Art & Crafts
To register please call 914-606-6830 and press option 1
Would you like to learn how to draw outrageously funny cartoon characters quickly? How about drawing action figures and super heroes using just 25 basic shapes? Do you want to create fantastic scenes where creatures from another world can roam about freely? Highly instructional class with easy to follow step by step instruction taught by a professional cartoonist.
CE-ART 2122, 8 Sat., June 9-July 28, 11:00 am-
1:00 pm, Room TBD, $160. V Davis. #5049
In this mixed level workshop, get a taste of how to create the most astonishing watercolors, using techniques ranging from dry into dry, wet into wet, and wet into dry. You will also learn about color and composition and texturing. Contact instructor at email address for materials list at: firstname.lastname@example.org
CE-ART 2197VA, 5 Sat., June 2-30, 12:30-3:30 pm, KNC-4, $180. K Gyokeny. #5953
This course is for mixed levels. Learn traditional principles and contemporary techniques in drawing. Gain a greater working knowledge of line, shape, perspective, proportion, volume, and composition. We’ll also introduce narrative ideas, collaborative projects, and conceptual art techniques. Contact instructor at email address for materials list at: email@example.com
CE-ART 2199VA, 5 Sat., June 2-30, 9:00 am-
12:00 noon, KNC-4, $180. K Gyokeny. #5952
Watercolor Painting and Colored Drawing
Learn about color in two forms: watercolor and colored drawing pencils. The emphasis will be on supplementing drawing skills to further develop a picture so that the full effect of a truly finished artwork can be seen and presented to others. By the end of the course, you will be able to compose, draw and add color effects to your artworks.
CE-ART 2297, 8 M/W, June 4-27, 10:00 am-
12:00 noon, KNC-4, $195. J Coppola. #6282
A Tisket, A Tasket, Learn to Make a Basket
During two evenings, learn how to weave a medium sized rectangular basket with a handle and a sturdy base that you can use at the Farmers’ Market! Natural reed will be provided with a choice of decorative colors. The basket will measure approximately 8”W x 12”L x 6”H.
CE-CRAFT 2067, 2 Tues., July 24 & 31, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, KNC-3, $60 (+ $15 materials fee, payable to instructor). M Sgro. #5951
Discovering and Photographing Nature’s Hidden Secrets
When we look closely we can see objects and patterns not perceived by our normal viewing. Change your perspective as we explore our beautiful campus. Bring camera or phone, instruction manual, and flash drive. Contact instructor at BonSuPhoto@aol.com.
CE-PHOTO 2026, 2 Mon., June 4 & 11, 1:00-
4:00 pm, KNC-3, $65. B Rauch. #5386
Explore Your Creative Side at The Center for the Arts
Classes below in this box are held at the Center for the Arts, County Center, White Plains.
Note: for those classes led by J Cianflone, contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
for materials list before class.
Most art starts out with drawing as the first step. From quick sketches to detailed compositions, this class will cover the basics of shading, crosshatching, proportion, and size.
CE-ART 2038, $180.
Sec. A: 5 Tues., May 22-June 19, 1:30-4:30 pm. B Waldman. #5975
Sec. B: 5 Thurs., May 24-June 21, 6:00-9:00 pm. J Cianflone. #5976
Expand your knowledge of drawing. Gain skills by using soft and hard pencils, charcoal, and other materials. Guided instruction allows the process of individual growth.
CE-ART 2040, $180.
Sec. A: 5 Tues., June 26-July 24, 1:30-4:30 pm.
B Waldman. #5980
Sec. B: 5 Thurs., June 28-July 26, 6:00-9:00 pm. J Cianflone. #5981
For those who know the basics of watercolor painting but want to develop their skills. Color mixing and individual projects will be emphasized.
CE-ART 2014, 5 Thurs., May 24-June 21,
9:30 am-12:30 pm, $180. J Cianflone. #5988
Jewelry & Small Metalwork
An introduction to using metals to construct jewelry and other small scale metal objects.
CE-ART 2174, $180. D Romansky.
Sec. A: 5 Tues., May 22-June 19, 6:00-9:00 pm. #5984
Sec. B: 5 Sat., May 26-June 23, 10:00 am-1:00 pm. #5985
Beginning Life Drawing
Drawing from observation is a great way to improve technique and coordination. This workshop will be a basic introduction to drawing from a model. This class will include lecture and demonstration on the areas of proportion, gesture, and overall anatomy.
CE-ART 2163, 5 Tues., 6:00-9:00 pm, $225.
Sec. A: May 22-June 19. #5977
Sec. B: June 26-July 24. #5978
Explore basic beading techniques. Learn to make jewelry pieces using seed beads of different sizes, shapes and materials. No experience needed. Materials list provided
CE-CRAFT 2000, 12:30-3:30 pm. $160. J Johnson.
Sec. A: 4 Thurs., May 31-June 21. #5973
Sec. B: 4 Thurs., June 28-July 19. #5974
The Digital Image
An introduction to the basic principles of digital photography; learn the fundamentals through hands on projects. The emphasis of each project will be on observation, composition, and design, which will help create dynamic and exciting photographs. Includes an introduction to Photoshop, printing basics, and group critiques. Students are welcome to use any type of camera they have.
CE-PHOTO 2016, 5 Thurs., 6:00-9:00 pm, $180. D Carriero.
Sec. A: May 24-June 21. #5986
Sec. B: June 28-July 26. #5987
Classes below are held at the Center for the Peekskill Extension Center.
Digital Matte Painting for Teens & Adults
Discover the behind-the-scenes movie magic of digital matte painting, a painted representation of a set that creates the illusion of an environment not present at the filming location. Create photorealistic landscapes, which play an important role in cost-effectively producing panoramic shots that capture a filmmaker’s vision. Through hands-on projects, learn how to use interactive pen displays and touch screen tablets, and Photoshop while creating imaginary worlds. For ages 14 & up.
At Peekskill Center: CE-DGART 2084PE, 11 M/W, May 30-July 11 (skip 7/2 & 4), 6:00-9:00 pm, $386. #5903
Painting and Drawing for Adults
Work with a variety of media and learn different approaches to painting and drawing. Prep a palette, mix colors, use media, work on various surfaces, learn about brushes, investigate the use of colors and shades, and create strong compositions. Drawing and painting from observation will be implemented by working from a live model, still-life arrangements, portraiture, and working outdoors. Class will be encouraged to work together to create the atmosphere of an atelier. For all levels.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2146PE, 12 T/Th,
May 29-July 12 (skip 7/3 & 5), 6:00-8:00 pm, $250 (+ $20 studio fee). #5905
Digital Painting for Adults
This is an experimental course that integrates digital painting with offline media such as: drawing, painting, and collage. Students will scan in their manual works and utilize tools such as Photoshop, tablet and stylus, and a variety of printers to construct original works.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2233PE, 6 Wed., June 6-July 18 (skip 7/4), 6:00-8:00 pm, $250. #5904