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Arts, Crafts & Photography

Color Theory & Mixing for Watercolor Painting

This course is appropriate for students who have completed Foundations of Watercolor (XE-224). This course focuses on the importance of color theory, including understanding the science of mixing colors, and how it specifically benefits realistic watercolor painting. Learn color matching to a reference image and create test sheets with tints and complimentary colors. Study the differences between additive and subtractive color theory models. A supply list will be provided prior to the course start date; estimated student cost to purchase materials at $100. Instructor: Jennifer Littleton. (S)

Tuition: $170 (includes $40 in fees*)
Wed Jun 08-Jul 20 6:30PM-9PM Online XE-226 6169 #4791
(No class on June 29)
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Drawing Techniques: Soft Pastels
Pastels have been a popular drawing media for hundreds of years and are often noted for an ethereal appearance. Soft pastels allow for a broad range of colors, textures, and mark-making techniques, making it a favorite medium of artists such as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Mary Cassatt, and Edgar Degas. In this course, you will learn mixing, blending and texture techniques, applicable to a wide variety of subject matter. Beginner students will learn the basics of building a strong, balanced composition with pastels, while intermediate and advanced students will learn how to introduce additional levels of complexity to their drawings. All levels of experience welcome! Note: Cost of supplies are estimated at $25.00. Register early to receive emailed list of supplies needed. Instructor: Kara LaRose.
Tuition: $99** (includes $89 in fees*)
Wed Jun 29-Jul 27 7PM-9PM Hickory Ridge XE-371 6155 #4503
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Realistic Drawing From Images *NEW*
In this realistic drawing class, students will learn how to use the grid method to create a detailed line drawing from a black and white image. Students will utilize the four elements of shading to complete the piece. Ms. Littleton will perform demonstrations for pertinent skills and provide individual critiques for students. Estimated supply costs, $60. The supply list will be emailed to the students one week prior to the start date. J. M. Littleton is a graduate of MICA, BFA, MAT, and founder of the Littleton School of Art.
Tuition: $170** (includes $40 in fees*)
Thu Jun 09-Jul 21 6:30PM-9PM Online XE-508 6170 #4814
(No Class on Thursday, June 30)
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* Fees not eligible for waiver.
** Tuition and fees not eligible for waiver for XE courses.
(S) = Supplies needed. Instructor will provide list at first class.
(T) = Textbook recommended or required. Purchase at HCC Bookstore or online before first class.
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