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Spring 2019 QUARTER:
March 25 - may 25, 2019

REGISTRATION TIMELINE

Pre-registration: February 4 - 10 (Open to Winter 2019 students only, with priority registration link)
General registration: February 11 - March 17
Late registration: Begins March 18 (Additional late fee $15 per class and/or workshop)
Class Dates: March 25 - May 25 (unless noted otherwise)

Please note:  Saturday classes will be a maximum of 8 weeks in observation of Easter Weekend, April 19 - 21, 2019. All classes are limited to 12 students, unless otherwise noted. Classes are for students 17 and older, unless instructor consent is given. All classes have a recommended list of materials which students are responsible for purchasing. Materials lists will be available to download two weeks prior to classes starting and will be found here. Lab fees do not include materials.

By registering for a class at Art League Houston, you agree to the Art League School policies. Refunds or credits will only be issued for students who officially withdraw (all refunds are subject to a $60 registration and processing fee) – before the first scheduled class meeting. No refunds or credits will be given after the first class meets. Before registering for any class, carefully read the Art League School policies by clicking here.

HOW TO REGISTER

Online:  Register here at www.artleaguehouston.org/classes
Phone: Students may register by calling Art League Houston at 713-523-9530 during regular office hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Saturday, 12:00 – 5:00 PM. Only credit card payment will be accepted over the phone.
In-Person: Registration can be completed by visiting us at 1953 Montrose Blvd. during office hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Saturday, 12:00 – 5:00 PM.



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Jewelry Construction: Beginning – Advanced (S-1)
370.00

Mary Rogers

All Levels

Monday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 25 – May 20
9 weeks
$335 members / $370 public

This class covers jewelry construction techniques including: piercing, drilling, soldering, riveting, forging reticulation and roller printing as well as hydraulic forming. Advanced topics may include granulation, jewelry rendering, and blanking. In this class there is a strong emphasis on problem solving which helps students develop a personal design vocabulary. Multi-level classes allow new students to see a variety of advanced techniques and applications. Individualized instruction allows students to progress at their own pace. Please note: For safety reasons, all students must wear appropriate attire.

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Ceramics: Handbuilding Tableware (S-2)
385.00

Nicolle LaMere

Beginner

Monday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 25 – May 20
9 weeks
$350 members / $385 public

Each class we will focus on creating functional ware to use in the home. By the end of 9 weeks you will walk away with a tea pot, tea cups, little plates for pastries, and a cream and sugar set. Techniques which will be demonstrated are coil building, slab building, and pinching.

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Ceramics: Beginner – Intermediate (S-3)
385.00

Susan Budge

Beginner

Tuesday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 26 – May 21
9 weeks
$350 members / $385 public

This course introduces the students to the tools, techniques, and vocabulary of clay through lectures, demonstrations, and studio participation. Students will learn a variety of hand-building techniques, firing and glazing to achieve finished ceramic works.

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Ceramics: Advanced (S-4)
385.00

Susan Budge

Advanced

Tuesday afternoon, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

March 26 – May 21
9 weeks
$350 members / $385 public

In consultation with the instructor, each student proposes a self-directed investigation with clay as the medium for visual expression. During the 9 weeks, the student's goals and direction are discussed, methods of presentation are addressed and the student's critical analyses of the work are continually reviewed.

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Sculpture: Wired and Paper Armatures (S-5)
370.00

Nicolle LaMere

Beginner

Thursday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 28 – May 23
9 weeks
$335 members / $370 public

Students will learn how to create sculptural forms by bending, folding, and cutting wire fencing for framework structures to be finished with papier-mâché, paper pulp and acrylic paint. Projects will focus on creating objects that play with visual mass, texture and color while maintaining a paper lightweight. This class is designed for beginners so everyone is welcome.

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Found Object: Mixed Media Sculpture (S-6)
245.00

Erika Garrett

All Levels

Friday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 29 – May 10 (No class April 19, 2019)
6 weeks
$210 members / $245 public

In this 6-week course, students will learn how to assemble and approach various materials to produce a sculpture. Students will be encouraged to focus and resources objects found in natural environments to local hardware stores as materials. By using these unconventional and non-traditional materials, students can transform everyday items into uniquely crafted artworks.

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Upcycle: Mixed Media Methods (MM-1)
335.00

Preetika Rajgariah

All Levels

Tuesday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 26 – May 21
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

Do you have a closet filled with old paintings or drawings that are "works in progress"? In this class, students will be encouraged to revisit artworks and give them a new life by deconstructing them and creating new, mixed media pieces that students will want to display proudly! Along the way, students will follow contemporary artists who work with a variety of media as well as focus on experimentation and problem solving within our own works.

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Collage / Mixed Media (MM-2)
335.00

Sasha Dela

All Levels

Wednesday afternoon, 12:30 – 3:30 PM

March 27 – May 22
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

Through the exploration of artists’ work in collage as well as hand-on experimentation this class will give students a chance to become familiar with the elements and ideas involved in collage and mixed media works. Collage has a relationship to photography and found object sculpture, as well as painting and drawing. It is a rich medium, full of possibilities. This class will experiment with materials, and construction techniques for working with and creating collage.

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Studio PLUS (MM-3)
335.00

Cary Reeder

Beginner / Intermediate

Thursday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 28 – May 23
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

This class will offer students weekly open studio to work on artwork in any media, along with lessons in art fundamentals, group critiques/review, one-on-one instruction, and occasional site visits to museums and galleries

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Collage Workshop (MM-4)
185.00

Caroline Graham

All levels

Weekend, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

March 30 & 31
2-Day Workshop
$150 members / $185 public

In this 2-day workshop, students will take a look at the history of collage from Braque and Matisse, Houston’s own collage artist,designer Jerry Jeanmard and Austin-based artist Lance Letscher. Working through design and color, students will produce abstract and non-representational pieces adding text or paint where needed

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Photoshop Basics (MM-5)
185.00

Zain Awais

Beginner

Friday, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

May 24 & 31
2-Day Workshop
$150 members / $185 public 

In this two-day beginner level workshop, students will explore Photoshop and the tools available to create and manipulate photographs in this versatile software.  Students will go over the basic tool bar and discuss photo manipulation. Please note: This class requires students to provide their own laptop.

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Watercolor (W-1)
335.00

Caroline Graham

All Levels

Monday morning, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

March 25 – May 20
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

Students will explore the vibrancy and transparency of watercolor. The instructor will emphasize color, design, and contrast. Students will learn to layer and control the pigment and rescue the white paper while retaining the spontaneous, fresh-looking result.

THIS CLASS IS FULL

Watercolor (W-2)
335.00

Caroline Graham

All Levels

Wednesday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 27 – May 22
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

Students will explore the vibrancy and transparency of watercolor. The instructor will emphasize color, design, and contrast. Students will learn to layer and control the pigment and rescue the white paper while retaining the spontaneous, fresh-looking result.

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Classical Figure Painting in Oil (P-1)
335.00

Polly Liu

Beginner / Intermediate
Monday morning, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

March 25 – May 20
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public + additional live model fee

In this class, students begin painting in grisaille – painting executed entirely around monochrome and usually in shades of gray or brown – to eliminate the problems of color and value and to concentrate on accuracy of drawing and the effects of light. The second part of the class utilizes a limited palette, allowing students to explore and understand the harmony and unity of light. The model fee is due the first day of class and varies according to class size. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 6 students.

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Color Theory for Beginners (P-2)
335.00

Cary Reeder

All Levels

Monday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 25 – May 20
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

In this class, students will learn how to create abstract works by observing the real world of objects, landscapes, people and more. The course will cover different styles of abstraction as well as the basics of composition, color, and space. This class is suitable for all levels but requires minimal painting experience.

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Oil Painting: Glazing Methods (P-3)
335.00

Gao Hang

Beginner / Intermediate
Monday afternoon, 1:00 – 4:00 PM,

March 25 – May 20
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

Glazing is a traditional oil painting technique, where semi-transparent layers of color layer on top of the base monochrome painting. In this 9 weeks class, students will focus on reproducing classical oil paintings. By learning this glazing technique, students will be able to approach the details found in original masterpieces and apply them to their own studio practice. This course will give students a great chance to really learn, analyze, and experience the secrets of classical oil paintings.

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Classical Portrait Painting in Oil (P-4)
335.00

Polly Liu

Beginner / Intermediate
Tuesday afternoon, 12:30 – 3:30 PM,

March 26 – May 21
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public + additional live model fee

In this class, students begin painting in grisaille – painting executed entirely around monochrome and usually in shades of gray or brown – to eliminate the problems of color and value and to concentrate on accuracy of drawing and the effects of light. The second part of the class utilizes a limited palette, allowing students to explore and understand the harmony and unity of light. The model fee is due the first day of class and varies according to class size. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 6 students.

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Painting: Techniques 101 (P-5)
335.00

Rajab Ali Sayed

All levels

Tuesday afternoon, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

March 26 – May 21
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public + additional live model fee

This course introduces students to basic concepts and techniques of painting as a means of visual communication. The class will cover issues of color, texture, figure / ground relationships, visual and spatial concepts, paint handling and application in acrylic and oil, as well as introduce students to basic painting vocabulary by surveying historical and contemporary painting.

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Landscape Fundamentals (P-6)
335.00

Steve Parker

All levels

Tuesday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 26 – May 21
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

This class is primarily concerned with painting the individual elements of landscape trees, water, etc. The instructor will demonstrate essential landscape painting techniques and students will be encouraged to make studies of these components necessary in a successful landscape painting. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students

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Acrylic: Texture and Transparency (P-7)
335.00

Preetika Rajgariah

All Levels

Wednesday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 27 – May 22
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

This course will focus primarily on abstract painting method using acrylic paint. The students will get a crash course in color theory, absorb visual inspiration from contemporary abstract painters, and create small to large scale paintings composed of numerous layers of varying opacities. By taking this course, confidence in acrylic paint handling will naturally occur, while compositions, color relationships, and mark making will strengthen as well.

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Abstracting from the Real (P-8)
335.00

Cary Reeder

Beginner / Intermediate

Wednesday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 27 – May 22
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

In this class, students will learn how to create abstract works by observing the real world of objects, landscapes, people and more. The course will cover different styles of abstraction as well as the basics of composition, color, and space. This class is suitable for all levels but requires minimal painting experience.

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Toward the Abstract in Landscape (P-9)
335.00

Steve Parker

All levels

Wednesday afternoon, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

March 27 – May 22
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

This course is a continuation of "Landscape into Art," but with an emphasis on composing a painting from a non-representational or abstract rather than imitative or purely representational basis. There will be plenty of latitude to continue the methods already undertaken in the previous landscape classes as well. The instructor will demonstrate and discuss these approaches as used by current and past masters. This class is being offered for all levels, however, students are expected basic knowledge of drawing and composition. Among all levels, beginners will be encouraged to draw. The primary medium is oil, however, acrylic and water-based oil paint is accepted. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students

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Oil Painting: The Modern Method (P-10)
305.00

Ruben Coy

All levels

Wednesday afternoon, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

March 27 – May 14
8 weeks
$270 members / $305 public

In this modern method, we use oil over acrylic paint. The painting progresses first in layers of acrylic, followed by layers in oil. The simplicity of this method makes this class ideal for the beginner and a boost for the advanced student. Using this layering technique gives the student the leverage to create fine-tuned paintings. The finished paintings have a unique luminosity and a sense of depth. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

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The Narrative Portrait: Drawing and Painting (P-11)
335.00

Laura Spector

Intermediate / Advanced

Wednesday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 27 – May 22
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public + additional live model fee

Narrative portraits document our shared experience as humans. They share stories that come from both personal experiences and the imagination of the painter. In this course, students will draw and paint from both live models and photographs they take of models. We will begin with drawings to warm up, followed by a session of photographing the model for use in a photo transfer process, which will be covered step-by-step. Students will also have the opportunity to experience a long-form portrait process, working with a model for a three-week period to create preparatory sketches, color studies, underpaintings, and finally a completed portrait. Each student will be assigned an artist to research and present during the semester to their classmates. This class is for both oil and acrylic painters with painting experience.

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Oil Painting: The Modern Method (P-12)
305.00

Ruben Coy

All levels

Wednesday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 27 – May 14
8 weeks
$270 members / $305 public

In this modern method, we use oil over acrylic paint. The painting progresses first in layers of acrylic, followed by layers in oil. The simplicity of this method makes this class ideal for the beginner and a boost for the advanced student. Using this layering technique gives the student the leverage to create fine-tuned paintings. The finished paintings have a unique luminosity and a sense of depth. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

THIS CLASS IS FULL

Acrylic: Still Life Approaches (P-13)
345.00

Lucinda Cobley

Beginners

Thursday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 28 – May 23
9 weeks
$310 members / $345 public

This course introduces fundamental skills in acrylic painting. Working through a series of exercises from a varied range of still life objects enables exploration of form, tone, color, texture and space. Gain experience in painting in a relaxed atmosphere where individual style and approach is encouraged. As each week progresses a new stage of painting will be discovered including: applying a colored ground, under-painting, modeling light and shade, glazing color, applying textures and composition.

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Landscape Painting (P-14)
335.00

Steve Parker

All levels

Thursday afternoon, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

March 28 – May 23
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

This class is recommended for intermediate and advanced students and/or as a continuation of "Landscape into Art." The instructor will demonstrate and discuss techniques used in landscape painting in the first class session. Painting and making studies on site is essential in creating a convincing and expressive landscape. The primary medium is oil, however, acrylic and water-based oil paint is accepted. (Watercolor is not accepted). Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students

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Acrylic: Still Life Approaches (P-15)
345.00

Lucinda Cobley

All Levels

Thursday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 28 – May 23
9 weeks
$310 members / $345 public

This course introduces fundamental skills in acrylic painting. Working through a series of exercises from a varied range of still life objects enables exploration of form, tone, color, texture and space. Gain experience in painting in a relaxed atmosphere where individual style and approach is encouraged. As each week progresses a new stage of painting will be discovered including: applying a colored ground, under-painting, modeling light and shade, glazing color, applying textures and composition.

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Landscape into Art (P-16)
305.00

Steve Parker

All levels

Saturday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 30 – May 25 (No class April 20, 2019)
8 weeks
$270 members / $305 public

Utilizing memory and personal experience, students are encouraged to render their own impressions of the subject. Individual elements of the landscape are explored and demonstrated. The instructor will offer techniques and specific methods in landscape painting. The class includes informal discussions ranging from painting methods to basic color theory. The primary medium is oil, however, acrylic and water-based oil paint is accepted. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students

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Acrylic Toolbox (P-17)
160.00

Laura Spector

Beginner

Saturday, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

May 4 – 18
3-Day Workshop
$125 members / $160 public

If you have always wanted to paint but never knew how to start, this workshop is designed especially for you! This acrylic painting workshop is intended to prepare beginning students with the knowledge needed to begin creating their own acrylic paintings, or to move into a more intensive painting class with ease. You will learn the essentials of using acrylic painting materials, basic color theory and ways to begin a painting. By the end of the 3rd day, you'll have the confidence, skills and vocabulary to move forward into your next artistic adventure!

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Drawing What You See (D-1)
335.00

Sasha Dela

All levels

Monday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 25 – May 20
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

This class will allow students to more accurately draw what they see. Students will learn and implement a specific measuring technique that can be applied to drawing the figure, landscapes, buildings and objects. The first part of the class will be focused on learning technique and adding drawing skills. The class will then use the techniques in a more personal and creative series of self-directed drawing projects.

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Classical Figure Drawing in Charcoal (D-2)
335.00

Polly Liu

Beginner / Intermediate
Monday afternoon, 12:30 – 3:30 PM

March 25 – May 20
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public + additional live model fee

In this class, students are introduced to French Atelier training to draw the human figure. The method of sight size, a fundamental scale system, is used to reproduce the figure accurately. Students work from a live model focusing on outline, proportion, shadow, shape, and value. The model fee is due the first day of class and varies according to class size. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 6 students.

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Drawing: Daily Approaches (D-3)
335.00

Gao Hang

Beginner

Monday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 25 – May 20
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

In this introductory drawing class, students will look at daily observational experiences and narrative approaches to drawing. Taking a journalistic approach, the student will log entries using various drawings techniques in graphite, charcoal, and watercolor techniques. The results will give participants a chance to digest and savor everyday observation through drawing.

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Classical Figure Drawing in Charcoal (D-4)
335.00

Polly Liu

Beginner / Intermediate
Tuesday, 9:00 – 3:30 PM

March 26 – May 21
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public + additional live model fee

In this class, students are introduced to French Atelier training to draw the human figure. The method of sight size, a fundamental scale system, is used to reproduce the figure accurately. Students work from a live model focusing on outline, proportion, shadow, shape, and value. The model fee is due the first day of class and varies according to class size. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 6 students.

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Fundamentals of Portraiture (D-5)
335.00

Lucinda Cobley

All Levels

Tuesday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 26 – May 21
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public + additional live model fee

During the Italian Renaissance artists made drawings on paper using combinations of red, black and white chalk as studies of the human form in preparation for their painting compositions. Sensitivity to proportion, form, line and texture were of great importance. This class will assist in helping to describe the basic anatomical form of the human head, including bone structure, muscles, skin tone and hair by referencing historical techniques. Students will study the relationship of the head, neck, and shoulders and also attempt to capture a range of facial expressions in numerous quick sketches and drawings lasting from 1 minute to 30+ in pencil, Conté crayon, graphite sticks and charcoal on toned papers. There will also be a field trip to MFAH. Life model fee is required for 5 out of the 9 sessions and will be split equally among students. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 8 students.

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Fundamentals of Portraiture (D-6)
335.00

Lucinda Cobley

Intermediate

Tuesday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 26 – May 21
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public + additional live model fee

During the Italian Renaissance artists made drawings on paper using combinations of red, black and white chalk as studies of the human form in preparation for their painting compositions. Sensitivity to proportion, form, line and texture were of great importance. This class will assist in helping to describe the basic anatomical form of the human head, including bone structure, muscles, skin tone and hair by referencing historical techniques. Students will study the relationship of the head, neck, and shoulders and also attempt to capture a range of facial expressions in numerous quick sketches and drawings lasting from 1 minute to 30+ in pencil, Conté crayon, graphite sticks and charcoal on toned papers. There will also be a field trip to MFAH. Life model fee is required for 5 out of the 9 sessions and will be split equally among students. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

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Drawing Out: Architecture, Landscape, and Beyond (D-7)
335.00

Sasha Dela

All Levels

Wednesday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 27 – May 22
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public + additional live model fee

This observational drawing class will meet in buildings, parks, cafes and in various spaces around Houston. The first part of the class will be focused on refreshing technique and adding drawing skills. The class will then use the techniques in a more personal and creative series of self-directed drawing projects. Materials will include basic portable items for drawing, however students may incorporate other materials as they wish.

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Basic Drawing 101 (D-8)
335.00

Myke Venable

Beginner

Thursday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 28 – May 23
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

Using basic materials, students will explore the fundamentals of drawing. Through various hands-on activities and class discussions, this course will touch upon observation, shapes, volume, value, line and texture. This class is intended for students with little or no previous drawing experience or those that want to sharpen their fundamental skills. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

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Papercut: Design and Draw (D-9)
335.00

Nicolle LaMere

Beginners / All Levels

Thursday afternoon, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

March 28 – May 23
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

Papercutting is a world wide art form shared by many cultures. In this class students will learn how to translate imagery into positive and negative designs which will then be cut utilizing xacto knifes. Create a depth in narrative as you explore the layering of cut and drawn imagery. Students will also be encouraged to explore various materials such as specialty papers, old photographs, image collage and post cards. All levels welcome.

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Intermediate Drawing (D-10)
335.00

Myke Venable

Intermediate

Thursday evening, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

March 28 – May 23
9 weeks
$300 members / $335 public

Intermediate Drawing is for the student with some knowledge of shape, volume, value, line and texture. We will work from still life objects, portrait photographs and cover basic linear perspective. The materials we will use will range from graphite pencils, charcoal pencils and Prismacolor on paper. The intention of this class is to build a stronger foundation in drawing. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

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Basic Drawing 101 (D-11)
305.00

Myke Venable

Beginner

Saturday morning, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

March 30 – May 25 (No class April 20, 2019)
8 weeks
$270 members / $305 public

Using basic materials, students will explore the fundamentals of drawing. Through various hands-on activities and class discussions, this course will touch upon observation, shapes, volume, value, line and texture. This class is intended for students with little or no previous drawing experience or those that want to sharpen their fundamental skills. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

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Intermediate Drawing (D-12)
305.00

Myke Venable

Intermediate

Saturday afternoon, 1:30 – 4:30 PM

March 30 – May 25 (No class April 20, 2019)
8 weeks
$270 members / $305 public

Intermediate Drawing is for the student with some knowledge of shape, volume, value, line and texture. We will work from still life objects, portrait photographs and cover basic linear perspective. The materials we will use will range from graphite pencils, charcoal pencils and Prismacolor on paper. The intention of this class is to build a stronger foundation in drawing. Please note: enrollment for this course is limited to 10 students.

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Drawing: Alternative Methods (D-13)
185.00

Erika Garrett

All Levels

Weekend, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

May 4 & 5
2-Day Workshop
$150 members / $185 public + additional live model fee

In this 2-day workshop, students will be making experimental drawings using material. Students will have the opportunity to experiment with Dye, bleach, oil sticks, collage, and more. By using various tools, students will explore alternative approaches to utilizing texture and materials within drawing.

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Figure Drawing Intensive (D-14)
185.00

Sasha Dela

All Levels

Weekend, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

May 11 & 12
2-Day Workshop
$150 members / $185 public + additional live model fee

The figure is quite possibly the most challenging and complex subject to draw. Mired in our own psychological relationship with the figure and perplexed by its complicated twists and turns; How will we ever get it right? The 2-day Figure Drawing Intensive allows for students to look at pragmatic observational approaches to drawing the figure, breaking down generalized rules and clearing the path to new ways of seeing. Working with particularly challenging areas in the beginning of the class, faces hands, feet, the class will then proceed to synergize new knowledge into a full rendering of the figure. The class will utilize a clothed model for the workshop.

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Charcoal Drawing Intensive (D-15)
185.00

Gao Hang

All Levels

Weekend, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

May 18 & 19
2-Day Workshop
$150 members / $185 public

In this 2-day workshop, students will explore the use of charcoal, the oldest art material in the world. The first day will focus on 10 experimental charcoal drawing on regular size papers, which will offer students enough space and energy to explore the use of charcoal. The second day, students, along with the instructor, will make a drawing no smaller than 36x36 inches. A group critique will be held in the end of the workshop.

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