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.
Early Summer 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
Socrates Cafe Nancy Hale 1st Thursday, June - October 10-12:00 p.m. Next Date: June 7th 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
Creative Techniques and Introduction to Solar Painting Bob Jones Thursday, June 21, 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 19th.
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
Technology, Planning & Watercolor Painting Process – Bob Jones Thursday, June 28, 2018 (10am to 12pm)
Watercolor Artist Robert Jones will share his experiences using the following technologies in helping plan and guide his artwork. Technology shared and demonstrated will include iPad camera and photo editing, Photoshop Express, tracer projector, laptop and LED tracing device. Principles and elements of design will also be covered as part of the planning process. Finished paintings will be shown sharing the planning and painting process. Bring in a few ideas for a painting. This could be photographs, sketches, or photographs on an electronic device. Register by June 26th. No watercolor painting will be done during this class. Cost: $15.00 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
Paint with Friends - Open Watercolor Studio Thursdays, starting July 12 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. thru September
We are hosting a "Paint with Friends" watercolor workshop. No experience is necessary. Bring your paints and supplies and join us for a Water Color 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. 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!
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
Photography Class* – Morgan Bond Details to come
Kids Arts & Crafts Class* – Barb Mosny Details to come
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