Jerseyfest Academy Hobby Classes & Workshops For 2019

Jerseyfest Academy will be taking place on Friday, Sept. 6th, 2019 at the Newark Liberty Airport Marriott Hotel in New Jersey.  Attendees must register and pay for this event in advance.  There is no vendor show on this day.  Below are descriptions of the various class options, costs and instructions for how to register.

You may register for only one of the classes listed below since they will be occurring simultaneously in different classrooms. All materials will be provided for the classes

Check out a short video highlighting one of our past classes by clicking here.


  1. Sculpting a Wolverine bust with Erick Sosa  Sponsored by Polyform
  2. Figure Artist Airbrush Asylum Class – Painting a Life-Sized Creature of the Black Lagoon Bust with John Allred & Jeff Camp
  3. AFM Magazine’s “Model Boot Camp” – Painting Class = PENDING INFO
  4. Molding and casting with Smooth-On


The classes are designed to accommodate students of all levels and will teach advanced and basic techniques.  Students will advance their skills while having a fun-filled day with fellow hobbyists.

Students will also have the opportunity to buy top quality airbrushes, compressors, kits and paints from reputable companies at significant discounts.

We received rave reviews from attendees who participated in our previous classes, which included amateur and experienced hobbyists from all over the USA and even abroad.  Our 2019 classes will maintain our high standards.

Age Restriction: Students must be 12 years old or over.  If students are 12 or 13, they must be accompanied and supervised by an adult who is 18 or over.


Liberty International Airport Marriot. Book here                
1 Hotel Road
Newark New Jersey 07114

More details about the classes will be be announced in the near future, so stay tuned.

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