Below is a summary of the Teen and Adult Art Classes offered at the Huntington Beach Art Center. Visit HBSands.org to enroll online.
WINTER 2020 Teen Yoga This one hour class is designed to introduce yoga to teens. The class focuses on body awareness, yoga poses, confidence, and compassion. Yoga is a great way for teens to practice self-care. They will learn techniques for a healthy and positive lifestyle in a fun and easy going atmosphere. Bring a yoga mat and water. No Class Dates: Mar-11
Meghan Rambo | Studio 151511-4A 12-19 yrs W 3:30 - 4:30pm 1/8 - 2/5 $86/78 151511-4B 12-19 yrs W 3:30 - 4:30pm 2/12 - 3/18 $86/78
Tupua's Teen Polynesian Dance Aloha! Introduction to the fundamentals of Hawaiian Hula and Tahitian dance. Great for fine-tuning motor skills, building self-esteem, and showmanship. Have fun dancing to the rhythms of the islands! Class fills quickly. Pre-registration is required.
Drawing & Painting in the Afternoon 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. $5 material fee due to instructor at first class.
Pati Kent | Studio 150103-4A 13 yrs + Tu 2:45 - 4:15pm 1/7 - 1/28 $82/74 150103-4B 13 yrs + Tu 2:45 - 4:15pm 2/11 - 3/3 $82/74
Oil Painting - Light & the Landscape Oil painting for new and continuing students using the landscape as a subject. We will cover fundamentals plus intermediate to advanced concepts: materials and paint handling, drawing and composition, light and shadow, value, atmospheric perspective, and color theory. Oils and water-mixable oils are acceptable. For more information see www.JimEllsberry.com.
Watercolor Painting This class is for intermediate 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 will be supplied on first day of class. For new students, materials will be provided on the first day.
Diane Merrill | Studio 150116-4A 18 yrs + Tu 9:30am - 12:30pm 1/7 - 2/4 $106/96 150116-4B 18 yrs + Tu 9:30am - 12:30pm 2/18 - 3/17 $106/96
Intro to Watercolor The beginning or returning artist will build skills through experiencing a variety of watercolors (tube, sticks, and pencil), materials (absorbent grounds, watercolor medium, and varnish), techniques (i.e. color language, perspective), and 8 basic types of application methods.
Marilyn Oropeza | Studio 150125-4A 18 yrs + W 9:30am - 12:30pm 1/8 - 2/5 $96/87 150125-4B 18 yrs + W 9:30am - 12:30pm 2/12 - 3/11 $96/87
Intro to Acrylic Painting The course is designed to introduce the basic elements of acrylic painting. All skill levels are welcome. Students will explore the many ways paint can be handled through demonstrations and observation-based painting. Instruction will be given on preparation of materials, painting process, composition, and technique. The smaller class size is meant to prioritize one-on-one instruction.
Jose Loza | Studio 150135-4A 15 yrs + Tu 6 - 7:45pm 1/7 - 2/4 $151/136
Intermediate Acrylic Painting This course is designed to explore advanced techniques in acrylic painting with an emphasis on content, composition, technique, and color harmony. Students will get the opportunity to experiment and work on personal projects, learn illustrative techniques, work from photographs or observation. The smaller class size and extended hours are meant to prioritize one-on-one instruction.
Jose Loza | Studio 150152-4A 15 yrs + Tu 6 - 7:45pm 2/18 - 3/17 $151/136
Watercolors with the Masters Explore new creative techniques in watercolor and water mediums. Learn from two master painters: Shirley Trevena and her vibrant and innovative still lifes and John Blockley and his bold interpretive landscapes. This class is not for beginners.
Glass Mosaic on Stone Learn the art of mosaic in this beginner and intermediate class. Students will learn how to draw a simple design, cut glass, and create a mosaic on a garden rock. $25 material fee due at first class.
Anne Marie Price | Studio 150141-4A 13 yrs + F 12:30 - 2:15pm 1/10 - 1/31 $125/113 150141-4B 13 yrs + F 12:30 - 2:15pm 2/14 - 3/6 $125/113
Chinese Brush Painting Explore the wonders of Chinese Brush Painting. The lively interaction of brush, ink, water, and rice paper is a transformative experience and a lot of fun! Mayee Futterman’s teaching is founded on classical brush painting skills, techniques, philosophy, and subject matter. She teaches at UCLA Extension and at the Institute of Chinese Language and Culture. Her award-winning work is collected internationally. Mayee's step-by-step approach is great for all ages and levels. We will produce masterpieces in one day! No Class Dates: Jan-18
Mayee Futterman | Studio 150174-4A 13 yrs + Sa 9:30am - 12:30pm 1/11 - 2/8 $86/78 150174-4B 13 yrs + Sa 9:30am - 12:30pm 2/22 - 3/14 $86/78
Chinese Brush Painting - Foundations Only offered this winter, this six-week foundations course offers delightful "small bites" into a rich, ancient artistic tradition. Students will explore the classical skills, techniques, and philosophy of spontaneous-style Chinese Brush Painting through six foundational subjects: Pine, Bamboo, and Plum Blossom (aka "Three Friends of Winter"), Sparrow and Goldfish, and "Shan-Shui" (ink-splash landscape painting). This course complements Mayee's popular Saturday morning class and is suitable for newcomers and continuing students alike. Mayee Futterman teaches at UCLA Extension, HBAC, and the Institute of Chinese Language and Culture. No Class Dates: Feb-13
iPhone Photography Learn to use the camera that's always with you. Whether it's for travel, business, family, or fun with friends, this class will teach you how to use your iPhone to create gorgeous iPhone photographs that are so much more than simply snapshots.
Beginning Digital Photography This 4-session class will focus on both technical and creative aspects of digital photography. It is designed to enhance your appreciation of the medium itself as well as provide you with the basic technical skills required to better express yourself through the creation of images using the camera of your choice. No prior experience required... only a desire to learn.
Photography: Critique & Conversation This class provides the opportunity for intermediate and advanced students of photography to gather weekly and share their work and learn from each other. Commercial and fine art photographer and filmmaker Rudy Poe, MFA, moderates the critique sessions and leads conversations about a variety of technical and creative aspects of the photographic medium.
Contemporary Art Workshop This one-day workshop explores traditional and non-traditional principles of visual composition in abstract paintings. Focus on finding your unique style of expression, while gaining knowledge of the concepts and color relationships in abstract and non-objective art. For artists of all levels who want to challenge their creativity. Beginning and advanced students welcome. Supply list provided on receipt.
Iris Kern-Foster | Studio 150197-4A 16 yrs + Sa 1 - 3:30pm 2/1 - 2/1 $46/40 150197-4B 16 yrs + Sa 1 - 3:30pm 2/29 - 2/29 $46/40
Creative Writing Jumpstart You want to write, but don’t know where to start. Begin with a session of guided writing exercises and tips on how to put your ideas into motion for books, scripts, short stories, poetry, and non-fiction. We’ll discuss structure, technique, characters, and conflict. This one-day intensive class, taught by a published writer and former magazine editor, will encourage both the novice and experienced writer. Bring writing supplies. More information, YourProfessorD@gmail.com.
Creative Writing Do you have a half-finished novel, great family stories or an idea for a children's book, personal essay, short story, or screenplay? Commit to your creativity and complete your project with guidance from a former magazine editor. We'll discuss structure, technique, characters, conflict and more. New to creative writing? This class will help you begin. Interesting discussions motivate, and six weekly meetings battle procrastination. Open to all levels of experience. More info: YourProfessorD@gmail.com.
Gentle Yoga Gentle yoga is a restorative and therapeutic yoga style class suitable for all ages and levels. This class will focus on reconnecting the mind and body through the art of movement using awareness exercises, restorative poses, and breathing techniques that calm the nervous system. Please bring your own yoga mat, two yoga blocks, and one yoga strap with you to each class.
Stephanie Russell | Multipurpose Rm 150865-4A 18 yrs + W 6 - 7pm 1/8 - 2/5 $106/96 150865-4B 18 yrs + W 6 - 7pm 2/19 - 3/18 $106/96
Tai Chi Chuan - Simplified Yang Style Integrated exercise-art for mental and physical well-being, producing a balanced unification of body, mind, and spirit while stretching and toning the body. Wear comfortable clothes. First class is free.
Group Guitar 1 Have you ever wanted to be a rockstar? Well, now's the time! New students will learn to play acoustic guitar from Mr. Greg and have fun playing their favorite songs in no time! Beatles, Rolling Stones, Green Day, Weezer, and so much more! Don't delay and learn to play today. This course is suitable for new students. Bring your own guitar, $20 material fee for book. Pre-registration required.
Group Guitar 2 Have you ever wanted to be a rockstar? Well, now's the time! Continuing students will learn to play acoustic guitar from Mr. Greg and have fun playing their favorite songs in no time! Beatles, Rolling Stones, Green Day, Weezer, and so much more! Don't delay and learn to play today. This course is suitable for continuing students. Bring your own guitar, $20 material fee for book. Pre-registration required.
Group Guitar 3 Have you ever wanted to be a rockstar? Well, now's the time! Experienced students will learn to play acoustic guitar from Mr. Greg and have fun playing their favorite songs in no time! Beatles, Rolling Stones, Green Day, Weezer, and so much more! Don't delay and learn to play today. Students must be pre-approved by Mr. Greg to enroll for this class. Bring your own guitar, $20 material fee for book. Pre-registration required.
Group Ukulele 1 Have you ever wanted to play ukulele? Well, now's the time! Learn to play from Mr. Greg, and have fun playing your favorite songs in no time! Learn traditional Hawaiian, Pop and Rock Songs, and even modern-day adaptations of your favorite Radio Hits! Don't delay and learn to play today! This class is suitable for new students. For best availability, please register prior to the first week of class. $20 material fee for book due at first class (payable to instructor) Students must provide their own ukulele. Please call Greg if you have questions about acquiring an ukulele.
Group Ukulele 2 Have you ever wanted to play ukulele? Well, now's the time! Learn to play from Mr. Greg, and have fun playing your favorite songs in no time! Learn traditional Hawaiian, Pop and Rock Songs, and even modern-day adaptations of your favorite Radio Hits! Don't delay and learn to play today! This class is suitable for continuing. For best availability, please register prior to the first week of class. $20 material fee for book due at first class (payable to instructor) Students must provide their own ukulele. Please call Greg if you have questions about acquiring an ukulele.
Group Ukulele 3 Have you ever wanted to play ukulele? Well, now's the time! Learn to play from Mr. Greg, and have fun playing your favorite songs in no time! Learn traditional Hawaiian, Pop and Rock Songs, and even modern-day adaptations of your favorite Radio Hits! Don't delay and learn to play today! Students must be pre-approved by Mr. Greg to enroll for this class. For best availability, please register prior to the first week of class. $20 material fee for book due at first class (payable to instructor) Students must provide their own ukulele. Please call Greg if you have questions about acquiring an ukulele.
All Levels Open Ukulele Jam Start your weekend off with an island vibe! The All Levels Open Ukulele Jam is a relaxed-paced class for those looking to just have fun getting started playing ukulele as well as those already playing and looking for more time playing in a group! Material covered will be island classics, oldies, and classic rock. If you've been looking for a class that is just good old light-hearted fun, this is the class for you! $20 fee for book due at first class. No Class Dates: Jan-18
The RockBand Experience | Multipurpose Rm 151015-4A 8 yrs + Sa 11am - 12pm 1/11 - 2/8 $99/90 151015-4B 8 yrs + Sa 11am - 12pm 2/22 - 3/14 $99/90
Hatha Yoga Unwind after work with a well-rounded class including breath work, stretch, strength, and focus on alignment. Achieve connection among mind, body, and soul in this one hour Hatha yoga experience with Meg Rambo (500 RYT). All skill levels welcome. No Class Dates: Mar-11
Meghan Rambo | Studio 151521-4A 12 yrs + W 4:30 - 5:30pm 1/8 - 2/5 $86/78 151521-4B 12 yrs + W 4:30 - 5:30pm 2/12 - 3/18 $86/78
Colored Pencils Colored pencil art can be just coloring between the lines or you can make a true masterpiece. Try all types of colored pencils; wax, oil, watercolor, and pastel. Use them individually or combined, on various surfaces. Make painterly art using solvents, paper layering, burnishing and different types of finishings.
Marilyn Oropeza | Studio 151605-4A 18 yrs + W 1 - 3pm 1/8 - 2/5 $114/103 151605-4B 18 yrs + W 1 - 3pm 2/12 - 3/11 $114/103
Basic Drawing In Basic Drawing, students will learn perspective, portrait, figure, shading, line, and color.
Katie McGuire | Studio 151608-4A 13 yrs + Sa 1 - 4pm 1/11 - 2/8 $106/96 151608-4B 13 yrs + Sa 1 - 4pm 2/22 - 3/21 $106/96
Imagine It! It's All About You Are you stuck? Need help unleashing your imagination so you can realize your creative dreams? Join Rudy Poe and his cast of characters and thought leaders on a fun-filled and insightful 3 week journey of transformation that will elevate your creative spirit, provide insight to your psyche and show you how to embrace change and focus your creative energy.
Professional Practices for the Artist So you want to be a professional artist? Attend this professional practices bootcamp and learn the fundamentals of developing your artist statement, building your CV, refining your portfolio, exhibiting your work, and applying for grad school, residencies, and grants. Led by curator and gallerist, Laura Black, MFA.
Laura Black | Studio 151617-4A 16 yrs + F 4 - 5:45pm 1/10 - 2/7 $81/73 151617-4B 16 yrs + F 4 - 5:45pm 2/21 - 3/20 $81/73
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