Art League of New Britain offers classes, workshop, seminars, and open sessions. Please see below and click on a title for more information.
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Explore the fascination of working with clay, learning basic techniques in wedging, preparing and throwing pottery at the wheel to develop your own line of handcrafted clay pieces. Demonstrations on cups, bowls and cylinders created in stoneware will be glaze fired and ready for table service once fired. Pieces are food, dishwasher and microwave safe. Techniques with slips, under-glazes, More Info »
Explore the fascination of working with clay, learning basic techniques in wedging, pinching and slab sculpting to develop your own line of handcrafted clay pieces. Demonstrations on cups, bowls and plates created in stoneware will be glaze fired and ready for table service once fired. Pieces are food, dishwasher and microwave safe. Techniques with slips, More Info »
Single SUNDAY AFTERNOON Workshops - Create Clay Hand-building projects each week. $20/ includes 5 lbs of clay glaze and firing. Pre-registration REQUIRED Tea Bowls and Cups March 11, 2018 Noon–2:00 p.m. Lunch and Dinnerware Platters March 25, 2018 Noon–2:00 p.m. Planter Pots April 29, 2018 Noon–2:00 p.m. To reserve a seat, or for additional info contact More Info »
Painting with Inspiration from the Garden Five weeks assisting those with all levels of experience to feel confident about controlling the medium, mixing colors, and creating vibrant paintings. Informative demonstrations to set up a painting from start to finish while working from the still life. Participants will study from stunning florals and fruit and focus heavily More Info »
In our garden or in the galleries, paint a landscape in oils or acrylics. Learn color mixing for the landscape and brush techniques while learning about good composition and how to create lighting and atmosphere. Create depth with color, use different brushes and brush strokes to create textures. Some reference material available or bring your More Info »
Come listen to tips and tricks for getting great, accurate digital photography of your artwork. Learn the ins and outs of file sizes and resolution to enable you to enter shows on-line. Reschedule date to be announced. Registration required.
How to "frame-it-up" for great compositions in your photography. Listen to a professional discuss what it takes to create a compelling composition. Reschedule date to be announced. Registration required.