Wednesday


 

 

DYNAMIC FIGURE DRAWING
with John Varriano – 12 wks starting Mar. 29
(9:30 am – 12:30 pm) $380
While drawing the model, explore the elements common to all good drawing: movement, proportion, structure, line and form. Learn to conceptualize the complex forms of the body as simple groups of masses and sub-masses. Individual critiques and lectures.
Note: Special discount if you sign up for any two sessions of John’s classes $570

 

PAINTING
with John Varriano – 12 wks starting Mar. 29
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm $380
Using the still life and model to focus on basic painting principles of massing, value relationships, color, and design. Instruction geared to students’ individual skill levels.
*Note: Special discount if you sign up for any two sessions of John’s classes $570.

 

CLASSICAL AND MODERN OIL PAINTING TECHNIQUES
with Max Horbund, Assisted by Aiko Aoyagi – 12 wks starting Mar. 29
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm $380
Learn to use oil paints both realistically and abstractly. This class features both classical realism and creating modern abstractions from reference. Our One Room Schoolhouse environment benefits both newer and experienced artists. Still life and graphic reference used. Frequent lectures, demos and easel critiques. 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.

 

ART AND SOUL OF CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING
with Jane Chang – 12 wks starting Mar. 29
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm $260
We will examine various techniques, composition and problem-solving skills of Chinese brush painting along with its history and trends. Method of preparation and loading colors and orientation of brush strokes and some unconventional renditions will be covered. ALL LEVELS WELCOME.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUE & DARKROOM TRADITIONAL & DIGITAL METHODS
with Jim Edmonds – 12 wks starting Mar. 29
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm $380 plus $25 material fee that includes chemicals. Students must bring their own photography paper.
Learn to develop digital images, managing them on Adobe lightroom along with the traditional method of developing black & white film, make contact sheets, edit, crop and enlarge. Areas covered include: dodging photographs, solarization, mat and frame types. Special attention is given to photographing 3D objects and making slides of flat artwork. Develop a personal vision. Students should shoot a roll of (400). Tri-x Black & White film to bring to first class or bring your digital images/camera.