ART CLASSES

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CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Whether you want to learn how to draw or paint, or you are looking to add to your skill set, the Arts Council is sure to have a class that sparks your imagination!

Art Classes at the Center for the Arts are for adults ages 18+.
CENTER FOR THE ARTS | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730
Edmund D. Lewandowski Classroom and Studio 1

BOX OFFICE

online | yorkcountyarts.org

by phone | (803)328-2787

in person | Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730

ARTISTS & ART TEACHERS | Interested in teaching at the Center for the Arts? Download, fill out & return our Art Class form (PDF) to Amanda Foshag, afoshag@yorkcountyarts.org.

 

GUIDELINES FOR ATTENDING CLASS

 
Please abide by the guidelines listed below when visiting the galleries and offices, or attending an art class or event hosted by the Arts Council of York County at the Center for the Arts and Gettys Art Center.

PLEASE WEAR FACE MASKS

Staff, volunteers, and patrons of the Arts Council must wear face masks (facial coverings) while in the Center for the Arts and Gettys Art Center, or at an event produced by the Arts Council of York County. Please make sure the mask covers both your nose and mouth to help protect others.

LIMITED CAPACITY

The building capacity is limited to 15 people at all times.

MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING

Please maintain a distance of at least 6' between people who are not from the same household.

 

That’s about two adult arm-lengths or the height of an upright concert bass.

WASH YOUR HANDS

Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

LIMITED ACCESS

Access to the water fountain is limited to refilling water bottles.

STAY HOME

Please stay home if you are showing signs of illness.

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ART CLASSES FOR ADULTS

​This class will develop an understanding of composition, various drawing techniques with PrismaColor and permanent ink pens methods through line drawing, textures, shading, highlights. At least three finished sketches should be realized at end of session.

 

PRICE | $50

 

DATE | Saturday, September 12, 2020

TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM
REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Edmund D. Lewandowski Classroom

 

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 10

SUPPLIES | Download Supply List (PDF)

In this class we’ll try different brands of watercolor paper and paint while learning basic techniques.

PRICE | $50

CLASS DATE | Saturday,  September 26, 2020

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Monday, September 21, 2020

 

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Edmund D. Lewandowski Classroom

 

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 8

SUPPLIES | Provided

Let’s work with diverse and unexpected materials such as: gift wrap, tissue, clothing patterns, cheese cloth, sawdust, table salt, modeling paste, etc. to create a layered and textured collage. We will also learn the basics of composition, with a quick review on painting with acrylics and water-soluble oil paint.

PRICE | $50

CLASS DATE | Saturday, October 10, 2020

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Edmund D. Lewandowski Classroom

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 10

SUPPLIES | Download Supply List (PDF)

Flowers can be an inspirational source for expressing our inner creativity. We will use our intuition to find unique floral shapes on our inked canvas. 

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” ~Henri Matisse

PRICE | $50

CLASS DATE | Saturday, October 17, 2020

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Monday, October 12, 2020

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Edmund D. Lewandowski Classroom

Skill Level | Beginner to Intermediate

Max. Enrollment | 8

SUPPLIES | Provided

Students will learn about mixing color and creating stronger paintings.

            

PRICE | $50

 

CLASS DATE | Saturday, November 7, 2020

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Monday, November 2, 2020

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Edmund D. Lewandowski Classroom

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 8

SUPPLIES | Provided

Using various drawing tools, various mark making methods, we’ll learn how to create shadows and highlights, and how to capture the likeness of the animals. 

PRICE | $50

CLASS DATE | Saturday, November 14, 2020

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Edmund D. Lewandowski Classroom

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX ENROLLMENT | 10

SUPPLIES | Download Supply List (PDF)

You will complete two holiday greeting cards featuring winter themes.

PRICE | $30

CLASS DATE | Friday, December 4, 2020

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 12 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Sunday, November 29, 2020

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Studio 1

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 8

SUPPLIES | Provided

Santa carrying his bag of gifts is our subject for this class filled with holiday cheer.

PRICE | $30

 

CLASS DATE | Friday, December 4, 2020

CLASS TIME | 1 – 3 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Sunday, November 29, 2020

 

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Studio 1

 

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 8

SUPPLIES | Provided

In this class, we will paint from photographs, still life subjects, and from imagination to develop an understanding of composition, various painting techniques, and do’s and don’ts with acrylics. Abstract painting as well as subjective realism styles will be attempted in class! 

PRICE | $50

 

CLASS DATE | Saturday, January 9, 2021

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Edmund D. Lewandowski Classroom

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 10

SUPPLIES | Download Supply List (PDF)

Learn the basics of getting started with soft pastels. We’ll try different brands of sticks, pans and surfaces.

PRICE | $50

 

CLASS DATE | Saturday, January 16, 2021

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Monday, January 11, 2021

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Studio 1

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 8

SUPPLIES | Provided

We'll create works of art featuring both daytime and nighttime skies using a variety of materials including pan pastels, watercolors, and Brusho crystals.

PRICE | $50

CLASS DATE | Saturday, February 20, 2021

TIME | 10 AM - 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Monday, February 15, 2021

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730

Studio 1

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 8

SUPPLIES | Provided

Basic Drawing begins with discussions on light and shadow, elements of composition, perspective, drawing techniques and some art history. Studio exercises will follow drawing landscapes, buildings, animals, and still life subject matter. 

PRICE | $50

 

CLASS DATE | Saturday, March 13, 2021

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Monday, March 8, 2021

 

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Edmund D. Lewandowski Classroom

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 10

SUPPLIES | Download Supply List (PDF)

The properties of color will be explored and applied in exercises designed to help you create better paintings.

PRICE | $50

 

CLASS DATE | Saturday, March 20, 2021

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Monday, March 15, 2021

 

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Studio 1

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 8

SUPPLIES | Provided

Learn the basics of composition, with a quick review on painting with acrylics. Class will focus on painting at least two landscapes. Subject matter can be from student provided photographs, personal memory, other images provided by instructor. 

PRICE | $50

CLASS DATE | Saturday, April 10, 2021

CLASS TIME | 10 AM - 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730

Edmund D. Lewandowski Classroom

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 10

SUPPLIES | Download Supply List (PDF)

Celebrate spring by painting beautiful, blooming flowers.

 

PRICE | $50

 

CLASS DATE | Saturday, April 17, 2021

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Monday, April 12, 2021

 

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Studio 1

 

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX. ENROLLMENT | 8

SUPPLIES | Provided

By using watercolor grounds, we can enjoy the fluidity of watercolors on diverse surfaces such as canvas, wood, plastic, metal, etc. Let's move beyond the limits of paper and create new art.

PRICE | $50

 

CLASS DATE | Saturday, May 15, 2021

CLASS TIME | 10 AM – 2 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | Monday, May 10, 2021

 

Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730 

Studio 1

 

SKILL LEVEL | Beginner to Intermediate

MAX ENROLLMENT | 8

SUPPLIES | Provided

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