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WILLIAMSBURG CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER
ADULT ART CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

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adult CLASSES – Spring 2021

monday  |  tuesday  |  wednesday  |  thursday  |  friday  |  saturday

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Saturdays
 

Introduction to Tapestry Weaving

   ASP-354-05-21   /  Saturday, May 22, 2021

         Location: Virtual Class Using ZOOM - Link will be sent via E-Mail
            Times: 2:00-4:00

              Course Fee:
                Members: $25.00
                Non-Members: $30.00
Instructor: Arden Shostak

This one-day workshop is an opportunity to explore tapestry weaving with minimal supplies and experience.  You will learn how to make your own loom from recycled materials, weave with different techniques, and bring your creative vision to life through theis ancient craft.  By the end of this hands-on workshop, you will have all the tools and knowledge necessary to complete a small tapestry wall hanging and pursue future weaving projects with confidence.

For this class, you will need:  a piece of flat, sturdy cardboard; a ruler; scissors; yarn (any weight/fiber type) in at least 3 different colors; a yarn needle

 

How to Enroll:  Contact Janis Wood at  757-220-2217 to register and make payment.  For questions, contact Judy Leasure, Art Ed Coordinator, at leasure.judy@gmail.com or 757-941-4668.



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Tuesdays
 

Painting into Abstract 05-21

   ASP-352-05-21   /  Tuesday, 05/04, 05/11, 05/18

         Location: Virtual Class Using ZOOM - Link will be sent via E-Mail
            Times: 1:00-3:00 p.m.

              Course Fee:
                Members: $180.00
                Non-Members: $200.00
Instructor: Ken Wright

About the Instructor:  Ken is a Richmond VA native.  He graduated from Norfolk State University with a BFA in graphics and fine arts.  He was a Virginia Arts Commissioner and served on many arts boards over the years.  For more than forty years, Ken has also been an accomplished abstract painter winning more than 300 awards and honors for his works. His paintings have been featured in prominent collections all over the United States and abroad, including those of two former Presidents, George W. Bush and Barack Obama – both pieces hung in the White House during their terms. Ken has also been teaching abstract painting classes and workshops in the Greater Hampton Roads area for 40 plus years.

About the class: For students at all levels of painting experience, knowledge, and ability. Ken will show you how to recognize and paint from realism into abstract - because abstraction is a close-up view of realism. Over the course of three sessions, you will become more creative in the use of shape and form, and learn that to actually paint "abstract," you must first understand "realism" and how it relates to abstraction.  

Supplies to be provided by students:  Several brushes that are suitable for acrylics, including at least one flat brush 2-3 inches wide. Also, canvas, canvas board, and/or heavy or firm paper.  You will also need an assortment of acrylic paints & colors, water container, palette, and paper towels or rags.

Enrollment deadline: May 1, 2021.  Note: A minimum of five students must be enrolled to proceed with this class, so please enroll as soon as possible.  

How to EnrollContact Janis Wood at (757) 220-2217 or jleewoodart21@msn.com to register and make payment.  For Zoom or other questions, contact Judy Leasure, Art Ed Coordinator, at leasure.judy@gmail.com or 757-941-4668.


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Wednesdays
 

Continuing Watercolor 04-21

   ASP-345-345-04   /  Wednesday, 04/14, 04/21, 04/28

         Location: Virtual Class using Zoom
            Times: 9:00-11:00 a.m.

              Course Fee:
                Members: $105.00
                Non-Members: $120.00
Instructor: Elizabeth Greaf

This is a small class for people who have had some experience with watercolor, preferably at least an introductory class that taught them about watercolor materials and the basics of painting in watercolor.  In this class you will be doing paintings from your own photographs.  The instructor will work with the students as a group and individually during the class to help them further develop their skills.  She will help you plan your approach to your painting, give guidance on the drawing that you are starting with, and then advise, demonstrate, etc. on aspects of the painting wherever you may need her help.  When needed, she’ll use a class session for a concentrated lesson on some aspect of drawing/painting.  When she is working with one student, all are welcome to listen and ask questions as these questions offer a learning opportunity to all.   Get your materials list when you enroll.  If you have questions about items on the materials list, contact the instructor for information.  516 383-1137 or artbyeliz@gmail.com.

This class is one in which people who are working to continually improve their painting skills often enroll continuously.  People find not only the help of the instructor valuable but to continually take class with the same group of people creates an excellent support group for your painting endeavors.

How to Enroll:  Contact Janis Wood at  757-220-2217 to register and make payment.  For questions, contact Judy Leasure, Art Ed Coordinator, at leasure.judy@gmail.com or 757-941-4668.


More Spanish Cooking

   ASP-353-04-21   /  Wednesday, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5

         Location: Virtual Class Using ZOOM - Link will be sent via E-Mail
            Times: 4:00-6:00 p.m.

              Course Fee:
                Members: $50.00
                Non-Members: $60.00
Instructor: Candy DeJesus

In this class you will learn how to make traditional Spanish dishes and have dinner ready for your family at the end of each class session.  Class 1 will be Deboned Stuffed Whole Chicken.  Class 2 is Spanish Lasagna.  In class 3, we will make Zesty Lemon Chicken with Pesto Mashed Potatoes.  When you enroll, you will be sent a supply list for each class session.  Make Wednesday night Spanish Night at your house!

How to Enroll:  Contact Janis Wood at  757-220-2217 to register and make payment.  For questions, contact Judy Leasure, Art Ed Coordinator, at leasure.judy@gmail.com or 757-941-4668.


Continuing Watercolor 05-21

   ASP-346-346-05   /  Wednesday, 05/12, 05/19, 05/26

         Location: Virtual Class using Zoom
            Times: 9:00-11:00 a.m.

              Course Fee:
                Members: $105.00
                Non-Members: $120.00
Instructor: Elizabeth Greaf

This is a small class for people who have had some experience with watercolor, preferably at least an introductory class that taught them about watercolor materials and the basics of painting in watercolor.  In this class you will be doing paintings from your own photographs.  The instructor will work with the students as a group and individually during the class to help them further develop their skills.  She will help you plan your approach to your painting, give guidance on the drawing that you are starting with, and then advise, demonstrate, etc. on aspects of the painting wherever you may need her help.  When needed, she’ll use a class session for a concentrated lesson on some aspect of drawing/painting.  When she is working with one student, all are welcome to listen and ask questions as these questions offer a learning opportunity to all.   Get your materials list when you enroll.  If you have questions about items on the materials list, contact the instructor for information.  516 383-1137 or artbyeliz@gmail.com.

This class is one in which people who are working to continually improve their painting skills often enroll continuously.  People find not only the help of the instructor valuable but to continually take class with the same group of people creates an excellent support group for your painting endeavors.

How to Enroll:  Contact Janis Wood at  757-220-2217 to register and make payment.  For questions, contact Judy Leasure, Art Ed Coordinator, at leasure.judy@gmail.com or 757-941-4668.



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For additional information, call: 757–229–4949
or visit the gallery at 110 Westover Avenue, Williamsburg.


Unless otherwise noted, Classes & Workshops will be held
in the Art Education Center at the back of the Blue Building,
110 Westover Avenue, Williamsburg.
Our parking lot entrance is one way only from Lafayette Street.
Advance Registration Required.

Call the Gallery to register today!
757–229-4949