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Getting Started with Colored Pencil - Online Course

$59

with Phillip Schorn

Calendar Feb 2, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Explore the beauty of drawing with colored pencils in this online course for beginners. Learn everything you need to get started - types of paper, pencils, how to put the color down, layering, and blending. Each session will include a review and demonstration of new techniques. Course#DRW102.220.01

This live Zoom course meets for 90 minutes, 3-4:30 p.m. for four (4) weeks, Feb. 2- 23. A recording of each session will be available for you to view if you are unable to attend a live session. Reference images will be supplied.

It is expected that the student will be able to dedicate time between the sessions.  

What you will need:

  • 48 count Prismacolor softcore pencils
  • One (1) 9”x12”  300 series Strathmore Smooth Bristol Pad
  • One Blick colorless blending pen
  • Pencil sharpener (electric or manual)

Helpful extras….. Smooth surface to draw on, drawing board 1” or 2” clean, soft paintbrush (for use as a drafting brush)

Supplies can be ordered online through Dick Blick or other online outlets. For convenience, see cost and order here: https://www.dickblick.com/lists/blicku/J828F4LHSVHTJ/publicview/

Links to access instructional videos and instructions to schedule Zoom sessions are sent through email prior to the course start date. Questions? email us at info@waterstreetstudios.org

 

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Drawing "Bootcamp"

$95

with Christine Rider

Calendar Mar 2, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Anyone can learn to draw! Learn how in this new introductory course offered during the daytime hours.

Observe the elements of design, and investigate line, shape, form, space, and value. With each exercise, build your skills to complete a final composition of a still life in graphite pencil. Each class session will include instruction, demonstration, presentations of master drawings, and teacher led studio time. Course #DRW106.221.01

What you will need for the course:

  • Small sketchbook, 5.5” x 8.5”
  • Strathmore 300 Series Drawing Pad, 9” x 12” (glue bound)
  • Set of 6 Staedtler Lumograph Drawing Pencils
  • Kneaded Eraser Tortillion (medium blending stump)

Supplies are available through many online and retail outlets including Dick Blick, Amazon, or Michael’s. Specific brands are suggestions only.

Note: Designed for students age 16 and above – no drawing experience necessary. For safety, enrollment is limited and masks are required.

Ceramics: Beginner and Intermediate

$289

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Mar 2, 2021 at 1:45 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Learn how to create wheel thrown ceramics in this comprehensive seven-week course designed for both beginner and intermediate clay artists.

The basics of handling clay are introduced with several hand building techniques. Moving to the wheel, you’ll create cylinders/cups/plates and bowl forms with attachments, such as handles for mugs and spouts for pitchers.

Toward the end of the course, different glazing demonstrations will be introduced to design the work created. Intermediate students will be given more advanced options for learning upper level techniques. Course# CER100.221.07

Note: Designed for ages 16 and above. Glazes and kiln firings are included in the course. During the duration of the class, students may sign up to use the studio for practice during our open gallery hours.    

For saftey we limit enrollment and require that masks be worn.         

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Getting Started with Colored Pencil - Online Course

$59

with Phillip Schorn

Calendar Mar 3, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Explore the beauty of drawing with colored pencils in this online course for beginners. Learn everything you need to get started - types of paper, pencils, how to put the color down, layering, and blending. Each session will include a review and demonstration of new techniques. Course#DRW102.220.02

This live Zoom course meets for 90 minutes, 3-4:30 p.m. for four (4) weeks, March 3-24. A recording of each session will be available for you to view if you are unable to attend a live session. Reference images will be supplied.

It is expected that the student will be able to dedicate time between the sessions.  

What you will need:

  • 48 count Prismacolor softcore pencils
  • One (1) 9”x12”  300 series Strathmore Smooth Bristol Pad
  • One Blick colorless blending pen
  • Pencil sharpener (electric or manual)

Helpful extras….. Smooth surface to draw on, drawing board 1” or 2” clean, soft paintbrush (for use as a drafting brush)

Supplies can be ordered online through Dick Blick or other online outlets. For convenience, see cost and order here: https://www.dickblick.com/lists/blicku/J828F4LHSVHTJ/publicview/

Links to access instructional videos and instructions to schedule Zoom sessions are sent through email prior to the course start date. Questions? email us at info@waterstreetstudios.org

 

Introduction to Oil Painting

$165

with Christine Rider

Calendar Mar 4, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

Learn and build upon the fundamental skills you need to express yourself in the oil paint medium in this new introductory class with instructor Christine Rider.

Learn how to prepare your painting surface and begin to understand the steps for developing an oil painting. Topics will include layering processes, brushwork, palette knife use, and color mixing.  An overview of the elements and principals of design will help to give a foundation to the development of your compositions. Sessions include demos, discussion, presentations of other artists’ paintings, and individual guidance by the instructor. Course #PNT105

Supply list for the course will be emailed upon registration.

Note: Designed for students age 16 and above – no experience necessary. Students should expect to dedicate time between sessions for practice. For safety, enrollment is limited and masks are required.

Ceramics: Beginner and Intermediate

$289

with Jeremy Foy

Calendar Mar 4, 2021 at 1:45 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Learn how to create wheel thrown ceramics in this comprehensive seven-week course designed for both beginner and intermediate clay artists.

The basics of handling clay are introduced with several hand building techniques. Moving to the wheel, you’ll create cylinders/cups/plates and bowl forms with attachments, such as handles for mugs and spouts for pitchers.

Toward the end of the course, different glazing demonstrations will be introduced to design the work created. Intermediate students will be given more advanced options for learning upper level techniques. Course# CER100.221.10

Note: Designed for ages 16 and above. Glazes and kiln firings are included in the course. During the duration of the class, students may sign up to use the studio for practice during our open gallery hours.    

For saftey we limit enrollment and require that masks be worn.         

Drawing with Colored Pencil on Black Paper - Online

$59

with Phillip Schorn

Calendar Mar 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Explore the beauty of drawing with colored pencil on black paper in this online course for beginners and experienced artists alike. Learn everything you need to get started - paper, pencils, how to put the color down, how to draw without seeing lines, layering, and blending.

This live Zoom course meets for 90 minutes, 3-4:30 p.m. for four (4) weeks, March 2-23. A recording of each session will be available for you to view if you are unable to attend a live session. Reference images will be supplied. It is expected that students will be able to dedicate time between the sessions. Course# DRW107.221.01

What you will need: 

  • 48ct Prismacolor softcore pencils
  • 9"x12" Strathmore Black Artagain Paper Pad
  • White Graphite Paper (white carbon paper)
  • Pencil sharpener (electric or manual)
  • Helpful extras….. Smooth surface to draw on, drawing board, 1" or 2"clean soft paint brush (to use as a drafting brush)

Supplies can be purchased at Dick Blick or other online/reatil outlets. Links for Zoom sessions are sent through email by the instructor prior to the course start date. 

Watercolor Pencil for Beginners - Online

$59

with Phillip Schorn

Calendar Apr 6, 2021 at 3 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Explore watercolor pencils in this live online course for beginners and experienced artists alike. Learn everything you need to get started – paper (hot & cold press paper), pencils, how to put the color down, layering, and blending. During each session, you'll review and work on a rendering with the guidance of the instructor.

This course is live on Zoom and meets for 90 minutes, 3-4:30 p.m.,  Tuesday, April 6-27. A recording of each session will be available for you to view if you are unable to attend a live session. It is expected that students will be able to dedicate time between the sessions. Reference images will be supplied. Course# DRW108.221.01

What you will need:

  • 36ct Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils
  • 9"x12" Blicks Cold Press Watercolor Pad
  • Pencil sharpener (electric or manual)
  • Watercolor Brushes, small round and angled
  • Helpful extras….. Smooth surface to draw on, drawing board, container for water

Supplies can be purchased at Dick Blick or other online/retail outlets. Links for Zoom sessions are sent through email by the instructor prior to the course start date. 

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