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



Drawing Fantasy Figures-– 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 series is to develop drawing skills and techniques to for a variety of texture. Classes are paired with the first class completing the contour and layout drawing and the second developing the fur or feathers, wings and other details.

Classes will be Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Subject dates: Fairies- September 4 & 11, Mermaids and Mer-men- September 18 & October 9, and a Fantasy Figure- October 16 & 23rd. Cost is $ 150 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


Scratch Board Drawing -Intermediate- with Carol Bradshaw This is a 6 week mini-course of for exploring the fun of doing scratchboard! If you can draw, you can do scratchboard! Many of the strokes made are the same- cross hatch, long wavy lines, and short lines as are done with graphite or pen and ink. Your drawing on white paper is transferred to a black hard board and then various cutting tools are used to scratch out your design, exposing the image on the black board. Classes are on Tuesdays from 9-12 p.m. Class Dates: September 4, 11 & 18 and October 9, 16 & 23rd. No class Sep-tember 25th or October 2 & 30th. 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


Beginning Watercolor VII with Carol Bradshaw: This is the seventh 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: September 6, 13 & 20 and October 11 18 & 25. No class September 25th or October 4th. Cost is $150 for the course or $25 per class. Supply list with registration. Must pre-register! For additional information or to register contact: Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawartist@earthlink.net


Washi Tape Beyond the Basics for Adults ( 16 and over) with Rerry Hall and Lauren Vazquez Students will learn to combine a variety of beautiful tangle patterns, to incorporate the meditative aspect of this art form ion their Zentangle art piece. It’s fun! It’s relaxing! It helps increase your focus, creativity, relaxation, concentration, self-esteem and so much more. Class is on Saturday from 12-2 p.m. Class dates: September 8th. The class fee is $35 which includes your Materials supply kit. Pre-registration is required for out classes so be sure to con

tact us to reserve your spot. Please pay for your class to reserve your spot at www.PayPal.me/alltangledupinbksfd/35. Please click on the “going” button to register. We will not be at the event unless someone has registered for the class. Please send us a private message if you would like to be on our monthly newsletter list and be sure to include your name and e-mail address. 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 face-book 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: September 1, 22 & 29th. No class on September 8 or 15th. 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 information or to register contact: Toni Lott at 661-205-3488 or tlframer@gmail.com


“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: September 10, 17 & 24th. No class September 3rd. 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: September 3, 10, 17 & 24th. 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.


“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 September. 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


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: September 5, 12, 19 & 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.


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 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 dates: September 1st. 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 face-book page at: https://www.facebook.com/AllTangledUpInBakersfield


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. No open studio Monday, September 3rd or Saturday, September 8th. 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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