Classes are held if the minimum number of students specified by the instructor are enrolled; most classes also have a maximum enrollment. We suggest you sign up early.
Class fees are due no later than the first day of class and payable to the Isle of Wight Arts League. Materials fees are included in the class fee unless indicated otherwise in the class description.
Parents / guardians: For safety considerations, you must accompany your child into the Arts Center at the beginning of class and pick up your child from the Center. Children will only be released from the Center to a parent or guardian.
For your safety during the COVID-19 outbreak we are requesting students to wear a face mask and observe social distancing during class. The classroom will be cleaned and disinfected before sessions. If you feel unwell or have a fever on the day of class, please contact us by phone and do not attend the session.
Painting Perfection Workshop July 18, 2020 Saturday from 10am-noon Instructor Barbara Lively Mastaglio
Have you been painting alone during quarantine but nothing is complete? Take your unfinished paintings from dull and uninspired to finished and fabulous! Bring a painting you’ve started or a finished painting for a critique by award winning artist Barbara Mastaglio. She will help you work thru it and teach you the skills you need to complete your painting to perfection! You can enroll for one or both session. Ages 16+ Space is limited to 5 participants each session. Cost is $65 for members, $75 for non-members. To reserve your space, register by June 25 for the June Class and by July 16 for the July session. For more information or to register, call the Arts Center@319 at 757-357-7707 or send e-mail to email@example.com . You may also enroll by clicking the 'sign up for a class' button above.
Seascape Workshop July 25, 2020 Saturday 10 am to 1 pm Instructor: Barbara Lively Mastaglio Escape the heat and paint a beach scene indoors with palette knives. We will do a basic layout of the painting then apply the paint with palette knives. This is a make it and take it 3 hour workshop for students ages 16 and up of all skill levels. Class Fee is $65 members/$75 non-members plus Materials Fee of $12 which covers canvases, paint and the use of all tools provided by instructor. Register by July 25th to reserve your space.
Enjoy these complimentary coloring pages created by local artists. Download, color, and share your completed work on the Arts Center facebook page! We hope to return to offering a full schedule of classes in the future.
Fused Glass - Kilncarving POSTPONED Instructor: Georgette Phillips Introductory class in a technique that creates the appearance that part of the glass surface has been carved away. Students will create one 4” x 8” and two 4” x 4” glass tiles to display as sun-catchers. No prior fusing or glass cutting experience required. All Materials included in the class price. Instructor will fire the pieces and return your complete art to the arts center for pickup one week after class. Class Fee: $60 for members, $70 for non-members.
Open Paint Studio Tuesdays 10 am to 2 pm - POSTPONED Arts Center @ 319 classroom on every Tuesday. Arts League member artists bring in their current projects in various mediums and work without instruction. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow painters and share tips and personal experiences from your art journeys. Arrive and depart at your convenience. Room comfortably accommodates 8 painters seated at tables.
Self-improvement for 2020 Discover Your Style One-on-one personal sessions with award winning artist Cil Barbour scheduled at your convenience. Begin a painting using your own reference photos or complete a painting with assistance from an experienced artist who can help you put your vision to canvas. Learn exactly what you need to know about techniques, composition and materials. Fee is $15/hour for IWAL members and $25/hour for non-members. Set a schedule that fits you. For more information call the Arts Center @ 319 at 757-357-7707 or e-mail info@SmithfieldArts.org or click on the "Contact Us" link above.