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    FALL 2019
    Registration Starts August 8 @ 8am
    All classes are held at the Del Valle Education Center, 100 Building
     Art Fall 2019     
    Acrylic & Oil Painting - 10 classes
    Learn basic skills: how to mix colors, start a painting, and choose the best brushes for each area or subject. We will discuss design and composition and how to fine-tune your work for best results.Prerequisite: Some painting experience.
    280222 9/13-11/15   9am-Noon Rm 107  Reg $170/Seniors $153  Antkowiak 
    Art Lab - 10 classes
    Need help with a project? Find class time too short? This time is for you to work on any project and have an experienced instructor and professional artist available to assist you.  
    280425   F 9/13-11/15  12:30-3:30pm   Rm 107  Reg $170/Seniors $153   Antkowiak
    Drawing Made Easy - 10 classes
    If you can hold a pencil and write or print your name, you CAN learn to draw.  Have you been putting aside the urge to create? Well, NOW is the time! In this class, students will learn very clever and do-able techniques to make drawing easier than you ever imagined. Your own results will amaze you on the very first day. Drawing is the basis of all art. This course will give you the fundamentals: basic shapes, tone, value, perspective. All the skills and confidence you want!  Open to all levels.  Have fun while you learn. Bring 8 x 10 or larger sketchbook and pencils to start.  
    280420  TH  9/12-11/14  9-11:30am  Rm 107  Reg $140/Seniors $126   Antkowiak 
    Mosaic Art - 10 Classes
    There is something for just about everyone in this workshop.  While working at your own pace, on the projects of your choice, experienced mosaic artists explore their craft and find inspiration from others.  The class is monitored by an instructor who provides direction for newbies and support for the experienced.  While most of us work with glass or tile, experiments with new and creative materials and techniques are encouraged.  Open a world of possibilities in mosaics! $30 material fee is paid to the instructor.  Students will have additional material costs depending on their projects. 
    280522   9/11-11/13 6-9pm  Rm 108  Reg $150/Seniors $135   Silverman 
    Portraits & More... - 9 classes
    Learn the basics of creating an oil portrait by beginning with exercises to improve accuracy in rendering facial features. Finish with a portrait in burnt umber and apply color if time allows.  Color theory will be discussed, and exercises will increase color mixing skills. Materials list provided at first class.  Price includes 2 canvas & 1 brush. Prerequisite: Some oil experience. 
    280227  TH  9/26-11/21 1-4pm  Rm 107  Reg $160/Seniors $144  Nicholson 
    Watercolor - 10 classes
    Take the fear out of watercolor. Step-by-step demonstrations, individual help, and critiques are offered each day. Learn essential techniques: color mixing, designing a painting with a variety of subjects. Emphasis is on design elements and the development of individual projects.  Supply list provided at first class. *No classes on 11/11.
    067125   M 9/9-11/18*  9:30am-12:30pm  Rm 107   Reg $170/Seniors $153  Strout 
    067126  M 9/9-11/18*  1-4pm Rm 107  Reg $170/Seniors $153   Strout 
    "NEW" Wednesday Art Lab - 9 Classes
    Need inspiration? Just need time to paint or finish projects? Bring your oil or acrylic painting projects and work in a supportive atmosphere. Instructor is ready and willing to help! Constructive critiques by instructor or class if desired.
    280429 9/25-11/20 1-4pm  Rm 107   Reg $150/Seniors $135  Nicholson 
    Fall Holidays:  11/11, 11/25-11/29    
    Del Valle Education Center, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek