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. Use the "signup for a class" link above to signup online.
Class fees and Materials fees, if any, are due no later than the 'register by' date included in the class description and payable to the Isle of Wight Arts League. Convenient online payment options for Class Fee and Materials Fees (if any) are included below the class description. IWAL Members Class Fee rate is for Members of the Isle of Wight Arts League, otherwise select Non-members option. Materials fees may also be paid on line using the Materials Fee button.
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.
COVID-19 Policy: If you feel unwell or have a fever on the day of class, please contact us by phone and do not attend the session.
WINTER SESSION 2023 Stained Glass for Beginners – Copper Foil Technique January 28, 2023 - March 4, 2023 1 to 3 pm for six Saturdays Instructor: Heidi Wurm Learn the fundamentals of the copper foil method. This technique involves cutting glass, wrapping each piece with an adhesive-backed copper foil tape, and soldering the pieces together to create stained glass panels, suncatchers, boxes, lamps, and more. Students will meet once a week over six weeks and be expected to complete work at home after each class. A suncatcher and small panel will be completed by the end of the session, and students will take with them the skills needed to craft their own beautiful works of art. Students 18 years old and up. Class fee is $150 members/ $160 for non-members plus a Materials Fee of $60. PLUS Tool Kit Deposit: $100* All tools and materials needed to complete workshop projects will be provided for the duration of the workshop. *Tool kit deposit will be refunded to the student following completion of workshop. All tools must be properly maintained and returned in good, functioning condition.* Grinder not included in supplies, one will be provided in class. Register by January 25, 2023 to reserve your space. Maximum 4 students; minimum 2 students needed to hold the class.
Beginner Introduction to Acrylics February 22, 23 and 24 , 2023, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm Instructor: Athena A. Rhodes Learn to paint with acrylics on canvas with three consecutive 2-hour sessions. No Experience Necessary! You will learn: 1) to tone a canvas, 2) block in your subject, 3) basic techniques of mixing colors and 4) brushwork techniques. This class is for beginning students 16 years old and over. Please register and pay by February 20. Class Fee is $75 for Members, $85 for Non-members plus a Materials fee of $25. All paint, canvas and brushes supplied by instructor. Instructor will provide a color photo reference for students to paint from in class.
The Underpainting - Oil Painting Workshop March 18, 2023, Saturday 10 am to 1 pm Instructor: Sandy Waters Learn two techniques for starting a painting with an underpainting that helps strengthen your composition and work out problems before applying the final color. Beginner to intermediate students ages 16 and up Class fee is $45 for Members, $55 for Non-Members. Supply List will be emailed upon registration. Register by Monday, March 13, 2023 to reserve your space. Minimum of 4 students, maximum of 6.