Art and Crafts

Discover and develop your artistic talents. Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting. Take advantage of our new art open studio hours. Ceramics classes are also available.

Winter/Spring 2014 Arts Open Studio Hours: 1/6 – 6/19 (non-instructional)
Mondays 5:00 7:00 pm
Tuesdays 6:00 7:00 pm
Wednesdays 12:30 1:15 pm & 5:00 7:00 pm
Sundays 1:00 5:00 pm

Studio closed 5:00 10:00 pm: 4/14, 6/3
Studio closed all day: 1/19, 1/20, 2/16, 2/17, 4/15, 5/25, 5/26,– 6/5
Art & Crafts

Don't miss our next Art & Ceramics Studio Open House on Thursday, 4/24 from 5:30 – 7:30pm.
Spend an evening sampling art and ceramics at the JCCSF. Enjoy wine and cheese while you browse an exhibit of student and instructor pieces. Artwork from some especially talented children will also be on display. Special class rates available to Open House attendees..

Financial Aid is available for select JCCSF programs and classes. Click here for details.

pdf JCCSF Class Registration Policies

For more information about Arts & Crafts, contact Joshua Margolis at 415.292.1299, ext. 1474 or jmargolis@jccsf.org.

A materials fee of $30 will be collected at time of enrollment for all art classes excluding Knitting. A $10 fee is due the first day of Knitting classes.

Class

Day

Time

Dates

Holidays
(No Class)

Code

Fee

Drawing & Painting (RARTW1C)

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Interested in art, but don't know how to choose the right medium? This new class provides an opportunity to sample everything from acrylics to pencils and pastels. A different medium is explored each week.

Mondays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

4/28/14 – 6/16/14

5/26

RARTW1C

M $180

P $195

Painting with Acrylics (RARTW2C)

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Gain a foundation in painting with acrylics in this introductory course. Learn about color theory and composition; how to mix paint and use washes, glazes and other media; and how to combine acrylic with other media. All levels of experience are welcome.

Tuesdays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

4/29/14 – 6/17/14

6/3

RARTW2C

M $180

P $195

Oil Painting (RARTW3C)

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Learn to paint with oils. Gain insight into light and shadow, develop a personal style and simply enjoy the process of painting. All levels of experience are welcome.

Wednesdays

6:30 pm –
9:00 pm

4/23/14 – 6/11/14

6/4

RARTW3C

M $215

P $230

Watercolor (RARTW4C)

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Date Change: Class Begins May 1, 2014 through June 12, 2014

Learn basic techniques of using watercolors and painting from both life and photographs. All levels of experience are welcome.

Thursdays

6:30 pm –
8:30 pm

5/1/14 – 6/12/14

RARTW4C

M $180

P $195

Beginning Jewelry Making: Bead Stringing (RJEWELW1B)

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With Stacee Gillelen, Dragonfly Design

Do you have a burning desire to put all those beads you have been saving to good use? Have you ever looked longingly at a piece of jewelry and wished you knew how it was made? Learn everything you need to know to begin making your own jewelry, including bead stringing, crimping, crimp covers, and French wire (Bullion) for creating a professional-looking finished piece. Make two beautiful pieces of jewelry using the techniques you learn. All materials included.

Monday

6:30 pm –
9:30 pm

4/28/14

RJEWELW1B

M $60

P $65

Drawing & Painting (RARTW5C)

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Interested in art, but don't know how to choose the right medium? This new class provides an opportunity to sample everything from acrylics to pencils and pastels. A different medium is explored each week.

Take advantage of our lower daytime pricing.

Mondays

9:30 am –
11:30 am

4/28/14 – 6/16/14

5/26

RARTW5C

M $155

P $170

Knitting Circle (RKNITW3)

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Date Change: Class Begins May 7, 2014 through June 11, 2014

Learn how to knit, complete a project or get back on track with an unfinished piece while enjoying the company of fellow knitters in a relaxed setting. Recommended: yarn and needles (supplies are provided to those without them).

$10 materials fee payable to the instructor is due at the first class.

Wednesdays

10:00 am –
11:45 pm

5/7/14 – 6/11/14

6/4

RKNITW3

M $75

P $75