Drop-in Art Classes 

Stained Glass Mosaics

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First Friday Watercolor 

Paint and Party 

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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 April 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

April 15th – Spring Painting

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Students will use large toned paper to draw and cut out an animal. We will use oil pastels to add color to our animals.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

April 22nd – Earth Day Recycle Sculptures

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In celebration of Earth Day we will create a sculpture from recycled materials: scrap paper, cardboard, plastic, etc. If you would like to bring in materials from your recycling bin, feel free to do so.

Teacher: Sarah Willig

April 29th – Paper Weaving Revival

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Students will choose a color scheme and create a paper weaving. Once the weaving is complete we will cut shapes from black paper and place it over top to reveal the weaving through negative space.

Teacher: Sarah Willig

May 6th – Huchiol Yarn Painting

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Students will draw a design on cardboard and then glue yarn down over the lines to create a painting with yarn.

Teacher: Sarah Willig

May 13th – Mother’s Day Flower Sculpture/Egg Carton Jewelry Holders

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For Mother’s Day we will create sculpture gifts for the mothers in our families.

Teacher: Sarah Willig

 

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Paint and Party!

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for Paint-N-Party at Cleveland Heath!  From 5:30 – 8:30pm, we’ll complete a unique 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!

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  • 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!

Our First Friday Watercolor on April 7th has filled up, but we’ll be doing a second session on Friday, April 21st from 6:30 – 9:00 pm!  Linda Rawson 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, April 21st, 6:30 – 9:00pm
  • Location:  Edwardsville Arts Center
  • All materials provided.

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