In this course instructed by Anthony Stenberg we will focus on the Elements and Principles of Design. We will produce various types of art from drawings, to paintings, as well as sculpture. We will study key artists and artwork with each project.
Tuesday Dec 26th, 10am
Studying beyond the basics we will focus on composition, and technique. A flexible course for students who want step by step instruction and/or desire instruction and independent works. We will work on landscape paintings. This class is taught in primarily acrylic but students are free to use a variety of media.
Monday Jan 8th, 4pm
In this course, we will focus on the Elements and Principles of Design. We will produce various types of art from drawings, to paintings, as well as sculpture. We will study key artists and artwork with each project. Do I need to bring my own supplies? A: For many classes there is a supply list provided either at the first class or online. Some materials...
Studying beyond the basics we will focus on composition, and technique. This is a flexible course for students who want step by step instruction and/or desire instruction and independent works. We will work on landscape, still life, and abstract painting. This class is taught in primarily acrylic but students are free to use a variety of media.
Wednesday Jan 10th, 6pm
In this course students will learn the basics of hand building. We will create works using pinch, coil, and slab method. We will also create beaded jewelry works. We will make cups, mugs, vases, animal banks, and more. This class is intended for those without experience in clay or ceramics.
Working with our professional portrait photography instructors, we will guide you step by step through the process and teach you how to bring out the best in your natural light portrait photos. Learn how to pose your subjects, choose pleasing backgrounds and avoid harsh shadows. Learn how to: Find the right light for great exposures Pose subjects...
Looking to get more out of your digital camera? Enjoy taking pictures and want to be sure you know how to "get the shot"? This in-depth workshop is designed to help the beginner learn how to get the most out of their digital camera. We will cover how your camera works and which settings are best for specific photographic situations. We'll teach you...
Come and enjoy paint nights every Saturday from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. We provide canvases, paint, and all other supplies--and everyone is encouraged to bring snacks and share! This class is ideal for parent and daughter/son bonding, a date night, or meeting someone new while creating something new (ages 13 and up are welcome). We primarily paint in...
You want to cut loose after a tough day of work. Get those emotions and energy out of the canvas. Like working out in the gym this is working out your emotions, and challenging your mind. In this exciting class we will focus on Movement, Rhythm, Line and Color to create bold unique visual compositions.
We accept all levels of art students ages 18 and up. Classes cover a variety of art styles, mediums, fundamentals, and composition. Based on your preferences, you will have an opportunity to explore watercolor painting, acrylic painting, oil painting, charcoal, graphic design, 3D printing and more. All materials are included. Classes occur weekly...
Our visual arts class covers a variety of mediums, art history, fundamentals, and composition. Students will have an opportunity to explore painting, sculpture, drawing, pastels, animation, illustration, 3D - printing, Adobe Creative Suite and more. All materials are included.
Come join the Aperture Academy for a week full of field trips, adventure and photography! Our summer photography camp includes daily field trips to places such as the San Francisco Zoo, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Baker Beach, The Palace of Fine Arts and more! Other activities include: Portraiture 101 class: Taking better photos of your friends...
Continue building on skills from Drawing I with more advanced techniques, materials and subjects. Prerequisites: Drawing I or other basic drawing classes prior to enrolling in this class.
Another beautiful quilt using the large or small Sidekick Ruler! Join Sandy in learning how to use this ruler or how to utilize it in more ways if you already have made a quilt with this fun ruler.
Tuesdays are lightly-instructed sessions dedicated to long-pose portrait and figure drawing and painting, and are best for more advanced students looking for regular studio time with a model. Poses will continue for three sessions each month. Classes are for registered students only. Sorry, no drop-ins