Jewelry

For students who have taken at least three Metal Clay classes, this advanced class will cover new techniques through experimentation. Specific assignments take your basic knowledge to the next level. Explore riveting, sewing metal, leather, and incorporating found objects into your work. Material fee of $35 paid to the instructor.

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  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00

Learn basic and advanced enameling techniques. We will be sifting, painting, and even drawing on our glass to create unique enameled jewelry. After enameling, the pieces will be mounted and put together to make colorful, artistic, and one of a kind wearable art.

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  • Start Date: Apr 21, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Michel McNabb
    Fee: $225.00

Explore the art and technique of making fine art jewelry. Gain an introduction to a variety of techniques, such as surface settings, making bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Learn to make necklaces, clasps, pendants, rings, or pins. Material fee of $45 paid to the instructor for new students, $25 for returning students.

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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $225.00

Explore the art and technique of making fine art jewelry. Further your techniques in surface settings, bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Material fee of $45 paid to the instructor for new students, $25 for returning students.

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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $225.00

Metal clay is a compound of organic binders infused with metals such as copper, bronze, or silver that fuses into a solid metal when fired. By manipulating the clay with rubber stamps, carving tools, and hand building, this exciting new medium can be used to create one-of-a-kind jewelry or sculpture pieces. For beginners to intermediate learners, this class is the real-life version of weaving straw into gold! Material fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class - new students $55, returning students $35.

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  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $225.00
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: Apr 28, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Susan Michalak
    Fee: $131.00

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: Apr 27, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Rita Daire
    Fee: $131.00

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: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $131.00
  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $150.00

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: Apr 27, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Lew Lautin
    Fee: $131.00

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: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Oksana Urban
    Fee: $131.00

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: Apr 22, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $131.00

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: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Amy Berkowitz
    Fee: $131.00

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: Apr 25, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer
    Fee: $150.00

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: Apr 27, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 4:30 - 6:15 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $131.00

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: Apr 25, 2020
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer
    Fee: $150.00