Classes for Adults

All classes are held in the Hamilton Center for the Arts unless otherwise notified.  

16 Broad Street, Hamilton, New York 13346

To register, please contact Kathy Herold 

(315)368-4453 OR hamiltoncenterforthearts@gmail.com

Open Studio Time

Date: Thursdays Starting 6/3 - 6/24

Time: 12pm-3pm

Price: $60/4 sessions

Instructor: No instructor

Use this as a time to explore your creativity! Come use the materials we have available at the Hamilton Center for the Arts to create your own projects. Most of the materials in the HCA studio are available to use: paints, canvas, paper, oil pastels, sewing machine, fibers, fabrics, paper mache, sculptural materials, and so much more. If you need it, project storage is available. Open Studio Time does not have an instructor but, Kathy will be in the gallery to assist with questions. These sessions are open to 4 fully vaccinated adults.

Watercolor Classes

July Dates: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27 or 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28

August Dates: 8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 or 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25

Time: Tuesdays or Wednesdays 9am-12pm

Price: $175 for four three hour classes

Instructor: Judy Levins

What: Watercolor lessons, painting demonstrations, tips & techniques from award winning artist Judith Haynes Levins. Twelve hours total of instruction consisting of four, three hour classes.

Class Limit: Limited to 6 vaccinated students.

Session Descriptions:
July - FLOWER POWER

  • watercolor basic from beginner to intermediate

  • exploration of painting the floral in watercolor

  • customized instruction allowing you to express your creativity

  • explore color, learn the importance of value

  • how to compose a painting to please the eye

  • loosen up your style and express with paint

  • small classes for individual attention

August - THE WATERCOLOR LANDSCAPE

  • watercolor basic from beginner to intermediate

  • customized instruction allowing you to express your creativity

  • How to paint your message and find your voice

  • find the light path in your landscape

  • loosen up your style and express with paint

  • how to compose a landscape vs. copy

  • explore color, learn the importance of value

  • how to know when your painting is finished

  • small classes for individual attention


About Instructor: Judy Levins is a Cazenovia NY based watercolor artist that has been painting her world for several years. Judy paints in a bold energetic manner. She is an active member of both the Cazenovia Watercolor Society and the Central New York Watercolor Society where she holds Gold Medallion Signature status and serves on the Board of Directors. Judy paints en plein air twice weekly both with the Cazenovia area painter and the Mountain Air Painters in the Adirondacks. She is an award winning artist that teaches private watercolor lessons in her home studio, teaches online classes, as well as traveling to teach watercolor workshops. She’s a popular instructor who’s enthusiasm for the medium is contagious. To learn more about Judy visit jhlevins.com