Adult Art Classes

Find the artist within you! Learn techniques from local talented artists and bring home beautiful artwork. 

All adult programs take place at the Burns Road Community Center unless otherwise noted and highlighted.

Interested in teaching a new class or have a great program idea? The Recreation Department is always searching for qualified instructors to teach new and innovative programming ideas to our community. Click HERE to submit an application today!



Interested in teaching a new class or have a great program idea? The Recreation Department is always searching for qualified instructors to teach new and innovative programming ideas to our community.

Click HERE to submit an application today!

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FURTHER YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY

Become a better photographer by understanding your digital camera; learn camera settings, exposure triangle, composition, color theory, and photographic styles. On the first day, bring your digital camera and a set of up to three printed photos that you have taken. Prints can be of any size. No class Oct 31.

  • AGE: 16+
  • INSTRUCTOR: Dennis P. León                                                                         
DAYDATETIMER/NR FEEREGISTER
MonSep 19-Nov 146:30-8:30pm$240/$300331313-1A


CREATE, PLAY, IMAGINE IN CLAY

Discover the ceramic artist in you! All levels are welcome in this class that teaches hand building while receiving individualized attention. Initial clay and glaze fees included. Each additional 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze is $25.

  • AGE: 17+
  • INSTRUCTOR: Georgia Hollander
DAYDATETIMER/NR FEEREGISTER
WedSep 29-Nov 17
6:00-8:30pm
$240/$300331307-1A

WHEEL THROWING

Learn the basic skills required for wheel throwing including wedging, centering, opening, pulling, and design considerations. Beginning potters will be given significant individual attention. Advanced students will learn to build larger forms, add texture, trimming methods, and altering. Initial clay and glaze fees included. Each additional 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze is $25.

  • AGE: 17+
  • INSTRUCTOR: Georgia Hollander
DAYDATETIMER/NR FEEREGISTER
FriSep 30-Nov 18
1:30-4:00pm
$240/$300
331308-1B

ADVENTURES IN OIL & ACRYLIC

Learn to draw or paint even if you have never taken an art class. As a practicing artist, learn ways to make your drawings and paintings more accurate and more exciting! Students will work from subjects of their choice and will be encouraged to develop their own original styles to reach personal goals. Supply list available at registration. Students may arrive up to 15 minutes prior to start time. 

  • Age: 18+
  • Instructor: Nancy Tilles
DAYDATETIMER/NR FEECODE
TueSep 6-27
1:00-4:00pm
$175/$219
331302-1B
WedSep 7-28
9:30am-12:30pm
$175/$219
331302-1C
TueOct 25-Nov 221:00-4:00pm
$140/$175
331302-2B
WedOct 26-Nov 239:30am-12:30pm
$140/$175
331302-2C
TueNov 29-Dec 201:00-4:00pm
$140/$175
331302-3B 
WedNov 30-Dec 21
9:30am-12:30pm
$140/$175
331302-3C


PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER!

HOW TO ACHIEVE BETTER PAINTINGS

Further develop your artistic talent to sell your artwork. This workshop is geared to experienced artists working mostly with oil paints, but acrylics can be used. To help improve your stroke, bring your portfolio, photos, or previous paintings. A supply list and workshop details are available at registration.

  • Age: 16+
  • Instructor: Laurie Snow Hein
DAYDATETIMER/NR FEECODE
ThuDec 89:30am-4:00pm$160/$200
331317-1
Thu Dec 15*9:30am-12:30pm
$85/$106
CANCELLED

*Pre-requisite Dec 8 workshop

Cancelled Classes

At times,  classes are cancelled due to low enrollment. If you are interested in taking a class that has been cancelled, please email the Recreation Department or call 561-630-1100 and put your name on a list to let us know that you are interested in that class. Once we have enough people to hold the class, we will try to restart that class.

Refund Information

All refunds must be requested in writing at any of our Recreation service desks or through the Refund Request Electronic Form.

Class Cancellation/Refund Policy

Please be advised that refunds are processed when requested, less a $20 transaction fee per class/activity. Should a participant request a refund more than three days prior to the first class, they will receive a full refund less the transaction fee. If the class or program has started and the request for a refund is made before the third meeting of the activity, the refund will be prorated, less the transaction fee. Any request for a refund made after the third class is reviewed and the appropriate refund, if any, is determined by a committee. Refunds will not be given for missed classes unless accompanied by a doctor's note or unless a class is cancelled by the Recreation Department.