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Anyone Can Draw
Drawing is a skill which can be learned, just like reading and writing. Once you learn the basics, you can draw anything. No art knowledge is necessary and students at all levels are encouraged to enroll. Please bring 8 ½ x 11 unlined paper, pencil and eraser to the first meeting. Additional materials required will be discussed at that time.

Instructor: Peter Kraus is an established graphic designer, author and artist with more than 35 years experience. He has a BA in Art Education and has studied extensively with Master Saul Bernstein. His works are in private collections in Europe and the United States. Highly proficient with multimedia and styles, Peter brings out the natural ability of each student. More info on Mr. Kraus

8 Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00pm Sept 16 – Nov 4, 2014
Conejo Valley Adult School Room C
Cost: $125 plus optional $15 book fee to instructor
#4154-1

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Open-Air Pen & Ink Drawing

Enjoy drawing through low pressure pen and ink techniques. Landscape is a very cooperative model, and we will work outof- doors learning to measure verticals and horizontals, explore perspective and create both mood and texture by using light and shade. Materials will include pen & ink with options to work in pencil and charcoal. Classes will be held at various locations as you study your natural surroundings. Open to students at all levels.

Instructor: Dexter Reed is an Emmy-award winning animator, artist, designer and cartoonist with more than 35 years of experience.

4 Saturdays
9:00am – 11:30pm
Sept 13 – Oct 4, 2014
Conejo Valley Adult School
First class will meet in Room F Cost: $95 plus $20 material fee to instructor
#4277-1
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Pastels for Beginners

Pastels are a colorful medium favored by many Impressionist artists, such as Monet and Degas. 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.

Instructor: Dr. Jerry Ferguson has a Master’s degree from Southern California Institute of Architecture and loves teaching art energy and expression.

10 Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:30pm
Sept 17 – Nov 19, 2014
Conejo Valley Adult School Room 3
Cost: $135 plus $30 material fee to instructor
#4273-1
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Intro to Oils & Acrylics

This beginning painting class will teach you the basics of acrylic and oil painting, along with the theories of color and composition. With basic oil painting techniques beautiful projects can be created quickly.

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.

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6 Mondays, 1:00pm – 3:00pm Sept 22 – Oct 27, 2014
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $85 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#4348-1

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Art Appreciation
This class is art history from the artist’s viewpoint and will be a fun, insightful and revealing course. We will delve into the life and time of the French impressionists, the story behind the painting, artists copying other artists, and the innovative ways they convey in 2D. Expressive modes such as color, composition and perspective and other technical devices will be examined.

Instructor: Peter Kraus is an established graphic designer, author and artist with more than 35 years experience. He has a BA in Art Education and has studied extensively with Master Saul Bernstein. His works are in private collections in Europe and the United States. Highly proficient with multimedia and styles, Peter brings out the natural ability of each student. More info on Mr. Kraus

8 Tuesdays
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Sept 16 - Nov 4, 2014, 2014
Conejo Valley Adult School Room C
Cost: $95
#4234-1
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Watercolor Workshop

Bring your watercolor painting-in-progress to this unique workshop. You have both a place to paint uninterrupted, and can get assistance as needed/ desired. No material fee; bring your own supplies.

Instructor: Tom Winans is a professional watercolor painter and artist who was honored as “Artist of the Week” by Yosemite National Park. A credentialed teacher, Tom has taught for Ventura College and the Ventura Unified School District.

10 Wednesdays
9:30 – 11:30am
Sept 17 – Nov 19, 2014
Conejo Valley Adult School Room 3
Cost: $135
#4268-1

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Basics & Beyond

Learn 22 techniques including wet in wet, dry brush, using salt, sponging as well as what brushes, paints and paper to use. Best of all, you will have a lot of fun as you learn. Demos in each class with individual attention provided. You will complete a work of art.

Instructor: Yoka Yohanna is a world renowned portrait artist "of all living things." She has had many exhibits and paints private commissions. View her work, and see complete bio, at www.yokasgallery.com.

4 Tuesdays
9:30am - 12:30pm
Oct 14 - Nov 4, 2014
Conejo Valley Adult School Room 3
Cost: $95 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#4270-1

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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 while 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. More about your instructor

10 Tuesdays
3:00 - 5:00 pm
May 6 - July 8, 2014
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3

For under age 62, use:
#4860-1
Cost $95
Plus material fee $10 payable to instructor

For seniors, age 62 or over, use:
#860-1
Cost: $75
Plus material fee $10 payable to instructor

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10 Tuesdays
6:30 – 8:30 pm
May 6 - July 8, 2014
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3

For under age 62, use:
#4860-2
Cost $95
Plus material fee $10 payable to instructor

For seniors, age 62 or over, use:
#860-2
Cost: $75

Plus material fee $10 payable to instructor

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