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



NEW FOR APRIL


ALL MEDIA-The Power of Color! with Phyllis Oliver Let a color be the subject of your painting. We are starting with a sketch, dividing light and dark, then focusing on the light source for how to group the color pigments. The colors will be seen against the greys. Paintings will be small and completed each week to build a portfolio. You can paint in the medium of your choice. Classes are on Thursdays from 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. Class dates: April 11- Power of Orange, April 18th-Power of Green, April 25th- Power of Purple. No class on April 4th. Cost: $25 per class. Drop-ins are welcome but a call is appreciated. For more information or to register, contact Phyllis at 661-348-4717 or pegoli-ver@ix.netcom.com


ZENTANGLE-Tangle Recipes with Terry Hall For returning students only. In this class students will gain an understanding of tangle types, ways to achieve balance of patterns, and methods of adding tangle enhancers and embellishments to their Zentangle tiles. Get ready to mix, match, and tangle as we learn to combine patterns in the Tangle Recipes Class. Please bring your supplies with you as well as a pair of scissors. Class will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 11 am to 1:30 pm. Cost is $35.00. Pre-Registration IS required for my class so please be sure to contact me to reserve your spot in this class. I will not be at the event unless someone has registered for the class. For more information or to register call or text Terry at 661-343-5303. Email at tangledterry@gmail.com Facebook events page: https://www.facebook.com/AllTangledUpInBakersfield. Web-site: www.alltangledupinBakersfield.com


CRYLIC-PAINT! Acrylic painting made easy with Toni Lott Learn basic techniques of composition, brush techniques, mixing colors, finishing details and more. Classes are on Saturdays from 2-5 p.m. Class dates: April 6, 20 & 27th. No class April 13th. Cost: $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 Toni for a supply list. Pre-registration is required. For additional information or to register contact: Toni at 661-205-3488 or tlframer@gmail.com


ALL MEDIA “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 April. 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


ALL MEDIA-Create Your Own Art Clas- with Rebecca Haigh. This is your chance to work on the pro-ject 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: April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29th. 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, contact Rebecca at 559-784-1766 or rebhai@sbcglobal.net.


DRAWING-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 before 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 or fruit are used as subjects. Classes are on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Class dates: April 9, 16 & 23rd. No classes April 2 & 30th. Cost is $150 for the 6 week course or $25 per class. Supply list with registration. For additional information or to register contact: Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawartist@earthlink.net


DRAWING-Thursday Evening Beginning/Intermediate Drawing for Adults ith Jill Iversen Bring your own pad of newsprint or drawing paper ( 11x14) and I will supply the drawing implements. Class focus will be on shading and composition. Classes are on Thursdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Class dates: April 4th & 18th. Cost: $ 15 per person. Please -re-register 3 days before class. Pre-registration is required! For further information, please contact Jill at: 661-282-1911 or jill@jilliversenart.com.


WATERCOLOR-Watercolor Textures -with Carol Bradshaw This 6 week mini-course will explore the use of different watercolor textures in your art work. A variety of additives will be experimented with including salt, alcohol, resists and more. Come a have some fun just playing around. It is amazing to discover all of the things in your kitchen that can be used! Supplies for the textures will be provided. Classes are on Thursdays from 9 to 12 p.m. Class dates: April 11, 18 & 25th. No class April 4th. Cost: $150 for the course or $25 per class. Must pre-register! For additional information or to register contact: Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawart-ist@earthlink.net


WATERCOLOR-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: April 3, 10, 17 & 24th. Cost: $100 for 4 classes or $25 per class. Please call if you are planning to attend! For more information or to register, con-tact Iva at 661-872-2332 or at 661- 303-5327.


WATERCOLOR AND DRAWING-Trees and Rocks-Intermediate- with Carol Bradshaw This is a 6 week mini-course of three hour paired classes in seascapes. The first of the paired classes develops the layout drawing from your reference photo, establishing the center of interest and the light direction and the second completes painting in watercolor. The focus will be on the textures of trees, leaves and rocks. Bring your own photos! Classes are on Tuesdays from 9-12 p.m. Class Dates: April 9, 16 & 23rd. No classes on April 2 & 30th. Cost: $150 for the 6 week course or $ 25 per 3 hour class. Supply list with registration. For additional information or to reg-ister contact: Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawartist@earthlink.net


ZENTANGLE-Introduction to Zentangle for ages 15 and up with Terry Hall. The 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 is like yoga for the mind. It helps increase your focus, creativity, relaxation, con-centration, self-esteem and so much more. No artistic talent is needed! Anyone can do it. 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 11:30-2:00 pm. Class Dates: April 6th. Cost is $35, which includes your materials. Pre-registration is REQUIRED for my classes so please be sure to call me to reserve your spot in the class. I will not be at the Art Center unless someone has registered for the class. For more information or to register call or text Terry at 661-343-5303. Email at tan-gledterry@gmail.com Facebook events page: https://www.facebook.com/AllTangledUpInBakersfield. Website: www.alltangledupinBakersfield.com


Open Studio: This is a great time to come to Open Studio! Must have your own supplies and plan your own paintings. Lesson not provided but advice is free. Open Studio is available 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Sun-day. Not open the 2nd Saturday. 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.



Second Saturday Free Classes

(by Charlotte White)


Free classes are available April 13


8 a.m. Free Sketchbooking Plein Aire. Meet at the Clock Tower, at the Kern County Mu-seum, 3801 Chester Avenue. Bring your sketchbook or drawing pad.


1:00 p.m. Free Children’s Art Class (Grades 1 – 8) - Come make a sculpture using scrap wood. Parents are invited to stay and help their child with the sculpture process. Please have the children wear paint-friendly clothing.


2:30 p.m. Free Sketchbook Class - Adding Photographs to Your Sketchbook. If you have photographs you would like to add to your sketchbook bring them. Bring your sketchbook and plan to sketch with other like-minded artists.






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

-Edgar Degas


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