Redux invites students of all ages and abilities to explore its unique fine art classes and workshops in an open and supportive environment where you can unleash your creative side. Register over the phone via credit card or come visit us in person with cash or check. Check our Classes Calendar for more info!
Class Proposals: If you are an artist or art instructor and wish to submit a class proposal, download this form, fill out and send your resume and proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Attn: Stacy Huggins, 136 Saint Philip St, Charleston, SC 29403.
Registration Policy: Advance registration is required. Registration is not secured until payment is received. There are no refunds on classes, but we will happily give you credit for a class if there is proper notice, should you need to cancel your registration for any reason.
>Full credit up to two weeks before the class
>Half credit if you cancel the week before class begins
>No credit if you cancel day of the first class or after
Drop-in Sunday Figure DrawingWhen: Every Sunday, except holidays 5pm – 7pm
Instructor: Victoria Honick
Cost: $15 Drop-In Rate (Cash or Check Only)
Work form a nude model in a variety of artistic mediums – perfect for anyone wanting to work independently with a model at your own pace. All skill levels welcome to drop in. Easels, chairs and drawing boards are provided. Artists must bring their own drawing and/or painting materials. No registration is required.
Drawing FundamentalsWhen: Thursdays, Mar 12, 19, 26, Apr 2 / 6-8 pm
Instructor: Stephen Herchak
Cost: Member $140 / Non-member $170
Regardless of your preferred media, learn to create compositions more easily with improved confidence in your ability to record what you see. Course will stress accurate three-dimensional depiction of objects and space through understanding fundamentals principals of perspective, proportion and value (shading). All levels welcome. High school through adult.
Course time will be split evenly between demonstrating methods for measuring angles of edges of objects, alignment of components in a composition, and proportions between objects, and then students putting them into practice.
For people who’ve taken the class before,we will introduce weight and sharpness/softness of line and value as ways to create additional space and depth, in addition to linear perspective.
Colored Pencil DrawingWhen: Wednesdays, Feb 18, 25, Mar 4 and 11 / 6 - 8 pm
Instructor: Stephen Herchak
Cost: Member $140 / Non-Member $170
Many people “move on” from black and white drawing to color in pastel or paint without giving any more thought to color pencil than their childhood box of crayons. If you already draw or paint, come and find versatility in this neat and convenient color medium through learning effects and techniques.
This course will focus on the fundamental techniques and effects of drawing with colored pencils. For those who already draw or paint and would like to explore a new medium. Most materials included.
Acrylic PaintingWhen: Wednesdays, Jan 21, 28, Feb 4, 11 / 6 - 8:30 pm
Instructor: Chris Dotson
Cost: Member $145 / Non-member $175
Students will learn how to progress from a drawing or photograph, to an underpainting, to completed painting, and how to develop the painting in stages. There will be instruction on color theory, composition, blending, color mixing, and finishing details. Most materials provided. This class is suitable for beginners and intermediate students.
Beginners JewelryWhen: Tuesdays, Feb 10 / 6 - 8 pm; Feb 17, 24 / 6 - 9 pm
Instructor: Kaminer Haislip
Cost: Member $165 / Non-member $200
Students have the choice to make a silver ring, pendant, or brooch with cabochon stone and will learn beginner’s jewelry techniques. Techniques include piercing, sawing, soldering, hammering, bezel setting and finishing. No experience necessary! Please bring a drink, pen/pencil, and sketchbook.
One-Night Screen Printing WorkshopWhen: Tuesday, March 10 / 6 - 9:30 pm
Instructor: Todd Anderson
Cost: Member $80 / Non-member $100
Are you tired of seeing cool t-shirts/posters/stickers/ etc. and not knowing how to make them? Come learn the basics of screen-printing in one night. Students will learn how to emulsify screens, burn images, and print a one-color poster in four hours! No experience necessary, all materials are provided. Good time guaranteed!
Intro to Screen PrintingWhen: Tuesdays, Mar 17, 24, 31, Apr 7 / 6 - 9 pm
Instructor: Todd Anderson
Cost: Member $175 / Non-member $210
This four-week class is a continuation of the screenprinting fundamentals covered in the One Night Workshop! Students will learn how to emulsify screens, burn images, and will work independently on their own projects. Instruction will include layout design, exposure to a variety of techniques to produce posters, prints, T-shirts, etc in as many colors as desired. Screen Printing One Night Workshop is a recommended pre-requisite for this class. Most materials provided.
Camera Obscura: Made in the DarkWhen: Saturday, April 25 | 10 am - 5 pm
Instructor: Jessika Stocker
Cost: Member $85 | Non-member $100
Made in the Dark will explore the question, what is a photograph? We will explore pre-camera tools, like camera obscuras and pinhole cameras, to dive deeper into photography and vision in its most basic form. Students will learn the principals behind both, learn how to make their own pinhole cameras, and make drawings from the camera obscuras and pinhole images, in the darkroom.
No experience required, and students ages 14 + are welcome. There will be an hour and half break for lunch–bring your own or head to King Street for a bite!
Member DiscountsAs a member, you'll receive 20% OFF these classes and all Redux classes and workshops! To learn more, click here.
About Education ProgramIntegral to the Redux mission is to educate our community about current practices in art through both an academic and hands on approach. Redux offers year-round art classes and workshops to the public for both kids and adults. Over 100 classes and workshops are available throughout the year covering a variety of topics both traditional and non-traditional. We have a class for everyone, whether you are a beginner or a more advanced artist looking to broaden and enhance your talents.
Our classes are affordable, fun, challenging and taught by talented local qualified instructors. Courses include painting, photography, drawing, printmaking, art history and much more. All courses are timed to fit the schedules of working people and are taught by working professional artists. Through our classes, workshops and studio space, we provide the guidance and resources you need to bring your creativity and passion to life.