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Adult Education

The creative life is the most rewarding life

The Watkins College of Art offers a refined array of adult personal interest and professional development courses and workshops throughout the year. All program offerings are taught by practicing artists and are offered in the same well-equipped facilities that support our degree-seeking students. Program offerings include ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking, book arts, fiber arts, photography, and graphic design. 

Fall registration begins August 1. 

MULTI-WEEK COURSES 

Ceramics: Beginner Wheelthrowing - Tuesday, 6-9 PM (Sept. 13 - Nov. 8), $300

Color Theory and Composition Strategies - Tuesday, 6-9 PM (Sept. 13 - Nov. 8), $225

Figure Drawing - Tuesday , 6-9 PM (Sept. 13 - Nov. 8), $250

Watercolor Painting - Tuesday , 6-9 PM (Sept. 13 - Oct. 18), $180

Book Arts: Sewing on Tapes - Tuesday, 6-9 PM (Sept. 13 - Oct. 25), $200. *No class meeting on October 18. 

Introduction to Digital Art - Tuesday, 6-9 PM (Sept. 13 - Nov. 8), $225

Painting with Thread - Tuesday & Thursday, 6-9 PM (Sept. 13 - Oct. 13), $225

Ceramics: Intermediate/Advanced Wheelthrowing - Thursday, 6-9 PM (Sept. 15 - Dec. 1), $300. *No class meetings on Sept. 29 and Oct. 27.

Understanding Abstract Painting - Thursday, 6-9 PM (Sept.15 - Nov. 10), $225

The Sketchbook: A Tool for Creative Development - Thursday, 6-9 PM (Sept. 15 - Nov. 10), $250

Intermediate Sewing: Choose Your Own Project - Thursday, 6-9 PM (Sept. 15 - Oct. 27), $200

Drawing Foundations - Thursday, 6-9 PM (Sept. 15 - Nov. 10), $210

Introduction to Illustration - Thursday, 6-9 PM (Sept. 15 - Nov. 10) $225

 

WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

Botanical Painting: 3-part Workshop - Saturdays, Sept. 24, Oct. 22, and Nov. 12, 10 AM - 4 PM, $160

Clay Relief Portraits - Saturday, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 10 AM - 4 PM, $175

Handbound Leather Journals - Saturday, October 22, 9 AM - 5 PM, $125

Miniature Matchbook Books - Saturday, November 5, 10 AM - 4 PM, $80

Straw Firing and Aluminum Saggar Firing - Saturday, November 12, 10 AM - 4 PM, $150

Letterpress Printing - Saturday, November 12, 9 AM - 4 PM, $80

Miniature Book Christmas Ornaments - Saturday, December 3, 10 AM - 4 PM, $125

 

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