Drawing for the Terrified
“I can’t even draw a stick figure.” Absolutely no experience allowed!  This class is for anyone who’s ever said “I can’t draw!” but wished it were otherwise.  This class will introduce you to basic methods of drawing and observational skills.  You will learn at your own pace within a structured course and judgement-free environment.  This class will prepare you to confidently tackle other drawing and painting classes and boost your artistic confidence!  All supplies included. 
No class 4/24

4wks  |  4/3-5/1  |  Monday  |  1:00p-3:00p  |  E. Brookover  |  $70

 

Fundamentals of Drawing
This class covers the basic concepts of drawing, like contour, shading and perspective. It’s great for the beginner as well as someone who wants to brush up on his or her skills. Ages 16+

9wks   |  3/27-5/22   |  Monday   |  6:00p-8:30p  |  W. Fathi  |  $135
10wks  |  3/28-5/30  |  Tuesday   |  2:30p-4:30p   |  C. De Beverly  |  $135

 

Drawing with Oil Pastels
Oil pastels are one of the most inexpensive drawing media. They are opaque and easy to handle. Thinned with turpentine they become translucent and pasty. You will learn to draw with this largely underestimated medium. Some drawing experience required. Ages 16+

10wks  |  3/28-5/30  |  Tuesday  |  6:00p-8:30p  |  W. Fathi  |  $150

 

Drawing in Pen + Ink
This course covers the use of lines, stippling (dots) and the use of solid blacks. You will have the opportunity to take a literal drawing and transform it into an illustration to emphasize highlighting, shadow, shape, etc. Time will be set aside to examine illustrations in fine and commercial art and take a look at the role pen and ink has played in publishing as employed by past and present masters. Ages 16+

10wks  |  3/29-5/31  |  Wednesday  |  2:30p-4:30p  |  C. De Beverly  |  $135
10wks  |  3/29-5/31  |  Wednesday  |  6:00p-8:00p  |  C. De Beverly  |  $135

 

Printmaking
In this beginner’s class, students will carve relief images into small pieces of linoleum and print them by hand. The images will be printed with black printing ink on paper. The carving tools are conventional linoleum carving tools. Ages 15+

10wks  |  3/29-5/31  |  Wednesday  |  6:00p-8:30p  |  W. Fathi  |  $150

 

Print, Brush + Ink with Watercolor + Soft Pastel
Explore the possibilities of using pen and ink in conjunction with watercolor and soft pastels. This is a traditional mixed media approach. You will be presented with examples of works by different artists of the Western and Eastern tradition as well as a demonstration of the media at the beginning of each class period. By the end of the course, you will have a firm understanding of this method of drawing. Ages 10+

10wks  |  3/30-6/1  |  Thursday  |  6:00p-8:30p  |  W. Fathi  |  $150