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Summer Adult Classes
Taught by Vera Dickerson

Adults, June

Water, Water Everywherewith Vera Dickerson THIS CLASS IS FULL
3 classes: Wednesday–Friday, June 19–21 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $100

Oceans, Rivers and Creeks. Learn to paint the waves, ripples and cascades that so fascinate us. Bring photo references. Lots of short demos and help with painting your chosen body of water. Your choice of medium. Vera will use acrylics. Use form at left to contact Vera with questions.

Adults, July

Obsessive Compulsive Collagewith Vera Dickerson
2 day workshop: Friday & Saturday, July 5–6 • 9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. • with short lunch break • $125
Immerse yourself in the pure color and pattern of creating collage papers on day 1. Then put those new supplies to use on day 2 and create your own world of delight. Vera will have stencils and some supplies to share. Use form at left to contact Vera with questions.register_button

Drawing and Painting from Dancerswith Vera Dickerson
3 classes: Wednesday–Friday, July 17, 18, 19 • We start at 9:00 a.m. on the 17th • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $100

Pedro has invited my class to attend the new ballet school, draw from students and get photo references for work to be done later in our own classroom. We start with many quick gesture drawings and move on to defining a few of these from photo reference. Our visit will allow us to work from 2 different classes and ages. Demos and lots of individual help. Class size limited. Use form at left to contact Vera with questions.register_button

Adults, August

Portraits from Photoswith Vera Dickerson
4 classes: August 1, 2, 5, 6 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $125

Bring your photo references to create a likeness and liveliness in your chosen portrait subject. Vera will show you how to grid, transfer and build realistic skin tones and bring your portrait to life. Acrylic paints preferred. Use form at left to contact Vera with questions.register_button

Build An Abstract on Yupo Paperwith Vera Dickerson THIS CLASS IS FULL
3 classes: Wednesday–Friday, August 21–23 • 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $100

An understandable step by step to creating abstract art. There is a logic and relation to the elements of art we see in realism. Yupo does half the work for us! We will produce two related paintings and increase your range of vision. Vera will share some tools for texturing the paint. Use form at left to contact Vera with questions.

Fall Adult Classes

Water Media

Adding a Visual Historywith Vera Dickerson
8 classes: Tuesdays, September 24–November 12 • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. • Same class offered on Thursdays, September 26–November 14 • $230
We can deepen the content of our paintings by including paper items which evoke a wealth of historic reference. Use your favorite subjects, but add old maps, pages from books, photos ( or scans), and your collection of collage papers as we work in acrylic paints on paper or canvas. After seeing a 50 year retrospective of Victoria Crowe’s work, I realize there is much we can learn in discovering and translating our own iconography into a creative expression which is ours alone. Use form at left to contact Vera with questions.register_button