Fairmount has special workshops for all ages and interests! Join us for a day or two, or even up to five weeks of special classes dedicated towards specific areas of study or specific projects.

Art Workshops: Adults/parents are welcome to join in ANY of our art workshops with their student of any age bracket for shared art time!

This Fall 2021 session, Fairmount is excited to offer a variety of art workshops in ceramics, paper-crafting, fiber, and painting on our NEW “Sensational Saturdays”! Be sure to check this page often as we update this page with more workshops in art, dance, theatre, and more!

NEW “Sensational Saturday” Art Workshops!

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Forever Fall Ceramics- with Brigttie Fiorille

Dates: October 2nd & 9th

Ages 2-5 years (w/ accompanying adult): 10:00am-11:00am

Ages 6-12 years: 11:00am-12:00pm

Fee: $30

Capture the beauty of fall in this two visit ceramics workshop. We will use texture and leaf shapes to create cut outs and beads. The second class will be used to paint and string the leaf creations into garlands, wall hangings or singles. Great for gift giving and seasonal decorating!

PLEASE NOTE: the 2-5 year old age bracket requires that an adult attend with the student. Adults may create their own art project for an additional registration fee.

Scratchboard Techniques: For the Love of Birds- with Barbara Martin

Dates & Times: October 2nd & 9th, 12:30-2:30pm

Fee: $75 (includes $15 materials fee)

Ages: Adult

Please join artist, Barbara Martin as she demonstrates her scratchboard techniques in this “Make It – Take It” workshop. All materials will be provided. During this workshop you will learn basic scratchboard techniques, transfer your image, and create a 5” x 7” scratchboard image of a bird. This workshop is limited to 7 registrants- sign up asap!

Charcoal Sketching Basics- with Mary Lyons

Dates & Times: October 16th, 23rd, & 30th, 1:00-3:00pm

Fee: $72

Ages: 12 years and up

Using magnified images train your eye to observe and capture proportion, shading, and contrasts. Building foundational skills in freehand drawing, with concepts that can be applied to any medium.

Materials: Faber Castell Classic Charcoal Sketch Set: Bring your own (equivalent), use studio supply, or purchase charcoal set in class to keep ($10 each). 

Portraits in Charcoal- with Mary Lyons

Dates & Times: November 6th, 13th, & 20th, 1:00-3:00pm

Fee: $72

Ages: 12 years and up

Approach drawing portraits by learning to build structure using dark and light. Learn how to use pencils and charcoal through technique exercises, base sketches, and completed drawings.

Materials: Faber Castell Classic Charcoal Sketch Set: Bring your own (equivalent), use studio supply, or purchase charcoal set in class to keep ($10 each). 

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