Youth classes

Adult Classes (16+)

Fall 2017

  • October/November

Life Drawing

  • Day: Tuesdays
  • Dates: Oct. 17 - Nov. 14
  • Times: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • Length: 5 weeks
  • Cost: $110*

Learn to draw anatomy and improve your sense of human proportions and shading. We will discover our unique style of mark making and build upon it as an intentional tool for visual communication.

*This cost includes a fee for drawing pencils and sketchbook, which students will be welcome to keep at the end of the course.

Zentangle® & Illustration Techniques for all levels

  • Day: Wednesdays
  • Dates: Oct. 18 - Nov. 15
  • Times: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • Length: 5 weeks
  • Full Course Cost: $100
  • Single Session Cost: $25*

Discover the basics to creating a Zentangle® design, then build upon it to create your own style. We will create our own library of tangle ideas and apply them to beautiful and unique designs that you create! We will expand upon your illustration toolbox using watercolor pencils, markers, ink, or Sharpie to really make your masterpieces shine!

*Sessions (Pre-registration required)

  • 10/18: Intro to Zentangles® & Tangle Libraries (Ink vs. Sharpies)
  • 10/25: Fall Zentangles & New Tangles
  • 11/1: Adding Color to your Zentangles (dry media only)
  • 11/8: Express Yourself Zentangles (Affirmations)
  • 11/15: Adding Color to your Zentangles (wet media)

Scrapbooking Mixed-Media Basics

  • Day: Thursdays
  • Dates: Oct. 19 - Nov. 16
  • Times: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • Length: 5 weeks
  • Full Courses Cost: $110
  • Single Session Cost: $25*

Do you have a memory box full of old photos, notes and greetings cards, or concert tickets, to name a few? Use your arsenal of memorabilia to make a book of art-filled pages. Learn how to layer with liquid acrylics, decoupage with Mod Podge, compose layouts, create pop-outs, and more!

*Sessions (Pre-Registration required)

  • 10/19: Designing Your Composition (Canvas, paints and Mod Podge are provided; You are responsible for bring your own memory items/photos.)
  • 10/26: Adding Pockets & Pop-Outs
  • 11/2: Illustration and Typography (Materials provided; Please bring in your unfinished scrapbook pages.)
  • 11/9: Adding Design Elements to your Pages (Liquid watercolors and paints provided; Please bring in your unfinished scrapbook pages.)
  • 11/16: Binding Your Book (Bring in your pages to bind.)

  • November/December

Jewelry Basics

  • Day: Tuesdays
  • Dates: Nov. 28 - Dec. 19
  • Times: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Full Courses Cost: $90*
  • Single Session Cost: $25**

Make those fabulous earrings, bracelets, and necklaces you have always wanted! This class will give you the skills to create double strand necklaces, wire-wrapped pendants, and festive dangly earrings. *Tools and basic materials will be provided; This includes the cost of glass and crystal beading materials.

**Sessions (Pre-Registration required)

  • 11/28: Earrings and Wire Form Dangly Earrings
  • 12/5: Woven & Beaded Wire-Wrapped Bracelets
  • 12/12: Double Strand Necklaces
  • 12/19: Wire-Wrapped Seaglass for Necklaces and Decoration

Decorative String Art

  • Day: Wednesdays
  • Dates: Nov. 29 - Dec. 20
  • Times: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Full Courses Cost: $95
  • Single Session Cost: $25*

String art involves the use of string, thread, wire or fiber as an art medium. The defining characteristic of this craft is is the intricate elaborateness of its webbed configurations, which are juxtaposed against the humble simplicity of the material. Create your own designs using just string and nails on wood. Finished products can be used as seasonal decoration or given as gifts.

*Sessions (Pre-Registration required)

  • 11/29: Holiday Theme: Design Your Template and Start Hammering!
  • 12/6: Finish Hammering and String It
  • 12/13: Parabolas and Geometric Patterns: Design & Hammer
  • 12/20: Finish Hammering and String It

Still Life Drawing (All Levels Welcome)

  • Day: Thursdays
  • Dates: Nov. 30 - Dec. 21
  • Times: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Cost: $85

We will learn how to use units of measurement and negative space to create a realistic semblance of our studies. Tips on shading, building stronger compositions, and learning how to draw what we see and not what we think we see will sharpen our drawing skills. Each week will have a different drawing prompt to enhance your skill level.

  • Weekend Workshops

Family Fall Harvest Crafters Workshop

  • Date: Nov. 18
  • Times: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Length: 1 class
  • Cost: Children, 9-12 - $10 | Teens & Adults - $20 | Family - $50

String art harvest craft to bring to your next family event or to spread cheer to your home. String art starts as a free design or you can use a template, then get to hammering! The string can be wrapped in geometrical patterns or as a whimsical design, either way looks great and is a lot of fun! Drop in at any time, but if you plan on finishing your craft give yourself at least an hour.

Holiday Pet Portraits Workshop

  • Session 1: Saturday, Dec. 9 (4:00-6:00 PM) or
  • Session 2: Sunday, Dec. 10 (3:30-5:30 PM)
  • Per Session Cost: $30

Want to paint your family cat or dog’s portrait for the holiday season? Bring in a picture of your loved one, and together you will learn how to draw and paint your pet while better understanding your personal style. And we won’t leave out the mistletoe!  

Registration Forms

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All courses are subject to cancellation, should a minimum enrollment not be met. In the event of a cancellation, participants will be informed and payment will be refunded.

Registration forms and payment (cash or check only) may be mailed or hand-delivered to The Enrichment Center (10 Groton Road, Nashua, NH 03062).