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MONDAY

BASIC DRAWING
Victoria Starger

Learn how to draw what you really see. Compose and draw still life, landscape, portrait
and figure. All levels. All drawing media. Beginner to advanced. Bring 2B pencil, kneaded
eraser and drawing pad to class. Colored pencils optional for drawing in color.

Class # M111 Meets:
Mondays 10:00am – 12:30pm
Dates: September 8- October 27
$225/195 members


TRADITIONAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING
Victoria Starger

Learn traditional methods of painting in watercolor with step-by-step instruction on how to
'manipulate' the medium. Drawing, composition and perspective lessons are shown to
create a good foundation for your painting. Paint from colorful still life, landscape, portrait
and figure references. Other painting media are okay to use in this class. All levels. Call
for supply list.


Class #M121
Meets: Mondays 1:00 – 3:30
Dates: September 8 – October 27
$225/195 members


BEGINNING AND INTERMEDIATE OIL
Laurie Harden
Adults & Teens

Learn the basics of painting with oils. We will work from a still life, or bring a photo
reference if you prefer to do landscapes or portraits. Many techniques are explored.
Composition is discussed as well as lighting and values. Learn how to mix colors and
how to apply them using several techniques. Get into that Alpha-state and release
your creativity. Materials list on request.

Class # M141 Meets:
Mondays 4:00pm- 6:30pm
Dates: : September 8 – October 27
$225/195 members


FUN WITH WATERCOLORS
Anju Saran
Teens and Adults

Learn with step-by-step demonstrations composition, impact of light, blending and mixing
colors, washes, layering, wet-on-wet, wet on dry and dry brush. Paint landscapes, seascapes
figurative, portraits, florals, animals, and still life in the studio setting or from a picture.
Every week new step-by-step demonstrations provide guidance and new ideas for all
levels of experience. You will enjoy making the bright colorful paintings. Material list on
request.

Class#M14B1
Meets Monday 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Dates: September 8 – September 27
$225/195  members



TUESDAY

MEMBERS OPEN STUDIO


An opportunity for members to work on personal art projects while enjoying the company
of other artists. Bring your project, your supplies, your lunch and your creativity. No
charge

Tuesdays
10:00am –1:00pm
    



WEDNESDAY

THE PORTRAIT AND FIGURE - ALL MEDIA
Annette Henna

Work from a clothed model with two-week long poses, in any medium. Concentrate on
either a portrait head, or on the entire figure. Get a handle on correct proportion, the
planes of the head, the anatomy of the body as well as color shape, light on form and
gesture. Beginner to advanced. Model fee extra. Your instructor works with each student
individually

Class # M311
Meets Wednesdays 9:30 – 12:00
Dates: September 10- October 29
$225/195 members



WATERCOLOR BASICS
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Paint landscapes, seascapes and still life in the studio setting. Every week new
step-by-step demonstrations provide guidance and new ideas for all levels of experience.

Class # M31A1
Meets: Wednesdays 10:00 – 12:30 Dates:
September 10- October 29
$225/195 members



PASTEL AND OIL
Annette Hanna

Work from a still life or your own project in either medium. Learn about composition, color
harmony, values, painting technique, perspective and creating the illusion of three
dimensions. Understand what light does to form by using observation. Still life set-ups will
be provided. Beginner to advanced. Demonstrations will be provided.

Class # M321
Meets Wednesdays 1:00 – 3:30
Dates: : September 10- October 29
$225/195 members


SCULPTURE
Michael Schacham

Study advanced human anatomy and the language of fine sculpture, working from the
model and combining both the technical and spiritual to create sculpture.
Call 201-506-0363 for tools and materials or go online to www.michael80@optonline.net
and click on “Tools & Materials”

Class # M353
Meets Wednesdays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Dates: Year Round
$150/135 members for 4 weeks



THURSDAY

EXPERIMENTAL WATERMEDIA PAINTING & COLLAGE DISCOVERIES
Jean Kelly, NWS

Explore new possibilities! Loosen up and take artistic chances. Expand your painting and
design skills using fluid acrylics, collage materials, and innovative mixed media techniques.
You will learn layering methods and underlying design structures while working with
contemporary formats to create intriguing textural artwork with strong, colorful and exciting
images. This class will help you discover new ways to develop your own personal style
— whether realistic, abstract or impressionistic —while having lots of fun doing it. All
Levels- some painting experience helpful Call for materials list, some materials will be
provided by the instructor. Note this is a 3 hour class.

Class # M414
Meets Thursdays  10:00 – 1:00
Dates: September 11 – October 30
$240/220 members




WATERCOLOR FOR ALL LEVELS
Peggy Dressel

Work on a variety of subject matter at your own level with an established watercolorist and
illustrator. Beginners are welcome. Techniques, color theory, composition and what makes
a good painting will be discussed. Call for a materials list

Class # M429
Meets: Thursdays 2:00pm-4:00pm
Dates: September 11 – October 30
$195/175 members  


ANATOMY FOR ARTISTS
John Power

Learn to draw from the model. Focus will be on line, proportion and capturing the gesture
of the figure and developing a completed drawing. Instruction is individualized to meet the
specific needs of the student. Bring a newsprint pad, charcoal pencil and/or Conte pencil
or stick and a kneaded eraser. Must be 18 or older. Model fee extra. Minimum 4 students
Call for specific dates

Class# M447
Meets 6:00PM - 7:30pm
$75/65 members 4 sessions

 

LIFE DRAWING Work from nude model in any medium. Open monitored studio, no
instruction $12 model fee. Members only. Must be 18 or older. Offered year round

Call for specific dates
Meets: 7:30 to 10:00



FRIDAY

INDOOR AND PLEIN AIR LANDSCAPE PAINTING
Annette Hanna

Work from color sketches, plein air paintings or your favorite photo. Weather permitting
we will paint at various outdoor sites. Learn how to arrange your palette, mix and apply
your colors, create atmosphere, dimension and texture. This is a 3 hour class. Call for
materials list

Class# M514
Meets Fridays 10:00am –1:00pm
Dates: Session I : September 5- October 31 (8 weeks)
$240/220 members

Dates: Session II: November 7- December 19 (6 weeks No class November 28
$185/ 165 members


TRADITIONAL OIL PAINTING
Diana Gibson

Make a date with your inner artist! Beginners as well as experienced painters are
welcome. Each class will have floral and still life setups. Landscape painting will be
taught and encouraged to those interested. Achieving an overall light and atmospheric
effect is emphasized. Students will be taught the principles of painting and universal
painting concepts. Brief demonstrations will be offered. A supply list will be provided upon
request.

Class # M541
Meets: Fridays 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Dates: September 12- October 31
$225/ 195 members



SATURDAY

INTRODUCTION TO STONE CARVING
Michael Shacham

This course is intended as an introduction to time-honored hand-carving techniques for
sculpting stone. We will be working outside weather permitting. It is intended as an
ongoing class. We will work through summer and fall until it is too cold to work outside.
We will skip bad weather days and add the missed days at the end of classes. You may
bring your own material. If you do not have stone, contact the instructor. Contact
instructor for more information. E-mail michael80@optonline.net 201-506-0363

Class # M6ST
Meets Saturdays 10:00 – 1:00
Dates: Ongoing
$150/135 members for 4 weeks



YOUTH CLASSES

MONDAY

BEGINNING AND INTERMEDIATE OIL
Laurie Harden
Ages: Teens and Adults

Learn the basics of painting with oils. We will work from a still life, or bring a photo
reference if you prefer to do landscapes or portraits. Many techniques are explored.
Composition is discussed as well as lighting and values. Learn how to mix colors and how
to apply them using several techniques. Get into that Alpha-state and release your
creativity. Materials list on request.

Class # M141
Meets: Mondays 4:00pm- 6:30pm
Dates: : September 8 – October 27
$225/195 members



TUESDAY

BEGINNING DRAWING
Caitlin Albright
Ages 10 – 17

Using charcoal and graphite we will focus on a variety of still life arrangements, and
exploration of other motifs such as landscapes and nature. Bring 18x24 newsprint pad,
18x24 white drawing paper, 3B pencil, Kneaded eraser and vine charcoal. Sketchbook
is optional.

Class# MY21
Meets: Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:3OPM
Dates: September 9-October 28
$210/ 190 members



WEDNESDAY

EXPLORE COLLAGE
Nina Nemeth
Ages 10 - 17

Have fun using various papers to create both realistic and abstract spectacular artwork.
We will learn how to make layered treasures with collage of magazines, photographs,
newspaper, paint and pencil. The possibilities are endless! Materials fee $5.00 payable
to teacher.

Class # MY31
Meets: Wednesday 3:30 – 5:30
Dates: September 10-October 29
$210/ 190 members


THURSDAY



FRIDAY

YOUNG ARTISTS’ SAMPLER Caitlin Albright Ages 6 – 10 Enjoy sampling a new art
material each week. We will work from still life and photos. A good chance for young
students to experiment with different tools that artists use. Bring a sketchbook and
drawing pencil 2B

Class# MY59
Meets: Friday 4:00-5:30
Dates: September 12 – October 31
$190/175 members



SATURDAY

DRAW, PAINT AND MORE
Nina Nemeth
Ages 6 - 10

Learn basic drawing skills while exploring new media. Pastel, watercolor and charcoal
will be used to create landscapes, figures, animals and still life. Lessons are geared to
the enthusiastic student wishing to advance his/her skills, from beginner to advanced
student. All new projects. Bring a sketchbook (approx. 8”x10”), pencil and eraser to class.
Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher.

Class # MY6A0
Meets: Saturdays 9:00am – 10:00 am
Dates: September 6- November 8 ( no class September 20, October 11)
$185/165 members



ART EXPLORATIONS
Nina Nemeth
Ages 10 - 17

Have fun using charcoal, pastel, watercolor, pencil and more! Former students welcome-
each class is always new. We’ll work from still life set-ups, photos and look at artists,
including Degas, Rodin, and Dali for inspiration .All new projects. Bring a sketchbook,
pencil and eraser to class. Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher.

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Portfolio advice available.
Class # MY6B1
Meets: Saturdays 10:00 – 12:00
Dates: September 6- November 8 (no class September 20, October 11)
$210/190 members



DISCOVERING GREAT ARTISTS
Nina Nemeth
Ages 6 – 10

Let’s explore a sampling of master artists and their unique styles. We will have fun learning
about their lives as well as their artistic techniques and approaches. Watercolor, acrylic,
pastel, collage and mixed media will be used to create our own masterpieces in the styles
of some of the great artists. All new projects each session. Materials fee $5.00 payable to
the teacher.

Class # MY6C9
Meets: Saturdays 12:30-2:00
Dates: : September 6- November 8 ( no class September 20, October 11)
$190/175 members

Fall 2014 Classes
CLASSES ARE 8 WEEKS UNLESSOTHERWISE NOTED