Adult Art Classes & Workshops
Discover your creativity
Come learn something new, meet other creatives, and leave with original art you can be proud of. Our specialized workshops and classes give adults the ability to experience different forms of art, media and creativity. Our guest artists are knowledgeable and inspiring. They'll spend the day, weekend, or month sharing their expertise with you in a fun and nurturing learning space.
WINTER 2018 ADULT CLASSES
BEGINNING WATERCOLOR & DRAWING
Tuesdays | 10:00-12:00 | Six Weeks | January 16, 23, 30. February 6, 13, 20
$292.00 SOLD OUT
Artist Beth Williams will guide students in this six-week watercolor and drawing course for beginners. All your supplies are supplied - no need to buy anything, we have it all for you. So come spend Tuesdays learning something new, and making beautiful art. Note: Intermediate students are welcome to join in. Everyone works at their own level of experience.
POTTERY - GARDEN FAIRY HOUSES
Tuesday | February 27th | 6:30-8:30
$55.00 (4 spots left)
Just in time for spring. Come make a charming little fairy house to add to your garden. No pottery experience necessary. Hand-building techniques will be taught and imagination is always welcomed. It's time to play and have fun! Instructor: Liv Antonecchia
HEART ART - POTTERY
Tuesday | January 30th | 6:30-8:30
Love is in the air! Come create heart art in this playful nod to Valentine's Day. Students can make several small hearts, a heart plate, hear figurine, or heart dish. No clay experience necessary. Liv will teach you how to form different shapes and hand-build with clay to make the perfect gift for Valentine's Day. Instructor: Liv Antonecchia
THE ARTIST'S WAY
Mondays | 6:45-8:15ish | 13 weeks | January 8 - April 16th
Class is already in progress
You don't have to be an artist to benefit from enhancing your creativity. Successful business people, parents, consultants, athletes, dreamers - all know thinking differently gives them an edge.
The Artist’s Way movement began more than two decades ago as author Julia Cameron shared her ideas. Today, The Artist’s Way has helped millions of people around the world discover--and recover-- their creativity. Twoie Palmer takes you on this 13-week journey.
Whether you are brand-new to The Artist’s Way or already know its value, come be inspired and learn how to experience more creativity in your life.
Purchase the book on your own, or let us know you need one when you register.
Thursday, January 25th | 6:30-8:30 (SOLD OUT)
Thursday, February 22nd | 6:30-8:30
Thursday, March 22nd | 6:30-8:30
Come create simple and beautiful watercolor images. Coined "minis" because of their 4"x 4" size, students will learn easy techniques to make several original pieces that can be made into gorgeous frame-able art, given as holiday gifts, or produced into one-of-a kind cards. Instructor: Caroline Davila. Class size is limited to only 6 students. All supplies and materials are included.
Open Studio For Adults
The month of January | Fridays | 10:00am-12:00pm
$ 45.00 (or drop-in for $15 each Friday)
You all asked for it...you got it! Come play and connect with other local creatives during this easy-going studio time. An array of materials are put out each week and participants are encouraged to explore their artistic sides. You can also bring something you're working on to get feedback or get inspiration. Stay for a little while or the whole two hours. So grab your coffee and come play!
DRAWING FOR ADULTS
Mondays | 6:30-8:00pm | Six-weeks | January 8, 15, 22, 29. February 5, 12.
$180.00 (Class is already in progress)
We're fond of saying at CAMP - you must know the rules, before you can break them. Most art relies on drawing principles so come spend Monday evenings with instructor, Kristen Solecki, and fine-tune your drawing skills. An array of techniques and tools are provided to help you develop or enhance your artistic style. Drawing experience preferred, but not necessary. Students work at their own level of expertise with guidance from the instructor. All supplies provided. Instructor: Kristen Solecki
HANDMADE HAPPINESS SERIES: JANUARY
SEVEN BIRDS ON A STRING (GOOD LUCK ART)
Tuesday, January 23rd | 6:45-8:45pm
$35.00 (4 SPOTS LEFT)
Come add a little good luck to your 2018 in the first of this year's Handmade Happiness Series. Legend says a string of seven birds brings luck to any home. You'll learn the technique of origami by making birds with colorful origami paper then you'll string them on thread. Instructor for this month's series: Twoie Palmer. (Teens over 15 are welcome to join this series.)
EXPLORATION IN MIXED MEDIA
Tuesdays | 6:45-8:15pm | Four-weeks | January 16, 23, 30. February 6.
$192.00 This class is in progress, but will be offered again in March.
Come spend Tuesday evenings creating art! Instructor Jaclyn Williams will guide you in this easy-going mixed media class that will explore paint, collage, pen & ink, paper, fabric, and more. No art experience required. Students will produce beautiful works of art and learn techniques in an array of mediums. Instructor: Jaclyn Williams (Teens 14 + are welcome to join this class)
INK & ALCOHOL TILES
Tuesday | February 13th | 6:45-8:45pm
$55.00 (2 spots left)
This unique art form is a must to learn. Instructor Twoie Palmer will guide you through the process of applying ink and alcohol to a tile to create spectacular designs. Come create colorful magic! No art experience necessary. Instructor: Twoie Palmer
ART FOR LATE BLOOMERS
Thursdays | 10:00am- 11:30 | 6-weeks | January 11, 18, 25. February 1, 8, 15
$162.00 SOLD OUT
What did Julia Childs, Louisa May Alcott, Paul Cezanne and Grandma Moses have in common? They were all late bloomers. It's never too late to learn something new. Come to CAMP and explore your creative side with this entertaining no-pressure introduction to art. You'll learn simple techniques to drawing, have fun with paint, and produce multimedia art using paper, wire and clay. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
WRITING CIRCLE FOR CHILDREN'S BOOK WRITERS
Wednesdays| 6:30-8:30 | Six Weeks | January 10, 17, 24, 31. February 7, 14.
$84.00 Class is in progress
Do you have a story for the children's book market? Want feedback from other writers in the industry to help determine if your work is ready? Join local children's book writers for critiques, industry discussions, and inspiration. This critique group is for picture book, middle grade, and young adult authors who are seriously seeking publication. Participants should have full PB manuscripts or W-I-P MG or YA manuscripts. Not ideal for new writers. Critique Host: Kathleen Fox
** Please Note: You'll need to submit a writing sample prior to signing up for this class.
CHILDREN'S BOOK WRITERS - Getting Started
Workshop | Saturday, February 3rd |10:00-1:00 | $55.00
4-week class | Thursdays | 6:30-8:00 | March 1, 8, 15, 22 | $120.00
Want to write a children's book? Do you have an idea but need help making it into a solid story? This beginning mini-workshop and class focuses on character, plot, and theme. We'll explore writing techniques and styles, structure, differentiate genres, and discuss basic information about the publishing arena - all to get you started. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
FABRIC ART (Adults and Teens)
Saturday, February 3rd | 10:00am-2:00pm
Create a personalized one-of-a-kind fabric art piece inspired through imagery. Fusible web, masking tape, a needle, thread, fabric, and an iron will all be tools used to create this unique type of art. Students will walk away with a framed piece of art at the end of the day. We provide everything you'll need, but feel free to bring in fabric, paper, photos, or images that are special to you to included in your artwork. No experience necessary. Great multi-generational art experience for parents/teens, grandparents/teens. Instructor: Jaclyn Williams. Bring a bag lunch.
KICK-START your CREATIVITY WORKSHOP
Tuesday, March 20th | 6:30-8:00
Artist or not, one of the most vital things we can do is nurture our creativity. But what if we've lost it? Or blocked it? Or let our daily tasks squash it? Come spend the evening with CAMP's owner, Kathleen Fox, to find (or expand) your creativity - then learn how it can benefit every aspect of your life. Don't expect ordinary in this workshop, it's based on Kathleen's Workshop, Think Like An Artist. All supplies are provided. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
Daughters & Dads (ages 10+)
Friday, February 9th | 6:30-8:00
$35.00 (for two to attend - one daughter, one dad)
This is not your typical art class. This entertaining evening teams daughters up with their dads to create non-traditional artwork together. Expect plenty of laughter. And just so you know - no art experience is required - everything your duo creates is product-driven. How you get there is where the fun happens. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
The Writing Circle (ADULTS)
Wednesdays |1:00-3:00 | 6 weeks | January 10, 17, 24, 31. February 7, 14.
$84.00 SOLD OUT
The Writing Circle is a group of writers who critique, support and inspire each other. Participants are encouraged to bring writing they are currently working on to get feedback from the group. Writing exercises, prompts and sharing. All genres welcomed. This group is for experienced writers seeking publication. Instructor: Kathleen Fox
* Please use the contact form to inquire about this group. A writing sample is required before joining this critique group.
Saturday, February 10th | 2:00-4:00pm
In this workshop Madison Rosenberger will teach you about the spiritual side of art. You will discover how you can use art as a medium to communicate with your spirit guides and angels, how art can serve as a form of meditation, and how art can nurture the innate life-force energy inside of you. You will learn tips and tools that will help you tame your ego and break free of your logical monkey mind. You will partake in exercises that will bring you in alignment with your Higher Self so that your art can directly connect to your authentic soul self. This class won’t only bring your art to the next level but it will foster a whole new way of living, an intuitive lifestyle. Life flows so much easier when you allow cosmic intelligence to lead you and this workshop will show you how to open up to that divine guidance. Instructor: Madison Rosenberger
LOVE COLLAGE with Artist Anne Sbrocchi
Saturday, January 27th | 10:30 - 2:30
In the theme of Valentine's Day, join collage artist, Anne Sbrocchi to create a one-of-a-kind art piece with memories of places, people and things you love. Using an array of materials, each student will layer their collage with photos, embellishments, gold leaf, paint, paper, and images. A 2' x 3' wooden canvas is your base. Anne supplies all the materials, but students are encouraged to bring copies of photos/images to personalize the artwork. Bring a bag lunch. No art experience necessary. Instructor: Anne Sborrchi