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Fall  2017 registration opens for Members on Tuesday, August 15 and Wednesday, August 16 for Nonmembers 

Fall 2017

Introduction to Drawing II, Day 

Instructor: Suzanne Stevens 
This introductory course continues to explore the basic principles of drawing covered in Introduction to Drawing I such as value, line, positive and negative space, perspective and proportion. A variety of subject matter is explored using pen­cil and charcoal, and other drawing materials. Students must have taken Introduction to Drawing I or have some basic drawing experience. Please bring pencil and paper; supplies will be discussed in more detail during the first class.
Members $150, Nonmembers $165

October 3 to November 28 (No class November 21)
Tuesdays, 9:30- 12pm
8 Weeks; Beginner to Intermediate
F1701

Introduction to Drawing, Evening

Instructor: James O’Connor
This introductory course teaches beginners the basics of drawing including value, line, positive and negative space, perspective and proportion. A variety of subject matter is explored using pen­cil and charcoal, and other drawing materials.
Members $140, Nonmembers $155

October 4 to November 29 (No class November 22)
Wednesdays, 7-9:30pm
8 Weeks; Beginner to Intermediate
F1702
Materials List

Drawing the Face and Figure

Instructor: Suzanne Stevens
Working from a variety of live models, students of all levels will work in any 2-D medium as they explore the human face. Pay special attention to contour, gesture, anatomical structures, mass conceptions, planes, perspective and proportion. Develop better understanding of line quality, tone and value. Learn not only how to capture a likeness, but how to employ creative expression. Basic drawing experience required. Please bring pencil and paper; supplies will be discussed in more detail during the first class. 
Members $165 + $50 model fee ($215), Nonmembers $180 + $50 model fee ($230)

October 5 to December 14 (No class November 23)
Thursdays, 7:00 – 9:30 pm
10 Weeks Intermediate to Advance
F1703

Color Pencil and Graphite

Instructor: Karla Mann
Explore a variety of drawing techniques with color pen­cil and traditional graphite material. Learn to build and layer the media to create beautiful, realistic drawings. Students of all levels have the option of learning to draw using the grid method. Bring photographs or images to work from.
Members $150, Nonmembers $165

October 3 to November 28 (No class November 21) 
Tuesdays, 9:30am-12:30pm
8 Weeks; All levels
F1704
Materials List

Pastel and Color Media

Instructor: James O’Connor
Explore the amazing power of color to stimulate, captivate and inspire. This comprehensive approach to color covers all aspects of drawing, from traditional to contemporary. Enhance your understanding of color and translate observations into cohesive images while discovering techniques that bring out richness and subtlety. Media covered includes soft pastels, oil pastels, conté, color pencils, and watercolor pencils.
Members $140, Nonmembers $155

October 5 to November 30 (No class November 23)
Thursdays, 7-9:30pm
8 Weeks; Beginner to Intermediate
F1705
Materials List

Mixed Media Combo

Instructor: Janet Lynn Eggen
Learn how to combine pen and ink with watercolor (and colored pencil if you choose) in a final composition using your preferred subject matter of portrait, still life, or landscape.  Through demonstration, handouts, and critiques pen and ink skills will be learned for embellishment or detail on a watercolor painting, as well as color theory and mixing, application, brushwork and composition.  These skills will be great to use in one’s sketchbook on your next vacation or for any other artistic endeavor.  Students will work from their own resource photos and materials for each session. Drawing experience is required, especially in the subject matter you choose to use.  Familiarity in watercolor is preferred, but not required.
Members $140, Nonmembers $155           

October 5 to November 30 (No class November 23)
Thursdays, 12:30-3:00 pm
8 Weeks; Intermediate to Advance
F1706
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Media Blend Studio

Instructor: Donna Iona Drozda
Explore working with mixed media.  Discover exciting blends of materials by looking at works of art by current MOCA exhibiting artists. Each week, experiment with new techniques and media such as drawing, painting, hand-cut prints, stamps, and more. Media Blend Studio encourages experimentation and allows students time and space to renew and enrich their creative process and methods of self-expression. 
Members $120, Nonmembers $135

October 6 to November 17
Fridays, 12:30 – 3:00pm
7 Weeks
F1707
Materials List

Intro to Drawing with  James O’Connor
Intro to Drawing with James O’Connor
Pastel and Color Media with James O’Connor
Pastel and Color Media with James O’Connor