Spring/Summer Art Classes and Workshops for Teens and Adults
Six Week Drawing and Mixed Media Class with Susan Antin, Saturday mornings, 10 AM - noon starting June 23, 2012 and One Day Intensive Workshops on Intro to Drawing, Colored Pencil Drawing and Contemporary Collage
Unleash your inner artist! Explore the world of drawing in different media, while learning important principles and techniques. Topics such as:,perspective, light and dark shading, color and texture, contour and linear drawing. Students will have the opportunity to utilize a variety of tools and create finished works, as well as try a number of useful exercises. Pencil, charcoal, paint, colored pencils and other media will be used. This class is for both beginners and those who have some drawing background.
Drawing and Mixed Media Class, Saturdays: 10 AM – noon PM 6 weeks: June 23 - July 28, 2012
NEW WORKSHOPS FOR SPRING: THREE DIFFERENT 1-Day Introductory Workshops.
Drawing Intro: June 2. 10:00 – 2:30
Colored Pencil Drawing: June 9. 10:00 – 2:30
Contemporary College: June 16. 10:00 – 2:30
Choose from the above workshops, $90 each or take all three for $245. Drawing:
Basic Drawing - Explore the world of drawing, while learning basic principles and techniques. Topics such as: Perspective, light and dark shading, color and texture, contour and linear drawing. Students will have the opportunity to utilize a variety of media. This class is for those who have little or no drawing background.
Colored Pencil Join us for an introduction to the diverse world of colored pencil drawing. Students will learn about techniques such as: layering, hatching, blending, and shading. Additionally, the use of various papers and drawing tools will be explored. The session will cover topics such as color, light and shading, and combining colored pencil with other media. This class is suitable for beginners and those who have a drawing background
Collage Collage is one of the most exciting and easy to use mediums. Explore the fun of combining an assortment of materials and expanding your ideas to create new effects. Bring 2 large pieces of prepared poster board or foam core. Most of the collage materials will be provided, but students are welcome to bring anything they would like to include in their own work. (photos, fabric, personal memorabilia, etc.) Appropriate for both beginners and more advanced artists.
For more info on the Basic Drawing class details contact Susan Antin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 908-635-2604.
Supplies for the 6 week Mixed Media Class: 1. Medium weight drawing paper, 11 x 14 or larger. 2. Pad of watercolor paper 3. Good eraser 4. Acrylic or watercolor paint 5. A few different sized paint brushes 6. Several drawing pencils, both hard and soft, (B is soft, H is hard) 7. Charcoal 8. A photo or magazine picture you would like to use 9. Optional: Other media such as: colored pencils, felt markers, ink
Minimum class size 3, max. 12. Registration confirmed upon receipt of class fee. Farmstead Arts will refund all fees if the class is cancelled due to low enrollment. To register by mail (which saves the convenience fee for online registration), call 347-927-8748 (347-9ARTS4U) or write to email@example.com
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO CONSTRUCTION AT FARMSTEAD ARTS, THESE CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT THE BRICK ACADEMY IN DOWNTOWN BASKING RIDGE.
About Susan Antin:Susan has a BA in Fine Art - Painting and Drawing, from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts – because of a strong interest in the business world. While continuing to develop her artwork, she established a career in marketing and corporate training. Presently, she spends time creating, teaching art classes and promoting the arts. Her paintings and drawings can be found in numerous private collections. Susan has been represented in many exhibitions, including the Westmoreland Nationals, Westmoreland College, Pennsylvania; Montgomery Center for the Arts, Montgomery,NJ, Johnson & Johnson Corporate Gallery, Skillman, NJ and Princeton Arts Council, Princeton, NJ. Susan currently lives in suburban New Jersey with her adoring husband and two indifferent cats. She is actively involved in promoting the arts and encouraging other artists. For more info visit www.antinart.com
Farmstead Arts is a not for profit, volunteer-run arts center located at 450 King George Road in Basking Ridge, NJ at the historic Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead. The center offers classes, art shows, concerts and workshops by professional and emerging artists in the performing, visual and practical arts. The farmhouse, which dates back to the 1700’s, is listed on the National and State Historic Registers, along with the English barn and other outbuildings. The center sits on a bucolic four acre parcel of land that is nestled above the banks of the Passiac River. Farmstead Arts (through the Friends of the KMS Farmstead, Inc.) is a not for profit 501c3 organization. Phone: 347-927-8748 (347-9ARTS4U). Website: www.farmsteadartscenter.org