Class Listings

~March & April 2017 ~

CLASS DAY TIME DATES FEE AGE
Instructor: Bill Harris This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 540-424-8157
An Easier Way to Oil Paint(Ages 16 up) Using the instructor’s painting methods you’ll create your own masterpiece in oils. Call instructor for complete supply list. Tues 7-9pm ongoing/call $125/5 classes
16+
An Easier Way to Oil Paint(Ages 16 up) Using the instructor’s painting methods you’ll create your own masterpiece in oils. Call instructor for complete supply list. Fri 10-noon ongoing/call $125/5 classes
16+
An Easier Way to Oil Paint(Ages 16 up) Using the instructor’s painting methods you’ll create your own masterpiece in oils. Call instructor for complete supply list. Sun 11am-1pm or 2-4pm ongoing/call $125/5 classes
16+

 

Instructor: Betsy Curtiss This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 540-371-7255

Explore ArtKids enjoy five weeks of different experiences in art- especially clay. They will explore a variety of media including clay, painting and drawing. Thursdays 4/13-5/11 5:30-6:30pm Ages 5-10 $100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instructor: Jan Finn-Duffy This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   540-903-5302

 





Watercolor SessionsBeginners will have instruction from planned lessons; more experienced painters may chose to bring their own photos from which to paint.  Instruction from experienced teacher and encouragement from
painting with others make this open studio session a time to learn and enjoy painting!
  Tues  1-3pm or 3-5pm  ongoing class for all skill levels $35/class 18+

 





Instructor: Claire Ellinger This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 540-842-6250
Art Time for Kids Ages 2-5Painting, printing, clay-sculpting, and more! Every class inspired by a different artist in art history. Come join the fun! Wed 10am or 1pm or 2pm
$55/4wks call or email
2-5
Art Time for Kids Ages 2-5Painting, printing, clay-sculpting, and more! Every class inspired by a different artist in art history. Come join the fun! Thurs 1pm $55/4wks
call or email
2-5
Art Time for Kids Ages 2-5Painting, printing, clay-sculpting, and more! Every class inspired by a different artist in art history. Come join the fun! Fri
10am
$55/4wks
call or email
2-5
Instructor: Elizabeth Seaver This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 540-760-8229
Art Experiences(Ages 8-12)Painting, printmaking, sculpture and other mixed media art projects.     Mon or Wed
4-5pm ongoing/call $25/hr for 1 student or $20/hr for 2+ students Ages 8-13

Art Experiences(Ages 5-7)Painting, printmaking, sculpture and other mixed media art projects.    

 

Art Experiences(Ages 5+)Painting, printmaking, sculpture and other mixed media art projects.    

 

Tues or Thurs

 

Sat

 

4-5pm

 

1:30-2:30pm

 

ongoing/call

 

ongoing/call

 

$25/hr for 1 student or $20/hr for 2+ students Ages 10-14

 

$25/hr for 1 student or $20/hr for 2+ students Ages 5+


Instructor: Elizabeth Seaver & Lynette Reed Contact Elizabeth: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 540-760-8229 or Lynette: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 540-903-2684

Travel Journal - 1 day workshop(Ages 16+)This is a double-bound, Coptic bind journal with lined paper for writing on one half and then multi-purpose & watercolor paper for the other half. Students will have the option of adding pockets for keepsakes and ephemera. Perfect for the trip you are planning, or even the planning of one you wish you take! Friday, April 21, 10am-5pm; Cost: $115 plus $10 materials fee.




Instructor:  Lynette Reed This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 540-903-2684

Microwave Dyed Silk Scarf(Ages 16+)Instant gratification with dyeing and then steaming your scarf in a microwave. Finish it off with a surface design using fabric paint.  Call for dates and times. Cost: $55/approx. 1 1/2 hr class (materials included).

Painted Silk Scarf w/Resist(Ages 16+)Learn this technique by drawing simple patterns with resist & then painting your scarf. Instructor takes scarves home to steam.  Call for dates and times. Cost: $70/approx. 3 hr class (materials included).

 

Instructor: Paula Raudenbush This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it      540-272-6774

Colored Pencil 2-Day Workshop(Ages 16+)Bring any colored pencils you have. I will provide paper. Call or email instructor Thurs., April 27, 7-9:30pm; Cost:$150

Beginning Drawing 6-Week Class(Ages 16+}This class is for people who "can't even draw a straight line." Find your inner artist that we all know just needs a little encouragement. Learn to draw for your own pleasure or to amaze your family and friends. This class may well be the start of a whole new way of looking at the world. Join the fun! Call or email instructorThurs 4/13-5/18 10am-12pm.

Watercolor Sketching 6-Week Class:Thurs 4/13-5/18 1-3pm. Ages 16 and up. Call or email instructor.

Coming in May: Botanical Art in Watercolors 2-Day Workshop Sat 5/20 10am-4pm & Sun 5/21. 1-4pm.(Ages 16+)Bring any colored pencils you have. I will provide paper. Call or email instructor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







Instructor: Lawton Clites This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 540-371-7255

Handbuilding and Wheel for Kids (Age 8-15)This class introduces students to a variety of pottery techniques including coiling, pinching, and slab building, and throwing as well as decoration and glazing techniques to complete their projectsWednesdays 5-6pm 4/12-5/10 $95

 

Instructor:  Sarah White This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 540-371-7255

Handbuilding for Adults(ages 16 and over) Long before potters discovered the wheel, hand built ceramics had been developed around the world. Students in this class will explore traditional techniques including coil building, slab building, pinch pots, and tiles. Decorating, glazing, and firing are also covered. Thursdays  4/13-5/11  7-9:30pm. Cost $150.


 

 

 

 

Instructor: Neal Reed This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 540-371-7255



Beginning Pottery(Age 16+)This course will introduce students to the basic skills needed to make functional pottery on the wheel. Students will be shown many aspects of pottery making from preparing clay to firing kilns. The emphasis will be on making mugs and bowls, as well as simple decorating and glazing techniques. Many students repeat this course a time or two before moving to a more advanced class. Tool kits are available for purchase the first day of class. Mondays 4/10-5/8 7-9:30pm OR Tuesdays 4/11-5/9 9:30am-12pm. $150

 

 

 

 

 



 

Instructor: Linda George

 

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540-842-7001

Weave a Project in a Day Weave your own scarf, towel, placemat or tablerunner. Great gifts. call for dates and times $65 14+
Weaving Lessons Learn to weave on a small floor loom. This class covers the basics of weaving: calculating the amount of yarn needed, warping (threading your loom), and weaving your project. Loom rental and materials included. call to schedule $195 16+






Instructor: Fran Slaterbeck This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 540-898-7928
NEW: Beginning Knitting for KidsIn this 4-week class, students will learn the basic knitting stitches. Students will learn how to cast on, bind off, and will complete several projects. Call for details. Thurs 4:30-6pm
Dates TBA
$75/4wk
10-15
Beginning KnittingLearn the basic knitting stitches. Open call for times & dates $20/hr 9-adult

Sock KnittingHow to knit socks using the magic loop.

Instructor: Linda George This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   540-842-7001

Weave a Project in a DayWeave your own scarf, towel, placemat or tablerunner. No experience necessary. Great gifits.  call for dates and times $65 14+

Weaving LessonsLearn to weave on a small floor loom. This class covers the basics of weaving: calculating the amount of yard needed, warping (threading your loom) and weaving your project. Loom rental and materials included.  Call to schedule $195 each  16+




 

 

Instructor: Hsi-Mei Yates This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   540-220-0610

Chinese Watercolor(ages 16 and up)
Learn to draw forth energy from your inner tranquility and transfer images to paper. The technique of using the brush as an extension of the hand while learning various brush strokes will be emphasized. Come join the fun! (Supplies may be purchased from the instructor)

 

Mon 2-4pm

 

ongoing/contact
16+
Chinese Watercolor(ages 16 and up)
Learn to draw forth energy from your inner tranquility and transfer images to paper. The technique of using the brush as an extension of the hand while learning various brush strokes will be emphasized. Come join the fun! (Supplies may be purchased from the instructor)

 

Tues 2-4pm

 

ongoing/contact
16+
Kid's Chinese Brush Painting(age 4-15)
The technique of using the brush as an extension of the hand while learning various brush strokes will be emphasized. Come join the fun!

 

Fri 4-5pm

 

ongoing/contact 5-15

 

Instructor: Gayla Lee This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 540-371-7255



Fused Glass - Pick a Project(Age 16+) In this class, beginners will learn glass fusing basics to create their choice of projects. Options include: a dish, candleholder, coasters, sun catchers, magnets or jewelry. More advanced students are invited to try a new project, improve their glass skills and refine their designs. Thurs., March 30, 7-9:30pm

Fused Glass - Pick a Project(Age 16+) In this class, beginners will learn glass fusing basics to create their choice of projects. Options include: a dish, candleholder, coasters, sun catchers, magnets or jewelry. More advanced students are invited to try a new project, improve their glass skills and refine their designs. Thurs., April 27, 7-9:30pm

Fused Glass - Pick a Project(Age 16+) In this class, beginners will learn glass fusing basics to create their choice of projects. Options include: a dish, candleholder, coasters, sun catchers, magnets or jewelry. More advanced students are invited to try a new project, improve their glass skills and refine their designs. Sat., April 29, 7-9:30pm

Private/Group Fused Glass classes and parties available!(Age 16+)
Cost: $40 + $10 material fee
16+