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Events: 19th October 2019

LET’S SKETCH CLASS with Carolyn Justice Students will come together each week to sketch from both life and photographs. This class will focus on recording an impression and exploring one’s personal style. This exploratory approach to drawing allows for endless possibilities and lots of creativity. Students will focus less on rendering a subject and more […]

OIL PAINTING IN LAYERS with Corey Pitkin Most oil paintings are not completed in a single day, but in layers over a series of painting sessions. Over the course of 3 one-day workshops, instructor Corey Pitkin will show students how he creates a finished portrait with oil paint in this method. Demonstrations will include composing […]

BEGINNING IMPROV COMEDY with David Braucher AEA, AFTRA This high energy, hands-on, fast-paced class will equip players with techniques for creating original comedic scenes and characters. Players will gain confidence and widely applicable theatrical skill by practicing sequenced theater games and improvisations. The workshop will culminate with an end of term show for invited guests. […]

PHOTOREALISTIC DRAWING with Daniel S. Peterson This 6 week class will teach students of all levels, from the beginner to the experienced artist, photorealistic drawing also known as representationalism. Students will learn to manipulate the charcoal pencil with some challenging exercises, how to grid paper, and how to set up a photograph for drawing. We […]

BEGINNER’S BOOT CAMP INTENSIVE These one day workshops will bring the students through the functionality of their camera and  give them a basic understanding of shutter speed, aperture, ISO, camera modes and when to use them, focus modes, light metering modes, exposure compensation. The goal is to have the student comfortable with adjusting the settings, why […]