Drawing

The gateway to all the visual arts, learning to drawing can be a fun and rewarding experience. Learn to draw realistically from observation with 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 path to teaching fundamental drawing skills though demonstrations and individual attention. No Class 11/22 & 11/25(Term 2), 3/31(Term 4)

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  • Start Date: Apr 21, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $185.00

Learn the advantages and rewards of working with pastels. A drawing medium in color, pastels are an excellent way to explore the integration of drawing and painting. Demonstrations on a range of pastel techniques provide a background for creating representation and expressive artworks. No Class 11/23(Term 2)

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  • Start Date: Apr 19, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Ted Matz
    Fee: $215.00

Learn the basics of 1 and 2 point perspective accurately. Explore drawing perspective of interior spaces and outdoor environments with buildings. Architectural elements and light sources are introduced with pencil, ink and/or charcoal. Discover techniques of atmospheric perspective that enhance distance.

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  • Start Date: Apr 20, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $165.00
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: Apr 20, 2018
    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: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $80.00
Jewelry

Sculpt leather into bangles, pendants, and earrings. Discover how to shape leather using water and glue. Explore embellishing the jewelry with painting, stamping, and recycle belt buckles, beads, etc. $20 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Apr 20, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $215.00

Learn to fuse glass to copper or silver to create luminous permanent color for your jewelry and small sculptures. Some of the design techniques taught include cloisonn and stenciling. Demonstrations and individual attention are given to develop personal creativity. $50 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Marjory Yovin
    Fee: $250.00

This course is for the serious jewelry student who has completed at least two previous courses in jewelry fabrication and wants to pursue into more advanced techniques. Projects may include making settings for faceted stones, making domes, constructing hollow beads, inlaying wire in metal, wood and stone, reticulation, etching of metal, and roller printing. $55 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class. (No Class Mon. 1/15 & 2/19-Term 3)

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  • Start Date: Apr 16, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Don Dietz
    Fee: $250.00

Open new doors to your imagination creating stunning metal jewelry using a fascinating new material easily worked with your hands and clay carving tools. Often called a magical substance, Art Metal Clay is made from precious metals combined with a special clay that, when heated, burns off to leave the precious metal. The soft clay is pliable, providing great ease in carving, molding, stamping, and designing. Start with bronze metal clay. White copper or silver can also be used. New students: $55 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Apr 18, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $250.00
  • Start Date: Apr 18, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $250.00
  • Start Date: Apr 20, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $250.00

Explore the art and technique of making fine jewelry. Gain an introduction to a variety of techniques, such as surface settings, making bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Create your own designs and jewelry as you learn new techniques. Learn to make necklaces, clasps, pendants, rings, or pins. $55 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Don Dietz
    Fee: $250.00
  • Start Date: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Don Dietz
    Fee: $250.00

Explore the art and technique of making fine jewelry. Gain an introduction to a variety of methods such as surface settings, making bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Create your own designs and jewelry as you learn new skills. Learn to make necklaces, clasps, pendants, rings, or pins. $45 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Apr 19, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $215.00
  • Start Date: Apr 19, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $215.00
  • Start Date: Apr 21, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $175.00
Painting

This class is for painters with a solid foundation in abstract painting that are interested in being challenged to experiment and grow in new ways. Individual critiques, group discussion, and assignment are integral to this studio for students to develop their own style and body of work. No Class 11/24(Term 2)

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  • Start Date: Apr 20, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $265.00

Explore how to use color, texture, and gesture to create expressive abstract paintings or mixed media compositions. Learn how to selectively use a myriad of acrylic gels, translucent glazes, pours, and molding paste as well as iridescent colors. This class is inspirational, encouraging, and explorative. Bring your biggest brushes and expect lots of fun and action. No Class 11/23 & 11/24(Term 2)

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  • Start Date: Apr 19, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $250.00
  • Start Date: Apr 20, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $250.00

"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: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Ralph Papa
    Fee: $210.00

Explore painting techniques, composition, color, and creative expression in an upbeat and encouraging atmosphere. Learn brushwork, layering, and color mixing techniques and apply them to express yourself in paint. Projects are suggested to those seeking guidance. Students benefit from individual attention, demonstrations, and supportive critiques. Direction is tailored to student abilities and artistic goals. (No Class Sat. 3/31- Term 4)

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  • Start Date: Apr 19, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $250.00
  • Start Date: Apr 21, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $185.00

Learn the fundamental of abstract painting as you explore different paths of self-expression using acrylic paint, different mediums, or mixed media. Discover how to effectively use color, composition, line, and gesture. Be inspired to experiment, have fun, and challenge yourself. No Class 11/23(Term 2)

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  • Start Date: Apr 19, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $250.00

Discover the ease and versatility of acrylic paints. In the first project, students learn skills in drawing, color mixing, and paint application while painting from a still-life. For subsequent projects the instructor works with each student to develop their artistic skills.

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  • Start Date: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $210.00

Working from the nude model, learn classic and contemporary techniques of figure painting. Discover how to use underpainting, impasto, scumbling, and glazing techniques to enrich the surface of your painting. Explore a range of approaches as well as using contemporary tools, such as using your iPad. Projects may also include painting from the clothed figure in order to learn how to paint drapery and folds around the human form.

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  • Start Date: Apr 20, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $250.00