PoconoArts October 2017 Studio Classes


STROUDSBURG – The Pocono Arts Council will offer the following classes during the month of October. Classes, unless noted otherwise, are held at the Pocono Arts Cultural Center, 18 N. 7th Street, Stroudsburg.  To register call PoconoArts 570-476-4460 or register online at www.poconoarts.org


Oil Painting

Instructor JohnMcAllister

Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm

October 5, 12, 19, 26

This ongoing workshop focuses on the individual, helping them to develop their own personal style and technique working with the oil medium.  Learn how to develop your painting by understanding drawing and composition, light and shadow, color, preparation of materials and the application of paint. Working at your own pace, you pick the subject while the instructor guides you through the painting process.


Tuition: Member $75/Non-Member $85: Senior Member $55/Non-Member $75


Intermediate Watercolor

Instructor Iraina Caramelli

Sundays, 1-4pm

October 1, 8, 15, 22

Come join us in this ongoing watercolor journey and discover the flexibility of this wonderful medium. We will cover composition, form, shapes and definitely color!!!  Students can work from photos that they have taken or utilize the still life that will be set up during each workshop.  A very free approach will be explored where your creativity takes wing.  JOIN THE JOURNEY!


Tuition: Member $100/Non-Member $110: Senior Member $90/Non-Member $100



Drawing Workshop

Instructor John McAllister

4 weeks, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 6:30-8:30pm

Never taken a drawing class before? Feel rusty or simply lack confidence: This course is for you. Beginning with a simple contour, you will use line to discover a variety of shapes and forms from a still life to the human figure. The foundational and formal aspects of sketching and drawing will be demonstrated. Explore the steps in drawing from an idea to a sketch to a completed drawing.


Tuition: Member $75/Non-Member $85: Senior Member $65/Non-Member $75


Basic Acrylic Painting

Instructor Iraina Caramelli

4 weeks, October 3, 10, 17, 24, Tuesdays, 1-4pm

Join us to explore this very versatile medium.  This workshop is for the beginner as well as those with more experience with acrylics. The techniques of this medium, incorporating composition, building a painting, color values and much more will be explored. Students should bring photographs that they have taken to be utilized as subject matter.  Let’s get painting!


Tuition: Member $100/Non-Member $110: Senior Member $90/Non-Member $100


Wednesday Evening Painting Workshops

Instructor John McAllister

“Painting Alla Prima” (all at one go)

Ongoing on Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm

October 4, 11, 18, 25

All painting mediums welcome, watercolor, tempera, acrylic, oil, whatever you’re comfortable with. Bring your own materials and instructor John McAllister will help you with composition, color, value and basic techniques.  The focus of the

Workshop is to complete or nearly complete a painting in one 2 hour sitting.

Subject will be Fruit in a Basket.

Tuition: $10.00


PoconoArts classes fill on a first come, first serve basis.  Placement in a course is secured when payment in full is received.  If PoconoArts must cancel a class due to low enrollment, students will be notified prior to the scheduled start date of the class and full refunds will be issued.  PoconoArts will not refund or reduce any class fees for missed classes or late enrollment. The Pocono Arts Council is a local arts service organization serving Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties.