Adult Class Schedule
(Ages 15 & up)
2013 Spring & Summer Class Schedule
Portrait Painting in Oil Instructor: Philip Ruehle, MFA new date TBA. Please call if interested.
All levels are welcome. In this class, we will be tackling many of the challenges that are encountered when painting the portrait. An emphasis will be placed on anatomy, color theory, brushwork, and glazing. While this course will incorporate general lectures and demos, it will mostly consist of one-on-one instruction in order to better serve and enhance the growth of each individual student. Bring a clear and detailed photograph with good lighting of someone you would like to paint. The first class will be a demonstration (no need to bring supplies to first class).
Cost: $80 Member/$95 Non-member
Required Materials: Paint: Titanium White Ultramarine Blue Sap Green Cadmium Yellow Medium Viridian Alizarin Crimson Burnt Sienna Raw Umber Cerulean Blue Cadmium Red Medium Brushes: Filberts 2,4,6,8 Medium: Dammar Varnish (or Retouch Varnish) and Stand Oil, or any other medium that you may prefer Surface: Gesso Panel or Canvas Mineral Spirits: Odorless or Low Odor will be provided.
Botanical Art : Colored Pencil Independent Study
Barbara Holmer, Artist/Instructor
Thursday’s, July 11 - August 8. 2pm – 5pm. 5 Weeks.
This class is for students who have old projects to finish or new projects to begin. With the option of drawing from life or using photo references, work in a supportive atmosphere using traditional colored pencil techniques and focusing on composition as you develop your drawing. Bring drawing supplies and your subject or a selection.
$80 Member/$95 Non-member
Botanical Art: Painting Petals – Barbara Holmer, Artist/Instructor.
Six weeks, Thursday’s, May 16 – June 20, 2-5pm. For beginner through advanced, adult students. Botanical Art is a blend of art and science that is well suited to those who love detail. This class will focus on techniques used in botanical watercolor by painting pages of petals. Learn color mixing and a 3-layer approach to painting the subtleties and details of springtime flowers. Open to new and returning students.
$95 Member/$105 Non-member. $10 material fee due to instructor at first class.
Beginning Fundamentals of Blacksmithing – Saturday’s, May 11- June 8, 9am – Noon.
The Shiawassee Arts Center will again be offering the Blacksmithing class with Arthur Johns, instructing. This 5 week course will offer a comprehensive, hands on, overview of the art of Blacksmithing. Students will be introduced to basic forging and metal working techniques. These will include stock manipulation (both bar stock and sheet metal forming), basic tool making, traditional joinery and finishing techniques. . It will also offer insights into design development and execution. Students will be making some of their own tools, functional objects, and design and build their own individual projects. Students are required to furnish for themselves proper safety gear (safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves and appropriate footwear). Classes will be held at Arthur John's Forge & Design Studio, north of Elsie. Arthur is an artist/blacksmith, with a Master of Fine Arts degree and primarily works in forged iron or steel.
Cost: $220 SAC Member/$235 Non-member
Adult Pottery – Thursday’s June 13 - Aug. 1, 6-9pm. No class on July 4 or July 18.
Six weeks of beginning to intermediate level pottery. Jim Reinert, Instructor. Various techniques of wheel throwing, hand building and glazing will be taught. Bring your tools, a notebook, disposable gloves and an old towel. Individual development is of primary importance. Come experiment with clay! Includes 25 lbs. clay, glazes and firings. In every bag of clay, there is a pot! Dress for mess.
$135 Member/$155 Non-member
2013 Spring Saturday Art Class Brochure
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Group Guitar Lessons at SAC!
Pat Carmody will continue to teach both children’s and adult classes this fall. Students will need to bring their own guitar. Pre-registration and payment required.
Students age 9-15 - Thursday’s 6pm – 7pm. Cost: $10 member/$12 non-member
Age 16 and better - Thursday’s 7:15 - 8:15pm. Cost: $15 member/$17 non-member
SAC Art Camps
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Please register early. Payment is due at registration. Registrations may be mailed, phone, faxed or by coming into the art center, located at 206 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso. The Arts Center phone number is (989) 723-8354. The open hours are 1-5 pm Tuesday through Sunday. Closed on Monday.
For more information or registration, contact the Arts Center at 989.723-8354, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at 206 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso, Tuesday through Sunday, 1-5pm. The Arts Center is closed on Monday. Visa and MasterCard may be used to register by phone.
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