DRAWING / PAINTING

Drawing Basics

Drawing from observation is a skill that can be learned. Acquire a variety of techniques for sizing-up proportions, and showing volume and depth. Experienced teaching professionals will provide a supportive, encouraging environment. Bring an 18 x 24 sketch or drawing pad, 6B, 4B, 2B, H or F, 2H and 4H pencils, kneaded and vinyl (plastic) erasers to the first class. Instructor s website: michaelparrstudio.com.

Drawing Basics (920)

Michael Parr
Wednesdays, January 8 - March 25
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks, Studio 4

$235/Members: $215

Drawing Basics (921)

David Yeider
Thursdays, January 9 - March 26
1 - 3:30 pm /12 weeks, Studio 4
$235/Members: $215

Oil Pastel (924)

Mary Kenney, Studio 4
Tuesdays, January 7 " February 11
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$155/Members: $135

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing/equivalent
Explore this unusual medium that is not quite oil paint, not quite traditional pastel, and not quite crayon. As you draw from life and reproductions, you ll study color application, blending, and value development, and learn to manipulate oil pastels to produce results that can range from precise to expressive, depending on your individual style. Supply list is online and in the school office.

Summer 2020 Visiting Artist Charles Miano

VA Portrait & Figure Drawing from Life with Charles Miano (960)

Monday - Friday, August 3 -7, 2020,
9:30 am - 4:30 pm, Studio 6
$520/Members: $500
Non-refundable cancellation fee $75, no refund after 7/17


Prerequisite: Drawing experience

In this in-depth, comprehensive, content-rich workshop, Charles Miano will explain and demonstrate his tried and true methods for creating inspired figurative drawings. Strengthen your ability to quickly capture the spirit of the live model, in both figure and portrait work. Many fundamental principles will be demonstrated and practiced, such as learning to capture the design, gesture, proportion, structure, anatomy and form. Expect the course to progressively build from sketching fundamentals to more sophisticated finished drawing. Charles Miano s methods and style will offer you the opportunity to experience refreshing inspiration for your personal artistic exploration. Charles will explain the techniques that enabled the masters to draw with power and purpose. He will break down life drawing into simple, manageable stages that when practiced allow one to create superior works. Each day will be a mixture of demonstrations, group discussions, and personal critiques. Miano is an ARC Associate Living Master. He is the Founder and Director of Southern Atelier Center for fine art in Sarasota, Florida. charlesmiano.com This workshop is subsidized by the Lois and Jim Richmond Workshop Fund.

PAINTING

Pastel Painting

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing/equivalent
Experience the versatile and vibrant medium of pastels. Suitable for both beginners and advanced students, this course will cover technique, color, value, composition and more. Instructors' websites: melodyallen.com. and marykenney.com.

Pastel Painting (926)

Mary Kenney, Studio 2
Mondays, January 6 - March 23
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks
$240/Members: $220

Pastel Painting (927)

Melody Allen, Studio 6
Tuesdays, January 7 - March 24
1:15 - 3:45 pm/12 weeks
$240/Members: $220

Watercolor: Bring It All Together (930)

Susan Badger, Studio 2
Tuesdays, January 7 - March 24
6:30- 9 pm/12 weeks
$240/Members: $220

Explore techniques of free flowing watercolor that focus on practical remedies and how to tie it all together. Lessons, demonstrations, and exercises will be offered to emphasis design and uniting painting. Water-based mixed media materials such as water-soluble crayons and pencils may be used to enhance projects. Bring watercolor materials to the first-class. E-mail questions and materials list to badgerburrow@aol.com.

Oil and Acrylic Painting

Explore oil or acrylic painting from ala prima painting to layered techniques involving underpainting and overpainting. All styles, directions and content encouraged. Bring whatever painting materials you have. A detailed supply list available on instructor s website kennethfreed.com

Oil and Acrylic Painting (933)

Kenneth Freed, Studio 6
Mondays, January 6 - March 23
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks
$240/Members: $220

Oil and Acrylic Painting (934)

Kenneth Freed, Studio 6
Wednesdays, January 8 - March 25
1 - 3:30 pm/12 weeks
$240/Members: $220
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Drawing Basics II (922)

David Yeider, Studio 4
Tuesdays, January 7 - March 24
1:15- 3:45 pm/12 weeks
$235/Members: $215

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing or equivalent
Experience expressive communication using fundamental skills to explore visual interpretation with an emphasis on variety and innovation. An array of media will be examined each class session with a variety of subject matter. Study mark-making, compositional plotting, planar value, light and shadow analysis, and further investigate the principles and elements of art and design.

Dynamic Portrait Drawing (923)

Angela Martin, Studio 4
Thursdays, January 9- February 27
6:30 - 9 pm/8 weeks
$200/Members: $180

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing/equivalent
An introduction to portraiture with step-by-step guidance will help to develop each feature of the head.. Emphasis will be on capturing depth and likeness of each feature and basic anatomical structure of the human head. Dry media will be used including charcoal, graphite and oil stick.

Chase Away the Winter Blues (919)

Drawing, Painting or Photographing in the Greenhouse
Denise Lisiecki & Mary Whalen, River Street Flowerland
Saturday, February 22
12:30 - 4 pm/One day
$70/Members: $50

Allay the winter blues by drawing, painting or photographing beautiful plants and flowers in River Street Flowerland's greenhouse. Individual instruction will be provided. Bring materials of your choice to create your beautiful images.

Open Modeling (925)

Tuesdays, January 7 - March 24
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks, Studio 6
$145/Members: $125

Live models will pose for students and professionals. Students must be 18 or have written parental permission



























One-Day Watercolor Experience (928)

Denise Lisiecki, Studio 2
Sunday, January 26
12:30 - 4 pm/One day
$65/Members: $45

Enjoy an afternoon learning the basic techniques of colorful watercolor painting. All materials are included. Instructor's website is deniselisiecki.com

Beginning Watercolor (929)

Susan Badger, Studio 2
Wednesdays, January 8 - March 25
1- 3:30 pm/12 weeks
$240/Members: $220

We will focus on the absolute basics of watercolor, and students will gain valuable information that will allow them to proceed in watercolor with the confidence that comes with a firm start. Supplies are provided. E-mail questions badgerburrow@aol.com.

Enjoying Transparent Watercolor (931)

Don Marek, Studio 2
Thursdays, January 9 - March 19
1:30 - 4:30 pm/11 weeks
$260/Members: $240

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing
Enjoy painting looser watercolors with weekly demonstrations exemplifying wet-in-wet, layering, clear values, refined shapes, rich colors and compositional techniques. Bring watercolor materials to the first class. For materials list see School Registrar or donmarekwatercolors.com

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Intermediate and Advanced Watercolor (932)

Denise Lisiecki, Studio 2
Tuesdays, January 7 - March 24
10 am - 12:30 pm/12 weeks
$240/Members: $220

Prerequisite: Watercolor experience
Experienced painters will explore the next level by concentrating on composition, color and subject matter. Painters will be individually guided. Please bring your materials and subject matter to class. Supply list available on instructor s website; deniselisiecki.com