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ST. CHARLES ARTS COUNCIL CLASSES:
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Glass fusing is best described as mosaics meets stain glass creating whimsical shapes in vibrant colors.  Come learn the basic techniques of glass working in cutting, application and tool use.  Explore the use of glass layering and the creation of shapes to piece and puzzle a holiday themed poinsettia dish.  Class held at The Painted Pot in St.Charles.

7100114

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 11/16/2017, ending 11/16/2017

Tuition: $50.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : The Painted Pot Location : 
  The Painted Pot.

Room :  Not Assigned

Instructor : Staff To Be Announced 

Please read: Class held at The Painted Pot in St. Charles.



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Explore the world of stylish and elegant handwriting.  Beginners will learn italic script, which is the easiest to learn and often considered to be one of the most beautiful styles.  Use calligraphy to personalize your scrapbooking or to add an artful touch to any lettering project. Supply list https://stcharles.augusoft.net/Customers/StCharles/files/Supply%20Lists/Calligraphy%20.pdf  

7100001

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 7 sessions; starting 9/11/2017, ending 10/23/2017

Tuition: $75.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  HUM 101

Instructor : Carol Pitzer 

Please read: Supply list available online.



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Experience the sensation of molding free-formed art out of clay.  Learn the basic techniques on the pottery wheel in order to throw a simplistic serving bowl.  Discover the freedom of hand building using slab work, clay coiling, clay molds and texture blocks in order to form a serving platter.  Complete your fired clay projects with the application of under-coat glazes in order to create a personalized finish.  Class held at The Painted Pot in St. Charles.

7100113

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 10/12/2017, ending 10/19/2017

Tuition: $45.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : The Painted Pot Location : 
  The Painted Pot.

Room :  Not Assigned

Instructor : Staff To Be Announced 

Please read: Class held at The Painted Pot in St. Charles.



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Do you think you can't draw? Join us and learn how you can!  Moving to a new level in drawing, by changing perspective, elaborating on the subject and then including a bit of fantasy, and working with new styles and techniques.  Developed to inspire more creativity through drawing.  No previous drawing experience necessary. SUPPLY LIST

7100110

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/5/2017, ending 10/10/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Linda Wilmes 

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Perfect for holiday gift giving.  Make a trio of fused glass ornaments in this fun class.  Additional ornaments can be made for $5.00 if time allows.  Class held at Art Glass Array in St. Charles.

7100115

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 11/8/2017, ending 11/8/2017

Tuition: $35.00

Supply Fee: $15.00

Location : Art Glass Array Location : 
  Art Glass Array.

Room :  Not Assigned

Instructor : Lisa Becker 

Please read: A $15 supply fee is payable with tuition.



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Art lovers and beginners welcome! Ron Hauser will guide you in traditional and contemporary methods. Bring a favorite photo or magazine picture from which to work. SUPPLY LIST: http://bit.ly/2iGCxop VIDEO: http://bit.ly/2jgfJxa – Ron talks about his class and will show you his recommendations for supplies needed for your first class. Supplies required, see supply list.  

7100026

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 8/10/2017, ending 8/31/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Ron Hauser 

Please read: Supplies required, see supply list.



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Art lovers and beginners welcome! Ron Hauser will guide you in traditional and contemporary methods. Bring a favorite photo or magazine picture from which to work. SUPPLY LIST: http://bit.ly/2iGCxop VIDEO: http://bit.ly/2jgfJxa – Ron talks about his class and will show you his recommendations for supplies needed for your first class. Supplies required, see supply list.  

7100026

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 10/12/2017, ending 11/16/2017

Tuition: $149.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Ron Hauser 

Please read: Supplies required, see supply list.



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Learn a new hobby to enjoy all year around!  Pyrography means painting with fire.  Learn the basics of using a wood burning unit to create plaques and pictures in wood for personalized works of arts that your family will cherish.  You will receive a kit that includes woodburning units and tips to take home.  

7100111

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 10/16/2017, ending 10/30/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Supply Fee: $32.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Burt Lemen 

Please read: A $32 supply fee is payable with tuition.



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Use your emotions to paint a current feeling, using color and value to emphasize that mood.  Free and loose painting to quickly transfer to the canvas and paper.  A basic subject can be used for the foundation of the painting, and then built upon by individually.  No experience necessary.  

7100109

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/11/2017, ending 10/16/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Linda Wilmes 

Please read: Supply list available online.



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Are you a current or former Continuing Education art student?  Our studio is open for you!  Use this time to complete your current art project at your own pace in this self-guided class.  Collaborate with other artists while enhancing your artistic ability. 

7100006

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 6/29/2017, ending 8/3/2017

Tuition: $42.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Joy Dufrain 

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Are you a current or former Continuing Education art student?  Our studio is open for you!  Use this time to complete your current art project at your own pace in this self-guided class.  Collaborate with other artists while enhancing your artistic ability. 

7100006

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 10/23/2017, ending 11/27/2017

Tuition: $42.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Joy Dufrain 

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By layering various sizes of glass, we will create a colorful fused glass bowl.  The bowls will fire in a two-step process and be ready approximately one week after class.  Class held at Art Glass Array.

7100117

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 10/24/2017, ending 10/24/2017

Tuition: $35.00

Supply Fee: $15.00

Location : Art Glass Array Location : 
  Art Glass Array.

Room :  Not Assigned

Instructor : Lisa Becker 

Please read: A $15 supply fee payable with tuition.



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