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Arts & Crafts

Palo Alto Adult School is an educational leader in Arts and Crafts. For years, the Drawing, Painting and Watercolor classes have given our students the skills and confidence to pursue their own artistic excellence. The Crafts curriculum offers new, innovative courses every quarter. All of these classes provide the perfect opportunity to try something new!

  • ACRYLIC OR OIL PAINTING: Beginning to Intermediate

    Please check back in August to register for Paulina Shapona’s ACRYLIC OR OIL PAINTING: BEGINNING TO INTERMEDIATE Fall 2018 quarter class.

    Instructor: Paulina Shapona

  • KNITTING

    Knitters of all abilities are welcome! Learn basic and advanced skills in this fun and collaborative knitting workshop.

    Duration: 5 wks
    Date range: June 13 to July 18
    (No class: July 4.)
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm P8

    Quarter: Summer 2018
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $80
    Instructor: Paola Trombetta

  • LEARN TO CROCHET

    This class will work for you regardless of your skill level and you will enjoy it!

    Duration: 5 wks
    Date range: June 13 to July 18
    (No class: July 4.)
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 5:30–6:30 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm P8

    Quarter: Summer 2018
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $40
    Instructor: Paola Trombetta

  • MAKING HANDMADE PAPER

    Make your own sheets of decorative paper from cotton pulp!

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: June 30
    Day(s) of the week: Saturday
    Hour: 10–1 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 103

    Quarter: Summer 2018
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $60
    Instructor: Jamila Rufaro, jamilarufaro@gmail.com

    No Longer Available

  • NATURAL DYEING WITH LEAVES

    Explore the potential of leaves and other plant material to make artistic earth-toned impressions on paper. Come away with a stack of eco-prints for use in your artwork!

    Duration: One Session
    Date range: June 23
    Day(s) of the week: Saturday
    Hour: 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 103

    Quarter: Summer 2018
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $60
    Instructor: Jamila Rufaro, jamilarufaro@gmail.com

    No Longer Available

  • WATERCOLOR: Beginning / Intermediate

    Join this magical journey to discover the versatility that only watercolor can offer!

    Duration: 4 wks
    Date range: June 12 to July 3
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 6:30–9 p.m.
    Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 101

    Quarter: Summer 2018
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $80
    Instructor: Cathy Zander, artist@cathyzander.com, www.cathyzander.com