Drawing

The foundation of all visual arts, drawing is essential to developing artistic skill. It can be a fun and rewarding experience to begin to draw realistically from observation through exercises that focus on line, shape, mark making, shading, perspective, and composition. Discover how to create the illusion of three-dimensional form and space on paper. Each teacher takes a different approach to this fundamental class though demonstrations and individual attention. Course 2.20 has no class 10/1/19.

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  • Start Date: Apr 28, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $188.00

Learn to draw representationally from plaster casts and still-life subjects. Explore traditional approaches of monochromatic studies as well as contemporary approaches to formulate your own artistic interest in studies and finished pieces. Work in any drawing medium from charcoal to ebony to silverpoint graphite.

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  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $225.00
Flower Design

Take your studies of this ancient art to the next level. Flower fee of $60 paid to the instructor. No class 10/4/19, 12/6/19, 4/24/20.

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  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $125.00

Sogetsu Ikebana is much more than Japanese flower arranging; it is a modern form of the ancient art of sculpture with living materials. Learn the traditional principles and aesthetic disciplines combined with creative energies to capture, express, and enhance natural beauty. In each session, you learn new principles of design and techniques to express the harmony of nature and your imagination. Flower fee of $60 paid to the instructor, Ikebana frog and container starting at $30. No class 11/26/19.

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  • Start Date: Apr 28, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $125.00
Jewelry

For students who have taken at least three Metal Clay classes, this advanced class will cover new techniques through experimentation. Specific assignments take your basic knowledge to the next level. Explore riveting, sewing metal, leather, and incorporating found objects into your work. Material fee of $35 paid to the instructor.

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  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00

Learn basic and advanced enameling techniques. We will be sifting, painting, and even drawing on our glass to create unique enameled jewelry. After enameling, the pieces will be mounted and put together to make colorful, artistic, and one of a kind wearable art.

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  • Start Date: Apr 21, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Michel McNabb
    Fee: $225.00

Explore the art and technique of making fine art jewelry. Gain an introduction to a variety of techniques, such as surface settings, making bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Learn to make necklaces, clasps, pendants, rings, or pins. Material fee of $45 paid to the instructor for new students, $25 for returning students.

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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $225.00

Explore the art and technique of making fine art jewelry. Further your techniques in surface settings, bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Material fee of $45 paid to the instructor for new students, $25 for returning students.

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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $225.00

Metal clay is a compound of organic binders infused with metals such as copper, bronze, or silver that fuses into a solid metal when fired. By manipulating the clay with rubber stamps, carving tools, and hand building, this exciting new medium can be used to create one-of-a-kind jewelry or sculpture pieces. For beginners to intermediate learners, this class is the real-life version of weaving straw into gold! Material fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class - new students $55, returning students $35.

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  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00
Painting

Explore painting techniques, composition, color, and creative expression in an upbeat and encouraging atmosphere. Learn brushwork, layering, and color mixing techniques and apply them to express yourself in paint. Projects are suggested to those seeking guidance. Benefit from individual attention, demonstrations, and supportive critiques. Direction is tailored to student abilities and artistic goals. No class 11/30/19, 12/17/19, 12/21/19, 5/23/20.

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  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Apr 28, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $225.00

Continue learning advanced methods and techniques while focusing on an individual approach and style. Working in either representational or non-representational styles, use techniques such as glazing, direct paint, and impasto. Course emphasizes the interaction of color and form, the rules of composition, developing a personal palette, and individual expression.

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  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $225.00

Discover the excitement of creativity as you learn the art of combining a variety of materials and art processes such as painting, printmaking, and collage to create unique works of art. Create your own authentic materials to use in your art, whether realistic or abstract, whimsical or serious, personal or universal. In an atmosphere of experimentation and guided instruction, new discoveries will inspire you to express yourself as you develop your own unique style.

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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $188.00

Take your brush for a walk? This course is perfect for flushing out and consolidating aspects of your artwork that are in need of deeper study - from Realism to Abstract. Find creative solutions to those seemingly complicated and intractable issues ? those creative doodles/conundrums with fresh looks at materials, mediums, color theory, and perspective, among other tools. Explore, exploit, and interpret combinations of artwork by dialing through and contemporizing techniques, insights, and energy from Impressionism, Expressionism, Surrealism, and Mixed-Media.

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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Peter Pereira
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Peter Pereira
    Fee: $225.00

The class focuses on various foundation skills for painting in a creative atmosphere. Learn how to get started, set up a palette, and mix color, brushwork, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, glazing, layering, texture, and how to use gels and mediums. The class will work from both a set up and instructor photographs until you develop your own ideas as your painting skills improve. No class 11/27/19.

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  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Vicki Siegel
    Fee: $188.00

Learn hyper realistic techniques in the process of creating your unique painting from high resolution photographic references, based on the old masters? methods. Achieve maximum precision of detail and texture through processes such as glazing, blending, and layering. Explore composition, space, color theory, light, tonal value, linear and atmospheric perspective, and design principles.

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  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $188.00

Painting skills, creating effective composition, and learning to ?see? and understand what makes engaging art is the core of this class. Study art that defines and interprets the intricacies of form in a realistic, traditional manner, or create work that allows form to find itself through more immediate, experimental abstraction. Essential studies include accurate color mixing and appropriate color palettes with materials to support your ideas. Explore painting and glazing techniques, traditional brushwork, palette knife, and alternative painting methods. You may also choose to explore the integration of textures, found materials, and unusual objects. Studio experience is supported with personal attention and critiques.

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  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $225.00

Discover the ease and versatility of acrylic paints. In the first project, learn skills in drawing, color mixing, basic color theory, and paint application while painting from a still life. For subsequent projects, such as landscapes or portraits, the instructor works with each student to develop their artistic skills and personal approach.

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  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $188.00