FAC STUDIO ARTIST CLASSES


Jody Williams

Studios 2 & 3

Botanical Art Classes | Draw inspiration from nature, learn to draw and paint flowers, leaves, fruit, vegetables, mushrooms and more. 6-week courses, open studio. full day and multi-day workshops are offered.  No experience necessary, beginning to experienced adult artists are welcome.

Jim Carlson

Studio 4

Pottery Classes | Morning, evening, and afternoon sessions are available for children and adults who want to learn more about pottery. The price includes the clay, glazings, firings, and instruction.

Natalie schloss

Studio 5

Art Classes | Each student will receive individual attention to discover and develop his or her inner artist. Art classes are offered to students, grades K-12, of all skill levels. In this creative endeavor, students will be presented with the full breadth of subject matter and hands-on experiences. Whether learning the fundamentals of art and design, practicing new techniques, exploring new worlds of art history, or building a winning portfolio -- this selection of classes has it all!  Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, and College Prep classes ensure that the world of art will meet each student right where they are! Class sizes are small, and can fill up, but with rolling enrollment, we welcome new students at any time!

Lisa Hinrichs
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Studio 9

Felting Classes

 

Grace lin & james wu

Studio 14

Chinese Painting, Watercolor & Painting Classes | Open to beginner to advanced - no experience necessary. New students are welcome to join classes at any time by arrangement. These classes emphasize technique through demonstrations, and help students develop artistry in all styles of art.  

Chinese Brush Techniques Classes

Saturdays | Afternoon class
(Flower & Bird Techniques)
1:00am - 3:30pm

Sundays | Afternoon class
(Flowers, Birds, animals, figures, or landscapes.....)
1:00am - 3:30pm

Artist Grace Lin offers Chinese Painting classes to anyone who is interested in Chinese arts. Students will experience and enjoy painting with bamboo brush, ink and colors on rice paper. They will be systematically step-by-step introduced to the special implements used in this techniques and materials. Especially, they will be instructed on how to hold the brush properly and the use of various brush strokes. Grace's detailed step-by-step explanations and live demonstrations will enable you to create free or spontaneous style Chinese brush painting with ease.

Through the study of traditional Chinese ink mixed with watercolor on rice paper, participants will become familiar with the amazing potential of this special medium and enjoy the spontaneity of Chinese brush painting.

Watercolor / Painting Classes:

Saturdays | Morning class
10:00am - 12:30pm

Artist James Wu offers watercolor painting classes to different levels. Learning watercolor and painting techniques from various objects: Florals, Still-life, Landscape, Portrait, Birds and Animals.

The classes will consist of demonstrations. Designed for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. Watercolor painting classes will be focused on technique studies, skills in brush strokes and mixing colors techniques. Thoroughly investigate on watercolor or acrylic wet on wet techniques to enjoy the fluid nature of the medium invites surprises. Students will learn to using the five design elements of color, shape, value, texture and line to create free flowing shapes of objects by using variety colors with a full range of values from light transparency to dark pigment. 

Open to beginner to advanced - no experience necessary.

Ann Croghan

Studio 15 & 16

Painting & Drawing Classes | These 10-week classes are designed to individually guide students of all skill levels to develop and expand their creative expression. Students are instructed in watercolor, oil, acrylic and drawing. Strong emphasis is given to color theory, paint mixing, application, texture & artistic perception.