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    • February 04, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
    • March 11, 2015
    • 1:30 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center
    • 2

    Daytime Acrylic Painting with Dale Evans

    Wednesdays, 2/4-3/11, 11:00-1:30pm

    6 Classes: $120





    Learn acrylic painting techniques while investigating light, form and color.





    • February 04, 2015
    • 6:30 PM
    • March 11, 2015
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center
    • 6

    Acrylic Painting with Dale Evans

    Wednesdays, 2/4-3/11, 6:30-9:00pm

    6 Classes: $120





    Learn acrylic painting techniques while investigating light, form and color.





    • February 24, 2015
    • 6:30 PM
    • March 31, 2015
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Portraiture with Brian Simpson

    Tuesday, 2/24-3/31, 6:30-9:00

    6 Classes: $120 




    Whether drawing or painting, students will get the encouragement they need to succeed and grow in rendering the human figure from head to toe while working from a live model.


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    • March 03, 2015
    • 4:30 PM
    • April 14, 2015
    • 6:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Two-Dimensional Exploration, Grades 1-3

    Tuesdays 3/3-4/14 from 4:30-6pm

    6 Classes: $75

    NO CLASS ON 3/24

     

    After School Programming:

    These classes are designed to build upon the students’ level of understanding. Classes are scheduled in 6 week sessions that meet in the evenings for an hour and a half from 4:30pm till 6pm on the nights listed below.





    Students will be introduced to a variety of drawing, painting, and collage techniques during this 6-day class. Young artists will explore the elements of artistic composition and 2- D fundamentals while they draw natural subjects, paint from their imagination, and explore new and old ways of creating on various two-dimensional surfaces.


     

     

     

    • March 04, 2015
    • 6:30 PM
    • April 22, 2015
    • 9:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Wheel Wise: Learning to Throw 

    with Grace Sheese 

    Wednesdays, 3/4-4/22, 6:30-9:00pm

    8 Classes: $130





    This class is designed for beginners to experiment with the process and techniques of creating functional and artistic wares using the addictive pottery wheel. Participants will be introduced to the tools and techniques like coning and doming to center the clay, opening the form, pulling the walls, collaring, and using tools to smooth and decorate the surface before and during the trimming process. Experienced potters are encouraged to enroll in this exciting class to experiment and grow in their abilities.


     



    (16 & Older) Materials are included

     

     

     

     

     


    • March 05, 2015
    • 4:30 PM
    • April 16, 2015
    • 6:00 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center
    • 11

    Two-Dimensional Exploration, Grades 4-6

    Thursdays 3/5-4/16 from 4:30-6pm

    6 Classes: $75

    NO CLASS ON 3/26

     

    After School Programming:

    These classes are designed to build upon the students’ level of understanding. Classes are scheduled in 6 week sessions that meet in the evenings for an hour and a half from 4:30pm till 6pm on the nights listed below.





    Students will be introduced to a variety of drawing, painting, and collage techniques during this 6-day class. Young artists will explore the elements of artistic composition and 2- D fundamentals while they draw natural subjects, paint from their imagination, and explore new and old ways of creating on various two-dimensional surfaces.


     

     

     

    • March 18, 2015
    • 6:00 PM
    • April 22, 2015
    • 8:30 PM
    • McLean County Arts Center
    • 10

    Exploring Watercolor

    Wednesdays, 3/18-4/22, 6:30-9:00pm

      6 Classes: $120




    Designed for the beginner watercolorist and those wishing to learn figurative techniques in the medium, this class covers fundamentals in watercolor: materials and care, paper stretching, wash techniques, glazing, layering, brush work, masking, and other tricks to help the beginning painter execute their ideas in the medium. Subject matter will center on transparent still life objects, as well as materials the students choose to bring in to paint. Participants who have previous watercolor experience are encouraged to attend and to bring their own supplies, ideas, and objects to paint. No previous watercolor experience is necessary.

     








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