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Intro To Hand Wrought Silver Jewelry

Suzanne Anderson, adjunct professor, Brookdale Community College

Don’t miss this in-studio experience. Design and produce a hand wrought sterling silver pendant or earrings. Learning emphasis will be on design aspects, hard soldering, sawing, piercing, texturing, pickling, and finishing. Supplies and tools provided. 4 SESSIONS
Wed, Sep 20-Oct 11, 6-9 pm
Fee and Code: $159, XARTC 094


Art 101

Gina Torello, professional artist and adjunct professor, Brookdale Community College

Ideal foundation for artists of all levels. Learn the key concepts imperative to creating skilled artworks including composition, perspective, proportion, shading and color theory. Gain experience working in a variety of mediums. Enhance your confidence, broaden your knowledge, and move forward as an artist. Bring a sketchpad and $15 payable to instructor for supplies. 5 SESSIONS
Thurs, Sep 21-Oct 19, 9:30 am-noon
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 193


Mixed Media Process

Tonya Lee, professional artist

All levels welcome. Work with a multitude of materials to create mixed media art that includes dry and wet media, low tech printmaking, and collage. Learn archival methods of layering color pencils, pastels, acrylic paint, mono-prints and collage to create a unique body of work that focuses on personal expression and aesthetic. Students may use supplies of their choice, suggested supply list available upon request. Email mchiarella@brookdalecc.edu for suggested supplies. 5 SESSIONS
Mon, Sep 25-Oct 23, 10 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 196


Mosaics: A Beginner’s Workshop

Harvey Altman, instructor, award-winning artist

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 $25 payable to the instructor. 4 SESSIONS
Fri, Sep 29-Oct 20, 10 am-noon
Fee and Code: $99, XARTF 115


Acrylic Painting

Arlene Smelson, instructor

Whether you are a beginner or a lapsed painter, explore the magic of acrylic in a relaxed setting. Construct a painting by learning to develop composition, mix colors, build textures, and develop movement and values. Learn techniques to bring out the artist within you. Develop skills that will allow you to express yourself in new and imaginative ways. Email mchiarella@brookdalecc.edu for supply list. 5 SESSIONS
Tues, Oct 17-Nov 14, 10 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 195


Pastel Impressionism

Gina Torello, professional artist and adjunct professor, Brookdale Community College

Explore this simple, forgiving media. Impressionists used pastels for studies, today we can create masterpieces using chalk pastels. Learn step-by-step how to pick your ideal subject matter. All levels welcome. Learn new skills and techniques and impress yourself. Bring copies of any impressionist work you most enjoy. 5 SESSIONS
Thurs, Oct 26-Nov 30, 9:30 am-noon (no class on Thanksgiving)
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 184


Intermediate Mosaics

Harvey Altman, instructor, award-winning artist

Take your mosaics to the next level in this hands-on workshop. If you have taken a beginner’s mosaics class or have a background in mosaics, this is the class for you. Instructor will demonstrate creating a project with a specific pattern and design. A 12” x 12” project will be completed to take home. Bring a check payable to the instructor in the amount of $25 for materials. 4 SESSIONS
Fri, Oct 27-Nov 17, 10 am-noon
Fee and Code: $99, XARTF 127


Glass Mosaics

Harvey Altman, instructor, award-winning artist

Create mosaics using stained glass in this hands-on workshop. Learn to cut, grind, and grout stained glass. Craft a one-of-a-kind project to take home. All materials provided. Materials fee $35 payable to the instructor. 4 SESSIONS
Fri, Oct 27-Nov 17, 1-3 pm
Fee and Code: $99, XARTF 189


Open Studio With Tonya

Tonya Lee, instructor, professional artist

Raise your art to the next level in this open studio. Students are encouraged to create a body of work expressing an individual aesthetic, while focusing on the exploration of materials and processes. Through group critiques, one-on-one feedback and demonstrations, students will be presented with challenges to push their work forward. Some experience required. Students are encouraged to use supplies of their choice, a suggested supply list is available upon request. Email mchiarella@brookdalecc.edu for suggested supplies. 5 SESSIONS
Mon, Oct 30-Nov 27, 10 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 197


Paint Your Own Van Gogh

Gina Torello, professional artist and adjunct professor, Brookdale Community College

Create your own version of a masterpiece. Learn to mix oil paints and apply oils with a brush and palette knife. Optical color lessons will introduce color theory. Create several finished pieces in a supportive environment. Email mchiarella@brookdalecc.edu for supply list. 5 SESSIONS
Thurs, Nov 9-Dec 14, 1-3:30 pm (no class on Thanksgiving)
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 194


Intro To Sewing And Tailoring

Betty McCarty, instructor

Learn professional hand sewing techniques. Lessons include 11 different stitches all necessary for hand sewing; how to attach buttons, hooks & eyes, snaps and zippers. Learn how to hem pants, skirts, dresses and how to shorten sleeves on a tailored jacket. Required for class: A pair of scissors. Materials fee $15 payable to the instructor. 2 SESSIONS
Mon, Oct 2 & 9, 6-8:30 pm
Fee and Code: $99, XARTC 130


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