Painting

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: 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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Instructor
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  • Start Date: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Teresa Kirk
    Fee: $360.00
  • 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: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $360.00
  • 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.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $360.00
  • Start Date: Jan 8, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $360.00
  • 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.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

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

  • Start Date: Jan 9, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Lew Lautin
    Fee: $240.00
  • Start Date: Jan 11, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Lew Lautin
    Fee: $240.00
  • 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

Improve your skill for taking indoor photographs ? learn how to light any subject to obtain the effect you desire. Explore light and depth of field for macro-photography, gain experience using lighting techniques in the studio as well as available light.

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

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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Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • 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.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Susan Michalak
    Fee: $210.00
  • 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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Class Time
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Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Rita Daire
    Fee: $210.00
  • 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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Class Time
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Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Jan 8, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $210.00