Watercolor, free charcoal and children’s ceramics classes set

2013-05-09T20:47:00Z Watercolor, free charcoal and children’s ceramics classes setContributed by the Chesterton Art Center nwitimes.com
May 09, 2013 8:47 pm  • 

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton Art Center is offering various classes in May and June. All classes are offered at the center, 115 S. 4th St.

Richard Church will be offering a 6-week Beginning/Intermediate Watercolor Class May 17 from 10-12. Church will lead students through a variety of watercolor techniques - a perfect class for the first-time painter or a wonderful refresher for the mildly experienced. The cost of the class is $60 for members and $65 for non-members. Supplies are not included.

Kathy Los-Rathburn will be hosting a watercolor workshop focusing on lighthouses on Saturday, May 18 from 1-4 p.m. Students will have the option of doing two sizes of paintings - 1/2 sheet size (14" x 21") or a smaller 7" x 11" size. Supplies are not included.

Participants should bring regular watercolor supplies, along with 300# paper or 140# paper, block or stretched. The cost for the class is $25 for members and $30 for non-members.

The Duneland Resale will be sponsoring a free adult Charcoal Art Class from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 24 at center. Gloria Rector will guide students through the process of using charcoal to capture a still life vignette. All the materials will be provided. The Duneland Resale has partnered with the Chesterton Art Center a number of times over the last few years, offering free artistic opportunities for the community.

The Duneland Resale is a not-for-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to helping others. They are located at 801 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.

Amy Burnham will be offering a Friday Children's Ceramics Class in June for kids ages 8-11. Students can choose from the 10 to 11 a.m. class or the 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. class for four consecutive Fridays, starting June 7. Burnham will be teaching a variety of handbuilding techniques. Handbuilding refers to working with clay without the use of a wheel. The cost for the class is $50 for members and $55 for non-members. The materials fee is an additional $7.

To register, please contact the Chesterton Art Center at (219) 926-4711.

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