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Check out some upcoming classes at Sertoma Arts Center, and use the links below to register online!

For a full list of classes available, visit RecLink or preview upcoming classes and programs in the Leisure Ledger.

Youth

Fibers - Youth Learn to Weave

Instructor: Samantha Pell  
Ages: 8-12         
Fee: $90 Residents / $105 Non-residents
Date & Time:  Saturday, March 9 – March 16, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Register for "Fibers- Learn to Weave"

This class is great for weaving beginners or those who want to explore pattern, texture and material with the technique. Students will work on three small weavings to challenge their approach in these design elements. Supplies included. 2 Sessions.

Drawing

A girl sits at a table concentrating as she draws

Drawing- Drawing Fundamentals for Teens, Section 17

Instructor: Anne Terry
Ages: 12-16         
Fee: $76 Residents / $91 Non-residents
Date & Time:  Monday, March 4– April 15, 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Register for “Drawing- Drawing Fundamentals for Teens, Section 17”

This class will explore drawing fundamentals such as contour drawing, gesture drawing, value and shading, composition and perspective. We will draw figures, landscapes in realistic and abstract experiments using a variety of drawing materials: pencil, pen, charcoal, colored pencils, pastels and markers. Supplies included. 6 sessions.

Drawing- Drawing Fundamentals for Teens, Section 19

Instructor: Anne Terry
Ages: 12-16         
Fee: $76 Residents / $91 Non-residents
Date & Time:  Tuesday, March 5– April 16, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Register for “Drawing- Drawing Fundamentals for Teens, Section 19”

This class will explore drawing fundamentals such as contour drawing, gesture drawing, value and shading, composition and perspective. We will draw figures, landscapes in realistic and abstract experiments using a variety of drawing materials: pencil, pen, charcoal, colored pencils, pastels and markers. Supplies included. 6 sessions.

Jewelry

Jewelry- Beginning Enamels

Instructor: Lauren Markley
Ages: 16+          
Fee: $150 Residents / $165 Non-residents
Date & Time:  Tuesday, March 5- April 9, 2:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Register for “Jewelry- Beginning Enamels”

We will delve into the basics of enameling, or the process of fusing colorful ground glass to a metal substrate. We will explore different techniques including layering, stencils, decals, lusters, and graphite and will learn a few ways to incorporate enameled components into our jewelry. Students will come away from the class with many samples as well as some finished pieces. Enameling after protocols will be discussed and followed at all times. Prerequisite: Beginning Metals at Sertoma or Pullen Arts Center. All supplies included.

Painting

Painting- Beginning Watercolors with Ryan Fox

Instructor: Ryan Fox
Ages: 15+          
Fee: $126 Residents / $141 Non-residents
Date & Time:  Monday, March 4 – April 8, 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Register for “Painting- Introduction to Painting with Pastels”

Have you ever gazed in wonder at a beautiful watercolor painting and wished you could create something like that too? This 6 week course will teach you all you need to know about beginning watercolor painting. Each week will feature different demonstrations through lessons that teach you to "see" your subject using color, values, and other tricks. In addition, learn the secrets of the best paper, paint, and brushes to use. Supply list available on Sertoma's webpage. 6 sessions. All Levels.

A painting of black branches with pink blossoms

Painting- Chinese Brush Painting: Flowers & Birds

Instructor: Alice Zhao
Ages: 15+          
Fee: $51 Residents / $66 Non-residents
Date & Time:  Wednesday, March 6, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Register for “Painting- Chinese Brush Painting”

Chinese brush painting is a traditional art form that shows the beauty of both simplicity and complication of nature, with only ink or with ink and color. Students will learn how to paint the landscape including trees, rocks and rivers. Or flowers and birds, vegetables and fruits, which are popular brush painting subjects. The instructor will provide step by step demo and individual help according to their level and needs. Both beginners and experienced artists are welcome. Each person will complete a beautiful painting in every class, while practicing basic brush painting techniques. In addition, the students will learn some basic Chinese calligraphy techniques such as the title of the paintings or their names.

Painting- Introduction to Painting with Pastels Continued

Instructor: Connie Mansfield 
Ages: 16+          
Fee: $126 Residents / $141 Non-residents
Date & Time:  Saturday and Sunday, March 9 – March 10, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Register for “Painting- Introduction to Painting with Pastels Continued”

This workshop will continue to delve into painting with pastels using tools already made in Introduction to Painting with Pastels Workshop. Individual style and desires will be considered. Techniques will be taught for you to apply to your paintings as students grow and create personal styles. Students will already have used the softest and harder pastels and will continue to learn how to build layers and blend with them. Prerequisite: you must have taken the "Introduction to Painting with Pastels Workshop" before taking this class. Supply list available on Sertoma's webpage. 2 sessions.

Fibers

Fibers- Crochet Patterns

Instructor: Samantha Pell
Ages: 15+          
Fee: $72 Residents / $87 Non-residents
Date & Time:  Monday, March 4- March 18, 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Register for “Fibers- Crochet Patterns”

For those who have a good grasp of the four basic stitches: single, double, half-double and treble. Learn how these stitches work together in create patterns. Students will learn how to read pattern diagrams to complete various style samples. 3 Sessions.

a sample of colorful embroidery

Fibers- Intuitive Embroidery

Instructor: Patrizia Ferreira
Ages: 16+          
Fee: $97 Residents / $112 Non-residents
Date & Time:  Monday, March 11- April 22, 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Register for “Fibers- Intuitive Embroidery”

New to embroidery? Savvy embroiderer, looking for a new approach? This class is for you! In workshop, students will learn techniques for free-styling with stitches on fabric. I will share with you an intuitive way to start a textile art piece from scratch. How I combine fabrics, colors, textures and specific stitches. How I go about developing a composition and letting serendipity lead the way. Supply list available on Sertoma's webpage. 6 sessions. Instructor: Patrizia Ferreira.

Exercise

multiple yoga mats laying on floor.

Exercise- Sertoma Kripalu Yoga Continuing

Instructor: Susan Kilmon
Ages: 16+          
Fee: $53 Residents / $68 Non-residents
Date & Time:  Wednesday, March 6- April 17, 7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Register for “Excercise - Sertoma Kripalu Yoga Continuing”

This course is a continuation of the Kripalu Yoga Beginning Class. Students should have taken the beginning class or have yoga experience. Before undertaking any exercise program, one should consult a physician. Bring a large towel or blanket and wear comfortable clothing. 6 sessions.

Contact

 

Darby Allison
Recreation Specialist, Sertoma Arts Center
darby.allison@raleighnc.gov
919-996-2329

Sertoma Arts Center

Lead Department:
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Service Categories:
Raleigh ArtsParks Programs

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