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Fall Studio 2018

Adults (Ages 18+)



Looking for a creative challenge or simply a way to express yourself? Armory classes offer adults a creative outlet for all your artistic needs. Develop new skills or discover hidden talents. Beginning and advanced students are given individualized instruction to achieve their goals. Come express yourself and be inspired by our community of artists. Our Studio is yours! 

Through the Art High program, teens 16+ can enroll in certain adult classes. For approval from Studio Director Joan Dooley, email [email protected] Enrollment is on a first come first served basis, limit one class per student per session. Students must be 16 on the first day of class and pay the adult tuition. 

  • Classes are limited to 12 students, allowing for individualized instruction. Select classes are limited to less students.
  • Tuition Assistance is available. You can apply for tuition assistance online at checkout. 
  • Save 10% on classes by becoming a member. Membership prices begin at the $100 Family level. You can add an Armory membership at checkout and get that 10% discount right away. To learn more about membership benefits, visit armoryarts.org/membership.
  • Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis. Enrollments are non-transferable. See all Armory Studio Policies.

(F18.300) Letterpress

(F18.300) Letterpress

(Ages 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters, and more.

Offered on Mon. 10:00am

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(F18.301) Ceramics: Conversations with Clay

(F18.301) Ceramics: Conversations with Clay

(Ages 18+) Learn hand-building techniques as well as throwing on the wheel. Discover additional techniques through the use of glazes and various forms of surface decoration.

Offered on Mon. 10:00am

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(F18.302) Collage & Assemblage

(F18.302) Collage & Assemblage

(Ages 18+) Learn basic principles of design and color theory while exploring a wide range of materials and collage techniques.

Offered on Mon. 10:00am

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(F18.303) Letterpress

(F18.303) Letterpress

(Ages 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters, and more.

Offered on Mon. 1:00pm

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(F18.304) New Class: Cartooning

(F18.304) New Class: Cartooning

(Ages 18+) Conceptualize, draw, format, and make cartoons, comics, and zines by hand and with digital media tools (Photoshop and Illustrator).

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F18.305) Printing on Fabric & Fiber

(F18.305) Printing on Fabric & Fiber

(Ages 18+) Learn numerous fun and simple techniques to transfer images, including photographs and plate film development, using silk screening, a process made famous by artists like Shepard Fairey and Andy Warhol.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F18.306) Letterpress

(F18.306) Letterpress

FULL

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F18.307) Beginning Drawing

(F18.307) Beginning Drawing

(Ages 18+) Draw from observation and gradually build knowledge to create work from simple sketches to finished pieces. Learn techniques like shading, hatching, and controlling line weight.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F18.308) Watercolor Illustration

(F18.308) Watercolor Illustration

(Ages 18+) Explore storytelling and illustration through drawing, ink, and watercolor. Experiment with different innovative techniques while looking at the work of illustrators and others.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(F18.309) New Class: Needling, Threading, & Stitching

(F18.309) New Class: Needling, Threading, & Stitching

(Ages 18+) Express yourself in your artwork by exploring contemporary uses of embroidery. Though some more traditional stitches will be covered, a more organic and intuitive approach to embroidery will be encouraged.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F18.310) More Painting

(F18.310) More Painting

(Ages 18+) For continuing painting students, this class offers experience in painting techniques and concept development.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F18.311) Photoshop

(F18.311) Photoshop

(Ages 18+) Even inexperienced Photoshop users can become an expert in this class about the all-powerful digital darkroom and design software.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F18.312) Printmaking

(F18.312) Printmaking

(Ages 18+) Learn exciting printmaking techniques using non-toxic methods. Multi-colored original prints will be created using methods like relief blocks, monotypes, and more.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F18.313) Drawing as Meditation

(F18.313) Drawing as Meditation

(Ages 18+) Meditate through art. Unwind after a busy day as you relax into a mindful art experience that cultivates your inner, untapped creativity.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F18.314) New Class: Collage & Assemblage

(F18.314) New Class: Collage & Assemblage

(Ages 18+) Learn basic principles of design and color theory while exploring a wide range of materials and collage techniques.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(F18.315) Letterpress

(F18.315) Letterpress

FULL

Offered on Wed. 10:00am

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(F18.316) New Class: Art & Design in the Digital Age

(F18.316) New Class: Art & Design in the Digital Age

(Ages 18+) Merge art with technology, create collages, drawings, paintings, posters, and more. Learn new ways of exploring your creativity with digital media software.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(F18.317) Darkroom Photography (or Open Darkroom Studio)

(F18.317) Darkroom Photography (or Open Darkroom Studio)

(Ages 18+) Gain darkroom skills in our film-based black and white lab. Instruction emphasizes photography skills such as manual film camera controls, exposure methods, and intermediate to advanced printing techniques.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(F18.318) Letterpress

(F18.318) Letterpress

FULL

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(F18.319) Figure Drawing

(F18.319) Figure Drawing

(Ages 18+) Learn anatomical proportion, line weight, shading techniques, and the composition as well as the placement of the bones, movement of muscular mass, and the shading to the skin.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(F18.320) Ceramics

(F18.320) Ceramics

(Ages 18+) Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as hand-building techniques with high and low fire clay. Experiment with methods of glazing and different types of surface textures.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(F18.321) Book Arts

(F18.321) Book Arts

(Ages 18+) Learn the art of handmade books with projects ranging from traditional to experimental: Japanese stab binding, accordion book, collaged tunnel books, manipulated found books, and book sculptures.

Offered on Thu. 6:30pm

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(F18.322) Digital Photography

(F18.322) Digital Photography

(Ages 18+) You’ll learn all basic camera functions including proper exposure, depth of field, composition, lighting, and the challenges of shooting.

Offered on Thu. 6:30pm

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(F18.323) Ceramics

(F18.323) Ceramics

(Ages 18+) Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as hand-building techniques with high and low fire clay. Experiment with methods of glazing and different types of surface textures.

Offered on Thu. 6:30pm

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(F18.324) Painting

(F18.324) Painting

(Ages 18+) This class is designed for both beginning and continuing students to gain experience in painting techniques and to develop a creative approach to painting.

Offered on Thu. 6:30pm

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(F18.325) More Painting

(F18.325) More Painting

(Ages 18+) For continuing painting students, this class offers experience in painting techniques and concept development.

Offered on Fri. 10:30am

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(F18.326) Natural Dyeing & Shibori

(F18.326) Natural Dyeing & Shibori

(Ages 18+) Experiment with dyeing techniques to create one-of-a-kind wearable and/or functional pieces. Learn shibori, a Japanese resist dye technique.

Offered on Sat. 10:00am

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(F18.327) Ceramics

(F18.327) Ceramics

(Ages 18+) Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as hand-building techniques with high and low fire clay. Experiment with methods of glazing and different types of surface textures.

Offered on Sat. 12:30pm

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(F18.328) New Class: Plein Air Painting in Pasadena

(F18.328) New Class: Plein Air Painting in Pasadena

(Ages 18+) Explore the subject matter of landscape through various techniques of plein-air painting. Painting on location throughout Pasadena, discover how to realistically render natural elements.

Offered on Sat. 1:30pm

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