Posts filed under: Past

Guy Cassaday
October 8
Students will be instructed to perform a few warm-up pencil exercises. Varying how the pencil is held and downward pressure applied will produce the desired stroke or line weight. You'll experiment in drawing dune grasses, sand dunes, snow...
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Jane Robbins
October 22 - November 12
In this class, we will complete two multi-figure paintings in soft pastel. We will begin by discussing the "narrative" quality of multi-figure paintings, including through examination of examples, then explore methods of planning and sketching...
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Ann Bianchi
November 9 - 16
Enjoy creating your favorite scenes with expressive Oil Pastels, the medium made famous c.1949 by Henri Sennelier on a request from Pablo Picasso. Oil Pastels apply with excellent coverage and textures resulting in a painterly style...
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Betsey MacDonald
November 1 - 29
Portraits are much more interesting when they’re expressive and we will create expressive self portraits in charcoal. Many of the great masters used themselves as models and that’s exactly what we will do while looking and...
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Ann Bianchi
October 6 - November 3
Take your sketches and drawings to the next level and develop them into beautiful Acrylic Paintings of Autumn Themes which express your individual preferences and sizes. Enjoy painting from a variety of still life displays....
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Ronald Zincone
October 18
This follow-up course in photography is designed to educate you on the very basics of 35mm photography with an emphasis on digital photography, since we live in the digital age. In this Part 2 course, I will introduce...
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Lori Jeremiah
September 22
Paint beautiful lotus flowers in pastel. Basic pastel techniques and materials will be reviewed. Using photograph reference, students will create pastel paintings of lotus flowers. Few mediums allow you to be as free and spontaneous as pastel. Because...
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Shane Gutierrez
September 21 - November 2
I’ve always felt that Projects make you a better photographer. They contribute to your development as a photographer and as an artist. Projects show you have something to say about a subject beyond simply having...
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Betsey MacDonald
September 13 - October 11
Aristotle said, “In all things in nature there is something of the marvelous” and few things are as marvelous as bird’s nests! For this class we’ll again study nests but this time we’ll paint using...
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Ronald Zincone
October 4
This course in photography is designed to teach you about the very basics of 35mm photography with an emphasis on digital photography, since we live in the digital age. I begin by introducing you to the cameras, lenses...
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Sarah Hirsch
July 20 - Aug 3
In this course, we will get outside and make things while learning about our local environment and how to observe nature around us. We will practice creativity in step with mindfulness and stewardship aligned with...
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Sarah Hirsch
Aug 17 - 31
This drawing class is for ages 12  - 16. In this three-week course, students will draw from life, learning to see carefully and to translate what is in the mind to the page. We will work...
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