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Weekly Adult Drop-In Classes

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

$10 per class

Ages 14 and above

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Drawing

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Join us on Monday nights to learn how to draw with charcoal, pencil, pastels, and more!  Students will learn the basics of drawing, and move forward into more complex projects using new mediums.

Every Monday from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Takes place at Edwardsville Arts Center

Taught by Emily Wetter

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 class through the end of February by clicking 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

January 7th – Winter Watercolor

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Students will create a winter watercolor scene. We will use various watercolor techniques such as masking off shapes with tape, using salt and saran wrap to create texture, and using white or clear pastels to create a resist.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

January 14th – Woven Paper Fish

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Students will make a fish by creating a solid paper template and weaving strips of paper through to make pattern and fins.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

January 21st – Printmaking

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Students will make a reductive print by carving into a square of styrofoam. We will use brushes and brayers to cover the image in ink and make multiple prints.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

January 28th – Tissue Paper Landscape Collage

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We will layer tissue paper to create a landscape collage. Students may choose their environment. We will seal the collage using mod podge.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

February 4th – Oil Pastel Animal Portraits

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Students will be provided with a number of animal images to work from. If they would like, they can bring in their own image. We will draw the animal with pencil and then use oil pastel to add color and blending to the portrait.

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

February 11th – Valentines Project

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Students will make a holiday project for Valentine’s Day!

Teacher:  Sarah Willig

 

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Paint and Party!

Join us on Thursday, February 2nd for Paint-N-Party at Cleveland Heath!  From 5:30 – 8:30pm, we’ll be completing this sweetheart sunset 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, February 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, February 3rd from 6:30 – 9:00 pm for First Friday Watercolor!  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, February 3rd, 6:30 – 9:00pm
  • Location:  Edwardsville Arts Center
  • All materials provided.

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