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Registration Open for Winter Art Classes at Maitland Art + History Museums

Registration is open for the 2012 winter session of classes for adults and children at The Art & History Museums in Maitland (231 W. Packwood Avenue, Maitland). You can register onlineby phone (407-539-2181 x 265) or in person at the museum campus in Maitland between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Tuesday – Friday, and between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Saturday. Sign up for classes by January 13 and receive 10% OFF all class and workshop registrations.  If registering online before January 13, use web registration code: EARLY1. 


Studios 2, 3, 4, and 6 are located on the main campus of the Maitland Art Center, 231 W. Packwood Avenue, Maitland, FL 32751.  The Germaine Marvel Building is located at 210 W. Packwood Avenue, Maitland (across the street from the Center).  The Studios at Lake Lily are located at 840 Lake Lily Drive, Maitland, on beautiful Lake Lily. 

ADULT CLASSES:
All Adult Classes are 9 weeks unless otherwise listed, Workshop dates and times vary.
DRAWING:  BASIC DRAWING
INSTRUCTOR: Calixto O’Neill
TIME:  Wednesday, 10:00a.m.-12:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  Studios at Lake Lily
TUITION: $130.00 Non-members $117.00 Members
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning
This class will teach beginners the basics of drawing.  You’ll learn how to see like an artist.  Learn about left brain and right brain theory. Understand the values of line, shape, distance and angles.   Learn about one point perspective as well as blind and modified contour drawing.

DRAWING:  FIGURE DRAWING/ANATOMY OF THE HEAD
INSTRUCTOR: Sharon Duffy Verhoef
TIME:   Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
LOCATION:  Studios at Lake Lily
TUITION: $185.00 Non-members $166.50 Members
MODEL FEES:  $90.00/student, payable to instructor
SKILL LEVEL:  All Levels Welcome
This class is for artists who wish to work from a live model with an emphasis on learning the skeletal and muscular landmarks of the head, neck and face.  Learning to see these anatomical landmarks in each individual model will improve your ability to achieve a likeness! Draw from a live model in each class as well as a life-sized skull/skeleton. Anatomical illustrations and reproductions of work from the “Old Masters” as well as other figurative artists will aid us in our learning.

DRAWING:  PASTEL PASSION
INSTRUCTOR: Kaye Callaway
TIME:  Tuesday, 2:00-8:00 p.m. Attend any TWO hours.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 6
TUITION: $130.00 Non-members $117.00 Members
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning to Advanced
Create velvety colors and textures unlike those of paint when you choose to use soft, hard or oil pastels (stick or pencil). Discover your own style by experimenting freely a variety of techniques: scumbling, hatching, drawing and pointillism. Obtain effects similar to most types of oil paintings using oil pastel on canvas or gessoed hardboard. Students will learn to produce smooth gradients or hyper-realism. Sketchbooks are encouraged.

GLASS:  STAINED GLASS
INSTRUCTOR: Cathy Gatti
TIME:  Wednesday, 7:00p.m.-9:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 4
TUITION: $130.00 Non-Members, $117.00 Members
MATERIALS FEE: $45.00 Payable to instructor
SKILL LEVEL:  Beginning
Students will be introduced to basic concepts of designing and constructing stained glass projects.

JEWELRY:  FABRICATION
INSTRUCTOR: Jim Hosner (with Barbara Boyce on Tuesdays)
TIME:  Tuesday or Wednesday, 6:00-9:00 p.m, Wednesday or Saturday, 10:00am-1:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 3
TUITION: $185.00 Non-members $166.50 Members
MATERIALS FEE:  $50.00 Payable to instructor
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning to Intermediate
Students complete projects to learn the three steps of fabrication:  cutting, welding, and polishing.   Students will also learn stone setting and safety techniques.

JEWELRY:  WAX CARVING, MODELING, & CASTING 
INSTRUCTOR: Ruth Schorer
TIME:  Tuesday, 6:00-9:00 p.m. 
LOCATION:  STUDIO 4
TUITION: $185.00 Non-members $166.50 Members
MATERIALS FEE:  $30.00, Payable to Instructor
SKILL LEVEL:  Beginning to Intermediate
You will learn how to design, carve, model, build up and manipulate hard and soft sheet, block, and wire waxes into virtual jewelry using different approaches and techniques to create your own pendants, earrings, pins, or rings which are then cast in sterling silver.

MULTI-MEDIA:  ANYTHING GOES
INSTRUCTOR: Kaye Callaway
TIME:  Tuesday, 2:00-8:00 p.m. Attend any TWO hours.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 6
TUITION: $130.00 Non-members $117.00 Members
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning to Advanced
Students may choose any new project, or continue a project that s/he may have begun elsewhere and would like to complete. Emphasis is on exploration, further development of awareness of individual concept, theory, choice, process and change. Students choose their medium: oils, acrylics, drawing materials, writing, etc. Materials provided by student. 

MULTI-MEDIA:  APPLIED DRAWING & PAINTING (Adults & Teens)
INSTRUCTOR: Kaye Callaway
TIME:  Tuesday, 2:00-8:00 p.m. Attend any TWO hours.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 6
TUITION: $130.00 Non-members $117.00 Members
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning to Advanced
Emphasis is on object representation, spatial illusion, and the organization of structural relationships in two-dimensional space. Create and develop images through a variety of materials and techniques: painting mediums, charcoal, pencil, pen and ink, etc. Discover your personal approach to drawing and or painting the subjects that interest you the most. Assignments are tailored to strengthen individual portfolios. New projects each session. Materials provided by student. 

MULTI-MEDIA: COLLAGE
INSTRUCTOR: Kaye Callaway
TIME:  Tuesday: 2:00-8:00 p.m. Attend any TWO hours.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 6
TUITION: $130.00 Non-members $117.00 Members
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning to Advanced
Worthy of the attention of serious artists, the creative process of cutting, tearing and pasting paper and other materials to form a design will be introduced. Students will explore surface textures in a way that is seldom possible with paint alone. Each project contains inherent essential principles and elements of Art to be learned. A student’s perception and expression are stressed.

MULTI-MEDIA: CREATIVE COACHING
INSTRUCTOR: Kaye Callaway
TIME:  By appointment.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 6
TUITION: 1.5 Hour Session, $82.50 Non-members $75.00 Members
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning to Advanced
Personal, one-on-one sessions.  Unleash your creative energy as the creative coach assists you in expanding and finding meaning in your art.  The creative coach facilitates authors in writing books, painters with series, or can help with any creative goal.

PAINTING:  ABSTRACT PAINTING
INSTRUCTOR:  Kaye Callaway
TIME:  Tuesday, 2:00-8:00 p.m.  Attend any TWO hours.
LOCATION:   STUDIO 6
TUITION:  $130.00 Non-members $117.00 Members
SKILL LEVEL:  Beginning to Advanced
Relate objects and images (real and imagined) as references, while reflecting a personalized, “abstracted” interpretation. Create and organize shape, form, color, and texture while experimenting with paint application and surface development. Tips on technical approaches to oils, acrylics, pastels etc. Each project contains inherent, essential principals and elements of art to be learned. All materials provided by student. 

PAINTING:  DISCOVERIES IN WATERCOLOR
INSTRUCTOR: Glen Ward
TIME:  Saturday 12:30-4:30 p.m. January 28 - March 10 (No Class on March 3)
TUITION: $170.00 Non-members $153.00 Members
LOCATION:  Studios at Lake Lily
Designed for the novice, to eliminate the fear, appreciation, and myth of watercolor. The course is designed for the individual to discover their creative ability to master the medium. So, come in the water’s fine. For information about Glen and the materials for the class, visit www.glensart.com.

PAINTING:  ADVANCED DISCOVERIES IN WATERCOLOR
INSTRUCTOR: Glen Ward
TIME:  Sunday 12:00-4:00 p.m., January 29 - March 11 (No Class on March 4)
LOCATION:  Studios at Lake Lily
TUITION: $170.00 Non-members $153.00 Members
SKILL LEVEL:   Advanced
A watercolor adventure in discovering personal technique, composition, basic drawing, perspective, mixing color and more. For information about Glen and the materials for the class visit www.glensart.com.

PAINTING:  BASIC OIL PAINTING
INSTRUCTOR: Calixto O’Neill
TUITION:  $130.00 Non-members $117.00 Members
TIME:  Friday, 12:30-2:30 pm
LOCATION:  Studios at Lake Lily
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning to Intermediate
Students will learn how to mix colors and mediums as well as about different papers, various brushes and canvases. Students will learn how to start a simple painting, taking into account composition and values.

PAINTING: OILS AND ACRYLICS
INSTRUCTOR: Betty Bay
TIME:  Tuesday 10:00 am-1:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 6
TUITION: $185.00 Non-members $165.50 Members
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced
This course in painting is designed to help students develop skills, learn to observe, see color, and compose a finished work. Subjects include still life, floral, landscapes, seascapes and figurative painting as well as Impressionist-style painting.

PAINTING: OIL PAINTING TECHNIQUES
INSTRUCTOR: Patti Shistle
TIME:  Thursday, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 p.m., January 26-March 1
LOCATION:  STUDIO 6
TUITION: $185.00 Non-members $165.50 Members
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning to Advanced
Explore painting from foundation to finish. You’ll cover composition, form, color, and brushwork.   Students may work from their own projects or a set-up that will be provided. 

PASTEL:  PORTRAITURE
INSTRUCTOR: Calixto O’Neill
TIME:  Friday, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  Studios at Lake Lily
TUITION: $130.00 Non-members $117.00 Members
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning
This is an in depth study in human face anatomy as well as critical analysis of the values to accomplish realism.  We will be working from photos rather than a live model.  Supply lists will be available from the A&H on request. Visit www.portraitsbycalixto.com for examples.

POTTERY: BEGINNING
INSTRUCTOR: Cindy McDowell
TIME: Wednesday, 7:00-9:00 p.m. or Thursday, 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 2
TUITION:  $160.00 Non-members $147.00 Members (includes $30 firing fee)
MATERIALS FEE: $25.00 Payable to instructor
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning
Treat yourself to an enriching experience by working with clay. You will learn how to create many items that will amaze yourself and others. You will be taught the basics of clay that will enable you to construct the items you wish to make. Techniques in hand building, wheel throwing, altering shapes, decorating, glazing, and firing will be covered in this class. You can decide on the projects that you want to make, or you can follow the scheduled project for that lesson. Personal instruction is provided to everyone in addition to group instruction. Items are fired quickly and glazed items are usually ready to take home the following week.

POTTERY: INTERMEDIATE 
INSTRUCTOR: Cindy McDowell
TIME:  Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.        
LOCATION:  STUDIO 2
TUITION:  $160.00 Non-members $147.00 Members (includes $30 firing fee)
MATERIALS FEE: $25.00 Payable to instructor
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced, Beginning Pottery Recommended
Working with “alternative firing techniques” such as mummy saggars, firing with horse hairs, raku and pit firing. Decorating techniques include airbrushing glazes, trailing glaze and slip; colored clay, colored slip and other less used decorative techniques.

POTTERY: INTERMEDIATE/Alternate Firings 
INSTRUCTOR: Cindy McDowell
TIME:  Thursday 8:00-9:00 p.m.        
LOCATION:  STUDIO 2
TUITION:  $85.00 Non-members $78.50 Members
MATERIALS FEE: $25.00 Payable to instructor
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced, Beginning Pottery Recommended
Working with “alternative firing techniques” such as mummy saggars, firing with horse hairs, raku and pit firing. Decorating techniques include  airbrushing glazes, trailing glaze and slip; colored clay, colored slip and other less used decorative techniques.

PRINTMAKING:  NOT YOUR MAMA’S PRINT CLASS
INSTRUCTORS: Whitney Broadway and Molly Chism
TUITION: $220.00 Non-Members, $200.00 Members
TIME:  Saturday, 1:30-4:30 PM
LOCATION:  Studio 6
SKILL LEVEL:  Beginning to Advanced
A rigorous jaunt through relief printmaking including its history, contemporary relevance, and techniques.  Students can expect to learn how to formally critique artwork.  Most work will be done during class time, however, weekly assignments will be given.  No prior experience is necessary, but a desire to learn is essential. 

SCULPTING: THE FIGURE
INSTRUCTOR: Steve Piscitelli and Kent Arblaster
TIME:  Saturday 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 6
TUITION: $185.00 Non-members $166.50 Members
MATERIALS FEES:  $60.00 Payable to instructor
MODEL FEES:  $8.00/class or $72.00  Payable to instructor
SKILL LEVEL:  Beginning to Intermediate, Participants must be 18 years of age or more.
Anyone can sculpt -  no art experience required.  Anatomical study of a live model with creation of a 18" clay figure on an armature, with emphasis on casting in a more durable material after completion of the clay. 

SCULPTING: BRONZE CASTING
INSTRUCTOR: Kent Arblaster and Steve Piscitelli
TIME:  Saturday 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 4
TUITION: $185.00 Non-members $166.50 Members
MATERIAL FEES:  Purchased as needed
SKILL LEVEL:  Beginning to Intermediate (Pre-requisite: Figure Sculpting)
Rubber molds, spruce & venting systems, and shell molds will be taught. Materials cast include waxes, acrylic & urethane plastics, foam rubber, plaster & cement products and BRONZE.  Finishing of materials to create a durable sculpture included.


ADULT WORKSHOPS

JEWELRY:  WAX CARVING WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: Ruth Schorer
TIME:  Sunday 
Jan 15, Feb 5, or Mar 11, 1:00-4:00
LOCATION:  STUDIO 4
TUITION: $60.00 Non-members $54.00 Members
MATERIALS FEE:  $30.00, Payable to Instructor
SKILL LEVEL:  Beginning to Intermediate
JEWELRY:  SILVER RING WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: Jim Hosner and Barb Boyce
TIME:  Sunday, January 15, 1-5PM
LOCATION:  STUDIO 3
TUITION: $93.50 Non-members $85.00 Members
MATERIALS FEE:  $20.00 Payable to instructor
SKILL LEVEL: Beginning
Students complete projects to learn the 3 steps of fabrication: Cut, Weld, Polish.
Participants have choice of stone settings and surface treatment.

PAINTING:  EXPERIMENTAL WATERMEDIA
INSTRUCTOR: AHLIN
TIME:  January 28 and 29, 10:00-4:00 PM
LOCATION:  Germaine Marvel Building
TUITION: $150.00 non-members, $135.00 members
SKILL LEVEL:   All Levels
This unique two day workshop is designed for beginners to professionals.  The workshop will include an introduction in the use and manipulation of Japanese Masa paper to create textural areas from which a painting can be developed.  Both eastern and western materials are used in innovative ways to create more exciting and expressive paintings.  You’ll get to try your hand at sumi-e brushwork, create your own origami journal, crinkle and stain paintings on sheets of Masa paper, pour color for dazzling effects, and design intriguing abstract note cards.  

JEWELRY:  CHAIN MAKING WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: Jim Hosner and Barbara Boyce
TIME:  Sunday, February 5 1-5PM
LOCATION:  STUDIO 3
TUITION: $93.50 Non-members $85.00 Members
MATERIALS FEE:  $60.00 Payable to instructor
SKILL LEVEL: Skill Level; Advanced, Silver soldering experience is required.
The secret behind handmade chain is soldering. This workshop will review and refine soldering for working on small chain links. Disciplines will include; Pick soldering, measuring, forming, basic clasp making.

PRINTMAKING:  ANCIENT ART OF GYOTAKU 
INSTRUCTOR:  Teresa Lachowicz-Chin
TIME:  February 18, 10:00-3:00p.m.
LOCATION:   Germaine Marvel Building
TUITION:  $55.00 Non-members, $50.00 Members  
MATERIALS FEE:  $5.00 Payable to instructor
SKILL LEVEL:  Beginning to Intermediate
Learn the Ancient Japanese art of Gyotaku, ink printing of fish.  You’ll learn to print fish on fabric or rice paper during this one day workshop.

ETCHING:  ETCHING WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: Jim Hosner and Barb Boyce
TIME:  Sunday, March 11 1-5PM
LOCATION:  STUDIO 3
TUITION: $93.50 Non-members $85.00 Members
MATERIALS FEE:  $75.00 Payable to instructor
SKILL LEVEL: Skill Level; Beginning
Electro-chemical Etching, using one of the most environmentally friendly processes to date. Students will choose a pattern and transfer it to sterling.
Each student will leave with a piece of patterned silver ready for fabrication.
Disciplines will include; Material preparation, safety and storage of chemicals.

PRINTMAKING:  ADVANCED GYOTAKU 
INSTRUCTOR:  Teresa Lachowicz-Chin
TIME:  Saturday, March 24, 10:00-3:00p.m.
 LOCATION:   Germaine Marvel Building
TUITION:  $55.00 Non-members, $50.00 Members
SKILL LEVEL:  Previous Gyotaku class suggested
You’ll print your fish on fabric or rice paper during this one day workshop. Also, bring your finished prints from the beginning class and we will learn the wet mounting technique on masa paper, to prepare the Gyotaku print for framing. STUDENTS CAN SUPPLY THEIR OWN FISH OR CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR.


CHILDREN’S ART CLASSES: 
Classes begin the week of January 23 and continue for SIX weeks unless otherwise noted.
Tuition: $100 Non-members; $90 Members, unless otherwise noted.

ABC’S OF DRAWING:
AGES:  10-18
INSTRUCTOR: Teresa Chin
TIME: Wednesday 6:00-8:00pm
LOCATION:  STUDIO 6
SKILL LEVEL:  Beginning
Introducing students to the power of observation and interpretation of what they see-and how to transfer to paper.  Students will also learn about the rich history of drawing and how people throughout time have used it to communicate and share.

DRAWING AND CARTOONING
AGES:  7-14
INSTRUCTOR:  Terri Markle
MATERIALS FEE:  $5.00, Payable to Instructor
TIME:  Thursday, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
LOCATION:   Studio 4
Skill Level: Beginning
Students will learn basic techniques and approaches of drawing and cartooning comic strips and illustrations.

LITTLE ARTISTS:  DRAWING, WATERCOLOR & ACRYLIC PAINTING
AGES:  6-12
INSTRUCTOR: Ruth Schorer
MATERIALS FEE:  $25.00, Payable to Instructor
TIME: Wednesday, 4:30 -6:30p.m.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 4
SKILL LEVEL:  Beginning to Intermediate
Students will experience two weeks of drawing, two weeks of watercolor, and two weeks of acrylic painting.  Students will learn to develop better and realistic drawing and painting skills.  They will also get to know the materials, their safe use, composition, and techniques in three media. 

POTTERY
AGES:  7-12
INSTRUCTOR: Cindy McDowell
TUITION: $130.00 Non-Members, $120.00 Members (includes $30 firing fee)
MATERIALS FEE:  $25.00, Payable to Instructor
TIME:  Wednesday 4:30-6:30 p.m.
LOCATION:  STUDIO 2
SKILL LEVEL:  Beginning
Students will learn basic hand building skills.  Each child will be assigned projects with time to practice techniques and will be introduced to wheel throwing, decoration techniques, and raku. Fee includes firing costs.



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