Foundations

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MONDAYS -- 12:30-2:30

Come improve your drawing skill set, regardless of your current ability, beginner to advanced. Develop your ability to render through observation, understanding light and shadow, principles of design, and the basics of perspective. The course will include weekly sketchbook assignments. First day of class 9/9/19.

Instructor: Bruce Robertson. Materials not included see materials list.

Price: $299.00 


ceramics

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MONDAYS -- 4:30-6:30 CLOSED

Learn the basics of throwing on the wheel in this popular medium, where you will create your own ceramic pieces and fire them in our kiln.  First day of class 9/9/19.

Instructor: Heidi Somsen. Materials included, though an initial fee of $40 applies. This fee covers materials and firing. Each additional bag of clay will be $10 each.

Price: $335.00


Stained Glass

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MONDAYS -- 4:30-6:30

This class is intended to familiarize beginning students with the techniques and skills required to produce glass projects. Starting with a history of glass art from ancient times to present, students will learn how to cut glass, using copper foil and lead came techniques to assemble glass. No experience required. First day of class 9/9/19.

Instructor: Mike Green. Materials fee of $50.

Price: $345.00  


Watercolor

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WEDNESDAYS -- 9:30-11:30 & 12:00-2:00

Have you ever wanted to paint with watercolors but thought the medium was too difficult? Are you looking for tricks to help you paint more creatively? Do you wish you could just make time to play with paint? If you have said β€œyes” to any of these questions, this class is for you. We will focus on both traditional and non-traditional ways to help you develop your artistic voice. Each class will explore a specific technique.

Morning Watercolor is for Beginners and Afternoon is for Intermediate painters. If you have any questions email us at info@visualartinstitute.org

 Instructor: Barbara Kidd. Materials not included see materials list.

Price: $299.00 


WEDNESDAYS -- 4:30-6:30 CANCELLED
This class will introduce and explore techniques and processes of Relief Printing. We will discuss the history and This class will introduce and explore techniques and processes of Relief Printing. We will be creating imagery by carving out images from a linoleum block using different techniques to create line variety, texture, and forms. The class will then learn techniques of inking and printing using a press and through hand-printing.

Throughout the class we will work on creating an Alphabet Book by having each student carve images for specific letters so that at the end of the class we are able to hand-bind a book of the alphabet that will include works by all of the students and instructors! We will also be working on at least one image of choice!


Instructor: Carlissa Shaw. Materials fee of $45. Not all materials included see materials list.

Price: $340.00

Relief Printmaking


Oil painting

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THURSDAYS -- 6:30-8:30

 Join us in this fun and social class! We will delve deep into this traditional medium and have a blast painting landscapes, still lifes, and portraits. Beginning and intermediate painters are welcome.

Instructor: Shelley Young. Materials not included see materials list.

Price: $299.00 


Figure Drawing

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SATURDAYS -- 9:30-12:30

Drawing the human form is the benchmark of drawing. This class will focus on the importance of understanding anatomy to decipher what is being drawn. Students will become familiar with anatomical vocabulary and structure. Lessons will give emphasis to different skeletal/muscle groups, but we will not be drawing isolated bones and muscles. Students will be given reference materials each week and should plan to study and practice drawing in their sketchbooks throughout the semester. Students will work primarily in NuPastel, please refer to the supply list for exact materials. An additional model fee of $36 applies. This class is open to both teens and adults. 

Instructors: Bruce Robertson and Shelley Young. 12 WEEKS ONLY. Materials not included see materials list.

Price: $335.00