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Absolute Beginners Drawing with Shawn Dell Joyce

Screen Shot 2015-05-02 at 7.27.41 AMAbsolute beginner’s drawing class with Shawn Dell Joyce – Joyce teaches the global skill of drawing in 6 basic component skills: sketching, shading, value, perspective, proportion and composition. If you can sign your name legibly, you can learn how to draw realistically! Perfect first art class,or workshop for artists who are “just getting back into it.” Each session builds upon the basic skills, so you can continue drawing each month, or start at any point. Skills such as drawing exactly what you see-from direct observation, and being able to see and sketch 5 distinct values from light to dark are taught each month. Learn how to sight; gauge measurements and draw in perspective, and correct proportion. Draw still lifes, portraits and individual objects using a variety of drawing media like charcoal and pencils. Four consecutive classes on Saturdays 10-noon or as a Summer Art Program for children and teens!

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Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce     [View Instructor Video]
Price: Materials Included $125
Session Dates: any single class ($30.00)
July 17-21, 1-3 ($125.00)

Portraiture with Liam!

Liam VogelLearn the basics of anatomical proportion, shading to capture skin tones, and getting a good likeness! Fun class drawing faces and portraits from busts and live models. Learn how to use charcoal and graphite. Materials supplied (sketchbook, charcoal, white pastel, pencils) For experienced artistic children, pre-teens, and teens.

Session runs 1 week $125.00–(July 24-28)(August 22-27) 1:00-3:00pm


Instructor: William Vogel
Price: $125. Mon.-Fri. 1-3pm
Dates: ($),
Session Dates: July 24-28 ($125.00)
August 22-26 ($125.00)
Repeating Dates: Sunday ($)

Still Life Studio with Shawn Dell Joyce

Screen Shot 2015-05-02 at 7.27.41 AMLearn still life tips and techniques in a fun, encouraging group setting. Teacher demonstrates in Pastel, but all media are welcome! Start with a specific demonstration; like how to capture transparent cut glass, and then paint your choice of still lives. Group critique in the middle and the end of each class with refreshments! Lots of individual help and one-on-one attention, technique-heavy class. Advanced and intermediate teens and adults welcome. Thematic months include; color theory, negative space painting, capturing values, masses,perspective and composition. Ongoing, Any four classes $120 ($100 members)  CLASS SUSPENDED UNTIL SEPT.


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Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $120 (nonmembers) $100 (Members) for 4 classes, Saturdays 1-3pm
Session Dates: single class ($30.00)
Florals-April 15, 22, May 13 ($75.)
Still Life-May 27, June 3, 10 ($75.)

Watercolor Pencil Workshop with Cathy DeMaio!

Artist and Teacher Cathy DeMaio offers this watercolor pencil class for teens and adults only! Learn to create beautiful still life paintings with watercolor pencils. Please bring your own set of watercolor pencils,(Fantasia 24ct. -or – 36 ct. set) and a 9×12 pad of watercolor paper. Or we supply materials for $20 materials fee paid in cash directly to the teacher.  $40 for one day session (10am-2pm) 


May 20, June 17, July 15, August 5th, September 16th, October 14th, November 18th    (10am-2pm)

Students Must bring Lunch

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Instructor: Cathy DeMaio
Price: 40
Dates: May 20, 2017 ($40), June 17, 2017 ($40), July 15, 2017 ($40), August 5, 2017 ($40), September 16, 2017 ($40), October 14, 2017 ($40), November 18, 2017 ($40),

Teen Portfolio Building-with Liam Vogel

Teens will practice the essentials of drawing and painting from observation such as how to sketch ellipses, symmetrical shapes, and work with value to create high-quality pieces of work for your portfolio. Whether you’re preparing your portfolio for college or honing your skills, working from observation is one of best ways to improve and maintain artistic skill. All equipment and materials provided. $25 per hour

Liam Vogel

Instructor: William Vogel
Price: $25/hour schedule a week in advance, afterschool or weekends
Session Dates: any hour you choose ($25.00)

Liam's Cartooning/Anime Fun!

Learn basic drawing techniques to draw your favorite cartoon characters, as well as create some of your own! Each day will focus on a different skill used by professionals when creating their own cartoons, and will build on what we learned in the previous class. By the end of the week, each student will have created their own cartoon character, and completed their own original cartoon story using that character. This class is designed for total beginners, with no experience necessary. Recommended for all ages, but geared towards younger audiences. Materials supplied!


Liam Vogel Anime

Instructor: William Vogel
Price: $100 for four classes afterschool Weds. or Sat.
Session Dates: Saturday May 6,13, 20, 27 ($125.00)
Saturday May- 6,13,20,27 (members) ($100.00)

Anime and Manga with Liam!

Anime/Manga with Liam – Learn techniques that Anime artists use, and the basic anatomy of an Anime character, so you can create your own! Each class will focus on a different aspect of Anime/Manga drawing that will lead up to making your own Anime/Manga character, and a story to go along with them. Build up your skills and portfolio! This is the moderate level, recommended for all ages, but geared towards those with a basic understanding and interest in drawing. Make sure you have taken a basic cartooning class. Materials supplied.Liam Vogel Anime

Instructor: William Vogel
Session Dates: ($)

Figure Drawing Lab - with William Noonan

This 2.5 hour class is an opportunity to begin learning, or refine, your figure drawing skills. It is conducted using reference materials from various sources; prints, projected photos & videos, and art historical references. Topics will include anatomy, gesture and proportion. Because this class will not work from a live model but rather from prepared materials there will be ample opportunity for critiques, conversations and specific focus on topics of interest. Charcoal or graphite are the recommended drawing tools.
Instructor: William Noonan     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $120 or $100 members or web prepay 3 classes
Session Dates: single class ($38.00)
June 6,  20, & 27
July 11,18, & 25th
                                                                                 August 8,15, & 22nd
Instructor: William Noonan     [View Instructor Video]
Price: $120 ($100 for members or online pre-registration)
Session Dates: July 11,18 & 25th ($120.00)
August 8,15, & 22nd ($120.00)
June 6, 20 & 27th 3:00-5:30 ($120.00)