Mondays:

    Oil Painting – Beginner to Advanced - with Liz Bonham

  • Ages Teen to Adult
  • 9:30 to 11:30am
    or 5:30 to 7:30pm
  • Option 1 – Beginner:
    7 Weeks - January 8 to February 19 - $250
  • Option 2* – Intermediate/Advanced:
    6 Weeks – January 15 to February 19 - $220
  • *Intermediate and Advanced students may elect to skip the January 8 session as it will address entry level set up and material concerns.
  • This course will introduce and develop oil painting skills and will begin with an introduction of materials, color theory, composition, and still life and landscape painting from life outdoors. This course can be used for continuing education, AP portfolio supplement or just for the fun of learning. Painting outdoors will help you to see and explore colors with natural light and introduce you to “Plein Air painting,” which was inspired by the Impressionists.
  • supplies required - see LIST.

    Basic Drawing (Monday) - with Mr. Billy

  • Ages 5 to 7
  • 4:30 to 5:30pm
  • Jan 8 - Mar 5 (9 weeks)
  • $140 supplies included. Fee prorated by $12/missed class for late registrants
  • A drawing class geared for younger artists to explore realistic drawing, improve hand-eye coordination, light logic, and coloring techniques through different media like markers, colored pencils, and oil pastel. Subjects include animals, people, and architecture.

    Drawing Fundamentals (Monday) - with Mr. Billy

  • Ages 8 to 12
  • 5:45 to 7:15 pm
  • Jan 8 - Mar 5 (9 weeks)
  • $180 supplies included. Fee prorated by $16/missed class for late registrants
  • A drawing class for kids where we explore a variety of artistic techniques including light logic, color theory, realistic drawing, human proportion, and perspective. We will use markers, color pencil, graphite pencils, and oil pastel to draw animals, people, architecture, and just about anything!

TUESDAYS:

    Digital Painting/Animation in Krita- with Mr. Billy

  • Age 10 and up
  • 6 to 8 pm
  • Jan 9 - Mar 6 (9 weeks)
  • $230 supplies needed. Fee prorated by $20/ missed class for late registrants
  • Students will use Krita, a popular free digital painting program, to explore digital painting techniques, pixel art, and 2D animation. Students are required to bring their own laptops to class. A Wacom or Bamboo (or other brand) drawing tablet is also required. Graphics tablets come in a variety of sizes, the larger being more expensive and designed for professionals. Typically the smaller ones range from $30 to $100 in price. Many students opt for the "Wacom Intuos Draw". This is a great course for older students, teens, even adults looking to expand their traditional drawing skills. You can download and try Krita free from Krita.org.

WEDNESDAYS:

    Cartooning - with Mr. Billy

  • Ages 8 to 12
  • 4:15 to 5:45 pm
  • Jan 10 - Mar 7 (9 weeks)
  • $180 supplies included. Fee prorated by $16/missed class for late registrants
  • A drawing class covering the special techniques of drawing stylized cartoon characters. Students will learn to draw well-known characters such as Garfield or Calvin and Hobbes, and learn techniques to develop their own original characters.

    3D Digital Modeling/Animation in Blender- with Mr. Billy

  • Age 10 and up
  • 6 to 8 pm
  • Jan 10 - Mar 7 (9 weeks)
  • $230 supplies needed. Fee prorated by $20/ missed class for late registrants
  • Students will use Blender, a free professional 3D rendering program, to make 3D models, shade with realistic materials, and explore animation techniques used by big movie studios like Pixar or Dreamworks. It can appear to be overwhelming at first glance but Mr. Billy takes care to break down the concepts and tools in a variety of small and large proects geared for kids, building upon that knowledge each week. Students are required to bring their own laptops to class. Working in 3D is much easier when students also bring a 3 button mouse. Everyone can download and try Blender for free from Blender.org.

THURSDAYS:

    Drawing Fundamentals (Thursday) - with Mr. Billy

  • Ages 8 to 12
  • 4:15 to 5:45 pm
  • Jan 11 - Mar 8 (9 weeks)
  • $180 supplies included. Fee prorated by $16/missed class for late registrants
  • A drawing class for kids where we explore a variety of artistic techniques including light logic, color theory, realistic drawing, human proportion, and perspective. We will use markers, color pencil, graphite pencils, and oil pastel to draw animals, people, architecture, and just about anything!

    Teen/Adult Drawing - with Mr. Billy

  • Age 12 and up
  • 6 to 8pm
  • Jan 11 - Mar 8 (9 weeks)
  • $230 supplies included. Fee prorated by $20/missed class for late registrants
  • A realistic drawing course for teens and adults of any skill level. We will use marker and color pencil techniques, explore graphite and pen drawing, and explore a variety of subjects each week. Students are encouraged to develop their own ideas related to each project. Emphasis is placed upon building skills of shading, form, perspective, composition, layering, drawing people, and color theory.
Payment Policies: Classes and camps must be paid in full prior to start date in order to save the student's spot. Returned check charge is $35. A sibling discount of 10% off the lowest cost class/camp is applicable only when registering two or more children from the same family and paying for both/all children at the same time.