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Introduction to Acrylics

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Erin Hunter

Offered: Saturday Afternoon, 1/25/2020 12:00pm-5:00pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99.00 one price for all

Acrylic paint is a fast-drying, versatile medium that can be used to create a wide range of techniques—it can be used for thick, textured effects, …

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Watercolor-Negative Space Painting – Class is Full!

Levels: All

Instructor: Cynthia Armstrong

Offered: 6 Tuesday mornings, beginning 01/28/20 9:30am-12pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $170.75/$150.00 members

This course is will demystify negative painting for beginners and intermediate watercolor artists. From shape-making (working with positive and negative shapes), simplified design strategies to …

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Fundamentals of Realism I-Evening Series

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Laurel Bushman

Offered: 4 Wednesday Evenings, starting 2/5/20 5:30-8:00pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $120/$105.42 members

Over the course of this 4-week series, students will learn fundamental elements of realism drawing, composition and technique. Emphasis will be placed on how to …

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Pastels for the Enthusiastic Beginner: Getting Started with Soft Pastels – Class is Full!

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Erika Perloff

Offered: Saturday Morning, 2/8/2020 9:00am-3:00pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99.00

Come get immersed in the world of soft pastels. In this one day intensive class you will learn the basics of working with this vibrant, …

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Beginning Floral Oil Painting Workshop

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Thalia Stratton

Offered: One Sunday afternoon, 2/9/20 12:00pm-4:30pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $89.00, one price

Working with the accomplished artist Thalia Stratton, students will be learning valuable fundamentals in the beautiful art of floral oil painting. She will cover important …

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Rough Cut: An Introduction to Linoleum Block Printmaking – Class is Full!

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Molly Brown

Offered: 2 Sunday mornings, starting 2/16/2020 10:00am-1:00pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99.00 one price for all

This course is intended to whet the palate, to generate inquiries, and get familiar with the basic tools and techniques of relief block printing. There …

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Watercolors-Thurs (Feb-Mar) 5-Week Series

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Linda Lord

Offered: 5 Thursday afternoons, starting 2/20/20 1:00pm-3:30pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $144.56/$127 for members

This class is geared to facilitate those who have never painted and those who have advanced their skills. Most class sessions will include a demo …

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Beginning Watercolors-Fridays (Feb-Mar) 5 Week Series

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Linda Lord

Offered: 5 Friday afternoons, starting 2/21/20 1:00pm-3:30pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $144.56/$127 for members

This class is aimed at familiarity of  materials, as well as why to chose them.  In the 5 week, we  will endeavor to produce 5 …

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4 Ways to Draw Anything!

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Hajra Meeks

Offered: One Saturday afternoon, 2/22/20 12:00pm-6:00pm, Including lunch break

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99.00

Drafting skills are essential to traditional art—the better you can draw and render with a pencil, the better you can do so with your paint. …

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Let’s Get Serie-ous; Creating a Series of Artwork

Levels: Advanced Painters

Instructor: Carrie Clayden

Offered: 6 Monday afternoons, starting 2/24/20 1:00pm-3:30pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $170.75/$150.00 members

This class is for advanced painters who want to set goals, create a series of 10 paintings in a theme and show the finished pieces …

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Botanical Beauty of Spring

Levels: All, some drawing experience helpful

Instructor: Maria Cecilia "Cissy" Freeman

Offered: 1 Sunday Morning 3/1/20 9:30am-3:30pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99.00 - one price for this class

Buds and flowers and new leaves – Spring offers fresh colors and textures, and many beautiful plant subjects to paint.  In traditional botanical art we strive …

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Drawing Portraits the Easy Way

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Robert Dvorak

Offered: One Saturday afternoon, 3/7/20 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99.00, one price

DRAWING PORTRAITS THE EASY WAY You can easily learn to draw a portrait.  Don’t waste your time trying to learn to draw portraits from a …

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Creative Watercolor Methods and Techniques

Instructor: Robert Dvorak

Offered: One Sunday afternoon, 3/8/20 10:00am-4:00pm *Sharp

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99.00, one price

CREATIVE WATERCOLOR METHODS AND TECHNIQUES  This class is for people who like to paint watercolors or who would like to get back to painting. This …

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Colored Pencil Workshop

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Laurel Bushman

Offered: One Saturday afternoon, 3/14/2020 12:00pm-5:00pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99.00 - one price

Colored pencil is a versatile medium that is portable, inexpensive and great for mixing with other media from watercolor to marker. A huge variety of …

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Fundamentals of Realism II -Evening Series

Levels: Some experience drawing needed

Instructor: Laurel Bushman

Offered: 4 Wednesday Evenings, starting 3/18/2020 5:30-8:00pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $120/$105.42 members

In this following series to Fundamentals of Realism I, students will build upon the lessons they learned in the introduction to realism course. We will …

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Color Theory: Choosing Emotive Limited Color Schemes

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Hajra Meeks

Offered: One Sunday Afternoon, 3/22/20 12pm-6pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99.00

Color Theory can be intimidating and tedious, but not anymore! Learn about the various color schemes, how to choose an emotive limited palette suited for …

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Take Your Acrylic Painting to the Next Level

Levels: Some painting experience required

Instructor: Wayne Jiang

Offered: One full weekend, Fri 3/27/20-Sun 3/29/20 10:00am-5:00pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $251.00/$220.50 members price

The talented Wayne Jiang will be returning to California and will teach another 3 day workshop at the Santa Cruz Art League, March 2020. His …

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Sketching With Watercolor, Pen & Ink

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Bonni Carver

Offered: 1 Saturday Afternoon, 4/4/20 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99.00

  Watercolor and pen and ink are the perfect portable media through which any place or setting can become a springboard for a creative sketch. …

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The Value of Grisaille Underpainting

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: Hajra Meeks

Offered: One Saturday Afternoon, 4/18/20 12:00pm-6:00pm, Including lunch break

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99.00

Create a lovely painting using layers of watercolor in the historical grisaille value under-painting method, while also developing wet-in-wet, wet-on-dry, and glazing painting techniques in …

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Components of Landscape Painting Workshop

Levels: All Levels

Instructor: JoNeal Graves

Offered: 1 Sunday afternoon, 4/19/20 10:00am-4:00pm

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

Fee: $99, one price

This one day workshop will include studies of the most basic elements/features found in landscape paintings. We will paint, trees, shrubs, hills, mountains, skies and …

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