Weekly Feature

2017-10-12 / Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

thurs. 12

Thursday Night Pottery — Receive instruction in a variety of hand-building techniques and work on the potter’s wheel, for ages 16 and older, 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in the Clay Studio 508, Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; $200 (materials included). 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

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sat. 14

Horticulture I Certificate Series — “Annuals and Perennials,” with horticulture educator David Clark, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

Creative Selfies — Explore selfies in a new way. Learn about portraiture and drawing, painting and collage to help you turn your selfies or someone else’s into works of art, for ages 10-14, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 14, in EDU Room 506 of Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; $130. 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

Oil Painting with Skylar Borgstrom — Students will work in oil paint while honing basic skills and techniques, for ages 14-18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, in the Community Space at Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; $150. 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

Ceramics With Predolino Zelasko — In this class, students will gain experience working with clay, surface design, as well as firing and glazing processes in an exciting learning environment, for ages 12-18, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 14, in Clay Studio 508 at Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; $130. 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

Jewelry Making — Explore the art of jewelry making and design and finely craft a product that will grow in value with the passing of time, with Missy Crowell, for adults and teens (16 and 17), 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org

Fall Woodcarving Classes — Learn the historic craft that made the Herschell Carrousel Museum’s beautiful carrousels possible,

with Doug Bathke, for ages 18 and older, 9 a.m.-noon (beginner), and 1-4 p.m. (intermediate/advanced) Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda; $100 ($95 for Carrousel Society Members). 693-1885, www.carrouselmuseum.org

Art Classes for Kids and Teens — “Adventures in Abstract Art,” for ages 6-8, and “Comic Book illustration” for ages 9-11, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 882-8700, www.albrightknox.org

Art Classes for Kids and Teens — “Drawing,” for ages 12-14, and “Printmaking” for ages 15-17, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 882-8700, www.albrightknox.org

Kids’ Watercolor Workshop — Instructor Carlos Torres will teach this workshop where you will learn basic watercolor painting with a Halloween theme, for ages 6-12, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 14, at Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org

mon. 16

Intermediate Watercolor — Taught by Joan Saba, professional artist and teacher, participants should have previous watercolor experience. Visit the website for a suggested list of supplies and a class syllabus, 8:45-10:45 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

Monday Night Pottery — In this class with Deb Stewart, for ages 16 and older, receive instruction in a variety of hand-building techniques and work on the potter’s wheel. Projects may be either functional or sculptural. All levels are welcome, 6-9 m. Monday, Oct. 16, in the Clay Studio 508, Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; $235 (materials included). 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

Perspective Drawing — This class, for ages 16 and older, and taught by Laura Borneman will help you add depth and realism to your work with formal perspective, and will give you the tools to solve compositional problems in drawing and painting, 6:30-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, in the Community Space of Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; $200. A supply list will be provided.

833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

tues. 17

Writer’s Bloc: A Comics’ Happy Hour Workshop — New and budding comics are asked to join Helium Comedy Club for happy hour food and drink specials, camaraderie and to workshop their material with other comics, 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Helium Comedy Club, 30 Mississippi St., Buffalo; Free. 853-1211, www.heliumcomedy.com

. Tuesday Night Pottery — See description for Monday Night Pottery, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Clay Studio 508, Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; $235 (materials included). 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

Acrylic Painting — In this class with Rob Lynch, for ages 16 and older, students will explore acrylic painting in a studio setting. Projects will be individualized based on the goals and interests of the students. All levels welcome, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Community Space of Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; $160. A supply list will be provided. 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

Beginner Watercolor — Join artist Joan Saba for classes just for beginners, 8:45-11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

Art Habits — Focusing on art making explorations based on life, culture, society and one’s character, with instructor Cornelia Dohse-Peck, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda; $120 Carnegie members, $150 nonmembers. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org

wed. 18

Beginner Watercolor — Join artist Joan Saba for classes just for beginners, 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

Oil Portraits — Learn how to create realistic portraits in oil, with instructor Julia Bottoms-Douglas, for ages 16 and older, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Community Space of the Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo. 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

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