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Callanwolde Fine Arts Center



Our Classes

"Larger Than Life" Drawing Class

$330

with Mary Beth Andrews

Calendar Jan 8, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This is an adult drawing class.

Monumental drawing will stretch your skills to new heights!!! Overcome your fear of the big white page and embrace new drawing skills and techniques. Students are encouraged to experiment and use multi media. Drawings 5ft tall plus will be from live models.  Students will need any dry or water based media and large format paper 18 x24” or larger Newsprint pad.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 5 payments of $51.00, paid every two weeks

Absolutely Beginning Drawing

$75

with Suzy Ferriss

Calendar Feb 24, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

**This is an adult drawing class.**

Based on Johannes Itten's landmark classes taught at the Bauhaus, this course will introduce students to the basics of drawing. The text "Design and Form," a compilation of exercises from Itten's teachings, will serve as a springboard for examining elements and principles of art and design that include line, value, texture, harmony, and movement. A variety of drawing techniques will be covered as students create works in media such as pencil, charcoal, ink, and conte. This class is suitable for students of all levels.

SUPPLY LIST:

  • Pencils (1 each: 4B, 2B, HB, 2H)
  • Erasers (1 each: kneaded, art gum, Pink Pearl)
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Charcoal (2 sticks vine (can be purchased in packets), and 1 stick compressed)
  • Conte crayon (1 each: white, brown, black)
  • Black India ink (for drawing, not mechanical pens)
  • Pen staff and assorted pen points (Can be purchased in kit. Make sure for drawing, not lettering)
  • Brush suitable for ink (bamboo handled brush recommended)
  • Small containers for waters (plastic)
  • Cotton rag
  • Paper towels
  • 18 "ruler
  • 1 sketchbook, approximately 14" x 17" in size (suitable for a variety of media)
  • 18" x 24" pad drawing paper (suitable for a variety of media)
  • 1 pad newsprint
  • 1 sheet tinted paper (suitable for conte crayon, gray or brown recommended)
  • Scissors
  • The following 3 items will be discussed during class): 1 sheet clear plastic (such as acetate), 1 sheet thin cardboard, 1 black sharpie marker
  • Masking tape.

Optional:

  • Colored medium such as pastels, colored pencil, or oil pastels
  • Tool box for transporting supplies
  • Glue (glue stick, white glue, or rubber cement)
  • Inexpensive portfolio or some means of carrying and protecting your work
  • Magazines with interesting imagery
  • Graphite paper
  • Xacto knife, #11 blades
  • Old shirt or smock.

Text for class: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Edwards (optional, but recommended) - Can be found online at discount prices. Try Half.com or eBay. Additional recommended text: The Natural Way to Draw, Nicolaides.

Abstract Painting

$250

with Suzy Ferriss

Calendar Jan 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 10 weeks

This is an adult painting class.

This course introduces students to the art of abstract painting as they study the various styles and methods of such modern masters as Kandinsky, Rothko, Frankenthaler, and more. Painting techniques explored include staining, impasto, tape, drip, mixed media, etc. This class is suitable for all levels.

Supply List: 

  • Acrylic paints: ​You will need the 3 primaries (red, yellow, blue), the 3 ​secondaries (orange, green, violet), and white and black.

I advise that you ​purchase a 12 step color wheel from the art supply store or find a color wheel in ​an art text which you can use as a reference when purchasing your paints. (Try ​to match your paints to the colors on the color wheel as closely as possible.)  You ​can buy the tubes of paint individually or in a set. The purchase of additional ​colors is optional. Liquitex and Golden both have a good line of acrylic paints.

Some ​recommended colors are: titanium white, ivory black, cadmium red light, yellow ​light hansa, cadmium yellow light, cobalt blue, prism violet, cadmium orange, and ​light green permanent.

  • 3 or 4 synthetic brushes minimum suitable for use with acrylics. Should be assorted rounds and flats, ​ranging in size from small detail brush to 1" flat.
  • Disposable paper palette pad or plastic mixing tray (styrofoam or paper plates work well also)
  • 2 plastic cups for water
  • Absorbent cotton rags or paper towels
  • Sketch pad, suitable for mixed media or Bristol Board pad, medium finish, approx. 14" x 17"
  • 1 canvas board or 1 pre-stretched & primed canvas, any size
  • Sharpened drawing pencil (2H, H, or HB recommended)
  • Eraser
  • Scotch magic tape or painters tape
  • Magazines with interesting imagery
  • Sheet or roll of graphite paper
  • Ruler

Optional: Glue such as white glue or glue stick

Scissors

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $87.50, paid every four weeks

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Adult Beginning Modern

$345

with Kristel Tedesco

Calendar Jan 10, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 18 weeks

This entry level class will introduce students to the basics of modern dance.

This class will perform in the Spring Recital, Reverie, on Saturday, May 18 at 11:00 am, 1:00 and 3:00 pm in the Performing Arts Studio at Emory University.  A $75 recital fee is included in class tuition. 

 

 

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 5 payments of $54.00, paid every two weeks
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Adult Contemporary

$15

with Corian Ellisor

Calendar Jan 9, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 18 weeks

Contemporary dance class for Adult dancers of all levels.

Adult Dancers are welcome to attend any Adult dance/fitness class on a drop-in basis for $15 per class.

A special drop-in rate for Professional Dancers (must provide credentials) is $10 per class.

Dance Cards can be purchased at the reception desk or in the Programs Office.

 

Advanced Ballet, Year 1 & 2

$435

with Nicole Johnson

Calendar Jan 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm, runs for 18 weeks

**This class will skip April 2 Spring Break.**

Dancers train on a pre-professional level receiving challenges in becoming fluid, creative and versatile movers with  emphasis in movement comprehension and innovation that prepare them to be lifelong, thinking dancers. Jillian Mitchelland Nicole Johnson are the instructors for this class.

This class will perform in the Spring Recital, Reverie, on Saturday, May 18 at 11:00 am, 1:00 and 3:00 pm in the Performing Arts Studio at Emory University.  A $75 recital fee is included in class tuition. 

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 5 payments of $72.00, paid every two weeks

Advanced Memoir - Finishing Touches

$160

with June Seese

Calendar Jan 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

A class for students who have completed two sessions of the Advanced Memoir Seminar at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Students will read and discuss matters of structure, setting and publication of memoirs published in 2018.  Bring a large binder to the first class.

African Derived Dance Fitness

$50

with Nicole El

Calendar Jan 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Don’t just Ring in the New Year, BRING IT. This three week workshop with Nicole El is a High Intensity dance mix with African inspired beats and moves with a whole lotta sweat and soul.





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