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515 Meetinghouse Road Jenkintown, PA 19046 | 215.887.4882 | studioschool@abingtonartcenter.org

SCHOOL

ADULT AND YOUTH CLASSES

FALL 2020 | THREE BLOCKS OF 4 WEEKS

Our Fall Session is broken up into several blocks of 2-6 week workshops. Please click the class title for exact dates, the full class description and to register.

QUESTIONS?

Call us: 215-887-4882 ext 100
Email us: studioschool@abingtonartcenter.org

AAC MEMBER DISCOUNT

Members receive 10% off of all classes & workshops. If you are are current member, please use the email assosiated with your membership to login

If you became a member within the past few days, our system might not recognize your membership status.

If our system does not recognize you as a member or if you are unsure of your current membership status, give us a call at 215-887-4882

ONLINE CLASS POLICIES

Before signing up for a Online Class, please read our Registration and Refund Policy Page.

Classes are recorded for AAC’s private use to better optimize our online programming. Recordings may also be shared with other registered students. You may mute your microphone or turn off your camera if you do not wish to be recorded.

Introduction to Gouache 4 weeks

Instructor | Emily Rose Hirtle

Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

October 24,  31 & November 7, 14

$120 Non-members

$108 Members

You will learn the fundamentals of painting in gouache discovering essential techniques and practice painting in a variety of environments. You will learn about different surfaces such as mylar, toned papers, brushes, brands of gouache, and painters that use gouache and how to apply gouache at its right consistency. REGISTER BELOW 
Drawing with Color Pencil 4 weeks

Instructor | Michelle Oosterbaan

Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

October 20, 27 & November 3, 10

$120 Non-members

$108 Members

Discover the vibrancy and realism you can achieve with color pencil! Topics in this online class will include descriptive and expressive line quality, color relationships, cross-hatching and layering, capturing light and volume, and working on colored and textured papers. We will be drawing from still lives you set up on your own at home, photographs, and master copies.

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Upcycle Art Ages 9-12 - 4 weeks

Instructor | Nicole Schaller

Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

October 27, November 3, 10, 17

$90 Non-members

$81 Members

Use a little imagination and transform things lying around the house - and outside - into something new! Turn a sock into a cute bunny or doughnut stuffie, rethink a pair of old jeans into a storage basket, transform a milk carton into a colorful planter, the sky’s the limit!
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Doodle Masters Ages 9-12 - 4 weeks

Instructor | Nicole Schaller

Mondays, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. October 26 & November 2, 9, 16

$90 Non-members $81 Members

Doodling is an art form that is easy to accomplish from anywhere! All you need are a pencil, pen, eraser, paper and an open mind. In this class, we will take the drawings often found on the margins of notebooks to the next level focusing on developing our own characters, compositions and lettering. Focus will be on using line, shape and positive/negative space to create an individual signature style. Each week will focus on a new set of drawing exercises and themes. REGISTER BELOW
Drawing Studio Ages 12-15 - 4 weeks

Instructor | Maura Ronance

Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. October 21, 28 & November 4, 11

$90 Non-members $81 Members

This class will help advance students to their next level of artistic practice. Guiding you through drawing in black, white and color will strengthen the fundamental processes of art and design. Great results are produced from this creative teaching method! REGISTER BELOW
Cartooning and Comic Books Ages 9-12 - 4 weeks

Instructor | Erika Matthews

Thursdays, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. October 22, 29 & November 5, 12

$90 Non-members $81 Members

Focus your imagination to create your own characters and make your own cartoons in this fun and exciting class. Original drawings will bring your stories to life on the page. This class will lead you, step-by-step, to design your own comic books. REGISTER BELOW
Sewing Tutorials with Laurel Hoffman

The Cover Aid PHL Fabric Mask v1.0 is a standard design that is widely accepted. Our sewing instructor Laurel Hoffman has generously donated hundreds of masks to those in need and gifted Abington Art Center's staff with handmade masks as well. You can find patterns and instructions on the Cover Aid PHL site below and follow along a set-by-step tutorial on youtube.

FABRIC MASK PATTERNS AND INSTRUCTIONS HOW TO MAKE FABRIC MASKS: VIDEO TUTORIAL
Scarves are a glamorous alternative to masks and easy to make! Today in the midst of a pandemic, everyone is wearing masks. But there is an alternative, suggested by Elizabeth Wellington, fashion staff columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer. She wrote a column, Stylish must-have: The scarf. In her column Ms. Wellington says that scarves bring a welcome bit of brightness to what’s become our daily dose of bad news. She shows Dr. Deborah Birx wearing one of her trademark scarves. Following along this simple and fun tutorial with Laurel to make your very own Hand-Rolled Scarf. HOW TO MAKE HAND-ROLLED SCARVES
Koinoburi Fish Kite Tutorial with Jeanne O'Shell
Our very first Art Anywhere for Kids is on our Youtube Channel! Follow along Ms. Jeanne to make your very own Koinoburi Fish Kite! Click the link below to download your Kite Stencil and get started. Koinoburi Fish Kite Stencil Download Watch the Tutorial on AACs Youtube Channel
Ekaterina Vanovskaya's Youtube Channel

You don't need to be in the studio to make a masterpiece. Our Watercolor Studio instructor Ekaterina has created a youtube channel with tips and tricks on how to keep yourself making art from home. Her show "Drawings at the Kitchen Table" focuses on dry media and the best tools to use, while "Watercolors in the Kitchen!" thoroughly explains what materials to use for making your own watercolors including paper, paint and brushes.

VISIT EKATERINA'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL
Painting Tips and Tricks with Elia Boe

Acrylic Painting Instructor Elia Boe comprehensively walks us through her process of painting her stoic yet fuzzy model, River. Here's a step-by-step peek at her painting from the very beginning, starting with the initial sketch and all the way through to the final details.

Behind the Scenes - Painting River While the weather is still pleasant, many of us might be thinking about painting outdoors, also known as Plein Air painting. Elia Boe shares some tips and tricks on selecting an intriguing composition, seeking value structure and creating depth in your landscape painting adventures. A great way to get out and get some fresh air! Plein Air Painting with Acrylics
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REGISTER FOR FALL 2020 COURSES

Returning Students

Log in with your email, choose a session, Add to Order, and select the person you wish to register before checking out or adding additional classes.

New Students

Click Login and create an account for yourself. If you are registering a child or someone else, click Add to Order, fill out the form with your registrants’s information under “Add New Registrant,” and click “Create Registrant.” Select the person you wish to register before checking out or adding additional classes.

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QUESTIONS?

Call us: 215-887-4882 ext 100

Email us: studioschool@abingtonartcenter.org

 

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Through the generous support of our donors, AAC offers a limited number of scholarships to adults, children, and teens every session based on financial need or merit.

For more information and to apply,  download the application