DRAWING, PAINTING
& PRINTMAKING

 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 Sat.

INSTRUCTOR:  Sarah Gross
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

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

Class 26750       Sat             9:00am-3:00pm                   9/27

                           Sun            1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/28

 

 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 26441       Wed           1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/17-11/19

 

 ADULT

All About Drawing:
Classical & Contemporary

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 online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mira M White
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$172:  10 classes

Class 26452       Thu            9:00am-12:00pm                 9/18-11/20

 

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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 26440       Fri              6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/19-11/21

 

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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 26445       Wed           9:00am-12:00pm                 9/17-11/19

 

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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       $25 supply fee due at first class

Class 26439       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/17-11/19

 

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Stunning Soft Pastels

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. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mira M White
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$157:  9 classes

Class 26453       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/16-11/18

No class 11/11

 

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Enjoy Watercolor (Beg/Int)

Learn the pure and simple techniques of watercolor in this class for beginners and intermediates. Demonstrations 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

$157:  9 classes

Class 26436       Tue            9:00am-12:00pm                 9/16-11/18

No class 11/11

 

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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

$172:  10 classes

Class 26457       Wed           2:00pm-5:00pm                   9/17-11/19

Class 26456       Fri              1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/19-11/21

 

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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 26450       Thu            9:00am-12:00pm                 9/18-11/20

 

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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

$172:  10 classes

Class 26437       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 9/15-11/17

 

 ADULT

Monday Morning Painting Extension

This is a continuation of the Fall Monday Morning Painting class. It is open to all students interested in painting through the intersession, but is not appropriate for absolute beginners who require basic knowledge on how to paint. New students should arrive prepared to paint.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$79:  4 classes

Class 26465       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 11/24-12/15

 

 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

$157:  9 classes

Class 26444       Tue            9:00am-12:00pm                 9/16-11/18

No class 11/11

 

 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 26438       Thu            6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/18-11/20

 

 ADULT

Night Painting Extension

This is a continuation of the Night Painting class. It is open to all students interested in painting through the intersession, but is not appropriate for absolute beginners who require basic knowledge on how to paint. New students should arrive prepared to paint.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$60:  3 classes

Class 26464       Thu            6:30pm-9:30pm                   12/4-12/18

 

 ADULT

Introduction to 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

$185:  9 classes

Class 26458       Thu            6:00pm-9:00pm                   9/18-11/20

No class 9/25

 

 ADULT

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

$197:  9 classes

Class 26447       Fri              9:00am-12:00pm                 9/19-11/21

No class 10/10

 

 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 26448       Sat             9:30am-1:00pm                   9/20-11/22

No class 10/11

 

 ADULT

Abstract & Non-objective Painting (Acrylics)

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:  Tesia Blackburn
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$133:  7 classes

Class 26686       Mon           12:30pm-3:30pm                 9/15-11/17

No class 9/22, 10/6, 10/13

 

 ADULT

Mix Those 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 online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mira M White
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$172:  10 classes

Class 26454       Fri              9:00am-12:00pm                 9/19-11/21

 

 ADULT

Further Adventures in Color and Light

You’ve had basic color theory, now to put it into practice! Gain a deeper understanding of the effect of light on color with projects designed to increase observational and practical skills. Each week we paint a single object under different light and color conditions. Oil paint and a palette knife preferred, acrylic and palette knife OK. Previous enrollment in Secrets of Color or Painting the Still Life with Color and Light recommended. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Jody Mattison
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$157:  9 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 26451       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/16-11/18

No class 11/11

 

 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

$172:  10 classes

Class 26455       Mon           6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/15-11/17

 

 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 26959       Fri              10:00am-1:30pm                 9/19-10/24

 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

$172:  10 classes

Class 26446       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 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

$157:  9 classes

Class 26689       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/16-11/18

No class 11/11

 

$172:  10 classes

Class 26688       Wed           9:00am-12:00pm                 9/17-11/19

 

 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

$172:  10 classes

Class 26443       Mon           6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/15-11/17

 

 ADULT

NEW | Creative Art

Come and create art 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

$143:  8 classes

Class 26687       Mon           1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/15-11/3

 

 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

$181:  4 classes

Class 26752       Sat             2:00pm-5:00pm                   9/20-10/11

 

 ADULT

Encaustic (Hot Wax) Workshop

Encaustic is a beeswax based paint that 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 A, Shadelands Art Center

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

Class 26732       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 9/20

 

 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 A, Shadelands Art Center

$159:  2 classes        $15 supply fee due at first class

Class 26787       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 10/4-10/11

 

 ADULT

NEW | Drawn from Nature: Inspired by Wildlife

Come join CAE and the Lindsay Wildlife Museum for a new and exciting workshop. Students will have the opportunity to work directly from ‘live’ Native California wildlife, including specimens such as the great horned owl and red tail hawk. The museum will be opened only to those enrolled in the workshop, providing a private opportunity and up-close access to draw from the wildlife. Bring your sketchbook and be prepared to be inspired by these magnificent animals. Previous drawing and/or watercolor experience suggested.

INSTRUCTOR:  Staff
LOCATION  Lindsay Wildlife Museum

$93:  3 classes

Class 26459       Mon           10:00am-12:00pm               10/6-10/20

 

 ADULT

NEW | Fix It! for Paintings and Drawings (Int/Adv)

Do you have paintings or drawings that you’re always talking about ‘fixing’ or ‘changing’ because they didn’t quite work but they have potential? Small corrections can frequently make large differences. Focus will be on previously completed work and learning self-assessment. Bring 2-4 pieces to class, your references (if you have them) plus your supplies. Open to: oil, acrylics, watercolor, pastel and charcoal work.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$124:  2 classes

Class 26838       Sun            10:00am-3:30pm                 10/19-10/26

 

 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

$124:  2 classes       

Class 26786       Sun            10:00am-4:00pm                 10/19-10/26

 

 ADULT

NEW | Watercolor with Gouache

This class will take you beyond transparent watercolor with the use of gouache in combination with your watercolors. Students will experiment with painting on different surfaces and using different tools for creating texture, including scrapers, stencils, and sponge rollers. Students will also experiment with different drawing tools to put the final touches on our paintings. This class is fun, inspirational and gives a new look to watercolor. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Chris Messer
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$153:  2 classes

Class 26775       Sat-Sun     10:00am-3:00pm                 11/8-11/9

 

 ADULT

NEW | Makers Series:
Fun with Image Transfers

Come learn to use image transfers to transform an image, giving it new life as a one-of-a-kind, handmade item. Photocopies of photographs, meaningful text, your favorite painting/drawing, or a collage of all of the above are perfect examples of what to bring to class. This workshop will familiarize you with this simple, yet versatile printing technique. Students will use an acrylic medium to transfer their image so that it can be transformed into an ornament, keepsake or frameable art.

INSTRUCTOR:  Esteban Longoria
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$33:  1 class                                                  $15 supply fee due at first class

Class 26799       Sat             10:00am-2:00pm                 12/6

 

 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

$129:  9 classes
$89:  w/ another CAE class

Class 26449       Fri              1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/19-11/21

No class 10/10

 

 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 26531       Thu            1:00pm-5:00pm                   9/18-11/20

 

 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 26532       Thu            1:00pm-5:00pm                   9/18-11/20