Symbolism in Your Painting

Date/Time: Friday-Sunday, October 25-27, 9:30 AM-3:30 PM
Tuition: $350 Member/$438 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

From ancient times to the present, symbols are a part of our communication both verbally and visually. Everywhere we look, we are aware of the symbolism in our lives. This course focuses on the daily symbols (ex. street signs) and the more meaningful symbols (love, joy, family) important to us. The exercises will be geared toward non-realistic paintings as you find your own vision of creative painting. Join in on the fun of this unique approach to your artful life. Artists will work on separate paintings in each morning and afternoon session. Past experience is helpful; however, an open, experimental and “anything goes” attitude is the best. Critique is a part of each session. All media and all levels of artists are welcome.

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Winter Squash in Colored Pencil

Date/Time: 4 Fridays, November 1-22, 1:00-3:00 PM
Tuition: $88 Member/$112 Non-Member
Material Fee: $7 Payable to Instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner and Beyond

This class is all about color and techniques specific to colored pencils. You will learn how to get vibrant greens, rich oranges and yellows using layering to build color. Our subject matter will be the winter squash. We will review the different types of pencils available and how the paper surface affects the drawing. Hands on instruction and individual attention provided as you work with the layering technique. Expect to complete a drawing. This class will be helpful for artists at any level.

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Birds and Blooms: Painted Paper Collage Workshop

Date/Time: Tuesday-Thursday, August 4-6, 2020, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tuition: $445 Member/$555 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

This workshop is a comprehensive class in which students are taught a unique figurative collage technique. Emphasis will be on developing form using light, shadow, and directional ripping– very similar to traditional painting techniques. No prior collage experience is necessary. Some painting experience would be helpful, but not imperative. Please register for this class at least 5 weeks in advance.

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