The Chesterton Art Center will be starting a new session of Monday Night Ceramics on July 16 from 5:30-8:30. During this 5-week class, beginning students will develop fundamental wheel-throwing techniques, while returning students will refine their techniques to create more complex forms.

The Chesterton Art Center is offering Life Drawing Open Studio on Monday nights from 6:30-9:30. A fully clothed model will be provided as the subject matter.

Judy Gregurich and Mark Montgomery will be teaching an 8-week Stained Glass Open Studio starting Tuesday, June 12 from 7-9. This class is designed for students who have taken a previous stained glass class at the Art Center.

In this class, the traditional quilting rules will be tossed out the window. Leslie, the instructor, provides this as a class description, “We will break all rules – we love knots, we celebrate big stitches and we never, ever turn under a hem.

Jennifer Martin will be hosting a tropical bird edition of Cookies and Canvas at the Chesterton Art Center on Friday, July 20. Children ages 3-7 can attend from 5-6:30, and ages 8 & up can attend from 7-8:30 This festive art evening will include an 8″ x 10″ tropical bird-themed, stretched canvas painting, as well as cookies and juice.

MaryAnn Pals will teach a 2-Day Beginning Drawing Workshop at the Chesterton Art Center on August 18-19 from 9-4 each day. In this class, students will learn the basics of drawing – from still life objects, to buildings in perspective, to plants & trees, and more.

MaryAnn Pals will teach a 6-week Intermediate Drawing class at the Chesterton Art Center starting Tuesday, September 25 from 7-9 p.m. The class will go beyond the drawing basics to tackle more difficult subjects such as clouds, reflecting water, and folds in fabric.