Adult Art Classes
Built by Hand: Coil Building Cups with Jacob Jimerson
Saturday, July 10th
In this workshop, you will create your own one-of-a-kind cup using the simple method of coil building. Additionally, you will learn the basics of functional pottery like the anatomy of pots and the method of pulling a handle. Cups will be picked up several weeks after class due to the process of firing and glaze.
Natural Science Illustration with Arienne Boley
Saturday, July 17th
Natural science illustration combines the beauty of nature with the precision of scientific observation. Working in a traditional format the class will create a poster from their study of unique natural objects through observation
Paper Quilling with Apinya Srikhwanthong
Saturday, July 24th
This art class will be taught by former Navasota Artist in Residence, Apinya Srikhwanthong. We will learn basic shapes of quilling and how to roll, shape, and glue them together. Students will experiment with strips of paper and decorative designs.
Color me a Rainbow; Pastel Portraits with Jami Bevans
Saturday, July 31st
Jami Bevans will show you how to use all the colors in the rainbow as an underpainting of pastels to create more realistic skin tones. Practice first on gray bogus paper to get the idea, then transfer knowledge to creating your own portrait. You are encouraged to bring a printed photo of yourself, friend or family member.
Bookbinding with Lisa Urban
Saturday, August 7th
In this class students will get to design their own covers then learn two basic bookbinding techniques - Japanese Stab binding and Coptic binding. Students will walk away with a small journal and a large sketchbook.
*Classes are subject to change OR cancellation
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