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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. 

Summer registration begins April 1. Check back at that time for our full course and workshop listings. 

  MULTI-WEEK COURSES 

Ceramics: Wheel Throwing - Mondays (June 13 - Aug. 15), 6-9 PM, $300   *no class on July 4 

Introduction to Illustration - Mondays (June 13 - Aug. 15), 6-9 PM, $225

Sustainable Color: A Natural Dye Course - Mondays (June 13 - July 25), 7-9 PM, $200

Ceramics: Wheel Throwing - Tuesdays (June 14 - Aug. 9), 6-9 PM, $300 

Color Theory & Composition Strategies - Tuesdays (June 14 - Aug. 9), 6-9 PM, $225

Gelli Plate Printing and Handmade Books - Tuesdays (June 21 - July 12), 6-9 PM, $150

Drawing Fundamentals - Tuesdays (June 14 - August 9), 6-9 PM, $210

Introduction to Digital Art - Tuesdays (June 14 - August 9), 6-9 PM, $225

Storytelling through Ceramics: Techniques for Sculpture Construction - Wednesdays (June 15 - Aug. 10), 5-8 PM, $275  *no class on June 29

Painting for Beginners - Wednesdays (June 15 - Aug. 10), 6-9 PM, $225

The Business of Art: How to Make a Living as an Artist - Wednesdays (June 22 - July 27), 6-9 PM, $150

Illustrating Children's Books - Wednesdays, 6-9 PM, $250

Ceramics: Intermediate/Advanced - Thursdays (June 16 - Aug. 11), 6-9 PM, $300  

Understanding Abstract Painting - Thursdays (June 16 - Aug. 11), 6-9 PM, $225

Intermediate Book Arts: Sewing on Tapes - Thursdays (June 22 - Aug. 11), 6-9 PM, $200   *no class on July 21 & 28

Figure Drawing - Thursdays (June 16 - Aug. 11), 6-9 PM, $250

Watercolor Painting - Thursdays (June 16 – July 21), 6-9 PM, $160

 

WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

Surface Design on Clay - Saturday/Sunday (July 16/17), 10 AM - 4 PM; 12 PM - 4 PM -  $150

Experimental Watercolor - Saturday (July 16), 10 AM - 4 PM, $80

Introduction to Gelli Plate Printing - Saturday (July 16), 10 AM - 4 PM, $80

Nature Journaling at Edwin Warner Park - Saturday (July 30), 10 AM - 4 PM, $80

Sew a Dress in a Day! - Saturday (Aug. 6), 10 AM - 4 PM, $80

Botanical Painting in Mixed Media - Saturday (Aug. 6), 10 AM - 4 PM, $80

Sew a Necktie - Sunday (Aug. 7), 10 AM - 4 PM, $80

 

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