Monday, September 30, 2013

New Art Classes Start This Week

Art classes for the Fall term begin this week.  Enrollment for some of the classes is through UCC and some are not.   There's still time to sign up!   For the UCC classes, Seniors 60 and over are eligible for a 50% Gold Card discount on class fee.

Check our "Classes" page for detailed class descriptions. Choose your favorite medium or try a new one!  There's classes for oils, acrylics, watercolors, and colored pencils.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Patriotic Art Show Reception

Don't forget the reception for our artists who have contributed their art for the Patriotic Showing.
The reception is Saturday September 21st from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Refreshments will be furnished.  See you there.

Watercolor Class Starts Oct. 1st

"Cape Cod Garden" by Tom Lynch

If you're interested in learning transparent watercolor techniques, sign up now for class beginning Oct.1, 2013 and ending Dec. 3rd. There will be 8 classes on Tuesday afternoons from 1 PM to 4 PM (no class on Oct. 15th & Nov. 12th).

A variety of techniques and procedures used in transparent watercolor painting will be explored, such as direct & indirect painting, washes, negative painting, etc. The course will include instruction in composition (design principles,) color theory, and the use of values to create contrast. Instructor is Debbie Aken and class fee is $80.00.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Reminder! Computer Class is Tomorrow!

Get acquainted with your computer....beginners class starts tomorrow, Saturday 9/14 at 11 AM.   Bring a lunch, we'll take a long break!   Learn where to find the basic tools in Windows, learn some email options and better browsing tips.  Move at your own pace and get answers to any puzzling questions you might have!  Read more at original post.

Fall Landscape Workshop Next Wednesday

Golden Pond

New workshop starts next Wednesday 9/18 at 1 PM.  Oils or Acrylics.  Any size canvas up to 16x20.  We'll paint this Fall scene using a pastry brush to create some of the trees and foliage.  We'll also add some deer, horses, moose or a fisherman...whatever you want...or none of the above!  Painting will be completed in 2 sessions, with 2nd part on Wednesday 9/25 at 1 PM.  Instructor is Maureen Butler and class fee is $25.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Frame Sale

We've purchased a number of decorative frames that are used but are in great new!  All sizes, shapes and colors of wood frames!  Because they've been used, we're able to sell at great prices.   On top of that, they are currently on sale for 10% off.   Come and choose your favorites from the frames displayed upstairs in the loft gallery. 

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Date Changed for Computer Workshop

The "Get Acquainted with Your Computer" workshop scheduled to start this Saturday, September 7th, has been postponed to a week from Saturday on September 14th at the request of the students.  This workshop is especially for beginners who want to learn their way around Windows.   We'll start at 11AM and take a lunch bring a lunch!

Read more at last Saturday's post.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Call for Entries!

We're still taking entries for the September patriotic art exhibit. Paintings can be any subject, any media, but they must include a representation of the American flag somewhere in the painting.

As part of this patriotic event, there will be an open house on Saturday, September 21st from 10 AM to 2 PM with refreshments furnished by art students. Veterans from the VFW will be present to speak about the flag, its meaning, how to dispose of old worn out flags and who to contact at the VFW to get a new flag.