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Abstract Collage: Short and Sweet *NEW*
This two-session class is designed as both an introduction and refresher for those wishing to build upon previous collage work. You will begin with making some papers and other materials for collage, and then focus on constructing individual pieces. Explore basic design concepts, along with ways to start and develop compositions through use of shape, color, texture and other elements, including determining how to establish a focal point. Techniques for paper and materials include stamping and stenciling and using a variety of household materials for texture and dimension and image transfers. Please bring an assortment of acrylic paint in two to six oz. size (bottle, tube or jar), scissors and an apron to class. Instructor: Sharon Robinson.
Tuition: $69** (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Oct 13-Oct 20 10AM-2PM Laurel College Center XE-310 J1608 #3147
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Classical Drawing

This course is a study of the technical, realistic skills of drawing. It is suitable for beginner to intermediate levels. Upon completing the class, you will be able to center a composition, render objects reasonably in proportion and perspective, and execute the four elements of shading. With still-life as the subject matter and graphite pencils as the media, you will learn how to begin and complete a large finished drawing. The first class is devoted to a detailed lecture, with examples, of the entire drawing process from development to review. Instructor Jennifer Littleton is a graduate of MICA, experienced teacher, founder of the Littleton School of Art, and member of the Charcoal Club of Baltimore. Note: Cost of supplies estimated at $50. Enroll early, class size is limited to 10.

Tuition: $159** (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Sep 11-Oct 16 6:30PM-9PM HVPA XE-155 6423 #0797
Tue Oct 23-Nov 27 6:30PM-9PM HVPA XE-155 6424 #9728
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Foundations of Realistic Watercolor Painting

Jennifer Littleton, founder of the Littleton School of Art, international award-winning water-colorist, exhibitor with the AWS and NWS and MICA graduate, will guide you through an intensive study of realistic watercolor. The first class is devoted to a detailed lecture, with examples, of the entire painting process from development to review. A supply list will be provided and discussed. In the following weeks, through discussion, demonstration and practice, you will learn to render a detailed line drawing, transfer it to watercolor paper, and practice flat washes with flat and round brushes. You will create one monochromatic painting. Materials list will be distributed at the first class. Enroll early, class size limited.

Note: Cost of supplies estimated at $100.

Tuition: $159** (includes $40 in fees*)
Wed Sep 12-Oct 17 6:30PM-9PM Horowitz Arts Center 225 XE-224 6421 #9730
Wed Oct 24-Dec 05 6:30PM-9PM Horowitz Arts Center 225 XE-224 6422 #0800
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Glass Fusing: Pins, Pendants and Bracelets

Create beautiful, wearable works of art using fusible glass, dichroic glass, frit and mosaic pieces. Join Pat Stein, an experienced instructor in all things glass, to make jewelry for yourself and/or to give as a special holiday gift. Materials and supplies will be provided and the instructor will fire
pieces and arrange for a pickup at Hickory Ridge. Class size
limited, so register early.

Absolutely no experience is needed!

Tuition: $89** (includes $65 in fees*)
Sun Oct 28 10AM-1PM Hickory Ridge XE-252 6493 #0801
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Intermediate Zentangle Inspired Art *NEW!*

Strengthen your technique and expand your Zentangle experience, focusing on creating divisions and bridging, and merging one tangle pattern seamlessly into another. Create personalized, colorful, one-of-a-kind pieces of Zentangle inspired art to use as frame-able pieces, cards or stationery. Prerequisite: Zentangle Workshop or Zentangle Inspired Art. Students should bring basic Zentangle kit to class. Instructor: Julie Allison.

Tuition: $159** (includes $99 in fees*)
Thu Oct 11-Nov 15 6:30PM-9PM Wilde Lake High School XE-438 6340 #3208
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Mixed Media: Drawing and Painting *NEW*
There are very few working artists today who can say that they only use one type of material in their artistic practice. This course will teach you how to create dynamic artworks by combining various drawing and painting media, including but not limited to charcoal, graphite, watercolor, and
acrylic. Students can expect to complete several small works throughout this course. All levels of experience are welcome. Materials list will be distributed and discussed at the first class. Estimated cost of supplied $25. Instructor: Kara LaRose.
Tuition: $99** (includes $40 in fees*)
Thu Oct 11-Nov 08 6:30PM-9:30AM Wilde Lake High School XE-204 6348 #3225
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Monoprint Without a Press *NEW*
Create unique prints on paper using a variety of materials with acrylic paint and inks. Printing on gelatin, Plexiglas and glass plates allows manipulation of paint to achieve a range of effects, including positive and negative, re-printed, and “ghost” images. Prints can be finished pieces of artwork or material for collage and other projects. Please bring one full size sheet (22” x 30”) of BK Rives soft print making paper, an assortment of six to eight colors of acrylic paint (preferably tube paint), four inch brayer (Speedball brand with removable roller recommended) and an apron. Instructor: Sharon Robinson.
Tuition: $59** (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Nov 03 10AM-3PM Laurel College Center XE-332 J1609 #3148
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Relief Printed Holiday Cards *NEW*
Learn a new art technique and impress your friends with personally created greeting cards. Experience the community aspect of printmaking by experimenting with layering the traditional processes of monotypes (a single print taken from a design created in water-based paint or printing
ink on glass) and relief printmaking (a printing method using a printing block or plate that has had ink applied to its surface) interchangeably to create holiday cards. In the studio, practice new and exciting combinations of printed imagery on card stock. Instructor: Sarah Matthews.
Tuition: $69** (includes $50 in fees*)
Fri Oct 12-Oct 19 6:30PM-8:30PM Hickory Ridge XE-202 6363 #3269
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Zentangle Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Stained Glass *NEW*
Create Zentangle inspired art on paper inspired by the stained glass works of Frank Lloyd Wright. Practice new tangles as you learn about the architect to create a one-of-a- kind piece of art. Instructor Julie Allison will help you to explore shapes, strings and colors evocative of his prairie
glass light screens and panels. Prerequisite: Zentangle Workshop or Zentangle Inspired Art. Students should bring basic Zentangle kit to class.
Tuition: $59** (includes $45 in fees*)
Tue Oct 16 6:30PM-9PM Wilde Lake High School XE-426 6342 #3214
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Zentangle: Inspired Art
Discover an elegantly simple drawing technique that inspires creativity and mindfulness. Zentangle allows you to create beautiful personalized art combining repetitive patterns, taught one stroke at a time. Learn shading, patterns and design as you create usable works of art. This fun and relaxing art form is ideal for novices and artists alike. All materials provided. Instructor: Julie Allison.
Tuition: $159** (includes $99 in fees*)
Wed Sep 26-Oct 31 6:30PM-9PM Oakland Mills High School XE-461 6420 #8067
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