Adult & Teen Studio Classes



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PAINTING GLASS BLOCK
Use your creative and artistic talents to paint a winter landscape on glass. These lighted glass blocks make beautiful gifts and/or night lights. (Lights not included.)
Saturday, January 6, 2018, 1:00-4:00 pm
Fee: $30, Members $28

Winter/Spring 2018 Classes

HANDBUILDING
Learn the basics of handbuilding with clay. All skill levels welcome.  Clay and tools are an additional charge.
Tuesdays, January 9—February 13, 9:30 am — Noon
Fee: $75, Members $65      Instructor: Peggy Cornick

LEARNING TO THROW – Morning
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, February 20—April 17 (skips March 13)  9:30 am — Noon
Fee: $75, member $65     Instructor: Peggy Cornick

LEARNING TO THROW – Evening
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.
Session 1 Tuesdays, January 9 —February 27    
Session  2 Tuesdays, March 20—May 8               
Time: 5:30 — 8:00 pm       Instructor: Randy Reid
Fee: $75 per session, Member $65 per session

HOT WAX
Explore the centuries old technique of using beeswax to create art.  This class will incorporate many other materials with beeswax to create a unique 2D artwork. All supplies are included.
Saturday, January 27,  9:00 am — noon     Instructor: Pamela
Fee: $45, Members $40     (doors open at 8:50 a.m.) 

PAPIER MACHE CLAY WORKSHOP
Explore a new medium with easy-to-work papier mache clay.  We will create a beautiful tree you can hang pictures or jewelry on.  Day one: make a form.  Day two: apply the clay.  Day three: paint.
Thursday, February 8, 15, 22, 5:30 — 7:30 pm
Fee: $45, Members $40      Instructor: Laura 

POLYMER CLAY
Learn the basics of polymer clay while making fun floral pieces to cherish or give as a gift.  Instructor will bake pieces after class to be picked up at a later time.
Saturday, March 3, 9:00 am — Noon     Instructor: Laura
Fee: $35, Members $31      (doors open at 8:50 a.m.) 

RICHARD LEET DRAWING WORKSHOP
Here is an opportunity to enjoy an intense drawing experience.  This fast-paced, 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 on 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 e.g. crayons, colored chalk, etc.
Saturday, April 14, 9:00 am—4:00 pm (with 1 hour lunch break)
Fee: $45, Members $40

SCRATCH ART
Explore the medium of scratch art on clay board.  Learn to draw and shade in reverse with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.
Thursday, April 19, 5:30 — 7:30 pm      Instructor: Laura
Fee: $20, Members $18

MUFFINS & MONOCHROMATIC PAINTING
Learn  how to create a monochromatic acrylic masterpiece with step-by-step instructions.  Muffins will be served as a snack.
Saturday, May 12, 9:00 am — Noon      Instructor: Laura
Fee: $30, Members $27     (doors open at 8:50 a.m.)

WHIMSICAL CHAIRS
Each student will design their own unique chair.  Paint, bling, add texture—unlock your creativity with a new piece of furniture for your home or office.  Bring your own chair for a $5 discount.
Tuesday, May 15 (prep day) 6:00 — 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 19 (creative day) 9:00 am—noon (doors open at 8:50 am)
Fee: $45, Members $40     Instructor: Pamela

FAMILY CLASS—FAIRY HOUSES
Design and make a fairy house, and perhaps a fairy will find a way in!  Enjoy creating as a family.  All supplies are included, along with a flat potting container.
Saturday, March 24,  9:00 am — noon     Instructor: Pamela
Fee: $42, Members $38     (doors open at 8:50 a.m.)

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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