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SUMMER SESSION 2017

 

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

 

Summer Session WATERCOLOR: BASICS & BEYOND

McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
Starts Tuesday, June 13th @ 6:30 – 9:00 pm, for 8 weeks
Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced students will discover and explore traditional and contemporary techniques for working with watercolor. Beginning students will learn how to use basic watercolor techniques to create their own paintings. More experienced painters will get a chance enrich their work with ever more challenging projects or with experimental approaches to transparent water color (including the use of other aqueous media such as watercolor crayons, gouache, acrylic, or to combine them) There will be lots of demos and feedback to aid each student achieve their goals in the class. Tuition: $275 ($225 for seniors)
434-295-7973 (for registration)
Register:  http://www.mcguffeyartcenter.com/new-products/            Info:  www.mcguffeyartcenter.com                                                         434-939-7445 (for additional class info)

Summer Session WATERCOLOR SKETCHING

McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
Starts Saturday, June 17th @ 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. for 5 weeks (… we will skip Saturday, July 1st)
Let’s explore the use of watercolor as a sketching medium in this short five week class. We will begin by working in the studio and then, if weather permits, include some”en-plein-air” work. Besides exploring traditional “pencil + watercolor” sketches, we will learn to use watercolor (color and/or value) alone … and experiment with watercolor pencils/crayons too. For beginners to advanced students who have at least a little experience with drawing or painting.                                                                        Tuition: $175 ($150 for seniors)
434-295-7973 (for registration)
Register:  http://www.mcguffeyartcenter.com/new-products/            Info:  www.mcguffeyartcenter.com                                                         434-939-7445 (for additional class info)

NEW COURSE: MIXED MEDIA DRAWING

Starts Monday, July  10 @ 6:30 – 4:00 pm, for 5 weeks  March 27 – April 24, 2017

Adults and Mature Teens (Rising 9th Graders+) will begin an exploration of the strategies used in mixed media drawings. Starting with Traditional “traditional” strategies, we will branch out to experiment with contemporary use of dry materials mixed with inks and other liquid media. A brief intro to what types of papers and other materials can best be used for mixed media drawing, we will also explore the special properties and challenges of the binders, adhesives, and fixatives/varnishes that multi-media work may require.                                                                                        Tuition:  $175 + $4 = $179 ($154 for seniors)                                                           Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA                                                                 434-964-6770                                                          www.CrozetArts.org                                                                         info@crozetarts.org

 

 

SUMMER TEEN DRAWING COURSES/CAMPS, 2017

Drawing For Teens: Working Large & Bold                              

Location: Starnes classroom, McGuffey Art Center

Monday, June 19th to Friday, June 23rd @ 1:00-4:00pm, High School and mature Middle School (rising 8th grade) teens will explore contemporary large format and/or un-expected material strategies as well as traditional wet and/or dry media techniques for creating potentially surprising drawings. The instructor, an AP studio art judge and the senior art judge for the North Carolina Governors Schools, has 30 years experience both as a college drawing instructor and working with HS age students. (This may be a good class for students wanting to create a piece for college and scholarship art/design portfolios.) Tuition covers all supplies NEEDED for the class except a small sketchpad. Tuition: $179

registration info: 434-295-7973  or  www.mcguffeyartcenter.com

Online Registration:  http://www.mcguffeyartcenter.com/new-products/

In-Person Registration/Paynents: Checks, credit or debit cards at McGuffey Art Center

Class info: 434-939-7445  or  johnahancock@ntelos.net

 

Drawing For Teens: Combining Printing & Drawing    

Location: Starnes classroom, McGuffey Art Center

Monday, June 26th to Friday, June 30th @ 1:00-4:00pm. High School and mature Middle School (rising 8th grade) teens will explore printmaking techniques combined with drawing strategies to create exciting new drawings. The instructor, an AP studio art judge and the senior art judge for the North Carolina Governors Schools, has 30 years experience both as a college drawing instructor and working with HS age students. (This may be a good class for students to create a piece for college and scholarship art/design portfolios.) Tuition covers all supplies NEEDED for the class except a small sketchpad. Tuition: $179

registration info: 434-295-7973  or  www.mcguffeyartcenter.com

Online Registration:  http://www.mcguffeyartcenter.com/new-products/

In-Person Registration/Paynents: Checks, credit or debit cards at McGuffey Art Center

Class info: 434-939-7445  or  johnahancock@ntelos.net

 

Drawing For Teens: Telling a Story With Images                        

Location: Crozet Arts

Monday, July 17th to Friday, July 21st @ 1:00-4:00pm. High School and mature Middle School (rising 8th grade) teens will explore traditional wet and/or dry media techniques in contemporary, experimental, and/or sequential formats for creating narrative/story telling drawings. The instructor, an AP studio art judge and the senior art judge for the North Carolina Governors Schools, has 30 years experience both as a college drawing instructor and working with HS age students. (This may be a good class for students wanting to create a piece for college and scholarship art/design portfolios.) Tuition covers all supplies NEEDED for the class except a small sketchpad. Tuition: $179 (+ a registration fee)

Registration info: 434-964-6770

Online Registration/Payment: http://crozetarts.org/registrationformonly.htm

Class info: 434-939-7445  or  johnahancock@ntelos.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming and Recent Special Events

 

Artist’s Talks, Open Studio Tours, Studio Demonstrations, and Critiques

FREE EVENT OPEN STUDIO TOUR

 

Artist/Gallery Talks, Public Art Lectures, and Art/Art History Presentations

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