Enchanted Forest

Thank you everyone who came out to this magical event and many thanks to all the volunteers and artists who made this happen.


  • Drawing  Basics -  Thursdays, 1:30 - 3pm. Begins Sept 24, at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center. 10-weeks. Adults age 50+. Registration begins 8/24 through MSAC: https://www.montpelier-vt.org/751/Classes. Have you always wanted to draw, but not known where to begin? Do you love to draw, but need to set time aside to do it? This is a great beginner and refresher class. Most often working from life, each class introduces a different skill or lens to draw from including contour, value, color, perspective, foreshortening, portraits, proportions, composition, and more. Great foundational skill building and enjoyable time spent drawing. Please bring 9x12" sketch pad (not newsprint), #2 HB pencils, eraser (not kneaded). Other supplies needed throughout class will be a ruler, Prismacolor white pencil and Oil Pastels.
  • Drawing Nature – Mondays, 4 - 6pm. Begins September 21, at AllTogetherNow! Community Arts Center. 8-weeks. Ages 9 – adults.  $160                 
  • In this class, we will explore how to draw the unfolding of plants. We will look closely at nature's shapes and forms, and step back to see the field of pattern, light, and shadow. Using pencil, pen and charcoal, we will draw from life and outside as much as possible. Open to all abilites.
  • Tile Making Workshop  - Tuesdays, 5 - 7pm. Begins September 22, at AllTogetherNow! Community Arts Center. 5-weeks. Ages 7 – adults. $175. Have you ever wanted to make a tile or are just curious how it is done? WorkWing from a flat slab of clay, tiles can be carved, sculpted, drawn, and painted. Create ornate signs for your home, welcoming visitors with your name and address, decorative tiles for the kitchen or bathroom, or simply enjoy working with clay.  Class fee includes clay, glazes, firing, and studio tools.
  • Clay Class – Wednesdays 4 - 5:15pm. Begins September 23, at AllTogetherNow! Community Arts Center. Ages 6 – Adult. 8-weeks. $175  This class is an opportunity to explore the wonderful possibilities of creating in clay. Each week a different technique of how to work with clay is taught, and time for exploring and creating your own ideas is available. Class fee includes clay, glazes, firing, and studio tools.

To register please print above pdf registration form and send via email or USPS.

Janice is available to teach private and group lessons. Contact her at: jwalrafen@gmail.com

Covid-19 Protocol –Classes held at AllTogetherNow! Community Arts Center will be held outside whenever possible. Masks are required for adults and reccomended for children, when people are less than 6' apart.  In inclement weather, we have a garage classroom where we will meet with the large overhead doors open whenever possible.  If you are feeling sick or have a fever, please stay home. Once classes begin there will be no refunds if the State of Vermont prohibits all group gatherings due to health concerns.

Music Together and Instrumental Lessons will be discontinued until further notice.


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