Adult Classes & Workshops

 

ALLA PRIMA STILL LIFE

Oil Painting (all levels)

Dianne will begin with an informative demonstration to help students see how to begin and finish a painting in one session with easy to understand instructions. Dianne will work with you on an individual basis to help you improve at your own speed. There will be many set ups so there will be no crowding. This group will utilize the discipline of Academic Traditional Methods with the freedom of "Alla Prima" to help each person learn the fundamentals to create a painting that is structurally sound in color, composition and technique.  Whether you are a beginner or advance artist you will benefit from this group.
Dianne Panarelli Miller
Eight week class
Wednesdays, 9:45am-12:45pm.  March 29 - June 7 (no class April 19, May 8 and 15)
$260 for 8 classes*
To register and arrange payment please contact the instructor directly by emailing her at glenndice@msn.com  Instructor will provide a list of recommended supplies (student is responsible for all supplies unless otherwise specified). Class will go outdoors weather permitting,  a french easel will be required.
*This price reflects 20% discount for DAA members (non-member price is $325). Non-members can sign up for either individual membership ($35) or family membership ($50) to receive the favorable price.  New member paperwork will be provided on the first day of class for your convenience or Click here to join.

 

NANTUCKET BASKETS
Cane and Wood (Intermediate Level)

Pamela and her sister Patty Campbell have been teaching this class for DAA for 10 years. Many students have asked to come back and make another basket. This class is for you! We will offer a beginner class in April. Some baskets to consider making, ice buckets, totes/purse, serving tray, sewing basket, pie basket. These will be heirlooms for your family and cherished. Class is limited to 5 students.

 

 

Pamela Campbell Smith
Four-Week Class
Wednesdays, March 1,8,15 and 22
6:30-9pm
$295* includes materials for basket not to exceed 15″ round or 8″ high, i.e. a large tote purse is included in costs but not leather handles.
To register and arrange payment please contact instructor directly ppasmith@verizon.net. Pam will need to know what basket you are making BEFORE Feb 22 and what wood type base (cherry, walnut, oak).
DAA Fine Arts Studio, 2nd floor in the Ellison Center for the Arts
This price reflects 20% discount for DAA members (non-member price is $365).  Non-members can sign up for either individual membership ($35) or family membership ($50) to receive the favorable price.  New member paperwork will be provided on the first day of class for your convenience or Click here to join.

 

POTTERY ON THE WHEEL
Clay (all levels)

Introduce the curious and/or aspiring potters to the challenges and joys of the electric pottery wheel.   Classroom focus will be on learning correct technique and understanding the full process of creating pottery.   For the more experienced potter who has learned the basics of throwing on the wheel, classroom focus will be on reinforcing  the correct technique to throw bigger and thinner.  Key learning will be to embrace failure as we push our limits.  All students will complete the course with finished, functional pieces.

 

Don Whitney
Eight-Week Class 
Thursdays, 6-9 pm.  March 16 -May 11 (no class 4/20)
$300* for 8 classes + $20 materials fee.
To register and arrange payment please contact the instructor directly by emailing him at don.whitney@comcast.net
This price reflects 20% discount for DAA members (non-member price is $375).  Non-members can sign up for either individual membership ($35) or family membership ($50) to receive the favorable price.  New member paperwork will be provided on the first day of class for your convenience or Click here to join. 

 

WATERCOLOR
Watercolor (all levels)

This popular watercolor class is suitable for the seasoned beginner as well as the advanced student. There will be plenty of encouragement given in a relaxed atmosphere. Each class includes demonstrations and critiques. Sessions will focus on painting from still life and photographs, emphasizing techniques.

 

 

 

Katherine Smit
2 - Four week Sessions, four week Floral followed by four week Landscape
Fridays, 9 to 12 pm.  April 28 - May 19 followed by May 26 - June 16
$120* for 1 - four week session or $240* for both
To register and arrange payment please contact the instructor directly by emailing her at katherine.h.smit@gmail.com Instructor will provide a list of recommended supplies (student is responsible for all supplies unless otherwise specified).
*This price reflects 20% discount for DAA members (non-member price is $145 for 1 session or $290 for both).  Non-members can sign up for either individual membership ($35) or family membership ($50) to receive the favorable price.  New member paperwork will be provided on the first day of class for your convenience.
Click here to join.
 

POTTERY ON THE WHEEL

Clay (all levels)

Introduce the curious and/or aspiring potters to the challenges and joys of the electric pottery wheel.   Classroom focus will be on learning correct technique and understanding the full process of creating pottery.   For the more experienced potter who has learned the basics of throwing on the wheel, classroom focus will be on reinforcing  the correct technique to throw bigger and thinner.  Key learning will be to embrace failure as we push our limits.  All students will complete the course with finished, functional pieces.

Don Whitney
Eight-Week Class 
Thursdays, 6-9 pm.  June 15 - August 3
(Perfect for the college student home for the summer)
$300* for 8 classes + $20 materials fee.
To register and arrange payment please contact the instructor directly by emailing him at don.whitney@comcast.net
This price reflects 20% discount for DAA members (non-member price is $375).  Non-members can sign up for either individual membership ($35) or family membership ($50) to receive the favorable price.  New member paperwork will be provided on the first day of class for your convenience or Click here to join. 

Art classes and workshops at the Duxbury Art Association are a great way to add a spark of creativity to your day.  Sharpen your skills, learn a new craft or hobby, expand your creativity comfort zone, meet new friends and mentors. We offer classes for adults of all ages and levels. Our classes run from 4 to 8 weeks; workshops may meet just once, either will add color and fun to your life.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to express an interest in a medium not currently offered!