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Check out some of the upcoming classes at Sertoma Arts Center and use the links below to register online! For a full list of classes available, visit RecLink.

Teen

A teen points at something on the table that the instructor is drawing

Drawing Fundamentals for Teens

Instructor: Anne Terry
Ages: 12-16 years         
Fee: $90 resident/ $105 non-resident
Date & Time: Mondays,  Jan. 10-Feb. 21, 4:30p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Register for Drawing Fundamentals

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.

The beginnings of a burgundy and beige tapestry

Fiber Arts for Teens

Instructor: Ayla Gizlice
Ages: 13-18 years         
Fee: $120 resident/ $135 non-resident
Date & Time: Thursdays,  Jan. 13-Feb. 17, 4:00p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Register for Fiber Arts

This class will be an introduction to a variety of types of fiber arts. Topics will cover sewing, embroidery, decorative mending, natural dyeing, and weaving. Students will have the flexibility to dive into or combine these techniques to create a final project of their choosing. Supplies included.

Painting

A painting of black branches with pink blossoms

Chinese Brush Painting: Flowers and Birds

Instructor: Alice Zhao
Ages: 16+ years         
Fee: $50 resident/ $65 non-resident
Date & Time: Wednesday, Jan. 5, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Register for 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 flowers, birds, vegetables, and fruits, which are popular brush painting subjects. The instructor will provide step by step demo and individual help. 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 the artist’s name. This course is for both experienced and beginning students. A $5 supply fee is due to the instructor at the start of each class or students can purchase their own supplies.

Photography

Bunches of different plants lay on a table as someone lays them on a sheet in a book

Print with the Sun: Cyanotype Printing and Tinting

Instructor: Ayla Gizlice
Ages: 16+ years         
Fee: $50 resident/ $65 non-resident
Date & Time: Saturday and Sunday,  Jan. 22-23, 12:00p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Register for Print with the Sun

In this 2-day workshop, we will learn the basics of creating photographic prints using cyanotype. We will spend the first day learning how to prepare paper, select botanical materials from Shelley Lake Park for our prints, and developing images. On the second day, we will go over tinting the prints using a variety of techniques. Supplies included.

Jewelry

A woman uses jewelry tools to hammer a piece on a metal block

Beginning Metals

Instructor: Samantha Clarke
Ages: 16+ years         
Fee: $135 resident/ $150 non-resident
Date & Time: Mondays, Jan. 10-Feb. 21, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Register for Beginning Metals

Design and construct earrings, pins, pendants, charms, or other small objects and tokens in this basic metalworking class. Students will learn to saw, file, hammer, and solder wire and sheet metals to create individual projects. Students may purchase and bring in their own silver for projects. Optional jewelry kits will be available for $25. The kit will provide each student with solder, sawblades, drill bits, sandpaper, and a small amount of copper to get started on projects.

Continuing Metals

Instructor: Dustin Walker
Ages: 16+ years         
Fee: $135 resident/ $150 non-resident
Date & Time: Thursdays, Jan. 13-Feb. 17, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Register for Continuing Metals and view other dates and times

Continue to expand your jewelry making skills learning to solder, make a simple ring, set a stone, and form a hollow bead. Students may purchase and bring in their own silver for projects. Optional jewelry kits will be available for $25. The kits will provide each student with solder, sawblades, drill bits, sandpaper, and a small amount of copper to get started on projects. Prerequisite: Beginning Metals at Sertoma or Pullen Arts Center.

Cloisonne Enamels

Instructor: Sarah West
Ages: 16+ years         
Fee: $215 resident/ $230 non-resident
Date & Time: Saturdays, Jan. 15-Feb. 19, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Register for Cloisonne Enamels

In this class we will learn the basics of cloisonne enameling. Studnets will begin with a decorative or scenic line drawing and transform it into a beautiful piece of jewelry using transparent enamels and silver wire. Students will learn how to layout their design, prepare the enamels, work with cloisonne wire and best firing practices. We will also cover different techniques for setting your enamels into jewelry. A $25 kit will be available for purchase at the first class and cover all supplies needed. 6 sessions. Prerequisite: Beginning Enamels at Sertoma or Pullen Arts Center.