Art Classes for Adults See below for details of classes. Click here for instructor bios.
There are several sessions to choose from. Mature Teens welcome!
The Calistoga Art Center offers workshops and classes to nurture your creativity. (Visit the WorkShops page for special one-day and two-day classes). Beginners, professionals, young & old learn together in a relaxed, fun-filled atmosphere. Classes and workshops are small enough to give a lot of individual attention. You may begin at any session and repeat as many times as you like. Enroll now by paying for your class...simply click the BUY NOW buttons below. Or you may download and enrollment form to mail in with your payment. Or show up to register the first day of class. Pre-enrollment is requested, but you may drop into a class for a day for a drop-in fee. There are minimum enrollment requirements for a class to proceed.
Unless otherwise noted all classes are held at: The Calistoga Art Center/Napa Fairgrounds Cropp Building 1435 North Oak Street,Calistoga, CA 94515
Learn to knit in this class. By the end of the 4 week session, students will be able to knit, purl, cast on and cast off and will have completed a basic knitting project.
3-week session #2: 5/5, 5/12, 5/19 $60
Beginning and Advanced Beginning Knitting. By the end of this 3-week session, students will be able to knit, purl, cast on and cast off and will have completed a basic knitting project. Students who have completed Session 1 will extend their knitting knowledge and learn to follow a pattern.
Knitting supplies: bring your own needles (size 9-11) and size 5 yarn. The instructor will also have limited basic materials for purchase.
Acrylic Painting with Karen Lynn Ingalls
Wednesdays OR Fridays 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
In this class, you will explore acrylic paints and develop your painting skills, learning the basics of values, composition and design, color in theory and practice, and how to create harmonious color in your painting.You will learn different ways to apply paint to a surface, and different ways to approach a painting, looking at the work of many artists for inspiration and education. Our approach is to paint with a spirit of experimentation and discovery, and to learn to see anew. This class is designed for beginning, intermediate, or more advanced painters.
There are several sessions listed below...one class each week, for four weeks.You may begin at any session. Repeat the class as many times as you like...You will always be doing something new! (If you take consecutive sessions, you must re-enroll and pay at the beginning of each session.)
Sessions of 4-weeks: Cost $60 drop-in rate per day is $25 (3-week sessions are $45)
Medium of your Choice: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Pastel
Fridays 9am to 12pm
You have ideas. Maybe even a masterpiece in mind. So join us in the wonderful world of painting and realize your potential. This course will help to develop the skills of accomplished artists and to build a basis for beginners. Together, we will explore the pleasure of putting brush to canvas and creating lasting works of art. Learn color, technique, composition and more. Come and enjoy the fun of creation.
Artists, come hone your skills, push your boundaries and try different techniques, while finding or developing your unique style Enjoy both individual instruction and group interaction. See how quickly your proficiency develops.
$60 each 4-week session or $25 to drop in for a day (3-week sessions are $45 per session)
Current and Upcoming 2014 Sessions:
Fridays: 4-week Session: 4/4, 4/11, (Spring Break, no class 4/16), 4/25, 5/2
Clay construction, beginning and intermediate. Beginners will use coil, slab, and pinch techniques to create a variety of projects. Advanced students will focus on advanced techniques in slab and throwing on the wheel.
4 Week Sessions:
$100 for 4-week session (20 hours)...that's just $5 per hour and includes glazes and firing. ($25 each bag of clay, additional)