Monroe Street Studio

Art for Adults

Stained Glass Art

Ready to embark on a mesmerizing journey with stained glass art? Beware, it’s captivating! From dazzling suncatchers to intricate panels and 3D projects, explore the world of Tiffany Style stained glass creation from start to finish. Unleash your imagination and ambition in a craft that might just become your new passion!

Stained Glass Art for Beginners Adults

For adults who are new to Stained Glass Art and want to learn how it is done from A to Z, this is the perfect place for you. During this course, each participant will complete a Stained Glass Sun-catcher project with easy to moderate difficulty.  Taught within our exclusive Glass Art Studio space, our class size is kept small with the focus on having fun with Stained Glass and learning to do it well and safely.  Tools and equipment for cutting, grinding, and soldering are provided, as well as a selection of colorful Stained Glass.

This project takes 5 classes to complete.

Additional classes are formed by request.  If you are interested in other class topics, please contact the studio by email at:  Art@MonroeStreetStudio.com

SESSION: Spring 2024
TUESDAYS: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Age: Adults
Dates: 04/16; 04/23; 04/30; 05/07; 05/14
Class size: 4 Students
Price: $295 (5 classes + open studio time)

SESSION: Spring 2024
TUESDAYS: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Age: Adults
Dates: 02/27; 03/05; 03/12; 03/19; 04/02
Class size: 4 Students
Price: $295 (5 classes + open studio time)

Stained Glass Panel for Returning Students, Adults

For returning students to Stained Glass Art we offer an opportunity to design and complete a Stained Glass Panel project with easy to moderate difficulty. Students who are looking to advance their design, cutting, and soldering skills will love this class. Tools and equipment for cutting, grinding, and soldering are provided, as well as a selection of colorful Stained Glass.

This project takes 6 classes to complete.

Additional classes are formed by request.  If you are interested in other class topics, please contact the studio by email at:  Art@MonroeStreetStudio.com 

SESSION: Spring II 2024
THURSDAYS: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Dates: 5/09; 5/16; 5/23; 5/30; 6/06; 6/13
Class size: 5 Students
Price: $380 (6 classes + 1.5 hours of Studio Time)

SESSION: Winter 2024
WEDNESDAYS: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Dates: 1/17; 1/24; 1/31; 2/07; 2/21; 2/28
Note: No Class: 2/14
Class size: 5 Students
Price: $360 (6 classes + Open Studio Time)

Glass Mosaic Art

Unwind and embrace your creativity with our terracotta plate art class! Dive into the relaxing world of colorful, functional art as you design a unique masterpiece. Learn to prepare your materials using a rich array of stained glass scraps, and enhance them with pre-cut elements. Master the finishing techniques and bask in the pride of crafting your own beautiful bird feeder or a decorative plate – a perfect accent for your patio or fireplace. Your imagination is your only limit!

Glass Mosaic Masterpiece for Adults

Monroe Street Studio invites beginner and returning adult students to learn how to create their own Glass Mosaic Art. Students will learn extensively about Glass Mosaic tools, techniques, and design development in order to create their own beautiful and unique designs on a decorative terracotta plate. A large selection of pre-cut materials  will be available as well as an endless source of stained glass for practicing with cutting and grinding stained glass in order to incorporate in to their original design.  The students will also have an opportunity to finish  their masterpieces by grouting them at the studio (optional).

All materials are provided.

This project takes 5 classes to complete.

All materials are provided.

Additional classes are formed by request.  If you are interested in other class topics, please contact the studio by email at:  Art@MonroeStreetStudio.com

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SESSION: Winter 2024
THURSDAYS: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Age: Adults
Dates: 2/22; 2/29; 3/07; 3/14; 3/21
Class size: 6 Students
Price: $275 (5 classes + open studio time)

Acrylic Painting

Embark on a journey of imagination with our Acrylic Painting classes! Each session is a gateway into the mesmerizing world of painting, a timeless art form that has beautifully captured human emotion and experiences. Discover the joy and magic of brushstrokes, as you bring your visions to life on canvas.

Abstract Painting with Acrylic for Adults

Embark on a creative adventure with our Painting with acrylic classes! This course invites you to experience the enchantment of painting, an art form that has captivated hearts and expressed human experiences throughout history. In our welcoming studio, beginners will find the perfect setting to explore various painting techniques and styles. From the first brushstroke to the final masterpiece, you’ll discover the profound joy and fulfillment of bringing your visions to life on canvas. Join us and unleash your inner artist, learning to express your thoughts and emotions through the vibrant language of paint. Let’s begin this colorful journey together!

Additional classes are formed by request.  If you are interested in other class topics, please contact the studio by email at:  Art@MonroeStreetStudio.com

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SESSION: Spring 2024
TUESDAYS: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Age: Adults
Dates: 02/27; 03/05; 03/12; 03/19; 04/02
Class size: 6 Students
5 Sessions $240.00

SESSION: Winter 2024
TUESDAYS: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Age: Adults
Dates: 1/09; 1/16; 1/23; 1/30; 2/06
Class size: 6 Students
5 Sessions $240.00

Drawing

Step into the realm of artistic mastery with our drawing classes with classes for every skill level! In these classes, you will journey through the fundamental techniques of drawing, an art form celebrated for its ability to capture the essence of the world around us. 

Academic Drawing for Adults (Beginners & Intermediate)

 This intensive course is for adults who want to develop or improve their drawing skills.

Challenge yourself by experimenting with cross etching and charcoal. Gypsum casts and still life compositions will be used in a range of drawing experiences to study and apply concepts of composition, perspectives, proportions and volume.  Studio Owner and Art Teacher Yana Farmer provides individual guidance to help each participant build skill proficiency.

Suitable for beginners and those who want to advance their work. New subject each class.

Additional classes are formed by request.  If you are interested in other class topics, please contact the studio by email at:  Art@MonroeStreetStudio.com

SESSION: Spring II 2024
TUESDAYS: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Age: Adults
Dates: 5/14; 5/21; 5/28; 6/04
Class size: 6 Students
Price: $192

SESSION: Spring 2024
TUESDAYS: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Age: Adults
Dates: 04/09; 04/16; 04/23; 04/30
Class size: 6 Students
Price: $192

Clay Art for Adults

Immerse your hands in clay and connect with Mother Earth in our engaging pottery program! Here, you’ll learn ancient hand-building techniques to create pottery masterpieces, each uniquely yours. Alongside this, we’ll explore the intricate world of glazing and firing, adding depth to your creations and enriching your artistic journey with lasting memories.

Clay Art for Adults

Dip your hands into clay, come closer to Mother Earth, and create something beautiful as a useful hand-built pottery piece or collectible little sculpture of your choice.  In this class, you will learn hand-built pottery techniques (no wheel involved).  From A to Z you will create an original art by designing, building, and glazing your own creation.  All materials, equipment, and firings are included at no additional charge.

SESSION: January 2024

Clay Art for Adults
9/20/2023 – 10/11/2023
Wednesdays 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This session includes 4 classes – $26

Sewing Art Class

Transform the ordinary into extraordinary at Monroe Street Studio with our sewing arts program! Dive into the world of quilting, create adorable stuffed toys, fashion wearable accessories, and stylish clothes. Embrace the charm of upcycling, from reviving old jeans to preserving cherished traditions like sewing, knitting, and crocheting. It’s all about crafting art with every stitch!

Sewing for Beginners - Adults

Let’s learn about all that your sewing machine can do! In this class, we will teach you the fundamental skills of sewing with a sewing machine, including sewing machine anatomy and safe operation, essential stitches, fabric properties, seam awareness, using rotary cutters and shears, and basic measurements for drafting simple shapes.  We will learn how to create anything from potholders to quilts, and we will use our artistic minds to stitch together colorful fabrics and make projects we love. This course welcomes beginner students to learn sewing skills as well as have fun while practicing this craft. We are looking forward to helping you feel confident while using the sewing machine!

Needles are one of the tools to create an art object! Join our sewing class and learn an ancient art with a modern twist.

In this short course, we will learn the following:

  • Machine anatomy, learning how to correctly use all parts of the sewing machine
  • Threading the machine
  • Changing the feet and needles
  • Adjusting and fine-tuning your machine for different projects
  • Purposes of different types of stitches
  • Types of fabrics and how to handle each
  • Sewing fabrics together
  • Quilting blocks and quilting techniques (e.g. “sew as you go”)
  • Batting and backing a quilt

All materials and tools will be provided.

Additional classes are formed by request.  If you are interested in other class topics, please contact the studio by email at:  Art@MonroeStreetStudio.com

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SESSION: Winter 2024
MONDAYS: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Age: Adults
Dates: 01/08; 01/15; 01/22; 01/29
Class Size: 4 Students
Price: $192.00

CLASS FULL

SESSION: Winter 2024
WEDNESDAYS: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Age: Adults
Dates: 01/17; 01/24; 01/31; 2/07
Class Size: 4 Students
Price: $192.00

IMPORTANT CLASS NOTES:

Did you miss the beginning of the session but still want to enroll? Want to do a trial class to see if it is a good fit for your student?  Opportunities are available – please contact art@monroestreetstudio.com for details.

Attendance policy: Due to the nature and continuous presentation and refinement of new skills and techniques covered in these program, we ask that students do their very best to attend all classes within a session. At the end of the session, there will be a makeup opportunity for anyone who has missed a class for whatever reason within that session.  We will no longer be issuing credits or refunds when two or more classes are missed due to student schedule conflicts or illness. Students who are aware that they might miss two or more classes should discuss the situation with the Studio prior to registering for the class.