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Huntington Museum of Art accepting registrations for Winter/Spring classes, workshops

January 13, 2019

HUNTINGTON — The Huntington Museum of Art is currently accepting registrations for Winter/Spring 2019 classes and workshops. Participants can register online at https://www.hmoa.org/education/classes-workshops/ or call (304) 529-2701, Ext. 311.

Pre-registration is required for all classes, unless class is Saturday KidsArt; an Open Studio; or Drop-In style. For more information, contact Museum Educator George Lanham at (304) 529-2701, Ext. 311.

Here are the classes being offered for adults:

Wheel Throwing and Hand Building

Mondays, Feb. 25 - May 20 (12 sessions); NO class on March 25

6-8 p.m.

Studio 4 & 5

Teaching Artist: Kathleen Kneafsey

$265 Members; $295 Non-members

All levels are welcome, as participants will have the chance to explore a wide variety of methods used to create both functional as well as sculptural ceramic pieces. New techniques will be demonstrated each week to introduce and improve skills using the potter’s wheel, extruder, slab roller and various hand building methods. Surface decoration and glazing techniques will also be explored with the use of colored slips and glazes. Students will complete their work by experiencing various firing methods, utilizing the electric kilns as well as the gas kiln. First 25 lbs. of clay is included in class price. Additional clay is $10/25 lbs.

Clay Crash Courses

Spend a Tuesday night learning about different aspects of ceramics. Each 2-hour session is independent, so come to one or come to all. Specific topics will be discussed and demonstrated each night.

6-8 p.m.

Studios 4 & 5

Teaching Artist: Kathleen Kneafsey

Register online for all four for only $40 or $15 per session paid at class time.

March 5 – Glazes – Learn to measure, mix, and decipher recipes for great glazes.

March 12 – Kilns – See how to load, stack, and fire an electric kiln.

April 2 – Surface Decoration – Experience sgraffito, mishima, resists, underglazes, slips and maiolica.

April 9 – Altering Clay – Discover ways to make forms by changing things up.

Open Studio

Wednesdays, Feb. 27 - May 22, monitor: Kathleen Kneafsey

NO class March 27

Thursdays, Feb. 28 – May 23, monitor, George Lanham

NO class March 7 due to Walter Gropius Master Artist Jeff Shapiro’s lecture at 7 p.m.

NO class March 28

6-8 p.m.

Studios 4 & 5

$10 per evening

Open Studio welcomes artists to work on their own, utilizing the museum’s facilities, equipment and open studio space. Clay is $10/25 lbs.

Basic Watercolor

Tuesdays, April 2- May 28 (9 sessions)

10:30 a.m. -1 p.m.

Studio 2

Teaching Artist: Lisa Walden

$190 Members; $220 Non-members

In this class you will learn simple and basic techniques that will open your eyes to the magic of watercolor painting. Experimentation and practice will yield amazing and exciting results as your images emerge on paper. A supply list will be provided at the first class.

Advanced Watercolor

Wednesdays, April 3- May 29 (9 sessions)

10 a.m. -1 p.m.

Studio 2

Teaching Artist: Lisa Walden

$195 Members; $225 Non-members

Advanced watercolorists will have the opportunity to work in a creative environment with fellow artists and to share ideas, and explore new and innovative techniques.

Evening Oil Painting

Thursdays, April 4 – May 30 (9 sessions)

7-9:30 p.m.

Studio 2

Teaching Artist: Lisa Walden

$190 Members; $220 Non-members

This class is open for all skill levels, using oil paint. This class is scheduled in the evenings for the busy professional or stay-at-home parent who needs an evening to be creative. During this class you will learn basic brushwork and color mixing while having the opportunity to explore and share techniques with fellow participants.

Drawing Basics

Saturdays, Feb. 9 - March 9 (5 sessions)

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Studio 3

Teaching Artist: Brandy Jefferys

Members $100; Non-members $130

During this drawing class, participants will gain experience in pencil, charcoal and conte crayon while learning the basics of drawing. Working from life primarily, participants will explore line, shape, contrast, volume and shading from several different still life set-ups. Through close observation, participants will learn how to see and how to draw and can expect to come away from this class with the basic skills for drawing.

Figure Drawing

Every fourth Tuesday, January-June, monitor: Brandy Jefferys

Jan. 22, Feb. 26, March 26, April 23, May 28 & June 25

6-8:30 p.m.

Studio 1

$10 per session, model fee included.

Line, shadow, form, shape, tone, balance – it’s all there in the human figure. Throughout history artists have drawn from a model. This practice not only builds valuable eye/hand coordination, but helps to hone skills in observation. Join fellow artists for an evening in the studio drawing from life. There is no need to register for this drop-in class. Just show up and enjoy drawing with other artists. There will be a monitor on hand to guide the class. Bring your own materials: pencil, charcoal, pastels, paper.

Basic Photographic Techniques (18 years or older)

Wednesdays, March 6 – April 10 (6 sessions)

6-8 p.m.

Studio 3

Teaching Artist: Larry Rees

$110 Members; $140 Non-members

This intensive workshop will cover a broad range of valuable information for photographers: how to use your equipment, composition/lighting/presentation and traditional darkroom/digital darkroom/macro photo. Also included will be brief lectures and off-site field trips. Participants can use either 35 mm or digital cameras.

Intermediate/Advanced Photographic Techniques (18 years or older)

Thursdays, Feb 28 - April 4 (6 sessions)

6-8 p.m.

Studio 3

Teaching Artist: Larry Rees

$110 Members; $140 Non-members

A quick review of camera operations and camera controls will enable participants to explore the use of filters for color and black & white – including, how to make filters. Working with and without shadows and reflections will be explored, as well as use of studio lighting and posing techniques. And, of course, being able to see and get the photo you want!

Open Studio

Wednesdays, Feb. 27 – March 20 monitor: Blake Stephens

6-8 p.m.

Studio 2

$10 per evening

Open Studio welcomes artists to work on their own, utilizing the museum’s facilities, equipment and open studio space. Enjoy making art with fellow artists in a creative setting. Participants must bring their own materials – bring their own paper and other printing materials. Relief cutting tools, brayers, spatulas and other basic printmaking tools are available for use.

Here are the classes being offered for children and teenagers:

Creativity with Clay (middle and high school students)

Sundays, Feb. 24 – March 24 (4 sessions); NO class on March 10

2-4 p.m.

Studio 4

Teaching Artist: Kathleen Kneafsey

$80 Members; $110 Non-members

Students will learn all the methods of hand building, as well as how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Throughout this 4-session class there will be unlimited opportunities for building skills in clay and self-expression through making and decorating your unique creations. All materials included in price.

Drawing Basics for Teens (middle and high school students)

Saturdays, Feb. 9 – March 9 (5 sessions)

2-3:30 p.m.

Studio 3

Teaching Artist: Brandy Jefferys

$85 Members; $115 Non-members

Young artists discover the fundamentals of drawing from observation and explore techniques involving line, shape, light and shadow. A variety of art materials including pencils and charcoal will be used to create inspired works of art in this creative and fun class.

Saturday KidsArt

Every Saturday, 1-3 pm

Studio 1

Teaching Artists: Charity Baker, Kaitlin Donnally

Saturday KidsArt is a fun-filled two-hour program that provides an afternoon of exploration, enrichment and experimentation in the arts to children in grades K–5. The program is free thanks to the generous sponsorship of Cabell Huntington Hospital. Pre-registration is not required.

For more information on upcoming classes and events at the Huntington Museum of Art, visit www.hmoa.org or call (304) 529-2701. The Huntington Museum of Art is fully accessible.

West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.

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