Fine Arts

Beginning to intermediate level classes in drawing, painting, printmaking, paper, furniture, and more. Experiment freely in our facilities and under the guidance of our instructors.

The act of drawing from the live human form can feel intimidating. The key to success lies in a sound understanding of the creative problem-solving process, in combination with an acknowledgment and recognition of one's own "creative DNA."

Thursday
Feb 12 - Apr 16
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class is designed to provide students with the fundamental tools necessary to render the challenging, yet infinitely rewarding subject of the human figure.

Tuesday
Feb 10 - Apr 14
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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The goal of this class is to both reinforce the basic skills and concepts learned in Beginning Painting, as well as to inspire and direct the student in the further development of their oil painting practice.

Wednesday
Feb 11 - Apr 15
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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If you love printmaking, you'll love this class. It offers intermediate and advanced printmakers the chance to work in an open and collaborative learning community with instruction from a skilled printmaker, while using some of the best printmaking facilities in the Midwest.

Thursday
Feb 12 - Apr 16
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Do you enjoy DIY projects? Why limit yourself to paper purchased at the store? In this class, students will be able to make their own handmade paper from start to finish, resulting in a beautiful book entirely their own.

Saturday
Feb 28 - Mar 14
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Printed fabrics surround our bodies with kinetic imagery and adorn the places we live with shape-concealing or revealing patterns. This class explores the role of printed textiles in communicating cultural traditions, political views, and personal identity. Participants will design pattern repeats, and then print their designs on fabric in groups and individually using dyes and pigments.

Saturday
Mar 28 - Apr 18
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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