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Adult Classes & Workshops

2017 Summer Adult Class Offerings

May Mini-Term: May 8 – May 26
Summer Session 1:  June 12 – July 21 (No class the week of July 4th)
Summer Session 2:  July 31 – Sept 1

CANCELLATION POLICY:
The Aiken Center for the Arts has a new Cancellation/Refund Policy based on policies of similar organizations in Aiken. NOTE: Any cancellation seven (7) days or less prior to a class/camp/workshop will NOT receive a refund. The Aiken Center for the Arts reserves the right to cancel classes with low enrollment. If we must cancel a class, we will issue a full refund.

SCHOLARSHIPS:
A limited number of need-based scholarships are available to qualified children and seniors. Please visit the Scholarships page under “Contact” for more information and the application.

May 2017 Mini Term Classes (May 8 – May 26)

ACRYLIC SPECIAL TOPICS – PALETTE KNIFE
Marissa Evans
Learn how to use a palette knife to
create a different look for your work.
2-3 small works will be completed in
this class. Supplies are provided.
Skill level: All
Mondays…10:00am-12:00pm…$50
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CLAY BIRDHOUSES
Madeline Fox
Join us for a 3 week mini course where adults and youth ages 16 and up will make birdhouses.  No previous experience with clay required. Supplies are provided.
Skill level: All
(AM)
Thursdays…10:00am-12:00pm…$85
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(PM)
Mondays…6:00pm-8:00pm…$85
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EXPERIMENTAL ART
Marissa Evans
Come join the fun and try your hand at some new and innovative painting techniques.
Guaranteed to get your creative juices going and give your work a unique flavor!
No previous experience necessary.  Supplies provided.
Skill level: All

Mondays…6:00pm-8:00pm…$50
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OPEN STUDIO – MAY MINI TERM
Dorothy Johnson
Dedicated studio time and space for students
ready to work on oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor
and colored pencil projects of their own choice.
An instructor is on hand for assistance, but
there is no prepared lesson. Student provides
supplies for the project of their choice.
Skill level:  Intermediate to advanced

Mondays…10:30am-12:30pm…$30
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SPECIAL TOPICS – MONO PRINTS WITH WATERCOLORS
Marissa Evans
Adult students 18 and up will create beautiful, one of a kind masterpieces in watermedia using a printing technique on plexiglass. Mono prints are fun and exciting, you get a surprise each time. Supplies are included.
Skill level: All

(AM)
Tuesdays…10:00am-12:00pm…$50
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WATERCOLOR SPECIAL TOPICS – EASTERN STYLE WATERCOLORS
Marissa Evans
This course combines traditional eastern style watercolor painting  with a modern approach. Supplies are included.
Skill level: All

Wednesdays…10:00am-12:00pm…$50
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OPEN STUDIO (PM) – MAY MINI TERM
Marissa Evans
Dedicated studio time and space for students who are ready to work on projects of their own choice. An instructor is on hand for assistance, but there is no prepared lesson. Open to all mediums. Student provides supplies for the project of their choice.
Skill level: Intermediate to advanced

Tuesdays…6:00-8:00pm…$30
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Summer Session 1:  June 12 – July 21 (No class the week of July 4th)
Summer Session 2:  July 31 -Sept 1

CLAY SGRAFFITO BERRY BOWL
Madeline Fox
These berry bowls are both beautiful and functional. Learn how to construct the bowl and decorate it using the Sgraffito method in this three week mini class. Supplies are provided.
Skill level: All

Tuesdays, August 15th, 22nd and 29th…10:00am-12:00pm…$75
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DRAWING
Dorothy Johnson
Perfect class for beginners or for those who wish to refresh their skills. Basic supplies are provided but a list will be available at the first class for those who wish to purchase their own materials.
Skill level: All

Session 1
Wednesdays…10:00am-12:00pm…$70…
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Session 2
Wednesdays…10:00am-12:00pm…$70…
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OILS BEGINNING
Dorothy Johnson
The fundamentals of painting with oils will be introduced in this class. No previous experience with oils needed, but some knowledge of painting is recommended. Supply list at ACA front desk.
Skill level: All

Session 1
Mondays…10:30am-12:30pm…$70…
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Session 2
Mondays…10:30am-12:30pm…$70…
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OPEN STUDIO (AM)
Dorothy Johnson
Dedicated studio time and space for students ready to work on oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor and colored pencil projects of their own choice. An instructor is on hand for assistance, but there is no prepared lesson. Student provides supplies for the project of their choice.
Skill level: All

Session 1
Mondays…10:30am-12:30pm…$50…
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Session 2
Mondays…10:30am-12:30pm…$50…
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OPEN STUDIO (PM)
Marissa Evans
Dedicated studio time and space for students ready to work on oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor and colored pencil projects of their own choice. An instructor is on hand for assistance, but there is no prepared lesson. Student provides supplies for the project of their choice.
Skill level: All

Session 2
Mondays…1:00pm-3:00pm…$50…
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Adult Workshops Winter-Spring 2017

ALCOHOL INK ON YUPO
Nanette Langner
Learn how to create a painting using alcohol inks on yupo paper. No previous drawing or painting necessary. Supplies are included.  Skill level: All

Saturday, April 29…10:00am-1:00pm…$50
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DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS
Aidan Cooke
Learn the basic skills and terminology used in drawing. No previous experience necessary. Supplies are provided.
Skill level:  All

Saturday, April 22…10:00am-3:00pm…$50
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PASTEL ANIMALS
Nanette Langner
Introduction to working in soft pastels. Learn how to capture hair, eyes, and more as you complete a pastel of a fox (January) and a rooster (April). No previous experience necessary. Supplies are provided. Bring a snack or a lunch.

Saturday, April 22…10:00am-2:00pm…$60
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PHOTOS TO PAINTINGS – A DAY AT THE BEACH
Sharon Taylor Padgett
Get ready for the summer with a colorful painting of beach-goers with umbrellas and hats. Focus will be on mixing colors and portraying sea, sand and people. Supplies are provided.
Skill level:  All

Saturday, May 20…10:00am-1:00pm…$60
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Adult Workshops Summer 2017

PHOTOS TO PAINTINGS – PET PORTRAITS
Sharon Taylor Padgett
Bring a photo of your pet and learn how to turn it into a work of art in this step by step painting class. Focus will be on capturing fur, eyes, ears, noses, and mouths. Supplies are provided.
Skill level:  All

Saturday, June 17…10:00am-1:00pm…$60
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ACRYLICS MADE EASY – SEASCAPE
Aidan Cooke
Learn to work in acrylics while you complete a summer seascape. No previous drawing or painting experience required. Open to ages 16 and up. Supplies are provided; bring a lunch.
Skill level:  All

Saturday, June 24…10:00am-2:00pm…$60
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CLAY BIRDFEEDER
Madeline Fox
Make a birdfeeder and give your porch or yard a creative flair. All supplies are included; bring a lunch.
Skill level: All

Saturday, June 24th…10:00am-2:00pm…$75
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PHOTOS TO PAINTINGS – IMPORTANT THINGS STILL LIFE
Sharon Taylor Padgett
Set up an arrangement of three important things in your life and paint a still life that has a lasting, heartfelt meaning. Painting supplies are provided, but bring at least 3 items to build your still life.
Skill level:  All

Saturday, July 15…10:00am-1:00pm…$60
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WATERCOLORS INTRODUCTIONSEASHELLS
Nanette Langner
Discover the fundamental techniques used to paint with watercolors while you complete your first painting. Supplies are provided.
Skill level: All

Saturday, July 15th…10:00am-1:00pm…$60
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ACRYLICS MADE EASY – SUMMER LANDSCAPE
Aidan Cooke
Learn to work in acrylics while you complete a lowcountry landscape.  No previous drawing or painting experience required. Open to ages 16 and up.  Supplies are provided; bring a lunch.
Skill level:  All

Saturday, July 22…10:00am-2:00pm…$60
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BASKET WEAVING – SUMMER CATCH ALL
Candy Padgett
Make a cute catch-all basket with a solid wood base and handle. Perfect for your home or beach house. No previous weaving experience needed.  All weaving supplies are provided; bring a lunch, hand towel, garden scissors, spray bottle, and pencil.
Skill level:  All

Saturday, July 29…10:00am-5:00pm…$60
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PEN & INK LOWCOUNTRY SCENE
Aidan Cooke
Older teens and adults will learn how to add a new level of detail to their drawings using a variety of pen and ink techniques. No previous drawing required. Bring a lunch. Art supplies are provided.
Skill level:  All

Saturday, July 29…10:00am-2:00pm…$60
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PASTEL HORSE
Nanette Langner
Introduction to working in soft pastels. Learn how to capture hair, eyes, and more as you complete a pastel of a horse. No previous experience necessary. Supplies are provided. Bring a lunch or snack.
Skill level: All

Saturday, August 12th…10:00am-2:00pm…$60
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ACRYLICS MADE EASY – FLAMINGO
Aidan Cooke
Learn to work in acrylics while you complete a painting of  graceful flamingo. No previous drawing or painting experience required. Open to ages 16 and up.  Supplies are provided; bring a lunch.
Skill level:  All

Saturday, August 19…10:00am-2:00pm…$60
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PHOTOS TO PAINTINGS – MARSH WIND
Sharon Taylor Padgett
This SC Lowcountry scene will give painters the opportunity to paint sky, grass, water, and the state’s palmetto trees. Great painting for beginners. Supplies are included.
Skill level:  All

Saturday, August 19…10:00am-1:00pm…$60
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Aiken Center for the Arts
122 Laurens Street, SW
Aiken SC 29801
Office: (803) 641-9094
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