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Adult Studios

Learn from artists in informal studios with individual attention. Note: All watercolor classes held at the CMA during the winter.

Adult Registration 216-421-7350 or in person. More information: adultstudios [at] clevelandart.org. Supply lists available at the ticket center.

Cancellation policy: Classes with insufficient registration will be combined or canceled three days before class begins, with enrollees notified and fully refunded. Refunds are issued any time before the beginning of the session. After the first class, consideration will be given to refunds on an individual basis.

 

Starts on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
Six Tue/June 21–Aug 2 (no class July 19), 1:30–3:30

Six Tue/June 21–Aug 2 (no class July 19), 1:00–3:30, classroom H. Instructor: JoAnn Rencz. Here’s a great place to start while building your confidence. Beginners learn simple yet effective drawing techniques using basic graphite and conté crayon on paper. $150, CMA members $120.

Starts on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Six Tue/June 21–Aug 2 (no class July 19), 1:30–4:00

Instructor: Mitzi Lai. Four Gentlemen classes are a prerequisite.

Starts on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Six Tue/June 21–Aug 2 (no class July 19), 1:30–4:00

Six Tue/June 21–Aug 2 (no class July 19), 1:30–4:00, classroom F. Instructor: Susan Gray Bé. $150, CMA members $120; includes model fee. Bring your own supplies or buy for $80 (to be paid first day of class).

Starts on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
June 22–Aug 3 (no class July 20), 1:00–3:30 or 6:00–8:30

Six Wed/June 22–Aug 3 (no class July 20), 1:00–3:30 or 6:00–8:30, classroom F. Instructor: Susan Gray Bé. Sculpture and paintings throughout the museum inspire drawings in charcoal and various pencils, including colored conté pencil.

Starts on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
Six Wed/June 22–Aug 3 (no class July 20) 1:00–3:30

Six Wed/June 22–Aug 3 (no class July 20) 1:00–3:30, classroom H. Instructor: Cliff Novak. Beginners learn simple painting techniques in color mixing and application with acrylic paints. Still-life objects serve as inspiration for this low-pressure course. $150, CMA members $120.

Starts on Friday, June 17, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Four Fri/June 17–July 15 (no class June 24), 12:30–4:30

Learn about the philosophy behind Chinese painting and how to paint the “four gentlemen” in this four-part workshop.

Starts on Friday, July 1, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Six Fri/July 1–Aug 12 (no class July 22), 1:30–4:00 or 6:00–8:30, classroom F. Instructor: Susan Gray Bé. Aesthetic expression emerges as compositions are refined with contrasting color, pattern, texture, tone, and line.

Starts on Sunday, July 24, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
Sun/July 24–Aug 7, 12:30–3:00

Three Sun/July 24–Aug 7, 12:30–3:00, classroom F. Instructor: Susan Gray Bé. Experience the brilliant light of the Ames Family Atrium while drawing a live model. Other afternoons will be spent in the galleries. Practice, expression, and technique will be equally encouraged.