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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.

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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

01/19

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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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

01/24

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/02

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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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

02/04

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

03/11

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

10am–12 noon

Credits

0

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This class is fully enrolled.

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The class will paint from life (still lifes) for the 6 week period. It will be a space to paint together and exchange ideas on painting through the guidance of Jennifer Pochinski. She will present prompts for exercises to both challenge and encourage a deeper experience in painting. The paint exercises will encourage … Read more

Start Date

03/11

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

04/15

Faculty

Jennifer Pochinski

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

03/14

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/02

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

0

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In this three-day workshop, you will learn how to use a a variety of tools to burn nuanced and expressive drawings into wood.  Whether used to decorate furniture with designs, to create architectural installations or to complete large scale drawings, pyrography has been a method of drawing for eons. The … Read more

Start Date

03/19

Meeting Day

Sundays

End Date

04/02

Faculty

Brett S. Poza

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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This workshop takes a close look at artists’ working processes in the realm of sketch booking. We’ll look at examples of contemporary artists’ sketchbooks and traditional books, and analyze styles and working methods. Each week, we’ll have a new topic that will inform and inspire your sketchbook skills, with a focus on mixed-media. … Read more

Start Date

04/08

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

05/13

Faculty

Diane Bigda

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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In this two session workshop students will work from the figure in motion (via screen-shared videos), learning key gesture drawing skills like blocking, finding the center of gravity line, accurate proportions, mark-making rhythm and value through timed drawing exercises. Beginning and intermediate students are welcome to join the class as … Read more

Start Date

04/22

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

04/29

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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