Classes and Workshops

The Studio program offers classes and workshops for adult students of all levels in our well-equipped studios. Classes and workshops are taught in a variety of media including ceramics, painting, drawing, jewelry, printmaking*, fiber arts, book arts, and collage. Classes vary in length and duration and are offered four sessions per year starting in September, January, April, and July.

 

The Adult Studios will be closed to the public on November 23 & 24, 2017 for Thanksgiving, and from December 23, 2017 through January 2, 2018.

Winter quarter begins January 8, 2018.

Registration for classes begins November 30 for Palo Alto residents and December 7 for non-residents.

 

The Art Center and Studios will be closed on 1/15/18 for Martin Luther King Day, and 2/19 for Presidents Day. There will be no classes on these dates.

View the catalog here or click on a class below for more information and to register.

Class

Code

Instructor

Day

Dates

Time

$Res/NonR

BOOK ARTS
Bindings with Envelopes and Pockets 11568 Ginger Burrell Fri 1/12-3/16 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $258R/$297NR
CERAMICS
Intermediate/Advanced Ceramics 11559 Lynne Meade Mon 1/8-3/19 2-5 p.m. $306R/$352NR
Beginning/Intermediate Ceramics  11532 Lynne Meade Mon 1/8-3/19 7-10 p.m. $306R/$352NR
Ceramics 11536 Scott Jennings Tue 1/9-3/13 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $340R/$391NR
Ceramics 11538 Joey Agcopra Wed 1/10-3/14 7-10 p.m. $340R/$391NR
Hand Building 11535 Julia Feld Thur 1/11-3/15 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $340R/$391NR
Ceramics  11539 Shannon Abac Thur 1/11-3/15 7-10 p.m. $340R/$391NR
Ceramics 11533 Gary Clarien Sat 1/13-3/17 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $340R/$391NR
Ceramics: Self-Directed Projects 11534 N/A all 1/8-3/19 During drop-in hours $340R/$391NR
Ceramics Drop-In Pass 11537 N/A all 1/8-3/19 During drop-in hours $77 all
DRAWING
People Drawing Skills  11547 Ann McMillan  Mon  1/8-3/19 10a.m.-1p.m.  $232R/$267NR
Visual Storytelling: Writing and Publishing a Graphic Novel  11567 Daniele Archambault Tu 1/9-3/13 7-9:30 p.m. $268R/$308NR
Assemble Your Drawing Kit  11556 Ann McMillan Wed 1/10-3/14 7-10 p.m. $258R/$297NR
Quick Figure Sketch 11560 Jim Smyth Fri 1/12-3/16 1:30-4:30 p.m. $309R/$355NR
Figure Drawing Dojo Workshop 11549 Ann McMillan Sun

2/4

11 a.m.-4 p.m. $120R/$138NR
FOUNDATIONS
Introduction to Art 11542 Richard Becker Thu 1/11-3/15 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $213R/$245NR
JEWELRY
Jewelry Fabrication, Level 1  11548 Edith Schneider Mon 1/8-3/12 6-9 p.m. $247R/$284NR
Jewelry Fabrication, Level 2 11546  Edith Schneider Mon  1/8-3/12  2-5 p.m. $247R/$284NR 
Pendant Palooza!
 11541  Trace Galbraith  Sun  3/11 1-3 p.m.   $75R/$86NR
 MIXED MEDIA
Storytelling with Collage  11555 Ann McMillan Sun  3/4 11 a.m.-3 p.m.  $120R/$138NR
 PAINTING
Understanding Acrylics 11553 Richard Becker Tue 1/9-3/13 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $258R/$297NR
Painting Landscapes in the Studio 11563 Brigitte Curt Wed 1/10-3/14 10 a.m. 1 p.m. $309R/$355NR
Beginning and Beyond 11552 Ann McMillan Thur 1/11-3/15 7-10 p.m. $258R/$297NR
Watercolor 11554 Richard Becker Sat 1/13-3/17 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $258R/$297NR
Richard Diebenkorn's Ocean Park-Style Workshop 11561 Zoya Scholis Sun 1/28 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $120R/$138NR
Joan Mitchell-Style Abstract Expressionism Workshop  11562 Zoya Scholis Sun 2/11 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $120R/$138NR
PHOTOGRAPHY and DIGITAL
Tips and Tricks of Smart Phone Photos 11557 Curt Fukuda Thur 2/1 7-9 p.m. $25R/$29NR
Photoshop: Getting Started! 11564 Curt Fukuda

 

Thur 2/22-3/1 7-9 p.m. $50R/$58NR

PRINTMAKING

Screen Printing with Photo-Emulsion 1* 11540 Pantea Karimi Sun 1/14-1/28 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. $180R/$207NR
Screen Printing with Photo-Emulsion 2* 11544 Pantea Karimi Fri

2/2-2/16

5:30-7 p.m $180R/$207NR 
Expressive Monotype* 11565 Susanne Smith Tue 1/23-3/13 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $340R/$391NR
Monotype, Session 1* 11550 Gloria Huet Sat 1/20 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $125R/$144NR
Monotype, Session 2* 11551 Gloria Huet Sat 1/27 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $125R/$144NR
Monotype, Session 3* 11579 Gloria Huet Sun 2/25 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $125R/$144NR
Monotype, Session 4
11580 Gloria Huet Sun 3/4 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $125R/$144NR
Drypoint Workshop* 11566 Susanne Smith Sat 2/10 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $125R/$144NR
SCULPTURE
Equine Anatomy for Sculpture 11543  Deanna Rae  Sat 1/20-3/17 1:30-4:30 p.m. $320R/$368NR
Re-use & Respond: Improvised Small Soft Sculpture
11558 Victoria May  Sat & Sun 3/24-3/25
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
$250R/$287NR
*All printmaking classes are at Paula Kirkeby Press at
Cubberley Community Center, Room F4, 4000
Middlefield Road,Palo Alto
 For more information call 650.617.3525 or email Fanny Retsek at fanny.retsek@cityofpaloalto.org.
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2017
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