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Waterworks offers classes

Session 1
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9.
Life Drawing I Ages 18 through adult. For beginners as well as repeat students, this class will offer professional instruction in drawing from life. Students will draw from nude models. Call Waterworks for a materials list before the first class.
Instructor: Don Moore
Cost: $100 member/$120 non-member.
Wheel PotteryAges 14 through adult. This clay class is for beginners and those who want to continue improving their clay skills. Students will experience hand-building techniques as well as throwing pots on the wheel. All materials included. Class is limited to eight students.
Instructor: Brenda Gariepy
Cost: $100 member/$120 non-member.
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Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11
Painting Outside the Box! Ages 14 through adult. Bring your oils, pastels, watercolors, or acrylics, and think outside the box. Learn to think of subjects in a painting as a shape with many tones and colors rather than a specific object and watch your paintings glow! All skill levels, beginner to advanced.
Instructor: Phyllis Steimel
Cost: $75 member/$90 non- member.
Session II
Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 p.m., March 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20.
Life Drawing II Ages 18 through adult. For beginners as well as repeat students, this class will offer professional instruction in drawing from life. Students will draw from nude models. Call Waterworks for a materials list before the first class. Life Drawing I is not a prerequisite for Life Drawing II.
Instructor: Don Moore
Cost: $100 member/$120 non-member.
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Thursdays 6:30-8:30 p.m., March 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22
Oil Painting StudioAges 14 through adult. An introduction to the materials and mechanics of oil painting, this class is for beginners and/or those who wish to review and build their oil painting skills. No experience is necessary. You will learn about composition, values, and color while working from still life and photographs to create your own oil painting. A limited materials list will be provided at registration.
Instructor: Harold Frontz
Cost: $75 members/$90 nonmembers.
Studio classes
Weekday studio classes Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.to noon, March 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, April 1.
Garden Delights Age 14 through adult. Join us two mornings a week for three weeks for a clay workshop with an emphasis on creating art for the yard and garden. Students will use the basic techniques of hand building with coils and slabs, and explore different types of clay and surface decorations. One session will be used for glazing, in preparation for firing. No experience necessary. Class is limited to 10 students, ages 14 through adult. All materials included.
Instructor: Mimi Howard
Cost: $100 member/$120 non-member
Youth classes
Drawing on Drawing! Grades 3 through 8. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27. Learn the tricks and secrets that artists use to create great drawings. You will learn to draw what you see. All skill levels welcome. All materials provided.
Instructor: Ray Moose
Cost: $75 per person
March Madness Messy Art Ages: 4 -5. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, March 13. Dress for mess while learning the FUNdamentals of art. Students will explore different art mediums while getting creative.
Instructor: Debbie Hoffman.
Cost: $30 per child
It’s Easy Going GreenGrades: 1-2. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, April 17.
Just in time to celebrate Earth Day. Be messy and creative while learning how to take care of our environment.
Instructor: Debbie Hoffman. Cost: $30 per child.
Art for Mother’s DayAges: 4 – 5. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, May 8. Students will use their imagination and creativity on an art project and bring home a gift for Mother, Grandmother, or that very special person in their family.
Instructor: Debbie Hoffman.
Cost: $30 per child.
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Meet the Artists
Coffee and Conversation Thursday evenings in January, 6:30-8 p.m. Ages 14 through adult.
Enjoy a casual evening getting to know local artists.
The artists will present their work and share their perspective on inspiration, art materials, techniques, and what being an artist means to them.
The presentations will be followed by coffee, snacks, and informal conversation with the artists.
Per Session: $8 members/ $10 non-members/$5 ARTPartner members.
– Jan. 7: Photographer Ben Martin
As the first staff photographer for Time Magazine, he traveled the world photographing famous people, places and events.
– Jan. 14: Sculptor Ray Moose
In his Two Suns Foundry, he creates bronze sculptures, including a 9-foot sculpture of SELU, the Cherokee mother of corn, for Harrah’s in Cherokee, N.C.
– Jan. 21: Painter and sculptor Robert Toth
From the design staff of Congoleum Industries to Michigan’s Classic Car Museum to American Artist Magazine, he has a varied artist career.
– Jan. 28: Ceramicist Mimi Howard
With a Master of Fine Arts in ceramic sculpture, she creates, exhibits, and educates others in unique works of clay.
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Painting with the Primaries…Only (all-day workshop)Ages 14 through adult. Monday, Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Become comfortable with color and confident with mixing. Learn all about the primaries and mixing secondary and neutral colors. Bring your oils, acrylics, watercolors, or pastels and learn or review these important basic concepts. All skill levels, beginner to advanced. Bring a bagged lunch.
Instructor: Phyllis Steimel
Cost: $50 per person
Registration info
Members registering for two or more classes at the same time will receive a 10 percent discount.
Class fees are due at registration. You may register in person or by phone with VISA or MasterCard during regular business hours.
Registration is not complete until payment is received.
Annual Membership must be valid at time of registration to receive member rate and multiple-class discounts.
No refunds will be given for cancellations fewer than 15 calendar days before the start date of any class.
No refunds for withdrawals will be given after class sessions have begun.
WVAC reserves the right to cancel any class with insufficient enrollment and will refund 100% of your class fee.
To ensure a quality experience for all involved, WVAC reserves the right to refuse/remove a student due to behavioral problems. If a student is asked to leave, class fees will be forfeited with no refund.
Scholarships are available. For information and an application, contact WVAC Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 704-636-1882.
Waterworks is located at 123 E. Liberty St.
For information, visit www.waterworks.org.

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