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Missouri Artists On Main

Missouri Artists On Main - Art in Saint Charles, MO

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Creating With Nature with Adam Long

$120 ($100 returning students)

Tuesdays, March 5 - March 26, (4 weeks)

In this class you will learn how to think creatively about natural objects you respond to and collect. You will develop ways to assemble, use and

preserve these items.  Adam cannot teach you all there is to know about how to Forest Figures, but he can give you the skills to start finding your own creative voice responding to the natural world.  All abilities welcome!  This 4 weeks course

meets every Tuesday for 2 hours. 

When:  Tuesdays, March 5 - March 26, (4 weeks)

Time:  Tuesday afternoon 1 - 3 pm OR  Tuesday evening 6 - 8 pm

Cost:  $120 plus your collections of natural objects(start collecting today!) OR

           $100 for returning students

Supplies:  Your instructor will have many materials useful for being creative with natural materials, but you may need to provide things specific to the object and ideas that you have.s

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You Can Sculpt! with Adam Long

Tuesdays, May 7 - 28

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  

or  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Learn to sculpt a wall-hanging relief sculpture!  You can do it.  All ability levels are welcome!  You will create a finished sculpture suitable for hanging. 

You will receive instruction and encouragement as you sculpt, create a simple mold and cast your wall hanging artwork. This class meets each Tuesday in April for two hours.  All materials are included in the cost of the course.  Don’t miss this great opportunity!  

when:  Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

            or 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

cost:   $100  (includes all materials needed to produce one sculpture, sculpting clay, tools and instructional handouts)

Attire: You will be working with plaster so an apron or smock is recommended (instructor will have some for student use

May 7 - May 28

Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  

or  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Learn to sculpt a wall-hanging relief sculpture!  You can do it.  All ability levels are welcome!  You will create a finished sculpture suitable for hanging. 

You will receive instruction and encouragement as you sculpt, create a simple mold and cast your wall hanging artwork. This class meets each Tuesday in April for two hours.  All materials are included in the cost of the course.  Don’t miss this great opportunity!  

when:  Tuesdays, May 7 - May 28

 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 or 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

cost:   $100  (includes all materials needed to produce one sculpture, sculpting clay, tools and instructional handouts)

Attire: You will be working with plaster so an apron or smock is recommended (instructor will have some for student use).


Your instructor, Adam Long, is an internationally collected, award winning artist.  He holds a Masters of Art in Studio Art Emphasis Drawing and a Masters of Fine Art in Sculpture.

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Pottery with Holly Deckard

$150

Saturdays – February 2, 9 and March 2; plus a firing day, TBD (weather dependant) 

  

All ability levels are welcome! 

If you have never worked with clay before, this is your chance to experience the entire process!

Please Note: The final firing will be outdoors and requires moderate physical activity 

– all participants will be involved in loading and unloading the kiln.

Sessions One and Two Hand building: Basic instruction on hand building techniques and hands-on creating of your own Raku pieces with individual help as needed.

Session Three Glazing: Basic instruction on techniques for glazing your bisque fired pieces 

with individual help as needed and an overview of the Raku firing process.

Session Four Firing Day: We will meet at my home in O’Fallon, MO to fire our pots in the Raku kiln.

 Date and Time TBD (weather dependent)

 

When: Saturdays – February 2, 9 and March 2; plus a firing day, TBD (weather dependant) 

Two class times:  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  OR  1 – 4 p.m.

 

$150 Includes all materials and instruction needed 

to create up to four small Raku pieces.

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Glass On Glass Level 2 with Karen Gold

$60.00

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Sunday, February 3 

1:00 - 4;00 p.m.

    

You will be making one large piece using a recycled picture frame (about 10 x 12 inches) with glass, wire, hardware, jewelry, marbles and whatever you want to incorporate from your own interesting “junk drawer” and epoxy. We will focus on a floral composition and I will provide guidance with that but don’t let that stop you from being creative in your own way. Think spring, flowers, birds, bugs! 

Previous class with Karen recommended or some knowledge of glass-cutting. Your artwork will take 24 hours to dry so plan on picking it up later. 


When:  Sunday, February 3

             1:00 - 4:00 p.m.     

Cost: $60. Includes all materials

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The Value Of Color with Alicia Farris, nws

$160.00

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THIS CLASS IS FULL.  CALL THE GALLERY TO BE PLACED ON THE WAIT LIST.

636-724-1260


February 7 & 8

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    

Learn to appreciate the beautiful relationship between VALUE and COLOR! Take your subject matter to a whole new place and add DRAMA to your painting when you dive in with bold color choices and new color schemes! This workshop would be suitable for any level of watercolor painter. Students may bring their own photo reference and/or may work from supplied material. Class size limited. 


When:  February 7 & 8

              9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost:  $160

supply list for Value of Color with Alicia Farris

 

Paper  

1-2 sheets of Arches 140 lb cold press – 22” x 30”  (we will use ¼ sheets) 

Optional: In addition to the Arches sheet paper, you may wish to purchase a pad of any brand (cheap) watercolor paper – at least 9”x12” for “practice.” We will practice experimenting with different color combinations.  

Paint

Any watercolor paint tubes you have and colors you love-

and/or - here are a suggestion of colors, some or all of which I will use:

Alizarin crimson

Quin. Rose or Opera Rose

Ultramarine blue

Cobalt Blue or Peacock Blue

Hooker’s Green

Leaf Green or Lt. Green

Burnt Sienna

Quin Sienna

Aureolin or Cad Yellow Med.

(no white or black necessary)

Watercolor brushes

Brushes

(try to get good brushes that come to a point)

I recommend at least a rigger or liner brush, #6 or #8 round, #10 or #12 round

Flats are good too, but optional (3/4 inch or 1 inch flat is great)  

(“Simply Simmons” are inexpensive and decent brushes) 

Misc.

palette with large mixing area –-Can be a white plastic plate -not Styrofoam or paper 

paper towels or old bath towel

large cup or plastic container for water. Divided food storage containers work great.

masking tape

pencil

gum eraser or white eraser (“Moo” eraser is my favorite) 

photos for possible subject matter – we will discuss what to look for in a good photo

sketch book

board to attach paper – piece of thick foam core will work or art supply stores have boards with clips available - approximately 16” x 20”

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