Fall Classes 2018
October 29 – December 20

 

ALTERED BOOKS

Monday, 6:30-8:30pm
Adults & Young Adults
Instructor: Abbeth Russell
7 weeks (10/29-12/17)
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In this class students will transform old books into works of art. Altered books can become anything from sculptures to personal journals. The instructor will guide students based on their individual interests. You will be introduced to new artists, ideas, and techniques that will provide inspiration. We will constantly push the limits and use our books as tools for self-exploration. $210 (RTA members $190)

 

 

WATERCOLORS

Wednesdays, 1-4:00pm
Adults & Young Adults
Instructor: Russel Whitten
7 weeks (10/31-12/19)
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Join Russel Whitten for a 7 week studio and pleinair watercolor class. This class is suitable for all levels. Students will work from still lifes in studio and also experience pleinair painting if the weather is good. A great class for first time artists who are new to exploring this medium and intermediate artists looking to fine tune their skills. Supply list available at registration. $230 (RTA members $210)

 

 

FEARLESS LANDSCAPE PAINTING (Acrylics) [Morning Class]

Thursday, 10-12:30pm (Morning Class)
Adults & Young Adults
Instructor: Caren-Marie Michel
7 weeks (11/01-12/20)
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Learn to be fearless in your landscape painting. Seven 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. 200 (RTA members $182)

SYLLABUS Acrylic Landscape Painting

SUPPLY LIST Acrylic Landscape Painting

 

FEARLESS LANDSCAPE PAINTING (Acrylics) [Evening Class]

Thursday, 6-8:30pm (Evening Class)
Adults & Young Adults
Instructor: Caren-Marie Michel
7 weeks (11/01-12/20)
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Learn to be fearless in your landscape painting. Seven 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.  $200 (RTA members $182)

SYLLABUS Acrylic Landscape Painting

SUPPLY LIST Acrylic Landscape Painting

 

 

CERAMIC

Wednesdays, 6-8:30pm
Adults & Young Adults
Instructor: Brendan Roddy
7 weeks (10/31-12/19)
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Join ceramic artist, Brendan Roddy for a fun and informative, hands-in-clay experience. In this 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. $210 (RTA members $195) + $25 materials

 

 


IMPORTANT INFORMATION
~ All classes are age specific and have a minimum of 4 students in order to run.
~ Registration closes 5 days prior to each class starting.
~ Classes subject to cancellation if we do not meet the 4 student minimum. ~

Please view all of our POLICIES here

 


 

Workshops & Craft Nights for Adults & Teens

 

 

Can’t commit to a weekly class? Check out our Workshops and Craft Nights designed for busy schedules! Click here to see the full listing of craft nights: CRAFT NIGHTS

Workshops are one-day events that take place, periodically, on the weekends. River Tree Arts strives to bring in talented practicing artists to offer you a variety of the finest and skilled experiences out there. From Belly Dancing to Exploring Pastels, our workshops afford you the opportunity to experience something new, within the arts, without a long term commitment.

Would you like to teach a workshop at RTA? Contact us today to be considered for our upcoming calendar.

Craft Night is an ongoing, 2 hour program that takes place every Thursday evening from 6pm to 8pm at River Tree Arts. We will offer a rotation of many different fun crafts and activities, such as Crafts with Driftwood, Aromatherapy, Custom Painted Signs and much more. Expand on the creativity you already posses and join us every Thursday night for a creative and social evening.

* Workshop themes are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm details*

For a full list of upcoming Workshops and Craft Nights please see:

WORKSHOPS
CRAFT NIGHTS

 

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