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
Sep 7 - Dec 15
1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday / 7:00-9:00 p.m. Monday
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There are many people who truly appreciate art, but at the same time feel intimidated, confused, or inarticulate when talking about it with others.

Thursday
Oct 9 - Oct 9
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class is for both creative professionals and hobbyists who want to explore ways to bring the energy and expression of illustration to their typographic work. Methods will include both hand-rendered lettering techniques and computer-aided production.

Thursday
Sep 11 - Nov 13
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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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 painting practice.

Tuesday
Sep 9 - Nov 11
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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Abstraction. What does that term mean exactly? Students in this class will collectively examine this question while they work through a variety of approaches to abstract painting.

Wednesday
Sep 10 - Nov 12
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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In this class, students will be introduced to various mixed media techniques including collage, drawing, painting, and the integration of found objects into artwork. 

Tuesday
Sep 23 - Oct 21
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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In this fun, hands-on workshop, students will learn how to combine printmaking with the spontaneity of collage, painting, and drawing to create inventive and surprising imagery.

Saturday
Oct 11 - Oct 11
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch)
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Come and get your hands dirty and expand your visual vocabulary by learning about printmaking and papermaking. Students will spend one session making paper, one session learning woodcut, and one session learning intaglio printing. 

Saturday
Sep 20 - Oct 4
9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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People are drawn to watercolors due to their vibrant, delicate, and luminous qualities. Students in this class will work from observation, photographs, and their imaginations to create translucent works using this versatile medium.

Monday
Sep 22 - Oct 20
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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This class, designed for those interested in calligraphy, hand-lettering, and typography in general, will teach students the basics of calligraphy: Writing posture, ink control, and letterform structure. 

Tuesday
Oct 14 - Oct 21
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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