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November 2019

$350

Painting Color and Light in Watercolor

November 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm / Each Friday-Sunday, until November 17.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: November 1
Ages: 18+

Join Artist Steve Rogers from Florida for a unique opportunity to learn in his advanced watercolor workshop! “I believe I can most honestly say what I want to with my brush and ‘juicy’ watercolor paint.” – Steve Rogers Beginners and advanced painters alike will learn about light and color and the way watercolor behaves through “mini-demos” of paint application, “dealing with dark values in watercolor”, “secrets of painting reflections” etc. and how these operate in Steve’s full painting demonstrations. Students who are seeking to paint a convincing representation will advance substantially in his workshop, while those who wish to attain a higher degree of insight into their subjects will also be pleased. Lots of student painting time along with personal help is available every day. In both value and color, Steve makes clear how the medium of watercolor with its unique transparency and range of color and value can make our vision of a landscape live on the paper. Steve is especially qualified in reflections and the unique problems associated with painting boats and water subjects, and in many cases students have not been exposed to some of the concepts. If time permits Steve will also cover the use of…

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$40

Pottery Date Night

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until November 15.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: November 13
Ages: 18+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Anna Ellis 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 a clay project. Instructor Anna Ellis will walk you through the simple steps of making a Holding Hands Dish. 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.

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$95

Simplifying Watercolors

November 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until December 10.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: November 14
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Solly Blank This class is for students with previous watercolor experience. Learn to simplify busy scenes and “de-clutter.” There will be demonstrations and class projects as well as students working on projects of their choosing. Supply List for Watercolor Solly Blank ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+): Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75.

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December 2019

$15

Family Saturday: Christmas Tree Lantern

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am / Each Saturday, until December 7.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: December 5
Ages: 5+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor Anna Ellis will teach students how to make Christmas Tree Lanterns just in time for Christmas!

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January 2020

$35

Palette Knife Painting: Winter Landscapes

January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: January 4
Ages: 16+

Instructor: Alice Glass Students will work alongside artist Alice Glass as she takes them through her process of painting with a palette knife. The instructor will use a landscape 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. Artist’s Bio: Raised in a family brimming with commercial and fine artists, Alice Glass has always had a deep love for art, but didn’t start painting until early 2015. Her first experimental paintings gave way to a variety of subject matter including abstracts, florals, landscapes, Mediterranean villages, beaches, still life, and commissioned pieces of family houses and pets. Most of Alice’s work features bright and colorful acrylic paint on canvas, and most of her work is produced exclusively with her favorite selection of palette knives. Alice’s style is to quickly create her subject matter with broad painterly strokes leaving thick, expressive bands and pods of colors mixed on her palette board as well as the canvas itself. In less than five years, Alice has created more than…

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$15

Family Saturday: Snow Man Nesting Bowls

January 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm / Each Satuday, until January 11.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 10
Ages: 5+

Instructor Anna Ellis will help your children and you get in the mood for winter with a set of snow man bowls made of clay!

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$150

Monday Independent Studio

January 13, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Monday, until March 2.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 11
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

nstructor: Ted Batt 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.

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$95

Mosaic Madness

January 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm / Each Monday, until February 10.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 11
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

In this fun and fully interactive class, learn to make your own mosaic art pieces, with instructor, Kim Clarke. We will be working using the direct method. Choose from several project bases (mirror, address number plaques, frames etc). All bases and materials are included, along with colored glass, adhesives and grout. Use the wide array of colored glass and mirror tiles provided or bring in your own tiles, bases other fun items that can be used in mosaics. Great for beginners. **A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor on the first night of class. Artist Bio: Kim Clarke originally from California has been a teacher and artist for many years. She has an artistic style which is very fun and whimsical. Kim’s art pieces reside in galleries and private collections all over the world including France and Australia. Upon visiting Lynchburg she discovered the Pottery Studio at the Academy center and loved it.  Her passion for clay, mosaics, and pottery brought her to teaching classes and workshops there. She now calls Virginia home.

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$200

Pottery Basics and Beyond

January 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Monday, until March 2.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 11
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Instructor: Kim Clarke Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun and casual class, taught by instructor Kim Clarke. You will get some tips and tricks that will help you create some beautiful pottery! This is a great way for you to take a break and explore your creative side in this fun introduction to clay. No experience needed! Tuition includes a 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze and firing costs. Artist Bio: Kim Clarke originally from California has been a teacher and artist for many years. She has an artistic style which is very fun and whimsical. Kim’s art pieces reside in galleries and private collections all over the world including France and Australia. Upon visiting Lynchburg she discovered the Pottery Studio at the Academy center and loved it.  Her passion for clay, mosaics, and pottery brought her to teaching classes and workshops there. She now calls Virginia home.

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$95

Watercolor: Let’s Paint!

January 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until February 4.
Peggy Burruss Art Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: January 10
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Solly Blank This class is for students with previous watercolor experience. There will be demonstrations and class projects as well as students working on projects of their choosing. Bring photos with any subject matter to class for inspiration! Supply List for Watercolor Solly Blank ____________________________________________________________ SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. Artist’s Bio: Solly Blank is a native of Heidelberg, Germany, where she began her study of art. Solly has lived in Lynchburg since 1977. In 1980, Solly took drawing, watercolor and pastels classes with Howard Coleman at the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center. Her love for watercolor started and she continued classes with Coleman and then began classes with Dick Frisbee. Solly continued her art education in classes with Ralph Smith, Ernest Johnson, Frank Webb, Don Andrews, Serge Hollerbach and Tony Couch. In recent years, Solly became interested in oil painting and studied with local artists Bertha Crockett and Rosalie Day White. Solly likes to tackle any subject matter, including landscape, florals, animals, architecture, interiors, and portraits. Most importantly, Solly likes to create compositions which include people. Solly says, “I am fascinated with…

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