Art in the Afternoon Pati Kent | 12 yrs + | HBAC Studio This class is designed for beginning and intermediate students who would like to improve their drawing and painting skills. Color theory, drawing exercises, right brain exercises, and elements of art will be incorporated in this course. Students in this class will be eligible to participate in an Art Show. Materials list.
Oil Painting 1 - Fundamentals Jim Ellsberry | 18 yrs + | HBAC Studio Beginning oil painting class covers materials and techniques commonly used in traditional oil painting. The class consists of lecture, demos and hands-on exercises. Participants will complete a still life painting as well as a landscape painting during the class. A good foundation for Intermediate Oil Painting Landscape class.
150104-4A | 1/14 - 2/11/2017 | SAT | 1 - 3:30PM $112/101 HBAC Member
Beginning Digital Photography Kurt Weston | 16 yrs + | HBAC Multipurpose Room 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.
Intermediate Digital Photography Kurt Weston | 18 yrs + | HBAC Multipurpose Room 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.
Oil Painting 2 - Intermediate, Landscape Jim Ellsberry | 18 yrs + | HBAC Studio 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.
150114-4A | 2/25 - 3/25/2017 | SAT | 1 - 3:30PM $112/101 HBAC Member
Watercolor Painting Diane Merrill | 13 yrs + | HBAC Studio 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. Materials list prints on your receipt.
Intro to Acrylic Painting Jose Loza | 15 yrs + | HBAC Studio The course is designed to introduce the basic elements of acrylic painting. All skill levels are welcome. All students will explore the many ways paint can be handled through demonstrations and observation-based painting. Instruction will be given on preparation of materials, color, light, texture, transparency, composition, and technique.
Advanced Digital Photography Kurt Weston | 18 yrs + | HBAC Multipurpose Room 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.
Watercolors with the Masters Eileen McCullough | 18 yrs + | HBAC Studio Class will focus on three watercolor masters, exploring their style, techniques and use of color. Students learn how to apply these lessons to their own watercolor paintings. Focus will be on photo realism to abstract realism. Class is not for beginners.
Learn to Use Paint Pens Sam Bernal | 12 yrs + | HBAC Studio An easy to use medium, paint pens are a great way to express your creative side. Beginners and intermediate students will benefit from paint pen techniques, color theory, and basic drawing skills taught throughout the course.
Garden Mosaic on Stone Anne Price | 12 yrs + | HBAC Studio Learn the art of mosaic with this beginning and intermediate class. Students will learn how to draw a design, cut glass, and create a mosaic on stone that is weather proof for home or garden. $25 materials fee due to instructor on first day of class.
Beginning Improv Brenda Glim | 17 yrs + | HBAC Multipurpose Room Improv is no joke! If you are looking for a fun, but highly effective way to be free from shyness, fear of speaking, perfectionism, fear-based planning or just build more creativity into your life, improv training is an excellent way to break through in a fun and safe environment.
Art Exploration & Discovery Jim Ellsberry | 18 yrs + | HBAC Studio Explore common materials and new processes to expand your artwork. From spontaneous "automatic drawing" exercises, to mixed-media projects using graphite, acrylic paints, papers and fabrics. Collage and assemblage, color, shape and design are emphasized. No prior skill, just be ready to explore, discover and have fun!
Intermediate Acrylic Painting Jose Loza | 15 yrs + | HBAC Studio The course is designed to explore advanced techniques in acrylic painting with an emphasis on color theory. Students will get the opportunity to experiment with acrylic glazing, impasto, and mixed media. Instruction will be given through demonstrations and observation-based painting.
Drawing & Rendering Laura Black | 12 yrs + | HBAC Multipurpose Room Take your drawings to the next level! In this course students will explore classical and non-traditional drawing methods with a focus on improving the student’s ability to draw from observation and render images realistically. All levels of experience are welcome. A $40 material fee is due to the instructor on the first day of class.
Candlelight Yin Yoga Denise Stanek | 17 yrs + | HBAC Multipurpose Room Candlelight Yin Yoga is a yoga practice that consists of stretching poses that target connective tissue and fascia. It focuses on compression and tension based movements held over longer periods of time creating more flexibility, freedom, and mobility in the body. It is a calm practice set to soft music and is a great way to destress at the end your work day. Bring a bolster yoga pillow, 2 yoga blankets, and 2 foam yoga blocks. Recommended Stores: YogaDirect.com
Tai Chi (Yang Style) Makena Solutions LLC | 16 yrs + | HBAC Multipurpose Room 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. Class material and DVD included with $20 paid to instructor at the first class. Check payable to Makena Solutions LLC or Bing Luh.
Group Guitar The RockBand Experience | 13-17 yrs | HBAC Multipurpose Room 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 and all ages are welcome, so don't delay and learn to play today! Full course runs from January 12 - March 23 and is payable in three installments (tuition due before each class section begins on 1/12, 2/9, and 3/9). Bring your own acoustic guitar, $20 material fee for book to instructor. Walk-ins are welcome, but please register by 1/5 for best availability, and GET READY TO ROCK!