Adult & Teen Studio Art Classes

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Classes are listed by START DATE

INTRO TO WOOD CHIP CARVING Ages 21+ (See example here!)
No woodcarving experience is required. Tools are provided for this simple
and easy method of carving. A great hobby with amazing results! The
classes take you from start to finish on your own carving. Instructor has over
10 years experience.
Thursdays, Feb. 14, 21, 28 & March 7 from 5:30—7:30 pm (make-up work day is Saturday, March 2, 2:00—4:00 pm) NEW DATES DUE TO WEATHER
Fee: $50, members $45    Instructor: Laura

Learn the basics of handbuilding with clay. All skill levels welcome. Clay and
tools are an additional charge.
Tuesdays, March 5—April 16 (skips March 12), 9:30 am — Noon
Fee: $75, member $65    Instructor: Peggy Cornick

FAMILY CLASS: SPRING-THEMED HOUSE Each child under 6 must be
accompanied by an adult
Who is ready for spring? Design and make a colorful spring-themed house. Enjoy creating as a family. All supplies included.
Saturday, March 9, 1:00— 4:00 pm
Fee: $38 per house, Members $34    Instructor: Pamela

GELATIN PRINTMAKING Ages 16+ (See examples here!)
Gelatin printmaking is an easy and fun method of printmaking that can be
used for fine art, scrapbooking, crafts & much more!
Saturday, March 16, 9:00 am—1:00 pm
Fee: $45, Members $40    Instructor: Lori Biwer-Stewart

LEARNING TO THROW—Evening CLASS IS FULL – Call to be added to the waitlist!
Learn how to center on the potter’s wheel and make a variety of pottery
forms. All skill levels welcome. Clay and tools are an additional charge.
Tuesdays, March 19—May 7,  5:30— 8:00 pm
Fee: $75, Member $65    Instructor: Randy Reid

STAINED GLASS CLASS Ages 18+ CLASS FULL – Call to be added to the waitlist!
This challenging class will teach you to pattern, cut, glaze, solder and
weatherproof a beautiful clear or stained glass window. Space is limited so
register early!
Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 26, 28, April 2 & 4 5:30—8:00
pm AND Saturday, April 6, 9:00 am—2:30 pm
Fee: $85, Members $75    Instructor: Pamela

SUMINAGASHI— the ancient art of Japanese marbling Ages 11+ (See examples here!)
Using ink on water we will create beautiful marbled patterns on paper just like
the ancient Japanese did. We will use the marbled paper to make beautiful
journals and keepsakes. This process is fun and amazing.
Saturday, March 30, 1:00—4:00 pm
Fee: $30, Members $27    Instructor: Laura

Create a beautiful canvas painting with materials other than a paintbrush.
Learn new and creative techniques for your acrylic paintings.
Saturday, April 13, 9:00 am—Noon
Fee: $30, Members $27     Instructor: Laura

In this class participants will learn how to cut, grind, copper foil and solder
their spring-themed ornament. Students will have fun creating a one-of-a kind
ornament for a window or outdoor setting. All supplies are included.
Saturday, May 4, 9:00 am—2:00 pm
Fee: $58, Members $52     Instructor: Pamela

Each student will come up with a design to create a uniquely styled hub cap,
provided by the museum. Paint it, bling it or add a variety of materials.
Unlock your creativity with a new piece of art for your yard.
Saturday, May 18, 9:00 am—1:00 pm
Fee: $45, Members $40     Instructor: Pamela

Here is an opportunity to enjoy an intense drawing experience. This fastpaced,
in-depth workshop, based on the teachings of Kimon Nicolaides’ in his
book, “The Natural Way to Draw,” will be taught by Mason City artist, Richard
Leet. Dick will lead participants in trying their hands at dozens of basic
drawing exercises that can be key to further success and growth in all visual
art mediums.
Drawing paper is provided as will be a variety of drawing mediums. Students
may want to bring along any drawing mediums of their own liking –
crayons, colored chalk, etc.
Saturday, June 1, 9:00 am—4:00 pm (with 1 hour lunch break)
Fee: $45, Members $40

Call 641-421-3666 to register!

Please  remember to silence your cell phones and refrain from taking calls and texting while attending these classes. Thank you!

As of September 1, 2015 we will no longer offer pro-rated pricing for multiple-day classes if you cannot attend every day. Everyone will need to pay the full price. We want to encourage everyone to attend all scheduled class sessions as most projects in these classes take multiple days to complete. Missing classes may result in not being able to participate in scheduled projects as well as unfinished projects. Please call 641-421-3666 with questions

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