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2018 - 2019 CLASSES

CLASSES ARE 8 WEEKS UNLESSOTHERWISE NOTED

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FALL, WINTER & SPRING

ADULT CLASSES

MONDAY

Basic Drawing
Victoria Starger

Learn how to draw what you really see. Compose and draw still life, landscape, portrait and figure. All levels. All drawing media. Beginner to advanced. Bring 2B pencil, kneaded eraser and drawing pad to class. Colored pencils optional for drawing in color! Contact instructor questions/supplies vstarger@optonline. net or 973-476-8574

Class # M111

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 10 - October 29, 2018 Mondays 10:00am - 12:30pm $230/200 members per season
Winter January 7 - February 25, 2019 Mondays 10:00am - 12:30pm $230/200 members per season
Spring

Apri 1 - May 20, 2019

Mondays 10:00am - 12:30pm $230/200 members per season
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Traditional Watercolor Painting
Victoria Starger

Learn traditional methods of painting in watercolor with step-by-step instruction on how to 'manipulate' the medium. Drawing, composition and perspective lessons are shown to create a good foundation for your painting. Paint from colorful still life, landscape, portrait and figure references. Other painting media are okay to use in this class. All levels. Contact instructor questions/supplies vstarger@optonline.net or 973-476-8574

Class # M121

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 10 - October 29, 2018 Mondays 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per season
Winter January 7 - February 25, 2019 Mondays 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per season
Spring

April 1 - May 20, 2019

Mondays 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per season
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Painting : Watercolors, Oils, Acrylics & Pastel
Anju Saran
Adults & Teens

Learn the Basics of painting with Watercolors, Oil, Acrylics or Pastels. Beginner as well as experienced painters are welcome. We will work from still life, or painting from a photo reference. You are open to choose to do landscape, seascape, floral, still life, figurative and/or portraits. Many techniques are explored. Composition is discussed as well as lighting and values. Learn how to mix colors and how to apply them using several techniques including working with a palette knife. Contact instructor questions/supplies anjusaranarts@gmail.com 973-723-1130

To request the supply please call (973) 723-1130 or email at anjusaranarts@gmail.com .

Class # M131

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall October 1 - November 19 2018 Mondays 7:00pm - 9:30pm $230/200 members per season
Winter January 28 - March 18 2019 Mondays 7:00pm - 9:30pm $230/200 members per season
Spring

April 1 - May 20, 2019

Mondays 7:00pm - 9:30pm $230/200 members per season
Summer N/A N/A N/A

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TUESDAY

3-D ORIGAMI
Itoko Kobayas

Explore another level and style of Origami (3D). You will learn to create flowers, animals, and other things using simple Origami paper. Learn how to combine colors and apply mathematical rules. Materials fee $5 payable Contact instructor questions/supplies itotemari@thespacewaraku.com (551) 404- 9542

Class # M22

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 11 - October 30, 2018 Tuesdays 12:00pm - 2:00pm $200/180 members per session
Winter January 8 - May 26, 2019 Tuesdays 12:00pm - 2:00pm $200/180 members per session
Spring April 2 - May 21, 2019 Tuesdays 12:00pm - 2:00pm $200/180 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Paper as Palette
Nina Nemeth

Create mixed media collages while using unique and interesting materials. Experiment with different papers, techniques and ideas to create innovative collages. Color theory, composition, texture, shape and line will be our focus. We will be using paper as a creative tool to achieve finished pieces of artwork. New Students - contact instructor for advice on supplies - most are available in studio for first few classes. Materials fee $10.00 payable to the teacher. Contact instructor questions/supplies nina.nemeth@yahoo.com or (973) 454-1987

Class # M234

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 11 - October 30, 2018 Tuesdays 4:00 – 7:00 $245 /225 members per session
Winter January 8 - February 26, 2019 Tuesdays 4:00 – 7:00 $245 /225 members per session
Spring April 2 - May 21, 2019 Tuesdays 4:00 – 7:00 $245 /225 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

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WednesDAY

ACRYLIC PAINTING TECHNIQUESE
Francesca Pelaggi

Enjoy learning how to use acrylics and its quick drying advantages to create beautiful works of art that have depth and luminosity. Join me while I teach easy techniques of acrylic painting for both the beginner and experienced artist. Students will explore various subject matter which include; live still life arrangements set up in the studio, landscape photo that includes a water feature, and a favorite animal photo. Fundamental elements of form, light and shadow, blocking in of color, value, composition, etc. will be covered. Learn to work wet in wet as well as glazing techniques to build up a finished painting. Call for a materials list. All levels are welcome! Contact instructor questions / supplies francesca.pelaggi@gmail.com or (908) 246- 8855

Class # M311

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 12 - October 31, 2018 Wednesdays 10:00am -1:00pm $245/225 members per session
Winter January 9 - February 27, 2019 Wednesdays 10:00am -1:00pm $245/225 members per session
Spring April 3 - May 22, 2019 Wednesdays 10:00am -1:00pm $245/225 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Sculpture
Michael Schacham

Study advanced human anatomy and the language of fine sculpture, working from the model and combining both the technical and spiritual to create sculpture. Contact instructor questions or supplies michael80@optonline.net or (201) 506-0363

Class # M353

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall Year Round Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Winter Year Round Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Spring Year Round Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Summer N/A N/A N/A

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THURSDAY

EXPERIMENTAL WATERMEDIA
Jean Kelly, NWS

Unleash a sense of adventure and embolden your art! Loosen up using the versatility of acrylics as well as innovative mixed media and collage techniques. Experience creative breakthroughs in your art and learn how to achieve bolder, more dramatic results using hues that are vibrant, energetic and contemporary. Discover new ways to develop your own personal style whether realistic, abstract, or impressionistic, while having lots of fun doing it. All levels - some painting experience helpful. Contact instructor questions / supplies kelli01@aol.com or (973) 632 6905

Class # M413

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 13 - November 1, 2018 Thursdays 10:00am – 1:00pm $245/225 members per session
Winter January 10 -February 28, 2019 Thursdays 10:00am – 1:00pm $245/225 members per session
Spring April 4 - May 23, 2019 Thursdays 10:00am – 1:00pm $245/225 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

zentangle
Jeanette Clawson

Learning the Zentangle ® Method of Drawing and create your own reference book in a journal. In depth exploration of increasingly complex Zentangle ® patterns and techniques. This class will help you develop a Zentangle® practice and provide the tools for creating a beautiful reference journal. $10 materials fee. Contact instructor questions/supplies clawsonj15@gmail.com or (920) 356-1404

Class # M424

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 13 - November 1, 2018 Thursdays 4:00pm - 6:30pm $230/200 members per session
Winter January 10 -February 28, 2019 Thursdays 4:00pm - 6:30pm $245/225 members per session
Spring April 4 - May 23, 2019 Thursdays 4:00pm - 6:30pm $245/225 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Life drawing
Must be 18 or older

Work from nude model in any medium. Open monitored studio, no instruction􀀀 $15 model fee. Members only. Must be 18 or older. Offered year round.

DATES MEETS FEE
Contact John Power for specific dates - powerart11@gmail.com 7:30pm - 10:00pm $15 members only

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friday

Members Open Studio

An opportunity for members to work on personal art projects while enjoying the company of other artists. Bring your project, your supplies, your lunch and your creativity. No charge for members

DATES MEETS FEE
  Friday 10:00am - 1:00pm No charge for members

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saturday

Introduction to Stone Carving
Michael Schacham

This course is intended as an introduction to time-honored hand-carving techniques for sculpting stone. We will be working outside weather permitting. It is intended as an ongoing class. We will work through summer and fall until it is too cold to work outside. We will skip bad weather days and add the missed days at the end of classes. You may bring your own material. If you do not have stone, contact the instructor. Contact instructor for more information. E-mail michael80@optonline.net 201-506-0363

Class # M6ST

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall Ongoing Saturdays 10:00 am– 1:00 pm $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Winter Ongoing Saturdays 10:00 am– 1:00 pm $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Spring Ongoing Saturdays 10:00 am– 1:00 pm $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Summer N/A N/A N/A

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YOUTH CLASSES

 

TUeSDAY

3-D ORAGAMI
Itoko Kobayashi

Explore another level and style of Origami (3D). You will learn how to create flowers, animals, and other objects using simple Origami paper. Learn how to] combine colors and apply mathematical rules. Materials fee $5 payable to the instructor. Contact instructor questions / supplies itotemari@thespacewaraku.com (551) 404- 9542

Class # MY239

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 11 - October 30, 2018 Tuesdays 3:00pm - 4:30pm $195/ 180 members per session
Winter January 8 - February 26, 2019 Tuesdays 3:00pm - 4:30pm $195/ 180 members per session
Spring April 2 - May 21, 2019 Tuesdays 3:00pm - 4:30pm $195/ 180 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

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WEDNESDAY

Elements of Drawing
Nina Nemeth
Ages 8+

Learn about the elements of design. Line, form, color, space, texture and value are all parts of great works of art. The class will look at artists such as Picasso, Monet, Klimt and others to see how they used these elements in their works of art. Students will then work on their own compositions using these elements in various mediums. Bring a sketchbook! Call or e-mail nina.nemeth@yahoo.com or (973) 454 1987

Class # MY39

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 12 - October 31, 2018 Wednesdays 4:00pm - 5:30pm $195/180 members per session
Winter January 9 – February 27 2019 Wednesdays 4:00pm - 5:30pm $195/180 members per session
Spring April 3 - May 22, 2019 Wednesdays 4:00pm - 5:30pm $195/180 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

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SATURDAY

Draw, Paint & More
Nina Nemeth
Ages 6 – 10

Learn basic drawing skills while exploring new media. Pastel, watercolor and charcoal will be used to create landscapes, figures, animals and still life. Lessons are geared to the enthusiastic student wishing to advance his/her skills, from beginner to advanced student.􀀀 All new projects. Bring a sketchbook (approx. 8”x10”), pencil and eraser to class. Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher. Call or e-mail nina.nemeth@yahoo.com or 973 454 1987

Class # MY6A0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall

September 22 - November 17, 2018
( No class Oct 13)

Saturdays 9:00am – 10:00 am $190/170 members per session
Winter January 5 - February 23, 2019 Saturdays 9:00am – 10:00 am $190/170 members per session
Spring

March 23 - May 11, 2019
(No class May 26)

Saturdays 9:00am – 10:00 am $190/170 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Art Explorations
Nina Nemeth
Ages 10 - 17

Have fun using charcoal, pastel, watercolor, pencil and more! Former students welcome- each class is always new. We’ll work from still life set-ups, photos and look at artists, including Degas, Rodin, and Dali for inspiration .All new projects. Bring a sketchbook, pencil and eraser to class. Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher. Call or e-mail nina.nemeth@yahoo.com or (973) 454-1987 ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Portfolio advice available.

Class # MY6B1

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall

September 22 - November 17, 2018
( No class Oct 13)


Saturdays 10:00am – 12:00 pm $215/195 members per session
Winter January 5 - February 23, 2019 Saturdays 10:00am – 12:00 pm $215/195 members per session
Spring March 23 - May 11, 2019 Saturdays 10:00am – 12:00 pm $215/195 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

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NEW!!! Studio Saturdays & Sundays

 

Eco-Dying with Nature (contact printing with plants)
Sally Fica

Eco-printing is a technique which involves bundling leaves and paper and then boiling the bundles in water with vinegar. Using flowers, leaves and rusted objects we’ll dye paper using organic “dye”, such as dried blueberries and onion skins. You’ll need to bring a large baggy with leaves, pine needles, rusty objects, flowers (and any thing else we can flatten that will make color or an interesting pattern) to work with. sally.fica@sjfstudios. com (201) 741-1773 $5 fee to teacher for materials - Class includes all materials.

Class # M8SF0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
 

Dec 9, 2018


Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm $65/$60 members per workshop

 

Inspired Sayings
Sally Fica

In this Sunday afternoon class, students will use paint, paper, ribbons, stamps and an inspirational saying, to make this artwork. Students will be lead through 4 steps to create a one-of-a-kind piece of art to take home. Because mixed media can include so many wonderful mediums and has no limitations, the sky’s the limit. It’s fun and easy to create with and limited only by the your imagination and a willingness to have fun. sally.fica@sjfstudios.com (201) 741-1773 $5 fee to teacher for materials - Class includes all materials..

Class # M7SF0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
 

Oct 21, 2018


Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm $65/$60 members per workshop

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Pastel Workshop
Francesca Pelaggi

Student will be able to choose from a set up still life arrangement in the studio or choose their own photograph of a landscape or animal. Please bring several photos if working from a photo. (No portraits please) Fundamental elements of composition, abstract form, light and shadow, value accuracy, etc. will be covered. Students will learn how to approach pastel painting from beginning to end, from sketch blocking in o color to a layering process for color mixing and blinding. Materials List on request. francesca.pelaggi@gmail.com 908 246 8855 *Take one or more workshops. Please indicates date(s) when registering . Minimum of 4 students

Class # M7FPP0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
 

Nov 11, 2018
Feb 10, 2019


Sunday 10:00am - 3:00pm $130/$120 members per workshop

Acrylic Painting Workshop
Francesca Pelaggi

Student will be able to choose from a set up still life arrangement in the studio or choose their own photograph of a landscape or animal. Please bring several photos if working from a photo. (No portraits please) Fundamental elements of composition, abstract form, light and shadow blocking in color, value accuracy, etc. will be covered. Learn to work wet in wet as well as glazing techniques l. Materials List on request. francesca.pelaggi@gmail. com 908 246 8855 *Take one or more workshops. Please indicates date(s) when registering. Minimum 4 students.

Class # M7FPA0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
 

Dec, 2, 2018
Mar 10, 2019


Sundays 10:00a m - 3 :00pm $130/$120 members per workshop

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Mixed Media Collage
Nina Nemeth

Come spend time creating along side other artists. Use this time to explore, share ideas & be inspired. This class will expose you to a selection of tools; acrylic mediums, paints, decorative papers, alternative drawing tools, and a variety of other items that can be used as inspiration to create art. Feel free to bring work or ideas that are “in progress”. Contact instructor questions/supplies nina.nemeth@yahoo.com or (973) 454-1987 $5 materials fee to Instructor. *Take one or more workshops. Please indicates date(s) when registering

Class # M6NN0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
 

Jan 26, 2019
Feb 2, 2019
Mar 2, 2019


Saturdays 1:00pm - 4:00pm $65/$60 members per workshop

Jewelry Making
Michael Schacham

Learn how to design & create your own Silver or gold jewelry by carving your own unique design, You will learnt carve your design in Jeweler’s wax, which will then be cast in silver or gold. Contact instructor questions / supplies michael80@optonline.net or 201-506-0363 $10 materials fee to Instructor. *Take one or more workshops. Please indicates Date(s) when registering

Class # M6MS0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
 

Feb 9 , 2019
Feb 23, 209


Saturdays 1:00pm - 4:00pm $65/$60 members per workshop

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Artist Trading Card
Jeanette Clawson

This 3-hour workshop will demonstrate one method of creating Artist Trading Cards. We will start with upcycled cardboard and collage and paint a large surface to be divided into trading cards for artists. They can be embellished in many ways. Sign and date the back of each card for small unique pieces of art to share. *Take one or more workshops. Please indicates date(s) when registering.

Class # M6JC0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
 

Oct 6, 2019
Mar 2, 2019


Saturdays 1:00pm - 4:00pm $65/$60 members per workshop


3D Oragami
Itoko Kobayashi

Have fun making ornaments or small gifts using the 3D origami technique. Learn about making beautiful and unique color combinations by assembling the folded paper. A great way to relax in the busy holiday season. For Inquiries - Contact instructor (551) 404- 9542 *Take one or more workshops. Please indicates date(s) when registering.

Class # M7IK0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
 

Oct 21, 2019
Oct 28, 2019
Dec 9, 2019
Dec 16, 2019


Sundays 12:30pm - 3:30pm $65/$60 members per workshop


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Altered Book Art Journal
Jeanette Clawson

This is an art class about working with what you have on multiple levels. Gratitude is one of the key components in living a happy life, no matter what your circumstances may be. Learn how to re-purpose a hardcover book, assemble an assortment of papers to use, and construct your very own altered book with pockets and collaged pages. We will explore using what you find in the book for inspiration and gathering materials from your everyday life that are meaningful to you to use in the journal. Journals can be used in many ways to help reach goals, as well as improve overall health and satisfaction. *Take one or more workshops. Please indicates date(s) when registering. $5 materials fee to Instructor

Class # M7JC0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
 

Sept 9, 2018
Oct 7, 2018
Nov 4, 2018
Dec 2, 2018
Jan 6, 2019
Feb 3, 2019
Mar 3, 2019
Apr 7, 2019
May 5, 2019

Sundays 1:00pm - 4:00pm $65/$60 members per workshop

The Sketchbook
Victoria Starger

Learn how keep a sketchbook. Capture the spirit of a vacation journal everyday life indoors or au plein air – outdoors! Learn basic drawing elements and how to use color. Bring graphite pencils HB, 2B, 4B, kneaded eraser, watercolor-colored pencils,or small ‘travel set’ of watercolors and brushes. Suggestion: Strathmore 400 Field Watercolor Book with Sketch paper in alternating pages, Spiral 30 sheets, 10” x 7”, or any sketch book. Suggestion: Winsor Newton Cotman Sketchers’ Watercolor or Set, or other travel set. Call or email vstarger@aol.com 973-476-8574 *Take one or more workshops. Please indicates date(s) when registering

Class # M7VS0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
 

Sept 16, 2018
Oct 14, 2018
Nov 18, 2018
Jan 13, 2019
Feb 17, 2019
Mar 21, 2019
Apr 14, 2019
May 12, 2019

Sundays 1:00pm - 4:00pm $65/$60 members per workshop

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