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Understanding Composition 

More info coming soon.

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

SPRING Thursday, 10am – 12am – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER I Thursday, 10am – 12am – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER II Thursday, 10am – 12am – REGISTER NOW

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Sampling the Media with Gainor Roberts

Try oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels before you spend money to see if you like them. The first class is a smorgasbord of materials from which you can pick one or all the mediums to “play” with. The class is not intended to be a “technique” class, but the instructor will help you as much as possible with how to use each of these mediums. Try them all or stay with one. For more information go to www.classesbygainor.com

Ages: 18 + • Levels: 1

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

(This class requires a material fee of $35 due to the teacher the first day of class.)

SPRING Wednesday, 9:30am – 11:30am – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER I Wednesday, 9:30am – 11:30am – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER II Wednesday, 9:30am – 11:30am – REGISTER NOW

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Art Explorations for Kids with Evelyn Mendez Portuguez

Children ages 7-12 can learn to apply various materials and techniques to create their own watercolor artwork in this class. Topics include the color wheel, creating backgrounds, preserving the white of the paper, paint wet-on-dry and how to remove color to create light effects.

Ages: 7-12 ● Levels: 1

Tuition: Members $68 / Non-member $80

SPRING Wednesday, 4pm-5:30pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER I Wednesday, 4pm-5:30pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER I Wednesday, 4pm-5:30pm – REGISTER NOW

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Watercolor Pencils with Linda Cox

You can create incredible, unique art with watercolor pencils. Enjoy the creative fun of learning this easy painting technique. Discover the versatility and fun of this exciting medium. Watercolor pencils are ideal for capturing a range of subjects including landscapes, flowers, still life, people, pets, fantasy and more. All it takes is your imagination and a willingness to experiment. All skill levels are welcomed. You can take this ongoing class throughout the year to develop skills.

Ages: All ages • Levels: Any

Supplies: Watercolor pencils (8-12 colors), 9” x 12” pad of 90 pound watercolor paper

Tuition: Members $68 / Non-member $80

SPRING Monday, 5:15pm – 6:15pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER I Monday, 5:15pm – 6:15pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER II Monday, 5:15pm – 6:16pm – REGISTER NOW

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Figure Drawing Made Easy with Darwin Leon

Complete anatomy for the artist in easy steps. This class is ideal for figurative artists and art students who are interested in taking the human figure to the next level. The class will delve into technical aspects of figure drawing, such as gesture drawing, proportion, line qualities, light and the figure in perspective and in motion. We cover the basic mechanics of the figure using the objective observation approach and complete training on muscle groups.

Ages: 18 + • Levels: Any

Supplies: 24”x18” newsprint and sketch pad paper, drawing pencils, eraser, stump blender and soft charcoals.

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

(A model fee of $40 will be collected at the end of each class that will be divided by the number of students.)

SPRING
Monday, 7:15pm – 9:15pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER I
Monday, 7:15pm – 9:15pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER II
Monday, 7:15pm – 9:15pm – REGISTER NOW

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Drawing by Observation with Darwin Leon

Learn to draw anything with simple methods of observation. This class covers the essentials of drawing using simple subject matters found in nature from a still life, landscape, portrait or human figure. We cover basic drawing techniques such as line drawing and perspective, gesture drawing and how an object is affected by various sources of light.

Ages: 18 + • Levels: 1, 2, 3

Supplies: 24”x18” newsprint and sketch pad paper, drawing pencils, eraser, stump blender and soft charcoals.

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

SPRING
Tuesday, 7:15pm – 9:15pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER I
Tuesday, 7:15pm – 9:15pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER II
Tuesday, 7:15pm – 9:15pm – REGISTER NOW

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Painting in Oil and Pastel with Gainor Roberts

Students may work at their own pace using pastels or oils. This is a class for everyone, skilled or novice. The method of applying paint and building a painting is based on the methods adopted by the French Impressionists. The first class is a lecture and demonstration about materials and methods as well as an introduction to the work of selected Impressionist painters. For more information go to www.classesbygainor.com This class is offered more than once per week. Please see schedule.

Ages: 18 + • Levels: Any

Supplies: Supplies will be discussed during the first class. Materials list will be handed out.

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

SPRING
Tuesday, 6pm – 8:30pm – REGISTER NOW
Saturday, 9:30am – 12pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER I
Tuesday, 6pm – 8:30pm – REGISTER NOW
Saturday, 9:30am – 12pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER II
Tuesday, 6pm – 8:30pm - REGISTER NOW
Saturday, 9:30am – 12pm – REGISTER NOW

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Oriental Brush Painting with Linda Cox

This is a relaxing and meditative art therapy class that will awaken the senses to a new passion for painting. Learn basic brush strokes to create beautiful and meditative paintings. Oriental music will be played throughout the course to enhance tranquility. The painting techniques are easy to learn. Themes include traditional Oriental subjects. Classes are ongoing instruction throughout the year to develop your skill level with different subjects featured.

Ages: 5 + • Levels: Any

Supplies: Bamboo brush (medium size), Bottle of black Sumi-e ink, 9” x 12” pad of plain newsprint paper

Tuition: Members $68 / Non-member $80

SPRING
Monday, 4pm – 5pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER I
Monday, 4pm – 5pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER II
Monday, 4pm – 5pm – REGISTER NOW

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Pop Art Painting with Walter Lucena

The use of popular culture in a panting has been around since the mid-1950s. It is often used in advertising. Students can use pop-culture such as labels, logos, or anything that is distinguishable of that period of time.

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

SPRING
Wednesday, 2pm – 4pm - REGISTER NOW

SUMMER I
Wednesday, 2pm – 4pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER II
Wednesday, 2pm – 4pm – REGISTER NOW

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Faux Finish for Beginners with Theresa Beck Zacek

This class provides an overview and practice of basic decorative wall finishes using latex acrylic house paint. Students will learn sponging, ragging, types of multi-color blending, stenciling, crackling, frottage and other inventive applications using appropriate easily-obtained tools. The instructor, a professional artist and painter with 20 years experience in this field, will share fine points and techniques for managing the difficulties. Guidance for personal projects will be included.

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

(This class requires a material fee of $45 due to the teacher the first day of class.)

SPRING
Wednesday, 6:45pm – 8:45pm - REGISTER NOW

SUMMER I
Wednesday, 6:45pm – 8:45pm – REGISTER NOW

SUMMER II
Wednesday, 6:45pm – 8:45pm – REGISTER NOW

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