Flicker Street Studio: Summer Classes Still Available

by - May 28, 2013

Flickr Street Studio, located at 74 Flicker Street, offers art classes throughout the year taught by professional artists and teachers. They have small classes which ensure individual instruction, and they put a lot of care and work into offering the best art instruction possible. This June, they offer four different workshops:

Abstract Drawing: Inventing a Language with Hamlett Dobbins
June 8 · Saturday · 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
$125 materials included · Ages 15+
Students will work with the instructor to investigate a variety of methods for generating abstract images.  We will also discuss the origins of abstraction and the part it plays in the work of a number of artists’ work and will discover ways it can augment the studio practice of the students.
One spot left! Please call 901-767-2999
Watercolor Basics with Nancy Cheairs
June 15 · Saturday · 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
$125 materials included · Ages 15+
Watercolor is a lively media and has a wide range of expressive possibilities. Students will bring in a photo or sketch to use as a reference for exploring paint application, color, and composition.  The result will be a group of small paintings that shows how one image can be transformed using different techniques, compositions, and imagination.
Two spots left! Please call 901-767-2999
Expressive Figure Drawing and Painting with Nancy Cheairs
June 22 · Saturday · 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
$125 materials included · Ages 15+
This class will focus on an expressive approach to interpreting the figure with an emphasis  on composition and the figure’s relationship to the environment.  We will use charcoal, graphite, acrylic paints and have a  nude model for this workshop.
Drawing as a Team: Collaboration with Hamlett Dobbins
June 29 · Saturday · 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
$125 materials included · Ages 15+
We will discuss the different ways artists collaborate and how collaboration has changed my studio practice.  We will work together as a group to execute a number of drawings over the course of the afternoon and establish ways collaboration can add to the students experience as artists.

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