Collage

Collage is one of the most prevalent art techniques in modern art incorporating assemblage, mono-printing, photo transfers, and painting. In an atmosphere of experimentation, students gain exposure to a myriad of techniques and a variety of materials from metal to gossamer. By combining several media, students learn countless methods of two and three-dimensional applications and layering processes. Explore ways to enrich your painting with collage elements.

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  • Start Date: Nov 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $113.00
  • Start Date: Nov 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $113.00
Drawing

The cleanest and easiest medium to put creative ideas to paper. Learn techniques of layering, blending, and glazing in a direct format to create beautiful images that often belie the medium. Students can achieve impressionist, traditional, or expressive effects as they find their own voice through exploration of color and design.

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  • Start Date: Oct 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Oct 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $150.00

Explore the elements of a successful comic book and graphic novel narration. This course focuses on drawing skills and developing personal style for creating comics, short stories, or Manga-style illustrations. Explore a variety of techniques such as penciling, inking, shading, character design, and effective story structure.

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  • Start Date: Oct 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $120.00

Discover how to use oil pastels to create beautiful, luminous drawings. Explore a variety of techniques such as creating color vibrations with simple side by side strokes like the impressionists or use more expressive techniques such as sgraffito to scratch through layers to reveal underpainting. Oil pastels offer students the opportunity to draw with paint. With oil pastels you can create colorful artwork without the use of smelly oil paint solvents or the dust of chalky pastels.

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  • Start Date: Nov 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Nov 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $150.00
Flower Design

This ancient Japanese art form seeks to create a living sculpture that transcends the beauty of nature. More than merely arranging flowers, Ikebana often emphasizes other areas of the plant, such as its stems and leaves, focusing on shape, line, harmony, and balance. Material fee paid to the teacher on first day of class: flowers: $60

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  • Start Date: Nov 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $60.00

Sogetsu Ikebana is much more than Japanese flower arranging. It is a modern form of an ancient art of sculpture with living materials. Students learn the traditional principles and aesthetic disciplines combined with creative energies to capture, express, and enhance natural beauty. In each session, students learn new principles of design and technique to express the harmony of nature and imagination of the designer. Material fee paid to the teacher on first day of class: Flowers: $60, Ikebana frog and container: $30.

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  • Start Date: Oct 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $80.00
Painting

Alla prima refers to completing a painting all in one sitting. Participants work with a limited color palette to create a landscape, still-life, or portrait in the space of each class session. The goal of the class is to learn drawing and painting techniques without laboring over every small detail. Each class is a learning exercise in composition, color mixing, and harmonies. Learning is maximized through demonstrations as well as individual attention for each student.

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  • Start Date: Oct 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Ralph Papa
    Fee: $150.00

This class for beginners aims to provide a foundation in drawing, color, and composition through specific, hands-on exercises each session. In paint mixing exercises, discover the properties of color, hue, value, intensity, and how to create color harmonies and interactions. Explore how to use line, shape, and positive/negative space to create balanced composition. The fun learning exercises prepare students to confidently move into any painting clas. Painting students who want a refresher on the basics are welcome.

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  • Start Date: Nov 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $113.00

Explore the pleasures and challenges of watercolor. Learn a variety of techniques, including wet-on-wet and dry brush, as you learn to paint primarily from still-life setups. Demonstration of techniques and discussion of the principles of color mixing and composition are an essential part of this course.

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  • Start Date: Oct 29, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Teresa Kirk
    Fee: $180.00

Explore watercolor along with other applications of water media, such as gouache or acrylics, to take your painting from ordinary to extraordinary. Exercises using different formats, designs, and techniques are presented as catalysts to new ideas and developing a personal style. Critique and discussion are an important component to this class.

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  • Start Date: Nov 26, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Teresa Kirk
    Fee: $180.00