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Ocean City Arts Center

   Call Us At: 609.399.7628

Adult's Classes:

Winter classes begin January 6 (unless noted otherwise)
Performing Arts &
Art Workshops (in orange)

Visual Arts (paint/drawing)

Visual Arts (various)

ZUMBA

Zumba, Zumba Gold, Dance Fitness

Ages 12 - adult

Charlotte Mitchell

Tuesdays 9am - 10am

Thursdays 9am - 10am

$5 per class

Have fun, make new friends, dance and get physically fit all at the same time.  We use light weights, hula hoops, and dance props.  Come join the fun for just $5 a class and no sign ups or membership.  Bring Water and a towel.  You will love the music!

ONGOING CLASS

TAI CHI

Relaxation!

Ages 10 to adult

Frank Callio

Tuesdays   6:30pm - 8pm

$5 per class

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese art studied to promote relaxation and to encourage meditation.  The slow, flowing exercise of the Tai Chi “form” is taught along with several breathing exercises.  Tai Chi is often called “meditation in motion” as it encompasses both physical and mental exercise.  ONGOING

DANCE WITH ME BALLROOM

Ages 10 to adult

Edward Fischer

Mon. - Sat.   by appointment

Affordable dance programs

www.dancewithmeballroom.com

All programs include private lessons, group classes and dance parties.

Our private lessons will get you moving and appreciating all types of music. Learn the Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Cha-Cha, Rumba, Swing and MORE! With our easy to follow dance system, you will never have to say “no” to another dance invitation! Day and evening lessons taught by certified instructors.

FIRST LESSON FREE!

MOSAIC PENDANTS

Ages 12 - Adults

Michele Pasciullo

Saturday, December 7, 10am - 12pm

$30 plus $10 Supply fee

Create unique, wearable mosaic art with bits of stained glass, beads, tiles, and other interesting materials.  These hand-made  pendants make wonderful gifts or great conversational pieces.  No experience necessary.  All materials provided-make 2 pendants!

SEA LIFE RESIN ART: 1-day workshop

Ages 12-Adults

Michele Pasciullo

Saturday, January 18, 10am-12pm

OR

Saturday, March 7, 10am-12pm

$30 tuition plus $15 materials fee

Create a 5x7” piece of resin art with sea glass, shells, and other fun materials.  A variety will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own special pieces to add if you wish.

SEA LIFE RESIN ART: 2 day workshop

Ages 12 - Adults

Michele Pasciullo

Saturday, January 18 & 25, 10am - 12pm

OR

Saturday, March 7 & 14, 10am – 12pm

$60 plus $25 Supply fee

Create your own resin art piece with an upcycled window or frame.  The first session, you will create a 5x7” resin piece to learn the process (provided). Bring your own wood-framed window or frame so we can prep it for the next session when you will finish your upcycled piece.  Lots of materials to choose from but you are welcome to add your own pieces. Instructions will be discussed on the first day of class.  Most materials provided.

PORTRAIT PAINTING

Ages 18+

Paul Fuentes

$200 – 6 Thursdays 6:30pm-8:30pm

Begins 1/23

Supply list available: Click here

Students will work in oils (acrylics can also be used if preferred).  A live, clothed model will be used in this class.  We will simplify the complexities of portrait painting by breaking it down to a step-by-step process.  Beginning with a limited palette, we establish the drawing and underpainting. We lay in the foundations of form by blocking in larger to smaller shapes. As classes progress, we refine and correct features and proportion and expand the value range. Students learn the key roles of light, shadow and value. Color is introduced & we begin building a lifelike representation of the model. Through examples of great portrait painters and hands-on instruction students will learn basic anatomy, the principles of light and shadow and a classical method to paint naturalistic portraits.

WATERCOLORS: Loose,

Luminous and Colorful

Adults

Marie Natale

$140 - 6 Mondays 2:30pm - 4:30pm

-OR-

$30 per class

Supply list available: Click here

Embrace the loose, luminous, and colorful approach to watercolor painting with new exercises and techniques helping students of all skill levels to improve their work and increase their knowledge of this fluid, transparent medium. Students will be amazed how easy and fast results can be achieved in three simple steps! Students will work from photos of landscapes, flowers, animals, boats, beach scenes, or from live still life set ups.  This class promises to be inspirational and informative….and mostly lots of fun! All students welcome from beginner level to the advanced student! Ongoing class

PAINTING CREATIVELY

Adults

Barbara Rosin

Thursdays 11am - 2pm

$35 per class

Acrylics, watercolor, pastel, oils...what are your preferred painting materials?  Whether you are a beginner or an experienced painter, we can all learn from how to really "see" our subject, whether it's inspired by a photograph, set-up, or imagination.  Explore which elements of color, composition and technique attract you as we look at art history and contemporary artists.  Through individual instruction and group discussion in a friendly, supportive atmosphere, experience the welcoming nature of making art. Group museum trips are an optional offering.  Ongoing class.

FOLK ART FUN

Adults

Susan Rau

Mondays 9:30am - 11:30am

Begins 2/10

$20 per class

Have a learning experience that’s fun!  Strokework, blending techniques, learn a way to look at and use acrylics that is easy and fun.  Step-by-step projects for decorating your home or for creating gifts for your family and friends.  You can be a beginner or a more advanced  student.  Everyone is welcome.  Bring a friend and just enjoy a good time for yourself.   Occasionally a fee will be charged for supplies.  Ongoing class

FEARLESS WATERCOLOR

Adults

Susan Rau

Mondays 12:30am - 2:30pm

Begins 2/10

$20 per class

Supply list available: Click here

This class will give you skills to help you paint in watercolor, and lose your fears about the medium. Come have fun and learn some new skills or improve the ones you have.  Occasionally a supply fee will be charged.  Ongoing class

CREATING ART

Your choice of medium:

Pen, pencil, acrylics or watercolor

ADULTS

Susan Irland

$140—6 Wednesdays 1pm - 3pm

     -OR-

$30 per class

Supply list available: Click here

All levels are welcome.  Individualized instruction will be given to beginners.  Choose which medium you’d like to work in.  We will explore the techniques unique to the medium you choose.

WAVES AND SEASCAPES

Ages 16- Adults

Renee Leopardi

$140—6 Wednesdays 6pm - 8pm

Supply list available: Click here

Learn how to paint waves and seascapes in pastel.  Capture the motion of the wave to the texture of  sand and dunes.  All levels welcome.  Please see supply list for information on required materials.

BEGINNER POTTERY

Adults 18+

Joe DiMatteo

$140—8 Tuesdays 6pm-8pm

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

Intro to wheel throwing.  Explore basic forms and techniques including cylinder, bowl, and plate forms.  Decorating and glazing techniques are also explored.  Hand-building, pinch, coiling, and slab are taught for alternative pottery methods.  Students are encouraged to practice during non-class time.  Please come to class with a towel and old clothes or apron.  Open studio time available for students ($5)

BEGINNER to INTERMEDIATE  POTTERY

Adults 18+

Collette Smith

$140—8 Fridays 10am - 12pm

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

This class is for beginner to intermediate.  Many different techniques will be explored:

-Simple soft slab hand-building.

-Using found objects for image impressions, texture, etc.

-Coils such as trivets, snail pots, etc.

-Forms created on the wheel and how to alter them for different shapes, etc.

 Open studio time available for students ($5)

HAND BUILDING FUNCTIONAL POTTERY

Adults 18+

Joe DiMatteo

$140—8 Saturdays 9:30am - 11:30am

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

For beginners to advanced students. The focus of this class is to create unique individual functional pottery and sculptural vessels without the use of a pottery wheel. We will explore pinching, coiling, slab construction, extrusions, and the Japanese carving technique, kurinuki. We will experiment with textures both found and hand made by means of clay stamps. Learn proper underglazing and glaze techniques to complete your wares.  Open studio time available for students ($5)

INTERMEDIATE POTTERY

Adults 18+

Joe DiMatteo

$140—8 Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

Materials/Lab Fee $30 plus clay

This class is for repeat students only.  No beginners please.  Expand on basic wheel-thrown forms including matching functional wares & more advanced such as bottles, lids, and toroid. By altering and combining, create new shapes such as teapots, goblets, and free formed vessels.  The use of clay slip & commercial underglazes will also be explored for various textures, inlay, chattering & perhaps a few surprises.  Open studio time available for students ($10)

BEGINNER’S MOSAICS

Ages 12 - adult

Michele Pasciullo

$125—5 Wednesdays 6:30pm - 8:30pm

$25 Supply fee

Jan. 8—Feb. 5

       -OR-

March 4—April 1

Introduction to mosaics for those with little or no experience. Break tile, cut glass, smash dishes, transform trash into treasure!  Learn the versatile art of mosaic in this weekly course.

MOSAIC MANIA: INTERMEDIATE

Ages 12 - adult

Michele Pasciullo

Mondays 6pm - 8pm

$140—6 weeks (plus $25 Supply fee)

$220—12 weeks (plus $35 Supply fee)

(No class 2/17)

This class is for students who have had an introduction to the mosaic process and are comfortable working independently with guidance from instructor.