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2014 Learning Labs


Have you always wanted to try drawing or painting? Have you thought about finding an outlet where you can access your personal intuitive creativity and ideas? Are you longing to be challenged and engaged in visual art making? 

 Look no further. 

LBKCA will be offering you the solution to access your creativity, experience a variety of materials, and learn from the best and brightest at Ringling College.

Every Wednesday during the months of January, February and March from 1 to 4 pm, you are invited to participate in a lively demonstration of techniques and materials, receive assistance and guidance from your RCAD student mentors, and walk away with a piece of artwork that expresses your creativity and understanding of the visual playing field available anytime you want to engage in making a piece of art. No previous art background required!

Cost:   $35 for each 3 hour Learning Lab. ALL MATERIALS WILL BE PROVIDED

Please register in advance for all Learning Labs in order to have enough material available.  

Experience your creativity in a relaxed atmosphere of play and imagination!



Develop your drawing and painting skills by learning about the essential elements of composition and design.  Discover how these principles provide the foundation for any successful piece of work, and how you can apply these concepts to strengthen your own work.  

$35 per session

Wednesday, January 8; 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday, February 5; 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday, March 5; 1:00 – 4:00 pm



Improve your basic drawing skills while working from observation and your imagination.  Explore personal areas of interests and gain confidence in your approach as you experiment with various materials and methods.  Emphasis will be on line, form, shape, perspective, and composition.

$35.00 per session

Wednesday, January 15; 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday, February 12; 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday, March 12; 1:00 – 4:00 pm



Explore color in this lively, hands-on Learning Lab.  Discover how hues, values, tones, and temperature play a critical role in all visual art.  This Learning Lab introduces color theory concepts, and develops your ability to use color as both a tool for visual communication and emotional impact.

$35.00 per session

Wednesday, January 22; 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday, February 19; 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday, March 19; 1:00 – 4:00 pm



Dive into the art of painting in this introduction to the medium.  Build confidence and your skill-set as you follow guided exercises and instruction.  Enjoy experimenting with a sampling of brushes, mediums, and canvases, and see where this creative process takes you. 

$35.00 per session

Wednesday, January 29; 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday, February 26; 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Wednesday, March 26; 1:00 – 4:00 pm



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