sUMMER 2019 CLASS HIGHLIGHTS
PAINTING: INTRO TO OIL (P-2)
Monday afternoon, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
July 8 – August 26
$270 members / $305 public + additional live model fee
This course is an introduction to oil painting covering classical and contemporary techniques. The course will begin teaching an academic approach to painting and will conclude with a final project that blends previous techniques with contemporary subject matter. Students will learn how to stretch and prepare canvases and how to properly varnish their paintings.
DESIGN: BOOK ART (MM-1)
Tuesday evening, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
July 9 – August 27
$275 members / $310 public
This course provides a foundation in the fundamentals of book design. Students will learn the basics in constructing a book using a variety of stitches. The course will help students learn the skills to artfully craft handmade books.
INTRO TO BODY CASTING (S-7)
Thursday afternoon, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
July 11 – August 29
$300 members / $335 public
Students will be encouraged to explore the emotions which can be expressed in gesture by casting body parts such as hands, feet, or the face. To capture fine details like finger prints and wrinkles, students will be using alginate, a non-toxic rubber like substance deriving from algae. From these casts students will be making silicone molds and will have the opportunity to create multiple copies of the single body part in either plaster and/or wax.