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Adult & Teen Classes

Winter 2022

Class Info

At this time, all individuals are required to wear a mask inside LowellArts regardless of vaccination status.

All classes require students to preregister. Walk-in registrations cannot be accommodated. Payment for the class must be received to reserve a spot. 

 

Each class has a predetermined minimum and maximum enrollment. LowellArts reserves the right to cancel a class if the minimum enrollment has not been met. In the event of cancellation, students will receive a full refund.

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Exploring Collage: Finding Your Intuitive Storyteller

Sunday, February 6, 12:00pm–4:00pm

Come explore the joy of intuitive, storytelling through collage! Experiment and explore with WordView artist, Monica Stegeman, as she reveals her inner workings and process. This exploration will help you start two different collages, one on paper and one on a wood board. Collage subjects could be either personal story based or just a creative exercise. Bring personal, paper pieces to add to your collage that will spark your own story. Come with an open mind and let’s start the journey of visual storytelling! 

Ages 14 to Adult | Instructor: Monica Stegeman

Class Fee: $15 ($13 for LowellArts Members). Fee includes materials.

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Exploring Poetry: Individual Voice

Sunday, February 13, 3:00pm–5:30pm

Join Linda Nemec Foster in this interactive workshop that will focus on generating new work. With an emphasis on recreating and revisioning poems unique to our individual voices, we will use two different prompts: first, inspired by noted poets; and second, inspired by the visual art displayed in the WordView exhibit. Bring your writing materials (paper, notebook, journal, pen, writing tablet, etc.) with you.

Ages 14 to Adult | Instructor: Linda Nemec Foster

This event is free. Limited space, registration required.

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Dot Painted Gourd Bowls

Thursday, February 17, 6:00pm–8:00pm

Learn the tips and techniques for applying mandala type dot designs to a prepared gourd bowl. The class includes demonstration and guidance to create their own unique design through color choices and pattern designs. All materials are provided and students are encouraged to apply a final seal coat on their own.

Ages 12 to Adult | Instructor: Lisa Boerema

Class Fee: $40 ($36 for LowellArts Members). Fee includes materials.

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Beginning Calligraphy Series

4 Weeks, Thursdays, February 24 – March 17, 2:00pm–4:00pm

Take the next step on your calligraphy journey. In this beginning calligraphy class, you can learn how to write with calligraphy and create beautiful hand lettering, including understanding what tools and exercises you’ll need to improve. You’ll learn how to use calligraphy pens and basic strokes to practice making calligraphy hands. Whether you’re looking for calligraphy classes for beginners or experienced with lettering, you can take your skills to the next level in 4 weeks. And you’ll get hands-on experience by completing and sharing your own calligraphy projects.

Ages 14 to Adult | Instructor: Jennifer Helner

Class Fee: $154 ($138 for LowellArts Members). Fee includes materials.

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Beginning Watercolor Series

4 Weeks, Thursdays, February 24 – March 17, 6:00pm–8:00pm

This class is for those who have little or no experience with watercolor. Become comfortable with watercolor painting techniques and enjoy the process of painting. Learn the basics of materials, tools, techniques, colors, values and “seeing.” Enjoy a fun, inspirational, and relaxing two hours each week exploring the beauty of this medium.

Ages 14 to Adult | Instructor: Jennifer Helner

Class Fee: $133 ($120 for LowellArts Members). Fee includes materials.

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Dot Painted Ceramic Mugs

Saturday, March 5,

11:00am–1:00pm

Learn how fun and quick it is to create your own mandala-like dot patterns and designs on a mug. All supplies, instruction, and examples to guide you will be provided. Participants will need to bake their mug at home in a regular oven to cure the paint. Fully functional and washable when done!

Ages 14 to Adult | Instructor: Lisa Boerema

Class Fee: $40 ($36 for LowellArts Members). Fee includes materials.

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Polished Stone Pendant Making

Saturday, March 5, 2:00pm–3:30pm

Learn and practice the techniques of creating a hang loop to make your own pendant using wire and polished stones. Choose up to 3 polished stones to learn and practice the techniques of creating a hang loop that allows the pendant to be used on a variety of chains or necklaces. All materials and tools will be supplied, but if participants have jewelry pliers of any sort, they are encouraged to bring them.

Ages 14 to Adult | Instructor: Lisa Boerema

Class Fee: $27 ($24 for LowellArts Members). Fee includes materials.