Studio Art Classes

Path with Art classes provide hands-on, dynamic, and informative arts education led by Seattle-based professional Teaching Artists. Our classes are open to individuals of all skill levels, are free to eligible participants, and all materials are provided. 

You must be associated with one of Path with Art's many Partner Organizations to enroll.  Click here to see our eligibility requirements. If you have questions, call 206-601-7112 or email register@pathwithart.org.

2017 CLASS TERMS

Summer Term 2017
Registration Period:  July 3 - 14
Classes Run:  July 31 - September 22

Fall Term 2017
Registration Period:  September 25 - October 6
Classes Run:  October 23 - December 15

Winter Term 2018
Registration Period:  December 18 - January 7
Classes Run:  January 22 - March 16

Spring Term 2018
Registration Period: March 19 - April 8
Classes Run: April 23 - June 15

 


 

 

Fall Term Classes:

Registartion is now closed

Student will hear back from us by Friday, October 13th by 5:00 pm

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RELIEF PRINTMAKING

TEACHING ARTIST: Laurie Brown
DATES: Tuesdays for 8 weeks, from October 24th to December 12th
TIME:  2 - 4 PM
LOCATION: Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Ave

This exciting class will explore a variety of relief methods of printmaking including mono prints, collographs and linoleum prints. Students will be able to create multiple copies of their prints that can include creating holiday cards and decorative boxes, the possibilities are endless!

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SHAKESPEARE'S MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

TEACHING ARTIST: Nikki Visel
DATES: Wednesdays for 8 weeks, from October 25th to December 13th
TIME:  1 - 3 PM
LOCATION: Theater Schmeater, 2125 3rd Ave

Build a character using your own life and experiences … and Shakespeare’s words. In this class, we will explore the themes of Shakepeare’s entertaining comedy Much Ado Nothing through studying the play, building characters, and performing monologues. You will leave class with a performance ready monologue of your choosing from Much Ado About Nothing. Advance students may petition to do scene work.

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WRITING FROM LIFE: TAKING A TOUR OF THE WORLD WE LIVE IN

TEACHING ARTIST: Scott Driscoll
DATES: Wednesdays for 8 weeks, from October 25th to December 13th
TIME: 2 - 4 PM
LOCATION:  Hugo House - 1021 Columbia St.

In this thought-provoking and engaging class we will start by writing about real life events, then turn these into stories that will help us become tour guides of our own lives. Students will be encouraged to participate in fun observation exercises and lessons on how to craft a narrative. Together we will create all kinds of enhanced fantasized worlds! This prose writing class is suitable for beginners as well as for experienced writers.

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INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY

TEACHING ARTIST: Candace Doyal
DATES: Wednesdays for 8 weeks, from October 25th to December 13th
TIME:  2 - 4 PM
LOCATION: Photographic Center Northwest, 900 12th Ave

By exploring composition, subject, setting, light and shadows, as well as how to use a camera, students will delve deeper into the art of the photograph. We will be studying digital photography, shooting in the field, and utilizing classroom critique sessions, all leading up to the creation of at least one exhibition-ready image!

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PAINTING FROM A PHOTOGRAPH

TEACHING ARTIST: Pamm Hanson
DATES: Thursdays for 8 weeks, from October 26th to December 21st (not meeting Thanksgiving Day)
TIME:  3 - 5 PM
LOCATION: Pratt Fine Art Center, 1902 S Main Street

This class teaches a classic method of reproduction of an image. Each student will be able to bring a favorite photograph and make an acrylic painting reproduction. This provides a special relationship and interpretation of a special image. There will be a brief introduction to paint and color as well, so it is possible to also reproduce a black and white image into a color painting. What a precious painting to have!

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MIXED MEDIA BOOK SCULPTURES

TEACHING ARTIST: Michelle de la Vega
DATES: Thursdays for 8 weeks, from October 26th to December 21st (not meeting Thanksgiving Day)
TIME:  3 - 5 PM
LOCATION: Seattle Public Library (Downtown Branch), 1000 4th Ave Level 4 in Room 6

Turn a book into a one of a kind, three-dimensional book sculpture! In this fun and creative class, we will transform old books using collage, painting, drawing, words, found objects and more. In each class, we will use stories form our own lives to visually fill the pages. This is great class for you if you enjoy storytelling, mixed media art, remaking something old into meaningful artwork, and positive group dynamics. 

 

THE PATH WITH ART SINGERS

Registration for the Path with Art Singers is now closed

TEACHING ARTIST: Rebekka Goldsmith
DATES: Mondays, Sept 11 - Dec 18*
TIME:  2 - 4 PM
LOCATION: Plymouth Church - 1217 Sixth Avenue

If you love to sing or have always wanted to sing, this is the group for you! Together, we will learn good breathing, vocal warm ups, sing songs of many genres, and have a lot of fun. The choir will also have several opportunities to perform throughout the year. Come sing with us! All experience levels welcome.

* Between these dates, the Path with Art Singers will meet every Monday from 2-4 PM with the exception of federal holidays.  All students who want to participate must register at the start of each term.