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.
Finger Painting For Adults November 16, 2019 Saturday 1 to 4 pm Instructor: Barbara Lively Mastaglio Create an impressionistic painting with a variety of tools including your own fingers! This is a hands on, full contact workshop. Arrive ready to have fun and complete your masterpiece in this 3 hour class. Fun to paint and an interesting conversation piece. Students ages 16 and up of all skill levels. Class Fee is $45 members/$55 non-members plus Materials Fee of $14 which covers canvases, paint and the use of all tools provided by instructor. Register by November 15 to reserve your space. Call the Arts Center @ 319 in Smithfield at 757-357-7707 to register.
Travel Journal Watercolor Workshop Jan 11, 18 and 25 and February 1, 2020 Saturdays from 10 am-noon Instructor Barbara Lively Mastaglio If you feel your creativity flowing while away from home or regular art classes but can't imagine hauling the supplies in your luggage or your beach bag, a travel journal is the way to go! It requires less bulky gear, less supplies and all the best to capture your travel experiences. Learn to fill a page with complete sketches, thoughtful writings, water colors and beautiful borders too! No experience required. Ages 16+ Space is limited to 15 participants. Cost for Members is $65 for members, $75 for non-members. Supplies list is available when you sign up for the workshop so sign up early and ask Santa for the workshop fees and supplies as holiday gifts!
Open Paint Studio Tuesdays 10 am to 2 pm 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 2019 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.