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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 ó this can be fun! Supply list will be mailed. Cost:first-time students registration fee+supplies(generally $30). cost $95.Drop-in for Thur. is $20 available only to repeat students. Thursdays 7-9pm 4/2/15-4/30/15 at 1419 Riverside Ave (Federal Hill), Baltimore, MD 21230. instructor: Hilary Christian. Class will also be offered 9:30am-12:30 pm Tuesdays 3/3/15-3/24/15 through Howard County Parks and Recreation ó contact dbassett@howardcountymd.gov to register for these daytime classes.

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

(ages 12yrs old and up)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 for 5 2 hours classes: Wednesdays 4/8/15-5/6/15 7-9pm

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: to be scheduled for spring 2015 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

Minimum age 18,This class will cover the basics of digital photography. Workshop topics will include: camera controls, photographic composition, correct exposure and use of common accessories such as a flash and tripod. Students will be taught how to use their cameras in a more effective manner to create better photos. The class will include practical applications of the photographic techniques that the students will expected to practice outside of class. In addition, the instructor will provide students with advice as to choices of equipment and software for each individual's goals in photography and recommendations on camera purchases or upgrades.Students are required to have a digital camera and will be expected to bring the camera with instruction booklet to each class. Cost $95-location 1419 Riverside Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230 (maximum for class is 10 students)

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 for 3 morning hours 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. 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. cost for 5 2hr sessions 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

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 9:30am-12:00pm at 1419 Riverside Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230 - instructor: Sarah Butcher,cost $60.

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: TBD,cost: $10/ea session for Art Exposure members, $15/ea session for non-members drinks/snacks will be provided

Creative Collage

Try your hand at a new technique as you combine painting, photographs and other medium to create a unique collage. This class is suitable for all ability levels. Please bring a pre-stretched 11x14" canvas, scissors, photocopies of photographs, letters, newspaper, magazines and thin pieces of fabric or lace. Instructor will provide paint and adhesive supplies. Classes are held at the Bain Senior Center, Columbia, 4/6-4/27 Mondays 10am-12pm -please contact rfarrar@howardcc.edu to register

Drawing for Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced

(ages 12 yrs old and up) Wednesdays 7-9pm. 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 2 hours once a week, 5 weeks: Wednesdays 2/25/15-3/25/15 7-9pm