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Enhance your painting with the addition of beautiful hand-dyed papers! Create unique landscapes, portraits, and abstract works with techniques that will change the way you see your paintings. We will start by dyeing our papers in our chosen color schemes, creating hues that transition from dark to light or bright to dull, and even our own patterned papers! Then we will add these to our paintings to create more space, incorporate subtle color usage, and add textures.

Instructor : Linda Montignani 

Start date: 07/15/17

2 sessions.

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (7/15/2017-7/15/2017); Weekly - Sun 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (7/16/2017-7/16/2017)

Tuition: $124.00

Supply/Model Fee: $0.00

Location : Studio 2 Location : 
  Studio 2.



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This class focuses on contemporary art practices using a photographic medium instead of traditional photography. Students will create work that draws upon contemporary art directions that are redefining the field—using lenses, scanners, and digital and analog processes; printing on alternative materials; and presenting images as still or moving pictures or even 3-D objects. We will look at how artists have utilized lens-based image-making in the age of digital technology and the Internet—investigating virtual and real, abstract and representational, and new forms of mixed media. Class consists of weekly assignments, critiques, visiting artists’ talks, and surveys of various artists. This class is taught through a conceptual framework; technical instruction not included. Students should be at an intermediate to advanced level and engaged in a photo-based art-making practice. Class listing image: Matthew Brandt ("Water & Polaroid") & Mariah Robertson ("Let's Change") 

Instructor : Susan Scafati 

Start date: 03/21/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (3/21/2017-5/2/2017)

Tuition: $149.00

Supply/Model Fee: $0.00

Location : Jones Center Location : 
  Jones Center.

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This design-oriented class uses the history of landscape architecture to inform the making of your own landscape design projects on a small scale. Learn about principles of horticulture and landscape while working with common plants and flowers like tillandsias, orchids, and succulents to create take-home, living sculptures. Explore Laguna Gloria’s grounds and learn about plants during this interactive class. Express your creativity through different representational techniques from sculpture to drawing to photography to examine the fundamentals of landscape design.

Instructor : William Niendorff 

Start date: 03/20/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (3/20/2017-5/1/2017)

Tuition: $199.00

Supply/Model Fee: $30.00

Location : Studio 1 Location : 
  Studio 1.

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We are in the midst of a 21st-century color evolution! Old friends Red, Yellow, and Blue are retiring from two centuries in the color wheel. Why? The Color Field—previously ruled by painters—gained new ground, forcing a big question: What is color? Join guide Luanne Stovall for this special lecture and restock your color tool kit for new adventures in the field.

Instructor : Luanne Stovall 

Start date: 04/27/17

1 session

Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM (4/27/2017-4/27/2017)

Tuition: $50.00

Supply/Model Fee: $0.00

Location : Various locations Location : 
  Various locations.



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In the artist’s proverbial toolbox, there is no greater device for self-improvement than criticism, but used without proper training and practice it can be an unwieldy tool, useless, or even destructive. Join The Art of Critique for weekly in-depth group critique sessions. Learn how to use criticism ethically in a supportive community, and take home valuable, applicable advice from fellow classmates and the instructor. The course revolves around the critique of completed or in-progress work, so some previous art experience is encouraged— perfect for those who have completed previous art courses or who regularly produce their own art outside of class.

Instructor : Seth Schwaiger 

Start date: 07/19/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (7/19/2017-8/30/2017)

Tuition: $179.00

Supply/Model Fee: $0.00

Location : Studio 8 (Gen Purpose) Location : 
  Studio 8 (Gen Purpose).



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Space and easels will be first come, first serve.

Instructor : Open Studio No Instruction 

Start date: 01/20/17

16 sessions.

Weekly - Fri 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (1/20/2017-5/12/2017)

Tuition: $100.00

Supply/Model Fee: $0.00

Location : Studio 2 Location : 
  Studio 2.

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Space and easels will be first come, first serve.

Instructor : Open Studio No Instruction 

Start date: 01/20/17

16 sessions.

Weekly - Fri 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM (1/20/2017-5/12/2017)

Tuition: $100.00

Supply/Model Fee: $0.00

Location : Studio 2 Location : 
  Studio 2.

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Learn a no-nonsense approach to communicating about art and understanding the language that surrounds it with artist Seth Schwaiger. Meet weekly at art venues to express your opinions of the exhibitions; learn to decipher the often cryptic language used in artists’ statements, exhibition descriptions, and critics’ reviews; and speak directly with curators and gallerists. This course is ideal for art students, writers, or simply those looking to have a meaningful conversation about contemporary art.

Instructor : Seth Schwaiger 

Start date: 07/20/17

7 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (7/20/2017-8/31/2017)

Tuition: $124.00

Supply/Model Fee: $0.00

Location : Various locations Location : 
  Various locations.



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