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, 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.

Winter Quarter begins January 11, 2016.

Registration begins December 3 for Palo Alto residents and December 10 for non-residents.

Classes and workshops are listed below. Click on the class name for full description and to register.

To see the full City of Palo Alto online catalog of classes, including those at the Art Center, go to: https://apm.activecommunities.com/paloalto.

 
For more information call 650.617.3525 or email Fanny Retsek at fanny.retsek@cityofpaloalto.org.


Class code  Instructor Day Dates Time $Res/NonR
Tunnel Books 6831  Ginger Burrell Fri  1/15-3/18  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $250/$287
Ceramics 6832  Lynne Meade Mon  1/11-3/21  7-10 p.m.  $330/$379
Ceramics 6837  Doris Fischer-Colbrie Tue  1/12-3/15  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $330/$379
Wheel Throwing 6838  Jonathan Huang Wed  1/13-3/16  7-10 p.m.  $330/$379
Hand Building 6835  Malia Landis Thu  1/14-3/17  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $330/$379
Ceramics 6836  Wesley Wright Thu  1/14-3/17  7-10 p.m.  $330/$379
Ceramics 6833  Gary Clarien Sat  1/16-3/19  10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $330/$379
Figure in Clay 6884  Rebecca Bui Sat  1/16-2/13  1:30-4:30 p.m.  $165/$189
Self-Directed Ceramics 6834  N/A N/A  1/12-3/20  Drop-in hours  $330/$379
Spark! Fueling the Creative Habit 6862  Elizabeth Foggie Wed  2/10-3/9  7-9 p.m. $150/$172
Introduction to Art 6841  Richard Becker Thu  1/14-3/17  10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $207/$238
Writing and Publishing a Graphic Novel 6863  Daniele Archambault Tue  1/12-3/15  7-9:30 p.m. $260/$299
Drawing on Nature 6830  Ann McMillan Wed  1/13-3/16  7-10 p.m. $300/$345
Quick Figure Sketch 6840  Jim Smyth Fri  1/15-3/18  1:30-4:30 p.m. $300/$345
Drawing Around the Art Center 6882  Rebecca Bui Sat  2/20-3/19  1:30-4:30 p.m. $125/$144
Understanding Acrylics 6856  Richard Becker Tue  1/12-3/15  10 a.m.-1 p.m. $250/$287
Landscape in Oil 6855  Brigitte Curt Wed  1/13-3/16  10 a.m.-1 p.m. $300/$345
Painting: Beginning and Beyond 6854  Cheryl Battiato Thu  1/14-3/17  7-10 p.m. $250/$287
Watercolor 6857  Richard Becker Sat  1/16-3/19  10 a.m.-1 p.m. $250/$287
Jewelry Fabrication Level 1 6845  Edith Schneider Tue  1/12-3/15  7-10 p.m. $240/$276
Jewelry Fabrication Level 2 6846  Edith Schneider Wed  1/13-3/16  1:30-4:30 p.m. $240/$276
Precious Metal Clay 6844  Stephanie North Wed

 1/13-3/9  no class: 1/27,2/3,2/24

 7-10 p.m. $162/$186
Travel Photography 6858  Conrad Johnson Thu  1/14-2/11 7-9 p.m. $120/$138
Photographing Buildings and Cities 6886  Conrad Johnson Thu  2/18-3/17 7-9 p.m $120/$138
Mobile (iPad) Art Intro 6849  Caroline Mustard Sat  1/16 1:30-4:30p.m. $50/$57
Mobile (iPad) Art Workshop 6851  Caroline Mustard Sat  1/23-2/13 1:30-4:30 p.m. $180/$207
Mobile (iPad) Art Intro 6850  Caroline Mustard Sat  2/20 1:30-4:30 p.m. $50$/$57
Mobile (iPad) Art Workshop 6852  Caroline Mustard Sat  2/27-3/19 1:30-4:30 p.m. $180/$207
Water-based Japanese Woodblock Printmaking 6885  Charles Coates Sat  1/16 - 2/20 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $300/$345
Daily Painting Practice 6853  Ann McMillan Sun  1/24 & 1/31 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $200/$230
See and Make Series: Birds of a Feather – Fused Glass Tiles 6842  Trace Galbraith Sat  2/6 1:30-4:30 p.m. $110/$126
See and Make Series:
Build a Birdhouse!
6859  Dorit Elisha Sun  2/7 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $75/$86
Adobe Photoshop
6881  Pantea Karimi Sat  2/20 12-4:30 p.m. $200/$230
Paper Clay 6847  Malia Landis Sun  2/21 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $125/$138
Mixed Media: The Artist Book That Has It All! 6848  Dorit Elisha Sun  2/21 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $120/$143
Monotype 6887  Gloria Huet Sun  2/28 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $100/$115
Sculpting Animal Heads with Clay 6839  Wesley Wright

Sat & Sun

3/5&6 and 3/12&13

Sats:1:30-4:30 p.m. & Suns: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $350/$402
Fused Glass Necklaces with Infuse Glass Studio 6843  Trace Galbraith Sat  3/5 1-4 p.m. $95/$109
Screen Printing with Vinyl Stencils 6883  Pantea Karimi Sun  3/6 12:30-4:30 p.m. $110/$126
Creative Rituals for Everyday Life 6860  Elizabeth Foggie  Sun  3/13 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $100/$115
Zentangles Basics 6888  Joy-Lily Sat  3/19 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $60/$69
Silk Painting with Zentangles 6889  Joy-Lily Sun  3/20 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $125/$143
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2016