Art Classes

SCHEDULE OF CLASSES,   Summer and some Fall Sessions 2018      Updated 7/16/2018

 

1. BEGINNING WATERCOLOR  at The Center at The Heights.
We start with the basics: brush control, water to pigment ratios, washes, mixing color, glazes, lifting out and texture techniques-often focusing on one or several techniques to complete several exercises and also a small painting. New projects each week, slowly building on previous lessons experience. Line drawings (for tracing) are offered for those who feel uncomfortable with free hand drawing.
Dates: 6 Monday afternoons,  next session begins Oct 1st, 2018
Time: 1:00-3:30PM
Location: The Center at the Heights, 300 Hillside Av, Needham, MA. room 219
Fee: ~$135 Code: 10135.2
Art room #219, second level via stairs or elevator.
300 Hillside Avenue Needham, MA 02494. call (781) 455-7555 to register. Hours Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

2.  INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR  at The Center at The Heights.
Pre-requisite: basics skills, incl. some color mixing abilities and becoming comfortable with washes and glazes. Understanding how light or dark (value) to mix a color is very useful. Drawing skills are helpful but not necessary. New project each week, occasionally a project may require 2 weeks.
Dates: 6 Thursday afternoons,  July 12th-Aug 16th 2018. (Can still join at a pro-rated rate)
Time: 1:00-3:30PM
Location: The Center at the Heights, 300 Hillside Av, Needham MA. Room 219
Fee: ~$135 Code: 10139.2
Art room, second level via stairs or elevator.
300 Hillside Avenue Needham, MA 02494. call (781) 455-7555 to register. Hours Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

3BEGINNING WATERCOLOR at Weston Community Center, Council on Aging
Dates: 6 Thursday afternoons,  (Next session begins Oct 4th, 2018)
Time: 1:00-3:30PM
Location: 26 Alphabet Lane, Weston, MA. Art room 101 and 102
Call: 781-786-6280 to register.

4. WATERCOLOR WEDNESDAYS FOR INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED,  in my Natick studio.
Dates: All year ONGOING Join any time.
Time: 6.30-9.30pm, Wednesdays 3 hours  drop-in or 4 weeks blocks.
Fee: $30 per class (min. 4 students)  $1/color photocopyLocation: My studio in Natick, (cell: 214-334-6721). Please call or email sallymeding@gmail.com to register.
A new project each week-occasionally some paintings require 2 weeks.

 

5. WATERCOLOR BASIC SKILLS (beginner/beginner+) in my Natick studio.
Includes: brush control. water to pigment ratios, 4 types of washes, glazing, masking, understanding value, lifting out and texture techniques (spatter, sgraffito, salt, alcohol). A new project each week, focusing on one or more techniques.
Dates: Began May 8th, continuing as drop-ins through the summer, join any time.
Time: 6.30-9.30pm, Tuesdays 3 hours
Fee: $30 per class (min. 4 students)  $1/color photocopy
Location: My studio in Natick, (cell: 214-334-6721). Please call or email sallymeding@gmail.com to register.
A new project each week-occasionally some paintings require 2 weeks.
6.  MASTERING WATERCOLOR,   year round -ONGOING   in 4-6 week blocks
Aimed at intermediate students who have some experience with the basic skills. Step by step instruction. Composition/design is discussed. Drawing skills are useful but not necessary. New project each week.
Dates: Friday afternoons (3 hours) All year   (Current block begins July 13th, 2018)
Time: 12.30-3.30pm
Location:  Post Road Art Center, 1 Boston Post Road E, Marlborough, MA 01752
Fee: ~$210 for 6 weeks.
To register/course description:  www.postroadartcenter.com  or call  (508) 485-2580

 

7.  BASIC WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP  through Needham Community Education at Needham High School
Dates: 8 Monday evenings, Oct 18th-Nov 26th 2018  (No Class Nov 12th)  sign-ups begin in late September
Time: 6:30-9:00PM 2.5 hours
Location: Needham High School, Room 903
Fee: ~$179 Code: 10102

609 Webster Street, Needham (best to enter at the back of the school via Admiral Gracey Dr) and enter door by the gym, room 903 (third floor)
Elevator opposite health office half way along building on first floor, press B to go to arts floor
Register by phone: 781-455-0400 x214, or at the office 1330 Highland Ave (1st floor) 8-4pm Mon-Fri.
To register/course description: www.needham.k12.ma.us

 

8. INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP through Needham Community Education at Needham High School
Dates: 8 Thursday evenings, Nov 1st-Dec 6th  (No class Nov 22nd)  Sign-up begins in late September.
Time: 6:00-9:00PM  3 hours
Location: Needham High School, Room 903
Fee:   ~$179  Code: 10140.2
609 Webster Street, Needham (best to enter at the back of the school via Admiral Gracey Dr) and enter door by the gym, room 903 (third floor)
Elevator opposite health office half way along building on first floor, press B to go to arts floor.
Register by phone: 781-455-0400 x214, or at the office 1330 Highland Ave (1st floor) 8-4pm Mon-Fri.
To register/course description: www.needham.k12.ma.us

 

9. WATERCOLOR PAINTING 1 FOR SENIORS (BEGINNER) through Needham Community Education
Dates: 8 Monday evenings, Oct 18th-Nov 26th 2018  (No Class Nov 12th)  sign-ups begin in late September
Time: 1-3.30PM   2.5 hours
Location: Art Room 219 The Center at the Heights, 300 Hillside Av, Needham MA.
Fee: ~$179 Code: 10102
Register by phone: 781-455-0400 x214, or at the office 1330 Highland Ave (1st floor) 8-4pm Mon-Fri.
To register/course description: www.needham.k12.ma.us

 

10. WATERCOLOR PAINTING II FOR SENIORS (INTERMEDIATE) through Needham Community Education
Dates: 8 Thursday evenings, Nov 1st-Dec 6th  (No class Nov 22nd)  Sign-up begins in late September.
Time: 1-4pm PM  3 hours
Location: Art Room 219 The Center at the Heights, 300 Hillside Av, Needham MA.
Fee:     Code: 10140.2
Register by phone: 781-455-0400 x214, or at the office 1330 Highland Ave (1st floor) 8-4pm Mon-Fri.
To register/course description: www.needham.k12.ma.us

 

 


1 DAY WORKSHOPS:

CLOUDS Workshop
Date:  Friday June 1st 2018
Time: 11.30-3.30pm (4 hours)
Location:  Post Road Art Center, Marlborough, MA
1 Boston Post Road E, Marlborough, MA 01752
To register/course description:  www.postroadartcenter.com  or call  (508) 485-2580 

 

TREES Workshop
Date: Friday June 8th 2018
Time: 11.30-3.30pm (4 hours)
Location:  Post Road Art Center, Marlborough, MA
1 Boston Post Road E, Marlborough, MA 01752

To register/course description:  www.postroadartcenter.com  or call  (508) 485-2580

 


ABSTRACT WATERCOLOR workshop

Dates: Next session not yet scheduled
Location:  Post Road Art Center, Marlborough, MA
1 Boston Post Road E, Marlborough, MA 01752
To register/course description:  www.postroadartcenter.com  or call  (508) 485-2580 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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