DRAWING, PAINTING
& PRINTMAKING

 ADULT

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Anyone can learn to draw in this class. Ease into the world of drawing with step by step instructions and simple exercises to become familiar with different drawing materials. Students will learn basic concepts and gain the ability to express themselves as they further develop their skills and confidence. In each class we will look at both contemporary and master drawings, spanning many cultures, for insight and inspiration. Visit drawing2see.blogspot.com for more information.

INSTRUCTOR:  Staff
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$129:  9 classes

Class 25091            Mon         1:00pm-3:30pm       4/7-6/9

No class 5/26

 

 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

$169:  10 classes

Class 24750     Wed        1:00pm-4:00pm               4/9-6/11

 

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NEW | All About Drawing: Classical & Contemporary

This course is for beginners and continuing 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

$169:  10 classes

Class 24741     Thu          9:00am-12:00pm             4/10-6/12

 

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Drawing: Sketching & Rendering

Learn to draw quickly, accurately and with confidence. Learning how to reduce objects down 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

$169:  10 classes

Class 24751     Fri           6:30pm-9:30pm               4/11-6/13

 

 ADULT

Drawing & Painting: Intro to Different Mediums

Have you always wanted to draw and/or paint but feel that you know nothing or not 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

$169:  10 classes      $25 supply fee due at first class

Class 24747     Wed        6:30pm-9:30pm               4/9-6/11

 

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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. Soft pastels combine 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

$169:  10 classes

Class 24743     Tue          1:00pm-4:00pm               4/8-6/10

 

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Enjoy Watercolor (Beg/Int)

Learn the pure and simple techniques of watercolor in this class for beginners and intermediates. At each class, demonstrations will be offered on topics such as using watercolor transparently, layering, texturing, and more. Students will receive individual instruction and critique. Materials discussed at first class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patricia Strout
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$169:  10 classes

Class 24803     Tue          9:00am-12:00pm             4/8-6/10

 

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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 ‘Artists Voice’. From the moment we wet our brush to our final colorful stroke we will try to evoke the presence of each artist in their 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

$109:  6 classes

Class 24752     Wed        6:30pm-9:30pm               4/9-5/14

 

 ADULT

Watercolor Painting (Int/Adv)

Explore watercolor to its fullest with emphasis upon learning a direct painting process, using 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.

INSTRUCTOR:  Leslie Wilson
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$169:  10 classes

Class 24740     Wed        2:00pm-5:00pm               4/9-6/11

Class 24739     Fri           1:00pm-4:00pm               4/11-6/13

 

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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. 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

$154:  9 classes

Class 24748     Mon         9:00am-12:00pm             4/7-6/9

No class 5/26

 

 ADULT

Night Painting: Oil & Acrylics (Beg-Adv)

Using still life and photo references both as inspiration and a 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 the class critiques. Bring supplies and be prepared to paint in medium of your choice. Beginners with absolutely 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

$169:  10 classes

Class 24749     Thu          6:30pm-9:30pm               4/10-6/12

 

 ADULT

NEW | 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

$198:  10 classes

Class 25041     Tue          6:00pm-9:00pm               4/8-6/10



SPECIAL INTEREST


 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

$202:  10 classes

Class 24732     Fri           9:00am-12:00pm             4/11-6/13

 

 ADULT

Portrait and Figure Drawing & 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

$204:  9 classes

Class 24736     Sat          9:30am-1:00pm               4/12-6/14

No class 5/24

 

 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

$202:  10 classes

Class 24737     Thu          9:00am-12:00pm             4/10-6/12

 

 ADULT

The Figure in Watercolor

This class will involve working from the model with short demos, critiques and individual instruction in all things related to working from the figure. Costumed and undraped poses from warm-up to 60 minutes. Appropriate for watercolor or drawing. This class will focus on tools and technique, value, color design, edges and process.

INSTRUCTOR:  John Finger
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$193:  9 classes

Class 24730     Mon         6:30pm-9:30pm               4/7-6/9

No class 5/26

 

 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 at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Tesia Blackburn
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$162:  9 classes

Class 24729     Mon         12:30pm-3:30pm             4/7-6/9

No class 5/26

 

 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

$140:  8 classes

Class 24731     Mon         9:00am-12:00pm             4/7-6/9

No class 4/14, 5/26

 

 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, 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

$169:  10 classes

Class 24742     Fri           9:00am-12:00pm             4/11-6/13

 

 ADULT

Abstract Watercolor Landscape Painting

Discover how to translate emotion into a watercolor landscape painting. Photographs are invaluable-if used correctly. Beginners and continuing painters experience the 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 are shown to 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

$154:  9 classes

Class 24745     Mon         6:30pm-9:30pm               4/7-6/9

No class 5/26

 

 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

$140:  8 classes

Class 24868     Tue          6:30pm-9:30pm               4/8-6/10

No class 5/20, 5/27

Class 24867     Wed        9:00am-12:00pm             4/9-6/11

No class 5/21, 5/28

 

 ADULT

Plein Air Painting Experience

Enjoy painting in the natural environment! We will have a brief 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

$146:  6 classes

Class 25346     Fri           10:00am-1:30pm             4/11-5/16

 

 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

$169:  10 classes

Class 24738     Tue          1:00pm-4:00pm               4/8-6/10

 

 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

$175:  4 classes

Class 25039     Sat          2:00pm-5:00pm               4/12-5/3

Class 25040     Sat          2:00pm-5:00pm               5/10-6/7

No class 5/24

 

WORKSHOPS

 

 ADULT

NEW | Trace Monotypes

Experiment with a printmaking technique used by Paul Klee and Paul Gauguin. A direct method that yields not one but three slightly different prints: one printed by hand and two printed using a press. Original drawings or other traced images will be transferred into a block of etching ink, which prints onto art papers. Abstractions and special effects including color are all possible in this versatile and fun method. The class will run on two consecutive Sundays allowing participants to prepare materials for printing between sessions. Good for beginners as well as experienced printmakers.

INSTRUCTOR:  Ronna Leon
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$178:  2 classes        $20 supply fee due at first class

Class 24786     Sun         12:00pm-4:00pm             4/6-4/13

 

 ADULT

NEW | Travel Journaling

Prepare your sketchbook to maximize the experience of sketching while traveling! This class is packed with information and creative ideas. Start by creating a title page and start filling your sketchbook with reference materials that will assist you on your journey.  Using the artist’s means: color, texture, line, etc., explore your options of how to express your ideas on paper. Experiment with different ideas from toning paper with metallic watercolor, using maps, collage, using text as design and pop-ups in your sketchbook. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Chris Messer
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$153:  2 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 24779     Sat-Sun   10:00am-4:00pm             4/26-4/27

 

 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 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

$98:  4 classes

Class 24787     Sat/Sun   9:30am-12:30pm             5/3-5/11

 

 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 the 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

$121:  2 classes

Class 24828     Sun         10:00am-4:00pm             5/11-5/18

 

 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

$190:  3 classes        $30 supply fee due at first class

Class 24788     Sun         10:00am-4:00am             6/1-6/15

 

 

OPEN STUDIOS

 

 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

$140:  10 classes
$97:  w/ another CAE class

Class 24733     Fri           1:00pm-4:00pm               4/11-6/13

 

 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

$111:  10 classes
$55:  w/ another CAE class

Class 24734     Thu          1:00pm-5:00pm               4/10-6/12

 

 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

$111:  10 classes
$55:  w/ another CAE class

Class 24735     Thu          1:00pm-5:00pm               4/10-6/12