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 |  Watercolor | Zentangle (seasonal)

Classes are ongoing; there is no start and stop date

Abstract

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Marie Sullivan
Day: TUESDAY 6:30pm 
Cost: $205.  STUDIO PAINT AND MEDIUM USAGE $40 PAYABLE AT CLASS TIME.

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. Supplies are included.

Acrylic for Beginners

acrylic painting

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Kolby Anderson
Day:
MONDAY 6:30pm   Classes are on going; there is not start and stop date
Cost: $205.00

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 the appropriate brushes to use and which medium can create different results. The class will also focus on 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: Class date to be announced. On a break!

Cost: $205.00

 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  Classes are on going; there is not start and stop date
Cost: $205.00

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.

Art Mix for Kids

art classes for kidsLevel: All Levels Ages 8-12
Instructor: Marie Sullivan
Day:
Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Cost: $185 for 8 weeks includes supplies

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!

Book Illustration

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Basil Barrett
Day: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY 6:30pm, FRIDAY 6:30 PM MONDAY CLASS FULL

Cost: $205.00

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: Marie Sullivan
Day: TBA

Cost: $235.00  INCLUDES SUPPLIES

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: Basil Barrett
Day: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY 6:30pm, FRIDAY 6;30 PM

Cost: $205.00              Monday night full

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.

Learn to draw and Color Pencils

Level: All Levels
Instructor: KOLBY ANDERSON
Day:
SATURDAY 10am for ages 8-12, and 12:30-2:30 for ages over 12.  Classes are on going; there is not start and stop date
Cost: $205.00

In this class, the student will learn important aspects of drawing such as contour drawing, shading techniques, and drawing by observation of  shapes and forms. This is a fundamental class for any child that would like to explore drawing.The first part of the class is spent on the essential concepts of drawing while the second half will encourage the student to engage in still life drawing or their own ideas.

 

Charcoal

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Evelyn Petroski
Day: 
SATURDAY 10:00am  THURSDAY 10am.   Monday 6:30 pm with Kolby Anderson
Cost: $205.00

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  Classes are on going; there is not start and stop date
Cost: $205.00

 

 

Digital Art and Anime

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Basil Barrett
Day: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:30pm Classes are on going; there is not start and stop date.  Monday night full

Cost: $205.00

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. The course will also include creating the basics of comics/manga.

Home School Program

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Cliffann Ferguson
Day:  Wednesdays 1-3:00pm  Mondays 10-12  Begins August   8 and 10

Cost: $240 INCLUDES SUPPLIES

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: Kolby Anderson
Day: Monday 6:30pm

Cost: $205.00

This 8-week course develops the student’s ability to master basic drawing techniques and experiment with a variety of drawing materials including pencil, prisma, conte crayon, ink, marker, and pastel. Attention to composition, finished work, and originality is emphasized.  Classes are on going; there is not start and stop date

Mixed Media

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

Cost: $205.00  + $40 PAINT AND MEDIUM FEE

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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Oil Painting

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Evelyn Petroski
Day:  THURSDAY
SATURDAY 10:00am

Classes are on going; there is no start and stop date
Cost: $205.00

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.

Pallette Knife

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Joan Astibridge-Roat
Day: 
Wednesday 1  pm

Classes are on going; there is no start and stop date
Cost: $205.00

Learn the techniques and joy of painting with oil and a pallet knife. You will learn the basic techniques of applying paint smoothly or with textures using the pallet knife.  This class will develop the skills you need through in-class study and direct painting.

Pastel

pastel classesLevel: All Levels
Instructor: Evelyn Petroski
Day: THURSDAY AND SATURDAY 10:00am

Cost: $205.00

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

 

pen and inkLevel: All Levels
Instructor: Marsha Hill
Day: Class date to be announced soon. On a break!

Cost: $205.00

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 6:30 CLASS DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED

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!

 
 

Portraiture

 

portrait classLevel: All Levels
Instructor: Evelyn Petroski
Day: Thursday 10:00am , SATURDAY 10:00am

Cost: $205.00

Have you ever wanted to draw someone to give to 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!  You can learn how to do portraits in watercolor, oil, acrylics or charcoal.

Watercolor

watercolorLevel: All Levels
Instructor: Evelyn Petroski
Day:
SATURDAY 10:00am Thursday, 10:00 am

Classes are on going; there is not start and stop date
Cost: $205.00

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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