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
Photography

Learn to take full advantage of your camera's operational potential and become proficient in using manual settings to create your own personal visions. Weekly projects, in addition to in-class workshops, reinforce hands-on experience for each student photographer. Discussions consider composition and the fundamentals that transform a good photograph into an outstanding piece of art. The advantages of digital technology are addressed, as well as the preparation of an image for printing.

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  • Start Date: Jun 4, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $155.00
  • Start Date: Jul 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $210.00
  • Start Date: Jun 4, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $155.00
  • Start Date: Jul 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $210.00

Gain an in-depth understanding of the technical and aesthetic decisions that confront the experienced photographer. Weekly assignments challenge participants to exercise their unique visual awareness in a variety of styles and techniques. Post-processing and printing techniques are addressed as a means to help the photographer recognize their artistic potential.

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  • Start Date: May 29, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Jul 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $210.00
  • Start Date: May 29, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Jul 10, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $175.00

Street photography is not just panning people with your camera. It is catching the interaction between individuals and the world around them as well as the background that tells a visual narrative. Learn techniques to capture special moments in time and space. The class meets in different locations throughout Palm Beach County and two sessions are scheduled on Saturdays. (No class 7/4.)

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  • Start Date: May 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Lawrence Miller
    Fee: $175.00
  • Start Date: Jul 4, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Lawrence Miller
    Fee: $175.00

Learn how to use your digital camera to take better pictures. This class for beginners will explore creative composition techniques and an introduction to enhancing your image using photoshop. Projects may include portraiture, architecture, studio lighting and artistic photography.

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