DRAWING, PAINTING
& PRINTMAKING

 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

$143:  8 classes

Class 25504     Wed        1:00pm-4:00pm               6/25-8/13

 

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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 and ink, and 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

$143:  8 classes

Class 25498     Thu          9:00am-12:00pm             6/26-8/14

 

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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

$127:  7 classes

Class 25643     Fri           6:30pm-9:30pm               6/27-8/15

No class 7/4

 

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NEW | 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 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 anymore.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mark Jezierny
LOCATION  Annex A, Shadelands Art Center

$143:  8 classes

Class 25506     Wed        9:00am-12:00pm             6/25-8/13

 

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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

$143:  8 classes        $25 supply fee due at first class

Class 25500     Wed        6:30pm-9:30pm               6/25-8/13

 

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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

$127:  7 classes

Class 25497     Tue          1:00pm-4:00pm               6/24-8/12

No class 7/29

 

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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

$111:  6 classes

Class 25564     Tue          9:00am-12:00pm             6/24-7/29

 

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Watercolor Painting (Int/Adv)

Explore watercolor to its fullest with emphasis upon learning a direct painting process, incorporating elements and 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

$143:  8 classes

Class 25496     Wed        2:00pm-5:00pm               6/25-8/20

No class 8/6

 

$127:  7 classes

Class 25495     Fri           1:00pm-4:00pm               6/27-8/22

No class 7/4, 8/8

 

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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

$143:  8 classes

Class 25501     Mon         9:00am-12:00pm             6/23-8/11

 

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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 a prerequisite.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$143:  8 classes

Class 25502     Thu          6:30pm-9:30pm               6/26-8/14

 

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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

$143:  8 classes

Class 25505     Tue          9:00am-12:00pm             6/24-8/12

 

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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

$162:  7 classes

Class 25491     Fri           9:00am-12:00pm             6/27-8/15

No class 7/4

 

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Portrait & 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

$188:  7 classes

Class 25494     Sat          9:30am-1:00pm               6/28-8/16

No class 7/5

 

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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

$180:  8 classes

Class 25493     Thu          9:00am-12:00pm             6/26-8/14

 

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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:  Tina Pressler
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$134:  7 classes

Class 25490     Mon         12:30pm-3:30pm             6/23-8/11

No class 7/14

 

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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

$111:  6 classes

Class 25554     Mon         9:00am-12:00pm             6/23-7/28

 

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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

$127:  7 classes

Class 25499     Fri           9:00am-12:00pm             6/27-8/15

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

$143:  8 classes

Class 25513     Tue          6:30pm-9:30pm               6/24-8/12

Class 25512     Wed        9:00am-12:00pm             6/25-8/13

 

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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 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

$143:  8 classes

Class 25503     Mon         6:30pm-9:30pm               6/23-8/11

 

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NEW | 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

$143:  8 classes

Class 25507     Mon         6:30pm-9:30pm               6/23-8/11

 

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NEW | Plein Air Painting

Let’s go outdoors.  This class is designed for students working in pencil, pastel, oil, acrylic or watercolor who want to work outdoors.  The first class will meet in front of the Community Center at Heather Farm Park to discuss painting locations, outdoor painting equipment, composition, perspective, lighting and color mixing.  The following weeks we will meet at our chosen sites.  Bring paper, pencil and any painting supplies that you have to the first class.  All skill levels welcome including beginners.

INSTRUCTOR:  Mark Jezierny
LOCATION  Off-Site

$127:  7 classes

Class 25729     Sat          10:00am-1:00pm             6/28-8/16

No class 7/5

 

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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

$100:  4 classes

Class 25617     Sat-Sun   9:30am-12:30pm             7/12-7/20

 

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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

$194:  3 classes        $30 supply fee due at first class

Class 25616     Sun         10:00am-4:00pm             7/13-7/27

 

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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

$123:  2 classes

Class 25627     Sat          10:00am-4:00pm             7/19-7/26

 

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Palette Knife Painting Workshop

Painting with a palette knife is a very freeing experience, ‘loosening’ your work. It’s a great way to let the unexpected happen. Whether this might just become your exciting new method of painting, or you use it just to add some areas of interest, come explore the potential of painting with a palette knife. Lunch break included. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Patsy Taylor
LOCATION  Annex B, Shadelands Art Center

$129:  2 classes

Class 25789     Sun         10:00am-4:00pm             7/27-8/3

 

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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

$114:  7 classes
$69:  w/ another CAE class

Class 25492     Fri           1:00pm-4:00pm               6/27-8/15

No class 7/4

 

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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

$91:  8 classes
$45:  w/ another CAE class

Class 25508     Thu          1:00pm-5:00pm               6/26-8/14

 

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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

$91:  8 classes
$45:  w/ another CAE class

Class 25509     Thu          1:00pm-5:00pm               6/26-8/14