There is nothing more satisfying than making something with our hands and there is nothing more prized than the art or work crafted by our loved ones and friends. From the visual arts to pottery and crafts such as jewelry-making or glass etching, MCR arts and crafts has something for all ages and interests.
Ages 7 - 12: Students will work with a variety of media and
techniques while creating exciting projects. Special attention will be
paid to composition, perspective, and color application. During this
dynamic class students will gain and reinforce many skills which help
them to produce high quality art work. $5 material fee is due to
instructor on first day. Additional supply list will be provided at the
Ages 5 - 11: Create exciting works of art using different types of
media and techniques. Focus on drawing, painting, and composition. $5
material fee due on first day. Additional supply list provided on first
Ages 5 - 12: Fun lessons guide you step by step to draw awesome
pictures and learn important skills. Please bring crayons, colored
pencils, No. 2 pencils, erasers and paper to the first class. Warning -
this class fills quickly! $10 material fee due to instructor at first
Ages 6 - 13: Use color, shape and line to express emotions and
creative ideas; objects are simplified and deconstructed. The art that
results is very personal and unique. Draw, paint and voila - a
masterpiece! $10 material fee due to instructor at class.
Ages 4 - 9: Join me this Summer for an Art class filled with fun as
we create sculptures from our favorite cartoons characters. We will
also draw and paint a cartoon story board. Create a treasure to take
home or a gift for someone special. There is a $12 material fee due to
instructor at the first class.
Ages 14 and up: All ability levels are welcome. Discover how to use
a step by step approach that makes acrylics resemble the lush look of
oils. Learn to create a painting you will be proud to hang in your home.
You will love the results! Please bring several pictures of what you
would like to paint. $8 material fee due to instructor. Fee covers
palette, paper, and extra paints. Please call Margaret at 301-318-8319
for supply list.
Ages 8 and up: A perfect class for older kids and adults to explore
different drawing skills. Come find the artist in you! Great fun for
families. Please register quickly for this popular class. Contact Pyper
at 240-593-4404 for supply list.
Ages 18 and up: Beginners/Intermediate Learn how to prepare the
palette, how to start a painting, and how to mix and blend colors.
Subjects include still life, landscape, figure or abstract. Frequent
demonstrations and care of materials also included. This popular class
fills quickly! Materials discussed at first class.
Ages 13 and up: For those who have taken a beginner class with
Yolanda Prinsloo in the past or have drawing experience. Build on
perceptions of drawing and explore new techniques in pencil, color
pencil and/or watercolor. $20 material fee due to instructor at first
Ages 11 and up: Discover how to unhinge preconception and draw what
you see. Sharpen your powers of observation with a variety of exercises
and see what you can create! Bring drawing paper, pencils (HB,B1,B4),
ruler, erasers or $20 for materials fee due to instructor.
18 and up: All levels Learn how easy it is to draw the weather,
from a sunny day at the beach to a wild storm. Use photos for
inspiration. Treat yourself to a weekend of art! Then use those same
skills to draw people, pets and buildings. Call 301/989-1799 for
Ages 15 and up: All levels: Combination wheel and hand building.
Discover clay's plasticity, try wedging and throwing, build slabs and
coils, pinching and modeling. Bring home finished pieces completely
glazed and fired. Bring an old towel. A $30 material fee due to the
instructor at first class.
Ages 16 and up: All Levels: Discover clay and glazes in a creative,
friendly environment. Work on individual projects with instructor's
guidance. Bring clay tools and old towel. $30 material fee due to
instructor at the first class.
Ages 16 and up: Intermediate/Advanced: Handbuilding, wheel-throwing,
decorating and glazing techniques for experienced students. Studio is
equipped with wheels, extruders and slabroller. Instructor is available
for demonstration and assistance. $30 material fee due at first class.
Ages 7 and up: Spend some quality time as a family exploring clay.
Whether your clay creations are purely decorative or practical pieces,
you'll treasure the time you spend working both independently and as a
family. You will explore clay construction (pinch, coil and slab-no
wheel), and various glaze finishes. Projects are fired in a kiln on our
premises and students will take home several finished pieces. Younger
children will need their adult pottery partner to assist through part
of the process which is part of the fun you'll have together! NOTE:
Cost is per person and adult registration is required with the
registration of a child. $25 material fee due per person on first day.
Ages 11 and up: All levels: Pottery for Everyone. Includes basic
skills and techniques for coiling, sculpting and the wheel. Instruction
on clay bodies, slips, glazes, underglazes and texture. $25 material
fee due instructor at first class.