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    This page was updated on 4/18/2020.

     

    Register early for all classes.
    (Then you won't be disappointed if your class is full or canceled.)
    All classes are held at the Del Valle Education Center, 100 Building unless otherwise noted.
    ART - SPRING & SUMMER 2020                                     

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    Portraits  & More ...  - Spring 10 classes
    Learn the basics of creating an oil portrait by beginning with techniques to increase knowledge of facial features.  Finish with a full portrait in burnt umber and apply color if time allows.  You may work from high-quality photographs (no snapshots Please) approved by the instructor or those provided.  Materials list provided in the first class.  Price includes 2 canvas & 1 brush. Some oil experience preferred.
    280347 Th 3/19-5/28 Canceled Canceled Reg $180/Seniors $162 Nicholson
    Mosaic Art Workshop - 5 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.  Alternatively, you might join the instructor in an experimental group project working using landfill objects to turn them into something of beauty. Bring clean and durable junk to class if you can. Alternatively, you might join the instructor in an experimental group project working using landfill objects to turn them into something of beauty. Bring clean and durable junk to class if you can.Open a world of possibilities in mosaics!
    280542  W  4/29-5/27 Canceled Canceled Reg $50/Seniors $45 Silverman
    Drawing Made Easy - Spring 10 classes, Summer 6 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. 
    280440   Th 3/19-5/28 Canceled Canceled Reg $140/Seniors $126 Antkowiak 
    280480 Th 6/11-7/16 Canceled Canceled Reg $90/Seniors $81 Antkowiak 
    Acrylic & Oil Painting- Spring 10 classes, Summer 6 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.
    280242 3/20-5/29  Canceled Canceled   Reg $170/Seniors $153 Antkowiak 
    280282 F 6/12-7/24 Canceled Canceled Reg $100/Seniors $90 Antkowiak 
    Art Lab -  Spring 10 classes, Summer 6 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.  Spring classes: Due to the COVID-19 event, this class is now being offered as an online course. 
    280445  3/20-5/29    4/17-5/29  12:30-3:30pm   ONLINE Reg $100/Seniors $90 Nicholson
    280485 F 6/12-7/24 1-4pm ONLINE Reg $100/Seniors $90 Nicholson
    Wednesday Oil & Acrylic Lab -  Spring 10 classes, Summer 6 classes 
    Need inspiration? Just need time to paint or finish projects? Bring your oil or acrylic painting projects and work in a supportive atmosphere. The instructor is ready and willing to help!  Spring classes: Due to the COVID-19 event, this class is now being offered as an online course. 
    280449 W 3/18-5/27   4/15-5/27 1-4pm ONLINE Reg $100/Seniors $90 Nicholson
    280486 W 6/10-7/15 9-Noon ONLINE Reg $100/Seniors $90 Nicholson
    280489 W 6/10-7/15 1-4pm ONLINE Reg $100/Seniors $90 Nicholson

    Spring Holiday: 5/25 no school. Summer Holiday: 7/4 no school.

    Del Valle Education Center, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek