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Fine Arts
Register now for Fall 2015 classes. Hurry! Many classes fill quickly.

Beginning Drawing / 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. Materials provided by the instructor.

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.

5 Tuesdays
12:30 – 2:30 pm
Sept 8 – Oct 6, 2015
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $85 plus $6 material fee to instructor
#8235.201
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Watercolor for Beginners

If you’ve always wanted to try watercolors, now is your chance usingthe paint-along method. All students will complete the same small painting. Each class paints a different land or seascape, so register for one or all. Nothing to bring, all supplies provided.

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

1 Saturday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School Room 3
Cost per session: $45 plus $5 material fee to instructor

Sept 19, 2015
#8213.101

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Oct 17, 2015
#8213.102

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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.

Instructor: Peter Kraus is an established graphic designer, author, educator and artist with over 35 years of experience.

8 Tuesdays
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Sept 29 – Nov 17, 2015
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C
Cost: $95 plus optional $15 book fee to instructor
#8225.301
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Intermediate Oil & Acrylic Painting

In this course students will learn more about the use of color, basic composition, and further their painting techniques as they create from their own reference photos. Class is intended for students who already have knowledge of basic painting skills; bring your own supplies and canvas.

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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4 Wednesdays,
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Oct 7 - 28, 2015
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $95
#8214.101


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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.

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.

8 Mondays
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Sept 21 – Nov 9, 2015
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $105 plus $20 material fee to instructor
#8200.201

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Drawing with 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
Sept 9 – Nov 18, 2015
(no class Nov 11)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $125 plus $30 material fee to instructor
#8230.201
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Watercolor Basics
& Beyond

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

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
Sept 9 - 30, 2015
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $95 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8210.101

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Creating a Holiday Painting

In this course students create a fun acrylic painting with a holiday theme. Perfect for decoration or as a gift! Open to all levels from beginner to advanced.

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.

3 Saturdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Oct 24 – Nov 7, 2015
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $80 plus $20 material fee to instructor
#8270.101

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California Style Watercolor Painting

Follow your teacher in step-by-step “paint-along” demos of each California Style 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
3:30 – 6:00 pm
Sept 21 – Nov 9, 2015
Conejo Valley Adult School Room 3
Cost: $125 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8212.301
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