$149 for an Eight-Week Art Class for Adults at Armory Art Center (Up to $300 Value)

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Creating a masterwork of art can be like wandering through a maze: after a lengthy period of reflection and contemplation, you'll still probably starve. Appreciate the figurative risks and transcendent joys of artistic creativity with this Groupon.

$149 for an Eight-Week Adult Art Class (Up to $300 Value)

Each class has room for 5–15 students and consists of one three-hour session per week. This Groupon is valid for the fall semester of any of the following classes:

Ceramics

  • Handbuilding 101, a beginner-level class scheduled on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Beginning Wheel Throwing, a beginner-level class scheduled on Mondays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Fused Glass

  • Beginning Fused Glass, a beginner-level class scheduled on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Jewelry

  • Independent Study, an intermediate/advanced-level class scheduled on Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Intro to Silversmithing, a beginner-level class scheduled on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Project-A-Week, a beginner/intermediate-level class scheduled on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Painting

  • Oil Painting, an open-level class scheduled on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
  • Paint with Encaustics, an open-level class scheduled on Mondays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Realism, an open-level class scheduled on Wednesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Still Life Painting, an open-level class scheduled on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Photography and Digital Arts

  • Photoshop 101, an open-level class scheduled on Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Photoshop for All Artists, an open-level class scheduled on Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Printmaking and Fiber Arts

  • Bookbinding Basics, an open-level class scheduled on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Fibers, Textiles & Natural Dyeing, an open-level class scheduled on Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Printmaking 101, a beginner-level class scheduled on Mondays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sculpture

  • Metal Sculpture, an open-level class scheduled on Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Mosaics: From Ceramic to Sculptural, an open-level class scheduled on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Wax 101: Fundamentals of Bronze Casting, a beginner/intermediate-level class scheduled on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Miscellaneous

  • 8 Weeks of Art, a beginner-level class scheduled on Mondays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Each week explores a different medium, including drawing, painting, printmaking, fused glass, fiber arts, hand building, wheel throwing, and sculpture.

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Armory Art Center

Named after the historic art-deco structure rescued from demolition nearly 30 years ago, the Armory Art Center is home to a dedicated staff of artists, instructors, and community activists. These passionate individuals make media from ceramics and jewelry to computer design accessible to aspiring artists young and old through art classes. Their campus sprawls over three buildings and acts not only as a school but also as a gallery for students and residents to showcase their projects. The Armory's staff is proud of their youth-outreach programs and offer need-based scholarships for qualifying students of all ages, and since all ages includes the age of 537, Michelangelo is eligible.

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    West Palm Beach

    1700 Parker Ave.

    West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

    561-832-1776

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In a Nutshell

No matter their experience level, adults can enroll in art classes that cover such media as ceramics, jewelry, metalwork, and sculpture

The Fine Print

Expires Mar 2nd, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. Must be 18 or older. Classes must be used by the same person. Must activate voucher by the start of Session 2 on 10/29/12 or Session 3 on 1/7/13. Not valid for prorated classes. Model, lab, and material fees not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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