Upcoming Classes

August

Screen Painting in the Baltimore Row House Style with John R. Iampieri
August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost: $40 Members, $50 Non-Members, plus $10 Material Fee In this workshop you will have the opportunity to learn the history, tools and techniques to successfully painting on a screen. Students will paint on their own individual framed screens, using high quality vinyl screens along with all paints and materials included. The screen will be on a 14x18 wooden frame, and you can take your finished piece home with you on the end of this workshop. This 102 year old art form is often overlooked due to it's blue collar origins. Because of it's warm embrace in Baltimore row house neighborhoods and the dedication of the Painted Screen Society over the last 50 years, we have enabled people from all over the world to enjoy this magical, yet, very functional art form.
Drawing Boot Camp with David Simpson (Develop your Drawing)
August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$30 for members/ $38 for non-members per class These pencil drawing classes are designed for both beginners and more experienced artists! Bring your own supplies and we will supplement. Each month will focus on a new and exciting topic!
Tuesday Morning Adult Pottery
August 22 @ 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 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.
Gouache Painting with Joanne K. Guilfoil
August 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost: $60 Members, $75 Non-Members Gouache, or opaque watercolor, has a heavier pigment than watercolor and higher opacity. You will learn different techniques and how to work with the material to get the wanted effects. All materials are included.
Beading Kids- Charm Bracelet with Nicole Maskell
August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$20 Members, $25 Non-Members, all material is included Bring your kids and their BFF's and let them create their very own custom Charm bracelets. Enjoy a wide variety of fun and festive beads in all colors and sizes plus charms in many themes. No beading experience necessary. Material fee will be paid directly to the instructor.
Sip and Ceramics: Mermaid Tail Sign
August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$40 for members, $50 for non members Make your own Mermaid Tail Sign out of clay! Class includes all materials and refreshments. No experience necessary. Perfect for date night or girls night out. Please allow 2-3 weeks for pieces to be ready to take home.
Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
August 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members 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
August 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost: $20 Members, $25 Non-Members 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. Today we will paint Cats!
Beading: Baubles & Bubbles- 4 different Earrings - 4 different techniques with Nicole Maskell
August 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$ 20 Members, $ 25 Non-Members, plus $15 Material Fee Whether you want to refresh your skills or embrace a new hobby – making your own jewelry is fun! This beginner-level class teaches you a different "style" of beading and jewelry making each month to design stunning one-of-a-kind jewelry. We will go over the types of tools and materials before we dive into a “Bead-Buffet” that includes high quality crystal, lampwork glass, porcelain, metal and other beads. Material Fee will be paid directly to the instructor. Bring your friends, a snack and an adult beverage and enjoy a fun, stress-free evening of beading.
Thursday Evening Adult Pottery
August 24 @ 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 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 Pizza and Pottery
August 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$30 for members, $38 for non members Instructor: Nancy Barnas. Enjoy a pizza dinner, then make a Pencil Holder out of clay! Each month will feature a fun new theme. All clay, materials, and pizza included in cost.
Art and Soul: Create a Box of Values
August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Suggested donation: $10. Funded by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. Collage or paint a box that represents you. Then place items inside the box that represent the things you value the most. This workshop is focused on the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental, and emotional well being of individuals of all ages. It is based on the belief that the creative process involved in artistic self-expression helps people resolve conflicts and problems, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and achieve insight. This healing workshop provides support, acknowledgement and personal acceptance to those who may be experiencing illness, homelessness, abuse, addiction or painful challenges in life and to the family members and friends who may also be affected. Our mission is to offer an escape and healing through art.
Create Your Own Glass Coral Bowl with Pete Gibson
August 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
$55 for members, $70 for non members, plus $20 material fee Learn the basics of creating a fused glass piece. You will make an fused glass coral bowl, choosing from a wide range of glasses. The bowl 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. Material fee of $20 is payable to ALOC at front desk on the day of class.
Seek the Soul - Palmtree Painting on Glass
August 27 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost: $30 members, $38 non members, plus $15 material fee Instructor: Debbi Dean-Colley Create your own palm tree painting on glass. All materials will be supplied. Material fee of $15 will be paid directly to instructor.
Tuesday Morning Adult Pottery
August 29 @ 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 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.
Make Your Own Ocean City Post/Note Cards with Joanne K. Guilfoil
August 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cost: $20 Members, $25 Non-Members ages 10 and up Students will design their own Ocean City Post cards/ Note Cards with mixed media, prints, stamps, and acrylic color. No experience necessary. All material included.
Local Colors, Watercolors with Geri Gaskill
August 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members 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 Happy Hourz: Mermaid Mosaic
August 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$20 members, $25 non members Instructor: Debbi Dean-Colley Ages: 6-13 Enjoy an afternoon of creating a 3D project! Kids will make a Mermaid Mosaic using old CDs. Completed art piece can be taken home that day. All ages are welcome however children ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All materials are included.
Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
August 31 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members 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
August 31 @ 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 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.