Adult Visual Art Classes Starting This Month!

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Satisfy your soul this winter by cozying up with new friends, mastering new skills. Classes starting this month:

Imaginative Drawing with Lora Jost Jan. 9 – March 6, Mondays 6:30PM-8:30PM, $230 ($207)

This beginning drawing class focuses on drawing as a playful, meditative, imaginative process. Exercises in our sketchbooks will help students learn to love drawing while exploring expressive mark-making, the importance of doodling, transforming random marks, “daily drawing” observations, exaggerating and distorting from reference photos, and much more. Enroll HERE.

Intaglio: Cut Copper Plates with Taro Takizawa Jan. 10 – Feb. 28, Tuesdays 5:30PM-7:30PM, $210 ($189)

In this course, participants will learn multiple techniques such as symmetrical printing with Japanese paper and cutting copper plates with a jewelry saw, on top of the basics of copper etching and printing techniques. Enroll HERE.

Drawing Lawrence: Faces in Places with Kent Smith Jan. 13 – March 3, Fridays 10:00AM-12:00PM, $210 ($189)

This traveling sketchbook class will focus on quick sketches of people in spaces around Lawrence. The class will meet with a combination of in-person and online classes each week and build creative community along with skills in anatomy, drawing, storytelling, light, textures and character. Enroll HERE.

Beginning Printmaking with Stephanie Alaniz Jan. 14 – March 4, Saturdays 10:30AM-12:30PM, $210 ($189)

Students will learn the fundamentals of traditional printmaking techniques including monoprint, collagraph, cyanotype, screen print, relief and etching, as well as safe printshop practices. We will explore how these techniques can be combined and layered creating both unique prints and multiples. Enroll HERE.

Open Studio with Jess Belangee-Englert Jan. 23 – Feb. 27, Mondays 10:00AM-12:30PM, $200 ($180)

This open studio is for self-directed students and artists of all skill levels working with oil or water-based media who see lively discussion, individual guidance, and an occasional demonstration. Enroll HERE.

If you are experiencing any difficulty enrolling online, please call our Front Desk at 785-843-2787 to enroll over the phone.