Winter 2015 Class Schedule

For more information about a class, contact Susan at her studio at (860).324.8041 or email info@susanbrereton.com.

Monday
Introduction to Painting and Color: Youth
Come and explore the world of color and painting. In this class you will be introduced to color and the application of acrylic paint on canvas. You will be exposed to painting terminology and processes. You will complete a still life painting by the end of the 4-weeks.

3:30–5:30 pm
Tuition:
$150/4-week session

Tuesday
Oil Painting: Adults
Learn oil painting basics with an experienced instructor who will set you on your path. Once you begin, there is no stopping! Color theory, composition, under-painting methods, and problem solving are just some of the topics discussed. Those looking to try painting or those aiming to become masters will have successful experiences. Materials list available upon enrollment.

9:00 am–12:00 pm
Tuition:
$220/4-week session

Pet Lovers Drawing: Adults
Interested in drawing your pet, but don’t know how to start? Gain a solid foundation and understanding of the basics of drawing animals, then capture that special friend for all time! Working from your own photo reference, you’ll gain an understanding of how to break down your pet into basic shapes and then transform your drawing into a finished work of art by exploring the use of line, creating volume through shading, and establishing a mood and feeling through composition and lighting. Great class for beginners, as well as advanced students.

1:00–3:00 pm
Tuition: $150/4-week session

Introduction to Fashion Sketching: Youth
Draw a croquis (fashion figure), from face and hands to handbag and shoes. Then, glam up your figure as you explore the basics of drawing fabric and applying different textures, such as lace, fur, velvet, and plaid.

6:00–8:00 pm
Tuition: $150/4-week session

Wednesday
Introduction to Fashion Sketching: Adult
Draw a croquis (fashion figure), from face and hands to handbag and shoes. Then, glam up your figure as you explore the basics of drawing fabric and applying different textures, such as lace, fur, velvet, and plaid.

6:00–8:00 pm
Tuition: $150/4-week session

Thursday
Intoduction to Drawing: Youth
This class focuses on building fundamental drawing skills. Students will learn basic building blocks of drawing techniques such as shading, controlling tones, composition, value scale and different drawing methods. You will learn how to see with an artist’s eye and capture what you see on paper, not what you think you see. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized attention and instruction.

3:30–5:30 pm
Tuition: $150/4-week session

Oil Painting: Adults
Learn oil painting basics with an experienced instructor who will set you on your path. Once you begin, there is no stopping! Color theory, composition, under-painting methods, and problem solving are just some of the topics discussed. Those looking to try painting or those aiming to become masters will have successful experiences. Materials list available upon enrollment.

6:00–9:00 pm
Tuition:
$220/4-week session

Saturday
Painting and mixed media: Youth and Adult
This class requires no previous formal art experience or drawing skills. Considering images, objects, form, balance, color, found objects, papers and glues, you will learn how to create backgrounds, textures, and layering styles on canvases and other surfaces! An excellent class for both new artists and experienced artists looking to experiment with new materials.

10:00 am–1:00 pm
Tuition:
$220/4-week session

Express yourself: Youth and Adult
Self-defined class. Experiment in techniques or medias of art with the guidance of an art professional.  Contact Susan to discuss your class and to define your goals.

1:00 am–3:00 pm
Tuition: $150/4-week session group, $200 for private/4-weeks

For more information about a class, contact Susan at her studio at (860).324.8041 or email info@susanbrereton.com.

   

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