Learn from artists in informal studios with individual attention. Note: All watercolor classes held at CMA during the winter.
Adult Registration 216-421-7350 or in person. More information: adultstudios [at] clevelandart [dot] org. Supply lists available at the ticket center.
Cancellation Policy: Classes with insufficient registration will be combined or canceled three days before class begins, with enrollees notified and fully refunded. Refunds are issued any time before the beginning of the session. After the first class, consideration will be given to refunds on an individual basis.
Learn about warm and cool colors, wet-into-wet blending, glazing, and color mixing.
Experienced students continue explorations in Chinese master techniques.
Beginning and intermediate students use the CMA prints and drawings collections as inspiration for linoleum, drypoint, and monoprints.
Learn advanced color mixing and composition in a relaxed atmosphere.
Sculpture and paintings throughout the museum inspire drawing in charcoal and pencils, including colored conté pencil. All skill levels welcome.
Relax and unwind after work. Learn about mixing colors and basic composition.
This class can be a mix of beginner and advanced students. Beginners will be given a comprehensive approach and understanding of watercolor.
Aesthetic expression emerges as compositions are refined with contrasting color, pattern, texture, tone, and line. Charcoal drawing on the first day leads to underpainting, wet-into-wet blending, and glazing. Geared to all levels.
Explore printmaking techniques to use with your students.
Instructor: Cliff Novak.
$100, members $80. Fee includes parking and supplies.
Techniques include linoleum, Styrofoam, and mono-prints. Investigate curriculum connections.
Learn about the philosophy behind Chinese painting and how to paint the 4 gentlemen in this 4-part workshop.
Instructor: Susan Gray Bé.
$95, CMA members $85.
CMA provides basic supplies or bring your own.
Using sculpture as inspiration, explore a variety of drawing techniques in media such as charcoal, pencils, and conté crayon.
Emphasis is on learning to see for beginner or advanced students. The creative process is stressed as well as the product via working with various materials, methods, and techniques.
Learn about warm and cool colors, wet-into-wet blending, glazing, color mixing, and palette organization. Paint still-life for two weeks and landscape for two weeks, weather permitting.
Join us to explore in-depth two fascinating and engaging parts of Japanese culture. We'll make traditional tea bowls from clay, mix and apply our own glazes to the work, rapid fire in a small fuel-burning outdoor kiln, and re-create the Japanese tea ceremony using our own pottery.
Create modern abstract floral designs by using traditional Japanese principles of flower arranging.