Below is a summary of the Teen and Adult Art Classes offered at the HBAC. Visit HBSands.org to enroll online.
Drawing & Painting in the Afternoon This fun class is designed for beginning and intermediate students who would like to improve their drawing and painting skills. The class will include exercises and sketchbook assignments. Students will use acrylic paints in their paintings and have th opportunity to include their paintings in an art show!
Pati Kent HB Art Center 450103-4A 12 yrs + Tu 2:45 - 4:15pm 9/12 - 10/10 $104/94 450103-4B 12 yrs + Tu 2:45 - 4:15pm 10/24 - 11/21 $104/94
Oil Painting 1 - Fundamentals 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 Oil Painting 2 - Intermediate, Landscape class.
Jim Ellsberry HB Art Center 450104-4A 18 yrs + Tu 6 - 8pm 9/19 - 10/24 $125/113 450104-4B 18 yrs + W 9:30am - 12pm 9/20 - 10/18 $125/113
Oil Painting 2 - Intermediate, Landscape Intermediate oil painting class is 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.
Jim Ellsberry HB Art Center 450114-4A 18 yrs + Tu 6 - 8pm 11/7 - 12/12 $125/113 450114-4B 18 yrs + W 9:30am - 12pm 11/8 - 12/6 $125/113
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 450109-4A 16 yrs + F 3:45 - 5:45pm 9/15 - 10/20 $100/91
Intermediate Digital Photography 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 450110-4A 16 yrs + F 2:45 - 3:45pm 9/15 - 10/20 $51/46
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 450136-4A 18 yrs + F 12:30 - 2:30pm 9/15 - 10/20 $100/91
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. Materials list provided on first day of class.
Diane Merrill HB Art Center 450116-4A 13 yrs + Tu 9:30am - 12:30pm 9/19 - 10/24 $104/94 450116-4B 13 yrs + Tu 9:30am - 12:30pm 11/7 - 12/12 $104/94
Intro to Acrylic Painting 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.
Jose Loza HB Art Center 450135-4A 15 yrs + F 2:45 - 4:45pm 9/15 - 10/13 $114/103
Intermediate Acrylic Painting The course is designed to explore advanced techniques in acrylic painting with an emphasis on color theory. Students will get the opportunity to experiment and work on personal projects with one on one instruction. No Class Dates: Nov-10, Nov-24
Jose Loza HB Art Center 450152-4A 15 yrs + F 2:45 - 4:45pm 10/27 - 12/8 $114/103
Watercolors with the Masters 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. No Class Dates: Nov-23
Eileen McCullough HB Art Center 450137-4A 18 yrs + Th 9:30am - 12:30pm 10/12 - 12/7 $141/127
Mosaic Art 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 a framed wood substrate. $25 materials fee due at first class. No Class Dates: Sep-30, Oct-7, Oct-14, Oct-21
Anne Marie Price HB Art Center 450141-4A 13 yrs + Sa 2:45 - 4:45pm 9/16 - 11/4 $125/113 450141-4B 13 yrs + Sa 2:45 - 4:45pm 11/18 - 12/9 $125/113
Watercolor Basics 2.5 Watercolor Basics 2.5 is a four-week class where the student will be introduced to the lessons of four creative artists. Two lessons shall be loose and spontaneous and two shall be more structured. This is an intermediate level class and painting experience will be helpful. Be ready to paint on the first day.
Nancy Caldwell HB Art Center 450150-4A 16 yrs + Th 9:30am - 12:30pm 9/14 - 10/5 $78/71
Drawing & Rendering Take your drawings to the next level! In this class 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. A $35 material fee is due to the instructor on the first day of class.
Laura Black HB Art Center 450154-4A 12 yrs + Tu 6:15 - 7:45pm 9/12 - 10/31 $126/114
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 450155-4A 16 yrs + Sa 12:15 - 2:15pm 9/9 - 9/16 $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. No Class Dates: Nov-10, Nov-24
Katie Stubblefield HB Art Center 450157-4A 18 yrs + F 12:15 - 2:15pm 9/15 - 10/13 $90/82 450157-4B 18 yrs + F 12:15 - 2:15pm 10/27 - 12/8 $90/82
Intro to Documentary Filmmaking This two-hour workshop introduces students to the major components of producing a documentary for entertainment or promotional purposes. This workshop is a general overview of production and storytelling techniques, from start to finish including development, research, writing, production, editing, and finishing. The class is taught by Huntington Beach resident and Emmy Award winning documentarian Rudy Poe.
Rudy Poe Inc HB Art Center 450159-4A 13 yrs + Sa 12:15 - 2:15pm 11/4 $36/30
Documentary Filmmaking: Shooting Interviews Shooting quality interviews is crucial to producing a professional documentary-style film. Emmy Award winning documentarian Rudy Poe shares with you the tricks of the trade and how best to prepare, shoot, and edit a professional quality video interview.
Rudy Poe Inc HB Art Center 450160-4A 13 yrs + Sa 2:30 - 4:30pm 11/4 $36/30
Through the Lens: How to See Whether you're interested 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 workshop so whether you have a cell phone camera or a DSLR, the workshop is designed to increase your visual awareness and help you capture interesting, thought provoking images. Exercise your mind and imagination as you explore point-of-view, color, shape, depth, perspective, light, and shadow.
Rudy Poe Inc HB Art Center 450161-4A 13 yrs + Sa 1 - 3pm 11/18 $36/30
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.
Carlo Chappy Valente HB Art Center 450162-4A 13 yrs + W 5:30 - 7:30pm 9/13 - 10/11 $86/78 450162-4B 13 yrs + W 5:30 - 7:30pm 10/18 - 11/15 $86/78
Sugar Skull Decorating Sugar Skull Decorating provides basic techniques to creative students interested in this extraordinary folk craft. Students will view examples of sugar skulls, learn the historical significance of these delicate sculptures and then decorate one custom sugar skull. An acrylic display case will be provided. A $30 supplies fee paid directly to the instructor on the day of the workshop.
Katie Stubblefield HB Art Center 450164-4A 13 yrs + Sa 12:15 - 3:15pm 10/28 $56/51
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 450884-4A 16 yrs + Tu 10:30 - 11:45am 9/26 FREE 450884-4B 16 yrs + Tu 10:30 - 11:45am 10/3 - 11/21 $125/113 450884-4C 16 yrs + W 6:30 - 7:45pm 9/27 FREE 450884-4D 16 yrs + W 6:30 - 7:45pm 10/4 - 11/22 $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. No Class Dates: Nov-23