Summer Art Classes


Whether you are 6 or 86 years old Studio 12 has some great art classes throughout the summer that will help you to unleash your creative side!

Painting Class with Carolyn

Our line up of instructors this year include Studio 12 owners Carolyn and Gary Schena, long time Studio 12 staff member Betty Horan, and award winning photographer Dan Waters. All classes have limited seating so that we can give students the time and attention they need to create beautiful works of art they are proud of, and that is why we are offering online registration so you can sign up for your classes now before you leave home.  When you sign up now online you save can save up to $3 dollars off each class, for a total of $20 when you take all 7 classes on the schedule! This offer will be good only until June 20th so sign up now!

Glass Fusion Jewelry Thurs 11:30 am

Glass Fusion Jewelry will be taught again this year by owner Carolyn Schena. In this class you will learn how to cut and design glass that will then be fused in a kiln and transformed into eye popping pieces of colorful jewelry. You can choose to make bracelets, rings, earrings, and pendants.  jewelry class will held on Thursdays at 11:30am and 1:30PM The jewelry is ready to pick up on Friday.

Back again by popular demand is Carolyn’s Husband, Gary Schena teaching mosaic stepping stones.  Gary will take you through the steps to learn how to design and layout your stepping stone and what matertials to use. With our large selection of colorful tessare (tiles) you will have a great palette to work with so you can make a beautiful work of art for your yard.  Gary will have some pre-drawn designs to work with or you can bring an ideal of your own.  Many students return each year to make additional stones, adding to their growing collection of yard art!  Mosaic Stepping Stone Class will be on Tuesday at 5:00 pm.

Mosaic Stepping Stone Class Tuesday 5:00pm

We are also really excited to team up with OBX photographer Dan Waters this summer to be able to offer a on location sunset photography workshop. The focus of the two hour workshop is to inspire creativity, provide a friendly and fun experience, expand technical skills and teach hands on in the field to all levels of photographers. The class will shoot on site at a location on the water. Limited to 6 people so you need to sign up for this class EARLY! The sunset photogrpahy class will be on Thursday at 6:00pm on July 19th, August 2nd and August 16th.

So there it lots to choose from on the Studio 12 summer art class schedule this year, don’t miss out on an opportunity to try out a new creative medium this year. Keep checking back on our website and facebook to see what new instructors might pop up over the summer!

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About Carolyn Schena

Studio 12 is a working studio and gallery owned and operated by husband and wife artists Gary and Carolyn Schena. The Schenas' art work includes pottery, glass fusion and mixed media. Located in Avon, North Carolina on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, studio 12 welcomes all ages to paint pottery, make mosaics or try glass fusion. The Studio 12 gallery is filled with hand Crafted American art with a focus on North Carolina Artists.

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