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Fall 2019's Class Brochure!

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Classes are listed from Youth to Adult, then by Start Date.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Youth Workshops & Classes

Young at Art w/ Emily Wantz

Kids in pre-K and Kindergarten will have a blast while they explore their creativity and artistic style.  Kids will have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of materials and will have completed projects to take home most weeks.  Come dressed to get messy and have fun!

Ages 4-6    Minimum 3/Maximum 6 students (due to age group)

EW28 MONDAYS (6), SEPT 16th, 23rd, 30th, OCT 7th, 21st * 28th, 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

$50 Members/$55 Non-Members

Kids Art Club w/ Emily Wantz

Kids will develop their own creativity and artistic style while exploring the elements of art and design in this hands-on class.  We will use a wide variety of materials.  Projects will be partly guided by the instructor, and partly guided by the students, based on their own interests.

Ages 7+   Minimum 4/Maximum 8 Students

EW29 MONDAYS (8), SEPT 16th, 23rd, 30th, OCT 7th, 21st, 28th, NOV 4th & 18th, 6:15 pm-7:15 pm

$85 Members/$90 Non-members

Introduction to Charcoal Drawing for Teens w/ Emily Wantz

Students will learn the basics and have the opportunity to explore more with charcoal drawing techniques.  Please bring a newsprint sketch pad at least 9"x12", thin vine charcoal, and a kneaded eraser.  All materials are available for purchase online or at local arts and crafts stores.

Ages 12+    Minimum 3/Maximum 6 Students

EW30 TUESDAYS (6), SEPT 17th, 24th, OCT 1st, 8th, 28th & NOV 5th, 6:00pm-7:15pm

$70 Members/$75 Non-members

Children's Drawing Class w/ Stephen Stroup

Students will discover the joy of drawing while learning the fundamentals of composition, explore contour drawing, learn how to make their drawings look more 3D and how to build a good compositional drawing. Subjects will include still life, animals, and cartoons.

Supplies required: 11"x14" sketch pad, sketch pencils: H, HB, 2B, 4B & 6B, pencil eraser. Class held at the instructor's studio at 19 E. Middle St.

Ages 8-14    Maximum 4 Students

SS16 SATURDAYS (4), OCT 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th, 1:00pm-3:00pm

$65 Members/$70 Non-Members

Young Adult/Adult Classes & Workshops

Thursday's Open Art *Free Studio*

Everyone is invited, Guild members and non-members, to these Open Studio Sessions on Thursdays.  Bring your own supplies and work on your project with other artists working on theirs!  There will be no formal instruction.  Guild member Cathy Mitzel has graciously offered to host these Thursday afternoon sessions for anyone who'd like to stretch their artistic muscles in a relaxed atmosphere with fellow artists.  Free to Guild members, non-members we are asking for a small monetary donation towards our scholarship fund at the front desk.  Preregistering is preferred, but drop-in's welcome.

Ages 18+    Maximum 10 Students *No Child Care*

CM01 THURSDAYS (12), SEPT 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, OCT 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, NOV 7th, 14th & 21st, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Free for Members/Small Donation for Non-Members

Open Studio for Painters w/ Eric Miller

Meet with an experienced instructor and get to know other artists as you work together on paintings in watercolor, acrylic or oil.  Start a new piece or bring a work in progress.  One-on-one instruction and critiques are provided in each class.  Students will provide their own painting supplies and reference photos.  Some painting experience is required.

Ages 18+    Minimum 5/Maximum 12 Students

EM05 WEDNESDAYS (6), SEPT 18th, 25th, OCT 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd, 10:00am-12:00pm

$65 Members/$80 Non-Members

Fundamentals of Drawing w/ Eric Miller

It is essential for an artist to practice their drawing skills.  A series of exercises will be covered that focus on improvement in the way you draw, whether for fun in a sketchbook, for planning paintings, or for finished drawings.  Some drawing experience will be helpful, but all skill levels are welcome!  Students will provide their own sketchbooks (minimum size 9"x12"), drawing pencils (2H, HB, 2B), a white vinyl eraser and a kneaded rubber eraser.

Ages 18+    Minimum 4/Maximum 8 Students

EM06 WEDNESDAYS (4), OCT 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd, 1:00pm-2:30pm

$65 Members/$80 Non-Members

Colored Pencil - Exploring Prismacolor w/ Stanley Gilmore Jr.

Prismacolor goes beyond your normal childhood pencils.  You will learn fundamental techniques like crosshatching, tonal values, layering, fusing colors, burnishing and so much more that will produce very impressive work.  Come observe, inquire, learn, attempt and excel!

For your first day of class, please bring Prismacolor Premier box set (36 count minimum), 9"x12" Strathmore Pastel Paper (assorted colors), HB pencil and a kneaded eraser.

Ages 18+    Minimum 4/Maximum 10 Students

SG23 FRIDAYS (6), OCT 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, NOV 1st & 8th, 2:00pm-4:00pm

$100 Members/$125 Non-Members

The Two-Pencil Experience for Drawing! w/ Stanley Gilmore Jr.

**Intermediate level class, background in drawing required**

Learn to draw dramatic drawings with just two pencils.  Yes, just two pencils will create stunning drawings that make normal drawings seem mediocre in comparison.  Subjects like animals, birds, flowers and even still life's among other possibilities, will inspire your passion for the ultimate drawing experience.  Once you master the techniques presented, you will want to explore beyond to enhance your own personal creativity!

Materials: HB pencil, Prismacolor Black pencil, kneaded eraser and pink pearl eraser, 11"x14" pad of bristle board.

Ages 18+     Minimum 4/Maximum 10 Students

TUESDAYS (6), OCT 8th, 15th, 22nd, NOV 5th, 12th & 19th

SG21A 10:00am-12:00pm

SG21B 2:00pm-4:00pm

$125 Members/$135 Non-members

Exploring Watercolor Techniques w/ Stanley Gilmore Jr.

Students will learn techniques in watercolor that will enhance the quality of their personal endeavors.  Techniques such as wet on wet, dry brush, spattering, essential color theory, and selective limited color use as well.  Beginner to intermediate experience welcome!  Materials list provided at the gallery's front desk or by clicking here.

Ages 18+    Minimum 4/Maximum 10 Students

SG22 MONDAYS (6), OCT 14th, 21st, 28th, NOV 11th, 18th & 25th, 10:00am-12:00pm

$100 Members/$125 Non-Members

DSLR 301 Workshop w/ Carla Long

This workshop will help you better understand what and how to use your equipment in Manual Mode, focusing on using your Light Meter and how to work in various kinds of lighting, all while working solely in Manual Mode.  EQUIPMENT: DSLR or camera that allows you to shoot in manual mode.

Ages 13+    Minimum 3/Maximum 10 Students

CL77 SATURDAY, OCT 26th, 8:30am-12:00pm

$45 Members/$50 Non-members

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