Adult Classes

Adult & Teen Classes – Fall & Holiday Sessions

Basic Oil Painting (6 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

Basic Oil Painting
Age: 18+ 
Instructor: Thorn Fairchild 
Sept. 11 – Oct. 16 | Tuesdays 6-8 pm 
$105 Members | $130 Non-members
Supply Fee: $30

Learn the basics of creating a beautiful painting! Explore composition, setting up your pallet, layering and glazing techniques, how to clean brushes, varnishing, mixing/blending paint and a variety of mediums.

Beginners Digital Art (6 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

Beginners Digital Art (6 weeks)
Age: 15 and over
Instructor: Ruthie Akuchie
Sept. 13 – Oct. 18 | Thursdays 6-8 pm
$85 Members | $110 Non-Members

With some basic drawing skills, come and learn how to use Apple’s most popular digital drawing app, Procreate. In this class you’ll learn how to use 136 incredible brushes, the advanced layering system, how to upload time-lapse video recordings of your drawings onto social media, and much more. With your own iPad or an iPad provided by the Art Center, I’ll walk you through step-by-step how to create beautiful digital art that you can print and put in your portfolio or hang on your wall at home.

Drawing from the heArt (6 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

DRAWING FROM THE heART
Instructor: Fred del Guidice
Sept. 13 – Oct. 18 | Thursdays 5:30-8 pm
$115 Members | $140 Non-members
Supply Fee: $30

This drawing class is open to all skill levels. We will learn to apply the principles of observational drawing to develop confidence in drawing from life and to learn to build a sketchbook which documents progress week-by-week. We will use still-life, weather permitting outdoors, and possibly working from a live model if available. We will eperiment with various media and learn to become proficient through practice. Come, have fun, and enjoy the experince from working from the inside out, making art from the heART!

Glass Fusing | Advanced | Thurs. Afternoon or Sat. Evening ( 6 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

Glass Fusing | Advanced | Thursday Afternoon or Saturday Evening (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Brittany Sinnema-”Jack”son
Thursday Sept. 13-Oct. 18, 3-5 PM | Saturday Sept.15 – Oct.
$105 Members | $130 Non-members
Firing Fee: $30

We are taking it up a notch! We will be learning new techniques such as layering for depth for landscapes, silk screening on glass, creating our own molds, and much more. This class if for those who have taken previous glass-fusing classes before, and are looking to build on what they already know.

Homade Holiday Gifts (5 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

Homemade Holiday Gifts ( 5 Weeks)
Instructor: Fred del Guidice
Nov. 14 – Dec. 12 | Wednesdays 6-9 pm
$105 Members | $130 Non-members
Supply Fee: $25

This class is for anyone who desires to create special “homemade” Holiday gifts for their loved ones. A painting of a grandfather, a drawing of a favorite pet, a little sculpey sculpture of a favorite cartoon – all just some of the examples to consider! You bring the ideas, we supply the materials and the inspiration!

Jewelry Making | Advanced (Two Sessions)

Drawing and Doodles.

Advanced Jewelry Making (Two Sessions)
Ages: 18 and older
Instructor: Kristin Ellis
Tuesdays 5:30-8:30pm

Session 1: (6 Week)  Sept. 11 – Oct. 16
$105 Members | $130 Non-Members | Studio Fee: $20

Session 2: (5 Week) Nov. 13 – Dec. 11
$95 Members | $120 Non-Members | Studio Fee: $20

For students who have completed the beginning jewelry making class and have instructor approval, this project based class allows students to follow their own artistic journey through independent study. The instructor provides design and metal fabrication problem solving guidance based on students’ ideas and skill levels.

 

On Camera Auditioning, Internet (5 weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

On Camera Auditioning, Internet (5 Weeks) 
Instructor: Daniel Roemer
Nov. 15 – Dec. 13 | Thursdays 6-8 pm 
$100 Members / $125 Non-members

Ever thought you’d be good in the movies or on TV? It isn’t out of the question. With media being shot in cities all over the country, including Columbus, Cleveland and Mansfield, you don’t have to be a ‘Hollywood insider’ to audition and possibly snag a paying gig. You will need some tools however. On Camera Auditioning, Internet  gives you the toolbox to get roles wherever you live. You will utilize self-equipment, upload and become an expert. Class is taught by industry pro, Daniel Roemer, who’s utilized techniques to make features and shorts. His schooling from the University of Southern California and training from audition coach Joseph Hacker makes this experience fun and exciting for up and coming filmmakers and actors!

Mixed Media Painting from the heART (6 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

MIXED MEDIA PAINTING FROM THE heART

Instructor: Fred del Guidice
Sept. 12 – Oct. 17 | Wednesdays 5:30-8 pm
$115 Members | $140 Non-members
Supply Fee: $30

This is a mixed media painting class that is open to all media (wet or dry).We will enjoy the act of moving paint around on surfaces using various media that complement each other (i.e. no acrylics with oils). We may use brushes, palette knives, or possibly our fingers. We will paint from life, outdoors or from still-lives or original photo references indoors. Since fall colors are so beautiful, we will try to take advantage of the color by working outdoors if desired. Observational image-making is the focus with the goal of building confidence, improving skills, and having fun!

What are you Thankful for? Drawing (5 Weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

WHAT ARE YOU THANKFUL FOR? DRAWING ( 5 Weeks)
Ages: 14 and older
Instructor: Fred del Guidice
Nov. 13 – Dec. 11 | Tuesdays 5:30-8 pm
$105 Members | $130 Non-members
Supply Fee: $25

This class is an opportunity for us to visually represent what we are thankful for. We have many gifts, and we are not always conscious of them. This class will help us to encourage ourselves by representing people, objects, feelings etc. by using art media to express our thanksgiving. Still-life, original photos, and other means will help us express these feelings.

Wheel Throwing | All Levels | Mon. or Tues. Evening (6 weeks)

Drawing and Doodles.

 Wheel-Throwing | All Levels | Mon or Tues Evening | (6 weeks) 
Instructor: Brittany Sinnema- ”Jack”son

Mondays Sept 10 – Oct 15 | Tuesdays Sept 11 – Oct 16 
$115 Members | $140 Non-members
Firing Fee: $25

Whether you are a beginner just wanting to try it out or an advanced student looking to further your knowledge this class is for you! This class tailors its lessons to what you would like to work on.

 

Mansfield Art Center

Mansfield Art Center
700 Marion Avenue
Mansfield, Ohio 44906

Hours:
Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 5pm