WATERCOLOR: Tuesdays 10am -12 noon, May 12 to June 16, 2015, 6 weeks , $90 Michael Farrar Beginning students will develop fundamental knowledge of materials and techniques used in painting with transparent watercolor. Subjects covered include still life and landscape. Newcomers learn basic techniques, use of color, value, & contrast (lost & found edges) and temperature and how establish depth and create an interesting painting. Intermediate students will develop an individual style using traditional and new techniques and tools. A materials list is available upon registration. Basic supplies will be available to use the first day of class. Regular demonstrations and critiques will encourage and help you move ahead no matter what level of expertise.
OIL PAINTING: Tuesdays, 2-4 pm,May 12 to June 16, 2015, 6 weeks , 6 weeks, $90, Michael Farrar
For beginners, this class will focus on the technical and expressive fundamentals of oil painting. Beginning students will become familiar with oil paints, mediums, and paint handling. Learn how to choose canvas, stretchers, prepare your surface. Explore color and brush selection and different techniques for exciting paintings. Experiment with techniques that will give different effects, and learn how to successfully design a painting. Intermediate and more advanced students can polish their skills and develop their own expressive style, regardless of subject matter. Regular demonstrations and critiques. Bring what you have on hand to first class; some materials will be available. Other materials may be purchased following the first class. A materials list is available upon registration.
DRAWING: Tuesdays, 6-8 pm,May 12 to June 16, 2015, 6 weeks , 6 weeks, $90, Michael Farrar The goal is simple – to help you develop your ability to draw what you want the viewer to see. Here’s a great way to get an introduction to the wonderful world of drawing or to rev yourself up with a short-term refresher course. Drawing is the foundation for all the visual arts, you will learn about placement, proportion and values while developing techniques that will help you see and organize your pictures.
SAMPLER CLASSES: SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 2015, Ages 18 & Up, All materials will be Provided. Drawing: 10-Noon, $25 – Using charcoal, pencil, ink, and the basic shapes; shading, proportions, and composition tips will be demonstrated.
Watercolor: 1-3PM, $25 – Color, composition and basic brush and application techniques will be covered.
Oil: 4-6PM, $25 – How to get started; colore recipes, brushwork and techniques will be gone over.