MyBrookdale

The Arts

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Acrylic Painting

Arlene Smelson, instructor
Whether you are a beginner or haven’t painted recently, explore the magic of acrylic in a relaxed setting. Construct a painting by learning to develop an interesting composition, to mix colors, to build textures, and develop movement and values in a work of art. Learn a variety of techniques and how to bring out the artist within you. Develop skills and techniques that will allow you to express yourself in any way you can imagine and dream. Materials list will be emailed to students one week before class. 5 SESSIONS

Tues, Sep 24-Oct 22, 10 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 195


Drawing (Beginner/Intermediate)

David Dziemian, professional artist, Brookdale adjunct instructor
Learn or review basic concepts and techniques while expanding your creative vision. Concepts include line, value, and perspective. Teacher demonstration and hands-on instruction. Suggested materials list will be emailed to students one week before class.
5 SESSIONS

Fri, Sep 27-Oct 25, 10 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 207


Watercolor Tips And Tricks: Beginner/Intermediate

Arlene Smelson, instructor
Ever stared at a painting and asked, “How did they do that?” Simple tools can give you the effects you want. Discover how household elements can create textures and values in a work of art. Cultivate a variety of watercolor techniques and processes. Achieve effects through an assortment of washes, textures and applications. Learn how wipe out techniques along with resists can add texture and depth to a watercolor. Explore wide ranging methods and develop a picture incorporating concepts established. Class combines step-by-step instruction, teacher demonstration and hands-on practice. No prior experience necessary. Materials list will be emailed to students one week before class. 5 SESSIONS

Thurs, Oct 24-Nov 21, 10 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 180


Sketch Journaling

David Dziemian, professional artist, Brookdale adjunct instructor

Try a new approach to journaling. Learn to sketch freehand and quickly render line, form, and values. Develop your art with pencil, pen, markers, or watercolors. Add interest and vibrant detail to your travel sketching and journal drawing. Use materials of your choice; suggested materials list will be emailed to students one week before class. 5 SESSIONS

Fri, Nov 8-Dec 13, 10 am-12:30 pm, (no class Nov 29)
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 208


Introduction To Jewelry Making

Niels Pustrom, instructor
Design and create a mixed metal piece in our professional jewelry studio. Learn techniques and safety procedures on specialized equipment. Leave with your own unique creation. Materials fee $10 payable to instructor. 4 SESSIONS

Sec 1: Wed, Oct 2-23, 10 am-noon
Sec 2: Wed, Oct 30-Nov 20, 6-8 pm
Fee and Code: $159, XARTC 156


Introduction To Machine Sewing

Betty McCarty, instructor
Do you have a love of fabric and design for the home and wardrobe? Do you have a sewing machine, or want one, but do not know how to use it? Learn how to operate and understand the parts of a sewing machine. Instructor will guide you through basic techniques to get you started on your first project. A portable sewing machine is required for this class.

Sec 1: Mon, Oct 7, 6-9 pm
Sec 2: Mon, Oct 21, 6-9 pm
Fee and Code: $49, XARTC 139


 

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