Upcoming Classes

August

Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
August 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $90 for members, $120 for non members Please register by 07/31/2018! 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.
Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
August 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $90 for members, $120 for non members Please register by 08/01/2018! 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
August 2 @ 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 08/01/2018! 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.
Creative Kids: Monster Pencil Topper with Lindsey Bristow
August 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
$25 members, $30 non members, Please register by 08/4/2018! Enjoy an afternoon of creating a 3D project! Kids will make Monster Pencil Topper. 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.
Beginners and Beyond Watercolor Class
August 6 @ 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. Paint your house, or a house you love, or the garden of your house… Bring enlarged paper photo of the house, (Shhhh…. tracing paper), ruler to drop vertical lines, regular WC supplies, sketchbook. 2. White water lily on tri-color wash…one method of painting a white flower. Reflections and lily pads. Bring extra backing board and regular WC supplies along with a photo reference. 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
August 7 @ 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 08/06/2018! 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+
August 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $90 for members, $120 for non members Please register by 08/08/2018! 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.
Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
August 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $90 for members, $120 for non members Please register by 08/08/2018! 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
August 9 @ 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 08/08/2018! 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.
Free Event! Kids make their own willow weaved birdhouse with Verena Chase
August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FREE Event for children with Verena Chase Please register by 8/9/2018! Learn how to weave your own bird house. Willow weaved bird houses come in many shapes and sizes but they don’t need to be complicated. This cute bird house will look lovely in your garden, and give shelter to local birds!
Gouache Painting with Joanne K. Guilfoil - Paint Your Pet!
August 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: $25 Members, $30 Non-Members Please register by 08/13/2018! Gouache - sometimes referred to as opaque watercolor, starts out similarly to watercolor. The pigment ratio in gouache is usually much greater than in watercolor and solid white pigment are incorporated. These factors give gouache a much heavier texture and higher opacity than watercolor alone. You will learn different techniques for Gouache and how to work the material to get the wanted effects. Bring what supplies you have, or rent a kit for just $10. All levels are welcome. Each day will be a different theme. Today we will paint Paint Your Pet!
Tuesday Morning Adult Pottery
August 14 @ 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 08/13/2018! 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.
Sip and Ceramics: Vase
August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$45 for members, $56 for non members Please register by 08/14/2018! Make your own creative and beautiful piece 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.
Local Colors, Watercolors with Geri Gaskill -Bowl of Peaches - wet into wet
August 16 @ 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. Today we will paint Peaches - wet into wet - Mixing on paper technique All levels welcome. Bring what supplies you have or rent a kit for just $10.
Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
August 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $90 for members, $120 for non members Please register by 08/15/2018! 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.
Reactive glass plate with Pete Gibson
August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$75 for members, $90 for non members Please register by 8/15/2018! You will construct a 8.75" square reactive glass plate (with slightly curved up edges in it's final form) inspired by different arts. Plates can be displayed, or used as serving plates for food, etc.
Paint Your Own Beach Bag with Juliet Gilden - by the sea
August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: $40 Members, $50 Non-Members Please register by 08/15/2018! Attendees will paint their own summer-related scene on a beach bag. Step-by-step instruction will be provided, and all material is included. You will be able to take home your unique beach bag right after class. Children 8 and up are also welcome with a registered adult. No experience needed! All materials are included!
Thursday Evening Adult Pottery
August 16 @ 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 08/15/2018! 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.
Let's make Art with Clam Shells! with Joanne K. Guilfoil
August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost: $25 Members, $30 Non-Members, ages 5-9 Please register by 08/16/2018! Students will take home 1 Clam shell, and make a Postcard and/or bag. All material is included!
Let's make Art with Clam Shells! with Joanne K. Guilfoil
August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost: $25 Members, $30 Non-Members, ages 10-15 Please register by 08/16/2018! Students will take home 1 Clam Shell, and we will be painting on canvas. All material is included!
Create your own beautiful Glass Jewelry with Peter Gibson
August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$75 for members, $85 for non members, includes all material! Please register by 08/16/2018! 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.
Create Your Own Mushroom Plant Stakes (3) with Pete Gibson
August 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$90 for members, $105 for non members, includes all materials! Please register by 08/17/2018! Learn the basics of creating a fused glass piece. You will make three Mushroom Plant Stakes on a copper stem, 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, and children are welcome with a registered adult.
2-Day Mosaic Workshop with Joanne Guilfoil
August 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: $60 Members, $75 Non-Members Please register by 8/17/2018! Meets: Saturday, 08/18 from 10 AM - 4 PM and Sunday, 08/19 from 12 PM - 3 PM Learn how to make your own beautiful mosaic on a 10x10" board. You will learn in these two days how to use the different materials. This will be a fun and informative class, and at the end you will take home a wonderful piece of art that can be used for decoration inside or outside.
Kids and Canvas: Whimsical Underwater Scene!
August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$25 for members, $30 for non members Please register by 08/17/2018! Enjoy an afternoon of painting! Kids will create a beautiful masterpiece on canvas. Create a Whimsical Underwater Scene 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.
Drawing - Teens 10 and up with David Simpson (Develop your Drawing)
August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
$20 for members/ $25 for non-members per class Please register by 08/18/2018! Want to learn how to draw? Come to our Drawing class taught by studio artist David Simpson. You will learn simple and creative tips and tricks to improve and enhance your drawings. Please bring your own material.
Drawing Boot Camp with David Simpson (Develop your Drawing)
August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$30 for members/ $38 for non-members per class Please register by 8-18-2018! This will be a five class series that focuses on and will tackle the foundation to 2-D art, composition. By definition in art, composition is the arrangement of visual information in a picture plane; it is equally defined as how artist organize the elements of art via the use of principles of design. Building your own composition is the true fundamental authentic artistic experience. Not only is taking ownership in your composition essential for originality, it is one of the greatest opportunities in the art making experience to build your confidence. It is important to know that art students are NOT required to attend all sessions. Obviously the more class in this series you attend, your understanding and ability in creating composition will be stronger. Any knowledge and experience in composition is beneficial; therefore, please come and join this great drawing opportunity any week you can attend. This series will include and address a variety of compositional topics and rules. Finally, Art History will be tied into each lesson to strengthen the concepts learned. Bring your own supplies and we will supplement. Understanding Form Drawing Series: Although it is not mandatory to take each course the topics will build and help support the learning and application of the following lesson. Lesson 4 August: Drawing Nature This class will focus on the specific subject of nature. Key things discussed and drawn will be trees, grass, marshes, and skies. Historical examples will be viewed and discussed to pin point specific content knowledge and potential application. A demonstration and step by step practice will be incorporated into this lesson. Finally, we will discuss different shading techniques in relation to different subject textures.
Strategy for Fostering your Creative Spirit with Kevin Fitzgerald
August 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$85 for members, $106 for non members Please register by 08/19/2018! This workshop will feature exercises to enhance your creativity, followed by the students painting with help to each individual student. Demos will be in oil but all mediums are welcome! Kevin's painting is inspired by the works of the old masters as they relate to current forms. He believes that through painting one can become especially aware of the beauty around us.
Tuesday Morning Adult Pottery
August 21 @ 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 08/20/2018! 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.
Absolute Beginner Acrylic Brush Strokes Workshop with Barbarann Fagley
August 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost per session: $25 Members, $30 Non-Members, Please register by 08/21/2018! Do you want to learn how to paint, but don’t know how to start. Using acrylics is the simplest and most effective way for an absolute beginner to tap into their desire to paint. In this class you will be introduced to the materials and the hands-on brush stroke class. This class needs to be attended from absolute painting starters ones before you can start in the Acrylic Beginner to Intermediate class. Please bring your own material, or you can use the supplies from the instructor for a $10 fee.
Acrylic Beginner to Intermediate Workshop with Barbarann Fagley - Bicycle with Basket
August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost per session: $40 Members, $50 Non-Members, Please register by 08/21/2018! 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, or if you haven't touched a brush for a while. If you have no paint experience please take the Brush Stroke class before. Please bring your own material, or you can use the supplies from the instructor for a $10 fee.
Brushes and Bubbly Paint Night
August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$25 for members, $32 for non members Please register by 8/21/18! Bring your friends, a snack and an adult beverage and enjoy a fun, stress-free evening of painting. We supply canvases, paints, brushes, cups, music and an artist to guide you. Complete a work of art in one night. No prior experience necessary!
Kids Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
August 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $90 for members, $120 for non members Please register by 08/22/2018! 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
August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost: $20 Members, $25 Non-Members Please register by 8/22/18! 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. We will paint Mermaids today!
Beginner Oil Painting Class
August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: $30 Members, $38 Non-Members Please register by 8/22/18! Want to learn how to paint with oil but don't know where to start? This class will guide you step-by-step on what material to use, the importance of your sketch, composition, and how to make your painting stronger. Bring your own supplies and your reference material. Advanced registration is required to garantee your spot. Minimum of three students is needed for class to be held.
Thursday Evening Adult Pottery
August 23 @ 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 08/22/2018! 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
August 24 @ 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.
Kids Pizza and Pottery - Make a Pencil Holder or Vase
August 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$35 for members, $44 for non members Instructor: Nancy Barnas. Please register by 8-23-2018! Enjoy a pizza dinner, then make a Sandcastle out of clay! Each month will feature a fun new theme. All clay, materials, and Pizza included in cost.
Creative Kids: Print Making with Lindsey Bristow at ArtX event at Northside Park
August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$25 members, $30 non members, Please register by 08/24/2018! Enjoy an afternoon of creating a 2D project! Kids will make Print Making. 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.
Let's go fishing! Gyotaku Fish Rubbing Print Art on paper or shirt with Joanne K. Guilfoil at ArtX Event at Northside Park in OC!
August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost flat fee: $20, everyone is welcome! Please register by 08/24/2018! Everyone will make fish prints on paper or a shirt using rubber replicas, and decorate the print. Gyotaku is the traditional Japanese method of printing fish, a practice which dates back to the mid-1800s. This form of nature printing may have been used by fishermen to record their catches, but has also become an art form of its own. Make your own print art with rubber replicas to create on paper or textiles.
Pour Paint Techniques with Geri Gaskill at ARTX event at Northside Park
August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Everyone can participate! Flat Fee $20! No experiences needed! Bring your friends, and enjoy a fun, stress-free painting of a beautiful abstract painting with this fun techniques called pour paint at Northside Park at the ArtX event. Contemporary paintings often showcase a wide variety of special effects—especially when the imagery is abstract. Many of those effects can be achieved by pouring acrylic paint. Pouring is a great way to smooth out unwanted texture, get marbleized effects, rich colored glazes, and add some fun to your painting process. Enjoy learning the techniques and just have fun with colors.
Yoga, Mindfulness & More with Kelli Anders at Artx event at Northside Park
August 26 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
Flat Fee: $20 per student Explore how gentle integration of body, mind, breath and spirit, directed in a purposeful and loving way, can contribute to a greater sense of inner strength, resolve, and calm. Using evidence-informed techniques from yoga, mindfulness, and neurosculpting, this four-week series offers a blended practice of functional movement, relaxation, breathwork, guided meditations, and more. Come away with a better understanding of how you show up for yourself, and others – and how to move in the direction of the best version of you!
Paint a Summer Beach Scene with Geri Gaskill at ARTX event at Northside Park
August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Everyone can participate! Flat Fee $20! No experiences needed! Bring your friends, and enjoy a fun, stress-free painting of a beautiful Beach Scene at Northside Park at the ArtX event. We supply canvases, paints, brushes, and an artist to guide you. Complete a work of art in one class. No prior experience necessary! All levels welcome. All material are included!
Make your own beautiful Seashell Wind Chime with Verena Chase at the ArtX Events at Northside Park in OC!
August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Everyone can participate! Flat Fee $20! No experiences needed! A wind chime crafted from seashells is a nice way to remember your seaside vacation or trip. This project is fun and you will make a beautiful decoration for your home or garden. You will take home a seashell wind chimes that is unique and beautiful. Every level is welcome! All materials are included!
Fun with Pastels and Watercolor with Gail Zinar - Theme skies
August 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cost: $30 Members / $38 Non-Members Please register by 8/26/2018. Come and have fun experimenting different techniques in pastel with Gail Zinar. She will teach you everything you need to know from sketch to the finished painting. Learn from your composition to color theory how to bring you skills to the next level. You will see how she approaches the paper by watching her demos in the morning while she will shares her thought-process with you. In the afternoon you will work on your own painting, and she will give individual help to each student. Every class you will work on a new exciting Theme. All levels are welcome. Please bring your own supplies and a lunch.
Tuesday Morning Adult Pottery
August 28 @ 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 08/27/2018! 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 with Geri Gaskill
August 30 @ 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 Afternoon Pottery: Ages 7+
August 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$20 for members, $25 for non members Sign up for 6 sessions for $90 for members, $120 for non members Please register by 08/29/2018! 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.
Kids Happy Hourz: Mosaic Mermaid and Whale Tails with Debbi Dean-Colley
August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
$25 members, $30 non members Please register by 8/29/2018! Ages: 6-13 Enjoy an afternoon of creating a 3D project! Kids will make a Mosaic Mermaid and Whale Tails. 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.
Reactive glass plate with Pete Gibson
August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$75 for members, $90 for non members Please register by 8/29/2018! You will construct a 8.75" square reactive glass plate (with slightly curved up edges in it's final form) inspired by different arts. Plates can be displayed, or used as serving plates for food, etc.
Thursday Evening Adult Pottery
August 30 @ 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 08/29/2018! 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.
Create your own beautiful Glass Jewelry with Peter Gibson
August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$75 for members, $85 for non members, includes all material! Please register by 08/30/2018! 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.
Seek the Soul - Make a unique Zen Gardens
August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost: $25 members, $30 non members Instructor: Debbi Dean-Colley Please register by 7-19-2018! Learn how to use meditation while creating a Japanese sand zen garden to entice all of your calm energies.