MRAC 2019 Classes

The MRAC offers different classes throughout the year, by professional artists and teachers. We hope you do not only learn new artistic skills, but that you become a member of our creative community, whatever your level. The summer classes are specifically for kids; a great opportunity to spend the summer vacation in a creative way among friends! If you are looking for a class we don't offer, don't hesitate to contact us and we can check our network to see if we can start a new class.

On this page you can find a short overview of the classes on offer, but each class has a link to additional information. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions: Leah Macdonald (curriculum director) at learnartmrac@gmail.com or phone 610.247.9964.

Interested in a single workshop to celebrate a birthday party for kids? We provide an inspirational location, an enthusiastic teacher and all the needed materials, you bring the food and drink! Give us a call and we help you to realize your dream event for an affordable price! Contact Leah and get this party started! Phone: 610.247.9964.



Family Drop-In Saturdays

Looking for a creative way to spend some quality time as a family?! These classes are geared for (smaller) children (age 3-11) to attend alongside their guardian. Each class will begin with a tour of Manayunk Roxborough Art Center facilities, followed by a short story that will relate to a craft. Media will vary every time, ranging from painting, to mixed media, to printmaking. Sing up beforehand or drop in unexpectedly, it is your call!

More info and sign up, click here


2019 CLASSES (SPRING)


Drawing with Don Stephens

This course is good for all levels for a full understanding of Drawing and its connection to creativity. The course does not only focus on technique of drawing, but also on an understanding of the creative process.

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Painting with Donald Stephens

This course focuses on color and the process of creating a water based painting from start to finish. Theory of color, understanding materials and the build up of a painting will be discussed and experimented with, while tackling the challenges of a still-life.

More info and sign up, click here


Private Photography Lessons with Leah Macdonald

In this class beginners will learn the ability to use their DSLR cameras more effectively. Students utilize design principles in order to create more compelling photographs. Students are able to communicate their ideas with technical control as well as learn creative concepts.

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Pen and Ink with Donald Stephens (WORKSHOP)

Students will learn the fundamentals of traditional and non-traditional ink drawing techniques. Students will understand the essence of line drawing, control, and mark making to convey the world through thoughts and experiences in ink.

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Plein Air Landscape with Mateus Costa (WORKSHOP)

Members and artists alike are encouraged to join Mateus Costa for a FREE outdoor painting experience! With your help, we hope to capture the Manayunk-Roxborough neighborhood in paint.

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2019 CLASSES (SUMMER)


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2019 Kids Summer Camp Classes

The program for the Kids Summer Classes 2019 is out! From June 10 till August 16 we offer creative classes for kids aged 4 to 12 revolving different topics and using different techniques and materials. But most of all: it is great fun!

More info about the Kids Summer Classes click here


Drawing with Don Stephens

This course is good for all levels for a full understanding of Drawing and its connection to creativity. The course does not only focus on technique of drawing, but also on an understanding of the creative process.

More info and sign up, click here


Painting with Donald Stephens

This course focuses on color and the process of creating a water based painting from start to finish. Theory of color, understanding materials and the build up of a painting will be discussed and experimented with, while tackling the challenges of a still-life.

More info and sign up, click here


Pen and Ink with Donald Stephens (Summer WORKSHOPS)

Students will learn the fundamentals of traditional and non-traditional ink drawing techniques. Students will understand the essence of line drawing, control, and mark making to convey the world through thoughts and experiences in ink. Three on-day workshops are available: July 20, July 27, adn August 3rd from 1-4PM.

For more information or to register for one or more sessions, select the links below:

  • July 20 (1SW): Click here.

  • July 27 (2SW): Click here.

  • August 3 (3SW): Click here.

Beginner Watercolor with Donald Stephens (Summer WORKSHOP)

What Color is That?!! with Donald Stephens will help you learn the concepts and basic processes of watercolor painting. Topics covered include the basics of color theory, primary, secondary, tertiary and all other color movements. Through photographs and still life painting, students will be challenged to explore this wonderful medium. This introductory workshop will be August 17th from 1-4PM. Look for a new watercolor course in the fall! This could be the perfect introduction!

Click here for more information or to register.

2019 CLASSES (FALL)


Drawing with Don Stephens

This course is good for all levels for a full understanding of Drawing and its connection to creativity. The course does not only focus on technique of drawing, but also on an understanding of the creative process.

More info and sign up, click here


Painting with Donald Stephens

This course focuses on color and the process of creating a water based painting from start to finish. Theory of color, understanding materials and the build up of a painting will be discussed and experimented with, while tackling the challenges of a still-life.

More info and sign up, click here


2019 - 2020 CLASSES (WINTER)


Drawing with Don Stephens

This course is good for all levels for a full understanding of Drawing and its connection to creativity. The course does not only focus on technique of drawing, but also on an understanding of the creative process.

More info and sign up, click here


Painting with Donald Stephens

This course focuses on color and the process of creating a water based painting from start to finish. Theory of color, understanding materials and the build up of a painting will be discussed and experimented with, while tackling the challenges of a still-life.

More info and sign up, click here


 
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