Adult Classes and Workshops

 

EASTERN SHORE ART CENTER SUMMER SCHEDULE

              

Summer Classes begin the week of May 31st. Classes are 8 weeks, unless otherwise noted. Click the register button to enroll on-line, call 251-928-2228, ext. 107, or enroll in person; Tuesday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30pm in the Registrar's office. ESAC Family Members and above receive class discounts.  See below for our Refund Policy. 

Click on a class name to be taken to its summary and online registration.

The Art Center will be closed the week of July 4th, so classes will skip that week and resume on July 12th.

 

** ESAC will be CLOSED for the following holidays so that the staff may spend time with their families!**

Memorial Day: Saturday, May 28 - Monday, May 30, 2016
Fourth of July: Monday, July 4 - Saturday, July 9, 2016

 



Alabama Art Supply in Mobile has agreed to give ESAC students a 20% discount. Call (251)
344-9265 with your supply list, and let them know who sent you! You can even choose to have your supplies delivered to the Art Center, where they'll be waiting for you on the first day of class.

 

Tuesdays:  

Take Your Painting to the Next Level, F. Fontaine, 1:00-4:00, $110, $100 Supply List

              (Six weeks - May 31-July 12, skipping July 5)

 

Expressionistic Painting, Linda Ledet, 1:00-4:00, $135, $125 Supply List - Class is full! Call Hannah at 928-2228 ext. 107 or email hannah@esartcenter.com to be placed on the waitlist!

Beg. to Intermediate Sumi-e, Maria Papp, 1:00-4:00pm, $145, $135 Supply List

Intermediate to Adv. Pottery, Maria Spies, 1:00-4:00pm, $185, $175

              (Clay + tools purchased separately. Bring supplies noted below.*)

Figure Drawing, Self Directed, 5:30-8:30pm, $125

              (Model fee included)

Intermediate to Adv. Pottery, Maria Spies, 5:30-8:30pm, $185, $175

              (Clay + tools purchased separately. Bring supplies noted below.*)

Digital Photography Now, Stephen Savage, 6:00-8:30, $100, $90

              (Six weeks - May 31-July 12, skipping July 5)

Wednesdays:  

Taking It Across the Finish Line, Linda Ledet, 1:00-4:00, $135, $125 Supply List

 

Beginning Pottery, Karen Clements, Wednesdays 1:00-4:00, $185, $175

              (Clay + tools purchased separately. Bring supplies noted below.*)

History of American Art, Dr. Bob Bantens, 1:00-2:30, $70, $60

Beginning to Intermediate Pottery, Zach Sierke, 5:30-8:30pm, $185, $175

              (Clay + tools purchased separately. Bring supplies noted below.*)

Thursdays: 

Intermediate to Adv. Pottery, Maria Spies, 1:00-4:00pm, $185, $175 Only 2 spots remaining!

              (Clay + tools purchased separately. Bring supplies noted below.*)

Fur, Feathers, or Whatever, Kathy Sheppard, 1:00-4:00pm, $135, $125

Hot, Tropical Adventures, Benita McNider, 1:00-4:00pm, $110, $100 Supply List

              (Six weeks - June 2-July 14, skipping July 7)

Beginning Watercolor, Mary L. Nicolai, Ages 14-17, 1:00-4:00pm, $95, $90

Fridays:  

Summer Sculpture, Fran Neumann, 1:00-4:00pm, $175, $165

              (Clay + tools purchased separately. Bring supplies noted below.*)

Drawing Classically, Cleveland Mosher, Ages 14+, 3:30-6:30pm, $135, $125 Supply List

Saturdays:  

Leaves in Summer Repose (Watercolor), Derek Norman, 10:30am-1:30pm, $135, $125 Supply List

*ALL POTTERY CLASSES: Bring apron, hand towels, paper towels, notebook & pencil.*

Workshops:

June Woodfiring with Maria Spies, June 3-4, 7, 10:00am-4:00pm daily. $100/shelf if participating in woodfiring, $125 for dropoff. Join local artist Maria Spies in firing the Art Center's woodfire kiln! This is a unique experience that allows you to experience a more personal connection to pottery and firing. Only 1 spot remaining! Call Hannah at 928-2228 ext. 107 to register!

NEW Painting Water with Confidence, Ron Thomson, August 24-25, 10:00am-5:00pm daily. $225, $200 members.

NEW The Brush and the Wheel, Michael Kline, September 10-11, 10:00am-4:00pm daily. $300, $275 members. Michael Kline delivers this two day hands on workshop diving into the deep well of pottery history and sharing his 25 years of potting experience with demonstrations, discussions, and plenty of time for making. Michael is known for his fluid brushwork and strong traditional wood-fired forms. A variety of surface treatments including brushwork with wax resists and slips, thick slip combing, slip trailing, agate and swirlware, traditional Korean slip inlay, and rope impressing. Be sure to register so you can participate in this exciting workshop!

 

Refund Policy: 

A $25 fee will be charged for class all refunds.  Class refunds will be given up to seven (7) days prior to class or workshop start date.  Thereafter, no refunds will be given.  There is a $75 refund fee for all workshop cancellations.  Workshop refunds will be given up to one month prior to the workshop.  Thereafter, no refunds will be given.      


*Family Members or above. For more information, call Hannah Lyle at 251.928.2228, ext. 107




Alabama Art Supply in Mobile has agreed to give ESAC students a 20% discount. Call (251)
344-9265 with your supply list, and let them know who sent you! You can even choose to have your supplies delivered to the Art Center, where they'll be waiting for you on the first day of class.