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The Creativity Center 2016

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Open Life Drawing Session With Modelmarathon2Fee: on a donation basis. Monitored life drawing session (no instructor) offered to all. Pay what you wish. Open to the public and all enrolled students.
Friday February 5, 2016 10:00 am – 1:00 pmFriday March 11, 2016 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Friday April 15, 2016  10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Friday May 13, 9:30am – 3:30pm

Beginning Drawing
Most art starts with drawing. From quick sketches to detailed compositions, cover the basics of shading, crosshatching, proportion and size. Learn to use shape, line and texture.5 Thursdays, January 14 –February 11
6:00 – 9:00 pmDrawingClass small
$180 + $8.25 registration fee.
J. CianfloneOR

5 Tuesdays, February 23 – March 22
1:30 – 4:30 pm
$180 + $8.25 registration fee.
B. Waldman
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5 Saturdays, February 13 – March 12
9:30am – 12:30pm
$180 + $8.25 registration fee.
L. Insogna

Drawing Workshop
Expand your knowledge of drawing. Gain skills by using soft and hard pencils, charcoal and other materials.5 Tuesdays, January 12 – February 9
1:30pm – 4:30pm
$180 + $8.25 registration fee.
B. WaldmanOR

5 Thursdays, February 18 – March 17
6:00 – 9:00 pm
$180 + $8.25 registration fee.
J. Cianflone

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5 Saturdays, April 9 – May 7
9:30am – 12:30pm
$180 + $8.25 registration fee.
L. Insogna

FUN WITH WATERCOLOR
Explore the unique and beautiful qualities of watercolors.
Brushes, papers and other materials used in the process will also be explained.
5 Tuesdays, January 12 – February 9
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Fee: $180 + $8.25 reg. fee, J. Cianflone
Watercolor WorkshopOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
This class is suitable for students who know the basics of watercolor painting but want to develop their skills. Color mixing, and individual projects will be emphasized.
5 Tuesdays, February 16  – March 15
6:00 – 9:00 pm
$180 + $8.25 registration fee.
J. Cianflone
Oil Painting
paintpots smallLearn the techniques of painting with oil paints. Students will work on developing style, content and individualized projects.12 Wednesdays, February 17 – May 4
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
$300 + $8.25 registration fee.
E. Velasquez
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 Tuesdays, February 2 –April 12 (no class 3/15)
12:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Fee: $350 + $8.25D. Fox
Introduction to Ceramicspottery cropAll levels are welcome in this hand building and wheel throwing ceramics class. Explore making functional pottery forms, such as bowls, cups, vases etc.8 Tuesdays, March 1 – April 19
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
$300 + $8.25 registration fee.
D. HughesOR8 Saturdays, March 26 – May 14
9:30am – 12:30pm
$300 + $8.25 registration fee.
K. Lyon
The Digital Image from Start to Finish
Students will learn the fundamentals of digital photography through hands on projects. The emphasis of each project will be observation, composition and design, which will help students create dynamic and exciting photographs. This course will include an introduction to Photoshop, printing basics, and group critiques. Students are welcome to use any type of camera they have.
5 Saturdays, February 6 – March 5
9:30am – 12:30pm
W. Bernard
Digital Retouching
Intended for those familiar with the basics of Photogshop, this course will cover methods for color correction, working with exposure, altering reflections and more. Students will learn professional photo editing skills such as; boosting the impact of an image, removing distracting elements, and manipulation of layers, levels and filters. The instructor will also discuss archiving images, printing and establishing a digital workflow.
5 Saturdays, March 19 – April 16
9:30pm – 12:30pm
Fee: $180 + $8.25 reg. fee
Beadingbead cropThis introductory course will explore basic beading techniques. Students will learn to make jewelry pieces using seed beads of different sizes, shapes and materials. No experience needed. A materials list will be provided upon registration.5 Fridays, January 16 – February 13
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
$188 + $8.25 registration fee.
J. JohnsonOR

5 Fridays,March 6 – April 3
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
$188 + $8.25 registration fee.
J. Johnson

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, January 11 – February 15 (no class 1/18)
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Fee: $180 + $8.25 reg fee, J Cianflone

Explore Mixed Media and Collage
Move beyond traditional watercolor painting by adding decorative papers, pastels, oil crayons, and other media to the paper. The result will be a unique and personal work of art!5 Mondays, February 22 – March 21
6:00 – 9:00 pm
$180 + $8.25 registration fee.
J. Cianflone
STREET PHOTOGRAPHY
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, April 30, May 7, 14
2:00pm – 5:00pm
Fee: $140 + $8.25 reg. fee, W. Bernard
GALLERIES OF MANHATTAN
Explore major galleries and museums in Manhattan. Visit various art districts, and develop an awareness of current movements and trends in the fine arts. Class tours will include current exhibitions of contemporary as well as traditional work.
4 Fridays, April 1, 15, 29 and May 13
11:00pm – 2:45pm
Fee: $223+ $8.25 reg. fee, D. Fox
Introduction to Printmakingliz prints smallThis class is an introduction to printmaking techniques. Students will explore monotype, woodcut, linocut, collograph and dry point. Through practice and experimentation, students will learn to find the appropriate printing techniques to express their ideas.5 Thursdays, January 15 – February 12
9:30am – 12:30pm Fee: $175 + $8.2510 Thursdays, February 26 – May 7
(no class March 19)
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Fee: $350 + $8.25D. Fox