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For information about adult programs, please contact a Park District representative at [email protected]

Art & Ceramics Classes

Art Classes Ceramics Classes


Art Classes

The Painter's Studio

Broaden your skills and develop your deeply personal creative vision using any of a wide array of mediums such as oils, acrylics, watercolors, monotypes, dyes, pastels or other medium of your choice. Highly individualized attention and instruction given for every skill level.

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Drawing for Everyone

Find inspiration and enrich your creativity using photos, still life, and your imagination in this personalized multi-level class using the medium of your choice. Individual instruction will be given on techniques to make your body of work deeper and stronger. 

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The Artist’s Studio

Learn the fundamental skills of composition, proportion, values, and perspective in different techniques and mediums. Individual attention received at every skill level.

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Watercolor

Students will learn the basics and explore new methods for more advanced painters. This studio class offers individual instruction, with students progressing at their own pace.

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Improvisation

Perfect for the first-time actor or business professional this Improvisation class helps promote self-confidence, team work and the power of "Yes" both on stage and in life. Using theatre games based on these basic rules of improvisation, every student will get the chance to improve their communication skills, trust their instincts and, most importantly, have fun!

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Ceramics Classes

All Levels Ceramics

All levels welcome! Whether you are a beginner or experienced potter this gives you the freedom to create custom functional or sculptural pieces. Individual instruction allows students to learn the basics of ceramics as well as refine current skills. Wheel throwing, hand-building, and surface design will be covered in class. All supplies included in the class fee. Additional open studio time is posted after the first class.

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Advanced Ceramics

Students will build on their current skills and be encouraged to create more complex forms and develop a personal style. Individual instruction allows students to work on custom projects of their choice. This class is designed for returning students with a minimum of three years of experience; students must meet the 3-years of ceramics requirement due to the emphasis on working independently. All supplies are included in the class fee. Additional open studio time is posted after the first class.

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