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Adult Programs Summer Registration:  May 13, 2020
10 AM Residents, 1 PM Non-Residents

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Amazing Watercolors

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Robert McArthur
Monday, 6 - 9 pm
Spring 1: 1/6 - 2/10 (Skip 1/20)*
*Resident: $100, Non-Resident: $117

Wednesday, 10 am - 1 pm
Spring 1: 1/8 - 2/12
Spring 2: 2/26 - 4/1
Resident: $120, Non-Resident: $140
Watercolor can be a vibrant and expressive medium. Explore a variety of watercolor techniques while learning to create loose, free, and colorful watercolor paintings. All skill levels welcome. Requires purchasing own supplies, see supply list page.
Min 6, Limit 12
Held in 8E


Beginning Acrylic Painting

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David Thornberry
Wednesday, 6 - 9 pm
Spring 1: 1/8 - 2/12
Spring 3: 4/15 - 5/20
Resident: $120, Non-Resident: $140
Learn basic painting techniques and concepts such as color theory, composition, value, and brush techniques. This class is very hands-on and we will be working from observed still life set-ups. The goal is to overcome those barriers and intimidations that are holding you back. All skill levels welcome. Requires purchasing own supplies, see supply list page.
Min 6, Limit 12
Held in 8E


Ditch Your Eraser

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Adrienne Hodge
Thursday, 6 - 9 pm
Spring 1: 1/9 - 2/13
Spring 3: 4/16 - 5/21
Resident: $120, Non-Resident: $140
An all-levels class dedicated to helping students develop or improve drawing abilities by exploring still life objects, interior spaces, landscapes, portraits, and typography using pen and ink. Students will learn to create dynamic pen and ink drawings using simple ink shading techniques, implied line, and other basic drawing fundamentals. Requires purchasing own supplies, see supply list page.
Min 5, Limit 12
Held in 8E


Drawing 101

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David Thornberry
Wednesday, 6 - 9 pm
Spring 2: 2/26 - 4/1
Resident: $120, Non-Resident: $140
You can learn to draw! This hands-on class is designed to cover the absolute essentials such as composition, getting line under control, how to start a drawing, and perspective. The course is very hands-on and we will be working from observed still life set-ups. All skill levels welcome. Requires purchasing own supplies, see supply list page.
Minimum 6, Limit 12
Held in 8E


Painting Basics in Oil or Acrylic

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Adrienne Hodge
Thursday, 6 - 9 pm
Spring 2: 2/27 - 4/2
Resident: $120, Non-Resident: $140
earn to paint or sharpen existing painting skills using either oil or acrylic paint. Develop or find your painting style. This class will cover: materials, color mixing and theory, planning a successful composition, and controlling the paintbrush. Start creating satisfying landscapes, atmospheres, still life, and portraits in paint. Requires purchasing own supplies, see supply list page.
Minimum 5, Limit 12
Held in 8E


Ink + Water

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Adrienne Hodge
Friday, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Spring 2: 2/28 – 4/3
Resident: $120, Non-Resident: $140
Explore pen and ink drawing techniques combined with liquid ink painting processes to create satisfying mixed media works on fine watercolor paper, wood panel, and a small watercolor sketchbook. This all levels class will focus on color theory, paintbrush control, and developing observational drawing skills. This course requires students to purchase their own supplies. Requires purchasing own supplies, see supply list page.
Minimum 6, Limit 12
Held in 8E


Watercolor Mastery

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Robert McArthur
Monday, 6 - 9 pm
Spring 2: 2/24 - 3/30
*Resident: $120, Non-Resident: $140
Experienced watercolor artists -- take your work to the next level. Explore more challenging subjects and techniques while developing your own artistic style. Requires purchasing own supplies, see supply list page.
Min 6, Limit 12
Held in 8E


Drawing Fundamentals

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Adrienne Hodge
Friday, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Spring 3: 4/17 – 5/22
Resident: $120, Non-Resident: $140
Develop or sharpen existing drawing skills using graphite, charcoal, chalk pastel, and ink. This all levels class will focus on starting or maintaining a successful drawing practice while creating large scale studies of portraits, landscapes, and still life objects. This course requires students to purchase their own supplies. Requires purchasing own supplies, see supply list page.
Minimum 6, Limit 12
Held in 8E


The focus of the Drawing & Painting Program is on traditional mediums such as drawing, pastel, acrylic and oil painting, watercolor, and also a variety of mixed media. Skilled instructors that can work with varying levels of experience and provide feedback will take you to the next level. Small classes ensure enough space and quality instruction. Our 700 square foot studio provides easels, work tables, and still life objects.

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Adult programs require full payment at the time of registration. Students ages 15-17 may register with Arts School Supervisor permission. Questions? Call 512-974-4040