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PAD 03 - Relief Printmaking Workshop

$200

with Chris Bray

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This is an adult workshop.

Relief prints are created through carving an image into wood or linoleum, applying ink to the surface, and transferring the inked image onto paper. Students will use carving tools to create images on linoleum blocks, which will be printed with oil-based inks using hand tools and the Vandercook press.  Open to beginning and returning students. Basic materials will be provided; students may purchase extras outside of class if desired. Come and give printmaking a try!  Min. 5, Max. 8

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payment of $125.00, paid monthly.
Full Course

PAD 04 - Introduction to Drawing

$200

with Christopher Hall

Calendar Aug 22, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

This adult class is for students with little or no previous drawing experience and includes the basic fundamentals of drawing, including line, contour, value, perspective, and composition. 

SUPPLY LIST:

  • 1 pad 11x14” or larger
  • Drawing Paper Pad
  • Range of Pencils (2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B …)
  • Compressed Charcoal
  • White Eraser
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Ruler Final Fixative Spray

You can order all supplies and have them ready for you at your class on the first day by ordering from Binders! Introduction to Drawing supplies available here: https://bindersart.com/supply-lists/11757-callanwolde-intro-to-drawing-with-chris-hall.html

About the Instructor:  Christopher Hall is an artist and writer living in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned his BFA from the University of Georgia and his MFA from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. He is currently a part-time assistant professor of art at Kennesaw State University and a contributing writer for Burnaway.org. Website: www.christopherhallart.com.

 

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payments of $63.00, paid monthly. Final payment of $62.00.

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PAD 05 - Introduction to Drawing
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PAD 05 - Introduction to Drawing

$200

with Jessica Blinkhorn

Calendar Aug 24, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 8 weeks

*Please note new class time and ending date*  Class skips Sept. 14 

This adult class is for students with little or no previous drawing experience and includes the basic fundamentals of drawing, including line, contour, value, perspective, and composition. 

SUPPLY LIST:

  • Set of graphite drawing pencils (must have at least these three: HB, 4B, and 8B)
  • Small pack of General's compressed or jumbo graphite sticks (NOT charcoal)
  • Pencil sharpener
  • White Pearl or Pink Pearl eraser
  • Kneaded rubber eraser (small to medium size)
  • 11" x 14" sketchbook or drawing pad (must be spiral bound)

You can order all supplies and have them ready for you at your class on the first day by ordering from Binders! Introduction to Drawing supplies available here: https://bindersart.com/supply-lists/11758-callanwolde-intro-to-drawing-with-jessica-blinkhorn.html

About the Instructor:  Jessica Elaine Blinkhorn is a graduate of Kennesaw State University with her BFA in Drawing and Painting and she pursued her MFA in the same concentration at Georgia State University. Following her Master's degree, which she received in the spring of 2010, Blinkhorn worked as a self-sustaining artist. She began working as an Instructor in the arts while in grad school but her first adjunct position arrived in June of 2011 at Georgia Perimeter College in Dunwoody. She continued working for GPC at their Dunwoody and Clarkston campuses until the summer of 2016 before accepting a full-time position as a Middle School Art teacher in Clayton County. Blinkhorn held that position from 2016-2017 but ultimately decided to return to higher education accepting a full-time faculty position at Georgia State University and Perimeter College's. Blinkhorn has a total of 11 years of instructional experience, has been spotlighted on ABCNEWS, is the subject of an award-winning documentary short, was a semi-finalist for the Forward Arts Emerging Artist Award, and has a passion for teaching the arts.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payments of $63.00, paid monthly. Final payment of $62.00.

PAD 06 - Introduction to Drawing Workshop

$75

with Suzy Ferriss

Calendar Oct 13, 2019 at 10 am

A beginning and intermediate one day workshop that presents to students the absolute basics of drawing.  Students will learn to work with a variety of media including pencil, charcoal, conte, and ink, while becoming familiar with techniques and styles associated with each. This is the perfect class for those new to art, as well as for those who want to further develop their skills.  Bring a sack lunch.

Supply List:

  • pencils – 1 each: 4B, 2B, HB, 2H 
  • erasers – 1 each: kneaded, art gum, Pink Pearl or plastic eraser
  • pencil sharpener
  • paper stump (blending tool)
  • charcoal – 1 stick 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 (paper or plastic)
  • cotton rag, paper towels
  • ruler
  • 1 sketchbook, approximately 14" x 17" in size (suitable for a variety of media) or
  • Bristol pad drawing paper--medium or smooth finish
  • graphite paper (1 sheet)
  • household items for blending such as Qtips, cotton balls, cotton rag

 Optional:  Any other drawing medium which you are interested in working with. Suggestions include pastels, colored pencil, oil pastels, and colored markers.

Recommended texts: 

  • Itten: Design and Form, Johannes Itten 
  • The Natural Way to Draw, Nicolaides
  • Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Edwards

About the Instructor:  Suzy Ferriss is a multidisciplinary artist who has worked in the fields of drawing and painting, puppetry theater, filmmaking, photography, and writing. She currently teaches a variety of art classes that include drawing, acrylic painting, abstract painting, watercolor, color theory, and collage. Ms. Ferriss has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards towards her work and has participated in both group and solo exhibitions in the U.S. and in Europe.

PAD 07 - Intermediate Drawing

$200

with Christopher Hall

Calendar Aug 22, 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

You can order all supplies and have them ready for you at your class on the first day by ordering from Binders! Intermediate Drawing supplies available here: https://bindersart.com/supply-lists/11759-callanwolde-intermediate-drawing-with-chris-hall.html

About the Instructor: Christopher Hall is an artist and writer living in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned his BFA from the University of Georgia and his MFA from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. He is currently a part-time assistant professor of art at Kennesaw State University and a contributing writer for Burnaway.org. Website: www.christopherhallart.com.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payments of $63.00, paid monthly. Final payment of $62.00.
PAD 08 - Advanced Drawing
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PAD 08 - Advanced Drawing

$200

with Jessica Blinkhorn

Calendar Aug 24, 2019 at 3:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

*Please note new ending date*  Class skips Sept. 14 

An advanced drawing course makes use of the knowledge and skills learned in Introduction to Drawing and is designed to help the students find their personal voice. We explore a variety of approaches to drawing that assist with revealing the subjective in the objective, personal expression, and the possibility of being unsuccessful in our pursuit of a successful drawing. 

Supply List:

  • 8” x10” Sketchbook
  • 14” x17” Strathmore Drawing Pad
  • Charcoal Pencil(s) (variety hard, medium, and soft)
  • White Charcoal Pencil
  • 3 Pack of Micron Pens
  • Strathmore 400 Series Toned Mixed Media Pads
  • Drafting pencil with refills
  • Blending Stumps
  • Kneaded Eraser

You can order all supplies and have them ready for you at your class on the first day by ordering from Binders! Advanced Drawing supplies available here: https://bindersart.com/supply-lists/11760-callanwolde-advanced-drawing-with-jessica-blinkhorn.html

About the Instructor:  Jessica Elaine Blinkhorn is a graduate of Kennesaw State University with her BFA in Drawing and Painting and she pursued her MFA in the same concentration at Georgia State University. Following her Master's degree, which she received in the spring of 2010, Blinkhorn worked as a self-sustaining artist. She began working as an Instructor in the arts while in grad school but her first adjunct position arrived in June of 2011 at Georgia Perimeter College in Dunwoody. She continued working for GPC at their Dunwoody and Clarkston campuses until the summer of 2016 before accepting a full-time position as a Middle School Art teacher in Clayton County. Blinkhorn held that position from 2016-2017 but ultimately decided to return to higher education accepting a full-time faculty position at Georgia State University and Perimeter College's. Blinkhorn has a total of 11 years of instructional experience, has been spotlighted on ABCNEWS, is the subject of an award-winning documentary short, was a semi-finalist for the Forward Arts Emerging Artist Award, and has a passion for teaching the arts.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payments of $63.00, paid monthly. Final payment of $62.00.
PAD 09 - "Larger Than Life" Drawing Class
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PAD 09 - "Larger Than Life" Drawing Class

$330

with Mary Beth Andrews

Calendar Aug 22, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 12 weeks

*This class skips Oct. 31.*

Please note:  This is an adult drawing class that uses live nude male and female models.

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.  Some drawing skills helpful. 

Supply List:

  • 18 x 24” Newsprint pad
  • 18 x 24 Drawing pad
  • Roll of drawing paper (We will discuss this at our first session) 
  • Any media other than oil:  graphite, pencil, charcoal, water color, ink, conte crayon, etc
  • Old shirt or smock to protect clothing 

You can order all supplies and have them ready for you at your class on the first day by ordering from Binders! "Larger Than Life" Drawing supplies available here: https://bindersart.com/supply-lists/11762-callanwolde-larger-than-life-drawing-with-mary-beth-andrews.html

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 3 payments of $85.00, paid monthly.

PAD 10 - Open Figure Drawing Studio

$300

with Mary Beth Andrews

Calendar Aug 23, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Please note:  This is an adult drawing class that uses live nude male and female models.

This class encourages creativity in drawing or painting the figure.  A model is provided, and students are encouraged to choose their own medium of artistic expression.  Those working with oil paint are required to use odorless mediums.  There is a classroom monitor, but no instruction.  Ideal for the independent artist of all skill levels.  Model’s fee included in tuition.

 

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 3 payments of $75.00, paid monthly.

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