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Fine Arts
Register now for Spring 2019 classes.

Beginning Pencil Drawing
Join this introductory, individually focused and interactive course on learning to draw with a single pencil. Students will use creativity and imagination to put onto practice the basic principles of drawing; topics include shading and rendering texture, proportions and perspective. Please bring your own HB pencil, drawing paper and eraser if available.

Instructor: Steve Tanaka worked as an artist in industry for more than thirty years. He enjoys helping others maximize their artistic abilities through drawing and sketching.

8 Tuesdays
12:15 – 2:15pm
March 5 – April 30, 2019
(no class Apr 16)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110
#8235.203
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Pencil Drawing Intermediate
This intermediate, individually focused and interactive course will concentrate on the further development of drawing fundamentals and include composition and drawing from the imagination. Prerequisite: completion of a basic drawing course. Please bring your own HB pencil, drawing paper and eraser if available.

Instructor: Steve Tanaka worked as an artist in industry for more than thirty years. He enjoys helping others maximize their artistic abilities through drawing and sketching.

8 Wednesdays
9:30 – 11:30am
March 6 - May 1, 2019
(no class April 17)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110
#8234.102
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Drawing Pencil Portraits
This intermediate, individually focused and interactive course on pencil portraitures will concentrate on the fundamentals - covering general shapes and facial features, proportions and shading with the goal of capturing the subject’s personality. Prerequisite: completion of a basic drawing course. Please bring your own HB pencil, drawing paper and eraser if available.

Instructor: Steve Tanaka worked as an artist in industry for more than thirty years. He enjoys helping others maximize their artistic abilities through drawing and sketching.

8 Mondays
9:30 – 11:30am
March 4 – May 6, 2019
(no class April 15, 22)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110
#8238.102
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Watercolor
for Beginners
Learn the magic of painting with watercolors. Gradually gain knowledge of basic watercolor skills and techniques while following the instructor in a step-by-step process of creating your own paintings. No experience necessary to enjoy this artistic adventure.

Instructor: Sharon Maguire is a watercolor artist who has taught painting through the Pierce College Encore Program. She has a passion for helping others discover the joy and adventure of painting with watercolors.

7 Mondays
12:30 – 2:30pm
Feb 25 – April 8, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $100 plus $20 material fee to instructor
#8213.203
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Seasonal
Simple Stroke Watercolor

With the simple stroke of a brush you can create pretty watercolor flowers, grasses, flower pots and more. Learn how to let the brush and paint do the work to design cards, enhance store bought stationery, or use in your journals. No art experience needed; contact the instructor at SJLaporte@verizon. net in advance of class for supply list.

Instructor: Shirley LaPorte owns her own calligraphy and invitation business. She has appeared on the DIY network craft show and has had art projects and articles published in national and international magazines.

4 Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:30pm
Feb 20 – March 13, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $90 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8211.204

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Classes on this page
Beginning Pencil Drawing
Calif. Style Landscape Watercolor
Draw & Paint Flowers
Drawing Pencil Portraits
Intermediate Oils & Acrylics
Intro to Oils & Acrylics
Naturescape Watercolor
Painting Workshop
Pastels
Pencil Drawing Intermediate
Oil / Acrylic Workshop
Seasonal Simple Stroke Watercolor
Watercolor for Beginners
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Naturescape Watercolor

Take inspiration from nature then create a beautiful watercolor painting. This naturescape class invites you to learn how to depict the natural elements arranged into a coherent composition. Bring your own supplies or pay $20 to instructor for new materials.

Instructor: Day Steinhart is an accomplished watercolor teacher and artist who brings creativity, humor and passion to her art class; she holds a BA in Fine Art & Design.

6 Fridays
1:00 - 3:30pm
Feb 22 - March 29, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110
#8219.201
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Draw & Paint Flowers

Stop and smell the roses as you learn to draw flower structures from basic shapes to complete forms, then create beautiful floral paintings with simple watercolor techniques. Bring your own supplies or pay $20 to instructor for new materials.

Instructor: Day Steinhart is an accomplished watercolor teacher and artist who brings creativity, humor and passion to her art class; she holds a BA in Fine Art & Design.

5 Fridays
1:00 - 3:30pm
April 5 - May 10, 2019
(no class April 19)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $100
#8218.202

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Intro to
Oils & Acrylics
This beginning painting class will teach you the basics of oil painting, along with the theories of color and composition. With basic oil painting techniques, beautiful projects can be created quickly. Students may also choose to work with acrylic paints. Materials furnished for first class; supply list for additional items provided at that time.

Instructor: Stella Violano is a published artist whose artwork is licensed and sold on greeting cards, garden flags and puzzles.  Her work painting animals and wildlife is award winning.

8 Thursdays
12:00 – 2:30pm
Feb 7 - March 28, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $130 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8200.203
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Intermediate
Oils & Acrylics
Build on your artistic skills with oil and acrylic paints, applying theories of color and composition. Previous painting experience and supplies required.

Instructor: Stella Violano is a published artist whose artwork is licensed and sold on greeting cards, garden flags and puzzles.  Her work painting animals and wildlife is award winning.

8 Thursdays
2:45 – 5:15pm
Feb 7 - March 28, 2019
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $130
#8201.203
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Pastels
This class is designed to explore techniques of charcoal and pastel, sometimes in combination together. Come use this imaginative resource cultivated through the experience of drawing as painting! All basic materials are provided and all levels are welcome.

Instructor: Judith Crowe, Ed.D, is an award-winning artist who has been honored for her work with pastels, oils, acrylics and colored pencil.  She is a career educator and teaches several art classes in the community. Judith’s work is currently shown at galleries in Thousand Oaks, Ventura, and Carpinteria. Her paintings hang in a number of private and corporate collections, including Los Robles Hospital and Kaiser Permanente offices in Thousand Oaks, as well as on the television show, How I Met Your Mother. Check out her website at www.judithcrowe.com

8 Tuesdays
9:30 – 11:30am
March 5 – April 30, 2019
(no class Apr 16)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110 plus $30 material fee to instructor
#8230.102
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Painting Workshop
Develop and improve your painting skills with oil, acrylic or watercolor. Individual attention is provided for students at all levels. Please bring your own materials; new students are invited to contact the instructor at jerryferguson6@gmail.com. in advance of class for a supply list.

Instructor: Dr. Jerry Ferguson, M.Arch, Ed.D., helps students develop an individual painting style through the analysis and use of materials, processes and design principles - all while having fun.

9 Mondays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb 18 - May 6, 2019
(no class March 4, 11, 18)
Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks


Cost:
$75 for Seniors
$115 for Non-Seniors

#9310.108

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9 Mondays
12:30 – 3:30 pm
Feb 18 - May 6, 2019
(no class March 4, 11, 18)
Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks

Cost:
$75 for Seniors
$115 for Non-Seniors

#9310.209
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Oil/Acrylic Workshop

Join master artist Barbara Shannon for an opportunity to paint in her workshop setting. Instruction is provided for new students, and returning students get the benefit of consultation with the instructor for their works in progress.

Instructor: Barbara Shannon is a long-time art educator, an award winning artist, and author of the multimedia textbook Exploring Art Media.

10 Tuesdays
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Feb 19 - April 30, 2019
(no class April 16)

Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


Cost:
Seniors: $75 plus $12 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $110 plus $12 material fee to instructor
#9340.205

....OR

10 Tuesdays
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Feb 19 - April 30, 2019
(no class April 16)

Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


Cost:
Seniors: $75 plus $12 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $110 plus $12 material fee to instructor

#9340.306

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Become a Community Enrichment Instructor
Do you have a hobby, talent or knowledge of a foreign language that you would love to share with others? Come to this informative seminar and learn how classes are developed. No teaching credential is required although experience is a plus. Ideas will be discussed and course proposal forms provided.

Instructor: Anne Bartholomew is Coordinator of the Community Enrichment Program.

Saturday, March 23, 2019
9:30 – 11:00 am
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B
Cost: FREE
(Pre-registration required)
#8068.102
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For more information, call 805-497-2761 ext. 1201, or e-mail Anne Bartholomew at AnneB@ConejoAdultEd.org
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