Teens & Adults

Mill Art Center & Gallery provides an environment in which the community can express and develop their artistic abilities through instruction, observation and interaction with professional artists. Our unique blend of classroom studios and professional gallery exhibition space encourages students to immerse themselves in art, with inspiration from instructors and the art that surrounds them. Our small class sizes ensure that each student gets plenty of one on one time in every class.
Children and teen classes follow the public school calendar. Arrangements may be made with specific instructors for make-up classes. Gift certificates for art classes and art purchases are available.

New Classes Forming Now

Encaustic Printmaking Workshop

Using wax based paints to create prints is such a great way to explore your visual language. The prints you produce in this workshop are works of art and can be framed or used as mixed media elements for future work.   You will learn essential information on the printing process with encaustic paints, from set-up, free form printing, how to work from registration for mono-type printing, as well as a wide array of application techniques. You will also learn how the different pigments and papers behave for a better understanding on how to achieve the results you desire.  All materials are included in the cost of this class. Cost: $125 per class or $225 for both. This workshop takes place in Kathryn Bevier’s studio located on the third floor of The Lower Mill Building.

Instructor:: Kathryn Bevier
Who :: Older Teens to Adults
Fee :: $125
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Class Dates :: Friday, Nov.30 or Sat. Dec.1 Class size limited to 4 people. 10 am - 2 pm
 


Collage with Encaustic

Collage helps us tap into an inner voice that often times we don’t pay attention to. Using wax as the binder adds to the depth of the encapsulated thoughts and ideas.  In this workshop you will learn the basic application techniques of working with encaustic wax medium to assemble your collage. You will also learn glazing techniques and various ways in which you can enhance the surface of the wax layers. All materials will be provided however, participants are encouraged to bring items for collage. Stamps, thin papers, newsprint, threads, pressed plants, etc. are some suggestions. There will be plenty of materials available to work from. This workshop takes place in Kathryn Bevier’s studio located on the third floor of The Lower Mill Building.

Instructor:: Kathryn Bevier
Who :: Older Teens to Adults
Fee :: $125
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Class Dates :: Sunday, Dec. 2nd Class size limited to 4 people. 10 am - 2 pm
 

PAINTING IN OILS AND ACRYLICS

Expert instruction for all levels in oil and acrylics. Students will use still life to explore color, design and composition, or you may work on their individual projects. Bring your canvas and painting supplies. Call Lanna for supply list. (585)-624-3585

Instructor:: Lanna Pejovic
Who :: Teens and Adults
Fee :: $120 for 6 classes ::
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Class Dates :: Thursday, 9:30 to 12:30, (Ongoing: September - June)

Beginning Drawing and Portfolio

Observational drawing can be learned at any age, and anyone can draw better through practice. Beginning Drawing will give students the knowledge of the materials and methods they need to draw effectively and expressively. Drawing from life, and demonstrating progress in informal and individual critiques, students will build comfort with the materials and confidence within themselves. This class will take place over six classes, one class per week, for six weeks. 

Instructor:: Joe Tarantelli
Who :: Age 15 to Adults
Fee :: $165 for 6 classes ::
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Class Dates :: Thursday evenings from 6pm to 8:30pm.

November 1st, 8th, 15th, (no class on 22), resumes November 29th, December 6th & 13th  

Beginning Painting

For those who are already familiar with painting, this class provides a comfortable open studio atmosphere. Students will be encouraged to pursue their own ideas, begin new work, and or revisit older unfinished pieces. Inspiration and feedback will be the mainstay of the instructor’s focus during class discussions this class will take place over six weeks. Materials list provided upon registration.  

Instructor:: Joe Tarantelli
Who :: Adults
Fee :: $165 for 6 classes ::
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Class Dates :: TBD