December Classes for the Taking at the Art Store

December’s Art Classes


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December’s Tuesdays: Introductory Pastels

Beginners to Advanced.

You can make amazing leaps and bounds in your pastel work in this class!

Don Rantz will guide you through learning and enhancing your skills in the enchanting medium of pastels. Internationally recognized as one of the best pastel artists, Don is open and eloquent in his instruction.

Join us on the first four Tuesdays’ classes from 2PM to 5PM for December. Seating is limited so please register before it is too late.

Final registration day is November 29th.


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December Saturdays: Basic Drawing

Beginners to Intermediate

If you are just getting started or are in need of a review of what you may have already learned, this class is for you.  Success in other art techniques are often dependent on how well you have learned to draw. Exploring the assorted techniques of charcoal and graphite are used in this class.

Cost: During the month of December, the cost will be $60.00 for the first three Saturdays or $25 per 2015-02-27 13.44.05_resizedindividual session if class is already underway.

12 years and older.

**Mininum of 4 & a maximum of 10

Instructor: Keith Kendall, owner & manager of the Art Store & staff

Final registration day is the 3rd of December. At this time this class has not met its mins. There are two sign-ups so far that would love to have you join them.



December’s Sundays: Acrylic Painting Class

Intermediate to Advanced.


Hermon Adams will be taking the month of December off to recuperate from some medical procedures. In his words,”I am really enjoying the sharing process of what I have learned over the years of painting. I do really want to continue my offer of instruction in the near future.”

He hopes to be teaching in January. The next project will be on how to trick the eye into believing your canvas is really a universe of stars.

Stay tuned to our newsletter and posts to know when he may be back to teaching.


Orlowski Event

December’s Friday Mornings: Introductory Painting Class

Beginners to Advanced

In this class you can learn the basics and more while painting with oil and acrylic.

Neil Orlowski is a passionate painter and instructor with long-time students that love what they have learned. Neil enjoys sharing his knowledge of the skills he has honed while working as a an illustrator for Hallmark Cards. Understanding the multiple techniques of oil painting is much easier to understand by Neil’s instruction. Just some of the knowledge to be taught on a one on one basis are:

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  • painting equipment usage and maintenance
  • painting materials and their usage
  • proper compositions
  • lighting effects
  • glazing
  • color palettes and mixing
  • alla prima (wet on wet) techniques
  • varnishing

Join Neil on the month’s Fridays’ classes from 10AM – 1 PM. An extended schedule can be received by contacting this instructor by calling him. Use the event scheduler to find out more details on this class.


The studio is closed for Friday, the 27th of November for our Mars Black Weekend. The studio will also be closed on the 25th of December (Christmas) and January 1st (New Years Day).


December’s Saturday Afternoons: Sculpture Class

sculptureBeginners to Intermediate

K&K Studios and the Art Store offers a course on the Principles of Sculpture & Mold Making. Enjoy building a bust of your loved one! Or creating a voluptuous form in plasteline clay with the correct supports.  From designing in the round, to the proper equipment and tool techniques to mold making, your imagination is your only restriction.sculpture_002 looking left

Sculpture: This is a water-based clay and an oil-based clay class. Firing of your projects built in class is included in the class fee. Size and quantity of projects are limited by the present equipment. Please ask about these restrictions.

The sculpture studio offers (3) throwing wheels, a slab roller and a clay extruder for your project needs. The kiln in the store also fires from low to high fire (cone 06 to cone 10).

K & K Studio’s sculpture class is held at 1pm-4pm is usually running on the first four Saturdays.

Open enrollment, all skill levels accepted. A maximum of 8 students is allowed in the studio space so one on one instruction has greater possibilities for the honing of your skills.

This class is a

go_logo_dark_320The studio is closed for Saturday, the 28th of November to As part of our Mars Black Weekend. The studio will also be closed on the 26th of December.


To view more details such as the supply lists on these classes and workshops, please visit our event scheduler by clicking the button below:


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