Open Drawing with Instructor

CLASS ID: 6A2D
Date/Time: Monday, June 10, 5:30-8:00 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginners and Beyond

CLASS ID: 6A2E
Date/Time: Monday, June 24, 5:30-8:00 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginners and Beyond

CLASS ID: 7A2B
Date/Time: Monday, July 15, 5:30-8:00 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginners and Beyond

CLASS ID: 7A2C
Date/Time: Monday, July 29, 5:30-8:00 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginners and Beyond

CLASS ID: 8A2B
Date/Time: Monday, August 12, 5:30-8:00 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginners and Beyond

CLASS ID: 8A2C
Date/Time: Monday, August 26, 5:30-8:00 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginners and Beyond

Attention all Drawing from the Paper Up and Portrait Drawing alumni! This is an opportunity to get away for some drawing time while honing your drawing skills. Students are to bring their own projects and supplies. Individualized instruction and critiquing by the instructor throughout the class. Open to alumni of any other drawing classes; must be knowledgeable in shading and basic drawing techniques.

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How to Draw Faces

CLASS ID: 7A2A
Date/Time: Saturday, July 20, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tuition: $135 Member/$169 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 14+, Beginner and Beyond

Even if you’ve never drawn a face before, this class will give you a solid approach to drawing faces. If you have, there are lots of tips and details to help you capture your subject better. This workshop emphasizes placing and drawing the features of the face accurately, including:
• How to analyze light and shadow, and create a light effect.
• How to map the features of the face.
• Common errors in portrait drawing.
Both the morning and afternoon sessions will include demos covering the principles of drawing a face and hands-on experience drawing from sculptor’s casts and a live model.

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Painting Contemporary Figurative Paintings

CLASS ID: 7A101
Date/Time: Tuesday – Thursday, July 30 – August 1, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Karen Knutson
Learn to loosen up and paint from the heart! We will be drawing more contemporary versions of people, in the loosest fashion possible. Simplicity is the name of the game in this workshop. Many techniques for texture, how to build layers for depth, working with limited colors, and lots of fun tricks done with rubbing alcohol and other tools, are just some of the new skills that you will learn.

One day, we will learn how to do wire drawings, which will help the students to loosen up! (Wire drawings are done with permanent markers and they resemble wire sculptures when completed.) This workshop is geared for all levels of acrylic students. We will also be trying other mixed media for detail work, like caran d’ ache crayons and prismacolor pencils. Karen Knutson is a very sought after instructor who believes that painting should be fun, but also likes to teach good design at the same time! www.karenknutson.com

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Silverpoint Drawing: The Delicate Line

CLASS ID: 5Z1A
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 7, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Favored in the Renaissance before the invention of the graphite pencil, silverpoint steps into the 21st century with improved tools, materials and techniques. Trail a fine line of real sterling silver on paper you have prepared yourself in class. Silverpoint is an elegant choice for small, detailed work, realistic or abstract. Learn how to apply the surface ground, along with stroke techniques. Trace provided images, or draw your own to create a suite of small drawings which fit into your own hand-painted origami portfolio.

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Introduction to Zentangle Inspired Art

CLASS ID: 5Z2A
Date/Time: Saturday, May 11, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Sue Swanson
Tangling and doodling is a meditative drawing method that uses simple repetitive strokes to build patterns that are combined to make a small work of art. Anyone who can draw a straight line and a curve can learn to tangle. The process is very easy, relaxing and fun. Come and be surprised and delighted by the designs you create.

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Portrait Drawing

CLASS ID: 4Z2B
Date/Time: 5 Mondays, April 22 – May 20, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Julie Erickson
Capturing the emotion, expression, and/or personality of someone is the biggest challenge and biggest reward of portrait drawing. We will learn to draw individual facial features, and then we will complete a full portrait from start to finish. Drawing will be done from photos provided by the instructor.

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Improve Your Drawing Skills (Teens)

CLASS ID: 8B03
Date/Time: Thursday, August 8, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Under Mr. Kyle’s guidance, learn and enhance your drawing skills. Different techniques and approaches will be covered. You will feel more confident in your drawing after this class!

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Zentangle Inspired Art Treasure Boxes

Class ID: B002
Tuesday, August 13
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Ages 8-12

Using paper templates we will make treasure boxes decorated with tangles and doodles. We will fold boxes in several 3-dimensional multi-sided shapes including a pyramid, cube, dodecahedron. There will also be other shapes to try.

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Doodle All the Day

Class ID: B912
Thursday, August 8
Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Ages 8-12

Join us for an afternoon of doodling – drawing free-form patterns in any style you wish. We will explore making designs on paper, wood, rocks, or tiles to see how our drawings look on different surfaces.

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Mentoring for All Mediums

CLASS ID: 5ZMB
Date/Time: 2 Mondays, May 6 & 20, 12:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Susan Hartzell Vannelli
This class is for those who would like to complete a piece of art, work on an unfinished painting, or learn to use pastel, watercolor, drawing, collage, or whatever! This instructor will mentor and help you with a new way of seeing your creative abilities, get you started on a new piece of work, and inspire you to press on and work in a series. Please bring supplies and a project. The instructor will have demonstrations each week for optional projects.

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