171 Cedar Arts Center
171 Cedar Street
CorningNY  14830
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See All Classes: Updated Spring Schedule

How do I register for classes?
We are not accepting registrations on our old website. Please call us at 607-936-4647, e-mail  
info@171cedararts.org.

Youth

Art Discovery Levels I - III

 (6 weeks)

Art Discovery I | Spring 2 (ID# 2018-4483)

 (6 weeks)
Ages: 3-5
Members - $72.00 / Non-Members - $86.00


Students will explore different mark making mediums while developing fine motor skills and hand eye coordination. Markers, crayons, colored pencils, and tempera paints are the first steps of learning for any young artist. With individual attention, students will play while building listening skills and developing their understanding of the world. The best part – no messes in your home! 

*Start date pushed back due to instructor conflict
Fridays, 4:00 - 5:00pm
May 11 - June 22, 2018 | No Class: May 25, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by May 9 at noon

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Art Discovery II | Spring 2 (ID# 2018-4484)

 (6 weeks)
Ages: 6-8
Members - $67.00 / Non-Members - $80.00


Students will begin working on more complex projects and artistic concepts related to color, line, and shape. Students will have more room to explore their own expression and move into finer detailed projects. Class will focus on experimenting with these concepts with different mark making mediums, and materials. Students will develop hand eye coordination and fine motor skills.

*Start date pushed back due to instructor conflict
Fridays, 5:15 - 6:15pm
May 11 - June 22, 2018 | No Class: May 25, 2018
Drake House - Art Room
Please register by May 2 at noon.

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Art Discovery III | Spring 2 (ID# 2018-4487)

 (6 weeks)
Ages: 9-12
Members - $117.00 / Non-Members - $141.00

Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
May 15 - June 26, 2018 | No Class: February 20, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by May 13 at noon.

This class has 6 spots left.

Youth/Teen

Cartooning

 (6 weeks)
with Laura Charles
Ages: 9-12 (Teens Welcome)

Join local artist and illustrator, Laura Charles, as she inspires your child’s imagination. Students will learn basic elements of cartooning and anime, like exaggerated features, definitive lines, color and eccentric personalities. Whether it’s an animal, human, or something out of this world – Laura will help it come to life!

Cartooning I (ID# 2018-4485)

 (6 weeks)
Ages: 9-10
Members - $84.00 / Non-Members - $101.00

Mondays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
May 14 - June 25, 2018 | No Class: May 28, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by May 12 at noon.

This class is limited to 6 students to ensure there is ample 1 on 1 time. Register today to save your spot.

This class only has 4 spots left.

Cartooning II (ID# 2018-4486)

 (6 weeks)
Ages: 11+ or Instructor Permission
Members - $84.00 / Non-Members - $101.00
Mondays, 5:00 - 6:00 PM
May 14 - June 25, 2018 | No Class: May 28, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio

Please register by May 12 at noon.

This class is limited to 6 students to ensure there is ample 1 on 1 time. Register today to save your spot.
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Teen Drawing Club

 (6 weeks)
with Laura Charles

Students will develop the most fundamental of skills in this foundation course. Students will work on drawing exercises and work on a instructor led project for the first half of class. Students will work on a subject matter and style of their choice during the second half of class, ranging from comics, anime, realism and representational work.

Teen Drawing Club (ID# 2018-4488)

 (6 weeks)
Ages: 12+
Members - $117.00 / Non-Members - $141.00

Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:00 PM
May 16 - June 27, 2018 | No Class: May 30, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by May 14 at noon.

Teen/Adult

Daytime Drawing

 (5 weeks)
with Anissa Boutwell

 

Join Anissa for this new daytime drawing class for beginning students and continuing students. The foundation of all art begins with the confidence to pick up a pencil, but sometimes it's hard to know where to start or how to fine tune your drawing. Anissa will help give you the confidence to make decisive marks on your paper and most importantly to enjoy making art. Too often we become distracted with the pressure of a final product and this class is intended to break through your fears or worries and focus on the journey towards a final piece! Class will be begin with group drawing exercises and then focus on each individual's interests projects. Students are invited to bring in images or objects to use as reference in their work.

Daytime Drawing | Spring 2 (ID# 2018-4470)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: 15+
Members - $125.00 / Non-Members - $150.00

Thursdays, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
May 17 - June 14, 2018

Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by May 15 at noon.

This class needs 3 more students to open.

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Mixed Level Watercolor

 (6 weeks)
with Bridget Bossart van Otterloo

If you’ve been wanting to try painting, watercolor is the perfect place to start. Our instructor will introduce the basic techniques and materials. Learn more about color theory, color mixing, brush handling, and different types of watercolor paper. This class is flexible and ideal for students of all abilities and experience.

Watercolor Mixed Level AM | Spring I (ID# 2018-4428)

 (5 weeks)
Members - $168.00 / Non-Members - $201.00

Tuesdays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
April 10 - May 22, 2018 | No Class: April 24 & May 8, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio

This class is open with room for 6 more students.

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Watercolor Mixed Level AM | Spring 2 (ID# 2018-4446)

 (5 weeks)
Members - $168.00 / Non-Members - $201.00

Tuesdays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
May 29 - June 26, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by May 27 at noon.

Watercolor Mixed Level PM | Spring 2 (ID# 2018-4447)

 (5 weeks)
Ages: Teen/Adult
Members - $168.00 / Non-Members - $201.00

Tuesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
May 29 - June 26, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by April 30 at noon.

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Flower Painting

 (7 weeks)
with Bridget Bossart van Otterloo

Flower painting is back! Join Bridget in this class for all levels as she shows you techniques for capturing the beauty of flowers with oil paint. Discover the secrets to mixing a range of luminous floral colors for yellow sunflowers, orange gerberas, red poppies, pink roses, blue iris', white lilies and more. Students will work from life and photographs.

May Day Lilacs pictured to the right by Bridget Bossart Van Otterloo. 15''x15''

 

Flower Painting | Spring I (ID# 2018-4426)

 (7 weeks)
Members - $235.00 / Non-Members - $282.00

Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
March 14 - April 20, 2018 | No Class: April 25, 2018 
Drake House - Art Room East
 

Flower Painting | Spring 2 (ID# 2018-4427)

 (7 weeks)
Members - $235.00 / Non-Members - $282.00

Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
May 16 - June 27, 2018
Drake House - Art Room East
Please register by May 14 at noon.
 

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Oil Painting with Dustin Boutwell

 (Offered All Year)
with Dustin Boutwell

Offered year-round, this class is a favorite among beginning and continuing painting students alike. Dustin Boutwell combines demonstrations with ample individualized instruction, helping each student achieve his or her goals by moving through the classroom to answer questions, problem solve and offer thoughtful critique.  Students choose and supply their own subject matter; all other materials provided.


Oil Painting Drop-In Card with Dustin Boutwell

 (4 Drop-In Dates)
Ages: 16+
Members - $145.00 / Non-Members - $175.00
If you are unable to attend class regularly, Drop-In Cards are available for purchase. Each card grants 4 classes to any of the AM or PM Monday classes. Simply stop by the desk, and have them sign your card. Cards may be used year-round.

Oil Painting AM | Spring 1 (ID# 2018-4436)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: Teen/Adult
Members - $235.00 / Non-Members - $282.00

Mondays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
March 5 - April 30, 2018 |No Class: 4/2/18 & 4/23/18
Drake House - Art Studio

Oil Painting PM | Spring 1 (ID# 2018-4438)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: Teen/Adult
Members - $235.00 / Non-Members - $282.00

Mondays, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
March 5 - April 30, 2017 | No Class: 4/2/18 & 4/23/18
Drake House - Art Studio

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Oil Painting AM | Spring 2 (ID# 2018-4440)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: Teen/Adult
Members - $235.00 / Non-Members - $282.00

Mondays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
May 7 - June 25, 2018 | No Class: June 28, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by May 5 at noon.

Oil Painting PM | Spring 2 (ID# 2018-4441)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: 16+
Members - $235.00 / Non-Members - $282.00
Mondays, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
May 7 - June 25, 2018 | No Class: May 28, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by May 5 at noon.
Adult

Still Life in Oil with Marc Rubin

 (Continuing - Advanced Level)

 

Marc Rubin's approach to painting starts with placing many thin layers of paint and medium to create and amazing illusion of realism. From breathing exercises to brush work, Marc shares the techniques he uses when working through the technical and mental challenges painters face in composing and capturing convincing still life paintings.

Pictured left: "An Homage to the Master" by instructor Marc Rubin

See more of the instructor's work at http://marcrubin.net/

Still Life in Oil (ID# 2018-4430)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: Teen/Adult
Members - $235.00 / Non-Members - $282.00

Thursdays5:30 - 8:00 PM
March 22 - May 17, 2018 | No Class: April 19 & 26, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio East

Students may purchase a kit from 171 Cedar Arts Center in addition to the price of the class for $85.00. If you would like to purchase a kit, please let us know in advance. Paints are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

If you would like to purchase your own brushes, Marc recommends the following:

 Red Sable Brush
(Bright or Filbert)

 Hog Hair Bristle Brush
(Bright or Filbert)

 Size 4

 Size 3

 Size 6

 Size 6

 Size 12

 Size 10


This class is open with room for 6 more students.

3 Day Still Life Painting Workshop (ID# 2018-4442)

 (3 days)
with Marc Rubin
Ages: Adult
Members - $200.00 / Non-Members - $240.00

Friday,  May 4th from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 5th from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (hour break for lunch)
Sunday, May 6th from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (hour break for lunch)

The class will be working on two paintings over the three day workshop.

Be inspired by the warmth of fellow painters and Marc's welcoming atmosphere. Marc will explain and paint along with you, demonstrating the process of painting from life. He will show how to begin by blocking in the composition directly on the board, (painting one to one) how to simply and quickly measure the subject for greater accuracy. The importance of comparing values, determining edges, looking for color relationships, creating depth and weight in your painting. Marc will spend time with each student giving them individual instruction, with goal of having each student be a stronger and more confident painter when they leave the workshop.

Supplies will be provided, but bring any of your favorite brushes and paint!

This workshop needs 1 more students to open.