Painting with Pastels Fall 2017

Create beautiful paintings using soft pastels while working from a still life and photographs of landscapes. Students will express themselves with their own style using various types of paper and learning about composition, value, and different painting techniques.

Laurinda will demonstrate techniques and will offer plenty of individual instruction. MAC will supply paper but students must bring their own photographic references and soft pastels.

Suggested varieties (from medium to soft and less expensive to higher quality) include Faber Castel, Rembrandt, Sennelier, Great American, Unisons, Diane Townsend, and Terry Ludwig. Sites to order from include dickblick.com, jerrysartarama.com, and dakotapastels.com 

Teacher: Laurinda O’Connor

Monday, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. 

8 weeks – September 18 – Nov 13 (no class Oct 9)

Cost:  $242 (class limited to 12 students)

Start time 09-18-2017 7:00 pm
End Time 09-18-2017 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date 08-20-2017
Registration close date 09-17-2017 8:00 pm
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Price $242.00
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Beginning Painting

 

 

Beginning Painting
This course is designed for beginners and those who have minimal painting experience. Students will learn the basics of handling acrylic paints and brushes and explore a variety of techniques and subject matter (still life, self-portrait, and abstraction).

Techniques: Mixing, glazing, layering, impasto, alla prima, etc.
Goals: To give students the basic tools and ideas necessary to begin their own personal painting practice.
Materials: Acrylic (or oils), stretched canvas, brushes, etc.

Teacher: Santiago Hernandez
Mondays, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
8 weeks – Oct 2 – Nov 27 (no class Oct 9)
Cost:  $300  (class limited to 12 students)

Start time 10-02-2017 9:00 am
End Time 10-02-2017 11:30 am
Registration Start Date 08-13-2017
Registration close date 10-01-2017 12:00 pm
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Price $300.00
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Autobiographical Still Life Painting

Autobiographical Still Life Painting
In this course we will work from observation and use Still Life as the vehicle for self-expression. Refine your skills while exploring the use of symbolic objects and more expressive stylistic approaches to create work that speaks about you.


Techniques: Representational painting
Goals: To familiarize students with the use of symbols in art while strengthening observational, drawing, and painting skills
Materials: Acrylic and oil paint

Teacher: Santiago Hernandez
Wednesdays, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
8 weeks – Oct 4 – Nov 29 (no class Nov 22)
Cost:  $300   (class limited to 12 students)

Start time 10-04-2017 9:00 am
End Time 10-04-2017 11:30 am
Registration Start Date 08-13-2017
Registration close date 10-03-2017 12:00 pm
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Price $300.00
$300.00 12

Sewing for Adults

Instructor: Demi Harvey

Learn to use a sewing machine, draft a pattern, take measurements,  cut fabric and sew your own clothing. Projects will be discussed first day of class, choices may range from apron to bag to table runner to top, etc….

6 Saturdays, Oct. 14-Nov. 18

11:30-1:30pm

$195 (fee includes materials except students bring in 2-3 yards of fabric of choice depending on project to be made)

 

Start time 10-14-2017 11:30 am
End Time 10-14-2017 1:30 pm
Registration Start Date 08-20-2017
Registration close date 10-13-2017
Available places 11
Price $195.00
$195.00 11

Screen Printing 101

Teens and Adults

During a 5-week screen-printing class you can create your own design and screen print it onto a t-shirt, poster, cards, or flyers.  Get your message out in an eye-catching way.  Become an entrepreneur and create your own t-shirts and art.

Teacher: Scott Love

Saturdays, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. 

5 Saturdays, 10/14-11/11 

Cost:  $180 

 (class fee includes a materials fee. Students take home frame at the end of the course)

 

Start time 10-14-2017 4:00 pm
End Time 10-14-2017 6:00 pm
Registration Start Date 08-20-2017
Registration close date 10-13-2017
Available places 12
Price $180.00
$180.00 12

Adult T-shirt Quilt Workshop

Instructor: Demi Harvey

Do you have a sewing machine collecting dust? Have you always wanted to learn to sew but didn't know where to start? This workshop is for you!  

Gather up your old t-shirts to sew them up into a quilt! You will also learn the basics of sewing and become familiar with our sewing machines or bring your own. 

3 Sundays, October 15, 22, 29

2-5pm

$150

 

Start time 10-15-2017 2:00 pm
End Time 10-15-2017 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 08-20-2017
Registration close date 10-14-2017 4:00 pm
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Price $150.00
$150.00 11

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