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SUMMER COURSES AND WORKSHOPS 2018

 

SUMMER YOUTH CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

 

WEEK I (June 25 -28)

ART EXPLORATIONS
Nina Nemeth
Ages 8 & Up

Explore and experiment with a variety of mediums and techniques through engaging projects and hands-on activities.Wether you are a past participant or a new student, you are invited to learn different approaches to pastel, watercolor, drawing, and collage, while creating new masterpieces. ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Portfolio advice available.

Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher.

Class # MY1A1
SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
June 25 – 28 (4 days)

9:30am -11:30am $120/110 members

 

3D ORIGAMI
Itoko Kobayashi
Ages 9 & Up

Explore 3-D origami – a new and exciting way to create with paper. Learn to combine colors and shapes to create beautiful objects. Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher

Class # MY1B1
SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
June 25 – 28 (4 days)

12:00 - 2:00 pm $120/110 members

 

WEEK II (July 2 - 6)

( no classes holiday week

 

WEEK III (July 9 - 12)

ART EXPLORATIONS
Nina Nemeth
Ages 8 and up

Explore and experiment with a variety of mediums and techniques through engaging projects and hands-on activities.Wether you are a past participant or a new student, you are invited to learn different approaches to pastel, watercolor, drawing, and collage, while creating new masterpieces. ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Portfolio advice available.

Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher.

Class # MY3A1

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
July 9 – 12 (4 days)

9:30am-11:30am $120/ $100 members

 

DRAWING
Nina Nemeth
Age 8 and up

We will learn about the basic elements of drawing including line, form, color, space, texture and value. Looking at great works of art will give us a better understanding of how these elements We will learn about the basic elements of drawing including line, form, color, space, texture and are used as tools in creating wonderful works of art. Bring a sketchbook, 2B or 4B pencil and kneaded eraser Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher.

Class # MY3B9

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday – Thursday
July 9 - 12 (4 days)

11:30am -1:00pm $110/ $100 members

 

WEEK IV (July 16 - 19)

Origami for Beginners
Itoko Kobayashi
Ages 5 to 9

Explore 3-D origami – a new and exciting way to create with paper. Learn to combine colors, shapes and form. Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher

Class # MY4A0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday -Thursday
July 16-19 (4 days)

9:30am -10:30am $105/ $95 members

 

3D ORIGAMI
Itoko Kobayashi
Ages 9 & Up

Explore 3-D origami – a new and exciting way to create with paper. Learn to combine colors and shapes. Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher Explore another level and style of origami. You will learn how to create flowers, animals, etc

Class # MY4B1
SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
July 16-19 (4 days)

11:00am- 1:00pm $120/110 members

 

Botanical and Mixed Media Collage
Beth Murphy
Ages 9 and up

Come explore the century old art of pressing and working with pressed botanicals. Learn how to properly press flowers, leaves, grasses and more. Using pre-pressed materials supplied by the instructor and employing basic elements and principles of design, you will create your own unique, aesthetically successful collage. Material fee $10 payable to instructor.

Class # MY4C1

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday -Thursday
July 16-19 (4 days)

2:00pm- 4:00 pm $120 /110 members

 

WEEK V (July 23 - 26)

Collage Workshop
Nina Nemeth
Ages 7 - 14

Come and explore techniques used to create your own decorative papers. This class will walk you through a variety of tools; acrylic mediums, paints, stamp pads, and a variety of other items that can used as inspiration to create collage papers. Material fee $10 payable to instructor.

Class # MY5A1

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
July 23--26 (4 days)

9:00am – 11:00am $120 / 110 members

 

Explore Color
Nina Nemeth
Ages 8 and up

A fun class aimed at exploring the basics of color theory. Mix beautiful colors and create an innovative color wheel of your own. Using the color wheel, students will explore compositions using primary, secondary, and tertiary colors while learning about basic color mixing in different mediums.

Material fee $5.00

Class # MY5B1

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
July 23-26 (4 days)

11:30am-1:30pm $120 / $110 members

 

Fun with Pastel
Francesca Pelaggi
Ages 8 and up

Kids will explore the exciting versatile world of pastels. They will first experiment with pastels in the studio becoming familiar with the medium by sketching and layering colors creating shapes and learning about light and shadow. Following they will work from life on a fun still life made up of kid friendly subject matter. On the following days, they will continue to explore the medium using various photos of landscapes, animals or anything that sparks their imagination.

Class # MY5C1

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
July 23-26 (4 days)

1:45pm – 3:45pm $120 / $110 members

WEEK VI (July 30 – Aug 2)

Masterpieces in Acrylic Paint
Francesca Pelaggi
Ages 8 and up

Each day kids will follow along as they learn step by step techniques for creating their own masterpiece of the featured artist of the day. Covered artists include Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Winslow Homer. Movements include modernism and Pop Art. Kids will be painting on stretched canvas with vivid colors they will be proud to display. Materials fee $15 To the teacher

Class # MY6A1

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
July 30-August 2 (4 days)

1:00 pm - 2:30bpm $110 /100 members

 

OODLES OF CRAFTS
Francesca Pelaggi
Ages 6 to 10

Kids will get a chance to create a variety of artful crafts to keep or give as gifts. They will build skills using their hands and various tools along with their imaginations in making unique items. . Materials fee $20 to the teacher

Class # MY6B9

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
July 30-August 2 (4 days)

3:00pm -4:30pm $110 /100 members

 

WEEK VII (Aug 6 - 9)

My Summer Sketchbook
Vicki Starger
Ages 6 – 10

Draw, Draw, draw,!! Pencils! Markers! Colored Pencils! Craypas! Draw seashells, boats, lighthouses, birds and more! Different projects each week. Bring a sketchbook any size.

Class # MY7A0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
August 6 – 9 (4 days)

10:30 am-11:30 am $105/ $95 members

 

PASTEL PAINTING
Vicki Starger
Ages 10 - 17

Learn how to paint with vibrant colors of soft pastel. Draw, hatch, blend, layer, feather & scumble for start to finish rendering of still life objects, land and seascape, portrait and wild life paintings. Summer’s images are our inspiration as we explore and experiment with the various techniques of soft pastels.

Class # MY7B1

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
August 6 – 9 (4 days)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm $120 / 110 members

 

WEEK VIII (August 13 - 16)

Clay Creations
Francesca Pelaggi
Ages 8 and Up

Children will work with both polymer clay, which comes in an array of colors and air dried clay which will be painted with acrylic paints. Students will learn hand molding techniques and to work with various tools to sculpt animals, fantasy figures, space ships, flowers, beads for jewelry or just about anything that their imaginations can create. Materials fee $20 to the instructor.

Class # MY8A9

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
August 13-16 (4 days)

9:00am- 10:30am $ 110/ 100 members

 

FUN WITH PASTELS
Francesca Pelaggi
Ages 8 and up

Kids will explore the exciting versatile world of pastels. They will first experiment with pastels in the studio becoming familiar with the medium by sketching and layering colors creating shapes and learning about light and shadow. Following they will work from life from on a fun still life made up of kid friendly subject matter. On the following days, they will continue to explore the medium using various photos of landscapes, animals or anything that speaks to their imagination. Materials fee $10 to the instructor

Class # MY8B9

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
August 21 - 24 (4 days)

11:00am – 12:30pm $110/ 100 members

 

WEEK IX (August 20 -23)

Ooddles of Crafts
Francesca Pelaggi
Ages 6 to 10

Kids will get a chance to create a variety of artful crafts to keep or give as gifts. They will build skills using their hands and various tools along with their imaginations in making unique items. . Materials fee $20 to the teacher

Class # MY6A9

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
August 20 -23 (4 days)

10:00 am - 11:30 am $110 /100 members

 

Masterpieces in Acrylic Paint
Francesca Pelaggi
Ages 8 and up

Each day kids will follow along as they learn step by step techniques for creating their own masterpiece of the featured artist of the day. Covered artists include Vincent Vazn Gogh, Claude Monet, and Winslow Homer. Movements include modernism and Pop Art. Kids will be painting on stretched canvas with vivid colors they will be proud to display. Supply fee #15

Class # MY9A0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Monday - Thursday
August 20 - 23 (4 days)

12:00 - 1:30 pm $105/95 members

 

 

SUMMER ADULT CLASSES/WORKSHOP 2018

 

 

PAINTING: WATERCOLORS, OILS, ACRYLICS & PASTEL
Anju Saran
Adults & Teens

Learn the Basics of painting with Watercolors, Oil, Acrylics or Pastels. Beginner as well as experienced painters are welcome. We will work from still life, or painting from a photo reference. You are open to choose to do landscape, seascape, floral, still life, figurative and/or portraits. Many techniques are explored. Composition is discussed as well as lighting and values. Learn how to mix colors and how to apply them using several techniques including working with a palette knife.

To request the supply please call (973) 723-1130 or email at anjusaranarts@gmail.com.

Class # M131

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer Mondays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27 (8 classes) Monday 7:00 - 10:00 pm $245 / 225 members

 

3-D ORIGAMI
Itoko Kobayashi

Explore another level or style of Origami (3D). you will learn how the simple paper can create flowers, animals and other things. You will learn how you can combine the colors to create your own and also mathematical rules. Materials fee $10 payable to the instructor.

Class # M247

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31 (4 days)

Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:30 pm $110/100 members

 

NTRODUCTION TO PRESSED BOTANICALS
Beth Murphy

Come explore the century old art of pressing and working with pressed botanicals. Learn how to properly press flowers, leaves, grasses and more. Using pre-pressed materials supplied by the instructor and employing basic elements and principles of design, you will create your own unique, aesthetically successful collage. Material fee $10 payable to instructor.

Class # M242

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Wednesday
July 11

1:30 - 4:30 pm $65 / $60 members

 

Mixed Media Meet-Up

Come and spend time creating along side other artists; use this time to explore, share ideas and be inspired. This class will expose you to a variety of tools; acrylic mediums, paints, decorative papers, alternative drawing tools, , and a variety of other items that can used as inspiration to create art. Feel free to bring works in progress.

Class # M234

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Tuesdays, July 3, 10, 17, 24 (4 days)

5:00 - 8:00 pm $125 / $115 members

 

SCULPTURE
Michael Shacham
Adults & Teens

Study advanced human anatomy and the language of fine sculpture, working from the model and combining both the technical and spiritual to create sculpture. Call 201-506-0363 for tools and materials or go online To michael80@optonline.net and click on “Tools & Materials”

Class # M353

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer Wednesdays, Year Round 6:00pm – 9:00pm $155/140 members for 4 weeks

 

LIFE DRAWING
Michael Shacham
Adults & Teens

Work from nude model in any medium. Open monitored studio, no instruction $12 model fee. Members only. Must be 18 or older. Offered year round. Contact John Power for specific dates powerart11@gmail.com.

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer Thursdays, Year Round 7:30 to 10:00 pm $12 model fee

 

INTRODUCTION TO STONE CARVING
Michael Shacham
Adults & Teens

This course is intended as an introduction to time-honored hand-carving techniques for sculpting stone. We will be working outside weather permitting. It is intended as an ongoing class. We will work through summer and fall until it is too cold to work outside. We will skip bad weather days and add the missed days at the end of classes. You may bring your own material. If you do not have stone, contact the instructor. Contact instructor for more information. E-mail michael80@optonline.net 201-506-0363

Class # M6ST

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Saturdays, Ongoing

10:00 am - 1:00 pm $155/140 members for 4 weeks

 

MEMBERS’ Open Studio

An opportunity for members to work on personal art projects while enjoying the company of other artists. Bring your project, your supplies, your lunch and your creativity. No charge

Class # M3C7

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer

Fidays through the summer

10:00 am - 1:00 pm NO CHARGE

 

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS 2018

Pastel Workshop
Francesca Pelaggi

Student will be able to choose from a set up still life arrangement in the studio or choose their own photograph of a landscape or animal. Please bring several photos if working from a photo. (No portraits please) Fundamental elements of composition, abstract form, light and shadow, value accuracy, etc. will be covered. Students will learn how to approach pastel painting from beginning to end, from sketch blocking in o color to a layering process for color mixing and blending.l. Materials List on request

Class # MPW1

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer Saturday, July 14 10:00 am - 3:00 pm $130 /$120 members **minimum 4 students

Acrylic Painting Workshop
Francesca Pelaggi

Student will be able to choose from a set up still lifr arrangement in the studio or choose their own photograph of a landscape or animal. Please bring several photos if working from a photo. (No portraits please) Fundamental elements of composition, abstract form, light and shadow blocking in color, value accuracy, etc. will be covered. Learn to work wet in wet as well as glazing techniques l. Materials List on request.

Class # MPW2

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Summer Saturday, August 14 10:00 am – 3:00 pm $130/$120 members **minimum 4 students

Discounted Price for both Pelaggi workshops $225 / $215 members

 

2016 - 2017 CLASSES

CLASSES ARE 8 WEEKS UNLESSOTHERWISE NOTED

FALL CLASSES

Fall Adult Classes

Fall Youth Classes

SUMMER COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

 

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FALL, WINTER & SPRING

ADULT CLASSES

MONDAY

Basic Drawing
Victoria Starger

Learn how to draw what you really see. Compose and draw still life, landscape, portrait and figure, all levels, all drawing media. Beginner to advanced. Bring a 2B pencil, kneaded eraser and drawing pad to class. Colored pencils optional for drawing in color!

Class # M111

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 12- October 31 Mondays 10:00am - 12:30pm $230/200 members per season
Winter January 9 - February 27 Mondays 10:00am - 12:30pm $230/200 members per season
Spring April 3 – May 22 Mondays 10:00am - 12:30pm $230/200 members per season
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Traditional Watercolor Painting
Victoria Starger

Learn traditional methods of painting in watercolor with step-by-step instruction on how to 'manipulate' the medium. Drawing, composition and perspective lessons are shown to create a good foundation for your painting. Paint from colorful still life, landscape, portrait and figure references. Other painting media are okay to use in this class. All levels. Call for supply list.

Class # M121

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 12- October 31 Mondays 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per season
Winter January 9 - February 27 Mondays 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per season
Spring April 3 – May 22 Mondays 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per season
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Painting : Watercolors, Oils, Acrylics & Pastel
Anju Saran
Adults & Teens

Learn the Basics of painting with Watercolors, Oil, Acrylics or Pastels. Beginner as well as experienced painters are welcome. We will work from still life, or painting from a photo reference. You are open to choose to do landscape, seascape, floral, still life, figurative and/or portraits. Many techniques are explored. Composition is discussed as well as lighting and values. Learn how to mix colors and how to apply them using several techniques including working with a palette knife. Email it to anjusaranarts@gmail.com to ask for supply list if needed.

Call (973) 723-1130 or email at anjusaranarts@gmail.com for the supply list.

Class # M131

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 12- October 31 Mondays 7:00pm - 9:30pm $230/200 members per season
Winter January 9 - February 27 Mondays 7:00pm - 9:30pm $230/200 members per season
Spring April 3 – May 22 Mondays 7:00pm - 9:30pm $230/200 members per season
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

TUESDAY

MEMBERS Open Studio

An opportunity for members to work on personal art projects while enjoying the company of other artists. Bring your project, your supplies, your lunch and your creativity. No charge

Meets: Tuesdays 10:00am - 1:00pm

 

ALTERED BOOKS
Alice Harrison

Create a new book or give life to an old book - recycle and create a mixed media artwork. Using mixed media, collage techniques, painting, printmaking, photog-raphy, writing, cut, tear, fold, add pockets, niches and more to change the ap-pearance and/or the meaning of the book. It can be done simply by adding, draw-ings etc. to create complex book structures. Materials fee $5 paid to instructor. Call for supply list.

Class # 221

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 13- November 1 Tuesday 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per session
Winter January 10- February 28 Tuesday 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per session
Spring April 4- May 23 Tuesday 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Paper as Palette
Nina Nemeth

Create collages while using unique and interesting materials. Experiment with different papers, techniques and ideas to create innovative collages. Color theory, composition, texture, shape, and line will be our focus while using paper as a tool to achieve finished pieces of work. To the first class bring watercolor paper 16x20 and any decorative pa-pers you may have. Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher.

Class # M234

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 13- November 1 Tuesdays 4:00 – 7:00 $245 /225 members per session
Winter January 10- February 28 Tuesdays 4:00 – 7:00 $245 /225 members per session
Spring April 4- May 23 Tuesdays 4:00 – 7:00 $245 /225 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

WednesDAY

PASSIONATE ABOUT PASTELS – STILL LIFE
Jeri Greenberg

Come explore what makes pastels so “user friendly”. Bring your desire to learn and have fun at the same time. A still life set up will be available at every class, but students wish-ing to work from their own photos can do so as well. Learn about color, lighting, move-ment and what makes a good painting. A demo will start every class and help is always available. If class wants to have a session with a model, we can explore that as well.

Class # M311

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 14- November 2 Wednesdays 9:30-12:00 $230/200 members per session
Winter January 11- March 1 Wednesdays 9:30-12:00 $230/200 members per session
Spring April 5- May 24 Wednesdays 9:30-12:00 $230/200 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

PASSIONATE ABOUT PASTELS – STILL LIFE
Jeri Greenberg

Come explore what makes pastels so “user friendly”. Bring your desire to learn and have fun at the same time. A still life set up will be available at every class, but students wish-ing to work from their own photos can do so as well. Learn about color, lighting, move-ment and what makes a good painting. A demo will start every class and help is always available. If class wants to have a session with a model, we can explore that as well.

Class # M311

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 14- November 2 Wednesdays 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per session
Winter January 11- March 1 Wednesdays 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per session
Spring April 5- May 24 Wednesdays 1:00 – 3:30 $230/200 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

Sculpture
Michael Schacham

Study advanced human anatomy and the language of fine sculpture, working from the mod-el and combining both the technical and spiritual to create sculpture. Call 201-506-0363 for tools and materials or go online To michael80@optonline.net

Class # M353

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall Year Round Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Winter Year Round Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Spring Year Round Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

THURSDAY

EXPERIMENTAL WATERMEDIA
Jean Kelly, NWS

Explore new possibilities! Loosen up and take artistic chances. Expand your painting and design skills using fluid acrylics, collage materials, and innovative mixed media techniques. You will learn layering methods and underlying design structures while working with contemporary formats to create intriguing textural artwork with strong, colorful and exciting images. This class will help you discover new ways to develop your own personal style — whether realistic, abstract or impressionistic —while having lots of fun doing it. All Levels- some painting experience helpful Call for materials list, some materials will be provided by the instructor.

Class # M414

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 15- November 3 Thursdays 10:00 – 1:00 $245/225 members per session
Winter January 12- March 2 Thursdays 10:00 – 1:00 $245/225 members per session
Spring April 6- May 25 Thursdays 10:00 – 1:00 $245/225 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

ACRYLIC PAINTING TECHNIQUES
Francesca Pelaggi

Enjoy learning how to use acrylics and its quick drying advantages to create beauti-ful works of art that have depth and luminosity. Join me while I teach easy tech-niques of acrylic painting for both the beginner and experienced artist. Students will explore various subject matter which include; live still life arrangements set up in the studio, landscape photo that includes a water feature, and a favorite animal pho-to. Fundamental elements of form, light and shadow, blocking in of color, value, composition, etc. will be covered. Learn to work wet in wet as well as glazing tech-niques to build up a finished painting. Call for a materials list. All levels are wel-come!

Class # M424

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 15 -November 3 Thursdays 1:30 – 4:30 $230/200 members per session
Winter January 12- March 2 Thursdays 1:30 – 4:30 $230/200 members per session
Spring April 6- May 25 Thursdays 1:30 – 4:30 $230/200 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Anatomy for Artists
John Power

Learn to draw from the model. Focus will be on line, proportion and capturing the gesture of the figure and developing a completed drawing. Instruction is individualized to meet the specific needs of the student. Bring a newsprint pad, charcoal pencil and/or Conte pencil or stick and a kneaded eraser. Must be 18 or older. Model fee extra. Minimum 4 students. Call for specific dates.

Class # M447

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall Call for specific dates 6:00PM - 7:30pm $75/65 members 4 sessions
Winter Call for specific dates 6:00PM - 7:30pm $75/65 members 4 sessions
Spring Call for specific dates 6:00PM - 7:30pm $75/65 members 4 sessions
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Life drawing
Must be 18 or older

Work from nude model in any medium you desire. Open monitored studio, no instruction, offered year round.

$12 model fee. Members only. Must be 18 or older. Offered year round

DATES MEETS FEE
Call for specific dates 7:30pm - 10:00pm $12 members only

 

friday

LUMINOUS WATERCOLOR
Denise Cocchiaro Cohen

Learn how to get watercolor to paint itself. Exciting compositions and tech-niques will enhance your painting experience. We will explore lush washes and transparent colors to create luminous paintings. Want to try your hand at watercolors, but didn’t know where to begin. This is the class for you. If you’ve had some experience,, join us to strengthen your skills and take your paintings to the next level. Learn to harness the unique medium of watercolor and express your creativity.

Class # M511

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 16 -November 4 Fridays 9:30 – 12:00 $230/200 members per session
Winter January 13 – March 3 Fridays 9:30 – 12:00 $230/200 members per session
Spring April 7 – May 26 or June2 Fridays 9:30 – 12:00 $230/200 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

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PLEIN AIR LANDSCAPE PAINTING
Francesca Pelaggi

Learn to develop beautiful paintings from life as we set up our easels around the pic-turesque locations around town and capture the nuances of the season. Students will develop composition, perspective and value studies prior to delving into the color medium of their choice (pastel, acrylic) Learn to work from a limited palette and add atmosphere and dimension to your paintings. On inclement days we will work from photos and sketches in the studio. Call for a materials list. All levels welcome

Class # M534

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 16 -November 4 Fridays 1:30 – 4:30 $245/ 225 members per session
Winter January 13 – March 3 Fridays 1:30 – 4:30 $245/ 225 members per session
Spring April 7 – May 26 or June 2 Fridays 1:30 – 4:30 $245/ 225 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

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saturday

Introduction to Stone Carving
Michael Schacham

This course is intended as an introduction to time-honored hand-carving techniques for sculpting stone. We will be working outside weather permitting. It is intended as an ongoing class. We will work through summer and fall until it is too cold to work outside. We will skip bad weather days and add the missed days at the end of classes. You may bring your own material. If you do not have stone, contact the instructor. Contact instructor for more information. E-mail: michael80@optonline.net. Ph: 201-506-0363

Class # M6ST

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall Ongoing –weather permitting Saturdays 10:00 – 1:00 $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Winter Ongoing –weather permitting Saturdays 10:00 – 1:00 $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Spring Ongoing –weather permitting Saturdays 10:00 – 1:00 $155/140 members for 4 weeks
Summer N/A N/A N/A

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YOUTH CLASSES

wednesday

Beginning Drawing
Nina Nemeth
Ages 10-17

Using charcoal and graphite we will focus on a variety of still life arrangements, and exploration of other motifs such as landscapes and nature. Bring 18x24 white drawing paper, 3B pencil, Kneaded eraser and vine charcoal. Sketchbook is optional.

Class # MY21

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 14-Novembr 2 Wednesday 4:00 – 5:3OPM $215 /195 members per session
Winter January 11 – March 1 Wednesday 4:00 – 5:3OPM $215 /195 members per session
Spring April 5 – May 24 Wednesday 4:00 – 5:3OPM $215 /195 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

THURSDAY

CREATING MONSTERS
Francesca Pelaggi
Ages 6 - 10

In this unique art class, children will dive into 3 dimensional design, tapping into their inner monster and creating their own unique creatures. They will use a variety of different medi-ums such as air dry and baked clay's, paper mache’, household items, recycled / re-purposed items. Projects will be painted, hot glued, and/or wired. $10.00 materials fee

Class # MY40

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 15- November 3 Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00 $185/ 165 members per session
Winter January 12 – March 3 Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00 $185/ 165 members per session
Spring April 6 – May 25 Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00 $185/ 165 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

SATURDAY

Draw, Paint & More
Nina Nemeth
Ages 6 – 10

Learn basic drawing skills while exploring new media. Pastel, watercolor and charcoal will be used to create landscapes, figures, animals and still life. Lessons are geared to the enthusiastic student wishing to advance his/her skills, from beginner to advanced student. All new projects. Bring a sketchbook (approx. 8”x10”), pencil and eraser to class. Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher.

Class # MY6A0

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 10 - October 30 Saturdays 9:00am – 10:00 am $190/170 members per session
Winter January 7 – February 25 Saturdays 9:00am – 10:00 am $190/170 members per session
Spring April 1- May 20 Saturdays 9:00am – 10:00 am $190/170 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Art Explorations
Nina Nemeth
Ages 10 - 17

Have fun using charcoal, pastel, watercolor, pencil and more! Former students welcome - each class is always new. We’ll work from still life set-ups, photos and look at artists, including Degas, Rodin, and Dali for inspiration. All new projects. Bring a sketchbook, pencil and eraser to class. Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher.

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Portfolio advice available.

Class # MY6B1

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 10 - October 30 Saturdays 10:00am – 12:00 pm $215/195 members per session
Winter January 7 – February 25 Saturdays 10:00am – 12:00 pm $215/195 members per session
Spring April 1- May 20 Saturdays 10:00am – 12:00 pm $215/195 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A

 

Discovering Great Artists
Nina Nemeth
Ages 6 - 10

Let’s explore a sampling of master artists and their unique styles. We will have fun learning about their lives as well as their artistic techniques and approaches. Watercolor, acrylic, pastel , collage and mixed media will be used to create our own masterpieces in the styles of some of the great artists. All new projects each session. Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher. MINIMUM 4 STUDENTS

Class # MY6C9

SEASON DATES MEETS FEE
Fall September 10 - October 30 Saturdays 12:30-2:00 $195/180 members per session
Winter January 7 – February 25 Saturdays 12:30-2:00 $195/180 members per session
Spring April 1- May 20 Saturdays 12:30-2:00 $195/180 members per session
Summer N/A N/A N/A