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 DECEMBER



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: December 5, 12 & 19th. No class December 26th. 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.


NEW FOR DECEMBER


Oil and Acrylic Class for All Levels with Phyllis Oliver The focus on this class will an emphasis on materials, composition and color. Classes are on Thursdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Class dates: December 6, 13 & 20th. No class December 27th. Cost: $25 per class. You must pre-register. Space is limited so register early! Call for a supply list. For more infor-mation or to register, contact Phyllis at 661-348-4717 or pegoliver@ix.netcom.com

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: No classes in December. Cost is $20 for the 3 hour session with all supplies provided for an 11 x 14 painting. Cost is $15 if you have your own supplies. Contact me for a supply list. Pre-registration is required. For additional in-formation or to register contact: Toni at 661-205-3488 or tlframer@gmail.com


Drawing for Colored Pencil and Graphite -Intermediate- Fall Madness with Carol Bradshaw This is a 6 week mini-course of three hour paired classes in colored pencil or graphite. This group of p aired 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: December 4, 11 & 18th. No class December 25th or Janu-ary 1st. Cost is $150 for the 6 week course, or $ 25 per 3 hour class. Supply list with registration. For additional in-formation or to register contact: Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawartist@earthlink.net


Beginning Drawing I with Carol Bradshaw This is the first of 4 structured mini-courses of 6 three-hour classes in graphite for the person who has never drawn be-fore or for those who wish to brush up on the basics with drawing. Learning to recognize and draw basic shapes is the focus of this series of class, along with learning when and how to use the different pencil marks for textural effects. Sea shells are used as subjects. Classes are on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Class dates: December 4, 11 & 18th. No class December 25th or January 1st. Cost is $150 for the 6 week course. Supply list with registration. For additional information or to register contact: Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawartist@earthlink.net


“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: No classes scheduled in December. Watch for dates. Cost is $25 per 3-hour class. Class size is limited to 8 so early sign up is encouraged. 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 pictures and supplies. Classes are on Mondays, from 9 to 12 p.m. Class dates: December 3, 10, 17th. No class December 24th or 31st. 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 infor-mation or to register, contact Rebecca at 559-784-1766 or rebhai@sbcglobal.net.


Beginning Watercolor VIII with Carol Bradshaw: This is the eighth 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: December 6, 13 & 20th. No class December 27th. Cost is $150 for the course or $25 per class. Supply list with registration. Must pre-register! For additional infor-mation or to register contact: Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawartist@earthlink.net


Introduction to Zentangle for ages 15 and up with Terry Hall and Lauren Vasquez Come and discover this new and creative patterned drawing art. In this introductory class you will experience the satisfaction of completing your own unique, finished piece of art and enjoy the meditative quality this wonderful art form has to offer. This class is for those who have no previous art training or drawing experience as well as experienced folks who want to learn this specific technique. We will introduce you to this fun and relaxing way to create beautiful works of art using structured patterns that are easy to learn. Class is on Saturday from 11 to 1:30 p.m. Class dates: No classes in December. Classes will resume in Janu-ary. Cost is $35, which includes your materials. Pre-registration is required. If no one registers, we will not be at the event. If you would like to attend this class please click on the going button on our face book page https://www.facebook.com/AllTangledUpInBakersfield or call me, Terry, at 661-343-5303. You may also register on our website at: www.alltangledupinbakersfield.com.


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. Not open the 2nd Saturday December 8th or on December 24th through January 1st. 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.



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

-Edgar Degas


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