Mar 22, 2011

Exciting Offerings from ART LAB This Spring

Spring 2011

The spring term consists of ten weekly classes starting between Sunday, April 3 and through Saturday, April 9 and continues through June 11.   Classes cancelled due to Holidays, etc will have end dates later than June 11. Please see instructor or office staff for details.   Faculty resumes available from the office upon request.

 TEENS (AGES 13 TO 17)
DRAWING PORTFOLIO ENHANCEMENT           *NEW*                                      Jason Eisner
621.1 Wed 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Room B                                    
Begins April 6 $172/$164 members
Refine and cultivate your drawing skills in a variety of medium.  Learn how to transform a simple still life into a powerful and expressive visual experience.  Open to all students who are engaged in building an exciting body of work.  Materials supplied.
631.5 Tue 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Room A                          
Begins April 5 $172/$164 members
Students learn how to properly draw the figure through focusing on proportion, weight, balance, line and light and shadow.  The importance of good visual storytelling will emphasized above all else.  Students will explore the best ways to convey their stories by using various illustration techniques and learning the language of comics.  The class will cover everything from perspective to inking your own comic book.   Materials supplied.

DRAWING WITH INK FOR TEENS                                 *NEW*                             Mary Sigona
635.7 Wed 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Room A
Begins April 9 $ 172/$644 members
Learn to use ink and ink tools. Master the art of creating textures, still life drawings, landscapes, cartoons, and portraits by applying the use of pens and brush ink. Materials supplied.
TEEN PAINTING                                                                                             Jeanette DeRosa
623.2t   Tue 4:30 PM – 6:30PM  
623.2s  Sat 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Room F                               
Begins April 5 & 9 $172/$164 members
Introduction to oil and acrylic and watercolor techniques – Subject matter includes portraits, still life, landscape and abstracts.  Great for developing your portfolio!  Materials supplied.
STILL LIFE DRAWING                                      *NEW*                          Robert Geronimo  
631.2 Tue 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Room F
Begins April 5 $172/$164 members
Learn the basics of Still Life Drawing with graphite, Conté and charcoal.  Students will learn how to engage the subject through composition, form, line and structure. 

DEEP INTO FASHION DESIGNING                                                        Miisa Mattila-Gorizia
644.1 Tues 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Room B
Begins April 5 $172/$164
Dreaming about being a fashion designer one day? Learn how it is done, from the inspiration, concept and color to the final garment and fabric designs. You will also learn how to draw fashion sketches and illustrations and coloring and rendering techniques. Great for your portfolio preparation. Fashion Institute of Technology graduate with years of industry experience teaches the course.


EXPLORING ART AND ARTISTS                       *NEW*                                      Laura Del Prete
701.5 Sat 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Room A
Begins April 3 $172/$164 members
Children will have the opportunity to draw, use acrylic and watercolor paints, clay, mixed media and collage. Children will explore work of famous artists such as George Seurat, Andy Warhol, Georgia O’Keefe, Charles Shultz and more.  Materials supplied.

YOUNG PEOPLE’S ART                                                                              Jeanette DeRosa    
723.5 Thu 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Room G                                                  
723.2 Sat 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM                   
Begins April 7 & 9 $172/$164 members
Mixed media, collage, printmaking and sculpture will supplement drawing and painting projects in this class for your young artist.  Materials supplied.

COMIC BOOK ART                               *NEW*                                      Robert Geronimo
702.5 Thu 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Room A              
April 7 $172/$164 members
Students will learn the fundamentals of drawing comics by focusing on the basic anatomy of the figure.  There will be an emphasis on character design including costumes, hair and weaponry.  They will also explore various illustration techniques that will help develop their ideas that can be turned into dynamic comic book heroes.  Supply list upon request.

FIRST STEPS INTO WORLD OF FASHION DESIGN                               Miisa Mattila-Gorizia
744.2  Sat 12:30PM - 2:30 PM, Room B
Begins April 9 $172/$164 members
Fun and creative course for the budding fashionistas. Students will learn how to design from inspiration and concept to fashion drawing and coloring techniques. Presentation boards are prepared to show the work. Fashion Institute of Technology graduate with years of industry experience teaches the course.

CHILDREN’S ART                                                                                            Jeanette DeRosa
810.3 Wed 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Room G            
810.2 Sat 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM                                                
Begins April 7 & 9 $172/$164 members
Drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture will be explored using pastels, acrylics, ink and clay, etc.  Mixed median, special and seasonal projects included. Materials supplied.

CREATIONS                                                                                                          Denise Curci
814.0 Sun 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Room A                                              
Begins April 3 $172/$164 members
Express yourself through painting, drawing, clay sculpture and collage.  Foster your curious spirit!  Explore your imaginations! Materials supplied.

(Ages 3-5, children who are not yet in kindergarten)

PRE-K                                                                                      Pauline Velez-Romano
900.1 Sat 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Room B           
Begins April 9 $172/$164 members
Mixed Media Experience for three - five year olds. Class will integrate a variety of art materials and their uses to develop basic skills and appreciation for visual art. Children will have fun with all kinds of art forms while increasing vocabulary and improving creative ability. Drawing, paint, clay and collage will be explored over a ten week period.

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