Painting: Pushing the Limits with Bascha Mon

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Painting: Pushing the Limits with Bascha Mon
Toss the rules out the window and throw caution to the winds in this class that encourages imaginations to soar! Students of all skill levels are welcome in this class that kicks off with a discussion on contemporary art as a springboard to create works in oils, acrylics and mixed media.  Students work on individual projects with guidance from the […]

Plein Air & Still Life Painting with Oscar Peterson (NEW)

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Plein Air & Still Life Painting with Oscar Peterson
Artists have been painting en plein air (outdoors) for hundreds of years.  Students will continue in this tradition and learn the techniques to start, establish, and finish their paintings en plein air.  Fundamental principles of capturing color, light, planes, and structure will be covered.  Still life subjects will be introduced in the case of inclement weather and/or to practice […]

Portrait Drawing with Oscar Peterson (NEW)

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Portrait Drawing with Oscar Peterson
Students will learn the principles of portrait drawing through observation of live models. Various methods for depicting a realistic likeness in graphite and charcoal will be explored and each step of starting, establishing, and finishing a drawing will be demonstrated.  Facial features, anatomy, shading and proportion will be covered.  Most classes will include at least one long pose, in order to […]

Woodblock Printing with Stephen McKenzie (NEW)

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Woodblock Printing with Stephen McKenzie

The woodcut is a relief printmaking technique, whereby an image is carved into the surface of a block of wood—leaving the printing parts level with the surface while removing the non-printing parts. Areas that are cut away carry no ink, while characters or images at surface level carry the ink to produce the print.

The course begins with a brief talk […]