Adult Classes

Early Spring Session 2024 
Registration for Adult Classes is required online, in person, by phone 860-276-1581.

Contact us at 860.276.1581 for more information or to register. Please Note: All classes run for 7-weeks, and start dates may vary for each class.

Please await a "Welcome Email" with a start date, tentative end date, and a registration form before arriving for class.

REMINDER: Your e-receipt is not a "Welcome Email" 
Thank you!

Dates are subject to change. Arriving without a "welcome email" is not recommended. Call to inquire about the status of your class. 


Dates subject to change. Classes listed below will run when three or more people have registered 
You will be notified ahead of class start date with a welcoming email in addition to a receipt .

Refunds are available for cash payments ONLY. All others will receive credit via a gift certificate. 

Mondays

20231105_123310.jpgBeginner/Intermediate Watercolor Painting 6-8:00pm
Instructor: Karen Pac
April 1 - May 13

This course explores the medium watercolor and its application. The purpose of this course is for students to get a better understanding of how to manipulate and control the medium to create representational artworks. Students will learn the basic techniques and skills involved and apply them to three paintings.
Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Material Fee: $10 (arches paper /pallet paper fee)   REGISTRATION CLOSED or call 860-276-1581 to register 


Tuesdays

FreeVeteransClasses Socca SocialMediaGraphic2022 1080x1080[7630].jpgVeteran’s Drawing, Painting & Collage 10-12noon
Instructor: Susan Brereton
Ongoing - Contact us to Register This unique class gives veterans their own unique space to explore artistic interests in three different mediums—drawing, painting & collage. Susan will guide beginners and intermediates as they complete drawing exercises in both graphite and charcoal; learn how to create compositions and paint with acrylics; and finally, complete a mixed media collage from start to finish. Truly one of a kind experience. All materials included.
FREE to Southington Veterans! Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Material Fee.  $0  REGISTER HERE: or call 860-276-1581
 
Weaving.jpgIntroduction to Weaving  10am-12noon
Instructor: Ulla Budde 
March 5 - April 16   If you enjoy the feel and color of textiles, this is a great class for you. Come and join Ulla in this introductory class to learn how to weave on one-harness and two-harness table looms. Weave a custom table runner or a personal scarf. Create works of art you’re proud to keep or to give as a gift. You’ll be inspired to create as you explore yarns, color theory, and weaving techniques.  
Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Material Fee: $10 ea project. REGISTER HERE: or call us at 860-276-1581 to register 
 
Inrto to Drawing.jpegDrawing 10 am-12noon
Instructor: Cindy Parsons
March 12- April 23  Bring pencil drawings to life! This beginner to intermediate-level class will show you how. Working primarily from subject matter that interests you, Cindy will teach you everything from basic compositional techniques to value. From contour lines and perspective to negative and positive space. She will also teach you a wide variety of pencil techniques to help you develop your drawing skills further.  Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Material Fee: $0. REGISTER HERE: or call 860-276-1581
 
Acrylic-Painting-Class.jpegMixed Media Painting 1-3:00pm
Instructor: Abbe Wade
No Winter Session: Spring Dates TBD  Explore a variety of painting media and techniques in this beginner friendly exploratory course. Experience new techniques with acrylic paint, collage, watercolor and more! Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Material Fee: $0. REGISTER HERE: or call 860-276-1581
 
 
124 Early Summer, Farmington.jpgAcrylic Landscape Painting   6-8:00pm
Instructor: Mike Berlinski
TBD Contact with interest  Learn how to paint a pleasing landscape in Acrylic paints, while learning the fundamentals of picture-making! Explore the properties of the paint and all  the creative possibilities of expression in a fun, supportive environment, with plenty of individual guidance. Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Material Fee: $10 (paper fee) see the list HERE REGISTER HERE: or call us at 860-276-1581 
 

Photoshop.pngPhotoshop for Beginners  6-8:00pm
Instructor: Cindy Parsons
TBD Contact with interest This introductory course provides opportunities to learn digital design and photo manipulation using the Adobe Photoshop platform. Participants will learn to use Photoshop tools and functions to create original works of art in a digital format. Instruction will include importing images from smartphones to enhance, creating high resolution images for printing, and using layers to add text or combine images. Participants will be required to bring PC or MAC laptop equipped with Adobe Photoshop (version CS6 or higher) Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Material Fee: $0 REGISTER HERE: or call us at 860-276-1581 


Wednesdays

Weaving2.jpgIntroduction to Weaving 6-8 pm
Instructor: Ulla Budde
March 6 - April 17 If you enjoy the feel and color of textiles, this is a great class for you. Come and join Ulla in this introductory class to learn how to weave on one-harness and two-harness table looms. Weave a custom table runner or a personal scarf. Create works of art you’re proud to keep or to give as a gift. You’ll be inspired to create as you explore yarns, color theory, and weaving techniques.  
Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Material Fee: $10 ea project. REGISTER HERE: or call us at 860-276-1581

Bethlehem, Litchfield county lorez.jpgDeveloping Painting Skills from Beginner to Advanced Levels 7-9:00pm
Instructor: Mike Berlinski
March 13 - April 24 Aiming to learn and develop new painting skills while working in Acrylics or Oils?  These sessions begin with demonstrations of painting with Acrylics or Oils followed by a discussion of each individual's basic art concept with pursuing their work. Discussions on design and composition begin the process with a variety of techniques students can apply to their paintings.  Participants are suggested to supply a visual or photograph of the projects they have in mind to launch new applications in the painting process. Participant materials list HERE Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Materials Fee Options: $10 (paper/ canvas) REGISTER HERE: or call us at 860-276-1581 
 

Fridays

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Pastel Painting 10:00am - 12:00pm
Instructor: Susan Brereton
March 1 - April 12 Open the door and embrace the artistic possibilities of pastel painting. Join Susan as she skillfully guides you through learning multiple pastel techniques. You will study design and layout, and how to create and use both light and shadow. By the end of this course, you will have created your very own pastel painting masterpiece ready to exhibit. Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Material Fee: $10. REGISTER HERE: or call us at 860-276-1581
 
AdultOil.jpgOil Painting 12:30 - 2:30 pm 
Instructor: Susan Brereton
March 1 - April 12 This is the perfect class for anyone new to the arts or intimidated by painting. Considered the easiest medium to learn, oils are flexible, forgiving, and easy to manipulate. And oils are fun to work with because they have a beautiful sheen that’s unique to oil paint. Whether you’re a beginner or intermediate, come discover the basics of oil painting with Susan. When you’re done you’ll have a gorgeous painting to display. 
Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Material Fee: $10. REGISTER HERE: or call us at 860-276-1581

Printmaking Techniques Into CollagePrintmaking Techniques Into Collage 1-3:00pm
Instructor: James Brunelle
March 1 - April 12 Discover endless possibilities and inspiration with James as he takes you on an artistic journey. Students explore printmaking methods with a variety of papers and printmaking techniques. You will learn traditional block-printing, monotype, and mono-printing techniques from demonstrations. Creating your own stunning prints is the first step to producing a series of prints. Then participants will use sketching exercises and multi-layered printing to develop mixed-media collage works. All in a supportive environment.  Because some sessions involve cutting linoleum and rubber with gouges and knives, special care and attention to the proper use of tools are required. Members: $160, Non-Members: $175, Material Fee: $20. REGISTER HERE: or call us at 860-276-1581 to register 
 

MONDAY

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Watercolor Painting
Mondays 6-8pm
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TUESDAY

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Art Classes for Veterans
Tuesdays 10am-Noon

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Weaving on Looms
 Tuesday 10am-12noon

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Tuesdays 10-12:00pm

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Acrylic Painting
Tuesdays 1-3:00pm

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Photoshop for Beginners Tuesday 6-8pm
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WEDNESDAY

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Weaving on Looms
Wednesdays 6-8pm,
or Saturday 10am-12noon
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Bethlehem, Litchfield county lorez.jpgDeveloping Painting Skills from Beginner to Advanced Levels
Wednesdays 7-9pm
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FRIDAY

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Pastel Painting
Fridays 10-12noon

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Beg/Intermediate Oil Painting
Fridays 1-3:00pm 

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Printmaking Techniques Into CollagePrintmaking Techniques Into Collage, Friday: 1-3:00pm
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SATURDAY

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Landscape Painting Using Mixed Media Materials
Tuesdays 6-8pm
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