DRAWING, PAINTING
& PRINTMAKING

 ADULT

NEW | Drawing Basics

This drawing class is suitable for beginners as well as students who already paint but would like to improve their drawing skills. In this 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 the intention of developing the skills of the absolute beginner and the established painter alike.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$172:  10 classes

Class 27768       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/7-6/9

 

 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

$172:  10 classes

Class 27762       Wed           1:00pm-4:00pm                   4/8-6/10

 

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drawing with black & white media

This course is for beginners and continuing artist students who want to enrich their artwork with an intense focus on the joy of drawing. Whether you are a mark maker and love doodling imaginary images or someone who finds great satisfaction in rendering a form accurately with great detail, this course is for you. Work with a variety of black and white media: graphite, graphite powder, charcoal, pen & ink, sharpies. Combine observational study with projects targeting personal invention. Materials list will be discussed at first class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Peter Brown
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$172:  10 classes

Class 28384       Thu            9:00am-12:00pm                 4/9-6/11

 

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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

$172:  10 classes

Class 27763       Fri              6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/10-6/12

 

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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

$172:  10 classes

Class 27761       Wed           9:00am-12:00pm                 4/8-6/10

 

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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

$172:  10 classes       $30 supply fee due at first class

Class 27766       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/8-6/10

 

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Pastel drawing & painting

This class is for adventurous beginners and continuing artists who want to introduce fresh visual elements into drawings and paintings. One of the amazing qualities of the soft pastel medium is its versatility, which combines well with watercolor, acrylics, oils and all drawing media (colored pencils, graphite, charcoal, marking pens and ink). Traditional and innovative processes will be covered.

INSTRUCTOR:  Pamela Howett
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$172:  10 classes

Class 28385       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   4/7-6/9

 

 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

$172:  10 classes

Class 27722       Tue            9:00am-12:00pm                 4/7-6/9

 

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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

$143:  8 classes

Class 27781       Wed           2:00pm-5:00pm                   4/8-6/10

No class 4/22, 4/29

 

$127:  7 classes

Class 27780       Fri              1:00pm-4:00pm                   4/10-6/12

No class 4/24, 5/1, 5/22

 

 ADULT

Painting Still Life Like the Old Masters

Learn the techniques of the old masters. Using oils or acrylics, work through the processes of underpainting, grisaille, layering and glazing to achieve a beautiful and timeless three-dimensionality. Previous experience with paint is not necessary. Come to first class with materials from list, ready to work. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Jody Mattison
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$172:  10 classes

Class 27777       Thu            9:00am-12:00pm                 4/9-6/11

 

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Monday Morning Painting

Primary focus is on the development of each student’s personal style in painting. Classes will 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 focus on still-life and landscape. Work is primarily from photo references. Bring supplies for the medium of your choice. Beginners with absolutely no knowledge of paints should consider Drawing & Painting: Intro to Different Mediums as a prerequisite.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$157:  9 classes

Class 27765       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 4/6-6/8

No class 5/25

 

 ADULT

Painting (Int/Adv)

This class is for students with some prior painting experience. Topics include color theory, composition, brush and palette knife techniques, creating atmosphere and textural effects, developing your own style, use of painting media and various other painting applications and techniques. Students may work in any style they choose (from abstraction to realism) and in any paint media. Students may bring in unfinished artwork to resolve any conflicts that they may have.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mark Jezierny
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$172:  10 classes

Class 27760       Tue            9:00am-12:00pm                 4/7-6/9

 

 ADULT

Night Painting: Oil & Acrylics (Beg-Adv)

Using still life and photo references both as inspiration and learning tool, students will be introduced to a variety of subjects while concentrating on learning and reinforcing the fundamentals of painting: drawing, composition, color, and brushwork. Classes will include a variety of short demos, warm-ups, skills reviews, challenges and end of class critiques. Bring supplies and be prepared to paint in medium of your choice. Beginners with no knowledge of paints or painting should consider Drawing & Painting: Intro to Different Mediums a prerequisite.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$172:  10 classes

Class 27767       Thu            6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/9-6/11

 

 ADULT

Intaglio and Relief Printmaking

In this class we will focus on two kinds of printmaking-intaglio and relief printing. The intaglio process will consist of etchings and drypoints. In relief printing, we will create linocuts and/or woodcuts. Please bring materials to first class. Artists of all levels are welcome. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Moose Wesler
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$170:  8 classes

Class 27774       Thu            6:00pm-9:00pm                   4/9-6/4

No class 5/28

 

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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

$206:  10 classes

Class 27776       Fri              9:00am-12:00pm                 4/10-6/12

 

 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

$230:  9 classes

Class 27778       Sat             9:30am-1:00pm                   4/11-6/13

No class 5/23

 

 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, individual and group critiques. All levels welcome. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tina Pressler
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$133:  7 classes

Class 27771       Mon           12:30pm-3:30pm                 4/6-6/8

No class 4/27, 5/4, 5/25

 

 ADULT

Mixed Media!

Stretch your boundaries and approach painting from a less predictable perspective. This class inspires continuing artists and adventurous beginners to strengthen their visual voice and discover the joy of working in a more personal way in new visual territory. Combine traditional and unusual media to yield rich results. Watercolor, acrylics, soft pastels, oil sticks/oil pastels, collage techniques, some photo transfer-a potpourri of mixed media methods. Work with the technique of the week or pursue individual projects. Materials list will be discussed at first class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Peter Brown
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$172:  10 classes

Class 28386       Fri              9:00am-12:00pm                 4/10-6/12

 

 ADULT

Painting the Still Life with
Color and Light

Afternoon painting class emphasizing the use of color and light in painting the still life in oil, chalk pastel or acrylic. Both alla prima (all at once) and indirect layering methods will be explored. Weekly in-depth demonstrations are integral to the class and will focus on topics such as composition, lighting, color palette, layering; technique will be addressed, as well as use of materials. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Jody Mattison
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$172:  10 classes       $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 27779       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   4/7-6/9

 

 ADULT

Abstract Watercolor Landscapes

Discover how to translate emotion into a watercolor landscape painting. Photographs are invaluable if used correctly. Beginners and continuing painters experience landscape, through sketches to establish the values, color, mood and composition of the scene, getting to know the subject and loosening up as you go. Techniques move beyond realism to a bolder, more abstract version of a landscape with demonstrations, individual and group critiques. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Pamela Howett
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$157:  9 classes

Class 27770       Mon           6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/6-6/8

No class 5/25

 

 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

$146:  10 classes

Class 27866       Tue            6:30pm-9:00pm                   4/7-6/9

 

$172:  10 classes

Class 27865                Wed           9:00am-12:00pm        4/8-6/10

 

 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

$143:  8 classes

Class 27772       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 4/6-6/8

No class 4/13, 5/25

 

 ADULT

Color Theory

Study the basic theories and fundamentals of color. Through lectures and studio exercises, students will learn and apply various principles of color theory. Topics include a brief history of color, color scheme studies, absorption and reflection, additive and subtractive synthesis, bezold effect, color terms, color perspective, mineral and modern pigments and color mixing. Students from beginning to advanced who work in acrylic, oil or watercolor are encouraged to participate.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mark Jezierny
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$157:  9 classes

Class 27759       Mon           6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/6-6/8

No class 5/25

 

 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 Mcpherson’s “Landscape Painting Inside and Out.” Students encouraged to be inventive, 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

$149:  6 classes

Class 27769       Fri              10:00am-1:30pm                 5/1-6/5

 

 ADULT

Collage with Acrylic and Watercolor

This class is for those who have never painted before, as well as painters of all levels. Learn about the proper grounds and mediums suitable for collage. Create an interesting effect with multiple thin layers of acrylic or watercolor. Learn to blend the edges of added material without creating hard cut and paste edges. Techniques include how to color and dye tissue paper, treat and alter magazine papers, and hand printmaking techniques to enhance your collage. Also includes demonstrations and discussions on elements of art. Materials list online at
www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Seema Mahboob
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$226:  5 classes

Class 27782       Sat             2:00pm-5:00pm                   4/11-5/9

 

 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

$118:  6 classes

Class 27773       Mon           1:00pm-4:00pm                   4/6-5/11

 

 ADULT

Flowing Paint on Silk

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. $5 supply fee per 31’ x 31’ silk. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tomoko Murakami
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$134:  2 classes

Class 28060       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 5/2-5/9

 

 ADULT

NEW | Gelli Plate Printing Workshop

Explore the secrets of colorful monoprinting without a press in a guided step-by-step workshop. You will create amazing prints loaded with layers of color, texture and design. The immediacy of printing will encourage rhythm and repetition in your work, a powerful tool to enrich any art practice. Add depth and complexity in one easy pull or rework imagery using mixed media. Experimentation is encouraged. All levels welcome. No solvents or alcohol. Bring a bag lunch. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tina Pressler
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$61:  1 class

Class 28059       Sun            10:00am-3:00pm                 6/7

 

 ADULT

NEW | Makers Series: Magic of Monotypes

Come experience the joy and freedom of playing with shapes, textures, and colors, producing beautiful one-of-a-kind monotype prints made on a French American etching press! Using vibrant inks, we may incorporate items like rice paper, lace or leaves into images-anything flat and textured. You will leave with colorful prints on quality paper. Paper and inks provided, but bring a smock, scissors, and anything textured you would like to try printing. We may also explore transfer prints and subtractive design. $15 supply fee due at class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Marian Harris
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$30:  1 class                                                  $15 supply fee due at class

Class 28056       Sat             9:00am-12:00pm                 4/11

 

 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 A, Shadelands Art Center

$167:  2 classes        $30 supply fee due at first class

Class 27999       Sun            10:00am-5:00pm                 6/7-6/14

 

 ADULT

Sketchbook Journal Workshop

Whether traveling around the globe or making observations in your backyard, journaling is a wonderful way to combine the joys of drawing with your experiences in life. Find out how you can draw through journaling! Make your journal a personal and creative experience. Learn the methods and materials for “quick” sketches, long sketches, what to focus on, how to add color and how to keep it all compact and travel ready. First meeting in studio, remainder on location. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$100:  4 classes

Class 28055       Sat-Sun     10:00am-1:00pm                 4/25-5/3

 

 ADULT

Starting Art

For beginners and those who haven’t drawn since childhood. Guided, non-threatening instruction to help you use the long-neglected right side (artistic side) of your brain. Expand your abilities to observe and draw what you see. Join others who also think they “can’t draw a straight line” and discover you can! Valuable for teachers. Bring a bag lunch on Saturday.

INSTRUCTOR:  Sarah Gross
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$93:  2 classes          $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 28054       Sat             10:00am-3:00pm                 4/18

                           Sun            1:00pm-4:00pm                   4/19

 

 ADULT

Open Studio Figure Drawing & Painting

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

INSTRUCTOR:  Jody Mattison
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$143:  10 classes
$99:  w/ another CAE class

Class 27775       Fri              1:00pm-4:00pm                   4/10-6/12

 

 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

$113:  10 classes
$57:  w/ another CAE class

Class 27757       Thu            1:00pm-5:00pm                   4/9-6/11

 

 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

$113:  10 classes
$57:  w/ another CAE class

Class 27758       Thu            1:00pm-5:00pm                   4/9-6/11