Upcoming Classes

December

Create Your Own Glass Menorah/Wave Sculpture or up to 15" Holiday Platter with Peter Gibson
December 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$90 for members, $105 for non members, All glass material included! Extra charge for Menorah/Wave Sculpture metal stand $35, and for menorah candle holder set $21 Please register by 11/30/2018! Learn the basics of creating a fused glass piece. You will make an fused glass Menorah/ Wave Sculpture or a up to 15" - Holiday Platter, choosing from a wide range of glasses. The pieces will be fired after the workshop and available for pick up 2-3 weeks later. Shipping is available! No experience necessary. Adults and children are welcome.
Beginners and Beyond Watercolor Workshop with Barbara Doyle Schmid
December 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$90 members, $110 non-members. Mon- Tues-Wed 10AM to 3PM. New Students: new students may register at any time. Please contact Barbara Schmid if you have questions about the class: Barbara Schmid-phone: 410-208-0219 Email: Barbaradoyleschmid8@yahoo.com 1. Fun with figures in your painting. Shoppers in winter…the shopping mall, or downtown. Reference photos 2. Big winter sky over a snowy marsh. There may be geese in the sky. Year’s End. Bring your usual materials. Optional: Doc Martin’s Bleed Proof White. Registration is “first come, first served”. 1 or 2 day registrations are not possible. Classes are for all levels, and absolute beginners are very welcome. We have complete rental paint kits available to new watercolor painters along with special lessons to get you started and try the medium before you invest in supplies! Each class is 3 days. Day 3 is always a “Clinic, Completion, and Technique ” day, offering time to polish and finish previous 2 days’ work, and to take advantage of private demos and lessons.
Tuesday Morning Adult Pottery
December 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$35 for members, $45 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $180 for members, $230 for non members Please register by 12/03/2018! Students will explore hand building techniques to make fun and functional art. Perfect for all levels of students from the beginner to more advanced. Adults and teens welcome. Advance reservation is required to guarantee your spot.
Local Colors, Watercolors - Holiday Glass ornaments with Gerilyn Gaskill
December 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$25 for members, $30 for non members Please register by 12/5/2018! Watch watercolor demonstrations and try your hand as you paint along with Geri! Have fun while you learn to capture the "local color" in watercolors. All levels welcome. Bring what supplies you have or rent a kit for just $10.
Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
December 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$25 for members, $30 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $120 for members, $150 for non members Please register by 12/05/2018! Kids love to play with clay! Students will express themselves with a variety of projects as they build hand-eye coordination and have a great time! Cost includes all materials, clay, glazing, and firing. Advanced registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Thursday Evening Adult Pottery
December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$35 for members, $45 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $180 for members, $230 for non members Please register by 12/05/2018! Students will explore hand-building techniques to make fun and functional art. Perfect for all levels of students from the beginner to more advanced. Adults and teens welcome. Advance reservation is required to guarantee your spot.
Empty Bowl Project: Bowl Making
December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join the Art League of Ocean City to help end hunger! Here's how you can help: join us on these dates to create a bowl for a $25 donation as part of the Empty Bowl Project. (Please allow 2-3 weeks for bowls to be fired and ready for pickup.) Then join us for the Soup Dinner on March 29, 2019 from 4:30-8:30PM. Enjoy a dinner of soup, bread, and desserts donated by local restaurants. Proceeds to benefit Diakonia and the Art League of Ocean City.
Tuesday Morning Adult Pottery
December 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$35 for members, $45 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $180 for members, $230 for non members Please register by 12/10/2018! Students will explore hand building techniques to make fun and functional art. Perfect for all levels of students from the beginner to more advanced. Adults and teens welcome. Advance reservation is required to guarantee your spot.
Beginner to Intermediate Oil Painting Class with Laura Jenkins
December 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost: $30 Members, $38 Non-Members Please register by 12/11/18! Would you like to learn how to paint with Oil but don’t know where to start? This class will guide you step by step starting with what materials you will need, to how important your sketch, composition, value and color are in creating a strong painting. Against common beliefs, oil is a wonderful medium for the beginner because it dries very slowly and allows you to rework parts of the painting without starting over. Bring your own supplies and reference material. Please bring odorless mineral spirits, which is available at Michael's. Advanced registration is required to guarantee your spot. Minimum of three students is needed for class to be held.
Local Colors, Watercolors - Tea cups, Tea Pots, cookies with Gerilyn Gaskill
December 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$25 for members, $30 for non members Please register by 12/12/2018! Watch watercolor demonstrations and try your hand as you paint along with Geri! Have fun while you learn to capture the "local color" in watercolors. All levels welcome. Bring what supplies you have or rent a kit for just $10.
Create your own beautiful Glass Jewelry with Peter Gibson
December 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$75 for members, $85 for non members, includes all material! Please register by 12/12/2018! Learn the basics of creating a fused glass piece. You will make 3 pendants and 2 earrings or 2 pendants, 1 earring, 1 bracelet, choosing from a wide range of glasses. The piece will be fired after the workshop and available for pick up 2-3 weeks later. Shipping is available! No experience necessary. All levels, and children with registered adult are welcome.
Thursday Evening Adult Pottery
December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$35 for members, $45 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $180 for members, $230 for non members Please register by 12/12/2018! Students will explore hand-building techniques to make fun and functional art. Perfect for all levels of students from the beginner to more advanced. Adults and teens welcome. Advance reservation is required to guarantee your spot.
Pastel for Beginner: Introduction to Pastel with Jill Glassman
December 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
cost per session : $30 Members, $38 Non-Members Please register by 12/13/2018! If you love to draw and love to paint, you will love pastel! The medium of pastel is a wonderful blend of both worlds. Pure, brilliant, colorful pigment, in stick form is a sensuous tactile experience. In this class we’ll explore the basics of pastel: The differences between hard and soft pastels and how and when to use each of these. What surfaces are suitable for pastel and how the pastels interact with each surface. You’ll have a chance to experiment with each type of pastel and surface and then execute a pastel painting of your own. Bring your own photo of a simple subject or paint from a still-life setup. $10 supply fee (provided to instructor) includes a sampler of papers. You may bring any pastels you have but a variety of pastels will be provided by the instructor.
Two small Holiday Glass Plates or Coral Bowl with Pete Gibson
December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$60 for members, $70 for non members Please register by 12/13/2018! All material included! Inspired by the Holidays you will construct two square 6" plate (with slightly curved up edges in it's final form). Plates can be displayed, or used as serving plates for food, etc. OR, you can make a 9" Coral Bowl. If you want to have a photo on your plate, this needs to be send to Pete at least two days before the class.
Kids Pizza and Pottery - Make Holiday Ornaments
December 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$35 for members, $44 for non members Instructor: Nancy Barnas. Please register by 12-13-2018! Enjoy a pizza dinner, then make Holiday Ornaments out of clay! Each month will feature a fun new theme. All clay, materials, and Pizza included in cost.
Create Your Own Glass Menorah/Wave Sculpture or up to 15" Holiday Platter with Peter Gibson
December 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$90 for members, $105 for non members, All glass material included! Extra charge for Menorah/Wave Sculpture metal stand $35, and for menorah candle holder set $21 Please register by 12/14/2018! Learn the basics of creating a fused glass piece. You will make an fused glass Menorah/Wave Sculpture or a up to 15" - Holiday Platter, choosing from a wide range of glasses. The pieces will be fired after the workshop and available for pick up 2-3 weeks later. Shipping is available! No experience necessary. Adults and children are welcome.
Free Family Art Day: Melted Crayons
December 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. Come together, explore nature and the arts, and take home a new treasure. This month: "heART" in art" is the theme, join us and make a heart masterpiece from melted crayons, something sure to take you back to the nostalgic memories from your days as a child! Children must be accompanied by an adult; adults must be accompanied by a child. All family members (including adults) must be registered for this event.
Kids and Canvas: Whimsical Elf Painting!
December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$25 for members, $30 for non members Please register by 12/14/2018! Enjoy an afternoon of painting! Kids will create a beautiful masterpiece on canvas. Create a Whimsical Elf Painting! Completed painting can be taken home that day. All ages are welcome, however children age 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All materials are included.
Color Theory combined with Drawing Skills -Drawing Boot Camp with David Simpson (Develop your Drawing)
December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$30 for members/ $38 for non-members per class Please register by 12-15-2018! Color Theory combined with Drawing Skills - Drawing Boot Camp with David Simpson Good drawing skills are important for creating great paintings. These drawing classes are designed for both beginners and more experienced artists, and taught by our studio artist, David Simpson. The class is based off of simple color theory applied to drawing skills.
Tuesday Morning Adult Pottery
December 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$35 for members, $45 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $180 for members, $230 for non members Please register by 12/17/2018! Students will explore hand building techniques to make fun and functional art. Perfect for all levels of students from the beginner to more advanced. Adults and teens welcome. Advance reservation is required to guarantee your spot.
Acrylic Beginner to Intermediate Workshop with Barbarann Fagley - Welcome Wreath
December 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost per session: $40 Members, $50 Non-Members, Please register by 12/18/2018! Using Acrylics is the simplest and most effective way for an absolute beginner to tap into their desire to paint. Learn step-by-step the different brush strokes, how to mix your colors, and painting techniques to get the wanted effects. This is a hands-on workshop perfect for beginners. Please bring your own material, or you can use the supplies from the instructor for a $10 fee.
Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
December 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$25 for members, $30 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $120 for members, $150 for non members Please register by 12/19/2018! Kids love to play with clay! Students will express themselves with a variety of projects as they build hand-eye coordination and have a great time! Cost includes all materials, clay, glazing, and firing. Advanced registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Exploring the World of Watercolor with Kathy Bohs
December 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost: $20 Members, $25 Non-Members Please register by 12/19/18! Learn to use your creativity to express yourself through this exciting medium. We will cover different techniques, ideas and tips. This workshop is great if you're new to Watercolor or just want to re-energize your own skills. Paint from life or from a photograph by really looking at colors, shapes, shadows, and light spots to create sparkle.
Thursday Evening Adult Pottery
December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$35 for members, $45 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $180 for members, $230 for non members Please register by 12/19/2018! Students will explore hand-building techniques to make fun and functional art. Perfect for all levels of students from the beginner to more advanced. Adults and teens welcome. Advance reservation is required to guarantee your spot.
Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
December 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$25 for members, $30 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $120 for members, $150 for non members Please register by 12/26/2018! Kids love to play with clay! Students will express themselves with a variety of projects as they build hand-eye coordination and have a great time! Cost includes all materials, clay, glazing, and firing. Advanced registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Create your own beautiful Glass Jewelry with Peter Gibson
December 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$75 for members, $85 for non members, includes all material! Please register by 12/26/2018! Learn the basics of creating a fused glass piece. You will make 3 pendants and 2 earrings or 2 pendants, 1 earring, 1 bracelet, choosing from a wide range of glasses. The piece will be fired after the workshop and available for pick up 2-3 weeks later. Shipping is available! No experience necessary. All levels, and children with registered adult are welcome.
Thursday Evening Adult Pottery
December 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$35 for members, $45 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $180 for members, $230 for non members Please register by 12/26/2018! Students will explore hand-building techniques to make fun and functional art. Perfect for all levels of students from the beginner to more advanced. Adults and teens welcome. Advance reservation is required to guarantee your spot.
Two small Holiday Glass Plates or Coral Bowl with Pete Gibson
December 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$60 for members, $70 for non members Please register by 12/27/2018! All material included! Inspired by the Holidays you will construct two square 6" plate (with slightly curved up edges in it's final form). Plates can be displayed, or used as serving plates for food, etc. OR, you can make a 9" Coral Bowl. If you want to have a photo on your plate, this needs to be send to Pete at least two days before the class.
Seek the Soul - Make a unique Journal
December 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost: $25 members, $30 non members Instructor: Debbi Dean-Colley Please register by 10-25-2018! Create a beautiful Journal with Debbi!
Create Your Own Glass Menorah/Wave Sculpture or up to 15" Holiday Platter with Peter Gibson
December 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$90 for members, $105 for non members, All glass material included! Extra charge for Menorah/Wave Sculpture metal stand $35, and for menorah candle holder set $21 Please register by 12/28/2018! Learn the basics of creating a fused glass piece. You will make an fused glass Menorah/Wave Sculpture or a up to 15" - Holiday Platter, choosing from a wide range of glasses. The pieces will be fired after the workshop and available for pick up 2-3 weeks later. Shipping is available! No experience necessary. Adults and children are welcome.