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Classical Drawing  Register!
Learn the techniques of classical drawing, using the proven methods taught by the Renaissance Masters and 19th century French Ateliers. Working with graphite and charcoal, students will learn to how to draw with correct proportions and refined shading techniques. Students start with beginning exercises, and progress to chiaroscuro shapes and cast drawing, eventually leading to drawing a live, clothed model. Supply list:  18x24 drawing pad, one box of Vine charcoal, compressed charcoal sticks, 3 charcoal pencils, Exacto knife, sand paper, chamois cloth, and blending stumps. 

Wed, Mar 7 - Apr 11 , 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 91088 | XCE: 0230 | Fee: $175

How to Photograph Your Artwork  Register!
Photographing your artwork is a daunting and difficult task without the proper understanding and equipment. This three-hour workshop will teach the proper techniques to capture a flattering and accurate image of your artwork.

Wed, Nov 9, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 243
CRN: 98115 | XCE: 0233 | Fee: $39

Wed, Feb 28, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 231
CRN: 91086 | XCE: 0233 | Fee: $39

Classical Painting  Register!
Classical painting techniques are taught in this class using the proven methods of Renaissance Masters and 19th century French Ateliers.  Working with a limited pallet, students will learn color mixing, brushwork, and edge control in this six-week course. Similar to the Classical Drawing course, students will start with beginning exercises, and progress to chiaroscuro shapes and cast painting, eventually leading to painting from a live, clothed model. Supply list: Canvas panels 11x14  and 16x20, oil paints (Titanium White, Ivory, Black, Burnt Sienna, Yellow Ochre, Veridian Green, Cadmium Red, Ultramarine Blue), one white Taklon artist brush set, wax paper pallet pad, Turpenoid, Liquin, and a roll of paper towels.  

Tues, Nov 7 - Dec 12 , 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 243
CRN: 98117 | XCE: 0231 | Fee: $175

Mon, Apr 2 - May 7 , 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 91090 | XCE: 0231 | Fee: $175

Sight Size Drawing  Register!
Participants will take their drawing and painting skills to new heights by learning to "draw what you see." Sight Size Drawing is a skill that few artist truly understand. This three-hour workshop will teach the fundamental skills to accurately draw or paint what you see in front of you. No tracing, no projecting, no "gridding." Learn to draw as the Old Masters did.

Wed, Jan 10, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 91085 | XCE: 0255 | Fee: $45

Tools of the Trade  Register!
Ever wonder how professional Artists do it? What type of art products are best? Do the pros have any secret weapons in their arsenals? This three-hour workshop will demystify and demonstrate many of the products, tools and tricks used by professional artists.

Wed, Jan 24, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 91091 | XCE: 0256 | Fee: $45

Color Theory  Register!
Certain colors just don't go together but have you ever wondered why? Visual artists, clothing designers, makeup artists and interior designers can all benefit from this three-hour workshop explaining the powerful concepts behind color and their relationships with each other. 

Wed, Feb 7, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 91092 | XCE: 0257 | Fee: $45

En Plein Air  Register!
Learn to paint what you see in the free air ON LOCATION throughout the college campus and surrounding areas.

Mon, Mar 5 - 26, 9 am - 11 am
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 91087 | XCE: 0258 | Fee: $80

Lara Herter, Program Developer, Community & Education
lherter@gulfcoast.edu
T  850.873.3583
M  850.217.9952

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