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 SUMMER 2017

 

VISUAL ARTS & CRAFTS:

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

FAMILY:

Simple Sew Bag: Parents and children may work together to create a simple sew messenger bag.

Friday, August 18, 2017 4:30 to 5:30

Suggested Family donation: $3

A minimum of five families must be pre-registered for these Family night projects to be held.  Please call ahead to insure that the class  is going and that there are supplies for you and your family.

 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

June 1 through  July 28, 2017

Thursday,  12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

August  3  through  31, 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. 

 Paint Night at the Eccles: Have you ever dreamed of being an artist, but thought, “I can’t even draw a straight line, how could I be an artist?” Now’s your chance. Come to “Paint Night at the Eccles” and we’ll bring out the inner artist in you. You’ll go home with a beautifully painted canvas that you can hang on your wall and proudly say, “I painted that!”

Supplies provided.  Each night will include a different painting project.  Attend one or all.

Paint Night Facilitator:  Melissa Seamons

Session III: August  18, 2017

Friday, 6:00 p.m. until finished

Tuition/session:  $20 members

$25 non-members

 

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.   

A minimum of 5 students must be registered for the class to be held.  Therefore, drop-in students should call to confirm class is in session.

Instructor: Gary Baron

Session II: July 26 through August 30, 2017

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

Ages: 14 through Adult

Tuition/session: $80 members,

$85 nonmembers.

Drop-in Nightly rate: $15 members,

$20 nonmembers

FALL 2017

VISUAL ARTS & CRAFTS:

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

FAMILY:

Red, Yellow, Orange: Join us for family oriented arts and craft projects that follow an autumn theme.

Friday, September 22, 2017

4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Suggested Family donation: $3

Bewitching Night:  A family oriented workshop with arts and crafts which are themed as Halloween decorations.

Friday, October 20, 2017

4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Suggested Family donation: $3

A minimum of five families must be pre-registered for these Family night projects to be held.  Please call ahead to insure that the class  is going and that there are supplies for you and your family.

 

 

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.

Basic Art - Drawing:  Students should bring a mixed media sketchbook 9 x 12.  Other supplies will be provided.

September 14 through October 19, 2017

Thursdays, 4:00 to 5:15 p.m.

Tuition: $42 members,

$45 nonmembers

Basic Art—Painting:  Students should bring a mixed media sketchbook 9 x 12.  Other supplies will be provided.

November 2 through December 14, 2017 9 class will not be held Nov.23)

Thursdays, 4:00 to 5:15 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

September 7 through December 21, 2017 (class will not be held Nov. 23)

Thursdays,  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. 

Book Making Adventure:  Your Personal Journal: Journal writing is a powerful, creative tool—a place to explore, experiment, ponder, draw and write.  This class will direct you through the process of making a journal wrapped in designer leather using a fine paper perfect for pen, paint or collage.  A pocket added to the end page for memorabilia collecting completes the journal.  At the end of the class you will have experienced the satisfaction of making a book yourself. Supplies provided.

Instructor: Mary Wells

October 28, 2017

Noon to 2:00 p.m.

Ages 14 through Adult

Tuition/class: $20 members,

$22 nonmembers

 

Journal Making: Begin your new year with a journal making adventure---a beautiful leather-bound journal that YOU make.  This class will direct you through the process of making a journal using a nice paper perfect for pen, paint or collage.  Supplies provided.

Instructor: Mary Wells

Saturday, December 2, 2017
noon to 2:00 p.m.
Ages 12 through adult
Tuition:  $15 members,

$18 non members

Letters Under Glass:  During this one day workshop, students of all levels of experience will learn to make hand-drawn verbal capital letters, and how to decorate them in the style of Adolph Berndt.  This letter style will be used to create a finished work of a single letter which students will matt and frame.

Instructor: Mary Wells

Saturday, October 7, 2017

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Tuition: $55  members. 

$58 nonmembers.

 

Paint Night at the Eccles: Have you ever dreamed of being an artist, but thought, “I can’t even draw a straight line, how could I be an artist?” Now’s your chance. Come to “Paint Night at the Eccles” and we’ll bring out the inner artist in you. You’ll go home with a beautifully painted canvas that you can hang on your wall and proudly say, “I painted that!”

Supplies provided.  Each night will include a different painting project.  Attend one or all.

Facilitator:  Melissa Seamons

Autumn: September 15, 2017

Halloween: October 20, 2017

Holiday: December 15, 2017

Friday, 6:00 p.m. until finished

Tuition/session:  $20 members

$25 non-members

Oil Painting Basics:  Explore the basics of this medium or refresh your skills. Participants will learn to mix colors, basic color schemes, color values and range, cool and warm shadows, the use of brighter colors to suggest light,  and the technique of painting wet in wet.  This class is recommended for beginning and intermediate students.  A supplies list will be made available to registered students.  Class limits are set at a minimum of 6 and a maximum  

12 students.

Stephen Hedgepeth paints in two different mediums gouache and oils.  His works hold a strong sense of design, and a subtle use of color maintaining a sense of place.

Mr. Hedgepeth has many exhibits and competitions to his credit including the Springville Art Museum, Taos Art  Center, and Arts For The Parks, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Mr. Hedgepeth has taught seminars at the Valley Art Center, Jackson Hole, Wyoming and at BYU- Idaho.  He has also taught as a part-time arts specialist in Ogden City Schools.

Instructor: Stephen Hedgepeth

September 18 through December 4, 2017 ( class will not be held Oct. 9 & 16)

Monday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Ages: 12 through adults

Tuition: $100 members,

$110 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: September 14 through November 16, 2017 (Class will not be held September 28, October 5, or November 2, 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.   

A minimum of 5 students must be registered for the class to be held.  Drop-in students should call to confirm class is in session.

Instructor: Gary Baron

Session I: September 13 through October 18, 2017

Session II: November 1 through December 13, 2017 (class will not be held November 22)

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

Ages: 14 through Adult

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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