Senior Art CoursesExplore courses in painting, drawing, ceramics, crafts and art history.
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 Skills for Seniors
Learn the basics of drawing from observation, using such simple tools as pencils, charcoal, pens, pastels and chalk. Through instruction and individual attention, you'll cover line and composition, light/shade, and cross-hatching/wash.
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.
Drawing and Printing
Learn basic skills for charcoal, pencil, pen and ink drawing and woodblock and lino printing.
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.
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.