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Adult Classes

Education is life-long -- and creative exploration can happen at any time in that journey. Come explore mediums more fully, establish rapport with instructors, meet other creative minds, and find new friends. Our instructors offer technical guidance and encouragement to stretch all minds and artistic skills.

Little Pictures: Watercolor Painting - FULL

Saturdays, February 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2020 (3-5pm)

Cost: $70 for WCFA members / $80 for Non-Members 

Instructor: Aileen Quinn

This 4-week series of classes led by Aileen Quinn will spark a life-long love of watercolor painting! During our first class, all materials will be provided and discussed so you can try out brushes, learn about their uses. Palettes will be sampled and shown, papers will be available to see varieties & purposes will be demonstrated. At the end of this series you will have a beautiful collection of your own works of art ready to matte, frame, or make cards to share! This class is great for beginners or artists who would like a refresher. 

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Little Pictures: Watercolor Painting - Second Session Added! - FULL

Wednesdays, Feb. 5, 12, 26, Mar. 4 (5:00 - 7:00pm)

Cost: $70 for WCFA members / $80 for Non-Members 

Instructor: Aileen Quinn

This 4-week series of classes led by Aileen Quinn will spark a life-long love of watercolor painting! During our first class, all materials will be provided and discussed so you can try out brushes, learn about their uses. Palettes will be sampled and shown, papers will be available to see varieties & purposes will be demonstrated. At the end of this series you will have a beautiful collection of your own works of art ready to matte, frame, or make cards to share! This class is great for beginners or artists who would like a refresher.

Register online OR Call to register @ 401-737-0010 during office hours (Wednesday - Saturday: 11am - 3pm)

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Yogastrology - Workshop

Saturday, Feb. 8 (10:00am - 1:00pm)

Cost: $35 for WCFA members / $45 for Non-Members 

Instructor: Joy Adamonis

Join Joy Adamonis, one of the first Certified Yogastrology® Inspired Instructors in Rhode Island as she guides you in a yoga practice that corresponds to the Aquarius moon. A New Year and the New Moon in Aquarius are the perfect combination for growth and setting intentions. This workshop will help you to understand your feelings and free yourself from negative emotions. This workshop will also include intention setting, visualization, creative journal prompts, art, tea and organic chocolate! This class is for all yoga abilities 16+ beginner to advanced.

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of class to set up your space.

Yoga mats will be provided, but please feel free to bring your own mat or any yoga prop you use in your practice.

Register online OR Call to register @ 401-737-0010 during office hours (Wednesday - Saturday: 11am - 3pm)

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Doodle Drawing

Tuesday, February 25, March 3, and 10, 2020 (1-3pm)

Cost: $50 for WCFA members / $60 for Non-Members 

Instructor: Patty Martucci

Learn to draw Doodle Style over a Stencil Patterned Background!
Join us in this fun class where we'll experiment by creating backgrounds on paper with stencils and ink sprays. Then we will draw with markers in a Doodle Style to create drawings over the stenciled patterns. Beginners as well as artists with more experience are encouraged to attend. We look forward to seeing you, and encourage you to join us for 3 weeks on Tuesdays February 25, March 3 and 10 from 1-3pm in the Art Room in the lower level of Warwick Center for the Arts.

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Needle Felting Workshop

Thursday, March 19, 2020 (6-8pm)

Cost: $15 for WCFA members / $20 for Non-Members 

plus $10 felting kit fee

Instructor: Gail Mitchell Slezak

How can you turn soft, fluffy wool into an intricate animal sculpture?  Learn the basics of needle felting and create your own adorable wooly creation in this two hour workshop.  Register now!

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Beginners Intro to Drawing

Tuesdays, March 24, 31, April 7, 14, and 21, 2020 (6-8pm)

Cost: $80 for WCFA members / $100 for Non-Members 

Instructor: Karen James

Intro to Drawing is a fun and relaxed way to learn the basic techniques and told needed to start sketching and drawing. Whether you plan to draw just to capture a moment in time or to record detailed images, this is a great way to get started. You do not need to have any experience – Just a desire to learn! 

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Advanced Drawing: Techniques and Composition

Tuesdays, April 28, May 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2020 (6-8pm)

Cost: $80 for WCFA members / $100 for Non-Members

Instructor: Karen James

Would you like to take your drawing skills past the beginner stages? Learn a few techniques to help you define objects? Set up your own compositions? Advanced Drawing is for you! This 4-week class will build upon what you learned in "Intro to Drawing" by adding key drawing skills that will bring your drawings to life. We will cover what defines a good composition and how to create one, how to use pencil strokes and values to create textures, covering several specific objects along the way. Participants should have a basic knowledge of drawing or previously taken the "Intro to Drawing" class if you plan on taking "Advanced Drawing"

Register online or call 401-737-0010 during office hours (Wednesday - Saturday: 11am - 3pm)

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Digital Painting: Using Procreate on an IPad

Saturdays, April 4 (optional), 11, and 18, 2020 (9am-noon)

Cost: $80 for 3 Classes - OR - $60 for Class 2 and 3 only / WCFA Members: $10 Discount

Instructor: Cynthia DiDonato

Did you know that digital painting opens a world of possibilities for creativity? You can paint with your finger or stylus or import photos of your conventional artwork or photography to create layered digital art. All you need is an iPad and a professional app called Procreate.

This 2 or 3 day workshop will provide basic and intermediate skills needed to create digital art in Procreate. Day 1 is a basic introduction or a review for those who have already worked with Procreate. Day 2 and 3 will provide intermediate skills that build on the basic skills learned in the Day 1 class. Sign up for all three classes or if you already have a basic knowledge of Procreate sign up for Day 2 and 3 only.

Procreate can only be used on an iPad and must be purchased and installed from the App store for $9.99 in advance of the class.

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