Art & Crafts
To register please call 914-606-6830 and press option 1
Would you like to learn how to draw outrageously funny cartoon characters quickly? How about drawing action figures and super heroes using just 25 basic shapes? Do you want to create fantastic scenes where creatures from another world can roam about freely? Highly instructional class with easy to follow step-by-step instruction taught by a professional cartoonist. Also included: drawing hands, animals, figures in motion, and exciting perspectives and shading techniques.
CE-ART 2122, 8 Sat., Sept. 15-Nov. 3, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, AAB-304, $160. V Davis. #82183
Digital Painting for Adults
This is an experimental course that integrates digital painting with offline media such as drawing, painting, and collage. Students will scan in their manual works and utilize tools like Photoshop, tablet and stylus, and a variety of printers to construct original works.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2233PE, 6 Sat., Oct. 6-Nov.10, 1:00-3:00 pm, $250. #83347
Painting and Drawing for Adults
Work with a variety of media and learn different approaches to painting and drawing. Prep a palette, mix colors, use media, work on various surfaces, learn about brushes, investigate the use of colors and shades, and create strong compositions. Drawing and painting from observation will be implemented by working from a live model, still-life arrangements, portraiture, and working outdoors. Class will be encouraged to work together to create the atmosphere of an atelier. For all levels.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2146PE, 12 Sat., Sept. 15-Dec. 8 (skip Nov 24), 10:00 am-12:00 noon, $250 (+ $20 studio fee). #83346
Creating Your Personal Beads and Jewelry
Using a variety of materials, such as polymer clay, fabric, wire, and more, gain true freedom of expression! Learn to mix and match your creations, resulting in a true statement piece!
CE-CRAFT 2052VA, 6 Tues., Oct. 2-Nov. 6, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $120 (+ $20 materials fee, payable to instructor). R Demers. #83617
Take an Art Class Today!
Center for the Arts is your community art school for adults, teens, and children.
It offers fully equipped studios for painting, drawing, ceramics, printmaking,
photography, and digital arts. It’s open 7 days a week with open access to labs.
Come join our community of artists and express your creativity!
Classes in Painting, Drawing, Photography, Jewelry, Sculpture,
Ceramics, Digital Arts, Sewing and more!
Center for the Arts at the County Center in White Plains
196 Central Ave., White Plains, 914-606-7500
Explore Your Creative Side at The Center for the Arts in White Plains
Classes below in this box are held at the Center for the Arts, County Center, White Plains.
Note: for those classes led by J Cianflone, contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
for materials list before class.
Most art starts out with drawing as the first step. From quick sketches to detailed compositions, this class will cover the basics of shading, crosshatching, proportion, and size.
CE-ART 2038, $190.
Sec. A: 5 Thurs., Sept. 27-Oct. 25, 6:00-9:00 pm, J Cianflone. #83177
Sec. B: 5 Tues., Sept. 25-Oct. 23, 1:30-4:30 pm. B Waldman. #83320
Expand your knowledge of drawing. Gain skills by using soft and hard pencils, charcoal, and other materials. Guided instruction allows the process of individual growth.
CE-ART 2040, $190.
Sec. A: 5 Thurs., Nov. 8-Dec. 13 (skip 11/22), 6:00-9:00 pm. J Cianflone. #82207
Sec. B: 5 Tues., Nov. 13-Dec. 11, 1:30-4:30 pm. B Waldman. #83322
Fun with Watercolor
Explore the unique and beautiful qualities of watercolors. Brushes, papers, and other materials used in the process will also be explained.
CE-ART 2006, 5 Fri., Sept. 14-Oct. 12, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, $190. J Cianflone. #83198
This class is suitable for those who know the basics of watercolor painting but want to develop their skills. Color mixing and individual projects will be emphasized.
CE-ART 2014, 5 Fri., Oct. 19-Nov. 16, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, $190. J Cianflone. #83197
Beginning Oil Painting
Learn the techniques of painting with oil paints. Students will work on developing style, content, and individualized projects.
CE-ART 2218, 5 Mon., Sept. 24-Oct. 29 (skip 10/8), 6:00-9:00 pm, $190. D Lutz. #83350
Focus on the basics of wheel throwing and hand building from wedging clay and centering all the way through to trimming and glazing techniques. Learn step by step how to create beautiful pottery including cups, bowls, mugs, and much more. Designed for the total beginner but open to all levels.
CE-ART 2228, 5 Mon., 12:00 noon-3:00 pm, $190. E Insogna.
Sec. A: Sept. 24-Oct. 29 (skip 10/8). #83516
Sec. B: Nov. 12-Dec. 10. #83517
The Digital Image
An introduction to the basic principles of digital photography; learn the fundamentals through hands on projects. The emphasis of each project will be on observation, composition, and design, which will help create dynamic and exciting photographs. Includes an introduction to Photoshop, printing basics, and group critiques. Students are welcome to use any type of camera they have.
CE-PHOTO 2016, 5 Thurs., 6:00-9:00 pm, $190. D Carriero.
Sec. A: Sept. 27-Oct. 25. #83351
Sec. B: Nov. 8-Dec. 13 (skip 11/22). #83352
This introductory course will explore basic beading techniques. Learn to make jewelry pieces using seed beads of different sizes, shapes, and materials. No experience needed. Materials list provided upon registration.
CE-CRAFT 2000, 5 Fri., 12:30-3:30 pm, $200. J Johnson.
Sec. A: Sept. 28-Nov. 2 (skip 10/19). #82435
Sec. B: Nov. 9-Dec. 21 (skip 11/23 & 30). #83321
Jewelry & Small Metalwork
An introduction to using metals to construct jewelry and other small-scale metal objects.
CE-ART 2174, 5 Sat., Sept. 29-Oct. 27, 10:00 am-1:00 pm $190. J Grzyb. #83324
Introduction to Ceramics
All levels are welcome in this hand-building and wheel-throwing ceramics class. Explore
making functional pottery forms, such as bowls, cups, vases, and more.
CE-ART 2212, 5 Wed., 6:00-9:00 pm, $190. E Insogna.
Sec. A: 5 Wed., Sept. 26-Oct. 24. #83348
Sec. B: 5 Wed., Nov. 7-Dec. 12 (skip 11/21). #83349
Classes above are held at the Center for the Arts, County Center, White Plains.
196 Central Ave., White Plains, 914-606-7500