ART E15, Drawing

This course provides a supportive atmosphere for older adults — from beginners to more advanced students — to explore and experiment with self expression through drawing. Older adult students learn drawing skills, elements of design, composition, and creativity, as well as drawing techniques for representative or stylistic effect. As well, students learn to interpret the perceived “real world” in a two-dimensional field, and to improve their observation and hand-eye coordination. The course focuses on the processes by which one makes art, exposes students to different approaches, and challenges students to think about what they are doing or trying to do.

Course Number: 9503 Time: 9 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. M Location: ONLINE Instructor: Adams L K Learn the basics of drawing. Good for the beginner and students who would like to improve their drawing skills.

Course Number: 9504 Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. F Location: ONLINE Instructor: Tirr C A Drawing in color media: Beginning and advanced techniques using colored pencils and pastels to draw still life studies, landscapes and cityscapes. Some drawing experience would be helpful.

ART E16, Life Drawing Studio

This course provides a opportunity for older adults to learn to see the human form and draw the anatomy of the human figure. This supportive class explores basic anatomy, movement, and skeletal structure of the figure using live models. Through demonstrations, class exercises, individual instruction, and guidance, beginning students learn basic life drawing skills, while more advanced students sharpen their skills in capturing the physical attributes of the model and expressiveness of the pose.

Course Number: 9505 Time: 9 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. T Location: ONLINE Instructor: Harrison A B Draw the human form from a live model. Learn basic drawing skills, perception and eye-hand coordination, elements of design, composition and creativity. Note: This class will require the use of Facebook for students to post and critique each other’s work.

Course Number: 9506 Time: 11 a.m. - 1:50 p.m. T Location: ONLINE Instructor: Adams L K For beginners and others wanting to increase their skills. Includes lessons in anatomy, proportion, structure and expression. Short, medium and long poses.

Course Number: 9507 Time: 1 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. M Location: ONLINE Instructor: Adams L K Painting the human form - long pose for painting.

ART E19, Painting

This course enhances older adults’ artistic creativity and painting skills through positive motivation and instruction in oils and acrylics techniques that may use the palette knife for effect. Older adults learn how to select supplies and equipment, and basic elements of composition. Painting projects, demonstrations, group critiques, and discussions are used to explore two-dimensional artwork.

Course Number: 9508 Time: 9 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. F Location: ONLINE Instructor: Donon S G Assignments are designed for the progressing student. A basic grasp of the fundamentals of painting is highly recommended.

ART E20, Drawing and Painting

This course provides older adults with a supportive environment for instruction in drawing and painting. Older adults, from beginners to more advanced students, maintain or improve their drawing and/or painting skills in a constructive environment, and learn about space, line, value, and color in a workshop atmosphere.

Course Number: 9509 Time: 9 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. M Location: ONLINE Instructor: Donon S G Drawing and painting with emphasis on the portrait. Studio time split between working with live models and other in-class exercises.

Course Number: 9510 Time: 9 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. W Location: ONLINE Instructor: Donon S G Drawing and painting for all levels. This course focuses on water based mediums and different techniques.

Course Number: 9511 Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. W Location: ONLINE Instructor: Benson J K

Course Number: 9512 Time: 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. M Location: ONLINE Instructor: Tirr C A Drawing and painting, from pencil to pastel. Work in any dry medium. Develop your sense of composition, value, color and technique. Draw and paint still-lifes, landscapes and possible “plein air” sessions. Friendly critiques.

ART E21, Painting/Drawing, Oil and Acrylic

This course enhances older adults’ artistic creativity and painting skills through positive motivation and instruction in oils and acrylic techniques. Older adults learn basic painting techniques, the elements of composition, and how to select and use materials. Painting projects, demonstrations, and group critiques are used to explore two-dimensional artwork.

Course Number: 9513 Time: 1 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. T Location: ONLINE Instructor: Harrison A B Enhance your creativity through painting. This section is in memory of Francis J. Abrahams. Note: This class will require the use of Facebook for students to post and critique each other’s work.

ART E22, Watercolor

This course allows older adults who have never used watercolors to acquire a strong foundation in watercolor techniques, and provides those students with some watercolor experience with a strongly supportive peer group in which to paint. Older adult students learn watercolor techniques and methods, as well as washes, brush strokes, color, value, and composition.

Course Number: 9514 Time: 9 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. T Location: ONLINE Instructor: Manseau F J Designed for beginning watercolorists. A techniques and methods class concentrating on the “how” of the medium: washes, brush strokes, color, value and composition.

Course Number: 9515 Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. T Location: ONLINE Instructor: Manseau F J Intermediate watercolor. Review basics and further develop techniques toward a more personal creative result. Designed for students with some experience.

ART E24, Calligraphy II

This course expands older adults’ knowledge of calligraphy and everyday calligraphic forms to use for personal growth, self expression, or for family and volunteer projects. Older adult students learn the tools and equipment needed to write the calligraphy alphabet, as well as fundamental calligraphy techniques, lettering styles, and display methods.

Course Number: 9516 Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. F Location: ONLINE Instructor: Martorello J M In this class, you will learn how to write and use a fun contemporary alphabet.

ART E30, Watercolor Studio

This course allows older adults who have never used watercolors to acquire a strong foundation in watercolor techniques, and provides those students with some watercolor experience with a strongly supportive peer group in which to paint. Older adult students learn watercolor techniques and methods, as well as washes, textures, color, value, and composition.

Course Number: 9517 Time: 12 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. W Location: ONLINE Instructor: Tirr C A Studio watercolor covering the basics with a focus on strong composition and an understanding of the medium.

ART E80, Jewelry Making

This course provides older adults with an opportunity to create pieces of jewelry and learn an assortment of different techniques involved in creating jewelry. Students also learn about the wide range of materials available for making jewelry. Older adults make bracelets, earrings, and necklaces using techniques such as wire wrapping and bending, macrame, pearl knotting, crimping, and bead-weaving. Each week students learn a new technique and make a piece of jewelry using that technique.

Course Number: 9518 Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Th Location: ONLINE Instructor: Ryza S V Advanced jewelry techniques. New projects weekly - wirework, bead weaving, chain maille, advanced stringing projects, and more. Use a wide assortment of tools and materials. Students purchase materials per guidelines. Projects for this section are more complex. Students should master basic jewelry skills prior to enrolling.