Polymer Clay Exploration:

Full Semester Class

Learn the tricks-of-the-trade and make small things with polymer clay, including, beads, miniatures, creatures, and even practical gadgets. Explore color mixing, cutting, and shaping the clay to create the effects you want for a flawless result. Polymer clay is a plastic based clay that hardens when baked in a conventional oven. Students will be required to bake pieces at home.

Teacher: Mary Sorteberg Langewisch
Prerequisite: Must have drawing experience and be able to interpret 2 dimensional ideas into 3 dimensional results
Ages: 13-18 (adults welcome)
Price: $125 per student for the 12 week semester
Class 1: Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm (perfect for siblings/parents of students attending Intro. to Game Programming the same night)
Start: January 23rd
End: April 17th
Spring Break March 20th
Class 2: Fridays 12:30-2:00pm
Start: January 26th
End: April 20th
Spring Break March 23rd
Supplies:  Set of polymer clay, small set of clay tools, wax paper, plastic or smooth board, small dowel as a rolling pin.

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Colored pencil drawing:

Full Semester class

After taking the drawing course on the right brain training from Betty Edward's book Drawing in the Right Side of the Brain, students will learn to use colored pencil as a professional art medium by understanding the correct pencil strokes, techniques and color mixing, while doing fun projects including an animal portrait.

Teacher: Mary Sorteberg Langewisch
Prerequisite: Took F.G.I.'s Pencil Drawing Class with techniques from Betty Edward's book Drawing in the Right Side of the Brain
Ages: 12+
Price: $125 per student for the second semester
Class: Mondays 10:30-12:00
Start: January 22nd
End: April 16th
Spring Break March 19th
Supplies: 11 x 14 in sketch pad, set of drawing pencil, kneaded eraser, pink pearl eraser, ruler, good hand sharpener, and a set of 12-24 Prismacolor Pencils, pad of Bristol Paper, tracing paper pad, and a role of scotch tape.

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Cancellation Policy

Classes will be cancelled if less than the minimum of students are registered. Registered participants will be notified a week at the latest before the class is scheduled to start. Deposits will be refunded.

In case of sickness, family emergency, or other such cases that prevent a student from coming to class, please email or text the teacher to let them know they will be absent.

If the weather is bad or a teacher needs to cancel due to sickness, or emergency, you will be contacted via email and/or text message up to 6 hours prior to the start of class. Email and/or text message are the main form of communication between teachers and parents. Please be sure to check your inbox for an email before heading to class.

If a teacher needs to cancel a class due to a personal reason or the weather, there can be up to two make-up classes session scheduled for the whole class following the weeks after the scheduled class period. If an individual student misses a class and wants to make-up a class, he/she must contact the teacher to check for availability.  


If you have a need to permanently drop out of a class, the deposit is not refunded. However a refund on the difference can be issued anytime up until the end of the second class. No refunds can be issued after the second class as been completed.