Flicker Street Studio - Fall 2014

by - September 02, 2014

Flicker Street Studio | Fall 2014
Fall Schedule
SESSION II - October 13th - November 20th

Watercolor: Beyond the Basics with Jeanne Seagle
October 13th - November 17th / 6 sessions
9:00-12:00 pm
$225 Plus $50 materials fee
Intermediate and Up

This class is geared toward the watercolor painter who knows the basics of color mixing and technique. Students will start to develop their individual style as they explore this versatile medium.

Intermediate Acrylic Painting with Melissa Dunn
Oct 14th - Nov. 18th / 6 sessions
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$225 | Plus $50 Material Fee
Intermediate and Up

Expand and develop your painting skills by going deeper into acrylic techniques. This course will emphasize the relationship between composition and color, as well as consider what it means to have a personal painting style. This course will be challenging but fun, with a variety of exercises to push students to a new level. Some painting experience required.

Introduction to Abstraction with Hamlett Dobbins
Tuesday nights
October 14th - 28th / 3 sessions
6:00-9:00 pm
$125 Plus $40 materials fee

By exploring the origins of abstraction and to looking at how it already exists in our everyday lives students will be given insight into this sometimes mysterious subject matter. The students will gain a better understanding of abstract art by using the medium of drawing to investigate a variety of approaches.

Simple Printmaking for the Studio with Hamlett Dobbins
Tuesday nights
November 4th - November 18th / 3 sessions
6:00-9:00 pm
$125 Plus $60 materials fee

In this class students will be shown the essentials of basic-at-home-printmaking (printmaking where you don’t need an expensive, large printing press). We will look at printmaking using simple tools like handmade rubber stamps, stencils, and other fast methods of repeating images. The class is ideal for beginners as well as experiences artists looking to broaden their studio practice with new techniques.

Expressive Figure Painting with Nancy Cheairs
October 16th - November 20th / 6 sessions
1:00 - 4:00 pm
$225 Plus $50 materials fee
Intermediate and Up

This class will use the figure as a springboard to explore color, composition, and different painting techniques. Each class starts with an hour of gesture and short pose drawings before moving into a longer pose. Some of the exercises in this class with focus on proportion, but the essence of the class is about finding an expressive way to interpret the model through color. Some classes the model will be nude and other time the model will be clothed, for us to explore color relationships. We will be using charcoal, graphite, and acrylic paint. If the student wishes to work with another material please call the studio to make arrangements.

Basics of Observational Drawing with Hamlett Dobbins
October 16th-November 20th / 6 sessions
9:00 am-12:00 pm
$225 plus $50 materials fee
Beginner and Up

This is a pared down version of the Drawing class Dobbins has taught regularly at the college level for the last fifteen years. In it students will be shown the essentials of drawing. The class will explore a variety of materials including charcoal, graphite, and ink and will incorporate both experimental and traditional approaches to drawing. By the end of the six session class students will be prepared to go out in the world and draw on their own or to use their skills in more advanced drawing classes down the road.

Getting Comfortable with your Sketchbook with Elizabeth Alley
Thursday Nights
October 16th - 30th / 3 sessions
6:00 - 9:00 pm
$125 Plus $30 materials fee
Beginner and Up

An artist’s sketchbook is a bedrock for ideas, recording impressions, feelings, and thoughts about their world. This class will focus on sketching from direct observation and other methods for bringing those impressions to life. We will explore materials and sketching techniques to help you get to know your sketchbook better.

In the Field: Digital Photography with Chip Pankey
November 8th
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Beginner and Up

How do we find subject matter that lends itself to the expression of things we most care about? It’s the excitement of being out there, the anticipation of the unknown over the next hill or around the corner. What moves you? What do you delight in? Spend a few hours with us as we explore and photograph outside, a place To Be Determined. We’ll return to Flicker Studios to eat our lunch and download the photographs and work on them with Adobe Lightroom.
Bring any kind of camera, phone, or tablet. If you have a laptop and Adobe Lightroom, Chip will be able to show you some time saving techniques that work for him.

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