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Imagine your child with a new original work of art each month!  Well, don't miss out on our new session of "Just Paint" class, led by elementary art teacher, Ahmad Austin.  After School Art delivers Affordable art education that teaches a step by step drawing and painting method offered once a week at Artists on the Bluff.  Mr. Austin ensures that each child who attends "Just Paint" will receive a top-quality classroom experience.  Please contact Ahmad at 205.329.0398 or aaustinart@yahoo.com.  The monthly class fee which includes all materials is $97.  The class meets every Tuesday from 4-5pm.

Visit http://www.aaustinart.com for class information.


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blog: http://amycollinspaints.blogspot.com/

9:30AM - 12:30PM  or  1:30 - 4:30PM
Cost $120 per month


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Fall Classes to begin the week of August 14, 2017

Children Class, 1st thru 5th grade - Mondays, 3:00 to 4:30 pm, 4 class sessions, $100.  Children classes are an introduction to the "fun"damentals of art where they will explore new mediums and begin projects each session with a focus on drawing, painting, and sculpture.  All materials supplied.

Watercolor, Beginners Level Adults - Thursday, 1:00 to 3:30 pm, 6 class sessions, $150.  Adult students learn the basics of watercolor and survey the various techniques of applying color.  Washes, wet on wet, masking and other methods of developing your knowledge of this exciting medium will be covered in class.

Watercolor, Advanced Level Adults - Tuesday, 9:00 to 11:30 am, 6 class sessions, $150.  Watercolor as a personal means of making a statement and is an ongoing learning process.  This class is meant for students with knowledge of the medium wanting to expand and refine their watercolor skills and advance their understanding of composition, methods and materials.

Drawing Fundamentals I and II for Adults - Wednesday, 9:00 to 11:30 am, 6 class sessions, $150.  These two levels of drawing classes make up a full 12 weeks of instruction.  Drawing I will be the first 6 week session followed by Drawing II the last 6 week session.  Drawing I provides training in the basic drawing techniques including line quality, light and shadow, positive and negative space and composition.  Through a series of demonstrations and exercises, students acquire a sound understanding of materials and methods and beautiful mark making.  This class can be taken without continuing with Drawing II.  Drawing II follows immediately behind the Drawing I class session and builds skill by exploring natural and man made subjects in greater depth with an emphasis on composition, perspective and introduction to color.

Acrylic Painting Adult - Thursday, 9:30 to 12 noon, 6 class sessions, $150.  Understand the specific properties of acrylics on canvas, boards, and paper.  Explore the properties of various types of paint and the mediums used to expand them for different applications.  Underpainting techniques and application tools will be introduced as you learn to develop your own images.  

Acrylic / Mixed Media, Intermediate Adult - Tuesday, 1:30 to 4:00 pm, 6 class sessions, $150.  Students explore a variety of water media, producing works on paper, canvas, and boards.  Get down to basics, deepen a practice or skill, or venture into new territory with new art materials or processes to help develop the artist within.

Private classes can also be scheduled as time permits.  $45 per 1 1/2 hour session.


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POTTERY WHEEL 4 WEEK CLASS:  $135.  November 2 - 30 (no class Nov. 23)  Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm.  Beginner and Intermediate students welcome.

PLATTER WORKSHOP:  $50.  Tuesday, December 12 from 6:30-8:30pm.  This is a one-time, 2-hour session.  Students form a platter by hand from raw clay and choose a glaze color to be applied.  Platters are dishwasher and oven safe.  Pieces will be ready to be picked up in 10-14 days.

ABSTACT BOWL WORKSHOP:  $40.  Tuesday, November 14 from 6:30-8:30pm.  Create your own abstract bowl!  No experience needed!  This is a one time, 2-hour session.  Students form a bowl by hand from raw clay and choose a glaze color to be applied.  Bowls are dishwasher and oven safe.  Pieces will be ready to be picked up after 10-14 days.

CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS WORKSHOP:  $30.  November 18 from 10am-12pm,  December 9 from 10am-12pm or December 9 from 2-4pm.  Make 5 custom Christmas ornaments!  No experience needed!  This is a one-time, 2 hour session.  Students make each ornament by hand and paint them with underglaze.  Hanging hooks will be provided.  Pieces will be ready to be picked up after 7-10 days.

All supplies included in fee for all classes.
For details visit Lana Hobbs at www.lanahobbs.com


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(205) 281-5273

9am to 12pm  or 1:30pm  to 4:30pm    
Adult Class  
$120 per month (4 sessions)
Rik Lazenby is accepting students for his painting/mixed media classes.  Classes are ongoing and will be limited to a maximum of ten students per class, thus allowing for individual attention.  Classes will be held in Rik's teaching studio at Artists on the Bluff.  All skill levels are welcome.  Students will need to bring their own canvas, board and art supplies.  A supply list will be given to students at their first meeting.  Please contact Rik Lazenby to register.

Rik Lazenby's class will run through Tuesday, September 26, 2017.  His classes will resume in 2018.


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(205) 902-5226   

Please see Jayne's website for a complete schedule of classes and to register for classes.

Painting Class for K-5th Grades:  Mondays from 3-4 pm,   November 20, 27.                                                                                                          Tuesdays from 3-4 pm, November  14, 21, 28.

Each class is $25.                                                                                                                                                                       

 BPE students may walk to the studio straight after school.  Students will create a work of art each class using acrylic paint and canvas.   Each week we will have a different subject matter or theme to paint.  Aprons are provided.  Students are recommended to wear or bring old clothes that can get paint on them.

Adult Painting Class - Mondays 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Each class is $35.  This is a fun class where Jayne will teach how to create a painting from start to finish.  She uses the same techniques in which she creates paintings everyday.  There is a specific theme each week.


Open Studio - Tuesdays from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.  $30 each class.    November 14, 21, 28.

Open Studio is a class where students come in to work on a painting of their choice.  This painting may take them one class to finish, or it may take several classes to complete.  Students will work individually in a group setting.  Jayne will come around to each student and spend several minutes helping and instructing each student.  Students must be able to paint by themselves while Jayne is working with other students.

BIRTHDAY or HOLIDAY PARTY:  $30 per painter for 2 hours for 6-16 people.  Whether for a child's birthday party or an office holiday party, celebrating at the studio is a fun experience.  For about an hour and a half we will create a painting of your choice, then have 30 minutes to party.  You may bring food and drink.  All painting supplies are included.  The party will create a painting in a fun, relaxing atmosphere and leave with a finished work of art.  No experience required.

Individual Private Lessons:
1 hr - $45; 2 hrs -$80

Group Private Lessons: 
1 hr - $30 per person; 2 hrs - $60 per person

Groups and Birthday parties – call for info        


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ARTIST & BLACKSMITH:  All materials are included in price of class.  Closed toed shoes or boots, long sleeve 100% cotton shirt or overshirt needs to be worn for safety.  See www.fireandbrimstoneforge.net for more information and to register for classes.


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(205) 305-2082

Private classes for children and adults are also available.
See Darla's website for photos of what you will make in class!

NEW!  Four week series or individual classes:  The following 4 classes will be offered individually for $35 per class, or sign up as a series for $100, all supplies included!  They will be offered on Thursdays at 10am or 6pm.

***Thursday, November 16 -  Reticula & Fragments - we explore working with grid patterns by breaking them down to individual grids & combining them in different ways.

***Thursday, November 30 - Zendalas - mandalas + Zentangle = Zendalas!  We work on the round Zentangle tile

NEW CLASS!  DINGBATZ - $35, includes all supplies.  This new technique will add some pizazz to your Zentangle projects!  A new tangle enhancement just introduced by Zentangle Headquarters!  The class will be November 28 at 10am or November 29 at 6pm.