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Art

Abstract Painting  

Open your mind to the world of abstract painting! Focus on how color and form can be used to create new environments and new imagery to create a unique body of work. Various approaches of painting techniques will be used as a vehicle for pure expression and guide each artist to find their own creative voice. Learn how color, form, line and space can play a significant role in expressive art and open different possibilities within the world of painting. Choose your own artistic style of abstract painting and create a body of work that best represents your creativity.
Course: 35581     Tuition: $54    Course Fee: $15    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   7/10/2014 - 8/7/2014    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 016    Instructor: J. Branch

Art Since the 1960s  

Examine important developments in American and European art and criticism from the 1960s until the present. Topics include Minimalism, Pop, Conceptual Art, activism, Post-Modernism and Contemporary art. Class focuses on each artistic movement, the artistic methods and principles used by each group, the historical reference associated with each movement, and looks at the artist’s intensions and purpose of the artwork created. Class discussions amongst the instructor and students are an integral part of the class. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 25975     Tuition: $49    Course Fee: $19    
Meeting Day(s): Tues.   4/1/2014 - 4/29/2014    Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 012    Instructor: J. Branch

Black and White Art  

Explore the world of black and white art with various techniques using different pens and inks. Projects will range between creating a still life using an India ink wash and a paint brush to generating a still life with a ball point pen. Various gray markers will be utilized too. All aspects of black, white and gray will be researched. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Email lsturgill@harford.edu for a list of supplies.
Course: 35585     Tuition: $109    Course Fee: $35    
Meeting Day(s): Tues.   6/17/2014 - 8/19/2014    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 016    Instructor: R. May

Ceramic Raku Workshop  

Learn to do Raku, the ancient Japanese style of firing pottery. Work in the HCC ceramics studio and pieces may be hand built and/or wheel thrown. Participate in the firing process and leave with your finished work at the end of the firing day. The first Saturday is spent creating work, Friday evening is the glaze night, and the second Saturday is the firing day. The first session meets on Saturday from 12-5 p.m.; the second session meets Friday evening, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; and the last session meets on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. No experience necessary.
Course: 25529     Tuition: $99    Course Fee: $39    
Meeting Day(s): Fri., Sat.   4/5/2014 - 4/12/2014    Time: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM  3 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: G. Walsh

Course: 25530     Tuition: $99    Course Fee: $39    
Meeting Day(s): Fri., Sat.   5/10/2014 - 5/17/2014    Time: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM  3 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: G. Walsh

Course: 26262     Tuition: $99    Course Fee: $39    
Meeting Day(s): Fri., Sat.   6/14/2014 - 6/21/2014    Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM  3 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: G. Walsh

Course: 35488     Tuition: $109    Course Fee: $45    
Meeting Day(s): Fri., Sat.   7/19/2014 - 7/26/2014    Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM  3 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: G. Walsh

Drawing Comic and Anime Characters  

Explore the world of comic book and anime characters using various techniques with different media. Projects will range between creating a character, developing backgrounds, and storylines for each project. Drawing techiniques for Japanese and American styles will be researched and explored. Characters will be developed, penciled, inked, and then colored completely. Fleshing out entire character universes will be discussed and what it takes to create a complete comicbook, anime story line. Senior adult tuition waivers apply. Supplies: Several different ball point pens, bottle of black India ink, black gauche, 2 fine detail sable brushes, various shades of gray markers - very light to black, straight edge ruler, drafting triangles, draftsman’s brush, pad of heavyweight paper 11x17 or larger, gummy eraser, mechanical pencil with .5 hard lead, 2H pencils with sharpener, white gauche, tracing paper, and portfolio carrying case if desired.
Course: 35641     Tuition: $109    Course Fee: $35    
Meeting Day(s): Mon.   6/23/2014 - 8/25/2014    Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 016    Instructor: R. May

Drawing Nature  

Explore natural subject matter through observation, composition, and aesthetics. Focus on light, form, surface, space, and environment as you observe natural objects and landscapes to create beautiful artwork. Participate in critiques and class discussions through out the semester in addition to mastering new drawing skills. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 35573     Tuition: $129    Course Fee: $56    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   5/28/2014 - 7/30/2014    Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall    Instructor: J. Branch

Introduction to Painting  

Investigate painting with acrylic or oil paint. Discuss and practice color theory, stylistic choices, and various application techniques while working from a group still life. Finish out the course by creating a painting of your choice with the assistance of the instructor and class critiques. Those returning to painting are welcome. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 35588     Tuition: $119    Course Fee: $51    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   6/19/2014 - 8/21/2014    Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 016    Instructor: R. May

Landscape Painting  

Focus on painting skills and techniques necessary to create beautiful landscape artworks. Create a body of work that represents your own personal artistic style and choose your preferred painting medium (acrylic, oil, watercolor). Students will have the opportunity to choose locations on campus where they would like to paint and may choose their desired subject matter based on landscape painting concepts (nature, architecture, etc.). As a group, participate in critique and classroom discussions about artwork and the art making experience. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 35576     Tuition: $119    Course Fee: $51    
Meeting Day(s): Tues.   6/3/2014 - 8/5/2014    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 016    Instructor: J. Branch

Landscapes in Watercolor  

Both the beginner and more experienced student will enjoy learning how to execute landscapes in luminous, transparent watercolor. Emphasis is on good composition, color properties, and watercolor techniques including wet into wet, lost edges, and glazing. Demonstrations and individual guidance will be provided by the instructor. Materials will be discussed at the first class, at which time a supply list will be distributed. If you already have supplies, bring them to the first class. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 35421     Tuition: $119    Course Fee: $51    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   6/4/2014 - 8/6/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 016    Instructor: R. Cooper

Landscapes on Canvas  

Learn to execute landscapes in oils or acrylics by exploring various techniques including alla prima (wet into wet), underpainting, and layering. Emphasis is on good composition, color properties, and confident brushwork. Demonstrations and individual instruction will be provided by the instructor. Materials will be discussed during the first class session. All levels are welcome. If you already have supplies, bring them to the first class. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 35422     Tuition: $129    Course Fee: $51    
Meeting Day(s): Mon.   6/2/2014 - 8/4/2014    Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 016    Instructor: R. Cooper

Open Studio with Rita Cooper  

Do you need designated painting time to work on your projects? Take advantage of this open studio session. This is not for the first time student. Instruction will be limited and individualized. Students should bring their supplies and project each week and artist Rita Cooper will be available to help with those trouble spots and to offer encouragement and suggestions as you work.
Course: 35423     Tuition: $129    Course Fee: $51    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   6/6/2014 - 8/15/2014    Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 016    Instructor: R. Cooper
No class 7/4. 

Pastel Drawing and Painting  

Drawing is the basics of art. Every good painting starts with a concept drawing. Learn to control the mediums of graphite, charcoal and pastel pencils and sticks to create fully develop drawings. Study line, shape, form, layout, perspective, and the use of light and shadow to create depth. Students will work from still life items and each other to understand how to develop a figurative drawing. Demonstrations in graphite, charcoal and pastels will be used. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 35555     Tuition: $119    Course Fee: $51    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   5/28/2014 - 7/30/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 015    Instructor: E. Elgin

Portraits on Canvas  

Explore the basics of portrait painting in oils or acrylics. Working from photos or the mirror, learn how to capture a likeness, work with color, and use step-by-step layering techniques to create a portrait full of life. A supply list will be provided prior to the first class. All levels are welcome. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 25378     Tuition: $59    Course Fee: $29    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   3/13/2014 - 4/17/2014    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 015    Instructor: M. Shatto

The Renaissance  

Analyze and critique paintings, sculpture and architecture from the European Renaissance. Explore the artists and discuss the historical references associated with the European Renaissance to gain understanding of the artist’s intensions and purpose of the artworks created. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 35582     Tuition: $49    Course Fee: $25    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   7/10/2014 - 8/7/2014    Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM  5 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 012    Instructor: J. Branch

Watercolor Floral Painting  

Learn how to paint glowing florals in luminous, transparent watercolors. Simple to more complicated shapes will be covered. Color properties, glazing, and lost- edge techniques will be included. Demonstrations and individual guidance will be provided by instructor. A materials list will be distributed at the first class. If you already have supplies, bring them to the first class. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 35424     Tuition: $119    Course Fee: $51    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   6/4/2014 - 8/6/2014    Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 016    Instructor: R. Cooper


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