Classes on demand

Don't see the class you want listed? Tell us what you would like to have offered!

While many classes may be scheduled with the Art Center, several instructors will add their class to our calendar if interest is expressed. Below are some opportunities that can be made available "on demand".


paletteThe Art Association of Henry County is excited to offer its members and community the opportunity to experience instruction from Mary Ann Davis,     a member of the American Impressionist Society.

Oil or Pastel One Day Worshop

with Mary Ann Davis

 

Students: 6 minimum/12 maximum.

$80/$75 AAHC Members

Art Annex Shaffer Studio

"Emphasis will be on how to make your paintings stronger using composition, color and value. There will be a short demo in the morning leaving plenty of time for one on one instruction at the easel. I will try to give each individual exercises to help work  progress."     Mary Ann Davis

This course is being offered “on demand”. Interested students submit their names and will be contacted when a summer date is scheduled. Contact the Art Center to be included in this extraordinary workshop and receive a supply list.  


Beginning Photography

camerawith Kent Kemmerling

 

Learn to take better pictures with your point and shoot digital camera. We will discuss the camera indoors, practice in the Arts Park (weather permitting), then come back and see what we did.

Adult class             $25/$20 AAHC Members


Melted bottle used as a cheese tray.

Glass Slumping

with Angela Dishman

Bring your bottles, or use ours, and join the fun! Students learn the process of cleaning & preparing glass for the kiln, as well as prepping kiln shelves. Second class has students embellishing their melted pieces with wire, beads, and more. Create a spoon rest, cheese tray, wall hanging . . . Supplies provided, but bring other bottles or decorative elements you wish to incorporate. Students are welcome to bring a bottle of wine to enjoy.

In the Art Center's lower level Pottery Studio.

Ages 21 & older.   Limit 8 students

slump kiln wash

 

At November's Slumping Class, students helped prepare kiln shelves for glass by coating with kiln wash.

 

In addition, slump mold classes may be arranged. Students create clay molds to melt glass bottles on, making a dish or tray.

slump condiment mold     slumped bottle over condiment mold


Clay Elephant Leaf Dish


Clay slabs with pressed leaf designs.

Instructor  Angela Dishman

Students create an hors d'eouvre tray, candy dish, jewelry tray, or simply a table decoration. Leaves and all supplies provided.

Coming in 2016 . . . when the leaves are available.  (July through September)

In the Art Center's lower level Pottery Studio.

Limit 8 students

$40/$30 AAHC Members


1850 Traditional Rug Hooking Workshop

Instructor Tracy Burns       

Beginner & Intermediate Projects

Beginner Class Projects cFlower Power Embelishing Class c

Beginners choose from 4 different projects at left.

Students: 4 minimum     $80/$70 AAHC Members

Students age 10 to high school: $40/$35 AAHC Members

Flower Power Embellishing Intermediate Project


Fine Art Instruction from Kerry Holsapple

Authentic studio instruction through dialogue, demonstrations, & individualized coaching.

About the Instructor: Artist Kerry Holsapple is the director/instructor of Atelier Indiana with over 40 years experience teaching the fine arts of drawing, painting, & picturemaking.  He has direct lineage to the 600 year old master tradition through the Boston School of Painting.

Wednesday Night Classes that follow to be offered ON DEMAND. Interested students please inquire at the Art Center. Names and contact information will be taken, and upon obtaining minimum students required, class will be scheduled and registrants contacted.

All classes: Participants supply all materials. Material list available upon registration.

Sketch Class

Instructor Kerry Holsapple

To be scheduled on demand.

(3 sessions/6 studio hours)

Receive authentic studio instruction from artist, Kerry Holsapple. Kerry is the director/instructor of Atelier Indiana with over 40 years of experience teaching fine arts.

Learn to sketch from the model, including: seeing design, essential lines, gesture, seeing intervals, junctions, angles, masses, relationships, ensemble. Experiment with various media of your choice. Receive group & individualized instruction.

$60/$50 AAHC members.  Includes model fee.

Tone Class

Instructor Kerry Holsapple

(3 sessions/9 studio hours)

Learn to see & paint tone values via tone block studies. Palette setup. Painting mediums & painting techniques. The tonal scale. Oil or acrylic (your choice). Contact the Art Center for details & materials list. Students: 6 minimum/12 maximum

$110/$100 AAHC members

Color Class

Instructor Kerry Holsapple

(3 sessions/18 studio hours)

Learn to see & paint color values via color block studies.  Basic color theory, color forms, & color mixing.  Palette setup.  Painting mediums & painting techniques.  Making a color chart.  Paint six color studies of primary & secondary color schemes.  Oil or acrylic (your choice).  Receive group & individualized instruction. Students: 6 minimum/12 maximum

$170/$160 AAHC members

Composition Class

Instructor Kerry Holsapple

(3 sessions/6 studio hours)

Learn how to compose pictures, including: elements & principles of design, formats, selection & arrangement of lines, tones, & colors, spotting studies from art, composing from nature, imaginary compositions.  Receive group & individualized instruction. Students: 6 minimum/12 maximum

$50/$40 AAHC members

Still Life Class

Instructor Kerry Holsapple

(4 sessions/12 studio hours)

Learn the process of painting a still life from nature, including: making a thumbnail sketch, sketching a design, making a transfer sheet, palette setup, seeing color & color mixing, painting mediums & painting techniques, color blocking, keying color ensemble, color modulation, modeling form, edges.  Oil (recommended).  Receive group & individualized instruction. Students: 6 minimum/12 maximum

$140/$130 AAHC members

Head Study Class

Instructor Kerry Holsapple

(5 sessions/15 studio hours)

Learn the process of painting a head study from life, including: making a thumbnail sketch, sketching a design, drawing the human head,  getting a likeness, making a transfer sheet, palette setup, seeing color & color mixing, painting mediums & painting techniques, color blocking, keying color ensemble, color modulation, modeling form, edges.  Oil (recommended).  Receive group & individualized instruction. Students: 6 minimum/12 maximum

$195/$185 AAHC members.  Includes model fee.