Drawing

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. No Class 11/22 & 11/25(Term 2), 3/31(Term 4)

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  • Start Date: Apr 18, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $215.00
  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $210.00
  • Start Date: Apr 21, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $185.00

Awaken the creative spirit within. Through storytelling, guided meditation, and specific colored pencil drawing exercises create your own mandala. Explore the joy of color and creation. Learn to express the essential beauty and wholeness of your true nature and tap into the creativity of your spirit. (45 minute lunch break) Workshop meets February 18th.

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  • Start Date: Feb 18, 2018
    Day of the Week: Sunday
    Class Time: 10 AM - 3 PM
    Weeks: 1 day
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $75.00

Learn the advantages and rewards 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. No Class 11/23(Term 2)

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  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Ted Matz
    Fee: $245.00
  • Start Date: Apr 19, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Ted Matz
    Fee: $215.00

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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Day of the Week
Class Time
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Instructor
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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $165.00
  • Start Date: Apr 20, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $165.00
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

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Class Time
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Instructor
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  • 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.

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Class Time
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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
Jewelry

Sculpt leather into bangles, pendants, and earrings. Discover how to shape leather using water and glue. Explore embellishing the jewelry with painting, stamping, and recycle belt buckles, beads, etc. $20 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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Class Time
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Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $245.00
  • Start Date: Apr 20, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $215.00

Learn to fuse glass to copper or silver to create luminous permanent color for your jewelry and small sculptures. Some of the design techniques taught include cloisonn and stenciling. Demonstrations and individual attention are given to develop personal creativity. $50 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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Class Time
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Instructor
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  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Marjory Yovin
    Fee: $295.00
  • Start Date: Apr 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Marjory Yovin
    Fee: $250.00

Learn to form cabochon-style stones that can be used in future jewelry projects. Using saws, grinders, sanders, and polishing machines, students gain the pleasure of bringing a gemstone to life. Rough stone or practice grade stones are provided for the first three learning projects. $20 Material fee paid to instructor. Term 3 workshop meets February 17th & 18th.

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  • Start Date: Feb 17, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturday & Sunday
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 2 Days
    Instructor: Don Dietz
    Fee: $120.00

This course is for the serious jewelry student who has completed at least two previous courses in jewelry fabrication and wants to pursue into 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. $55 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class. (No Class Mon. 1/15 & 2/19-Term 3)

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  • Start Date: Feb 26, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Don Dietz
    Fee: $295.00
  • Start Date: Apr 16, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Don Dietz
    Fee: $250.00

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 to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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Class Time
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Instructor
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  • Start Date: Feb 28, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $295.00
  • Start Date: Apr 18, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $250.00
  • Start Date: Feb 28, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $295.00
  • Start Date: Apr 18, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $250.00