COURSES

We provide a wide array of courses to appeal to the unique artistic interests of students. Courses ranging from themes of multiculturalism to more traditional art forms and even edible art, are offered to all age groups. For more detailed information, please browse our course listings below.

Aboriginal Dot Paining (Adult)

​Do you like to paint? Have you ever created a painting based on Aboriginal Art? Join us for a a relaxing and educational adventure to Australia where you will learn the basic history of Aboriginal Art. Use one of the instructor's templates as a guide for your project, or design your own unique Aboriginal pattern. You will enjoy applying colorful acrylic paints to your canvas by using a fun and easy 'dot technique'. Using this therapeutic method of painting, you will produce a unique conversation piece that you will be proud to display in you home!

Aboriginal Dot Painting (Youth)

Did you know that the native Aborigines use art to communicate and tell stories about their dreams? Circles and arcs are found in many ancient Aboriginal petroglyphs. Join us for an educational adventure to Australia where you will learn about the history of Aboriginal Art! Choose an animal template as a guide for your project, or design your own pattern. Learn how to apply colorful dots of acrylic paint using a fun and easy 'dot technique'. You will create your own amazing Aboriginal work of art to display in your home! 

Art And Relaxation (Adult)

Do you lead a busy life? Are you looking for some ‘me time’ to regroup? Join us for this creative and therapeutic class! You will have an opportunity to practice Japanese relaxation techniques that will promote healthy mindfulness. Listen to relaxing, meditative music, while exploring your creative side. You will enjoy learning how to compose a beautiful work of art that you will be proud to display! The instructor will nurture your artistic side, but also give you relaxation exercises to help with the daily challenges of life. 

 

(Kris Mastley Holtmeyer is a certified Reiki Master Practitioner. She enjoys teaching her students relaxation methods that create a peaceful inner soul and enhance everything in life. Practicing relaxation techniques aids in stress reduction, better sleep, and can help to improve and maintain health.)

Art History: A to Z (Adult and Youth)

Are you interested in learning about some of the Great Artists, but would simply like a basic overview of art history? This entertaining and educational course will take you on an adventure around the world to meet some of the most accomplished artists in history! What made these artists unique? What thoughts went through their minds as they composed their works of art? This is an interactive course, so there will be plenty of time to ask questions during class! A variety of pictures of the artists’ work will be shared.

 

(This course can also be combined with a “hands-on” course.)

NEW!! Bold Impressionism on Canvas (Adult)

Would you like to learn how to paint an impressionistic work of art using vibrant colors? You will choose a simple outline for your project and transfer your design onto a blank canvas. Fill your palette with endless colors and let your creativity shine! Have fun learning how to apply patches of paint to your canvas, using a spectrum of color throughout your design. Your composition will brighten any room!

NEW!! Bold Impressionism on Canvas (Youth)

Would you like to learn how to paint a one-of-a-kind picture using bright colors? You will choose one of the instructor’s outlines for your project and then trace your design onto a blank canvas. Have fun applying a wide array of colorful paint patches to your canvas and let your creativity shine! Your work of art will brighten any room!

Cake Decorating Wars with Buttercream Icing (Adult Teams)

Are you celebrating a special occasion? Do you like competitions? Then you will definitely want to be a participant in this class! Team-up with your friends or family members and let the fun begin! You and your teammates will brainstorm ideas and then strategically decorate your team's two-layer, 8-inch cake, by using buttercream icing to create your masterpiece. You will learn how to use a variety of metal decorating tips and colorful bags of icing to create a variety of designs. Who will win? All artistic abilities welcome! (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Cake Decorating Wars with Buttercream Icing (Youth Teams)

Have you ever wanted to decorate a cake like a professional? Do you like competitions? Then you will definitely want to be a participant in this class! Team-up with friends, or make new friends in class, and let the fun begin! You and your teammates will brainstorm designs and then apply a base coat of buttercream icing to your team's two-layer, 8-inch cake. Next, strategically decorate your cake using colorful bags of icing and a variety of decorating metal tips to create your masterpiece! Who will win? (This course can be themed.)

 

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, School Mascot, Winter Break, Spring Break, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more!) 

Cake Decorating Wars with Fondant (Adult Teams)

Are you celebrating a special occasion? Have you ever wanted to decorate a cake with fondant? Team-up with your friends, or family members, and let the fun begin! You and your teammates will brainstorm ideas and then apply a base coat of buttercream icing to your team's two-layer, 8-inch cake. You will enjoy learning how to color, roll, cut, and drape colorful pieces of fondant to create a variety of designs for your masterpiece. Who will win? (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Cake Decorating Wars with Fondant (Youth Teams)

Have you ever decorated a cake with fondant? Do you like competitions? Team-up with friends, or make new friends in class, and let the fun begin! You and your teammates will brainstorm ideas and then apply a base coat of buttercream icing to your team's two-layer, 8-inch cake. You will enjoy learning how to color, roll, cut, and drape colorful pieces of fondant to create a variety of designs for your masterpiece! Who will win? (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, School Mascot, Winter Break, Spring Break, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

NEW!! Cake Sculptures with Fondant (Adult Teams)

Have you ever wanted to create three-dimensional sculptures using fondant? Team-up with family members, or make new friends in class, and let the fun begin! You and your teammates will brainstorm a theme for your cake. Next, you will use buttercream icing to create a base coat on your team’s two-layer, 8-inch cake. Have fun learning how to color fondant and create detailed sculptures out of fondant. you will enjoy attaching the sculptures to your cake to make your own edible masterpiece!

NEW!! Cake Sculptures with Fondant (Youth Teams)

Have you ever wanted to create 3D sculptures with fondant? Team-up with friends, or make new friends in class, and let the fun begin! You and your teammates will brainstorm a theme for your cake. Next, you will use buttercream icing to create a base coat on your team’s 2-layer, 8-inch cake. You will enjoy learning how to color fondant and create detailed sculptures. Have fun attaching the sculptures to your cake to make your own edible masterpiece! Who will win?

Candy Art (Adult)

Do you have a ‘Sweet Tooth’? In this edible art class, you will have an opportunity to use a variety of supplies to create your delicious works of art! Learn how to pour candy coating into festive molds. Have fun dipping, swirling, and sculpting tasty treats. You can even add colorful candy sprinkles for a final touch. You will enjoy making a wide array of festive candy to take home and share with your family or friends, or even give as a gift to someone special! (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Candy Art (Youth)

Do you have a ‘Sweet Tooth’? In this edible art class, you will have an opportunity to use a variety of supplies to create your delicious works of art! Learn how to pour candy coating into festive molds. Have fun dipping, swirling, and sculpting tasty treats. You can even add colorful candy sprinkles for a final touch. You will enjoy making a wide array of festive candy to take home and share with your family or friends, or even give as a gift to someone special! (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, School Mascot, Winter Break, Spring Break, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Canvas Painting - Photo to Canvas (Adult)

Do you have a favorite photograph, picture, or photocopy that you would like to learn how to paint? Join us for this creative and therapeutic class as we experiment with canvas paints. Using an easy method, you will learn how to lightly transfer the objects from your picture onto your canvas. Explore mixing a variety of colors to create your own vibrant palette. Have fun brushing paint onto your canvas using a variety of brushes to create your very own masterpiece! Please remember to bring an 8.5” x 11” photo or photocopy to class to use as a guide. (This course can also be themed.)

 

Media Choices:

• Acrylics

• Oils

• Water-Based Oils

 

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Canvas Painting - Photo to Canvas (Youth)

Do you have a favorite photograph, picture, or photocopy that you would like to learn how to paint? Join us for this creative class as we experiment with canvas paints. Using a fun and easy method, you will learn how to lightly transfer the objects from your picture onto your canvas. You will enjoy mixing lots of different colors by using red, blue, yellow, and white non-toxic paints. Have fun applying paint to your canvas using a a wide selection of brushes to create your very own masterpiece! Please remember to bring an 8.5” x 11” photo or photocopy to class to use as a guide. (This course can also be themed.)

 

Media Choices:

• Acrylics

• Oils

• Water-Based Oils

 

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, School Mascot, Winter Break, Spring Break, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Canvas Painting - Step-By-Step with the Instructor (Adult)

​Do you like to paint? Join us for this creative and therapeutic class as we explore painting on canvas! Students will be introduced to canvas painting by using the same picture as a guide. You will enjoy learning and practicing step-by-step instructions with the instructor. Have fun experimenting with a variety of brushes and easy-to-use acrylics to create your very own masterpiece! Compositions are completed in one session. (This course can also be themed.)

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Canvas Painting - Step-By-Step with Instructor (Youth)

​​Do you like to paint? Join us for this fun class as we explore painting on canvas! Students will be introduced to canvas painting by using the same picture as a guide. You will enjoy learning and practicing step-by-step instructions with the instructor. Have fun experimenting with a variety of brushes and easy-to-use non-toxic acrylic paints to create your very own masterpiece! Paintings are completed in one session. (This course can also be themed.)

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, School Mascot, Winter Break, Spring Break, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Ceramics (Adult)

Do you like to paint ceramics? Are you looking for a relaxing and enjoyable class? Learn how ceramics are made and then enjoy mixing a vibrant palette of acrylic paints. You will work with a variety of paintbrushes and have fun applying paint to create your beautiful ceramic figurine! All ceramic pieces are fired in a kiln and cleaned before class. So you can paint your piece, seal it with a liquid varnish, and take it home with you that day!

 

(A wide variety of pieces will be available to choose from, such as holiday, seasonal and specific themes. Please contact Artistic Moments if you would like to request a specific theme.)

Ceramics (Youth)

Do you like to paint three-dimensional objects? Join us for this fun and easy medium! You will learn how ceramics are made and enjoy mixing and applying colorful acrylic paints to create your own unique figurine! All ceramic pieces are fired in a kiln and cleaned before class. So you can paint your piece, seal it with a nontoxic liquid varnish, and take it home with you that day!

 

(A wide variety of pieces will be available to choose from, such as holiday, seasonal and specific themes. Please contact Artistic Moments if you would like to request a specific theme.)

Ceramics Create-A-Plate (Adult)

Do you like to paint ceramics? You will learn how ceramics are made and then choose from a wide assortment of templates (or create your own), to begin your design. You will apply a base coat of primer and then transfer your pattern onto your plate. Enjoy mixing and applying colorful acrylic paints with a variety of brushes, to create your own one-of-a-kind work of art! All ceramic pieces are fired in a kiln prior to class. Paint your plate, seal it with a liquid varnish, and take it home with you that day! (Please note: Plates are for decorative purposes only.)

 

Themes: Birthdays  Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Ceramics Create-A-Plate (Youth)

Do you like to paint ceramics? You will learn how ceramics are made and then choose from a wide assortment of templates (or create your own), to begin your design. You will apply a base coat of primer and then transfer your pattern onto your plate. Enjoy mixing and applying colorful acrylic paints with a variety of brushes, to create your own one-of-a-kind work of art! All ceramic pieces are fired in a kiln prior to class. Paint your plate, seal it with a non-toxic liquid varnish, and take it home with you that day! (Please note: Plates are for decorative purposes only.)

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, School Mascot, Winter Break, Spring Break, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Chalk Pastels (Adult)

Do you have a special photograph that you would like to see come to life? Learn how to apply and blend vibrant chalk pastels! You will enjoy experimenting with a variety of techniques in a nurturing environment. Students will have an opportunity to create one more beautiful composition that they will be proud to display. The instructor will supply a variety of pictures to use as guides, but students are encouraged to bring their favorite photographs to class. Once your compositions are completed, a white mat will frame your colorful works of art!

Chalk Pastels (Youth)

Do you like to work with chalk? Have fun learning how to apply and blend colorful chalk pastels. You will have fun creating one more beautiful compositions that you will be proud to display at home! The instructor will supply a variety of pictures for you to use as guides, but students are encouraged to bring their favorite photographs or photocopies to class. You will have time to create one or more projects. Once your compositions are completed, a white mat will frame your colorful works of art!

Charcoal Composition (Adult)

Do you like the look of charcoal? Would you like to learn how to work with this relaxing medium? Bring a favorite photo to class, or use one of the instructor's photos as a guide. Using a simple technique, you will create a basic outline of your project. You will enjoy learning how to use both black and white charcoal and a blending stub to generate contrast and make your composition look realistic! A white mat will frame your completed projects that you can proudly display.

Charcoal Composition (Youth)

Would you like to learn how to work with charcoal? Bring a favorite photo to class, or use one of the instructor's photos as a guide. Using a fun and easy technique, you will create an outline of your project. Learn how to use both black and white charcoal and a blending stub to make your drawing look realistic! A white mat will frame your completed projects that you can proudly display.

Clay Sculpture I (Adult)

​Do you enjoy working with air-dry clay? This course is designed to allow students the opportunity to “play” with potter’s clay without having to have their sculptures fired in a kiln. Learn how to manipulate your slab of clay by using such techniques as wedging, scoring and meshing, which will be demonstrated during class. Plastic tools will be used to sculpt and mold a special three-dimensional composition of your choice. Clay sculptures will need to air-dry for approximately one week prior to painting and sealing applications. Clay Sculpture II will be offered to students who wish to paint and seal their sculptures.

 

Categories:

• Clay Coil Pots

• Clay Freeform Sculpture

• Clay Glass Mosaic Tiles

• Clay Pinch Pots

• Clay Plaque Sculpture

Clay Sculpture I (Youth)

Do you like to work with clay? This course is designed to allow students the opportunity to “play” with potter’s clay! Join us for this fun and creative class. Learn how to manipulate your slab of clay by using such techniques as wedging, scoring and meshing, which will be demonstrated during class. Plastic tools will be used to sculpt and mold a special three-dimensional subject of your choice. Clay sculptures will need to air-dry for approximately one week before painting and sealing applications. Clay Sculpture II will be offered to students who wish to paint and seal their sculptures.

 

Categories:

• Clay Coil Pots

• Clay Freeform Sculpture

• Clay Glass Mosaic Tiles

• Clay Pinch Pots

• Clay Plaque Sculpture

Clay Sculpture II (Adult)

Now that your sculpture has had time to cure, you will be given the opportunity to use acrylic paints and a variety of paintbrushes on the sculpture you created in Clay Sculpture I. You will be encouraged to mix paint to create your own unique color palette. After the clay pieces are painted, they will be sealed with a nontoxic liquid varnish to create a beautiful finish. These make great gifts for someone special in your life!

(Please note that Clay Sculpture I is a prerequisite for this course.)

Clay Sculpture II (Youth)

Now that your sculpture has had time to dry, have fun with easy-to-use acrylic paints! You will learn how to apply paint by using a variety of paintbrushes on the sculpture you created in Clay Sculpture I. Have fun mixing and applying color to your work of art! After  you complete your project, it will be sealed with a nontoxic liquid varnish to create a shiny finish. These make great gifts for someone special in your life!

(Please note that Clay Sculpture I is a prerequisite for this course.)

Colored Pencil Composition (Adult)

Do you enjoy working with colored pencils? Join us as we explore this popular medium! This course will cover the basics of drawing and colored pencil application. Learn different techniques on how to layer and add texture to your drawings. Discover how to use light sources to create realistic dimension to your work. You will have the opportunity to create a vibrant work of art suitable for framing!

Colored Pencil Composition (Youth)

Do you enjoy working with colored pencils? You will definitely want to participate in this class! Have fun learning basic techniques for using colored pencils. You will use a variety of colors to create layers of color and texture to your drawings. Discover how to use light to create realistic pictures suitable for framing!

Colored Pencil on Suede Board (Adult)

Join us as we explore the wonderful world of colored pencils! This course will cover the basics of drawing and colored pencil application. Learn different techniques on how to layer and add texture to your drawings. Discover how to use light sources to create realistic dimension to your work. You will have the opportunity to draw on suede board to create a vibrant work of art suitable for framing!

Colored Pencil on Suede Board (Youth)

Join us as we explore the wonderful world of colored pencils! This course will cover the basics of drawing and colored pencil application. Learn different techniques on how to layer and add texture to your drawings. Discover how to use light sources to create realistic dimension to your work. You will have the opportunity to draw on suede board to create a vibrant work of art suitable for framing!

Cookie Art with Buttercream Icing (Adult)

Do you enjoy designing cookies? Then you will definitely want to participate in this creative class! This is an introductory course to cookie decorating using buttercream icing. Create your own designs or use the instructor’s photos as guides. Have fun learning basic preparation and easy decorating techniques. You will use colorful bags of icing and a variety of metal decorating tips to create your vibrant works of art! (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Cookie Art with Buttercream Icing (Youth)

Are you looking for a creative artistic project? Then you will definitely want to participate in this fun edible art class! You will be introduced to beginning cookie decorating. Create your own designs or use the instructor’s photos as guides. Have fun learning basic preparation and easy decorating techniques. You will use colorful bags of icing and a variety of metal decorating tips to create your vibrant works of art! (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, School Mascot, Winter Break, Spring Break, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Cookie Art with Fondant (Adult)

Have you ever used fondant to decorate your cookies? Fondant is a pliable and edible icing used to create festive designs on cookies. Learn how to color, roll, cut, and sculpt colorful fondant into a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Have fun attaching your decorative fondant to cookies to create festive designs for any occasion! (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Cookie Art with Fondant (Youth)

Have you ever used fondant to decorate your cookies? Fondant is a pliable and edible icing used to create festive designs on cookies. Learn how to color, roll, cut, and sculpt colorful fondant into a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Have fun attaching your decorative fondant to cookies to create festive designs for any occasion! (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, School Mascot, Winter Break, Spring Break, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Cookie Art with Liquid Royal Icing (Adult)

Would you like to learn how to make beautiful designs on cookies like the professionals? Then, this course is for you! Royal icing is a smooth, flowing icing that hardens when dry and is used to make colorful patterns on round sugar cookies. You will enjoy using a variety of supplies and learning fun techniques to create festive-looking cookies for any occasion!

Themes: Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Cookie Art with Liquid Royal Icing (Youth)

Would you like to learn how to make fun designs on cookies like the professionals? Then, this course is for you! Royal icing is a smooth, flowing icing that hardens when dry and is used to make colorful patterns on round sugar cookies. You will enjoy using a variety of supplies and learning fun techniques to create festive-looking cookies for any occasion!

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, School Mascot, Winter Break, Spring Break, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Cupcake Art with Buttercream Icing (Adult)

Do you enjoy decorating cupcakes? You will have an opportunity to learn how to use a variety of metal decorating tips and colorful tubes of icing to create your very own edible works of art! Patterns will be available to use as guides. These make great gifts, or you can share them with family and friends! (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Cupcake Art with Buttercream Icing (Youth)

Do you like cupcakes? Learn the basic skills of cupcake decorating! You will have an opportunity to learn how to use a variety of metal decorating tips and colorful tubes of icing to create your very own edible works of art! Patterns will be available to use as guides. These make great gifts, or you can share them with family and friends! (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, School Mascot, Winter Break, Spring Break, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Cupcake Art with Fondant (Adult)

Have you ever used fondant to decorate cupcakes? Fondant is a pliable and edible icing used to create a variety of designs on cupcakes. Learn how to color, roll, cut, and sculpt colorful fondant into a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Have fun attaching your decorative fondant to create festive cupcakes for any occasion! (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Cupcake Art with Fondant (Youth)

Have you ever used fondant to decorate cupcakes? Fondant is a 'Play-Doh-like' edible icing used to create fun designs on cupcakes. Learn how to color, roll, cut, and sculpt colorful fondant into a wide variety of shapes and sizes. You will have fun attaching colorful pieces of decorative fondant to create festive cupcakes for any occasion! (This course can be themed.)

Themes: Birthdays, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, School Mascot, Winter Break, Spring Break, Super Bowl and Other Sporting Events, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Activities, and more! 

Decoupage' (Adult)

Do you like the look of Decoupage'? This fun medium can be quite relaxing and therapeutic! Choose from a wide assortment of beautiful decorative papers for you project. Have fun cutting or tearing your papers into pieces, while you enjoy a casual visit with other students in the class. Learn how to apply a special adhesive and attach your colorful pieces of decorative papers to your three-dimensional object. Embellishments may be added to compliment your stunning work of art. Your project will then be sealed with a nontoxic liquid varnish.

Decoupage' (Youth)

Would you like to learn how to make a beautiful three-dimensional work of art? Decoupage is the fun and creative method of decorating an object with vibrant pieces of colorful papers. You will be supplied with a three-dimensional object, decorative papers, adhesive and scissors. Cut or tear small pieces of various papers and learn how to apply a special adhesive to create an amazing work of art! You will add sparkling jewels to complete your decoupage. Projects will then be sealed with a nontoxic liquid varnish.

Drawing with Pencil: A to Z (Adult)

Do you have a favorite photograph that you would like to learn how to draw? Join us for this creative and relaxing class, as we explore drawing composition. Using graphite, you will learn an easy method for drawing upside down and transferring the objects from your picture onto drawing paper.  Learn how to apply and layer graphite to create depth and texture. Explore different light sources and practice shading the objects on your composition by using various techniques to create a realistic picture. You will be amazed at your work of art!

Themes : Animation, Architecture, Birds of Prey, Family Pets, Famous Landmarks, Fantasy, Flowers, Human Anatomy, Insects, Land Animals, Landscape, Nature, Portraits, Reptiles, Seascape, Sea Animals, and more!

 

(Please remember to bring an 8.5” x 11” photograph or photocopy to class to use as a guide.)

Drawing with Pencil: A to Z (Youth)

Do you have a favorite photograph that you would like to learn how to draw? Join us for a fun and creative class as we explore drawing composition. Using graphite, you will learn a fun and easy method for drawing upside down and transferring the objects from your picture onto drawing paper.  Learn how to apply and layer the medium to create depth and texture. Explore different light sources and practice shading the objects on your composition by using various techniques to create a realistic picture. You will be amazed at your work of art!

Themes : Animation, Architecture, Birds of Prey, Family Pets, Famous Landmarks, Fantasy, Flowers, Human Anatomy, Insects, Land Animals, Landscape, Nature, Portraits, Reptiles, Seascape, Sea Animals, and more!

 

(Please remember to bring an 8.5” x 11” photograph or photocopy to class to use as a guide.)

 

Drawing Fundamentals and Perspective (Adults)

Are you interested in drawing, but don’t know where to start? This practical introductory course is designed to introduce you to the basic concepts of fundamental drawing. You will practice drawing ellipses and learn how to draw two- and three-dimensional objects from common shapes. Experiment with one- and two-point perspective and create a three-dimensional cube. Learn how to shade and create layers to make your composition come to life! You will enjoy working with a variety of drawing materials, including a drawing pencil, kneaded eraser, blending stub and drawing paper to create realistic looking objects.

Drawing Fundamentals and Perspective (Youth)

Do you like to draw? This beginner course is designed to introduce you to the world of drawing! You will learn how to draw ellipses and two- and three-dimensional objects from common shapes. Experiment with one- and two-point perspective and create a three-dimensional cube. Learn how to shade and make your artwork come to life! You will have fun working with a variety of drawing supplies, including a drawing pencil, kneaded eraser, blending stub and drawing paper to create realistic looking objects.

Duct Tape Sculptures (Youth)

Did you know that duct tape isn’t just for fixing things? Join us for this fun and creative class as you explore the world of duct tape art! First, you will brainstorm ideas for your special sculptures. Not sure what type of sculptures to make? You may find that pictures from magazines or photographs will be helpful. Be sure to bring the pictures to class! Then, using flexible wire and other art supplies, you will create your base sculpture to form a solid structure. Choose your favorite duct tape colors and learn how to apply strips of tape to your wire sculpture to make it come to life! These sculptures will become a keepsake.

 

Themes:

• Animals

• Animation/Cartoons

• Board Games

• Cityscapes 

• Famous Landmarks Around America/World

• Foods/Beverages

• Ornaments

• Science Fiction/Fantasy/Surrealism

• Themed  (Client's choice!)

• Wearable

NEW!! Exploring Outer Space on Canvas (Adult)

Do you find the universe to be absolutely intriguing? Would you like to design your own version of a constellation on canvas? Join us for this creative journey into the universe! Choose from a variety of constellation photos (or bring your own photo to class). Have fun learning how to use a sponge and vibrant paints to create a stunning work of art! Next, you will gently splatter unidentified stars, and if you choose, create an unknown planet. Your completed work of art will be both therapeutic and inspiring!

NEW!! Exploring Outer Space on Canvas (Youth)

Are you fascinated with outer space? Would you like to design your own mysterious constellation on canvas? Join us for this creative adventure into the universe! Choose from a variety of photos (or bring your own space photo to class). Have fun learning how to use a sponge and colorful paints to create your own version of outer space. Next, you will gently splatter unidentified stars and maybe even create an unknown planet. Watch your composition come to life! 

Feather Art (Adult)

Feather Art is fascinating! Several cultures from around the world practice this unique art form. You will have the opportunity to choose a template from a wide array of patterns. By studying the shapes in your design, you will select a variety of feathers to create your work of art. Enjoy strategically placing and arranging the feathers in your design to resemble your object. You will complete your project by attaching the feathers to a heavy multimedia paper to create your very own vibrant feather art!