Classes

  • Classic Drawing, Pastels, Watercolor and Painting

    On-going classes with classically trained and credentialed teacher Susan Switzer. Children and adults, beginner through advanced. Weekly 2-hour classes 10 classes for $350. Private lessons available.

    650-692-1924 or email Susan

  • Hat-making Workshops

    Inst.: Wayne Wichern.  Schedule of Workshops tba. Explore the world of millinery, make your own hats! wayne@waynewichernmillinery.com

    Wayne Wichern
  • How to Paint Art Furniture

    3-day intensive, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 9 – 4

    Cost: $550, class limited to 3 students. You bring the furniture ready to paint; paint, metallic powders, instructions provided.  The piece of furniture should be on the small side so it can be finished by end of class.

    Nancy Woods, studio 12; sign up online, njwoods@sbcglobal.net.

    Nancy Woods
  • Oil Painting for Adults, Individual Private Lessons

    Private 90-minute sessions held in Ellen’s light-filled painting studio at PMA. Fee per each 90-minute private session is $50; payment is due each session; lessons are ongoing with flexible scheduling. Students provide their own paint, canvas and materials. Homework may be assigned at no extra charge. ; )

    Email: ellenannechong@gmail.com

    Visit Ellen's website: www.ellenchong.com

    Ellen Anne Chong
  • Paper Decoupage - 3-Dimensional Photography

    5 classes, 3 people per class, Wednesday afternoon 2 - 5 PM or Wednesday evening 7 - 9 PM. For more information or to sign up for a class contact Kay Podolsky at kaympod@gmail.com or 650 489-4050. Fee $50.

    Kay Podolsky
  • Sculpture in Hardwood

    Hand-carving and finishing with mallet, chisels (gouges), and lots of sandpaper.  No prior experience expected.  Tools loaned to new students.  Four 10-week sessions per year, Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m.  Ruth Waters, 650-692-2133 or rthwtrs@gmail.com  Fee: $200.

    Ruth Waters
  • Sculpture in Stone

    Direct carving stone sculpture with hand tools: stone maul, chisels, rasps and sandpaper.  No experience necessary.  Materials requires: stone hammer, tooth chisel, safety goggles, gloves, mask (optional).  Four 10-week sessions per year, Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m.  B. J. Stevenson, 650-281-4190.  Fee: $275. (return students: $230). Email: bjstevenson5@gmail.com

    B J Stevenson
  • Weaving with Metal

    Study with award-winning artist, Barbara Berk.  When applied to metal, textile techniques can be used to create jewelry, sculpture, functional and decorative art, and wall hangings.   You’ll use scissors, fingers, pliers, dowels, straight pins, wire cutters, masking tape and blocks of wood – with copper, brass and aluminum sheet and wire – to learn a variety of weaving and basketry techniques. This is an introductory class. There are no pre-requisites and all are welcome.  8 sessions, 7 to 10pm, 1 night/week.  Class Fee $475 plus Materials Kit $70. 

    Phone: (650) 281-6534   Email: Barbara@BarbaraBerkDesigns.com

    Barbara M. Berk

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