Ceramics

Students will learn how to express the figure form through observing the nude model and understanding of the human anatomy.  Emphasis on proportion, gesture, texture and practicing traditional modelling in clay is the focus of our study.

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  • Start Date: Oct 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $360.00

Explore the versatility of modelling in clay to create inventive or traditional sculpture. Learn sculpting techniques, use of tools, and finishes through demonstrations and hands-on projects. Students may work from their imagination, drawings, or use photographs for inspirations. As in all classes, the instructor provides individual guidance and support for each student to realize his/her artistic vision.

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  • Start Date: Oct 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $300.00

Learn how to sculpt a human head in clay, based on a live model. Works will be suitable for ceramic firing. Each session will highlight a different clay building technique in order to build hollow sculptures.

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  • Start Date: Oct 29, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $300.00

Learn the fundamentals of pottery. Explore hand-building techniques as well as the use of a potters wheel to create decorative and functional objects such as bowls, platters, plates, and cups. Students may also create sculptural pieces. Discover a variety of ways to enhance your form using glazes, underglazes, sgraffito, and clay slips.

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  • Start Date: Oct 29, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Oct 29, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Nov 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $263.00
  • Start Date: Oct 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Stephen Futej
    Fee: $300.00

Students will continue to develop their wheel skills by learning now to change the basic thrown forms - cylinders become pitchers with handles, bowls transform into collanders with feet and handles.

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  • Start Date: Nov 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $315.00
Drawing

Learn how to create your own comics or graphic novels. Start by creating a main character and learn how to tell a story through pictures. Explore how to use close-ups, dramatic angles, and storyline to move the reader along. Learn drawing, shading, and inking skills to create a finished comic book.

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  • Start Date: Oct 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $210.00

Learn how to create your own comics or graphic novels. Start by creating a protagonist with special attributes and learn how to tell a story through pictures. Explore how to use close-ups, dramatic angles, and a story line to move the reader along. Practice drawing, shading, and inking skills to create a finished comic book.

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  • Start Date: Nov 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $210.00

Working from a live model and using a medium of choice - watercolor, acrylic, or oil the class will spend 2 to 3 weeks per pose.

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  • Start Date: Oct 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $360.00

Learn to define light and shade using paint. Explore traditional approaches of monochromatic studies as well as contemporary approaches to formulate your own artistic interest in studies and finished grisaille paintings. Exercises include drawing and painting from plaster casts or still-life objects under dramatic lighting.

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  • Start Date: Nov 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $315.00

Learn the basics of 1 and 2 point perspective accurately. Explore drawing perspective of interior spaces and outdoor environments with buildings. Architectural elements and light sources are introduced with pencil, ink, and/or charcoal. Discover techniques of atmospheric perspective that enhance distance.

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  • Start Date: Oct 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $300.00

Drawing inspiration from masterworks in museums is a time honored tradition. Degas, Ingres, Delacroix, and Picasso each copied masterworks in the Louvre. Learn the fundamentals of drawing while finding inspiration in the Boca Raton Museum of Art galleries and sculpture garden. The class will also meet with the Chief Registrar to learn about the Museum collection of 19th and 20th century drawings.

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  • Start Date: Oct 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1:30 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $300.00

Designed for students who have a knowledge of basic drawing techniques, this class focuses on developing skills and exploring different drawing tools and styles of drawing. Students are encouraged to identify their personal drawing style as they draw from still-life, cast sculpture, and the live model. Class demonstrations and individual guidance in traditional and contemporary approaches to portraiture are provided. Students work in drawing media or the medium of their choice. A model will be present for half of each term.

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  • Start Date: Oct 29, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Oct 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $300.00

Drawing from the nude model, learn the traditional method of depicting the human figure based on observation. Gain an understanding of human anatomy from simple geometric forms to complex structures of the body. Proportion, light, value, spatial relationships, perspective, and design principles are explored.

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  • Start Date: Nov 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $263.00

Using the human figure as a source of inspiration, learn proportion and foreshortening as you develop confidence in drawing from a live model. Define mass and shape using light and shading, and explore ways to integrate the background. Working from short gestural sketches to longer studies, students may choose to work in pencil, charcoal, ink, watercolor, or gouache.

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  • Start Date: Oct 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $360.00

This course is for students who want to take their contemporary drawing skills to the next level.

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  • Start Date: Oct 29, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $360.00

The gateway to all the visual arts, learning to drawing can be a fun and rewarding experience. Learn to draw realistically from observation with 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 path to teaching fundamental drawing skills though demonstrations and individual attention.

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  • Start Date: Oct 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Oct 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $300.00
  • Start Date: Nov 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $263.00
  • Start Date: Oct 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $300.00
Jewelry

Create beautiful wearable art jewelry by using bead embroidery techniques. Suitable for beginning and intermediate students. $20 material fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Nov 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Fin McNiel
    Fee: $210.00

This course is for the serious jewelry student who has completed at least two previous courses in jewelry fabrication and wants to pursue more advanced techniques. Projects may include making settings for faceted stones, making domes, constructing hollow beads, inlaying wire in metal, wood and stone, reticulation, etching of metal, and roller printing. $35 material fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Oct 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $270.00