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June 2018

Drumming Workshop with Len Mackey

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Drumming Workshop Instructor: Len Mackey Fri. | June 29 | 4 – 5pm $10 members | $12 non-members Learn songs and rhythms from Guinea, West Africa! Join the fun while singing and playing traditional songs of the Baga, Mande, and Susu people. Materials Included     Registration and Payment Information

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July 2018

Ceramics: Intro to Wheel Throwing with Lisa Dashnaw

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Ceramics: Intro to Wheel Throwing, 4-Part Class Instructor: Lisa Dashnaw Mondays and Wednesdays July 9 and 11 | 6 – 8:30pm and July 16 and 18 | 6 – 8:30pm $95 members | $120 non-members + Materials Fee TBA Age 13-Adults. This class provides a base understanding of wheel throwing, with the main focus on learning how to center and throw a bowl. During the 4 sessions of instructional and guided work time, students will learn both throwing and trimming. Materials…

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Sumi-e Brush Painting with David Crowell

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Sumi-e Brush Painting Instructor: David Crowell Tues | July 10 | 10am – 12pm $24 members | $29 non-members Ages 10 and up are invited to join local painter David Crowell to explore basic East Asian ink and brush stroke movements. Crowell will help students to create traditional-style paintings through watercolor techniques with detail ink painting. Materials included Registration and Payment Information

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Become a Young Artist with Jeff Davis

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Become A Young Artist (Ages 6 – 8) Instructor: Jeff Davis Thurs | July 12 | 10am – 12pm  $19 members | $24 non-members Ages 6-8. This two-hour session will teach a few quick fundamentals of drawing and illustrating, and kids will enjoy sketching and drawing some Shel Silverstein-like whimsical and simple cartoon characters. Parents are welcome to stay for part of all of the class time if they’d like. (This class is offered for ages 9-12 on July 26.) Materials…

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Mixed Media for Self-Expression with Ola Aldous

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Mixed Media for Self-Expression Instructor: Ola Aldous Thurs | July 12| 2 – 4 pm $29 members | $34 non-members Ages 13-17. Max 10 students. With the assistance and support of the teacher, students will use a variety of mediums including drawing, painting, and collage to create their own self-directed projects and develop their artistic voices. Materials List: Students may choose to bring small 3D objects, and photographs or magazines to cut and glue, to incorporate into their projects. All…

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Become a Young Artist with Jeff Davis

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Become A Young Artist (Ages 9-12) Instructor: Jeff Davis Thurs | July 26 | 10am – 12pm  $19 members | $24 non-members Ages 9-12. This two-hour session will teach a few quick fundamentals of drawing and illustrating, and kids will enjoy sketching and drawing some Shel Silverstein-like whimsical and simple cartoon characters. Parents are welcome to stay for part of all of the class time if they’d like. (This class is offered for ages 6-8 on July 12.) Materials Included  …

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Mixed Media for Self-Expression with Ola Aldous

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Mixed Media for Self-Expression Instructor: Ola Aldous Thurs | July 26 | 2 – 4 pm $29 members | $34 non-members Ages 13-17. Max 10 students. With the assistance and support of the teacher, students will use a variety of mediums including drawing, painting, and collage to create their own self-directed projects and develop their artistic voices. Materials List: Students may choose to bring small 3D objects, and photographs or magazines to cut and glue, to incorporate into their projects.…

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August 2018

Wipe Out Painting Technique with Pam Morley

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Wipe Out Painting Technique Instructor: Pam Morley Wed. | August 1 | 9am – 12pm $29 members | $36 non-members The “wipe-out” is a method used to establish value range (dark to light) as a first layer in a painting. This class is suitable for all skill levels, you can be an absolute beginner or an experienced artist. Dark paint is placed over the entire canvas and then “pulled” out, refining at the end with touches of color.You will leave…

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Fall class schedule coming soon!

August 4
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Watch for our fall class schedule to be announced in August!

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Mixed Media for Self-Expression with Ola Aldous

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Mixed Media for Self-Expression Instructor: Ola Aldous Thurs | Aug 9 | 2 – 4 pm $29 members | $34 non-members Ages 13-17. Max 10 students. With the assistance and support of the teacher, students will use a variety of mediums including drawing, painting, and collage to create their own self-directed projects and develop their artistic voices. Materials List: Students may choose to bring small 3D objects, and photographs or magazines to cut and glue, to incorporate into their projects.…

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Sumi-e Brush Painting with David Crowell

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Sumi-e Brush Painting Instructor: David Crowell Sat | August 18 | 10am – 12pm $24 members | $29 non-members Ages 10 and up are invited to join local painter David Crowell to explore basic East Asian ink and brush stroke movements. Crowell will help students to create traditional-style paintings through watercolor techniques with detail ink painting. Materials included Registration and Payment Information

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Mixed Media for Self-Expression with Ola Aldous

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Mixed Media for Self-Expression Instructor: Ola Aldous Thurs | Aug 23 | 2 – 4 pm $29 members | $34 non-members Ages 13-17. Max 10 students. With the assistance and support of the teacher, students will use a variety of mediums including drawing, painting, and collage to create their own self-directed projects and develop their artistic voices. Materials List: Students may choose to bring small 3D objects, and photographs or magazines to cut and glue, to incorporate into their projects.…

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Mosaic Workshop with Mary Holland

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SLC Arts Academy, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States
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Mosaic Workshop Instructor: Mary Holland Sat. | Aug 25 | 1–4 pm $39 members | $46 non-members Ages 10 and up. Mosaics are a blast to make! Small projects are easy and a great way to take advantage of found materials or leftover tile and stained glass chips. Make an attractive trivet, wall plaque, or set of coasters in this class during an afternoon, using stained glass or stones and a grout finish. Mary Holland has experience making foiled stained glass decorative…

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September 2018

Wheel Thrown Pottery (Ages 14-Adult)

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ages 14-Adults, beginning-intermediate level. Learn clay prep, wedging, centering, throwing, trimming, glazing. The 6 pieces of pottery you make will be fired and available for later pick-up. This 3 day class meets Mon, Tue, Wed. (9/10, 9/11, and 9/12) $148 + materials included. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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Wheel Thrown Pottery (Ages 14-Adult)

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ages 14-Adults, beginning-intermediate level. Learn clay prep, wedging, centering, throwing, trimming, glazing. The 6 pieces of pottery you make will be fired and available for later pick-up. This 3 day class meets Mon, Tue, Wed. (9/10, 9/11, and 9/12) $148 + materials included. Pre-pay & register: 315-265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org.

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