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Adult Studios

Learn from artists in informal studios with individual attention. Note: All watercolor classes held at CMA during the winter.

Adult Registration 216-421-7350 or in person. More information: adultstudios [at] clevelandart [dot] org. Supply lists available at the ticket center.

Cancellation Policy: Classes with insufficient registration will be combined or canceled three days before class begins, with enrollees notified and fully refunded. Refunds are issued any time before the beginning of the session. After the first class, consideration will be given to refunds on an individual basis.

Starts on Thursday, April 24, 2014, 9:30 a.m.
4 Thursdays, April 24–May 15, 2014, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Learn about warm and cool colors, wet-into-wet blending, glazing, color mixing, and palette organization. Paint still-life for two weeks and landscape for two weeks, weather permitting.

Starts on Monday, April 28, 2014, 9:30 a.m.
4 Mondays, April 28–May 19, 2014, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Join us to explore in-depth two fascinating and engaging parts of Japanese culture. We'll make traditional tea bowls from clay, mix and apply our own glazes to the work, rapid fire in a small fuel-burning outdoor kiln, and re-create the Japanese tea ceremony using our own pottery.

Starts on Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (Lunch on your own)

Create modern abstract floral designs by using traditional Japanese principles of flower arranging.

Starts on Friday, June 13, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
8 Fridays, June 13–August 8, 2014 (no class July 4), 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. or 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Charcoal drawing on the first day leads to underpainting, wet-into-wet blending, and glazing. Geared to all levels.

Starts on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
8 Wednesdays, June 18–August 6, 2014, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Learn simple painting techniques with acrylic paints. Still-life objects serve as inspiration for this low-pressure course.

Starts on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
8 Wednesdays, June 18–August 6, 2014, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. or 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Sculpture and paintings throughout the museum inspire drawing in charcoal and pencils, including colored conté pencil. All skill levels welcome.

Starts on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
8 Fridays, June 24–August 12, 2014, 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Beginners learn simple yet effective drawing techniques using basic graphite and conté crayon on paper.

Starts on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 1:30 p.m.
8 Tuesdays, June 24–August 5, 2014, 1:30–4:00 p.m.

Learn about warm and cool colors, wet-into-wet blending, glazing, and color mixing.

Starts on Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:30 p.m.
4 Fridays, July 11–August 1, 2014, 12:30–4:30 p.m.

Learn about the philosophy behind Chinese painting and how to paint the 4 gentlemen in this 4-part workshop.

Starts on Saturday, August 9, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

The museum and ARTneo (formerly Cleveland Artists Foundation) collaborate to present this life drawing class with Cleveland Arts Prize winner, master artist, and educator Shirley Aley Campbell. Register through the ticket center.