Adult Classes at the OAC


Dar will guide you through the easy steps to creating your own unique landscape painting on canvas. Each student will select their own color choices. No experience necessary. All supplies (paint, canvas, brushes and a glass of wine are included in the course fee) . Additional refreshments may be purchased from the OAC. Students must be 21 yrs or older to register. You will leave with a colorful completed piece of art! Please bring an apron. Registration deadline is one week prior.

August 10
6 - 9 pm Friday
Sessions: 1
Instructor: Dar Brooks


There’s no right or wrong way to do this hot new art technique! The process is simple and fun! The more you print, the more variety, depth, and interest you create. You will enjoy mono printing on the gelli plates. The gratification is immediate and you will learn the many ways the prints can be used. You will be collaging your unique prints on to a 12” x 12” canvas. Please bring the following with to class: beverages, lunch, a 12” ruler, and scissors. All other supplies are included in the course fee. Please register one week prior to class date. Dar Brooks is an award winning multi-media artist. She teaches classes and workshops in art, creativity, creative visualization, personal growth and transition, to adults and children. For more information visit

August 11
10 am - 4 pm Saturday
Instructor: Dar Brooks

Open studio for members

Arts Center members, this is your opportunity to be creative and use the studios for your projects (clay, painting, etc.). Open Studio is on Wednesdays from 5 to 9 pm. You must arrive before 7 pm, otherwise the doors will be locked. Bring your own materials, except you must purchase the clay through the Arts Center.


Mark your calendar for August 3 for a RAKU firing. You may purchase RAKU clay at the OAC. Pieces must be bisque fired beforehand. Time and details to announced at a later date.

Youth Classes at the OAC


Develop a new skill or work on improving your clay techniques. In this class, students who are new to creating pottery on the wheel will learn the basic techniques for successful completion of bowls, plates, mugs, etc. Those students with experience are encouraged to work on improving finishing techniques and try new and larger forms on the wheel. Returning students are able to work independently, with instructor support always available. Students also have the option of handbuilding later on in this summer session. Please wear clothing for playing in the mud and athletic shoes, and long hair tied back.

June 26-August 7
3:30 - 5:00 pm Tuesday
Sessions: 7
Instructor: Judy Srsen