CLASSES, ART PARTIES, LESSONS

GROUPS OR INDIVIDUALS

Contact Us:

  • Email: gatewayartscenter213@gmail.com  
  • Call 864-613-2211 Tues. Fri. or Sat.
  • Use the the Contact Form @ bottom of this page 

I. ART CLASSES

CAPTURED COLLAGES

Sat   1-3pm ANY THEME

  • $35.00 All Materials Provided -Backing, paint, material, tulle, specialty papers, fabric, yarn, ribbon, lace, book pages, shells, jewelry, paint etc
  • Any age or skill level 

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DOWN TO BASICS PAINTING- with Acrylics or Oil 

We’ll start from the beginning and get comfortable with the medium 

Melody Davis, Instructor  [40 years experience]

Two Offerings :

  • Tuesday October 12   1 pm – 3 pm   OR
  • Tuesday October 12     6 pm – 8 pm   

Class Description

  • $45.00 All Materials Provided   [$35 Members and Westminster Residents]
  • Explore Color: Warm, Cool and Opposing; Mixing vs ‘Out of the Tube’ Building a Palette
  • Using Tools, Mediums and Techniques: Play around with options and choose what you like
  • Criteria for Choosing Sources: Is enough information available; Convey a mood or message                                   using color, line, contrast, shape, perspective, pattern, movement.
  • Composition – getting the most out of your source selection; breaking up space
  • Bring: Examples of previous work; 5-10 preferred sources [photos, magazine or art images]
  • Basics II Classes will be available

Sign up:  In-Person;  Call  864-613-2211 Tues, Fri and Sat

or Email us at gatewayartscenter213@gmail.com 


BASIC DRAWING-Figures and Objects

Two Offerings:

  • Tuesday October 26  1 pm – 1 pm  OR
  • Tuesday October 26  6 pm – 8 pm

Class Description:

  • $40 All Materials Provided [Newsprint and Sketch paper; charcoal, graphite sticks and pencils]
  • Understanding shape, line, shading, contrast, positive and negative space
  • Advantages of mediums, surfaces and tools

Focus is on the following[not a finished piece]: 

  • Capturing the essence with gesture drawing
  • Establishing structure 
  • Fleshing out details

Touch on:

  • The subtleties of achieving a likeness
  • Emotion through facial expression and posture
  • Focus on the whole for a cohesive image

Sign up:  In-Person;  Call  864-613-2211 Tues, Fri and Sat

or Email us at gatewayartscenter213@gmail.com 


II.  In Depth LESSONS 

  • $12.50 PER HOUR Dry Media  $25 Wet Media
  •  INDIVIUAL LESSONS CAN BE SCHEDULED ANY DAY OR TIME. Contact Us for your specialized session.
  •  KIDS SATURDAY ART GROUP or CAMPS- see kids page
  •  SPECIAL NEEDS and HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS  Speak to a representative for details
  • ANATOMY and PORTRAITS -Reserve Lesson Times.
  • DRAWING OR PAINTING SESSIONS [One on One or Groups] 
  • PORTRAITS- GETTING THE LIKENESS 

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III. STEP BY STEP ART and CRAFT PARTIES

We Show You How Every Step of the Way.

BYOB. Refrigerator/Microwave available

  • PERFECT FOR ADULT or CHILD BIRTHDAYS; BRIDAL PARTIES; CHURCH GROUPS; TEAM BUILDING MEETINGS; REUNIONS ETC
  • CHOOSE A PROJECT or LET US DESIGN ONE FOR YOU!
  • REGISTER BELOW  and RESERVE YOUR GROUP [ must be 4 or more]
  • INDICATE PREFERENCES- Project, Date and Time- We will confirm
  • $25  [or  $20  Westminster Residents] FOR MOST classes -cost of materials will influence price
  • ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED [Paintings are sized 11 by 14 unless noted]
  • ANY AGE or SKILL LEVEL

STEP BY STEP PHOTO GALLERY

  • SCHEDULE YOUR AGELESS GROUP ANYTIME
  • CUSTOM CLASS- PLEASE ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR US TO PRODUCE YOUR PROJECT
  • YOU CHOOSE PROJECT, TIME AND DATE
  • ALL MATERIALS $25 [$20 RESIDENT OF WESTMINSTER DISCOUNT]
  • PERFECT FOR SEASONAL, BRIDAL, BIRTHDAYS, CLUBS, REUNIONS, CHURCH GROUPS ETC. [WE HAVE KITCHEN AND SERVING SPACE]

REGISTER FOR ANY CLASS BELOW -SKIP QUESTIONS THAT DO NOT APPLY TO YOUR SELECTION