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Art Center Classes

  1. 4060: Life Drawing

    October 26, 2017, 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM @ Art Center

    Draw from the model and learn the methods of the masters. The first half of class will consist of short poses to seize the figure quickly and to capture the rhythmic action of the pose. The second half of the class will be a sustained pose carried on in the remaining classes. This gives students the opportunity to learn how to finish a drawing incorporating form, anatomy, beauty of line and “sculpting” the body from within. Teens are welcome to take the class with adult permission.

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  2. 3086: Thursday Morning Pottery

    October 26, 2017, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Art Center

    This class includes wheel-throwing, hand-building and a combination of the two. Whether you’re new to clay or not, learn many helpful techniques. Traditional gas-fired glazing and other decorative techniques will be covered. No Class Nov. 23

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  3. 4160: Realistic Drawing and Painting

    October 26, 2017, 12:45 PM - 3:45 PM @ Art Center

    This class accommodates all levels of skill and experience. Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting. Choose your medium: graphite, oil or watercolor.

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  4. 3011: Beginning to Intermediate Throwing

    October 26, 2017, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Art Center

    This class is designed to gain and expand wheel-throwing skills. We will focus on technique, form and consistency to create functional work. The class will also explore lids, handles and altering to create unique, expressive work. Other subjects covered will include glazing and firing methods. *No class Nov. 23.

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  5. 2030: Beginning Drawing for Youth

    October 26, 2017, 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM @ Art Center

    Do you like to doodle and draw? Have fun learning the basic techniques of realistic drawing. We’ll try a variety of tools, from pencils to pastels, so students will see the dramatic difference each medium can make in their artwork. Students will enjoy making art in a friendly and supportive environment. All supplies included in supply fee. *No class Sept. 21, Oct. 5 or 19. **No class Nov. 23. ***No class Feb. 22. Maximum 12.

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  6. 4710: Transform Your Favorite Photograph into a Vivid Acrylic Painting

    October 26, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Art Center

    This class covers the foundation of acrylic painting. Students will work from personal photographs to create a composition on stretched canvas. Students will learn how to translate an image and plan a composition, sketch the image on canvas, implement different painting techniques and how to use color to create a vibrant painting. Acrylic paints are a highly effective medium for beginners to learn to paint successfully. They may be applied in thin layers like watercolor, or in thick, opaque layers like oil paint. Acrylics dry quickly and may be diluted with water for simple, odorless clean-up, making them accessible to everyone.

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  7. 3110: Thursday Night Throwing

    October 26, 2017, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Art Center

    This is a wheel class for students looking to expand their grasp of throwing a variety of forms. Technique and practice will be emphasized to accomplish challenging forms and give students the skills to make work that is truly their own. Demonstrations will also include altering pots, handles, trimming techniques and glazing. *No class Oct. 5.

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  8. 4001: Drawing for All Skill Levels

    October 26, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Art Center

    This class is for all skill levels. New students will work on short sketches of simple objects. Based on skill level, students will work on a still life or photo for longer periods of time. Good drawing is the basis for all two- and three-dimensional artwork. Line, contour drawing, blind contour, cross-hatching, perspective and basic realistic drawing exercises will be covered in pencil and charcoal. We will discuss shading, tone, light, value, shape, form and the use of positive and negative space. Kathy strives to create a positive and supportive class environment. *No class Oct. 19.

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