The Arts


Art History Series

Gina Torello, professional artist, adjunct instructor

Take a tour through the ages in the world of art history. Journey from ancient Mediterranean civilizations to the centers of Christianity and the Renaissance. Finally, explore the Age of Kings, when monarchs governed as virtual dictators, and their influence dominated social, cultural and artistic affairs of the time as well as political matters. Lectures will include viewing, discussing, and examining art works. Enjoy a hands-on activity at the conclusion of every workshop. 4 SESSIONS

Tues, Jun 11-Jul 2, 6-8:30 pm
Fee and Code: $85, XARTF 164

Drawing With Colored Pencils

Arlene Smelson, instructor

Create impressive drawings using colored pencils. Learn how to blend and develop pattern effects along with a variety of techniques using minimal supplies. Gain helpful tips while experimenting with color and shape. Review drawing concepts in easy-to-understand steps through hands-on practice and teacher demonstration. Supply list will be emailed one week before class. 5 SESSIONS

Tues, Jul 9-Aug 6, 10 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 199

Sketch Journaling

Dave 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 prior. All levels welcome! 5 SESSIONS

Fri, Jul 12-Aug 9, 10 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code; $149, 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. All materials included. 4 SESSIONS

Mon & Wed, Jul 15-24, 10 am-noon
Fee & Code: $159, XARTC 156

Mosaics: A Beginner’s Workshop

Harvey Altman, award winning artist, instructor

Learn design, cutting, tile layout, types of surfaces, adhesion, and grouting. All the techniques needed to complete a 9”x12” mosaic project to take home. Course materials provided. Materials fee $40 payable to the instructor. 4 SESSIONS

Sat, Jul 13-Aug 3, 10 am-noon
Fee and Code: $99, XARTF 115


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