2018  FALL & WINTER  SESSIONS  

All sessions are 6 weeks except * Fundamentals class is 8 weeks* 

These classes are held Wednesday - Friday $96.00
(It's not too late to join the sessions, we will accept students into the 2nd week)

Session 1: Starts the week of August 29 - ends the week of October 5 
Session 2: Starts the week of  October 10  - ends the week of November 16                           
Session 3: Starts the week of  December 5 - ends the week of February 1, 2019

(There will be no classes during this time due to vacation, December 17 - Jan. 4, 2019 / The December classes will resume on January 9, 2019)

 
Watercolor & Colored Pencil, Adv. Drawing & Portraiture:  (These classes are on Monday  $96.00)
Session 1: Starts August 27 - ends October 1

Session 2: Starts October 8  - ends November 12

Session 3: Starts November 19 - ends December 10 (4 week session only $64.00)


   
*Fundamentals of Drawing: (These classes are on Thursday only) 8 weeks $128.00 
Session 1: Starts  August 23 - ends  October 11

​Session 2: Starts  October 18  - ends  December 13    



* Please make a note, classes will still be held on certain holidays, such as Martin Luther Kings Day, Presidents Day  etc....
NO CLASSES ON THESE DATES: 

September 21, November 21-23, December 17  -  January 4, 2019   

   

Watercolor & Colored Pencil:  Mondays  3:15-4:15 pm (ages 5-10) $96  
Students will have fun exploring these two mediums. We will learn to draw from shape, create a color wheel, learn about techniques, texture, value, different brushes and papers used.  



Art with the Masters: Mondays 4:15-5:15 pm (ages 5-10) $96 
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.  


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Acrylics, mixed mediums and collage: Mondays  5:30-6:30 pm (ages 11-16)  $106  ( Session 1 & 2 only )
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 gels, glue, cold wax, assorted papers and pastels to create texture and form on to several surfaces. 


Combination Pokemon & Cartoon:  Wednesdays  2:00-3:00 pm (ages 5-10) $96

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) $96 
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, 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! 


Advanced Drawing & Portraiture: Wednesday 4:30-5:30 pm (ages 11-16) $96   
This is a combined drawing class. The students will learn 1 & 2 pt. perspective, using positive and negative space, composition, value, line and technique. They will work in charcoal, pastels, cont`e  and graphite, rendering realistically from photo reference and life.  Learn to draw real life portraits and we will discuss influential portrait artists, study the anatomy of the face and emphasize value and line.

 

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 wk session $128.00)   

Thursdays  3:15-4:15 pm (ages 5-10)        4:15-5:15 pm (ages 11-16) 
In this class the students will learn the elements of shape, perspective, 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, markers, pen and ink.  


Acrylics, mixed mediums and collage: Fridays  3:15-4:15 pm (ages 7-10)  

Session 1: 5 weeks only $90 no class 9/21           Session 2 & 3:  6 weeks  $106

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 gels, glue, cold wax, assorted papers and pastels to create texture and form on to several surfaces. 


Print Making: Fridays 4:30-5:30 pm (ages 12-16)

Session 1: 5 weeks only $90 no class 9/21            Session 2 & 3: 6 weeks $106
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 to transfer the ink from block to paper to create the image. We will also learn about the history.



                                                           NEW CLASSES FOR SUMMER & FALL                                                                         


Art with the Masters: Students will work in several mediums and have fun learning about Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso and Matisse. We will explore their techniques, color and composition working on different surfaces. 


Floral Painting: Students will paint in Acrylic and Watercolor, while experimenting in mixed media and collage. We will work from reference materials, still life and our imaginations. 

After school enrichment classes are taught Monday thru Friday. Students are exposed to the classical elements and principles of art technique and history. Within the classroom there is only positive feedback, as this establishes a strong foundation for self-esteem and respect for one another. Your child will be enriched with confidence, self-discipline and an incredible sense of  accomplishment.  All supplies are included, except the adult classes and non-toxic professional materials are used.


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. Wednesdays adult classes are are taught 2 hours 10 am- 12:00 pm $30.00  Adult classes are not supplied, please ask for a supply list.  Call to schedule any one of these classes. 925-472-0715


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 for $96.00 per month. 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.


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 wk sessions, 1 hour, once a week for $96.00. 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. 

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