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Beginning Acrylic Painting
Beginning Acrylic Painting | Mar 28-10:00 AM | $320
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Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 104
Mar 28
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 0

Instructor: Che Lopez

Explore the basics of this versatile medium by learning about washes, thick impasto, glazes, and more. Demonstrations, discussions, and individual instruction will cover issues of color, design principles, paint consistency, and application. You will be introduced to compatible, non-acrylic materials to add to your paintings. Experimentation and the development of personal artistic process and direction will be encouraged. Prerequisite: None


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Beginning and Intermediate Collage
Beginning and Intermediate Collage | Mar 30-10:00 AM | $320
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Sessions
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Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 88
Mar 30
Apr 6, 13, 20, 27
May 4 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 25

Instructor: Rickie Wolfe

You will explore using everyday materials such as paper, cloth, string, wire, and tape, along with found objects. Simple image transfer techniques and application will be shared. These translucent layers can add depth and interest to a simple collage. Alternate means of connection, as well as information on the basics of different glues and surfaces. Using paint, stencils, crayons, stitching, and nails can add dimension and texture to your collages. You will explore using everyday materials such as paper, cloth, string, wire, and tape, along with found objects. Simple image transfer techniques and application will be shared. These translucent layers can add depth and interest to a simple collage. Alternate means of connection, as well as information on the basics of different glues and surfaces. Using paint, stencils, crayons, stitching, and nails can add dimension and texture to your collages. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $25


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Workshop: Sumi Painting Spring
Workshop: Sumi Painting Spring | Apr 1-10:00 AM | $192
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Master Member Tuition
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Code 96
Apr 1, 2 | 10:00 AM-4:30 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 192
$ 175
$ 0

Instructor: Angie Dixon

Painting the seasons is a tradition in Asian Brush and Ink Painting, also known as sumi painting. This workshop will focus on painting subjects we see in the springtime of the year. We will paint flowers and spring foliage all sorts. Iris, tulips, and cherry blossoms are among the subjects we will cover in the two day spring extravaganza using traditional sumi painting techniques and materials. We will use both ink and color in this class. It will be delightful. Prerequisite: None


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Mixed Media: Collage
Mixed Media: Collage | Apr 4-6:00 PM | $213
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Code 93
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
4
$ 213
$ 208
$ 20

Instructor: Romson Regarde Bustillo

Discover and/or-rediscover collage in this 4 session intensive. Create artwork using traditional and non-traditional formats combining collage techniques with printmaking and non-rectangular formats. Participants are encouraged to bring imagery to incorporate into their work including past work, photos, and found images. Prerequisite: None Students Fridays available. Supply fee $20


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Creative Monotype
Creative Monotype | Apr 5-10:00 AM | $320
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Code 319
Mar 29
Apr 5, 12, 19, 26
May 3 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 30

Instructor: Rickie Wolfe

Create rich and intriguing surfaces using monotype, collograph, shellac and pronto plates. Using stencils, elements from nature, and drawings, you will create unique layered prints. These techniques may be used individually or combined. Emphasis will be on learning the print techniques for the beginner and experimentation, composition and exploring conceptual ideas for the more advanced printmaker. Student Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Supply fee  $30


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Intermediate Drawing
Intermediate Drawing | Apr 5-6:00 PM | $320
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Code 90
Apr 5, 12, 19, 26
May 3, 10 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 20

Instructor: Sofya Belinskaya

This class expands on foundational drawing principles and builds techniques to create life-like drawings. Students work from the still life, long-pose figure sessions, and self-portraiture  with the option to move into independent drawing projects from photography. Working in charcoal and graphite, this course challenges students to utilize value, line, mark making and composition, while considering their own stylistic preferences. Students will look at traditional and contemporary artists. Prerequisite: Beginning Drawing Model fee $20


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Beginning Drawing
Beginning Drawing | Apr 7-6:30 PM | $320
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Code 86
Apr 7, 14, 21, 28
May 5, 12, 19, 26 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Friday
8
$ 320
$ 288
$ 0

Instructor: Robin Walker

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues. Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition. Prerequisite: None


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Workshop: The Wonders of Woodblock Printing
Workshop: The Wonders of Woodblock Printing | Apr 8-10:00 AM | $213
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Code 97
Apr 8, 9 | 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 213
$ 192
$ 20

Instructor: Charles Spitzack

In this class, you will learn the basics of moku-hanga, Japanese woodblock, and explore other variations within the medium. Moku-hanga differs from many techniques for its use of water based ink- and for being printed by hand, without a press. In this class you will start by using water based ink, but also explore the possibilities of printing by hand in the traditional style while using western oil-based inks instead. By the end of this workshop you will be able to take this technique and print at home, in an unventilated space and without a press! Supply fee $20 Prerequisite: None


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Beginning Drawing
Beginning Drawing | Apr 10-10:00 AM | $320
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Code 84
Apr 10, 17, 24
May 1, 15, 22
Jun 5, 12 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Monday
8
$ 320
$ 288
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues. Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition.Prerequisite: None Class does not meet on May 8 and May 29


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Beginning Drawing
Beginning Drawing | Apr 10-6:30 PM | $320
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Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 85
Apr 10, 17, 24
May 1, 15, 22
Jun 5, 12 | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Monday
8
$ 320
$ 288
$ 0

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues. Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition. Prerequisite: None
Class does not meet on May 8 and May 29


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Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing
Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing | Apr 11-6:00 PM | $320
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Sessions
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Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 89
Apr 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 30

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Working from a live model is a great way to hone your drawing skills and learn to translate what you see into a drawing.  This fun and challenging class demystifies the drawing process by applying techniques also presented in drawing fundamentals classes such as line, form, value, and scale utilizing the figure. Develop a more confident connection between what you see and what you render. Prerequisite: None Model fee $30.00


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ArtRX: Art for what ails you
ArtRX: Art for what ails you | Apr 13-10:00 AM | $320
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Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 103
Apr 13, 20, 27
May 4, 11, 18 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 15

Instructor: Vedika Dietrich

Take a break from your computer and visit your right brain! In this playful, innovative art class we explore the mysteries of creativity, useful techniques in learning how to get out of our own way, and secrets of the art making process. As your inner artist loosens up, so does your ability to breathe and flow, to problem solve and think outside of the box. Drawing, painting, mixed media and more, in a relaxed atmosphere where the inner critic is not invited! Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $15 ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED


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Advanced Etching: Aquatint Techniques
Advanced Etching: Aquatint Techniques | Apr 19-6:00 PM | $320
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Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 307
Apr 19, 26
May 3, 17, 24, 31 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 30

Instructor: Virginia Hungate-Hawk

Largely tailored to student's interests and individual projects, you are encouraged to come to this class with a specific project in mind. In this class we will be working in the Intaglio method of printmaking and the focus will be on exploring the different techniques of aquatint including spit bite, water bite, and sugar lift. This class is best suited for those with an intermediate-advanced knowledge of etching and want to hone their skills or learn a new techniques. Lots of individualized attention will be provided. Prerequisite: Intermediate Etching, or permission of instructor. Supply fee $30
Class does not meet on 5/10


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Beginning Letterpress
Beginning Letterpress | Apr 20-6:00 PM | $320
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Sessions
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Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 161
Apr 20, 27
May 4, 11, 25
Jun 1 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 25

Instructor: Lisa Hasegawa

Learn all the basics of letterpress printing. Through a variety of projects, learn to hand-set metal type, lock up a typeform, ink up, set up, and operate the press. You will be introduced to good design practices and explore printing imagery with letterpress cuts, linoleum cuts, and wire printing. On the last day of class, you will exchange prints and create a portfolio to take home. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $25 Class does not meet on 5/18


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Movable and Sculptural Book Structures
Movable and Sculptural Book Structures | Apr 20-6:00 PM | $320
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Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 102
Apr 20, 27
May 4, 11, 18, 25 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 25

Instructor: Jessica Hoffman

This class will explore a variety of interactive book structures. You will learn basic pop-up and paper engineering techniques to create a carousel book, a tunnel book, and inventive variations on accordion fold books, including a Jacob's Ladder. After making models of each structure, there will be time for further exploration to create unique artist books. Prerequisite: None Supply fee $25


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Beginning Printmaking
Beginning Printmaking | May 6-2:00 PM | $320
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Supply Fee
Code 120
May 6, 13, 27
Jun 3, 10, 17 | 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
Saturday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 35

Instructor: Dawn Endean

Learn the fundamentals of printmaking in this 6-class series. This course will introduce basic relief, intaglio and monotype printmaking techniques including painting on plexiglass, stenciling, 'Pronto' polyester plate lithography, shellac plates, collographs and linoleum cuts. First-time students are welcome; play and experimentation are encouraged! Student Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Supply fee $35 Class does not meet on 5/20


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Workshop: Chinese Landscape Painting
Workshop: Chinese Landscape Painting | May 6-10:00 AM | $170
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Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 330
May 6-May 7 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat
2
$ 170
$ 154
$ 15

Instructor: Angie Dixon

Learn how to paint classic landscapes in the tradition developed in China in the Tang Dynasty. You will learn to use brush, ink and color on rice paper. We will cover ways to approach and paint components of the landscape such as rocks, trees, water and other elements and then put them altogether in full compositions. We will talk about the philosophy behind this art form and how it evolved while exploring a new way to view landscape painting. Individual help will be available.  All supplies provided.  Supply Fee $15


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Workshop: Beginning Watercolor
Workshop: Beginning Watercolor | May 13-10:00 AM | $160
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Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 107
May 13, 14 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 160
$ 144
$ 0

Instructor: Yulia Chubotin

Learn traditional watercolor techniques such as wash, wet into wet, dry brush, and much more. Combine watercolor with drawing media and materials such as ink and graphite. You will be encouraged to work with subject matter ranging from still lifes and photographs to abstraction and imagination. Prerequisite: No


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Beginning Acrylic Painting
Beginning Acrylic Painting | May 16-10:00 AM | $320
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Dates & Times
Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 109
May 16, 23, 30
Jun 6, 13, 20 | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Tuesday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 0

Instructor: Che Lopez

Explore the basics of this versatile medium by learning about washes, thick impasto, glazes, and more. Demonstrations, discussions, and individual instruction will cover issues of color, design principles, paint consistency, and application. You will be introduced to compatible, non-acrylic materials to add to your paintings. Experimentation and the development of personal artistic process and direction will be encouraged. Prerequisite: None


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Beginning Oil Painting
Beginning Oil Painting | May 19-2:00 PM | $320
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Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 108
May 19, 26
Jun 2, 9, 16, 23 | 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
Friday
6
$ 320
$ 288
$ 0

Instructor: Garima Naredi

This class is catered to the beginning painter with little or no painting experience but a desire to learn, explore and create. You will learn the fundamentals of the material used and the techniques of oil painting. Through specially designed exercises you will learn how to work from observation, understand light and form and how to handle paint. The in-class time is primarily spent making paintings with ample guidance on the works in progress and periodic group critique and discussion of finished works to help you build a solid foundation for a sustained exploration into painting. Prerequisite: None


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Workshop: Classical Realism for Oil Painters
Workshop: Classical Realism for Oil Painters | May 20-10:00 AM | $160
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Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 162
May 20, 21 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat, Sun
2
$ 160
$ 144
$ 0

Instructor: Edd Cox

This workshop designed for beginners to advanced students in the fundamentals of the Classical Realist technique. This foundation is appropriate for any artist and is designed to give students the knowledge and confidence to become comfortable in using the magnificent medium of oil paint with methods and materials used by the classical masters. We will explore the oil painting techniques and style of realist painting used by artists such as Velasquez and Caravaggio to Bouguereau and Sargent. Develop confidence in using tools and materials, paint mixing and color theory that take the student from the initial sketch through each type of paint layering to the final highlights. Demonstrations in each class help the student gain new insights into using the basic primary color palette, subject development, underpainting and overpainting, thin wash to thick impasto, mixing colors in the correct value and tone as well as how and when to use paint mediums and the fine art of glazing. Prerequisite: None


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Mixed Media: Collograph
Mixed Media: Collograph | Jun 6-6:00 PM | $213
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Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 110
Jun 6, 13, 20, 27 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
4
$ 213
$ 192
$ 20

Instructor: Romson Regarde Bustillo

Explore a range of collograph techniques. Learn how to create textured plates using collage surfaces and aluminum foil. Discover the possibilities of combining paper lithography, monotype wiping, and stenciling to create richly layered pieces using an etching press. Students are encouraged to bring imagery to incorporate into their work including past work, photos, and found images. Prerequisite: None Students Fridays available. Supply fee $20


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Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing
Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing | Jun 6-6:00 PM | $213
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Days
Sessions
Tuition
Master Member Tuition
Supply Fee
Code 336
Jun 6, 13, 20, 27 | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
4
$ 213
$ 208
$ 20

Instructor: Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Working from a live model is a great way to hone your drawing skills and learn to translate what you see into a drawing.  This fun and challenging class demystifies the drawing process by applying techniques also presented in drawing fundamentals classes such as line, form, value, and scale utilizing the figure. Develop a more confident connection between what you see and what you render. Prerequsisite: None Model fee $30.00


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