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Register for Spring Art Classes

Adults (4/8 - 6/15)

Ages 18+

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Make time to make art. Armory adult classes are the creative outlet you need to develop skills, discover hidden talents, and express yourself. Get the individualized instruction you want to achieve your goals and thrive. Lifelong learners and all skill levels are welcomed.

Classes meet 10 times unless otherwise noted. If a class does not include a materials fee, your instructor will provide a materials list on the first day of class. 

Letterpress
Sp19.300 (Ages 18+)

Learn to handset type and print on various letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, posters, and more.

Offered on Mon. 10:00 AM

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Ceramics: Conversations with Clay
Sp19.301 (Ages 18+)

Learn hand-building techniques as well as throwing on the wheel.

Offered on Mon. 10:00 AM

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Collage & Assemblage
Sp19.302 (Ages 18+)

Learn principles of design and color theory while exploring a wide range of materials and collage techniques.

Offered on Mon. 10:00 AM

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Letterpress
Sp19.303 (Ages 18+)

Learn to handset type and print on various letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, posters, and more.

Offered on Mon. 1:00 PM

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Letterpress
Sp19.304 (Ages 18+)

Learn to handset type and print on various letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, posters, and more.

Offered on Mon. 6:30 PM

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Cartooning
Sp19.305 (Ages 18+)

Conceptualize, draw, format, and make cartoons, comics, and zines by hand with the option of using digital media tools.

Offered on Mon. 6:30 PM

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Beginning Drawing
Sp19.306 (Ages 18+)

Draw from observation and gradually build knowledge to create work from simple sketches to finished pieces.

Offered on Mon. 6:30 PM

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Watercolor Illustration
Sp19.307 (Ages 18+)

Explore storytelling and illustration through drawing, ink, and watercolor.

Offered on Mon. 6:30 PM

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More Painting
Sp19.308 (Ages 18+)

For beginning and continuing painting students, this class offers experience in painting techniques and concept development.

Offered on Tue. 6:30 PM

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Photoshop
Sp19.309 (Ages 18+)

Even inexperienced Photoshop users can excel in this class about the all-powerful digital darkroom and design software.

Offered on Tue. 6:30 PM

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Contemporary Embroidery
Sp19.310 (Ages 18+)

Express yourself in your artwork by exploring contemporary uses of embroidery.

Offered on Tue. 6:30 PM

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Printmaking
Sp19.311 (Ages 18+)

Learn exciting printmaking techniques using non-toxic methods.

Offered on Tue. 6:30 PM

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Drawing as Meditation
Sp19.312 (Ages 18+)

Unwind after a busy day as you relax into a mindful art experience that cultivates your inner, untapped creativity.

Offered on Tue. 6:30 PM

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New: Assemblage: Art in a Box
Sp19.313 (Ages 18+)

Explore mixed media in three dimensions while pursuing scale and experimenting with collage, shape, color, photos, found objects, and beautiful and precious objects, all pertaining to your personal story.

Offered on Tue. 6:30 PM

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New: Art of Fragrance Making
Sp19.314 (Ages 18+)

Learn how to create your own fragrances using natural and synthetic oils as you design at least two perfumes or colognes by the end of the session.

Offered on Tue. 6:30 PM

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Letterpress
Sp19.315 (Ages 18+)

Learn to handset type and print on various letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, posters, and more.

Offered on Wed. 10:00 AM

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Darkroom Photography
Sp19.316 (Ages 18+)

Further expand your darkroom skills in our film-based black and white lab.

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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Letterpress
Sp19.317 (Ages 18+)

Learn to handset type and print on various letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, posters, and more.

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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Art & Design in the Digital Age
Sp19.318 (Ages 18+)

Merging art with technology, you will create compositions, collages, posters, logos, drawings, paintings, and more using Photoshop and Illustrator.

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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Figure Drawing
Sp19.319 (Ages 18+)

Boost your drawing skills with this essential class in observational drawing of professional (clothed) figure models.

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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Ceramics
Sp19.320 (Ages 18+)

Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as hand-building techniques with high and low fire clay.

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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Digital Photography
Sp19.321 (Ages 18+)

You’ll learn all basic camera functions including: proper exposure, depth of field, composition, lighting, and the challenges of shooting.

Offered on Thu. 6:30 PM

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Ceramics
Sp19.322 (Ages 18+)

Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as hand-building techniques with high and low fire clay.

Offered on Thu. 6:30 PM

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Painting
Sp19.323 (Ages 18+)

This class is designed for both beginning and continuing students to gain experience in painting techniques and to develop a creative approach to painting.

Offered on Thu. 6:30 PM

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Book Arts
Sp19.324 (Ages 18+)

Learn the art of handmade books with projects ranging from Japanese stab binding, accordion books, collaged tunnel books, manipulated found books, and even book sculptures.

Offered on Thu. 6:30 PM

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More Painting
Sp19.325 (Ages 18+)

For continuing painting students, this class offers experience in painting techniques and concept development.

Offered on Fri. 10:30 AM

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Natural Dyeing & Shibori
Sp19.326 (Ages 18+)

Experiment with dyeing techniques to create one-of-a-kind wearable and/or functional pieces.

Offered on Sat. 10:00 AM

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Ceramics
Sp19.327 (Ages 18+)

Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as hand-building techniques with high and low fire clay.

Offered on Sat. 12:30 PM

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