Artistree

South Pomfret, Vermont
802 457-3500
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Art Classes: Teens & Adults

Also see workshops category for additional art listings.

Give the gift of ART!

2017 Gift Certificates

Looking for a special gift? An ArtisTree Gift Certificate is your answer! Give the gift of ART!
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Thursdays

Acrylic Painting (All Levels)

Explore the broad range of possibilities that the versatile medium of acrylic painting has to offer. Rae will guide class participants through lessons that will challenge and engage new and experienced students alike.
ages: Adults, 16+
Wednesdays

American Painting and Jazz

Explore the history and social conditions that gave birth to jazz and 20th century painting.
ages: Adults, 16+
365 days of art

Artistree Daily Artists

Running from February 1st, 2017-February 1st, 2018.
ages: All ages welcome
Wednesdays

ArtisTree En Plein Air Painting Group

Join the ArtisTree Plein Air Painting Group to get outside weekly to paint the beautiful surrounding Vermont landscape with fellow painters.
ages: Adults
Tuesday

Beautiful and Gutsy Brushwork

Discover how varied techniques in brushwork can bring new interest and meaning to your paintings.
ages: Adults, 16+
Tuesdays & Thursdays

Carving Plaster Sculpture

Learn the fascinating subtractive process of carving as you create your own sculpture.
ages: Adults, 12+
Tuesdays

Clay with the Thompson Senior Center

Discover the exciting medium of clay in this class for Thompson Senior Center participants.
ages: Adults
Tuesdays

Clay: Continuing Wheel Throwing

Explore shape and design as you expand your pottery skills.
ages: Adults, 16+
Fridays

Clay: Hand Building

Explore an exciting range of possibilities when hand building with clay.
ages: Adults, 16+
Multiple days/times

Clay: Open Studio

Open Studio is a self-directed time to work in our well-equipped ceramics studio.
ages: Adults, 16+
Tuesdays

Color: The Spice of Life

Understand the basic elements of color theory and practice in artwork.
ages: Adults, 14+
Saturday

Compose Great Paintings en Plein Air

Learn to find a great composition outdoors in ArtisTree’s beautiful surroundings.
ages: Adults, 16+
Four-day Workshop

Creative Rites of Passage

Is it time for a change? Join us for a creative and transformational experience.
ages: Adults, 16+
Tuesdays

Drawing from the Heart

Discover ways to heal emotional pain and loss through the expressive arts.
ages: Adults, 12+
One-week Intensive

Drawing from the Landscape

Learn to “see” and draw our beautiful landscapes in this engaging course.
ages: Adults, 16+
One-week Intensive

Drawing in the Negative: White on Black

Sharpen your drawing skills by learning to look at light in a whole new way—inside out.
ages: Adults, 12+
One-week Intensive

Drawing the Face

Because faces can be tricky!
ages: Adults, 12+
Four-day Series

Expressive Arts Workshop Series

Express yourself through the exploration of artistic mediums and guided class discussions.
ages: Adults and 16+
Tuesdays

Figure Drawing

Enjoy a convivial studio among the company of fellow artists and practice your life drawing skills in this monitored group drawing session.
ages: Adults
Saturday, May 6

Hypertufa Garden Planters

Create beautiful rustic and textured planting containers using your own hypertufa mix.
ages: Adults, 14+
Wednesdays

Introduction to Watercolor Painting

Learn foundational watercolor techniques and explore materials in this exciting class for beginners.
ages: Adults, 16+
Tuesdays

Metal Sculpture

Bring your art into the 3D world by working with metal as your medium.
ages: Adults
One-week Intensive

Painting en Plein Air

Venture outdoors to paint the natural beauty surrounding you.
ages: Adults, 16+
Thursdays

Painting for All Levels: Acrylic or Oil

Whether you are just beginning your journey in painting or continuing your studies, this class will give you techniques and skills to cultivate your growth.
ages: Adults, 14+
Thursdays

Painting on a Summer Evening

Painting in the light of a summer evening…what could be more delightful?
ages: Adults, 16+
Fridays

Painting with the Thompson Senior Center

Explore the wonderful world of painting in this class for Thompson Senior Center participants.
ages: Adults
Saturday, June 17

Plein Air Painting Teacher's Workshop

In preparation for the VINS Third Annual en Plein Air Painting Festival, ArtisTree and VINS have partnered to offer a workshop for art teachers. This year VINS seeks to invite greater student participation in the plein air painting competition and inclusion in the exhibition.
ages: Adults
One-week Intensive

Seeing the Light: How to Draw What You See

Learn to draw successfully from life and photographs alike.
ages: Adults, 12+
One-week Intensive

Silk Painting: Creating a Scarf

Discover bright colors and endless design possibilities as you paint your own beautiful silk scarf.
ages: Adults, 16+
Wednesdays

Texture Tools for Clay, Part 1

Develop your own clay hand building tools that reflect your style and flair.
ages: Adults, 14+
Wednesdays

Texture Tools for Clay, Part 2

Create a personalized set of clay printing blocks for your own artistic needs and individual style.
ages: Adults, 14+
Saturdays

The Graceful Calligraphy Pen

Come learn the lovely pointed pen copperplate hand that was developed in 16th century England.
ages: Adults, 12+
Third Thursdays

Third Thursday Clay Crit

Join this ceramics critique group for active, creative thinking in a culture of collaboration.
ages: Adults, 14+
Tuesdays, May 2 and 9

Underpainting in Watercolor

Explore the two-stage process that pushes you to leave more whites, achieve darker darks and layer vibrant colors to achieve maximum brilliance.
ages: Adults
Three-day Workshop

Watercolor Workshop for Beginners: The Basics and Then Some!

Try the amazing medium of watercolor in this supportive, informative & fun class.
ages: Adults, 16+
Saturdays, February 11, March 11, April 8 and/or May 13

Winter Clay Workshop Series

Explore a different ceramics technique in each of these four workshops.
ages: Adults, 16+
Thursdays

Women Who Run with the Wolves

Explore the myths and stories of the wild woman archetype through discussion and creative expression.
ages: Adults, 16+