Classes for Adults in West Chester

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All classes take place at 100 North Bradford Avenue, WC, PA unless stated otherwise.  

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Drawing


S20-ONLINE-D1 Drawing with Shape and Shadow (Still Life)
Instructor: Renee Russo
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 120.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Thursday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Jun 25, 2020 - Jul 16, 2020 )
Clothing, backpacks, towels, sheets and paper do not need to be sources of frustration in your drawings. Learn strategies that will help you tackle these tough subjects. This workshop will focus on still life with fabric. Level: Intermediate 
Materials: 
Fabric for still life (clothing, towel, sheet, backpack, etc.)
Lamp or other indoor lighting
Structure to drape over (chair, hook, end table, railing, etc.)
*Please prepare your workspace prior to the start of class. Instructor will review still life set up.
Vine or Willow Charcoal 
Charcoal Pencils (2B, 4B, 6B & White) 
Pencil Sharpener (Metal preferred) 
Kneaded Eraser 
White Eraser 
Chamois Cloth
 Blending Stumps 
Tape (Artist Tape, Masking Tape or Blue Painter’s Tape) 
Paper:
Drawing/Sketch paper/ Newsprint 18 x 24
Black & Toned Canson approx. 19 x 25
Ruler (18” metal preferred) 
Optional: Sketchbook & Pencils
The secret to strong drawing is shape and shadow. Improve your drawings exponentially by learning how schematic shapes and dynamic light and shadow heighten the illusion of three-dimensional form. This course will focus on still life.
*Online workshops will meet through Zoom. Level: Intermediate 
Materials: 
Vine or Willow Charcoal
 Charcoal Pencils (2B, 4B, 6B) 
Pencil Sharpener (Metal preferred) 
Kneaded Eraser 
White Eraser 
Chamois Cloth 
Blending Stumps 
Tape (Artist Tape, Masking Tape or Blue Painter’s Tape) 
Paper (Drawing/Sketch paper & Newsprint 18 x 24)
Ruler (18” metal preferred) 
Optional: Sketchbook & Pencils

Mixed Media


S20-ONLINE-MM1 Studio Workshop Concentration: All Mediums
Instructor: Mark Cole
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 120.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Tuesday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Jun 30, 2020 - Jul 21, 2020 )

This class is for the more advanced student and will allow for concentration in medium of your choice. Pastel, oil paint, watercolor preferred. Instructor will be there to help facilitate critiques among students and individually.  


*Online workshops will meet through Zoom. Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Bring your own materials to the first class, additional materials will be discussed (if needed)

Painting


S20-ONLINE-P1 Wednesday Night Painting
Instructor: James D. Fitzgerald
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 120.00 - $ 100.00 Members
Wednesday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Jul 1, 2020 - Jul 22, 2020 )
Wednesday night painting will begin with the more traditional painting methods of portrait, still life, and figure as the subject.  Students will then be encouraged to embark on a new, fresh and contemporary painting style.  Using personal experiences, media imagery, books, etc, students will dive into contemporary studies and paintings.  
Teens welcome.  

*Online workshops will meet through Zoom. All Levels

All media are welcome, bring your medium of choice to the first class.  Materials and techniques will be discussed