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PLEIN AIR PAINTING
with César Jerez – 12 wks starting Mar. 30
9:00 am – 12:00 pm $380
This is a class geared toward giving you all the knowledge and technical advice for painting outdoors en plein air. Students will be provided with information for dealing with the different elements presented by painting outdoors and assisted in setting up, blocking in and finishing their paintings.
Note: Special discount if you sign up for any two sessions of Cesar’s classes $570.
FIGURE IN CLAY
with Jungeun Sung – 12 wks starting Mar. 30
9:30 am – 12:30 pm $380 (additional material fee)
Exploring the human form using various ceramic sculpture techniques. Each week students will make 5-10” figurative feature from photographic references or live model. i.e. Half-life torso/life size head/hands and feet/miniature standing figure. The class will be focused on developing an understanding of sculptural language. The works can be fired in the kiln at a later time.
INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED WATERCOLOR
with Christine Friedman – 12 wks starting Mar. 30
10:00 am – 1:00 pm $380
Develop your own style in this exciting spontaneous medium. Classes stress the importance of design, composition, value studies and color theory. Learn to achieve glowing colors and light in your painting. Personal assistance, drawing instruction, painting demonstration and individual critiques weekly.
with Sylvie G. Covey – 12 wks starting Mar. 30
10:00am-3:30pm $540 (includes $10 solvent fee)
12:30 pm – 3:30pm with Sylvie G. Covey $390 (includes $10 solvent fee)
This class covers advanced techniques of all contemporary printmaking including intaglio, polymer and solar photo etching, mono-print, relief, lithography, collagraph, photo polyester and Fuji photo lithography and digital photo transfers Special attention is given to projects with color separation and multi-color plates. ALL LEVELS WELCOME!
OIL PAINTING: STILL LIFE, FIGURE, AND PORTRAIT
with Max Horbund, Assisted by Aiko Aoyagi – 12 wks starting Mar. 30
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm $380 *Additional model fees may be required
Learn to represent the figure and portrait using classic chiaroscuro and modern concepts. Using live models, the focus is on representing the human form and portrait using careful observation, a system of symbolic anatomy and lessons gained from painting still life forms and other textures from life. This class features a One Room Schoolhouse environment where newer painters benefit from exposure to advanced painters, serious critics, and continuous promotion of fundamental basic concepts. Frequent demonstrations and lectures on painting technique and the safe preparation and handling of professional level artist materials. Special attention is given to the Art School bound and the needs of professional painters.
Note: Special discount if you sign up for two sessions of Max’s classes $570.
DRAWING IN LIFE
with Maud Guilfoyle – 12 wks starting Mar. 30
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm $380
Drawing is a gateway to creative activity. With desire, practice, and commitment, everyone can draw. Come join us in developing your personal practice of drawing that will sustain you in all your activities. You will learn skills of composition, line, shading and perspective and develop your own personal style. All levels welcome!