Classes - Nature photography, ceramics and more

August 18, 2006

Saturday, Aug. 19

Chakra workshop

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Robin Johnson will offer a chakra workshop. Chakras are considered centers in the body that are sources of energy for psychic. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Centre for Positive Living, 630 Winchester Ave. $10. Call Johnson at 304-262-0143, or e-mail

Nature photography

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - An all-day nature photography seminar will be conducted by Tony Sweet. Open to photographers of all skill levels. There will be sessions on equipment, compositional technique, and digital workflow tips and techniques. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. National Conservation Training Center's Robert C. Byrd Auditorium. $100; $90 for PVNP members. To enroll, contact Matt Poole at

Wednesday, Aug. 23

Art classes

Bob Savidge will teach the following art classes:

· Pen and ink, 11 a.m.

· Sumi brush painting, noon


· Cartoon drawing, 1 p.m.

The one-hour classes meet Wednesdays through Aug. 30. Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. $10 per session. For information, call 301-791-6191 or e-mail

Monday, Aug. 28

Art classes

Howard's Art Supplies and Frames will offer the following classes:

· Acrylic painting taught by David Zimmerman, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays beginning Aug. 28. $72.

· Airbrush painting taught by David Monnett, 10 a.m. to noon or 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays beginning Aug. 28 or 7 to 9 p.m. Wednes-days beginning Aug. 30. $72.

· Art for children ages 8 to 15 taught by David Zimmerman, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdaysbeginning Aug. 29. $54.

· Daytime art class for adults taught by Steve Burdette, 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays beginning Aug. 30. $72.

· Watercolor painting for adults taught by Marilyn Tracey, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Aug. 30. $72.

· Cartooning taught by Kent Roberts, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. beginning Aug. 30. $54.

· Drawing for adults taught by Steve Burdette, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays beginning Aug. 31.$72.

· Art for children ages 8 to 15 taught by David Zimmerman, 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays beginning Sept. 9. $72.

Howard's Art Supplies and Frames, 1256 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. To register, call 301-733-2722.

Potter's wheel ceramics course

FREDERICK, Md. - The class will be taught by Xiaosheng Bi and will include instruction in wedging, throwing, shaping, trimming, drying, glazing, firing and composition. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Aug. 28 through Dec. 11. Hood College, 401 Rosemont Ave. $700. Call 301-696-3526.

Tuesday, Aug. 29

Dynamic and asymmetrical wheel

FREDERICK, Md. - Ceramics course is designed to provide students with experience in using the wheel and the combination of wheel and sculptural techniques. Taught by Joyce Michaud. Students will go over shapes and procedures. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 29, through Dec. 12. Hood College, 401 Rosemont Ave. $700. Call Michaud at 301-696-3526.

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