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Adult Classes Fall 2017


Specialty Make-up Workshop with Gary Hall
$50 • Saturday, October 7, 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
Want to be ready for Halloween? Learn some of the basics of ghoulish makeup with Gary Hall. This is a beginner class for anyone interested in make up for haunted houses or just plain scary fun. Zombies, vampires and ghosties, oh, my! You will learn how to make prosthetic pieces and just basic make up skills to make your undead dreams come true. Hall recently directed Frankenstein at SAAC and was responsible for the Creature’s makeup.
The $50 cost includes the basic prosthetic supplies, but each participant should bring a stage make-up kit, makeup remover or baby wipes. If you have taken the basic makeup class already, your makeup kit is sufficient. Stage make-up kits can be ordered for $25 at registration. Please advise if you are allergic to latex.


Beginners Pastel Class  with artist Kelly Campbell
$45 supplies included • Saturday, August 12, 10:00-3:00
Learn the basics of using soft pastels on sanded paper. Students will also learn to do underpainting and the basics of using different kinds of soft pastels to create an original painting.

Pastel Painting Workshop with artist Virmarie DePoyster
$120 members/$124 new members  • Saturday and Sunday, Sept 9-10, 9:00-4:00
Students will explore the pastel medium, drawing techniques, under-painting techniques using alcohol, value studies, color, surface applications, and effective and creative ways of using photo references. MORE INFO

Painting Dramatic Landscapes Workshop with artist Gary Huber
$350 • Thursday – Saturday, November 9-11, 9:00-4:00
This three day workshop will focus on painting the landscape in the medium of your choice. Gary will demonstrate pastel painting for a part of each day, building paintings from concept to final touch. MORE INFO

Fine Arts Open Studio with a Focus with artist Gay Bechtelheimer
$10 per session • Tuesday 3:30-5:30 On Going
The open studio is held in the first floor art room. Attend when you like, pay as you go.

Corks & Canvas
September 19 with Rhonda Hicks, Thursday 6:00-9:00
October 18 with Kelly Campbell, Wednesday 6:00-9:00
November 14 with Christy Stone, Tuesday 6:00-9:00
December 14 with Cindy Snelson, Thursday 6:00-9:00
$40 •
Corks & Canvas is an art class for non-artists who have always wanted to paint. The instructor takes the class through the step by step process to complete a work of art in three hours. The fee covers all supplies and snacks. Bring the beverage of your choice!


Photoshop Workshop on requst, with artist Mike Means
$40 • A two day workshop 6:00-8:00 for teens and adults, Photoshop is also scheduled upon request.
Basic Photoshop for beginners covers navigation through the Tools and Palettes and basic color correction. Take a fun tour of some neat aspects and filters available to create art or just improve simple pics.

Graphic Arts Open Studio Monday Nights with artist Mike Means
$10 per session • Monday 6:00-8:00 On Going, by appointment. Bring a project and the instructor will be on hand to assist you. Open Studio is held in the Computer Lab. Call ahead to let Mike know you’re coming.

Private Tutoring On-Going – contact instructor to schedule


Ballet for Adults not offered this semester
Adult Ballet is a fun exercise class with people of all levels. Utilizing the fundamentals of ballet, the class focuses on strengthening the core and extremities of the body. Think of it more as an exercise class that will awaken muscles you forgot you had in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The class is good for men and woman alike, remember most professional sport players take ballet to increase strength, agility, and stamina.

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