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The Arts

Art Classes
To receive the “Early Bird” registration discounts, registration forms must be postmarked or received 7 Days prior to the start date of the class.

Basic Oil Painting

Learn basic principles of composition and painting still life or landscapes in oil, whether regular oil or water-based. No experience necessary. Students must furnish their own supplies (a list will be provided at the first class, approximate supply cost will be $150).

Ceramics: Hand-Building and Throwing

Create ceramic objects using a variety of hand building techniques, glazing and firing processes. Try your hand at shaping forms with an introduction to wheel throwing.


Figure Drawing and Painting

A class exploring drawing and painting of the human figure. All skill levels welcome! Class sessions include short demonstrations using different approaches and mediums of drawing or painting the human figure. Models will create a variety of short and long poses. Artists throughout antiquity will be introduced and explored in instruction. Students will purchase art supplies from a list provided on the first day of class. 


Learn the craft of woodworking and take the first steps into such careers as cabinet making, mill work, furniture design, and manufacturing. Instruction will cover hand tools, machine safety, plan development, lumber identification, wood joinery and finishing techniques. Students will purchase their own wood. No experience necessary. In addition, students interested in building an electric guitar will receive instruction in that area.