The summer class schedule is out at the Art Association! Here is a list of the classes I'll be teaching this summer:
May 24 - June 14 | Wednesdays | 1 - 4pm
An introduction and refresher to drawing skills for the artist who wishes to improve this basic skill set required to become an artist. Four weeks of innovative classical drawing instruction emphasizing observation and eye-hand coordination. Sign up for just one or all weeks!
May 24 - Line & Shape
May 31 - Perspective & Space
June 7 - Value & Depth
June 14 - Composition + Putting it All Together
August 9 - 30 | Wednesday | 1 - 4pm
Take mark making to a new level in this mixed media drawing class. Sometimes ideas are better expressed through a blend of drawing and sculpture. Contour drawing and shading techniques will combine with wire and shadow drawings to create interest through depth and atmospheric perspective. Make your drawings come to life and jump right off the page! Weeks are as follows:
August 9 - Line: wire objects
August 16 - Value & Texture: piercing, folding and manipulating paper
August 23 - Shape & Space: mobiles
August 30 - Composition: drawing with found objects
Friday | 2 - 4pm
Each session will address specific aspects in clay usage including: using tools, advanced hand building, troubleshooting your throwing, and discussing design and form. Take one class or all, the sessions are non-sequential. The aim of this class is to make you better at working with clay.
JUNE 16: Cylinder workshop (getting the cup form efficient)
JUNE 30: Put a handle on mugs and pitchers
JULY 7: Trimming - bowls and cylinders
JULY 14: Plates & Wide Bowls
JULY 21: Sgraffito - carving in color
JULY 28: Paddle, facet & small alterations - with wheel thrown ware
To see a complete list of classes taught by me or Sam, visit the Events Page on our website.
Plus, if you are looking for a whole summer of ceramics, spaces are still available in my Beginning Ceramics Class for Central Wyoming College in Jackson! We will cover throwing on the wheel, hand building, surface techniques and different firing methods. You can take the class for credit or for audit. Class meets Wednesday & Fridays 8 - 10:30am, May 24 - August 4. To sign up contact CWC: firstname.lastname@example.org or 307-733-7425