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Family Studio Program

January 14, 2019

Come and make art side by side as a family. Each week, families will explore a new medium and create a beautiful project together. This program is best suited for families with children aged 3 to 8, however, all family members are welcome. Drop in for one session or buy a discounted package that includes […]

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Intermediate Drawing

January 14, 2019

Hone your observation skills as you draw from life and begin to experiment with other modes of drawing. As you improve your technique, you’ll get a better sense of your personal style.

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Intermediate Drawing

January 14, 2019

Hone your observation skills as you draw from life and begin to experiment with other modes of drawing. As you improve your technique, you’ll get a better sense of your personal style.

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Introduction to Children’s Book Illustration

January 14, 2019

Explore the world of children’s book illustration. We’ll focus on translating the written word into dynamic and entertaining images, taking your ideas from preliminary sketches to finished illustrations. You’ll learn about character design, page layout and painting techniques. You’ll also get a deeper understanding of the publishing industry when we cover things like finding a […]

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Introduction to Children’s Book Illustration

January 14, 2019

Explore the world of children’s book illustration. We’ll focus on translating the written word into dynamic and entertaining images, taking your ideas from preliminary sketches to finished illustrations. You’ll learn about character design, page layout and painting techniques. You’ll also get a deeper understanding of the publishing industry when we cover things like finding a […]

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Introduction to Children’s Book Illustration

January 14, 2019

Explore the world of children’s book illustration. We’ll focus on translating the written word into dynamic and entertaining images, taking your ideas from preliminary sketches to finished illustrations. You’ll learn about character design, page layout and painting techniques. You’ll also get a deeper understanding of the publishing industry when we cover things like finding a […]

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Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

January 14, 2019

Explore the art of calligraphy. We’ll start by discussing the differences between traditional calligraphy, lettering, brush lettering and dip pen techniques. You’ll learn about basic tools, from traditional ink-nib pens to modern brush pens, and we’ll use them to practice pen strokes and eventually create letters from these strokes. Finally, we’ll cover difficult connections and […]

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Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

January 14, 2019

Explore the art of calligraphy. We’ll start by discussing the differences between traditional calligraphy, lettering, brush lettering and dip pen techniques. You’ll learn about basic tools, from traditional ink-nib pens to modern brush pens, and we’ll use them to practice pen strokes and eventually create letters from these strokes. Finally, we’ll cover difficult connections and […]

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Introduction to Pastel

January 14, 2019

Because pastels are so versatile, they’re the perfect medium for students looking to bridge drawing and painting. Learn how pastels are made, explore masters of the medium and learn how to use pastels with exercises in color, value, form and composition.

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Introduction to the Figure

January 14, 2019

Conducting figure studies can improve your representation of the human body, as well as the way it interacts with light. We’ll use various media, including graphite, charcoal, sanguine and conte chalk, as we work through a series of quick–gesture and long–pose drawings. Enjoy demonstrations and discussions about anatomy and drawing technique.

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Introduction to Stencils

January 14, 2019

Explore the artistic potential of hand–cut stencils. You’ll learn the fundamentals of this process from muralist Nils Westergard, who uses the technique in his studio practice. We’ll focus on the basics of creating and layering stencils. We’ll use paint and spray paint to create and duplicate finished imagery. You’ll walk away with the skills to […]

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Mixed Media Visual Journaling (Ages 13–14)– NEW!

January 14, 2019

Express your identity, memory and creativity through the visual journal. We’ll create our own journals and take a journey into mixed media infused with art-making, collage and writing while learning a new medium each week.

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Open Figure Drawing

January 14, 2019

These open drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

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Open Figure Drawing

January 14, 2019

These open drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

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Open Figure Drawing

January 14, 2019

These open drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

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Open Figure Drawing

January 14, 2019

These open drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

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Open Figure Drawing

January 14, 2019

These open drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

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Open Figure Drawing

January 14, 2019

These open drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

read more

Open Figure Drawing

January 14, 2019

These open drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

read more

Open Figure Drawing

January 14, 2019

These open drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

read more

Open Figure Drawing

January 14, 2019

These open drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

read more

Open Figure Drawing

January 14, 2019

These open drawing sessions are open to anyone interested in drawing from a live figure model. A studio monitor guides the model and overall experience, but drawing instruction is not provided.

read more