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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 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 Drawing

When: Every Sunday, except holidays 5pm – 7pm
Instructor: Joshua Breland
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 Fundamentals

When: Wednesdays, Aug 27, Sept 3, 10, 17 / 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.

Drawing Fundamentals Pt. 2

When: Tuesdays, Sept 30, Oct 7, 14, 21 / 6 - 8 pm
Instructor: Stephen Herchak
Cost: Member $140 / Non-Member $170

This class builds on the principles taught in Stephen’s Drawing Fundamentals class.

We will focus on rendering dimension and depth through value (shading) drawing working in charcoal. Previous drawing experience or Drawing Fundamentals is recommended but first session will review some of the principals of depth through linear perspective explored in that introductory class.

Intro to Figure Drawing

When: Thursdays, Jul 24, 31, Aug 7, 14 / 6 - 8 pm
Instructor: Stephen Herchak
Cost: Member $165 / Non-member $200

Working from live models, this is an introduction to both quick sketches as well as more studied drawings of the human form.

Students will learn the basics of how to draw standing, sitting, stretching figures, for people who haven’t really learned about drawing people any differently than they draw a house, tree or bowl of fruit.  Understanding a different way of seeing and a little knowledge of mechanics will go a long way to improve your figure drawing.

Intro to Oil Painting

When: Mondays, August 25, September 1, 8, 15 / 6 - 9 pm
Instructor: Erik Johnson
Cost: Member $145 / Non-member $175

Erik Johnson is a professional artist represented by Robert Lange Studios. This course will familiarize students with the working properties of oil paints and present a practical approach to topics such as composition and accurate drawing, color mixing and essential elements for capturing realism. Perfect class for beginners and intermediate students.

Most materials provided; student should purchase their own brushes, available at Artist & Craftsman: Princeton brush set #9148 (About $12) (or if you have your own brushes : #2 & #4 round, #4 Flat, #8 Bright, #4 & #12 Filbert

Intermediate Oil Painting

When: Mondays, July 21, 28, August 4, 11 / 6 - 9 pm
Instructor: Erik Johnson
Cost: Member $145 / Non-member $175

A follow-up to Erik’s popular Intro to Oil Painting workshop. For those who have taken the Intro painting workshop or who already have some experience painting with oils. In this hands on workshop, students will continue to explore oil painting by working with references provided by the instructor. Classes will focus in greater depth on blocking in a painting, direct vs indirect painting, use of painting mediums and glazing.

Most materials are provided. Students should bring their own brushes, available at Artist & Craftsman: Princeton brush set #9148 (About $12) (or if you have your own brushes : #2 & #4 round, #4 Flat, #8 Bright, #4 & #12 Filbert. Students wishing to use a stretched canvas or panel are encouraged to bring that, otherwise loose canvas will be provided.

Stretcher Bar & Framing Workshop

When: Saturdays, August 2 and 9 / 1 - 4 pm
Instructor: Alex Waggoner
Cost: Member $90 / Non-Member $110

Making your own canvases means you can customize the size as well as cut down on cost. Come and learn to make your own canvas start to finish. On our second day we will learn how to make strip frames to protect and add a sleek professional feeling to an existing painting of yours. Bring safety glasses if you have them and wear closed toe shoes.

Silver Jewelry Etching

When: Tuesdays, August 5 / 6 – 8 pm; August 12, 19 / 6 - 9 pm
Instructor: Kaminer Haislip
Cost: Member $165 / Non-Member $200

In this introductory course to silver jewelry etching, students will etch a design onto silver and create a cuff bracelet.  Jewelry techniques include piercing, filing, annealing, hammering, forming, and finishing.  No experience necessary!

All materials are provided. Bring a drink and come dressed to get messy!

Intro to Screen Printing

When: Tuesdays, July 15, 22, 29, August 5 / 6:30 - 9:30 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.

Copper Plate Etching

When: Tuesdays, Aug 12, 19, 26, Sept 2 / 6 - 9 pm
Instructor: Alex Waggoner and Chris Nickels
Cost: Member $175 / Non-member $210

Join this four week class and create an edition of etchings. Students will learn how to create etchings using both acid and drypoint methods. No experience necessary, but do come with some ideas. We will be providing one piece of copper per student. If you would like to do more than one edition of etchings you are more than welcome to bring your own copper sheets (contact Redux about size and gauge of the copper). Expect to get your hands dirty, have some fun, and create some great editions of etchings!

One Night Letterpress Workshop

When: Wednesday, July 23 / 6 - 9 pm
Instructor: Allison Nadeau
Cost: Member $80 / Non-member $100

Spend the evening learning to print on the Showcard sign press in this one-night class. Students will be introduced to basic letterpress terms and vocabulary, learn how to mix ink, and print signs and posters with wood and metal type. No experience necessary.

Book and Paper Arts: Small Books for Purse, Pocket, and Pen

When: Tuesdays, July 15 and 22 / 6:30 - 9 pm
Instructor: Kris Westerson
Cost: Member $120 / Non-member $145

During this Paper and Book Saturday, novice and experienced bookbinders will sew five small books the perfect size for purse, pocket, or car. Each one- two-, three-, and four-section book has a different decorative and colorful stitching on the spine. Finished book sizes are five inches tall by three or four inches wide. Participants will learn about the anatomy of a book, how to find the paper grain, some design modifications to the basic structure, construction tricks, about bookbinding tools and how to use them, where to find bookbinding supplies and how to get their own bookbinding studio started.

Intro to Black & White Film and Darkroom

When: Mondays, June 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28 / 6 - 8:30 pm
Instructor: Douglas Carr Cunningham
Cost: Member $325 / Non-member $390

An intensive workshop focused on the craft of silver-based Black & White film photography. This includes instruction in the theory of film shooting, darkroom processing and printing. We will cover the archival nature of black & white film and its creative potential. We will re-kindle the mystery and anticipation of film photography.

Some photography experience is necessary. Students must know the operation of a 35mm camera and exposure principles. Limited to 4 students.

Adventures in Content with Master Book Artist Mary Uthuppuru

When: Saturday and Sunday, September 13 and 14, 2014 / 10 am - 4 pm
Instructor: Mary Uthuppuru
Cost: $235

In this two day workshop, we will take an unusual approach to creating artist books where students will be given a theme and two guidelines before the start of the class. Together, we will go through the process of making artist books in a way that will allow us to confront issues that arise while creating on our own. Throughout the workshop we will have a continuing discussion of materials, composition and approach as they relate to each person’s concept.

All materials included; there will be a break for lunch

Registration Deadline: September 1, 2013

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Beginning Acrylic Painting

When: Tuesdays, June 24, July 1, 8, 15 / 6 - 9pm
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.

Abstraction Through Art History

When: Wednesdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30 / 6 - 8:30 pm
Instructor: Matthew Dietz
Cost: Member $145 / Non-member $175

Following movements in abstraction in Art History by making arcrylic paintings using the techinques used by the artist in the following movements: Geometric/ absolut, Expressionism, Cubism, Surrealism. Followed by another set of classes for: Abstract Expressionism, Optical Art, and contemporary Abstraction. Most supplies included.

Abstraction Through Art History, part 2

When: Wednesdays, August 6, 13, 20 / 6 - 8:30
Instructor: Matthew Dietz
Cost: Member $100 / Non-member $120

Following movements in abstraction in Art History by making arcrylic paintings using the techinques used by the artist in the following movements: Abstract Expressionism, Optical Art, and contemporary Abstraction. Most supplies included.

Member Discounts

As a member, you'll receive 20% OFF these classes and all Redux classes and workshops! To learn more, click here.

About Education Program

Integral 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.

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