Learn Raku, the ancient Japanese style of firing pottery. Pieces can be made on the potter's wheel or by hand-building. Participate in the firing process and leave with your finished work at the end of the firing day. Class hours are: First session (Work Day): Saturday, 9-2 p.m.; Second Session (Trim Day): Sunday 9am - 12:30 p.m. Third session (Glaze Day): Saturday: 9:00am - 12:30 p.m.; Fourth session (Firing Day): Sunday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. No experience necessary.
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Joppa Hall, Rm. 070
4/22&4/29: 9-3pm4/23: 9-1pm4/30:9-6pm
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Joppa Hall, Rm. 070
6/24 - Work day 9-3pm6/25 - Trimming day 9-1pm7/1 - Glazing day 9-3pm7/2 - Firing Day - 9-6pm
Improve your drawing skills by incorporating the use of color. This class introduces dry color mediums like color pencils and pastels to create vibrant drawings. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
This class studies the basic fundamentals of drawing. Topics include accurate proportions, shapes, textures, and values within a composition. Students will use these skills to complete a final project of their choosing. Beginning and returning students are welcome. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Focus on painting skills and techniques necessary to paint using watercolors. Practice color theory, stylistic choices and composition as you apply these skills to a final project. Perfect for the beginning artist and those new to watercolors. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Both the beginner and more experienced student will enjoy learning how to execute landscapes in luminous, transparent watercolor. Emphasis is on good composition, color properties, and watercolor techniques including wet into wet, lost edges, and glazing. Demonstrations and individual guidance will be provided by the instructor. Materials will be discussed at the first class, at which time a supply list will be distributed. If you already have supplies, bring them to the first class. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Learn to execute landscapes in oils or acrylics by exploring various techniques including alla prima (wet into wet), underpainting, and layering. Emphasis is on good composition, color properties, and confident brushwork. Demonstrations and individual instruction will be provided by the instructor. Materials will be discussed during the first class session. All levels are welcome. If you already have supplies, bring them to the first class. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Do you need designated painting time to work on your projects? Take advantage of this open studio session. This is not for the first time student. Instruction will be limited and individualized. Students should bring their supplies and project each week and artist Rita Cooper will be available to help with those trouble spots and to offer encouragement and suggestions as you work.
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Joppa Hall, Rm. 016
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