SPRING CLASSES 

YOUTH/TEEN

From core drawing and painting to fashion design, portfolio development, sculpture and comic ,find all age appropriate youth and teen programs here

DRAWING

Drawing:

Foundations & Practice

Wed. 10:30-12:30 

Wed. 6:45-8:45pm  Adult 15/+

2 hours

Sessions: 8 weeks

02/5-03/25

04/1-05/27 no class 04/08

No longer do you have to say, “I wish I could draw like that”.  Drawing skills can be taught and are strengthened through practice. This course is designed for those who want to learn or refine their drawing skills. Sighting, measuring, shading, and composition will be covered. Learn to render subjects with accuracy. Open to all skill levels. We encourage you to take this class again and again

$360+ 25 studio fee

Drawing:

Foundations & Practice

Wed. 10:30-2:30

4 hours

Sessions: 8 weeks

02/5-03/25

04/1-05/27 no class 04/08

No longer do you have to say, “I wish I could draw like that”.  Drawing skills can be taught and are strengthened through practice. This course is designed for those who want to learn or refine their drawing skills. Sighting, measuring, shading, and composition will be covered. Learn to render subjects with accuracy. Open to all skill levels. This 4 hour option allows for deeper studio practice. 

$540 + 25 studio fee

Drawing:

Portrait

Wed. 5-7 pm

                                  Adult/15+

2 hours

Sessions: 16 weeks 01/28- 05/27 

section 1 - 8 weeks

section 2 - 8 weeks 

Begin a serious exploration of drawing the portrait from life in pencil and charcoal.  Students learn basic observation and measuring skills, the stages of drawing the structure and planes of the head, and how to clearly render values of light and shadow.   If you struggle to get the desired degree of likeness or just the right expression in your portraits, this might be the class for you!  Sect

$720+25 studio fee ( full session) 

$360 + 25 studio fee ( section 1)

$360 + 25 studio fee ( section 2)

Drawing:

The Portrait

Tue. 12:30-3:00

2.5 hours

Sessions: 9 weeks

01/29-03/26

04/02-06/04 no class 04/16

Begin a serious exploration of drawing the portrait from life in pencil and charcoal.  Students learn basic observation and measuring skills, the stages of drawing the structure and planes of the head, and how to clearly render values of light and shadow.   If you struggle to get the desired degree of likeness or just the right expression in your portraits, this might be the class for you! 

$450+ 25 studio fee

Drawing:

Clothed/Costumed figure

Sat.1-3:30            Adult/15+

2.5 hours

Sessions: 9 weeks

02/02-03/30

04/06-06/08 no class 04/20

In this class students can up their game by increase their understanding of and comfort with rendering the clothed/ costumed figure. You will learn observation and measuring skills, and how to render the clothed figure three-dimensionally. Attention will be given to creating dynamic poses and the use of light and shadows on different fabrics .

Students will create studies in pencil, charcoal and pastel and finished pieces in Ink and wash.

$450 + 45 model fee

Drawing:

The Figure

Thur. 1-4pm

3 hours

Sessions:

01/31-03/28

04/04-06/06 no class 04/18

This course is for students who are interested to understand and analyzing the structure of the human form, learn classical techniques and various forms of abstraction through working from
quality references and live models. Students learn to capture gesture and movement and learn to work with pencil, charcoal, marker, on a variety of surfaces. At the end of this course students learn techniques to draw accurate proportions, to render, mood, expression, and the
human figure’s skeletal and muscular structure in variety of drawing styles.

$540+$45 model fee

Drawing:

The Portrait

Tue. 12:30-3:00

2.5 hours

Sessions: 9 weeks

01/29-03/26

04/02-06/04 no class 04/16

Begin a serious exploration of drawing the portrait from life in pencil and charcoal.  Students learn basic observation and measuring skills, the stages of drawing the structure and planes of the head, and how to clearly render values of light and shadow.   If you struggle to get the desired degree of likeness or just the right expression in your portraits, this might be the class for you! 

$450+ 25 studio fee

Drawing:

Clothed/Costumed figure

Sat.1-3:30            Adult/15+

2.5 hours

Sessions: 9 weeks

02/02-03/30

04/06-06/08 no class 04/20

In this class students can up their game by increase their understanding of and comfort with rendering the clothed/ costumed figure. You will learn observation and measuring skills, and how to render the clothed figure three-dimensionally. Attention will be given to creating dynamic poses and the use of light and shadows on different fabrics .

Students will create studies in pencil, charcoal and pastel and finished pieces in Ink and wash.

$450 + 45 model fee

Drawing:

The Figure

Thur. 1-4pm

3 hours

Sessions:

01/31-03/28

04/04-06/06 no class 04/18

This course is for students who are interested to understand and analyzing the structure of the human form, learn classical techniques and various forms of abstraction through working from
quality references and live models. Students learn to capture gesture and movement and learn to work with pencil, charcoal, marker, on a variety of surfaces. At the end of this course students learn techniques to draw accurate proportions, to render, mood, expression, and the
human figure’s skeletal and muscular structure in variety of drawing styles.

$540+$45 model fee

Drawing:

The Portrait

Tue. 12:30-3:00

2.5 hours

Sessions: 9 weeks

01/29-03/26

04/02-06/04 no class 04/16

Begin a serious exploration of drawing the portrait from life in pencil and charcoal.  Students learn basic observation and measuring skills, the stages of drawing the structure and planes of the head, and how to clearly render values of light and shadow.   If you struggle to get the desired degree of likeness or just the right expression in your portraits, this might be the class for you! 

$450+ 25 studio fee

Drawing:

Clothed/Costumed figure

Sat.1-3:30            Adult/15+

2.5 hours

Sessions: 9 weeks

02/02-03/30

04/06-06/08 no class 04/20

In this class students can up their game by increase their understanding of and comfort with rendering the clothed/ costumed figure. You will learn observation and measuring skills, and how to render the clothed figure three-dimensionally. Attention will be given to creating dynamic poses and the use of light and shadows on different fabrics .

Students will create studies in pencil, charcoal and pastel and finished pieces in Ink and wash.

$450 + 45 model fee

Drawing:

The Figure

Thur. 1-4pm

3 hours

Sessions:

01/31-03/28

04/04-06/06 no class 04/18

This course is for students who are interested to understand and analyzing the structure of the human form, learn classical techniques and various forms of abstraction through working from
quality references and live models. Students learn to capture gesture and movement and learn to work with pencil, charcoal, marker, on a variety of surfaces. At the end of this course students learn techniques to draw accurate proportions, to render, mood, expression, and the
human figure’s skeletal and muscular structure in variety of drawing styles.

$540+$45 model fee

Drawing:

The Portrait

Tue. 12:30-3:00

2.5 hours

Sessions: 9 weeks

01/29-03/26

04/02-06/04 no class 04/16

Begin a serious exploration of drawing the portrait from life in pencil and charcoal.  Students learn basic observation and measuring skills, the stages of drawing the structure and planes of the head, and how to clearly render values of light and shadow.   If you struggle to get the desired degree of likeness or just the right expression in your portraits, this might be the class for you! 

$450+ 25 studio fee

Drawing:

Clothed/Costumed figure

Sat.1-3:30            Adult/15+

2.5 hours

Sessions: 9 weeks

02/02-03/30

04/06-06/08 no class 04/20

In this class students can up their game by increase their understanding of and comfort with rendering the clothed/ costumed figure. You will learn observation and measuring skills, and how to render the clothed figure three-dimensionally. Attention will be given to creating dynamic poses and the use of light and shadows on different fabrics .

Students will create studies in pencil, charcoal and pastel and finished pieces in Ink and wash.

$450 + 45 model fee

Drawing:

The Figure

Thur. 1-4pm

3 hours

Sessions:

01/31-03/28

04/04-06/06 no class 04/18

This course is for students who are interested to understand and analyzing the structure of the human form, learn classical techniques and various forms of abstraction through working from
quality references and live models. Students learn to capture gesture and movement and learn to work with pencil, charcoal, marker, on a variety of surfaces. At the end of this course students learn techniques to draw accurate proportions, to render, mood, expression, and the
human figure’s skeletal and muscular structure in variety of drawing styles.

$540+$45 model fee

Drawing:

The Portrait

Tue. 1:30-3:30

2.5 hours

Sessions: 9 weeks

Begin a serious exploration of drawing the portrait from life in pencil and charcoal.  Students learn basic observation and measuring skills, the stages of drawing the structure and planes of the head, and how to clearly render values of light and shadow.   If you struggle to get the desired degree of likeness or just the right expression in your portraits, this might be the class for you! 

$450+ 25 studio fee

Drawing:

Clothed/Costumed figure

Sat.1-3:00           Adult/15+

2 hours

Sessions: 9 weeks

TBA

In this class students can up their game by increase their understanding of and comfort with rendering the clothed/ costumed figure. You will learn observation and measuring skills, and how to render the clothed figure three-dimensionally. Attention will be given to creating dynamic poses and the use of light and shadows on different fabrics .

Students will create studies in pencil, charcoal and pastel and finished pieces in Ink and wash.

$378+ 25 model fee

Drawing:

The Figure

Sat.1-3:00 

2 hours

Sessions: 17 weeks 

This semester  course is for students who are interested to understand and analyzing the structure of the human form, learn classical techniques and various forms of abstraction through working from
quality references and live models. Students learn to capture gesture and movement and learn to work with pencil, charcoal, marker, on a variety of surfaces. At the end of this course students learn techniques to draw accurate proportions, to render, mood, expression, and the
human figure’s skeletal and muscular structure in variety of drawing styles.

$720+$25 studio fee

COMIC ART

Comic Art: Fundamentals & Practice-  Adult/15+

Comic Art: Anatomy -Adult/15+

Comic Art: Environment & Background -Adult/15+

Comic Art:Animal Anatomy- Adult/15+

Comic Art : Costume Design- Adult/15+

Narrative Construction for Comic Art -Adult/15+

Youth Level Comic classes  (6th grade +)

Drawing for Comic I (prerequisite for other comic classes)

Drawing for Comic II

Intro to Comic

Comic

PAINTING

Painting:

Landscape in Oil

Saturdays 12:30-3:30

Adult/15+

3 hours

Sessions: 6 weeks

0Sat: 09/21-10/26

         11/02-12/14

          

Much can be learned through analyzing and recreating the works of the world's greatest master painters. In this series of courses, students learn about the influences, color palette and painting styles of such influential movements as the Hudson River School and traditional 19th Century Fine Artist.  Demonstrations and one-on-one instruction with a master copyist will provide new and seasoned artists with fresh insights and new drawing with paint skills.

Appropriate for all skill levels. 

$365+ 25 studio fee

Painting:

Watercolor

Wed 1-3pm

Wed. 7-9pm

2 hours

Sessions: 6 weeks

09/25-10/30

11/06-12/18

In this class students will explore the fundamentals of composition, color mixing, brushwork, and experiment with different paint applications. Through demonstration and hands on experience you will gain confidence using watercolor in creative ways. All skill levels welcome. 

$300+25 studio fee

Painting:

Painting Workshop

Fri. 11:00 -1:00pm

2 hours

Sessions: 4 weeks

10/04-10/25

11/1-11/22

01/10-01/31

This course is for beginners who want to learn about painting. Engaging and informative, this course provides the participants the opportunity to work with still life arrangements, to explore the basics of painting techniques, color theory, mixing & finishes, canvas preparation and aspects of composition principles in painting. 

$200+ 30 material fee

ANIMATION/DIGITAL

PRINTMAKING

 Cut Paper Stop motion

 Animation

 Adult/13+

Sat 1:30-3:30

10 SATURDAYS    

FEBRUARY 22

MARCH 7, 14, 28

APRIL 4, 18, 25

MAY 2, 9, 16

 2 hours

 Sessions: 10 weeks

Cutout Animation uses the technique of moving cut paper, drawings or 

photos under the camera to create the illusion of motion.  Learn how this 

classic process can create your own finished film that is either abstract 

with simple shapes or story-driven with characters.  Basics include design, 

composition, timing, and resource material.   No experience necessary, 

all skill levels are welcome!

$450+ 25 studio fee

Sculpture: Exploration

Fridays 1-3:30pm

2.5 hours

Sessions: 8 weeks

This first in a series of sculpture classes explores ceramic and mixed-media techniques for creating one-of-a-kind vessels and sculptures.  Design considerations are considered along with techniques for construction and finish. 
Teaching is individualized with the goal of teaching good studio processes while stretching  creativity and originality.

$450+ 45 studio fee

Art of Storyboarding

Adult/15+

TBA

Wed. 7-9

2 hours

Sessions: 10 weeks

Learn how to create storyboards for animation or live-action films, titles, commercials, or music videos.  All aspects covered including visualization, cinematic composition, rendering styles and techniques, tips & tricks, and more.  Students will storyboard scenes from a real un-produced Hollywood script, or a film or video idea of their own.

$450+ 20 studio fee

DIGITAL ART

Adult/13+

Sat. 11-1pm

10 SATURDAYS    

FEBRUARY 22

MARCH 7, 14, 28

APRIL 4, 18, 25

MAY 2, 9, 16

2 hours

Sessions: 10 weeks

 This class covers all the basics including using all the fundamental Photoshop tools, style vs. content, reference materials, image resources, and tips and tricks for creating  Photo Collages, Illustrations and Optical Illusions.  All skill levels are welcome! 

$450+ 40 studio fee

Printmaking:

Screenprinting workshop

Thur. 10:30-2:30pm

          

8 hours

TBA

Curious about screen printing? In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of screen printing from start to finish. Students will learn different methods of preparing images, transferring to the screen, and printing multiple layers with water-based inks to make an editions of

beautiful art prints. Open to all skill levels.

 

Students completing this short course will be eligible to sign up for open studio time in the print studio.

    

$160+ 40 material fee

Printmaking:

Screenprinting workshop

Time & Date to be scheduled          Adult/15+

4 hours

This workshop is structured for those who prefer an individualized lesson or who have a particular project in mind.  Learn the basics of screenprinting, including how to prepare your design, expose screens, and print with water-based inks. The lesson can focus on screenprinting on paper or fabric. No experience necessary.

Level: All levels welcome

 

We will contact you after you register for  the workshop,to set up a time that works with your schedule. 

$200 + material fee (TBD)

Printmaking:

Relief Printmaking workshop

Thur.  10:30-1:30

           6:30-9:30pm

6 hours

TBA

This course is an introduction to fundamental techniques 

for relief printing. Students will design and learn carving skills with wood or linoleum. Students will learn inking and printing techniques and will be able to produce a 

small single color edition of prints.

$120+25  material fee

For any questions call:

(301) 294-3600

Stone Branch Arts

1331-M Rockville Pike

Rockville, MD 20852

You can also  email us at:

office@stonebrancharts.com