Painting

Learn composition and color through individual assistance and instructor demonstrations. From traditional brushwork to cutting edge mixed media techniques, pours and skins, you will develop your own style. Acrylics are preferred but oils are welcome. No class 11/27/19.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Vicki Siegel
    Fee: $315.00

Learn the techniques of painting in soft pastels, color theory, composition, perspective, and shadow patterns. This class is designed for students who have experience in drawing but want to explore or extend their range of skills with pastel painting. All levels welcome.

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  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Lorrie Turner
    Fee: $270.00
  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Lorrie Turner
    Fee: $270.00

Working from a live model, learn drawing and color mixing skills to obtain accurate proportions and skin tones. Explore paint handling, the use of light, and composition to create dynamic portraits. Instruction is given through demonstrations and one-on-one guidance. Students may work in the medium of their choice.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Renee Plevy
    Fee: $263.00

Working from your own images, learn drawing and color mixing skills to obtain accurate proportions and tones. Human or animal subjects welcome. Learn anatomy, paint handling, and the use of light. Clear instruction is given through demonstrations and one-on-one guidance. Students may work in the medium of their choice.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Renee Plevy
    Fee: $270.00

Working from a live model, learn a step-by-step approach that simplifies the process of proportions, values, skin tones, and capturing a likeness. Explore how to portray emotion or mood in quick studies and long poses. Your individual style is encouraged along with improving technical skills in paint, pastels, or charcoal. Individual attention is provided to beginners and experienced painters in this friendly studio.

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  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $270.00

Beyond simply recording an image, learn techniques that will make realistic or representational paintings outstanding. Explore a variety of classic and contemporary techniques that can be effective in any painting style: underpainting, glazing, scumbling, impasto, or direct painting. Working from life or photographic references, learn to employ these techniques in the medium of your choice.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $315.00

Using a limited palette, learn the basics of color theory and how to apply them, painting from direct observation. Working from still-lifes, students learn to identify and mix color to define three dimensional forms. The same subject matter is used for several weeks to give students time for a polished completed painting. Progress to more complicated subjects to learn techniques in texture, reflective surfaces, clouds and many more. Advanced students can work from a still-life or their own photo references, learn new techniques, composition, and find their own voice or style of painting. No class 10/4/19.

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  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $263.00
  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $263.00

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. Demonstration of techniques and discussion of the principles of color mixing and composition are an essential part of this course. No class 10/28/19, 11/4/19.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $263.00
  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Teresa Kirk
    Fee: $315.00

Delve deeper into the world of watercolor along with other water media such as gouache or acrylics. Take your painting from ordinary to extraordinary with exercises in different formats, designs, and techniques. Critique and discussion are an important component in this class. No class 10/28/19, 11/4/19.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Teresa Kirk
    Fee: $315.00
Photography

Gain an in-depth understanding of the technical and aesthetic decisions that confront the experienced photographer. Weekly assignments challenge you to exercise your unique visual awareness in a variety of styles and techniques. The class surveys the history of photography as a means to explore and refine personal style.

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  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $315.00

Learn to take full advantage of your camera?s potential and become proficient in using manual settings to create a personal style. Weekly projects in addition to in-class workshops reinforce practical experience for each student. Discussions consider composition and the fundamentals that transform a decent photograph into a work of art. The advantages of digital technology are addressed, as well as the preparation of an image for printing.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $315.00

In this course, the experienced photographer develops a cohesive body of work that's ready for both exhibitions and publications. Topics such as printing, sizing, resolution, tonal levels, framing techniques and hanging approaches to suit the space are explored in depth. Options for publishing, self-publishing, determining social-media platforms, branding and creating an artist's statement are all considered. Discovering established galleries and alternative spaces (as well as the increasingly popular online galleries), determining pricing, and the planning of opening receptions are also central themes. In short, the class is for the photographer who's ready to venture out of the studio with a sense of comfort, creativity and professionalism.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $263.00

Capture the essence of your subject while learning the important elements involved in creating beautiful portraits. Lighting, posing, gesture, props, and location choices will be covered. You will learn how to use both natural and studio lighting on your subject to create professional quality portraits.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Lawrence Miller
    Fee: $263.00

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom to import, organize, alter, and enrich images from subtle, simple corrections to dramatic, complex effects. Recompose, recolor, and create works of art using original photographs. Experiment with layering, combining multiple images, and blending. Some experience with Photoshop or Lightroom is helpful, but not required.

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  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Lew Lautin
    Fee: $180.00
  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Lew Lautin
    Fee: $210.00

Street photography is not just panning people with your camera, it is catching the interaction between individuals and the world around them. A background can tell a visual narrative just as much as the subject. Learn techniques to capture special moments in time and space. The class meets in different locations throughout Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade Counties with two sessions scheduled on Saturdays.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Lawrence Miller
    Fee: $263.00
PRE-TEENS AND TEENS

Raise your art to the next level. Whether applying to a school of the arts, college art program, or for the advanced art student wishing to achieve a higher level art technique, this is the class for you. Create, review, select, and prepare artwork for a complete Artist's Portfolio. Assignments will be given based on individual assessment.

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  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Susan Michalak
    Fee: $158.00

Explore hand-building as well as the pottery wheel to create cups, bowls, and other ceramics for home use. Learn the properties of clay and how to decorate using glazes.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Rita Daire
    Fee: $158.00

Learn how to create your own comics or graphic novels by creating a cast of characters and telling 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 the path towards a finished comic book.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $158.00