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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.

9582 9a-10:50a   Fri   1227 #107   Valerie Taylor

Develop a capacity for observation, analysis and inquiry. View art across diverse cultures and time periods, subject matter and media within the social historical context of art production.

9501 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.

ART E06 Artistic Expression through Gardening

9502 10a–11:50a   Tue   ITINERARY   James Jaeger

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

ART E15 Drawing

9504 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.

9598 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

9505 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.

9506 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.

9507 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.

9589 9a–11:15a   Mon   1227 #204   Jesse Benson

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.

9508 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

9588 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. This class is offered in memory of Francis J. Abrahams.

ART E22 Watercolor

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

9509 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.

ART E24 Calligraphy

9510 9a-10:50a   Fri   BUNDY 217   Marie Lewis

Learn a variety of calligraphic hands.

ART E30 Watercolor Studio

9511 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.

9512 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.

9513 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 E80 Jewelry Making

Create jewelry projects using basic tools and simple methods.

9514 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 and should contact the instructor prior to enrolling.