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Mixed Media Drawing

$136

with Alice Sayler

Calendar Feb 6, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

Grade 6- Adult

Our new Mixed Media class builds upon a foundation of drawing, while expanding the possibilities with a multitude of mediums. Students will learn how to create varying degrees of line width using pen & ink; while also being introduced to brush pens -- creating smooth, flowing energetic lines. A world of color, texture and composition will be explored, using techniques from printmaking, painting and even textiles!  Students are encouraged to explore processes such as collage and abstraction.  All skill levels and ages are welcome! This class will transition to online if the need arises.

9:00 - 11:00 am, Saturdays, February 6, 13, 20, March 13, 20, 27  (please note there is no class February 27 and March 6)

Adventures in Drawing

$158

with Sharon Squibb

Calendar Feb 8, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Grade 9- Adult

This class explores basic drawing techniques and how to use a variety of drawing media: pencils, color pencils, oil pastels, chalk pastels, charcoal, and pen & ink. The instructor will provide step-by-step instruction with demonstrations with each new technique. Students will do a number of studies and finished pieces using each media/technique.  This class will transition to online if the need arises.

5:30 - 7:00 pm, Mondays, February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12  

Anime Art Club

$163

with Allison Parker

Calendar Mar 11, 2021 at 4:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Grades 5 - 12

This class focuses on the Japanese originated comic style of Manga and Anime drawings.  During the duration of the course, students will learn the basics of rendering multiple styles of generic anime figures, known characters and, eventually, will be able to create their own original character.  Students will learn the rules of proportions and characterized anatomy, pen and ink techniques, and coloring processes.  This class will provide a safe and creative space for young artists to experiment within their chosen illustrative styles.  All skill levels are welcome!  This class will transition to online if the need arises.

4:30 - 6:30 pm, Thursdays, March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Zentangle Method of Drawing - Introduction

$50

with Kay Grogg

Calendar Mar 13, 2021 at 10 am

Grade 9- Adult

The Zentangle Method of Art is an easy to learn art form that is FUN and RELAXING! Beautiful images can be created by drawing structured patterns. As you become engrossed in the process, your focus becomes, “Zen” like and relaxed, resulting in individually unique masterpieces.  Students must complete this class or have previous Zentangle experience before taking, Working With Tan Tiles."  This workshop may transition to online if the need arises.

10:00 am - 12:30 pm, Saturday, March 13

Mandala Magic Workshop

$60

with Roslyn Eitel

Calendar Mar 20, 2021 at 1 pm

9th Grade to Adult

Mandalas are circle drawings that are very relaxing to create. The radial and repetitive nature helps focus the mind, enabling concentration and lets creativity flow. During this workshop, students will learn how to draw a radial mandala. Drawing and coloring their mandala will help with mindfulness & bring a sense of peace & relaxation. Students will work on one mandala with different options for coloring. The final piece will be framed & ready to display.

1:00 - 5:00 pm, Saturday, March 20

Zentangle- Working with Tan Tiles

$55

with Kay Grogg

Calendar Mar 27, 2021 at 10 am

Grade 9- Adult

Prerequisite:  Introduction to Zentangle Method of Drawing

This class will be a continuation of the Zentangle Method of Drawing.  Students will explore the tan or Renaissance tiles using black and brown ink; white gel pens, and white charcoal.  Please bring your graphite pencil, black pens, etc., from the first class.  The additional new materials will be provided with class fee.  This class may transition online if the need arises.

10:00 am - 12:30 pm, Saturday, March 27

Mixed Media Drawing - Session 2

$136

with Alice Sayler

Calendar Apr 24, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

Grade 6- Adult

Our new Mixed Media class builds upon a foundation of drawing, while expanding the possibilities with a multitude of mediums. Students will learn how to create varying degrees of line width using pen & ink; while also being introduced to brush pens -- creating smooth, flowing energetic lines. A world of color, texture and composition will be explored, using techniques from printmaking, painting and even textiles!  Students are encouraged to explore processes such as collage and abstraction.  All skill levels and ages are welcome! This class will transition to online if the need arises.

9:00 - 11:00 am, Saturdays, April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 3 payments of $37.00, paid every four weeks.




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