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Fall 2016 Free Basic Classes: Drawing & Sketching, Paper Arts and Mexican Tin Ornaments

Free basic gelli printing class Oct 2015cropped

The Irving Art Association
offers free basic art classes for adults to get you started in art or in a new medium.

The Free Basics Classes follow a progressive sequence where you will learn basic skills via instructor demo/lecture — exercise —-practice. The series is designed for beginners to a particular art medium as well as mid career artists reviewing technique and not creating finished works. Expect traditional as well as new and nontraditional materials and approaches.

Registration is open for the 2016 Fall classes. REGISTER

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving. Held on Thursday evenings from 7 – 9 pm. Doors open 6:30 pm.

Supplies provided!. Please bring whatever extra supplies you wish to try out. (paint, brushes, paper, etc.). Wear old clothes or bring an apron.

Contact: irvingartassociation@gmail.com


Fall 2016 Schedule:

Thursday evenings 7-9pm

September 1st, 8th, 15th  Drawing & Sketching. Instructor Ruben Contreras

October 6th, 20th, 27th Paper ArtsInstructor Sheila Cunningham

November 3rd, 10th,  Mexican Tin Ornaments. Instructor Junanne Peck

REGISTER (this is corrected schedule 8/11)

Followup Intermediate Classes to the Free Basic Classes:

Sign up for these fee–based classes and utilize the skills learned in the basics. To register and for more information concerning cost and supplies, contact the instructor offering them. Supply lists provided. (details TBA)

Thursday evenings 7-9pm

October 6th, 20th, 27th Intermediate Drawing & Sketching Instructor Ruben Contreras contreras11121@att.net

November 3rd, 10th, 18th (last class is a Friday) Intermediate Paper Arts. Instructor Sheila Cunningham sheilacphoto@gmail.com

December 1st, 18th, 15th Intermediate Mexican Tin Ornaments Instructor Junanne Peck juannepeck@mac.com

2017 Classes will be scheduled in these media:

  • January Gelli Printmaking Instructor Sharon Giles
  • February Fiber Arts instructor Laura Griffin
  • March Paper Arts Pen & Ink & Calligraphy Instructor Angie Vangalis
  • April Painting – Oil/Acrylic Instructor Jane Kahler
  • May Basic Art for Kids TBA

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