CLASSES TAUGHT

Abstract | Abstract Watercolor | Acrylic | Book Illustration | Calligraphy | Cartooning, Manga and Superheroes | Charcoal | Color Pencil | Digital Art and Anime | Home School Program | Learn to Draw | Mixed Media | Monochromatic drawing (Griselle) | Oil Painting | Pastel | Pen and Ink | Photograph | Portraiture | Sculpting with Clay | Watercolor | Zentangle (seasonal)

Abstract

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Allen Hill
Day: TUESDAY 6:30pm
Cost: $185.00

In this abstract painting class the student will learn how to paint from subjects such as basic shapes, familiar scenes, as well as imaginary, viewing the world in a bold new way. Bright colors with great compositions will be the main course of study. Allowing the student to use there artistic license which allows total freedom of expression, ultimately arriving at a finished product that will be a wonderful interpretation of that student’s personality, and artistic skills.

Acrylic for Beginners

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Marie Sullivan
Day:
MONDAY 6:30pm
Cost: $185.00

Learn to paint with acrylics with all the basic acrylic painting tips and techniques you'll need in order to get great results. We will cover basic brush strokes, blending techniques and much more. You'll learn everything you need to know to make representational work as well as abstract.

Acrylic Ink

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Marsha Hill
Day: TUESDAY
6:30pm
Cost: $185.00

 Acrylic ink is a multidimensional and versital media. It does not fade and you can use it in combination with graphite pencils, ink pencils, colored pencils. It thins with water and cleans up with water. It is fast drying and u-v stable. Colors can be created by mixing, and it goes a long way. You can use a variety of tools to apply different creative effects. brushes, pen staffs, technical pens, sponges, paper towels, all work.You can do fine artwork pieces or technical art work. All are suitable for reproducing with giclees prints or other print media.

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Acrylic Painting for Kids

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Marie Sullivan
Day:
SATURDAY 10am
Cost: $185.00

In this fun class, students learn how to transfer patterns to canvas or freehand simple designs. Students will learn basic brush strokes, color wheel concepts value and composition.

Adventures with Acrylics

Level: All Levels
Instructor: John Fingerlin
Day:
WEDNESDAY 9:30am- 12pm
Cost: $185.00

Acrylic is a great medium to use. It dries quickly so it's very easy to create a beautiful painting within a short amount of time. Acrylic is water-based which means you can create smooth washes or build up the raw pigment to add texture and interest to your final piece. No drawing experience necessary. Learn techniques for transferring your image or photograph onto canvas, as well as the elements of color mixing and layering.

Art Mix for Kids

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Penny Burt
Day:
MONDAY 4:30pm
Cost: $185.00

Art Mix is a fun and exciting class that focuses on a variety of mediums. In this class, we encourage the students creativity by introducing them to different art techniques. Students will learn about texture and pattern painting with watercolor , acrylics, pastels and an assortment of other medias and projects. This is a fun and exciting class that allow your child to explore their creativity like never before!
$185 plus $25 supply fee.

Book Illustration

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Frank Newby
Day: MONDAY 6:30pm

Cost: $185.00

Intro to Comic Books and Manga will teach the core fundamentals for storytelling in comic book and manga media. The course will build upon the students’ own style and techniques to create a foundation for solid storytelling ability. Students will have class and weekly assignments that help to emphasize these core elements so that the student can have a good understanding of the fundamentals inherent in storytelling for this medium.

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Calligraphy

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Pam Neumann
Day: TBA

Cost: $185.00

Copperplate Calligraphy is a script style of lettering that is written using an oblique pen holder with a pointed flexible pen nib dipped into the ink. This lettering style is based upon the script used in the 18th century for lettering such documents as the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. It has been most commonly used for lettering invitations for weddings and other formal occasions, and for addressing the envelopes.

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Cartooning, Manga and Superheroes

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Frank Newby
Day: MONDAY 6:30pm

Cost: $185.00

Cartooning for Fun and Profit

Have fun with your imagination while you learn how to create and draw your own comic book characters. Learn to draw basic expressions and actions that can be used in any book illustration. The art of caricature will also be taught.

Cartoons and Color Pencils

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Dayne Dudley
Day:
SATURDAY 10am
Cost: $185.00

In this class, the student will learn how to draw cartoons and actions with simple shapes and forms. With their created characters, the student will learn how to make “scenes” that involve their character or they will be able to make simple coloring books as well as story boards for comics. The class is now for ages 8- up.

The student should come prepared with ideas of what they would like to achieve whether it is book illustration, themed coloring book or a story or game board. Not only will the student learn to draw, but this is a great exercise in creativity!

Charcoal

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Evelyn Petroski
Day: MONDAY 10am and 1:00pm,
SATURDAY 10:00am and 4:00pm
Cost: $185.00

Charcoal is an exciting medium to create artwork from and has been around a long time. It can be seen in some of the earliest primitive cave drawings. Charcoal can convey the hardness of sharp stone or the soft, delicate folds of satin sheets. Whether you're using it as a medium for establishing a basic preliminary tone of an idea or utilizing it to render a complete work of art, get ready for fun.

Color Pencil

Level: All Levels
Instructor: LaRae Luettgen
Day: TUESDAY
10:00am and 6:30pm, WEDNESDAY 10:00am
Cost: $185.00

 

 

Digital Art and Anime

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Frank Newby
Day: THURSDAY 6:30pm

Cost: $185.00

In this course you will learn the basics of digital art illustration with Photoshop and other digital painting software. This course will teach the basics of digital painting software, to advanced techniques used to color your favorite Cartoons/ Anime. Students will also learn inexpensive ways to start their path in coloring digitally such as how to find programs, digital tablets etc. All styles are welcomed to the class since Rachel draws in traditional cartoons as well as Japanese Anime/Manga. The course will also include creating the basics of comics/mangas.

Home School Program

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Penny Burt
Day: THURSDAY 2:00pm

Cost: $185.00

Over 8 weeks, students will learn about techniques and the elements of design. They will have the opportunity to use different mediums such as acrylic paints, collage art, watercolor, pastels and many more.

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Learn to Draw

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Allan Hill
Day: THURSDAY 6:30pm

Cost: $185.00

These classes will investigate many implications of drawing as a physical and cerebral activity as well as drawing as a philosophy. It will discuss key issues, including those of scale, tiny to huge; the use of different formats; the use of the rectangle; the vertical axis and its significance; the nature of distortions; the compression of space and depth; the search for form and its consequences; space and its meaning, functions and the different kinds of space; and the nature of relational drawing.

Mixed Media

Level: Beginners/intermediate
Instructor: Marie Sullivan
Day: WEDNESDAY 6:30pm

Cost: $185.00

This course introduces the fundamentals of painting and collage. Students will learn how to use acrylic paints, pastes and gels along with found objects to make one of a kind pieces. Students will also learn to think and draw/paint spatially while creating a contemporary piece with textures. Class introduces the gels, pastes, glazing and specialty gels as well as digital imaging on paint.

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Monochromatic Drawing

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Kevin Bunch
Day: TBA

Cost: $185.00

In negative space drawing, instead of observing the positive shape of an object, you draw the shape of the space around the object. This may include any background detail or pattern, or it may be drawn as a simple silhouette. Negative space drawing involves concentrating on drawing the background, leaving the object white The class will focus on drawing portrait in the negative space style. Whether it be family, or celebrities this class will teach you how to view things differently and open up the world of drawing.

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Oil Painting

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Evelyn Petroski
Day: MONDAY 10:00am and 1:00pm,
SATURDAY 10:00am and 4:00pm
Cost: $185.00

Learn the techniques and joy of painting with oil. You will develop the skills you need through in-class study and direct painting. Whether it’s portraits or landscapes you will gain the knowledge of color mixing, color theory and materials to product beautiful works of art from a live model or photographs.

Pastel

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Evelyn Petroski
Day: MONDAY 10:00am and 1:00pm, SATURDAY 10:00am and 4:00pm

Cost: $185.00

Pastels are extremely versatile and can product intensely vibrant colors as well as soft subtle tones. Learn how to begin working with this unique medium. This class will introduce you to pastel techniques, materials, and subjects including composition, color theory, organizing a pastel, and mastering value.

Pen and Ink

 

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Marsha Hill
Day: THURSDAY

Cost: $185.00

Learn the art of Pen & Ink portraiture, landscapes, icons, & anything else you wish to express! Pen & Ink illustrations are not only self-fulling& a great method of relaxation, but can also be used for future gifts for your loved ones, framed portraits (of people, animals, houses, landscapes, or anything else you desire), custom-made invitations, letterheads & business cards, websites, newsletters, greeting cards, & beautiful pieces of art to be shared with your family & friends!

Photography

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Sheri Ishmael
Day: WEDNESDAY TBA

Cost: $150.00

This class will cover many topics, including digital cameras, gear, lighting, the digital laboratory, closeup, landscape, travel and building photography, and photographing people. And more!

Special 4 Week Course BEGINS November 20.
 

Portraiture

 

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Evelyn Petroski
Day: MONDAY 10:00am and 1:00pm, SATURDAY 10:00am and 4:00pm

Cost: $185.00

Have you ever wanted to draw someone to give to them as a gift? Maybe draw your pets, kids or loved ones to display around the house? In this class you will learn the five essential elements in every painting. Drawing, value, color, composition, edges and posing a model. You will improve skills in rendering light and shadow. Learn how to do this and learn how to create that spark that will bring any portrait to life!

Watercolor

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Evelyn Patroski
Day: MONDAY 10:00am and 1:00pm,
SATURDAY 10:00am and 4:00pm
Cost: $185.00

This class is for those who have never painted in any medium and those who want to strengthen the techniques they have already learned. We will cover the basic techniques of watercolor such as wet into wet, wet into dry, dry brush and the beginnings of negative painting. You will learn to develop compositional skills with each painting. The instructor will bring subject photos to each class and a drawing to transfer so we can quickly get to painting. Using a series of exercises and demonstrations students are encouraged to begin with a loose wet in wet layer then progress to a more detail. Students progress to new level at each session and begin to master the medium. Students may use the instructors selections or bring their own reference material if they have a specific subjects they wish to paint.

Zentangle

 

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Instructor: TBA
Day: TBA

Cost: $185.00

This class is for the more advanced beginner through intermediate students who are more confident in the basic skills of watercolor and want to move to the next level of artistic development. As you refine your skills you will move to more advanced designs and compositional elements. Using exercises and demonstrations we will explore compositional elements, color theory, leading the eye through the painting, negative painting, understanding value, warm vs cool, wet into wet vs glazing, finding the light, focal point vs center of interest, mood, complimentary pairing & contrast. Beginning with a very loose style of wet into wet you will learn these things as you paint by developing your eyes to see better values, shapes and perspective. We will also experiment with other surfaces than paper. The instructor will bring subject matter to each class but students are also encouraged to bring their own reference material they are interested in.

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