Classes


2016 Classes

First Saturday is Needle Craft Day, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 Needle craft is hosted by Candace Bush on the first Saturday of the month.  Do you like to knit, crochet, quilt, tat, embroider or weave?  Bring your needle craft project to this free event at the Art Center and join in the fun of sharing or learning from other crafters.  Stumped on a project?  Bring it and someone can offer help.

Saturdays (starting January 16-February 27)  11-12.  DRAWING CLASS with Marilyn Smith.  Ages 16 and up.  Cost is $12/per week.   Students need to bring a 12 x 18 drawing pad. 
Call Barbara Yon at (803)685-5386 or Joanne Crouch at (803)685-5577 to secure your spot in class. 


March 5, 11 a.m. - 1p.m.  Needlecraft Day.  A free event hosted by Candace Bush.

Saturday, March 5, 2-5 p.m. , Alcohol Inks on Tiles, Joanne Crouch, Instructor.  $35 fee.

Saturday, March 12, 9 a.m. - noon.  Pottery class, Donna Minor, instructor.  Return March 19, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. for glazing.  $30 fee.


Thursday, March 17, 6:30 - 8 p.m., Alcohol Inks on Yupo paper, Joanne Crouch, Instructor.  $25 fee.

Saturday, March 26, 10-12 noon, Essential Oils:  Make It and Take It, Arlene Puryear, instructor.  $15 fee.  Come learn about essential oils.




Saturday, April 9, 2-5 p.m.  Alcohol Inks on Gourds, Joanne Crouch, instructor.  $25 fee.

Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Polymer Clay class, Candace  Bush, instructor, $35 fee.  Students will need to bring a clay extrucer to class (Makins or Walnut Hollow brands are reasonably priced).




 2015 Classes

Children’s Christmas Workshop - December 5th, 10 – 12

We welcome children ages 5 and older to join us for an arts and crafts workshop where we will make several Christmas ornaments that you can use to decorate your tree or give as gifts. The cost is $20 for the first child, $15 for the second, and all supplies will be provided. Instructor – Mary Zelmer. For more information or to register call (803) 685-5386 or email artassnridgespring@gmail.com.


Children’s Collage Workshop - November 21st, 10 – 12

We welcome children ages 5 and older to come learn about the art of collage. We will complete at least two collages focusing on the Fall season and Thanksgiving. The cost is $20 for the first child, $15 for the second and all supplies will be provided. Instructors – Barbara Yon and Mary Zelmer. For more information or to register call (803) 685-5386 or email artassnridgespring@gmail.com.


Saturday, November 14, 9a-1p and 15, 1-4p.  Pottery Workshop.  Tom Supensky will teach a two-part workshop.  His clay sculptures are hand built using the coil method of construction.  His work can be viewed on his website at ww.tomsupensky.com.  $45 fee.  Ages 18+.
Register by emailing Joanne.Crouch26@gmail.com or call 803 685 5577 before 10 p.m. and leave a message.

Tom, sculpting an asparagus spear.
Photograph by D.S. Owens

The finished sculpture is on display in December at the Aiken Center for the Arts.
Photograph by Tom Supensky


Gwen, painting a turtle she sculpted.
Photograph by D. S. Owens


Sam, sculpting a pine cone.
Photograph by D. S. Owens


 Saturday, October 24, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Polymer clay. Candace Bush, instructor.  $35 fee includes all tools and supplies.  Ages 12 and up.  Students will receive tips and instruction to create a jewelry item but techniques can be used to create additional items.


To pre-register for classes, call 803 685-5577 before 10 p.m. and leave message.  Or you may email joanne.crouch26@gmail.com.




Saturday, October 31, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Fall Pottery Workshop for ages 8 thru adult. Donna Minor, instructor.  $35 fee includes all materials.  Students will have the option to make slab built sugar and cream bowls and colander or freestyle workshop.
 To register, call 803-685-5783 or emailrmdm287@pbtcomm.net





Saturday, October 10, 9-3.  Beginning Encaustic Wax Workshop.  Joanne Crouch, instructor.  $75 includes most supplies and tools.  Limited to 6 students.  Ages 18+ Students must pre-register.  Encaustic wax painting is the practice of painting with layers of wax.  Each layer is fused with the former layer with a heat gun or torch.  Attendees will experience numerous demonstrations and will be encouraged to complete at least 3 pieces.






Saturday, August 29, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. What A Hoot Pottery class for ages 8 thru adult. Donna Minor, instructor.  $35 fee includes all materials.


 Students will learn how to make and underglaze a clay coil pot with owl features. The studio will then bisque fire and clear glaze and fire the finished works for pickup the following week.




Polymer Clay Jewelry Workshop

~Saturday, August 1, 2015~

The Art Center in Ridge Spring

9:00a-1:00p

 

Project: Earrings and Brooch

 

Cost: $35.00(materials incl.)

Age limit: 12 yrs-Adult

For more information Contact: Candace Bush at: glyphgrl559@gmail.com

 

Polymer Clay Workshop


    ~Saturday, June 27, 2015~

The Art Center in Ridge Spring

9:00a-1:00p


Project: Mokume Gane Pendant

Cost: $35.00(materials incl.)

For more information Contact: Candace Bush @ 803-275-4014


Due to the popularity of the Silk Scarf Painting class with Libby Bussinah, we will host another class on Saturday, June 13th from 9-1 at the Art Center. Cost is $45 and includes all supplies for your one-of-a-kind creation. Contact Joanne to reserve your spot.


Dip 'N Splash, Joanne Crouch, Instructor
February, 2015

 Gabbie Hen Gourd Painting Class, Joanne Crouch, Instructor
When:  Saturday, January 31st 9-12
Where:  Art Center of Ridge Spring
Cost:  $35 for all supplies

Students will use a medium-sized gourd, epoxy clay and acrylics to make their very own Gabbie Hen.   She can be matched to any color scheme.  She will be painted in background color of choice and adorned with repetitive shapes until filled.  There is no limit to the possibilities. 


2014 Classes



 
 
Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  Dip N' Splash.  Come paint a sunflower on a 16" x 20" canvas.  $35 fee includes all supplies.  Joanne Crouch, Instructor.






Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  Rustic Easter Basket class; Donna Minor, instructor; $35 fee covers all materials; adults and children 10 and older.  


Saturday, May 10, 10 a.m.-noon.  Dip N' Splash special event for Mother's Day -  Mother-Daughter Casual Tea.  Learn to paint a small canvas as a part of this social event honoring mothers.  $40 fee covers all materials for painting and tea and cookies for both mother and daughter.  Space limited to 6 mother-daughter pairs.  


 

Register for classes by emailing us at artassociationridgespring@gmail.com or call Donna Minor at 803-685-5783