Classes*

DAYTIME CLASSES

MOM & ME MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS
Drop in with your child and paint together; Selfies? vacation memory?  Have a few laughs together.  We’ll give you each a frame for your art. $11 per person.

PRIVATE LESSONS
Want a more private place to explore you art quest? Call and arrange private lessons; 1.5 hours, $30. Deb Kobayashi, teacher.

ART IN THE AFTERNOON
Choose your medium: paper mache, print making, glass fusion, fabric collage, abstract painting, sculpture using paper, wood, wire, Notan paper craft, mandalas, origami, watercolor lesson, collage creation, build a mobile, mosaic magic… Your choice: $25 per session.

SOMETIMES,  SATURDAYS
Please call the studio, 248-812-9022 to check on the Saturday schedule. Sometimes, Saturdays are reserved for workshops and parties.

SUNDAY SPECIAL SPACE
Yes, we’re now open on Sundays! Studio time is yours! Bring whatever you’re working on or start something new. Creating in a shared space breaks up the isolation of creating alone. Refreshing! If you supply your own materials-$10. Or, materials can be purchased.

EVENING CLASSES

PAINTING & DRAWING CLASS
Low Pressure, High Pleasure:  Intro to Art begins again on Tuesday Oct. 2, 7:00pm-9:00pm. Try acrylic painting, watercolor painting, oil painting and drawing. 5 weeks, $119. Includes all materials. Class size limited to 8 students.

ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASS
Liz Frankland will demonstrate how to create a scene that is loose but realistic in style, and how to find the point where detail can be expressed accurately yet abstract. Students are asked to bring 2-3 inspirational images to work from and will leave at the end of the class with their own painting. And don’t worry about a cluttered photo! Frankland will help students navigate what to highlight and minimize in the final work. Wednesday evenings, October 3, 10, 17, 24, Nov. 7 from 6:00-8:00pm. A materials list will be provided to registered students prior to class.

WATERCOLOR CLASS
Steve Gamburd created a 5 week class for students to learn and practice techniques of the watercolor medium. Weekly classes include Introduction to Transparencies, Monochrome, Dynamic Duos, Relative Color, and Figure Painting.  In each session you will experiment, learn and practice your new skills.  A materials list will be sent to registered students. $105 per person. beginning Oct. 11, 7:0pm-9:00pm.  *actual dates are Thursdays, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/ 8 and 11/15.

WORKSHOPS (2-3 HOURS, ONE SESSION)

ZENTANGLE, BEYOND BASICS
Various dates, 6:30pm-8:30pm. $26. Learn to make intricate patterns, one step at a time. Certified instructor, Pam Signorelli, teaches new tangles on imaginative projects.

LADIES ART NIGHTS
Occasional Mondays or Thursdays, 7:00pm-9:00pm. Jen Blake leads the way into fun crafts, several times per month. Check on facebook.com/articipateinberkley or here. $21-$36.  Materials included. BYOB.

PASTEL PAINTING
Mary Jane Erard, pastel teacher, will conduct a 2 hour workshop in which you will learn how to use these soft chalks to create either a pet portrait (bring a photo) or a stunning landscape. Sanded pastel paper ($2) will be available at the class. All other supplies will be furnished. Saturday, October 20, 2:00pm-4:00pm. We need five students to run this class. $35 per person.

Past & Future Offerings

Make a comment if you’d like to take these classes:

FIGURE DRAWING
Tuesdays, 6:00-9:00pm, beginning June 26th.  Drawing the human figure has long been a staple for artists. With gesture and form drawings in this 6 week class, we will also look at perspective, composition and value. Experienced teacher and artist, Dan Keller has taught at WSU, CCS and the BBAC. Five of the classes will have a live model.  $169, includes cost of model. Begins June 26.

PAPER MACHE´ CLASS
You will love the shapes and versatility of paper maché! It’s a satisfying process; the construction or molding of an armature, the draping and smoothing of paste soaked paper, then the decoration and painting of the hardened shell. Give it a try.  Five weeks, Wednesdays, all materials included, $115. Begins 7/11/18. 7:00-9:00pm. Class size limited to 8 people.

*cancelation policy on all workshops (one session) and classes (multi-sessions): a refund will be offered if the cancelation is made at least 24 hours in advance of first (or only) class.

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