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Adult Classes

Education is life-long so we offer creative, hands-on instruction for all ages. Classes help students explore mediums more fully, establish rapport with instructors, and meet other creative people. Our instructors offer technical guidance and encouragement so students stretch their imaginations and their artistic skills!


Intro to Polymer Clay with Diane Gregoire

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Cost: $70 for non-members / $55 for WCFA Members 

This 3-week course is the perfect introduction for those who have always wanted to experiment with polymer clay. WCFA Artist Member and Lifespan Healing Arts Instructor Diane Gregoire will guide participants through a different technique each week -- which will be compiled into a finished product. Learn about types of clay, how to bake your creations, how to make simple beads, and more!

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Meditate and Create: Creative Visualization and Manifestation Workshop with Joy Adamonis

Saturday, February 23 (10:00am - 12:00pm)

Cost: $40 for non-members / $30 for WCFA Members 

It’s never too late to set your intentions for 2019! In this one-day workshop led by Yoga Instructor Joy Adamonis participants will be guided through a mediation that will help clear any blocks and help you manifest your intentions for your life moving forward. You will also be participating in restorative yoga postures and breathing techniques that will help you re-center and ground your energy so you can live a more mindful life. After intentions are set and minds are cleared from doubt, participants will make a vision board using a variety of materials to take home a visual representation of your intentions, wishes, goals, hopes, and dreams for the New Year! 

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BYOI Adult Improv & Acting Workshop

Spring Workshop: March 5 - April 9 (Tuesdays: 7:30-9:30pm)

Cost: $195 for non-members / $155 for WCFA Members 

Bring Your Own Improv is offering a six-week adult improv and acting workshop held on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm. These 2-hour workshops will focus on the basics of improvisation and acting and how they may be applied both on stage and in life. Participants will work on such things as scene work, listening, stage presence, confidence and the general ability to play.

The six-week workshop is $195 and may be purchased here or at one of our shows. This workshop is for ages 18 and up. Participants must wear comfortable shoes and bring their own water.

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"Vintage Collage" Workshop with Bev Silva

Saturday, March 9, 2019 (10:00am - 2:00pm)

Cost: $55 for non-members / $40 for WCFA Members 

Instructor: Bev Silva

Join collage artist Bev Silva for a one-day workshop in which you will create a vintage collage using old books and other vintage papers. Designed for both the novice and those with some collage experience, topics will include design, materials, building the collage, and ways to display the finished work. All necessary materials will be provided to create a unique vintage collage, but you are encouraged to bring any papers, photos or other ephemera you’d like to include. Your own individual style will be encouraged. 

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

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"Intro to Drawing" with Karen James

Tuesdays, March 12, 19, 26, April 2, & 9 (6:00 - 8:00pm)

Cost: $100 for non-members / $90 for WCFA 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! 

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

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"Welcome to Color" with Karen James

Wednesday, March 13, 20, 27, April 3, & 10 (6:00 - 8:00pm)

Cost: $100 for non-members / $90 for WCFA Members 

Instructor: Karen James

Are you ready to use your colored pencils for something more than adult coloring books? Do you want to learn to create wonderful art and drawings in vivid color? “Welcome to Color” is the class for you.I n this five week class we will cover best practices for applying and blending color using both dry and water soluble colored pencils. This class is for beginners to advanced artists.

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

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"Digital Painting" with Procreate on Your iPad

Saturday, March 16 & 23, 2019 (9:00am - 12:00pm) (2-Classes)

Cost: $110 for non-members / $75 for WCFA Members 

Instructor: Cynthia DiDonato

Did you know that digital painting opens a world of possibilities for creativity? You can paint with you finger or a 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 class will provide an introduction to basic skills needed to create digital art in Procreate. Procreate can only be used on an iPad and must be purchased from the App store for $9.99 in advance of the class. Please Note: The current version of Procreate requires iOS 11 .1 or newer...You can use Procreate on the following iPads : 9.7,10.5 and 12.9 inch iPad Pro (2015 and 2017), IPad 6th generation 2018, IPad 5th generation 2017, IPad Air 2” 

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

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"Watercolor Painting" with Aileen Quinn 

Saturday, April 13, 20, 27, & May 4, & 11 2019 (3:00 - 5:00pm) 

Cost: $100 for non-members / $90 for WCFA Members 

Instructor: Aileen Quinn

This five-week class will introduce students to basic watercolor techniques like blending colors, creating unique compositions, and creative expression with paint. Aileen Quinn and experienced artist and art instructor will help students discover watercolor as an ever- evolving expression both in traditional ways as well as innovative ways to work with scraps/practice sheets. The class is designed to be an encouraging and adventurous experience for people who have always wanted to try painting with watercolors. A Materials list will be emailed after registration. 

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Do You Want More Adult Classes?

We are currently in the process of putting together Arts programming for adults. Please take a moment to complete a quick 3-question survey so we know how to better fit the needs of our community! Thanks! Schedules are posted below a month prior, or sign up for E-News in the bottom band so you receive information as soon as it's announced. 

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