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Drawing: Basic Techniques

Before you begin your masterpiece in acrylic, oil, or watercolor, spend four Tuesday’s with Ginnie Conaway to learn the fundamentals of drawing.
You will learn to draw what you see, not what you think you see.
Learn to make your shapes appear three dimensional with the use of shading and values.
The class will begin in pencil and you can move to pen work if you wish.

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
09/05 TO 09/26/2017 T West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM TO  12:30 PM V. Conaway $55.00 116953 NO

Drawing Basic Technique Supply List

 

Drawing in Color

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This class will explore colored-pencil techniques in drawing and discuss color, light and composition. Prior drawing experience is helpful.

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
08/24 TO 10/12/2017 TH Miller Park Recreation Center  9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM D.Stewart $65.00 116951 NO

 

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/26 TO 12/07/2017 TH Miller Park Recreation Center  9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM D.Stewart $55.00 116952 NO

Drawing in Color Supply List

 

Drawing: Intermediate

Improve your basic drawing skills by learning to use shading and texture to make a flower or figure appear three-dimensional. Learn how to use values and perspective to create a feeling of distance in a landscape or cityscape. Understand what makes a good composition and how to edit your reference photos to get it. You can choose to draw still-life, animals, flowers, figures, or landscapes. We’ll discuss how to take photo references and where to find some of the best on the internet.

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/10 TO 10/31/2017 T West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM TO  12:30 PM V. Conaway $55.00 116954 NO

Drawing: Intermediate Supply List

 

Drawing: Portrait

Learn how to recognize and draw facial features and placement on the planes of the head.  Forming the features individually and knowing their placement in relation to each other will help to create a finished portrait.  You will learn the value of shading and highlighting to create the appearance of a three dimensional portrait.

Summer

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
07/18 TO 08/08/2017 T West Campus, Rm. 14 9:30 AM To 12:30 PM V. Conaway $45.00 113584 NO

Drawing Portraits Supply List

 

Painting: Acrylic

Learn the application, mixing and blending of color and a variety of techniques used in acrylic painting. Learn how to create a composition such as landscapes, seascapes and still life.

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
08/24 TO 10/12/2017 TH West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM TO  12:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 116965 YES

 

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/19 TO 12/14/2017 TH West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM TO  12:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 116966 NO

 Painting: Acrylic Supply List

 

Painting: Choose Your Medium

 

Not offered in the Fall.

 

Painting: Oil All Levels

All levels of students from beginners to advanced will meet to explore the proper use of this exciting medium; especially color mixing, application and brush techniques. We will work from photos and nature while studying the styles of the master oil painters.

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
08/30 TO 10/18/2017 W West Campus, Rm. 15 9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM A. Westmoreland $65.00 116967 YES

 

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
11/1 TO 12/13/2017 W West Campus, Rm. 15 9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM D. Stewart $55.00 116941 YES

Painting: Oil All Levels Supply List

 

Painting: Watercolor

Gain a basic understanding of watercolor painting of still life and landscapes through lecture and accomplishments.

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
08/25 TO 10/13/2017 F West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM To  12:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 116942 YES

 

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/27 TO 12/15/2017 F West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM To  12:30 PM V. Conaway $55.00 116945 YES

Painting: Watercolor Supply List

 

Painting: Water Media

This class allows student to experiment with any water media, including watercolors, acrylics, gouache, and watercolor pencils. Beginners, will receive an introduction into watercolor and acrylics and the difference between them the first day of class. We keep supplies at a minimum, teaching you how to mix paints to create hues rather than buy a tube of another color. Demonstrations will be done in blending colors, what makes a good paint brush and can you use them for all media, and much more!

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
09/06 TO 10/25/2017 W South Fork Recreation Center  1:00 PM TO  4:00 PM A. Bess $65.00 116948 YES

Painting: Watermedia Bess Supply List