Adult Classes



Bakersfield

Art

 Association



Classes For Adults
















Classes For Adults

(by Carol Bradshaw, Chairperson)

The copyright of all paintings. Drawings and photographs shown on this site are owned and retained by the individual artists and the BAA. All rights reserved.



Open Invitation to Paint at The Art Center


Short on studio space? Bring some friends and use our space to paint! Bring your latest project and supplies. Beginners to advanced - just enjoy the company of other artists in a creative environment! Open Studio is available 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Sunday. Just call the Art Center to see if space is available.

Studio cost is $5 per member, $10 non-members, and is payable to the BAA. Come and let’s have some fun! For more information, contact the Art Center 1-661-869-9320

Plein Air Trek Group

By Norma Eaton


We Have changed to Wednesdays!!

 We meet the second and fourth Wednesdays at 9:00 am until noon. Contact normartist@hotmail.com or 661-633-4640 for details.







Private Painting Class

Is your Sunday School class or “group of friends” looking for something to do as a group? How about a Private Painting Class. Each Participant will receive an 11”x14” canvas panel, acrylic paints, and one and a half hours of painting instruction. You may bring snacks for your guests, have a potluck snack., or order pizza. Cost $20 per person.

Call now to reserve the Art Center for your two hour Private Painting Class. Reservations at the Art Center at 869-2320.

ART BIRTHDAY PARTIES



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Have a birthday party with a different theme, ART. Birthday parties at the Art Center are generally scheduled for two hours and include art instruction plus all materials for one and a half hours. The host may then serve birthday cake, etc. Instead of the usual goodie bag, each guest goes home with an original 11”x14” acrylic painting as a souvenir of the party at the Center. Cost is $20 per person. Reservations at 869-2320 or party hostess at 661-330-2676.


REGISTER FOR CLASSES WITH THE INSTRUCTOR OR AT THE ART CENTER


ADULT ART CLASSES—COMING IN AUGUST



Simply Zentangle for ages 15 to adult with Terry Hall and Lauren Vasquez  Zentangle Method is an easy  to learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It’s a form of a healing and meditative art, very therapeutic. It helps increase your fo-cus, creativity, relaxation, concentration, self-esteem and so much more. You don’t draw? Don’t consider yourself an artist? Well, there is no artistic talent needed! We will show you how simple it is. There are only 4 elemental strokes to make these beautiful designs. To keep the “Zen” philosophy of the class we ask that you keep your small children and babies at home. Class is on Saturday from 11 to 1 p.m. Class dates: August 4th. Cost is $35, which includes your materials. Pre-registration is required for our classes so please be sure to call us to reserve your spot in our class. We will not be at the art center unless someone has registered for the class. For more information or to register for a class call Terry at 661-343-5303 or Lauren at 661-304-5678 or email at tangledterry@gmail. You may also register on our facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/AllTangledUpInBakersfield


ON-GOING CLASSES/COURSES


PAINT! Acrylic painting made easy with Toni Lott  A fun class for ages 12 to 95. Learn basic techniques of composition, brush techniques, mixing colors, finishing details and more. Classes are on Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Class dates: August 4, 11, 18 & 25th. Cost is $20.00 for the 3 hour session with all supplies provided for an 11 x 14 painting. Cost is $15.00 if you have your own supplies. Contact me for a supply list. Pre-registration is required. For additional information or to register contact: Toni Lott at 661-205-3488 or tlframer@gmail.com


Drawing for Colored Pencil and Graphite -Intermediate- Summer Madness with Carol Bradshaw This is a 6 week mini-course of three hour paired classes in colored pencil or graphite. This group of paired classes is for individual choices of subjects! The first of the paired classes develops the layout drawing from your reference photo and the second completes the drawing by adding the values and textures and color. Classes are on Tuesdays from 9-12 p.m. Class Dates: Au-gust 7, 14 & 21st. No classes on August 28th. Cost is $150 for the 6 week course, or $ 25 per 3 hour class. Supply list with registration. For additional information or to register contact: Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawartist@earthlink.net


Drawing Animals – Dragons, Monkeys and Snakes & Lizards - Intermediate with Carol Bradshaw This is a structured series of 6 hour classes in graphite continuing the development of the basic drawing skills and elements of composition into completed drawings. This se-ries is on drawing and shading animals and texture techniques for fur and feathers and scales. Classes are paired with the first class completing the contour layout drawing and the second developing the fur or feathers and other details. This is your chance to brush up on your animal drawing skills!

Classes will be Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Subject dates: Monkeys- July 24 & August 7, Snakes/Lizards August 14 & 21. No class August 28th. Cost is $ 150.00 for the 6 week course or $50 per pair of classes. Open to all students- contact instructor. Supply list with registration. Must pre-register! For additional information or to register contact: Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawartist@earthlink.net


Adult Drawing and Painting Class with Charlotte White. Class includes instruction in a variety of skills, focusing on drawing and painting. Class is on Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per class and includes materials. Registration is not required, drop-ins welcome. For additional information or questions or to register, contact Charlotte White at 661-330-2676.


“Painting with Julie”, with Julie Fleming This is a mixed media class for adult beginners and intermediate painters who work in, or are interested in oil, watercolor or acrylic. The class motto, "No Mistakes in Art", expresses the stress level of this class. Classes are on Mondays from 12 to 3 p.m. Class dates: August 13, 20 & 27th. No class August 6th. Cost is $25 per 3-hour class. Class size is limited to 8 so early sign up is encouraged. Please ca ll if you are planning to attend and contact instructor to confirm dates pri-or to class! For additional information or to register, contact Julie at 661-345-3074 or artbyjulie@bak.rr.com


Create Your Own Art Class - with Rebecca Haigh. This is your chance to work on the project of your choice with individualized instruction as needed! Classes are for beginning and intermediate students. All types of styles and media are encouraged, along with your own pic-tures and supplies. Classes are on Mondays, from 9 to 12 p.m. Class dates: August 6, 13, 20 & 27th.. Cost: $20 per 3-hour class. First time students will be given a list of supplies along with free paint, papers and brushes until they have their own equipment. Supply list on registration. Pre-registration is preferred. For additional information or to register, con-tact Rebecca at 559-784-1766 or rebhai@sbcglobal.net.


“Playfully- a class in exploratory line and color” with Phyllis Learn how to develop a sensitive gestural line to enrich your understanding of form and to add a feeling of freedom to your work. Classes are on Thursdays from 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. Class dates: No classes in August. Cost: $50 for two weeks with payment in advance.. You must pre-register. Space is limited so register early! For more information or to register, contact Phyllis at 661-348-4717 or pegoliver@ix.netcom.com


Beginning Watercolor VI with Carol Brad-shaw: This is the sixth in a structured series of six 3-hour classes, for the person who has never painted in watercolor before, or for those who wish to brush up on the basics. Basic washes, brush strokes and some special techniques are covered. A new color palette will be added.

Classes are on Thursdays from 9 to 12 p.m. Class dates: August 9, 16 & 23rd. No class August 2 or 30th. Cost is $150 for the course or $25 per class for drop-ins. Supply list with registration. Must pre-register! For additional in-formation or to register contact: Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawartist@earthlink.net


Fun with Watercolor Pen and Ink with Iva Cross Fendrick. Find your creative side with watercolor and ink and learn fun ways of combining pen and ink and watercolor. If you like watercolor, then this is the class for you. No pressure-just fun! Classes are on Wednesdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Class dates: August 1, 8, 15 & 22nd. Contact instructor for location for off campus class on August 29th. Cost: $100 for 4 classes or $25 per class. Please call if you are planning to attend! For more information or to register, contact Iva at 661-872-2332 or at 661- 303-5327.


Open Studio: Short on studio space? Bring some friends and use our space to paint! Bring your latest project and supplies. Beginners to advanced - just enjoy the company of other artists in a creative environment!

Open Studio is available 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Sun-day. Just call the Art Center to see if space is available. Studio cost is $5 per member, $10 non-members, and is payable to the BAA. Come and let’s have some fun! For more in-formation, contact the Art Center 1-661-869-9320.




“Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.”

-Edgar Degas


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