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FALL SESSION 2017

 

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

 

Early Fall WATERCOLOR: BASICS & BEYOND

McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
Starts Tuesday, September 19th @ 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: $279 ($229 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)

Early Fall SKETCHING CHARLOTTESVILLE

McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
Starts Saturday, June 17th @ 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. for 5 weeks (… we will skip Saturday, July 1st)
Explore the new Urban Sketching and Travel Sketching movements as well as the “Plein-Air” sketching tradition in this 5 week class. Beginning in the McGuffey classroom, when weather permits, we’ll sketch in Charlottesville. Quick pencil studies and loose ink sketches will be our starting points. Each student can also choose and explore a color sketching strategy (pastels, watercolor pencils, markers, colored inks, or watercolor). Designed for beginner to advanced students who have some previous experience in drawing or painting.Tuition: $179 ($154 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)

Early Fall Session OPEN STUDIO

Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA
Starts Wednesday, August 30th @ 10:00 -1:00 p.m. for 8 weeks 
You love making art but need a larger/sunnier space to work, an easel or larger table? Maybe a little encouragement from experienced artists? John, an artist with over thirty years helping adult artists pursue their passion for art, will be working on his paintings and drawings every Wednesday. Join him and a small group of supportive fellow artists. Work on your projects at your pace, and get as much help/advice as you want. The camaraderie is free! Adults.                                                        Tuition: $120 + $6 registration fee, $ 126 ($15 Senior discount) Drop-in option … pay for one, three, or six sessions and choose the days you will attend.                                                                  Drop-In tuition for 1 Session: $30 + $1 Registration Fee = $31,        Drop-In tuition for 3 Sessions: $65 + $2 Registration Fee = $67,                                                              Drop-In tuition for 5 Sessions: $95 + $4 Registration Fee = $99, Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA                                                                    434-964-6770                                                             www.CrozetArts.org
Register:  http://crozetarts.org/registrationformonly.htm                  Info: info@crozetarts.org                                                           434-939-7445 (for additional class info)

Mid Fall Session WATERCOLOR SKETCHING

McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
Starts SUNDAY, October 1st @ 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. for 5 weeks 
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 too. 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. Adults and mature teens. Tuition: $179 + $5 registration fee, $184 ($154 + $5 for seniors)                                Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA
434-964-6770                                                             www.CrozetArts.org
Register:  http://crozetarts.org/registrationformonly.htm                  Info: info@crozetarts.org

Early Fall Session OPEN STUDIO

Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA
Starts Wednesday, August 30th @ 10:00 -1:00 p.m. for 8 weeks 
You love making art but need a larger/sunnier space to work, an easel or larger table? Maybe a little encouragement from experienced artists? With over thirty years helping adult artists pursue their passion for art, I invite you to work alongside me and a small group of supportive fellow artists as I painting and draw every Wednesday. Work on your projects at your pace, and get as much help/advice as you want. The camaraderie is free! Adults.                                                                                            Tuition: $120 + $6 registration fee, $ 126 ($15 Senior discount) Drop-in option … pay for one, three, or six sessions and choose the days you will attend.                                                                  Drop-In tuition for 1 Session: $30 + $1 Registration Fee = $31,        Drop-In tuition for 3 Sessions: $65 + $2 Registration Fee = $67,                                                              Drop-In tuition for 5 Sessions: $95 + $4 Registration Fee = $99, Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA                                                                    434-964-6770                                                             www.CrozetArts.org
Register:  http://crozetarts.org/registrationformonly.htm                  Info: info@crozetarts.org                                                           434-939-7445 (for additional class info)

Late Fall, NEW COURSE: NON-TRADITIONAL & EXPERIMENTAL WATERCOLOR

McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA                                         Starts Saturday, October 28th @ 1:00 – 4:00 pm, for 5 weeks.        A class for those who want to enrich their work in watercolor with fun, challenging, and experimental approaches to the medium. Projects will include exploration of alternative watercolor materials and surfaces (gessoed/collaged/constructed paper, or Yupo) and non-traditional techniques. Students may use/combine aqueous media (such as watercolor crayons, gouache, or acrylic). Lots of demos and feedback to aid each student achieve their goals. Suitable for students w/some previous basic experience in watercolor (or other painting). Adults and mature teens. Tuition: $179 ($154 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)

Late Fall Session OPEN STUDIO

Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA
Starts Wednesday, October 25th @ 10:00 -1:00 p.m. for 8 weeks 
You love making art but need a larger/sunnier space to work, an easel or larger table? Maybe a little encouragement from experienced artists? With over thirty years helping adult artists pursue their passion for art, I invite you to work alongside me and a small group of supportive fellow artists as I painting and draw every Wednesday. Work on your projects at your pace, and get as much help/advice as you want. The camaraderie is free! Adults.                                                                                              Tuition: $120 + $6 registration fee, $ 126 ($15 Senior discount) Drop-in option … pay for one, three, or six sessions and choose the days you will attend.                                                                  Drop-In tuition for 1 Session: $30 + $1 Registration Fee = $31,        Drop-In tuition for 3 Sessions: $65 + $2 Registration Fee = $67,                                                              Drop-In tuition for 5 Sessions: $95 + $4 Registration Fee = $99, Crozet Arts, Crozet, VA                                                                    434-964-6770                                                             www.CrozetArts.org
Register:  http://crozetarts.org/registrationformonly.htm                  Info: info@crozetarts.org                                                           434-939-7445 (for additional class info)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

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