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July 2018

$135

Wednesday Independent Studio IV

July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until August 29.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 17
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

For experienced potters looking for studio time but not necessarily instruction. Have access to pottery wheels, tools, glazes and firing and work at your own pace. Includes a 25lb. bag of clay with registration. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$180

Autumn Pottery

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm / Each Friday, until August 31.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: July 18
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

In this Fall themed class, students will make hand built leaf dishes, wheel-thrown mugs, sponge holders and more! SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$35

Palette Knife Painting: Bird’s Nest

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm / Each Saturday, until July 21.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: July 13
Ages: 18+

Students will get to work alongside of artist Alice Glass as she takes you through her process of painting with a palette knife. The instructor will use a bird’s nest as her inspiration for this piece and will show students how she utilizes different techniques to create her art. Much of this class will be demonstration based but students will come out with their own paintings by the end of class. Supplies are included.

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August 2018

$50

Intro to Photoshop

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm / Each Saturday, until August 4.
Arts and Education Building Conference Room, Corner of 5th and Commerce Streets
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Register By: August 1
Ages: 18+

Photoshop is an invaluable tool for working with images. It is the industry standard for professionals but accessible to all who want to learn. Edit and manipulate family photos or marketing materials to promote your small business. This workshop will introduce you to the basics of this very powerful tool. We will look at layers, changing file sizes and formats as well as non-destructive editing. The workshop is appropriate for beginners with basic computer skills. You will be expected to be able to download files and find them on your laptop. Unleash your creative self with this powerful tool. Bring your laptop. Trial versions of Photoshop are available if you are not a current subscriber to the Adobe Creative Suite.

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$40

Pottery Date VII

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until August 10.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: August 9
Ages: 18+

Go ahead and get a little dirty on Friday night! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to join us at The Academy Center of the Arts Pottery Studio for an evening of fun, romance and hand building in clay. Our skilled instructors will walk you through the simple steps to hand building special projects. Beer, wine, light snacks, clay and tools are included. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don’t mind getting dirty. Preregistration is required. Please register online, but if you have any additional questions contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 434-528-3256 x127 for more information. The $40 fee is per person and the event is for adults ages 18 and over. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events…

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$25

Brush Pen 101 – Hand Lettering Workshop

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm / Each Saturday, until August 11.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: August 2
Ages: 16+

Brush Pen Calligraphy provides a terrific, no fuss way to get started with hand lettering. In this class we will explore the fundamentals of brush pen basics and the basic supplies you need to get started. Create your own beautiful and personal style of brush pen lettering as you work your way through this workshop. At the end of this class, and with plenty of practice, you will definitely gain the tools necessary to develop an aesthetic brush pen lettering style all your own! In this workshop, you will learn: – What brush pen lettering supplies you need and how to use them – Basic individual strokes to create letters, numbers, and symbols – Practice exercises that will help you continue to improve – Lowercase alphabet stroke sequences and word layout

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$15

Family Saturday Clay Day: Animal Pencil Holder

August 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until August 11.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: August 10
Ages: 5+
Academy Center of the Arts

Summer is almost gone so get ready for the school year.  Parents and children (or you can drop your children off) will make a very cool pencil holder that looks like you an animal:  you name it!  Fee covers clay, glazes and firing of clay projects

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September 2018

$80

Raku Workshop with Brett Thomas, Mobile Raku

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm / Each Saturday, until September 29.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: September 2
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

The Academy Center of the Arts is pleased to partner again with Brett Thomas of Mobile Raku in hosting a one day Raku workshop on Saturday, September 29 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 pm at the Academy Center of the Arts. Class size is limited to 20 students, and each student may bring 4-5 pieces (raku clay only bisque cone 06), approximately 5” wide x 12” tall or smaller. Tiles are acceptable however NO BOWLS OR SLABS.   If time allows, additional pieces may be fired after everyone has had a turn.  Brett will provide his glazes and materials for firing. Please register early, as raku clay has to be ordered, pieces need to made and bisque fired before March 6. One day class tuition is $80 which includes a 25lb bag of raku clay.  Student currently not enrolled in Academy Center pottery classes will have access to the studio to make their pieces. Unused raku clay from this class can be saved for the next Raku workshop! Come join the firing party! REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will…

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