designed for the intermediate and advanced student, students will get a solid foundation in the art of watercolor painting. Gain an advanced understanding of watercolor painting as you explore the elements and different techniques of watercolors. Tap into your creative side with watercolor exploration. Students are urged to bring samples of their own work to display to the class and get a variety of recommendations for their art. A supply list is available prior to class.
Paint a Landscape with Bob Ross
Have you ever wanted to learn how to paint like Bob Ross? Well, now you can! Come and take this one-day workshop, taught by artist and certified Bob Ross instructor, Judy Browne, and discover your personal talent. This class will teach you to use a variety of colors and composition. You will leave with a landscape canvas of a Bob Ross painting. Supplies are included in the price.
Classes are held on the East Campus (EC) unless otherwise noted.
For questions or to to register you may email
Cheri Toney at email@example.com or register with Online Instant Enrollment.
For further information you may contact the Continuing Education Department at (828) 327-7037.