DRAWING, PAINTING
& PRINTMAKING

 ADULT

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

$145:  8 classes

Class 28617       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/23-8/11

 

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NEW | 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  Youth Art 1, Shadelands Art Center

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

Class 28830       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 8/1

 

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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

$145:  8 classes

Class 28634       Wed           1:00pm-4:00pm                   6/24-8/12

 

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Drawing with Black & White

Take your love of drawing to new levels through an exploration of black and white! Whether you are looking for guidance to improve your rendering skills or you want to push your drawing toward more expressive mark making, this class is for you! Students will learn to use a variety of black and white media including graphite, charcoal, pen & ink and even sharpies. Coursework will range from observational drawing to personal projects. All levels welcome and materials will be discussed during the first class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Staff
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$145:  8 classes

Class 28647       Thu            9:00am-12:00pm                 6/25-8/13

 

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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

$130:  7 classes

Class 28636       Fri              6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/26-8/14

No class 7/3

 

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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

$145:  8 classes

Class 28635       Wed           9:00am-12:00pm                 6/24-8/12

 

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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

$145:  8 classes        $30 supply fee due at first class

Class 28618       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/24-8/12

 

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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:  Staff
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$145:  8 classes

Class 28648       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   6/23-8/11

 

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Enjoy Watercolor (Beg/Int)

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

$145:  8 classes

Class 28633       Tue            9:00am-12:00pm                 6/23-8/11

 

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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

$145:  8 classes

Class 28615       Wed           2:00pm-5:00pm                   6/24-8/12

 

$130:  7 classes

Class 28614       Fri              1:00pm-4:00pm                   6/26-8/14

No class 7/3

 

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Exploring Watercolor (Int)

Join our caravan of like-minded seekers and dive into the unexpected joy of watercolor! Perfect for the continuing artist who wants a fresh start or needs a gentle push along the way. We will work together in a series of little paintings using the transparent magic of watercolor to create our own “artist’s voice”. From the moment we wet our brush to our final colorful stroke we will try to evoke the presence of each artist in his/her work, discovering the personal palette of colors and shapes unique to each of us. $25 supply kit available from instructor, but not required. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

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

$120:  8 classes

Class 28898       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/24-8/12

 

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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

$145:  8 classes

Class 28621       Thu            9:00am-12:00pm                 6/25-8/13

 

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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

$145:  8 classes

Class 28619       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 6/22-8/10

 

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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 as a prerequisite.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$145:  8 classes

Class 28620       Thu            6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/25-8/13

 

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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

$165:  7 classes

Class 28627       Fri              9:00am-12:00pm                 6/26-8/14

No class 7/3

 

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Portrait & Figure Drawing & Painting

This 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

$214:  8 classes

Class 28622       Sat             9:30am-1:00pm                   6/20-8/15

No class 7/4

 

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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:  Staff
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$81:  4 classes

Class 28629      Mon      1:00pm-4:00pm 6/22-7/13

 

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Mixed Media Painting

The goal of this course is to encourage painters of all backgrounds to strengthen their visual voice through experimentation with a variety of mixed media methods. New techniques will be introduced weekly with an eye toward connecting personal imagery with a combination of tools, methods and media including everything from collage to watercolor, photo-transfers to oilstick, and acrylic to soft pastel. Students may pursue the technique of the week or continue to develop individual projects throughout the term. No previous experience required, however, eagerness toward expressive discovery and pushing the envelope is a plus.

INSTRUCTOR:  Staff
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$130:  7 classes

Class 28646      Fri        9:00am-12:00pm            6/26-8/14

No class 7/3

 

 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

$145:  8 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 28623       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   6/23-8/11

 

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NEW | Portrait Painting from a Photograph

Painting a human head is more challenging than painting other subjects. This class will teach you to understand the basic anatomy of a human head. Learn how to choose and select the important shapes to achieve the resemblance. The class will focus on how to read form as values and capture the essence of the subject. We will be using a limited palette to gain a harmonious overall effect. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Seema Mahboob
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$231:  5 classes

Class 28616       Sat             2:00pm-5:00pm                   6/20-7/25

No class 7/4

 

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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

$145:  8 classes

Class 28631       Wed           9:00am-12:00pm                 6/24-8/12

 

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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

$145:  8 classes

Class 28628       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 6/22-8/10

 

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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 28630       Mon           1:00pm-4:00pm                   7/6-8/10

 

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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

$102:  4 classes

Class 28750       Sat, Sun    10:00am-1:00pm                 7/11-7/19

 

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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

$198:  3 classes        $40 supply fee due at first class

Class 28751       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 7/18-8/1

 

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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 give 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

$163:  2 classes        $15 supply fee due at first class

Class 28753       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 8/8-8/15

 

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Open Studio Figure Drawing & Painting

Studio available for working from the figure, short and long poses, supervised use; no instructon. 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

$117:  7 classes
$70:  w/ another CAE class

Class 28624       Fri              1:00pm-4:00pm                   6/26-8/14

No class 7/3

 

 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

$92:  8 classes
$46:  w/ another CAE class

Class 28625       Thu            1:00pm-5:00pm                   6/25-8/13

 

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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

$92:  8 classes
$46:  w/ another CAE class

Class 28626       Thu            1:00pm-5:00pm                   6/25-8/13