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Adult Open Art Studio:  Grab this opportunity to explore your own art interest under the supervision of an art instructor.  A variety of media and basic art knowledge will be investigated based on the direction each participant plans to pursue.  Students will provide their own materials.

Supervisor: Jennifer Sorenson

January 5 through March 30, 2017

Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tuition: Drop-in: $12 members,

$15 nonmembers.

Four (4) class punch pass: $40 members, $45 nonmembers. 

SPRING 2017:

VISUAL ARTS & CRAFTS:

Classes are  held in Art Studio in the Carriage House Building unless otherwise noted.

FAMILY:

Spring Join us  in the creation of  Spring themed art and craft projects.  All ages and generations welcome.  A supervising adult should accompany participating children.

Friday, April 21, 2017

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Suggested Family donation: $5

Sunshine & Flowers: Create family oriented arts and crafts projects based on sunshine and flowers.  All ages and generations welcome.  A supervising adult should accompany participating children.

Friday, May 19, 2017

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Suggested Family donation: $5

ART CAMPS:

Summer Art Camps: Children ages 7 to 11 will work with local visual and performing artist to explore a variety of art concepts.  An exhibit of art created will be displayed for parents and family  at 11:30 a.m. on the Friday of each camp.  Art supplies provided.  Each camp will be different, so students may wish to participate in both.

Instructors: Various Artists

Camp Coordinator: MandiAnne Poll

Dates: June 26 through 30, 2017

July 17 through 21, 2017

9:30 to noon

Tuition/child/session: $50 member, 

$55 nonmembers

TODDLERS:

Creative Toddlers: Children ages 3 to 5 years old will explore creative process art concepts, the use of art supplies and basic  art tool with the instructor.  Process art projects will be varied and different each day. Shapes and colors will be introduced. An adult guardian must accompany students.  Supplies provided.

Instructors: MandiAnne Poll

April 18, 2017

May 16, 2017

Tuesdays, 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Age: 3 to 5 years old

Tuition: $4 child/guardian members

$5 child/guardian nonmembers

CHILD/ADULT:

Basic Art: This art program is designed for artists ages 8 and up. It is a beginning level art class that is designed to be fun and structured. This course offers students the foundations of basic drawing and painting skills and the ability to explore various mediums such as graphite, charcoal, color pencil, watercolor and acrylic paint. Students will be taught the elements of art and the principles of design. While learning, they will be encouraged to develop and master techniques as well as a creative thinking process.

Instructor: Lori Thomas
Lori is certified Art teacher in Texas and Georgia. I have taught art to all levels of children from preschool to high school for 16 years. I have a Bachelor’s in Fine Art and a Master of Education, both from the University of Texas in Arlington. I moved here to Eden, Utah with my husband in June of this year from Fayetteville, Georgia and want to continue to encourage and teach children.

March 23 through April 20, 2017

Thursday, 3:45 to 5:00 p.m.

Tuition: $42 members,

$45 nonmembers

ADULT/ YOUNG ADULT:

Adult Open Art Studio: Grab this opportunity to explore your own art interest under the supervision of an art instructor.  A variety of media and basic art knowledge will be investigated based on the direction each participant plans to pursue.  Students will provide their own materials.

Supervisor: Jennifer Sorenson

April 6 through May 25, 2017

Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tuition: Drop-in: $12 members,

$15 nonmembers.

Four (4) class punch pass:

$40 members, $45 nonmembers. 

Introduction to Drawing: Students will be introduced to the qualities of hard and soft graphite.  Various charcoal tools will be introduced like vine charcoal and charcoal pencils. The class will cover the shading techniques of hatching, cross-hatching, and blending strokes.  Students will learn the principles of composition and complete a finished charcoal or graphite drawing by the end of class. A supply list will be provided to registering students.

Instructor: Sunnie Bybee, BFA from BYU

April 3 through 17, 2017

Monday, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Tuition:  $50 members,

$55 nonmembers.

 

Introduction to Acrylic Painting: Students will be introduced to Brights, Flat, and Filbert brushes and their various uses.  Students will become familiar with basic color theory and how to mix and create color with a pallet knife.  Painting supports like canvas, canvas board, and wood panel options will be introduced.  The qualities of painting mediums or varnishes  and how to use them will be introduced.  Basic composition and simple drawing skills will be discussed as students prepare to paint.  By the end of class students will complete a finished acrylic painting.  A supply list will be provided to registering students.

Instructor: Sunnie Bybee,

May 1 through 15, 2017

Monday, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Tuition:  $50 members,

$55 nonmembers.

 

Introduction to Oil Painting:  Students will be introduced to Brights, Flat, and Filbert brushes and their various uses.  Students will become familiar with basic color theory and how to mix and create color with a pallet knife.  Painting supports like canvas, canvas board, and wood panel options will be introduced.  The qualities of painting mediums or varnishes  and how to use them will be introduced. Basic composition and brief drawing skills will be discussed as students prepare to paint.  By the end of class students will complete a finished oil painting.

Instructor: Sunnie Bybee, BFA from BYU

April 8 through 29, 2017

Saturday, 11:00 to 1:00 p.m..

Tuition:  $50 members,

$55 nonmembers.

 

Watercolor Studio: A workshop for beginning and intermediate students. New students will set up their palettes, learn basic washes and brush techniques in the first class. All students will explore a multitude of watercolor techniques (with projects provided by the instructor) to develop confidence with this exciting medium. The class size will be kept small to allow students to receive individualized instruction (limited to 12 students). A basic supply list will be made available to registering students, other supplies provided by the instructor.
Instructor: Terrece Beesley (www.terrecebeesley.com)

Seven classes: March 23, 30, April 13, 20, 27 May 11, & 18, 2017
Thursday evenings, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Tuition: $95 members,

$100 nonmembers.

Watercolor Techniques: All experience levels are welcome.  The purpose of the class is to familiarize ourselves with the characteristics and traits of the watercolor medium. How to use them to capture our artistic visions and transfer them to paper.  We will cover basic forms from stretching paper, washes, brush techniques and effects. We will work individually on paintings as well as have group assignments and classroom demonstrations.  A weekly critique will be held to allow for constructive advice and comments from fellow class members.  Open painting time with the instructor is available for instruction and advice.   

Instructor: Gary Baron

April 5 through May 17, 2017 (class will not be held April 27)

Wednesday, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Tuition/session: $80 members,

 $85 nonmembers.

Drop-in Nightly rate: $15 members,

$20 nonmembers.

 

 

Class Policies: Advanced registration is required for all classes; registration fees are required to be paid 10 days prior to the start date of the class/workshop.  Space may be reserved by phone; the registration fees may be mailed or delivered to the art center.   All classes have minimum and maximum enrollment.  The Art Center reserves the right to cancel classes with low registration.  Every effort is made to notify those registered of cancellations or postponements.  Fees for canceled classes are fully refundable.

 

Withdrawals/Refunds: For multiple date classes, refunds will be made available for students withdrawing from classes within the first week, prior to the day of the second class.  For single date classes refunds are available only if students withdraw one week prior to the class.  Class fees after these dates are non-refundable.  A $5.00 withdrawal processing fee may be charged.

For more information, please contact: The Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden, Utah 84401, (801) 392-6935 or on-line at www.ogden4arts.org.

 

 

 

 

 

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