Registration open for fall art workshops

JASPER — The Jasper Community Arts will host seven art workshops this fall at its Satellite Art Space located in the lower level of the Jasper Municipal Swimming Pool Building, unless otherwise noted.

Watercolor, Pen and Ink, will be offered to high school students and adults between 6 and 8 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4 and 11. Participants will learn to paint beautiful paintings in a loose and joyful style with bright watercolors. They will then add details by using pen and ink. The workshop is open to beginner through experienced level. Kit Miracle is the instructor. The cost is $60.

Middle School Clay-Handbuilding is being offered to students in grades five through eight. Workshops will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4 and 11. Spend the evening exploring the many hand-building techniques as everyone creates a one-of-a-kind clay pices. Instructor is Steve Poehlein. The cost is $60.

Pen and Ink will be offered to high school students and adults on Tuesdays, Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5 and 12. The workshops will deal with the use of pen, brush and India ink drawings. This could cover anything from cartooning to portrait to architecture renderings. The subject matter is endless. No experience is required. Instructor is George Smith. The cost of this workshop is $60.

Beginning Wheel Throwing is being offered to high school students and adults from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5 and 12. The evening will be filled with clay, wheel throwing and hand building on the beginners level. Attendees will learn wheel-throwing techniques and how to create three-dimensional forms. There is a limit of eight participants. Jen Tolbert is the instructor. The cost is $80.

Intermediate-Advanced Wheel Throwing will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 8, 15, 22, 30, Nov. 5 and 12. High school students and adults will enjoy an evening filled with clay, wheel throwing and hand building on the advanced level. Participants will learn wheel-throwing techniques and how to create more complex three-dimensional forms as well as learning how to glaze, load and fire a kiln. There is a  limit of eight participants. Instructor is Jen Tolbert. The cost is $90.

Guitar lessons for beginners will be offered to high school students through adults from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5 and 12. Participants will learn basic chords and strumming patterns for the complete beginner level. Song choices will be based on participants’ music preferences. The workshop will take place at the Jasper Arts Center. Instructor is Rafaela Schaick. The cost is $30.

Watercolor, Portraits, is being offered to high school students and adults from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 31, Nov. 7 and 14. The workshop is about portrait subject matter in watercolor. The workshop will deal with subject matter — not just about the human form but furry friends such as animals of all types in a series of paintings. No experience is necessary. Instructor is GEORGE SMITH. The cost is $60.

Enrollment is limited for all of these workshops and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Register online at jasperarts.corsizio.com, by calling 812-482-3070, or mail registration form to Jasper Community Arts, 951 College Ave., Jasper IN 47546.

The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 27.




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