Art Classes for Adults

Art Classes for Adults2018-09-09T03:13:53+00:00

Watercolor & Beyond

Jo Ann Cooksey Bono

Wednesdays
September 19 – November 21
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Exploration of various techniques, materials, mediums, and subjects to create dynamic compositions. Critiques help students’ develop evaluation skills to improve their work.

All levels welcome, novice through professional.

Contact: Carol Haldeman  610.631.0172

$100 member • 135 non-member

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Find Your Joy

Joy Cognata

Wednesdays
October 10 – November 7
1st Session
6:30 – 8:30 pm

BYOB; Come find your joy while you relax with a glass of your favorite beverage and engage in the art of Collage. No experience required, just a good attitude and an open mind. Projects involve cutting and arranging paper pieces into something unique. Collage projects are designed to be finished in one class or a few classes. Required materials: at least one old book or magazine.

Contact: Joy Cognata
joycognata@gmail.com

$50 member • 70 non-member

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Find Your Joy

Joy Cognata

Wednesdays
November 14 – December 12
2nd Session
6:30 – 8:30 pm

BYOB; Come find your joy while you relax with a glass of your favorite beverage and engage in the art of Collage. No experience required, just a good attitude and an open mind. Projects involve cutting and arranging paper pieces into something unique. Collage projects are designed to be finished in one class or a few classes. Required materials: at least one old book or magazine.

Contact: Joy Cognata
joycognata@gmail.com

$50 member • 70 non-member

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Thursday Evening Art

Doug Tweddale

Thursdays
November 8 – January 31
6:00 – 9:00 pm

This class will consist of using live models for five of the classes and the other evenings will be painting subjects chosen by each participants. We will focus upon color theory, edge control and orchestrating a painting to best compliment the focal point. We will also be discussing how to best overcome the limits of photos in using them to do art work. Each class will have help at the easel and a class critique for all paintings.

Class dates will be confirmed by Doug.

Contact: Doug – 215.908.0850
dtweddale@hotmail.com

$150 member • 185 non-member

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Watercolor Tips and Techniques

Michael Adams

Fridays
September 21 – Nõvember 23
9:30 – 12:30 pm

Improve your painting skills through an in-depth study of watercolor techniques, materials and processes including transparent and opaque blending. Areas explored will be urban and natural landscape, animals, and portraiture.

Contact: Royal Unzicker
runzicker@verizon.net

$150 member • 185 non-member

CLASS IS FULL UNTIL SPRING 2019

Watercolor for Beginners

Jo Ann Cooksey Bono

Fridays
September 21 – November 23
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Exploration of techniques and materials. Students with little or no experience in drawing or painting and seasoned artists are welcome. Class critiques enable students to develop evaluation skills and appropriate vocabulary to improve their work.

Contact: Kathleen Buckley
610.409.9062

$100 member • 135 non-member

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Photo Safari with Our Camera Doctor

Arnold Winkler

Saturdays
10:00 – 12:00pm
October 13 – November 10

Become familiar with the controls of your digital camera, the methods of saving and enhancing your digital images on a computer, and how to display them on a website or to print them. We will spend 2-3 sessions on photo safaris – taking pictures of beautiful parks and flowers, and we will use the results of these field-trips to discuss exposure, depth of field, composition, and to suggest improvements, when necessary. These excursions will be based on suggestions from the class members and the instructor. Programs such as Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop will be demonstrated.

Required Materials: Digital camera, Laptop or Tablet is optional.

Contact: Arnold Winkler  arnold.winkler@comcast.net

$50 member • 70 non-member

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The Pastel Atelier

Teresa DeSeve

Mondays
September 24 – November 19
9:30 – 12:30 pm

Mondays
September 24 – November 19
1:15 – 4:15 pm

Thursdays
September 24 – November 19
9:00 – 12:00 pm

Bring your own interests and ideas for new work, or unfinished old work to this pastel studio. Expand your knowledge of art history, as you learn about a different artist each week.  Develop your pastel mastery through experimentation, general critiques and one-on-one direction. Model (3 times); formal still life (1 time). All levels welcome.

Contact Monday AM: Jackie Drewes – 610.358.2928

Contact Monday PM: Judy Stevens judystevens@comcast.net

Contact Thursday: Marie Gizzi ltchuber@verizon.net

$150 member • 185 non-member

Watercolor & Acrylic Painting

Ann Brennan

Mondays
September 10 – November 12
7:00 – 9:00pm

Compare and experiment with these water based mediums.Curriculum is designed with both beginner and seasoned artist in mind.

Contact: Cheryl Mikucki 610.715.4026

$100 member • 135 non-member

All Media Studio Class

Pat DeVirgilis

Tuesdays
September 25 – November 27
9:30 – 12:30 pm
1pm – 4pm

Tuesdays
September 25 – November 27
1:00 – 4:00 pm

An interactive and independent studio class focusing on personal expression and subject matter, using your medium of choice. The class experience includes referencing of master artists, instructor demos, discussion of design elements, the function of color and class critiques. Some experience is required.

Contact AM class: Joni Nelson  215.815.7140
Contact PM class: Seah Ellis  610.754.6931

$150 member • 185 non-member

Exploring Watercolor

Anne Whalon

Wednesdays

Session 1
September 12 – November 7
9:30 – 12:30 pm

The object of this class is to develop and enhance students’ style of watercolor painting. We will explore different approaches to the medium and focus on composition, technique, color, and creative originality and learn how to make watercolor glow! Individual instruction will help develop confidence to explore the world of watercolor and beyond!

Contact: Jeanne Kelly  610.539.3745

$150 member • 185 non-member

Exploring Watercolor

Anne Whalon

Wednesdays

Session 2
November 28 –January 30
9:30 – 12:30 pm

The object of this class is to develop and enhance students’ style of watercolor painting. We will explore different approaches to the medium and focus on composition, technique, color, and creative originality and learn how to make watercolor glow! Individual instruction will help develop confidence to explore the world of watercolor and beyond!

Contact: Jeanne Kelly  610.539.3745

$150 member • 185 non-member

Watercolor Enjoy the Process

Laurie Daddona

Thursdays
September 20 – November 29
12:30 – 3:00pm

Experience the excitement of watercolor, integrating the elements of design, color, technique, and composition. Watercolor is spontaneous and fun, elusive and challenging! Come and enjoy “the process of painting” and develop your own personal style.

Contact: Joyce Feindler  joycefndlr91@gmail.com

$125 member • 150 non-member

Information and Notes on Registration and Payment

For information on classes without online registration, please contact the person listed with the class your interested in. Registration and payment for classes should be made in advance. Payment is due at the first class of each session. Sorry: there are no refunds once class is in session. Unfilled classes may be cancelled. Special classes may be added and will be listed in GNAL monthly newsletter. Note: All terms (Fall, Winter and Spring) begin and end at various times during the year. Contact the respective class monitor for class startup dates over and above those listed.

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