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Adults

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.

Summer adult classes meet 8 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
Su20.300 (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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Letterpress
Su20.301 (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
Su20.302 (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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Beginning Drawing
Su20.303 (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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Ceramics
Su20.304 (Ages 18+)

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

Offered on Mon. 6:30 PM

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Watercolor Illustration
Su20.305 (Ages 18+)

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

Offered on Mon. 6:30 PM

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Printmaking
Su20.306 (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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Painting II
Su20.307 (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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Collage & Assemblage
Su20.308 (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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3 Hour Open Darkroom Printing Studio
Su20.309 (Ages 15+)

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

Offered on Tue. 6:00 PM

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Letterpress
Su20.310 (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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Beginning Figure Drawing with Live Model
Su20.311 (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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Letterpress
Su20.312 (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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Introduction to Darkroom Photography
Su20.313 (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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Ceramics
Su20.314 (Ages 18+)

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

Offered on Wed. 6:30 PM

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Video Art: Intro to Adobe Premiere
Su20.315 (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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Basket Weaving
Su20.316 (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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Painting I
Su20.317 (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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Ceramics: Wheel Throwing
Su20.318 (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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Introduction to Digital Photography
Su20.319 (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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Painting II
Su20.320 (Ages 18+)

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

Offered on Fri. 9:30 AM

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Advanced Figure Drawing with Live Model
Su20.321 (Ages 18+)

Students will be challenged with in-depth assignments regarding the human body. Class will focus on rendering anatomy and learning from old master painters and draftsmen.

Offered on Sat. 10:00 AM

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Letterpress (Extended Hours!)
Su20.322 (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 Sat. 10:00 AM

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4 Hour Open Darkroom Printing Studio
Su20.323 (Ages 15+)

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

Offered on Sat. 10:00 AM

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Ceramics (Extended Hours!)
Su20.324 (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 Sat. 12:30 PM

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4 Hour Open Darkroom Printing Studio
Su20.325 (Ages 15+)

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

Offered on Sun. 11:00 AM

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Botanical Tie Dye Workshop
Su20.500 (Ages 15+)

Experiment with dyeing techniques to create one-of-a-kind wearable and/or functional pieces. Explore technical elements of working with natural dyes and the fixatives used to set them. Make your own natural dyes from kitchen compost and foraged plants.

Offered on Sat. 10:00 AM

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Organic Indigo Workshop
Su20.501 (Ages 15+)

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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Organic Indigo Workshop
Su20.502 (Ages 15+)

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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