Art Classes

Crash Course in Pastels
Instructor: Becky Clark
Dates: June 1, 8, 15, & 22 (Thursdays)
Time: 3:30-5:30 pm
Ages: Adult
Cost: $80.00

If you’re fascinated with vibrant color and line work, and want to carve out some time to work with a new medium, Becky will introduce you to the immediate gratification of pastel. This class will allow you to explore subjects while building skill and confidence in your handling of the medium. For beginners and those with drawing experience, the sessions will include drawing exercises and opportunities to create finished artworks and the class offers an open environment of sharing knowledge and posing questions with individual attention. Topics for class discussions include composition, value ranges, perspective, color, and light. In a relatively short time span we will touch on some of the most important aspects of mastering pastels. This can also be a continuation of the studio classes held during the year. Register now!

Summer Intensives 2017: Weeklong Art Classes

Making Found Object Art
Instructor: Andy Rothschild
Dates: June 12-15, with show hanging on June 16
Time: 1-4 pm
Ages: 16 and up
Cost: $75.00

Feeling creative or inventive? Join Andy Rothschild at Artspace for an inspirational workshop creating art from found objects and treasured trash. Exhibition of finished pieces in the Artspace Gallery to follow. Register now!

Make a 3D Theme Park
Instructor: Rhonda Wainshilbaum
Dates: June 26-30
Time: 9 am-12 pm
Age: 7-14
Cost: $170.00

Make a three-dimensional theme park with paper, a wire action figure, junk sculptures, clay figures, and edible food art. Projects will reflect students’ interests. Concepts of balance, stability, and positive and negative space will be discussed. Register now!

Painting Intensive
Instructor: Rhonda Wainshilbaum
Dates: July 3-7 (4-day class–no class July 4th)
Time: 9 am-12 pm
Age: 7-14
Cost: $135.00

Use thick paint to create a textured painting inspired by Van Gogh, turn a piece of furniture into art with stencils and stamps, enjoy painting with watercolors on wet paper to music. We’ll experiment with many techniques. Register now!

Craft Potpourri
Instructor: Rhonda Wainshilbaum
Dates: July 10-14
Time: 9 am-12 pm
Ages: 7-14
Cost: $170.00

Sample a variety of fun crafts. Make intricate jewelry or sculptures with Sculpey, a batiked pillow, a collage mirror, and a mosaic stepping stone. Projects will reflect students’ interests. Register now!

Travel Watercolor Sketching
Instructor: Deborah Rubin
Date: July 24-28
Time: 9 am-12 pm
Age: Adult
Cost: $170.00

Learn to watercolor sketch quickly with minimal supplies while traveling in and out of Greenfield. Watercolor travel sketching is fun, not intimidating, and easy to learn. Anyone can do a quick sketch in a small journal with a pen and paints. You will have day to day instruction to help reach your goals. Students are expected to purchase and bring their own supplies to class; click here for a list of required supplies and where to purchase. Register now!

Drawing, Painting, and Collage 2D
Instructor: Karen Gaudette
Date: July 24-28
Time: 9 am-12 pm
Age: 10 and up
Cost: $170.00

In this class students will work on their drawing skills in addition to their creativity! They will work with a variety of supplies including graphite pencils, liquid watercolors and decorative paper. They will work from still lives as well as from reference photos and their imagination. Dress for a mess! Register now!

Mythological Creatures and Magical Beings 3D
Instructor: Karen Gaudette
Date: July 31-August 4
Time: 9 am-12 pm
Age: 10 and up
Cost: $170.00

In this class, students will look at various creatures from mythology including dragons, unicorns and elves. They will create 3 works of art inspired ranging from a relief collage to a paper mache sculpture. Dress for a mess! Register now!

Clay
Instructor: Tina Clark
Dates: August 7-11
Time: 9 am-12 pm
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $170.00

Using self hardening clay we explore hand building techniques, coil pottery, sculpture and slab. Weather permitting, we will bring nature into our creations by creating habitats based on fantasy and reality. Register now!

Painting
Instructor: Tina Clark
Dates: August 7-11
Time: 1-4 pm
Ages: 5-9
Cost: $170.00

We all love to paint. Butterflies, trees, people, the sky. Children will work on a variety of compositions as we explore watercolor, tempera and acrylic paints. We will focus on techniques such as brush use, color combination and shading. Register now!