2022 WINTER & SPRING SESSIONS
Class scheduling has changed due to COVID-19. We are following all the protocols for Contra Costa County in sanitizing our studio. For now, Students will have their temperature taken upon entering the studio, must wear a face covering at all times, use hand sanitizer coming in and leaving. Students are welcome to bring their own supplies if they want, I do have gloves available too. We will make sure your student is safe and stays healthy while they're here with us!
Please note: Once the in studio class starts the same students will remain together for 6 - 8 weeks and taught by Nationally Award Winning Artist, Pat Moseuk. Unfortunately no late registrations right now! If you miss a class during a session, only 1 make-up class is permitted. Please register or call before the class begins, they will fill up fast due to limitations. Scroll down for descriptions and times for classes.
Days & Times For Classes :
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (6 weeks $108.00)
2022 Session 4: (6 weeks $108.00)
Mondays: Starts: January 17 - February 14 (5 weeks $90)
Tuesdays: Starts: January 11 - February 22
Wednesdays: Starts: January 12 - February 16
Session 5: (6 weeks $108.00)
Mondays: Starts: February 21 - March 28
Tuesdays: Starts February 22 - March 29
Wednesdays: Starts February 23 - March 30
Session 6: (8 weeks $144.00)
Mondays: Starts: April 11 - June 6 (no class May 30)
Tuesdays: Starts: April 12 - May 31
Wednesdays: Starts: April 13 - June 1
Thursdays: Fundamentals of Drawing (8 weeks $144.00)
Session 2: Starts October 28 - ends December 16 (7 weeks $126.00)
Session 3 2022: January 13 - March 3
Session 4: March 10 - May 5
Session 5: May 12 - June 23 (no class on 6/16) (6 weeks only $108.00)
NO CLASSES ON THESE DATES:
April 4/4 - 4/8 Spring Break May 30 Memorial Day
Most holidays we will be open!
Descriptions of Fine Art Classes:
Drawing and Painting Animals: Mondays 3:30-4:30 pm (ages 6-11) $108
In the class the students will learn to draw their favorite animals by using simple shapes, color and composition, while using a variety of mediums: graphite, pen, markers, pastel, charcoal, watercolor and acrylic. If you have a few real good photos of your pet, please bring it in and I will show you how to draw or paint them!
Portraiture: Mondays 4:45 - 5:45 pm (ages 11-17) $108
Students will work in charcoal, pastels, pen, colored pencil, cont`e and graphite, rendering realistically from photo references and emphasizing value and line. Learn to draw real life portraits, study different styles, we will discuss influential portrait artists and study the anatomy of the face.
Beginning Watercolor and Colored Pencil: Tuesdays 3:15 - 4:15 pm (ages 6 - 10)
Students will learn the basic skills of watercolor, how to float paint, several techniques to create texture and a color wheel. We will learn about the papers and brushes used and create mixed media paintings using colored pencil.
Beginning and Intermediate Painting with Acrylics: Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 pm
(ages 8-17) $108
Painting from life and photo reference, students will learn the classical style of painting with acrylics. We will learn about color mixing and how to create several techniques. The subjects that we will study are landscapes, seascapes, still life and animals. If you have a great photo or download you would like to use, please bring it in.
*Class Not Available Art with the Masters:
Students will work in several mediums creating works by Van Gogh, Matisse, Warhol Monet, Picasso etc... We will cover their techniques, composition, color and history, while creating our own interpretation.
Abstract Art & Mixed Media: Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 (10-17) $108
In this class we will learn about the abstract artists of the 50's and 60's and learn their techniques and how to use our intuition when creating art. We will explore using different mediums such as acrylic and watercolor paint, gels, glue, assorted papers, ink and pastels to create texture and form on to several surfaces.
Combination Pokemon & Cartoon: Wednesdays 2:00-3:00 pm (ages 5-10) $108
The basics of cartooning are discussed-including history, types of cartooning, standard cartooning. Materials, humor, storytelling, composition and creating your own personal style. Hands-on learning. Fun guaranteed!
Drawing Animals: Wednesdays 3:15-4:15 pm (ages 6-10) $108
In this class students will learn to draw their favorite animals by using simple shapes, color and composition, while using a variety of mediums: graphite, pen & ink, colored pencil, watercolor, markers, pastels & charcoal. If you have a real good photo of one of your pets, please bring it in and I will show you how to draw them!
*Class Not Available: Wire sculpture: Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 pm (ages 10-15)
Create a modern figure or animal sculpture in wire and learn about the artist Alberto Giacometti, famous for the Walking Man. Students will create a sculpture that looks like a real metal sculpture, by using varies materials.
Beginning Class: Fundamentals of Basic Drawing (8 weeks $144)
Thursdays 3:15-4:15 pm (ages 5-10) 4:30-5:30 pm (ages 11-16)
In this class the students will learn the elements of shape, perspective, color wheel, composition, design, texture, value and line, in addition, a series of warm-ups first in every class, will allow the students to observe what they are drawing. The students will work in pencil, Prismacolor markers and pen.
*Class Not Available Print Making: Fridays 4:30-5:30 pm (ages 12-16) 6 weeks $110
Woodcut is one of the oldest and simplest forms of printmaking. Students will use various hand tools to cut their drawn image into a block of linoleum. Paper is placed over the inked block and rubbed by hand, using a tool to transfer the ink from block to paper to create the image. We will also learn about the history.
Private lessons & home school enrichment classes are taught during the day 10 am-1:30 pm, Mon Tues Thurs & Fri; no home school classes on Saturday.
Please call for the price of the classes and lessons.
HOME SCHOOL ART EDUCATION: There is a min. of 5 max. of 8 students per class. We have a four month long curriculum. Please call now and register to sign up for the session. Currently, we are a vendor for Visions. The class is held on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 12:30-2:00 pm, 90 minute class once a week. The first two months the students learn the fundamentals of drawing: elements of shape, perspective, composition, design and texture. We will use pencil, cont`e, charcoal, pen & ink, markers. Students will learn about and apply watercolor, acrylic, pastels and create color wheels. They will learn art technique, history and about the artists who represented an era. All professional supplies are included.
In all the classes, there is a minimum of 3 maximum of 8 students per class. The classes are small, so that students can receive individual attention. Majority of the classes are 6 - 8 week sessions, 1 hour, once a week for $108.00. Art demonstrations in every class, taught by professional artists and all art supplies included.
Go to the Contact page to download registration forms for the classes.