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Adult Studios

Learn from artists in informal studios with individual attention. Note: All watercolor classes held at the CMA during the winter.

Adult Registration 216-421-7350 or in person. More information: adultstudios [at] clevelandart.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.

 

Starts on Sunday, February 7, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
3 Sundays, February 7-21, 2016, 12:30–3:00 p.m.

Experience the brilliant light of the Ames Family Atrium while drawing a live model! Other afternoons will be spent in the galleries.

Starts on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
8 Tuesdays, January 5-February 23, 2016, 10:00–12:30 p.m.

Learn about warm and cool colors, wet-into-wet blending, glazing, and color mixing.

Starts on Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10:00–4:00 p.m. (lunch on your own).

Create modern abstract floral designs by using traditional Japanese principles of flower arranging. This art emphasizes concepts of line, shape, and form.

Starts on Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10:00–4:00 p.m. (lunch on your own).

Shibori is a Japanese tie-dye method for creating complex patterns, textures, and color on cloth.

Starts on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
5 Tuesdays, March 8- April 5, 2016, 1:00–3:30 p.m.

Experienced students continue explorations of Chinese master techniques with Instructor Mitzi Lai.

Starts on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
8 Tuesdays, March 8–April 26, 2016, 1:00–3:30 p.m.

Beginners learn simple yet effective drawing techniques using basic graphite and conté crayon on paper.

Starts on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
8 Wednesdays, March 9- April 27, 2016, 10:00–12:30 p.m. or 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Sculpture and paintings throughout the museum inspire drawing in charcoal and various pencils. All skill levels welcome.

Starts on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
8 Wednesdays, March 9 –April 27, 2016, 10:00–12:30 p.m.

Learn simple painting techniques with acrylic paints.

Starts on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
8 Wednesdays, March 9-April 27, 2016, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Learn advanced color mixing and composition in a relaxed atmosphere.

Starts on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
8 Wednesdays, March 9-April 27, 2016, 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Relax and unwind after work. Learn about mixing colors and basic composition.

Starts on Thursday, March 10, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
8 Thursdays, March 10-April 28, 2016, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

All levels welcome, from beginner to advanced. Beginners will be given a comprehensive approach to watercolor.

Starts on Friday, March 11, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
8 Fridays, January 8-February 26, 2016, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. or 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Charcoal drawing on the first day leads to underpainting, wet-into-wet blending, and glazing. Geared to all levels.