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Jr. Artist with Michele Stone

Children will learn art history as they paint, mold and create masterpieces under the direction of an expert art instructor.

Ages: Kids • Levels: 1

Tuition: Member $68 / Non-member $80

FALL II
Wednesday, 4:15pm – 5:15pm – REGISTER NOW

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Understanding Composition 

More info coming soon.

Tuition: Member $90 / Non-member $105

SUMMER II

Thursday, 10am – 12am – REGISTER NOW

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Sampling the Media with Gainor Roberts

Try Oils, Acrylics, Watercolors, and Pastels to see which one you like. The first class is lecture about all the mediums. Then each class is 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. 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 $15 due to the teacher the first day of class.)

FALL I
Friday, 9am – 11am – REGISTER NOW

FALL II
Friday, 9am – 11am – 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: Kids, Tweens, Teens • Levels: Any

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

Tuition: Members $68 / Non-member $80

SUMMER I
Monday, 5:15pm – 6:15pm

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

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

FALL II
Monday, 5:15pm – 6:15pm – 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: basic set of drawing pencils, kneaded eraser, 18″x24″ newsprint, 18″x24″ drawing paper

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

(A model fee of $60 will be collected at the end of each class that will be divided by the number of students.)

SUMMER I
Monday, 7:15pm – 9:15pm

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

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

FALL 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: Basic set of drawing pencils, kneaded eraser, 18″x24″ newsprint, 18″x24″ drawing paper

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

SUMMER I
Tuesday, 7:15pm – 9:15pm

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

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

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

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Understanding Drawing with Gainor Roberts

Learn the fundamentals of drawing (perspective and proportion) while experimenting with different drawing materials and papers. Students will receive a 20 page booklet written by the instructor called Understanding The Basics of Drawing. For more information go to www.classesbygainor.com.

Ages: 18 + • Levels: 1, 2, 3

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

(This class requires a material fee of $15 due to the teacher the first day of class.)

FALL I
Friday, 11am – 1pm – REGISTER NOW

FALL II
Friday, 11am – 1pm – REGISTER NOW

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Painting with Michele Stone

In this painting class, students will paint wine/martini glasses and canvases while discovering other mediums of art in which they can express themselves.

Ages: Adults • Levels: 1, 2

Supplies: TBA

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

FALL I
Wednesday, 6pm – 8pm – REGISTER NOW

FALL II
Wednesday, 6pm – 8pm – REGISTER NOW

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Acrylics with Louise Chenowith

Students will learn the fundamentals of painting, focusing on painting still life subjects, landscapes and portraits.

Ages: Kids, Tweens, Teens and Adults • Levels: 1

Supplies: TBA

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

FALL I
Tuesday, 12:15pm – 2:15pm – REGISTER NOW

FALL II
Tuesday, 12:15pm – 2:15pm – REGISTER NOW

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Painting in Oil and Pastel with Gainor Roberts

This is a class for everyone, skilled or novice. The techniques of applying paint and building a painting is based on the methods adopted by the French Impressionists. Emphasis is on design, color, and values. The first class is a lecture/demonstration about the materials and methods used to build a painting. For more information visit www.classesbygainor.com

Ages: 18 + • Levels: Any

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

Tuition: Members $100 / Non-member $115

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

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

FALL I
Saturday, 9:30am-12pm – REGISTER NOW

FALL II
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: Adults • 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

SUMMER I
Monday, 4pm – 5pm

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

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

FALL II
Monday, 4pm – 5pm – 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.)

FALL I
Monday, 6:30pm – 8:30pm – REGISTER NOW

FALL II
Monday, 6:30pm – 8:30pm – REGISTER NOW

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Portrait Painting with Help with Gainor Roberts

Using digital photo editing the photo is enlarged to the size of our canvas and then traced on a clear plastic sheet.  Mistakes are immediately spotted as we use the overlay to check the work as it is painted. Use any medium you like. Students should have some basic painting experience in their chosen medium. For more information go to www.classesbygainor.com

Ages: 18+ • Levels: Any

Supplies: Restrict size of paper or canvas to 18 x 24. Bring digital photo or print of your subject. Laptops welcome.

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

(This class requires a material fee of $15 due to the teacher the first day of class.)

FALL I
Tuesday, 6pm – 8:30pm – REGISTER NOW

FALL II
Tuesday, 6pm – 8:30pm – REGISTER NOW

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Watercolors with Pamela Armentano

Do you enjoy watercolor? This class is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about painting with watercolors. Students will work at his or her own pace, so all skill levels are welcome. Individual attention will be given to help with specific projects, but class demonstrations will be sprinkled in along the way to help the entire class learn the tips and tricks to painting with this amazing medium.

Ages: 18+ • Levels: Any

Supplies: A copy of a photograph you would like to paint, 140lb (300 cold press) watercolor paper, brushes (a variety of large and small round and angle), paints (red, yellow, blue, green and yellow ochre), a board to tape your paper to, masking tape, water containers, small towel, pencils and an eraser.

Tuition: Members $90 / Non-member $105

FALL I
Tuesday, 10am – noon - REGISTER NOW
Thursday, 10am – noon – REGISTER NOW

FALL II
Tuesday, 10am – noon - REGISTER NOW
Thursday, 10am – noon – REGISTER NOW

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