Art (815)

815-601. Drawing and Sketching - Basic.

This course is designed to help those who wish to acquire a basic knowledge of drawing through the use of several media. Students will learn to interpret three dimensional forms through the elements of design. The emphasis will be on creating realistic still lifes, scenery, perspectives and human figures. Bring an 18" x 24" newsprint pad, a Sharpie fine point marker and #2 pencil to class.

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815-601A. Basic Drawing and Sketching.

This course is designed to help those who wish to acquire a basic knowledge of drawing. Class emphasis will be on creating realistic still lifes, scenery, perspectives and human figures. Students should bring a notebook, medium weight black magic marker and #2 pencil to class.

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815-601B. Basic Drawing-3 hours.

This three-hour course is designed for those who want a basic knowledge of drawing. Focus will be on creating realistic, still life drawings using line, balance and composition. Bring a notebook, medium-weight black Magic Marker and No. 2 pencil to class.

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815-601C. Basic Drawing Color Pastels.

This course is designed to help those who wish to acquire a basic knowledge of drawing through the use of color pastels. In this brief, 3 hour course students will learn to interpret three dimensional forms through the elements of design. The emphasis will be on creating realistic still life color drawings.

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815-607A. Drawing & Sketching Cont. 6 Wk.

This six week course is a continuation of the Basic Drawing and Sketching class and will elaborate on the drawing principles introduced in the Basic Drawing and Sketching course. Bring with you to class your #2 pencil, 18" x 24" newprint pad, and a Sharpie fine point marker.

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815-620. Portrait Drawing.

Learn how to draw the human face through the use of photographs, models and oneself. Class involves extensive drawing practice in as well as outside of class. A number of approaches are used to analyze the structure of the face. The goal is to create realistic likenesses. Working media will be magic marker, pencils, various forms of charcoal and pastels. Students should bring a notebook, medium weight black magic marker and a #2 pencil with them to the first class.

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815-640. Watercolor Painting Beginning.

This course is designed to help students develop skills in water color painting with an emphasis on methods and techniques. Both the beginner and ongoing painter will learn or strengthen their skills in artistic vision, color mixing, line and design and brush techniques. A supplies list for the class will be provided by your instructor.

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815-640C. Watercolor with Pastel Pencils.

Try something different ¿ this is not typical watercolor painting. This course will combine watercolor painting with pastel pencil overlays. The watercolor base defines the image and by adding pastel pencil overlay, you will add depth and texture to the art piece. Students can either create their own image design or use an already created image. Both the beginner and on-going painter will learn or strengthen their skills in artistic vision, color mixing, line and design and pastel pencil techniques. A supply list will be mailed before the first class.

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815-640D. Watercolor Pntg w/Pastels 4 wk.

In this atypical watercolor course, combine watercolor painting with pastel pencil overlays. The watercolor base defines the image and by adding pastel pencil overlay, depth and texture is added to the art piece. Create your own image design or use an existing image. Both the beginner and experienced painter will learn or strengthen their skills in artistic vision, color mixing, line and design, and pastel pencil techniques. Instructor will discuss what supplies are needed in the first class.

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815-641. Watercolor Painting - Contin.

This course provides continuing study in the fundamentals of line, color and harmony. In addition, advanced brush techniques, colors, washes and composition will be explored.

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815-655. East Asian Brush Painting.

This course is designed for individuals interested in learning and understanding Chinese and Japanese artwork through brush painting. Using traditional oriental brushes, the student will apply various shades of black sumi ink to different types of rice papers, creating and drawing the stalk and leaves of bamboo plants, oriental orchids, trees and rocks. Basic calligraphy strokes will also be learned. An additional supply list will be handed out the first night of class. No previous art experience necessary.

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