CLASSES

CLASSES

Fall 2022 CLASSES

Suzanne Sparks http://www.sparksstudioart.com/Suzanne-mcneill-sparks.htm

Inventive Design - Add a fresh innovative look to your paintings. We will explore ideas and elements to add pizazz to designs. Each artist will create their own totally original deigns. A few elements are Notan, Overlaps, Cut-outs, Gold Leaf, Shadows, Repeats, Tissue and more. In this class, you are welcome to paint in watercolor, acrylic, gouache, or oils. Finished paintings can be on canvas or watercolor paper.
Session 1 : 6 weeks - Mondays 9:30-1:30 Sept. 12, 19, 26   Oct.  3, 10, 17   Cost $120

Happy Holidays Art Begin early this year. Make the holidays happier with meaningful gifts, colorful cards, festive ornaments, and pretty paintings.  Enjoy new ways to add color and cheer to the holidays.  Amaze your family and friends with handmade art for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Valentine's Day. A few techniques we will use in class are Gelli Printing, Stencils, Foam Printing, Repeat, Paper Puppets, Postcards and more.
4 weeks - Mondays 9:30-1:30 Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5, 12 Cost $100

Watercolor 
Instructor: Diane Brown https://www.ruralgirlgraphics.com

Students of all levels can explore various methods, techniques, materials, and products associated with the art of watercolor. Each week a technique, process, or product will be demonstrated and practiced.  For beginners, projects will be provided, and guidance will be given during each session.  Various principles of design and composition will be presented for the instruction of beginners and review for the more experienced.  All experience levels and artistic styles will be welcomed to explore watercolor in a fun, encouraging atmosphere. 
Session 1: 6 weeks 9:30-12:30.   Sept. 6,13 20 ,27 Oct. 4, 11 Cost $120
Session 2: 6 weeks 9:30 – 12:30 Oct. 18, 25, November 1, 15, 29 Dec. 6 Cost $120

OIL 
Instructor: Judy Gelfert  https://www.judygelfert.com

Positive and Negative Shapes: How to Draw Anything!
This 6-weeks session will focus on tips in drawing the subjects of your paintings using positive and negative shapes. The aim is to make your drawings accurate before laying in the paint. All the fundamentals of painting will be reviewed and utilized during the six weeks. Any subject-matter is welcome.
6 weeks Session 1 – 6 weeks 9:30 to 12:30. Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 Oct. 5, 12 Cost $120

Painting Whites
This 6-weeks session will focus on recognizing and applying subtle color varieties found in white subjects. We will review all the fundamentals of painting, stressing color temperature and color intensity. Any subject-matter which includes something white is welcome!
6 weeks Session 2 – 6 weeks 9:30 to 12:30. Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 2, 16, 30 Dec. 7 Cost $120

Expressionistic Painting
Instructor: Linda McCall  https://www.lindamccall.com

Linda is known for her expressionistic style of applying paint. Her classes teach the tools she likes to use, techniques, and color methods as she works with you to achieve your style objectives. Demonstrations along with personal guidance is given to meet each student at their current skill level. 
6 weeks Session 1 – 6 weeks 12:30 to 3:30. Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29 Oct. 6, 13 Cost $120
6 weeks Session 2 – 6 weeks 12:30 to 3:30. Oct. 20, 27 Nov. 3, 17, Dec. 1, 8 Cost $120

Introduction to Creating Art for Beginners
Instructor: Linda Leonhart McCall

This beginner course will cover the basic principles for creating ALL forms of art and design. We've designed this course for the absolute novice who would like to overcome the intimidating thought of where and how to start. Join us for this 4 wk session. Each 3-hour class will begin with a brief presentation on art theory; the elements and principles of design; followed by a simple art project to enhance your understanding of the principles discussed and allow absolute beginners to dip your toe into the water. Come get your feet wet with us.

6 weeks Sept. 6- Oct 11, Tuesdays 12:30 - 3:30, $120/per session
 

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