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Working Studio - 160701

Come join other artist for this time of creativity. One may choose to draw or paint the still life that will be provided, or work on their own project. Time will be given for group critiques and individual help from the instructor, Tina Hotchkiss. Participants will provide their own supplies and lunch.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
160701-05
Working Studio
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
F
Recreation Dept
$40.00/$50.00
Coed
Available

Art of Drawing by Subtraction - 160924

This workshop, instructed by Tracy Frein CPSA, CPX, will help enhance your knowledge about value. You will rediscover and use a range of values to visually define objects, create contrast, and render the intricate details of light and shadow within your colored pencil drawing.

We will practice additive and subtractive methods to express observed tones within your work while exploring the "eraser" as an art medium. We will identify and recognize the range of values in the environment, and exercise critical thinking skills while observing, comparing and contrasting light and shadow and range of values. And lastly, we will explore working with both sides of the film to create the depth that gives the illusion of distance in the subjects face and their mood.

A supply list will be available at the Ypsilanti Township Community Center front desk. You may also print off a supply list from this link (copy and paste link into web browser): https://ytown.link/subtractionsupplies

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
160924-01
Art of Drawing by Subtraction
03/22/2019 -03/23/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
F, Sa
Recreation Dept
$190.00/$200.00
Coed
Available

Portrait Drawing - Travis Erby - 190302

To draw a portrait one must understand how to draw the human head. In this class, students will learn many features about this complex shape, such as movement, proportion, structure, anatomy, and many more. The students will master the skills needed to draw the human head. Supplies to bring are a sketchpad and a pencil to the first class.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
190302-05
Portrait Drawing-Travis Erby
1:10 pm - 2:40 pm
Tu
Recreation Dept
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Coed
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Ballroom Dance - 260501

Do you enjoy watching "Dancing With The Stars"? Wish you knew some of those dance steps? Now you can learn the Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Cha-Cha, Rumba, and more. No Experience necessary. Couples preferred, singles are welcome, but partners are not guaranteed. Wear comfortable smooth bottom shoes.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
260501-03
Ballroom Dance
03/15/2019 -04/12/2019
6:30 pm - 7:50 pm
F
Recreation Dept
16-99
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260501-04
Ballroom Dance
04/26/2019 -05/24/2019
6:30 pm - 7:50 pm
F
Recreation Dept
16-99
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Coed
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260501-05
Ballroom Dance
05/31/2019 -06/28/2019
6:30 pm - 7:50 pm
F
Recreation Dept
16-99
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Working Studio - 260701

Come join other artists for this time of creativity. One may choose to draw or paint the still life that will be provided, or work on their own project. Time will be given for group critiques and individual help from the instructor, Tina Hotchkiss. Participants will provide their own supplies and lunch.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
260701-05
Working Studio
04/26/2019 -05/17/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
F
Recreation Dept
$40.00/$50.00
Coed
Available

Drawing w/ Soft Pastels - 260913

Learn the fundamentals of drawing with pastels in a fun, relaxing atmosphere. Class will include instructional demos, time for students to practice skills, and instructor's feedback on work. Supplies students will bring to class: professional grade soft pastels; if beginner - a set of Nupastel by Prismacolor and Canson MI-tentes Pastel paper or any paper suitable for pastels.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
260913-02
Drawing w/ Soft Pastels
03/26/2019 -04/16/2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tu
Recreation Dept
$45.00/$55.00
Coed
Available

Elements of Art w/ Tina Hotchkiss - 260919

Color is the most complex element of art. This class is an overview of color theory, breaking color theory down into 3 distinct parts: the color wheel, color values, and color schemes. Concepts covered include: color, the color wheel, primary colors, secondary colors, tertiary colors, color value, color intensity, color schemes.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
260919-01
Elements of Art - Color
03/11/2019 -04/15/2019
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
M
Recreation Dept
$45.00/$55.00
Coed
Available

Evening Critique & Studio Time - 260920

This class has two objectives: learn how to analyze a work of art and how to use this knowledge to benefit one's art. Students will bring in work for the critique discussion. These may be finished pieces or works in progress. The group will analyze the pieces and artists will leave with a better understanding of how to improve their work and how to analyze other pieces. This is a skill all artists need to master. There may be time to work on pieces in class and ask for feedback.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
260920-01
Evening Critique & Studio Time
03/19/2019 -03/19/2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tu
Recreation Dept
$8.00/$10.00
Coed
Unavailable
260920-02
Evening Critique & Studio Time
04/23/2019 -04/23/2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tu
Recreation Dept
$8.00/$10.00
Coed
Available

Painting from Life - Claudia Selene - 260922

Instruction on figure drawing will be given during the first two classes of each four-week session, while the second two weeks may be used to complete a drawing or painting in a medium of the student's choosing, with the instructor's guidance. Principles of drawing, value, color, composition and likeness will be taught throughout the class by explanation, demonstration, and individual instruction.

A model fee will be charged based on enrollment, which will not exceed $36. This fee will be due to the instructor on the first day of each four-week session.

Supplies needed: Pencils: 2H, HB, 2B, 4B; Kneaded and rubber erasers; Stonehenge drawing paper, 9" x 12", white or warm white

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
260922-02
Painting from Life - Claudia Selene
04/17/2019 -05/08/2019
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
W
Recreation Dept
18-99
$85.00/$95.00
Coed
Available

3D Street Art - Gary Horton - 260925

An outdoor 3D Painting course, covering perspective and rendering techniques. Participants will learn how to use chalk to create 3D paintings on a sidewalk or other paved surface at an Ypsilanti Township Park (TBD). Therefore, artists will be working on their knees and must bring their own knee pads. All other supplies will be provided.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
260925-01
3D Street Art - Gary Horton
05/07/2019 -05/09/2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tu, Th
Community Center Prk
$30.00/$35.00
Coed
Available

Plein Air Workshop w/ Greg Larock - 260926

Plein air painting is about leaving the four walls of your studio behind and experiencing painting and drawing in the landscape. This workshop is designed for the artist who wishes to take their paintings to the next level. If you feel you have reached a "plateau" in your work or are having problems with composition, values, and simplification, then this workshop can help. Location: One of Ypsilanti Township Parks (TBD)

Highlights: On location demos from the Instructor Greg Larock; Individual instruction at each student's easel; Critiques of individual student's work brought from home; Free goodies for all students.

This 3-day workshop is for students that have a basic understanding of how to set up their easel and work with their materials, plus some paint mixing experience, and should also have a knowledge of perspective and a capable drawing ability.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
260926-01
Plein Air Workshop w/ Greg Larock
05/23/2019 -05/25/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Th, F, Sa
Ford Heritage Park
$280.00/$290.00
Coed
Available

Ceramic Trays w/ Zentangle Sgraffito Design - 260927

Workshop participants will create a press molded slab tray as well as a smaller soap dish. Steps in the process will include creating a template for the shape of the tray, rolling and cutting out clay slabs, using a bisque forming plate, applying underglaze and finally adding a sgraffito design. Zentangle designs will be the inspiration for the surface on the trays.

Materials needed are included in the workshop fee. Bring a sack lunch. Trays will be picked up 1-2 weeks after the workshop.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
260927-01
Ceramic Trays w/ Zentangle Sgraffito Design
04/13/2019 -04/13/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sa
Recreation Dept
$75.00/$85.00
Coed
Available

Oil Painting Fundamentals - 260928

This 4-week class will focus on the basics of oil painting, including how to handle the paint across a variety of subject matter. The emphasis will be on seeing and understanding what is in front of us in order to build a rich visual vocabulary for individual expression.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
260928-01
Oil Painting Fundamentals
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
F
Recreation Dept
$85.00/$95.00
Coed
Available

Watercolor Basics - 262115

This fun, relaxing step-by-step class is appropriate for the beginner and intermediate artist. Students will master many watercolor techniques used by professional artists. A list of supplies will be provided in the first class.

March classes will focus on Spontaneous Watercolor Landscapes

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
262115-08
Watercolor Basics
03/11/2019 -04/15/2019
10:00 am -11:30 am
M
Recreation Dept
$45.00/$55.00
Coed
Available
262115-09
Watercolor Basics
03/14/2019 -04/18/2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Th
Recreation Dept
$45.00/$55.00
Coed
Available

Drawing Made Easy - 263925

Learn the fundamentals of drawing in fun relaxing atmosphere. Class will include instructional demos, time to for student to practice skills and instructor's feedback on work. The only supplies students will bring to class are a HB or #2 pencil, and drawing paper.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price       Genders   Status
263925-06
Drawing Made Easy
03/14/2019 -04/18/2019
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Th
Recreation Dept
$50.00/$60.00
Coed
Available

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