Spring Registration is open!

MONDAYS

 

KIDS! CREATIVE KIDS
Grades K-5
Thursday, 3:30-5:30pm
Instructor: Brigid Rankowski
7 weeks (4/23-06/11)

Creative Kids is an enriching after-school program grounded in the belief that children are inherently curious and learn by doing. This class will introduce the world of the arts to students in a nurturing and inspiring way that will boost fluency, comprehension and confidence.

Materials and techniques taught will be geared towards students age level. A great art class for all abilities, experiencing all the different mediums available. 10 student maximum. $182 (RTA members $165)
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TUESDAYS

 

KIDS! PRINTMAKING
Grades K-5
Tuesday, 3:30-5:30
Instructor: Gayle Fitzpatrick
8 weeks (04/24-06/12)

This after-school class is for students who want to fully explore the amazing world of Printmaking. Every week we’ll work on a new and different method: monoprints, relief prints, mixed media prints and more! Students will learn how to use different approaches and materials to create multiple images of their art. 10 student maximum. $208 (RTA member $188)
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KIDS! METALSMITHING
Grades 3+
Tuesday, 3:30-5:30pm
Instructor: Alice Carroll
8 weeks (04/24-06/12)

Learn to make earrings, pendants, rings and more with metals. Work with metalsmithing tools to form, shape & create your own designs. Polishing, hammering and soldering will be the main focus of class. Each student will learn techniques to make their very own bracelets, rings, pendants and more. * Students who have previously taken this class are encouraged to register again as projects vary with each session. 8 student maximum. $208 (RTA member $188) + $20 materials fee
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ADULTS! METALSMITHING

Adults &  Young Adults
Tuesday, 6-9pm
Instructor: Alice Carroll
8 weeks (04/24-06/12)
Students will learn how to use basic hand tools & the torch to make jewelry. Hot & cold connections will be taught. Through demonstrations and work time, each student will learn sawing, piercing, surface decoration, light forging, forming and basic stone setting. Students are encouraged to create their own designs using the techniques that are demonstrated. $240 (RTA members $220) + $30 materials fee
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WEDNESDAYS

 

KIDS! CLAY CLUB
Grades 1-5
Wednesday, 3:30 – 5:30pm
Instructor: Megan Bliss
8 weeks (04/25-06/13)

Clay Club offers young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity while experiencing everything clay! Students will experiment with a variety of hand building techniques as well as a chance on the pottery wheel. All projects will be fired in River Tree Art’s kiln and students will learn basic glaze application to finish the work that they will cherish for years. 8 student maximum. $208 (RTA member $188) + $20 materials fee
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KIDS! MODERN ART EXPLORATION
Grades K-5
Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm
Instructor: Abbeth Russell
7 weeks (04/25-06/06)

In this class, the many styles and movements of modern art will be explored. We will use acrylic paint, watercolor, colored pencils, markers, and oil pastels in unexpected ways. Experimentation and self-exploration through art will be encouraged. $182 (RTA member $165) + $15 materials fee
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KIDS! EARLY RELEASE WEDNESDAYS 

Grades K+
Wednesday, 12:30-3:30
Join us for early release Wednesdays, the first Wednesday of every month. Students will explore a variety of different art mediums. Instructors vary. 10 student maximum per workshop. $30 (RTA member $25)

WEDNESDAY, March 7 – Mural Mania
Instructor: Abbeth Russell
As a group, we will come up with our own concept through discussion and sketches, then bring it to life as a large-scale mural!
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WEDNESDAY, April 4 – Collage
Instructor: Abbeth Russell
We will rip, cut, glue, and layer our way through the exciting world of collage.
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WEDNESDAY, May 2
Join us for an afternoon filled with ART creating, designing having fun!!
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WEDNESDAY, June 6
Join us for an afternoon filled with ART creating, designing having fun!!
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ADULTS! MODERN ART EXPLORATION

Adult and Young Adult
Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm
Instructor: Abbeth Russell
7 weeks (04/25-06/06)
In this class, the many styles and movements of modern art will be explored. We will use acrylic paint, watercolor, colored pencils, markers, and oil pastels in unexpected ways. Experimentation and self-exploration through art will be encouraged. $182 (RTA member $165) + $20 materials fee .
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ADULTS! INTRO TO POTTERY

Wednesdays, 6-8:30pm
Adults & Young Adults
8 weeks (04/25-06/13)
Join Megan Bliss for a fun and informative, hands-in-clay experience in River Tree Arts, Ceramic Studio. In this introductory class, students will be introduced to a variety of hand building techniques to create beautiful and functional works of art inspired by the season. Demonstrations on the pottery wheel will give students the confidence to explore and create bowls, plates, mugs and more. The last week of class will be focussed on basic glaze application and all work will be fired in RTA’s kiln which will make pottery durable and functional.

*** Intermediate level students are welcome to join. If you have more experience, we can build on what you already know. Class is limited to 7 students. $235 (RTA members $215) + $25 materials
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THURSDAYS

 

ADULTS! FEARLESS LANDSCAPE PAINTING (Acrylics)

Thursday, 10-12:30pm (Morning Class)
Adults & Young Adults
Instructor: Caren-Marie Michel
8 weeks (04/26-06/14)
Learn to be fearless in your landscape painting. Eight weeks of studio landscape painting in acrylics working with reference photos to paint what you see with glowing color and light. We will explore simplifying your subject, using drawing for strong compositions, developing seeing skills, learning or refreshing some basics, having fun with painting and loosening up with your work. Each class will start with a brief demo on the topic of the class. Students will paint in each class from provided reference photos or from their own photo. Individual feedback and class discussions of work will help to strengthen painting skills. Materials list provided. $230 (RTA members $207)
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ADULTS! FEARLESS LANDSCAPE PAINTING (Acrylics)

Thursday, 6-8:30pm (Evening Class)
Adults & Young Adults
Instructor: Caren-Marie Michel
8 weeks (04/26-06/14)
Learn to be fearless in your landscape painting. Eight weeks of studio landscape painting in acrylics working with reference photos to paint what you see with glowing color and light. We will explore simplifying your subject, using drawing for strong compositions, developing seeing skills, learning or refreshing some basics, having fun with painting and loosening up with your work. Each class will start with a brief demo on the topic of the class. Students will paint in each class from provided reference photos or from their own photo. Individual feedback and class discussions of work will help to strengthen painting skills. Materials list provided.  $230 (RTA members $207)
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