DRAWING

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.


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Drawing Basics

Pick up the pencil and learn basic drawing techniques: observational line drawing, composition and value, with a focus on black & white media. Please bring newsprint pad and drawing pad 18 x24 ; 2H, HB, 2B, 6B pencils.

Drawing Basics (930)

Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
1 - 3:30 pm/6 weeks, Studio 4
David Yeider
$160/Members: $140

Drawing Basics (931)

Michael Parr, Studio 2
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

Soft Pastels/Oil Pastels (933)

Mary Kenney, Studio 4
Tuesdays, April 14 - May 19
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing/equivalent
Experience the versatile and vibrant medium of soft pastels. Or explore oil pastels, a different medium that is not quite soft pastel, not quite oil paint, and not quite crayon. Or experiment with both: your choice. Suitable for both beginners and advanced students, this course will cover technique, color, value, composition and more. Supply lists are available in the school office and on instructor's website: marykenney.com

Open Modeling (936)

Tuesdays, April 14 - May 19
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks, Studio 6
$90/Members: $70

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






Visiting Artis summer 2020

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

Beginning Watercolor (937)

Susan Badger, Studio 2
Tuesdays, April 14 - May 12
6:15 - 9 pm/5 weeks
$155/Members: $135

Focus on the absolute basics of watercolor. Students will gain valuable information that will allow them to proceed in watercolor with the confidence that comes with a firm start. All materials included for use in class. Supply list available in the school office or online for optional in-home use. E-mail questions to badgerburrow@aol.com.

Enjoying Transparent Watercolor (939)

Don Marek, Studio 2
Thursdays, April 16 - May 14
1:30 - 4:30 pm/5 weeks
$165/Members: $145

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing
Enjoy painting looser watercolors with weekly demonstrations exemplifying wet-on-wet, layering techniques, clear value and rich colors. Bring watercolor materials and reference photos to the first class. Don's website; donmarekwatercolors.com. A supply list for the first class is online and in the school office.

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Egg Tempera Painting (941)

Mary Kenney, Studio 4
Wednesdays, April 15 - May 20
1-3:30 pm/6 weeks
$165/Members: $145


Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing

Learn the basics of this classic technique dating back to antiquity that was a primary painting medium prior to the Renaissance. This class will introduce you to traditional methods of underpainting, preparing and layering paint to achieve luminous results. Pigments and eggs are provided; gesso panels may also be purchased on site. A supply list is available in the school office and on instructor's website: marykenney.com

Oil or Acrylic Painting

Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing
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 and in the school office.

Oil or Acrylic Painting (942)

Kenneth Freed, Studio 6
Wednesdays, April 15 - May 20
1 - 3:30 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140
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Oil or Acrylic Painting (943)

Kenneth Freed, Studio 6
Wednesdays, April 15 - May 20
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

Encaustics Techniques; Transfers & Painting (832)

Laurie Pruitt, Studio 6
Saturday & Sunday, January 18 - 19
Noon - 5 pm/Two days
$205/Members: $185

Learn the basics of working with this ancient process. The encaustic medium will be used in combination with photographs, photo transfers and collage techniques. Learn various techniques for adding color. Through the layering of color with pigment sticks and the encaustic medium you will create a transparency and depth to your imagery. Equipment, paint, medium and brushes will be supplied for the weekend. Most materials will be provided. Laurie's website; LaFontsee

Drawing Basics II - Black & White (932)

David Yeider, Studio 4
Tuesdays, April 14 - May 19
1:15 - 3:45 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

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 (934)

Angela Martin, Studio 4
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
6:30 - 9 pm/6 weeks
$170/Members: $150

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.

Intermediate and Advanced Colored Pencil (929)

Karen Matson, Studio 6
Thursdays, April 16 - May 21
1 - 3:30 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

Prerequisite: Beginning Colored Pencil
For the more experienced colored pencil artist to explore more in-depth applications and practices. Emphasis is on personal self-expression and expanding your style and ideas. Supply list is available in the art school of office or online.

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Botanical Illustration in Colored Pencil (935)

Olivia Mendoza, Studio 2
Saturday, April 25
12:30 - 4:30 pm/One-day
$70/Members: $50


Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing or equivalent

This workshop will help develop techniques in realism for creating vibrant depictions of plant life using the colored pencil technique. Composition, color theory, and attention to detail will be stressed. Some materials will be provided. A supply list is available online or in the Art School office.










































Watercolor and More in the Outdoors (938)

Susan Badger, Studio 2
Wednesdays, May 6 - 20
Noon - 3 pm/3 weeks
$90/Members: $70

Students will work en plein-air (outdoors!) in watercolor and a variety of drawing media. We ll create loose and expressive studies at a variety of local sites, learning to focus our composition and yet freely interpret our subjects. E-mail questions to Susan at badgerburrow@aol.com.

Intermediate and Advanced Watercolor (940)

Denise Lisiecki, Studio 2
Tuesdays, April 14 - May 19
10 am - 12:30 pm/6 weeks
$160/Members: $140

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 and in the school office.

Art & Journaling for Travel and Memories (944)

Susan Badger, Studio 2
Thursdays, April 16 - May 7
6 - 9 pm/4 weeks
$105/Members: $85

Journaling with pictures and words is a wonderful way to save memories of trips, special events and daily observations. Learn simple techniques for rendering scenes, objects and people with watercolor and a variety of drawing media. Bring a watercolor or mixed media journal. All other materials will be provided. Email questions to Susan at badgerburrow@aol.com.

Experimental Poured Painting Workshop (945)

Hannah Mabie, Studio 2
Saturday, April 18
1-4 pm/One-day
$70/Members: $50

Learn how to create stunning poured paintings by using a variety of non-traditional techniques, including the flip cup method, the streak method, and the flip and drag method. You will take home two vibrant canvases that will liven up any space or make an amazing gift. Class includes paint supplies, tools, one 8" x 10" and one 11" x 14" canvas. Additional canvases and supports will be available for purchase.