171 Cedar Arts Center
171 Cedar Street
CorningNY  14830
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See All Classes: Winter 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 (ID# 2017-4378)

 (6 weeks)
Ages: 3-5
Members - $67.00 / Non-Members - $80.00

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! 

Fridays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
January 19 - March 2, 2018 | No Class: February 23, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio

This class is open with room for 5 more students.

Art Discovery II (ID# 2017-4379)

 (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.

Fridays, 5:15 - 6:15 PM
January 19 - March 2, 2017 | No Class: February 23, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio

607-936ass is sold out. Please call 607-936-4647 to be added to a call list.

Art Discovery III (ID# 2017-4375)

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

Students will explore more complicated visual art concepts while covering fundamentals in previous classes. Students will understand the use and application of paint, drawing mediums, and even clay. Students will expand on concepts like line, color, value, volume, saturation, and space all while improving hand eye coordination and fine motor skills. The class will focus more on process and the capabilities of various mark making tools rather than perfecting a single piece of artwork over the course of multiple weeks. Art Discovery classes are intended to advance students into Teen Painting Club, Teen Drawing Club, and Teen Pottery which are geared towards making a final product.

Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
January 16 - February 27, 2018 | No Class: February 20, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by January 13 at noon.

This class is open with room for 4 more students.

Cartooning & Illustration (ID# 2017-4372)

 (6 weeks)
Ages: 9-12 (Teens Welcome)
Members - $84.00 / Non-Members - $101.00

Mondays, 4:30 - 5:30 PM
January 15 - February 26, 2018 | No Class: February 19, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by January 13 at noon.

This class is sold out. Please consider Art Discovery III.

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!

Youth/Teen

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# 2017-4371)

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

Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:00 PM
January 17 - February 28, 2018 | No Class: February 21, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio

This class is open with room for 5 more students.

Teen/Adult

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 (ID# 2017-4367)

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

Tuesdays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 16 - February 13, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio

This class is open with room for 7 more students.

Watercolor Mixed Level PM (ID# 2017-4368)

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

Tuesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
January 16 - February 13, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio

This class is open with room for 7 more students.

Exploring Pastels (ID# 2018-4412)

 (5 weeks)
Ages: 15+
Members - $140.00 / Non-Members - $168.00

 

Thursdays, 5:30 - 8:00 PM
February 1 - March 8, 2018 | No Class: February 22, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio
Please register by January 31 at noon.


Explore chalk pastel techniques and learn to layer pastels in an effective manner. Choose an image of your own to work from, or work from life from a variety of still life subjects. Class will focus on demos and individualized attention with each student.


This class needs 3 more students to open.
 Susan by Wilson Ong   Still Life by Wilson Ong

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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 (ID# 2017-4369)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: 16+
Members - $235.00 / Non-Members - $282.00
Mondays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 15 - February 26, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio

This class is open with room for 6 more students.

Oil Painting PM (ID# 2017-4370)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: 16+
Members - $235.00 / Non-Members - $282.00
Mondays, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
January 15 - February 26, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio


This class is open with room for 6 more students.
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 Oil Painting (ID# 2017-4377)

 (7 weeks)
Ages: 18+
Members - $235.00 / Non-Members - $282.00

Thursdays5:30 - 8:00 PM
January 18 - March 8, 2018 | No Class: February 22, 2018
Drake House - Art Studio East

This class is open with room for 2 more students.