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Modern Art Mini-Session

Registration Open Now!
Come and explore various art media and create unique projects in this mini-session inspired by modern artists! Students will design a collage based on Matisse’s cutouts, create a multimedia project based on Kandinsky using watercolor, marker, and pastel, and use acrylics to create a project inspired by Jackson Pollock. Your student will learn art skills, color theory, design, and study famous works of art.
Class will meet for 7 weeks on Wednesday’s 11:30am-12:30pm, beginning April 1.Taught by Janet Rogers, this mini-session is designed for ages 10 and up, grade 5 and up.Drop by the front desk to register!

Age Levels: 10 and up

Grade Levels: 5th and up

Class Period: Beginning April 1, 2020 on Wednesday, 11:30 – 12:30 for 7 weeks

Materials Fee: $15.00

Tuition: $100.00

Enrollment Fee: $25.00 for families not currently enrolled in CERC classes

Materials Needed: Sketchbook, canvas, watercolor paper, paper, paints, markers, glue.

Instructor: Janet Rogers

Email: thedutchmom@yahoo.com

Stop by the front desk to enroll!

Quilting: Block of the Week

Quilt group options:

This is an open workshop.  Attend as many workshops or little as you like or are able.  All Quilters can arrive 15 minutes early to set up.

Meeting Saturdays at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Starting January 18, 2020)

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Bible-based quilt blocks.  Quilting through the Bible.  Each square represents verses, symbols, and people from the Bible.  Squares are intricately pieced.  Two (2) patterns and instructions will be provided for your choice of the week.  This is a great quilt for using scraps of fabric, or you can purchase Jelly Rolls, Layer Cakes, or Fat Quarters.  Size of quilt is your choice. All finishing instructions will be provided as we get closer to completing the blocks of our choice.

Blocks will be 8×8″ blocks. Original pattern is 6×6″, so we will be making some small adjustments.

Patterns based on the book The Bible Sampler Quilt: 96 Classic Quilt Blocks Inspired by the Bible by Laurie Aaron Hird. (The Book is not required as all information will be provided.)

Meeting Mondays at 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting January 20, 2020)

The IKAT quilt is a great modern pattern which uses Jelly Roll lengths for piecing.  Patterns and instructions are available on-line and during workshop.  Size of quilt is your choice.

Pattern by Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic.

“An easy and quick project, even for beginners. Make use of an assortment of 2 identical Jelly Rolls plus 1/2 yard of a solid. The Jelly Rolls used in the instructions are HEY DOT by Zen Chic for Moda. “

Ages: 12+ invited, recommend 12-15 year olds be accompanied by parent, especially if new to sewing. Open to members and non-members.

Pre-requisite: Must have basic beginning sewing skills, and basic knowledge of your personal sewing machine. 

Materials Needed: Fabric (jelly rolls, layer cakes, fat quarter, fat eighths) and/or scraps for blocks and top, thread, sewing machine, scissors, marking pencil/pen, rotary cutter, 12×12 or larger cutting mat. (Yardage for finishing quilt will be provided at the meetings.)

Materials Fee/Tuition: $40 (every 6 months; fee covers supplies and building use.)

Spring 2020 Drawing Classics Art Camp

Instructor: Janet Rogers

Time Span: 1 hour a week for 7 weeks, beginning January 15 and ending February 26

Age Levels: 9 – 18

Grade Levels: 4 – 12

Class Period: Wednesday, 11:30-12:30

Materials fee: $10

Materials Needed: 9” x 12” Strathmore Sketchbook

Course Description:

Drawing Classics is a mini course designed to cover the foundations of drawing and shading for the beginning and intermediate art student.

Drawing from observation is the main focus. The student will be exposed to a broad range of drawing materials, such as pencil, oil pastel, and charcoal. Watercolor will be applied to some of the drawings as well. Various artists’ drawings will be explored in the context of each lesson.

Contact our Director of Education by Email: education@cerconline.org

Mini-mester Painting Session

Mini-Painting Session Beginning to Intermediate – 6-12th graders

This mini semini paintingssion is designed for students who  have a desire to explore painting with acrylics. They will create an abstract painting, as well as, a realistic bird painting in this six weeks’ session. Painting skills such as mixing colors and brush technique will be practiced. The student will also be learning color theory in this class and study works of art.
Days and Times: Thursdays 10:00-11:00am 6 weeks: March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4
Tuition: $100
Materials Fee: $10
Minimum/Maximum Students: 3/10
Enrollment Fee for New Families: $25 (can be applied to late enrollment if family joins year round classes)
Materials Needed: Sketchbook
Forms Required for Current Families: Enrollment Form