Adult Classes

Thank you for considering the Shemer Art Center for your adult (ages 18+) art class interests!  We are pleased to share with you our 2020 Class Schedule!

NOTE!  Please be sure to read our registration policy prior to registering for a class.

For WORKSHOPS, please visit our separate Workshops page

For YOUTH CLASSES (ages 6-17 as indicated), please visit our separate Youth Classes page

GMD-03-21 Pottery Open Studio

POTTERY OPEN STUDIO

This is a class for students that would like to work on their own projects at their own pace. The freedom of the studio environment will allow students to work with intense focus, or with expansive contemplation. The instructor will be available to offer guidance on an individual basis.

NOTE: The Pottery Open Studio class is open to ceramics students currently enrolled at the Shemer Art Center, regardless of instructor.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. Students will be required to wear masks and we will be taking temperatures every morning. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Open to all levels

Mondays | 6:00-9:00 pm | July 5 - Aug  23, 2021 | 8 sessions  | $280, plus $15 studio fee (required) and $15 for clay (optional)

Price: $280.00

Date: July 5, 2021

Available Spaces: 2

GMD-01-21 Intermediate & Advanced Pottery

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED POTTERY

Intermediate Students:

Students will take their pottery-making ability to the next level. They will perfect the skills that they learned as a beginner, and adapt them to evolve their own unique pottery style. Progress will be made by working on different projects each session. Working with clay becomes more relaxing and fun as basic skills are mastered!

Advanced Students:
Now that students have really sharpened their skills, they will begin to design their own successful projects. Advanced students will focus on creating functional pottery that works well, and looks good doing it. Students will be given the choice of working along with the class projects or working on their own ideas. Either way, they will explore the process of bringing creative ideas to life.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. Students will be required to wear masks and we will be taking temperatures every morning. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Focused on furthering your skill level

Mondays | 9:30 am-12:30 pm | July 5 - Aug 23, 2021 | 8 sessions  | $280, plus Materials fee: $15 studio fee (required) and $15 clay (optional)

Price: $280.00

Date: July 5, 2021

Available Spaces: 6

GMD-02-21 Beginning & Intermediate Pottery

BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE POTTERY

If you have ever wanted to learn how to work with clay, this is the class for you.

Beginning Students:

Beginner-level instruction will keep students focused on their goals. They will learn to control clay on the potters wheel and practice basic shapes to get their pottery adventure started!

Intermediate Students:

The focus will be on creating functional pots. Students will learn what to do now that they are at the level that they can control the clay. The intermediate class projects will guide students towards mastery!

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. Students will be required to wear masks and we will be taking temperatures every morning. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Open to all levels

Mondays | 1:00-4:00 pm | July 5 - Aug 23, 2021 | 8 sessions | $280, plus Materials Fee: $15 studio fee (required), $15 for clay (optional)

Price: $280.00

Date: July 5, 2021

Available Spaces: 3

SH-132-21 Mixed Media and Collage with Sue Hunter

MIXED MEDIA AND COLLAGE with Sue Hunter

The arts of mixed media and collage offer an endless array of creative techniques. This class is perfect for students who would like to add new dimensions to their creative process or beginners who want the freedom to experiment. Create either traditional or abstract designs using acrylic paints and mark making tools for texture.

Processes using materials such as molding paste, fiber paste, tar gel, gesso, paper, and stencils will be demonstrated.   Build textures and layers with handmade stamps and objects used as stamps. This class also provides instruction on how to under paint images and create unique papers for collaging. There is no limit to how far the imagination can go!

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, the class size will be limited. Students will be required to wear masks and temperatures will be taken upon arrival. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Open to all levels.

Tuesdays  |  9:30 am - 12:30 pm  | July 6 -August 24, 2021  |  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: July 6, 2021

Available Spaces: 3

EE-177-21 HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person) CLASS - Drawing Basics with Elliott Everson


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DRAWING BASICS with Elliott Everson

HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person)

Everyone can learn to draw and this class will get you started.

Drawing requires learning how to observe correctly and record what you see.

Students will learn the essentials of proportion, line, shading, perspective and composition, and use basic drawing techniques to create realistic pencil drawings of still life, landscapes and more, with natural and man made textures and subjects.

Learning to draw accurately will provide you with an excellent foundation for additional drawing, colored pencil, painting and other art classes. Returning students will continue learning and refining techniques, try new subjects and textures or surfaces. Come to work on a current project or start a new idea. Have fun!

All Levels

Tuesdays  |  9:30am - 12:30 pm  |  July 6 - August 24, 2021  |  8 Sessions   |   $280

Price: $280.00

Date: July 6, 2021

Available Spaces: 0

EE-178-21 HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person) - Colored Pencil Techniques with Elliott Everson

COLORED PENCIL TECHNIQUES  with Elliott Everson

HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person)

Join us in learning about basic techniques of colored pencil drawing.

Instruction will include different pencil strokes, blending, layering colors, and burnishing, as well as the use of other tools and materials.

Use colored pencils to achieve realistic color and texture in your drawing of your  subject be it animal, plant, landscape, shiny or rusty cars, or a glass vase of flowers!  Returning students will continue learning and refining techniques, try new subjects and textures or surfaces.

Come to work on a current project or start a new idea. Have fun!

All Levels

Tuesdays  |  1:00 - 4:00 pm  |  July 6 - August 24, 2021 |  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: July 6, 2021

Available Spaces: 4

JE-150-21 Watercolor Basics with John Erwin

WATERCOLOR BASICS with John Erwin

Watercolor can be elusive and challenging.  John Erwin instructs in a way that creates successful paintings.
In this class you will learn the basics of color and design to create well balanced paintings.  John will instruct on how to start and complete a painting.  Each week you will build techniques and skills to guide you into more complex, finished paintings.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

For beginning watercolor students

Tuesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  |  July 6 - August 17, 2021  | 7 sessions   |  $245

Price: $245.00

Date: July 6, 2021

Available Spaces: 2

JE-151-21 Watercolor Techniques with John Erwin

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WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES with John Erwin

Watercolor can be elusive and challenging, even to those that have worked in the medium before.  John Erwin instructs in a way that helps experienced watercolor students create more successful paintings than ever before.

In this class you will learn the basics of color and design to create well balanced paintings. John will instruct on how to start and complete a painting.  Each week you will build techniques and skills to guide you into more complex, finished paintings.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. Masks are required and temperatures will be taken each class. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

For intermediate/advanced watercolor students

Tuesdays  1:00 pm - 4:00 p.m.  | July 6 - August 17, 2021 |  7 sessions  |  $245

Price: $245.00

Date: July 6, 2021

Available Spaces: 6

DW-78-21 VIRTUAL CLASS - Building a Body of Work in Ceramics with Danielle Wood

VIRTUAL CLASS - BUILDING A BODY OF WORK IN CERAMICS with Danielle Wood

In this class, students will continue to develop and refine their work in clay using a variety of ceramics techniques and tools.  This is an excellent opportunity to focus on a body of work while learning new techniques in handbuilding, sculpting, and color.  Each class will have demonstrations, individual one-one-one and group discussions.  Danielle will discuss handbuilding techniques including pinch pots, coiling, mold making, slab-build projects, and many more.  Glaze and color will also be discussed and explored.  Cone 5 glazes, additive texture, color such as decals, luster, and paper transfers will be explored.  Bring your creativity!

Skill Level: Intermediate & Advanced

Clay Request: *If clay is not requested it will be assumed that no clay is needed and none will be brought to class!

Tuesdays  |  1:00-4:00 pm  |  July 6 - August 24, 2021 |  7 sessions (No class 7/13)  |  Class fee: $245

 Materials fee:  $15 studio fee (required) and $30 for clay (optional)

 

Price: $245.00

Date: July 6, 2021

Available Spaces: 6

AV-14-21 VIRTUAL CLASS - Acrylic Painting Basics with Agustin Vargas

VIRTUAL CLASS - Acrylic Painting Basics with Agustin Vargas

Acrylic paints are quite versatile and lend themselves to many styles of painting. Just like oils and watercolors, acrylics have their own set of characteristics and attributes.

In this class, students will learn to how to create amazing blends of vivid colors, learn how to mimic watercolors, or impasto.  Students will also will learn to develop and clarify their painting style while expanding their technical skills.

This class is great for all skill levels, and offers the opportunity for students to take advantage of the unique properties acrylics offer to push the boundaries beyond the student's current artistic capabilities.

Come share a passion for art with Augustín Vargas and learn from his extensive knowledge of techniques, gained through many years of painting, to enhance your Acrylic experience!

Tuesdays  | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm  | July 6 - August 24, 2021 |  8 sessions  |  $280 

Price: $280.00

Date: July 6, 2021

Available Spaces: 5

AV-13-21 Fundamentos de Dibujo con Agustin Vargas

Fundamentos de Dibujo con Agustin Vargas

This class is Spanish speaking students.

Fundamentos de dibujo

En esta clase, los estudiantes aprenderán varias técnicas de dibujo. Exploraremos los diferentes efectos logrados con diferentes tipos de papel y el uso de una variedad de lápices (grafito, carboncillo, tiza roja / sanguina) y como pueden mejorar tu dibujo.

Los estudiantes también aprenderán a dibujar trazos espontáneos, hacer bocetos e incorporar degradados, luces y sombras. Estas diversas técnicas se pueden aplicar de innumerables formas. También exploraremos nuevos materiales de dibujo que han salido al mercado recientemente.

Clase Presencial (Kitchen Studio Shemer Art Center)

Martes| 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  | Julio 6 - Augusto 24, 2021 |  8 sesiones  |  $280 

Price: $280.00

Date: July 6, 2021

Available Spaces: 6

SH-133-21 Studio Painting with Sue Hunter

Studio Painting with Sue Hunter

Learn to develop and clarify your painting style while expanding your technical skills in this studio class.
Sue will tailor discussions and demonstrations to the developing needs of each student-artist. As the class progresses, students will have the opportunity to learn ways of adding other media to their paintings.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, the class size will be limited. Students will be required to wear masks and temperatures will be taken upon arrival. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Prerequisite: Previous painting experience. Bring a blank canvas or a work in progress, images, reference materials, or a sample of finished work, and painting supplies you currently use to the first class; suggestions for additional materials will be discussed at that time.  All media welcome.

Wednesdays  |  9:30 am-11:30 am  |  July 7 -August 25, 2021  |   8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: July 7, 2021

Available Spaces: 5

EE-179-21 HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person) CLASS - Advanced Colored Pencil Techniques with Elliott Everson

ADVANCED COLORED PENCIL TECHNIQUES with Elliott Everson

HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person)

Join us to further your learning about the variety of uses and techniques of colored pencil drawing including different pencil strokes, blending, layering colors, burnishing, as well as other tools and materials.

Use colored pencils to achieve realistic colors and textures to create drawings of man made or natural subjects, animals, plants, landscapes, shiny or rusty cars, or a glass vase of flowers. Returning students will continue learning and refining techniques, try new subjects and textures or surfaces. Come to work on a current project or start a new idea. Have fun!   Basic experience required.

Wednesdays  |  9:30am - 12:30 pm  | July 7 - August 25, 2021 |  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: July 7, 2021

Available Spaces: 0

JE-152-21 VIRTUAL CLASS - Adventures in Watercolor with John Erwin

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VIRTUAL CLASS - Adventures in Watercolors with John Erwin

Join us for an exciting adventure into watercolor painting. We will explore wet into wet, dry brush and negative painting techniques. Working with sketches we will create colorful dynamic landscapes and florals. All levels are welcome to join us on this fun filled adventure.

All Levels
Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 am | July 7 - August 18, 2021 | (7 sessions) | $245 | Via Zoom

Price: $245.00

Date: July 7, 2021

Available Spaces: 8

SH-134-21 Studio Painting with Sue Hunter

STUDIO PAINTING with Sue Hunter

In this class students are able to work in pastel, watercolor, oil or acrylic paint. Throughout this studio class they will learn to develop and clarify their painting style while expanding their technical skills.

Sue will tailor discussions and demonstrations to the developing needs of each student artist. As the class progresses, students will have the opportunity to learn ways of adding other media to their paintings if desired.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, the class size will be limited. Students will be required to wear masks and temperatures will be taken upon arrival. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Prerequisite: Previous painting experience. Bring a blank canvas or a work in progress, images, reference materials, or a sample of finished work, and painting supplies you currently use to the first class; suggestions for additional materials will be discussed at that time.

Thursdays  |  9:30 am-12:30 pm  | July 8-August 26,2021|  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: July 8, 2021

Available Spaces: 7

LN-27-21 Printmaking: Silkscreen & Intaglio Printing with Larry Nisula

PRINTMAKING: SILKSCREEN, INTAGLIO, WOODCUT & LINOLEUM PRINTING with Larry Nisula

In this class, students will learn the basics of silkscreen printing. The traditional methods of using photo emulsion and cut stencils to create unique and exciting prints will be explored. Students will move on to discover how to work with brushed on color, as well as the process behind traditional color registration.

Larry will demonstrate techniques as the class progresses. Students will have to opportunity to learn the process of creating intaglio prints, woodcut prints, and linoleum prints. Common techniques include using both drypoint and the etching of copper plates. When printing their plates, students will also have an opportunity to learn about and use the etching presses. Note: These printmaking processes involve chemicals and harsh solvents. The instructor will take time to explain proper safety measures.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. Masks are required and temperatures will be taken each class. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Skill Level: Beginner and Intermediate

Wednesdays | 1:00 - 4:00 pm |  July 7 - Aug 25, 2021  |  8 sessions  |  $280, plus $35 materials fee

Price: $280.00

Date: July 8, 2021

Available Spaces: 2

DW-79-21 Beginning & Intermediate Ceramics: Color & Texture with Danielle Wood

BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE CERAMICS: COLOR & TEXTURE with Danielle Wood

In this class, students will focus on building the foundations of their ceramic vocabulary in clay.  They will learn a variety of techniques including slab, pinch pots, coil pots, using press, slub, drape molds, and glaze testing.  The demonstrations and techniques discussed in class will have an emphasis on texture and color in regard to the wide variety of glazes available.  Projects will include the focus on texture and color to highlight those concepts,  which are strengths to use and explore in clay.  The basics of handbuilding will be covered in this course, with a focus on color and texture.  Bring your enthusiasm and creativity, the possibilities are endless!

 

 

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 8 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Clay Request:

*If clay is not requested it will be assumed that no clay is needed and none will be brought to class!

Skill Level: Beginning & Intermediate

Thursdays  |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  | July 8 - August 26, 2021 | 7 sessions (No class 7/15/21)  |  Class fee: $245

 Materials fee:  $15 studio fee (required) and $20 for clay (optional)

 

 

Price: $245.00

Date: July 8, 2021

Available Spaces: 0

AV-15-21 Acuarela para Principiantes con Agustin Vargas

Acuarela para Principiantes con Agustin Vargas

This class is for Spanish speaking students.

Agustin Vargas Taxco Sunrise

Esta clase está diseñada para todos los entusiastas de la acuarela, a través de demostraciones, compartiré técnicas tradicionales y no convencionales, uso de diferentes materiales que he aprendido a lo largo de mis muchos años como artista.

Los estudiantes pueden venir con la lista completa de materiales o comenzar con una paleta limitada y expandirse a medida que avanzan en su desarrollo. Los elementos seleccionados en la lista de materiales son los que considero más necesarios.

¡El arte es mi pasión! Ven a compartir mi pasión y amplio conocimiento de técnicas para mejorar tu experiencia con la acuarela.

Clase Presencial (Kitchen Studio Shemer Art Center)

Jueves  | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  | Julio 8 - Augusto 26, 2021 |  8 sesiones  |  $280 

Price: $280.00

Date: July 8, 2021

Available Spaces: 6

JE-153-21 Urban Sketching with John Erwin

URBAN SKETCHING  with John Erwin

In this class, students will learn how to use their photos as sketch material to create a personal sketchbook. This class will cover perspective, sketching, and design. Students will also learn how apply color to sketches. There will be an emphasis on landscape and architecture. Students are encouraged to come and have fun turning their photos into lasting sketch memories.

All Levels

Fridays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm | July 9 - August 27, 2021 (no class 08/06/2021 or 08/20/2021)  |  6 sessions  |  $210

 

Price: $210.00

Date: July 9, 2021

Available Spaces: 6

DW-80-21 Intermediate & Advanced Ceramics: Color & Texture with Danielle Wood

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED CERAMICS: COLOR & TEXTURE with Danielle Wood

In this class, students will have the opportunity to explore color and texture. The students will be able to try different glazing techniques with cone 5 glazes, decals, paper transfers, slip trailing, sgraffito, mishima, and lusters. Discussions and demonstrations will be tailored to the developing needs of each student artist.

Different handbuilding techniques will also be demonstrated including slab building, coiling, pinch pots, press molds, drape/slump molds with an emphasis on texture to be accented by glaze. Discussions will also include how to apply glazes efficiently, feathering glazes, making washes with oxides, different techniques that can be used with colored slips and other processes depending on the needs of the class. Discussions on the different types of glazes and their firing temperatures will also be available. This will be a glaze intensive with the opportunity to test different glazes so each student will have the opportunity to discover their own palette of glazes for their ceramic work.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 8 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Clay Request:

*If clay is not requested it will be assumed that no clay is needed and none will be brought to class!

Skill Level: Intermediate & Advanced 

Fridays  |  9:30 am - 12:30 pm  | July 9 - August 27, 2021 | 7 sessions (No class 7/16/21)  |  Class fee: $245

 Materials fee:  $15 studio fee (required) and $20 for clay (optional)

 

 

Price: $245.00

Date: July 9, 2021

Available Spaces: 4

BF-31-21 Abstract Painting with Bela Fidel

ABSTRACT PAINTING with Bela Fidel

In this class, students will become acquainted with the basic principles of painting such as value, design, and color.  Students will get an overview of the class principles which will inspire, clarify and strengthen their art and process.

Students will work with 12x12 wood panels using either oil or acrylic paints.  Through guidance and individual instruction, students will find the joy in art-making while learning important guidelines to aid them in creating art that true to them. Intermediate students will review the above Principles in a new light and strengthen their art-making with renewed curiosity and excitement.

Upon registration students will be provided a list of supplies to bring to class. In addition to those, we invite you to bring your curiosity, your desire to explore and play in your creative process!

Beginners are welcome

Fridays, August 6 - August 27, 2021 |  1:00pm - 4:00pm | 4 sessions

$140

Price: $140.00

Date: August 6, 2021

Available Spaces: 4

SH-135-21 Mixed Media and Collage with Sue Hunter

MIXED MEDIA AND COLLAGE with Sue Hunter

The arts of mixed media and collage offer an endless array of creative techniques. This class is perfect for students who would like to add new dimensions to their creative process or beginners who want the freedom to experiment. Create either traditional or abstract designs using acrylic paints and mark making tools for texture.

Processes using materials such as molding paste, fiber paste, tar gel, gesso, paper, and stencils will be demonstrated.   Build textures and layers with handmade stamps and objects used as stamps. This class also provides instruction on how to under paint images and create unique papers for collaging. There is no limit to how far the imagination can go!

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, the class size will be limited. Students will be required to wear masks and temperatures will be taken upon arrival. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Open to all levels.

Tuesdays  |  9:30 am - 12:30 pm  | August 31 - October 19, 2021  |  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: August 31, 2021

Available Spaces: 3

EE-180-21 HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person) CLASS - Drawing Basics with Elliott Everson


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DRAWING BASICS with Elliott Everson

HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person)

Everyone can learn to draw and this class will get you started.

Drawing requires learning how to observe correctly and record what you see.

Students will learn the essentials of proportion, line, shading, perspective and composition, and use basic drawing techniques to create realistic pencil drawings of still life, landscapes and more, with natural and man made textures and subjects.

Learning to draw accurately will provide you with an excellent foundation for additional drawing, colored pencil, painting and other art classes. Returning students will continue learning and refining techniques, try new subjects and textures or surfaces. Come to work on a current project or start a new idea. Have fun!

All Levels

Tuesdays  |  9:30am - 12:30 pm  |  August 31 - October 19, 2021  |  8 Sessions   |   $280

Price: $280.00

Date: August 31, 2021

Available Spaces: 6

EE-181-21 HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person) - Colored Pencil Techniques with Elliott Everson

COLORED PENCIL TECHNIQUES  with Elliott Everson

HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person)

Join us in learning about basic techniques of colored pencil drawing.

Instruction will include different pencil strokes, blending, layering colors, and burnishing, as well as the use of other tools and materials.

Use colored pencils to achieve realistic color and texture in your drawing of your  subject be it animal, plant, landscape, shiny or rusty cars, or a glass vase of flowers!  Returning students will continue learning and refining techniques, try new subjects and textures or surfaces.

Come to work on a current project or start a new idea. Have fun!

All Levels

Tuesdays  |  1:00 - 4:00 pm  |  August 31 - October 19, 2021 |  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: August 31, 2021

Available Spaces: 5

JE-156-21 VIRTUAL CLASS - Adventures in Watercolor with John Erwin

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VIRTUAL CLASS - Adventures in Watercolors with John Erwin

Join us for an exciting adventure into watercolor painting. We will explore wet into wet, dry brush and negative painting techniques. Working with sketches we will create colorful dynamic landscapes and florals. All levels are welcome to join us on this fun filled adventure.

All Levels
Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 am | September 1 - October 13, 2021 | 7 sessions | $245 | Via Zoom

Price: $245.00

Date: August 31, 2021

Available Spaces: 8

JE-154-21 Watercolor Basics with John Erwin

WATERCOLOR BASICS with John Erwin

Watercolor can be elusive and challenging.  John Erwin instructs in a way that creates successful paintings.
In this class you will learn the basics of color and design to create well balanced paintings.  John will instruct on how to start and complete a painting.  Each week you will build techniques and skills to guide you into more complex, finished paintings.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

For beginning watercolor students

Tuesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  |  August 31 - October 12, 2021  | 7 sessions   |  $245

Price: $245.00

Date: August 31, 2021

Available Spaces: 6

JE-155-21 Watercolor Techniques with John Erwin

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WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES with John Erwin

Watercolor can be elusive and challenging, even to those that have worked in the medium before.  John Erwin instructs in a way that helps experienced watercolor students create more successful paintings than ever before.

In this class you will learn the basics of color and design to create well balanced paintings. John will instruct on how to start and complete a painting.  Each week you will build techniques and skills to guide you into more complex, finished paintings.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 6 students. Masks are required and temperatures will be taken each class. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

For intermediate/advanced watercolor students

Tuesdays  1:00 pm - 4:00 p.m.  | August 31 - October 12, 2021 |  7 sessions  |  $245

Price: $245.00

Date: August 31, 2021

Available Spaces: 8

SH-136-21 Studio Painting with Sue Hunter

Studio Painting with Sue Hunter

Learn to develop and clarify your painting style while expanding your technical skills in this studio class.
Sue will tailor discussions and demonstrations to the developing needs of each student-artist. As the class progresses, students will have the opportunity to learn ways of adding other media to their paintings.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, the class size will be limited. Students will be required to wear masks and temperatures will be taken upon arrival. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Prerequisite: Previous painting experience. Bring a blank canvas or a work in progress, images, reference materials, or a sample of finished work, and painting supplies you currently use to the first class; suggestions for additional materials will be discussed at that time.  All media welcome.

Wednesdays  |  9:30 am-11:30 am  |  September 1 -October 20, 2021  |  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: September 1, 2021

Available Spaces: 8

EE-182-21 HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person) CLASS - Advanced Colored Pencil Techniques with Elliott Everson

ADVANCED COLORED PENCIL TECHNIQUES with Elliott Everson

HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person)

Join us to further your learning about the variety of uses and techniques of colored pencil drawing including different pencil strokes, blending, layering colors, burnishing, as well as other tools and materials.

Use colored pencils to achieve realistic colors and textures to create drawings of man made or natural subjects, animals, plants, landscapes, shiny or rusty cars, or a glass vase of flowers. Returning students will continue learning and refining techniques, try new subjects and textures or surfaces. Come to work on a current project or start a new idea. Have fun!   Basic experience required.

Wednesdays  |  9:30am - 12:30 pm  | September 1 - October 20, 2021 |  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: September 1, 2021

Available Spaces: 3

SH-137-21 Studio Painting with Sue Hunter

STUDIO PAINTING with Sue Hunter

In this class students are able to work in pastel, watercolor, oil or acrylic paint. Throughout this studio class they will learn to develop and clarify their painting style while expanding their technical skills.

Sue will tailor discussions and demonstrations to the developing needs of each student artist. As the class progresses, students will have the opportunity to learn ways of adding other media to their paintings if desired.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, the class size will be limited. Students will be required to wear masks and temperatures will be taken upon arrival. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Prerequisite: Previous painting experience. Bring a blank canvas or a work in progress, images, reference materials, or a sample of finished work, and painting supplies you currently use to the first class; suggestions for additional materials will be discussed at that time.

Thursdays  |  9:30 am-12:30 pm  | September 2-October 21, 2021|  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: September 2, 2021

Available Spaces: 8

JE-157-21 Urban Sketching with John Erwin

URBAN SKETCHING  with John Erwin

In this class, students will learn how to use their photos as sketch material to create a personal sketchbook. This class will cover perspective, sketching, and design. Students will also learn how apply color to sketches. There will be an emphasis on landscape and architecture. Students are encouraged to come and have fun turning their photos into lasting sketch memories.

All Levels

Fridays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm | September 3 - October 15, 2021  |  7 sessions  |  $245

 

Price: $245.00

Date: September 3, 2021

Available Spaces: 8

BB-25-21 Oil and Cold Wax Medium with Barbara Bagan

OIL AND COLD WAX MEDIUM: An Introduction and Way Beyond with Barbara Bagan

This class is for beginners as well as those who have some experience with oil and cold wax.

Participants will explore a variety of substrates/surfaces including oil paper, Multimedia Art Board, and cradled boards. Essential tools and various techniques for “mark-making” and scraping will be demonstrated. Students will learn how to add collage, stencils, and other materials to the oil and cold wax piece. In addition, we will discuss steps to finishing the final piece—to mat and frame or mount, to wax or varnish, to paint, varnish, or wax the sides of the board.

In this class we will play, experiment, and create endless opportunities for “happy accidents” which occur almost effortlessly when oil and cold wax are combined.

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, this class will be limited to 7 students. All students will be required to wear a mask and temperatures will be taken daily. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Fridays | September 10 - October 1, 2021 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 pm | 4 sessions | $140

Price: $140.00

Date: September 9, 2021

Available Spaces: 0

SH-138-21 Mixed Media and Collage with Sue Hunter

MIXED MEDIA AND COLLAGE with Sue Hunter

The arts of mixed media and collage offer an endless array of creative techniques. This class is perfect for students who would like to add new dimensions to their creative process or beginners who want the freedom to experiment. Create either traditional or abstract designs using acrylic paints and mark making tools for texture.

Processes using materials such as molding paste, fiber paste, tar gel, gesso, paper, and stencils will be demonstrated.   Build textures and layers with handmade stamps and objects used as stamps. This class also provides instruction on how to under paint images and create unique papers for collaging. There is no limit to how far the imagination can go!

**In order to allow for safe social distancing, the class size will be limited. Students will be required to wear masks and temperatures will be taken upon arrival. If you would like to learn more about the safety procedures that we are following, please contact us for a copy of the Shemer Art Center Safety Code of Conduct**

Open to all levels.

Tuesdays  |  9:30 am - 12:30 pm  | October 26 - December 14, 2021  |  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: October 26, 2021

Available Spaces: 6

EE-183-21 HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person) CLASS - Drawing Basics with Elliott Everson


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DRAWING BASICS with Elliott Everson

HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person)

Everyone can learn to draw and this class will get you started.

Drawing requires learning how to observe correctly and record what you see.

Students will learn the essentials of proportion, line, shading, perspective and composition, and use basic drawing techniques to create realistic pencil drawings of still life, landscapes and more, with natural and man made textures and subjects.

Learning to draw accurately will provide you with an excellent foundation for additional drawing, colored pencil, painting and other art classes. Returning students will continue learning and refining techniques, try new subjects and textures or surfaces. Come to work on a current project or start a new idea. Have fun!

All Levels

Tuesdays  |  9:30am - 12:30 pm  |  October 26 - December 14, 2021  |  8 Sessions   |   $280

Price: $280.00

Date: October 26, 2021

Available Spaces: 6

EE-184-21 HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person) - Colored Pencil Techniques with Elliott Everson

COLORED PENCIL TECHNIQUES  with Elliott Everson

HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person)

Join us in learning about basic techniques of colored pencil drawing.

Instruction will include different pencil strokes, blending, layering colors, and burnishing, as well as the use of other tools and materials.

Use colored pencils to achieve realistic color and texture in your drawing of your  subject be it animal, plant, landscape, shiny or rusty cars, or a glass vase of flowers!  Returning students will continue learning and refining techniques, try new subjects and textures or surfaces.

Come to work on a current project or start a new idea. Have fun!

All Levels

Tuesdays  |  1:00 - 4:00 pm  |   October 26 - December 14, 2021 |  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: October 26, 2021

Available Spaces: 6

EE-185-21 HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person) - Advanced Colored Pencil Techniques with Elliott Everson

ADVANCED COLORED PENCIL TECHNIQUES with Elliott Everson

HYBRID (Virtual & In-Person)

Join us to further your learning about the variety of uses and techniques of colored pencil drawing including different pencil strokes, blending, layering colors, burnishing, as well as other tools and materials.

Use colored pencils to achieve realistic colors and textures to create drawings of man made or natural subjects, animals, plants, landscapes, shiny or rusty cars, or a glass vase of flowers. Returning students will continue learning and refining techniques, try new subjects and textures or surfaces. Come to work on a current project or start a new idea. Have fun!   Basic experience required.

Wednesdays  |  9:30am - 12:30 pm  | October 27 - December 15, 2021 |  8 Sessions  |  $280

Price: $280.00

Date: October 27, 2021

Available Spaces: 11