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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. Don’t be intimidated — this can be fun! Cost to register $95. Supply list will be emailed upon receipt of registration. Registration deadline a week before first night of class. Instructor: Nick Aumiller, 6:30-8:30pm at Federal Hill Prep, 1040 William St, Baltimore 21230- cost $95, Tuesdays 11/10/15-12/8/15. To register, email aeartdealer@aol.com.

Also offered through Howard County Department of Parks and Recreation at the Laurel Community Center Thursdays 9:30am-12pm 9/24/15-11/19/15 - instructor: Ann Wiker, to register contact dbassett@howardcountymd.gov.

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: Nick Aumiller. Supply list will be mailed. Federal Hill Prep, 1040 William Street Baltimore, MD 21230 cost $95 Tuesdays 10/6/15-11/3/15 6:30-8:30pm

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: 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

iPad Masterpieces

Have you ever thought of your iPad as an artist's tool? In this class we will be exploring free apps that can be used to create artwork and we will be viewing the work of famous artists so we can duplicate their styles in digital art. We’ll “update” Pop Art (Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein), Impressionism (Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh), Surrealism (Salvador Dali), anamorphic art (Hans Holbein) and Abstraction (Vassily Kandinsky).You should come to class with a fully charged iPad that has the following apps downloaded on it: Photo Booth, Abstract You, Doodle Buddy, Brushes, Youdoodle, Adobe Draw, Adobe Shape, and Draw. Some of these will require an Adobe ID so must be downloaded by an adult.

Introduction to Digital Photography

This class provides the opportunity to learn how to use your camera in a more effective manner to create better photos. The class covers the basics of digital photography. Topics include: camera controls, speed, aperture, ISO and shooting modes, depth of field, correct exposure, photographic composition and lighting. The class includes practical applications of the photographic techniques that the students will expected to practice outside of class. You will also cover common accessories such as a flash and tripod. 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 an adjustable* digital camera either DSLR, Superzoom, interchangeable lens compact or compact. Students will be expected to bring the camera with instruction book to class each week. Wednesdays 10/7/15-11/4/15 6:30pm-8:00pm Cost $95-location Federal Hill Prep, 1040 William St Balt MD 21230 (maximum for class is 10 students, Minimum age 18)

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

Drawing for Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced

(ages 12 yrs old and up) 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 upon receipt of registration. Cost to register:$95. Instructor: Hilary Christian.1419 Riverside Ave., Baltimore MD. Registration deadline a week before first night of class.

Adult Summer Art Camp

6/1/15-6/5/15-9:30am-12:30pm - Why should kids have all the fun? 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. $115