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Choose from a variety of drawing topics including drawing from observation and abstract approaches. Push the boundaries of the discipline by drawing with a variety of media under the direction of accomplished artists/teachers.

By examining the varied traditions in portraiture, through the lens of time and culture, this course will investigate a rich diversity of expression, spanning the frescos of Rome, the psychology of Alice Neal, the beauty of Leonardo, the technique of Ingres and the vulnerability of Vincent Van Gogh. We will … Read more

Start Date

09/08

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

12/15

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6:30–10pm

Credits

3

Individual attention in a supportive environment is the focus of this comprehensive figure drawing course designed for students of all levels. We will examine the works of historic and contemporary artists to understand the common principals of sound figure drawing. The foundations of gesture, proportions, and anatomical structures will be … Read more

Start Date

09/13

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/13

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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This workshop takes a deep dive into the artist’s working processes in the realm of sketchbooking. We’ll look at examples of contemporary artists’ sketchbooks as well as traditional books, and analyze styles and working methods. Each week a new topic will inform and inspire your sketchbook skills to help you … Read more

Start Date

10/08

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

11/12

Faculty

Diane Bigda

Time

10am–2pm

Credits

0

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Discover the possibilities of working with dry and water-based materials. Dry media includes pencil, colored pencils, China marker. For wet media we use:  watercolor, gouache, acrylics, etc. as well as interesting mediums such as Pe masking fluid and gesso. Gain skills in a variety of techniques, then experiment with mixing mediums in non-traditional … Read more

Start Date

10/11

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

11/29

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

0

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Working from personally selected still life objects, students will learn techniques to capture the object’s form, value structure, and temperature shifts using built up layers of conte crayon. Students will complete two still lifes, the first using naturalistic colors. For the second still life students will choose to either exaggerate … Read more

Start Date

10/15

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

11/19

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

10am–12noon

Credits

0

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