Arts & Crafts

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MCAS offers an array of exciting art classes with accomplished instructors. Our ceramics, jewelry, and water color students have used the skills they have acquired in these classes to make significant works that often are commercially sold. Come be a part of these fantastic classes!

Ceramics

Class to be held at:
Skills Center
1833 Santa Fe Place
Monrovia, CA 91016

Ceramics Semester 1
August 29, 2017 – December 21, 2017
Tue and Thu
8:30am - 11:45am
12:30pm - 3:45pm
6:30pm - 9:45pm

Ceramics Semester 2
January 9, 2018 – May 10, 2018
Tue and Thu
8:30am - 11:45am
12:30pm - 3:45pm
6:30pm - 9:45pm

Program Fee:
$199.00 per semester

Special Summer Session

Ceramics Summer Session
May 15, 2018 – Jun 28, 2018
Tue and Thu
8:30am - 11:45am
12:30pm - 3:45pm
6:30pm - 9:45pm

Program Fee:
$80 per 7 week session

This course instructs students in hand building, potter's wheel, glazing, firing, and marketing of finished work. Students from beginners to advanced will learn all aspects of ceramics, functional and sculptural, from highfire to raku. Students will need to purchase a basic tool kit, clay, and other materials -all of which will be available from the instructor. A lab fee of $10 will be collected at the first class session.

Students must register in advance either in person at the Monrovia Adult School main campus or via the MCAS website.
No registration will take place at the class site.

New classes begin 8/30/16. Enroll now to ensure your spot!
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Jewelry Making


Class to be held at:
Plymouth Building
Enter Driveway at Intersection of Longden Ave and Larkfield Ave., Monrovia, CA. (North of baseball diamond)

Program Fee:
$70.00 plus fees for tools, materials, and lab as mentioned.

Jewelry Session 1
August 30, 2017 – September 27, 2017
Wed
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Jewelry Session 2
October 4, 2017 – November 1, 2017
Wed
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Jewelry Session 3
November 1, 2017 – December 6, 2017
No class November 22, 2017
Wed
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Jewelry Session 4
January 10, 2018 – February 7, 2018
Wed
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Jewelry Session 5
February 14, 2018 – March 14, 2018
Wed
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Jewelry Session 6
March 22, 2018 – April 26, 2018
No class April 4, 2018
Wed
6:00pm - 9:00pm

This course focuses on basic skills needed in jewelry fabrication. Students learn wire wrapping and linking, head pins, jump rings, sawing, texturing and cold joinery. Students will also learn to set a stone in a ring. Advanced students are also welcome to attend and use the lab to further develop their skills. Students are required to purchase tools (approx. $75), purchase materials (approx. $55), as well as pay a $5.00 lab fee (covers the 5 week period) for consumable materials. Most materials used in class will be available for purchase from the instructor.

Students must register in advance either in person at the Monrovia Adult School main campus or via the MCAS website.
No registration will take place at the class site.

Course sessions are five weeks long. If class does not hit minimum numbers, course hours are 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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Plein Air Painting


Class to be held at:
Please click here to download a complete list of locations and their dates.

Program Fee:
$75.00

Plein Air Session 1
October 4, 2017 – December 6, 2017
No class November 1, 2016 and November 22, 2016
Wed
9:30am - 12:30pm

Plein Air Session 2
January 10, 2018 – February 28, 2018
Wed
9:30am - 12:30pm

Plein Air Session 3
March 7, 2018 – May 2, 2018
No class April 4, 2018
Wed
9:30am - 12:30pm

Enjoy the experience of Plein Air (open air) painting. After registering, please reference the link on our home page for a schedule of class locations.

Please click here to download a complete list of supplies needed for this program

Students must register in advance either in person at the Monrovia Adult School main campus or via the MCAS website.
No registration will take place at the class site.

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Water Color Workshop


Class to be held at:
Main Campus (MTN)
920 South Mountain Ave.,
Monrovia, CA 91016

Program Fee:
$75.00

Water Color Session 1
October 3, 2017 – December 5, 2017
(No class October 31, 2017 and November 21, 2017)
Tue
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Water Color Session 2
January 9, 2018 – February 27, 2018
Tue
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Water Color Session 3
March 6, 2018 – May 1, 2018
No class April 3, 2018.
Tue
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Learn basics of watercolor techniques. Paint a variety of subjects. Learn drawing, composition, color mixing, and perspective as it applies to water based media. Each meeting will include a demonstration and critique. Beginners to advanced welcomed. Bring your equipment and paint.

Please click here to download a complete list of supplies needed for this program

Students must register in advance either in person at the Monrovia Adult School main campus or via the MCAS website.
No registration will take place at the class site.

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Career Technical Education Programs


Learn new career skills and start a new career!

Monrovia Community Adult School offers numerous short-term vocational programs that help your earn certifications and give you the skills you need to start a new career. MCAS teachers are experienced professionals who share their industry knowledge to give you a solid foundation for success in a new profession. These teachers also have significant industry contacts and resources to ensure that students who successfully complete our vocational programs have a high rate of job attainment.


Non-Technical Programs


In addition to our world class vocational programs, MCAS offers excellent Non-Technical Programs. Our English as a Second Language faculty is passionate, caring and committed to helping our students become proficient in English as quickly as possible. The MCAS Academic Lab offers a rigorous high school diploma program that prepares students for postsecondary education. Students seeking assistance with basic skills or test prep for the GED or HiSET can receive assistance from highly qualified instructors. And MCAS arts and crafts classes are taught by talented, successful artists.
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