Try-it Classes - Adults

“I get so much out of coming to class with you. You teach us to approach our work fearlessly! You encourage us, invite us to try new things, give us many options including looking at our work differently in order to see better where we want to go with it. ”.

A new selection of one or two time short workshops for adults and now kids, too!! We offer a quick exposure to various fine arts and hand crafts without your having to commit to a full semester of classes. A great opportunity to hone skills or learn something totally new! Bring a friend, bring your book club, even bring your spouse!


Every one can learn to draw!! Line, tone, texture, values, contour and shape – all of this is presented in a way that allows everyone, even a novice, to end up on a much higher level than where they began. We’ll show you how to practice drawing what you actually see. Work from still reference to gain experience in drawing as well as understand and use perspective and proportion! Learn it the right way, for the first time!

Thursday, January 18th | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Fundamentals of Drawing


Learn to handle pen & ink so you can work with line, tone, texture, shading, hatching and cross hatching. This gorgeous medium will allow you to produce minute detail as well as large shapes once the correct techniques are understood. Whimsical, moody, romantic - all these moods and more are easily created in pen & ink.

Thursday, February 1st | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM -OR- 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

$40 [with materials]

Pen and Ink Basics


Join us! This exciting class will introduce you to one of the most versatile mediums, while you learn the different techniques such as scrumbling, sfumato, resists, and more. Layers of color are applied allowing exploration of lights and darks in relation to each other. Drawing and composition, while working from a simple fruit still-life, will be discussed to enhance your pastel work. Informative class for beginners or those looking to hone their skills.

Thursday, February 15th | 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM -OR- 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

$40 [with materials]

Chalk and Pastel


Bring your friends for a great day or night out….super fun AND a gorgeous piece of handcraft culture! This workshop is led by Moki Kokoris, master of fine arts, internationally recognized calligrapher and superb creator of Ukrainian Eggs!

Moki will demonstrate how to create a psyanka, the traditional egg, and then have you create one of your very own. Psyanka means to write…each egg tells a story depending on the colors, designs and glyph you use. Moki says it is believed by many that the eggs traditionally hold the power of magic! Come and learn the significance of folk art while you create a family heirloom.

Other dates and times may be arranged for groups of 6 and more. Scout troops welcome (at reduced pricing) to schedule sessions as well. Please inquire.

Thursday, March 1st | 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM -OR- 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Saturday, March 24th | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Parent/Adult and Child (ages 8+) may attend this workshop together.

$40 [with materials]


Do not miss out on this one! We're professional mosaic artists with public pieces all over the east coast! Whether you’re a beginner or someone looking to hone their skill, this exciting, engaging and hands-on "Try It", will take you through mosaic history, current uses, design and then fabrication of your own piece. We've got techniques galore to share with you and lots of wonderful color tesserae to use. Mosaics – they're addictive, relaxing, fun and satisfying!

Thursday, March 15th and 22nd | 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM -OR- 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

$150 [with materials]

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Adult TRY IT Workshops

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