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Painting & Drawing

DRAWING FROM OBSERVATION
Mondays, June 1 - July 27 | 6:30 - 8:30 PM

This introductory drawing course will explore the way graphite and charcoal can mimic reality when applied with purpose. We will cover the fundamentals of drawing and ways to create drama and interest in your drawings. We will begin with still lives, and progress to drawing from a nude model in the last five sessions. We will discuss how to create an emotional space for the viewer to explore using still life and drawing from the model. This class will cover many challenging aspects of drawing and each student will receive individual instruction and coaching to suit their needs and goals. No experience is necessary; class is open to beginning and intermediate students. (Teens, 14 - 17, welcome with parental permission.) A $30 model fee is due with registration.
Instructor: Craig Swan
Tuition: $149.00 + $30 Model Fee     Member Tuition $139.00 + $30 Model Fee
Location: North Studio
Enrollment:     Minimum: 6     Maximum: 13

 

STUDIO PAINTING
Tuesdays, June 2 - July 28 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesdays, June 2 - July 28 | 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Thursdays, June 4 - July 30 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursdays, June 4 - July 30 | 6:30 - 8:30 PM
The instructor works with students individually to create works of art in any medium (watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, or pen and ink), any subject and any style. Beginners get step-by-step instruction and advanced students have studio time with the guidance of a professional artist. (Due to limited equipment and class space, please attend only the class in which you are enrolled.)
Instructor: Carol Armstrong
Tuition: $166.00     Member Tuition $155.00
Location: North Studio
Enrollment:     Minimum: 8     Maximum: 15

 

ACRYLIC LANDSCAPE PAINTING
Mondays, June 1 - July 27 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesdays, June 3 - July 29 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Students will learn acrylic landscape painting techniques, which focus on building depth in a painting. They will learn to build a foundation, working from dark to light, as well as how to utilize “dry brush” blending techniques and “washes” or “glazes” to continue to build depth. This class is designed for the beginner or painter that wishes to focus on enhancing their technical skill. All students will work from an image provided by the instructor, progressing together. Students may bring in outside work for additional critique from the instructor.
Instructor: Thomas Stotts
Tuition: $149.00     Member Tuition $139.00
Location: North Studio
Enrollment:     Minimum: 4     Maximum: 7

 

COLLEGE PORTFOLIO PROGRAM
Wednesdays, June 3 - July 29 | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

For the serious high school student preparing their portfolio for college applications, this is an intensive figure drawing class dedicated to improving your skills as well as creating work to be included in your college portfolio. Students will work from live nude models in long poses and quick studies. Students will learn composition, proportion, structure, form, and visual anatomy.
Prerequisites:
1) previous enrollment in the College Portfolio Program
2) parental permission
Instructor: Douglas Shaw Elder
Tuition: $149.00     Member Tuition $139.00
Location: North Studio
Enrollment:     Minimum: 5     Maximum: 14

 

CHINESE BRUSHWORK PAINTING: LAKES, STREAMS, WAVES, AND WATERFALLS
Saturdays, June 13 - July 25 (6 weeks) | 2:00 - 4:30 PM
*No class July 4
In traditional Chinese brushwork, water is often implied by the land forms and objects surrounding it, or suggested by a few lines depicting waves or ripples. In this class, we will study and learn how to paint different methods of illustrating water in simple compositions
Instructor: Beverly Herndon
Tuition: $159.00     Member Tuition $148.00
Location: North Studio
Enrollment:     Minimum: 5     Maximum: 10