CLASSES

Classes offered vary from session to session.

 

ANIMAL DRAWING CLASS:

Love animals?  Improve your skills!  This class focuses on animal conformation with emphasis on techniques for rendering fur, feathers, fins and more. A variety of art materials will be used.  New animals are drawn each summer. All supplies included.

 

DRAWING CLASS:

Ongoing class for new and continuing students. This class teaches classical drawing concepts including composition, perspective, color and shading and includes demonstrations of techniques in oil & chalk pastel, charcoal, pencil, India ink and Prismacolor pencil. All supplies included.

 

FIGURE DRAWING: 

Using different drawing mediums, students will pose for each other while learning to see proportion, foreshortening, body structure and muscles. Focus will be on learning to create clothed drawings that look natural rather than stiff. All supplies included.

 

MIXED MEDIA CLASS: 

A great introduction to seldom used art materials, students will use a new art medium each day: scratchboard, Chinese brush painting, printmaking and acrylic painting on canvas.  New subject matter is presented each summer.  All supplies included.

 

OIL PAINTING CLASS:

Advanced class teaches classic oil painting techniques and emphasizes planning and execution. Students work independently on subject matter of their choosing. Supplies not included for this class only.

*PREREQUISITE: Minimum of 2 full years of drawing classes or portfolio review.

 

PORTRAIT CLASS:

Advanced students focus on learning elements of the face - structure, proportion, shading, features - and pursue it in depth while working in the drawing medium of their choice.  Strong emphasis on technique.  All supplies included

*PREREQUISITE: Minimum of 2 full years of drawing classes or portfolio review.

 

WATERCOLOR CLASS:

Watercolor is fun when you know how to do it!  Students will learn multiple techniques including wash, wet into wet, spatter, dry brush, lift off, salt, scrape, score and rubbing alcohol and will paint a different watercolor each day. New subject matter is presented each summer.   All supplies included.