ART INSTRUCTION

 
ART CLASSES, CREATIVE WORKSHOPS AND GROUP EVENTS
FOR KIDS & ADULTS

At AEI, we believe in celebrating Life, Love, and Creativity. It is with this in mind that we are offering instructor-led courses in various mediums and groups. We have regularly scheduled classes, individual sessions, and special group programs available for your special event, so there is something for everybody.

Art Classes

Create Your Own Class

Choose the class and we work together to arrange dates and times

 
KID'S ART CLASSES

Private Art Lessons for Kids

$20 / 1 hr

Work one on one with professional art instructor, Pamela Tallon.  Explore your artistic abilities.  Learn various techniques for drawing, painting, sketching and more.

Weekly 1-hour lessons

Ages 4-18

call to schedule

Art & Literature (4 sessions)

$65

In this class we will have an art project based on a children's book. Each week we will have a new art project and new book.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.  Snacks are included.

Ages 4+

This class includes 4 sessions

Next session TBD

Youth Stained Glass

$100.00

Learn the basics of creating stained glass projects.  Learn about different types of glass, how to handle, cut and grind the glass.  Also learn how to solder and finish your glass project using the copper foil method.  Students will create a small window.  All supplies are included in the cost of the class.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

Ages 11+ (unless approved by the instructor)

Call for available class times

Tie Dye

$25

Play with various techniques to design a tie dye shirt and socks.  Students must bring a 100% cotton T-shirt and socks.  

1 session

60 minutes

For ages 6+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Bird House Mosaic

$45

Decorate a bird house with colorful glass tiles and paint.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

2 session

90 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Sculpt Clay Jewelry

$25

Make your own colorful beads out of  Sculpey clay.  We will create pins and pendants as well.

Taught by Pamela Tallon.

 

1 session

60 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Tissue Paper Flower Making

$20

Learn to make beautiful enlarged flowers out of colorful tissue paper.  

Taught by Pamela Tallon.

1 session

60 minutes

For ages 5+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Fairy Headband and Wand

$35

Create a beautiful fairy headband and magic wand with flowers ribbons and decorations.  Let your imagination soar. Taught by Pamela Tallon.  All supplies included.

 

Ages 4+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Paper Mache` Rain Stick

$30

Even if it is not raining you will be able to listen to the rain with a magical rain stick you created yourself.   Taught by Pamela Tallon.

2 sessions

60 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Glass Mug Painting

$20

Design your own glass mug with special glass paints. Taught by Pamela Tallon.

 

1 session

60 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

 

Beginning Print Making

$75

We will work with the art of print making on linoleum tiles.  It is an art that uses tools to cut into the linoleum and black and colored ink rolled onto the linoleum to pull prints from your piece.

Taught by Pamela Tallon.

3 session

60 minutes

For ages 10+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Jewelry Beading

$20

Make your own jewelry from art beads. Make a bracelet and necklace.  All supplies included.  

Taught by Pamela Tallon.

Ages 6+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Batik Fabric Design

$85

Students will learn the art of fabric design.  One project will include making a pillow using dye and the light of the sun.  A second project will be to create a beautiful fabric batik using dye and wax.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

4 sessions

60 minutes

For ages 9+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Nail & String Art

$30

Design a 3-d picture on wood with colored string and nails.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

1 session

90 minutes

For ages  9+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Sock Puppet Making

$28

Let's create your own sock.  We will use a sock, buttons, felt, pipe cleaners, etc. to make your puppet come to life. 

Age 5+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Make Your Own Slime

$20

What's more fun than making slime!  In this session we will create slime with glitter and confetti and other textures.  Design your own galaxy, mermaid, unicorn or dragon slime.    You will take home 4-5 oz of slime.

1 session

60 minutes

For ages 5+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

T-Shirt Design

$25

Create your own Piet Mondrian geometric design on a T-Shirt using  paint and masking tape.   Let us know what size T-Shirt you need.  All supplies are included in the cost of the class.  (If you want to provide your own T-Shirt, save $5.)

Age 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Sun Painting

$25

Use sunshine to make colorful fabric prints.  In this class we will make either a pillow cover or handkerchief.  All supplies are included in the cost of the class.

Ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Paper Mache` Puppet Making

$35

Design your own puppet using paper mache` to form the face and fabric for the body.  This class will be taught in two separate sessions.  In the first session we will make the face, during the second session we will design the body and complete the puppet.  All supplies are included in the cost of the class. Taught by Pamela Tallon.

Ages 8+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Origami Design

$18

Learn the Japanese ancient art of paper folding.  Designs you can learn to fold are: pinwheel, swan, penguin, butterfly, cup or h at.  All supplies included in the cost of the class.  Taught by Pamela Tallon

Ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Paper Bead Making

$20

Make your own colorful beads out of paper.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

 

1 session

60 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Jewelry Workshop

$50

In this 3-hour class students will learn to make their own jewelry from the beads they make out of ceramic clay.  In the second hour students will make a necklace and bracelet from a variety of glass and seed beads  All supplies included.  Taught by Christine Ginnity and Pamela Tallon.
Lunch will be provided.

Ages 6+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

3D Mixed Media

$30.00

Create a 3D art project using various materials and paint.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

 

1 session

75 minutes

For ages 6+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Paper Weaving

$25

Learn about watercolor painting and create your own combinations of colors, then weave the paper together to make your art project.

1 session

90 minutes

For ages 8+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Create with Duct Tape

$25

Students will create their very own pencil case out of colorful duct tape.   Taught by Pamela Tallon.  

1 session

75 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

God's Eye Project

$25

God's eyes (Ojo de Dios) are a traditional Mexican object made by weaving a colorful design on a wooden cross.  Learn to make your own God's eye using colorful yarn and wooden dowel sticks. 

Taught by Pamela Tallon.

 

1 session

90 minutes

For ages 9+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Painting Workshop

$50

In this 3-hour class students will learn how to paint other forms besides canvas and paper.  In the first hour students will paint on a ceramic mug or vase.  In the second hour, paint and design your own fabric book bag. All supplies included.  Taught by Christine Ginnity and Pamela Tallon.
Lunch will be provided.

Ages 6+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

ZenTangle Drawing

$30

Combining a variety of patterns to create a dynamic picture.

1 session

120 minutes

For ages 9+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Paper Airplane Making

$18

In this class, the students will learn to make different styles of paper airplanes. The kids will have fun flying their creations to see who's which design fly's the  furthest.  Taught by Pamela Tallon.

1 session

60 minutes

For ages 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

Hand Print T-Shirts

$25

Using colorful fabric paint and your own hands, design a t-shirt.   Let us know what size T-Shirt you need.  All supplies are included in the cost of the class.  (If you want to provide your own T-Shirt, save $5.)

Age 7+

With flexible scheduling, we will work together to arrange dates and times that work for you.

Classes must have 2 or more students 

All supplies are included.

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CLASSES FOR ADULTS

Beginning Stained Glass

$110

Learn the basics of creating stained glass projects.  Learn about different types of glass, how to handle, cut and grind the glass.  Also learn how to solder and finish your glass project using the copper foil method.  You will need to purchase one roll of solder.  If you chose to make a fan lamp additional cost will be for the lamp base and light.  These items can be bought at the studio.  The copper foil and standard glass will be provided in the cost of the class.  Instructed by Pamela Tallon.

Class meets for 4 weeks

2-hour lessons are held once a week

Tuesdays: 1:00-3:00 PM or 3:00-5:00 PM

Wednesdays: 10:00 AM -12:00 PM  

Wednesdays: 5:30 -7:30 PM 

Friday 10:30 AM- 12:30 PM

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Beginning Mosaics

$40

Learn the basics of creating mosaics with tiles and pieces of glass.  All supplies included. This class is a great opportunity for group parties or as a family project.  Instructed by Pamela Tallon. 

90 minute lesson

A time can be arranged between student and teacher.

Intermediate Stained Glass

$110

Prerequisite:  Beginning Stained Glass or approval from the instructor.

Learn how to design your own original stained glass panel using the Tiffany copper foil method.  Learn about using bevels and/or bevel clusters.  Glass, copper foil and solder can be purchased at the studio.  Instructed by Pamela Tallon.

Class meets for 4 weeks

2-hour lessons are held once a week

Tuesdays: 3:00 -5:00 PM

Wednesday 10:00 AM-12:00 PM or 5:30-7:30 PM 

Friday 10:30 AM -12:30 PM

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Advanced Glass Mosaics

$110

Prerequisite:  Beginning Stained Glass or approval from the instructor.

Learn how to design your own mosaic plate or vase using your own stained glass design.  Instructed by Pamela Tallon.

Class meets for 4 weeks

2-hour lessons are held once a week

Tuesdays: 3:00 -5:00 PM  

Wednesday: 5:30 -7:30 PM

Friday 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Advanced Stained Glass

$110

Prerequisite: Beginning Stained Glass or approval from the instructor.

Learn to make a 3-dimensional stained glass piece which includes glass box, business card holder, candle holders, or kaleidoscopes.  Pieces can be made out of bevels or stained glass.   Student will buy foil, solder bevels, and hardware.   Instructed by Pamela Tallon.

Four 2-hour lessons, once per week.

Tuesdays:  3:00 -5:00 PM 

Wednesdays: 5:30 -7:30 PM

Friday 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Acrylic Painting

$35.00 1 hr

Acrylic is the most forgiving of all the paints!  Learn all of it's virtues including hard edge, palette knife painting and layering with washes.  This class is available on an individual basis.  Learn basic techniques on acrylic painting.  Private instruction with Pamela Tallon.

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Beginning Drawing Ins