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Pencil Drawing – Landscapes
Don Melander 
(beginner – advanced)

Member: $100 (4-class series) |$75 (3-class series) | $30 (single session)
Non-member: $125 (4-class series) | |$94 (3-class series) | $35 (single session)

Fridays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

September 11, 18, 25; October 2
October 9, 16, 23, 30
November 6, 13, 20
December 4, 11, 18 

January 15, 22, 29
February 5, 12, 19, 26
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 8, 15, 22

Develop your drawing techniques and improve your design skills in this exploration of the landscape. Emphasis will be placed on basic design principles, value, perspective, texture, and shadows. Students will learn to create broad-stroke drawings with clearly rendered shapes, values, and points of interest.

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Pen & Ink
Don Melander 
(beginner – advanced)

Member: $100 (4-class series) |$75 (3-class series) | $30 (single session)
Non-Member: $125 (4-class series) | $94 (3- class series) | $35 (single session)

Fridays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

September 11, 18, 25; October 2
October 9, 16, 23, 30
November 6, 13, 20
December 4, 11, 18 

January 15, 22, 29 
February 5, 12, 19, 26
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 8, 15, 22

Explore the fundamentals of line drawing with pen and ink. Emphasis will be placed on pen stroke techniques to produce form, texture, shape, value, and points of interest. Experiment with hatching, contouring, and stippling techniques. Strengthen your drawing skills while discovering the versatility of this fast, indelible medium.   

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Drawing I | Fundamentals
Maggie McClellan 
(beginner – intermediate)

Member: $100 (4-class series) |$30 (single session)
Non-member: $125 (4-class series) | $35 (single session)

Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

September 17, 24; October 1, 8
January 14, 21; February 4*, 11
      * weeks are not consecutive

Thursdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

October 15, 22, 29; November 5
February 25; March 3, 10, 17

Take the frustration out of observational drawing by understanding the fundamental elements of representational rendering. Emphasis will be on composition, measuring, space, line, shape, form, gesture, and value. Students will use various drawing media to capture still lifes and landscapes.

NOTE: In order to receive certification credit, students must complete both sections I and II.

Class Syllabus and Required Materials
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Drawing II | Intermediate Techniques
Maggie McClellan 
(intermediate)

Member: $100 (4-class series) |$30 (single session)
Non-member: $125 (4-class series) | $35 (single session)

Thursdays, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

October 15, 22, 29; November 5
February 25; March 3, 10, 17

Thursdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

November 12, 19; December 3, 10
March 24, 31; April 7, 14


Continue from Drawing Fundamentals I to develop the necessary skills of observational drawing by understanding the fundamental elements of representational rendering. Emphasis will shift to refining students understanding of composition, measuring, space, line, shape, form, gesture, and value. Students will use various drawing media to capture still lifes and landscapes.

PREREQUISITE: Must take Drawing I or have prior drawing experience

NOTE: In order to receive certification credit, students must complete both sections I and II.

Class Syllabus and Required Materials
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Drawing III | Advanced Skills
Maggie McClellan 
(skilled intermediate - advanced)

Member: $150 (6-class series) |$30 (single session)
Non-member: $190 (6-class series) | $35 (single session)

Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

November 12, 19; December 3, 10
March 24, 31; April 7, 14

Thursdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

September 17, 24; October 1, 8
January 14, 21; February 4, 11
   *days/weeks are not consecutive

This class is designed to enhance the understanding and skill levels that you studied during the Drawing Fundamentals course.  The classes will give students (through classroom projects and on-location assignments) an opportunity to gain an understanding of how to effectively  translate perspective, a multitude of textures, glass, ceramics, fabrics, fur, feathers, fruit and vegetables, etc. into whatever medium they wish to work in.  Artists will acquire a deeper understanding of the ways photographs can both limit and enhance creativity. These skills lead to a higher level of understanding as to what makes paintings and drawings more appealing and masterful.

PREREQUISITE: Must take Drawing I and Drawing II or have prior drawing experience

Class Syllabus and Required Materials
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Introduction to Portraits
Maggie McClellan 
(intermediate - advanced)

Member: $175 (6-class series) $40 (single session)
Non-member: $220 (6-class series) $45 (single session)

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

November 4, 11, 18; December 2, 9, 16
January 13, 20, 27; February 3, 10, 17

Learn the fundamentals of drawing the human face in this six-week class.  Students will begin with gestures to capture the essence of a subject to the formal elements of portraiture including composition, proportion, value and texture. Some classes will be taught from photographs and portrait studies and some will be taught with live figure models. Class price includes model fee.

PREREQUISITE: Must take Drawing I and II or have prior drawing experience

Class Syllabus and Required Materials
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Figure Drawing
Maggie McClellan 
(intermediate - advanced)

Member: $200 (6-class series| includes model fee) $35 (single session)
Non-member: $250 (6-class series| includes model fee) $40 (single session)

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

September23, 30; October 7, 14, 21, 28
February 24, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Learn the fundamentals of drawing from life while challenging your ability to see the human figure. Students will develop their representational drawing skills while working with techniques to establish depth, create fields of value, and direct the viewer’s focus. Emphasis will be on rendering the human form with gesture, contour, line, and value.

PREREQUISITE: Must take Drawing I and II or have prior drawing experience

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Figure Drawing (Master Class)
Wayman Brown
(intermediate – advanced)

Member: $200 (6-class series) | $40 per class
Non-member: $250 (6-class series) | $50 per class

Saturdays, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
January – February 2016 Dates are to be determined

Work from a live model as you refine your figure drawing skills. This dynamic class offers both short and long poses, and emphasizes the role of gesture, contour, line, and value in creating successful representational renderings of the human figure. Focus will be on developing advanced figure drawing skills with an attention to detail and precision.

Class Syllabus and Required Materials
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Perspective Drawing
Wayman Brown 
(beginner)

Member: $70 per workshop session 
Non-member: $90 per workshop session

Wednesday, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

January, February sessions are to be determined

Dramatically improve your representational drawing skills by using the rules of perspective to convincingly convey a sense of depth and realism. Explore one, two, three, and four-point linear perspective, as well as the techniques used to create atmospheric perspective.   

Class Syllabus & Required Materials
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Colored Pencil Drawing (Master Class) 
Wayman Brown 
(intermediate – advanced)

Member: $200 per session 
Non-member: $250 per session 

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

January, February sessions are to be determined

Explore the versatile medium of colored pencils while learning color theory concepts and developing your mark-making skills. Emphasis will be on value, form, and line, as well as layering and burnishing techniques. Students will experiment with various pencils and papers as they create a series of thumbnail studies and a final 8x10 colored drawing.  

Class Syllabus & Required Materials

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