Drawing + Painting

  • Open Studio: Painting

    Fri 1–5pm • Sep 14–Dec 14 $10 per session paid to Administration Office • Room 200 No instruction provided. Visit the Administration office for more information on how to use the open studio. No open studio Oct 12 Artwork by Jahn-Peter Preis

     
    May. 18-Aug. 3
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  • The Art of Western Calligraphy • Sep 10 – Oct 22 • DPCZ183L20

    Learn the basics of this ancient art of “beautiful handwriting” while synchronizing your mind and body and cultivating inner calm. A single alphabet in its historical and contemporary form is used as the focus while different tools and techniques are used for practice. In each section...

    Chris Zorn  
    Sep. 10-Oct. 22
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  • The Art of Western Calligraphy • Nov 5 – Dec 10 • DPCZ183L21

    Learn the basics of this ancient art of “beautiful handwriting” while synchronizing your mind and body and cultivating inner calm. A single alphabet in its historical and contemporary form is used as the focus while different tools and techniques are used for practice. In each section...

    Chris Zorn  
    Nov. 5-Dec. 10
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  • Classical Studio • Fri 9am-noon • DPJD183L23

    In this repeatable class, instructor Jan Dickey works with students to develop the ability to draw what they see. A classical method of instruction will be employed throughout: making "sight-size" drawings (precise and proportional copying) from the artist Charles Bargue's lithographs. This is an...

    Jan Dickey  
    Sep. 14-Dec. 14
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  • Composing with Watercolor • Fri 9am-noon • DPGW183L22

    This exploratory class will take advanced students through various demonstrations and critiques, focusing on watercolor as an active medium. Realism with a twist, students will be learning movement, color, clarity and luminosity throughout the exercises. No class Oct 12 & Nov 23 Supplies: 1...

    George Woollard  
    Sep. 14-Dec. 14
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  • Creative Drawing and Painting • Tue 6–9pm • DPJN183L24

    This class emphasizes individual projects in any drawing or painting medium. Explore your creativity and find solutions to your individual goals. Group exercises and discussions enhance the one-on-one instruction. Take another step with more painting, more drawing....more art. No class Oct 9 Su...

    Janetta Napp  
    Sep. 11-Dec. 4
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  • Drawing • Tue 9am–noon • DPAL183L25

    Become familiar with the mechanics and materials of drawing. Students use traditional and nontraditional materials to learn about line, contour, gesture, and shading. Emphasis is on building students’ confidence in their drawing abilities. The class will visit the museum galleries to study...

    Anthony Lee  
    Sep. 11-Dec. 4
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  • Exploring Art for Grown-Ups • Tue 9am–noon • DPTM183L27

    Did you last pick up a paintbrush in grade school? Do you want to make art but are afraid you'll embarrass yourself? This class is a place to play, experiment and get reacquainted with the basics of art materials without having to focus on a specific medium or skill. A wide sampling of media&mdas...

    Tamara Moan  
    Sep. 11-Dec. 11
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  • Figure Drawing • Fri 9am–noon • DPAL183L28

    This course addresses essential drawing principles and relates them to the human figure in pictorial space. Students gain an in-depth understanding of the body’s underlying anatomical structure and geometry. Students address volume, movement, proportion, perspective, light notation, and ana...

    Anthony Lee  
    Sep. 14-Dec. 14
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  • Illustrative Storytelling and Visual Narrative • Mon 9-noon • DPCR183L29

    A picture is worth a thousand words. Well, great, that fills the first page—what about the rest? How does one capture the narrative in art? This class navigates a spectrum of techniques and media to try to figure out ways to tell stories through art. Be it comic books, illustrations, or som...

    Cade Roster  
    Sep. 10-Dec. 3
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  • Fun and Fundamental in Watercolors • Tue 10am–1pm • DPPF183S30

    Build a strong foundation while exploring the playful qualities of watercolor. There are as many ways to paint with watercolor as there are people. Students experience many painting techniques, allowing them to choose a favorite. Instruction includes the basics of color mixing, paint application,...

    Patrice Federspiel  
    Oct. 2-Dec. 18
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  • Inkbrush Painting • Sep 12 – Oct 24 • DPCG183L31

    Students are introduced to the aesthetics of the Eastern art through the study of Chinese brush painting. The class leads students through learning and practicing various techniques of brush holding, ink usage, watercolor, and rice papers. Students will also be guided through their sketches and t...

    Cai Guoliang  
    Sep. 12-Oct. 24
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  • Inkbrush Painting • Nov 7 – Dec 12 • DPCG183L32

    Students are introduced to the aesthetics of the Eastern art through the study of Chinese brush painting. The class leads students through learning and practicing various techniques of brush holding, ink usage, watercolor, and rice papers. Students will also be guided through their sketches and t...

    Cai Guoliang  
    Nov. 7-Dec. 12
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  • Introduction to Contemporary Drawing • Sep 10–Oct 22 • DPKK183L32

    Even with all of today’s many digital art tools, aspiring artists need a solid knowledge and background in drawing. From color contrast to composition, and classical and contemporary drawing techniques, French artist Kosta Kulundzic will cover all the bases. Through exercises, a constant dr...

    Kosta Kulundzic  
    Sep. 10-Oct. 22
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  • Introduction to Contemporary Drawing • Nov 5-Dec 10 • DPKK183L33

    Even with all of today’s many digital art tools, aspiring artists need a solid knowledge and background in drawing. From color contrast to composition, and classical and contemporary drawing techniques, French artist Kosta Kulundzic will cover all the bases. Through exercises, a constant dr...

    Kosta Kulundzic  
    Nov. 5-Dec. 10
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  • Introduction to Drawing • Sep 14 – Dec 14 • DPJN183L34

    Learn the fundamentals of drawing to enhance your artistic abilities. This class develops visual awareness through creative exercises combined with basic drawing principles and techniques. Various drawing materials are explored and individual instruction is always available. You will see and crea...

    Janetta Napp  
    Sep. 14-Dec. 14
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  • Introduction to Oil Painting • Sep 10–Oct 22 • DPKK183L35

    Based on the model of the Parisian -atelier,- this course offers the student a space to express creativity and learn the basics oil painting. Through several simple exercises, still lifes, portraits or self-portraits, and a constant practice of painting, we will experience and understand oil tech...

    Kosta Kulundzic  
    Sep. 10-Oct. 22
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  • Introduction to Oil Painting • Nov 5-Dec 10 • DPKK183L36

    Based on the model of the Parisian -atelier,- this course offers the student a space to express creativity and learn the basics oil painting. Through several simple exercises, still lifes, portraits or self-portraits, and a constant practice of painting, we will experience and understand oil tech...

    Kosta Kulundzic  
    Nov. 5-Dec. 10
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  • Basic Watercolor • Tue 1–4pm • DPJT183L37

    Explore the possibilities of watercolor painting. Students are introduced to the principles of design and composition. Demonstrations and exercises will guide students to create classic transparent watercolor washes. Students will learn how the subtle accumulation of paint can create light, shado...

    Jimmy Tablante  
    Sep. 11-Dec. 4
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  • Basic Watercolor • Thu 9-noon • DPJT183L38

    Explore the possibilities of watercolor painting. Students are introduced to the principles of design and composition. Demonstrations and exercises will guide students to create classic transparent watercolor washes. Students will learn how the subtle accumulation of paint can create light, shado...

    Jimmy Tablante  
    Sep. 13-Dec. 13
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  • Introduction to Watercolor • Sep 12 – Oct 24 • DPCZ183L39

    Experience the luminescence, spontaneity and immediacy of watercolor while sharpening your perceptions and sense of light and color. We progress through a series of exercises designed to lay the foundation for understanding and enjoying this famously difficult medium. We’ll develop the basi...

    Chris Zorn  
    Sep. 12-Oct. 24
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  • Introduction to Watercolor • Nov 7 – Dec 12 • DPCZ183L40

    Experience the luminescence, spontaneity and immediacy of watercolor while sharpening your perceptions and sense of light and color. We progress through a series of exercises designed to lay the foundation for understanding and enjoying this famously difficult medium. We’ll develop the basi...

    Chris Zorn  
    Nov. 7-Dec. 12
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  • Jump Start Your Creativity • Thu 9-12:00pm • DPTM183L41

    Feeling stuck or uninspired? Ignite your imagination and rediscover a sense of play as we explore different paths to access creativity. Following the likes of Julia Cameron, Danny Gregory, Lynda Barry, and Nick Bantock, we'll use prompts, games, and exercises to experiment with a range of media a...

    Tamara Moan  
    Sep. 13-Oct. 25
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  • Life Drawing Studio • Thu 6–9pm • DPMN183L42

    Drawing from a live model is a classical technique that sharpens and improves drawing ability. Each session includes a series of poses, some brief to practice gesture drawing and others lasting more than an hour. Presentation topics cover visual measurement, selection of materials, drawing techni...

    Mark Norseth  
    Sep. 13-Dec. 13
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  • Make it Mail It • Sunday 10am-4pm • DPTM183L43

    In the age of e-mail, Facebook and Twitter, a real live letter in the mailbox still gives a thrill. We’ll explore the world of mail art through creating our own envelopes, postcards, and stationery and working with types and applications of visual imagery. Through writing exercises we&rsquo...

    Tamara Moan  
    Dec. 2-Dec. 2
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  • Painting 1+2 • Tue 6–9pm • DPJG183L44

    Learn about contemporary and Old Master techniques in a relaxed, upbeat environment. Beginning students are introduced to oil or acrylic painting in a simplified, painless way. Advanced students are guided in the development of their own artistic vision and personal expression. Students often tak...

    James Goodman  
    Sep. 11-Dec. 4
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  • Painting & Drawing the Portrait • Tue 6–9pm • DPMN183L45

    Explore portrait painting with a live model. Instruction introduces a practical and professional approach to portraiture. Topics include anatomy and structure, lighting, palette set up, color arrangement, color mixing, brushwork, and tips to optimize your ability to see and paint the human head i...

    Mark Norseth  
    Sep. 11-Dec. 4
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  • Painting Everyday People • Mon 1–4pm • DPMN183L46

    In the spirit of painters such as Edgar Degas, this studio class explores the human figure by having students create and paint true-to-life situations. Using live models in the studio, subjects may be working, resting, reading or dressing.  The normal activities that make up life will be stu...

    Mark Norseth  
    Sep. 10-Dec. 3
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  • Soft Pastel • Wed 9:30am–12:30pm • DPHI183L47

    Learn the techniques for successful “painting” with soft pastels. Working from a still life, students are introduced to the fundamentals of composition and how to mix color on the paper with pastels. Each class includes demonstrations, personal help and critiques. This class will also...

    Helen Iaea  
    Sep. 12-Dec. 5
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  • Sketchbook Techniques • Sun 1–4pm • DPSG183L48

    This class has lots to offer! Together, we will practice techniques to improve your drawing skills, while capturing your daily life in a sketchbook. Learn accurate scaling, perspective and color theory. We will learn about the best tools and materials. Learning how to be a more mobile artist by ...

    Sergio Garzon  
    Sep. 9-Dec. 2
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  • Watercolor • Wed 9am-noon • DPAL183L51

    Students learn from each other in a cooperative studio atmosphere. Students work with still life and occasionally from a live model. Each session concludes with a round table critique of student work. This class will visit the museum galleries to study the collection for inspiration. No class O...

    Anthony Lee  
    Sep. 12-Dec. 5
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  • Watercolor • Mon 1-4pm • DPAL183L50

    Students learn from each other in a cooperative studio atmosphere. Students work with still life and occasionally from a live model. Each session concludes with a round table critique of student work. This class will visit the museum galleries to study the collection for inspiration. No class O...

    Anthony Lee  
    Sep. 10-Dec. 3
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  • Watercolor for the Timid • Thu 1–4pm • DPJB183L52

    Individual guidance and encouragement is offered as you develop fundamental skills in a structured, step-by-step format beginning with basic drawing and monochromatic washes to painting simple objects. Demonstrations, exercises and assignments are designed to increase confidence in drawing and va...

    Jonathan Busse  
    Sep. 13-Dec. 13
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  • Sumi-e Etegami • Sun 10am-noon • DPYP183L49

    This class focuses on sumi-e painted postcards, or etegami, and the basics of Japanese calligraphy. Supplies: Bring sumi-e brush, sumi ink or ink stick, ink well, and color (gansai colors work well). Other materials can be purchased from the instructor. No class Oct 7

    Yumiko Pierce  
    Sep. 9-Dec. 2
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  • Understanding Abstraction: Drawing • Wed 1-4pm • DPEM183L56

    Explore the rich possibilities of abstraction in this dynamic drawing workshop. Students will be guided to generate imagery that bridges the gap between observation and invention, perception and imagination. Classes consist of slide presentations, drawing activities and projects, one-on-one instr...

    Emily McIlroy  
    Sep. 12-Oct. 24
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