Creative Arts

Acrylic Painting for Beginners
Acrylic Painting for Beginners
Learn how to use acrylic paint, focusing on the basics of form, composition, color and more. There will be both instruction and open studio time.
Beginner Knitting
Beginner Knitting
If you haven’t picked up those knitting needles in a while, or if you want to learn how to knit, this class is for you.
Calligraphy – Italics
Calligraphy – Italics
The Italic style of calligraphy is basic and easy to learn. This course, a continuation of the fall’s course but open to novice calligraphers as well, will cover basic letterforms and their uses.
Crochet Basics
Crochet Basics
You will learn chain and basic stitches out of which all crochet patterns are formed (chain, single, half-double, double, and treble), plus a few nifty tricks.
Crochet Camp: Life on the Edge
Crochet Camp: Life on the Edge
You’ve made a nice scarf or a charming blanket, but something’s missing. Something more is needed. How about a lovely edge? In this class, learn five new edging techniques to add elegance and flair to your crocheted projects.
Mosaics Made Easy
Mosaics Made Easy
Let your creative juices flow. Learn how to work with mosaics while producing your own work of art. Starting with an introductory mosaics kit, you will continue with creating mosaic coasters, decorated eggs and beautiful luminaries.
Photography In The Field-Chestnut Hill
Photography In The Field-Chestnut Hill
Chestnut Hill, arguably the most charming part of Philadelphia, is a feast for the photographer’s eye. As cobbled Germantown Avenue winds up the hill, intimate scenes are discovered, one after the other.
Photography In The Field-Manayunk
Photography In The Field-Manayunk
If you took this course in the spring, now is your opportunity to see Manayunk in the fall with autumn sun. Manayunk, this special part of Philadelphia, with its hills, canal, cathedrals, railway trestles, and power lines, is a favorite with artists.
Using Your Digital Camera and Organizing the Images
Using Your Digital Camera and Organizing the Images
We will briefly discuss the many important features of a digital camera and also present some good picture-taking techniques.