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Art Classes for Adults: Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Oil Painting

Beginners will learn the basics of oil painting: prepping the canvas, mixing colors, brush techniques, composition and light and shadow. Intermediate painters will review color mixing and composition and choosing subject matter. Advanced painters will receive individualized instruction based on their ability level.

Donít be intimidated Ė this can be fun! Supply list will be mailed. Cost:first-time students registration fee+supplies(generally $30). cost $95.Drop-in for Tues. or Thur. is $20.Tuesdays 10/28/14-12/2/14 (no class 11/25/14) 7-9pm at 1025 S Potomac St Baltimore, MD 21224,The Church on the Square, (Canton) or Thursdays 9/18/14-10/16/14 7-9pm at 1419 Riverside Ave (Federal Hill)Art

Art Classes for Adults: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor Painting

-(ages 12yrs old and up)Wednesdays 7-9pm 9/17/14-10/15/14-Watercolor Painting has been at the foundation of every artists career since the late 1500's and is still used widely today among artists and draftsmen. This class will cover all the classic watercolor techniques as well as more abstract and experimental ones. Watercolor is the perfect medium for those just getting started and yet challenges even the most skilled painters. Students will also learn how to draw and paint with watercolor pencils. Instructor: Lucia Siam. Supply list will be mailed. 1419 Riverside Ave., Baltimore, MD 21230 cost $95 Class is also offered Wednesdays 7-9pm 11/13/14-12/18/14 (no class 11/27/14) at The Church on the Square, Canton

Art Classes for Adults: Abstracting for Intermediate Painters

Have you ever said, "I could paint that?" Let's find out if you can! We will create paintings without subject matter in acrylic or oil paints. We will study color, texture, composition and brush technique. We will experiment with different sized canvases and brushes and with collage techniques. This is a great opportunity to use abstracting to amplify your developing technique. Supply list will be mailed. Cost:first time students $95+supplies, repeat painting registrants can pay for as many classes as they choose to attend ($15/class).Same meeting dates/times/locations as the "Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Oil Painting" class

Artists' Round Table

This is an opportunity to meet other artists who are practicing and displaying their work, to view portfolios and receive feedback on your own, even to barter for artwork. There will be discussions of framing, pricing, printing technologies, paper qualities, grouping bodies of artwork, adding value to your work, creating inventories, copyrights, choosing venues, festivals/events, etc. The sessions will be moderated and we will have break out sessions by medium - (i.e. photographers can meet with other photographers). These will be unintimidating, social events and hopefully, very helpful to your work as artists. Feel free to register for one or both. Please also share this with other artists you know. where: 1419 Riverside Ave when: Thursday 9/11/14 7-9pm cost: $10/ea session for Art Exposure members, $15/ea session for non-members drinks/snacks will be provided

Art Classes for Adults: Introduction to Digital Photography

This workshop starts with advice and recommendations on camera purchases or upgrades. A photographic system for the students will be presented that will include: camera usage, software, and common accessories like flash units and tripods. The instructor will inform students of the best choices of equipment and software for each individual's goals in photography. Maximum class size 10. Minimum class size is 2 people. This class is offered at 1419 Riverside Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230 (Federal Hill)Mondays Sept 15 or Tuesday September 23 7:00-9:00pm - cost $45. Class is also offered Tuesdays 10/7/14 or 10/14/14 7-9pm at at 1025 S Potomac St Baltimore, MD 21224,The Church on the Square, (Canton) cost $45

Drawing for Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced

ages 12 yrs old and up)Wednesdays 7-9pm 10/29/14-11/19/14 This class will focus on a variety of drawing approaches, from the realistic to the abstract. Special attention will be given to the area of portraiture. Beginners will be introduced to the basics of drawing, including exercises that appeal to both its technical and creative components. Intermediate and advanced students will receive individualized instruction as they work to improve and refine their skills. Supply list will be emailed. Cost:$80 + supplies ($30).Instructor: Lucia Siam.1419 Riverside Ave., Baltimore MD . Class is also offered 10/2/14-10/30/14 7-9pm The Church on the Square, Canton

Art Classes for Adults: Plein Air Painting

Once you've copied "the masters" and worked from your own photographs, the next challenge for painters is to paint outdoors. Using drawing materials, watercolor, acrylic and oil paints, we will render cityscapes, seascapes, still lifes and landscapes in this class that meets 5 consecutive Saturdays 10/11/14-11/8/14,9:30am-12:30pm outside at various locations in Baltimore (Ft McHenry, Federal Hill Park, Cross St Market, Riverside Park, Fort Ave. industrial space). The first class will start at 1419 Riverside Ave., Baltimore, MD 21230. A material list will be emailed upon registration. Intermediate and advanced painters (this class is not for beginners) will receive individualized instruction based on their ability level. Instructor: Nick Aumiller. Cost $95 + supplies.

Advanced Digital Photography

This class is for students who have completed at least 2 two-hour sessions of an introductory photography course. The focus here is on field work to allow the students to apply what was learned in previous sessions to the type of photography they wish to pursue. Field work will be customized to the interests of the students (for ex. photographing children, landscapes, animals, etc). Maximum class size 4 people. Federal Hill-The first session will meet at 1419 Riverside Ave. Subsequent sessions will be at mutually agreed upon locations. Saturdays 9:30-11:30am 9/13/14-9/27/14 cost is $95 Canton-The first session will meet at 1025 S Potomac St Baltimore, MD 21224,Messiah Church, (Canton) . Subsequent sessions will be at mutually agreed upon locations. Saturdays 9:30-11:30am 10/4/14-10/18/14 cost is $95

Sewing/Knitting

Sewing lessons offered at instructor's home or yours. The instructor is located in Columbia, MD and her hourly rate is $40.00 per hour, 2-hour session. If she comes to your home, the rate is $45.00 per hour. Contact her directly at: patbobreynolds@verizon.net or by phone 410-707-1680

Fused glass workshop-coasters

This is an opportunity to create a set of 4 fused glass coasters and enjoy a glass of wine and some chocolate! Glass artist Nonnie Lyketsos will instruct on designing, cutting, and gluing the artwork. She will fire the assembled pieces at her studio and within a week after the workshop, your art will be ready to be picked up and hung. The maximum number for this is 12 people.When: Thursday 9/11/14 7-9pm .Where:1419 Riverside Ave (Federal Hill) Balt. MD 21230 cost is $40.

Fused glass-trivet or suncatcher

This is an opportunity to create a fused glass trivet or suncatcher and enjoy a glass of wine and some chocolate! Glass artist Nonnie Lyketsos will instruct on designing, cutting, and gluing the artwork. She will fire the assembled pieces at her studio and within a week after the workshop, your art will be ready to be picked up and hung. The maximum number for this is 12 people.Thursday 10/23/14 6:30pm-9pm at 1419 Riverside Ave, Federal Hill, Baltimore, MD,cost - $45/person

Textured fused glass

This is an opportunity to create a textured fused glass panel and enjoy a glass of wine and some chocolate! Glass artist Nonnie Lyketsos will instruct on designing, cutting, and gluing the artwork. She will fire the assembled pieces at her studio and within a week after the workshop, your art will be ready to be picked up and hung. The maximum number for this is 12 people.Tuesday 5/13/14 6:30-9pm at 1025 S Potomac St Baltimore, MD 21224,Messiah Church, (Canton)- cost $40

Adult Studio Art (for beginners, intermediate and advanced students)

18 yrs + / 9:30am-12:30 pm Mondays 11/10/14,11/24/14, 12/1/14, 12/8/14 and 12/15/14 This is your chance to experience different media and to receive individualized instruction on long-term projects. Media to consider include acrylics, watercolor, oil paint, pastels, charcoal and collage. Come motivated or inspiration can be provided! Registration:410-313-7275. Info: Danielle Bassett, 410-313-4634 or dbassett@howardcountymd.gov. Pfeiffer Schoolhouse, Columbia

Digital Art Workshop

We will cover the basic skills needed to create artwork and imagery on an iPad. Students will learn basic operations and App installation as well as storage capabilities and file management. The camera, Adobe Ideas, Doodle Buddy, Art Set and Layers will be used to create art on the iPad. The following techniques will be covered:tracing and incorporating images,using layers,creating color schemes,drawing, and painting. This will be offered Saturday October 18, 2014 9:30am-12:00pm at 1419 Riverside Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230 - instructor: Sarah Butcher,cost $60.

Fused Glass Pendants

This is an opportunity to create fused glass pendants and enjoy a glass of wine and some chocolate! Glass artist Nonnie Lyketsos will instruct on designing, cutting, and gluing the artwork. She will fire the assembled pieces at her studio and within a week after the workshop, your art will be ready to be picked up and hung. The maximum number for this is 12 people.Tuesday 10/21/14 6:30-9pm at 1025 S Potomac St Baltimore, MD 21224,Messiah Church, (Canton)- cost $40

Watercolor Painting Workshop-

12 yrs old and up- 6:30-9pm Wednesday 9/10/14 at 1419 Riverside Ave - This is an opportunity to socialize, have a glass of wine (or juice) and some dessert and complete a watercolor painting of your own! We provide the food and art supplies. Instructor: Lucia Siam, cost $45, class is also offered 6:30-9pm 11/6/14 The Church on the Square, Canton

Collage Workshop

-(ages 12yrs old and up) Wednesday 10/22/14 6:30-9pm. This is an opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine and dessert and complete an artistic mixed media collage using photos, magazine cutouts and acrylic paint. We provide the food and most of the supplies, you bring photos you'd like to include in the collage. Instructor: Lucia Siam.1419 Riverside Ave., Baltimore MD cost $45

Artist Roundtable

-This is an opportunity to meet other artists who are practicing and displaying their work, to view portfolios and receive feedback on your own, even to barter for artwork. There will be discussions of framing, pricing, printing technologies, paper qualities, grouping bodies of artwork, adding value to your work, creating inventories, copyrights, choosing venues, festivals/events, etc. These will be unintimidating, social events and hopefully, very helpful to your work as artists. Kathryn Goldman/Goldman and Minton LLC will present on copyrighting, policing your work, etc.where: 1419 Riverside Ave when: Tuesday 9/16/14 7-9pm cost: $10/ea session for Art Exposure members, $15/ea session for non-members drinks/snacks will be provided