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Unlock your "inner artist" by exploring a wide variety of drawing and painting media and methods.
 
Learn the painting basics: Color, value, lighting, drawing, and proportion. Class covers basic brush handling techniques (blending, wet brush, dry brush, stippling) and how to draw a variety of subjects following step-by-step demos, including still lifes, birds, flowers, trees, and more. Click here for the supply list.

Start date: 07/15/17

End date: 08/19/17

6 sessions.

Weekly - Sat 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM (7/15/2017-8/19/2017)

Instructor : Peter Barth 

Room :  CEC 102

Class Fee: $145.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Learn to paint a variety of new subjects including animals, landscapes, plant life, houses, buildings, and more. Review painting basics such as color, value, lighting, proportion, and learn a variety of new brush handling techniques: impasto, glazing, washes, and sponging. Click here for the supply list.

Start date: 05/13/17

End date: 06/17/17

5 sessions.

Weekly - Sat 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM (5/13/2017-6/17/2017)

Instructor : Peter Barth 

Room :  CEC 102

Class Fee: $115.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Capture the beauty of plant life utilizing a variety of drawing and painting techniques. Learn a range of expressive and playful approaches to botanical illustration with step-by-step instruction, demonstration, and hands-on experience, gaining the foundation you need to draw any botanical subject you like. Class is open to all levels of experience. Click here for the supply list. (No class 5/29) Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate of $102.50 each.

Start date: 05/15/17

End date: 06/19/17

5 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (5/15/2017-6/19/2017)

Instructor : Peter Barth 

Room :  LHO 3 (moved from CEC 101)

Class Fee: $109.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Learn to draw the basics, including highlights, shadows, details, and textures. You will also learn to draw a variety of exciting subjects in a series of step-by-step demos including still lives, animals, flowers, trees, and more. Drawing is applicable to all types of artistic endeavors. Click here for the suppy list.

Start date: 07/15/17

End date: 08/19/17

6 sessions.

Weekly - Sat 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (7/15/2017-8/19/2017)

Instructor : Peter Barth 

Room :  CEC 102

Class Fee: $135.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Part 2 covers a variety of drawing skills and adds fascinating new techniques to your drawing repertoire! These include: drawing from still lifes and animal sculptures, capturing lighting and 3-dimensionality, the basics of perspective, how to draw gesture drawings of people and animals in motion, portraits and caricatures, and more! Take your drawing skills to a new level! Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate  of $102.50 each. Click here for the supply list. (No class 5/27)

Start date: 05/13/17

End date: 06/17/17

5 sessions.

Weekly - Sat 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (5/13/2017-6/17/2017)

Instructor : Peter Barth 

Room :  CEC 102

Class Fee: $109.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: Supply list link in class description

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Loosen up your watercolors with this enjoyable style of painting. Learn to create brushstrokes that evoke movement and how to choose complimentary color schemes. All skill levels welcome. $25 Materials Fee may be waived if you wish to bring your own supplies.   

Start date: 08/04/17

End date: 08/04/17

1 session

Weekly - Fri 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM (8/4/2017-8/4/2017)

Instructor : Jenna Howell 

Room :  LHO 3

Class Fee: $65.00

Materials Fee: $25.00

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Drawing also comes in a wide variety of forms and media! Come expand your horizons and learn to use all of the kinds of media that drawing has to offer including: Pencil, Charcoal/ Charcoal Pencil, Watercolor Pencil, Pastel Pencil, Pen and Ink, and more! Learning the many types of drawing media can make drawing even more fun and greatly expand the ways you can express yourself in this enjoyable, timeless medium! Add to your skills and learn the fundamentals of mixed media drawing, which can last a lifetime! Click here for a supply list.

Start date: 07/18/17

End date: 08/15/17

5 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (7/18/2017-8/15/2017)

Instructor : Peter Barth 

Room :  CEC 102

Class Fee: $109.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Explore creative forms of self-expression through the flowing techniques of Sumi painting in this class for beginning and continuing students. Class content is designed to suit each student's level of experience. Sumi (black ink) will be the primary medium used, with opportunities to work in color. Work with traditional tools, materials, brush methods, and approaches to subject matter, simplifying visual elements with minimal brush strokes to express your individual interpretation. (No class 5/16)

Start date: 05/02/17

End date: 06/13/17

6 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (5/2/2017-6/13/2017)

Instructor : Lois Yoshida 

Room :  CEC 102

Class Fee: $125.00

Materials Fee: $10.00

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In this morning class, a Certified Zentangle Instructor and practitioner will teach the basics of the Zentangle method. The method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images through simple, structured patterns. Almost anyone can use it to create beautiful images; no other formal training or specialized talent is required.    This method has received international acclaim for its benefits to mental and physical wellbeing, and its link to Mindfulness and Meditation practices. Many individuals attribute Zentangle to decreased chronic pain, decreased depression, decreased agitation and irritability, and increased happiness. Think you’re not artistic enough for a drawing class?  Yes you are!  Many “non-creatives” claim Zentangle has brought out their inner artist, and they are no longer intimidated by putting pencil or pen to paper to make the first mark.    The Zentangle Method is enjoyed all over the world, across a wide range of skills, interests, and ages. This will be a fun, positive, uplifting learning experience that you will walk away from with a new appreciation for giving yourself the gift of time to let your creativity emerge.    

Start date: 07/08/17

End date: 07/08/17

1 session

Weekly - Sat 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (7/8/2017-7/8/2017)

Instructor : Meg Steele 

Room :  OLY 105

Class Fee: $45.00

Materials Fee: $10.00

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Join a local artist for an evening of fun creating unique and dynamic paintings. Explore this vibrant form of painting to create art you love. Watercolor painting can enhance journals and scrapbooks or can be used to create cards and other small works of art. All skill levels welcome. Materials will be provided for a $15 Materials Fee or you may bring your own materials if desired and not pay the $15 fee.  

Start date: 07/19/17

End date: 07/19/17

1 session

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (7/19/2017-7/19/2017)

Instructor : Jenna Howell 

Room :  CEC 102

Class Fee: $45.00

Materials Fee: $15.00

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Be inspired to record your life, a special trip, or your daily adventures with loose, quick watercolor in a journal style format. Similar to handwriting, everyone has their own drawing style. Your instructor helps you discover and refine your style as an artist. Class is open all levels of artists!  

Start date: 08/12/17

End date: 08/12/17

1 session

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM (8/12/2017-8/12/2017)

Instructor : Jenna Howell 

Room :  LHO 3

Class Fee: $59.00

Materials Fee: $25.00

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