Ceramics: Throwing & Hand Building

Sunday / 10am - 1pm / April 7 - June 2

Join MoCA Arlington at Marymount University and get an introduction into hand building, throwing on a wheel, and glazing pottery. In this 8-week class, students will explore the techniques and …

Ceramics: Handbuilding Techniques

Sunday / 2pm - 5pm / April 7 - June 2

Join MoCA Arlington at Marymount University and get an introduction into hand building. In this class, we will focus on different handbuilding techniques, such as pinch pots, stamp-making, soft slab, …

Drawing & Painting: The Figure

Tuesdays / 6:30pm - 8:30pm / April 9 - May 28

Beginning, returning, and advanced students are welcome to explore drawing and painting in this course where we’ll capture the spirit and vitality of the human form. Activities will include quick …

Nature on Paper

In-Person Class / Tuesdays / April 9 - May 28

Learn to see the natural world as an artist. This 8-week course will teach you techniques for depicting plants, landscape, and other natural subjects, using watercolor, papercutting, and ink. Indoor …

Life Drawing Shortcuts

Tuesdays at Innovation Studio / 6:00pm - 8:00pm / April 9 - May 7

In this class, beginning and intermediate level students will study classical proportions of the face, neck, and shoulders to develop and refine fundamental drawing skills. Using a variety of 2D …

Experimental Painting: The Creative Process

Wednesdays / 6:30pm - 8:30pm / April 10 - May 29

Art can be exploratory and fun, so why not approach it as play? In art making and other fields, play can be a vital tool for experimentation and innovation. Beginning …

Oil Paints: Introduction and Exploration

Wednesdays / 6:30pm - 8:30pm / April 10 - May 8

This 5-session painting class with instructor Emily Sullivan will introduce students to oil paint and painting from observation. No prior art experience needed! We will learn about the properties of …

The Portrait: Fundamentals of Oil Painting

Thursdays / 6:30pm - 8:30pm / April 11 - May 30

In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of portrait painting in oils. All skill levels are welcome! This course will offer a structured approach to painting the portrait, with …

Smartphone Photography

Thursdays at Innovation Studio / 6:00pm - 8:00pm / April 11 - April 25

Today’s smartphone cameras can produce extraordinary images, but how many of us know how to take full advantage of these powerful tools to capture, edit and share great pictures? This …

Landscape Studio: Intro to Oils

Fridays / 10:00 am - 12:00 pm / April 12 - May 3

In this four-session class with Emily Sullivan, students will learn the basics of oil painting and how to apply these skills to landscape painting. For our first piece, students will …

Intro to Oils: Landscapes & Botanicals

Thursdays / 6:30pm - 8:30pm / April 18 - May 30

This painting class with instructor Lindsay Mueller will introduce students to oil painting from nature and landscape. No prior painting experience needed! During this class we will learn about the …

Mixed Media Expressions

Fridays / 10:00am-12:00pm / April 26 - May 31

In this class, participants will explore a variety of collage and mixed media techniques through playful process oriented projects. Come with an open mind and a willingness to try different …

Art & Wellness Mixed Media Exploration Workshop

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP / Saturday / 1:00-4:00pm / April 27 or May 18

Making art is a whole-body experience, including how you are feeling during the making process! In this workshop we will focus on using our whole body to create artworks while …

Botanical Silhouettes: Gelplate & Solar Printmaking Workshop

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP / Saturday / May 18 / 12:30-4:30pm

Join local artist and arts educator, Lindsay Mueller in this four-hour workshop centered around the fundamentals of gelplate and solar printmaking. We will start by collecting a diverse array of …

Looking & Drawing: The Portrait – Workshop

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP / Saturday / May 25 / 1:00-4:00pm

In this workshop, students will learn the process of drawing a portrait from reference in graphite. All skill levels are welcome! Students will learn to simplify a complex portrait using …

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