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Portrait and Figure Painting

This course will be divided into 2 six-week paintings from the live model, one that produces a portrait painting and one a figure painting.  Emphasis will be placed on understanding the science of light; shadow and color and how to combine that knowledge with ones perceptual awareness in order to accurately represent the figure in space. Each...

$540
13 sessions
Sa.   Sep 10th, 10am
All levels
(22)
Academic Figure and Portrait Painting

This class focuses on practical academic portrait- and figure-painting methods. Students are presented with a clear and organized system for mixing and applying accurate flesh tones by using a traditional structured palette. Simple methods for ascertaining proper proportions, drawing and shading will be thoroughly discussed.  The class is designed...

$540
12 sessions
M.   Sep 12th, 6:30pm
All levels
(22)
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Landscapes & Still Life

Learning to paint is learning to see distinct color, shape and light. This class will focus on developing a keen eye and trained hand for painting and translating what is seen to the canvas. Students will be guided with demonstrations and through direct painting from life, using objects or from personally chosen references. This course begins with...

$465
11 sessions
W.   Sep 14th, 2pm
All levels
(22)
Painting Nature: Indoor/Outdoor;Technique & Philosophy

In this course, students will consider and analyze examples of landscape painting throughout history, and have an opportunity to take techniques learned in the classroom to a final painting produced outdoors. Course topics will include: color principles; composition; perspective; light and shadow; texture; various painting techniques; philosophical...

$465
11 sessions
W.   Sep 14th, 2pm
All levels
(22)
Persian Illumination Techniques

Learn the basics of Persian Illumination during this two day workshop. Persian Illumination is not western illumination made with near eastern designs. Persian technique is known for its impossibly delicate lines made with fine brushes, pens, and ultra fine pigments. Its highly polished paper make the characteristic fineness of detail possible. And...

$325
2 sessions
Sa.Su.   Aug 6th, 10am
Beginner
(9)
Pastel in Mixed Media

Soft pastel is pure pigment bound into stick form. It is a flexible opaque medium for both drawing and painting and is compatible with many other media. In this class, students will experiment with a water-based medium (such as gouache, ink wash, and watercolor) as underpainting for developing the final work with pastel. This is a studio-style class...

$296
6 sessions
T.   Nov 15th, 12pm
All levels
(84)
Chemigram

What is a chemigram? Imagine creating strikingly bold and colorful prints from traditional black and white photographic materials. No camera, no enlarger, chemigrams are a combination of painting, photography and alchemy. Students exploration will begin with silver gelatin emulsion and an overview of traditional darkroom methods. Instruction will...

$245
Sa.   Nov 5th, 10am
All levels
(2)
Intermediate Drawing and Painting

In this class, students will learn how to transition from drawing into painting. Through a series of projects, we will work from prints of master works (supplied by teacher) and explore how to apply principles of drawing, light and color mixing. Each class begins with a demonstration or lecture followed by one-on-one instruction. This class is intended...

$465
12 sessions
T.   Sep 13th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(22)
Introduction to the Portrait

This class teaches you to paint portraits with solid dimension and beautiful skin tones. Working from the live model, you’ll progress from drawing to painting; learning to see proportion, light and shadow with specificity and nuance as it falls across the structure of the head; and to handle oil paint to capture this effect. Clear instruction is...

$540
12 sessions
Th.   Sep 15th, 10am
All levels
(22)
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Drawing - Thursday Evenings

This class will offer a concentrated drawing situation working from life models in a studio situation, with the aim of using drawing as a means of analyzing one's own work in any media, in all stages of development. A wide range of mediums will be explored to allow drawings to grow and radically change over a brief but intense period. The session will...

$475
11 sessions
Th.   Sep 22nd, 6:30pm
All levels
(9)
Other Dates (2)
Plein Air Pastel Workshop

Working direcly from nature, students will be introduced to the versatile, very forgiving, pastel medium. Different brands of pastels, types of paper, different application methods and a variety of underpainting techniques will be explored. There will be an emphasis on design, composition, draftsmanship, color and values. Information regarding framing,...

$100
F.   Aug 12th, 10am
All levels
Glass Negatives for Albumen Printing

Learn how to make tonally rich, beautiful albumen prints from your own collodion glass negatives! Early masters in photography such as Julia Margaret Cameron, Gustave Le Grey and Lady Clementina Hawarden made albumen prints from glass negatives. This workshop provides in depth insight into both the albumen and the collodion glass negative process....

$900
2 sessions
Su.Sa.   Nov 5th, 10am
All levels
(2)
Other Dates (2)
User Experience Design

This is a part time course. In this 12-week course, students learn to build wireframes, implement best practices for common design patterns and analyze business goals from a user perspective. Unit 1: Design Process Intro to UX & Design Thinking  Explain course expectations in terms of pre-work, homework, projects, office hours, Schoology,...

$4,000
20 sessions
W.M.   Aug 24th, 8:15pm
All levels
(1004)
Other Dates (3)
Drawing - Monday Evenings

Students will explore the underlying principles of drawing directly from observation, with a particular emphasis on searching for significant imagery that relies on the human presence as a source of meaning. Drawing is approached as a profound and unique way to experience the motif and the most immediate means for addressing its pictorial reconstruction....

$475
11 sessions
M.   Sep 19th, 6:30pm
All levels
(9)
Other Dates (2)
Drawing - Saturday Mornings

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of drawing from perception, specifically from the model. It is structured for both beginners and for students with prior drawing experience. The idea that drawing is a language will permeate the course. By working from direct observation we will investigate composition and structure, scale, space...

$475
11 sessions
Sa.   Sep 24th, 10am
All levels
(9)
Other Dates (2)
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