Art Classes

Printmaking: Monotypes and Relief

4-Week Session

Monday Mornings
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
January 9, 2017 - January 30, 2017
Instructor: Ruth Kolker

Members: $100
Non Members: $115
Cost includes supply fee
 

This 4 week course will explore the medium of printmaking with both conventional and non-traditional methods. Through using a variety of materials you will have the opportunity to experiment with collage, stenciling, painting and drawing to create monotypes and relief prints on paper. Learn the basics of building a plate for relief printing to creating a series of monotypes that use experimental techniques. Supplies will be provided, but students are welcome to bring materials to experiment with.
Beginners to Advanced students are welcome Class size limited to 6 students. Ages 18+

*Supplies provided, supply fee factored into class cost

 

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Instructor: Ruth Kolker
Dates: Monday, January 9, 2017 - 9:30am - Monday, January 30, 2017 - 9:30am
Meets every week through Mon Jan 30 2017

Portrait Drawing

Portrait Drawing
8-week session
Monday Evenings
6:00 to 8:30
January 9, 2017- February 27, 2017
Instructor: William Neukomm
Members $155.00
Non Members $185.00
Price includes $35.00 model fee
 
Have you ever struggled to capture the likeness of your sitter? In this class, we will explore creating an accurate portrait. Working from a live model, we will discuss anatomical landmarks, proportions, perspective, and other keys to capturing the likeness of a sitter. We will explore the range of values and subtleties, which can be achieved in a drawing. All skill levels are welcome. Ages 16+

 

»Read more detailed information... Dates: Monday, January 9, 2017 - 6:00pm - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
Meets every week through Tue Feb 28 2017

Basic Watercolor

Wednesday Mornings
9:30am - 12:00pm 
January 11, 2017 - March 1, 2016

8 week session 
Instructor: Deanna Nash
Members: $120.00 
Non Members: $150.00

    This class is for watercolor beginners. Students will walk through the process of building watercolor paintings from beginning to end. They will receive a solid foundation in painting preparation, brush care, and brushing techniques, as well as a basic understanding of color theory and composition. The best part of this class is the easing of fears associated with learning how to paint a work of art. Ages 16+

 
 

»Read more detailed information... Dates: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 9:30am - Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 9:30am

Morning Basic Drawing

Thursday Mornings
9:30 AM - 12PM
January 12, 2017 to March 2, 2017
Instructor: Philip Perschbacher
Members: $120.00
Non-Members: $150.00
Are you interested in Drawing? Learn the skills and techniques of drawing whatever your skill level! In this course students will learn to draw gestures, light and shadow, perspective, composition and shading. Beginning with still lifes and moving on to more complex subjects students in this course will learn and refine the fundamentals of drawing and create finished art.

»Read more detailed information... Dates: Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:30am - Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 9:30am
Meets every week through Thu Mar 02 2017

Intermediate Watercolor

Thursday Afternoons


1:00PM to 3:30PM
January 12 - March 2

8 week session

Instructor: Deanna Nash
Members: $120.00
Non Members: $150.00

 This watercolor class is for intermediate to advanced students. Students will continue to work through the process of building watercolor paintings from beginning to end. They will continue to receive a solid foundation in painting preparation, brush care, and brushing techniques, as well as a basic understanding of color theory and composition. Ages 16+

 

»Read more detailed information... Dates: Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 1:00pm - Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
Meets every week through Thu Mar 02 2017

Lyrical Abstract Painting

Thursday Evenings

6:00pm to 8:30pm

January 12, 2017 - March 2, 2017
8-week session
Instructor: Bryan Robertson
Members: $140.00 

Non Members: $170.00

Cost includes $20 supply fee
In this class you will make a painting with an emotional or lyrical quality using the formal elements of visual arts such as, picture plane organization, proximity, repetition, continuity, figure/ground, texture, and rhythm. We will also begin an exploration into the versatility of water miscible oil paints as both a method of staining the paint surface and building up thicker juicier marks. Ages 18+

»Read more detailed information... Dates: Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 6:00pm - Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 6:00pm
Meets every week through Fri Mar 03 2017

2D Illustration

4 week session


Tuesday Mornings
9:30am to 12:00pm

February 7 to February 28, 2017
Instructor: Vicki Friedman
Members: $100
Non Members: $115
   This class offers the student the opportunity to work in pen and ink as well as color.  All skill levels are welcome. Ages 16+. We will explore the 2D approach to drawing from still-life and/or photo. 
   The way we "see" will allow the student to create 2D illustrations, being mindful of positive and negative space and the shapes they create.  The quality and feel of a line, texture for special effects and the addition of color for emphasis will be addressed. You will have the opportunity to try various pens, inks and surface.

 

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Instructor: Vicki Friedman
Dates: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:30am - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 9:30am
Meets every week through Tue Feb 28 2017

Oil Painting: Water Mixable

Tuesday Mornings
9:30am - 12:00pm
February 7, 2017 - March 28, 2017
8 week sesssion
Instructor: Morris Fletcher
Members: $120.00
Non Members: $150.00
    Students will be introduced to materials and techniques related painting on canvas with water mixable oil paints. Canvas use and preparation will be discussed along with use and care for brushes, knives, and other tools. Composition, color, tone, perspective, under painting, light, and other aspects of painting will be emphasized. One to two paintings will be completed.
    The content of the course is designed for beginners although more advanced students are welcome to join the class to expand their skills and learn techniques. Ages 16+

»Read more detailed information... Dates: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:30am - Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:30am
Meets every week through Tue Mar 28 2017

Evening Basic Drawing

Thursday Evenings

6:00pm to 8:30pm

February 9, 2017 - March 30, 2017
8 week session 

Instructor: Elizabeth M. Willey
Members: $135.00
Non Members: $165.00
Cost includes $15 model fee
 
This class will address concepts of basic drawing. The student will be learning fundamental skills by using various types of line quality, designing with shape, rendering three-dimensional form, discerning value and assessing visual information relationally. Emphasis is placed on the physical and responsive aspects of drawing. Through the repetition of observation and reflex, an intuitive sense of composition, perspective, and proportion develops. We will begin by discussing line quality and gesture drawing, moving into intuitive drawing, learning how to make marks by erasing, learning proportion through use and comparison of negative and positive space, intuitive perspective, suggesting volume with line quality as well as light and shading, with particular focus on how the core shadow adds volume. The class would use a variety of types of charcoal and pencil. Ages 16+

»Read more detailed information... Dates: Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:00pm - Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
Meets every week through Fri Mar 31 2017