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Portraits in Charcoal, Pastel and Mixed Media (with Nicholas Frizalone )
  • Ages 10 to 14, Suns 02/26 to 03/19
Portraits in Charcoal, Pastel and Mixed Media In this class, students will draw the portrait from photo reference. Students will learn to use charcoal, pastel and mixed media in order to more accurately depict the human face, while also exploring each student’s individual visual language. A new technique will be shown in each class, and students will learn how to use their marks to create more dimension and expression within the human face. Register by February 17.
Sections:

Ages 10 to 14
$112.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 02/26, 03/05, 03/12, 03/19, 01:00 - 03:00 PM

Portraits in Oils for Adults (with Amal Karzai)
  • Ages 16 to 99, Tues 02/21 to 03/21
Portraits in Oils for Adults This class is designed as a continuation of Beginning Oil Painting or for those with partial to extensive experience in oil painting. Working from reference photograph or live model we will focus on the head and learn to paint without sacrificing the gesture of subject and stroke. Your instructor will be demonstrating in each class, working right alongside you! The emphasis will be on the basic building blocks of successful paintings and you will use only water-mixable oils, no need for turpentine! Materials List is available -please email classes@stacarts.org to request. Oil Paints (for use during class only)are included in class fees. All other necessary supplies are the responsibility of the student.
Sections:

Ages 16 to 99
$135.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Tuesdays 02/21, 02/28, 03/07, 03/14, 03/21, 06:00 - 08:00 PM

Acrylic Painting Ages 11-15 (with Sequoyah Wharton)
  • Ages 11 to 15, Suns 03/12 to 04/02
Acrylic Painting Ages 11-15 In this engaging class, students will explore painting with the versatile media, acrylics. Develop your painting skills, while learning how to use color and different ways to approach a painting. Students will work with blending, textures, edges, warm and cool colors, and composition to create their paintings and use the work of contemporary artists in the Mills Pond Gallery to provide inspiration for their work. Projects are geared towards developing drawing and painting skills within the theme, while also encouraging individual creativity and expression. Each student works with his or her own vision and will be encouraged to develop their own style and creative approach to produce unique, finished works. Registration includes all supplies. Register by March 3
Sections:

Ages 11 to 15
$125.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Sundays 03/12, 03/19, 03/26, 04/02, 12:30 - 02:30 PM

Adult Drawing & Painting (with Jim Minet)
  • Ages 18 to 99, Suns 05/07 to 06/25
  • Ages 18 to 99, Fris 07/21 to 08/25
Adult Drawing & Painting A unique experience that will focus on improving your skills regardless of your current level of proficiency. Each student will be directed according to where they are in the learning process. Draw or paint in the medium of your choice (watercolor, oil, or acrylic).A class materials list will be provided separately. Adult Drawing and Painting consists of an on-going learning experience covering all aspects of drawing and painting for adult beginners, intermediate students, and advanced students. You will learn or improve your drawing and/or, painting skills through improved color theory, color mixing, the use of correct tonal value, elements of design, understanding perspective, improved ability to handle the paint – watercolor, oil, or acrylic, and the use of proper art materials, and much more. Subjects will include landscape, still life, and figurative drawing and painting. Register by April 23 for Spring class. Register by July 7 for Summer class. Class requires minimum enrollment of six students to run. Your fee will be returned if minimum enrollment is not met.
Sections:

Ages 18 to 99
$120.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 05/07, 05/21, 06/04, 06/11, 06/25, 11:30 - 02:30 PM

Ages 18 to 99
$100.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Fridays 07/21, 07/28, 08/04, 08/11, 08/18, 08/25, 07:00 - 09:00 PM

Collage Art (with Kim Falco)
  • Ages 6 to 8, Sats 04/01 to 04/08
Collage Art Create artwork by using photos of your family, friends and pets! We will use magazine and newspaper clippings, ribbons, paint, colored papers, your own photographs and other found objects, glued to a piece of paper to create a masterpiece!
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Ages 6 to 8
$65.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 04/01, 04/08, 12:00 - 02:00 PM

Saturday Art Studio- ages 10 -13 (with Irene Paquette Tetrault)
  • Ages 10 to 13, Sats 03/18 to 04/08
Saturday Art Studio- ages 10 -13 A different medium and area of art will be taught and explored each week in this fun, informative class. Students will be inspired by Art History and Art exhibited in the Gallery to draw, paint, design and much more! We will concentrate on drawing, shading and still life, Watercolor and acrylic painting and more. All levels of Student artists are welcome. Please feel free to bring a nut-free snack.
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Ages 10 to 13
$112.00 Course Fee - $0.00 Materials Fee
Saturdays 03/18, 03/25, 04/01, 04/08, 10:00 - 12:00 PM

Adult Drawing & Painting (with Jim Minet)
  • Ages 18 to 99, Suns 05/07 to 06/25
  • Ages 18 to 99, Fris 07/21 to 08/25
Adult Drawing & Painting A unique experience that will focus on improving your skills regardless of your current level of proficiency. Each student will be directed according to where they are in the learning process. Draw or paint in the medium of your choice (watercolor, oil, or acrylic).A class materials list will be provided separately. Adult Drawing and Painting consists of an on-going learning experience covering all aspects of drawing and painting for adult beginners, intermediate students, and advanced students. You will learn or improve your drawing and/or, painting skills through improved color theory, color mixing, the use of correct tonal value, elements of design, understanding perspective, improved ability to handle the paint – watercolor, oil, or acrylic, and the use of proper art materials, and much more. Subjects will include landscape, still life, and figurative drawing and painting. Register by April 23 for Spring class. Register by July 7 for Summer class. Class requires minimum enrollment of six students to run. Your fee will be returned if minimum enrollment is not met.
Sections:

Ages 18 to 99
$120.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Sundays 05/07, 05/21, 06/04, 06/11, 06/25, 11:30 - 02:30 PM

Ages 18 to 99
$100.00 Course Fee - Materials Fee
Fridays 07/21, 07/28, 08/04, 08/11, 08/18, 08/25, 07:00 - 09:00 PM