BUILDING A PAINTING
Teaching Artist - MK Bailey
09/02/2020 - 10/07/2020
Tuition - $200.00
This course takes a step-by-step approach to building a painting by gaining new skills and practicing them on still lifes. We will explore using a palette knife to mix precise and vibrant color, learn how (and why!) to use acrylic mediums, and other techniques that are essential to developing your painting practice. This class is great for those who want to learn to paint in a structured way or would like to elaborate on basic skills.
PLEIN AIR PAINTING
Teaching Artist - Kate Fleming
10/17/2020 - 11/14/2020
Tuition - $175.00
In this course, students will learn to draw and paint en plein air (a.k.a. outdoors!). Using the medium of their choice, students will learn to create a composition and face the elements while creating a work of art outside the studio. All participants will wear masks and remain socially distant while receiving in-person instruction. Students are encouraged to bring a light portable easel of their choice. This is optional though and accommodations can be made.
Teaching Artist - Carolina Mayorga
09/15/2020 - 11/03/2020
Tuition - $270.00
This class builds on fundamental concepts of drawing and 2-D media by incorporating art history references to creative hands-on assignments. The study of different art movements and artists will be the starting point for the creation of still-life drawing, portraits and indoor/outdoor among others. We will experiment with different black/white and color media techniques including an introduction to printmaking. No materials required.
Teaching Artist - Ellen Cornett
09/10/2020 - 10/15/2020
Tuition - $240.00
This class is designed for students who wish to build on their drawing skills with work from live models. The focus will be on heads and faces, with additional emphasis on the challenges of foreshortening. Students should be prepared with drawing paper --Strathmore Drawing is recommended, and pencils or charcoal. Students who are interested in developing their shading skills may wish to purchase graded carbon pencils. A set of these are available at Dick Blick Art Supply: https://www.dickblick.com/items/20452-2149/
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Teaching Artist - Spencer Bentley
09/19/2020 - 10/17/2020
Tuition - $100.00
An introductory course that covers the basics of the history and craft of photography. Students will learn fundamental concepts of exposure, composition, and light while building out a preliminary portfolio of their work. At the end of the course students will present their work to the class for final assessment and critiques.
STRETCHING & MOVING
Teaching Artist - Heather Whyte
09/14/2020 - 10/26/2020
Tuition - $120.00
Hooked on tik tok? Teaching Artist extraordinaire, Heather Whyte will lead weekly online movement sessions. The best part is you can enjoy it from your own home. Students can wiggle out muscles after teleworking all day and challenge themselves with bite-sized dance routines fit for any social media sharing! *No class on 10/12.