Mark Arts

Fall Teen Classes

Ages Days Times Class Title Instructor Non-member Price Member Price Begins Ends
10 – 15 Sat. 1:30 – 3 p.m. Youth Potter’s Wheel Jack Norris $115 $105 Sept. 30 Dec. 9
13+ Mon. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Multi Media: Colored Pencil, Pastel, and Watercolor Gayle Clayborn $145 $130.50 25-Sep-2017 23-Oct-2017
13+ Tue. 6 – 8:30 p.m. Beginning Oil Painting Conan Fugit $175 $160.00 26-Sep-2017 5-Dec-2017
14+ Mon. 7 – 9 p.m. Mastermix Session 3 Charlotte Patterson $75 $67.50 6-Nov-2017 27-Nov-2017
14+ Wed. 1 – 4 p.m. A Painting a Day Session 2 Conan Fugit $105 $94.50 1-Nov-2017 6-Dec-2017
14+ Wed. 6 – 9 p.m. Sculpture with Andy Patton Andy Patton $245 $220.50 27-Sep-2017 6-Dec-2017
16+ Mon. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Session 2 Beginner Potter’s Wheel Jack Norris $85 $76.50 30-Oct-2017 4-Dec-2017
16+ Sat.  9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tallgrass Prairie Printmaking Studio Doug Billings $210 $189 30-Sep-2017 9-Dec-2017

Teen Courses


Youth Potter's Wheel with Jack Norris

Nonmember Price $115      Member Price $103.50

10 Weeks     Ages 10 – 115     Studio 5

Saturdays    1:30 – 3 p.m.     Sep. 30 – Dec. 9, 2017     No Class Nov. 25

Learn proper throwing techniques and fundamentals of working with clay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Class limited to eight students. Tuition includes glazes, firing, clay.  New students should also bring a bucket for water and a hand towel.

This class is full currently. Teens 14 years old and up are welcome to join one of our “Adult” Potter’s Wheel classes, click here to view. 

Please contact us to be put on a waiting list for a second class time for Youth Potter’s Wheel: 316.634.2787, extension 219.


Beginners Potter's Wheel with Jack Norris

Mondays    6:30 – 8:30 p.m.    Ages 13+    Studio 5    5-weeks

Nonmember Price $85      Member Price $76.50


Session 2      Oct. 30 – Dec. 4, 2017      No Class on Nov. 20

This course is for those who are new to the potter’s wheel. Students will learn the basic steps for creating handmade functional pottery: throwing, trimming, glazing, and firing. This is a shortened five-week class for beginners only. All tools and clay will be provided.


Mixed Media: Colored Pencil, Pastel, and Watercolor with Gayle Clayborn

Mondays    6:30 – 8:30 p.m.     Sept. 25 – Dec. 4, 2017     No class Nov. 20

10 Weeks     Ages 13 +     Studio 2

Nonmember Price $145     Member Price $130.50

This class will focus on learning through exploration in a relaxed environment. Each student works on individual projects focusing on composition, perspective, value, color mixing/layering, and more in their medium(s) of choice.

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Beginning Oil Painting with Conan Fugit

Tuesdays     6 – 8:30 p.m.     Sept. 26 – Dec. 5, 2017     No class Nov. 21

10 Weeks     Ages 13 +     Studio 2

Nonmember Price $175     Member Price $157.50

This course will introduce the basic techniques of oil painting to students with no prior experience. Students will work in class to produce paintings through observational techniques, and will learn the essentials of paint handling and color mixing. We will build on basic drawing skills and enhance our ability to see light and shade as well as the subtleties of color. This course is perfect for anyone interested in traditional media who is wishing to learn the essential studio practices that make oil such a desirable painting medium.

Master Mix with Charlotte Patterson

Mondays     7 – 9 p.m.     3 Weeks     Ages 14 +     Studio 2


Session 3:   Nov.6 – Nov. 27    No Class  Nov. 20

Nonmember Price $75     Member Price $67.50

This out of the box class will be very hands on with medium demonstrations, product reviews, technique tips, tricks and shortcuts designed for active and inspiring artist alike. Students will experiment with new materials without having to invest in large quantities.


A Painting a Day with Conan Fugit

Wednesdays     1 – 4 p.m.     5 Weeks     Ages 14 +     Studio 3


Session 2     Nov. 1 – Dec. 6, 2017      No class Nov. 22

Nonmember Price $105     Member Price $94.50

Intended as a refresher or a quick introduction to the basic techniques of oil painting, this course is perfect for anyone interested in developing better studio practices. Prior experience is not required but the course will progress quickly. Students will work in class to produce one small painting every week that will showcase the essentials of paint handling and color mixing.

Sculpture with Andy Patton

10-weeks     Ages 14+     Studio 6

Nonmember Price $245     Member Price $220.50

Wednesdays     6 – 9  p.m.     Sept. 27 – Dec. 6    No Class Nov. 22

Open to all skill levels, this sculpture class will include instruction on the building of armatures and modeling of realistic and stylized human and animal forms, as well as abstract forms. There will be demonstrations and hands-on help.

Tallgrass Prairie Printmakers with Doug Billings

10 Weeks     Ages 16 +     Studio 4

Nonmember Price $210     Member Price $189

Saturdays    9 – 12 p.m.   Sept. 30 – Dec. 9, 2017      No Class Nov. 23 

Open Studio Saturday 1 – 4  p.m.

Printmaking Studio class is open to all students or artists from beginning to advanced experience levels. Students can choose to work on any or all of the following: dry-point and mezzotint, collagraph, stone and poly plate lithography, solar plate intaglio and relief, or traditional wood and linoleum block printing. Solar plates and polyplates are compatible with digital images. Most beginning materials and supplies provided (solar and copper plates have to be purchased separately).