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All experience levels welcome, especially the enthusiastic beginner! Drawing from imagination, photos and observation, we’ll explore a logical approach to artfully depict most landscape subjects, such as trees and land, water & skies with the thoughtful use of descriptive, interesting shapes and the effective use of values and textures. This is an ideal companion course to future study in painting classes with Drew Bandish and other instructors. Common drawing supplies include: paper, pencils, erasers, and color pencils.

2030021

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM; 5 sessions; starting 6/3/2017, ending 7/8/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 7/1/2017)

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $3.00

Location : MiraCosta College-San Elijo Campus Location : 
  MiraCosta College-San Elijo Campus.

Room :  Room 206

Instructor : Drew Bandish 

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Unlock painterly self-expression. This class is for new or experienced students who have good drawing skills. The class emphasis changes each semester, so there is continual learning of new skills. The goal is to better understand value, shape and color, and how to use them to create a harmonious painting. There will be a mix of painting with the class on a project and working independently. By the end of this course, you will have some finished paintings to proudly display in your home! You will build the foundation you need to create great works of art. Note: Must have previous experience in drawing or strong drawing skills.  

2030053

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 6/3/2017, ending 7/8/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 7/1/2017)

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $4.00

Location : MiraCosta College-San Elijo Campus Location : 
  MiraCosta College-San Elijo Campus.

Room :  Room 205

Instructor : Anne Von Benckendorff 

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This class is for all-level painters, beginner to advance. Class includes discussion, demonstrations and instruction. Topics covered include color mixing, brushstroke technique, values, perspective, and composition. Each class ends with a critique that helps students evaluate what works and what needs improvement in their paintings. Paint in a friendly, nurturing atmosphere while enjoying the ocean view from the windows. Paint outside if you like!  

2030061

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 6/7/2017, ending 6/28/2017

Tuition: $111.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Fletcher Cove Community Center Location : 
  Fletcher Cove Community Center.

Room :  Community Center

Instructor : Linda Goldstein 

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Be sure to sign up now for the Early Bird discount! Learn how to capture the most essential qualities of a portrait. Gain technical mastery and intuitive understanding of the human facial features. This class will teach students watercolor techniques, line, form, contour, composition and proportions of the head, as well as the use of materials and paper. Students will learn how to paint each feature on the face step-by-step. Learn watercolor techniques for a portrait from demonstrations and exercises that will advance your skills.  

2030066

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 6/10/2017, ending 7/22/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 7/1/2017)

Tuition: $120.00

Materials Cost: $3.00

Location : MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus Location : 
  MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus.

Room :  Room 2269

Instructor : Alexsandra Babic 

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Be sure to sign up now for the Early Bird discount! Would you like to paint with confidence by learning extremely easy and fun techniques to achieve quality results? Are you looking for a way to reduce stress, and have a relaxing and creative experience in a supportive group? Then this is the class for YOU! Fun for any level of experience. We also integrate many other materials for amazing results. All levels of skill are welcome, even first timers. You will be delighted with your successful paintings!  

2030059

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 6/6/2017, ending 7/18/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 7/4/2017)

Tuition: $75.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : La Colonia Park Location : 
  La Colonia Park.

Room :  Recreation Room

Instructor : Denise McMurtrie 

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Be sure to sign up now for the Early Bird discount! Would you like to paint with confidence by learning extremely easy and fun techniques to achieve quality results? Are you looking for a way to reduce stress, and have a relaxing and creative experience in a supportive group? Then this is the class for YOU! Fun for any level of experience. We also integrate many other materials for amazing results. All levels of skill are welcome, even first timers. You will be delighted with your successful paintings!  

2030059

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 7/25/2017, ending 8/29/2017

Tuition: $75.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : La Colonia Park Location : 
  La Colonia Park.

Room :  Recreation Room

Instructor : Denise McMurtrie 

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All experience levels welcome, especially the enthusiastic beginner! In this lesson set, we will focus on representing the elemental parts of landscape painting: sky, land, water, mood, atmosphere, light, and purposeful composition. Developing control of shape, color, value, and texture in watercolor media is what this course is all about. Join like-minded adults and a dedicated instructor as we explore the process of creative picture making through lessons designed to develop proficiency with watercolor. Establish effective working procedures, enhance awareness of the moisture content in paper, brush, and paint mixtures. Common watercolor supplies include: water, color, paper, brush, and YOU, the painter. They make for quite a juggling act! With specific instruction, enthusiastic intent plus time on task, you can expect significant progress.

2030040

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 7/15/2017, ending 8/19/2017

Tuition: $125.00

Materials Cost: $3.00

Location : MiraCosta College-San Elijo Campus Location : 
  MiraCosta College-San Elijo Campus.

Room :  Room 206

Instructor : Drew Bandish 

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All experience levels welcome, especially the enthusiastic beginner! Do you find inspiration in representational subjects (trees, rocks, water, sky, people, animals, buildings, flowers, shadows, colors, etc.) but  confusion in how to paint them? Learn an elemental approach to artfully depict representational subjects in watercolor. Developing control of shape, color, value & texture in watercolor media is what this course is all about. Join like-minded adults and a dedicated instructor as we explore the process of creative picture making through lessons designed to develop proficiency with watercolor. Establish effective working procedures, mix and match colors you see (or want to see), master three textures, explore four methods of paint to paper, attend to three  attributes of effective shapes, then apply these design, drawing and technical tips to your own creative watercolor interpretations of any subject - from photos and imagination.You are welcome to access Drew Bandish's webiste at:  https://sites.google.com/site/artclassesdrewbandish/supplies  

2030006

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM; 8 sessions; starting 3/18/2017, ending 5/27/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/25/2017, 4/15/2017, 4/22/2017)

Tuition: $154.00

Materials Cost: $3.00

Location : MiraCosta College-San Elijo Campus Location : 
  MiraCosta College-San Elijo Campus.

Room :  Room 206

Instructor : Drew Bandish 

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