Classes in Progress

Loose and Painterly Landscapes

Levels: All

Instructor: Barbara Bailey-Porter

Offered: 3 Tuesdays, beginning: Nov. 14th, 21st, 28th 9:30am - 12noon

Fee: $131.25/$114.84 with member discount

Barbara will demonstrate the process of landscape painting from photographs (mostly local scenes). Students can paint along with the demo or do their own thing with their own photographs. Topics covered: preparing canvas to paint, two difference approaches to painting, abstracting the landscape, color, perspective, brush control, value, edge quality, and much more. Bring your own photos, and lots of questions to ask.

Instructor Barbara Bailey-Porter holds a Masters of Fine Art, has been an Open Studio artist and has maintained a professional painting studio for well over 20 years. She has taught at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, through Cabrillo and DeAnza Colleges, and in the elementary schools in the past. She works in her studio as well as en plein air. Barbara’s work is in various private and corporate collections in the US and abroad.

Additional Instructions: Bring your own reference photos.

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Wonderful Basic Drawing Techniques-You can do this! – Class is Full!

Levels: All

Instructor: Kathryn Harper

Offered: 6 Mondays beginning November 6th, no class November 20th 1:30 - 3:30pm

Fee: $160 / $140 with member discount

This class will be an introduction to successful drawing techniques, strategies and exercise to allow you to gain confidence in drawing and enhance your creativity.

Instructor Kathryn Harper: BFA ’78 CCAC with distinction California State Teaching Credential- Drawing, Painting and Design Teacher 9-12th grader, 37 years at Santa Cruz High School Education Awards: Art Teacher of the year, Santa Cruz County Cultural Educator of the year for “Innovation” Santa Cruz Eddy Awards, NASA Youth Flight Ambassador