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Fine Arts
Register now for Late Winter & Spring 2018 classes.

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
March 6 - May 1, 2018
(no class March 27)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $105 plus optional $6 material fee
#8235.202
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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 Wednesdays, 9:30 – 11:30 am
March 7 – May 2, 2018
(no class Mar 28)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $105 plus $6 optional material fee
#8238.102
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Watercolor
for Beginners
In this beginning watercolor class, you will gain knowledge of basic watercolor painting skills with practical tips, easy methods, and techniques. No experience necessary to paint a personal work of art, DaVinci was once a beginner!

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.

8 Fridays, 1:00 – 3:30 pm
February 23 – April 20, 2018
(no class Mar 30)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $125 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8213.203
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Classes on this page...
Calif. Style Landscape Watercolors
Drawing with One Pencil
Drawing Pencil Portraits
Intermediate Oils & Acrylics
Intro to Oils & Acrylics
Pet Portraits
Oil / Acrylic Workshop
Watercolor for Beginners
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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
3:00 - 5:15 pm
March 1 - April 26, 2018
(no class March 29)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $115 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 Mondays, 12:00 – 2:30 pm
February 26 – April 30
(no class Mar 26, Apr 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $115
#8201.201
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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. 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 – 5:30pm
Jan 22 – March 19, 2018
(no class Feb 19)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $125 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8212.203
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Pet Portraits

Do you think you aren’t talented enough to render a beautiful watercolor portrait of your pet or favorite animal? Well, think again and let instructor Yoka guide you through the steps. She will offer individual instruction as well as class demonstrations. By the end of 3 weeks, you’ll have a beautiful finished pet portrait.

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 at www.yokasgallery.com.

5 Wednesdays, 3:15 – 5:30pm
Feb 21 – March 21, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3
Cost: $90 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8243.202
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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
Feb 20 - May 1, 2018
(no class March 27)

3:00 – 5:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3

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

#9340.205

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10 Tuesdays
Feb 20 - May 1, 2018
(no class March 27)
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 3

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

#9340.306

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