education

Adult Art Classes

Choose your medium below or download our Fall 2016 Class Listings PDF for full class descriptions. Visit our Policies page for more information.

 

To Register:

Online: Choose your class below!

In-person: Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 4 PM

                    Coleman Center for Creative Studies

                    26 Liberty Street, Newport, RI 02840

Phone: 401-848-ARTS (2787)

 

 

 

Choose your Medium:

 

     DRAWING

     Clay

     Painting

     Printmaking

     Knitting

     Jewelry-Making

     Sculpture

     Photography

     Digital Media

     Mixed Media

     Holiday Workshops

 


 

Drawing

 

Portrait & Figure Mondays | Peter Dickison

Mondays, 6 - 9 pm

Sept.19 - Dec. 5 (10 sessions) (No class Oct. 10 or Oct. 31)

Members: $300 | Non-members: $345 | Model fee: $60

 

Drawing 100 | Peter Dickison

Fridays, 2 - 4 pm

Sept. 23 - Oct. 21 (5 sessions)

Members: $105 | Non-members: $120 | Materials Fee: $20

 

RI Open Drawing

Saturdays, 9 am - 12 pm

Sept. 10 - Dec. 17 (10 sessions)

Drop-in fee: $13

 


 

Clay

 

Clay Studio | Charlene Carpenzano

Thursdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sept. 22 - Dec. 1 (10 sessions) (No class Nov. 24)

Members: $300 | Non-members: $345 | Studio fee: $40

 

Throwing For Beginners | Charlene Carpenzano

Tuesdays, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Oct. 25 - Nov. 22 (5 sessions)

Members: $155 | Non-members: $180 | Studio Fee: $40

 

Exploring Pottery Technique | Charlene Carpenzano 

Thursdays, 6 - 9 pm
Sept. 22 - Oct. 20 (5 sessions)

Members: $155 | Non-members: $180 | Studio fee: $40

OR Oct. 27 - Dec. 1 (5 sessions) (No class Nov. 24)

 


 

Painting

 

Advanced Watercolor Open Studio | Self-guided
Tuesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sept. 20 - Dec. 6 (12 sessions)

Drop-in: $24 per day | Members: $245 | Non-members: $280


Pastel Techniques for All Levels | Jeanne Tangney

Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 

Sept. 21 - Oct. 19 (5 sessions)

Members: $155 | Non-members: $180

 

Beginning Watercolor | Jeannine Bestoso

Thursdays, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Sept. 22 - Oct. 20 (5 sessions)

Members: $105 | Non-members: $120 | Materials fee: $20

 

Intro to Oils | Peter Dickison

Fridays, 9:30 am - 1 pm

Sept. 23 - Oct. 21 (5 sessions)

Members: $180  | Non-members: $210 

 

Interpreting the Landscape in Pastel | Jeanne Tangney

Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Oct. 26 - Nov. 23 (5 sessions)

Members: $155 | Non-members: $180 

 

Continuing Oils | Peter Dickison

Fridays, 9:30 am - 1 pm

Oct. 28 - Dec. 9 (5 sessions) (No class Nov. 11 or Nov. 25)

Members: $180 | Non-members: $210

 


 

Printmaking

 

Printmaking Studio | Margot Rubin

Tuesdays, 9:30 am - 1 pm

Sept. 20 - Oct 18 (5 sessions)

Members: $180 | Non-members: $210 | Studio fee: $40

OR Oct. 25 - Nov. 22 (5 sessions)

 

3-Color Reduction Prints: Lithography for Beginners | Meredith Fitzgerald

Wednesdays, 9 am - 12 pm

Sept. 21 - Oct. 19 (5 sessions)

Members: $155 | Non-members: $180 | Studio & Materials fee: $30

OR Oct. 26 - Nov. 23 (5 sessions)

 


 

Knitting

 

Knitted Fingerless Gloves | Trish VanCleef

Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm

Oct. 22 (1 session)

Members: $48 | Non-Members: $55 | Material fee: $10

 


 

Jewelry-Making

 

Woven Metal Jewelry | Anastasia Azure

Saturday, 10 am - 3 pm Nov. 12 (1 session)

Members: $60 | Non-members: $75 | Material fee: $15

 


 

Sculpture

Cast Paper Sculpture | Lisa May Tobin

Saturdays, 9:30 am - 12 pm

Sept. 17 & Sept. 24 (2 sessions)

Members: $80 | Non-members: $90 | Material fee: $10

 

Carving in Plaster | Jeannine Bestoso

Thursdays, 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Oct. 27 - Dec. 1 (5 sessions) (No class Nov. 24)

Members: $155 | Non-members: $180 | Material fee: $30

 


 

Photography

 

Artful Digital Photography | Dan McManus

Fridays, 9 am - 12 pm
Sept. 23 - Oct. 21 (5 sessions)

Members: $155 | Non-members: $180 | Studio fee: $30

OR Oct. 28 - Dec. 9 (5 sessions) (No class Nov. 22 or Nov. 25)

 


 

Digital Media

 

Digital Drawing and Painting: Build Your Own Brushes in Photoshop | Daniel Smith

Fridays, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Sept. 23 - Oct. 14 (5 sessions)

Members: $105 | Non-members: $120 | Material fee: $30

 


 

Mixed Media

 

Assemblage Workshop | Meredith Fitzgerald

Wednesday, 1 - 5 pm

Sept. 28 (1 session)

Members: $48 | Non-members: $55

OR Thursday, 4:30 - 9:30 pm Oct. 6 (1 session)

 


 

Holiday Workshops

 

Design an Adult Coloring Book Using Adobe Illustrator | Anna Woishek

Saturday, Nov. 19

9:30 am - 2:30 pm (1 session)

Members: $60 | Non-members: $75

 

“Scherenschnitte”: Paper Cutting Greeting Cards | Ingrid Lavoie

Saturday, Nov. 19

1 - 3:30 pm (1 session)

Members: $50 | Non-members: $60

 

Handmade Holiday | Charlene Carpenzano

Mondays, 6 - 9 pm
Nov. 28 - Dec. 12 (3 sessions)

Members: $90 | Non-members: $105 | Studio & Clay fee: $40

 

Sea Glass Ornaments | Meredith Fitzgerald

Friday, Dec. 2

5:30 - 8:30 pm (1 session)

Members: $48 | Non-members: $55| Materials fee: $15

 

Gift Making with WirE | Tiffany Peay

Saturday, Dec. 3 10 am - 2 pm (1 session)

Members: $60 | Non-members: $75 | Material fee: $15

 

Woven Metal Jewelry Gifts | Anastasia Azure

Saturday, Dec. 10

10 am - 3 pm (1 session) 

Members: $60 | Non-members: $75| Material fee: $15