FALL 2019 ADULT CLASSES
Classes and Workshops begin the Week of September 23rd
Registration Opens August 1st
Wheel Throwing: Surface Design, Carmela Fratus – Instructor
9 Mondays, 9/23 – 12/9 (no class 9/30, 10/14, 11/11), 10am – 1pm
$342/Materials Fee: $35
Students practice surface design techniques, including mishima and slip, through weekly demonstrations
Life Drawing Studio & Model Time, Laurel Smith – Instructor
9 Mondays, 9/23 – 12/9 (no class 9/30, 10/14, 11/11), 10am – 12pm
This class is an open life-drawing studio. We provide the studio, models, easels, tables, music, and
community; you provide materials and artistic direction. All levels welcome.
Painting LARGE, Emily Passman – Instructor
11 Tuesdays, 9/24 – 12/10 (no class 11/12), 9:30am – 12pm
Does this sound like you: “I never dared to paint on a really big canvas!” Emily will lead you with exercises
to break into a new and exciting size with your work. The class will cover composition, value control, and
color power. This class is for oil or acrylic painters, intermediate or advanced. A materials list will be provided.
Potters Wheel and Hand-building, Carmela Fratus – Instructor
12 Tuesdays, 9/24 – 12/10, 10am – 1pm
$410/Materials Fee: $35
This class is designed to allow each student to learn to create in clay and use the potter’s wheel at their own
pace in a supportive community. Weekly demonstrations on technique are shared while students are encouraged
to develop their own style. All levels welcome.
Wheel Throwing: Pots with Purpose, Carmela Fratus – Instructor
12 Tuesdays, 9/24 – 12/10, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
$410/Materials Fee: $35
The potter’s wheel will be used to create functional and decorative forms. Beginning students have weekly
instruction and assistance. Returning students develop personal style through weekly demonstrations and
exercises. *Evening instruction ends at 7:30pm, studio is open until 8:30pm
Ceramics: Basics and Beyond, Carmela Fratus – Instructor
11 Wednesdays, 9/25 – 12/11 (no class 10/9), 10am – 1pm
$376/Materials Fee: $35
Students learn foundational hand-building and potter’s wheel techniques in a fun and relaxing environment.
Beginning students have weekly instruction and assistance. Returning students develop their personal style
through self-directed projects.
Ceramics: Independent Explorations, Carmela Fratus – Instructor
11 Wednesdays, 9/25 – 12/11 (no class on 10/9), 5:30pm – 8:30pm
$376/Materials Fee: $35 (25lbs of clay)
For intermediate and advanced students only, this independent studies class is available to focus on
self-directed projects. Students meet one-on-one with the instructor for guidance and demonstration.
Open Painting Studio, Emily Passman – Instructor
11 Thursdays 9/26 – 12/12 (no class 11/28), 9:30am – 12pm
Approach your independent painting work under the guidance of an accomplished instructor,
while working on your projects at your own pace. All mediums welcome; a suggested materials
list will be provided.
Basic Drawing, Jill Pottle – Instructor
11 Thursdays 9/26 – 12/12 (no class 11/28), 6pm – 9pm
Come learn the basic techniques of how to draw. Through a variety of exercises, students will
learn how to correct proportions, design an effective composition, and create a strong sense of
perspective. Using charcoal and pencil, students will draw landscape, still life and portrait. We will
address value, line, tone and texture. This is a class for the beginner or the person who needs to
brush up on their drawing skills. This course reminds us that drawing is the backbone of painting.
Ceramics: Exploring Possibilities, Carmela Fratus – Instructor
11 Thursdays 9/26 – 12/12 (no class 11/28), 10am – 1pm
$376/Material fee: $35
Join us to create functional ceramics using both hand-building and potter’s wheel techniques.
Through weekly demonstrations, students will learn foundational glazing techniques while creating
both functional and decorative pieces.
Throwing with Porcelain: Lidded and Altered Forms, Genevieve Groesbeck – Instructor
6 Fridays 10/18 – 11/22, 10am – 1pm
$195/Materials Fee: $25
With over 40 years of experience testing the limits of porcelain, Genevieve Groesbeck will lead you
through the process of throwing porcelain, altering your pots, and creating forms with lids in this
new focused six-week course.
Questions? Email Zoe Langosy or call ArtSpan at 781-862-6040.