Classes

Winter 2019 Classes begin January 7th!

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Click on the class title for a link to register for each class or click here for a full listing.  For additional assistance or questions, call the Education Department at (407)539-2181.

Art School Classes for Adults — Winter Semester

All classes are 9 weeks unless noted.

DRAWING

Beginning Drawing
Instructor: Calixto O’ Neill
Days/Time: Mondays, 6pm-9pm (begins Jan 7)
Cost: $185 + supplies list
Description: Explore line, shape, form, distance and angles while developing skills in drawing and developing your artistic eye.

Intermediate Drawing
Instructor: Calixto O’ Neill
Days/Time: Tuesdays 6pm-9pm (begins Jan 8)
Cost: $185 + supplies list
Description: Continue to develop drawing skills through intensive value studies and more, create realistic renderings of people, animals and objects. Beginning Drawing is a recommended prerequisite.

Pen & Ink Drawing with Watercolor & Pastel Enhancement (Intermediate or above)
Instructor: Calixto O’ Neill
Days/Time: Fridays 10-12:30pm (begins January 11th)
Cost: $185 + supplies list
Description: Learn to create realistic pen & ink drawings by creating the illusion of forms using tonal values and textures with various pen & ink techniques.Enhancement of watercolor or pastel will also be covered. This is intended for students with a good understanding of basic drawing or better.

PAINTING
Beginning Watercolors
Instructor: Glen Ward
Days/Time: Mondays 1pm – 5pm <6 weeks>  (begins Jan 14)
Location: Studios at Lake Lily
Cost: $185 + supplies list
Description: Start at the very beginning to acquire fundamental watercolor skills and explore techniques unique to this medium. A step-by-step approach ensures success for all students, regardless of experience.

Intro to Acrylic Painting
Instructor: Calixto O’Neill
Days/Time: Wednesday 10am-12pm (begins Jan. 9)
Location: Studios at Lake Lily
Cost: $185 + supplies list
Description: Students will learn how to paint still life, landscapes, people, pets with special attention to color, form, texture, value and brush technique.

Painting: Color Theory Part 2
Instructor: PJ Svedja
Days/Time: Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm (begins Jan. 9)
Location: Studio 10
Cost: $110 + supplies list
Description: An extension of Color Theory, you’ll apply more advanced techniques and more specific colors. This is a foundational art class perfect for painters. Great for beginners and professionals alike.

Painting: Acrylics
Instructor: PJ Svedja
Days/Time: Wednesdays 7pm-9pm (begins Jan. 9)
Location: Studio 10
Cost: $200 + supplies list
Description: This multi-level class gives you the opportunity to explore acrylic paint to create three guided paintings, each completely different in subject and style. Your fourth painting is done independently with your choice of subject. Whether you have basic skills, are already a painter, or want a refresher, this is a fun class to learn skills, technique and color theory!

Painting with Charcoal (intermediate)
Instructor: Anthony Mancuso
Days/Time: Saturdays 2pm-4:30pm (begins January 12th)
Location Studios at Lake Lily
Cost: $150 + supplies list
Description: Learn more advanced methods of charcoal drawing with alternative methods. Students will learn to approach the subject with painterly techniques using charcoal as opposed to dry medium. Each student will create 3-4 unique drawings with a more abstracted result without sacrificing form.

Working Methods of Plein Air Painting (4 weeks)
Instructor: Sheherazade Thernard
Days/Time: Mondays 12-3pm (begins January 7th )
Location: Studio 10
Cost: $90 + supplies list
Description: Learn to capture the lush landscape around you in Maitland, on A&H campus as well as nearby areas. You will be provided with step-by-step working methods of tackling outdoor challenges. Students will interpret particular studies and make informed decisions on color, composition, values and edges and gain confidence to brave the outdoors with a paint brush in hand.

Still Life Painting
Instructor: Anthony Mancuso
Days/Time: Sundays 11:30-1:30pm (begins January 12th)
Location: Studio 10
Cost: $200 + supplies list
Description: Create three still life paintings while developing concepts such as high key value, color as value and implied narrative. The color palette will be limited and you will approach your subject from a representational perspective. Staying within the limits of your palette you will use dramatic lighting to evoke emotive responses.

Advanced Painting
Instructor: Glen Ward
Days/Time: Sundays 1pm – 5pm <6 weeks> (begins Jan 13)
Location: Studios at Lake Lily
Cost: $185 + supplies list
Description: This class is designed for students who are familiar with painting basics, and are looking to explore new and different techniques, including incorporating mixed media, increasing their skills, and more. Beginning watercolors, or similar, is a recommended prerequisite.

JEWELRY
All Classes will be Studio 5 unless otherwise noted

Jewelry: Fabrication

  • Instructor: Jim Hosner
    Days/Time:
    Tuesdays 10am – 1pm
    Wednesdays 10am – 1pm
    Tuesdays 6pm – 9pm
    Saturdays 10am – 1pm
  • Instructor: Marion Fague-Bass
    Days/TimeTuesdays 2pm – 5pm
  • Instructor: Candace Stern
    Days/Time: Thursdays 6pm – 9pm

Cost: $185
Materials fee: $50
Description: Join this popular program to learn the three stages of fabrication – cutting, welding, polishing – while completing original projects. Students also learn stone-setting and safety techniques. (Choose one class time from list.)

Jewelry: Faceted Stone Settings
Instructor: Jim Hosner
Days/Time: Wednesdays: 6pm – 9pm (begins Jan. 9)
Cost: $185 
Materials fee: $50
Description: Students will earn to do stone setting techniques: prong, tube, and gypsy. Prong settings show off the stone, while in tube setting, the stone is set into a metal tube that is added to the design. Gypsy setting places the stone directly into jewelry.

Jewelry: Precious Metal Clay
Instructor: Marion Fague-Bass
Days/Time: Tuesdays 6pm – 9pm (begins Jan. 8)
Location: Studio 10
Cost: $185
Materials fee: $50, depending on project
Description: Discover the wonderful world of precious metal clay. Students will get extensive hands-on experience in the basics of metal clay, will be guided step-by-step through the process to design and create several unique pieces while learning best practices for working with metal clay including rolling, texturing, cutting, shaping, refining, firing, finishing, etc.

PHOTOGRAPHY
Located at Studios at Lake Lily

Intro to Digital Photography
Instructor: Michael Van Gelder
Days/Time: Wednesdays 6pm-9pm <6 weeks> (begins Jan 9)
Cost: $225 + supplies list
Description: Love photography? New hobby? Received a new DSLR as a gift? Learn how to put it to good use and start capturing memories. Learn how to MAKE pictures instead of just TAKING them. Learn the concepts you see in magazines and online, through hands-on
instruction, presentations, assignments and critiques.

Digital Photography Expanded
Instructor: Michael Van Gelder
Days/Time: Sundays 6pm-9pm <6 weeks> (begins Jan. 13)
Cost: $225 + supplies list
Description: Expand your knowledge of photographic composition and creative imaging. Learn the essentials of metering, and when and where to use it. Learn through group discussions, instructor critiques, and a field trip. Digital Photography is a recommended prerequisite.

Story Telling in Pictures
Instructor: Michael Van Gelder
Days/Time: Tuesdays 1pm-4:30pm <6 weeks> (begins Jan. 8)
Cost: $225 + supplies list
Description: Expression without words. Give the viewer a story to see in your photographic creativity. Show viewers emotion, time and atmosphere in your photographic captures.

Pottery
Located in Studio 4

Beginning Pottery
Instructor: Cindy McDowell
Days/Time: Thursdays: 6pm – 9pm (begins Jan. 10)
Cost: $245
Materials Fee: $40
Description: Students will be taught the basics of working with clay Techniques in hand building, wheel throwing, altering shapes, decorating, glazing and firing will be covered. Students select the projects made, or select to follow a scheduled project for the lesson. Personal and group instruction are provided.

Pottery for All
Instructor: Cindy McDowell
Days/Time: Thursday 1-4pm (begins Jan. 10)
Cost: $245
Materials Fee: $40
Description: Open to students of all levels who seek instruction on the basics and the finer details of pottery.

Ceramics Open Studio
Instructor: Cindy McDowell & others
Days/Time: Thursdays 6pm – 9pm <4 or 9 weeks> (begins Jan. 10)
Cost: 4 weeks–$124
Cost: 9 weeks–$245
Materials Fee: $40
Description: Looking to pursue a path in ceramics? Need only an occasional helpful hint? Ceramics Open Studio is available! Students provide own materials and supplies to create artwork. Staff are happy to answer occasional questions, but this is for self-directed, experienced artists. Please note: clay body & supplies guidelines available upon request.

Pottery: Alternative Firings
Instructor: Cindy McDowell
Days/Time: Tuesdays 6pm – 9pm (begins Jan. 8)
Cost: $245
Materials Fee: $40
Description: Work with alternative firing techniques such as saggars, horse hair, raku and pit firing. Other techniques include airbrushing stoneware glazes, trailing glaze and slip, colored clay, colored slip, and other decorative techniques. Beginning pottery, or extensive experience with clay, is recommended before taking this class.