Adult & Teen Classes
Adult and teen classes are taught by community artists who have personal and creative experience within their areas of instruction. Students are eligible to attend these classes at the age of 13. Advance registration is required and all necessary supplies are provided.

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Oil Painting: From Photo to Paint
Saturdays: October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19; 1-3:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $120; General Public $130

The process of interpreting a photographic image in paint can be an intimidating challenge. Learn image transfer techniques and strengthen your compositional awareness as we transfer images from an exhibition of photos by Andrew Moore to canvases in order to create finished oil paintings. (Students may also work from personal photographs.)
Instructor: Katrina Swanson

Watercolor (B)
(B) Fridays, November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16; 10 am–12:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $105; General Public: $115
Explore basic watercolor painting as you work from photographic observation. Learn how to mix and overlay colors, create transparent washes, and practice a variety of brush techniques. Experienced students will enjoy working in the studio with a knowledgeable instructor as a resource for questions or critique.
Instructor: Matt Jones

Life Drawing: The Draped Figure
Thursdays: December 1, 8, 15; 6-8:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $70; General Public $80

This life drawing class will focus on the interplay of fabrics and the human body. Models draped in fabrics will challenge students to capture the mass and form of the dressed figure.
Instructor: Ron Sykes

Watercolor: A Crash Course
Thursdays: December 1, 8, 15; 6-8:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $70; General Public $80

Dive into the depths of watercolor painting in this short series that will present basic watercolor techniques and offer time for experimentation and practice. Students will learn to stretch and prepare watercolor paper, how to mix and overlay colors, and a variety of paint applications.
Instructor: Matt Jones

Plaster Sculpture
Saturdays: December 3, 10, 17; 1-3:30 pm
Joslyn Members: $70; General Public $80

Construct an armature or cast a found object to create a plaster gauze sculpture in the spirit of Joslyn’s George Segal installation, which presents everyday objects and observations in a way that forces us to reconsider how we see the world.
Instructor: Pamela Conyers Hinson