Ceramics

This course is an introduction to sculpting clay using hand building processes. Pinch, coil, slab, and combination approaches to working with clay are used as the basis for creating a variety of forms. This course is intended for ages ranging from middle school to adult; emphasis is placed on personal development regardless of starting ability. Each class provides process demonstrations and individualized direction.

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  • Start Date: Jan 10, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $360.00

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

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  • Start Date: Jan 8, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $360.00

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

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  • Start Date: Nov 2, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $300.00
  • Start Date: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $300.00
  • Start Date: Jan 9, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $300.00
  • Start Date: Jan 10, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Daniel Listwan
    Fee: $360.00

Explore hand building techniques as well as the use of a potter's wheel to create decorative and functional objects such as bowls, platters, plates, and cups, or sculptural pieces. Further enhance your skills with glazes, underglazes, sgraffito, and clay slips.

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  • Start Date: Jan 8, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Catalina Aguirre Hoffman
    Fee: $360.00

Learn how to express the figure through observing the nude model and understanding human anatomy. Emphasis on proportion, gesture, texture, and practicing traditional modelling in clay.

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  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Sandra Levine
    Fee: $360.00

Learn how to sculpt the human head in clay direct from a live model with one pose for the whole session. Produce a finished piece, suitable for ceramic firing.

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  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Sandra Levine
    Fee: $360.00

Learn the basics with an emphasis on centering, trimming, additions, and glazing using the wheel. Create mugs, bowls, plates, and more.

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  • Start Date: Jan 9, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $360.00

Develop your wheel skills by learning how to alter the basic thrown forms - cylinders become pitchers with handles, bowls transform into colanders with feet and handles.

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  • Start Date: Jan 9, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Cynthia Zmetronak
    Fee: $360.00
Drawing

Drawing from observation, learn the traditional and contemporary methods of depicting three-dimensional space, textures, patterns, and hyper realistic details. Using the rules of linear and atmospheric perspective, create still lifes, landscapes, and figure drawings. Composition, light, tonal value, spatial relationships, perspective, and design principles are explored. A model will be present for the last two sessions.

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  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $300.00

Further develop your artistic skills and explore different drawing tools and styles. Identify your own personal drawing style as you draw from setups and a live model. Class demonstrations and individual guidance in traditional or contemporary approaches are provided. Work in any drawing media.

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  • Start Date: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $360.00

Finding inspiration by masterpieces hanging in a museum is a time-honored tradition. Degas, Ingres, Delacroix, and Picasso all copied masterworks at the Louvre. Learn the fundamentals of drawing while finding inspiration at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Meet with the Chief Registrar to learn about the Museum collection of drawings from the 19th and 20th centuries. Class meets at the Museum. No class 10/1/19

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  • Start Date: Jan 8, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1:30 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $300.00

Using ink pens on paper and/or sketchbooks learn to create a wide variety of expressive lines and textures, crosshatching, washes, and values. We will apply these techniques to nature and urban settings. Study basic proportions, perspective, and methods. We will begin working in the classroom and, weather permitting, we may meet at various locations outside. Urban sketching with various techniques will be explored. A previous drawing class is recommended.

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  • Start Date: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $300.00

Using skills learned from Into to Drawing class, students will use sighting skills to capture likeness in portraits, hands, feet, folds and the form of the body while observing a live clothed model. Techniques using pencil, charcoal or ink will enhance observational skills. Students apply the six divisions of light to create a three-dimensional perception in accurate proportions. Personal styles of drawing will be explored and encouraged as well as various medium. A previous Drawing class is required. No class 10/3/19.

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  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $300.00

Learn to draw proportionately and realistic using basic ?sighting? methods including perspective. Apply the six divisions of light and composition through the power of direct observation. Advanced students will explore techniques using line and innovative medium. Lessons emphasize how to translate focused observations into visual expression using a variety of drawing material. Discover the splendor of this time-honored discipline of drawing. No class 10/1/19.

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  • Start Date: Jan 8, 2020
    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: Jan 9, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $300.00

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: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $360.00

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: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $300.00
  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $300.00
  • Start Date: Jan 10, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $300.00
  • Start Date: Jan 11, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $300.00