Adult Studio Winter-I Session


Creative Writing

Winter Words On Paper

Adult-All Levels - 2018/1 CW1
Jan. 10 - Feb. 14, Wed., 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Jan. 4)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Jan. 4)
Instructor: Dina Greenberg

A creative writing workshop in fiction and memoir for adult writers open to community participants with varying degrees of writing expertise. Students follow a traditional format where group members critique one another's work with the instructor's guidance. Literature is presented for discussion and writing assignments may be assigned to complete in class. The goal is to instill respect and compassion in the critique process while helping participants improve their writing and literary analysis.

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Creative Writing

Big Mind Photography & Creative Writing

Adult-All Levels - 2018/1 CW PH
Jan. 16 - Feb. 20, Tues., 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Jan. 11)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Jan. 11)
Instructor: Dina Greenberg & Alan Cradick

Students learn the basics of photography composition and essential narrative elements to produce their own photos and accompanying prose or poetry. This course embodies the "Big Mind" concept of dispensing with borders, boundaries, and limits to creativity. No camera equipment is necessary in class.

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Drawing

Drawing the Figure: Understanding Proportions

Adult-All Levels - 2018/1 D1
Jan. 10 - Jan. 31, Wed., 12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Jan. 4)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Jan. 4)
+ $30 model fee paid to instructor
Instructor: Todd Carignan

This class is good for all levels, but especially beginners who wanting to understand proportions more accurately. Using angular gesture, head heights, sight sizing, and positive-negative space, students create figures that are more accurate within their environment. Class works with both nude models and clothed models. (Note: 4-week class)

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Drawing

Beginning Drawing

Adult-Beginning - 2018/1 D3
Jan. 11 - Feb. 15, Thurs., 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $190 ($205 after Jan. 4)
Non-member: $225 ($240 after Jan. 4)
Instructor: Todd Carignan

Whether just beginning or looking to brush up on the fundamentals, this class examines the core principles of drawing. Study includes deciding where to start, measuring, finding values, using light and shadow, creating textures and exaggerating atmosphere.

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Life Drawing

Life Drawing Studio - Morning

Adult-Intermediate - 2018/1 LD1
Resumes Jan. 10, Wed., 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: 6 Session Punch Card $90 / $20 Drop In
Non-member: 6 session Punch Card $110 / $25 Drop In
Instructor: Donna Moore, facilitator

Working from the human figure exercises the fundamentals of rhythm, balance, form, and gesture. Its study is basic to most all image making. Both morning and evening life drawing groups meet on a continuing basis, working with professional, nude models. Since sessions are a self-guided format, a basic understanding of technique and tools is suggested. Work in the medium of your choice. Painting, modeling (with clay or wax) is encouraged in addition to the use of dry drawing media. Studio sessions meet in Pancoe Art Ed Center. Punch card will be issued at first participation and expire 3 months from purchase. Please call 910.395.5999 ext.1029 for more information. Life Drawing Studio does not meet Feb 21 or Mar 28.

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Life Drawing

Life Drawing Studio - Evening

Adult-Intermediate - 2018/1 LD2
Resumes Jan. 10, Wed., 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: 6 Session Punch Card $90 / $20 Drop In
Non-member: 6 session Punch Card $110 / $25 Drop In
Instructor: Donna Moore, facilitator

Working from the human figure exercises the fundamentals of rhythm, balance, form, and gesture. Its study is basic to most all image making. Both morning and evening life drawing groups meet on a continuing basis, working with professional, nude models. Since sessions are a self-guided format, a basic understanding of technique and tools is suggested. Work in the medium of your choice. Painting, modeling (with clay or wax) is encouraged in addition to the use of dry drawing media. Studio sessions meet in Pancoe Art Ed Center. Punch card will be issued at first participation and expire 3 months from purchase. Please call 910.395.5999 ext.1029 for more information. Life Drawing Studio does not meet Feb 21 or Mar 28.

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Painting

Painting a Master Copy - Girl with the Pearl Earring, 3 day Intensive

Adult-All Levels - 2018/1 P1
Jan. 12, 13, & 14, Fri., Sat., & Sun., 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $225 ($240 after Jan. 9)
Non-member: $270 ($285 after Jan. 9)
+ $20 material fee
Instructor: Tatyana Kulida

Create your very own copy of Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring - arguably one of the most famous paintings of all times. Through Vermeer's masterpiece you have a chance to explore the process of accurate drawing, flesh tone mixing, color harmony, subtlety of edges and as such receive an insight into oil painting ideas and language that is common across styles and periods and applicable to any artist's own studio practice. Copying masterworks is one of the best ways to assimilate painting techniques and advance your studio practice as well as gain a further insight in appreciating master works. This is a three day intensive class with 6 hours of painting a day, and a break for lunch.

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Painting

Introduction to Watercolor: Basic Techniques

Adult-All Levels - 2018/1 P3
Jan 9 - Feb 13, Tues., 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $190 ($205 after Jan. 4)
Non-member: $225 ($240 after Jan. 4)
+ $25 material fee
Instructor: Fritz Kapraun

Participants devote each session to a basic principle of drawing and painting. Course develops skills in drawing, composition and color. Instruction is tailored to each student's skill level. Students are invited to participate in 'art duets' - sketching and painting a subject in common with the instructor. Topics covered include composition, perspective, values studies, color theory and harmonies. Subjects include architecture, landscapes and botanicals.

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Painting

Colored Pencil: Skin Tones and Portraits

Adult-Intermediate - 2018/1 P7
Jan. 11 - Feb. 15, Thurs, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $190 ($205 after Jan. 4)
Non-member: $225 ($240 after Jan. 4)
+ $20 material fee
Instructor: Glenn Davis

Render skin tones and portraits in colored pencil at an Intermediate to Advanced level. In addition to class exercises, the student has the opportunity to work on a portrait of their choosing done mostly at home and critiqued weekly in the class. (This class requires that you have colored pencil experience or have completed either the Beginner Course or the Textures course taught by Glenn Davis)

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Painting

Painting People in Watercolor

Adult-Intermediate - 2018/1 P6
Jan. 11 - Feb. 15, Thurs., 12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $190 ($205 after Jan. 4)
Non-member: $225 ($240 after Jan. 4)
+ $35 model fee paid to instructor
Instructor: Todd Carignan

Students learn to represent the human form with watercolor, working from both live models and photo reference.

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Painting

Oil Painting - Intermediate to Advanced Study

Adult-Intermediate - 2018/1 P2
Jan 16 - Feb 20, Tues., 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $190 ($205 after Jan. 11)
Non-member: $225 ($240 after Jan. 11)
Instructor: Margie Worthington

This course is designed to deepen your awareness of the principles of painting and how to use that knowledge to strengthen your personal voice as a painter. Through lectures, critiques, demonstrations, and lots of individual attention - the focus will be on the role played by composition, value, color intensity and temperature, and the treatment of edges - in one's own approach to expression. Students work from both still life and photographs. The class is intended for oil painters with some degree of experience.

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Painting

Exploring Watercolor: The Travel Sketchbook

Adult-All Levels - 2018/1 P5
Feb. 7 & 14, Wed., 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $70 ($85 after Feb. 1)
Non-member: $85 ($100 after Feb. 1)
Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

This two-session course introduces and explores techniques for developing a travel or daily sketchbook journal. Students touch on watercolor fundamentals as well as building confidence with loose control and quick studies. Includes instructor demo and discussion along with plenty of fun exercises. We'll look at additional ways to combine collage and ephemera into your unique travel or daily sketchbook.

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Painting

Creative Compositions

Adult-All Levels - 2018/1 P4
Feb. 7 & 14, Wed., 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $70 ($85 after Feb. 1)
Non-member: $85 ($100 after Feb. 1)
Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

Whether painter, printer or mixed media artist, compositional design is the foundation for building dynamic works. Students address common design problems and issues with templates for successful compositions. Principles of balance, unity, variety, sacred geometry and the power of 3's covered. All levels welcome.

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Photography

Basic Digital Single Lens Reflex Photography: Camera Functions & Storage

Adult-Beginning - 2018/1 PH1
Jan. 10 - Feb. 14, Wed., 10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Jan. 4)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Jan. 4)
Instructor: Alan Cradick

Learn the parts and functions of the DSLR. Use of the controls on the camera to alter shutter speed, aperture, and light sensitivity will be explained as well as digital workflow, file types/management and storage. Students are introduced to basic image manipulation using computers and software.

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Photography

Big Mind Photography & Creative Writing

Adult-All Levels - 2018/1 CW PH
Jan 16 - Feb 20, Tues., 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Jan. 11)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Jan. 11)
Instructor: Alan Cradick and Dina Greenberg

Students learn the basics of photography composition and essential narrative elements to produce their own photos and accompanying prose or poetry. This course embodies the "Big Mind" concept of dispensing with borders, boundaries, and limits to creativity. No camera equipment is necessary in class.

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