CLASSES


"The artist does not retire. They simply die. (laughs) And this is why art is not a business; it’s the existence."                                                 Christo



Fallbrook School of the Arts   2017



September 11 - October 16, 2017
Mondays 1:30 to 4:30pm



Wednesdays 1pm to 4pm
Starts September 27 to November 8   No class on Nov. 1
6 weeks



EscondidoAdult School       Fall 2017
  located at 220 West Crest Avenue, CA 92025.
 Just north of Mission between Broadway and Escondido Blvd near the end of the 78 Freeway.
760 739-7300

Watercolors and Acrylics   Fridays 9am to 12:00pm  
8 wks   No class 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/24    For intermediate to advanced painters.

Experimental Watermedia approaches will be explored with watercolor and acrylic with a focus on composition, negative painting, and textures in still life, landscape, and figurative works.   Build up layers with translucent hues and simple printmaking techniques.
Metaphors and messages can play a thoughtful role in your works with added bits of collage and text. Be prepared to loosen up and experiment with different resists and textures to build up the surfaces, paint translucent layers, and create extraordinary shapes.


Tuesdays 1pm to 4pm


8 weeks  No class 10/31, 11/7


Express yourself in a journal with pencils, color pencils, and inks. Build drawing skills to convey your creative soul. Explore the vocabulary of color and color arrangements. This class focuses on sketching objects, patterns, textures, animals and figures. We'll also go on occasional field trips to draw on location. 







PalomarCollegespecial notice...unfortunately, this class has been canceled for Fall 2017 due to budget cuts and department management. I have been teaching this course every semester since 2007. I don't know if and when it will return. Adjunct Professors have no rights as far as department decisions
3 units        Fall semester starts August 26, 2017
Classes will be held on the main campus in San Marcos, CA.
 Watercolor I #235, Watercolor II #236
These classes will consist of contemporary Watermedia methods including Acrylics and Gouache. 
3 units        
This is your chance to paint for 6 hours every Saturday in a studio setting. Demos, critiques and field trips are held periodically.  Take it for credit/non credit or the full blown “grade”! 

Saturdays   9:00am to 3:30pm   
Concepts of studio painting utilizing acrylic based colors and watercolors as the primary medium.
Exploration of different styles and techniques with emphasis on contemporary modes of expression. Concentration of gaining skills in composition, brush handling, and the use of color.