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Fine Arts
Register now for Spring 2020 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
9:30 – 11:30am
March 9 - May 4, 2020
(no class April 13)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110
#8235.103
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Pencil Portrait Workshop
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
12:30 - 2:30pm
March 11 - May 6, 2020
(no class April 15)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110
#8238.202
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Oils & Acrylics
Practice the basic techniques of oil painting, along with learning the theories of color and composition. 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.

7 Thursdays
12:00 – 2:30pm
Jan 23 - March 5, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $115 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8200.203

...OR

7 Thursdays
12:00 – 2:30pm
March 19 - May 7, 2020
(no class April 16)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $115 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8200.204
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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 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
Feb 25 - May 5, 2020
(no class April 14)

Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


Cost:
Seniors: $75 plus $12 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $110 plus $12 material fee to instructor
#9340.205

....OR

10 Tuesdays
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Feb 25 - May 5, 2020
(no class April 14)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


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

#9340.306

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Classes on this page
Acrylic Painting for Beginners
Become a Community Enrichment Instructor
Beginning Pencil Drawing
Create with Colored Pencils
Intermediate Oils & Acrylics
Intermediate Watercolor Painting
Introduction to Watercolor
Intro to Oils & Acrylics
Oil/Acrylic Workshop
Oils & Acrylics
Painting Workshop
Pastels
Pen & Watercolor
Pencil Portrait Workshop
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Pastels

Learn to paint with the expressive medium of soft (chalk) pastels, favored by Impressionist artists including Degas and Monet. Explore various creative markmaking techniques and materials using pastels and charcoal. Instruction will be provided for beginners, and more advanced students will benefit from demos and critiques. Bring your own supplies or pay $30 in class for new materials.

Instructor: Virginia Kamhi is a much awarded pastel artist whose work has been juried into numerous international, national and local exhibitions. View her work at www. virginiakamhifineart.com

8 Mondays
3:30 – 5:30pm
Feb 24 – April 20, 2020
(no class Apr 13)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110 + $30 material fee to instructor
#8230.201
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Pen & Watercolor

Combine the loose fluidity of watercolor with precise fine line work of pen while painting scenes of towns and cities. Some paintings will be created with vignette style. Bring your own supplies and waterproof pigma micron pen (02 Black- 0.30mm), or pay $30 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.

6 Fridays
1:00 – 3:30pm
Jan 31 - March 13, 2020
(no class Feb 14)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110 + optional $30 material fee
#8249.201
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Acrylic Painting for Beginners

This beginning class will teach you the basics of painting with Acrylics. Gradually gain knowledge of skills and techniques while following the instructor in a step-by-step process of creating your own pain-tings.

Instructor: Kathy Rogers, MA, 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
1:00 – 3:00pm
Feb 24 - April 20, 2020
(no class April 13)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $110 + $10 material fee to instructor
#8203.201
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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.

7 Thursdays
2:45 - 5:15pm
Jan 23 - March 5, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $115
#8201.203

...OR

7 Thursdays
2:45 - 5:15pm
March 19 - May 7, 2020
(no class April 16)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $115
#8201.204
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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
Jan 23 – Feb 27, 2020
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $90 + $10 material fee to instructor.
#8233.103

....OR

6 Thursdays
9:30 – 11:30am
April 2 – May 14, 2020
(no class Apr 16)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5 l

Cost: $90 + $10 material fee to instructor
#8233.104

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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 Arches 10x14 Watercolor Pad, 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.

6 Tuesdays
12:30 – 2:30pm
March 17 - April 28, 2020
(no class April 14)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $90 plus $20 material fee to instructor
#8213.203
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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.

6 Tuesdays
10:00am – 12:00pm
March 17 - April 28, 2020
(no class April 14)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $90 plus $2 material fee
#8217.103

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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 invited to contact
kathleen.rgrs@ gmail.com or lindal@conejoadulted.org
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.

10 Mondays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb 24 - May 4, 2020
(no class April 13)

Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks


Cost:
$85 for Seniors
$125 for Non-Seniors

#9310.105


....OR

Instructor: Linda Legman is a professional working artist and career art educator. She will help you to bring your art to the next level with individual attention and encouragement.

10 Mondays
12:30 – 3:30 pm
Feb 24 - May 4, 2020
(no class April 13)

Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks

Cost:
$85 for Seniors
$125 for Non-Seniors

#9310.206
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