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Introduction to Printmaking: Building the Matrix

Course No. CEPM 140 00
Cost $375 Register Now
Sessions 8
Dates September 23–November 11 (Wednesday) – 6-9pm

n printmaking, the matrix is the plate, block or other surface that carries the information to create the print. In this course, we will build our matrices by investigating three methods of printmaking. Mono print, intaglio and relief techniques will be taught so that class participants learn the basic aspects of printmaking such as layering, color mixing and overlay of imagery. This course is being offered as a process sampler, allowing students an introductory experience to printmaking, and will also support those students who would like to build upon previous printmaking experiences. Examples of prints from CIA’s archives will be exhibited during class time for observation and discussion.

Introduction to Printmaking: Building the Matrix

Course No. CEPM 140 00
Cost $375 Register Now
Sessions 8
Dates September 23–November 11 (Wednesday) – 6-9pm

n printmaking, the matrix is the plate, block or other surface that carries the information to create the print. In this course, we will build our matrices by investigating three methods of printmaking. Mono print, intaglio and relief techniques will be taught so that class participants learn the basic aspects of printmaking such as layering, color mixing and overlay of imagery. This course is being offered as a process sampler, allowing students an introductory experience to printmaking, and will also support those students who would like to build upon previous printmaking experiences. Examples of prints from CIA’s archives will be exhibited during class time for observation and discussion.

Introduction to Printmaking: Building the Matrix

Course No. CEPM 140 00
Cost $375 Register Now
Sessions 8
Dates September 23–November 11 (Wednesday) – 6-9pm

n printmaking, the matrix is the plate, block or other surface that carries the information to create the print. In this course, we will build our matrices by investigating three methods of printmaking. Mono print, intaglio and relief techniques will be taught so that class participants learn the basic aspects of printmaking such as layering, color mixing and overlay of imagery. This course is being offered as a process sampler, allowing students an introductory experience to printmaking, and will also support those students who would like to build upon previous printmaking experiences. Examples of prints from CIA’s archives will be exhibited during class time for observation and discussion.

Serial Painting and Drawing

Course No. CEPT 405 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Dates September 22–November 10 (Tuesday) – 6:30 pm–9:30 pm

Making artwork in a series is a method of expression that artists have employed for hundreds of years. Working in a serial manner is a valuable practice which encourages exploration and expansion of ideas while providing structured parameters within which to work. In this course we will examine and discuss concepts behind serial artwork and create a body of work which employs these principles. Creative experimentation is encouraged using the painting or drawing media of the student’s choice. This course is open to beginning through advanced students.

Serial Painting and Drawing

Course No. CEPT 405 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Dates September 22–November 10 (Tuesday) – 6:30 pm–9:30 pm

Making artwork in a series is a method of expression that artists have employed for hundreds of years. Working in a serial manner is a valuable practice which encourages exploration and expansion of ideas while providing structured parameters within which to work. In this course we will examine and discuss concepts behind serial artwork and create a body of work which employs these principles. Creative experimentation is encouraged using the painting or drawing media of the student’s choice. This course is open to beginning through advanced students.

Serial Painting and Drawing

Course No. CEPT 405 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Dates September 22–November 10 (Tuesday) – 6:30 pm–9:30 pm

Making artwork in a series is a method of expression that artists have employed for hundreds of years. Working in a serial manner is a valuable practice which encourages exploration and expansion of ideas while providing structured parameters within which to work. In this course we will examine and discuss concepts behind serial artwork and create a body of work which employs these principles. Creative experimentation is encouraged using the painting or drawing media of the student’s choice. This course is open to beginning through advanced students.

Still Life Painting

Course No. CEPT 140 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Dates September 26–November 14 (Saturdays) – 1 - 4pm

Using oil paints and traditional methods, students will develop 2 different paintings on canvas of various still life arrangements. This class is beneficial for any level of artist. The beginner will learn basic drawing, composition, color theory, and paint handling. The intermediate to advanced will greatly benefit from a refresher course in fundamentals. The style and techniques taught and demonstrated will be grounded in realism, however expressive brush strokes and Impressionist styles are encouraged.

Watercolor Landscapes

Course No. CEPT 375 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Room 302
Dates June 8 - July 27 (Monday) – 6:30-9:30pm

Watercolor landscapes will introduce the foundations of working with watercolor paints in the studio environment. Watercolor painting makes use of transparent washes and in doing so allows for a bright image. A painting made with watercolor paints uses the white paper as a mirror to reflect and capture a luminous quality. Topics discussed and demonstrated in class are color theory, paint application, painting techniques, and paint manipulation. Each example will incorporate a new color theory lesson and a painting technique. You will be shown how to paint elements found in the landscape such as skies, rural and cosmopolitan environments, trees, and water. Many small quick paintings and fast dry time permits for a wide range of tricks and topics to explore. Almost all of the paintings are guided by a step by step process from beginning to end. Both group and individual attention will aid in your painting’s focus and direction. The beginner and novice painter will be encouraged.

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