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Classes for Adults in West Chester

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View our Refund and Enrollment Policies HERE.  On this page you will find adult classes to choose from.  If you have any questions, please give us a call at 610.696.5600. 
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2016-Life 52 Members Figure Drawing
Instructor: Bruce Dayton
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 135.00 - $ 135.00 Members
Monday 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM ( Sep 19, 2016 - Nov 21, 2016 )
The dates above reflect the official Spring semester.  This studio time is offered year round every Monday.

Members only.  Drop In Fee $15.  For a discounted rate purchase a 10 Class Punch card for $135 available in the office.  Call 610-696-5600 or stop by after registering.  Punch Cards do not expire.

This course offers an opportunity for members to hone their skills on a challenging subject—the human figure. The monitor will schedule a model and keep track of timed poses. Model fee is included in the tuition.

F2016-FA1 Portrait
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 275.00 - $ 240.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Sep 29, 2016 - Dec 8, 2016 )
Students draw and learn anatomy and then paint the model in different ethnic costumes. This is a traditional academy-style class. Serious beginners to advanced students are welcome. We will not be working from photographs, but we will be referring to art books and other sources for discussion.  This is an ideal class for building a portfolio for college. Teens welcome. New/Beginner students bring sketch materials to first class, additional materials will be discussed.  No class 11/24/16

This class has been postponed 1 week, see new start date of 9/29.

F2016-FA4 Expressionistic Realism
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 180.00 - $ 145.00 Members
Saturday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Oct 1, 2016 - Nov 5, 2016 )
Expressionism in realism has a strong tradition.  From artists like Rembrandt, Delacroix, and Turner to Impressionists like Monet and Renior, artists have always looked for ways to go beyond the simple realism.  Artists like Van Gogh, Bonnard, and Gaugin clearly used Expressionistic Realism.

This class taught by Eo Omwake, instructor at the PAFA for over twenty-five years and a working artist, will teach ideas and approaches that will help students discover and explore the way of 'Expressionistic Realism'. For students interested in going beyond just the look of things to the feel of things!  Fun and informative.

This class has been postponed 1 week, see new start date of 10/1.

Materials:
Acylic or Water Based Oils
Canvases
Brushes
rags
jars
palette
palette knife

F2016-FPW2 1 Figure, 5 Hours, 1 Pose - Workshop
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 40.00 - $ 30.00 Members
Wednesday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Nov 30, 2016 - Nov 30, 2016 )
Work in your medium of choice.  This is not an instructed class, but a monitor is available for questions.

Ceramics

F2016-CLAY115 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 10
Instructor: Priscilla Dahl
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 115.00 - $ 75.00 Members
Monday 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM ( Sep 12, 2016 - Dec 12, 2016 )
REGISTER BY NOVEMBER 21 
STUDIO HOURS LISTED ONLINE HERE.
Email Priscilla at clay@chestercountyarts.org with clay, glaze and class style questions.

FALL OPEN STUDIO CARDS EXPIRE DECEMBER 17.  Includes 10 open studio days (up to 30 hours of creating time), your first 25 lb bag of clay, use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Additional bags of clay are $25 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing.  

Open studios are available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of clay ages 16 years or older (and approved younger aged students with clay experience).  Check CCAA website and CCAA Ceramic Open Studio Facebook Page for current open studio dates and times (also listed below).

F2016-CLAY190 Ceramic Open Studio - Non-students 30
Instructor: Priscilla Dahl
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 190.00 - $ 150.00 Members
Monday 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM ( Sep 12, 2016 - Dec 12, 2016 )
REGISTER BY OCTOBER 10  
STUDIO HOURS LISTED ONLINE HERE.
Email Priscilla at clay@chestercountyarts.org with clay, glaze and class style questions.

FALL OPEN STUDIO CARDS EXPIRE DECEMBER 17.  Includes 30 open studio days (up to 90 hours of creating time), your first 25 lb bag of clay, use of studio tools, glazes and electric kiln firings. Additional bags of clay are $25 for a 25 lb bag of clay.  Please bring your own towel if needed for throwing.  

Open studios are available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of clay ages 16 years or older (and approved younger aged students with clay experience).  Check CCAA website and CCAA Ceramic Open Studio Facebook Page for current open studio dates and times (also listed below).

F2016-CLAY25 Ceramic Open Studio for Ceramic Class Students
Instructor: Priscilla Dahl
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 25.00 - $ 25.00 Members
Monday 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM ( Sep 12, 2016 - Dec 17, 2016 )
 
STUDIO HOURS LISTED ONLINE HERE.
Email Priscilla at clay@chestercountyarts.org with clay, glaze and class style questions.

Students enrolled in a ceramics class taking advantage of the $25 rate need to use studio time during the duration of the class semester they are enrolled in.  

Open studios are available to students with an intermediate working knowledge of clay ages 16 years or older (and approved younger aged students with clay experience).  Check CCAA website and CCAA Ceramic Open Studio Facebook Page for current open studio dates and times (also listed below).


F2016-FC1 Keep On ThrowingFull, Waitlist Available
Instructor: Priscilla Dahl
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 270.00 - $ 235.00 Members
Wednesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Sep 21, 2016 - Nov 23, 2016 )
This class offers introduction and continued instruction on the potter's wheel.  This class is devoted to improving the student’s throwing techniques on the Potter’s Wheel.  One-on-one instruction and demonstrations of cylinders, bowls, vases, plates and mugs with handles will provide the student with definite techniques that allow them to bring their ideas into reality.  Teens 15+ welcome.

Tuition includes a materials fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings and your first bag of clay.  Additional clay may be purchased for $25 a bag.

F2016-FC2 CeramicsRegistration Closed
Instructor: Buff Ranalli
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 315.00 - $ 280.00 Members
Thursday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM ( Sep 22, 2016 - Nov 10, 2016 )
From hand building to throwing, this  class provides all you will need to explore clay and further your skills while having access to the knowledgeable instructor and veteran ceramicist Buff Ranalli.  Come with any ideas and Buff will help you realize your project, be it a statement piece for your dining room table or the back-splash for your kitchen.  The instructor will also have planned projects and suggestions if needed at the ready.

Tuition includes a materials fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings and your first bag of clay.  Additional clay may be purchased for $25 a bag.  Open ceramics studio times available for an additional $25.  View details here.

STUDIO Open Studio
Instructor: CCAA Faculty
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 131.00 - $ 96.00 Members
Thursday 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM ( Sep 22, 2016 - Dec 15, 2016 )
REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 22 

Open studio time is available to students working mainly 2 dimensionally.   There is room for a maximum of 10 people creating at once.  Register for the whole Fall semester for a discount of $8 a day or drop in for $10 a day. Open studio will be located in our print room studio. This price does not include use of print room equipment, for prices including use of equpment please contact our office.

F2016-FC4 Basic Handbuilding/Throwing - Ceramics
Instructor: Rebecca Norman
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 215.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Sep 30, 2016 - Oct 28, 2016 )
Pinching, pulling, rolling, stamping, we will explore all of this and more in this exciting 5-week session. The class will focus on functional forms while exploring the different building methods most commonly used in clay. The projects will prove fun for beginners and experienced ceramicists alike. Teens 16 and older are welcome.
Pinching, pulling, rolling, stamping, and wheel, we will explore all of this and more in this exciting 5-week session. The class will focus on functional forms while exploring the different building methods most commonly used in clay. The projects will prove fun for beginners and experienced ceramicists alike. Teens 16 and older are welcome.

This class is postponed 1 week, see the new start date, 9/30

Tuition includes a materials fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings and your first bag of clay.  Additional clay may be purchased for $25 a bag.

F2016-FC5 Basic Handbuilding/Throwing - Ceramics
Instructor: Rebecca Norman
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 215.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Friday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Nov 4, 2016 - Dec 9, 2016 )
Pinching, pulling, rolling, stamping, we will explore all of this and more in this exciting 5-week session. The class will focus on functional forms while exploring the different building methods most commonly used in clay. The projects will prove fun for beginners and experienced ceramicists alike. Teens 16 and older are welcome.
Pinching, pulling, rolling, stamping, wheel, we will explore all of this and more in this exciting 5-week session. The class will focus on functional forms while exploring the different building methods most commonly used in clay. The projects will prove fun for beginners and experienced ceramicists alike. Teens 16 and older are welcome.    No Class 11/25

Tuition includes a materials fee that covers the use of studio tools, glazes, electric kiln firings and your first bag of clay.  Additional clay may be purchased for $25 a bag.

Drawing

F2016-FD6ks All Levels Drawing - Kennett Square Friends' Home
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 155.00 - $ 120.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM ( Sep 27, 2016 - Nov 1, 2016 )
Join CCAA's passionate and lively instructor, Jim Fitzgerald, for a two and a half hour class addressing techniques in drawing.  Learn and refine your drawing skill in the study of line, shape, tone, proportion, composition, and perspective through drawing exercises.  This class will challenge you to draw from life and engage with art from different times and places. Artists will create observational art, contour and gestural drawing.  This course is recommended for all levels of students wanting to improve and develop their current skill.
This class is postponed 1 week, see new start date, 9/27

We are Partnering with the Friends Home.
This class will be located in Kennett Square at the
Friends Home
147 W State Street,
Kennett Square (classroom parking and entry in the rear of the building off of Linden Street).

The Friends home is a non-profit senior living community started in 1898.

Students should bring an 18 x 24 inch drawing pad, kneaded eraser and white/plastic mars eraser, plus $12 materials fee for additional materials is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.  Cash or check, if it's a check it should be made out to the instructor.

F2016-FD2 Drawing From the Beginning
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 145.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Sep 29, 2016 - Nov 3, 2016 )
If you have always wanted to improve your drawing skills, this class can help. Explore many aspects of drawing with focus on composition and perspective. Each class is geared toward personal growth, independent of the other students in the class, and all levels are welcome. Sketchbook, pencil and eraser required, and additional materials will be discussed.

This class is postponed 1 week, see the new start date of 9/29.


F2016-FD5 Figure Construction Drawing
Instructor: Patrick Neilson
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 210.00 - $ 175.00 Members
Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Sep 29, 2016 - Nov 10, 2016 )
In this course students will learn concepts to help them better realize the human figure. Topics for the lessons will include proportion, value, line, construction of the parts of the body using simple masses and simple anatomy.  Working with the life model, students will then apply these concepts to their observational drawings. Model fee is included in the tuition.
This class is postponed 1 week, see new start date, 9/29.

Materials: 
Pencils (2H-2B), Assorted Vine Charcoal, Erasers (kneaded, gum, etc.)
18x24 White Drawing Pad
Ruler
Plumb Line or String with weight knotted at the end.

F2016-FD3 Drawing From the Beginning
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
$ 180.00 - $ 145.00 Members
Thursday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Nov 3, 2016 - Dec 15, 2016 )
If you have always wanted to improve your drawing skills, this class can help. Explore many aspects of drawing with focus on composition and perspective. Each class is geared toward personal growth, independent of the other students in the class, and all levels are welcome. Sketchbook, pencil and eraser required, and additional materials will be discussed.


F2016-FDW1 CCAA's 9th Draw-a-thon (All 3 Sessions)
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 40.00 - $ 40.00 Members
Monday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM ( Nov 14, 2016 - Nov 14, 2016 )

Session 1    (10am – 1pm)                                                               
Session 2    (1 – 4pm)
Session 3    (4 – 7pm)

Come join CCAA and take part n this popular event.  The more early registrations there are, the more models CCAA will be able to provide, so register early.  Bring your own bag lunch/dinner.  Walk-ins welcomed.  Coffee, tea and ice provided.

It's $20 for 1 session, $30 for 2 and $40 for the whole day.


F2016-FDW1(a) CCAA's 9th Draw-a-thon (1 Session)
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 20.00 - $ 20.00 Members
Monday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM ( Nov 14, 2016 - Nov 14, 2016 )

Session 1    (10am – 1pm)                                                               
Session 2    (1 – 4pm)
Session 3    (4 – 7pm)

Come join CCAA and take part n this popular event.  The more early registrations there are, the more models CCAA will be able to provide, so register early.  Bring your own bag lunch/dinner.  Walk-ins welcomed.  Coffee, tea and ice provided.

It's $20 for 1 session, $30 for 2 and $40 for the whole day.


F2016-FDW1(b) CCAA's 9th Draw-a-thon (2 Sessions)
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 30.00 - $ 30.00 Members
Monday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM ( Nov 14, 2016 - Nov 14, 2016 )

Session 1    (10am – 1pm)                                                               
Session 2    (1 – 4pm)
Session 3    (4 – 7pm)

Come join CCAA and take part n this popular event.  The more early registrations there are, the more models CCAA will be able to provide, so register early.  Bring your own bag lunch/dinner.  Walk-ins welcomed.  Coffee, tea and ice provided.

It's $20 for 1 session, $30 for 2 and $40 for the whole day.


Fiber Arts

F2016-FFW1 Nuno Felted Silk Scarves
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 65.00 - $ 55.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Oct 15, 2016 - Oct 15, 2016 )
Create your own one-of-a-kind art through the process of “painting” your own design with wool fibers onto silk fabric.  A rolling process with soap and water are used to meld the wool fibers into the silk to create a beautiful, soft and drape-able scarf. Students should bring a large towel, and a spray bottle. Pack a lunch.  $16 materials fee is payable to the instructor. 

F2016-FFW4 Intro to Felting
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 30.00 Members
Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM ( Oct 19, 2016 - Oct 19, 2016 )
The possibilities of felt can be endless.  Come learn the basics of felting by making your own one-of-a-kind felted bowl. Teens welcome. $8 materials fee is payable to the instructor. Bring a small towel and a spray bottle.

F2016-FFW5 Intro to Felting
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 30.00 Members
Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM ( Nov 16, 2016 - Nov 16, 2016 )
The possibilities of felt can be endless.  Come learn the basics of felting by making your own one-of-a-kind felted bowl. Teens welcome. $8 materials fee is payable to the instructor. Bring a small towel and a spray bottle.

F2016-FFW3 Nuno Felted Silk Scarves
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 65.00 - $ 55.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ( Dec 3, 2016 - Dec 3, 2016 )
Create your own one-of-a-kind art through the process of “painting” your own design with wool fibers onto silk fabric.  A rolling process with soap and water are used to meld the wool fibers into the silk to create a beautiful, soft and drape-able scarf. Students should bring a large towel, and a spray bottle. Pack a lunch.  $16 materials fee is payable to the instructor.

F2016-FFW6 Felted NecklaceFull, Waitlist Available
Instructor: Jane Palestini
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 30.00 Members
Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM ( Dec 7, 2016 - Dec 7, 2016 )
Make a decorative rope necklace out of wool and silk, embellished with embroidery.  Bring any small embellishments such as beads, wool yarn or scraps of silk fabric that you might like to incorporate into it, but a range of  options will be provided. $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor. Bring a small towel and a spray bottle.

Jewelry

F2016-FJ1 All Levels Jewelry
Instructor: Patricia Halsey
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 135.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Monday 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM ( Sep 19, 2016 - Oct 17, 2016 )
Create your own designs start to finish, using basic and more advanced jewelry techniques.  Students will make complete pieces depending on the time needed.  Learn old and new jewelry techniques, including those that have an effect similar to casting.  $35 materials fee is payable to the instructor to cost most materials.  Additional costs pay apply depending on the projects made.

This class has been postponed 1 week, see new start date of 9/19.


F2016-FJW1 Jewelry Making with PMC Silver
Instructor: Lisa Bryan
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 140.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Saturday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Oct 8, 2016 - Oct 8, 2016 )
In this 3 hour session you will learn to work with an exciting product called Precious Metal Clay, or PMC Silver.  You will be making a pendant weaving, beads and earrings.  PMC is easy to work with, even for the beginner.  Once the clay is fired at a specific temperature, the clay component burns off and the result is a 99% fine silver pieces of jewelry.  The class will teach fundamentals, firing and finishing techniques.  You will be amazed at what you can make yourself! The material fee that covers the silver is included in the tuition.

F2016-FJ2 All Levels Jewelry
Instructor: Patricia Halsey
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 135.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Monday 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM ( Oct 24, 2016 - Nov 21, 2016 )
Create your own designs start to finish, using basic and more advanced jewelry techniques.  Students will make complete pieces depending on the time needed.  Learn old and new jewelry techniques, including those that have an effect similar to casting.  $35 materials fee is payable to the instructor to cost most materials.  Additional costs pay apply depending on the projects made.


F2016-FJ4 Basic Jewelry Soldering
Instructor: Patricia Halsey
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 135.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM ( Nov 4, 2016 - Dec 9, 2016 )
Learn the basics of soldering for jewelry while making wearable creations.  $35 materials fee is payable to the instructor to cover most materials.  Additional costs may apply depending on the project.

No Class 11/25

F2016-FJW2 Jewelry Making with PMC Silver
Instructor: Lisa Bryan
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 140.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Saturday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Nov 19, 2016 - Nov 19, 2016 )
In this 3 hour session you will learn to work with an exciting product called Precious Metal Clay, or PMC Silver.  You will be making a pendant weaving, beads and earrings.  PMC is easy to work with, even for the beginner.  Once the clay is fired at a specific temperature, the clay component burns off and the result is a 99% fine silver pieces of jewelry.  The class will teach fundamentals, firing and finishing techniques.  You will be amazed at what you can make yourself! The material fee that covers the silver is included in the tuition.

Mixed Media

F2016-FM3 Mixed Media Drawing and Painting
Instructor: Greg Jaskot
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 165.00 - $ 130.00 Members
Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Sep 30, 2016 - Oct 21, 2016 )

Integrate dry mediums such as charcoal and graphite with wet media such as paint and washes to refine drawings into expressive mixed media pieces.  Mixed media drawing and painting includes but is not limited to charcoal, graphite and acrylic.  

Students are encouraged to bring any materials that they wish to experiment with.  A $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.


F2016-FM2 Art Journals
Instructor: Carol Gannon
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 115.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Monday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( Oct 10, 2016 - Nov 14, 2016 )

 

Artist journals are more than a sketchbook, a diary or a notebook but a place where artists can play and explore ideas, themes and media. Come and try out a variety of media and paper manipulating techniques.  Each week you will be introduced to new ideas and techniques. Exercises will help you get your creative juices flowing. We will paint, rub, stamp, print, collage, write and more.  Once you get started you will want to continue journaling even after the class is over.  Teens welcome.  A $20. material fee to due instructor the first day of class.  Each participant should bring their own blank journal to class.  Recommended size is at least 9” x 12”, spiral bound.  No class 10/31.

 

Artist journals are more than a sketchbook, a diary or a notebook but a place where artists can play and explore ideas, themes and media. Come and try out a variety of media and paper manipulating techniques.  Each week you will be introduced to new ideas and techniques. Exercises will help you get your creative juices flowing. We will paint, rub, stamp, print, collage, write and more.  Once you get started you will want to continue journaling even after the class is over.  Teens welcome.  A $20. material fee to due instructor the first day of class.  Each participant should bring their own blank journal to class.  Recommended size is at least 9” x 12”, spiral bound.  No class 10/31.

 


F2016-FM1 Composition Through Mixed Media
Instructor: David Katz
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 135.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Tuesday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ( Oct 25, 2016 - Nov 22, 2016 )

This is an all levels painting class where the focus is on composition.   Instructor will introduce a collage technique to help students understand the subtle art of setting up a canvas.  Students will build a successful composition in collage and then create a painting from the collage in the medium they prefer.  Materials will be discussed during the first class.


F2016-FMW1 Art & Yoga
Instructor: Lynne Filion
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 70.00 - $ 60.00 Members
Saturday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM ( Nov 5, 2016 - Nov 5, 2016 )
Join teaching artist and yoga instructor, Lynne Filion as she demonstrates how art and yoga can be intertwined to promote and enhance relaxation and stress relief. Take some time out of your busy schedule to treat yourself to an hour of gentle, all levels yoga (modifications available, and all needs are considered!) followed by an hour of art for adults! We will explore meditative mark making, and have the opportunity to create your art using a variety of materials.  

Materials are included in the tuition.

F2016-FILM1 CineArt - Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee)
Instructor: Mercedes Deleguardia
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 70.00 - $ 60.00 Members
Tuesday 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM ( Nov 15, 2016 - Nov 19, 2016 )
Come for a cinema inspired visual arts workshop.  This unique intellectual experience is designed to help you create visual 2D works of art inspired by pivotal works of cinema.  Day 1: watch the film - get inspired!  Create rough sketches and jot down ideas.  Informal film discussion at the conclusion.  Depending on the length of the film class may end earlier.  Bring sketch materials.  Day 2: create and illustrate!  Paintings, drawings and mixed media works of art inspired by dynamic visuals, concepts, and character relationships of the film watched on day 1.  $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor.  If you have supplies you are welcome to bring them instead.
Come for a cinema inspired visual arts workshop.  This unique intellectual experience is designed to help you create visual 2D works of art inspired by pivotal works of cinema.  Day 1: watch the film - get inspired!  Create rough sketches and jot down ideas.  Informal film discussion at the conclusion.  Depending on the length of the film class may end earlier.  Bring sketch materials.  Day 2: create and illustrate!  Paintings, drawings and mixed media works of art inspired by dynamic visuals, concepts, and character relationships of the film watched on day 1.  $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor.  If you have supplies you are welcome to bring them instead.

Do The Right Thing is Rated - R.

F2016-FMW2 Art & Yoga
Instructor: Lynne Filion
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 70.00 - $ 60.00 Members
Saturday 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM ( Nov 19, 2016 - Nov 19, 2016 )
Join teaching artist and yoga instructor, Lynne Filion as she demonstrates how art and yoga can be intertwined to promote and enhance relaxation and stress relief. Take some time out of your busy schedule to treat yourself to an hour of gentle, all levels yoga (modifications available, and all needs are considered!) followed by an hour of art for adults! We will explore meditative mark making, and have the opportunity to create your art using a variety of materials.  

Materials are included in the tuition.

F2016-FILM2 CineArt - Basquiat (Julian Schnabel)
Instructor: Mercedes Deleguardia
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 70.00 - $ 60.00 Members
Tuesday 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM ( Nov 29, 2016 - Nov 30, 2016 )
Come for a cinema inspired visual arts workshop.  This unique intellectual experience is designed to help you create visual 2D works of art inspired by pivotal works of cinema.  Day 1: watch the film - get inspired!  Create rough sketches and jot down ideas.  Informal film discussion at the conclusion.  Depending on the length of the film class may end earlier.  Bring sketch materials.  Day 2: create and illustrate!  Paintings, drawings and mixed media works of art inspired by dynamic visuals, concepts, and character relationships of the film watched on day 1.  $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor.  If you have supplies you are welcome to bring them instead.
Come for a cinema inspired visual arts workshop.  This unique intellectual experience is designed to help you create visual 2D works of art inspired by pivotal works of cinema.  Day 1: watch the film - get inspired!  Create rough sketches and jot down ideas.  Informal film discussion at the conclusion.  Depending on the length of the film class may end earlier.  Bring sketch materials.  Day 2: create and illustrate!  Paintings, drawings and mixed media works of art inspired by dynamic visuals, concepts, and character relationships of the film watched on day 1.  $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor.  If you have supplies you are welcome to bring them instead.

Basquiat is Rated - R.  

F2016-FILM4 CineArt - Darjeeling Limited (Wes Anderson)
Instructor: Mercedes Deleguardia
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 70.00 - $ 60.00 Members
Wednesday 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM ( Dec 7, 2016 - Dec 10, 2016 )
Come for a cinema inspired visual arts workshop.  This unique intellectual experience is designed to help you create visual 2D works of art inspired by pivotal works of cinema.  Day 1: watch the film - get inspired!  Create rough sketches and jot down ideas.  Informal film discussion at the conclusion.  Depending on the length of the film class may end earlier.  Bring sketch materials.  Day 2: create and illustrate!  Paintings, drawings and mixed media works of art inspired by dynamic visuals, concepts, and character relationships of the film watched on day 1.  $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor.  If you have supplies you are welcome to bring them instead.
Come for a cinema inspired visual arts workshop.  This unique intellectual experience is designed to help you create visual 2D works of art inspired by pivotal works of cinema.  Day 1: watch the film - get inspired!  Create rough sketches and jot down ideas.  Informal film discussion at the conclusion.  Depending on the length of the film class may end earlier.  Bring sketch materials.  Day 2: create and illustrate!  Paintings, drawings and mixed media works of art inspired by dynamic visuals, concepts, and character relationships of the film watched on day 1.  $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor.  If you have supplies you are welcome to bring them instead.

The Darjeeling Limited is Rated - R.

Painting

F2016-FP1 Paint Along - Annette AlessiFull, Waitlist Available
Instructor: Annette Alessi
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 185.00 - $ 150.00 Members
Thursday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM ( Sep 15, 2016 - Oct 13, 2016 )

The Paint Along class demonstrates a particular approach to building a painting. The students follow along with the process step-by-step over a period of five to six weeks to create a final oil painting. The intent of the class is not to copy but to steer the students through a process, thus encouraging them to incorporate the featured techniques into their own technique repertoire.

$3 materials fee is payable to the instructor the first day of class.

Canvas - 11x14 or larger   Canvas pad for exercises (optional)

Basic set of oils including colors:
Burnt Sienna, Raw Umber, White (large tube), Dioxazine purple, Cadmium Red, Permanent Rose, Cadmium Yellow, Lemon Yellow, Cobalt Blue and Cerulean Blue.

Variety of synthetic or sable brushes, include 3 sizes of flats & angular, but in sm, med & lg and a small round and a large flat.  Note: bristle brushes are used for other techniques.  Mostly used are sable or synthetic brushes.

Here is a list of some brush style names:
Flat, Angular, Round, Filbert, Oval Wash, Fan

ODORLESS paint thinner (mona lisa brand),

Container for paint thinner with a lid, plastic gloves,

paper towels (shop towels which are thicker - can be purchased at home depot),

wooden pallet (not plastic), container for pallet - (optional) used for transporting pallet.




 

 


F2016-FPW9 Taming the Wild Watercolor
Instructor: Chris Chadwick
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 100.00 - $ 90.00 Members
Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Sep 15, 2016 - Oct 6, 2016 )
Having a reputation as one of the most difficult mediums to control, watercolor's unpredictable nature is what makes it so alluring to the adventurous artist. This 4 week workshop is designed to  alleviate some of the frustration, helping  to enjoy the creative process .  $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor or you can bring own supplies.

Materials List:  brushes ,palette, paper ULTRAMARINE BLUE, ALIZARIN CRIMSON, CADMIUM YELLOW PALE,PAYNE'S GRAY, BURNT UMBER,SAP GREEN 
Having a reputation as one of the most difficult mediums to control, watercolor's unpredictable nature is what makes it so alluring to the adventurous artist. This 4 week workshop is designed to  alleviate some of the frustration, helping  to enjoy the creative process .  $15 materials fee is payable to the instructor or you can bring own supplies.
LIST:  brushes ,palette, paper ULTRAMARINE BLUE, ALIZARIN CRIMSON, CADMIUM YELLOW PALE,PAYNE'S GRAY, BURNT UMBER,SAP GREEN 


F2016-FA3 Expressionistic Realism
Instructor: Eo Omwake
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 180.00 - $ 145.00 Members
Tuesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Sep 20, 2016 - Oct 25, 2016 )
Expressionism in realism has a strong tradition.  From artists like Rembrandt, Delacroix, and Turner to Impressionists like Monet and Renior, artists have always looked for ways to go beyond the simple realism.  Artists like Van Gogh, Bonnard, and Gaugin clearly used Expressionistic Realism.

This class taught by Eo Omwake, instructor at the PAFA for over twenty-five years and a working artist, will teach ideas and approaches that will help students discover and explore the way of 'Expressionistic Realism'. For students interested in going beyond just the look of things to the feel of things!  Fun and informative.

Materials:
Acylic or Water Based Oils
Canvases
Brushes
rags
jars
palette
palette knife


F2016-FP10 Watercolor Impressions
Instructor: Wendy Scheirer
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 265.00 - $ 230.00 Members
Tuesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Sep 20, 2016 - Nov 22, 2016 )
Watercolor is an exciting, versatile medium, which can be used in many ways. Using a variety of subject matter, students will learn the fundamentals of painting in watercolor. Classes will begin with demonstrations; some of the concepts covered will be drawing for watercolor, painting without drawing, wet-in-wet watercolor, glazing with water color washes, and mixed aqueous media.. Each class will include a group critique with the emphasis on constructive criticism of works in progress. Materials will be discussed first class. Bring sketchbook, pencil and whatever materials you have.

F2016-FP11 Watercolor Intensive
Instructor: Wendy Scheirer
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 265.00 - $ 230.00 Members
Tuesday 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM ( Sep 20, 2016 - Nov 22, 2016 )
This class is intended for the painter with some experience in the watercolor medium. Students will be challenged to try new techniques, materials and support surfaces, and to experiment with mixed aqueous media. By studying the work of master watercolor painters, past and present, students will learn new and different ways of using the medium. Students may work independently with guidance from the instructor. Each class will end with a group critique with the emphasis on constructive criticism.

F2016-FP4 Watercolor StudioFull, Waitlist Available
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 265.00 - $ 230.00 Members
Friday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Sep 23, 2016 - Dec 2, 2016 )
This class is designed for those who have had some experience with watercolor. Tuning drawing skills as part of a solid watercolor will be part of this class.  Emphasis will be placed on studio time and individual and open group critiques with demonstrations on each medium. Materials will be discussed at the first class. 
No Class 11/25

F2016-FP6 Plein Air - West Chester
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 255.00 - $ 120.00 Members
Saturday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Sep 24, 2016 - Oct 22, 2016 )
Plein Air is painting and drawing outside in the fresh air.  Chester County scenery in winter will be our subject matter.  Discussions of landscape artists, from the old masters to our modern contemporaries, their styles and approaches, materials and techniques are part of this curriculum.  Study composition, color and light from Monet to Hopper to Diebenkorkn.  A painting demonstration is offered, as well as individual or group critique of each Plein Air student's art work. Teens welcome. New/Beginner students bring sketch materials to first class and additional materials will be discussed. 




F2016-FPW12 Beginning Goauche
Instructor: Antonella Garofalo
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 90.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ( Sep 24, 2016 - Oct 15, 2016 )
This opaque watercolor technique spread in Europe in the 14th century to depict landscapes with fine details. In modern times it is used for posters, illustrations or comics. It differs from watercolors for its total hiding power.
Beginners will experiment on simple modern paintings. Advanced students will learn the 18th century technique used for the Neapolitan seascapes, where the first layer (sky and sea) is very watery and everything else is painted on top in thick colors.
This opaque watercolor technique spread in Europe in the 14th century to depict landscapes with fine details. In modern times it is used for posters, illustrations or comics. It differs from watercolors for its total hiding power.
Beginners will experiment on simple modern paintings. Advanced students will learn the 18th century technique used for the Neapolitan seascapes, where the first layer (sky and sea) is very watery and everything else is painted on top in thick colors.
Materials List
- Thick paper or carton to be pinned on wood
- 3 brushes for watercolor, size 0, 4 and 8.
-Set of gouaches plus a large size white color
-white plastic plates to mix colors
-glass for water

F2016-FPW3 Oil Painting Workshop
Instructor: Randall Graham
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 90.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Friday 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM ( Sep 30, 2016 - Oct 21, 2016 )
This workshop-style weekly class will use painting projects to teach oil painting techniques. The class will include useful handouts. As the class progresses, students will delve into composition and design, accurate drawing, value and light patterns, color mixing, brushwork, refinement, and much more! Join in and have fun taking your paintings and drawings to the next level. Adults with all levels of experience welcome.

This class is postponed 1 week , see new start date, 9/23

Material List:
A palette
A sketchbook and pencil
Brushes (various sizes...whatever you are comfortable with is fine)
A palette knife
Cleaning Rag
A paint stirrer stick (like from Home Depot)
Mineral Spirits (Please, no turpentine)
Canvases: (1) 8 x 10 , (1) 11 x 14  ...More will be assigned during class
Oil paints: (Gamblin or Windsor Newton) Titanium White, Ivory Black, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Red, Ultramarine Blue, Alizarin Crimson


Students are welcome to bring additional paints and tools.  Contact Randall for a more extensive list if you wish, randy@grahamartanddesign.com.



F2016-FP5 Painting in the Afternoon
Instructor: Susan Curtin
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 180.00 - $ 145.00 Members
Saturday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Oct 1, 2016 - Nov 5, 2016 )
Come relax and spend your Saturday afternoon painting in your choice of medium.  There will be individual guidance and encouragement for each student.  If weather permits we may work outside.  Bring your materials to the first class.  For beginners, bring pencil and sketchbook and further materials will be discussed.

This class is postponed 1 week, see new start date, 10/1.

F2016-FPW8ks Plein Air Painting with a Plan - Workshop
Instructor: Randall Graham
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 60.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Saturday 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM ( Oct 15, 2016 - Oct 15, 2016 )
Enjoy the glories of nature while learning to paint efficiently outdoors. The instructor will show the importance of having a plan when plein air painting.  Students will learn how to choose prime painting locations and improve plein air painting techniques. Instruction will be given through a combination of demos, lectures and painting your own masterpieces.  Students will be taught the importance of value, chroma and hue within the landscape. Also, they will be given valuable color mixing techniques and recipes. This class is geared towards techniques in oil and acrylic paints, but watercolor and pastel artists are welcome. It is suitable for all artists - beginners to advanced

Materials:
sketch book and something to draw with. 
Sunblock, Water for drinking, a packed lunch
A hat is always a good idea
An easel, paints, brushes, a palette, cleaning rags,
Mineral spirits (for oil) or water (for acrylic), a canvas
If students would like a detailed supply list, please email the instructor.



F2016-FP2 Paint Along
Instructor: Annette Alessi
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 215.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Thursday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM ( Oct 27, 2016 - Dec 8, 2016 )

The Paint Along class instructed by Annette Alessi demonstrates a particular approach to building a painting.  The students follow along with the process step-by-step over a period of six weeks to create a final oil painting.  Through the instructor's demonstrations, technique's, and exercises, you will be able to create a painting and make discoveries unleashing a style of your own. Using the same image as the instructor provided by either a student’s submission or one of the instructor’s images, you will paint your interpretation of the subject matter, with guidance to your level of experience.  The intent of the class is not to copy but to steer the students through a process, thus encouraging them to incorporate the featured techniques into their own technique repertoire. We will be working from photos that the instructor will supply. 

Materials & Fee List:

$3 materials fee is payable to the instructor

Canvas - 11 x 14 or larger     canvas pad for excercises (optional)

Basic set of oils including colors:

Burnt Sienna, Raw Umber, White (Large tube), Dioxazine Purple,  Cadmium Red,  Permanent Rose, Cadmium Yellow, Lemon Yellow, Cobalt Blue and Cerilium Blue. 

Variety of synthetic or sable brushes, include 3 sizes of flats & angular -both in -sm, med & lg and a small round and a large flat.  note: bristle brushes are used for other techniques.  Mostly used are sable or synthetic brushes.

Here is a list of some brush style names:

Flat, Angular, Round, Filbert, Oval wash, Fan

ODORLESS paint thinner (mona lisa brand),

Container for paint thinner with a lid, plastic gloves,

paper towels (shop towels which are thicker- can be purchased at home depot),

wooden pallet (not plastic), Container for pallet- (optional) used for transporting pallet.

 

No Class 11/24


F2016-FPW4 Oil Painting Workshop
Instructor: Randall Graham
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 90.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Friday 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM ( Oct 28, 2016 - Nov 18, 2016 )
This workshop-style weekly class will use painting projects to teach oil painting techniques. The class will include useful handouts. As the class progresses, students will delve into composition and design, accurate drawing, value and light patterns, color mixing, brushwork, refinement, and much more! Join in and have fun taking your paintings and drawings to the next level. Adults with all levels of experience welcome.

Material List:
A palette
A sketchbook and pencil
Brushes (various sizes...whatever you are comfortable with is fine)
A palette knife
Cleaning Rag
A paint stirrer stick (like from Home Depot)
Mineral Spirits (Please, no turpentine)
Canvases: (1) 8 x 10 , (1) 11 x 14  ...More will be assigned during class
Oil paints: (Gamblin or Windsor Newton) Titanium White, Ivory Black, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Red, Ultramarine Blue, Alizarin Crimson


Students are welcome to bring additional paints and tools.  Contact Randall for a more extensive list if you wish, randy@grahamartanddesign.com.



F2016-FPW6ks Plein Air Painting with a Plan - Workshop
Instructor: Randall Graham
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 90.00 - $ 80.00 Members
Friday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ( Oct 28, 2016 - Nov 18, 2016 )
Enjoy the glories of nature while learning to paint efficiently outdoors. The instructor will show the importance of having a plan when plein air painting.  Students will learn how to choose prime painting locations and improve plein air painting techniques. Instruction will be given through a combination of demos, lectures and painting your own masterpieces.  Students will be taught the importance of value, chroma and hue within the landscape. Also, they will be given valuable color mixing techniques and recipes. This class is geared towards techniques in oil and acrylic paints, but watercolor and pastel artists are welcome. It is suitable for all artists - beginners to advanced.

Materials:
For the first class you really just need a sketch book and something to draw with.  
The remaining classes you will need:
An easel, paints, brushes, a palette, cleaning rags,
Mineral spirits (for oil) or water (for acrylic), a canvas for every week
Randall will evaluate what painting supplies students have and suggest what is needed for the outdoor classes.  If students would like a detailed supply list, please email the instructor.
Materials:
For the first class you really just need a sketch book and something to draw with.  
The remaining classes you will need:
An easel, paints, brushes, a palette, cleaning rags,
Mineral spirits (for oil) or water (for acrylic), a canvas for every week
Randall will evaluate what painting supplies students have and suggest what is needed for the outdoor classes.  If students would like a detailed supply list, please email the instructor.


F2016-FP7 Plein Air - West Chester
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 255.00 - $ 120.00 Members
Saturday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Oct 29, 2016 - Dec 3, 2016 )
Plein Air is painting and drawing outside in the fresh air.  Chester County scenery in winter will be our subject matter.  Discussions of landscape artists, from the old masters to our modern contemporaries, their styles and approaches, materials and techniques are part of this curriculum.  Study composition, color and light from Monet to Hopper to Diebenkorkn.  A painting demonstration is offered, as well as individual or group critique of each Plein Air student's art work. Teens welcome. New/Beginner students bring sketch materials to first class and additional materials will be discussed. 


No Class 11/26

F2016-FP15 Oil Portrait
Instructor: Antonella Garofalo
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 150.00 - $ 120.00 Members
Wednesday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Nov 2, 2016 - Nov 30, 2016 )
Paint a portrait of your loved one.   It can be a pet, your child, your grandma or someone else, the choice is yours.  Bring a hard copy picture and the instructor will show your how to recreate it on canvas, using oil paints.  The resemblance will be a great and your affection will show through your work.

F2016-FPW11 Watercolor Workshop with Sarah Yeoman
Instructor: Sarah Yeoman
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 160.00 - $ 150.00 Members
Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ( Nov 5, 2016 - Nov 6, 2016 )
The overall objective of the workshop is to show the vast range and flexibility of watercolor and to put emotion and conviction into painting by exploring, experimenting and developing creativity of each individual. Sarah likes to put fun into the process of painting, along with enthusiasm and new techniques in an atmosphere that makes the intermediate and advanced painter feel welcome!
 
A goal for each day is set, and each student will see an example and understanding of that day's lesson. There will be daily demonstration paintings, with detailed explanations of all the "hows" and "whys" followed by individual attention to see that each student understands and has an example of the day's objective.
Each morning will start with a short lecture and then a full demo by Sarah. Students will have the opportunity to paint the same subject as Sarah or work from their own photo references.
The overall objective of the workshop is to show the vast range and flexibility of watercolor and to put emotion and conviction into painting by exploring, experimenting and developing creativity of each individual. Sarah likes to put fun into the process of painting, along with enthusiasm and new techniques in an atmosphere that makes the intermediate and advanced painter feel welcome!
 
A goal for each day is set, and each student will see an example and understanding of that day's lesson. There will be daily demonstration paintings, with detailed explanations of all the "hows" and "whys" followed by individual attention to see that each student understands and has an example of the day's objective.
Each morning will start with a short lecture and then a full demo by Sarah. Students will have the opportunity to paint the same subject as Sarah or work from their own photo references.

F2016-FP1ks Still-Life - Any Medium - Kennett Square
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 155.00 - $ 120.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM ( Nov 8, 2016 - Dec 13, 2016 )
Join CCAA's passionate and lively instructor, Jim Fitzgerald, for a two and a half hour class addressing techniques in painting and approaches to Still Life painting.  Jim's classroom is an excellent place to develop and hone your technical skills while also expanding on your own unique style.  Students can work in the medium they favor.
We are Partnering with the Friends Home.
This class will be located in Kennett Square at the
Friends Home
147 W State Street,
Kennett Square (classroom parking and entry in the rear of the building off of Linden Street).
The Friends home is a non-profit senior living community started in 1898.
Bring your painting supplies, additional materials will be discussed if needed.  If you are a beginner and don't have supplies yet bring a sketchpad and pencil and the materials will be discussed at the first class.
Join CCAA's passionate and lively instructor, Jim Fitzgerald, for a two and a half hour class addressing techniques in painting and approaches to Still Life painting.  Jim's classroom is an excellent place to develop and hone your technical skills while also expanding on your own unique style.  Students can work in the medium they favor.
We are Partnering with the Friends Home.
This class will be located in Kennett Square at the
Friends Home
147 W State Street,
Kennett Square (classroom parking and entry in the rear of the building off of Linden Street).
The Friends home is a non-profit senior living community started in 1898.

Bring your painting supplies, additional materials will be discussed if needed.  If you are a beginner and don't have supplies yet bring a sketchpad and pencil and the materials will be discussed at the first class.

F2016-FPW10 Intensive Landscape Workshop
Instructor: Chris Chadwick
Experience Level: Intermediate/Advanced
$ 100.00 - $ 90.00 Members
Thursday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Nov 10, 2016 - Dec 8, 2016 )
This 4 week crash course will deal with capturing the moods and colors of the various seasons, using atmospheric and linear perspective to add depth and realism to your landscape paintings. Demonstrations will mostly be watercolor with some mixed media but all mediums welcome.   Bring medium(s) of choice/supplies and sketchbook to each class.

F2016-FP3 Beginning Oil Painting
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 155.00 - $ 120.00 Members
Monday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ( Nov 21, 2016 - Dec 19, 2016 )
Learn the basics of oil painting.  We will start with the materials needed and move into painting exercises to learn various beginner techniques.  Teens Welcome.  Materials list is available.  If you have oil supplies bring them with you.
Learn the basics of oil painting.  We will start with the materials needed and move into painting exercises to learn various beginner techniques.  Teens Welcome.  Materials list is available.  If you have oil supplies bring them with you.

Pastels

F2016-FD1 Line Work & Pastels
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 265.00 - $ 230.00 Members
Tuesday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Sep 20, 2016 - Nov 22, 2016 )
Students will cover the basic drawing principles, including perspective and composition, and then proceed to instruction in the use of pastel, exploring particular techniques and results. Bring sketch materials to first class; further materials will be discussed during class.



F2016-FD4 Working with Pastels
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 265.00 - $ 230.00 Members
Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ( Sep 23, 2016 - Dec 2, 2016 )
In this studio class, students learn various techniques specific to the use of pastel. Class time is a combination of instruction, studio time, and group and individual critiques. Bring your sketch and pastel supplies. Further materials will be discussed during class, if needed.  No class 11/25

Photography

F2016-FPh1 Street Photography
Instructor: Marvin Fireman
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 60.00 - $ 50.00 Members
Wednesday 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM ( Sep 28, 2016 - Nov 2, 2016 )
Capture the body language of ordinary people whether it be children playing on a sidewalk, or two elderly ladies standing in the street and gossiping.  Street photographer, Marvin Fireman, favors the camera as his creative tool of choice, as he knew of no other device that had the ability to capture a split second of time, and then preserve it for all the years to come.  Award winning photographer Fireman attended New York City's famous High School of Music and Art and has a gold medal from the New York International Film Festival and his work is represented in the Cleo Hall of Fame.  
Capture the body language of ordinary people whether it be children playing on a sidewalk, or two elderly ladies standing in the street and gossiping.  Street photographer, Marvin Fireman, favors the camera as his creative tool of choice, as he knew of no other device that had the ability to capture a split second of time, and then preserve it for all the years to come.  Award winning photographer Fireman attended New York City's famous High School of Music and Art and has a gold medal from the New York International Film Festival and his work is represented in the Cleo Hall of Fame. 

This class has been postponed 1 week, see new start date of 9/28.

Printmaking

F2016-FPr1 Silkscreen and Relief Printing
Instructor: Chris McKinney
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 215.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Sep 21, 2016 - Nov 9, 2016 )
In this class you will be introduced to silk screen and relief printing. Learn techniques used for both fine artwork and for craft, such as printing on fabric like t-shirts. Take your favorite photographs or drawings and generate endless prints from a single work of art. We will be creating screens using hand-drawn, photographic and computer generated images.  We will also cover linoleum and wood relief printing; a great way to create your own greeting cards.  Whether a beginner, intermediate, or the rusty professional looking to get back into printing this course will teach you a fun hands on medium. Teens welcome.


Sculpture

F2016-FSIS3 Advanced Sculpture - Studio Intensive - Torsos
Instructor: Alejandro D.. Lemus
Experience Level: Advanced
$ 215.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Wednesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Sep 14, 2016 - Sep 28, 2016 )
Studio Intensives are the latest offering from CCAA.  Intensives are more intimate than a class but not as expensive as private lessons.  With a maximum enrollment of 4 people students will have more one-on-one time with the instructor.  In this (advanced) sculpture intensive Alejandro will teach specific areas of sculpture by guiding students through sculptural exercises.  Working in plastilina clay learn how to advance your sculpting techniques.  $20 materials fee payable to the instructor will cover the clay and use of tools.  Additional materials will be discussed if needed.
Studio Intensives are the latest offering from CCAA.  Intensives are more intimate than a class but not as expensive as private lessons.  With a maximum enrollment of 4 people students will have more one-on-one time with the instructor.  In this (advanced) sculpture intensive Alejandro will teach specific areas of sculpture by guiding students through sculptural exercises.  Working in plastilina clay learn how to advance your sculpting techniques.  $20 materials fee payable to the instructor will cover the clay and use of tools.  Additional materials will be discussed if needed.

F2016-FSIS1 Beginning Sculpture - Studio Intensive
Instructor: Alejandro D.. Lemus
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 335.00 - $ 300.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Sep 20, 2016 - Oct 18, 2016 )
Studio Intensives are the latest offering from CCAA.  Intensives are more intimate than a class but not as expensive as private lessons.  With a maximum enrollment of 4 people students will have more one-on-one time with the instructor.  In this beginning sculpture intensive, Alejandro will teach the fundamentals of sculpture by guiding students through sculptural exercises.  Half of a sculpture will be presented to each student.  Working in plastilina clay learn how to sculpt the other half of the work.  $20 materials fee payable to the instructor will cover the clay and use of tools.  Additional materials will be discussed if needed.

F2016-FS1 Clay Sculpture
Instructor: Kathy Miller
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 285.00 - $ 250.00 Members
Friday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Sep 23, 2016 - Dec 2, 2016 )
This class teaches students to sculpt, modeling the human figure from life, while learning anatomy and design. Classical as well as abstract styles are explored . Bring a large drawing pad and charcoal to the first class. Materials and firing will be discussed . Model fee is included in tuition.   No Class 11/25

F2016-FSIS4 Advanced Sculpture - Studio Intensive - Hands & Feet
Instructor: Alejandro D.. Lemus
Experience Level: Advanced
$ 215.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Wednesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Oct 5, 2016 - Oct 19, 2016 )
Studio Intensives are the latest offering from CCAA.  Intensives are more intimate than a class but not as expensive as private lessons.  With a maximum enrollment of 4 people students will have more one-on-one time with the instructor.  In this (advanced) sculpture intensive Alejandro will teach specific areas of sculpture by guiding students through sculptural exercises.  Working in plastilina clay learn how to advance your sculpting techniques.  $20 materials fee payable to the instructor will cover the clay and use of tools.  Additional materials will be discussed if needed.
Studio Intensives are the latest offering from CCAA.  Intensives are more intimate than a class but not as expensive as private lessons.  With a maximum enrollment of 4 people students will have more one-on-one time with the instructor.  In this (advanced) sculpture intensive Alejandro will teach specific areas of sculpture by guiding students through sculptural exercises.  Working in plastilina clay learn how to advance your sculpting techniques.  $20 materials fee payable to the instructor will cover the clay and use of tools.  Additional materials will be discussed if needed.

F2016-FSIS2 Beginning Sculpture - Studio Intensive
Instructor: Alejandro D.. Lemus
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 335.00 - $ 300.00 Members
Tuesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( Nov 8, 2016 - Dec 6, 2016 )
Studio Intensives are the latest offering from CCAA.  Intensives are more intimate than a class but not as expensive as private lessons.  With a maximum enrollment of 4 people students will have more one-on-one time with the instructor.  In this beginning sculpture intensive, Alejandro will teach the fundamentals of sculpture by guiding students through sculptural exercises.  Half of a sculpture will be presented to each student.  Working in plastilina clay learn how to sculpt the other half of the work.  $20 materials fee payable to the instructor will cover the clay and use of tools.  Additional materials will be discussed if needed.

F2016-FSIS5 Advanced Sculpture - Studio Intensive - Faces
Instructor: Alejandro D.. Lemus
Experience Level: Advanced
$ 215.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Wednesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Nov 9, 2016 - Nov 23, 2016 )
Studio Intensives are the latest offering from CCAA.  Intensives are more intimate than a class but not as expensive as private lessons.  With a maximum enrollment of 4 people students will have more one-on-one time with the instructor.  In this (advanced) sculpture intensive Alejandro will teach specific areas of sculpture by guiding students through sculptural exercises.  Working in plastilina clay learn how to advance your sculpting techniques.  $20 materials fee payable to the instructor will cover the clay and use of tools.  Additional materials will be discussed if needed.
Studio Intensives are the latest offering from CCAA.  Intensives are more intimate than a class but not as expensive as private lessons.  With a maximum enrollment of 4 people students will have more one-on-one time with the instructor.  In this (advanced) sculpture intensive Alejandro will teach specific areas of sculpture by guiding students through sculptural exercises.  Working in plastilina clay learn how to advance your sculpting techniques.  $20 materials fee payable to the instructor will cover the clay and use of tools.  Additional materials will be discussed if needed.

F2016-FSIS6 Advanced Sculpture - Studio Intensive - Textures
Instructor: Alejandro D.. Lemus
Experience Level: Advanced
$ 215.00 - $ 180.00 Members
Wednesday 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM ( Nov 30, 2016 - Dec 14, 2016 )
Studio Intensives are the latest offering from CCAA.  Intensives are more intimate than a class but not as expensive as private lessons.  With a maximum enrollment of 4 people students will have more one-on-one time with the instructor.  In this (advanced) sculpture intensive Alejandro will teach specific areas of sculpture by guiding students through sculptural exercises.  Working in plastilina clay learn how to advance your sculpting techniques.  $20 materials fee payable to the instructor will cover the clay and use of tools.  Additional materials will be discussed if needed.
Studio Intensives are the latest offering from CCAA.  Intensives are more intimate than a class but not as expensive as private lessons.  With a maximum enrollment of 4 people students will have more one-on-one time with the instructor.  In this (advanced) sculpture intensive Alejandro will teach specific areas of sculpture by guiding students through sculptural exercises.  Working in plastilina clay learn how to advance your sculpting techniques.  $20 materials fee payable to the instructor will cover the clay and use of tools.  Additional materials will be discussed if needed.