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Painting, Drawing & Printmaking

"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

Will run

Children's Book Illustration for Teens & Adults

$150

with Miles Davis

Calendar Jan 12, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 6 weeks

This class is for Teens and Adults.

Students in this class will be taught techniques toward illustrating graphic novels, and/or picture books and will receive help with their own books if they are in process or in concept. Students should bring their imaginations, enthusiasm, and practice sketchbook. No previous experience needed.

SUPPLY LIST:

1. Basic drawing paper- even copy paper works.

2. Coloring markers and/or pencils.

3. 18x24 construction paper to make class portfolios to hold work.

Drawing in Color

$250

with Lorriane Brennan

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

This is an adult drawing class.

The objective of the class is for students to refresh and improve on basic drawing skills utilizing color and composition, and to introduce students to color theory.  This course introduces basic principles and elements of art through drawing and application of color, and is designed to increase eye-hand coordination through observational study.  The goal of the class is for students to have a better understanding of color, the optical effects that colors have on one another, and how to replicate this onto paper.  I will also demonstrate use of all drawing color media.  

Supplies:

  • Drawing paper or pad (11x14 or larger)
  • You may buy one of the following color media or I will introduce you to them and then you can purchase: Watercolor Pencils, Powder pastels (Nupastels)
  • Faber Castell pencil eraser (skinny eraser encased in a pencil barrel. Sometimes in a 2 pack)
  • Larger eraser
  • Any color supplies you already own.
Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $87.50, paid every four weeks

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Workshop

$75

with Suzy Ferriss

Calendar Feb 3, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Students will discover their innate creativity and develop their artistic ability as they follow exercises from the text, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain.  Introducing students to a variety of media and techniques, this is a great class for both beginning and intermediate students.  Be amazed as you watch your drawing skills dramatically improve through this innovative approach to learning art. 

Supply List

Required:

  • pencils – 1 each: 4B, 2B, HB, 2H (additional leads such as 6B and 4H are helpful)
  • erasers – recommended types are kneaded, art gum, Pink Pearl or Magic Rub 
  • pencil sharpener
  • paper stump (blending tool)
  • charcoal – 1 stick vine (can be purchased in packets), and 1 stick compressed
  • 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 (paper or plastic)
  • cotton rag, paper towels
  • ruler
  • 1 sketchbook, approximately 14" x 17" in size (suitable for a variety of media) or
  • Bristol board pad (drawing paper), medium or smooth finish
  • magazines with interesting imagery
  • graphite paper (sheet or roll)

Optional supplies-

  • Conte crayon – 1 each: white, brown, black
  • pad of newsprint
  • scissors
  • 1 glue stick
  • white glue such as Elmer's
  • 1 sheet tinted paper used for charcoal drawing (gray or brown recommended)
  • household items such as Qtips, cotton balls, string, etc.
  • sponges such as natural, synthetic, cosmetic, kitchen for blending and special effects
  • tapes such as Scotch Magic Tape or painter's tape
  • Xacto knife
  • Any other drawing medium which you are interested in working with including pastels, colored pencil, oil pastels, or colored markers

 Recommended texts: 

 Itten: Design and Form, Johannes Itten 

(Note: We will be working directly from Itten's text).

 Also recommended:

 The Natural Way to Draw, Nicolaides

 Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Edwards

 Note: These texts can be found online at discount prices. Try AbeBooks, Alibris, Half.com, eBay, or Amazon.

 

Exploring Watercolor with Lorraine

$250

with Lorriane Brennan

Calendar Jan 10, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 10 weeks

The overall objective of the class is to show the vast range and flexibility of watercolor and to put emotion and conviction into painting by exploring, experimenting and developing creativity in each individual. Lorraine likes to put fun into the process of painting, along with enthusiasm and new techniques in an atmosphere that makes the intermediate and advanced painter feel welcome!  Min. 4, Max. 10

SUPPLY LIST:(You may also just bring what you already have)

  • One sheet of 22x30 140lb. watercolor paper (arches recommended)
  • Travel watercolor set; or intro set of tube watercolor paint and a pallet with sections
  • Set of watercolor brushes. For example: small (round), medium (square w/ angle), large (round)
Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $87.50, paid every four weeks

Intermediate Drawing

$200

with Christopher Hall

Calendar Jan 10, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This is an adult drawing class.

Designed to increase students' confidence in drawing, this course introduces drawing as an expressive medium, while encouraging students to sharpen their technical and observational skills. Students are encouraged to use traditional and conventional media, including color. Composition is emphasized as students learn the relationships of the parts of the drawing to the whole.  Min. 4, Max. 10.

SUPPLY LIST:

  • Drawing paper
  • Color drawing media
  • Colored pencils
  • Pastels
  • Erasers
Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $62.50, paid every four weeks

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