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Ages 15 & up
(5 Weeks) Sept. 19 - Oct. 17
Thu. 7:00-9:00 pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz

Learn how to use color to create harmony and organization, develop contrast and interest, and create a feeling or mood. You may work in any style and media, all experience levels welcome. Bring your usual art supplies. If you need advice on supplies, contact the Center.

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Ages 15  - Adult
(5 weeks) Sept. 13– Oct. 11
Fri. 10:30am-12:30pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz

Explore the beautiful fluidity and transparency of watercolor. Beginners will learn basic tools and techniques; experienced students will explore new methods, materials and styles. Class is offered throughout the year with a different approach presented each session. List of watercolor supplies given upon registration; watercolor paper will be provided by instructor. Course fee includes tuition and $12 paper supply fee.

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Teens & Adults
(5 Weeks)  Sept. 23 - Oct. 28; no class 10/14
Mon. 6pm - 8pm

Instructor: Lee Darter

Let’s learn to sculpt and weave with fibers and textiles. Artist  Lee Darter will teach students to embellish fabrics using natural fibers and traditional felting techniques. We will build 3-D soft sculptures and practice some weaving on simple looms. Learn more about the field location at www.windyknollfarm.com. Course fee includes $25.00 supply fee.

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Ages 7-11
September 23 - October 21
(5 weeks)
Mon. 6:30-8pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton
Improve your fundamental drawing skills with a wide array of lessons which will include the use of traditional art mediums (pencil, marker, pastels, etc.) and technology (drawing software, tablets.) Class may be taken multiple times; lessons will vary from session to session. Course fee includes $20.00 supply fee.

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Ages 15 & up 
(4 Weeks)  Sept. 17 - Oct. 8
Tue. 10:30am - 1:00pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz
The comfort and beauty of the studio facilities at Windy Knoll Farm provide the perfect setting for creativity. Take inspiration from the natural surroundings and explore the rich color and versatility of acrylic paints with expert instructor Michele Frantz. The water-based medium of acrylics may be manipulated with a wide array of methods, and applied to many different surfaces for both transparent and opaque effects. Students new to acrylics will learn basic tools & techniques; more advanced students will further develop skills and explore new directions. Course fee includes canvases and boards provided by the Center; registrants will receive a list of materials to bring to class.

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Ages 15-Adult
September 28
(4 hours)
Sat. 10:15am - 3:15pm (1 hour lunch break)

Instructor:  Jean Seelig

Enjoy Asian brush painting in this workshop with award-winning artist Jean Seelig.  One stroke techniques will be demonstrated and practiced with an emphasis on the relaxing elements of the art form. Motifs will vary with the season. Bring a lunch or plan to enjoy your mid-class break in a neighborhood eatery.  Course fee includes $15 supply fee.

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Ages 7-11
October 4 - October 25
Fri.  6:30-8:30pm

Instructor:  Lydia Bratton

Wish you had more time to make something amazing in the art room? Come indulge design impulses in our Friday night studio art class!  Find plenty of individual instruction and opportunities to try new media and techniques; projects explored may vary with each student's interest. We will draw, paint, sketch, and build dynamic creations. Course fee includes $15.00 supply fee.

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Age 15 & up
(5 weeks) October 9 - November 6
Wed. 7:00pm-8:30pm

Instructor: Emily Thomson
Develop your observational and rendering skills. Learn to understand and draw in terms of line, value, shape, texture, light, space, composition, and perspective using a variety of media and techniques. Please bring your artist sketching pencils and charcoals, and an 18" x 24" drawing pad. This class may be taken multiple times; the lessons presented will vary from session to session. Students new to drawing instruction will learn basic techniques; more advanced students will further develop skills & explore new directions.

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Ages 15 & up 
(5 Weeks)  Oct. 22 - Nov. 19
Tue. 10:30am-12:30pm

Instructor: Michele Frantz

Versatile and forgiving, acrylic paints may be manipulated with a wide array of techniques, applied to many different surfaces, and modified with various additives. Students new to acrylics will learn introductory basics; experienced students will improve skills and explore new directions. Class is offered throughout the year with a different approach presented each session. List of acrylics supplies given upon registration; canvases and boards will be provided by instructor.

Course fee includes tuition and $12 canvas fee.

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Ages 15 & up
Oct. 24 - Nov
. 21
Thu. 10:15am - 12:45pm

Instructor: Mike Flynn
This class is designed for students (beginner to intermediate) who want to explore the unique principles of watercolor: transparency, speed, spontaneity.   Classes will emphasize and demonstrate brush work, color mixing, wash techniques, value patterns, design layout and composition. Class may be taken multiple times; subject matter will vary among a variety of landscapes, seascapes, florals and still-life. Watercolor paper will be provided by the instructor. Supply list will be provided upon registration. Course Fee includes $12.00 paper supply fee.

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