Drawing

Learn the technique of defining form using light and dark. Gain skills in drawing with charcoal, contè, or soft pencils to achieve dense, dark, emotive drawings. Exercises include drawing from plaster casts under dramatic lighting. Explore traditional approaches of monochromatic studies as well as contemporary approaches to formulate your own artistic interest in studies and drawings as finished artworks.

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  • Start Date: Jul 5, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $210.00

Learn to draw realistically from observation with exercises that focus on line, shape, shading, and composition. Discover how to create the illusion of three-dimensional form and space on paper. Students are encouraged to identify their personal drawing style as they draw from still-life, cast sculpture, and live model. Each teacher takes a different approach to teaching drawing skills through demonstrations and individual attention. (live model for two sessions)

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  • Start Date: Jun 4, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Jul 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $210.00
  • Start Date: May 29, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Jul 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:00 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $175.00

Drawing inspiration from masterworks in museums is a time honored tradition. Degas, Ingres, Delacroix, and Picasso each copied masterworks in the Louvre. Learn the fundamentals of drawing while finding inspiration in the Boca Raton Museum of Art galleries and sculpture garden. The class will also meet with the Chief Registrar to learn about the Museum collection of 19th and 20th century drawings.

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  • Start Date: May 29, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1:30 - 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $165.00
  • Start Date: Jul 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1:30 - 4:00 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Chris Lopez
    Fee: $165.00

Drawing from the nude model, learn the traditional method of depicting the human figure based on direct observation and timeless techniques. Gain an understanding of human anatomy from simple geometric forms to more complex structures of the body. Proportion, light, value, spatial relationships, perspective, and design principles are explored.

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  • Start Date: May 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $175.00

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: Jun 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $210.00
  • Start Date: Jul 6, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $250.00

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: Jul 4, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $145.00

Learn the advantages 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.

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  • Start Date: May 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Lorrie B. Turner
    Fee: $175.00
Jewelry

This course is for the serious jewelry student who has completed at least two previous courses in jewelry fabrication and wants to pursue 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. $35 material fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class.

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  • Start Date: May 29, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $220.00
  • Start Date: Jul 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $265.00

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 paid to the instructor on the first day of class. (No class on 7/4.)

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  • Start Date: May 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1:30 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Jul 4, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1:30 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Jun 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1:30 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Jul 6, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1:30 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $210.00

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. $45 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: May 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Jul 5, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $210.00
  • Start Date: May 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Jul 5, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $210.00
  • Start Date: Jun 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Jul 7, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $210.00

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: May 31, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Susan Anderson-Michalak
    Fee: $155.00