Drop-in Art Classes 

Stained Glass Mosaics

Kids’ Saturday Classes

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First Friday Watercolor 

Paint and Party 

Pokémon Art Classes

 

Weekly Drop-In Classes

No Pre-registration necessary – come on the days you are available!

$10 per class

Ages 14 and above (except for Drawing)

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Drawing

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Join us on Monday nights to learn how to draw in many different ways!  For the next few weeks, Drawing will focus on Pokemon and Anime.  Open to students of all ages!  For very young children, we ask that a parent stays for class.  Join us this Monday for Pokemon and Anime Drawing!

Every Monday from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Takes place at Edwardsville Arts Center

Taught by Sara Luck

Students Should Bring: Sketchbook, pencils and erasers.

 

 

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Ceramics

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Join us on Tuesday nights to learn how to make pottery, and more!  The art of ceramics is so versatile – you have the option to learn how to create pots using the potters wheel, or through handbuilding with slabs.  You’ll finish your pots with a coat of your favorite color of glaze.  Our classes make pottery, sculpture, and more!

Every Tuesday from 6:30-8:30pm

Takes Place at EAC/Edwardsville High School (enter through Entrance 16 on North-East corner of EHS)

Taught by Evan Wagman

$15 per 25lb bag of clay

Firing Fee: ¢.02 per cubic inch, $2 minimum

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Acrylic and Watercolor Painting

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Join us on Wednesday nights to learn how to paint!  You’ll have the option to use Watercolor or Acrylic paints, and you can self-direct your work by bringing in your own ideas, or follow our instructors’ many project plans for painting ideas.  You’ll learn the basics of painting so you can do more and more complex pieces of artwork.

Every Wedensday from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Takes Place at EAC/Edwardsville High School (enter through Entrance 16 on North-East corner of EHS)

Taught by Sarah Willig

Students Should Bring:

One 11″ x 14″ canvas for Acrylic painting, or watercolor paper with weight of #140 or more for Watercolor painting.

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Ceramics

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Join us on Wednesday nights to learn how to make pottery, and more!  The art of ceramics is so versatile – you have the option to learn how to create pots using the potters wheel, or through handbuilding with slabs.  You’ll finish your pots with a coat of your favorite color of glaze.  Our classes make pottery, sculpture, and more!

Every Wednesday from 6:30-8:30pm

Takes Place at EAC/Edwardsville High School (enter through Entrance 16 on North-East corner of EHS)

Taught by Carolyn Tidball

$15 per 25lb bag of clay

Firing Fee: ¢.02 per cubic inch, $2 minimum

 

Stained Glass Mosaics

  • Every Monday, 6-9pm
  • $15 per class
  • Registration required – use the link below!

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Sign up for any Monday through the end of March using the link below!

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Description:  Join us on Monday nights to create your own glass mosaic!  You’ll learn how to create a pattern, attach your glass pieces, and grout for a gorgeous piece you can hang in your house or in a window.  These pieces look amazing with light shining through. See instructions below for supplies to bring to class, or click HERE for a detailed picture of preferred frame dimensions.

1.  One frame, no larger than 11″ x 14″; top of frame must sit at least 1/4″ above glass, and it is preferable if the back of the frame sits 1/4″ below the backing.  Click HERE for details.

2.  One tube of Goop glue (general household works great – can be found at Home Depot, Lowes, Michael’s, etc..).

 

 

 

Kids’ Saturday Classes

All Kids’ Saturday Classes are FREE!  Every Saturday, from 11:30am – 2:30pm
No Registration Necessary

February 25th – Mardi Gras

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Students will create a 3D paper mask for Mardi Gras! 

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

March 4th – Glue and Pastel Chalk Drawings

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Students will create a scene by drawing a picture and outlining  the pencil with glue. Once the glue is dry students will fill in each shape with chalk pastel while the glue will act as a line of division for color.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

March 11th – Mobiles

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Students will create a mobile by cutting out objects and hanging them by fishing line. 

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

March 18th – Outer Space Collage

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Students will create a mixed media collage of nebula and planets! 

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

March 25th – Recreate a Master Work

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Students will recreate the work of a master. Students will choose from a variety of media to recreate the work of an artist.

Teacher: Sarah Willig

 

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Paint and Party!

Join us on Thursday, March 2nd for Paint-N-Party at Cleveland Heath!  From 5:30 – 8:30pm, we’ll be completing this beautiful bird and chevron painting while enjoying scrumptious wine and/or food from Cleveland Heath.  For $35, all materials are provided along with instruction from our fabulous teacher Sarah Willig.  Great activity for a night out with friends!

Thursday, March 2nd, 5:30 – 8:30pm

  • Cost:  $35 (food and drink not included)
  • Location:  Cleveland Heath, 106 N. Main St., Edwardsville, IL 62025
  • Ages 21+
  • All Materials Provided

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First Friday Watercolor!

Join us on Friday, March 3rd from 6:30 – 9:00 pm for First Friday Watercolor!  Marty Spears will lead you through an evening watercolor class where you can go home with a beautiful, completed watercolor painting!  Great activity for a night out with friends!

  • Cost:  $25 per class
  • Date: Friday, March 3rd, 6:30 – 9:00pm
  • Location:  Edwardsville Arts Center
  • All materials provided.

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