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2016 Winter Art Classes Listing & Schedule

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Introduction to Drawing -
Felicia Touhey
Tuesdays
Feb 9 - March 1 (4 classes)
9:30 AM - 12 Noon
Learn the basics of drawing or build on what you know in a non-threatening atmosphere. This class is for beginners and those with some drawing experience to explore line, shape and form. You will learn about proportion, perspective and value. Students will develop the necessary knowledge to successfully draw from observation.

**CLASS FULL**

$150 Members   $185 Non-members
Supply list
feliciatouhey.com

 

A Taste for Possibilities with Watercolors - Susan Klas Wright
Fridays
Feb 19, 26, March 11, 18 (4 classes)
10 AM - 12:30 PM
We will explore dramatic values, line and shape, color subtleties and color vibrancy using a range of full color and neutrals from complimentary colors. Subjects will range from realistic to semi-abstract. The goal is to step out of our comfort zones in order to bring something new to our work. This class is appropriate for intermediate to advanced students.
$150 Members   $185 Non-members
Supply list
susanklaswright.com

 

Still Life Painting with Oils - Marjorie Ball
Saturday & Sunday
February 20 & 21
9 AM- 3 PM
In this class you will start with setting up a pleasing and well balanced still life arrangement. You will then plan and execute your painting while learning how to establish value patterns, organize darks and lights, colors and shapes. Drawing, design relationships, color mixing and paint application will be covered as well. This class is suitable for beginner and intermediate levels.
$180 Members  $215 Non-members
Supply list 
MarjorieBall.com

 

Figure Drawing - William Heydt
Mondays
Feb 29 - April 11 (6 classes - no class 3/14)
9:30 AM - 12 Noon
The artist and model is one of the most enduring relationships in art.  This is a class for students to learn to work from live models in a studio setting.  Although this course is designed for beginners, experienced artists are invited to join us and enjoy this drawing experience. Instruction is personalized and geared to each student's abilities.
$150 Members  $185 Non-members
$13 Model fee per session
Supply list
williamheydt.com
facebook.com/RIopendrawing

 

Mixed Media Collage with Acrylics -
Claire Bowen
Tuesdays
March 8 - 29 (4 classes)
9:30 AM - 12 Noon
Learn how to layer papers, old artwork and recycled materials through discovery, while welcoming pleasant surprises and planning for desired effect. You will be expertly guided through tearing, cutting, gluing and the use of mediums with acrylic paint. We will focus on composition through color and texture combinations. Appropriate for all levels.
$150 Members   $185 Non-members
$10 Supply fee
Supply list 
clairebowenstudios.com

 

Foundations of Digital Photography -
Cindy Horovitz Wilson
Wednesdays
March 9 - 30 (4 classes)
5 - 7 PM
In this class we will explore digital terms, exposure, focusing, white balance, file size and resolution, all the ingredients necessary to understand the basics of technical proficiency. We will practice and become comfortable with the settings on your digital camera through hands on classes, assignments and critique. Learn to make photographs instead of taking photos just in time for the warm weather to begin!
$150 Members  $185 Non-members
cindywilsonphoto.com

 

Painting with Pastels - Jeanne Tangney
Thursdays
March 10, 24, 31 & April 14 (4 classes)
2:30 - 5 PM
Using your photo references as a starting point, this class will explore various techniques for creating expressive paintings in pastel. We will start by looking for interesting compositions while simplifying details. Explore your choice of subject, including landscape, still life, florals or portraiture. The fundamentals of pastel painting will be covered in depth with an emphasis on color and value. Classes will include demonstration of methods, materials and techniques as well as plenty of individual attention. This class is appropriate for all levels.
$150 Members   $185 Non-members
Supply list
JTangney.com

 

Encaustic Painting - Felicia Touhey
Thursdays
March 10, 17 & 24 (3 classes)
6 - 9 PM
Encaustics are wax based paints that produce a unique surface for painting, layering and combining with many additional materials. The paints are melted and applied with brushes and palette knives and then reheated as subsequent layers are added. It is a medium that encourages play and experimentation. These classes are intended for the beginner who wants to learn the process of encaustic painting or for those who wish to expand their experience with the medium. Instruction will be geared to each individual, their interests and imagery.
$145 Members  $180 Non-members
$30 Supply fee
Supply list
feliciatouhey.com
Please note:
These classes will be held in Felicia's studio located on Aquidneck Avenue in Middletown.
Class is limited to 4 students.

 

Magpie Eclectic - Mixed Media Jewelry
Christy Sherman
Saturday, March 12
10 AM - 1 PM
Embrace your inner magpie, and dig out all your treasures. String a necklace or bracelet out of a bit of this and a bit of that and then add some wire to hold it all together. Asymmetry and mixed media are encouraged, but you can use the same techniques to make more traditional designs.
We will cover a variety of techniques such as making your own custom clasps, wire spirals, links, and connections between chains, beads, fiber, ribbon, leather and wire. You'll also learn how to use findings such as headpins, eyepins, jumprings and earwires.
This is a great starting point for anyone who wants to make or mend your own jewelry, or for anyone who wants to learn connection techniques for mixed media. No experience necessary.
$50 Members   $85 Non-members
$25 Supply fee
Supply list
skygrazer.com

 

Supply and model fees are paid directly to the instructors in the first class.
Please do not include them in your online payments.

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Tuesday Open Studio: 12 to 3 PM
Open to artists of all levels 
Studio fee: $2 members, $5 non-members

 

 


 
    
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