Other Media Painting
Studio Arts: Drawing Classes
Figure Drawing One-Day Marathon

Two work stations run simultaneously throughout the day, one for quick poses and the other for extended work. A variety of male and female models are featured at each area, and artists may move freely between each.

Date
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Developing Your Sketchbook
6-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, April 17 to May 22, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m
Beginning Drawing
8-Session Evening Course

This course, a valuable introduction for beginners, teaches the basic skills needed as a strong foundation 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
Tuesday, April 18 to June 6, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (no class May 28)
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
Wednesday, April 19 to June 7, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 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, April 19 to June 7, 2107 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Oil Pastels for Everyone
6-Session Afternoon Course

Get a grounding in the basics of this exciting medium in a course that will have you painting in vibrant new colors—and perhaps developing ideas for your other works.

Date
Thursday, April 20 to May 25, 2017 - 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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, a set of visual exercises helps build the ability to draw. If you doubt your artistic ability or were told as a child that you could not draw, this is your opportunity to challenge that perception.

Date
Friday, April 21 to June 16, 2017 - 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no class May 26)
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, a set of visual exercises helps build the ability to draw. If you doubt your artistic ability or were told as a child that you could not draw, this is your opportunity to challenge that perception.

Date
Friday, April 21 to June 16, 2017 - 6:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. (no class May 26)
Colored Pencil Workshop

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, April 22, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Introduction to Pastel: Still Life Compositions
3-Session Weekend Course

The vibrant medium of pastel has been a favorite of artists such as Willem de Kooning for the last four centuries because of its luminosity and versatility. Working from still-life arrangements in studio sessions, students learn to achieve the brilliant and subtle effects characteristic of the medium.

Date
Saturday, April 22 to May 6, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Beginning Drawing
8-Session Daytime Course

This course, a valuable introduction for beginners, teaches the basic skills needed as a strong foundation 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, April 23 to June 18, 2017 - 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Figure Drawing
8-Session Weekend Course

This course covers advanced elements of composition, anatomy, and developing individual artistic direction.

Date
Sunday, April 23 to June 18, 2017 – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no class May 28)
Children’s Book Illustration Workshop

Creating illustrations for a children’s manuscript is loads of fun once you get to know the basics. Join author and illustrator Lori VanKirk Schue as she leads you through the foundations of interpreting a story through pictures.

Date
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.