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Fine Arts
Register now for Winter & Spring 2016 classes. Hurry! Many classes fill quickly.

Drawing with One Pencil
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
12:30 – 2:30 pm
Feb 23 – April 19, 2016
(no class March 29)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $105 plus optional $6 material fee
#8235.203
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Still Life Drawing

Learn value, shading and blending techniques allowing you to create a variety of textured looks. You will be able to overlap objects creating perspectives using pencil, charcoal or conte crayon.

Instructor: Michele Baggenstoss is an award winning artist whose work is exhibited in galleries across the country from New York City to Ventura, CA.

6 Wednesdays
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Feb 17 – March 23, 2016
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $95 plus $8 material fee to instructor
#8245.201
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California Style Landscape Watercolor Painting

Follow your teacher in step-by-step “paint-along” demos of each California Style landscape painting technique. Learn to paint more boldly and directly using techniques that allow you to complete a painting more quickly. Beginners, you can do this too! Materials will be supplied for the first meeting.

Instructor: Tom Winans is a professional watercolor, oil, and pastel painter. Also a credentialed teacher, Tom has taught at numerous schools including Ventura College.

8 Mondays
3:00 – 5:30 pm
Feb 22 – April 18, 2016
(no class March 28)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $125 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8212.203

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Plein Aire Painting

The best way to paint a landscape is by painting outdoors on site. Come learn how to compose and paint Plein Aire vistas at a different scenic location each week. We will discuss color harmony and the role of light, contrast and shadow in creating urban and landscape paintings. No materials fee; students provide their own paint, easel and supplies. Please contact the instructor in advance of class for a supply list: StellaViolano@gmail.com.

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.

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6 Thursdays
10:00 am – 12:30 pm
March 17 – April 28, 2016
(no class March 31)
First class meets at Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5A
Cost: $105
#8251.101


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Intro to Oils

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. Materials furnished for first class; supply list for additional items provided at that time.

Instructor: Rosina Paluzzi is an award winning artist who attended art school in both the US and Italy. Rosina brings a creative energy to her work, and her oil paintings have appeared in many galleries.

10 Mondays
12:30 – 2:30 pm
Feb 22 – May 2, 2016
(no class March 28)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $115 plus $20 material fee to instructor
#8200.203

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Pastels
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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: 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.

10 Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:30 pm
Feb 17 - May 4, 2016
(no class March 30 & April 6)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $125 plus $30 material fee to instructor
#8230.202
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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 an award- winning artist and author of the multimedia textbook Exploring Art Media. For the past 40 years, she has taught art courses for Camarillo and Thousand Oaks High Schools, the Conejo Valley Adult School, and the Gate and Independent Study programs for the Conejo Valley Unified School District. Although she is proficient in all aspects of the visual arts, her personal passion is portraiture.

10 Tuesdays
Dec 1, 2015 - Feb 16, 2016
(no class Dec 22 & 29)
3:00 - 5:00 pm
#9340.203

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10 Tuesdays
Dec 1, 2015 - Feb 16, 2016
(no class Dec 22 & 29)

6:30 - 8:30 pm

#9340.304

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10 Tuesdays
Feb 23 – May 3, 2016
(no class March 29)
3:00 – 5:00 pm
#9340.205

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10 Tuesdays
Feb 23 – May 3, 2016

6:30 – 8:30pm
#9340.306

Location:
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3

$75 for Seniors*
$95 for Non-Seniors*

*Plus $10 material fee to instructor

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Watercolor Basics and Beyond

Learn 22 techniques including salt, watercolor pencils, using “resist”, as well as what brushes, paints, paper and Aquabord to use. You will have a lot of fun as you learn. Demos in each class and new subjects with individual attention provided.

Instructor: Yoka Yohanna is a world renowned portrait artist “of all living thing”. View her work at www.yokasgallery.com.

4 Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb 10 – March 2 2016
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $95 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8210.102

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