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



In August, the Plein Air Trek (PAT) group will meet on the 8th at White Forest Nursery; and on the 22nd at Hart Park. As usual, details will be emailed to everyone on the plein air list a few days before the event. Any member can request inclusion in our email list by notifying Norma Eaton at normartist@hotmail.com or 661-633-4640.



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.



COMING IN JANUARY


COLORED PENCIL


Portraits in Colored Pencil III with Carol Bradshaw. This is a 6-week mini-course in doing portraits in colored pencil. Three portraits will be done during this class: a baby, a 3-year old, and an 8-year-old or teenager. Each of the facial features will be explored: head shape and proportions, eyes, nose, ears, mouth and hair. Students will use their own reference photo for their portrait. Students may work in graphite or pen and ink or just use the information for a portrait study.

Classes are on Tuesdays from 9 to 12 p.m. Class dates: January 9, 16 & 23 and February 6, 13 & 20. 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


Beginning Drawing III – Textures, with Carol Bradshaw. This is the third in a group of a structured series of six 3-hour classes in graphite. Exploring textures with pencil are covered in this series of classes, where seven different pencil marks are explored in depth: line (parallel), contour, cross-hatch, stippling, crisscross lines, long wavy lines, and scribble lines. The effects you can get are amazing!!!!!!

Classes will be on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Class dates: January 9, 16 & 23 and February 6, 13 & 20. Cost is $150 for the 6-week course. Supply list with registration. This class is open to all students, but must have some prior drawing experience. For additional information or to register, contact Carol Bradshaw at 760-376-6604 or bradshawart-ist@earthlink.net.


MIXED 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 12:15 to 3:15 p.m. Class dates: January 8, 15, 22 & 29. Cost: $25 per 3-hour class. Class size is limited to 8 so early sign up is encouraged. Please call if you are planning to attend and contact instructor to confirm dates prior to class! For additional information or to register, contact Julie at 661-345-3074 or artbyjulie@bak.rr.com.


Watercolor Acrylic or Oil! - with Phyllis Oliver. This is a coaching class with watercolor, acrylic and oil no more than two students in each group.

Classes are on Thursdays from 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. Class dates: January 4, 11, 18 & 25. Cost: $100 for one month 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.co


WATERCOLOR


Beginning Watercolor III with Carol Bradshaw. This is the third of four 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. Three new colors will be introduced, an opaque triad.

Classes are on Fridays from 9 to 12 p.m. Class dates: January 5, 12 & 19 and February 9, 16 & 23. Cost is $150 for the course or $25 per class for drop-ins. Supply list with registration. Must pre-register! For additional information or to register, contact Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawartist@earthlink.net.


ZENTANGLE


Beginning 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 focus, 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 date: January 20. 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. Check us out on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/AllTangledUpInBakersfield.


White on Black for ages 15 to Adult with Terry Hall and Lauren Vazquez. In this Zentangle class, you will be taught fun and relaxing ways to create beautiful works of art using structured patterns that are easy to learn. The beginning Zentangle class is preferred but not required to take this class. You will be creating beautiful designs on black specialized paper with a white gel pens. Join us and amaze yourself. The class fee is $35 for a two hour class which includes your Materials kit. Please contact us if you have any questions. Bring a friend along and create something beautiful together. Class is on Saturday from 11 to 1 p.m. Class date: January 27. 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. Check us out on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/AllTangledUpInBakersfield


ON-GOING CLASSES/COURSES


MIXED MEDIA


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: January 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29. 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.


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: January 3, 10, 17, & 24. Location for 31st to be announced. 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.


STUDIO


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 Sundays. No open studio 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 661-869-9320.



Come and let’s have some fun! For more information, contact the Art Center 661-869-9320


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