Classes

All class are 4 weeks long, unless otherwise noted

Art Center Info

  • Sliding Scale, as well as scholarships available for students. Please inquire because we will find a way to make the class affordable for you.

  • After-school programs, schools and disability groups receive a special group rate. Please inquire.

  • All materials are included.

  • All classes are 4 weeks long, 1 x week unless otherwise noted.

  • There is a one-time annual fee of $25 which helps us maintain our high quality of materials.

  • Full payment is due two weeks prior to the first class; we encourage online payment prior to class.

  • Last minute drop-ins are welcome; it is wise to call ahead to make sure that the class is held, however.


Cancellation Policy

  • Two weeks in advance cancellation required to receive full refund.

  • Less than two weeks will receive studio credit towards any events offered by center: future classes, birthday parties, workshops, and retail items.

  • Cancellation prior to a class will receive a make-up credit; no shows will not.

  • Kids, ages 2-5 require accompaniment by an adult. With advance notice, we can have an aid or volunteer present to help support your child at no extra cost.

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Vasilisa the Wise

Sarah Hilvert

Join us in a retelling of Vasilisa the Wise: a story of a young girl who must undergo a dangerous journey to gain life-bringing fire from the Baba Yaga, with the help of a knowing doll in her pocket.  In this class, we will make our own totem dolls to encourage us to face life bravely and to connect with our instincts. Mondays: 4-5:30 p.m.

Along the way, you will have the chance to:

  • Learn basic sewing skills 

  • Make a self-portrait for your wisest, bravest self

  • Rekindle your instinctual nature

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Drip & Pour Painting

Janene Block

Instead of using a brush, we will use the science of flow dynamics to move the paint around the canvas. We will also learn about art concepts such as color, contrast & space. Please wear clothes that are comfortable to paint in. This can get messy! Tuesdays: 11-12:00 p.m

 
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Stamp it Out!

Lina Clark

Create personalized stamps from potatoes on your own handmade paper to make awesomely unique cards! As we work on getting comfortable and acquainted with carving tools and techniques, we will move on to designing and producing rubber printmaking blocks to print onto shirts, bags and more. A great opportunity to work on simple technical skill progression, gain familiarity with stamps, and make fun personalized gifts and crafts! Class begins in January.


 

Let Flow (Hula Hoop Dance)

Maya Spotted Bear

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Let Flow is a great way to combine the love of music with dance and hula hoops! In this class, we will discover the origins of hoop dancing and how this traditional form of story-telling became so popular in our modern world and how we can use hoops to help us express ourselves through movement. We will also be decorating our own hoops to use during class and at home! No experience is necessary just a love for dance, music, and fun! Thursdays 4-5:30; 6:00-7:30 p.m.


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Fun with Mixed Media

Linda LaVie

Painting with yarn and Q-tips, tape resist painting, and paper marbling.  These are fun activities which require no previous painting skills. Fridays: 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Painting & Drawing Lab for Kids

Linda LaVie

Activities include drawing and painting basic shape designs, learning how to mix colors and create paintings of nature, people and places such as sunsets, big face paintings, and outer space. Tuesdays: 5:30-7:00 p.m.

 
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Beginning Precious Metal Clay (PMC) Jewelry-Making

Lesli Takasugi

Fall in love with this unbelievable easy art-form! If you can mold soft clay between your fingers, you can turn PMC into a pair of your favorite copper or fine silver earrings. Learn PMC techniques such as rolling, molding, shaping, cutting, stamping, drying and sanding from a certified PMC instructor. Walk away with a polished pair of earrings and a pendant. Make individualized gifts that last a life-time for someone you love.

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