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OPS Open Pottery Studio - SEPT ( 14+ Years )

Pottery wheels, slab roller, work tables, locker storage, drying racks, glazes and kiln firings...it's yours to utilize. The Studio will be open for independent study during scheduled hours.

(New students must be pre-approved...see eligibility requirements HERE).

View Open Pottery Studio schedule HERE.


September 1 - Sep 30, 2018

18F-OPS-0036 | Mem: $ 45.00 | Non-Mem: $ 50.00
Min: 1 , Max: 100



Drawing Club - Sept/Oct ( 6-13 Years )

Fun and easy drawing exercises based on what participants want to draw. While learning about drawing, kids are introduced to concepts of problem-solving, resilience, memory, and critical thinking that they can take into their academic and social lives. All skill levels welcome. This class can be repeated multiple times. All supplies provided but a personal sketchbook is encouraged.


Thursdays, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
September 27 - Oct 18, 2018

18F-KDRAW-0023 | Mem: $ 45.00 | Non-Mem: $ 50.00
Min: 4 , Max: 10



OPS Open Pottery Studio - OCT ( 14+ Years )

Pottery wheels, slab roller, work tables, locker storage, drying racks, glazes and kiln firings...it's yours to utilize. The Studio will be open for independent study during scheduled hours.

(New students must be pre-approved...see eligibility requirements HERE).

View Open Pottery Studio schedule HERE.



October 1 - Oct 31, 2018

18F-OPS-0037 | Mem: $ 45.00 | Non-Mem: $ 50.00
Min: 1 , Max: 100



Art=Smart (Oct) ( 7-13 Years )

In this home school based art class, students will explore art by learning the fundamentals of visual language through drawing, painting, mixed media, and small sculpture. Each project is designed to increase technical skills and art historical knowledge. The content of each project is tailored specifically to allow for individual expression and to create a nurturing, fun, and interactive learning environment for kids. Students do not need previous art experience. Class will cover all of the foundation basics of good design and composition while also touching on the cornerstones of art history. All supplies included.


Thursdays, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
October 4 - Oct 25, 2018

18F-HSCHOOL-0008 | Mem: $ 60.00 | Non-Mem: $ 65.00
Min: 4 , Max: 12



Kids N Clay - Thursdays ( 6-13 Years )

Dip your hands in the mud and learn all about clay! We’ll sculpt creatures, pinch bowls, and create whatever your playful imagination can dream up! Make your own works of ceramic art that will be fired and glazed to a shiny finish. All supplies included.


Thursdays, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
October 4 - Oct 25, 2018

18F-KCLAY-0028 | Mem: $ 55.00 | Non-Mem: $ 60.00
Min: 4 , Max: 10



Kids Advanced Clay - Oct ( 7-13 Years )

Ready to take your pottery skills to the next level? This is the class for you. Picking up from your basic skills we will learn how to make things bigger, bolder, and with more difficult designs. This class can be repeated due to small size enabling more experienced students to explore advanced forms. All supplies included.


Thursdays, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
October 4 - Oct 25, 2018

18F-KCLAY-0032 | Mem: $ 60.00 | Non-Mem: $ 65.00
Min: 4 , Max: 10



Paint Party - Oct 4 ( 16+ Years )

Being social shouldn't involve a screen - put down your phone, pick up a paintbrush, and do something different with your night! Spend three hours creating your masterpiece, with drinks, music and friends, as a local artist guides you and your crew step-by-step. It's okay if the last thing you painted was your walls, because fun is our only requirement! We provide the supplies; you bring your sense of humor and a few good friends. Take your artwork home, hang it on the wall, and relive the great time you had! A cash bar only will be available.

Want your own private art night out? We would love to host your special event. Bachelorette parties, bridal showers, birthday parties, kids’ birthdays, corporate team building and more! 

Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Oct 4, 2018

18F-PAINT-0034 | Mem: $ 35.00 | Non-Mem: $ 35.00
Min: 4 , Max: 20



High School Home School - OCT ( 14+ Years )
Inspired by MC Escher and DaVinci, students will learn about optical illusion, tessellations, trompe l'oeil,  proportions and perspective. There may be some basic math lessons involved! This is an expansion on the drawing from September. Color theory will be explored and students will learn how to use color to their advantage. This module will help students add more realism and dimension to their work.  We will be using primarily pencil and
 color pencil.

Inspired by MC Escher and DaVinci, students will learn about optical illusion, tessellations, trompe l'oeil,  proportions and perspective. There may be some basic math lessons involved! This is an expansion on the drawing from September. Color theory will be explored and students will learn how to use color to their advantage. This module will help students add more realism and dimension to their work.  We will be using primarily pencil and color pencil.


Fridays, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
October 5 - Oct 26, 2018

18F-HSHS-0024 | Mem: $ 70.00 | Non-Mem: $ 75.00
Min: 4 , Max: 12



Painting 101 for Kids ( 6-13 Years )

Try your hand with acrylics, watercolors, and tempera. Study color theory, brush tricks, and perspective to take your art to the next level.  All supplies provided. All skill levels welcome!


Mondays, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
October 8 - Oct 29, 2018

18F-KPAINT-0045 | Mem: $ 45.00 | Non-Mem: $ 50.00
Min: 4 , Max: 10



Drawing Fundamentals ( 15+ Years )
Drawing accurately from observation is key to developing your ideas and imagination.
This class introduces students to the fundamentals of drawing through focused lessons on line, texture, value, and perspective.  We will learn concepts, technical skills, and most importantly how to see!

We will start the course by imaging what your ultimate expression might be “if only” you could! Then we will work over the next four weeks to develop your skills to bring you closer to that expression.

With over 25 years of teaching art I have helped a variety of students develop their skills. My aim is to have everyone, no matter the experience or skill level be able to
 see real progress in their art work. 
All supplies included

Drawing accurately from observation is key to developing your ideas and imagination. This class introduces students to the fundamentals of drawing through focused lessons on line, texture, value, and perspective.  Learn concepts, technical skills, and most importantly how to see!

We will start the course by imaging what your ultimate expression might be “if only” you could! Then we will work over the next four weeks to develop your skills to bring you closer to that expression.

With over 25 years of teaching art, instructor Deborah Mitchell has helped a variety of students develop their skills. Her aim is to have everyone, no matter their experience or skill level, be able to see real progress in their art work. All supplies included.


Thursdays, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
October 11 - Nov 1, 2018

18F-DRAW-0042 | Mem: $ 70.00 | Non-Mem: $ 75.00
Min: 4 , Max: 12



Discovery Artist ( 14+ Years )

This is not your average art history class! Discover the Impressionism of Monet, the Symbolism of Edvard Munch, the Romanticism of Turner, and the Realism/Naturalism of the Wyeth family - who are they and what are all these “ism’s”?! This class will brief you on the biography of these masters, along with their artistic inspirations and theories. Use watercolor, acrylic and oil paints to create four small pieces of art inspired by each artist. All supplies provided. 

Tuesdays, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
October 16 - Nov 6, 2018

18F-PAINT-0006 | Mem: $ 85.00 | Non-Mem: $ 90.00
Min: 4 , Max: 12



Paint Party - Oct 18 ( 16+ Years )

Being social shouldn't involve a screen - put down your phone, pick up a paintbrush, and do something different with your night! Spend three hours creating your masterpiece, with drinks, music and friends, as a local artist guides you and your crew step-by-step. It's okay if the last thing you painted was your walls, because fun is our only requirement! We provide the supplies; you bring your sense of humor and a few good friends. Take your artwork home, hang it on the wall, and relive the great time you had! A cash bar only will be available.

Want your own private art night out? We would love to host your special event. Bachelorette parties, bridal showers, birthday parties, kids’ birthdays, corporate team building and more! 


Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Oct 18, 2018

18F-PAINT-0010 | Mem: $ 35.00 | Non-Mem: $ 35.00
Min: 4 , Max: 20



Ceramics Flex Project ( 17+ Years )

This class is for those who want to further hand-building techniques working on their own projects, reviewing techniques learned in Intermediate Pottery Foundations and Figure Sculpting Classes. Bring photos or sketches of ideas. The instructor will work with you to build them in clay. Incorporate different colored clays in figurines, experiment with metallic oxides, or build large sculptures. The projects will be up to the students. Participation in this class entitles you to access the Open Pottery Studio during enrollment. Clay is available for purchase.


Sundays, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
October 21 - Nov 11, 2018

18F-CLAY-0003 | Mem: $ 90.00 | Non-Mem: $ 95.00
Min: 4 , Max: 10



Date Night Clay - October ( 16+ Years )

Bring a friend and try something new and different on a Saturday night! Our instructor gives you an introduction to the basic steps of working on the pottery wheel and then turns you loose to make your own pots. Wear or bring clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, and show up ready to have some fun! Tools are provided, as well as 5lbs of clay perperson. Each student gets to keep one of their pots from the evening, which our expert staff will glaze and fire for you. Your creations can be picked up about 2 weeks after your class.


Saturdays, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Oct 27, 2018

18F-CLAY-0013 | Mem: $ 65.00 | Non-Mem: $ 65.00
Min: 2 , Max: 5



Art=Smart (Nov) ( 7-13 Years )

In this home school based art class, students will explore art by learning the fundamentals of visual language through drawing, painting, mixed media, and small sculpture. Each project is designed to increase technical skills and art historical knowledge. The content of each project is tailored specifically to allow for individual expression and to create a nurturing, fun, and interactive learning environment for kids. Students do not need previous art experience. Class will cover all of the foundation basics of good design and composition while also touching on the cornerstones of art history. All supplies included.


Thursdays, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
November 1 - Nov 29, 2018

18F-HSCHOOL-0009 | Mem: $ 60.00 | Non-Mem: $ 65.00
Min: 4 , Max: 12



Drawing Club - Nov/Dec ( 6-13 Years )

Fun and easy drawing exercises based on what participants want to draw. While learning about drawing, kids are introduced to concepts of problem solving, resilience, memory, and critical thinking that they can take into their academic and social lives. All skill levels welcome. This class can be repeated multiple times.All supplies provided but a personal sketchbook is encouraged.


Thursdays, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
November 1 - Nov 29, 2018

18F-KDRAW-0027 | Mem: $ 45.00 | Non-Mem: $ 50.00
Min: 4 , Max: 10



OPS Open Pottery Studio - NOV ( 14+ Years )

Pottery wheels, slab roller, work tables, locker storage, drying racks, glazes and kiln firings...it's yours to utilize. The Studio will be open for independent study during scheduled hours.

(New students must be pre-approved...see eligibility requirements HERE).

View Open Pottery Studio schedule HERE.



November 1 - May 30, 2019

18F-OPS-0038 | Mem: $ 45.00 | Non-Mem: $ 50.00
Min: 1 , Max: 100



High School Home School - NOV ( 14+ Years )

Printmaking - Intaglio and Woodblock. Composition, color, positive and negative space, and problem solving in art will be explored in this module. Printmaking is loads of fun and gives students opportunities to experiment with color without having to re-do their drawing.

Fridays, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
November 2 - Nov 30, 2018

18F-HSHS-0025 | Mem: $ 70.00 | Non-Mem: $ 75.00
Min: 4 , Max: 12



Kids N Clay - Saturdays ( 6-13 Years )

Dip your hands in the mud and learn all about clay! We’ll sculpt creatures, pinch bowls, and create whatever your playful imagination can dream up! Make your own works of ceramic art that will be fired and glazed to a shiny finish. All supplies included.

Saturdays, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
November 3 - Nov 24, 2018

18F-KCLAY-0029 | Mem: $ 55.00 | Non-Mem: $ 60.00
Min: 4 , Max: 10



Life Drawing ( 14+ Years )

A teen friendly drawing class that combines classic drawing exercises to develop observational skills. Two sessions will have a live, clothed model. All supplies included. All skill levels welcome.

Tuesdays, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
November 6 - Nov 27, 2018

18F-DRAW-0018 | Mem: $ 80.00 | Non-Mem: $ 85.00
Min: 4 , Max: 12



Intermediate Wheel Throwing ( 16+ Years )
Start here or continue creating and perfecting your technique.  Create various group projects from student vote.  We will expand on your knowledge of surface design, including how glazes work with each other and your glazing skills, finding magical combinations in layering and applying decoration. Some experience is great but not necessary for success.
All students must purchase clay separately (available at the Dahl while supplies last). Participation in this class entitles you to access the Open Pottery Studio during enrollment. This class satisfies one of the prerequisite requirements of Open Pottery Studio. Beer and wine cash
 bar available.

Start here or continue creating and perfecting your technique.  Create various group projects from student vote.  We will expand on your knowledge of surface design, including how glazes work with each other and your glazing skills, finding magical combinations in layering and applying decoration. Some experience is great but not necessary for success.

All students must purchase clay separately (available at the Dahl while supplies last). Participation in this class entitles you to access the Open Pottery Studio during enrollment. This class satisfies one of the prerequisite requirements of Open Pottery Studio.


Tuesdays, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
November 6 - Dec 4, 2018

18F-WHEEL-0041 | Mem: $ 115.00 | Non-Mem: $ 120.00
Min: 4 , Max: 9



Paint Party - Nov 8 ( 16+ Years )

Being social shouldn't involve a screen - put down your phone, pick up a paintbrush, and do something different with your night! Spend three hours creating your masterpiece, with drinks, music and friends, as a local artist guides you and your crew step-by-step. It's okay if the last thing you painted was your walls, because fun is our only requirement! We provide the supplies; you bring your sense of humor and a few good friends. Take your artwork home, hang it on the wall, and relive the great time you had! A cash bar only will be available.

Want your own private art night out? We would love to host your special event. Bachelorette parties, bridal showers, birthday parties, kids’ birthdays, corporate team building and more! 

Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Nov 8, 2018

18F-PAINT-0035 | Mem: $ 35.00 | Non-Mem: $ 35.00
Min: 4 , Max: 20



Painting 101 ( 14+ Years )
This 5-week class will delve into many different ways of using acrylic paint, from thin washes and transparent glazes to thick impasto incorporating a variety of added textures. 

Returning student are also welcome to create individual project with the instructor as they continue to develop their work during the class. We will explore basic color theory through observational still life exercises and abstract mark-making, starting small and working up to a larger painting format. Student will leave this class with a ready to hang painting. All Supplies included. 

This 5-week class will delve into many different ways of using acrylic paint, from thin washes and transparent glazes to thick impasto incorporating a variety of added textures. 

Returning student are also welcome to create individual project with the instructor as they continue to develop their work during the class. We will explore basic color theory through observational still life exercises and abstract mark-making, starting small and working up to a larger painting format. Student will leave this class with a ready to hang painting. All Supplies included. 


Tuesdays, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
November 13 - Dec 11, 2018

18F-PAINT-0043 | Mem: $ 85.00 | Non-Mem: $ 90.00
Min: 4 , Max: 10



Kids Advanced Clay - Nov ( 7-13 Years )

Ready to take your pottery skills to the next level? This is the class for you. Picking up from your basic skills we will learn how to make things bigger, bolder, and with more difficult designs. This class can be repeated due to small size enabling more experienced students to explore advanced forms. All supplies included.

Thursdays, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
November 15 - Dec 13, 2018

18F-KCLAY-0033 | Mem: $ 60.00 | Non-Mem: $ 65.00
Min: 4 , Max: 10



Paint Party - Nov 15 ( 16+ Years )

Being social shouldn't involve a screen - put down your phone, pick up a paintbrush, and do something different with your night! Spend three hours creating your masterpiece, with drinks, music and friends, as a local artist guides you and your crew step-by-step. It's okay if the last thing you painted was your walls, because fun is our only requirement! We provide the supplies; you bring your sense of humor and a few good friends. Take your artwork home, hang it on the wall, and relive the great time you had! A cash bar only will be available.

Want your own private art night out? We would love to host your special event. Bachelorette parties, bridal showers, birthday parties, kids’ birthdays, corporate team building and more! 

Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Nov 15, 2018

18F-PAINT-0011 | Mem: $ 35.00 | Non-Mem: $ 35.00
Min: 4 , Max: 20



Date Night Clay - November ( 16+ Years )

Bring a friend and try something new and different on a Saturday night! Our instructor gives you an introduction to the basic steps of working on the pottery wheel and then turns you loose to make your own pots. Wear or bring clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, and show up ready to have some fun! Tools are provided, as well as 5lbs of clay perperson. Each student gets to keep one of their pots from the evening, which our expert staff will glaze and fire for you. Your creations can be picked up about 2 weeks after your class.

Saturdays, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Nov 24, 2018

18F-CLAY-0014 | Mem: $ 65.00 | Non-Mem: $ 65.00
Min: 2 , Max: 5



Comics & Anime ( 6-13 Years )

Learn to draw, paint, and have fun developing new characters and creative creatures. Create stories full of action and suspense by building a story arc with a beginning, middle, and end. We'll also explore narrative elements, such as point of view, character expressions, and environments. So pull out your pens and pencils to discover the world of comics and anime. All supplies provided. All skill levels welcome! 

Wednesdays, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
November 28 - Dec 19, 2018

18F-KDRAW-0044 | Mem: $ 45.00 | Non-Mem: $ 50.00
Min: 6 , Max: 13



OPS Open Pottery Studio - DEC ( 14+ Years )

Pottery wheels, slab roller, work tables, locker storage, drying racks, glazes and kiln firings...it's yours to utilize. The Studio will be open for independent study during scheduled hours.

(New students must be pre-approved...see eligibility requirements HERE).

View Open Pottery Studio schedule HERE.



December 1 - Dec 31, 2018

18F-OPS-0039 | Mem: $ 45.00 | Non-Mem: $ 50.00
Min: 1 , Max: 100



Teen Throw Down on the Wheel ( 14-18 Years )

In this three-week intensive class, you will be able to try your hand at wheel throwing. You will learn the basics of throwing, trimming, decorating and glazing simple projects of your choosing. Please bring an apron, towel, dust mask and protective eyewear to all classes. Participation in this class entitles you to access the Open Pottery Studio during enrollment. This class satisfies one of the prerequisite requirements of Open Pottery Studio. All supplies included.

Saturdays, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
December 1 - Dec 15, 2018

18F-WHEEL-0019 | Mem: $ 60.00 | Non-Mem: $ 65.00
Min: 4 , Max: 9



Paint Party - Dec 6 ( 16+ Years )

Being social shouldn't involve a screen - put down your phone, pick up a paintbrush, and do something different with your night! Spend three hours creating your masterpiece, with drinks, music and friends, as a local artist guides you and your crew step-by-step. It's okay if the last thing you painted was your walls, because fun is our only requirement! We provide the supplies; you bring your sense of humor and a few good friends. Take your artwork home, hang it on the wall, and relive the great time you had! A cash bar only will be available.

Want your own private art night out? We would love to host your special event. Bachelorette parties, bridal showers, birthday parties, kids’ birthdays, corporate team building and more! 

Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Dec 6, 2018

18F-PAINT-0036 | Mem: $ 35.00 | Non-Mem: $ 35.00
Min: 4 , Max: 20



High School Home School - DEC ( 14+ Years )

Introduction to Painting - Using watercolor, students will practice various painting techniques. Some will be specific to the watercolor medium and others will be transferrable to other painting mediums.


Fridays, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
December 7 - Dec 14, 2018

18F-HSHS-0026 | Mem: $ 35.00 | Non-Mem: $ 40.00
Min: 4 , Max: 12



Paint Party - Dec 20 ( 16+ Years )

Being social shouldn't involve a screen - put down your phone, pick up a paintbrush, and do something different with your night! Spend three hours creating your masterpiece, with drinks, music and friends, as a local artist guides you and your crew step-by-step. It's okay if the last thing you painted was your walls, because fun is our only requirement! We provide the supplies; you bring your sense of humor and a few good friends. Take your artwork home, hang it on the wall, and relive the great time you had! A cash bar only will be available.

Want your own private art night out? We would love to host your special event. Bachelorette parties, bridal showers, birthday parties, kids’ birthdays, corporate team building and more! 

Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Dec 20, 2018

18F-PAINT-0012 | Mem: $ 35.00 | Non-Mem: $ 35.00
Min: 4 , Max: 20



Date Night Clay - December ( 16+ Years )

Bring a friend and try something new and different on a Saturday night! Our instructor gives you an introduction to the basic steps of working on the pottery wheel and then turns you loose to make your own pots. Wear or bring clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, and show up ready to have some fun! Tools are provided, as well as 5lbs of clay perperson. Each student gets to keep one of their pots from the evening, which our expert staff will glaze and fire for you. Your creations can be picked up about 2 weeks after your class.

Saturdays, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Dec 22, 2018

18F-CLAY-0015 | Mem: $ 65.00 | Non-Mem: $ 65.00
Min: 2 , Max: 5



Teen Throw Down on the Wheel Mini-Camp ( 14-18 Years )

In this three-day intensive class, you will be able to try your hand at wheel throwing. You will learn the basics of throwing, trimming, decorating and glazing simple projects of your choosing. Please bring an apron, towel, dust mask and protective eyewear to all classes.  Participation in this class entitles you to access the Open Pottery Studio during enrollment. This class satisfies one of the prerequisite requirements of Open Pottery Studio. All supplies included.


Wednesdays, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
January 2 - Jan 4, 2019

18F-WHEEL-0020 | Mem: $ 60.00 | Non-Mem: $ 65.00
Min: 4 , Max: 9



Advanced Wheel Throwing ( 16+ Years )

This class allows students to throw at their own skill level and evolve at their own rate creating as much as you like.  We will also choose one project from student vote to make as a group. Using demonstration and critique, the instructor teaches a variety of intermediate and advanced throwing and altering techniques with an emphasis on shape, function, and surface decoration. Students explore functional and nonfunctional concepts and learn about different clay qualities, slip application, and advanced glazing techniques. NOTE:This class is not suitable for beginners. 


Saturdays, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
January 5 - Feb 2, 2019

18F-WHEEL-0040 | Mem: $ 115.00 | Non-Mem: $ 120.00
Min: 4 , Max: 9