Below is a summary of the Teen and Adult Art Classes offered at the HBAC. Visit HBSands.org to enroll online.
Beginning Digital Photography The beginning digital photography class will help students gain fluency with the basic technical skills of digital photography as it relates to image making. Expect to expand your understanding of the medium, acquire basic technical skills, and pursue your own photographic vision while using the digital camera of your choice.
Kurt Weston HB Art Center 350109-4A 18 yrs + F 3:45 - 5:45pm 8/4 - 9/8 $106/96
Intermediate Digital Photograpy This intermediate class reinforces and enhances the basic concepts and skills acquired in the beginning digital photography class. Course emphasis is on the refinement of technical skills, technique, concept and development of a personal direction in photography. Theoretical, historical, and critical concerns will form part of our curriculum.
Kurt Weston HB Art Center 350110-4A 18 yrs + F 2:45 - 3:45pm 8/4 - 9/8 $51/46
Oil Painting 2 - Intermediate, Landscape Intermediate oil painting class designed to strengthen and develop the student’s painting abilities using the landscape as subject. Color mixing, relationships of dark and light, composition and perspective. Emphasis is on traditional landscape painting techniques. The course also covers important historic and contemporary landscape painters, both European and American.
Thomas Ellsberry HB Art Center 350114-4A 18 yrs + W 9:30am - 12pm 8/9 - 9/6 $125/113
Watercolor Painting This class is for beginning to advanced students to learn the joys and pitfalls of watercolor painting. The focus will be on skills and techniques with weekly demonstrations and critiques. Bring source material. Materials list provided on receipt.
Diane Merrill HB Art Center 350116-4A 13 yrs + Tu 9:30am - 12:30pm 8/1 - 9/5 $104/94
Drawing & Painting ON LOCATION This unique class is only offered in the summer. We meet at the HB Art Center for the first night of class for a lesson and maps will be given. Each week students meet at a new location to draw and paint. Bring materials first day. Suggested materials list.
Pati Kent HB Art Center 350134-4A 12 yrs + Tu 6 - 8pm 6/27 - 7/25 $104/94
Advanced Digital Photography Today's lens-based artist has access to more image-capturing options and methods for creating images than ever before. The advanced class curriculum prepares artists to take full advantage of traditional and contemporary tools in pursuit of creating significant, conceptually rigorous artwork. Kurt Weston MFA will lead critiques and technical tutorials.
Kurt Weston HB Art Center 350136-4A 18 yrs + F 12:30 - 2:30pm 8/4 - 9/8 $106/96
Plein Air Sketching & Watercolor Sketching and Watercolor on location. Class will meet at various locations around Main Street H.B. Learn the fundamentals of keeping a sketchbook, choosing subject matter, editing and planning a plein air day. Class will also meet at Art Center for studio time and instruction. Not for beginners.
Eileen McCullough HB Art Center 350147-4A 16 yrs + Th 9:30am - 12:30pm 8/3 - 9/7 $92/83
Drop In Painting & Drawing Workshop These workshops are designed to be two fold. First you may come and bring work that you would like to finish, work on and get help with! Everything excluding oil paint. Secondly, you will be able to draw and paint from a still life on the model stand (no live models). The instructor will be available to give you individual instruction if you wish. This studio workshop will also include those who wish to work on portfolio pieces. Pick the date that works best for you or sign up for all five! Please bring your sketch book and your own materials. Upon completion of art work, students may have the opportunity to be included in an art show.
Pati Kent HB Art Center 350153-4A 12 yrs + Tu 2:45 - 4:15pm 8/1 - 8/1 $21/19 350153-4B 12 yrs + Tu 2:45 - 4:15pm 8/8 - 8/8 $21/19 350153-4C 12 yrs + Tu 2:45 - 4:15pm 8/15 - 8/15 $21/19 350153-4D 12 yrs + Tu 2:45 - 4:15pm 8/22 - 8/22 $21/19 350153-4E 12 yrs + Tu 2:45 - 4:15pm 8/29 - 8/29 $21/19
Drawing & Rendering Take your drawings to the next level! In this workshop students will explore classical and non-traditional drawing methods with a focus on improving the student’s ability to draw from observation. Instruction will be given using a variety of materials; all levels of experience are welcome. $35 material fee due at first class.
Laura Black HB Art Center 350154-4A 12 yrs + Th 1 - 3pm 8/3 - 9/7 $119/108
Interior Design For Your Home Learn from a professional interior designer how to create your dream home! The sky is the limit when it comes to color choices, fabrics, furniture and accessories, and how they are brought together. In this 2-day workshop you will learn step-by-step the basics of space planning, color concepts, and selection of the right elements such as furnishing, lighting, flooring and surfaces to create and decorate the home you always wanted. Supply list and a $10 material fee.
Lucia Henry HB Art Center 350155-4A 18-99 yrs Sa 12:15 - 2:15pm 7/8 - 7/15 $71/64 350155-4B 18 yrs + Sa 12:15 - 2:15pm 8/5 - 8/12 $71/64
Experimental Printmaking: Monoprint & Collagraph Experimental Printmaking provides basic printmaking instruction to creative students. Focusing on experimental Monoprint and Collagraph, classes will provide instruction, demonstration and plenty of studio time to practice technical skills and build a personal printing style. Materials list will be provided on receipt.
Katie Stubblefield HB Art Center 350157-4A 18 yrs + F 10am - 12pm 8/4 - 8/25 $74/67
Abstract Expression Workshop Abstract art is where we began. Rediscover shape, color and line for beautiful new effects in your artwork. We’ll study abstract makers, their work and processes. You’ll use mixed-media, acrylics, papers and fabrics to see and think differently. No prior skill, just come explore, discover and dig deeper into art.
Thomas Ellsberry HB Art Center 350158-4A 18 yrs + W 5:30 - 7:45pm 6/28 - 7/26 $125/113 350158-4B 18 yrs + W 5:30 - 7:45pm 8/9 - 9/6 $125/113
Through the Lens: How to See Whether you're interesed in photography or image creation of any kind, this class will help you better express yourself and tell stories with the images you create. This is not a technical class so whether you have a cell phone camera or a DSLR, the class is designed to increae your visual awareness and help you capture interesting, thought provoking images. Weekly photo assignments exercise your mind and imagination as you explore point-of-view, color, shape, depth, perspective, light, and shadow.
Rudy Poe Inc HB Art Center 350161-4A 13 yrs + W 9:30 - 11:30am 8/2 - 8/30 $76/69
Four Core Concepts in Painting This class is designed to take beginner and intermediate students through a process of learning to "see like a painter." Once you learn to see you are ready to paint. There are four core principles that, once learned, will unlock the creative genius in you! All painting mediums are acceptable. No Class Dates: Aug-26
Carlo Chappy Valente HB Art Center 350162-4A 13 yrs + Sa 2:45 - 4:45pm 7/1 - 7/29 $86/78 350162-4B 13 yrs + Sa 2:45 - 4:45pm 8/12 - 9/16 $86/78
Still Life & Landscape in Watercolor This is a class designed for beginning and intermediate painters. You will learn the fundamentals of using the medium while creating exciting and interesting still life and landscape compositions.
Carlo Chappy Valente HB Art Center 350164-4A 13 yrs + Tu 6 - 7:45pm 8/8 - 9/5 $86/78
Tai Chi (Yang Style) Usually called "moving meditation," this ancient Chinese health class focuses on stress reduction, balance, increasing energy and flexibility. Tai Chi uses easy techniques on gentle, slow, repeated movements to improve health and well-being. Medical professionals recommend Tai Chi to improve balance, coordination, breathing, leg strength and relax mentally and physically at deep levels. Wear comfortable clothing. $20 material fee due at first class. DVD included. Check payable to Makena Solutions LLC or Bing Luh.
Makena Solutions, LLC HB Art Center 350884-4A 16 yrs + Tu 10:30 - 11:45am 7/11 - 7/11 FREE 350884-4B 16 yrs + Tu 10:30 - 11:45am 7/11 - 8/29 $125/113 350884-4C 16 yrs + W 6:30 - 7:45pm 7/5 - 7/5 FREE 350884-4D 16 yrs + W 6:30 - 7:45pm 7/12 - 8/30 $125/113
Group Guitar Have you ever wanted to be a rockstar? Well now's the time! Learn to play guitar from Mr. Greg and have fun playing your favorite songs in no time! Beatles, Rolling Stones, Green Day, Weezer, and so much more! All levels welcome, so don't delay and learn to play today. Bring your own guitar, $20 material fee for book.
The RockBand Experience HB Art Center 351008-4A 13 yrs + Th 4:30 - 5:30pm 8/3 - 9/7 $116
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