Other Media Painting
Studio Arts: Drawing Classes
Introduction to Drawing and Painting
8-Session Daytime Course

In this combination course, students work from still life, architectural interiors, and landscape to translate the world of three dimensions to two through the arts of drawing and painting.

Date
Friday, October 6 to December 8, 2017 – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class Nov. 10 or Nov. 24)
Drawing on the Right Side of Your Brain
8-Session Afternoon Course

Popular theory on right side brain activity holds that the right brain is primarily responsible for the intuitive understanding of visual and spatial relationships. Designed to improve the way people see and record objects on paper, this class provides a set of visual exercises to help build the ability to draw.

Date
Friday, October 6 to December 8, 2017 – 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no class Nov. 10 and Nov. 24)
Drawing on the Right Side of Your Brain
8-Session Evening Course

Popular theory on right side brain activity holds that the right brain is primarily responsible for the intuitive understanding of visual and spatial relationships. Designed to improve the way people see and record objects on paper, this class provides a set of visual exercises to help build the ability to draw.

Date
Friday, October 6 to December 8, 2017 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (no class Nov. 10 and Nov. 24)
Colored Pencil Workshop
2-Session Weekend Course

Get a hands-on overview of how versatile colored pencils can bring illustration or fine art alive with rich, vibrant color and a range of effects.

Date
Saturday, Oct. 7 and 14, 2017 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Continued Drawing
8-Session Evening Course

As an investigation of drawing beyond the introductory level, this course offers practice in using traditional media. Sessions focus on the four traditional subjects of drawing (still-life, landscape, portrait, and figure).

Date
Wednesday, October 11 to December 6, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (no class Nov. 22)
Oil Pastels for Everyone
6-Session Daytime Course

Both beginners and seasoned artists can learn to take advantage of the creative possibilities of this rich pigmented, vibrant, and versatile medium.

Date
Thursday, October 12 to November 16, 2017 – 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Beginning Drawing
8-Session Weekend Course

This introductory course teaches the basic skills needed for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.

Date
Sunday, October 15 to December 10, 2017 – 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (no class Nov. 26)
Figure Drawing
8-Session Weekend Course

The depiction of the human form on cave walls and the rendering of the figure throughout history, across cultures and artistic styles, underscore the significance of its continued study. Students make use of this venerated artistic form in this course designed to help develop their skill in capturing the figure on paper.

Date
Sunday, October 15 to December 10, 2017 – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no class Nov. 26)
Developing Your Sketchbook
7-Session Afternoon Course

Boost your creativity and record your thoughts and visual observations of the world around you—and in the process transform your sketchbook into a powerful expression of your inner self.

Date
Monday, October 16 to November 27, 2017 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Beginning Drawing
8-Session Evening Course

This introductory course teaches the basic skills needed for drawing. Working with a variety of materials and techniques, including charcoal and pencils, students explore the rendering of geometric forms, volume, and perspective, with an emphasis on personal gesture marks.

Date
Monday, October 16 to December 4, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Introduction to Pastel: Still Life Compositions
3-Session Weekend Course

Working from still-life arrangements in studio sessions, students learn to achieve the brilliant and subtle effects characteristic of pastels.

Date
Saturday, December 2; Sunday, December 3; and Sunday, December 10, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Manuscript Illumination Workshop

Students learn about the history of illuminated manuscript art as they focus on creating their own tiny masterpiece.

Date
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Children’s Book Illustration Workshop

Creating illustrations for a children’s manuscript is loads of fun once you get to know the basics. Learn the foundations of bringing a story to life through pictures.

Date
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.