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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
Sp20.300 (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
Sp20.301 (Ages 18+)

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Offered on Mon. 10:00 AM

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Collage & Assemblage
Sp20.302 (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
Sp20.303 (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
Sp20.304 (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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Ceramics
Sp20.305 (Ages 18+)

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

Offered on Mon. 6:30 PM

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Beginning Drawing
Sp20.306 (Ages 18+)

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

Offered on Mon. 6:30 PM

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Watercolor Painting Studio
Sp20.307 (Ages 18+)

Explore storytelling and illustration through drawing, ink, and watercolor with light instruction.

Offered on Mon. 6:30 PM

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Painting
Sp20.308 (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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Introduction to Photoshop
Sp20.309 (Ages 18+)

Even inexperienced Photoshop users can become proficient and advanced in this class as you learn about the all-powerful digital darkroom and design software.

Offered on Tue. 6:30 PM

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Collage & Assemblage
Sp20.310 (Ages 18+)

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

Offered on Tue. 6:30 PM

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Printmaking
Sp20.311 (Ages 18+)

Learn exciting printmaking techniques using non-toxic methods. Multi-colored original prints will be created using methods like relief blocks, image transfers, monotypes, dry points, and silk aquatints.

Offered on Tue. 6:30 PM

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Darkroom Photography
Sp20.312 (Ages 18+)

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

Offered on Tue. 6:30 PM

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New! Beginning Drawing
Sp20.313 (Ages 18+)

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

Offered on Wed. 10:00 AM

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Letterpress
Sp20.314 (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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Video Art: Intro to Adobe Premiere
Sp20.315 (Ages 18+)

Learn the basics of Adobe Premiere Pro as you create video artworks from found footage, your own video recordings, and more.

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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Introduction to Darkroom Photography
Sp20.316 (Ages 18+)

Instruction will emphasize creative photography skills such as manual film camera controls, exposure methods, and beginning to intermediate printing techniques.

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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Letterpress
Sp20.317 (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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Basket Weaving
Sp20.318 (Ages 18+)

Break the boundaries of basketry with flexible and creative applications to create unique, contemporary designs.

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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Beginning Figure Drawing with Live Model
Sp20.319 (Ages 18+)

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

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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New! Creative Writing for Artists
Sp20.320 (Ages 18+)

Bring ideas to the page through poetry, creative nonfiction or fiction in a workshop setting. Bring a project you are working on, or start from scratch.

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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Ceramics
Sp20.321 (Ages 18+)

Learn hand-building techniques as well as throwing on the wheel. Discover techniques through the use of glazes and surface decoration.

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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Introduction to Digital Photography
Sp20.322 (Ages 18+)

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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New! Ceramics: Wheel Throwing
Sp20.323 (Ages 18+)

Focus on more advanced instruction on the wheel, teaching how to throw vases, lids, large scale bowls, and more.

Offered on Thu. 6:30 PM

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Painting
Sp20.324 (Ages 18+)

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
Sp20.325 (Ages 18+)

Learn the art of handmade books with projects ranging from traditional to experimental: 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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Painting
Sp20.326 (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 Fri. 10:30 AM

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Advanced Figure Drawing with Live Model
Sp20.327 (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 Sat. 10:00 AM

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DIY Screenprinting + Printmaking
Sp20.328 (Ages 18+)

Learn numerous fun and simple techniques to transfer images, including photographs and plate film development, using silk screening, a process made famous by artists like Shepard Fairey and Andy Warhol.

Offered on Sat. 1:00 PM

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Ceramics (Extended Hours)
Sp20.329 (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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New! Open Darkroom Printing Studio (4 Hours)
Sp20.330 (Ages 15+)

Come print and further expand your darkroom skills in our film-based black and white lab.

Offered on Sat. 1:00 PM

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Botanical Fabric Dyeing
Sp20.500 (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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Lamp Making Workshop
Sp20.501 (Ages 18+)

Build a unique, artful lamp that hides and reveals images from within.

Offered on Sat. 12:00 PM

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New! Queer Collage Workshop
Sp20.502 (Ages 18+)

Learn about and discuss how and why collage has been used by queer and feminist artists throughout history.

Offered on Sun. 11:00 AM

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Organic Indigo Dyeing & Shibori
Sp20.503 (Ages 18+)

Learn how to make your own vat of indigo dye. Experiment with shibori, an ancient style of surface design.

Offered on Sun. 12:00 PM

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