SUMMER SEMESTER 2022

Adult Workshops

Artist Drawing

5230 Expressive Figure Drawing with Line & Wash
Instructor: Joel Tidey
Experiment with the fascinating new medium of water-soluble graphite. Students will work from a live model using line and wash to represent the figure. Gain confidence by learning to see form more simply through painterly expression. Students will improve their skills of observation to create fun and expressive works of art. Some materials provided. Please note: This class uses both female and male life (nude) models. Students under 18 years of age must have written permission from a parent or guardian to participate.
Sunday, 7/24, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $110
Materials fee: $40

5229 NEW! Victorian Architecture in Watercolor
Instructor: Donna Read
This workshop will cover introductory watercolor techniques such as painting wet on wet. On the first day, focus will be on technique demos and exercises, as well as setting up a line drawing for the painting’s composition. Working with the instructor, each student will be encouraged to create their own style by adding add tighter details to a painting of a classic Victorian house and garden which will be painted on the second day. Students will receive individualized attention and can work at their own pace.
Sundays, 7/24 & 7/31, 10 AM–2 PM
Tuition: $180

5239 NEW! Exploring Paper Clay
Instructor: Judith Hugentobler
Try a new medium by creating a sculptural work from paper clay over a core base. This class will experiment with different ways to add variation to the surface, applying both positive and negative techniques. Colored slips can also be used to enhance the textured elements. These projects will be created through hand building to make wall-hung or freestanding sculpture. At the end of this workshop, students will have a bisque fired piece.
Sundays, 7/24 & 7/31, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $220
Materials fee: $40

5236 NEW! Introduction to Portrait Drawing
Instructor: Dustin Adamson
This focused drawing workshop will cover drawing correctly from nature as a basic skill and foundation to good painting. Students will work from a live model while learning to represent the figure in charcoal and white chalk on toned paper. Students will work alongside the instructor as each stage of the process is explained and demonstrated. Emphasis will be on gesture, proportion, and the character in order to represent the visual impression of the sitter and their environment. Observing specific values and shapes in combination with anatomical elements will help you develop your ability to think as a painter. Please note: This workshop uses both female and male life (nude) models. Students under 18 years of age must have written permission from a parent or guardian to participate.
Sundays, 7/31 & 8/7, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $110
Materials fee: $40

5232 Pen & Ink Drawing
Instructor: Drew Maillard
Explore pen & ink as a medium. Start with value and texture exercises and continue to simple drawings. Experiment with different drawing tools brought by the instructor such as dip-quill pens and brush pens. Open to beginning and intermediate students.
Sunday, 8/7, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $110

5235 NEW! Contemporary Papermaking Techniques
Instructor: David DiMarchi
Using found papers, objects, and other materials, students will create works exploring the possibilities of paper pulp. Students will learn the basics of pulling sheets and creating collage-work in the wet process in this introductory workshop. Techniques taught include blowouts, inclusions, double-couching, shaped deckles, and pigmenting pulp. Students are encouraged to bring papers, objects, and materials that have minimal dimension and can be added to their work collages for a more personalized touch. Beginners encouraged!
Sunday, 8/7, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $110
Materials fee: $45

5233 Drawing in Perspective
Instructor: Drew Maillard
Want to add depth and realism to your drawing and painting? Learn step-by-step to draw one-, two-, and three-point perspectives; measuring in perspective; and how to achieve uniform proportions throughout a drawing. Follow along with the instructor through various exercises for hands-on learning.
Sunday, 8/14, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $110

5234 Introduction to Floral Painting
Instructor: Dustin Adamson
Learn to paint beautiful floral compositions in a relaxing and supportive atmosphere. Students will paint a floral arrangement from direct observation and topics covered will include creating a pleasing composition, color, harmony, and using the comparative measurement method of observation. We will look at artists such as Fantin-Latour, Manet, Monet, and Van Gogh for historical reference and inspiration.
Sunday, 8/14, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $110
Materials fee: $15

5241 NEW! Fabricating Beads
Instructor: Sue Sachs
Learn how to make your own fabricated beads from metal. Work in brass and/or copper; learn skills for creating round beads, tubular beads, and half-round beads. Techniques demonstrated will include sawing, dapping, soldering, and texturing. Students who wish to work in silver can bring their own metals.
Sunday, 8/14, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $110
Materials fee: $35

5237 Transforming Drawings into Intaglio Prints
Instructor: David DiMarchi
In this quick and easy workshop, artists will learn the techniques used to turn drawings into editionable prints! Using simple tools and materials, artists will explore drypoint/intaglio printmaking. Learn the ins and outs of properly inking and wiping a plate, and how to fully operate an etching press. This workshop is the perfect primer for future etching and intaglio classes.
Sunday, 8/21, 10 AM–4 PM
Tuition: $110
Materials fee: $25

5238 NEW! Exploring with Pastel
Instructor: Sandy Ruda
Explore the potential of painting with pastels as you learn about color, application, values, and blending. Beginner and intermediate students will feel comfortable as they are guided through the steps to completing a pastel painting. Materials will be covered in detail.
Sunday, 8/21, 10 AM–2 PM
Tuition: $90