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Adult Studios

TUESDAYS
Still-Life Painting (Beginners) Eight Tue/Sep 11–Oct 30, 2018, 10:00–12:00. Instructor: Susan Gray Bé. Using oil or acrylic, learn the fundamentals of painting, from organizing a palette and blending, color mixing, brushwork, and glazing techniques to the elements and principles of design and composition. A partial supply kit is available for $80. $240, CMA members $210.

Creative Drawing (All Skill Levels) Eight Tue/Sep 11–Oct 30, 2018, 1:30–3:30. Instructor: JoAnn Rencz. With an emphasis on creative thinking, this class helps you practice close observation and attention to detail while exploring drawing techniques and concepts such as value, shading, and line. $240, CMA members $210.
 
WEDNESDAYS
Drawing in the Galleries (All Skill Levels) Eight Wed/Sep 12–Oct 31, 2018, 10:00–12:00. Instructor: Susan Gray Bé. Hone observation and technical skills as you use charcoal, graphite, and conté crayons to sketch artworks in the galleries. $245, CMA members $215; includes model fee for one session.
 
Watercolor (Intermediate to Advanced) Eight Wed/Sep 12–Oct 31, 2018, 10:00–12:00. Instructor: Jesse Rhinehart. Explore advanced color mixing, composition skills, and techniques in a relaxed atmosphere. Supply list shared during the first session. $240, CMA members $210.
 
Watercolor in the Evenings (All Skill Levels) Eight Wed/Sep 12–Oct 31, 2018, 6:00–8:00. Instructor: Jesse Rhinehart. Learn the components of watercolor painting, including color mixing, composition, content, and application. Supply list shared during the first session. $240, CMA members $210.
 
Workshop Wednesday: Calligraphy (All Skill Levels) Wed/Oct 10, 2018, 6:00–8:30. Instructor: Dyane Hanslik. Transform written words into visual art inspired by illuminated manuscripts and other examples of calligraphic works in the collection. Learn lettering basics using calligraphy markers and observe traditional methods using pen and India ink. Most supplies and materials provided. $50, CMA members $40.
 
Workshop Wednesday: Encaustic (All Skill Levels) Wed/Oct 24, 2018, 6:00–8:30. Instructor: Michaelle Marschall. Explore encaustic, the ancient art of painting with molten beeswax. Learn about the history of encaustic painting and practice a variety of techniques, including how to build layers of pigmented wax, fuse, embed, and collage objects. Most supplies and materials provided. $50, CMA members $40.
 
Workshop Wednesday: Pictorialist Smartphone Photography (All Skill Levels) Wed/Nov 14 or 28, 2018, 6:00–8:30. Instructor: Deb Pinter. Lose yourself in the ethereal exhibition Clarence H. White and His World, learn about Pictorialist techniques and themes, and explore how to use apps and other smartphone features to create contemporary images in a time-honored style. Bring your smartphone. Suggested app downloads provided in advance; some apps may have a small fee. $50, CMA members $40.
 
THURSDAYS
Drawing the Figure (All Skill Levels) Eight Thu/Sep 13–Nov 1, 2018, 10:00–12:00. Instructor: Susan Gray Bé. Hone observation skills and drawing techniques as you sketch figurative sculpture in the galleries as well as live models, switching between fast, extended, and portrait-style poses. $265, CMA members $235; includes model fee for four sessions.
 
Watercolor (Beginners) Eight Thu/Sep 13–Nov 1, 2018, 10:00–12:00. Instructor: Jesse Rhinehart. Learn the basics of watercolor painting, including color mixing, composition, content, and application. Supply list shared during the first session. $240, CMA members $210.
 
Abstract Painting (All Skill Levels) Eight Thu/Sep 13–Nov 1, 2018, 1:30–3:30. Instructor: JoAnn Rencz. Explore your intuition and imagination with paintbrushes and color on paper and canvas. Move through the creative process as you generate ideas, investigate composition techniques, and learn the principles of art. Supply list shared during the first session. $240, CMA members $210.
 
FRIDAYS
Composition in Oil Eight Fri/Sep 7–Oct 26, 2018, 10:00–12:00 or 6:00–8:00. Instructor: Susan Gray Bé. Experiment with line, color, balance, pattern, and contrast to create both still lifes and figurative compositions in this traditional painting course. Advanced painters are encouraged to further develop ideas and techniques and to experiment with paint application. A partial supply kit is available for $80. $240, CMA members $210.

Friday-Night Minis: Ceramics: Slump Molds and Textures (All Skill Levels) Four Fri/Oct 5–26 or Nov 2–16, and 30, 6:30–8:00. Instructor: Laura Ferrando. Make your mark in this multigenerational ceramics class that exposes you to traditional and experimental methods of applying imagery, patterns, and textures on hand-built clay forms. In addition to being a teaching artist, Laura is a licensed occupational therapist; all levels of physical ability are welcome. Children ages 8–13 must be accompanied by an adult. $140, CMA members $120.

SATURDAYS
Drawing the Figure (All Skill Levels) Eight Sat/Sep 8–Oct 27, 2018, 10:00–12:00. Instructor: Susan Gray Bé. Hone observation skills and drawing techniques as you sketch figurative sculpture in the galleries as well as live models, switching between fast, extended, and portrait-style poses. $265, CMA members $235; includes model fee for four sessions.
 
Painting the Figure (All Skill Levels) Eight Sat/Sep 8–Oct 27, 2018, 1:30–3:30. Instructor: Susan Gray Bé. Using acrylic or oil, hone observation skills and painting techniques as you develop figurative or portrait-style paintings from a live model. $265, CMA members $235; includes model fee for four sessions.

Registration
Register through the ticket center at 216-421-7350. Registration is first-come, first-served. Most classes are limited to 16 participants. If minimum enrollment is not met one week before the first session, the class will be canceled and all enrolled participants will be notified; no further registrations will be accepted to reinstate the class. There is a $15 late fee per order beginning one week before class starts. Supply lists and class syllabi are provided within one week of the first class date unless noted. High schoolers may enroll in adult classes with guardian permission. A limited number of scholarships are available. Contact adultstudios [at] clevelandart.org for more information.