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In Pratt’s two-dimensional classes, learn the fundamentals of making art, as well as add an array of creative techniques to your artistic palette. From printmaking to drawing and painting, Pratt’s two-dimensional classes offer everyone the opportunity to delve into art, master the basics, and experiment with a wide variety of materials and techniques.

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Travel Abroad: Study Printmaking in Oaxaca, Mexico | 2.2.15

Enrique Flores

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4603
2/2/15-2/6/15
9-5
M-F
1
Deposit: $800
-

Join us for a week long printmaking intensive in Oaxaca, the printmaking capital of Mexico. Work with Mexican artist Enrique Flores and his assistants for five days to combine etchings with woodcuts to create uniquely layered prints in the tradition of Oaxaca. We will tour some of the many printmaking studios in the area and meet printmaking artists that reside in Oaxaca. Tuition includes lodging for seven nights (Saturday to Friday) giving students a day to explore Oaxaca before the workshop begins. Half the tuition is due November 1,2014.  The other half is due December 10, 2014.  For more information please contact our Printmaking Studio Manager, Kamla Kakaria, at kkakaria@pratt.org


Travel Abroad: Study Stone Lithography in Oaxaca, Mexico | 2.9.15

Enrique Flores

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4604
2/9/15-2/13/15
9-5
M-F
1
Deposit: $800
-

Join us for a week long printmaking intensive in Oaxaca, the printmaking capital of Mexico.  Work with Mexican artist Enrique Flores and his assistants for five days working with lithography on marble stones in the tradition of Oaxaca.  We will tour some of the many printmaking studios in the area and meet printmaking artists that reside in Oaxaca.  Tuition includes lodging for seven nights (Saturday to Friday) giving students a day to explore Oaxaca before the workshop begins. Half the tuition is due November 1,2014.  The other half is due December 10, 2014.  For more information please contact our Printmaking Studio Manager, Kamla Kakaria, at kkakaria@pratt.org  Prerequisite: None


Introduction to Art (ages 5-7) | 4.26

Trevor Johnson

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4991
4/26-6/21
10-11:30am
Sat
8
$125
-

Explore the world of art in this fun and creative class designed for curious kids. Students are encouraged to express themselves with a variety of projects and techniques including watercolor self-portraits, tempera color-wheels, mixed media mobiles, wire sculptures and much more! Students are taught by a professional artist who encourages students to explore while emphasizing creativity and experimentation through projects and skill building. All supplies provided.

No class May 24.


Workshop: Miniature Encaustic Painting | 5.3

Larry Calkins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4491
5/3-5/4
10am-6pm
Sat/Sun
1
$199
$179

Miniature painting has a rich history in many cultures. You will learn to use the mini encaustic tool and other techniques for fine manipulation of the encaustic medium. Miniature paintings can be worked on metal, glass, or wood surfaces. Lots of examples will be provided. Supply fee $25
Prerequisite: None


Beginning and Intermediate Etching | 5.6

Kim Van Someren

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4455
5/6-6/10
6-10pm
Tue
6
$299
$269

Learn intaglio etching, a term that means 'to incise'. You will incise metal plates to create line and shade. We will cover line etching, drypoint and aquatint shading using hard and soft ground. Learn how to plan multi-plate printing, layering with color, and developing etching techniques that enable you to make editions (multiples). Individual instructor attention will encourage experimentation and development of your work. Experienced Etchers welcome. Printmaking Workday Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $30


Beginning Drawing | 5.12

Chandler Woodfin

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4460
5/12-6/30
10am-1pm
Mon
6
$223
$201

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues.  Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition. Prerequisite: None


Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing | 5.6

Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4461
5/6-6/24
6-10pm
Tue
8
$398
$358

Working from a live model is a great way to hone your drawing skills and learn to translate what you see into a drawing.  This fun and challenging class demystifies the drawing process by applying techniques also presented in drawing fundamentals classes such as line, form, value, and scale utilizing the figure. Develop a more confident connection between what you see and what you render. Prerequsisite: None Supply fee $30.00


Teen Screenprinting | 5.8

Kerstin Graudins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4567
5/7-6/4
3:30-5:30pm
Wed
5
$130
-

Experiment with stencils, direct drawing, and photographic process while you learn to create a silkscreen image. In this class you will gain an understanding of silkscreen equipment and tools. Bring in found objects, photographs, and drawings to create your own t-shirts, posters, and more! All supplies provided except t-shirts.


Creative Monotype | 5.7

Rickie Wolfe

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4456
5/7-6/11
10am-2pm
Wed
6
$299
$269

Create rich and intriguing surfaces using monotype, collograph, shellac and pronto plates. Using stencils, elements from nature, and drawings, you will create unique layered prints. These techniques may be used individually or combined. Emphasis will be on learning the print techniques for the beginner and experimentation, composition and exploring conceptual ideas for the more advanced printmaker.  Prerequisite: None Studio Fee $30


Teen Portrait in Oil | 5.8

Jessica Damsky

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4566
5/8-6/5
3:30-5:30pm
Thu
5
$140
-

Learn how to paint life like portraits in oil.  Gain an understanding of the anatomy of the face and techniques for life like representation. Using oil paint and working from direct observation, you will explore color and basic concepts of form, light, composition, and perspective. Special emphasis will be placed on the different stages of the painting. There is a supply list for this class.


Workshop: Sculptural Collage | 5.10

Rickie Wolfe

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4494
5/10-5/11
10am-6pm
Sat/Sun
1
$250
$225

This workshop combines collage, sculpture, printmaking, and beeswax. You will begin by learning collage techniques: working to combine a variety of papers, mat board, fabric, photographs, printed materials, and tracings. Then incorporate text, wire, wax, and found objects to create unique sculptures. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $30


Workshop: Cyanotype Blue Prints | 5.10

Emma Levitt

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4499
5/10-5/11
10am-6pm
Sat/Sun
1
$199
$179

Cyanotype is an alternative photographic process that uses sunlight to create rich, Prussian blue images.  Cyanotype can be combined with printmaking, drawing, painting and sculpture.  In this workshop you will learn how to mix cyanotype chemistry; to select and sensitize a printing surface; and, to expose, develop and tint your image.  In addition, we will explore a variety of ways to create imagery from negatives, transparencies, stencils and found objects.  Prerequisite: none.


Beginning Acrylic Painting | 5.13

Ruthie V

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4462
5/13-6/17
10am-2pm
Tue
6
$299
$269

This class covers the fundamentals of painting with acrylics. Explore a variety of techniques and applications focusing on the versatility of acrylic paint. Learn basic painting concepts and studio practices to make your foray into painting safe, easy, and fun. Learn color, paint application, and composition while studying from still life, landscape, and exploring abstraction. Prerequisite: None


Intermediate Acrylic Painting | 5.13

Ruthie V

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4463
5/13-6/17
10am-2pm
Tue
6
$299
$269

Continue to develop your knowledge of acrylic paint and mediums in this informative class. Discussions and demonstrations on why and how to choose alternative materials to incorporate into your paintings will be taught. Focus on understanding and troubleshooting obstacles. Individual instruction will be given to assist you in developing a body of work. Prerequisite: Acrylic painting experience


Beginning Oil Painting | 5.14

Ruthie V

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4464
5/14-6/18
6-10pm
Wed
6
$299
$269

Oil painting is a vibrant and versatile medium. In this beginning class, learn the basics from preparing surfaces and choosing and organizing your color palette, to exploring brushwork and painting mediums. You will work from a variety of sources including still lifes and historical references. While developing skills in oils, you will learn how to create structure, volume, and atmosphere in your painting by using value, color, and brush work. A particular focus will be on the important role of value (light and dark) in painting. Prerequisite: None


Intermediate Oil Painting | 5.14

Ruthie V

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4530
5/14-6/18
6-10pm
Wed
6
$299
$269

This class is for anyone with previous oil painting experience who wants to refresh their knowledge or develop their technique. Expand your knowledge of color, composition, and personal expression through painting from observation, creating master-copies, and individual projects. You will take an in-depth look at mixing color, organizing a color palette, and the role of color in your artistic development. Receive feedback from one-on-one critiques.
Prerequisite: Oil Painting experience


Mixed Media Printmaking | 5.15

Romson Bustillo

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4458
5/15-6/19
6-10pm
Thu
6
$299
$269

Explore printing with a variety of techniques such as monotype, relief, chine-collé, and collograph.  Handwork will be introduced to further your own vision. We will explore composition and the potential of each technique as a contributing element to a cohesive print. Printmaking Workday Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $30


Beginning Drawing | 5.15

Chandler Woodfin

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4459
5/15-7/3
6-9pm
Thu
8
$299
$269

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues.  Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition. Prerequisite: None


Workshop: New Chinese Ink | 5.24

Kiki MacInnis

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4503
5/24
10am-6pm
Sat
1
$95
$86

This ink drawing workshop will focus on the work of contemporary artists in China who work with traditional tools--ink, brush and paper, in non-traditional ways. Students will look at projected images from the current show that closes April 6 at the Metropolitan Museum in NY, Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, as well as photographs of ink painting taken by the instructor in China on a recent visit. Assignments in class will be based on some of the ideas observed in the images of projected work.
Prerequisite: None


Workshop: Encaustic with Mixed Media | 5.31

Larry Calkins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4679
5/31-6/1
10am-6pm
Sat/Sun
1
$230
$207

Explore encaustic painting using traditional and non-traditional approaches with mixed media. Work with beeswax, pigment, paints, drawing materials, inks and collage materials.   Explore techniques on paper and panels using stamping, draw-through and photocopy transfer.  Create line with the encaustic pen tool.   Along with two dimensional pieces create one of a kind books and sculptural objects . Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $25


Portfolios, Pockets and Boxes | 6.3

Jessica Hoffman

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4622
6/3-7/1
10am-2pm
Tue
4
$199
$179

In this class you will learn how to create custom boxes and small books with pockets to hold prints, drawings, photos, and objects.  We will begin with folded structures created out of single sheets of paper, such as envelopes and mini scrapbooks.  Then we will create a nested box sampler, consisting of various slip cases and clamshell boxes. If you are either a 2-D or 3-D artist who is looking to create custom enclosures and portfolios for your work this class is for you.  Prerequisite: None  Supply fee $25  No Class 6/24


Workshop: Hai-ga Japanese Ink Painting with Haiku Poetry | 6.7

Angie Dixon

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4642
6/7-6/8
10am-4pm
Sat/Sun
1
$149
$134

Learn the traditional art of Hai-ga, this specialized Japanese painting method that accompanies haiku poetry.  In this workshop, you will paint a selection of classic images with brush, ink and color to accompany the poems of Basho and Buson. You will also create your personal haikus with paintings. Prerequisite: None


Workshop: Block Printing | 6.7

Theresa Neinas

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4621
6/7-6/8
10am-4pm
Sat/Sun
1
$149
$134

Learn to use linoleum-cutting tools and barins safely and get the results you want. Get an overview of relief block printing that touches on composition, technique, and individual style as well as the basics of rolling and hand printing. Images are highly adaptable to cross over into other mediums such as collage and encaustic. This workshop will emphasize how to adapt this process to a home environment. Supply fee $15
Prerequisite: None


Workshop: Ink Plus 1: Drawing with Ink on Found Surfaces | 6.14

Kiki MacInnis

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4641
6/14-6/15
10am-6pm
Sat/Sun
1
$199
$179

We will look at and discuss projections of the work of William Kentridge, Fay Jones, Louise Hopkins and Steve Craft.  You will work on phone book pages, newspaper, books, maps and cardboard with black ink and white tempura. Prerequisite: None


Workshop: Ink Plus 2: Drawing with Ink on Prepared Surfaces | 6.21

Kiki MacInnis

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4643
6/21-6/22
10am-6pm
Sat/Sun
1
$199
$179

We will look at and discuss projections of the work of Juliet Shen, Cy Twombly, and Pat Steir.  You will use brush and ink along with gesso, tempera, acrylic and simple printing methods to create drawings.  Prerequisite: None


Screenprinting on Glass | 6.23

Kerstin Graudins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4704
6/23-8/11
6-10pm
Mon
8
$500
$450

This class will cover silk screening techniques such as preparing a hand drawn, digital artwork or photograph and transferring it to a screen in preparation for printing. You will learn how to work with enamels, print your image onto glass and fire the glass. You will also learn powder printing techniques, a screen printing method that uses dry glass powder to create images


Teen Art Week: Drawing | 6.23

Chris Crites

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4409
6/23-6/27
9:30am-12:30pm
M-F
1
$180
-

Develop your drawing skills while learning to observe the world around you.  Working with line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth you will further your observations skills and build your creative ideas.  We will work from still-lifes and clothed models in this class for beginning to advanced students. There is a supply list for this class.


Teen Art Week: Drawing | 6.23

Jessica Damsky

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4410
6/23-6/27
9:30am-12:30pm
M-F
1
$180
-

Develop your drawing skills while learning to observe the world around you.  Working with line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth you will further your observations skills and build your creative ideas.  We will work from still-lifes and clothed models in this class for beginning to advanced students. There is a supply list for this class.


Teen Art Week: Painting | 6.23

Jessica Damsky

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4418
6/23-6/27
1:30 pm-4:30 pm
M-F
1
$180
-

Working from direct observation and building on the foundation of drawing you will explore basics painting concepts.  Using oil paint we will explore color and basic concepts of form, light, composition, and perspective.  Special emphasis will be placed on the different stages of the painting.  There is a supply list for this class.


Teen Art Week: Printmaking | 6.23

Kerstin Graudins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4419
6/23-6/27
9:30am-12:30pm
M-F
1
$190
-

Expand your visual vocabulary and learn to reproduce images with different printing techniques. Using traditional and non-traditional printmaking processes we will create multiple works on paper using block printing, monotype, and stenciling techniques. Explore color while learning to mix inks and gain confidence in working with the presses. This class is for beginners and advanced students. All materials are included.


Beginning Letterpress | 6.24

Lisa Hasegawa

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4617
6/24-8/12
6-10pm
Tue
8
$398
$358

Learn all the basics of letterpress printing! Through a variety of projects, learn to hand-set metal type, lock up a typeform, ink up, set up, and operate the press. You will be introduced to good design practices and explore printing imagery with letterpress cuts, linoleum cuts, and wire printing. On the last day of class, you will exchange prints and create a portfolio to take home. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $35


Beginning and Intermediate Etching: 4 weeks | 6.24

Kim Van Someren

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4638
6/24-7/15
6-10pm
Tue
4
$199
$179

Learn intaglio etching, a term that means 'to incise'. You will incise metal plates to create line and shade. We will cover line etching and drypoint. Learn to develop basic etching techniques that enable you to make editions (multiples). Individual instructor attention will encourage experimentation and development of your work. Experienced etchers welcome. Printmaking Workday Fridays available. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $20


Beginning and Intermediate Screenprinting | 6.25

Kerstin Graudins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4615
6/25-8/13
6-10pm
Wed
8
$398
$358

Discover the exciting possibilities of screenprinting! In this class you will gain an understanding of the equipment, tools, and the history of screenprinting. Experiment with photographic, reductive, and drawing processes while learning how to use and register multiple colors. The class combines instructor demonstrations with time for individual projects.  Water-based inks will be used. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee: $40


Beyond the Press: Alternative Techniques for Works on Paper | 6.26

Emma Levitt

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4637
6/26-7/17
6-10pm
Thu
4
$199
$179

In this class we will explore non-press techniques for printmakers and works on paper.  We will try a number of transfer techniques, batik on paper, cyanotype, embossing and a few simple folded books.  These processes can be ideal to build on the printed image and/or expand your technical vocabulary.  Prerequisite: None Supply fee $30


Ink Plus 3: Drawing with Ink on Translucent Surfaces | 6.28

Kiki Macinnis

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4644
6/28-6/29
10am-6pm
Sat/Sun
1
$199
$179

Beginning Drawing | 7.7

Chandler Woodfin

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4628
7/7-8/18
6:30-9:30pm
Mon
6
$223
$201

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw. These classes take a contemporary and individualized approach to the basics of drawing and offer 'out-of-the-box' approaches to tackle basic drawing issues.  Learn to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Get acquainted with a range of drawing materials to translate perceptions onto paper and learn the principles of composition. Prerequisite: None No Class 8/11


Summer Camp: Comics with Ink and Multiples (Ages 7 – 9) | 7.7

Aaron Murray

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4423
7/7-7/11
9am-3pm
M-F
1
$325
-

What would a super hero do? Students will learn to develop a storyline and the art of putting together elements of a comic book: panels, balloons, and pointers.   Using ink and printmaking techniques with rubber, cardboard and foam students will create characters and stories.  Students will learn how to mix colors and make prints of their original stories.


Summer Camp: Comics with Ink and Multiples (Ages 10-12) | 7.7

Trevor Johnson

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4424
7/7-7/11
9am-3pm
M-F
1
$325
-

What would a super hero do? Students will learn to develop a storyline and the art of putting together elements of a comic book: panels, balloons, and pointers.   Using ink and printmaking techniques with rubber, cardboard and foam students will create characters and stories.  Students will learn how to mix colors and make prints of their original stories.


Beginning Oil Painting | 7.9

Ruthie V

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4632
7/9-8/13
6-10pm
Wed
6
$299
$269

Oil painting is a vibrant and versatile medium. In this beginning class, learn the basics from preparing surfaces and choosing and organizing your color palette, to exploring brushwork and painting mediums. You will work from a variety of sources including still lifes and historical references. While developing skills in oils, you will learn how to create structure, volume, and atmosphere in your painting by using value, color, and brush work. A particular focus will be on the important role of value (light and dark) in painting. Prerequisite: None


Creative Monotype | 7.9

Rickie Wolfe

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4619
7/9-8/13
10am-2pm
Wed
6
$299
$269

Create rich and intriguing surfaces using monotype, collograph, shellac and pronto plates. Using stencils, elements from nature, and drawings, you will create unique layered prints. These techniques may be used individually or combined. Emphasis will be on learning the print techniques for the beginner and experimentation, composition and exploring conceptual ideas for the more advanced printmaker.  Prerequisite: None Studio Fee $30


Intermediate Acrylic Painting | 7.10

Charlotte Rodenberg

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4631
7/10-8/14
6-10pm
Thu
6
$299
$269

Continue to develop your knowledge of acrylic paint and mediums in this informative class. Discussions and demonstrations on why and how to choose alternative materials to incorporate into your paintings will be taught. Focus on understanding and troubleshooting obstacles. Individual instruction will be given to assist you in developing a body of work. Prerequisite: Acrylic painting experience


Beginning Acrylic Painting | 7.10

Charlotte Rodenberg

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4630
7/10-8/14
6-10pm
Thu
6
$299
$269

This class covers the fundamentals of painting with acrylics. Explore a variety of techniques and applications focusing on the versatility of acrylic paint. Learn basic painting concepts and studio practices to make your foray into painting safe, easy, and fun. Learn color, paint application, and composition while studying from still life, landscape, and exploring abstraction. Prerequisite: None


Beginning and Intermediate Collage | 7.10

Rickie Wolfe

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4620
7/10-8/14
10am-2pm
Thu
6
$299
$269

Use paper, cloth, found materials, and other unique elements to make a series of simple collages.  Learn image transferring techniques and how to integrate these images into your collages.  These collages will serve as a foundation for experiments using paint, stencils, crayons, nails, stitching by hand and/or sewing machine and other objects using alternate means of connections to add dimension. Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $20


Workshop: Ink Plus 4: Drawing with Ink plus Nature | 7.12

Kiki MacInnis

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4645
7/12-7/13
10am-6pm
Sat/Sun
1
$199
$179

We will look at projections and discuss the work of Alison Keogh, Etsuko Ichikawa, and Surrealist artists from the early part of the 20th century who were interested in finding imagery in accidental marks. You will work with mud, tea, coffee, fire and smoke, gravity, sticks, teabags and breath along with sumi brush. Prerequisite: None


Intermediate Oil Painting | 7.9

Ruthie V

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4646
7/9-8/13
6-10pm
Wed
6
$299
$269

This class is for anyone with previous oil painting experience who wants to refresh their knowledge or develop their technique. Expand your knowledge of color, composition, and personal expression through painting from observation, creating master-copies, and individual projects. You will take an in-depth look at mixing color, organizing a color palette, and the role of color in your artistic development. Receive feedback from one-on-one critiques.
Prerequisite: Oil Painting experience


Beginning and Intermediate Figure Drawing | 7.15

Jeanne Marie Ferraro

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4633
7/15-8/19
6-10pm
Tue
6
$299
$269

Working from a live model is a great way to hone your drawing skills and learn to translate what you see into a drawing.  This fun and challenging class demystifies the drawing process by applying techniques also presented in drawing fundamentals classes such as line, form, value, and scale utilizing the figure. Develop a more confident connection between what you see and what you render. Prerequsisite: None Supply fee $30.00


Workshop Framing and Matting | 7.19

Todd Jannausch

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4689
7/19-7/20
9am-5pm
Sat/Sun
1
$320
$288

The ability to make your own frames and mats will not only save you money it will allow you total control over your artistic process. In this weekend workshop students will have the opportunity to create a mat and build a frame from start to finish for an existing piece of work.  We will discuss layout, spacing, mounting work, types of glass, as well as different styles of wood frame construction. Students are encouraged to bring a piece of their own art work with them that is 16'x20' or smaller. Prerequisite none. Supply $65


Workshop: Traditional Hardcover & Case Bookbinding | 7.19

Dara Solliday

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4652
7/19-7/20
10am-6pm
Sat/Sun
1
$199
$179

In this workshop we will go through the binding process from start to finish, creating a traditional round or straight back hardcover book using everyday tools. We will discuss materials, techniques, restorations, and the history of Book Arts. Topics will also include: making your own book press and bookcloth, as well as constructing a slipcover or clam shell box to hold your one of a kind book. You will leave with your own book press. This class is for all levels; from the beginner to experienced bookbinder looking to improve technique and individual style.  Prerequisite: None  Supply fee $15


Summer Camp: What Would Picasso Paint? (Ages 7 – 9) | 7.21

Aaron Murray

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4448
7/21-7/25
9am-3pm
M-F
1
$325
-

By studying different artists, students will learn how to make their own versions of the Mona Lisa, The Scream, Starry Night, and other well known works of art.  Students will explore perspective, abstraction, point of view and cubism through the use o f traditional drawing and painting materials.


Summer Camp: What Would Picasso Paint? (Ages 10 – 12) | 7.21

Beth Zirngible

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4449
7/21-7/25
9am-3pm
M-F
1
$325
-

By studying different artists, students will learn how to make their own versions of the Mona Lisa, The Scream, Starry Night, and other well known works of art.  Students will explore perspective, abstraction, point of view and cubism through the use o f traditional drawing and painting materials.


Teen Art Week: Drawing | 8.25

Chris Crites

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4411
8/25-8/29
9:30am-12:30pm
M-F
1
$180
-

Develop your drawing skills while learning to observe the world around you.  Working with line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth you will further your observations skills and build your creative ideas.  We will work from still-lifes and clothed models in this class for beginning to advanced students. There is a supply list for this class.


Teen Art Week: Drawing | 8.25

Jessica Damsky

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4412
8/25-8/29
9:30am-12:30pm
M-F
1
$180
-

Develop your drawing skills while learning to observe the world around you.  Working with line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth you will further your observations skills and build your creative ideas.  We will work from still-lifes and clothed models in this class for beginning to advanced students. There is a supply list for this class.


Teen Art Week: Painting | 8.25

Jessica Damsky

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4481
8/25-8/29
1:30 pm-4:30 pm
M-F
1
$180
-

Working from direct observation and building on the foundation of drawing you will explore basics painting concepts.  Using oil paint we will explore color and basic concepts of form, light, composition, and perspective.  Special emphasis will be placed on the different stages of the painting.  There is a supply list for this class.


Teen Art Week: Printmaking | 8.25

Kerstin Graudins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
4482
8/25-8/29
1:30 pm-4:30 pm
M-F
1
$190
-

Expand your visual vocabulary and learn to reproduce images with different printing techniques. Using traditional and non-traditional printmaking processes we will create multiple works on paper using block printing, monotype, and stenciling techniques. Explore color while learning to mix inks and gain confidence in working with the presses. This class is for beginners and advanced students. All materials are included.