MCAC Adult Classes: 17+

Whether you're looking to take a one-time workshop or join a class that meets weekly, MCAC offers a variety of affordable opportunities to exercise your creativity! We believe in small class sizes and quality instructors. Supplies are always included in our course fees. 

Registration Policies:

Your class registration is not complete until your payment is processed. Lack of timely payment (24 hours) will result in your partial registration being deleted. 

Class registration may be cancelled up to 7 days before the start of class for a full refund. 

Class registration may be transferred up to 7 days before the start of class. Only one transfer is allowed, per registration/payment. 


Registration for Spring 2020 (January - May) begins:

MCAC Members - Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 12 PM 

Nonmembers - Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 12 PM


Summer 2018

    • October 15, 2019
    • 12:30 PM
    • November 19, 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 0
    Registration is closed



    Tuesdays, October 15 - November 19, 2019

    12:30 - 3:00 PM

    Fee: $143

     

    Join instructor Dale Evans for this six-week all-levels watercolor course. This course is appropriate for those with no experience painting on their own, as well as those who wish to expand upon their skills. All supplies are included.

    This course covers a variety of watercolor fundamentals: wash techniques, glazing, layering, brush work, and masking. Students will work with transparent still life objects and paint landscapes using photo references. 
    • October 28, 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • December 02, 2019
    • 3:30 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 2
    Registration is closed
                
             

    Mondays, October 28 - December 2, 2019 

    1:00 - 3:30 PM

    Fee: $155

     

    Join instructor Kirsten Heteji for this six-week ceramics course. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. Students have the option of working on the potter's wheel, using hand-building techniques... or both!  

    Enrollment in this class provides access to MCAC's kilns and our full range of ceramic glazes. Enrolled students may also work on their own during open studio hours, at no additional charge. Please check the bulletin board outside of the classrooms for our most current open studio schedule. 

    Class size is limited to eight to allow for individual instruction time. Early registration is encouraged; seats typically sell out in advance. Experienced potters are welcome to join this class to experiment and learn new techniques. Student work is fired on-site by our ceramics studio assistant, allowing everyone to take home finished pieces. 


     


        
    • October 29, 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • December 03, 2019
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 0
    Registration is closed


    Tuesdays, October 29 - December 3, 2019

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $135

    Interested in trying oils but are too intimidated or worried about toxic fumes?  Give water-mixable oils a try! All skill levels welcome in this class taught by Jeremy Langston, MFA. Bring a photo to paint or practice drawing from life with a still-life set up in class. Learn the work flow of how to work with oils, color-mixing, and different techniques of using oils (alla prima, glazes, etc.) Students can expect to leave with a finished painting or two! Get the experience of working with oils with the worry-free, water only ease, of working with acrylics. All materials are provided.

          
    • October 30, 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • December 11, 2019
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 0
    Registration is closed
                
             

    Wednesdays, October 30 - December 11, 2019* 

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $155

     

    Join instructor Erin Furimsky for this six-week ceramics course. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. Students have the option of working on the potter's wheel, using hand-building techniques... or both!  

    Enrollment in this class provides access to MCAC's kilns and our full range of ceramic glazes. Enrolled students may also work on their own during open studio hours, at no additional charge. Please check the bulletin board outside of the classrooms for our most current open studio schedule. 

    Class size is limited to eight to allow for individual instruction time. Early registration is encouraged; seats typically sell out in advance. Experienced potters are welcome to join this class to experiment and learn new techniques. Student work is fired on-site by our ceramics studio assistant, allowing everyone to take home finished pieces. 


    *Class will not meet on November 27 due to Thanksgiving* 


        
    • November 01, 2019
    • 10:15 AM
    • November 30, 2019
    • 4:45 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 19
    Register
                
                  

    November 2019

    Monthly Fee: $125 


    Open Studio Schedule

    Sunday/Monday: No access

    Tuesday: 10:15am - 6:45pm

    Wednesday: 10:15am - 4:45pm

    Thursday: 10:15am - 4:45pm

    Friday: 10:15am - 4:45pm

    Saturday: 12:15pm - 3:45pm

    Open Studio Ceramics is for intermediate and advanced students only. Participants must have taken at least two ceramics classes at MCAC or be able to demonstrate comparable ceramics experience.

    Participants have unlimited access to the ceramics studio during MCAC's regular business hours. There is no supervising instructor. Failure to follow studio rules, including complete and timely clean-up, will result in open studio privileges being revoked.

    Amenities include: wheels, tools, glazes, small storage shelf, and firing. Kiln is fired to Cone 04. Participants must purchase their own low-fire clay from MCAC: $20 per 25 pound bag.



        
    • November 07, 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • December 12, 2019
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 0
    Registration is closed
                
             

    Thursdays, November 7 - December 12, 2019*

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $130

     

    Join instructor Claire Hedden for this five-week ceramics course. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. Students have the option of working on the potter's wheel, using hand-building techniques... or both!  

    Enrollment in this class provides access to MCAC's kilns and our full range of ceramic glazes. Enrolled students may also work on their own during open studio hours, at no additional charge. Please check the bulletin board outside of the classrooms for our most current open studio schedule. 

    Class size is limited to eight to allow for individual instruction. Early registration is encouraged; seats typically sell out in advance. Experienced potters are welcome to join this class to experiment and learn new techniques. 

    Student work is fired on-site by our ceramics studio assistant, allowing everyone to take home finished pieces. 

    *Class will not meet on November 28 due to Thanksgiving*

     

        
    • November 10, 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • November 17, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 2
    Registration is closed



    Sunday, November 10 & 17, 2019

    1:00 - 5:00 PM

    Fee: $120



    Join instructor Doug Johnson for this eight-hour advanced acrylic painting workshop. This workshop is for experienced painters and will explore advanced techniques including color mixing, glazing, paint drying extenders, mediums and surface preparation. To take this workshop, you must have taken five or more acrylic courses with MCAC, have a degree in art, or an exhibition record. Materials provided.




    • December 01, 2019
    • 12:15 PM
    • December 14, 2019
    • 3:45 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 20
    Register
                
                  

    December 1 - 14, 2018

    Pro-Rated Monthly Fee: $65

    **Note: 2 Weeks Access Only**


    Open Studio Schedule

    Sunday/Monday: No access

    Tuesday: 10:15am - 6:45pm

    Wednesday: 10:15am - 4:45pm

    Thursday: 10:15am - 4:45pm

    Friday: 10:15am - 4:45pm

    Saturday: 12:15pm - 3:45pm

    Open Studio Ceramics is for intermediate and advanced students only. Participants must have taken at least two ceramics classes at MCAC or be able to demonstrate comparable ceramics experience.

    Participants have unlimited access to the ceramics studio during MCAC's regular business hours. There is no supervising instructor. Failure to follow studio rules, including complete and timely clean-up, will result in open studio privileges being revoked.

    Amenities include: wheels, tools, glazes, small storage shelf, and firing. Kiln is fired to Cone 04. Participants must purchase their own low-fire clay from MCAC: $10 per 12.5 pound bag.



        
    • January 20, 2020
    • 12:30 PM
    • February 24, 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed
                
             

    Mondays, January 20 - February 24, 2020 

    12:30 - 3:00 PM

    Fee: $155

     

    Join instructor Kirsten Heteji for this six-week ceramics course. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. Students have the option of working on the potter's wheel, using hand-building techniques... or both!  

    Enrollment in this class provides access to MCAC's kilns and our full range of ceramic glazes. Enrolled students may also work on their own during open studio hours, at no additional charge. Please check the bulletin board outside of the classrooms for our most current open studio schedule. 

    Class size is limited to eight to allow for individual instruction time. Early registration is encouraged; seats typically sell out in advance. Experienced potters are welcome to join this class to experiment and learn new techniques. Student work is fired on-site by our ceramics studio assistant, allowing everyone to take home finished pieces. 


     


        
    • January 21, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • February 25, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed


    Tuesdays, January 21 - February 25, 2020

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $135

     

    Join instructor Jeremy Langston for this six-week acrylic painting course. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. All materials are provided: paints, brushes, painting surfaces, palettes, knives, etc. 

    This course covers a variety of acrylic fundamentals: materials and care, layering, brush work, and masking. Students may bring reference photos from home or use images available in the classroom library.        
    • January 22, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • February 26, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed
                
             

    Wednesdays, January 22 - February 26, 2020 

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $155

    Join instructor Erin Furimsky for this six-week ceramics course. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. Students have the option of working on the potter's wheel, using hand-building techniques... or both!  

    Enrollment in this class provides access to MCAC's kilns and our full range of ceramic glazes. Enrolled students may also work on their own during open studio hours, at no additional charge. Please check the bulletin board outside of the classrooms for our most current open studio schedule. 

    Class size is limited to eight to allow for individual instruction time. Early registration is encouraged; seats typically sell out in advance. Experienced potters are welcome to join this class to experiment and learn new techniques. Student work is fired on-site by our ceramics studio assistant, allowing everyone to take home finished pieces. 

     


        
    • January 23, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • February 27, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed
                
             

    Thursdays, January 23 - February 27, 2020

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $155

    Join instructor Claire Hedden for this six-week ceramics course. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. Students have the option of working on the potter's wheel, using hand-building techniques... or both!  

    Enrollment in this class provides access to MCAC's kilns and our full range of ceramic glazes. Enrolled students may also work on their own during open studio hours, at no additional charge. Please check the bulletin board outside of the classrooms for our most current open studio schedule. 

    Class size is limited to eight to allow for individual instruction. Early registration is encouraged; seats typically sell out in advance. Experienced potters are welcome to join this class to experiment and learn new techniques. 

    Student work is fired on-site by our ceramics studio assistant, allowing everyone to take home finished pieces. 

     


        
    • January 23, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • February 27, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St., Bloomington, IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed


    Introduction to Photography


    Thursdays, January 23 - February 27, 2020


    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    $110

    Join instructor Doug Bergeron for an introduction to your DSLR camera utilizing the most creative mode - manual. At the conclusion of this six-week class, participants will know how to control aperture and shutter speed, will know what the ISO is, and will understand how to use the exposure meter. Students will also learn about depth of field and the basics of composition and lighting, including the opportunity to work with constant and flash lighting systems. You'll also begin to unravel the mystery of all those lenses. Students will participate in a class photo shoot and learn how to critique images. Conventional DSLRs and mirrorless cameras are encouraged. 

    • January 27, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • February 10, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
                
             

    Mondays, January 27 - February 10, 2020 

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $85

    Sometimes tackling the surface of a pot can be daunting. Erin Furimsky will help you to expand your options and understanding of what the ceramic surface can be. In this three-part, workshop-based class you’ll find new and exciting ways to transfer imagery, color, pattern, texture, and glaze without breaking a sweat! There are endless possibilities for decorating pottery, from the forming stage on through the glazing, and beyond. Participants will leave the class sessions with a myriad of new techniques explored on flat tiles. Each week a number of new processes will be demonstrated, such as, paper stencils, stamping, Mishima, sgraffito, underglaze trailing, water etching, image transfer, layering glazes, and decals. A basic understanding of clay and glaze are required. 

    Class size is limited to eight to allow for individual instruction time. Early registration is encouraged; seats typically sell out in advance. Student work is fired on-site by our ceramics studio assistant, allowing everyone to take home finished pieces.  



        
    • January 27, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • February 24, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed




    Mondays, January 27 - February 24, 2020

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $120

    Join instructor Mandy Roeing for this five-week pastel course. This course is appropriate for beginners and those with some pastel experience. Students will learn basic pastel techniques and will practice painting both still life objects and landscapes. All supplies are included.

    • February 06, 2020
    • 12:30 PM
    • March 12, 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed






    Thursdays, February 6 - March 12, 2020

    12:30 - 3:00 PM

    Fee: $132

    Join instructor Dale C. Evans for this six-week basic drawing class. Working from still life scenes and photographs, students will practice depicting line, form, tone and texture. Projects will emphasize one-point and two-point perspective in order to produce drawings which accurately represent three-dimensional forms. This class is recommended for anyone wishing to expand their drawing skills, and for painters who would like to create more accurate sketches before beginning to paint. All skill levels are welcome, no experience necessary! Students will be asked to complete simple homework assignments in a sketchbook. 
    • February 18, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • March 10, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed



    Tuesdays, February 18 - March 10, 2020

    12:30 - 3:00 PM

    Fee: $90

     

    Join instructor Dale Evans for this four-week intermediate watercolor course. This course is appropriate for those with some experience painting on their own, as well as those who wish to expand upon skills learned in Dale's all-levels course. All supplies are included.

    This course covers a variety of watercolor fundamentals: wash techniques, glazing, layering, brush work, and masking. Students will work with transparent still life objects and paint landscapes using photo references. 
    • February 22, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed


    Saturday, February 22, 2020

    1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Fee: $35

    Temari is an art form with hundreds of years of history in Japan. Ladies at the Imperial Court once made them to play games and compete on their embroidery skills. Before rubber balls, children used them for outdoor play. Modern temari are beautiful gifts for special occasions. 

    During the class session, students will learn how to make the sphere base, mark guidelines for stitching, and practice several types of patterns to use in their own temari. Previous sewing or embroidery experience helpful, but not required. 

    Heather is certified with the Japan Temari Association and was an MCAC Artisan Workshop Resident in November 2018. 






    • March 14, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed

         


    Saturday Intermediate Pastel with Mandy Roeing 
    Skill Building: Skies & Clouds

    Saturday, March 14, 2020

    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Fee: $75

    *Lunch Included

     

    Join instructor Mandy Roeing for this five hour pastel painting workshop for intermediate students. This workshop is appropriate for those who have taken class(es) with Mandy in the past, have studied with a different instructor, or have been exploring pastels on their own. This workshop is NOT appropriate for students who have never worked with pastels. 

    Take an in depth look at how the sky provides so much to a landscape painting. Students will learn about aerial perspective in the sky, various lighting situations, and use pastel layering techniques to create sky and cloud studies. All materials are provided.


    *Please select a sandwich option during the registration process. Choices are: vegetarian, turkey or ham.     


    • March 16, 2020
    • 12:30 PM
    • April 20, 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed
                
             

    Mondays, March 16 - April 20, 2020 

    12:30 - 3:00 PM

    Fee: $155

     

    Join instructor Kirsten Heteji for this six-week ceramics course. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. Students have the option of working on the potter's wheel, using hand-building techniques... or both!  

    Enrollment in this class provides access to MCAC's kilns and our full range of ceramic glazes. Enrolled students may also work on their own during open studio hours, at no additional charge. Please check the bulletin board outside of the classrooms for our most current open studio schedule. 

    Class size is limited to eight to allow for individual instruction time. Early registration is encouraged; seats typically sell out in advance. Experienced potters are welcome to join this class to experiment and learn new techniques. Student work is fired on-site by our ceramics studio assistant, allowing everyone to take home finished pieces. 


     


        
    • March 17, 2020
    • 12:30 PM
    • April 07, 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed



    Tuesdays, March 17 - April 7, 2020

    12:30 - 3:00 PM

    Fee: $88

    Join instructor Dave Templeton for this four-week basic drawing class. Working from still life scenes and photographs, students will practice depicting line, form, tone and texture. Projects will emphasize one-point and two-point perspective in order to produce drawings which accurately represent three-dimensional forms. This class is recommended for anyone wishing to expand their drawing skills, and for painters who would like to create more accurate sketches before beginning to paint. All skill levels are welcome, no experience necessary! Students will be asked to complete simple homework assignments in a sketchbook. 
    • March 18, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • April 22, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed
                
             

    Wednesdays, March 18 - April 22, 2020 

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $155

    Join instructor Erin Furimsky for this six-week ceramics course. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. Students have the option of working on the potter's wheel, using hand-building techniques... or both!  

    Enrollment in this class provides access to MCAC's kilns and our full range of ceramic glazes. Enrolled students may also work on their own during open studio hours, at no additional charge. Please check the bulletin board outside of the classrooms for our most current open studio schedule. 

    Class size is limited to eight to allow for individual instruction time. Early registration is encouraged; seats typically sell out in advance. Experienced potters are welcome to join this class to experiment and learn new techniques. Student work is fired on-site by our ceramics studio assistant, allowing everyone to take home finished pieces. 

     


        
    • March 19, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • April 23, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed
                
             

    Thursdays, March 19 - April 23, 2020

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $155

     

    Join instructor Claire Hedden for this six-week ceramics course. No experience is necessary, all skill levels are welcome. Students have the option of working on the potter's wheel, using hand-building techniques... or both!  

    Enrollment in this class provides access to MCAC's kilns and our full range of ceramic glazes. Enrolled students may also work on their own during open studio hours, at no additional charge. Please check the bulletin board outside of the classrooms for our most current open studio schedule. 

    Class size is limited to eight to allow for individual instruction. Early registration is encouraged; seats typically sell out in advance. Experienced potters are welcome to join this class to experiment and learn new techniques. 

    Student work is fired on-site by our ceramics studio assistant, allowing everyone to take home finished pieces. 

     


        
    • March 24, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • April 28, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed


    Tuesdays, March 24 - April 28, 2020

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $135

    Interested in trying oils but are too intimidated or worried about toxic fumes?  Give water-mixable oils a try! All skill levels welcome in this class taught by Jeremy Langston, MFA. Bring a photo to paint or practice drawing from life with a still-life set up in class. Learn the work flow of how to work with oils, color-mixing, and different techniques of using oils (alla prima, glazes, etc.) Students can expect to leave with a finished painting or two! Get the experience of working with oils with the worry-free, water-only ease, of working with acrylics. All materials are provided.

          
    • March 28, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St., Bloomington, IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed

     


    Introduction to Papermaking

    Saturday, March 28, 2020

    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    $60

    Join instructor Michele Clark for this introductory class in papermaking. In this class, you will learn to make paper from scrap paper, learn how to color and emboss your papers, how to print on them, and how to make art or objects with handmade paper. All equipment and supplies provided, but bring any of the following: old office paper, scrap colored paper, (no glossy magazines or envelopes) wildflower seeds, flowers and/or petals, leaves. (You do not have to bring any of this--just what you have.)

    Wear clothes and shoes that can get a little wet and bring a water proof apron if you wish.

    Lunch will be provided.

    *Please select a sandwich option during the registration process. Choices are vegetarian, turkey or ham.

    • April 02, 2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • May 07, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed


    Thursdays, April 2 - May 7, 2020

    6:30 - 9:00 PM

    Fee: $135

    Join instructor Dale Evans  for this six-week portrait painting course. Experience with still life utilizing oils (traditional or water-mixable), acrylic, watercolor, and/or gouache is required to take this class. Strong drawing skills are also recommended. Classroom study will utilize live models and photo references. Students will practice with materials and techniques to achieve painterly likeness. All materials are provided: paints, brushes, painting surfaces, palettes, knives, etc. 

    • April 04, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed

         



    Saturday Acrylic Workshop with Jeremy Langston: Zoom!

    Saturday, April 4, 2020

    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Fee: $75

    *Lunch Included

    Artists will work on a painting that takes something small and zooms in to paint it at a large scale.  Realism and details need room to make the magic happen.  Learn to see the smaller shapes and tones that make up a larger whole while sensitizing your perception and judgement of color. This class will give you the opportunity to focus in on subtle details and effects that will push your realism to the next level.  Jeremy has taught experienced and budding artists from children to the university level, join him in this workshop to help fine tune your acrylic painting skills.

    *Please select a sandwich option during the registration process. Choices are: vegetarian, turkey or ham.     


    • April 11, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington, IL 61701
    • 8

     

     

    Saturday, April 11, 2020

     1-4 PM

    $35


    Instructor Heather Evert will lead this fiber art workshop. Using needles, thread and cloth, participants will discover how "drawing with thread" is a little like drawing with a pencil, but with added possibilities of colors and texture of stitches. Students will learn several basic embroidery stitches to combine in making their own designs.


    • April 21, 2020
    • 12:30 PM
    • May 12, 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed



    Tuesdays, April 21 - May 12, 2020

    12:30 - 3:00 PM

    Fee: $88

    Join instructor Dave Templeton for this four-week intermediate drawing class. Participants will expand their skills utilizing several different drawing media including graphite, colored pencil, charcoal, and pen and ink. Studies will be mostly still life. Participants should have a basic knowledge of drawing (how to see the world around them, perspective, line, and shade) developed through basic drawing classes or independent exploration. Students will be asked to complete simple homework assignments in a sketchbook.  

    • May 09, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St. Bloomington IL 61701
    • 8
    Registration is closed

         


    Saturday Intermediate Pastel with Mandy Roeing 
    Skill Building: Painting on Black Paper

    Saturday, May 9, 2020

    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Fee: $75

    *Lunch Included

     

    Join instructor Mandy Roeing for this five-hour pastel painting workshop. This workshop is appropriate for those who have taken class(es) with Mandy in the past, have studied with a different instructor, or have been exploring pastels on their own. This workshop is NOT appropriate for students who have never worked with pastels. 

    Learn different approaches to working on a dark surface and how it changes our perception of value. Students can expect to take home two small painting studies. Materials and lunch provided.


    *Please select a sandwich option during the registration process. Choices are: vegetarian, turkey or ham.     


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