Abstract Painting
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Abstract Painting
Lee Johnson
Monday 6:30pm – 8:30pm
September 18th - November 6th
Members $240
Non Members $260
Suggested material list provided
This class will explore the historical precedence of abstract painting, reducing reality based imagery to its basic terms. Cubism, expressionism, abstract expressionism, minimalism and geometric abstraction will be covred. Students will work from the still-life and from items of their choice. Acrylic paint is the medium of choice, however students wishing to use oils will be permitted to do so.

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Painting in Oil or Acrylic with Carla
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Painting in Oil or Acrylic with Carla Giordano
Carla Giordano
September 21st - November 9th
Thursdays 10am - noon
Members $245
Non-Member $265
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You are welcome to work in Oil or Acrylic. This class is for the beginning to advanced acrylic or oil painter. This class takes the fear out of learning to paint as it emphasizes individuality and creativity. Carla will provide instruction on the basics of composition, value, color and highlights and then lead participants as they build a painting in acrylics or oils. Intermediate and advanced students welcome! This class may be repeated for those who want to improve their skills and advance to another level.

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Oil Painting from Photographs
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Oil Painting from Photographs
Joe Blajda
Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:30
September 19th - November 7th
Or Thursdays 6:30 - 8:30
September 21st - November 9th
Member $245
Non Member $265
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Learn the basics of painting with oils in this no-pressure course. Explore basic color theory, and composition. This hands-on studio class includes individual attention from Joe. Bring supplies and a photograph to the first class and be ready to paint.

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Painting in Acrylic with Lee Johnson
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Painting in Acrylic with Lee Johnson
Lee Johnson
Wednesdays 6pm - 8pm
September 20th - November 8th
Members $245
Non-Member $265
Acrylic Painting Material List

This class is for the beginning to advanced acrylic painter. This class takes the fear out of learning to paint as it emphasizes individuality and creativity. Lee will provide instruction on the basics of composition, value, color and highlights and then lead participants as they build a painting in acrylics. Intermediate and advanced students welcome! This class may be repeated for those who want to improve their skills and advance to another level.

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Intro to Printmaking
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Intro to Printmaking
Mike Howat
Thursdays 6pm - 8pm
September 21st - November 9th
Members $245
Non Member $265

Using KJSA’s new etching press, beginning or returning students will discover the thrill of peeling the paper off the printing plate to reveal the image they have created. Combining monotype and monoprint making with intaglio and line etching, students will become familiar with the process that was used by Degas, Picasso, Chagall, Durer and many others. No experience necessary.

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Pronto Plate Lithography
180.00

Pronto Plate Lithography  
Mary Mead
Tuesdays 6pm - 8pm
September 19th - October 24th (6 Weeks)
Members $180
Non Members $200

 

Pronto Plate Lithography is a technique you will want to have in your arsenal as it can reproduce a variety of images both hand-drawn and painterly, or photo-based.  Pronto Plates operate on the antipathy between oil and water and are fairly simple to master and relatively inexpensive.  In this printmaking class you will learn how to create images using simple materials such as ball point pen, acrylic floor wax, sharpie, crayon and, if desired, laser copies of photo-based imagery. The plates can be cut and/or layered to create multi-colored prints.  Over the course of the class students will also explore a variety of additional processes including hand-coloring, water color transfer and chine colle. This is a great class for beginners and professional artists alike interested in learning a new and extremely versatile technique. Participants should expect to create a portfolio of completed prints.

Students who plan on using photo-based imagery should contact the instructor in advance.

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“Look at That!”: Seeing Through Sketching
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Instructor: Bobbie Herron
Saturday October 7th
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Members $30
Non Members $50

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With the right guidance, the humble sketchbook can easily become a doorway to a
world beyond your imagination. Of course professional artists have used sketchbooks for centuries to dash off a quick sketch or make a plan for a future masterpiece.  This same tool can be used for an even greater purpose: to sharpen your eyesight, open your heart, and provide a guaranteed road to joy and confidence.  
This class welcomes true beginners as well as those who are already comfortable with art supplies. In this two-hour workshop you will:
- learn the back-story to a vibrant new movement called “Sketchbook Skool”
- explore the work of contemporary sketchbook masters from around the
   world
- watch a brief demo, then join in to create sketchbook pages that will loosen up your style and your thinking

With any luck, this could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship between you, your sketchbook, and the beautiful world surrounding us.

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