• CCBC Senior Student painting a model in an art course

Senior Art Courses

Explore courses in painting, drawing, ceramics, crafts and art history.

Acrylic Painting for the Beginner
Focus on learning the fundamentals of color theory, color mixing, brush techniques, and paint application.

Drawing for Beginners
Learn to use the basic drawing techniques in line, shape form, contour, value, perspective, spatial relationships, measurements and proportion rules while doing hands-on projects. Bring a drawing pad 9'' by 12' or larger, pencil and eraser to the first class. A supply list will be provided at the first session.

Drawing and Painting for the Senior Adult
Learn the basic techniques of various two dimensional media. Discuss the use of media and the techniques used to achieve desired effects, as well as the equipment necessary to complete a two dimensional project.

Fundamentals of Portrait Painting
Learn the fundamentals of portrait painting in watercolor, oil and pastels. We will practice drawing and measuring and discuss color and value. Student must bring a photo to class.

Intermediate Drawing

Use what you learned in Drawing for Beginners to produce more advanced drawings with a variety of materials such as pen/ink, charcoal, pastels and more. Explore how to create portraits, landscapes and perspective and still life drawings. Bring a pencil and art pad; a list of materials will be provided at the first class.

Watercolor Painting-Beginners/Intermediate

Acquire basic and intermediate painting skills while being introduced to wash, dry brush and masking techniques. Subject matter such as landscapes, still life, and portraiture will be included. Materials list provided in class.