ADULT CLASSES

Spring 2024

CERAMICS  BOOK HERE

 

Ceramics

Beginning Wheel Throwing – Ages 18+
Learn the basics of throwing pottery with an understanding of ceramic terms and processes needed to use the pottery studio safely and independently. Topics include centering clay, throwing basic forms, crafting handles and glazing. Sessions include demonstrations and practice time under the guidance of the instructor, as well as glaze, firing, and access to the studio during scheduled open studio time. Attendance to the first class and the glazing class is mandatory. Clay must be purchased from the museum. You may bring your own tools or purchase them at the museum. (Open studio times subject to change – call the front desk in advance to verify studio schedule.) All levels welcome; if you are taking this course and have experience, please note that primarily beginner instruction will be provided.

TH 6:15pm-8:15pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 1
January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24CERAMICS- BEGWHEEL-1.1

TH 6:15pm-8:15pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 2
March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24CERAMICS- BEGWHEEL-2.1

Intro to Slip-casting & Mold-making 2-Week Intensive – Ages 18+
Slip-casting is the process of pouring liquid clay into a plaster mold to create a ceramic object. It is used to create functional items like mugs and bowls as well as simple to complex sculptural objects. This course introduces the basic methods for slip-casting and mold-making in plaster. Students will create a simple plaster mold for press-molding and slip-casting, as well as practice slip-casting from a variety of existing plaster molds. Clay and slip must be purchased from the museum. You may bring your own tools or purchase them at the museum. Glaze and firing included. (Open studio times subject to change – call the front desk in advance to verify studio schedule.)

F 9:00am-3:00pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 1
Feb 16 & Feb 23
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24CERAMICS-INTMOLD-1.1

F 9:00am-3:00pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 2
Apr 5 & Apr 12
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24CERAMICS-INTMOLD-2.1

Beginning Handbuilding – Ages 16+
Explore fundamental clay forming techniques including pinching, coiling, and slab forming, and gain an understanding of ceramic materials and glazing. Sessions include demonstrations and practice time under the guidance of the instructor, as well as glaze, firing, and access to the studio during scheduled open studio time. Attendance to the first class and the glazing class is mandatory. Clay must be purchased from the museum. You may bring your own tools or purchase them at the museum. (Open studio times subject to change – call the front desk in advance to verify studio schedule.)

T 6:15pm-8:15pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 1
January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24CERAMICS-BEGHAND -1.1

T 6:15pm-8:15pm
$206 Members I $216 Non-Member
Session 2
March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24CERAMICS-BEGHAND -2.1

DRAWING  BOOK HERE

 
Intro to Drawing – Ages 18+
Drawing is a fundamental form of expression that is useful for creating all art forms as well as communicating ideas visually. With the aid of our skilled teaching artists, learn to grow your drawing technique regardless of your experience level. This class is designed for the novice or those wanting a refresher. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

T 6:15pm – 8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24DRAW-INTRODRAW-1.1

T 6:15pm – 8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24DRAW-INTRODRAW-2.1

Figure Drawing – Ages 18+
If you want to learn anatomy and how to draw the figure, this course is for you. Students will learn to develop the figure through proportion, shape, value, relationship lines, and gestural-action lines. You will use techniques for developing volume through half tones, highlights, and cast shadows in a variety of materials. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

TH 1:00pm-3:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

In-Person Class ID# MUSF24DRAW-FIGURE-1.1

TH 1:00pm-3:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18

In-Person Class ID# MUSF24DRAW-FIGURE-2.1

Mixed Media Open Exploration – Ages 18+
Looking for a stress-free creative outlet that is easy to jump into? In Mixed Media Open Exploration, students will learn to create compositions driven by their own interests using a variety of materials including colored pencils, watercolor, acrylic, inks and more. If you enjoy layering, blending, texture-building, and overall exploration in your art, then this is sure to be a therapeutic experience! Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

F 10:00am-12:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 1

In-Person Class ID# MUSF24DRAW-OPENEXP-1.1

F 10:00am-12:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19

In-Person Class ID# MUSF24DRAW-OPENEXP-2.1

Doodle to Calm – Ages 18+
Stress less and draw slowly and with intention in this calming open-ended mindful art practice. In this class you will reconnect with your creativity by disconnecting from everyday clutter, structure, rules, and stress. With meditative intention you will draw slowly paying attention and experiencing the moment through simple doodles, enhancing with watercolor and freeing your senses. This meditative practice of drawing will activate your creativity, and promote action and relaxation in all aspects of your art. This class will include a 8-10 minute guided meditation, slow music and relaxing aromas in a small studio setting. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

F 9:30am-11:00am
$125 Members I $135 Non-Member
Session 2
March 15, 22, April 5, 12, 19, 26

         In-Person Class ID# MUSWS24DRAW-DOODLE-2.1

 

PAINTING  BOOK HERE

 
Exploring Acrylic– Ages 18+
Learn the foundations of acrylic paints and work with concepts of color theory, color mixing, textures, and brushwork techniques. Each session will explore different topics and subjects of acrylic painting and acrylic paint mediums. This is a beginner’s class but can also be a valuable refresher for artists of every level. Supplies not included. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

T 10:00am-12:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PAINT-ACRYLIC-1.1

T 10:00am-12:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PAINT-ACRYLIC-2.1

Intro to Watercolor and Gouache – Ages 18+
Discover the joy of working with watercolor and gouache paints, where a wide range of foundational techniques and brushwork styles are covered. Watercolor and gouache paints are versatile and are great for beginning painters as well as those who are looking to sharpen their skills. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

W 6:15pm-8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PAINT-WATERCOLOR-1.1

W 6:15pm-8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PAINT-WATERCOLOR-2.1

Botanical Painting & Drawing – Ages 18+
Botanical arrangements and specimens are a staple in the history of art. The challenges and rewards of capturing the beauty of the natural world results in not only an amazing image, but also increased skill with your medium. In this acrylic painting and pencil drawing course, learn to tune your eyes to the delicate details and colors of flowers, plants, and other botanical forms. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

W 10:00am-12:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PAINT-BOTANICAL-1.1

W 10:00am-12:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PAINT-BOTANICAL-2.1

Oil Mixing & Painting from a Photograph– Ages 18+
If you have ever marveled at an oil painting made by great historical painters and wondered how they controlled their medium, then this course is your answer! Using a photographic reference, you will learn to successfully mix your oil colors and guided to create paintings you never thought possible. Beginning oil painters and those who are looking to sharpen their skills are welcome. (Note: No Turpentine is allowed, Terpenoid only.) Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

TH 5:45pm-8:15pm
$215 Members I $225 Non-Member
Session 1
January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PAINT-MIXOIL-1.1

TH 5:45pm-8:15pm
$215 Members I $225 Non-Member
Session 2
March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PAINT-MIXOIL-2.1

PHOTOGRAPHY  BOOK HERE

 
Control Your Camera! – Ages 18+
Regardless of your experience level, our Control Your Camera course is specifically designed to help you learn to better understand your own specific camera with the help of our knowledgeable photography instructor. All the most important settings such as shutter speed, ISO, F/stop, exposure compensation, and white balance will be addressed to help you master your equipment. The course is broken up into repeatable two-week mini classes so that you can return for however many sessions you need to feel confident with your camera. Digital camera required. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

T 6:15pm-8:15pm
$60

Control Your Camera
January 23, 30
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS24HOTOFOUNDATIONS-CAMERA101-1.1

Control Your Camera
February 6, 13
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS24PHOTOFOUNDATIONS-CAMERA101-1.2

Control Your Camera
February 20, 27
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS24PHOTOFOUNDATIONS-CAMERA101-1.3

Control Your Camera
March 12, 19
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS24PHOTOFOUNDATIONS-CAMERA101-2.1

Control Your Camera
March 26, April 2
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS24PHOTOFOUNDATIONS-CAMERA101-2.2

Control Your Camera
April 9, 16
In-Person Class ID# MUSWS24PHOTOFOUNDATIONS-CAMERA101-2.3

Street Photography – Ages 18+
In this course, you will learn how to take captivating photos of everyday life on the streets, capturing the energy and vibrancy of the city. Our experienced instructor will teach you the fundamentals of street photography, including composition, lighting, and storytelling. You will also learn how to approach people on the street and capture candid moments that tell a story. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced photographer, this class is perfect for anyone looking to improve their skills and have fun exploring the city! Digital camera required. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

W 6:15pm-8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PHOTO-STREET-1.1

W 6:15pm-8:15pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PHOTO-STREET-2.1

 

PRINTMAKING  BOOK HERE

 

Intro to Printmaking– Ages 18+
This printmaking class is designed to introduce students to the art of printmaking through a variety of techniques and mediums. From traditional methods like engraving and linocut, to more expressive approaches like monotype, this class offers a overview of print possibilities. Learn the technical skills needed to create successful prints and enjoy exploring your own style in new ways. Whether you are an experienced artist or a beginner, this class offers an exciting opportunity to explore the world of printmaking. Supply list can be found at https://coralspringsmuseum.org/learning/

SA 2:00pm-4:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 1
January 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 2
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PAINT-INTROPRINT-1.1

SA 2:00pm-4:00pm
$170 Members I $180 Non-Member
Session 2
March 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20
In-Person Class ID# MUSF24PAINT-INTROPRINT-2.1

PRIVATE + GROUP LESSONS  CONTACT US

Private Class Lessons
Looking for one on one instruction? Private classes are great for artists that are interested in developing their skills and advancing them to the next level. These special lessons are especially great for artists who prefer focused one on one instruction or for someone who can’t make it to a scheduled group class. All students who are interested should contact the museum for more information at 954-340-5000 or email Daniel Listwan at dlistwan@coralsprings.org. Please include the times, days, and class subject you are interested in. Let us help create a class just for you! We look forward to developing your next private class experience.

In Person Class ID # MUS1V1-MUS1V1F

*Each session is 1hr at $60 per session.
Register for as many sessions as you would like.