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Ceramics
ADVANCED HANDBUILDING
Level: 2-3
Interested in working independently yet want regular contact with instructor to further your creativity and artistic vision? Bring your notebook with ideas to class and take your pinching, coiling and slab techniques to the next level. Play with the extruder and experiment with form. Instruction is geared towards individual's ideas. Limit 15 students. Class Details
 
C5.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Chris Pickett

BEGINNING WHEEL THROWING
Level: 1
For students with no previous experience on the potter’s wheel, this course will introduce the fundamental skills necessary to center clay and produce basic pottery forms like bowls, cylinders, mugs, vases, or planters. Learn about the balance between aesthetic and utilitarian considerations that can determine the difference between good work and great work. Limit 14 students. Class Details
 
C1.1b Session 1 2014 Monday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Deborah Adornato
C1.1c Session 1 2014 Monday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 8-October 20 - Tyra Forker
C1.3c Session 1 2014 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 3-October 22 - Ronald Shaw
C1.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Septmebr 4-October 23 - Chris Pickett
C1.6a Session 1 2014 Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 5-October 25 - Michael Blair

Ceramics: Tools of the Trade
Level 1
Introduction to studio tools and how to best use them: wheel, slab roller, extruder, hand tools. Working backwards from image, students will use the studio tools to create the work in clay. The multi-formed clay pieces will be fabricated into the image likeness. Make custom dies, print on slabs, glaze, and fire. Class Details
 
C7.1b1 Session 1 2014 Monday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 8-September 29 - Ray Gross
C7.1b2 Session 1 2014 Monday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, October 6-October 20 - Ray Gross

Guided Study in Hand-built Clay
Level: 1-2
This class offers a concept of independent guided study; allowing the student to brainstorm and construct works done in hand-built clay. Students have the opportunity to work on individual projects through a series of guided critiques and hands-on help by the instructor. Each project is conceived and carried out at the participant’s own pace and level of expertise, with intermittent group and individual critiques using visual cues and discussion includinginstructor and peer support. Students are immersed in the creative flow of actual studio production by observation and critique of the instructor’s work in progress.
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C5.5a Session 1 2014 Friday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 5-October 24 - Bill Buchanan
C5.6b Session 1 2014 Saturday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM, September 6-October 25 - Bill Buchanan

HANDBUILDING 101
Level: 1
Explore what you can create using your hands! Learn basic pinch, slab, and coil construction methods as well as the use of molds. Decorative treatments will include stamps, slips, and stains. Students will also learn how to glaze and finish their pots using high-fire glazing techniques. No previous clay experience is required, but please do not miss the first class! This class is a prerequisite for all clay classes. Limit 15 students. Class Details
 
C6.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Jessi Maddocks
C6.4b Session 1 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 4-October 23 - Chris Pickett

HANDBUILDING 101 PLUS
Level: 1-2
This class will explore the variety of hand-building techniques used in functional and sculptural ceramics. Both experimental and traditional processes will be taught: pinching, coiling, slab building, extruding and creating forms from a solid block of clay. We will also explore a variety of finishes, slips, terra sigillata, under-glazes and glazes. Demos and directed projects will be practiced and individual explorations will follow. Bring your ideas and sketch book to class. Limit 15 students. Class Details
 
C6.3c Session 1 2014 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 3-October 22 - Jessi Maddocks

Illustration on Clay
Interested in adding rich and meaningful surface design to your ceramic work? In this class students will bring 2D and 3D together as we explore ways to create narrative illustrations and patterns on wheel thrown or hand built ceramic forms! Weekly demos will cover slip transfer techniques, stenciling, stamping, slip inlay, laser decals wax resists and much more. Class Details
 
C15.1a Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30AM - 12:30PM, September 8-October 20 - Jessi Maddocks

Intermediate | Advanced Wheel Throwing
Level: 2-3
Designed for students with prior experience on the wheel, this course will offer students the chance to develop and improve technical throwing skills. Students will also practice new techniques to alter and embellish thrown forms using a variety of tools and methods. Explore glazing and firing processes, discuss historical and contemporary ceramics, and continue to generate new work on a more independent level with regular interaction with instructor. Limit 14 students. Class Details
 
C1.2c Session 1 2014 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 2-October 21 - Deborah Adornato
C2.2b Session 1 2014 Tuesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Deborah Adornato

Intro to Mold Making & Slip Casting
Level: 1
Interested in making forms that can be replicated? In this course students will be introduced to a variety of mold making techniques. We will cover one part and multi-part plaster molds, slip casting multiples, and experiment with altering cast pieces. No previous experience is required. Class Details
 
C15.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Jessi Maddocks

Raku & Saggar Firing
Levels: All
Get ready for the heat and learn the art of Raku. Experiment with Raku glaze techniques and alternative firing methods using saggars, sawdust and horse hair. While there will be time to make new forms in class, students are encouraged to bring 4 bisque objects for glazing and firing. This course focuses on the firing and glazing techniques. Firing schedule is contingent on quantity of work. Students should have basic knowledge of clay and be able to work somewhat independently. Limit 8 Students. Class Details
 
C8.3b Session 1 2014 Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Ronald Shaw
C8.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, September 4-October 23 - Ron Shaw

Soda Firing Techniques
Level: 2-3
For students of both the wheel and hand building, this class will focus on the atmospheric technique of soda firing. Students will be introduced to slips and glazes and different methods of application. Discussions will include the best forms and objects for soda firing and how placement in the kiln has an effect on the final piece. Students will be encouraged to learn all aspects of the firing of the soda kiln. Firing schedules will be arranged so they coincide with class times.
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C1.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Michael Blair

WHEEL THROWING WORKSHOP
Take a seat and get your hands on the potter's wheel! You know you want to try this ancient technique with a modern twist. You will learn to center your clay and walk away from the wheel with a finished product. This workshop will give you basic fundamentals of wheel work and will leave you wanting to take an eight week class. Class Details
 
CW8.4c3 Session 6 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, August 7 - Ronald Shaw
CW8.4c4 Session 6 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, August 14 - Ronald Shaw
CW8.4c1 Session 1 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 4 - Ronald Shaw
CW8.4c2 Session 1 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 11 - Ronald Shaw
CW8.4c3 Session 1 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, October 2 - Ronald Shaw
CW8.4c4 Session 1 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, October 9 - Ronald Shaw
CW8.4c1 Session 2 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, November 6 - Ronald Shaw
CW8.4c2 Session 2 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, November 13 - Ronald Shaw
CW8.4c3 Session 2 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, December 4 - Ronald Shaw
CW8.4c4 Session 2 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, December 11 - Ronald Shaw

 
 
Drawing & Painting
2D Design- Back to Basics
Explore the formal elements of art – line, shape, texture, value, and color. Create strong compositions using the principles of organization – unity, emphasis, balance, scale, space, and rhythm. Experiment with different materials and apply techniques to construct compositions that can engage and captivate an audience. Discover how the artists of the 20th century used these elements of design. Class Details
 
P10.5a Session 1 2014 Friday 9:30AM - 12:30PM, September 5-October 24 - Janet Onofrey

Abstract Explorations
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth

This Class will focus on seeing and not just looking. We will incorporate found objects that are normally discarded, and witness how the ideas of objects play in the creation of Art. Above all, art making should be fun making. This will be a stress-free class!  Class Details
 
P40.2c Session 1 2014 Tuesday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, September 2-October 21 - Gary Antonio

Abstract Explorations
This Class will focus on seeing and not just looking. We will incorporate found objects that are normally discarded, and witness how the ideas of objects play in the creation of Art. Above all, art making should be fun making. This will be a stress-free class!  Class Details
 
P40.3b Session 1 2014 Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Gary Antonio
P40.3c Session 1 2014 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM,September 3-October 22 - Gary Antonio

ADVANCED PAINTING SEMINAR
Level: Int. | Adv.
This is a studio style workshop for advanced artists already working independently who want professional feedback on a regular basis. Emphasis will be on developing a personal approach and distinctive style in painting through discussion of twentieth century art movements and current happenings in the art world. Class Details
 
P23.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Miroslav Antich
P23.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Miroslav Antic

Being the Artist You Were Meant To Be
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth
Are you comfortable with your medium but not sure or secure in the direction you are heading? This class will include discussion, observation, creation and interaction. We will look at the body of your work for trends and successes. The goal is to encourage developing artists to explore all aspects of their history and experiences in order to clearly become an honest and unique artist of tomorrow. Bring one object for our group still life to the first class and drawing materials of your choice.  Class Details
 
D9.2b Session 1 2014 Tuesday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, September 2-October 21 - Ray Neubert

Botanical Drawing
You never really see an object closely until you try to draw it. Discover wonders of your garden that you pass by everyday. Drawing flowers, leaf shapes and insect wings. Not only will your whole vision of flowers change, but also this course will help to improve your drawing skill! Class Details
 
D6.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Hiromi Katayama

Classical Charcoal Drawing
Level: All
This class will teach how to use charcoal to create classical realistic drawings. Charcoal is an incredibly versatile medium for creating either sketchy or smooth polished drawings that resemble paintings. This class will explore different types of charcoal, a variety of papers and tools for manipulating charcoal. Learn how to light and compose subject matter, create three dimensional forms on a flat surface, and create various effects. The instruction is one-on-one and will enhance the skills of both beginner and advanced students.  Class Details
 
D31.5b Session 1 2014 Friday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 5-October 24 - Eric Bossik

Collage and Color
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth

Students will explore the medium of collage as an art form of experimentation, flexibility and personal language. Found objects and images, transparent and textured papers, photo transfer, block printing, paper weaving and other experimental techniques are encouraged. Mark making, drawing and original imagery will be incorporated as well. Transparent and opaque color relationships are also discussed as well as the use of abstract and representational imagery. Creativity, experimentation and spontaneity will be encouraged. Class Details
 
RA5.4c Session 1 2014 Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, September 4-October 23 - Leslie Albert

Color Theory
Through a series of lessons, students become familiar with the mixing and interaction of color and its uses. Develop your ability to distinguish color and value through direct observation of a still-life. Explore the effect of light on many surfaces to achieve a realistic result. This is a basic building block for painting in any medium.  Class Details
 
P11.1a Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30AM - 12:30PM, September 8-October 20 - Janet Onofrey

Contemporary Painting Techniques
Contemporary Painting Techniques: Acrylic Gels and Mediums:
Learn how you can layer and carve into gels and mediums to create unusual backgrounds.  Class Details
 
PW3.4b Session 6 2014 Thursday, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, August 21 - Vicki Siegel
PW3.4b Session 1 2014 Thursday, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, October 9 - Vicki Siegel

Contemporary Painting Techniques
Contemporary Painting Techniques: Abstract Compositions:
Learn easy techniques to create an abstract composition and create a small painting during the workshop.  Class Details
 
PW3.4b Session 2 2014 Thursday, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, November 6 - Vicki Siegel

CONTEMPORARY PAINTING WORKSHOP
Level: Interm/Adv
Students will explore abstract issues in comtemporary painting. Critical concepts of contemporary art and techniques will be covered. Personal expression is encouraged. Appropriate for all media. Class Details
 
P5.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Sam Perry
P5.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 4-October 23 - Sam Perry

Creative Watercolor
This workshop will explore new wet-in-wet approaches to watercolor and strengthen students' proficiencies in various techniques such as negative glazing with washaways, charging colors, credit card texturing, masking and lifting, and using the rigger. Expressive color and strong composition will be emphasized. Demos and critiques included. Class Details
 
P33.5a Session 1 2014 Friday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 5-October 24 - Carol Z. Brody

Drawing “Aux Trois Crayons”
Level: All
The practice of drawing with a few select colors of ‘chalk’ is traditionally referred to as ’Drawing Aux Trois Crayons’ (drawing with three crayons) and has been used since the early Renaissance. This method refers to a drawing done with black, red (sanguine) and white typically on toned paper. Adding the use of white to create precise highlights, red to add warmth and black to create deep values provides for rich range of expression in a drawing. Students will practice this method and development a proficiency in rendering objects and the human form. Class Details
 
D10.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 3-September 25 - Leslie Albert

Drawing 101
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth
Students will learn the fundamentals of drawing: the importance of observation, how to create form and volume on paper and the different kinds of charcoal, pencils and papers and their different attributes. Come join the class and develop your drawing skills!
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D36.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, September 4-October 23 - Nancy Tart

Drawing Fundamentals 101
Level: 1
This course will teach you the basics of drawing: line, shape, shade, perspective and proportion. We will learn how to make 2-dimensional shapes look 3 dimensional. We will use simple materials: pencils, charcoal and pen and learn each mediums unique qualities. As the saying goes, “Your paintings are only as good as your drawings. “ Drawing is the absolute essential to all visual art mediums. When you know how to draw, you can learn any other medium.  Class Details
 
D9.2c Session 1 2014 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Michael Las Casas

Drawing Fundamentals 102
Level: 1-2
This course will move beyond the basics of drawing: composition; positive and negative space; circle square triangle; light on dark; and value. We will learn how to make two-dimensional shapes look three dimensional. We will use simple materials: pencils, charcoal and pen and learn each medium’s unique qualities. As the saying goes, “Your paintings are only as good as your drawings." Class Details
 
D9.3c Session 1 2014 Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Michael Las Casas

Drawing without Boundaries
This is a studio-based class for students at all levels interested in wide variety of drawing techniques. Through demonstrations and individual guidance, students will learn fresh ways to approach endless possibilities using diverse drawing materials such as pencil, pen, inks, color pencils and sometimes watercolor using stencils, stamps and some collage elements. If you are interested in deepening and expanding your drawing horizons, loosening up, working on personal artistic development and having a great time, you will enjoy this class! Class Details
 
D7.1a Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, October 6-October 20 - Nune Asatryan

Drawing without Boundaries
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth

This is a studio-based class for students at all levels interested in wide variety of drawing techniques. Through demonstrations and individual guidance, students will learn fresh ways to approach endless possibilities using diverse drawing materials such as pencil, pen, inks, color pencils and sometimes watercolor using stencils, stamps and some collage elements. If you are interested in deepening and expanding your drawing horizons, loosening up, working on personal artistic development and having a great time, you will enjoy this class! Class Details
 
D7.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, October 2-October 23 - Nune Asatryan

Drawing: All Levels
In this class you will begin to understand the essential importance of drawing in Fine Art and gain the skills and techniques for basic drawing. Join others to enjoy your special time getting new hobby or getting your existing professional technique to the all new level. Drawing starts with the proper pencil use and the right paper choice all the way to introduction to the most advanced methods of delivering gallery quality profesional drawing. Composition, perspective, design as well as a correct presentation of your artwork will be covered. You will be able to work with the model in class. Class Details
 
D7.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, October 7-October 21 - Nune Asatryan

Drawing: Independent Study
Level: 2
This course is open for those, with basic knowledge and skills of drawing fundamentals, and wants to explore different mediums. Pencil, Charcoal, Conte, Color Pencil or Pastels and use the paper of their choosing. Each week a still life will be setup to draw from, or the student can bring their own image to recreate from. Michael will lend suggestions, techniques or offer new approaches to either medium. This is a great class to just Draw and meet new people. Class Details
 
D9.1c Session 1 2014 Monday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Michael Las Casas

EGG TEMPERA PAINTING & GILDING
Level: All
One of the most ancient techniques and increasingly popular today, egg tempera is renowned for its luminosity and the ability to create countless textures, glazes, and scumbles in a single session. It is ideal for rendering portraits, the human figure, still-lifes, and landscapes. All aspects of the medium will be covered from the mixing of paints from dry pigments, under painting, glazing,and water-gilding, to the embellishment of gold leaf with designs, pattern and gems. Combining both Eastern and Western traditions, this class will include in-depth instruction, critiques, and demonstrations. Class Details
 
P30.1a Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Scherer/Ouporov

En Plein Air Painting
Level: All
This class is offered in three formats, so as to be flexible with any student's schedule (see below) and is geared to both beginner and advanced painters. The skills of seeing, simplification, shapes value and color will be exercised at the onset and focus will move towards personal style as well as demos and sharing of Sonya's own techniques. Participants will travel to sites in Palm Beach County to paint on location.. Class Details
 
PW1.6a2 Session 6 2014 Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM, August 2 - Sonya Gaskell
P1.6a Session 1 2014 Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 6-October 25 - Sonya Gaskell
PW1.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday -Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM, October 16-October 18 - Sonya Gaskell
PW1.6a1 Session 1 2014 Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 6 - Sonya Gaskell
PW1.6a2 Session 1 2014 Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, October 4 - Sonya Gaskell
PW1.6a1 Session 2 2014 Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, November 1 - Sonya Gaskell
PW1.6a2 Session 2 2014 Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, December 6 - Sonya Gaskell

Explore the Link between Color and Emotions
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth

Have you ever wondered why you prefer some colors better than others? Why you chose certain colors for your art work, to decorate your home interior, or to wear? Color choice is a great way to express yourself. Creativity is in all of us, just expressed in different ways. Colors are a reflection of yourself and a way to express your thoughts, emotions, and feelings. This is a "FUN" class. Learn to bring your awareness of color emotions to the surface! Class Details
 
PW4.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30am - 11:30am, October 29 - Martha Myers
PW4.3a1 Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30am - 11:30am, September 3 - Martha Myers
PW4.3a2 Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30am - 11:30am, October 1 - Martha Myers

Explore the Link between Color and Emotions
Have you ever wondered why you prefer some colors more than others? Why you choose certain colors for your art work, to decorate your home interior, or to wear?Or how you choose colors in every facet of your life? Color choice is a great way to express yourself. Creativity is in all of us, just expressed in different ways. Colors are a reflection of yourself and a way to express your thoughts, emotions, and feelings. This is a "FUN" class. Learn to bring your awareness of color emotions to the surface! Class Details
 
PW4.4b2 Session 1 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 25 - Martha Myers
PW4.4b4 Session 1 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, October 23 - Martha Myers
PW4.4b2 Session 2 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, November 20 - Martha Myers
PW4.4b4 Session 2 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, December 18 - Martha Myers

Exploring Acrylics
Level: All
Explore the versatile medium of acrylic paint in a creative atmosphere. Learn color mixing, wet on wet, wet on dry, how to creatively use gels and mediums, glazing, layering, texturizing, skins, and image transfers. Class Details
 
P3.2b Session 1 2014 Tuesday 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Vicki Siegel

FIGURE DRAWING
Level: All
The student will develop their personal style in a variety of techniques and use various drawing materials. Emphasis on mark making, proportion, foreshortening, and perspective of the figure. Class Details
 
D1.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 4-October 23 - Miroslav Antich

FIGURE DRAWING
Level: All
This course will enable you to draw with confidence. We will focus on basic perceptual skills and see the relationship between form, volume, weight, mass and how they relate to each other. Drawing scaled up to life size, this course can greatly benefit beginning to advanced students. Class Details
 
D8.3a1 Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, October 15-October 22 - Dennis Aufiery

Figure Drawing: Large Scale
Break out of the box and draw the figure bigger! In this class we will use gesture and contour drawings to draw from the life model at a large scale. With a focus on composition, proportion and value scale, students will work towards longer poses using a 24 x 36 format or larger. This will provide students with an opportunity to see shapes, forms and planes within the figure and environment and render them accordingly. Class Details
 
D5.3c Session 1 2014 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, september 3-October 22 - Leslie Albert

FIGURE PAINTING WITH COLOR
Level: All
In this class we will focus on your ability to draw with paint, use color structurally and paint the figure with confidence. This is a contemporary approach to composition and color that is inclusive of abstract painterly sensiblilities, while being true to visual experience. A continuous pose will be set up for students to develop a deepened understanding of form. Class Details
 
P8.3b Session 1 2014 Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, October 15-October 22 - Dennis Aufiery

Flower Painting in Watercolor
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth

Flowers are particularly well suited to watercolor painting. In this class you will learn how to suggest their delicate effects without being completely literal. Each class will be accompanied by relaxing music, and fresh flowers will be provided which the students may take home. Materials fee: $25 fee for fresh flowers, payable to the instructor at the first class Class Details
 
P12.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Anita Lovitt

INDEPENDENT STUDY
Level: 2-3
This seminar format is for students working towards a cohesive body of work in any medium. It involves individual discussion with instructor and group critique. Clarify and expand your identity as an artist and investigate artists whose work and methods you may find useful. Contemporary art is complex and multifaceted: figurative, abstract and conceptual. We will discuss how all aspects can contribute to your development. Class Details
 
P9.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, October 16-October 23 - Dennis Aufiery

Intro to Oil Painting
By making a color wheel, you will learn about primary, secondary, and complimentary colors, and how they are applied in painting. Class Details
 
PW4.4b4 Session 6 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, August 14 - Martha Myers
PW4.4b1 Session 1 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 11 - Martha Myers
PW4.4b1 Session 1 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, October 9 - Martha Myers
PW4.4b2 Session 2 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, November 6 - Martha Myers
PW4.4b3 Session 2 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, December 4 - Martha Myers

Japanese Traditional Painting: Nihonga
Level: All
Come explore Japanese Traditional Painting (Nihonga) : an historic form of painting. Students are introduced to materials, both technical and practical, allowing them to see the different varieties available. Nihonga is water-based painting, using special imported pigments and techniques. Class will include hands-on instruction, demonstrations and critique. This course will give you an opportunity to introduce yourself to some Eastern traditional painting material to further develop your body of work!  Class Details
 
P9.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Hiromi Katayama

Layering Pastels (and in Plein Aire)
Level: All
Explore the excitement of soft pastels. Learn how to layer and mix colors directly on the paper. Experiment with a variety of mark making, color, composition and making space on the 2D surface. Work from still life, landscape, and possibly the model. Students will have the choice of working outside or in the studio as well as developing images by studying the work of oteher artists. Class Details
 
D8.3a2 Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, October 8-October 22 - Roxene Sloate

MIXED MEDIA PAINTING
Level: All
Explore the vast range of materials and methods of painting available today. Learn how to use oils, acrylics, casein, encaustic, pastel, metal leaf, and mixed media applied to a variety of surfaces. Whether you work from life, imagination, or photography, this course will enhance your technical skills as you develop your artistic vision. Understand diverse painting approaches-grisaille, underpainting, direct painting, glazing, and impasto. Proportion, value, spatial relationships, design principles, and color theory will also be emphasized.  Class Details
 
P31.1b Session 1 2014 Monday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Scherer/Ouporov

MIXED MEDIA PAINTING WITH ACRYLIC
Level: All
This course consists of weekly demonstrations of contemporary acrylic painting techniques with a variety of mediums and other materials currently used by many established and "cutting edge" artists. Emphasis is on individualized instruction for students interested in painting based on fundamental understanding of the elements and principles of design, while encouraging: spontaneity, risk taking, chance, and new combinations to enhance or develop personal expression. Short (half hour or less) demonstrations will include: airbrush painting, projection painting, photocopy transfers, hard edge painting, acrylic paint gels and mediums, layering, "flow-release" (makes water wetter), clear resin applications, stains, washes and glazes, metallic, flourescent, and interference colors, collage and more. Class Details
 
P15.1b Session 1 2014 Monday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Skip Measelle

OIL PAINTING
Level: All
Beginning students will be taught in a systematic, step by step approach in which each class builds on the previous one. Students can expect to learn about color by making a color wheel, a color mixing chart, drawing, brushwork, and much more. Intermediate and advanced students may explore subject matter of choice using their own photographs such as landscapes, sharp focus on a single object, room interiors, etc. Application of glazing and veiling is also covered. Class Details
 
P4.3b Session 1 2014 Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Martha Ann Myers
P4.6a Session 1 2014 Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 6-October 25 - Martha Ann Myers

Outdoor Painting in the Shade
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth

This class is geared to both beginner and advanced painters. The skills of seeing, simplifying shapes, value, and color will be emphasized at the onset and focus will move towards personal style as well as demos and sharing of Sonya's own techniques. We will paint in location at both Armory campuses. Class Details
 
P1.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30-11:30am, September 2-October 21 - Sonya Gaskell

Paint a Still Life
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth

Learn the basics of painting and create a beautiful still life. No previous painting experience necessary, bring your creative energy and we supply the rest!  Class Details
 
PW9.3a1 Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, September 17 - Vicki Siegel
PW9.3a2 Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, October 15 - Vicki Siegel

Painting 201
Level: Intermediate / Advanced
In this course the instructor will work with students on individually developing their own personal style. This course is well suited for students with ideas for paintings and seeking guidance from an expert to further progress. Students should bring in their own source materials and ideas to work with during class. Class Details
 
P20.5b Session 1 2014 Friday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 5-October 24 - Nancy Tart

Painting Basics
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth

Learn how to begin a painting, explore color, composition and brushwork in a creative atmosphere. Find your personal style and grow your artistic spirit. Work from your photos or images from the instructor. Acrylics paint preferred, but oil paint accepted in class. Class Details
 
P3.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, September 2-October 21 - Vicki Siegel

PAINTING EXISTENTIALLY
Level: All
This class boils down to Self Expression and is about intuitive honesty and freedom to access your creativity. Why not join the class of people who attempt to think for themselves and to look at Art & Nature with their hearts? This is a great and ancient tradition of the human race. Class Details
 
P25.1a Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Harlan Hoffman
P25.2c Session 1 2014 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 2-October 21 - Harlan Hoffman

PAINTING OUTDOORS: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH
Level: All
Working directly from outdoor subjects gives you confidence in developing your sense of natural color, personal color vocabulary and understanding of light. Your true subject is experiencing the physical and emotional connections of "being there" while investigating the possibilites of paint. Learn to engage subject matter first hand by painting diectly from outside subjects both natural and man made. Class Details
 
P30.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, October 14-October 21 - Dennis Aufiery

Painting: All Levels
In this class, you will begin to understand the essential importance of painting in Fine Art and gain the skills and techniques for basic painting. Join others to enjoy getting new hobby or getting your existing professional technique to an all new level. Painting starts with the proper brush and an introduction to advanced methods of delivering gallery quality professional paintings. Composition, perspective, design as well as correct presentation of your artwork will be covered.  Class Details
 
P7.3c Session 1 2014 Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, October 1-October 22 - Nune Asatryan

Painting: All Levels
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth

In this class, you will begin to understand the essential importance of painting in Fine Art and gain the skills and techniques for basic painting. Join others to enjoy getting new hobby or getting your existing professional technique to an all new level. Painting starts with the proper brush and an introduction to advanced methods of delivering gallery quality professional paintings. Composition, perspective, design as well as correct presentation of your artwork will be covered.  Class Details
 
P7.4b Session 1 2014 Thursday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM, October 2-October 23 - Nune Asatryan

Pouring Paint
Level: All
Learn to paint like Helen Frankenthaler and Jackson Pollock. Learn the technique of pouring paint. Using acrylic paint, explore different ways of mark making. Build up your image with transparent washes and glazing techniques. The painting experience suggests ideas that create the final concept.
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P9.3b Session 1 2014 Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, October 8-October 22 - Roxene Sloate

Pouring Paint Workshop
Learn to paint like Helen Frankenthaler and Jackson Pollock. Learn the technique of pouring paint. Using acrylic paint, explore different ways of mark making. Build up your image with transparent washes and glazing techniques. The painting experince suggests ideas that create the final concept. Class Details
 
PW8.2b Session 1 2014 Tuesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, October 7 - Roxene Sloate
PW8.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 10 - Roxene Sloate
PW8.1b1 Session 2 2014 Monday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, November 17 - Roxene Sloate
PW8.2b2 Session 2 2014 Tuesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, December 2 - Roxene Sloate

Power of Color: Creating Better Paintings
Level: All
Color is the most important thing in painting and the most difficult. Instructor will focus on ensuring studentsbecome better colorists. This class is designed for students to gain skills EACH week. Instructor will isolate specific problems all artists have and address them in a non-intimidating manner by explaining the solutions. Instruction will be a combination of demonstrations, hands-on learning, and critique. Students will be taught to call upon their passions and abilities to create art with a sense of purpose. For beginners -advanced who seek professional instruction and guidance from a successful working artist.
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P14.3b Session 1 2014 Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Hugh O'Neill

REALISM
Level: All
This course teaches students to translate what they see into a realistic painting on canvas. Creating an accurate preliminary drawing, composition and lighting, and under painting will all be covered resulting in the ability to create successful paintings. Drawing from a live model will also be incorporated. Class Details
 
P55.3b Session 1 2014 Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Eric Bossik

Silverpoint
Level: All
‘Silverpoint’ is a centuries old technique using silver as the drawing material on a prepared ground. Beautiful examples of this technique can be seen in drawings dating back to before the Renaissance. Silverpoint drawings have a beautiful delicacy that takes on a warm patina over time. Students will also have the opportunity to experiment with ‘scratchboard’. This more ‘modern’ illustrative technique allows for very graphic to very fine marks by ‘scratching’ though a black ink surface to a clay ground underneath. Class Details
 
D10.3b Session 1 2014 Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 3-September 24 - Leslie Albert

Still Life Painting
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth

Students will work on color harmonies, composition, and issues of light and dark values to create dynamic still lifes. Participants will learn how to orchestrate set ups using their own objects as well as objects provided by the instructor. Acrylic or Oil Paints. Class Details
 
P36.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30am - 11:30am, September 2-October 21 - Nancy Tart

STILL LIFE PAINTING
Level: All
Students will work on color harmonies, composition, and issues of light and dark values to create dynamic still lifes. Participants will learn how to orchestrate set ups using their own objects as well as objects provided by the instructor. Acrylic or Oil Paints. Class Details
 
P36.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Nancy Tart

SumiPainting and Japanese Calligraphy
Let's explore beautiful brushstrokes in the creation of art. Students will learn the importance of each brush stroke and an eastern perspective on the importance of brush control. At the beginning of the course, students will learn Japanese characters for their own names and words of significance to familiarize themselves with techniques and exercise meaningful brush movements. As the course progresses, we will move on to traditional sumi painting imagery including bamboo, fish, etcetera.  Class Details
 
P6.3b Session 1 2014 Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 2-OCtober 21 - Hiromi Katayama

Tag Team Figure Drawing
Location: Armory Annex at Lake Worth
This dynamic dual course offers two different instructors that teach alternate Saturdays. One teacher explores the technical approach and the other the expressionistic nuances of drawing from a live model.
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K9.6b Session 1 2014 Saturday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM, September 6-October 25
K9.6c Session 1 2014 Saturday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, September 6-October 25

The Anatomy of Graffiti
Level: All
Are you a mad scientist? Want to be the next Banksy? This class will help students explore different and new materials and techniques. Take an in-depth look at different skills and styles of current artists around the world. Apply them to find one's own style or utilizing to current and future works. Students will learn how to use: spray paint, stencils, paste ups, stickers, markers, and many other items. Working from the massive to the miniscule. Students of any level, and style are welcome!  Class Details
 
P15.1c Session 1 2014 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, September 8-October 20 - Charles Bane

THE ART OF CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING
Level: All
Learn the basic elements of Chinese Brush Painting and the master stroke technique such as flower, bird and landscape. You can experiment with line and elaborate style on Chinese paper and silk. The course is progressive. Class Details
 
P35.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM,September 2-OCtober 21 - Susan Wilders

Watercolor 101
Level: 1
Students will learn the application of brushwork, color mixing, methods of applying paint to paper, and drawing/perspective. Application of these basics will result in one-color, two-color, three-color and full-color paintings. It is these basics that make the spontaneous media of watercolor fun and exciting! Each class builds on the previous lesson.

Prorating is not available for this class. Class Details
 
P33.1a Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Martha Ann Myers

Watercolor and Pastel Painting
Level: All
Learning to work with watercolor and pastel media creates an excellent foundation on which to develop your painting skills. We will explore how to use watercolor with pastel to finish your artwork and develop your ability to utilize multimedia techniques. Let's have fun with watercolor media. you will learn the basic skills of watercolor, also each individual will learn how to approach a subject matter of their choice with this media. Experienced painters will learn how to develop their own style or try new techniques Class Details
 
P34.2b Session 1 2014 Tuesday 1:30PM - 4:30PM, September 2-October 21 - Hiromi Katayama
P34.3b Session 1 2014 Wednesday 1:30PM - 4:30PM, September 3-October 22 - Hiromi Katayama

Watercolor Basics
Watercolor is a great medium! Whether you have never worked with it, it's been a while, or you would just like to try it, this class will get you off on the right foot. Instructor will demonstrate and show you how to have fun improvising your own.  Class Details
 
PW33.3c Session 1 2014 Wednesday September 24, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM - Anita Lovitt
PW33.3c1 Session 2 2014 Wednesday October 29, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM - Anita Lovitt
PW33.3c2 Session 2 2014 Wednesday November 26, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM - Anita Lovitt

Wax Works!
When working in Encaustic you are never ready for the class to end! Discover the secrets and unlimited possibilities of fusion! Learn the basic “rules of the road”, with hands on! You will try introductory techniques which focus on creating texture, translucent layers, transfers and the ever important fusing wax.  Class Details
 
P20.1b Session 1 2014 Monday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Betty Wilson

 
 
Jewelry/Glass/Metals
ACCELERATED HYDRO-VAPOR CASTING
Lost wax casting on steroids! Burn out and cast medium to small size rings or pendants in one hour! We are going to break every casting rule ever written and be successful. You wont believe this until you have seen and done it for yourself. Class space is limited to six participants each class, one flask per person, per class. Wax models will be included in your lab fee. You will need to bring 15 grams or 10 penny weight of standard old fashion .925 copper sterling silver alloy. Please see the student material list provided by registration upon signing up for the course. Class Details
 
JW7.2b Session 6 2014 Tuesday 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, August 12 - Gustavo Hoefs
JW7.3c1 Session 6 2014 Wednesday 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM, July 30 - Gustavo Hoefs
JW7.3c2 Session 6 2014 Wednesday 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM, August 6 - Gustavo Hoefs
JW7.3c Session 1 2014 Wednesday 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM, October 15 - Gustavo Hoefs

ADVANCED FUSED GLASS
Level: 2-3
This course will explore advanced techniques in warm glass including slumping, relief fusing, and inclusions; while working on your own design to create a body of work. Advanced knowledge of glass cutting techniques and all cold working apparatus is required. Students must wear closed toe shoes. Class Details
 
G14.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Camille Perrin
G14.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 4-October 23 - Camille Perrin

BEGINNING FUSED GLASS
Level: 1
This course will give those interested in glass fusing a solid foundation. Basic cutting techniques, shop safety, cold working with various apparatus, materials and glass characteristics will be explored to create functional glass & jewelry pieces, includes full and tack fusing, and slumping. Students must wear closed toe shoes. Class Details
 
G12.2b Session 1 2014 Tuesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Camille Perrin
G12.4b Session 1 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 4-October 23 - Camille Perrin

Flameworking/Torchworking Workshop
Warning! This is addictive – plan on having a great time learning some exciting new skills. Come learn the basics of the flame to make gorgeous beads and small ornaments. This class will take students through every process of torch work including safety first, setting up your work station, tools and materials. Then right to making small works of art, the annealing process and ending with final cleaning, cold working, analysis and critique. Students will purchase their basic supplies in a kit; rods, hot head torch and torch bracket, mandrels, bead release, paddles, marvers, UV/IR safety glasses, fiber blanket etc., which will cover the class projects and will enable students to work at home as well as at the Armory on future “open torch days”. This is a great class for all levels of glass workers. Mapp gas will be provided for class projects. Class will be limited to 8 students. Bring your own lunch-close toed shoes and comfortable clothes! Class Details
 
GW12.5a1 Session 1 2014 Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, October 17 - Roberta Ehrenberg & Camille Perrin
GW12.5a2 Session 1 2014 Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, October 31 - Roberta Ehrenberg & Camille Perrin

INDEPENDENT GLASS STUDIO
Level: 2-3
For current students who would like a more intense studio experience, individual projects will be develooped, advanced techniques explored in a smaller, more private studio setting. Available Saturdays to be announced with class time and lab fee to be paid by the week.  Class Details
 
G16.1a Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Camille Perrin
G16.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Camille Perrin

INDEPENDENT STUDY
Level: 2-3
Students will design and work on their own jewelry projects with guidence from the instructor. Class Details
 
J16.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Lisa Johnson

Intro to Art Clay Silver
Level: All
Welcome to the wonderful world of Art Clay Silver. In this class, you’ll learn the basics of working with this fun, exciting and truly innovative clay. You’ll shape, carve, add texture and even fire your piece with a torch… turning it into a one-of-a-kind fine silver pendant that’s yours to keep. All materials included, as well as use of instructors tools. Class Details
 
J11.4b Session 1 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 4-October 23 - Nzingah Oniwosan
JW11.6a1 Session 1 2014 Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 20 - Nzingah Oniwosan
JW11.6a2 Session 1 2014 Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, October 18 - Nzingah Oniwosan

INTRO TO SILVERSMITHING
Level: 1
This class introduces the student to the art of jewelry making through the use of hand tools, torches, flex shafts, polishers and more. Through personal instruction, close up demonstrations and hands on experience, the student will learn how to lay out, drill, pierce, file, form, solder and polish sterling silver. All of these metalsmithing techniques will be applicable not only to sterling silver but also to brass and copper. Every student will create their own design to create jewelry that includes the basic hinge, bezel and surface settings, chain making, and clasps. While some tools are supplied by the school, students are expected to bring their own hand tools and supplies.  Class Details
 
J5.1a Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Lisa M. Johnson
J5.2c Session 1 2014 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 2-October 21 - Lisa Johnson

SATURDAYS ARE FOR FUSING
Level: All
This class is perfect for glass fusing enthusiasts who cannot attend weekday classes. This course will give those interested in glass fusing a solid foundation. Basic cutting techniques, shop safety, cold working with various apparatus, materials and glass characteristics will be explored to create functional glass & jewelry pieces, includes full and tack fusing, and slumping. Students must wear closed toe shoes. Limited to 6 students.
$48 per class, pay as you go
 Class Details
 
G17.6a Session 1 2014 Saturday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 6-October 25 - Camille Perrin

 
 
Other Arts
8 WEEKS OF ART
Can’t make your mind up about what course to take? Are you curious about trying something new? Or, would you just like to try out each art area? You can do it all in this eight week course that takes you on a whirlwind tour through the diverse curriculum we offer. Each week will feature a project in one of the following areas: ceramics: handbuilding; ceramics: wheel throwing; drawing; fiber art; jewelry; painting; printmaking; sculpture Class Details
 
P9.1c Session 1 2014 Monday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 8-October 20

Artistic Vessels and Traditional Baskets
Level: 1
This workshop will be an adventure into basketry. Functional baskets are still being made today with the same methods that date back in time. This class will explore both traditional functional design and artistic interpretations. Paper, reed, found and harvested materials will be used. Other mediums, such as paint and encaustics may be added to finish or embellish. Gourds may be incorporated as a part of the structure. Technique and creativity are encouraged so each student can experiment and design their own vessels. The workshop will strive to complete one basket from a pattern/s and one free design. Instructor will provide a kit of supplies at the following prices: No basketry experience $40; Some basketry experience $65. Class Details
 
RA7.1a Session 2 2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, October 27-December 1 - Mary Catello

 
 
Photography & Printmaking
Collage and Color
Level: All
Students will explore the medium of collage as an art form of experimentation, flexibility and personal language. Found objects and images, transparent and textured papers, photo transfer, block printing, paper weaving and other experimental techniques are encouraged. Mark making, drawing and original imagery will be incorporated as well. Transparent and opaque color relationships are also discussed as well as the use of abstract and representational imagery. Creativity, experimentation and spontaneity will be encouraged. Class Details
 
RA5.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 2-September 23 - Leslie Albert

Creating a Dynamic Vision
This course consists of a series of classes that may be taken as a unit or taken independently. Emphasis is on teaching skills that assist the student to identify elements, compose those elements, and use special techniques to create dynamic images. Special attention is then given to subjects such as landscapes, sunsets/sunrise, travel, portraits and lighting. The course employs a three part educational technique using lectures (1hr), practice (photo shoot) and critique to reinforce learning. The material is valuable for all experience levels and has also been followed by painters and mixed media artists. Week content as follows in order of weeks: Imaging 101: Special Techniques; Landscapes; Outdoor Portraits; Sunsets/Sunrises; Travel; Lighting. Class Details
 
RA7.1c Session 1 2014 Monday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM, September 8-October 20 - Bain & Garcia

Digital Camera Open Forum
If you have a Digital Camera that never gets used, or a camera that never gets set to anything but “full auto” this is the place to start. Spend some time in a relaxed atmosphere and ask a pro all the questions you are afraid to ask. “The only foolish question is the one you never ask”. All questions will be answered, from the simple to the complex. Bring your camera and ask away. Any digital camera from a point and shoot to an interchangeable lens camera is fine. Even if you just want to be a “fly on the wall” everyone learns something. Class Details
 
RAW33.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, September 9 - Lyndon Fox
RAW33.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, October 8 - Lyndon Fox
RAW33.3a Session 2 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, November 12 - Lyndon Fox

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Learn more about using your digital point & shoot as well as the basics of digital SLR cameras. When you leave this class you will have a better understanding of what your camera does, why it doesn't always do what you want it to and how to get the picture you want. Bring your camera and manuals, freshly charged battery and a memory card. Class Details
 
RAW5.1a1 Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM, September 29 - Robert Swinson
RAW5.1a2 Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM, November 17 - Robert Swinson

FIBER ARTS
Level: All
This course explores different textile techniques using a variety of materials such as natural and man-made fibers along with beads, shells, feathers and recycled materials in order to create and construct both two and three-dimensional artworks. Emphasis is on individual creativity for both beginner and advanced students. Class Details
 
RA1.2b Session 1 2014 Tuesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, October 7-october 21 - Leora Klaymer Stewart

Finding your eye and voice in photojournalism
The Art of Life: Finding your eye and voice in photojournalism

Level: All
This course will delve into the basic and advanced photojournalist techniques for capturing real moments in the world we live in. The photographs shot during this class will have an emphasis on content, creativity, composition and emotion. The goal will be to emote others when viewing your photos. Learning how to tell visual stories and what makes your photos communicate to others will be the heart of this course.All students will shoot photos with these goals in mind and the class will discuss each person's best images to reinforce why a photo succeeds or fails.
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RA30.1a Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Red Morgan

Image Transfers: Using Acrylic & Photography
Learn how to make an image transfer and incorporate it into your work. Students may bring a black and white photocopy of a photograph or image 5 x 7 or use one given out to create a small painting.  Class Details
 
RAW14.4b Session 1 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 11 - Vicki Siegel
RAW14.4b Session 2 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, December 11 - Vicki Siegel

Improve your Images
This class is designed for students with a working knowledge of Photoshop, Camera Raw, and/or Lightroom who want to improve the look of their images. We will look at Global, Broad and Local adjustment techniques. Every image is different and can be interpreted in different ways. Learn how to lead the viewer through the image, how to emphasize and de-emphasize different areas of the image by your use of such adjustments as contrast, hue, saturation, or black and white conversion, noise removal, cropping, dust spot removal. Learn to balance the edges and the density of your image and how to enhance local areas of the image. Students are strongly encouraged to bring in prints for critique. This is not a printing class. Class time will be spent in discussion, evaluating images and demonstration of techniques by the instructor on her laptop through the LCD monitor in the classroom Students should bring RAW, TIFF, and PSD image files on thumb drives and will not need their laptops to participate in the class. Class Details
 
RA4.4c1 Session 1 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 4-September 25 - Joanne Urban
RA4.4c2 Session 1 2014 Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, October 2-October 23 - Joanne Urban

INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Level: Beginning | Intermediate
The class is aimed at those camera owners who want to understand how to control their cameras and capture the image they see through the view finder. SLR, Super Zooms and advanced compact digital cameras with automatic and manual controls. Bring your camera, manuals, freshly charged batteries and a memory card. We will go over the functions of your camera and explain the choices seen in the menus and controls while covering the various automatic programs and manual exposure settings. Class Details
 
RA5.1c Session 1 2014 Monday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 8-October 20 - Robert Swinson

Intro to the Digital Camera
Level: All
The modern, Digital Interchangeable Single Lens Camera is a triumph of 21st century technology. With that technology comes, modes, menus, options, and capabilities that can baffle even the most tech savvy individual. This class is the first step to understanding the modern D-SLR camera and it’s ability to create great photos. No prior knowledge needed, Basic photographic information will be covered. All you need is the desire to take great pictures. You will learn about: P, S, A, M Shooting Modes and when to use them; Scenic Pre-set Modes, and how they work; Menu options, what’s important and what’s best left alone; How and when to use your built in flash; How to download and store images properly for easy retrieval; and What lens is best and when to use it. Class Details
 
RA33.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, September 4-October 23 - Lyndon Fox

iPhoneography: Exploring photography with a cell
Not just for Apple iPhone owners but also iPads and Android devices, this 3 hour workshop will cover the how-to's of capturing, editing and sharing photographs using the handiest of cameras, our cell phones. The class along with provided handouts will cover a variety of apps from the basics provided with your phone to many of the optional camera, editing and sharing options available. Students should bring their camera equipped smart phone or tablet device to class with a charged battery and eagerness to learn this exciting new genre of photography. Class Details
 
RAW6.1a1 Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30AM - 1:30PM, September 22 - Robert Swinson
RAW6.1a2 Session 1 2014 Monday 9:30AM - 1:30PM, November 10 - Robert Swinson

Photoshop 101
Level: All
This class serves as an introduction to Adobe Photoshop which includes Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw and Photoshop. This class will focus on techniques for photographers, including file management and file formats, menus, tools, image size and resolution for output, color adjustments, selections, filters, layers, adjustment layers and layer masks and blending modes. We will be working with Photoshop CS5, but if you want to bring your own laptop, these basics techniques will apply to other versions as well. Free 30-day trials are available for download from Adobe. Class Details
 
RA4.3c Session 1 2014 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, September 3-October 22 - Joanne Urban
RA4.5a Session 1 2014 Friday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 5-OCtober 24 - Joanne Urban

Printmaking 101 Workshop
Students will create monotypes (painterly prints) and collagraphs (relief) Learn how to use a printing press to reproduce art prints. Everyone will discover secrets behind processes that great artists have used and that contemporary artists continue to explore.  Class Details
 
RAW21.5a Session 6 2014 Friday 9:30 AM-12:30 PM, August 15 - Ron Garrett
RAW21.5a Session 1 2014 Friday 9:30 AM-12:30 PM, September 19 - Ron Garrett

Studio Lighting 101
Controlling light is one of the most challenging aspects of photography. It’s truly an art in its self. This two day workshop is designed to take the mystery out of lighting in a studio environment. Students learn how to use both studio strobe and constant source lights plus other lighting tools such as gobos, reflectors and diffusers. How to control mood, drama and how light is the ultimate creative tool. *Students should have a working knowledge of their equipment and a basic knowledge of photography. Class Details
 
RA30.5a Session 1 2014 Friday & Saturday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, September 19 & 20 - Barry Schein

Using Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom®
In this workshop students will learn how to use the basic aspects of Lightroom® versions. Students will learn how to customize their catalogs, import photographs, create digital slideshows and internet galleries as well as learn about each module of the software, presets and nondestructive editing. Requirements: Laptop computer either PC or Mac, copy of Lightroom® program should be installed. (You can download a 30 day free trial of Lightroom® software to use during the class).  Class Details
 
RA5.5a Session 1 2014 Friday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM,September 5-October 24 - Jackee Swinson

 
 
Sculpture
EXPRESSIONISTIC SCULPTURE
Level: 2-3
This class is for the advanced sculptor who is interested in "seeing" the human figure in new ways. Learn how to break free from the traditional academic style of studying human anatomy and create expressionistic sculpture. Students who wish to take this class must have permission from the instructor. Class Details
 
S22.1b Session 1 2014 Monday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 8-October 20 - Chris Riccardo

FIGURATIVE SCULPTURE:CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES
Level: All
Students will study the human form using various sculpture techniques. This course will address multiple approaches to rendering the human form in clay that include but are not limited to:life-modeling, coil building, slab building, press molding and (if time permits), life casting. The students will be encouraged to experiment with these techniques and challenged to consider how each technique alters the works perception. The instructor will give presentations, demos, and lead discussion to help stimulate the student's understanding of their work and the practices they use. Class Details
 
S25.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM-12:30 PM, September 2-October 21

Flash Fiction Sculpting
Level: All
This class will teach you how to progress your art beyond life study. Students will write a quick, flash fiction story and then develop a character based on the story. Sculptures will have life, personality, and their own back story. Instruction is based on each student’s ideas. This class is suitable for all ages and experience levels Class Details
 
S25.6a Session 1 2014 Saturday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, SFlash Fiction Sculptingtember 6-October 25 - Shanna Wooster

From 2D to 3D!
Level: All
Ever wanted to bring one of your drawings to life? In this class students will learn how to create 3D sculptures using their own sketches. The instructor will walk students through the entire process, demonstrating various building and glazing techniques. This course is intend for all levels and is open to all subject matter. Class Details
 
S33.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Sptember 4-October 23 - Woody Othello

INDEPENDENT STUDY: CLAY SCULPTURE
Level: Beginner | Intermediate
Interested in exploring your own ideas in clay and sculpture? This class will be an opportunity for you to work independently with an experienced clay sculptor/instructor beside you to assist and answer any questions you may have. Frequent discussion and critiques as well as demonstrations and techniques will give you the knowledge and tools necessary to push your work to the next level. Bring an open mind, your ideas and a sketchbook to class. Class Details
 
S15.2b Session 1 2014 Tuesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 2-October 21 - Wood Othello
S15.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Woody Othello
S15.3b Session 1 2014 Wednesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 3-October 22 - Heather Snow Hill

MUD & MAYHEM
Students of all levels will have the opportunity to work with clay from a model in a relaxed and inviting studio environment. Basic clay manipulation processes will be discussed but gesture and feeling will be the main focus. No tools required and clay and firing fees are included. Music, wine, and cheese will be provided, students are encouraged to BYOB and whatever else you think would add to the fun! Invite a friend or two to come with you! Registration in advance is required.  Class Details
 
SW2.3c2 Session 6 2014 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM, August 6

 
 
Stone Carving
ROMANCING THE STONE
Level: All
The art of stone carving goes back to ancient times in just about every continient of the world. Now in the 21st century, you can have a love affair with stone to share your legacy from concept to completion. Start with the basics of using hand tools, then rapidly transition to power tools. Class Details
 
S9.3a Session 1 2014 Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM,September 3-October 22 - Karyl Karpinos
S9.4a Session 1 2014 Thursday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 4-October 23 - Karyl Karpinos
S9.4b Session 1 2014 Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, September 4-October 23 - Karyl Karpinos

Stone Carving: Independent Study
Level: 2-3
This class is designed for sculptors who have their own ideas and have the experience to carry them out. The instructor is available for critique and limited assistance. Class Details
 
S9.2a Session 1 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, September 2-October 7 - Gerson Rapoport
S9.2a Session 2 2014 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, November 4-December 16 - Gerson Rapoport