Classes for Adults

Linocut Printmaking Technique with Stephen McKenzie (NEW)

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Linocut Printmaking Technique with Stephen McKenzie

This introduction to linocut printmaking takes students from the learning the process to making finished prints in just a few classes. The course begins with a brief talk on the history of the process and artists who are noted for their use of the medium – and continues with a discussion on tools and materials. Demonstrations include the transfer […]

Fundamentals of Painting with Oscar Peterson (NEW)

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Fundamentals of Painting with Oscar Peterson
Paint an apple that looks like an apple!  In this class students will learn to create realistic images through the fundamental principles of capturing light, planes, structure, and proportion.  They will also practice painting from observation and acquire the skills to start, establish and finish a painting. Ideal for beginner and intermediate students.

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WINTER — 890

 

Fundamentals of Drawing with Margaret Fanning (NEW)

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Fundamentals of Drawing with Margaret Fanning
Drawing has been the foundation of art throughout the centuries.  This class will help students build and refine the techniques needed for drawing.  Learn how to use line, shape, and value to form a composition and how to use your observation skills to bring objects to life on paper. Materials are provided.

 
WINTER – 872
 

SPRING – 772

Introduction to Oils with Margaret Fanning (NEW)

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Introduction to Oils with Margaret Fanning
Oil painting is the most traditional painting medium used by contemporary artists and old masters alike. This course offers an introduction to oil painting while encouraging individual artistic expression.  Through demonstrations and in-class exercises, students will develop their skills in paint handling, mixing colors, and capturing form.  A still life will be provided by the instructor, but students may […]

Drawing and Painting from Photographs with Margaret Fanning (NEW)

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Drawing and Painting from Photographs with Margaret Fanning
Photographs have served as inspiration for artists since the early 19th century.  Learn to interpret the photograph in your own way with various painting techniques, both traditional and experimental.  Create an impressionist landscape or a realistic portrait.  This class is perfect for beginners as well as experienced painters.  Materials are provided,  just bring your own photo!  

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Plein Air Throughout Hunterdon County with Andrea Gianchiglia (NEW)

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Plein Air Throughout Hunterdon County with Andrea Gianchiglia

Scenic views of Hunterdon County will be the inspiration for this 3-week course in drawing and painting en plein air (outdoors).  Students can work in their desired medium of pastel, oil, acrylics or watercolor.

The instructor will give demonstrations in a variety of mediums and on several subjects such as perspective, foliage, color theory and atmosphere. The first class […]

All Levels Drawing & Painting with Lena Shiffman

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All Levels Drawing & Painting with Lena Shiffman
This is a fun and relaxed class designed for students of all levels.  There’s no need to be afraid if you are a beginner. All students can work at their own pace and will receive individual instruction. This course will introduce and build upon fundamental drawing concepts that translate across mediums, as well as basic through advanced […]

Animal Portraiture with Andrea Gianchiglia (NEW)

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Animal Portraiture with Andrea Gianchiglia

Capture the beauty of wildlife or the personality of your pet!  Students will learn how to draw and create life-like animal portraits focusing on proportions, color theory, and textures such as fur and feathers.  Demonstrations in different mediums will be given by the instructor.  Students work from photos, in the medium of their choice, as they receive individual guidance from […]

Intro to Watercolor: Methods and Materials with Wendy Hallstrom (NEW)

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Intro to Watercolor: Methods and Materials with Wendy Hallstrom
This class is an introduction to watercolor painting for true beginners.  We will cover methods and materials – what to use and how to use it.  Warm up painting exercises and weekly lessons will cover essential watercolor skills such as washes, edges, dry brush, and wet-into-wet.   Build your confidence and your individual style.  Materials are provided.

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Artistic Expressions with Jim Pruznick

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Artistic Expression with Jim Pruznick
This is an open studio art class designed for adults and teens with special needs and developmental disabilities.  Art making topics are tailored to new and returning students, and include drawing, painting, sculpting, mixed media, and fiber arts.  Students are encouraged to express their own vision in this fun, supportive class.  An exhibition of work and a celebration highlight the […]