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Class: Foundations of Drawing:  The Still-life
Sep
17
to Nov 21

Class: Foundations of Drawing:  The Still-life

Immerse yourself in the beauty of form! In this observational Foundation drawing class, you will become skilled in the art of seeing and proficient in drawing what is before you. Emphasis will be placed on simplification of the subject, accurate blocking-in of elemental shapes, and sensitive rendering of light and shadow. You will develop a strong understanding of the elements and principles that are the foundation of art-making, while gaining insight into the history and future of the still-life. For the students interested in pursuing Drawing as their pathway in the arts, this class will be followed by Foundations of Drawing: The Head.

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Class: Painting the Autumn Landscape
Sep
19
to Nov 21

Class: Painting the Autumn Landscape

Monday
9/10-11/12
1:30-4:30 P.M.
$475
All Levels Welcome
Gage Capitol Hill

Learn to capture the wondrous colors of autumn! In this course you will learn color-mixing, the importance of contrast, and how to interpret value to capture the beauty of the autumn landscape. Students will work en plein air as weather permits, or from photos in the studio. Painting locations will include the Washington Park Arboretum, Volunteer Park, and Kubota Gardens.
 
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Class: Drawing Nature
Apr
9
to May 21

Class: Drawing Nature

The beauty of nature stirs the emotions and inspires the spirit. Develop an intimate understanding of plant structure while conveying an emotional, aesthetic response to what you see. Each week, you will evaluate the compositional possibilities of a landscape with quick notan (a Japanese word meaning “light-dark balance”) sketches, then settle in for a sustained drawing period focusing on both distant and close-up plant forms. When the weather allows students will draw outside on location including at the Volunteer Park Conservatory and the Washington Park Arboretum.

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Class: Foundations of Drawing: The Figure
Apr
8
to Jun 12

Class: Foundations of Drawing: The Figure

In this observational class, you will become skilled in the art of seeing and proficient in drawing what is before you. Emphasis will be placed on simplification of the figure, accurate blocking-in of elemental shapes, and sensitive rendering of light and shadow. You will be introduced to the basics of anatomy and develop a strong understanding of the elements and principles that are the foundation of art-making.

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Class: Landscape Painting: Spring Trees
Apr
8
to May 20

Class: Landscape Painting: Spring Trees

Explore how to accurately render a variety of tree forms and the texture of foliage while expressing each tree’s unique character. Working from both photos and plein air, as weather permits, we will learn the basic skills of interpreting light and shadow to render volumes in space and gain an understanding of the dynamic structure of arboreal forms.

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Class: Drawing Nature
Sep
11
to Nov 13

Class: Drawing Nature

Tuesday
9/11-11/13
1:30-4:30 P.M.
$475
All Levels Welcome!
Gage Capitol Hill

The beauty of nature stirs the emotions and inspires the spirit. Develop an intimate understanding of plant structure while conveying an emotional, aesthetic response to what you see. Each week, you will evaluate the compositional possibilities of a landscape with quick notan (a Japanese word meaning “light-dark balance”) sketches, then settle in for a sustained drawing period focusing on both distant and close-up plant forms. When the weather allows students will draw outside on location including at the Volunteer Park Conservatory and the Washington Park Arboretum.
 
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Class: Foundations of Drawing:  The Still-life
Sep
10
to Nov 14

Class: Foundations of Drawing:  The Still-life

Monday, Wednesday
9/10-11/14
6:30-9:30 P.M.
$760
Beginner
Gage Capitol Hill

Immerse yourself in the beauty of form! In this observational Foundation drawing class, you will become skilled in the art of seeing and proficient in drawing what is before you. Emphasis will be placed on simplification of the subject, accurate blocking-in of elemental shapes, and sensitive rendering of light and shadow. You will develop a strong understanding of the elements and principles that are the foundation of art-making, while gaining insight into the history and future of the still-life. For the students interested in pursuing Drawing as their pathway in the arts, this class will be followed by Foundations of Drawing: The Head.
 
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Class: Painting the Autumn Landscape
Sep
10
to Nov 12

Class: Painting the Autumn Landscape

Monday
9/10-11/12
1:30-4:30 P.M.
$475
All Levels Welcome
Gage Capitol Hill

Learn to capture the wondrous colors of autumn! In this course you will learn color-mixing, the importance of contrast, and how to interpret value to capture the beauty of the autumn landscape. Students will work en plein air as weather permits, or from photos in the studio. Painting locations will include the Washington Park Arboretum, Volunteer Park, and Kubota Gardens.
 
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May
5
1:00 PM13:00

::CLASS BEGINS:: Spring Flowers in Pastel

Pastel is a wonderfully expressive medium - perfect for creating vibrant, close-up paintings of spring flowers! Learn how to handle soft pastel while working with composition, hue, value, chroma, light and form. The class also incorporates a little art history, some technical stuff and a lot of fun! We will work both from photographs and from life.

Instructor: Kathleen Moore

Dates: 05/05/2015 - 06/09/2015
Meets on: Tuesdays
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tuition: $136 Edmonds resident/ $156 non-resident
Level: All Levels Welcome

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