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Events > Educational Workshops > Adults

For all those who seek the opportunity to learn and are open to the creative spirit within, the Arts Center Educational Workshop is the place to be. Every week there are classes and workshops hosted by ACYC in a multitude of genre and media. ACYC has classes for all ages from pre-schoolers to octogenarians. Join us and have fun while learning and creating.

Our educational workshops provide opportunities to explore media from oil, acrylic and watercolor painting to drawing, collage, clay, printmaking, book making, basketry and creative stamping techniques. The literary arts are also explored with classes in memoir-writing and readings at the Arts Center. 

ACYC instructors are highly qualified and skilled in their disciplines.  They enjoy bringing out the creative side of all their workshop participants, from beginners to advanced.

Educational Workshop  Information & Registration

Workshop Registration Form (PDF)   

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Getting Started in Pastels with Lana Grauer
Instructor: Lana Grauer
    Dates: August 25, 2016
    Days/Hours: Thursday, August 25 6 9 pm Arts Center
    Location:
    $24.00 Members $30.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    During this three hour studio evening workshop focused on pastel techniques, Lana will share some of the tricks and techniques she’s learned from master pastelists including Richard McKinley, Stan Sperlak, and Susan Ogilvie


Beginner Glass Blowing with Eli Applebaum
    Dates: August 26, 2016
    Days/Hours: Friday, August 26 6-7, 7-8 or 8-9 pm
    Location: Applebaum Glass Studio 11479 Davis Rd Prattsburgh
    $80.00 Members $100.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Beginner Glass Blowing with Eli Applebaum – Friday, August 26 6-7, 7-8 or 8-9 pm at Applebaum Glass Studio 11479 Davis Rd Prattsburgh -- 

    A fun and unique date night or special event with a friend.  Spend an hour learning the art of glass blowing from a talented young glass artist.  Participants will have the opportunity to create a tumbler or a paperweight.  Each hour-long class is limited to two participants. $80 per couple for members, $100 per couple for those not-yet-members

     


Sumi-e Japanese Brush Painting with Kathy Gill
Instructor: Kathy Gill
    Dates: August 31, 2016
    Days/Hours: Wednesday, August 31 10 am Noon
    Location: Rosenfeld Workshop
    $16.00 Members $20.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    A 2000 year old black ink painting technique.   Using a special brush learn the four basic strokes needed to help capture the essence rather than the semblance of an object.    

      

     


Art & Vine with Lana Grauer
Instructor: Lana Grauer
    Dates: September 16, 2016
    Days/Hours: Friday, September 16 5:45 - 8:45 at Sunny Point
    Location: Sunny Point
    $42.00 Members $48.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    ART & VINE at SUNNY POINT - Wine and Paint with Friends - Always wanted to try your hand at painting but don’t know where to start?  This is the place!  Under the direction of a professional artist you CAN create an original work of art!  We supply everything you need, including food and wine.  Bring friends and celebrate your creative spirit!  $42 members, $48 not-yet-members


New Techniques in Painting with GC Myers
    Dates: September 22, 2016 - September 23, 2016
    Days/Hours: Thursday, September 22 Friday, September 23 9 am 4 pm Arts Center
    Location:
    $250.00 Members $300.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Known as “the red tree man”, GC Myers has created a painting style and technique that is unique to his work.  Learn the elements of that style and the unusual techniques he’s pioneered in this intimate classroom setting.  Limited enrollment


Botanical Watercolor Painting with Bridget Bossart van Otterloo
    Dates: September 29, 2016
    Days/Hours: Thursday, September 29 1 4 pm,
    Location: Sunny Point
    $32.00 Members $40.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Working with live plant specimens, learn to draw and paint plants with accurate details using thin, transparent layers of watercolorand other techniques. $32 members, $40 not-yet-members Held at SUNNY POINT.


Field Sketching & Nature Journaling with Gretchen Halpert
    Dates: September 30, 2016
    Days/Hours: Friday, September 30, 10 am 4 pm, Sunny Point
    Location: Sunny Point
    $48.00 Members $60.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Connect with nature and enhance your enjoyment of the outdoors by learning to record elements of the natural world through writing exercises and drawing with markers, graphite, colored pencil and watercolor.  A great way to learn how to collect information to take back to the studio as a basis for more “finished” work.  $48 members, $60 not-yet-members Held at SUNNY POINT.

     


The Tree of My Life with Wynn Yarrow
    Dates: October 1, 2016
    Days/Hours: Saturday, October 1, 1 4 pm
    Location: Sunny Point
    $32.00 Members $40.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Celebrate trees and our deep human response to them!  Using memory, reflection, mind mapping and creative visualization participants will develop a unique vision of their “tree self”, expressed in drawing, paint, collage, or mixed media.  $32 members, $40 not-yet-members Held at SUNNY POINT.


Wine Country Wax Work with Maureen McMahon
    Dates: October 6, 2016 - October 8, 2016
    Days/Hours: Thursday October 6 to Saturday October 8, 10 am 4 pm
    Location: Sunny Point
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Experiment with the encaustic wax printing and creating.  Learn how to create smooth finishes, mono-print with wax, transfer photos and other images onto wax and scratch images into wax, filling incisions with oil paint as part of a multimedia work. Held at SUNNY POINT.

     

     
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