Adult & Teen Studio Art Classes

Weather Policy: Both adult and youth classes will be postponed when Mason City Community Schools cancel class due to inclement weather. Watch the “closings” list on KIMT.
CLASS CREDIT REQUESTS will be honored if the request occurs at least 1 week prior to the first meeting of the class.

Fall 2021 Classes

WINTER GNOMES PAINTING Ages 13-Adult See example here!
Paint a family of Gnomes for the holidays on a 12×16 canvas. Makes a great gift.
Saturday, December 18, 1:00-4:00 pm
Fee: $30, Members $27 Instructor: Laura

Winter-Spring 2022 Classes
Classes are 13+ unless stated otherwise.

CLAY CLASS A: LEARNING TO THROW — Morning Ages 16+
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, January 11—March 1, 9:30 am — Noon
Fee: $75, Members $65 Instructor: Peggy Cornick

CLAY CLASS B: LEARNING TO THROW Ages 13-Adult
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 15—April 12 (skips March 15), 5:30-7:30 pm
Fee: $75, Members $68 Instructor: Randy Reid

CLAY CLASS C: HANDBUILDING—Morning Ages 16+
Learn the basics of handbuilding with clay. All skill levels welcome. Clay and tools are an additional charge.
Tuesdays, March 15—April 19, 9:30 am — Noon
Fee: $75, Members $65 Instructor: Peggy Cornick

CLAY CLASS D: LEARNING TO THROW – Intermediate Workshop Ages 16+
Area artist Bill Mateer will demonstrate techniques such as lid making, bottle making, and other intermediate methods. Class fee includes glazes and firing of works. Students must have prior ceramics experience. Clay and tools are an additional charge.
Saturdays, March 26 and April 2, 10:00 am-12:30 pm; Additional optional work day: April 9, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Students may continue to work after class each day in the ceramics studio until 4:30 pm
Fee: $50 ($45 for members)

VERY BASIC WATERCOLOR PAINTING
This class will cover washes and basic techniques using liquid watercolors – perfect for beginners.
Saturday, January 29, 12:30-4:30 pm
Fee: $30, Members $27 Instructor: Laura

STRING ART MONOGRAMS Ages 16+
Make a personalized letter for your first or last name in this throw-back class. We will create a string-art piece of your chosen letter, on a wooden board. Great to hang on the wall or give as a gift. Please bring your own hammer.
Thursdays, February 3 & February 10, 5:30-7:30 pm
Fee: $40, Members $36 Instructor: Laura

3-D ZENTANGLE DESIGN SCULPTURES Ages 18+
Artistic inspiration is all around us! We will use repeated multi-patterns with lines, shapes and color contrast to create rhythm & visual movement. Then manipulate the paper so that it has 3D form.
Saturday, February 19, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Fee: $20, Members $18 Instructor: Pamela

ACRYLIC FLORAL PAINTING
Follow along step by step to create a floral painting on canvas.
Saturday, March 26, 1:00-4:00 pm
Fee: $30, Members $27 Instructor: Laura

ALCOHOL INK CREATIONS
This class is a basic beginning lesson on Abstract Alcohol Ink techniques. Learn about the creative methods of blending colors and the best surfaces that work with Alcohol Ink. You will be creating your own Alcohol Ink art piece.
Saturday, April 2, 9:00 am – Noon
Fee: $35, Members $32 Instructor: Pamela

STAINED GLASS Ages 18+
This challenging class will teach you to pattern, cut, glaze, solder and weatherproof a beautiful clear or stained glass window. Space is limited, so enroll early! Increase on class cost due to increased price of supplies.
(Tues.) April 19, (Thurs.) April 21, (Tues.) April 26, (Thurs.) April 28 from 5:30-8:00 pm & (Sat.) April 30 from 9:00 am-2:30 pm
Fee: $125, Members $113 Instructor: Pamela

Family Classes

ST. PATRICK’S DAY GNOMES Parent & child ages 5+
Make and create artistic leprechaun gnomes styled with green and rainbow colors.
Saturday, March 5, 1:00-4:00 pm
Fee: $30, Members $27 Instructor: Pamela

PAINT WITH ME Parent & child ages 8+
Bring a child for some quality time and create two paintings that look great hanging side by side. Paintings will be acrylic on canvas.
Saturday, May 21, 1:00-4:00 pm
Fee: $40 per adult/child pair, Members $36, $20 for each additional person Instructor: Laura

 


2021 Fall Class Flyer
2022 Winter-Spring Class Flyer

 

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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