Fall classes at Waterworks
gFigure Drawing from Life, Tuesdays, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13 (age 18+), 6:30-9 p.m.
Class offers professional instruction/demonstrations from a variety of instructors. Learn different drawing methods from professional artists Don Moore, Phyllis Steimel, Robert Crum, Mark Stephenson. $160 members, $200 non-members (includes model)
gHandbuilding and Wheel Pottery, Tuesdays, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, Nov. 6, 13 (age 14+), 6:30-9 p.m. Open studio for registered students Oct. 6, 27
For beginners and those who have previously taken pottery classes. Focus on the basic and intermediate level techniques to create a variety of clay pieces. Instructor Brent Smith. $150 members, $180 non-members (includes all materials and kiln firing)
gBeginning Level Drawing, Thursdays, Oct. 4, 11, 18, Nov. 1, 8, 15 (age 14+), 6:30-9 p.m.
Class offers new students an opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of drawing basics. Develop an artist's eye using simple objects and progress towards more challenging objects. Instructor Ray Moose. $120 members, $150 non-members (includes all materials)
gWomen and Wine Series (age 21+), 6:30-9 p.m.
Indulge yourself! Bring your girlfriends while making new ones. Thursday evenings with wonderful women, sipping wine, while exploring your creative side. Learn the basics of watercolor, pastel painting, and collage in a relaxed, non-stress class. Materials and wine provided. Instructor Phyllis Steimel
"Watercolors and White Wine" Oct. 11 • "Pastels and Hearty, Spicy Reds" Nov. 29 • "Collage and Cabernet" Dec. 6
gPastels Workshop (age 12+), Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Explore colorful techniques in pastels, creating dreamlike illustrations during these unique pastel workshops from professional pastel artist Walter Stanford. Choose one or both.
"Landscapes" Nov. 10 • "Animals" Nov. 17
gHoliday Creations Childrens' Workshops (age 4-10) 10 a.m.- noon
Come enjoy a Saturday morning filled with holiday cheer while exploring the ins and outs of mixed media. Projects include making a Thanksgiving place setting and constructing your own holiday tree to trim with globally-inspired ornaments.
"A Very Merry Mixed Media Thanksgiving" Nov. 17 • "Trimming the Tree around the World" Dec. 1
Instructor Ingrid Erickson. $25/session-members, $30/session-non-members
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. Call 704-636-1882 to register. More information is available at www.waterworks.org