Adult Recreation: Arts & Crafts

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The following activities are offered in the Spring/Summer 2014 Park & Rec catalog. To view past offerings, browse older issues of the Park & Rec catalog.

Introduction to Drawing

Wednesdays, March 5–April 9, 6:30–8:30 pm
@ Brookview Community Center
Code: 12566

Through guided exercises this course will help beginners to see and draw accurately and those with experience to get their drawing skills back up to speed. Drawing techniques include gesture, contour, value, positive and negative space, perspective, and proportions of objects related to nature, landscape and people. Instructed by Carolyn Papke, an artist and retired teacher. Limit: 10.

Participants should bring: An inexpensive 9x12 spiral bound sketch book, two pencils 2B and HB, and one Pigma Micron black pen #03 or #05. $55 ($60 Non Resident).

Watercolor Basics

Wednesdays, April 16–May 21, 6:30–8:30 pm
@ Brookview Community Center
Code: 12567

A class for beginners and people who want to renew their watercolor skills. Course includes an introduction to watercolor materials, color, washes, wet on wet, wet on dry, values, glazing, and creative uses of your work. Each student will build on skills learned in the previous session. (An understanding of drawing skills will enhance your painting results.) A supply list will be provided. Students are responsible to bring their own supplies. Instructor Carolyn Papke is a retired teacher and artist. $55 ($60 Non Resident).

art tools in a cup