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

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $80.00
  • Start Date: Mar 30, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $60.00
  • 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.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $80.00
  • Start Date: Mar 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $60.00
  • Start Date: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Chieko Mihori
    Fee: $80.00
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)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $310.00
  • 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)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $295.00
  • 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: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $295.00
  • 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.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Ralph Papa
    Fee: $245.00
  • 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)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $295.00
  • 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: Mar 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $210.00
  • 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)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $295.00
  • 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.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $245.00
  • Start Date: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $210.00

We all have them, those paintings that just didn't make a home run. Now you can take that not quite perfect painting out of the closet and re-invigorate it; keep the good sections, and alter other sections to make a completely new artwork. Take the challenge to redo an old painting into something new and exciting using oil pastels. All paintings are welcomed, no matter what the original medium. Workshops meet January 15th (8.22) & February 19th (8.23)

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Feb 19, 2018
    Day of the Week: Monday
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 1 day
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $75.00

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.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $295.00
  • 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