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: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $188.00

Working from a live model and using a medium of choice - watercolor, acrylic, or oil the class will spend 2 to 3 weeks per pose.

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  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $225.00

Learn to define light and shade using paint. Explore traditional approaches of monochromatic studies as well as contemporary approaches to formulate your own artistic interest in studies and finished grisaille paintings. Exercises include drawing and painting from plaster casts or still-life objects under dramatic lighting.

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  • Start Date: Apr 26, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $225.00

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 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $188.00

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: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1:30 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $188.00

Designed for students who have a knowledge of basic drawing techniques, this class focuses on developing skills and exploring different drawing tools and styles of drawing. Students are encouraged to identify their personal drawing style as they draw from still-life, cast sculpture, and the live model. Class demonstrations and individual guidance in traditional and contemporary approaches to portraiture are provided. Students work in drawing media or the medium of their choice. For Monday classes a model will be present for half of each term.

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  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $225.00

This is a contemporary approach to drawing is for students who have already learned the basic skills of drawing. Students will translate focused observations into visual expression using a variety of drawing materials from graphite, charcoal or ink. Using still lifes and projected imagery, students will explore classical to current genres.

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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $225.00

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

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  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $188.00

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: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Barbara Wasserman
    Fee: $225.00

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: Apr 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $90.00
  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Thomas Bruckner
    Fee: $120.00

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.

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  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $188.00

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: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $188.00
Photography

This hands-on course introduces students to the fundamentals of image editing using Photoshop Elements. The focus is on the basic tools for retouching images, color correction, creating graphic images, and preparing images for print or sharing on the internet.

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  • Start Date: Apr 27, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Lew Lautin
    Fee: $150.00

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: Apr 22, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $188.00

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: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $225.00

Works by master photographers such as Cindy Sherman, Richard Avedon, Man Ray, Diane Arbus, and other photographers, provide a catalyst for each participant's development. The class has access to the extensive photography collection at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. A competent level of proficiency in your camera's operation is required.

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  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $225.00