You can register for a class by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will reserve a spot for you. Please provide your contact info: name, phone # best email to reach you. Payment can be made the first day of class.
Fall 2018 Knitting Circle Amy Cramer Wednesdays 10:00- 12:00pm
Interested in finishing the sweater you started last winter? New to the needles, but need a little support? Will a weekly yarn date motivate you to make progress on your holiday gift? Drop by the Arts Center on Wednesday mornings for a comfortable gathering where you can work on your individual project or if you have never knitted before, learn how to get started. All levels welcome-- knit or crochet. For more information contact Amy at 315-871-7733 or email us at email@example.com. Cost: No fee required
Golden Years - Part II Nancy Hale Thursday November 8th & December 6th 1:30-3 pm A round table discussion group to help one another deal with issues we encounter as we grow older. Each week participants will generate a list of possible topics and then vote on the one(s) to discuss that day. Join us for comraderie, laughter, support, and new perspectives on challenges we face in "Seniorhood" Facilitated by Nancy Hale, retired director of SUNY counseling center. Coffee provided by Hardware Cafe. Cost: No fee required, Donations accepted.
Centerpiece Creation Kitty Dates Wednesday, December 5th 6-8 pm $20 (members), $25 (non-members) Proceeds to benefit Kenyan Orphans at reason2smile.org. Everything you need will be provided -but you are welcome to bring containers, ornaments or ribbons that you love. Come have some fun & create a Holiday Evergreen Centerpiece Sensation! To register: email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your contact info.
Writing workshop Charlie Itzin Ongoing (6:00-8:00 PM) 2nd & 4th Wednesday of month SUNY Oswego English Instructor, Charles Itzin, leads this bi monthly workshop. Given a suggested topic or one of the students’ own choice, participants bring their work and read to the group in a supportive and learning atmosphere. With helpful suggestions and feedback the writers are able to hone their skills. Workshop is ongoing, and participants can join at any time. Free to members
PRIOR CLASSES Character Carving Class John Pupparo Mondays, October 22nd & 29th 9 - 12 pm
For the character carving class a block of wood would be cut to size for each student. Teacher would have a basic character ready drawn on the block. then show the general procedure of cutting the character from the wood. The cutting would be done with a whittling knife or a folding knife. Teacher would also show safety procedures and process for sharpening the knife.
Drawing Class I Debra Rose Weekly on Wednesdays Sept 19 - Oct 17 4-6 p.m. 4 sessions: Fair Haven Arts Center -- Wednesday Sept 19, Sept 26, Oct 3 & Oct 17 -- from 4 to 6 pm If you like to draw, if you don’t like to draw, if you haven’t drawn since you were a kid, if you are afraid of drawing – this fundamental class is for you! All you need is a sincere interest in drawing and a willingness to do some interesting, fun and possibly even challenging exercises designed to free up your eye, mind and hand!
Along the way, participants will be introduced to some basic tools and practices of drawing. This will include exploring and experiencing what it is to “see as an artist” – a different “seeing” than most of us use, or even need to use, in our daily life. Materials for the first session will be provided. For the second session: participants will need drawing pad (18x24 or 14x17) and charcoal. Arrangements will be made during first class. Class size limited to 8. Cost: $65.00 for FHAC members, $75.00 for non-members. Instructor: Debra Rose -- drawings shown with Group of 6 at DOC gallery
Paint with Friends - Open Studio Paula Fahy Weekly on Thursdays thru October 25, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. We are hosting a "Paint with Friends" workshop. All Mediums welcomed. No experience is necessary. Bring your watercolor or acrylic paints and supplies and join us for an Open Studio. Although there will be no formal instruction in these sessions, several FHAC members will be there to help you and Bob Jones will be participating in some of the sessions. Some basic supplies are available for those who wish to try out painting. These sessions are free to FHAC members and just $5 for non-members. Registration is not required, just show up and have fun. So why not give it a try!
Socrates Cafe Nancy Hale Last day Thursday, October 4th Exploring Life's Questions. A monthly series at the Arts Center. Socrates Cafe is a thoughtful exchange of views and personal perspectives on the human experience. An enjoyable and enriching discussion with open-minded people who like to listen as much as they like to talk. Facilitated by Nancy Hale, retired director of SUNY counseling center. Coffee provided by Hardware Cafe. Cost: No fee required, Donations accepted.
Character Carving Class John Pupparo Mondays, June 11, June 18, June 25 (10 a.m. to 12 p.m)
For the character carving class a block of wood would be cut to size for each student. Teacher would have a basic character ready drawn on the block. then show the general procedure of cutting the character from the wood. The cutting would be done with a whittling knife or a folding knife. Teacher would also show safety procedures and process for sharpening the knife. Cost for 3 classes $45 (includes supplies) Register by June 9th. Ages 18+
Block Printing Class John Pupparo Tuesdays, June 12, June 19, June 26 (10 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
The block printing class would entail drawing basic shape on flat block cutting the shape lines and using tools and safety procedures. then a class on inking the block and printing on paper or fabric. Using water based ink. Cost for 3 classes $45 (includes supplies) Register by June 9th. Ages 18+
Watercolor Painting - Exploring and Organizing Colors – Bob Jones Thursday, June 14, 2018 (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
This class is designed for individuals that have done some watercolor painting but want to learn more about colors. Topics in this class will include using a color wheel, color relationships, and suggestions of overall color management. Winsor Newton Cotman watercolors, brushes, watercolor paper and related resources will be provided for the class. If you have you own colors and related resources feel free to bring them. Through demonstrations and individual and hands-on help you will create a color wheel using three primary colors of your choice. You will also create six small paintings that will help you explore creative approaches of working with watercolors pigments. Class Size: 12 Register by June 12th. Cost: $30.00
Painting with Pastel Chalk Sandra Dowie Sunday, June 24th 2 - 4 pm
Students will learn blending of colors, complimentary colors and the color wheel. They will produce their own original pastel drawing. All materials and aprons will be supplied. Instructions on how to blend pastels. Lots of patterns to choose from. From beginner to advance skill. Something for everyone. Register by June 22nd. Cost $25 includes materials
Creative Techniques and Introduction to Solar Painting Bob Jones Thursday, June 28, 2018 (10:00 am to 1:00 pm) No experience necessary! You will produce a one of a kind watercolor painting! This class will explore playing with colors and using a variety of creative techniques that could be used in your paintings. Techniques will include salt, masking, wax resist, spattering, flinging, washes, backruns, blossoms, lifting, spray water, scraping, sponging, bubble wrap, paper towels, and more. As a second part of this class there will overview and handouts about solar painting techniques and procedures that you could try at home. Class Size: 12 Cost: $30.00 Register by June 26th. Watercolor Painting Open Class Bob Jones Thursday, July 5, 2018 (10:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Robert Jones will be on hand to help individuals with individual watercolor painting projects. A collection of informative watercolor books will be on hand for you to review and use. Register by July 3rd. Cost: $30.00 All supplies and related tools provided
Photography Class* – Morgan Bond Details to come
Kids Arts & Crafts Class* – Barb Mosny Details to come
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