Artistic exploration is a lifelong journey and the Art Garage provides a variety of adult classes that enrich and entertain.  Our space is open to those who have produced art their entire lives and want to continue to hone their talents as well as grown-ups who want to feel like kids again and try their hand at a new hobby.  Every class caters to a range of abilities, strives to teach new techniques, makes sure everyone has fun, and promises participants will walk away with an original piece their proud of. 

The Art Garage offers adult classes in Drawing, Jewelry Making, Mixed Media, Mosaics, Painting, and Watercolor.  Custom projects can be designed for groups of five.


Please be sure to fill out our three required forms after signing up for our adult classes. Thank you!
Adult Medical Form
Adult Liability Form
Adult Photo and Video Release



Mondays: Adult Ceramics with Kylle Been:

Our adult ceramic class will meet every Monday evening. This course is great for any beginner, intermediate, or advanced student. The multiple week session will be structured to ensure you learn the aspects of hand building, wheel throwing and glazing. Instructions will be taught by our skilled instructor as students develop and grow their ceramic techniques. There is an available additional/make-up class the week after each session to ensure you can finish any work in progress. Instructor - Kylle Been **Material fee not included. $13/25lbs due at time of class for clay.

May 13th - June 10th 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Optional/Additional Ceramics Class:  June 17th 5:30pm - 7:30pm 

June 24th - July 29th 5:30pm - 7:30pm

August 5th - September 9th 5:30pm - 7:30pm

September 16th - October 21st 5:30pm - 7:30pm


Mondays: Adult Drawing for Relaxation & Skill with Faith Williams:

This drawing class is open to all drawing experience levels and welcomes all types of artists. Students will learn about all different types of drawing techniques such as depth perspectives, texture and realistic portrait strategies. Our talented instructor will teach you how to add more variety and personal style to your drawings. All supplies will be provided for our students.

June 3rd - June 24th 5:30pm - 7:30pm


Mondays: Adult Batik with Faith Williams:

Our students will learn about the colorful world of Batik in this textile based art class. Our instructor will teach you the basics of using hot wax application and water-based dyes so you can create a dynamic color wheel using batik techniques. Next, students will create a “white line batik” by using a stained glass style design and learn more about the wax removal and batik dye processing. As students learn more about the wax resist technique they will move into multi-colored dying and color theory associated with their batik dying projects. Join us for this very new and exciting fiber arts class!

July 1st - July 22nd 5:30pm - 7:30pm


Wednesdays: Adult Printmaking with Joy Giles:

Come explore the magic and ease of printmaking in this beginner and intermediate level adult printing class. You will carve, cut, glue and scrape your way to complete interesting relief blocks and drypoint plates. Learn various inking techniques and print beautiful suites of prints to keep for yourself or share with others. Students will be able to make their own set of greeting cards, matching wall print series or even their own personally made coloring books.

June 5th - June 26th 5:30pm - 7:30pm

July 10th - July 31st 5:30pm - 7:30pm


Thursdays: Adult Mixed Media Afternoon Class with Joy Giles:

Using paper, fabric, found objects, and various other materials, create amazing 2 and 3 dimensional compositions. You will layer, glue, nail, and sew your way to creating fantastic art pieces that could express personal or historical experiences, allow exploration in color and texture, or just give yourself time to express your creativity and make something with your own hands!

September 5th - September 26th 12:30pm - 2:30pm

October 3rd - October 31st 12:30pm - 2:30pm

November 7th - November 21st 12:30pm - 2:30pm

December 5th - December 19th 12:30pm - 2:30pm


Thursdays: Adult Watercolor with Pat Clarke:

Each week, the instructor will give a short demo on different watercolor techniques at the beginning of class. Students will paint at least one painting each week with individualized instruction. Class will focus on different concepts including value, color theory and composition. Additionally, class will explore other themes such as complementary color schemes, gradated washes, combining collage and watercolor, texture and atmospheric perspective. Materials provided by The Art Garage or students can bring their own as well.

April 4th - April 25th 5:30pm - 7:30pm 

May 2nd - May 30th 5:30pm - 7:30pm

June 6th - June 27th 5:30pm - 7:30pm

July 11th - July 25th 5:30pm - 7:30pm




ADULT PARTIES!

Looking for a great place to celebrate your birthday, holiday party or bridal shower?  We will create a fantastic party for you!  We tailor our special events to ensure we meet your interests.  You can choose from one of our popular themes, you may also contact us to discuss your theme for your party and we will create a project to go along with your theme. Your friends and family will have a wonderful time exploring art at The Art Garage. Parties last three hours and include an art making activity and time for everyone to celebrate!


3 Hour time slots available on Friday, Saturday or Sunday

The Art Garage Provides: Art Project, Fabulous Art Instructor, Fun Party Assistant, All Art Materials. Art Smocks. Table Clothes, Decorated board with guest of honor's name

You Provide: Food, Decorations *optional, Napkins, Plates, utensils, candles, matches, etc. 


Pricing

$50/hour (additional hours can be purchased for $50/hour before 9pm; additional hours can be purchased for $75/hour after 9pm)

$75 set up and clean up fee

Fee/participant depending on art activity chosen: 

$10.00/participant for drawing and painting on paper.

$13.00/participant for drawing and painting on canvas board (9"x12").

$14.00/participant for collage, mixed media, on canvas board (9"x12").

$15.00/participant for painting or collage on stretched canvas (9"x12") or Junk art sculpture.

$16.00/ participant for hand building ceramic party (firing and glazing included).