Adult Studio Fall Session


Art Appreciation

Sunday Afternoon Art Appreciation Talks: Manet

Adult: All Levels - 2018-6-AA1
Oct. 28, Sun., 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Conference Room
CAM member: $15
Non-member: $20
Instructor: Hank Steffens

Eduard Manet was the most important artist in the story of the beginning of Impressionism. Yet, he was a reluctant leader, and neither he nor his varied group of followers liked the label "Impressionist". What was there about Manet's art that attracted so wide an assortment of painters? Concentrate on the development and characteristics of Manet's art. By the time of his early death in 1883, "The Manet Gang" was dispersing, to go their own ways in the context of the times.

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Art Appreciation

Sunday Afternoon Art Appreciation Talks: Degas

Adult: All Levels - 2018-6-AA2
Nov. 4, Sun., 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Conference Room
CAM member: $15
Non-member: $20
Instructor: Hank Steffens

Edgar Degas loved Paris and its people. His paintings, pastels, drawings, prints and sculptures depicted every aspect of the entertainment, work, play, and life of the newly rebuilt city. He lived through the changes created by the Second Empire and the Third Republic. Degas is referred to as an Impressionist, yet he rejected the title and painted Parisian life from his Studio, using his models, his sketches and his imagination. This talk will be a brief survey of his entire career.

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Art Appreciation

Sunday Afternoon Art Appreciation Talks: Monet

Adult: All Levels - 2018-6-AA3
Nov. 11, Sun., 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Conference Room
CAM member: $15
Non-member: $20
Instructor: Hank Steffens

What were the characteristics which now enable us to call so many different artists - among them Monet, Morisot, Pissarro, Renoir, Sisley and others - "Impressionists"? Using Monet as a focus, we will explore how these artists produced the most vibrant period of landscape Impressionism.

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Creative Writing

Autumn Muse: Exploring Fiction and Memoir

Adult: All Levels - 2018-6-CW1
Oct. 24 - Nov. 14, Wed., 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Conference Room
CAM member: $90 ($105 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $110 ($125 after Oct. 18)
Instructor: Dina Greenberg

A creative writing workshop in fiction and memoir for adult writers, each session draws community participants with varying degrees of writing expertise. The workshop follows a traditional format where group members critique one anotherís work with the instructorís guidance. Literature is presented and exercises assigned to complete in class. The goal is to instill respect and compassion in the critique process while helping participants improve their skills in writing and literary analysis.

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Creative Writing

Writing For Health

Adult: All Levels - 2018-6-HL2
Oct. 25 - Nov. 15, Thurs., 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Various
CAM member: $90 ($105 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $110 ($125 after Oct. 18)
Instructor: Heather Wilson

This all-levels writing class encourages the development of a personal writing practice to build self-awareness, resilience, and growth. At the center of this class are six types of writing -- expressive, transactional, poetic, affirmative, mindfulness, and legacy. Students explore these writing styles through evidence-based prompts that allow the writing practice to become a meditative practice for personal growth. Instructor will lead the group in silent meditation at the beginning of class to prepare for the writing practice.

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Drawing

Beginning Drawing

Adult: All Levels - 2018-5-D1
Sept. 20 - Oct. 18, Thurs., 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $135 ($150 after Sept. 13)
Non-member: $165 ($180 after Sept. 13)
Instructor: Todd Carignan

Learn the basics of drawing. Study includes designing, measuring, figuring out values, creating texture and atmosphere. Good for the beginner, or anyone wanting to brush up on the basics.

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Drawing

Classical Drawing for Beginners

Adult: Beginning - 2018-6-D1
Oct. 24 - Nov. 14, Wed., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Oct. 18)
+ $15 model fee paid to instructor
Instructor: Sharon Wozniak Spencer

The classical approach to drawing involves working from life - looking at 3-d forms of objects and buildings. Study perspective, sight seeing and shadow shapes. The ability to capture form through "chiaroscuro" will be achieved. Begin by looking at objects and still lives, breaking down perspective within buildings, and transitioning into practicing from plaster cast models. Students gain more confidence in drawing skills, rendering from real life.

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Drawing

Drawing City Scenes on Location

Adult: Intermediate - 2018-6-D2
Oct. 25 - Nov. 15, Thurs., 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Various
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Oct. 18)
Instructor: Todd Carignan

Learn the basics of perspective and how those rules can help you create beautiful city scenes. Students learn how to make believable buildings and streets, and populate the world on paper with cars and people. Instructor will email local meeting locations to rostered students weekly.

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Healthy Living

The Power of Self Compassion

Adult: All Levels - 2018/6 HL1
Oct. 24 - Nov. 14, Wed., 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Various
CAM member: $70 ($85 after Oct 18)
Non-member: $85 ($100 after Oct 18)
Instructor: Tina Abraham

A solid body of ever-growing scientific evidence reveals that highly self-compassionate people are happier, healthier, more creative and satisfied. In this immersive program, youíll discover your innate self-compassion, and how to develop it into an ever-available resource that supports you at all times. Each week we will explore self compassion through mindfulness, self reflection and journaling. This class will help to deepen your self-understanding and teach you the first step towards treating yourself like a good friend.

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Life Drawing

Life Drawing Studio - Morning

Adult: Intermediate - 2018-5-LD1
Sept. 5 - Dec. 12, Wed., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Note Break Weeks in description) 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

Develop a disciplined study of the human figure through life drawing studio sessions that have met at CAM on a continuing basis since 2006. Working with professional nude models, sessions follow a self-guided format. A basic understanding of technique and tools is suggested. Work in the medium of your choice: dry drawing media, painting, modeling (with clay or wax). 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. Morning session meets Sept. 5-Dec. 12, with the following breaks through 2018: Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Dec. 19, 26.

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Life Drawing

Life Drawing Studio - Evening

Adult: Intermediate - 2018-6-LD2
Sept. 12-26, Oct. 3,10,24,31, Nov. 7,14, Dec. 5, Wed., 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: 7 Session Punch Card $90 / $20 Drop In
Non-member: 7 Session Punch Card $110 / $25 Drop In
Instructor: Donna Moore - facilitator

Develop a disciplined study of the human figure through life drawing studio sessions that have met at CAM on a continuing basis since 2006. Working with professional nude models, sessions follow a self-guided format. A basic understanding of technique and tools is suggested. Work in the medium of your choice: dry drawing media, painting, modeling (with clay or wax). Sessions meet in Studio 1. Punch card will be issued at first participation and expire 3 months from purchase. Please call 910.395.5999 ext.1029 for more information. Evening session meets Sept. 12-Dec. 5, with the following breaks through 2018: Oct. 17, Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 12, 19, 26.

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Painting

Beginning Oil Painting

Adult: Beginning - 2018-5-P1
Sept. 25 - Oct. 16, Tues., 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (4 wk class) Pancoe
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Sept. 20)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Sept. 20)
Instructor: Todd Carignan

Learn the basics of oil painting, including mixing primary colors, understanding values, creating textures and working wet into wet.

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Painting

Painting People in Watercolor

Adult: Intermediate - 2018-5-P2
Sept. 27 - Oct. 18, Thurs., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (4 wk class) Pancoe
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Sept. 20)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Sept. 20)
Instructor: Todd Carignan

Working from live models and photographs, work to capture the human form using different watercolor techniques.

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Painting

Painting in Watercolor on Location

Adult: Intermediate - 2018-6-P1
Oct. 23 - Nov. 13, Tues., 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Various
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Oct. 18)
Instructor: Todd Carignan

Capture the essence of a place with watercolors. This class will focus on simplifying to increase your speed and build intuition. Instructor will notify rostered students of meeting locations weekly.

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Painting

Intermediate / Advanced Oil Painting

Adult: Intermediate - 2018-6-P2
Oct. 23 - Nov. 13, Tues. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Oct. 18)
Instructor: Margie Worthington

A course 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 is on the role played by composition, value, color intensity and temperature, and the treatment of edges - in oneís own approach to expression. Students work from still life and from photographs. The class is intended for oil painters with some degree of experience.

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Painting

Ink & Watercolor Techniques

Adult: Intermediate - 2018-6-P5
Oct. 24 - Nov. 14, Wed., 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $110 ($125 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $135 ($150 after Oct. 18)
+ $10 material fee
Instructor: Mark Weber

Explore the classic medium of ink & watercolor. Students work with Sumi brush, pens and other drawing tools and mediums to achieve different effects in ink and watercolor.

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Painting

Painting 101: Color Decoded!

Adult: All Levels - 2018-6-P7
Oct. 24 - Nov. 14, Wed., 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Oct. 18)
Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

Let's take basic color theory one step further and explore the characteristics of color that can be harnessed for more dynamic, vibrant and richer paintings. Through lecture, demos and plenty of in-class studies, students will gain a clearer understanding of color relationships in the context of traditional and abstract approaches. All mediums welcome.

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Painting

Painting People in Oil

Adult: Intermediate - 2018-6-P4
Oct. 24 - Nov. 14, Wed., 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Oct. 18)
+ $30 model fee paid to instructor
Instructor: Todd Carignan

Working from life and photos, students concentrate on measuring and interpreting the human form. Using a limited palette, special attention is paid to portraiture, light and shadow, foreshortening and creating mood.

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Painting

Painting 101: Metal Madness

Adult: All Levels - 2018-6-P6
Oct. 25 - Nov. 15, Thurs., 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Oct. 18)
Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle

Creating the illusion of glass and metal, and their reflections, is one of the most challenging aspects of still life painting. This intensive explores the color palettes, value patterns and techniques used to emulate these rich, ever-present materials in our lives. Through lecture, demos and plenty of exercises, students will gain confidence in painting glass and metal objects. Acrylic, Oil, Pastel and Watercolor welcome.

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Painting

Painting Portraits to Achieve a Likeness

Adult: All Levels - 2018-6-P8
Oct. 26 - Nov. 16, Fri., 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $130 ($145 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $160 ($175 after Oct. 18)
+ $25 model fee paid to instructor
Instructor: Sharon Wozniak-Spencer

A good follow up to Drawing Portraits to Achieve a Likeness. Instructor guides students in a limited palette to help students keep control of their paintings. Instruction is in a classical way of working, making it easy even for someone new to working in oils. Instructor works alongside students with demos and feedback all throughout course. Students learn how to work from model outside of class as well so that they are able to create successful portraits on their own.

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Photography

Composition for the Photographer

Adult: Intermediate - 2018-6-PH1
Oct. 24 - Nov. 14, Wed., 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $90 ($105 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $110 ($125 after Oct. 18)
Instructor: Alan Cradick

Intended for the photographer that has a working knowledge of the camera and wants to take the next step, creating beautiful photographs. Explore subject matter, composition, and find new ways to capture our photographic vision. Participants need not bring their cameras to class. Learn through group directed photo assignments and critique of images.

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Photography

DSLR Photography: Mastering the Basics

Adult: All Levels - 2018-6-PH2
Oct. 25 - Nov. 15, Thurs., 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $90 ($105 after Oct. 18)
Non-member: $110 ($125 after Oct. 18)
Instructor: Alan Cradick

An introduction to the Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera. The first step in mastering the DSLR is to understand how the various controls work together to create an image. Gain the tools to create the image you want by altering the aperture, shutter speed and light sensitivity. Digital work-flow, file management and basic photo manipulation using computers also explained.

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