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

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 with Graphite

Level: All Levels
Instructor: Ken Brown Pioneer
Day: Monday 6:30pm

Cost: $205.00

Learn to draw with this Award-winning Artist as he teaches pencil techniques to make simple/advanced drawings more realistic, exciting and easier. After an introduction to multiple Graphite pencils you will quickly learn to add depth and dimension to your work with shading and blending. 

Students will learn to draw from observation, memory, and using the imagination. Some other things you can learn or come to better understand are: Horizons, Perspective, Ways to use Reference Photos and Art Composition.  Here; Creativity is encouraged.

This class will introduce helpful drawing aids that are inexpensive, invaluable and easy to use

Supply list:   9” x 12” Sketch pad (or bring what you have), A metal tin of any brand Graphite pencils containing apx 12 pencils of varying values of graphite ie; 2H – 8B, a Hard eraser (Moo Brand is suggested), Kneaded eraser, a pack of various-sized Blending stumps (usually 3-5 stumps per pack), self-enclosed Manual pencil sharpener, 12” plastic ruler, a cotton ball and a couple of Cotton Q-tips (or equivalent).   A container of some kind to carry art supplies in; bag, box, etc.

Mixed Media

Level: Beginners/intermediate
Instructor: Marie Sullivan
Day: Wednesday 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 still life or photographs.

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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