Adult 5-Week Classes

4555 Introduction to Watercolor Pencils
Instructor: Traci Zaretzka
Saturdays, 10 AM–12:30 PM
Watercolor pencils are levitra at walmart pharmacy a versatile medium. Experiment with a variety of watercolor pencil techniques: using them as traditional watercolors, drawing with them and blending colors with water, drawing on wet paper for bold vibrant colors, and using them for fine details. The first part of the workshop will be a series of small drawings applying the different techniques. In the second ordering levitra part of the workshop, students will have the opportunity to create their own small watercolor paintings using any or all of the techniques learned in class.
5 sessions: 10/23–11/20
Tuition: member $160, non-member $180

4548 Silkscreen Printmaking
Instructor: David DiMarchi
Fridays, 10 AM–2 PM
This course approaches silkscreen printing as a medium of artistic expression, concentrating on techniques and experimentation. All basic screen-printing techniques will be covered, from image-making and screen and material preparation, levitra oro generika to the use of silkscreen printing as a creative outlet, including monoprinting and edition printing. Artists will develop a suite of prints while exploring the ins-and-outs of chip cialis the rich world of silkscreen printing.
5 sessions: 10/22–11/19
Tuition: member $265, non-member $295
Materials fee: $40 

4465 New Approaches to Glazing & Finishing Ceramics
Instructor: Melissa Krishnamurthy
Tuesdays, 12:30–3 PM
In this 5-week class, come try something new and add fun tricks to your glazing and finishing repertoire. You will learn how to use slip and underglaze, create monoprints, and use the sgraffito technique to carve designs into leather hard clay.  You can experiment with bubble-glazing by generic levitra shipped from india trying diswashing soap mixed with glaze. You can even explore making stencils on a Cricut machine to mask off areas before glazing. Both wheel throwers and handbuilders are welcome. Please bring both bisque-fired and leather-hard pieces for glazing and decorating. New pieces can also be created.
5 sessions: 10/26–11/23
Tuition: member $180, non-member $200
Materials fee: $25

4396 Interior Paintings
Instructor: Mary Jean Canziani
Mondays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
In this class we will use our indoor surroundings for inspiration to make paintings of rooms that are imbued with much more than their actual furnishings. Interior rooms and spaces can project many personalities or moods that have an effect on our feelings. Students will learn technical aspects such as how to use the grid system for transferring photographs to canvas and using washes to lay in colors that reflect the feeling of the space. We will also study celebrated interior painters and their work such as Hopper, Vuillard, and Vermeer. Instruction will focus on painting with water media such as acrylics or watercolors.
5 sessions: 11/1–11/29
Tuition: member $160, non-member $180

4408 Getting Started: Painting
Instructor: Matthew Langley
Mondays, 12:30–3 PM
Painting can be a fun and enriching pastime. This class will help break down uncertainties and fears that often give new painters problems and turn them into strengths. Designed for beginners, or people who have been away from making art for a while, this class will teach how to prepare to start painting in any kind of style, building confidence and knowledge along the way. Learn how to set yourself up for success with easy to do exercises that will allow you to confidently handle your supplies and work with acrylic paint.
5 sessions: 11/1–11/29
Tuition: member $160, non-member $180

4490 NEW! Introduction to Figure Painting
Instructor: Dustin Adamson
Wednesdays, 12:30–3 PM
This focused figure painting class will cover drawing correctly from nature as a basic foundation for good figure painting.  Students will work from a live model, while learning how to represent the figure in oil using a limited palette. Working with a limited palette of only white, yellow, red, and black simplifies the process of accurately mixing flesh tones while also keeping the painting harmonious. Emphasis will be on gesture, proportion, coloring mixing, and the use of light in the composition. Students will work alongside the instructor as each stage of the process is explained and demonstrated. Discussions and lectures, as well as personalized instruction and feedback, will be given.
5 sessions: 11/3–12/1
Tuition: member $160, non-member $180
Materials fee: $35

4589 NEW! Felted Art: Needle Felting in 2D & 3D
Instructor: Martha McDonald
Wednesdays, 9:30 AM–12 PM
Needle felting is a fun fiber technique that is easy to learn and full of possibilities. Through demonstrations and step-by-step instruction, students will learn how to transform colorful wool roving into beautiful, tactile felted images and objects. Techniques covered will include how to form basic shapes, layering colors, adding details, and more. Our class will create landscapes, abstract works, and sculptural 3D pieces such as forest animals and succulents, as well as incorporating found objects and upcycled woolens. Individual designs are encouraged and will allow for the creation of truly one-of-a-kind pieces of felted art. Some materials provided.
5 sessions: 11/3–12/1
Tuition: member $165, non-member $185
Materials fee: $25

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