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Acrylic Painting for Adults (with Chris Ann Ambery)
- Ages 18 to 99, Weds 01/08 to 01/29
Acrylic Painting for Adults This class is for beginner to intermediate level painters. Students will explore various painting techniques and will learn basic concepts of composition, value, and color theory. Still lives will be provided by the instructor for students to work from.
Canvas paper, Canvas (optional), painters palette or palette paper, palette knife, water container, vine charcoal, kneaded eraser paper towels or rag wipe brushes
Be sure to buy artists acrylic paint such as Grumbacher, Windsor Newton, or Liquitex it will come in tubes NOT craft paint such as “Folk Art” in little bottles. Utrecht and Blick both have their own brand.
• Cadmium Yellow Light
• French Ultramarine Blue
• Cerulean Blue
• Alizarin Crimson
• Cadmium Red Medium
• Titanium White
• Dioxazine Purple (optional)
• Hooker’s Green (optional)
• Yellow Ochre (optional)
• Burnt Sienna (optional)
• Burnt Umber (optional)
• Cadmium Orange (optional)
Brushes should be specific for acrylic paint. Made of either nylon or taklon
• #10 or #12 Flat
• #6 or #8 flat
• #6 or #8 Filbert
• #4 or #6 round
Supplies can be purchased on line from www.utrecht.com, www.dickblick.com or www.cheapjoes.com or AC Moore or Michaels
Art Rocks! (with Jill Amorosano)
- Ages 3 to 5, Weds 01/08 to 02/12
Art Rocks! Children will work to create fun and imaginative artwork using a variety of base materials such as rocks, shells, eggs, beads, etc. This class is designed for the budding artist and will cover the basics of color, pattern, texture, and shape. The various materials and supplies will be used to make pet critters and other delightful take home treasures. Please bring a smock and drink. Hope you can join us!
Fashion Illustration Workshop II (with Irene Paquette Tetrault)
- Ages 11 to 14, Sat 01/18
- Ages 11 to 14, Tue 02/18
Fashion Illustration Workshop II Attention future designers! Students will be instructed on how to draw the fashion figure and how to dress it, focusing on the hands, feet and face. A fashion line of your own will be the final product of this fun workshop. Many techniques will be taught on how to draw plaids, lace, leather and sequins as well as other embellishments. All fashion fans are welcome. Former fashion students will expand on their existing knowledge.
Fashion Illustration Workshop Junior (with Irene Paquette Tetrault)
- Ages 7 to 10, Sat 01/11
- Ages 7 to 10, Thu 02/20
Fashion Illustration Workshop Junior Attention future design stars! If your child is interested in fashion, this fun workshop is for them. Students will learn how to draw the fashion figure and how to dress it. Techniques are covered on how to draw all kinds of styles such as sportswear, casualwear, cruise wear and evening gowns. Students will also be taught how to execute different fabrics and embellishments like plaids, fur, leather, sequins and lace. Beginners are welcome and former fashion students are welcome to extend their skills.
Great Artists...Made Fun! Ages 7-9 (with Katie Berka)
- Ages 7 to 9, Sats 01/11 to 02/01
Great Artists...Made Fun! Ages 7-9 Students will learn about famous artists and their work. We will then create our own masterpieces as we experiment with the various materials and styles used by those artists. The emphasis is on having students explore new ways of creating art while learning about different styles and concepts.
Great Artists...Made Fun! Ages 8-10 (with Katie Berka)
- Ages 8 to 10, Sats 01/11 to 02/01
Great Artists...Made Fun! Ages 8-10 Students will learn about famous artists and their work. We will then experiment with various materials to explore the art we learn about! The emphasis is on having students learn new ways to use art materials and be introduced to different styles and concepts. Projects will dive deep into detail as we focus on both the artists' process and intention. Students will learn about both abstract and representational approaches to art making.
Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 5-7 (with Ivy Michelle Berg)
- Ages 5 to 7, Sats 11/09 to 12/14
Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 5-7 Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes,
This class is designed with young artists in mind. Work from beautiful photos of the natural world including familiar and wild animals and plants to create brilliant textural paintings to hang proudly in the home forever! Use acrylic paint to explore different modes of application including brushes, sponges, plastic knives,
leaves and more! All levels. No experience necessary. Bring your enthusiasm for color, love of nature and eagerness to learn!
Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 8-10 (with Ivy Michelle Berg)
- Ages 8 to 10, Sats 11/09 to 12/14
Painting Animals, Plants and Landscapes Ages 8-10 Child artists will work from beautiful photos of the natural world including familiar and wild animals and plants to create brilliant textural paintings to hang proudly in the home forever! Use acrylic paint to explore different modes of application including brushes, sponges, plastic knives, leaves and more! All levels. No experience necessary. Bring your enthusiasm for color, love of nature and eagerness to learn!
Self Exploration Portrait Workshop (with Courtney Surmanek)
- Ages 8 to 10, Fri 12/27
- Ages 10 to 12, Fri 12/27
Self Exploration Portrait Workshop Take some time during winter break to join in on this fun art workshop teaching the skills behind making self-portraits! Students will explore themselves to create inventive and expressive self-portraits! The class will begin with a short series of icebreakers grounded in theatre. Students will then move what they have discovered about themselves to paper: exploring a new way of thinking about art! Gain confidence in yourself and your art making through learned skills in drawing, painting, and printmaking. Students are asked to bring two printed 8x11 photographs of themselves in B&W( printed from your home printer is fine) Nothing fancy, just a printed out photo that includes a front view of your face, neck, and shoulders (like a headshot)