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Studio Arts: General Art Classes

Studio Arts Course
Friday, September 3, 2021 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

Composition is one of the most important of elements of any artwork. This workshop examines fundamental concepts of composition and their practical application in studio-art practice. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit) 

Studio Arts Course
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

Composition is one of the most important of elements of any artwork. This workshop examines fundamental concepts of composition and their practical application in studio-art practice, offering participants tools to enrich their own work as well to analyze and appreciate visual art in general. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

Studio Arts Course
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET

Explore the basics of color theory including temperature, value, and harmony-creating color schemes. In three hands-on projects, learn to use a color wheel with tinting and toning, color charts, and color harmony studies.

Studio Arts Workshop
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

This fun class is full of ideas to help boost your brain and spark your creativity. Award winning artist Lori VanKirk Schue will get your creative juices flowing again with the help of everyday materials and easy ideas.