The Art Center

High School & Adult

Coil Building
Date  April 14th to May 5th, 2020 | $115

Learn a brief history of coil building. Explore different coil building techniques to create pieces both functional and sculptural. The last day of class is reveal day on 5/16/2020. Time is TBD.

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Mindful Meditation
Date  April 17th, 2020 | $8

Relax... and melt away the stress of the week. Join us as Jan Barrett of Red Bud Yoga takes us on a journey through our body as we relax, reflect, and recenter while being surrounded by beautiful art. 100 Faces of War free for veterans.

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Beginning Eco-printing
Date  April 29th to June 3rd, 2020 | $133

Eco-printing uses plants such as veggies, fruits, leaves, and flowers to create lovely prints from the natural dyes and colors of each plant. We will explore the natural dyeing process and come away with intriguing, natural prints.

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Entrepreneurial Artist Workshop
Date  May 16th, 2020 | Free

Sue Greenberg of St.Louis Volunteer Laywers and Accountants for the Arts will guide artists through the topics of Pricing Your Artwork and Copyright Law.

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Acrylic Painting
Date  May 16th to June 6th, 2020 | $110

Learn tips and techniques to create representational and abstract paintings. Paint still lifes, landscapes, figures, and portraits. There will be an emphasis on compositio, color, and texture. Experimentation and mixed media will be encouraged. Class sessions will include demos, individual project time, and group critiques.

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Starflower Tapestry Tie Dye
Date  June 1st, 2020 | $48

The starflower design creates a lovely 8 pointed, feathery, petaled flower bursting with color. This is an easy fold (no pleating). Walk away with multiple wall tapestries you can hang in any room

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Roll it Out
Date  June 9th to 30th, 2020 | $115

Explore what can be created with a simple slab of clay. This class will focus on construction with an intro to simple slump-molding techniques. The last day of class is reveal day on 7/11/2020. Time is TBD.

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Creature Creations
Date  June 10th to July 15th, 2020 | $138

Students will learn how to design and assemble sculptural creatures using various materials. This class will open your mind up to new and exciting ways of using materials and objects.

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Introduction To Needle Felting
Date  June 11th, 2020 | $66

Students will learn basics of needle felting and make a smal, stand-alone bird sculptrure. No experience needed.

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Mindful Meditation
Date  June 12th, 2020 | $8

Relax... and melt away the stress of the week. Join us as Jan Barrett of Red Bud Yoga takes us on a journey through our body as we relax, reflect, and recenter while being surrounded by beautiful art. Sandra Gottlieb & Just Desserts.

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Obvara Firing Workshop
Date  June 13th, 2020 | $46

This ceramic process, originating in Eastern Europe in the 12th century, is similar to raku. The pot is heated and removed from the kiln, however, with obvara, the pot is dipped into a specific mixture before being dunked in water with the effects being quite stunning. Pots provided. Each student will come away with 2 finished pieces.

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Plein Air @ Four Winds Farm/Terrapin Farms
Date  June 14th, 2020 | $15

Four Winds Farm is an organic growing area for herbs, vegetables, fruit, and flowers. The afternoon will begin with a short tour of the farms. Artists need to bring their own supplies and will pick a spot to set up and paint/draw the natural beauty surrounding them. Meet at Four Winds Farm/Terrapin Farms 3729 N. 36th St.

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Mandala Meditation
Date  June 15th, 2020 | $20

Create freely within a large circle in a meditative environment and learn how the colors and patterns show subconscious expression.

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Crochet a Granny Square
Date  July 18th, 2020 | $32

Learn the basics of crocheting and make a granny square. This versatile pattern will allow you to make many patterns as well as learn some of the basics of crocheting.

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Expressive Floral Painting
Date  July 20th, 2020 | $57

Using a combination of fillable dye markers and pens with proeion dye on cotton twill. Learn how to control dye and create complex images with expressive, gestural and painterly style. Will work from live flowers.

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Mandala Meditation
Date  July 20th, 2020 | $20

Create freely within a large circle in a meditative environment and learn how the colors and patterns show subconscious expression.

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Scratching The Surface
Date  August 1st to 15th, 2020 | $96

Looking to scratch teh surface of ceramic design? Learn the basics of sgraffito, slop trailing, stamps, and the possibilities they offer for functional and sculptural pieces.

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Mandala Meditation
Date  August 17th, 2020 | $20

Create freely within a large circle in a meditative environment and learn how the colors and patterns show subconscious expression.

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