Whether you’re age 6 or 60, a budding amateur or a seasoned professional, you’ll be able to hone your skills and pick up new techniques—or simply find some dedicated time to work on your craft—at one of our art classes.
NPAA classes though the North Penn School District Community Education Program
Join us this Fall 2021 with these fun classes offered through the North Penn School District Community Education Program!
Click HERE to sign up for any classes offered through the North Penn Community Education program
Oil & Acrylics For Ages 10 – Adult
Teacher: William Letvenko
Days Offered: Saturdays, 9/25/2021 through 12/11/2021
Classes Not Meeting: 11/20/2021 and 11/27/2021
Description: Beginning and skilled artists will learn basic oil painting techniques, color theory, composition, and rules of perspective. Parents are required to attend the first school aged children to get information regarding materials needed.
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What’s at the North Wales Arts and Cultural Center?
Click here for a registration form for classes at the North Wales Arts and Cultural Center, 125 N. Main St., North Wales.
Remember that North Wales Borough residents can take one class and get another one free at the North Wales Arts and Cultural Center. Sign up for two classes or bring a friend!
NPAA CLASSES Fall 2021-Winter 2022
@ North Wales Arts & Cultural Center, 125 N. Main St.
Fun With Free Verse Poetry:
When: Thursday, 7-9 pm, 1/7/2022-1/28/2022 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Sally Neiderhiser
Description: Learn how to create free verse poetry using Artistic Expression including imagery, themes, literary characters, and your own experiences. There are no constraints by strict rules of other poetry forms…Just Fun!
The Art of Figure Drawing: Workshop
When: Tuesday, 7-9pm. 12/7/21 & 12/14/21 (2 sessions)
Instructor: Dan Fione
Description: Learn the principles of drawing drapery and the proportions of drawing the human form, to show the importance of what lies beneath the clothing. Week 1: Male figure in costume, week 2: Female figure in costume. Bring your favorite drawing medium.
Printmaking/Mixed Media Class:
When: Tuesday, 1-4pm, 1/4/22-1/25/22 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Barbara Moss Buscher
Description: Building on printmaking techniques and skills, learn to utilize your prints with a variety of other mediums & materials to create unique works of art based on your own personal style.
Supplies to be discussed in first class.
Bamboo Brush & Ink Workshop: Ages 15-Adult
When: Saturday, January 29, 2022, 1 – 4:30 PM
Instructor: Ashley Walter
Description: In this fun, fast-paced, technique-based painting style, students will learn how to depict birds, bamboo, fish, trees and more using black Sumi ink and bamboo brushes. Students will also learn how to incorporate color into their work, by creating monochromatic blue paintings.
Beginners and experienced painters are welcome.
Cost: new students: $72 (includes supplies)
returning students that have supplies: $52
When: Tuesday, 2-4PM, 2/15/2022- 3/8/2022 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Barbara Moss Buscher
Description: This class is designed to help students that have taken previous watercolor classes to further their knowledge of the medium. Expanding knowledge of color theory and learning various tricks of the trade, we will work from still lifes and personal photos.
*Check back often as new classes are always being added!
**North Wales Borough Residents buy one class and get a second class of equal or lesser value free!!
Make Art Mondays
Make Art Mondays are monthly 2 hour workshops, held the third Monday of the month, 7-9 p.m., at 125 N. Main Street in North Wales. Try your hand at a wide variety of subjects and media in the company of other artists. Costs for supplies are usually $5.00. Below is a schedule of what we have planned for the year.
November 15, 2021 – How to draw Santa Claus
December 20, 2021 – Illuminated Snowflakes
January 17, 2022 – Chinese New Year Paper Lanterns
February 21, 2022 – Treasure Boxes
March 21, 2022 – Foam Printmaking
April 18, 2022 – Earth Day Project
May 16, 2022 – Paper Flowers
June 20, 2022 – Native American Medicine Shields
July 20, 2022 – Kandinsky Inspired Art
August 17, 2022 – Paper Molas
September 19, 2022 – Tree of Life
October 17, 2022 – Mandalas
November 21, 2022 – Luminaries