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Drawing Fundamentals,  for 1.0 undergraduate credit
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Drawing Fundamentals, for 1.0 undergraduate credit

$625

with Phyllis Laver

Calendar Sep 24, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks

If you’ve never drawn before, or your skills are a little rusty, then this class is for you. Learn to draw what you see with confidence. Study the still life, interior spaces, and human figure to master the drawing elements – shape, contour line, composition, light and shadow, texture and perspective.

Materials List: Laver DR 600EB

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Figure And Portrait Modeling,  for 1.0 undergraduate credit
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Figure And Portrait Modeling, for 1.0 undergraduate credit

$640

with John Horn

Calendar Sep 21, 2019 at 12:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Learn to sculpt the human figure in clay on an armature from direct observation. Experienced students will model a 24-inch figure based on volume, proportion, architectonic construction, and spatial displacement of form. Beginning students will sculpt a life-size portrait first. Instruction will cover armature construction, clay-modeling, and tool usage. All levels welcome (Tuition includes $15 model fee.)

Materials List: Horn SC 600E

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In-Depth Watercolor Section 3, for 1.5 Undergraduate Credit
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In-Depth Watercolor Section 3, for 1.5 Undergraduate Credit

$950

with James Toogood

Calendar Oct 9, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

Enrich your knowledge of painting with an in-depth look at watercolor. Thoroughly investigate a wide range of watercolor materials and techniques from your choice of landscape, still life, portrait, and figure subjects. Open to watercolorists of all levels and to acrylic/oil painters looking to broaden their skills.

Materials list Toogood 604ED

Life Drawing ll  for 1.0 undergraduate credit
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Life Drawing ll for 1.0 undergraduate credit

$640

with John Horn

Calendar Sep 21, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 12 weeks

Improve your ability to draw the human form with anatomical and spatial accuracy through lectures and demonstrations on proportions, skeletal framework, surface form, and movement. Designed to advance the skills of students who have studied drawing previously. (Tuition includes $15 model fee.)

Materials List: Horn DR 605E2

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Observational Perspective Drawing,  for 1.0 undergraduate credit (Online)
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Observational Perspective Drawing, for 1.0 undergraduate credit (Online)

$525

with Frederic Kaplan

Calendar Oct 7, 2019 , runs for 10 weeks

Perspective is at the heart of good drawing and painting, allowing us to translate the observable world into believable two-dimensional images and create invented spaces. Learn the fundamentals of linear perspective in clear, easy to-understand language, and apply these principles to still life, interiors and cityscape views. Includes videos, lectures and assignments with regular instructor feedback.  Basic drawing experience recommended.

Materials List: Kaplan DR 716OP_ON

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Painting Over The Line,  for 1.0 undergraduate credit
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Painting Over The Line, for 1.0 undergraduate credit

$625

with Kassem Amoudi

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 12:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Advance toward a more liberated way of painting in this open studio environment. Paint from personal subject matter to find your own visual language, informed by examples from contemporary and modern art. Painting experience recommended.

Materials List: Amoudi PT 703EL

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Stone Carving, for 1.0 undergraduate credit

$635

with Steve Nocella

Calendar Sep 21, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 12 weeks

Explore the possibilities of stone carving by using traditional and nontraditional methods. All processes from rough carving to polishing will be covered, and various tools and techniques will be demonstrated. Open to all levels. (Tuition includes $10 lab fee.)

Materials List: Nocella SC602E

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Watercolor Fundamentals,  for 1.0 undergraduate credit
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Watercolor Fundamentals, for 1.0 undergraduate credit

$525

with Allison Syvertsen

Calendar Oct 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Embrace the beauty and versatility of watercolor through a variety of approaches. Discussions and in-depth demonstrations will acquaint beginners and those with limited experience with the basic materials and techniques. Working from still-life subjects, students will be encouraged to engage with the medium to find their own personal means of expression.

Materials List: Syvertsen PT 604IW

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