WEEKLY CRAFTING CIRCLE: Come to work on a knitting, crochet, embroidery or other needlework projects. The goal is to create a warm welcoming environment for new and experienced crafters to learn and collaborate. Includes free knitting lessons, beginner to intermediate. Free pattern and instruction for a knitted hat or scarf.  

  • Leader: Lillie Ghidiu
  • Day: Thursday mornings
  • Time: 10am-12noon
  • Cost: Free
  • Materials list provided after the first session.
  • Toregister: Use link at right to register on-line OR Download form at right and mail in with a check payable to Wayne Arts OR call Wayne Arts 315-331-4593 OR visit the gallery and register in person
  • Questions: Email Lillie at  lghidiu@gmail.com
     

FIGURE DRAWING Class  
Students will learn how to draw from a live model, capture gestures and movement, contours, color values, as well as structure and types of drawing techniques (line, shading, perspective).   

  • Teacher: Wayne Williams
  • Day: Wednesdays March 20-May 8, 2019 (8 weeks)
  • Time: 6:30-9pm
  • Cost: $100 members/$120 non-members. Per class fee of $15/$20.
  • Supplies needed: ( 1) 18x24 newsprint pad, vine charcoal, sketch tablets, other media could be used.... conte', graphite, and pastel.  
  • To register: Use link at right to register on-line OR Download form at right and mail in with a check payable to Wayne Arts OR call the gallery 315-331-4593 OR visit the gallery and register in person
  • Questions: Call Wayne Williams at 315/331-1456

 

 WATERCOLORS 2: What is Color?  Second Installment of Watercolor Class
A class for the beginner, each week the class will explore an aspect of color and color mixing.  They will complete a project using that aspect. They will learn the language of color as it applies to watercolor painting; how one color influences another; what is a warm or cool color; how do you mix the color you want and more.  The student will become more confident in their use of color in watercolor paintings.

  • Teacher: Elaine Liberio 
  • Dates:  March 28 - April 25
  • Time: 6:30 - 8:30.  (5 weeks )
  • Cost: $60 members/$70 nonmembers.
  • To register: Use link at right to register on-line OR Download form at right and mail in with a check payable to Wayne Arts OR call Wayne Arts 315-331-4593 OR visit the gallery and register in person
  • Questions: Call or text Elaine Liberio 315-945-2374  or email her at liberioart@rochester.rr.com
  • Supplies you will need: CLICK HERE to download list

 

INTRO TO WATERCOLORS Class
Truly a class for the beginner, you will learn basic watercolor techniques that will be your building blocks to painting wonderful, luminous watercolors. You will complete a project each week introducing you to a different technique like washes, light and shadows, wet on wet, color mixing and more. The final class in the series will be devoted to completing a painting using the techniques learned.

  • Teacher: Elaine Liberio
  • Dates: Monday mornings  April 1, 8, 22, 19 and May 6.  (5 weeks) There is no class on April 15th.     
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30am
  • Cost: $60 members/$70 nonmembers. 
  • To register: Use link at right to register on-line OR Download form at right and mail in with a check payable to Wayne Arts OR visit the gallery and register in person OR call Wayne Arts 315-331-4593
  • Questions: Call or text Elaine Liberio 315-945-2374  or email her at liberioart@rochester.rr.com
  • List of Supplies you will need: CLICK HERE to download

 

ICE-DYED SCARVES Workshop  In this class, students will create a unique hand dyed scarf by experimenting with fabric dyes and ice. Extra time is required for the ice to melt, so students will need to return to the studio at a later time to pick up their completed work. No experience is needed!

  • Teacher: Gail Loveland
  • Dates: Tuesday, April 30
  • Time: 7:00-8:00pm  
  • Cost: $30 members/$35 nonmembers + $10.00 materials fee 
  • To register: Use link at right to register on-line OR Download form at right and mail in with a check payable to Wayne Arts OR call Wayne Arts 315-331-4593 OR visit the gallery and register in person
  • Questions: Contact Gail at 315-521-2988 or email her gloveland711@gmail.com  
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PASTELS: LANDSCAPES Class  The emphasis of this class will be how to create strong focal points and a sense of distance (depth) in a landscape through the use of color. The students will be taught the importance of aerial perspective and how to achieve it. Each class will start with a short demo on basic pastel techniques. The students will work from photo reference and shown how to use the photo as a starting point to create a painting that is strong in both composition and color. Individual instruction will be given to each student based on their level of experience with the medium.

  • Teacher: Kaylinda Schuhart
  • Dates: June 23rd, June 30th,(skip July 7th), July 14th, 21st and 28th, The first two classes will be held at Wayne Arts. The last three will be held at Sarah Kyburg's farm in Lyons.
  • Time: 2:00-4:30  
  • Cost: Full series: $60 members/$70 nonmembers. Per class fee of $15/$20. 
  • To register: Use link at right to register on-line OR Download form at right and mail in with a check payable to Wayne Arts OR call Wayne Arts 315-331-4593 OR visit the gallery and register in person
  • Questions: Contact Kaylinda at artistkaylinda@gmail.com  or call 585-747-5259
  • List of Supplies you will need: Click HERE to download   

  

JEWELRY MAKING WORKSHOP:  “Let’s Get Wired 2" 
This three hour workshop can be a stand-alone offering or builds upon the techniques that were taught in a similar 2018 workshop. Students will learn basic skills of wire wrapping using natural gemstones to create a pendant, along with how to create wire swirls, twists, and adding smaller beads to enhance the wire work. Each person will go home with one completed pendant. Supplies and tools will be provided. 

  • Teacher: Mary Christopher
  • Date: Saturday, June 15, 
  • Time: 12 - 3pm
  • Maximum number of students:  5
  • Cost: $25.00 Members / $30 non-members
  • To register: Use link at right to register on-line OR Download form at right and mail in with a check payable to Wayne Arts OR call Wayne Arts 315-331-4593 OR visit the gallery and register in person
  • Questions: Call Mary Christopher 315-597-9580 or email christopherfarms@gmail.com
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WET FELTING WORKSHOP 
Students will learn how to wet felt using wool fibers, soap, water and friction allowing them to use the wet felted piece as a canvas for a needle felted painting. The second session will build on the first. Participants will learn how to use a felting needle and more wool to add layers and details to their canvas, thus creating a wool painting. Students will complete a finished piece suitable for framing. Appropriate for beginners and advanced.

  • Teacher: Gail Loveland
  • Dates: Saturday, July 13 & 20 (2 sessions)  
  • Times: 12 - 2:30pm 
  • Cost: $40 members / $45 non-members 
  • To register: Use link at right to register on-line OR Download form at right and mail in with a check payable to Wayne Arts OR call Wayne Arts 315-331-4593 OR visit the gallery and register in person
  • Questions: Call Gail at 315-521-2988 or email her gloveland711@gmail.com

 

OIL PAINTING WITH RAGS Workshop    
Oil Painting with Rags: No Brushes Allowed – a 3 hour workshop for the novice or advanced oil painter. Using only rags to apply the paint to canvas, you will create a work of art to take home at the end of the session. The novice will learn about the materials involved in oil painting and to paint without fear of making a mistake. The advanced painter will learn to loosen up and get a fresh perspective on their painting.  Most of all, you will have fun.    

  • Instructor: Elaine Liberio
  • Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019   
  • Time: 10AM to 1:00PM
  • Class Fee: $20 for member $25 for non-member. 
  • Supply Fee $10 paid to instructor at the beginning of the class (or you may bring your own supplies) 
  • Questions: call or text Elaine 315-945-2374 or email her at LiberioArt@rochester.rr.com
  • List of Supplies: contact Elaine if you want to bring your own

 

WATERCOLORS 3: BEYOND THE BASICS  (Third installment of Water Colors) Class

This is a class for those who have moved on from the beginner stage of watercolor painting. Each week we will emphasize a different watercolor technique and complete a project using that technique.  We will cover tonal painting; painting using negative space, sponging and scratching out, resists and more.  You will have fun while learning how really versatile watercolors are.  

  • Teacher: Elaine Liberio
  • Dates: Thursday evenings  September 12 – October 10 (5 weeks)
  • Time: 6:30 – 8:00 
  • Cost: $60 members/$70 nonmembers.
  • To register: Use link at right to register on-line OR Download form at right and mail in with a check payable to Wayne Arts OR visit the gallery and register in person OR call Wayne Arts 315-331-4593
  • Questions: Call or text Elaine Liberio 315-945-2374  or email her at liberioart@rochester.rr.com
  • List of Supplies you will need: CLICK HERE to download

  
PASTELS: COMPOSITION Class
Working from photographs student will first learn to sketch their floral design. We will discuss the importance of doing a full value study before going on to the pastel painting. There will be a demo at the beginning of each class session showing various pastel painting techniques, then one on one instruction will be given as the students work on their individual paintings.  The goal will be to complete 2-3 paintings.
This class is for all skill levels.

  • Teacher: Kaylinda Schuhart.
  • Day: Sundays  October 6-November 3  (5 weeks)
  • Time: 2-4:30pm
  • Cost: $60 member/$70 nonmembers. Per class fee of $15/$20.
  • To register: Use link at right to register on-line OR Download form at right and mail in with a check payable to Wayne Arts OR visit the gallery and register in person OR call Wayne Arts 315-331-4593
  • Questions: Contact Kaylinda at artistkaylinda@gmail.com  or call 585-747-5259
  • List of Supplies you will need: CLICK HERE to download

 

PRINTMAKING Class

This class covers etching and dry point.

  • Teacher: Wayne Williams
  • Dates: Wednesdays, October 16 - November 20, 2019  (6 weeks)
  • Time: 6:30-9:00pm. 
  • Cost: $75 members/$85 nonmembers. Per class fee of $15/$20.
  • Supplies fee: $20.00.
  • What to bring to class: Students need to bring a sketchbook and ideas for creating a print.
  • To register: Use link at right to register on-line OR Download form at right and mail in with a check payable to Wayne Arts OR visit the gallery and register in person OR call the gallery 315-331-4593
  • Questions: Call Wayne Williams at 315/331-1456 

 

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These classes are partially funded by the Nelson B. Delavan Foundation. Wayne Arts is grateful for their continued support!

​Wayne County Council for the Arts​

2019 Adult Art Classes and Workshops 

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