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Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center



ADULT ART CLASSES

Adult Acrylic Painting

$208

with Priscilla Eichler

Calendar Current session started Apr 2, 2021 at 10:30 am, runs for 4 weeks

Come create beautiful paintings in acrylics on canvas. You know you have always wanted to try out your creative ideas. Now is the time. Pick your favorite subjects – children, pets, birds, houses, landscapes, and more. Get guided instruction as you transform your ideas into reality. Learn the basic techniques and tools you will need to complete several different masterpieces. Your paintings could be special gifts for friends and family, or even the beginning of an artistic life!  Member discount: 15 percent. Supply fee: included in tuition.

Adult Drawing Basics: Still Life

$208

with Holly Errigo

Calendar Current session started 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 21, 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.

Fluid Media: A Unique Watercolor Painting Experience

$208

with Shahnaz Lighari

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

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 May 4, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

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





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