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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

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. Pre-Columbian Art - a survey of the architecture, sculpture, painting and the minor arts of Mesoamerica.

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   Wed   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 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

9709    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.

9710    2p-4:15p   Mon   1227 #204   Trent Reynolds

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

9711    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.

9712    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.

9713    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.

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.

9715    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.

9716    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.

9717    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.

9718    9a–11:50a   Wed   1227 #204   Trent 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.

9719    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.

ART E20 Drawing and Painting

9721    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

9722    9a-11:15a   Fri   1127 #205   Trent 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.

9723    11:30a–1:45p   Mon   1227 #204   Jesse Benson

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.

9724    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.

9725    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

9726    9a-10:50a   Fri   1450 Ocean   Janet Martorello

Learn a variety of calligraphic hands.

ART E30 Watercolor Studio

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

9727    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.

9728    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.

9729    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.

9730    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.

9731    12:00p-2:15p   Thu   1227 #205   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.

ART E80 Jewelry Making

Create jewelry projects using basic tools and simple methods.

9732    11:30a–1:45p   Thu   1450 Ocean   Susan Ryza

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

9733    2p–4:15p   Thu   1450 Ocean   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.