DRAWING, PAINTING
& PRINTMAKING

 ADULT

Drawing Basics

This drawing class is for beginners as well as students who paint but would like to improve their drawing skills. In class we will use a variety of methods to practice basic drawing skills including value (lights and darks), proportion and perspective. Additional challenges appropriate to the level of the student will be included. This class will be taught with intention of developing the skills of the absolute beginner and established painter alike. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$160:  9 classes

Class 29586       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/15-11/17

No class 10/6

 

 ADULT

Art Workshop

This course is for those who have never taken an art course or who feel that they are lacking in the basic fundamentals of various art applications. For intermediate and advanced students who would like to explore in depth the medium of their choice. Topics may include color theory, composition, light and shadow, perspective, various drawing and painting techniques, use of artist’s materials along with brief information on artists past and present.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mark Jezierny
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$160:  9 classes

Class 29622       Wed           1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/16-11/18

No class 11/11

 

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Drawing: Sketching & Rendering

Learn to draw quickly, accurately and with confidence. Learning how to reduce objects to their basic shapes and forms and sketching them on to paper will be the focus of this class. Topics include still life, composition, texture, basic perspective, shading along with landscape and figurative themes. Students should bring paper, pencils, ruler and eraser to class. Beginners welcome.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mark Jezierny
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$175:  10 classes

Class 29589       Fri              6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/18-11/20

 

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Drawing with Black & White Media

Drawing is perhaps ones best doorway into the visual arts. As a good beginning or an end in itself, students will learn to draw using a variety of black and white media from the most traditional to the very latest including graphite, charcoal, pen and ink and even Sharpies. Students will engage in personal projects and critiques and receive individualized instruction and a framework for understanding art. All experience levels welcome. Materials will be discussed at the first meeting and experimental media will be provided.

INSTRUCTOR:  Peter Brown
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$175:  10 classes

Class 29747       Thu            9:00am-12:00pm                 9/17-11/19

 

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Perspective Drawing

This class is designed for those who have never taken an art course all the way to the experienced artist who wants to learn more about perspective drawing. Topics include one, two and three point perspective, drawing shapes, grids, stairs, dividing surfaces into equal parts, buildings, reflections and calculating cast shadows with natural and artificial lighting. With knowledge of perspective, students no longer need to guess if something in their drawing or painting is correct.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mark Jezierny
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$160:  9 classes

Class 29624       Wed           9:00am-12:00pm                 9/16-11/18

No class 11/11

 

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Drawing & Painting: Intro to Different Mediums

Have you always wanted to draw and/or paint but feel that you don’t know enough to get started? Do you want to try a new medium before purchasing products? Core skills taught while exposing you to a wide variety of techniques and mediums, including charcoal, pastels, acrylics, oils and watercolor. A fun class with lots of exposure to techniques and tools with a focus on expanding in the direction of your choice.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$160:  9 classes        $30 supply fee due at first class

Class 29590       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/16-11/18

No class 11/11

 

 ADULT

Pastel Drawing with Wet Media

For the experimental beginner and seasoned pastel artist, this course introduces a fresh splash of wet media to enhance your drawings. Soft pastel is a far more versatile medium that can not only be blended to create soft color transitions, but can also be combined with charcoal, watercolor and acrylic which opens the door to texture, layering and innovative mark-making. Traditional processes will also be covered.

INSTRUCTOR:  Pamela Howett
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$175:  10 classes

Class 29588       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/15-11/17

 

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NEW | Beginning Watercolor Techniques

Love the beauty of watercolor paintings, but haven’t yet learned all the skills? This class, designed with beginners in mind, focuses on the infinite ways watercolor creates magic: from transparency and luminosity, to layering texture, shape and color. You’ll learn to paint wispy clouds, jagged granite, and more to achieve vibrant and successful paintings. Intermediate watercolorists are encouraged to join, for deeper understanding of various techniques. One-on-one easel time and reviews included.

INSTRUCTOR:  Pamela Howett
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$175:  10 classes

Class 29751       Mon           6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/14-11/16

 

 ADULT

Enjoy Watercolor (Beg/Int)

Learn the pure and simple techniques of watercolor in this class for beginners and intermediates. Demonstrations at each class on using watercolor transparently, layered, textured and more. Individual instruction and critique. Materials discussed at first class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patricia Strout
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$175:  10 classes

Class 29619       Tue            9:00am-12:00pm                 9/15-12/1

No class 10/6, 10/13

 

 ADULT

Watercolor Painting (Int/Adv)

Explore watercolor to its fullest with emphasis on learning a direct painting process, incorporating principles of design, and your own creative vision to make exciting watercolor paintings. Bring reference materials and painting materials. Demonstrations, coaching and critiques as needed. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Leslie Wilson
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$160:  9 classes

Class 29621       Wed           2:00pm-5:00pm                   9/16-11/18

No class 11/11

 

$175:  10 classes

Class 29620       Fri              1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/18-11/20

 

 ADULT

Monday Morning Painting (Int/Adv)

Emphasis is on development of each student’s personal style in painting. Classes alternate with short demos, reviews, challenges and end-of-class critiques. All painting styles and subject matter are acceptable but focus will be on oil and acrylics. Lessons concentrate on still-life and landscape. Work is primarily from photo references. Bring supplies for the medium of your choice. Beginners with no knowledge of paints should take Drawing and Painting: Intro to Different Mediums as a prerequisite.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$160:  9 classes

Class 29595       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 9/14-11/16

No class 10/5

 

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Night Painting: Oil & Acrylics (Int/Adv)

Using still-life as inspiration and a learning tool, students will be introduced to a variety of subjects while concentrating on reinforcing the fundamentals of painting: drawing, composition, color, brushwork. Classes include a variety of demos, warm-ups, skills reviews, challenges and end-of-class critiques. Focus is on individual development. Students may work on their own personal subjects. Bring supplies and be prepared to paint in medium of your choice. Beginners should consider Drawing & Painting: Intro to Different Mediums as a prerequisite.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$175:  10 classes

Class 29635       Thu            6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/17-11/19

 

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Figure Drawing

Quick gesture sketches and longer poses train your eye to observe and render the human form. Learn to use blocking, foreshortening, value shapes and other techniques to enhance your drawing skills. Beginners bring vine charcoal, drawing board and 18x24 rough newsprint to first class. Supplies and materials discussed in class. Experienced students bring own supplies. Undraped models used; teens may be admitted with permission of parent and instructor. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Jody Mattison
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$210:  10 classes

Class 29587       Fri              9:00am-12:00pm                 9/18-12/4

No class 10/2

 

 ADULT

Portrait and Figure Drawing and Painting

This continuing portrait and figure class is for both drawing and painting students. One, two, or three session poses with nude and clothed models each quarter. New students are welcome and strongly encouraged to work in charcoal and pencil to build up drawing skills. Continuing students may progress to oil, acrylic, water media or chalk pastel. Drawing and painting topics demonstrated and individually addressed, including basic block-in, composition, measuring, proportion, foreshortening, anatomy, value, color, layering and brushwork. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Jody Mattison
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$244:  10 classes

Class 29594       Sat             9:30am-1:00pm                   9/19-12/5

No class 10/3

 

 ADULT

Figure Painting Like the Old Masters

Learn the techniques of Titian and other old masters. Using oils (preferred) or acrylics, we will work through the processes of underpainting, grisaille, layering and glazing to achieve a beautiful and timeless three-dimensionality. Previous experience drawing the figure recommended. Previous experience with paint is helpful but not necessary. Come to first class with materials, ready to work. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Jody Mattison
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$210:  10 classes

Class 29596       Thu            9:00am-12:00pm                 9/17-12/3

No class 10/1

 

 ADULT

Abstract Acrylic Painting

Artists of all disciplines come and explore abstract art, pure form on the painted surface. Transform reality or develop completely nonrepresentational imagery. Class supports your process, from accessing your creative source and gathering ideas, to developing concepts and visual vocabulary. Emphasis on composition, color, shape, movement and texture. Experimentation is encouraged; use collage, mixed media and non-traditional media to enhance your work. Demonstrations, activities and individual and group critiques. All levels welcome. Materials list online at
www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Cybele Gerachis
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$175:  10 classes

Class 29591       Mon           1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/14-11/16

 

 ADULT

Mixed Media Painting

The goal of this course is to provide students an opportunity to explore a variety of mixed media methods using a wide range of wet and dry media methods. Students will gain hands-on experience with paints, glues, pastels, pencils, varnishes and supports as they develop personal projects throughout the quarter. Guidance will be provided around materials, design and composition through group discussions and individual instruction. Most projects will be conducted with provided materials. Further materials will be discussed at the first class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Peter Brown
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$175:  10 classes

Class 29748       Fri              9:00am-12:00pm                 9/18-11/20

 

 ADULT

Secrets of Color

Does color theory make you cross-eyed? Learn the secrets of color in this exciting workshop. Color mixing becomes a breeze once you understand the simple rules. Each week we will discover different aspects to using color, while you assemble a color “bible” to keep as your personal guide. Lecture and demo, with lots of practical painting exercises. Materials list online at
www.arts-ed.org. Some materials will be introduced for purchase later in session.

INSTRUCTOR:  Jody Mattison
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$175:  10 classes

Class 29599       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/15-11/17

 

 ADULT

Portrait and Landscape Painting from Photographs: Oil/Acrylics

Expand your creativity and art education while having fun. Learn to create strong compositions and attain accurate color, values, and representation through demonstrations and individual instruction. Acquire a greater visual awareness and skill to interpret and execute a portrait, working from photographs. Develop your painting abilities to work in a representational manner. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Gary Bergren
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$160:  9 classes

Class 29711       Wed           9:00am-12:00pm                 9/16-11/18

No class 11/11

 

 ADULT

Japanese Brush Painting

Gain the freedom of brush strokes that give excitement to art work. Oriental brush painting makes you aware of our world and allows you to capture the spirit of the subject. Course covers basic elements and discipline essential to the practice of Sumi-e. Lectures, demonstrations, individual help each class. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Fumiyo Yoshikawa
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$175:  10 classes

Class 29626       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 9/14-11/16

 

 ADULT

Plein Air Painting Experience

Enjoy painting in the natural environment! We will discuss the philosophy of plein air painting, sketching and designing a painting. Locations include park, cityscapes and waterscapes. Explore direct painting with vibrant color with an emphasis on light and composition; use of digital camera as a tool for composition and how to include figures in paintings. Suggested text Kevin Macpherson’s Landscape Painting Inside and Out. Students encouraged to be inventive and experiment and develop their own color sense. Enjoy the excitement of morning light and seasonal colors. Oil or acrylic preferred. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mary Lou Correia
LOCATION  Off-Site

$152:  6 classes

Class 29597       Fri              10:00am-1:30pm                 9/11-10/16

 

 ADULT

NEW | Printmaking Explorations

This class will offer a variety of printmaking techniques, beginning with monotypes, to engage new students in the magical world of printmaking. Throughout the course, we’ll also explore etching (intaglio) and block printing (relief). Each class will have instruction and studio time for students to pursue their individual interests. No experience necessary, the only requirement is enthusiasm! Experienced printmakers welcome.

INSTRUCTOR:  Moose Wesler
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$206:  10 classes

Class 29629       Thu            6:00pm-9:00pm                   9/17-11/19

 

 ADULT

Creative Art

Come and create in this fun and inspiring class for all levels. Discover new art forms, media and techniques to expand your repertoire or move through creative blockage. Each class introduces a new project, exercise or technique-drawing, painting, paper, collage, book arts, fiber, assemblage, found objects, mixed media, sculpture, puppets, dolls, etc. Drawing skills are not required. You choose what to work on, 2D or 3D, and the media/techniques. Students provide their own inexpensive art supplies. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  D. Jeka Lambert
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$114:  6 classes

Class 29625       Mon           1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/21-10/26

 

 ADULT

Mixed Media Collage

Layering various collage materials such as dye tissue paper, old letters, or altered magazine cut outs can create excellent base layers for paintings and mixed media collages. Students will learn how to properly use grounds and acrylic mediums to adhere collage elements making seamless blended edges. Watercolor and acrylic wash techniques as well as hand printmaking will also be demonstrated to maximize and enhance the work. Elements of art and demonstrations will be shared with all levels of art makers and painters alike. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Seema Mahboob
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$203:  5 classes

Class 29592       Sat             2:00pm-5:00pm                   9/19-10/17

 

 ADULT

Silk Painting

One of the most exciting aspects of painting silk is the opportunity to create strikingly vivid textures of color. In this introductory course, participants will create a scarf or tapestry, using basic silk painting techniques. As the hand of the artist delicately guides the flow of the liquid, the colors glide through the silk and generate delight and excitement. The result is stunning! All levels are welcome. A $5 supply fee is required per 31’ x 31’ silk. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tomoko Murakami
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$70:  1 class                                                  $5 supply fee due at class

Class 29754       Sun            10:00am-4:00pm                 9/20

 

 ADULT

Encaustic (Hot Wax) Workshop

Encaustic is a beeswax based paint dates back to the 5th century. Kept molten on a heated palette, encaustic is applied to a surface and reheated to fuse the paint into a uniform enamel-like finish. Learn safety, working with heat sources, equipment, paints, medium, collage materials, fusing layers, tools, priming appropriate substrates, scraping, pastel sticks, incising and more. Bring a bag lunch. Wear cotton art clothes and closed toe shoes.

INSTRUCTOR:  Connie English
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$88:  1 class                                                  $65 supply fee due at class

Class 29634       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 10/3

 

 ADULT

Mokuhanga-Japanese Woodblock Printing

For artists’ in-home studios without a press, this beautiful, low-tech process may be the perfect solution. This workshop introduces a traditional Japanese woodblock printing process, Ukiyo-E technique. Participants learn to carve the woodblock, use Japanese carving tools, and print with water-based ink on Japanese paper. Participants will cut their own woodblocks and create a small edition of multicolor prints. All levels are welcome. Bring a bag lunch. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tomoko Murakami
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$198:  3 classes        $25 supply fee due at first class

Class 29752       Sun            10:00am-4:00pm                 10/4-10/18

 

 ADULT

NEW | Makers Series: New Approaches to Works on Paper

For the beginner or the practicing artist this workshop offers an exploration of new ways of creating works on paper, combining traditional styles with contemporary techniques to produce innovative mixed media artworks. Through experimentation with watercolor, ink, stenciling, pastels and collage each student will be challenged to grow their art practice in a collaborative and supportive environment where we can share ideas and learn new techniques.

INSTRUCTOR:  Peter Foucault
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$48:  1 class

Class 29750       Sat             1:00pm-5:00pm                   10/10

 

 ADULT

NEW | Makers Series: Full Bloom

Paint in the luscious style of Georgia O’Keeffe in this one-day workshop and fill your paper in a beautiful way. Some painting experience is helpful although beginners are welcome. Please bring a bag lunch. Delicious dessert provided. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Casey Rasmussen White
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$53:  1 class

Class 29755       Sat             10:00am-3:00pm                 10/17

 

 ADULT

Makers Series: Artists’ Trading Cards

Remember Baseball Trading Cards? At 2-1/2” by 3-1/2” they are the perfect size to make and show beautiful art as well! Come try your hand at this “little” craft. We’ll design, cut and glue, add sparkle and trade! All materials will be provided but do personalize with any old photos, favorite pictures from magazines, wrapping paper, quotes, etc. Instructor will provide some materials, as well. Please bring your own scissors (think small!) and let’s make (tiny) art!

INSTRUCTOR:  Carole Dwinell
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$48:  1 class                                                  $2 supply fee due at class

Class 29630       Sun            10:00am-4:00pm                 10/25

 

 ADULT

Collagraph-Printmaking with Found Objects

Collagraph is a versatile printmaking process, based on the construction of a collaged matrix to provide a printable plate. Materials and textured surfaces such as fabric, leaves, sand and other found materials can be used. Plates can be printed as intaglio or relief images, or as combinations of both leading to astounding richness and strength. A wide array of different effects and the use of diverse materials gives great variation in texture. The result is often unpredictable, rewarding the artist with an inspirational surprise. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tomoko Murakami
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$163:  2 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 29753       Sun            10:00am-4:00pm                 11/1-11/8

 

 ADULT

NEW | Book Binding and Artist Books

Enjoy a weekend learning how to bind your own hand-made books and discover the world of artist books! Students walk away with the knowledge of how to bind their own single and multiple section hand-bound blank books, as well as several folded structures including the hard-cover concertina book. Handmade and decorative papers, closures, rubber stamps, and collage will be used to add a personal, creative or full-on artistic touch to each book project. No previous experience needed; book artists of all levels.

INSTRUCTOR:  Denese Sanders Leonard
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$170:  2 classes        $12 supply fee due at first class

Class 29756       Sat-Sun     10:00am-4:00pm                 11/21-11/22

 

 ADULT

Open Studio Figure Drawing & Painting

Studio available for working from the figure, short and long poses, supervised use; no instruction. Participants provide their own supplies. Different model each week. Enrollment limited. Note: No solvents in class.

MONITOR:  Jody Mattison
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$146:  10 classes                 $101:  w/ another CAE class

Class 29593       Fri              1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/18-12/4

No class 10/2

 

 ADULT

Open Studio Painting

Open to all experienced painters and current painting students. Work on your own in a group setting, no instruction. Participants provide their own supplies and are responsible for cleanup.

LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$115:  10 classes                  $58:  w/ another CAE class

Class 29627       Thu            1:00pm-5:00pm                   9/17-11/19

 

 ADULT

Open Studio Printmaking

Open to all experienced printmakers who have taken a CAE class within the past three quarters or are currently enrolled in a class. Use a fine art custom handmade French American professional etching press, equipment, blankets and tools in an open studio environment to create your own prints. Supervised use but no instruction provided. Participants provide own paper, plates and inks and any specialized materials.

LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$115:  10 classes                  $58:  w/ another CAE class

Class 29628       Thu            1:00pm-5:00pm                   9/17-11/19