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Make tomorrow's treasures today. Seasonal and timeless, express yourself in a handmade object.

 

 
In this class, students will paint a variety of plants and animals with photographs as resources.  Additionally, to commemorate the upcoming 80th birthday of Scarsdale Adult School, we will collaborate on a special mixed media and watercolor presentation piece.  Color mixing, design principles, perspective, friendly but constructive class critiques, short demos, and composition will help each artist to develop their own personal style of painting. Lessons will include portraits of wild animals in their habitats as well as beautiful florals.  This class is intended for students who have some experience with the medium.  

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM; 10 sessions; starting 3/15/2018, ending 5/31/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/22/2018, 4/5/2018)

Tuition: $300.00

Location : Girl Scout House  Location : 
  Girl Scout House .

Instructor : Hope Friedland 



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Get ready for spring and create a cheerful mosaic flower pot.  Adorn your pot with a wonderful assortment of ceramic and china plate pieces.  Class will also cover simple designing, cutting, and grouting techniques.  No experience is necessary  

Schedule : Weekly - Sun 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 3/18/2018, ending 3/18/2018

Tuition: $75.00

Location : Wishflower Studio Location : 
  Wishflower Studio.

Instructor : Libby Denenberg 



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Did you know that you can create what seems to be a watercolor using acrylic paint?  If you have been working with traditional oils but hate the smell and the clean-up procedure, then this class is for you!  Without neglecting the basics of color and composition, explore the unique qualities of these two versatile mediums made possible by modern chemistry.  This class is for students who have some painting experience who seek to develop new skills.  Materials list is available online under course description. Supply List  

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; 10 sessions; starting 3/19/2018, ending 6/4/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/2/2018, 5/28/2018)

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Tuition: $300.00

Location : Girl Scout House  Location : 
  Girl Scout House .

Instructor : Dolores Metzner 



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In an open studio, each person creates his or her own unique project in any style: realism, abstraction, impressionism or anything in between.  Gentle guidance and support will be provided, as needed, from an artist who has taught watercolors and won awards in pastels, acrylics,  and oils.  The relaxed atmosphere will foster creativity and encourage freedom of experimentation.  You can focus on personal expression and development and can use any medium you like (acrylic, oil, pastel, watercolor), but you will need to bring you own supplies.  Supply lists are available upon request.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; 10 sessions; starting 3/20/2018, ending 5/29/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/3/2018)

Tuition: $300.00

Location : Girl Scout House  Location : 
  Girl Scout House .

Instructor : Dolores Metzner 



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This class will review the elements and principles of art and exercise them through drawing.  Emphasis will be on developing skills such as perspective and rendering value, using cross-hatching.  Color theory and use of color in a composition will be studied.  Students new to drawing will be directed through these projects and experienced students will build on their creative capabilities.  Students are asked to bring a sketchbook, 12” x 15” or larger.  Basic materials will be provided.    

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; 10 sessions; starting 3/20/2018, ending 5/29/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/3/2018)

Tuition: $300.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Quincy Egginton 



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Faces are fascinating and unique.  In this class, we will study the basic shapes and proportions of a face and then observe the characteristics of a self-portrait and people using photographs.  The manikin is a wooden model of a figure.  You will be able to study and draw anatomical shapes from this movable manikin.  Animal models will be the next subject.  Other organic objects such as flowers and fruit will provide the opportunity to draw from nature.  A variety of drawing media will be introduced including pencil, charcoal, ink, colored pencil and watercolor crayons.  The lessons are ideal for those who have taken other drawing classes and wish to expand their skills.  Beginners are also welcome.  Basic materials will be provided.  Students are asked to bring a sketchbook 12”x15” or larger.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; 10 sessions; starting 3/21/2018, ending 5/30/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/4/2018)

Tuition: $300.00

Location : Girl Scout House  Location : 
  Girl Scout House .

Instructor : Quincy Egginton 



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This course will focus on the creative potential of landscape imagery.  Drawings will define shape and composition.  Monoprints reveal colorful blending through the process.  WAnd watercolor provides the opportunity to develop an impressionistic landscape.  The steps of this class will enable you to develop a personal interpretation of landscape.  Basic materials will be provided.  Students are asked to bring a sketchbook, 12”x15” or larger.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; 10 sessions; starting 3/21/2018, ending 5/30/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/4/2018)

Tuition: $300.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Quincy Egginton 



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Stained Glass 

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  This is an introductory course in stained-glass techniques and materials. Projects will include ornaments, panels, jewelry and other flat stained-glass projects. Class is limited to six students. All materials are included in the class fee.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM; 6 sessions; starting 3/21/2018, ending 5/2/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/4/2018)

Tuition: $250.00

Location : Scarsdale High School Location : 
  Scarsdale High School.

Instructor : Sheila Fane 



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Pastels, with their wide range of vibrant hues, offer a fresh way to create paintings filled with color and light.  Instruction will begin with the basics of drawing, followed by step-by-step introduction on the use of pastels with attention to style, color, and composition.  Materials list available online under course description.   Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM; 10 sessions; starting 3/22/2018, ending 5/31/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/5/2018)

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Tuition: $300.00

Location : Temple Israel Center Location : 
  Temple Israel Center.

Instructor : Bonnie Greene 



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Create a mosaic stained glass panel to brighten up your window.  Learn simple mosaic design, cutting, and grouting  techniques.  Choose from a beautiful selection of colored and textured transparent stained glass to make an 8”x10” glass on glass mosaic.  No experience is necessary.  

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 3/22/2018, ending 3/29/2018

Tuition: $75.00

Location : Wishflower Studio Location : 
  Wishflower Studio.

Instructor : Libby Denenberg 



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Strengthen your paintings by understanding color.  Students will learn the ideas of prominent color theorists.  Color is the artist’s tool to engage the viewer and direct the eye around the painting parallel to the vision of the artist.  Find your own color voice by exploring and inventing color relationships.  Students may work in oil, acrylic or pastel.  We will look at other artists' work for inspiration.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM; 8 sessions; starting 3/28/2018, ending 5/23/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/4/2018)

Tuition: $240.00

Location : Girl Scout House  Location : 
  Girl Scout House .

Instructor : Roxene Sloate 



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  Learn the basic techniques of how to make beautiful bead and wire jewelry.  Each class will focus on a specific technique such as how to use Beadalon wire, crimp beads and a variety of clasps. You will also learn to make earrings and bracelets using a variety of materials and beads. Add your own personal style and wear it home! Fun and easy!    

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM; 4 sessions; starting 4/11/2018, ending 5/2/2018

Tuition: $125.00

Location : Temple Israel Center Location : 
  Temple Israel Center.

Instructor : Eileen Tacoma 



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