Fine Arts

Throughout the year, Continuing Education sponsors the Figure Drawing Co-op, an open session for anyone interested in drawing from the live nude model.

Monday, Sunday
Jan 25 - May 11
1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday / 7:00-9:00 p.m. Monday
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This class is designed to provide students with the fundamental tools necessary to render the challenging, yet infinitely rewarding subject of the human figure.

Tuesday
Feb 10 - Apr 14
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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The goal of this class is to both reinforce the basic skills and concepts learned in Beginning Painting, as well as to inspire and direct the student in the further development of their oil painting practice.

Wednesday
Feb 11 - Apr 15
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class will help students develop a comprehensive approach and a means for understanding, defining, making, and interrogating their newly developed practice of intaglio printmaking.

Saturday
Feb 14 - Mar 21
9:00 a.m.-Noon
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If you love printmaking, you'll love this class. It offers intermediate and advanced printmakers the chance to work in an open and collaborative learning community with instruction from a skilled printmaker, while using some of the best printmaking facilities in the Midwest.

Thursday
Feb 12 - Apr 16
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Do you enjoy DIY projects? Why limit yourself to paper purchased at the store? In this class, students will be able to make their own handmade paper from start to finish, resulting in a beautiful book entirely their own.

Saturday
Feb 28 - Mar 14
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Printed fabrics surround our bodies with kinetic imagery and adorn the places we live with shape-concealing or revealing patterns. This class explores the role of printed textiles in communicating cultural traditions, political views, and personal identity. Participants will design pattern repeats, and then print their designs on fabric in groups and individually using dyes and pigments.

Saturday
Mar 28 - Apr 18
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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