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TITLE: Drawing: Insect Illustration (Adults)
DESCRIPTION: (15-Adult) Use your basic drawing skills to accurately render insect anatomy for a beautiful finished illustration. Artist and instructor Caroline Hottenstein shows you how to use pen and ink, watercolor, graphite and colored pencils to capture and highlight details. Your finished project is a 2D specimen board using color media of your choice. Please bring a bag lunch. Previous drawing experience encouraged. Supply list will be emailed before class.

TITLE: Italics (Adults)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Calligraphy. Italics is the most versatile of alphabets. In addition to miniscule and majascule, variations and flourishing, students are taught to mix watercolor gouache paint to make colored ink and experiment with the colored ink or different colored papers. Bring your tools. Supply fee payable to instructor at first class.

TITLE: Paint on Any Surface (13-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: Learn which paints or varnishes are best suited to use on glass, porcelain, paper, fabric and more. Learn different painting styles such as tole, watercolor and reverse painting. Bring the surface of your choice to class. Supply fee payable to instructor at first class.

TITLE: Watercolor Painting I (Adults)
DESCRIPTION: Explore materials, value, painting in triads, wet-in-wet, washes, glazing and other techniques. Materials provided for first class, with supply list for other classes. Cost of materials is between $50 and $75.

TITLE: Watercolor Painting II (Adults)
DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Watercolor Painting I or equivalent. Continue sharpening basic skills and techniques. Develop brush styles and individual approaches to projects and exercises. Students need to bring supplies to class.

TITLE: Watercolors: Design & Composition 18+
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Learn composition elements such as balance, contrast, movement, rhythm, emphasis, pattern and unity, and how to incorporate these into your paintings. Artist Marni Maree walks you through these elements as you paint. Bring a lunch. Supply list will be emailed to you.

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