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: Jan 10, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Jan 10, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $150.00
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: Jan 9, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Jan 9, 2019
    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: Jan 9, 2019
    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: Jan 10, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Jan 10, 2019
    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: Jan 11, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $80.00

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: Jan 8, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $80.00
Jewelry

Discover how to make unique, handmade jewelry using the ancient Japanese art of Kumihimo. Learn different braiding techniques to make bracelets and enrich your creations with beads or charms and finish with stylish claps. $40 material fee paid to the teacher on the first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Jan 9, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Pinky Shmerler
    Fee: $120.00

Explore new ways to go beyond the basic braiding to create one-of-a-kind Kumihimo jewelry. Knowledge of basic braiding and beading required. Bring a disk, bobbins, and beading mat to class. $40 material fee paid to teacher on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Jan 9, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 2:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Pinky Shmerler
    Fee: $120.00
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: Jan 8, 2019
    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: Jan 12, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $150.00