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Fine Arts
Register now for Fall 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 Mondays
9:00 – 11:00am
September 9 – October 28
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110
#8235.101
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Pencil Portrait Workshop
This intermediate, semi-independent 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
9:00 – 11:00am
September 18– November 6
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110
#8238.101
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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
September 12 – October 31
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $130 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8200.201
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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, Sept 21, 2019
9:30 – 11:00 am
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5
Cost: FREE
(Pre-registration required)
#8068.101
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Become a Community Enrichment Instructor
Beginning Pencil Drawing
Draw & Paint Flowers
Intermediate Oils & Acrylics
Intermediate Watercolor Painting
Introduction to Watercolor
Intro to Oils & Acrylics
Naturescape Watercolor
Oil/Acrylic Workshop
Painting Workshop
Pencil Portrait Workshop
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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.

3 Fridays & 1 Wednesday
1:00 – 3:30pm
August 30 - September 13
plus Wed, Sept 4
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $75
#8218.201
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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.

8 Fridays
1:00 – 3:30pm
October 18 – December 13
(no class Nov 29)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $130
#8219.201
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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
September 12 – October 31
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $130
#8201.201
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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.

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
Sept 10 - Nov 19, 2019
(no class Oct 8)

Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


Cost:
Seniors: $75 plus $12 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $110 plus $12 material fee to instructor
#9340.201

....OR

10 Tuesdays
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Sept 10 - Nov 19, 2019
(no class Oct 8)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


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

#9340.302

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Create with
Colored Pencils

Create high quality drawings through the compact and versatile medium of colored pencil. Learn layering, burnishing, and impressed-line techniques, and explore various drawing surfaces. Bring a set of 48 Prismacolor Premier pencils to first class.

Instructor: Judith Crowe, Ed.D, is a career educator and an award-winning artist who has been honored for her work with colored pencils. Check out her website at www. judithcrowe.com.

6 Thursdays
9:30 – 11:30am
October 17 – November 21
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $90 plus $10 material fee to instructor.
#8233.101

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Introduction to Watercolor
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.Most materials will be supplied; bring a plastic table covering, a plastic container for water, and a tote bag to the first class.

Instructor: Sharon Maguire is a watercolor artist and credentialed teacher 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.

8 Tuesdays
12:30 – 2:30pm
October 1 – November 19
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $115 plus $25 material fee to instructor
#8213.201
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Intermediate Watercolor Painting

Continue your exploration of watercolor painting with this intermediate class designed for the student who has basic skills and experience and who is ready to move on to more challenging assignments. The instructor will give step-by-step instruction in creating paintings from photographs (provided through email). Bring your own supplies; a materials list will be e-mailed about a week before class begins.

Instructor: Sharon Maguire is a watercolor artist and credentialed teacher 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.

8 Tuesdays
10:00am – 12:00p
October 1 – November 19
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $115 plus $2 material fee
#8217.101

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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 kathleen.rgrs@gmail.com in advance of class for a supply list.

Instructor: Kathy Rogers, M.A.,is a long-time art educator. She is active with the California Art Education Association and has served as its president and board member for 12 years.

8 Mondays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sept 9 - Nov 18, 2019
(no class Oct 21, 28, Nov 11)

Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks


Cost:
$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors

#9310.101

....OR

8 Mondays
12:30 – 3:30 pm
Sept 9 - Nov 18, 2019
(no class Oct 21, 28, Nov 11)

Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks

Cost:
$70 for Seniors
$100 for Non-Seniors

#9310.209
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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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Refund policy: No refunds will be made to a student who withdraws voluntarily from a class in which he/she has enrolled. Refunds will be made only for classes canceled by the Adult School. However, there are no refunds on books.
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