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Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center



ADULT ART CLASSES

Fluid Media: A Unique Watercolor Painting Experience

$208

with Shahnaz Lighari

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 2, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Feb 4, 2021

Explore various techniques and methods using fluid media to create unique designs and compositions. From ink to watercolor we will learn how to work with free-flowing water-based pigments to achieve beautiful works of art. Learn the ancient technique of Sumi-e ink painting rich in tradition and Asian culture.

Member discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: $50.

All Mixed Up - Adult Mixed Media Class

$208

with Cindy Birdsong

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 4, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Mar 4, 2021

Creating art is not just about drawing and painting. Artists through the ages have created artworks with and on alternative materials that they gathered and combined with paint in order to create a finished artwork. In this class you will learn to use alternative materials such as fabric, silk paper, transfers, mediums and more to create one or more finished masterpieces. All Skill Levels Welcome.

Member discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: $50

Encaustic Painting……It's All About the Wax!

$208

with Cindy Birdsong

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 6, 2021 at 11 am, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Mar 6, 2021

Registration is also available by calling the office at 615-822-0789

The word encaustic comes from the Greek word “enkaustikos” meaning to burn in using color pigment mixed with hot beeswax to create a paint that can be applied to a canvas or wooden surface. Encaustic is very versatile and can be incorporated with transfer techniques, embedding and scraping to achieve the desired results. Subject matter is limitless and allows you to add your own personal style to your artwork.

In this 2 session class we will cover techniques, materials, sources for supplies and each student will work at their own pace. Students will take home one to two pieces. All skill levels welcome.

Member discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: $50

Adult Drawing Basics: Still Life

$208

with Holly Errigo

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 6, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

In this class, students will master the basics of drawing.This 4 week class is designed for beginner to intermediate learners. Guided lessons will teach students how to set up a composition and will emphasize and incorporate the use of art elements and principles of design. Special emphasis will be on shading techniques, drawing supplies, and the proper use of those supplies. Students will walk away with tools, techniques and ways of looking at drawing to continue working on their own.

Member discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: Included in tuition.

Adult iPhone Photography - Wednesdays

$208

with Holly Errigo

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 7, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

Learn to “see” in new way by capturing the world around you through a creative lens! Each class students will learn about essential photographic concepts and principles such as aperture/shutter speed, how to use filters, manipulate, brightness, saturation, sharpness, etc. Students will learn how to set up their personal phone or device to achieve the most out of each shot they take, as well as learn to use photo editing apps. Class time will be provided to take photographs around our beautiful antebellum mansion as well as edit photographs they have taken previously that they want to add their special photo editing charm. NOTE: participants will need to bring their own iPhone or similar device.

Member discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: Included in tuition.





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