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Summer Classes for Children & Teens
Taught by Patti Kapral

A Day at the Beach–Oil Pastelwith Patti Kapral
Ages 14 through Adult • 3 classes: Thursdays June 6, 13, 20 • 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. • $95
Bring a favorite photo of the beach and create a beautiful painting in oil pastel. Learn techniques for blending and layering in oil pastel to achieve effects of waves crashing and light reflecting on water. When this fun filled 3 session class is done, you will have a gorgeous oil pastel suitable for framing. All supplies are included in this session. Use form at left to contact Patti with questions.register_button

Mornings with the Masterswith Patti Kapral
For children, ages 5 and up • 5 days: Monday–Friday, June 10-14 • 10:00 a.m.–noon • $180
In this camp-style 5 day class, children will be introduced to some very famous artists through storytelling, activities, and of course, creating artworks inspired by the Masters! Pack a snack and join me for a fun and exciting week! All supplies are included for this week-long class. Use form at left to contact Patti with questions.register_button

Paint me a Storywith Patti Kapral
For Children, ages 5 and up • 3 evenings: Tuesday–Thursday, July 16, 17, 18 • 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. • $95 • All supplies included
Stories can bring about all kinds of memories and teach valuable lifelong lessons. In this 3 day class, we will read well known stories from authors such as Eric Carle and then create artworks inspired by the books. Children will learn studio practices and techniques, as well as connecting to the stories in a more in-depth and meaningful way. All supplies are included in this session. Use form at left to contact Patti with questions.register_button

Around the World in 4 Days!with Patti Kapral
For children ages 5 and up • Tuesdays, August 6, 20, 27 and September 3 • 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. • $110
This 4 class session will focus on different cultures around the world and the artworks associated by them. Students will learn about each featured culture, see examples of the art that comes from each culture, and then create their own works inspired by each culture. We will also listen to music and even sample some of the foods. Cultures from South America, Asia, Africa, and Australia will be explored. All supplies are included in this class. Use form at left to contact Patti with questions.register_button

Summer Classes for Adults
Taught by Patti Kapral

Adults: Summer Paint Nights!

Join us for an evening of creativity. Each month, one of our instructors hosts a Paint Night so that you can get acquainted with the Studio School and create your own work of art. We include the class supplies and a glass of wine. The atmosphere is casual, fun and informative. Afterwards, Towers has some great restaurant choices, so you can make it a night out! Limited to 12 participants. Pre-registration is required.

JULY Acrylic Paint Night!with Patti Kapral
Monday, July 155:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. • $45
Come and spend an evening with me exploring the popular and fun Acrylic Pour method of painting! Bring a snack and 2-3 small 2 oz.craft acrylic paint bottles in your choice of colors. I supply black and white paint and all other supplies including canvas boards. I will demonstrate how to prepare your colors, pouring methods, and how to achieve “cells” in your painting. Space is limited, so make sure you register early for this fun night! A great way to spend a fun Girl’s Night Out! $45 includes supplies and one glass of wine. You bring your colors you want to work with, and your creativity. Use form at left to contact Patti with questions.register_button

Adults, June

A Day at the Beach–Oil Pastelwith Patti Kapral
Ages 14 through Adult • 3 classes: Thursdays June 6, 13, 20 • 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. • $95
Bring a favorite photo of the beach and create a beautiful painting in oil pastel. Learn techniques for blending and layering in oil pastel to achieve effects of waves crashing and light reflecting on water. When this fun filled 3 session class is done, you will have a gorgeous oil pastel suitable for framing. All supplies are included in this session. Use form at left to contact Patti with questions.register_button

Adults, July

The Landscape in Oil Pastelswith Patti Kapral
Adults and teens ages 14 and up • 3 classes: Monday–Wednesday, July 8–10 • 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. • $95 • all supplies included

In this class we will create landscapes in oil pastel based on photos that you bring in. We will work on techniques such as using mediums to thin the pastel for underpaintings, and then building up layers of oil pastel to create texture and light effects. All supplies are included in this 3 day session. Use form at left to contact Patti with questions.register_button

Adults, August

Still Life in Oil Pastelwith Patti Kapral
Adults and teens 14 and up • 3 classes: Monday–Wednesday, August 5–7 • 10:00 a.m.–noon • $95

In this class you will learn how to set up a successful still life composition, how to light it, photograph it, and then use the photo as a reference for your oil pastel still life. Techniques for layering and blending will be taught/reviewed. At the end of class you will have an oil pastel suitable for framing. All supplies will be included in this class. Use form at left to contact Patti with questions.register_button

Fall Classes

Children & Teens

The Art Factorywith Patti Kapral
Ages 5 and Up • 8 classes: Tuesday Evenings • September 10–October 29 • 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. • $200
This is a studio art class designed for children ages 5 and up. Children will discover some famous artists, learn how to express their creativity through the art process, and create amazing works! All supplies are included in this 8 week course. Use form at left to contact Patti with questions.register_button

Adult Classes

Drawing

Oil Pastelswith Patti Kapral
8 classes: Wednesday Evenings • September 25–November 13 • 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. • $230
In this class, we will learn best practices for creating beautiful oil pastel drawings. We will experiment with oil pastel on different papers and surfaces, learn how to “fix” oil pastels, and create some quick pastel drawings suitable for framing, and also detailed and finished works. All supplies are included in this class! Use form at left to contact Patti with questions.register_button