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.


NEW FOR NOVEMBER


COLORED PENCIL


Portraits in Colored Pencil II with Carol Bradshaw

This is a 6 week mini-course in doing a portraits in colored pencil. Two por- traits will be done during this class. 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 por- trait. 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: November 7, 14, & 21 and December 5, 12 & 19. No class No- vember 28 or December 26. Cost is $150 for the 6 week course or

$25 per class. Supply list with registration. For additional infor- mation or to register contact: Carol at 760-376-6604 or brad- shawartist@earthlink.net


DRAWING


Beginning Drawing II – Still life Fundamentals with Carol Bradshaw

This is the second set of an on-going structured series of six 3- hour classes in graphite. Learning to recognize and draw basic shapes is the focus of this series of classes, adding cylinders and rec- tangles to the ovoid, sphere and cone shapes previously used. Clas- ses are paired with the first class completing the contour layout drawing and the second developing the shading for form, cast shad- ows and other details. Three still-life compositions will be completed.

Classes are on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Class dates: November 7, 14, & 21 and December 5, 12 & 19. No class November 28 or December 26. Cost is $150 for the46 week course.

Supply list with registration. For additional information or to regis-

ter, contact Carol at 760-376-6604 or bradshawart- ist@earthlink.net.


PORTRAITS


 A ”Portrait Day”- with Phyllis Oliver This class will focus on creating a portrait from a live model in the medium of your choice. It will be an open studio setting with a group critique at the end of the session.

Classes are on Thursdays from 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. Class dates:   Class Dates pending.   Contact  instructor for dates.   Cost:

$30 per class. (includes cost of model) You must register and pay in advance. Class minimum is 5 students and maximum is 10 so sign up early! For more information about dates or to register, contact Phyllis at  661-348-4717 or pegoliver@ix.netcom.coM


WATERCOLOR


Beginning Watercolor II with Carol Bradshaw

This is the second 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 - a transparent triad.

Classes are on Fridays from 9 to 12. Class dates: October 27, November 3, 10 & 17 and December 8. No class November

24 or December 1, 15, 22 or 29. Cost is $150 for the course or $25 per class for drop-ins. Supply list with registration. For additional information or to register, contact Carol at 760-376-6604 or brad- shawartist@earthlink.net


Fall Classes with Norma Neil

Explore a variety of water- color techniques with this trio of Fall classes! On November 6, the holiday season will open with watercolor with mixed media will be explored using a collage of oriental and decorative tissues.

Classes are on Mondays from 12:15 to 3:15. Class dates: Watercolor Collage with Holiday Theme with mixed media.- November 6. Cost: $25 per class. Supply list with registration. For additional information or to register, contact Norma at 661-204- 4653 or nneil2@att.net.


ZENTANGLE


Beyond the Basics -Zentangle for ages 15 to Adult with Terry Hall and Lauren Vazquez

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, con- centration, 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 all of these beautiful designs. To keep the “Zen” philosophy of the class we ask that you keep your small children and babies at home.

Class will be held  on  Saturday.  Class  dates  and times: November 4 from 1-3 p.m. Cost is $35 which includes your materials. 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.com   . Check    us    out   on   Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/AllTangledUpInBakersfield


ON-GOING CLASSES/COURSES


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: Instructor will not be teaching until January 2018 –watch for dates! 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.


 Create Your Own Art Class - with Rebecca Haigh   This   is your chance to work on the project of your choice with individual- ized instruction as needed! Classes are for beginning and interme- diate 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: No- vember 6, 13, 20 & 27. Cost: $20 per 3-hour class. First time stu- dents will be given a list of supplies along with free paint, papers and brushes until they have their own equipment. Supply list on reg- istration. Pre-registration is preferred. For additional information or to register, contact Rebecca at 559-784-1766 or rebhai@sbcglobal.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: November 1, 8, 15 & 29. No class November 22. 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. Be- ginners to advanced - just enjoy the company of other artists in a creative  environment!

Open Studio is available 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. No open studio November 23. Closed on Sunday. Just call the Art Center to see if space  is  available.      Studio  cost  is  $5  per  memb5er,  $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 .




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


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