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 8, 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 7, 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

Learn to draw representationally from plaster casts and still-life subjects. Explore traditional approaches of monochromatic studies as well as contemporary approaches to formulate your own artistic interest in studies and finished pieces. Work in any drawing medium from charcoal to ebony to silverpoint graphite.

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  • Start Date: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $360.00
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: Jan 7, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Susan Michalak
    Fee: $210.00

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

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: Jan 8, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $210.00
  • Start Date: Jan 11, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $240.00

Discover how to properly use your digital camera to achieve the best results. Discussion and assignments cover exposure, lighting, and focus control. Gain an understanding of the difference between a good picture and a great photograph. Learn basic creative computer editing skills with Photoshop and Lightroom. No Class on 1/13 & 1/20.

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  • Start Date: Jan 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Lew Lautin
    Fee: $158.00

With a focus on the principles and elements of design, students will explore drawing and painting techniques. This will include, but is not limited to drawing from observation and color mixing. Students will learn how to use acrylic paint, color pencils, pastels, and much more as they utilize self-expression to create artwork.

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

Learn the basics of 1 and 2-point perspective. Explore drawing perspectives of still-lifes, interior spaces, and outdoor environments with buildings. Simple forms, architectural elements, and structures are introduced while learning how to draw using pencil and charcoal. Discover rules and techniques of linear and atmospheric perspective that enhance distance.

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

Learn figure proportion, fabric rendering, pattern design, illustration styles, and design concepts. Use pencils, markers, and watercolors to create a fashion portfolio. Students supply some materials, please see the material list.

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

Through use of plaster cast sculpture and clothed, live model, learn the traditional method of drawing from observation. Explore how to use, light, value, and perspective to create dynamic artworks. Gain an understanding of how to accurately draw, in proportion, human anatomy. This class focuses on skills needed for applying to specialized arts middle and high school.

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  • Start Date: Jan 11, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer
    Fee: $240.00

Learn the fundamentals of painting from mixing colors to techniques such as glazing, direct paint, and impasto. Basic color theory and the interaction of color and form are emphasized along with a strong base in drawing. Direct observation is an integral part of the curriculum.

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

In preparation for school of the arts auditions, this still-life drawing class will teach students the traditional method of drawing from observation. Explore light, value, and perspective to create dynamic artworks. Gain an understanding of how to accurately draw objects from life.

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  • Start Date: Jan 11, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 2:30 PM
    Weeks: 8
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer
    Fee: $240.00