Community Education Classes 2016
|Open Life Drawing Session With Model
Monitored life drawing session (no instructor) offered to all. Pay what you wish. Open to the public and all enrolled students.Friday October 7, 2016 10:00 am – 1:00 pmFriday November 4, 2016 10:00am – 1:00 pm
Friday December 2, 2016 10:00am – 1:00pm
Drawing is fundamental to making art. This class provides a welcoming and supportive environment for beginners who want to pick up a pencil and draw. This course covers the basics of drawing from shading, to crosshatching, proportion and size. Learn to use shape, line and texture in your drawing compositions. A materials list will be provided upon registration.
SECTION B: 5 Thursdays, September 29 – October 27
SECTION C: 5 Saturdays, September 24 – October 22
This intermediate level class is for students with a basic knowledge of drawing. More complex drawing techniques will be explored and a greater range of materials will be used such as; soft and hard pencils, different types of charcoal and more. A materials list will be provided upon registration.
SECTION A: 5 Tuesdays, November 1 – November 29
SECTION B: 5 Thursdays, November 3 – December 8 (no class 11/24)
SECTION C: 5 Saturdays, October 29 – December 3 (no class 11/26)
|Fun with Watercolor
In this class beginning level students will explore the unique and beautiful qualities of watercolor! Basic techniques will be covered such as; washes, and dry brush on wet paper. Brushes, papers and other watercolor materials used will be explained. A materials list will be provided upon registration.
5 Tuesdays, September 27 – October 25
|Master Class in Painting
An advanced painting class for students with previous painting experience. Students will further develop and explore subject and style in a supportive environment. Discussions and presentations on contemporary artists and themes will also be a component in each class.
10 Wednesdays, September 28 – November 16
|NEW! Beginning Pottery
This class will focus on the basics of wheel throwing and hand-building from wedging clay and centering all the way through to trimming and glazing techniques. Learn step by step how to create beautiful pottery including cups, bowls, mugs, and much more. Designed for the beginner but open to all levels.
SECTION A: 5 Wednesdays, September 14 – October 12
SECTION B: 5 Wednesdays, October 19 – November 16
Venture into the streets of New York City to capture the vitality of the city through photography. The instructor will guide students on perfecting their compositional skills, lighting techniques and developing a story in one shot.
3 Saturdays, October 8, October 22, November 5
|The Digital Image
Students will learn the fundamentals of digital photography through hands on projects. The emphasis of each project will be on observation, composition, and design, which will help students create dynamic and exciting photographs. Students are welcome to use any type of camera they wish.
5 Saturdays, September 24 – October 22
Intended for those familiar with the basics of Adobe Photoshop, this course will cover methods for color correcting, working with exposure, altering reflections and more. Students will learn professional photo editing skills such as boosting the impact of an image and removing distracting elements. Students will also learn how to manipulate layers, levels, and filters. The instructor will also discuss archiving images, printing, and establishing a digital workflow.
5 Saturdays, October 29 – December 3 (No class 11/26)
Learn the techniques of painting with oil paints. Students will work on developing style, content, and individualized projects.
8 Wednesdays, September 28 – November 16
Instruction on the fundamentals of painting the nude figure. Skin tone, anatomy, and composition will be demonstrated and discussed. The class will focus on two 5-week long poses.10 Tuesdays, September 27 – November 29
1:30pm – 4:30pm
A. Lattimore Fee: $415 + $8.25 Registration fee (includes model fee)
|NEW! Colored Pencil and Watercolor
Interested in developing your skills and style? Working together with colored pencils and watercolors can help you do just that! Students will work on individual projects from reference photos with personal guidance in a supportive class atmosphere. Some knowledge of the materials is necessary.5 Thursdays, November 3 – December 8
1:00pm – 4:00pm J. Cianflone
Fee: $180 + $8.25 Registration fee
|Drawing with Color
Learn to use colored pencils and other media to blend and mix tones, shades, and values in your drawings. Subjects covered will be landscapes, portraits, and florals but experimentation with other ideas is welcome. Some drawing experience necessary.5 Mondays, September 26 – October 24
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Fee: $180 + $8.25 Registration fee
|Explore Mixed Media Collage
Move beyond the traditional watercolor painting by adding decorative papers, pastels, oil, crayons, and other media to the paper.5 Mondays, November 7 – December 5
6:00pm – 9:00pm
J CianfloneFee: $180 + $8.25 Registration fee