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The World of Art

ART E00 Survey of Art

Survey of art history: View selections from selected time periods, selected artists or lines of development. Gallery tour schedules may change due to venue schedules.

9701 9a-10:50a    Fri    1227 #409    Valerie Taylor

A survey of the history of architecture, sculpture, painting and the minor arts in Europe and America from 1700 to 1800. In the eighteenth century, the grandiose palace-based culture of Baroque France gave way to the intimate Rococo, yet artistic styles changed radically as cultures were transformed by revolutions and technology into the urbanized and industrialized society of our day.

9702 11a–12:50p    Tue    ITINERARY    Cheryl Walker

Field trips to galleries, museums, studios and site-specific works of art. First meeting only at 1227 2nd St. to receive the itinerary.

9703 1p–2:50p    Fri    ITINERARY    Chris Hero

First meeting only at 1227 2nd St. for the itinerary.

9704 1:30p–3:20p    Tue    ITINERARY    Chris Hero

First meeting only at 1227 2nd St. for the itinerary.

9705 1:30p–3:20p    Thu    ITINERARY    Chris Hero

First meeting only at 1227 2nd St. for the itinerary.

ART E03 Art and Architecture

Learn about the historical periods and styles of world architecture and influences in modern and local structures.

9706 11:30a-1:20p    Fri    1227 #409    Valerie Taylor

This survey will study the art and architecture of Early Christianity and Byzantium through developments in the Islamic world, to developments in Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Europe.

ART E06 Artistic Expression through Gardening

9707 10a–11:50a    Mon    ITINERARY    James Jaeger

Meet first at SE corner 24th & Marguerita, north of Montana, to receive the itineraries.

9708 10a–11:50a    Tue    ITINERARY    James Jaeger

Meet first at SE corner 24th & Marguerita, north of Montana, to receive the itineraries.

ART E11 Creative Art

9710 10a–12:15p    Mon    VIRGINIA PARK    Ruth San Pietro

Be inspired through creative projects. Use mixed media; acrylics, tempera, plaster, and glass in two and three dimensions. Also, learn to make recycled paper.

9711 2p-4:15p    Mon    1227 #204    Evelyn Debes

Learn skills in collage, drawing and painting. Explore multimedia and mixed media. Express yourself with color, proportion and perspective in your compositions.

ART E15 Drawing

9712 9a–11:15a    Tue    1227 #205    Lynn Goodin

Learn the basics of drawing realistically. Good for the beginner and students who would like to improve their drawing skills. A variety of materials and subjects will be included.

9713 9:15a–11:30a    Fri    1227 #204    Chris Hero

Advanced and experimental drawing: Focus on structure, form, value and visual perception. Discussion and attention are given to theories of contemporary practices in art.

9714 12:30p–2:45p    Fri    1227 #204    Catherine Tirr

Drawing in color media: Beginning and advanced techniques using colored pencils and pastels to draw still–life studies, landscapes and cityscapes. Some drawing experience would be helpful.

9715 2p–4:15p    Wed    1227 #205    Bruce Trentham

Drawing and painting in pastel. Explore the medium in still–life, landscapes and cityscapes.

ART E16 Life Drawing Studio

Basic anatomy, movement, and structure of the human form are covered. A donation of $30 toward model expenses is welcome.

9716 9a–11:50a    Wed    1227 #205    Ruth San Pietro

Draw the human form from a live model. Learn basic drawing skills, perception and eye–hand coordination, elements of design, composition and creativity.

9717 9a–11:50a    Thu    1227 #204    Lynn Goodin

For beginners and others wanting to increase their skills. Includes lessons in anatomy, proportion, structure and expression. Short, medium and long poses.

9718 1p–3:50p    Thu    1227 #204    Lynn Goodin

Painting the human form—long pose for painting.

ART E19 Painting

Painting: acrylics and oils, grounds, washes, layering, color mixing, and finishes.

9719 9a–11:50a    Wed    1227 #204    Trenton Reynolds

Assignments are designed for the progressing student. A basic grasp of the fundamentals of painting is highly recommended.

ART E20 Drawing and Painting

Multimedia drawing and painting for persons at all levels of skill. Learn about space, line, value and color in a workshop atmosphere.

9720 9a–11:15a    Mon    1227 #204    Evelyn Debes

Drawing portraits in mixed media: This course focuses on drawing techniques. Capture the personality as you focus on the head, hands, and posture in drawings, paintings and assemblage.

9721 9a–11:15a    Thu    1227 #205    Jacquelyn Brutsche

Learn to paint still life setups or work from your own photograph, using any water based paint. Water based oil, (no solvents) acrylic or watercolor. Focus is on creating an individual, complete artistic work at every level.

9722 2p–4:15p    Tue    1227 #204    Mary Pillot

Explore the art of painting with acrylics either transparently or opaquely on canvas or paper through still life. Use natural forms and abstraction. The emphasis is on personal creative interpretation.

ART E21 Painting/Drawing, Oil and Acrylic

9723 9a-11:15a    Fri    1127 #205    Trenton Reynolds

Learn the techniques of classical and contemporary masters, new painting techniques and expand your visual vocabulary. Painting with oils or acrylics for persons of all levels. Learn the basic techniques.

9724 11:30a–1:45p    Mon    1227 #204    Evelyn Debes

Enhance your creativity through painting. This section is endowed in the memory of Francis J. Abrahams.

ART E22 Watercolor

Come try a medium of brilliance and spontaneity. Learn basic techniques and equipment.

9725 9a–11:15a    Tue    1227 #204    Fred Manseau

A techniques and methods class concentrating on the “how” of the medium: washes, brush strokes, color, value and composition. Designed for beginning watercolorists.

9726 11:30a–1:45p    Tue    1227 #204    Fred Manseau

Intermediate watercolor. Review basics and further develop techniques toward a more personal creative result. Designed for students with some experience.

ART E24 Calligraphy

9727 9a-10:50a    Fri    Memorial PARK    Marie Lewis

Learn a variety of calligraphic hands.

ART E25 Calligraphy & Crafts

9728 11a-12:50p    Fri    Memorial PARK    Marie Lewis

Learn handwriting, letters and card making. All levels are welcome including beginners.

ART E30 Watercolor Studio

Watercolor enthusiasts come together to learn new techniques in this painting studio.

9729 9a–11:50a    Thu    ITINERARY    Cheryl Walker

All levels welcome. An outdoor studio class at a variety of urban cityscapes and natural gardens. Develop techniques and learn about new materials. Work in a supportive environment. Learn from group critiques. First meeting only at Clover Park to get the itinerary.

9730 9a–11:50a    Fri    ITINERARY    Catherine Tirr

An outdoor, “plein air,” class meeting at a variety of locations for instruction in techniques, composition, selection of subject, and quickly capturing a landscape. Critiques are at the easel. The 1st meeting is at Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave. at the Café for the itinerary.

9731 12p–2:50p    Tue    1227 #205    Lynn Goodin

Watercolor, drawing, and design inspired by the beauty of nature and still life. Express yourself in watercolor. All levels are welcome.

9732 12p–2:50p    Wed    1227 #204    Catherine Tirr

Studio watercolor covering the basics with a focus on strong composition and an understanding of the medium.

ART E55 Sculpture

Become inspired and stimulated creatively in three dimensions. Materials to be used vary according to the description of the section.

9733 12p-2:15p    Thu    MEMORIAL PARK    Ruth San Pietro

Take art to the third dimension. Use easily obtained, easy–to–work–with materials. Expand flat projects into the third dimension as you work out composition and construction issues. Be prepared to purchase $15+ of supplies. Meets in the crafts room, entrance off the parking lot.

ART E80 Jewelry Making

Create jewelry projects using basic tools and simple methods.

9734 11:30a–1:45p    Thu    1227 #205    Susan Ryza

Advanced: Projects for this section are more complex, new projects weekly. Students need to master basic jewelry skills prior to enrolling.

9735 2p–4:15p    Thu    1227 #205    Susan Ryza

Beginning: New projects weekly: knotting, wire wrapping, bead weaving, attaching clasps and more. Use a wide assortment of tools and materials. Students purchase their materials per guidelines. Bring any beads or tools you already own to the first class.

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