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CLASSES ARE 8 WEEKS UNLESSOTHERWISE NOTED

ADULTS

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: January 5 –February 23
$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: January 5 - February 23
$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: : January 5 - February 23
$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: January 5 - February 23
$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 - 1:00 pm
    



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: January 7 – February 25
$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: : January 7 – February 25
$225/195 members


PAPER AS PALETTE
Nina Nemeth

Create collages while using unique and interesting materials. Experiment with different
papers, techniques and ideas to create innovative collages. Color theory, composition,
texture, shape and line will be our focus while using paper as a tool to achieve finished
pieces of work. To the first class bring watercolor paper 16x20 and any decorative papers
you may have. Materials fee $5.00 payable to the teacher.

Class # M339
Meets Wednesdays 3:30 – 5:30
Dates: January 14 – March 4
$195/175 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

Class # M414
Meets Thursdays  10:00 - 1:00
Dates: January 8 – February 26
$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 1:30pm-3:30pm
Dates: January 8 – February 26
$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
6 Sessions. Call for specific dates

Class# M441
Meets 7:30 – 10.00
$170/150 members

 

LIFE DRAWING

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

Call for specific dates
Meets: Thursdays, 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.

Class# M514
Meets Fridays 10:00am -1:00pm
Dates: January 9 – February 27
$240/220 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: January 9 – February 27
$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: : January 5 – Febrary 23
$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: January 6 – February 24
$210/ 190 members



WEDNESDAY


THURSDAY


FRIDAY

YOUNG ARTISTS’ SAMPLER
Caitlin Albright
Ages 6 – 10

Enjoy sampling a new artmaterial 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: January 8 – February 26
$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: January 17 – March 7
$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: January 17 – March 7
$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: : January 17 – March 7
$190/175 members

Winter 2015 Classes