Drawing: LEARN TO DRAW! ALL LEVELS
An introductory class that offers a fun experience! Instructor Jerry Roldan will explain the equipment and what an artist looks for when he makes a work. Drawing is the signature of the artists....if you can write your name - you can draw!
Classes focus on individual topics such as Line Drawing - Still Life - Self Portrait
First class - Introductory Fee $10.00. After the first class fee is $15/a session or $60 for the month
After the first class - $25 registration fee is required.
Tuesday Evenings 6:00-7:30pm
Music Lessons: Guitar, Harmonica, Piano, Voice through Shelby County Arts Council's Music Program
- Learn music theory and technique
- Professional Muscians are the Instructors
- To read more about our Professional Instructors, please click here.
- Call to discuss your scheduling requirements and class fees.
Painting: OPEN STUDIO
- Bring your own supplies
- Artists are invited to come and paint in our studio.
- Enjoy the company and encouragement of your fellow artists.
- All mediums are welcome.
CALL the SCAC to reserve your spot!
Summer Schedule: All Tuesdays except July 21 and July 28
Tuesday's - 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Ages 15 - Adult
Open house, no instructor
$7.00 fee per day
PAINTING: WATERCOLORS with Pat Hall
- Great class for first time painters! Teachers goes step by step through the process!
- -Portrait Painintg Focus on skin tones and facial features
- No drawing necessary - tracings and photos provided
- Paint your own subjects when you feel comfortable with the basics
(Instructor will project the image of your photo onto tracing paper and bring it to class)
Instructor: Pat Hall
Class Schedule: First Saturday of each month
August 1, Sept 12 (2nd Saturday due to Labor Day Weekend), Oct 3, Nov 7
$48 per Sesson
Ages 15 and up!
Location:Shelby County Arts Council
Materials provided for New Students: 11 x 15 Sheet of 300lb Cold Press Paper . Professional grade watercolor paint Bring your brushes if you have any
Regular price: $48
Painting: Meet the Masters
Students learn about 35 of the Greatest Artists in History. Explore the techniques that revoluntionized the art world.
- Easels, canvas, and paint are just some of the tools used in this painting & art history class
- Investigate artwork by the masters & explore various art mediums during this 4-week course
- Homeschoolers - Wednesdays 1:30-2:30pm
- After School - Wednesdays 3:30 - 4:30pm
- Private lessons available. Call to schedule (669-0044)
- Location: Shelby County Arts Council Studio – Columbiana
Regular price: $70/month - 4 sessions includes all suppies
Painting: RELAXED, CREATIVE, PRODUCTIVE Monday
- Relaxed Studio Class, you decide your project!
- No experience necessary!
- Personalized attention given by professional painting Instructor!
Now Enrolling for Fall 2015 Sessions:
4 week sessions, Ongoing Ages 15 – Adult
Instructor: Lynn Dodson
Supply List of Recommended Materials Provided Upon Request
Location: Shelby County Arts Council
Regular price: $80/month
Painting: Throw an Arty Party
- Get a group together and throw an Arty Party!
- Great for a Teen Birthday Party! We will work with you on the design of the painting to fit your party theme!
- Great for Corporate Team Building!
- From beginner to advanced, students will be led through a creation of a beautiful painting!
Ages 6 – Adult
Call to schedule private arty party 205-669-0044
Photography: Capturing Memorable Images
SPECIAL FALL OFFER: TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE!
How do you capture what you intended to when you press the shutter?
How do you go from taking snap-shots to capturing images which have that WOW factor?
This class is designed to introduce the student to basic concepts in photography and digital camera operations including:
Ø Image Capture - understanding the light, know your camera, develop techniques
Ø Image Transfer - set up the computer, manage your image files, accessories
Ø Image Processing - software available, capabilities, techniques
Ø Image Sharing - E-mailing, WEB sites, printing
Need to bring: your digital camera and your camera's users manual
Whether you've got a simple "POINT-AND-SHOOT" digital camera or a more complex Digital SLR, you can gain skill and confidence in your ability to capture memorable images.
Course Length - Two 3 hour sessions
Class Date: Sept 15 & Sept 22, Tuesday Morning - 10am - 1pm (two for one- Bring a friend!)
Class Fee: $100 ( non-members) or $90 for SCAC Members
Photography: SCAC Photography Round Table
If you can answer yes to any of these questions then this forum is for you!
1. I'm interested in theme photgraphy.
2. I want to develop my photography style.
3. I want honest feedback on my photography.
4. I'm not sure my photographs capture the mood I want.
5. I am ready to advance from amatuer to professional.
6. I want advice on my equipment, lighting, and tools.
Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm
Meets the first Wednesday of each month.
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Facilitator: Hank Siegel
Location: Shelby County Arts Council in Columbiana
Ages 12 and up.
Shelby County Arts Council's Photography Round Table will be facilitated by Hank Siegel, a professional photographer who has earned his Certificate for Completion of Digital Photography Program with Paris Farzad, SCAC's very own Basic Digital Photography Instructor. This group is not a class; it is a casual but informative venue for amateur to expert level photographers to come together to share their ideas, tips, advice, tricks, and knowledge with each other. This group is highly recommended for those who are planning to take or who have already taken our "Click! Intro to Basic Digital Photography" class offered on Thursday evenings with Paris Farzad or comparable.
Pottery - Beginning Hand Building with Amy Pickens Tuesday Morning
- Perfect Class for Beginners....If you have always wanted to try pottery now is the time!
- Develop and improve skills and become more accomplished in the art of ceramics
- Supply list will be provided, but no need to bring anything to the first class. Clay supplies can be bought at class.
- Students will be given over-view of glazes to order for use on projects
- Small class size! Space is limited to 6 students
Next Session starts August 3
Instructor: Amy Pickens
Tuesdays, 10:30am - 1:00 pm
Ages 15 – Adult
Regular price: $115
Pottery - Beginning Handbuilding Class with Candye Lundy
Hand-building Pottery Class
Instructor: Candye Lundy
- Monday Evenings 6-8:30, requires minimum of 4 students for class to make, Aug 2-24, August 31-Sept 28 (no class Sept 7 Labor Day)
- Thursday Mornings 10:30-1:00, August 6-27, Sept 3-10
A fun, relaxed class focusing on creating large serving pieces made from clay!
Learn the basics of handbuilding from SCAC Pottery Collective member Candye Lundy.
Class Fee: $115,
This class uses Cone 6 clay. Supplies(clay/glazes) not included in class fee. Bring your own clay (Cone 6) to class or we have Standard 112 available for purchase.
Pottery - Sculpture Class with Nelson Grice
Example of Student's Work from last class
CLASS POSTPONED...CHECK BACK FOR NEW DATE
Professional Potter - Nelson Grice - Will lead the class through the process of transferring clay into a sculpture.
This class is designed for the intermediate pottery student looking to expand their skills. Students should have completed a beginning handbuilding class prior to enrollment.
Visit his website: www.nelsongriceart.com/
Thursday Evenings 6-8:30pm
- Turn a block of clay into a work of art
- Learn to create expressive features
- The world of sculpture ceramics is nearly limitless
Cost: $100 (includes firings). Bring your own supplies. RAKU clay is recommended for this class.
Pottery: Build, Throw, Fire! Wheel-class with Nita Terrell
Build, Throw, Fire!
Pottery: Build, throw, Fire! evenings with Nita Terrell
Six-weeks pottery class- majority wheel throwing with some hand building
- Learn pottery techniques through productively working; on the wheel or through hand-built pieces
- Learn new skills or develop and improve skills by explore wheel throwing and hand-building techniques in a fun and relaxing environment.
- Learn about glazing, and select what color combination works for your projects.
- Personal training time is plentiful due to our small class size (limited to 6 students minimum of 2)
- Supplies: Supply lists will be provided at our first meeting, with some supplies available for purchase at that time.
- We will throw on the wheel for the first class so bring an old towel if you can.
Sept 1 - October 6, Evening, Tuesday's
Instructor: Nita Terrell
5:00 - 7:30pm
Ages 15 – Adult
Regular price: $115
Pottery: Open Studio
Open Studio at the SCAC!
Our pottery studio will be open for use! The monthly fee includes use of space, tools, wheels and firing in the kiln.
You must supply your own clay and glazes! We bisque fire at Cone "04" and glaze fire at Cone "6".
Monthly Fee is $50.00 and must be paid in advance! Studio Guidelines will be posted.
Summer Studio Hours
Thursday - 1:00-5pm
Private Visual Art Tutoring for Youth
- One-on-one tutoring for youth is one of the best ways for a serious young artist to exercise their creative and technical muscles.
- Our private students are encouraged to create works based on themes or in a series, to think critically about art, and investigate work by the masters and explore and experiment with new art mediums.
Lessons are $25/hour
Call SCAC to schedule. 205.669.0044
Location: Shelby County Arts Council
Studio - Columbiana
Minimum 4 lessons
Available instructors: Lynn Dodson, Edna Sealy, Jerry Roldan, Deanne Thorn, Bruce Andrews