Classes on Demand

Don’t see the class you want to be listed? Let us know what you would like to have offered!

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

Oil or Pastel One Day Workshop

The 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.

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

Mary Ann Davis - One Day Class

Contact the Art Center to be included in this extraordinary workshop, receive a supply list, and receive a notification when the minimum number of students required is reached and the class schedule.

Elephant Leaf

Elephant Leaf Slab Workshop

Instructor Angela Dishman

Create a unique tray or coffee table dish.

Adult Students: 3 minimum/8 maximum
$40/$30 AAHC Members
Art Center’s lower level Pottery Studio

Contact the Art Center to be included in this unique and fun workshop, and receive a notification when the minimum number of students required is reached and the class schedule.

Glass Slumping

Instructor 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.

Students: 3 minimum/8 maximum
Ages 21 & older
Art Center’s lower level Pottery Studio

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

Supplies provided, but bring other bottles or decorative elements you wish to incorporate. Students are welcome to bring a bottle of wine to enjoy.

Contact the Art Center to be included in this extraordinary workshop, and receive a notification when the minimum number of students required is reached and the class schedule.

Glass Slumping
Glass Slumping

1850 Traditional Rug Hooking workshop

Instructor Tracy Burns 

Beginner & Intermediate Project

Choose from 4 different projects.

Adult Students: 4 minimum
$80/$70 AAHC Members

Students age 10 to high school: 4 minimum
$40/$35 AAHC Members

Contact the Art Center to be included in this creative workshop, and receive a notification when the minimum number of students required is reached and the class schedule.

Fine Art Instruction from Kerry Holsapple

Experience authentic studio instruction through dialogue, demonstrations, & individualized coaching from Artist Kerry Holsapple, director/instructor of Atelier Indiana, with over 40 years of experience teaching the fine arts of drawing, painting, & picture-making. Kerry also has direct lineage to the 600-year-old master tradition through the Boston School of Painting.

Receive group & individualized instruction. 

Participants supply all materials, and a material list is available upon registration.

Sketch Class

Instructor Kerry Holsapple

3 sessions/6 studio hours

Learn to sketch using a model, seeing design, essential lines, gesture, seeing intervals, junctions, angles, masses, relationships, ensemble, and more.

Experiment with various media of your choice.

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

Tone Class

Instructor Kerry Holsapple

3 sessions/9 studio hours

Learn to see and paint tone values via tone block studies. Palette setup. Painting mediums & painting techniques. The tonal scale.

Oil or acrylic (your choice).

Students: 6 minimum/12 maximum

$110/$100 AAHC members

Color Class

Instructor Kerry Holsapple

3 sessions/18 studio hours

Learn to see and 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).

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 and principles of design, formats, selection and arrangement of lines, tones, colors, spotting studies from art, composing from nature, imaginary compositions.

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). 

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).

Students: 6 minimum/12 maximum

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

Hours
Sat – Mon closed
Tue – Fri 9 am–4 pm
 Hours subject to change
without notice.

 

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