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Arts and Crafts

ART E00 Survey of Art

Survey of art: View selections from a variety of time periods and artists. Classes with “ITINERARY” listed as a location have field trips to galleries, museums, studios and site–specific works of art. For “ITINERARY” location classes, first meeting only at 1227 2nd St. to receive the itinerary – ask front desk for location of first meeting. Gallery tour schedules may change due to venue schedules.

9701 9:00a-10:50a F EC 1227 409 Walker C L

9702 11:00a-12:50p T ITINERARY Walker C L

9703 1:30p-3:20p F ITINERARY Hero C J

9704 1:30p-3:20p W ITINERARY Hero C J

9705 1:30p-3:20p Th ITINERARY Hero C J

ART E06 Artistic Expression through Gardening

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

9706 10:00a-11:50a M ITINERARY Jaeger J E

9707 10:00a-11:50a T ITINERARY Jaeger J E

ART E15 Drawing

9709 9:00a-11:15a F EC 1227 204 Hero C J
Advanced and experimental drawing: Focus on structure, form, value and visual perception. Discussion and attention are given to theories of contemporary practices in art.

9711 12:30p-2:45p F EC 1227 204 Tirr C A
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.

9822 9:00a-11:15a W LEVIN CT Donon S G
Learn the basics of drawing. Good for the beginner and students who would like to improve their drawing skills. The above section is offered at the Jewish Family Services, Israel Levin Center in Venice. It is open to all students.

ART E16 Life Drawing Studio

9712 9:00a-11:50a Th EC 1227 204 Goodin M L
Draw the human form from a live model. Learn basic drawing skills, perception and eye-hand coordination, elements of design, composition and creativity.

9824 9:00a-11:50a M EC 1227 205 Adams L K
Draw the human form from a live model. Learn basic drawing skills, perception and eye-hand coordination, elements of design, composition and creativity.

9825 9:00a-11:50a T EC 1227 205 James N M
Painting the human form – long pose for painting.

ART E19 Painting

9713 9:00a-11:50a Th EC 1227 205 Brutsche J
Learn to paint with traditional oil paint without using solvents. Paint still life setups or work from your own photos. Individual instruction and class demonstrations along with learning the technique of this method of painting in oil will enable you to paint in a healthier way.

9714 9:00a-11:50a W EC 1227 204 Staff
Painting in a variety of mediums and techniques: acrylics, oils, grounds, washes, layering, color mixing, and finishes.

9820 9:00a-11:50a F EC 1227 205 Harrison A B
Painting for persons at all levels of skill.

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.

9715 9:00a-11:15a M EC 1227 204 Benson J K
Drawing and painting with emphasis on the portrait. Studio time split between working with live models and other in-class exercises.

9826 12:30p-2:45p T MALIBU BLUFFS Trentham B M
Drawing and painting, from pencil to pastel. Work in any dry medium. Develop your sense of composition, value, color and technique. Draw and paint still-lifes, landscapes and possible “plein air” sessions in a workshop atmosphere. Friendly critiques.

ART E21 Painting/Drawing, Oil and Acrylic

9717 1:30p-3:45p M LEVIN CT Adams L K
Painting and drawing for all levels.

9719 11:30a-1:45p M EC 1227 204 Benson J K
Interdisciplinary studio. For persons at all levels of skill. Learn about concept, composition, value and color in a workshop atmosphere. This section is endowed in the memory of Francis J. Abrahams.

ART E22 Watercolor

9720 9:00a-11:15a T EC 1227 204 Manseau F J
Designed for beginning watercolorists. A techniques and methods class concentrating on the “how” of the medium: washes, brush strokes, color, value and composition.

9721 11:30a-1:45p T EC 1227 204 Manseau F J
Intermediate watercolor. Review basics and further develop techniques toward a more personal creative result. Designed for students with some experience.

ART E24 Calligraphy II

9722 9:30a-11:20a F 1450 OCEAN Martorello J M
A variety of different styles is offered each term with variations ranging from traditional to modern adaptations. Topics include layout, use of color and practical applications. Add style and grace to all of your handwritten projects.

ART E30 Watercolor Studio

9723 9:00a-11:50a Th ITINERARY Walker C L
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 (Ocean Park Blvd. & 25th Street) to get the itinerary.

9724 9:00a-11:50a F ITINERARY Tirr C A
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: Tongva Park on Main St., between Colorado Ave. & Olympic Dr., across the street from Santa Monica City Hall.

9725 1:00p-3:50p Th EC 1227 204 Goodin M L
Watercolor, drawing, and design inspired by the beauty of nature and still life. Express yourself in watercolor. All levels are welcome.

9726 12:00p-2:50p W EC 1227 204 Tirr C A
Studio watercolor covering the basics with a focus on strong composition and an understanding of the medium.

ART E55 Sculpture

9727 12:00p-2:15p Th EC 1227 205 Benson J K
Become inspired creatively in three dimensions. Material options to be discussed on first day of class. Students will be introduced to sculpture processes involving clay, paper, wire, balsa wood, found objects, plaster of Paris, mold-making rubber and casting resin.

ART E80 Jewelry Making

9728 11:30a-1:45p Th 1450 OCEAN Ryza S V
Advanced jewelry techniques. New projects weekly - wirework, bead weaving, chain maille, advanced stringing projects, and more. Use a wide assortment of tools and materials. Students purchase materials per guidelines. Projects for this section are more complex. Students should master basic jewelry skills prior to enrolling.

9729 2:00p-4:15p Th 1450 OCEAN Ryza S V
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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