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Art History (Ages 11-14)

at HuckleBerry Center for Creative Learning - Santa Clarita
25718 McBean Pkwy, Valencia, California 91355

This course will span three quarter, beginning in the late Middle Ages and winding-up in the Modern and Contemporary Art periods of the 20th Century.  A typical day will include a brief video, slides of the artwork, discussion of the differing artistic styles, and art projects. Each student will reproduce at least one masterpiece each semester....


10 sessions

Tuesday Jan 2nd, 9:30am

Getty Center: Un-Highlights Tour

at Museum Hack - Brentwood
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, California 90049

What would you buy if you had 2 billion dollars? J. Paul Getty had that, and he bought just about anything that caught his fancy. Now, they are all waiting for you at the Getty Center – which, by the way, draws 1.3 million visitors every single year. #wow Hop aboard the hovertrain and enjoy the gardens and courtyards, and gawk at the views of LA...

Sunday Nov 26th, 2:30pm

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Mountain Mist Club

at Quilt Emporium - Woodland Hills
4918 Topanga Canyon Blvd, San Fernando, California 91364

Beginning in the 1930s Jeri's grandmother collected Mountain Mist appliqué patterns. Jeri has added to them and now has the complete collection to share. This club is a great way to hone appliqué skills and share in the history of quilting. Review all methods of appliqué and choose your favorite. Patterns will be provided.

Friday Dec 1st, 10am

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“Flowers of the Great Hall’ Presentation

at FlowerSchool Los Angeles - Downtown
222 S Main St, Los Angeles, California 90012

Remco Van Vliet is a third generation florist as well as the official floral designer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Born and raised in Holland, Remco probably knows more about the growing and arranging of flowers than any other florist in New York.  His lectures on Van Gogh’s flowers have drawn sold out audiences at the...

Saturday Feb 3rd, 10:30am

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Composition in the Field: Union Station

at Digital Photo Academy - Downtown
800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, California 90012

Each Composition in the Field class begins with a talk with one of our experienced instructors, and then you and your fellow students take a stroll through one of a variety of photogenic locales (in any of the 20+ cities the DPA encapsulates).  There is street photography, magnificent interiors, farmers markets, zoos, landscapes, and more, photos...


Saturday Dec 9th, 11am

Paint Anything

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica
1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405

Paint Anything! is an introductory painting course for beginner and intermediate students who wish to paint. In this class we will tackle how to use multiple painting mediums: watercolor and gouache, or Acrylic and oil paints, but you will also have the choice to choose either one and stick with it. We'll also use new or non-art materials like liquid...


5 sessions

Saturday Jan 6th, 9:30am

Color Theory Workshop

at Faux Masters Studio - Yorba Linda
22941 Savi Ranch Pkwy, Los Angeles, California 92887

As Artisans and Finishers, the knowledge and understanding of basic color theory is crucial to our ability to choose, create, and lead our clients to the best finishes to suit their desires. Shockingly though, too many of us in this industry have no formal training in this area and are "self-taught". Learning these basic principles will help you build...


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Color Theory

at Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art - Van Nuys
16926 Saticoy St, Van Nuys, California 91406

Color theory will introduce the student to the properties of color and how color is affected by light. Students will work with color wheel systems. Students will also study the mixing of “strings” of paint to understand how a color can transition through a value scale or from one chroma to another chroma. Students will understand how to read...


10 sessions

Paul Williams, Architect to the Stars

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica
1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405

Often described as the “Architect to the Stars,” Paul Williams--first African-American member and Fellow of the American Institute of Architects--had a prolific career that spanned almost 60 years. He was equally comfortable working with Southern California historical styles and modern design, and became known for designs that were stylized and...


Listening to Movies

at HuckleBerry Center for Creative Learning - Santa Clarita
25718 McBean Pkwy, Valencia, California 91355

For musicians and non-musicians. Minimal homework.   This class will focus on the art and history of music in film and television. Students will develop a greater awareness of music's role in movies and how it attempts to tell the story, provide narrative continuity, and direct the emotions of an audience. Topics covered include: score vs. songs,...


10 sessions

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Hounded Through History

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica
1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405

Valued not only for their courage and fidelity, but also as status symbols, the depiction of dogs in art often symbolized the social standing and personality traits of their owners. Representations of dogs--symbols of faithfulness and dedication--became more elaborate as individual breeds evolved and the relationships between human and canine developed....


The Elegance of Art Deco

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica
3171 S Bundy Dr, Santa Monica, California 90066

Inspired by modern events filtered through historical references, architects and designers of the Art Deco period interpreted the 1920s and 1930s in exuberant, stylized geometric and floral elements, infusing modern design--in architectural design, interior decor, furniture, and decorative objects--with an elegant style of cool sophistication, chic...


Legends of 20th Century Design

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica
1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405

Explore the elegant and often surprising interiors and furniture designs of such luminaries as Elsie de Wolfe, Syrie Maugham, Eileen Gray, Dorothy Draper, William Haines, Tony Duquette, and others. Examine the lives and inspirations of these legendary designers who left their marks on modern design against the backdrop of the social changes that presented...


Nine Lives and Catnip

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica
1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405

From worshipped gods in Ancient Egypt through their precarious place in medieval times to their pampered place in modern times, our feline companions have been subjects of both reverence and revulsion. The relationship between cats and humans has been depicted in art primarily through metaphorical meanings, sometimes symbolic of cunning and contrariness,...


All Manners of Beasties

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica
1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405

From feathers to scales, from beasts of burden to pampered pets, animals in painting and sculpture represent a plethora of symbolism and multilayered meaning. The portrayals of animals in art often depict social status, cultural associations, dramatic events, and sociopolitical issues. We'll explore the natural beauty and majestic power of animals...