Beginning Calligraphy

Date/Time: 3 Saturdays, March 23 – April 6, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Pat Barrett
Learning calligraphy is similar to learning any art form. It involves line, shape, space, texture, color, and movement. In calligraphy there are basic rules and techniques meant to help the learning process. In this class our focus will be on learning the Italic minuscule script (lower case letters). The focus of the first class will be on learning the basics such as tools, supplies, terms, and any other basic information necessary to start putting pen to paper. The focus of the following two classes will be on learning the structure of each letter within the Italic lower case alphabet, spacing, and a bit on layout, as well as individual guidance and answering questions.

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Open Studio: Artist to Artist

Date/Time: 13 Fridays, March 1 – May 31, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
*No Class May 24

No Instructor
Get to know other artists. Grow in knowledge, support, and community by creating together in any medium.  Artists work on their own projects with their own supplies. No instruction will be provided; this is an opportunity for open studio with like-minded artists. Bringing snacks is encouraged. Registration is required to attend this class.

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Drawing From Observation

Date/Time: Friday, May 3, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Jim Clark
Lose your fear of drawing in this supportive class. Develop techniques for drawing what you see in exciting and expressive ways! Gain confidence as you learn or enhance your drawing skills with Jim as your guide. Explore the endless possibilities of different media – charcoal, graphite, and ink and how to use them on different surfaces. You will create drawings and learn how to evaluate and talk about art in a positive environment. This is a great class for beginning and continuing students alike.

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