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Fall
Classes/Workshops

At Stone Branch School of Art we offer a wide range of  long term classes as well short session classes and workshops.

Don't see what you are looking for ?  Contact us for availability of additional classes, meeting times

or private lessons.

Acrylic Paints

Our Spring semester classes will be in-person.

      

Senior /sibling/family discounts may apply on classes 

             Convenient  payment options available.

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Figure Drawing

Tues 6:45-8:45  Level II  

Sat. 1-3pm Level I  

17 weeks 

Teens/adults

Students learn basic observation and measuring skills, the stages of drawing the structure and planes of the figure, and how to clearly render values of light and shadow. 

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Portrait Drawing

Wed. 6:45-8:45  Level II  

Sat. 3:30-5:30  Level I  

17 weeks 

Teens/adults

Students learn the basic  structure and planes of the head and how to utilize perspective for drawing the head accurately. Students learn how to clearly render values of light and shadow. 

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Foundation Drawing

Wed. 4:30-6:30 Level I ( teen) 

Sat. 10:00-12:00 ( teen)   

Wed. 6:45-8:45 Level II ( teen/adult)

Sat. 1-3pm Level II (Teen/Adult)

17 weeks

Teens/adults

Students learn the techniques and methods used to create the illusion of the three dimensional world on a two dimensional surface. Emphasis is on line, value, shape and use of  classic measuring techniques

**For short (8 week) adult classes scroll down the class offerings below

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Observational Drawing 

Students advance  their observation,   measuring skills, how to clearly render the subtle values of light and shadow. Concepts of composition and narrative construction in still life are covered. 

Color Blocks Painting

Composition with

Color,Light & Acrylic Painting

This semester long class  provides  a comprehensive  foundation in the fundamental interactions of color and how we perceive them. Students learn how  compositional elements impact  understanding and  expressions important to visual communication.  Color theory, light and their role in visual communication in design, drawing and painting will be covered.

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Conceptual Drawing & Concept Development

 This semester long course is designed to help students to extend their drawing skills in creating works of art that are stylistic and expressive. The course will explore experimental drawing and unconventional materials  including  colored pencil, drawing ink, or any combination of the mediums.  The course introduces students to color theory and its use in creating collages. Previous experience with portrait and figure drawing highly recommended. 

Wed. 4:30-6:30  

17 weeks 

Teens/adults

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Youth/Jr. Teen Core Classes

Tue-Sat 4:30-6:30

Our programs provide artistic and life enhancing skills to students of all skill levels. Through one-to-one mentoring, in small class settings, we provide opportunities for each student to use their unique abilities. Attention is given not only to cultivating  skills for creative expression but also for those used for enhanced, communication, emotional, and interpersonal relationship development and leadership building.

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of classes for Youth and Jr. Teens

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Beginning /Intermediate 

Foundation Drawing

Wed.11-1

Thur 6-8pm

09/28-11/09

01/12-03/02

8 weeks

( teen/adult)

This 8 week class is designed to build  students' confidence with  drawing what they see. Students learn fundamental skills using various drawing tools, accurate measuring, placement and shading. Students with no or some drawing skills will be comfortable in this class. Students with intermediate level skills will be challenged with new ways to refine the skills they have been using.   Sr. Discount 60+

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Inspired by Nature:

Design

Fri. 1-3pm

02/03-3-24

8 weeks

( teen/adult)

Looking at the world we live in and finding a way to integrate it into a design requires seeing nature from a fresh perspective. In this class we will explore  approaches to design using natural objects.  Students will use pencil, pen and ink, watercolor, colored pencil. and gouache for their projects. Materials are included in the class fee.

Sr. Discount 60+

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MANGA

TBA

8 weeks 

5th grade +

These short courses will provide a comprehensive guide to the Josei, Shoujo and Chibi styles. Topics covered: Drawing characters, body and head proportions for each style

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COMIC I- Foundations

Tues 4:30-6:30 

Sat 10-12 

17 weeks

   5th grade+ 

Learn all the fundamentals for drawing the figure, animals and the environment better confidence in creating comics.

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COMIC II 

Tues 6:45-8:45 

17 weeks

6th grade+

Spring 2023

This class delves deeper into the creation of good comics. Page layout, panel progression and story development are covered.

Anime Sketch

COMIC CHARACTER DRAWING

2-Hour weekly sessions

Thur. 4:30-6:30

Nov. 10th - Dec. 15th 

5 sessions

This course is a 5 week class that will add to your understanding of character design and drawing. Recommended for students who have completed our Comic Foundations class or students with good drawing skills and general understanding of the figure.

 $410

Cartoon Ninjas

COMIC CHARACTER COLORING

 2-hour weekly Sessions

Thur 4:30-6:30

Jan. 5th -Jan26th, 2023

4 sessions

Character Art  coloring is a 4-week comic course where you will learn  the core
fundamentals and advanced techniques in adding color to your characters.
Learn to use color as a communication device for your character concept art for films, games, illustrations, comics.

$325

Thur.  4:00-6:00 * semi private

Sat. 3:30-5:30

17 weeks 

Teens/adults

Thur. 4:30-6:30  

17 weeks 

Teens/adults

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