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FALL 2017

ArtSchool


Table of COntents workshops..........................3

Meet The Cover artist

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT......................6 Ceramics & SCULPTURE......7 Dance...................................9 Drawing.............................10 Film & Photography........12 Jewelry..............................14 painting & MIXED MEDIA...16 Theatre.............................21

Luna Lee Ray is a Carrboro artist working in acrylic-based mixed media, currently creating images inspired by air and water, reflections and light. She shows her work locally at Frank Gallery in Chapel Hill, where she is also lead curator. She has been an instructor of watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media at The ArtsCenter since 2001. All instructor bios online at artscenterlive.org/about/instructors

Writing..............................22 Open Studios....................23

ArtSchool registrations are subject to a $3 processing fee.

YOUTH ARTS CLASSES.......24

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Workshops

Workshops are short courses designed as an introduction to an art form. They are also suitable for more experienced artists looking to refresh the basics, or to have a fun, art-filled night or weekend!

scrapbooking your child’s artwork Time to retire that art hanging on the fridge, but not sure where to put it? Learn simple bookmaking techniques to make a scrapbook with recycled materials. Leave with a finished product and the skills to make another one at home! Section A w/ Delaney Susie - $23 - Saturday, 10-11:30am, Oct. 21 Section B w/ Delaney Susie - $23 - Saturday, 10-11:30am, Dec. 9 A materials fee of $15 is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Stained Glass Crash Course In a relaxed and casual atmosphere at the artist’s studio in Mebane, overcome the intimidation of breaking glass with your bare hands (and a few handy tools). Students will complete a suncatcher from a variety of patterns and glass combinations. Section A w/ Jennifer Austin - $112 - Saturday, 9am-5pm, Sept. 16 Section B w/ Jennifer Austin - $112 - Saturday, 9am-5pm, Oct. 7 Section C w/ Jennifer Austin - $112 - Saturday, 9am-5pm, Nov. 11 Section D w/ Jennifer Austin - $112 - Saturday, 9am-5pm, Dec. 9 A fee of $40 for materials is due to instructor at first class meeting (cash or check only, please). Please bring a bagged lunch.

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Workshops Writing for the web This workshop uses mindful reading excersises to show the basics of how the words you use on a webpage drive its search results. You’ll also get a list of informative web resources to dive into at home. Bee Holroyd - $48 - Saturday, 10am-2pm, Sept. 23 Please let us know if you’re bringing your home computer.

Adobe Illustrator’s Magic Meshes Illustrator has gradient, distortion, linear, radial, and freestyle meshes. These provide powerful capabilities, helping artists to create vector-based images that rival photographs for smooth gradient fills and natural-looking fold patterns while sidestepping the pixelation that inevitably occurs when enlarging images. Learn how to use these tools in a one day seminar! Bee Holroyd - $48 - Saturday, 10am-2pm, Nov. 4 Please let us know if you’re bringing your home computer.

Drawing

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Drink & Draw!

Fridays, Sept. 8 / Oct. 13 / Nov. 10 / Dec. 8

drawing and design crash course Sundays, Oct. 27 & Nov. 12

Photography

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Photography Weekend: Critique, editing with lightroom, and photo safari

Friday & Saturday, Oct. 27 & 28

Manual Exposure Photography Workshop Thursday, Oct. 7

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Workshops Jewelry

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Beginning Metalsmithing: The First Step Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 16 & 17

Beginning Metalsmithing: Soldering - Torch control Saturday, October 5

Continuing Metalsmithing: Metal Clay basics Saturday & Sunday, October 29 & 30

Painting & Mixed Media

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Oil Painting Crash Course

Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 9 & 10

Acrylic Painting Crash course Saturday, Nov. 4 or Saturday, Dec. 9

Encaustic Painting Workshop Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 13-15

intuitive painting

Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 14 & 15

En Plein Air

Saturday, Sept. 9 & Sunday, Sept. 10

Theatre

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Get that part! How to audition Skillfully Saturday, Oct. 7 or Saturday, Nov. 18

Be Here Now! A Day of Improv Saturday, Sept. 9 or Saturday, Nov. 4

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Professional Development Sustainable creativity is the goal, and our Professional Development workshops can help you achieve it! Learn how to make your art work for you with professional strategies for long-term success.

sketching out your finances - Personal Budgeting Where do I start? The first step towards controlling your finances is understanding where you are right now. This course on personal budgeting for artists will address techniques for getting to know your unique situation and figuring out what you will need to get out of your arts career in order to make it work. Jessica Jones - $35 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Sept. 28

Framing your business - Business Accounting As you continue in your career, knowing what is going on will allow you to make good decisions about when to say “yes”, when to say “no”, and when to ask for more. By building a solid understanding of business finance and record-keeping, you can overcome anxiety about your finances and make choices with confidence. Jessica Jones - $35 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Nov. 1

writing your artist’s (Financial) statement - Taxation Tax-time - It’s everyone’s least favorite time of year, but it shouldn’t be a surprise, and if you are prepared it doesn’t have to be stressful. Learn about the tax implications of your choices during the year, and how to keep things from getting out of hand. This class will cover the basics of which business returns you should watch out for as well as how that self-employment income will show up on your personal return. Jessica Jones - $35 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Nov. 30

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CERAMICS & Sculpture

Ceramics tuitions include one bag of clay and studio fees, unless otherwise noted. Extra clay can be purchased for $20. Students may attend Open Studio for two weeks after class ends to finish work.

Simple Surfaces: Exploring Basic Surface Decoration Whether you love or hate glazing, this class will help broaden your surface decoration skills. After throwing basic forms we will experiment with several surface decoration techniques including incising, chattering, slip trailing, sgraffito, underglaze, resists, stamping, and oxide washes. Molly Cronenwett - $175 - Wednesday, 6:30pm-9pm, Sept. 6-Oct. 18 Prerequisite: at least one beginning or mixed levels wheelthrowing class.

Anatomy for the Artist II: Ecorche Sculpture Using an oil-based clay on a wire armature, students will develop a sculpture of an idealized male or female. Learn how underlying musculo-skeletal structures articulate and affect gesture and movement. There will be a model present for a few sessions, and students are encouraged to develop anatomical sketches to aid in the development of their sculptures. The instructor will provide demonstrations, group lectures, and individualized help to resolve visual cues from the model and their relationship to your sculpture. Brian Kuebler - $188 - Wednesday, 6:15-8:45pm, Nov. 1-Dec. 20 (No class Nov. 22) The tuition for this course includes a model fee, but doesn’t cover clay as it uses a different type of clay than what we stock for our ceramics courses. Please visit artscenterlive.org/education for a materials list.

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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CERAMICS & Sculpture MIXED LEVELS WHEELTHROWING Whether you’ve never used a wheel, or have years of experience you’ll learn how to create beautiful functional ceramic forms! Section A w/ Anya Avrutskaya - $175 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Sept. 7 - Oct. 19 Section B w/ Jason Abide - $175 - Monday, 6:30-9pm, Sept. 11 - Oct. 23 Section C w/ James Ward - $175 - Tuesday, 6:30-9pm, Sept. 12 - Oct. 24 Section D w/ Jason Abide - $175 - Monday, 6:30-9pm, Oct. 30 - Dec. 11 Section E w/ James Ward - $175 - Tuesday, 6:30-9pm, Oct. 31-Dec. 12 Section F w/ Rebecca Clewell - $175 - Thurs., 6:30-9pm, Nov. 2 - Dec. 21 (No class 11/23) Section G w/ Molly Cronenwett - $175 - Monday, 9:30am-12pm, Nov. 6 - Dec. 18

Handbuilding and WheelThrowing Continue your ceramics journey with a focus on handbuilding techniques as well as further refinement at the wheel! Nina Otterness - $179 - Every Other Saturday, 9:30am-12:30pm, Oct. 7-Dec. 16

Memesis: Wheelthrowing Inspired by Great Potters According to Plato, all artistic creation is a form of imitation. Mason Cooley said that “art begins in imitation and ends in innovation.” If you are in search of new inspiration for your wheel-thrown work, join us for this class! Each week we will look at the work of a different professional potter and use their forms and/or decorative styles as inspiration for our own work. Section A w/ Molly Cronenwett - $175 - Monday, 9:30am-12pm, Sept. 11-Oct. 23 Section B w/ Molly Cronenwett - $175 - Wednesday, 6:30pm-9pm, Nov. 1-Dec. 20 (No class Nov. 22) Prerequisite: at least one beginning wheel-throwing class.

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dance Lindy Tuesdays with Richard Badu Lindy Hop is an energetic form of partnered swing dancing that began in Harlem in the late 1920s, and continues to thrive today! It takes a bit longer to get started as the basics are technically more difficult, but the result is worth it as this dance has many fun variations! Lindy classes take place every Tuesday of the month, unless otherwise noted. Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced level classes take place at 6:15pm, 7:15pm, and 8:15pm, respectively. You can sign-up for a month’s worth of swing online, or drop in for a single class by purchasing a ticket at the front desk for $13. Please go online to see monthly class details.

Swing, Blues, & Charleston Wednesdays with Richard Badu East Coast Swing is the most popular swing dance in the area, and the easiest one to learn. Originally danced to Rock & Roll, and Rhythm & Blues in the 1950’s, this style can be danced to many different kinds of music. Learn Front and Tandem Charleston Variations and add them to your Lindy repetoire or East Coast Swing! For down and dirty, or just when the tempos get slow, Blues is the dance to get in the groove! Swing classes take place every Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise noted. Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced level classes take place at 6:15pm, 7:15pm, and 8:15pm, respectively. You can sign-up for a month’s worth of swing online, or drop in for a single class by purchasing a ticket at the front desk for $13. Please go online to see monthly class details.

Tap Dance Everyone has rhthym, and this class will help you find it! This class will explore the foundational movements of tap as well as putting those movements to music. Through fun excersise we will build a solid tap vocabulary for future classes, or just for your own dancing! This class is strictly for fun exercise. Instructor Paula Massengill is an experienced tapper and teacher whose primary goal of the class is to ensure everyone can progress and have fun! Beginning Tap w/ Paula Massengil - $108 - Thursday, 5:45-6:45pm, Sept. 14-Nov. 9 Intermediate Tap w/ Paula Massengil - $108 - Thursday, 7-8pm, Sept. 14-Nov. 9

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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drawing Drawing

Drink & Draw! Come enjoy beer or wine, companionship, and fun as you explore your artistic side! Section A w/ Fab Bianchi - $24 - Friday, 7-9pm, Sept. 8 Section B w/ Fab Bianchi - $24 - Friday, 7-9pm, Oct. 13 Section C w/ Erin Canady - $24 - Friday, 7-9pm, Nov. 10 Section D w/ Fab Bianchi - $24 - Friday, 7-9pm, Dec. 8

drawing and design crash course Want to have a better understanding of how to capture an audience visually? This class is for those new to drawing or those interested in deepening their understanding of design. All are welcome! Section A w/ Katie Frohbose - $72 - Sunday, 10:30am-4:30pm, Oct. 27 Section B w/ Katie Frohbose - $72 - Sunday, 10:30am-4:30pm, Nov. 12

Introduction to Drawing & Design Develop your observational abilities, personal style, and rendering skills in this introduction to the principles of drawing and two-dimensional design. Section A w/ Allison Tierney - $158 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Sept. 7-Oct. 19 Section B w/ Allison Tierney - $158 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Oct. 26-Dec. 14 (No Class Nov. 23)

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drawing Large Scale Figure Drawing Students will have the opportunity to work in a larger scale, and to come back to the same drawing for two or more sessions. We will study gesture, proportions, and value while getting detailed advice on composition and methods for rendering light on form. Brian Kuebler- $228 - Wednesday, 6:15-8:45pm, Sept. 6-Oct. 19

Drawing the Portrait Learn how to employ basic anatomy and observational skills in rendering a portrait. First we’ll focus on the basic structures of the head like eyes, ears, mouth, and nose. Following that we’ll delve into the sublime nuances of expression! In each class there will be gesture warm-ups and a few demos. A model will be present and individual guidance will be provided throughout the class. Stacye Leanza - $254 - Monday, 6:15-9:15pm, Nov. 6-Dec. 18

Our Jane Filer studio, home to several of our drawing, painting, and mixed media courses. For information on our ongoing live figure drawing open studios, see page 23. All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Film & Photography

Make a Documentary in 7 weeks This course teaches the basics of documentary video production. Students will pick a subject or issue to focus on and produce a short documentary that will premiere on The People’s Channel, Chapel Hill/Carrboro’s public access television station. Jason Abide - $176 - Tuesday, 7-9pm, Oct. 3-Nov. 21 (No class Oct. 31)

Frame-By-Frame An in-depth, active deconstruction and group-discussion of Cinema’s greatest films, in real time! Geared towards both the everyday movie-lover as well as the cinephile, this course lifts the curtain on film craft and motivation in an accessible, contemporary, yet timeless way. Section A w/ Robert Milazzo- $162 - Monday, 6:30-9:30pm, Sept. 18-Oct. 23 Section B w/ Robert Milazzo- $162 - Monday, 6:30-9:30pm, Nov. 6-Dec. 11

Photography Weekend: Critique, Editing with Lightroom, and Photo Safari In this weekend workshop, Dilip and Barbara will combine aesthetics and technology to help students explore the deeper meanings inherent in their photography. Dilip Barman & Barbara Tyroler - $120 - Friday 6-9pm & Saturday 10am-5pm, Oct. 27-28

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Film & Photography Beginning Black & White Darkroom Take control of your artistic vision with a basic introduction to darkroom photography. Take one roll of black and white 35mm film completely through the steps from film to print. Section A w/ Adam Dodds - $108 - Tuesday, 6-9pm, Sept. 5-26 Section B w/ Adam Dodds - $108 - Wednesday, 6-9pm, Oct. 4-25

INtermediate Black & White Darkroom It’s time to shoot BIG! This class will focus on shooting, developing, and printing the 120 film format. Taking the skills learned in Beginning Darkroom, we’ll apply new techniques to get the most out of your negatives and make that final print really stand out. Adam Dodds - $108 - Tuesday, 6-9pm, Nov. 28-Dec. 19

Introduction to Digital Photography Learn general photographic techniques such as framing, composition, and lighting, and terms such as focus, depth of field, lens speed, aperture, etc. This class will help you to become a better master of your digital camera. Dilip Barman - $135 - Thursday, 6pm-8:30pm, Sept. 21-Oct. 26

Advanced Digital Photography Are you familiar with the basics of photography, but want to dig deeper? Through careful consideration of challenging, real-world situations, you’ll walk away from this class with the tools to capture stunning images! Dilip Barman - $113 - Sunday, 1-3:30pm, Nov. 8-Dec. 13 (No class Nov. 22)

Manual Exposure Photography Workshop Do you have a digital SLR and want to move beyond photographing in an automatic or semi-automatic mode? Come with your own digital camera and accessories and learn that you are a lot smarter than your camera! Dilip Barman - $30 - Thursday, 4:15-6:45pm, Oct. 7

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Jewelry

Beginning Metalsmithing: The First Step is a pre-req for most jewelry courses. Attendance to the first class is required for all courses, and all classes are 18+.

mASTER cLASS W/ tIMOTHY lAZURE: rINGS 360° This class will explore jewelry design, fabrication, basic stone setting, and assembling techniques that are related to the ring concept. We will fashion rings of personal importance, expression, and adornment. The class will center around lecture and demonstration with plenty of time for individual attention. We will attempt to create rings that are unpredictable, honest, visually complex, bold, confident, simple and beautiful. Timothy Lazure - $230 - Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm, Sept. 23 & 24 A studio fee of $8 plus an additional materials fee between $5 to $20 (based upon current market prices of metals) is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Beginning Metalsmithing: The First Step This class is the first step into the creative world of metalsmithing! At the end of class you will have made either a copper or brass pierced pendant, earrings, or key chain! Chrissy Jahnes - $108 - Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm, Sept. 16 & 17 A studio fee of $8 plus an additional materials fee between $8 to $15 (based upon current market prices of metals) is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

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Jewelry Beginning Metalsmithing: Soldering - Torch control In this one-day workshop where you will learn to use jewelry torches, jewelers saws, and files to make a simple silver ring. Susan Walser - $72 - Saturday, 10am-4pm, Oct. 5 A studio fee of $7 plus an additional fee for the ring material between $3 to $15 (based upon current market prices of metals) is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Beg. Metalsmithing: Cold Connections - Tabs In this class we will make a copper and/or brass bracelet using tabs as the connections between multiple components. We will explore several different tabs and also make a simple catch. Chrissy Jahnes - $113 - Tuesday, 6:30-9pm, Sept. 26-Oct. 24 A studio fee of $5 plus an additional materials fee between $8 to $15 (based upon current market prices of metals) is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Continuing Metalsmithing: Metal Clay basics Metal clay is pure metal suspended in a binder. It works very much like ceramic clay. Students will explore bronze metal clay, making sculptural jewelry pieces beginning with a pendant or earrings. Susan Walser - $108 - Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm, Oct. 29-30 A studio fee of $20 is due to the instructor at the beginning of class which includes a box of BronzClay. Additional clay can be purchased at market price.

Cont. Metalsmithing: Exploring Rings/Using Argentium In this class we will advance our torch control skills by soldering and fusing ring bands together to create two rings. Careful measuring and torch control are important techniques learned in this class so The First Step and Torch Control are both pre-requisites. Susan Walser - $113 - Tuesday, 6:30-9pm, Nov. 7-Dec. 5 A class fee of $35, payable to the instructor for materials is required at the first class. Students must follow along with the class projects.

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Painting & Mixed Media

Continuing Watercolor This course is for intermediate to advanced students who want to continue to be stimulated and inspired by creative challenges and focused critiques. The emphasis is on experimentation and individual interpretation of the projects Section A w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Tuesday, 11am-2pm, Sept. 5-Oct. 3 Section B w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Wednesday, 11am-2pm, Sept. 6-Oct. 4 Section C w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Tuesday, 11am-2pm, Oct. 17-Nov. 14 Section D w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Wednesday, 11am-2pm, Oct. 18-Nov. 15 Section E w/ Luna Lee Ray - $81 - Tuesday, 11am-2pm, Nov. 28-Dec. 12 Section F w/ Luna Lee Ray - $81 - Wednesday, 11am-2pm, Nov. 29-Dec. 13 Water based media only. No oils, please!

Open Studio for Water-Based MEdia This is a great opportunity to work on your own projects with lots of individual attention from the instructor. No formal critiques, just uninterrupted working time! Section A w/ Luna Lee Ray - $124 - Tuesday, 2:15-5pm, Sept. 5-Oct. 3 Section B w/ Luna Lee Ray - $124 - Wednesday, 2:15-5pm, Sept. 6-Oct. 4 Section C w/ Luna Lee Ray - $124 - Tuesday, 2:15-5pm, Oct. 17-Nov. 14 Section D w/ Luna Lee Ray - $124 - Wednesday, 2:15-5pm, Oct. 18-Nov. 15 Section E w/ Luna Lee Ray - $75 - Tuesday, 2:15-5pm, Nov. 28-Dec. 12 Section F w/ Luna Lee Ray - $75 - Wednesday, 2:15-5pm, Nov. 29-Dec. 13 Water-based media only. No oils, please!

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Painting & Mixed Media Introduction to Watercolor This course takes a close look at the unique qualities of watercolor and gives a thorough presentation of the basics of watercolor, including set-up, brush handling, washes and glazes, color-mixing, and wet-on-dry, wet-on-wet and dry-brush applications. Joy Meyer - $162 - Monday, 6-9pm, Sept. 11-Oct. 16

Intermediate Watercolor This course takes a closer look at the unique qualities of watercolor, and expands on the basics. The goal is to help you develop your own personal style, and allow you to feel confident attempting more complex compositions. Joy Meyer - $162 - Monday, 6-9pm, Oct. 30-Dec. 11 (No class Nov. 20)

Introducton to Acrylics This class primes you and your canvas with the basics of how to get started painting. Explore the fundamentals of acrylic painting, including color-mixing and methods of paint application. Allison Tierney - $162 - Tuesday, 6:30-9:30pm, Sept. 12-Oct. 17

Intermediate Acrylics This class is a direct continuation of Introduction to Acrylics. We will expand on the foundations previously learned by introducing new acrylic mediums, alternative methods of paint application, and utilizing multi-day painting sessions. Allison Tierney - $162 - Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm, Nov. 14-Dec. 19

Continuing Acrylic/Mixed-Media Fun with acrylics! For painters with some experience who want the inspiration and challenge of projects, demos and critiques. The sections may be taken individually, but are designed to be taken consecutively. Section A w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Friday, 11am-2pm, Sept. 8-Oct. 6 Section B w/ Luna Lee Ray - $135 - Friday, 11am-2pm, Oct. 20-Nov. 17 Section C w/ Luna Lee Ray - $81 - Friday, 11am-2pm, Dec. 1-15

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Painting & Mixed Media

Oil Painting Crash Course This weekend workshop will be an introduction to the fundamentals of oil painting. Through an intensive overview of techniques and mediums used in oil painting, we will explore the way oil paint behaves and lends itself to various techniques. Vanessa Murray - $108 - Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm, Sept. 9 & 10

INtroduction to Oils There is a long history of various techniques and mediums in oil painting. Through this course we will explore some of these traditional concepts while employing some contemporary alternatives to the outdated and toxic solvents used in the past. Vanessa Murray - $162 - Wednesday, 6-9pm, Sept. 13-Oct. 18

INtermediate Oils This course aims to guide students through developing sensibilities to the artistic challenges of paint handling, color, composition, and spatial relationships with an emphasis on experimentation. Projects will explore and redefine historically rich themes that maintain relevancy within contemporary art. Vanessa Murray - $162 - Wednesday, 6-9pm, Nov. 1-Dec. 13 (No class Nov. 22)

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Painting & mixed media Acrylic Painting Crash course In this workshop we’ll learn how to mix and blend acrylics, use brushes, and paint simple scenes using traditional and mixed media techniques. Whether you have never painted, or need a refresher course, you’ll have fun learning how to paint in no time! Section A w/ Fab Bianchi - $72 - Saturday, 10am-4pm, Nov. 4 Section B w/ Fab Bianchi - $72 - Saturday, 10am-4pm, Dec. 9

Intuitive Painting This unique approach is about letting go of your expectations, experimenting, and allowing your creativity to unfold naturally. Learn to connect more authentically with yourself by being present in the moment of creative expression! Section A w/ Heather Gerni - $108 - Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm, Oct. 14 & 15 Section B w/ Heather Gerni - $108 - Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm, Nov. 14-Dec. 19

Encaustic Painting Workshop Learn the fundamentals of Encaustic painting and collaging with hot wax in this two day weekend workshop! You’ll learn painting, collage, translucent layering, surface texturing, sgraffito carving and more. Libby Lynn - $126 - Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, 1-5pm (Fri) & 11am-4pm (Sat & Sun), Oct. 13-15 A $40 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class. Please wear clothes that can get messy and bring a bagged lunch!

Painting and the Photo This course will provide oil or acrylic painters with skills for using digital photo references as aids in compositions. The goal is to not copy a photo, but to use it as another tool in the painter’s toolkit. Brian Kuebler - $108 - Saturday, 1-5pm, Nov. 4-18

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Painting & Mixed Media Printmaking - Monoprints & Collagraphs Unlike other forms of printmaking, monoprints and collagraphs do not require much preparation, so they are great for beginners and people who don’t like to plan. The process helps unleash the imagination, and is great for untethered self e­ xpression! Stacye Leanza - $162 - Monday, 6:15-9:15pm, Sept. 11-Oct. 16

Find Your Artistic Voice This on-going class will challenge and guide you in finding & developing your own authentic artistic voice, in whatever genre you choose. Experiment with different content, media, and techniques, or develop what you already know, in an encouraging, supportive environment. Section A w/ Stacye Leanza - $135 - Monday, 11am-2pm, Sept. 11-Oct. 9 Section B w/ Stacye Leanza - $135 - Monday, 11am-2pm, Nov. 6-Dec. 4

En Plein Air Painting in the great outdoors is one of the best ways to commune with nature, hone your observational skills and learn about yourself as an artist as you expand your creative vocabulary. NC Botanical Garden w/ Emily Eve Weinstein - $72 - Saturday, Sept. 9, 1:30-4:30pm & Sunday, Sept. 17, 1:30-4:30pm Uncommon Garden w/ Emily Eve Weinstein- $90 - Saturday, 2-5pm, Oct. 14-28

Exploring Color Parts 1 & 2 Mixing colors is a science and an art. In part one we will cover the science part. Students will make color wheels and charts with the art media of their own choice, so they can use them for reference at home. In part two we will begin to explore the big challenges of how and where to use the colors once you’ve mixed them. Part 1 w/ Stacye Leanza - $90 - Tuesday, 6:15-9:15pm, Sept. 12-26 Part 2 w/ Stacye Leanza - $108 - Tuesday, 6:15-9:15pm, Oct. 3-24

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Theatre

Acting 101 : An Actor Prepares and Building a Character Students will explore the preparation of their instrument (themselves) through games, exercises, creative movement, and improvisations. These dramatic activities will focus on relaxation, concentration, imagination, active engagement of instinct, listening and reacting, and becoming more physically and emotionally available. Virginia Queen Danford - $158 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Sept. 7-Oct. 19

Acting 201: Scene Study and Creating a Role The course will use scene study and improvisations, as a foundation to explore truthful organic behavior on the stage, build relationships, trust instincts, create emotional connections, and further character development. Text analysis will be explored as a basis for character creation, and making strong effective choices grounded in the text, while creating a role. Virginia Queen Danford - $158 - Thursday, 6:30-9pm, Oct. 26-Dec. 14 (No class Nov. 23)

Get that Part! How to Audition Skillfully While auditioning is not the most enjoyable part of acting, you can make it less painful! In this one-day workshop you will learn techniques to help you land that part. Section A w/ Annie Taft - $84 - Saturday, 9am-4pm, Oct. 7 Section B w/ Annie Taft - $84 - Saturday, 9am-4pm, Nov. 18

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Theater & Writing Be Here Now! A Day of Improv Focus on using improv tools to be fully engaged in the moment, create incredible teamwork, and enhance creative thinking all in a day of fun, games and laughter! Section A w/ Anoo Brod - $60 - Saturday, 11am-4pm, Sept. 9 Section B w/ Anoo Brod - $60 - Saturday, 11am-4pm, Nov. 4

Improv 101, 201, & 301 Would you like to increase your confidence, or your speaking and presentation skills? Perhaps you would like to learn secrets to unlocking creative and intuitive thinking? Discover ways to be a more confident speaker or performer! Come join the fun! Improv 101 w/ Anoo Brod - $110 - Monday, 7-9pm, Sept. 11-Oct. 9 Improv 201 w/ Anoo Brod - $110 - Monday, 7-9pm, Oct. 16-Nov. 13 Improv 301 w/ Anoo Brod - $110 - Monday, 7-9pm, Nov. 20-Dec. 18

Imagine a Children’s Book Pt. I From creating original characters to developing their motivations, conflicts, and resolutions, this class helps you turn that story idea into a workable plot! Susie Wilde - $125 - Wednesday, 7-9:30pm, Sept. 6-Oct. 4

Imagine a Children’s Book Pt. II How do you get your children’s book down on paper? What makes for a book that sparkles with style? With a focus on images, dialogue, and vivid verbs, this class blends hands-on exploration of children’s books with writing exercises. Susie Wilde - $125 - Wednesday, 7-9:30pm, Oct. 11-Nov. 8

Reading Methods to Bring Steam into your classroom In this participatory workshop, teaching professionals will examine, analyze, and discuss recently published STEAM books. Together we will produce a collaborative resource of the most useful books. Susie Wilde - $120 - Fri. 4:30-8:30pm & Sat. 9:30am-3:30pm, Oct. 6 & 7 Completion of this class is good for one CEU credit.

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ongoing Open Studios Life Drawing Studio This is an informal weekly session geared for individual development in drawing with nude models. No instructor is provided, although there will be a moderator present to provide direction to the models. Punch cards can be purchased at The ArtsCenter’s front desk. Studio Pass - $52 Drop-In Pass - $15

Darkroom Rental The darkroom is available for rental to experienced developers. Please inquire at the ArtsCenter front desk for more information. One Month Rental - $35 Three Month Rental - $85

Ceramics Open Studios Continue practicing your craft in a community of other potters! Cards can be purchased at the ArtsCenter front desk and include 25lbs of clay, firing fees, and use of all glazes. Visit Ceramics at The ArtsCenter on Facebook to view the most current Open Studio Calendar. Monthly Open Studio Pass - $73 Sundays Only Pass - $48

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Youth Arts Classes

Clay Sculpture and Wheelthrowing Students complete a large sculpture project of their choosing and spend time throwing on the potter’s wheel. Careful consideration will be given to glazing the projects, and the pottery will be food safe. Section A w/ Jason Abide Homeschool - $110 - Friday, 1-2:30pm, Sept. 15 - Oct. 27 Grades 1-4 - $110 - Friday, 3-4:30pm, Sept. 15 - Oct. 27 Grades 5-7 - $110 - Friday, 4:30-6pm, Sept. 15 - Oct. 27 Section B w/ Jason Abide (No class Nov. 24) Homeschool - $95 - Friday, 1-2:30pm, Nov. 3-Dec. 15 Grades 1-4 - $95 - Friday, 3-4:30pm, Nov. 3-Dec. 15 Grades 5-7 - $95 - Friday, 4:30-6pm, Nov. 3-Dec. 15

WheelThrowing and Sculpture for High School Students Students will choose either a sculpture or wheel focus and complete projects of their own design, with teacher’s input for choosing projects appropriate to their skill level. Open studio access will be available with teacher’s approval. Section A w/ Jason Abide - $155 - Monday, 4-6:30pm, Sept. 11 - Oct. 23 Section B w/ Jason Abide - $155 - Monday, 4-6:30pm, Oct. 30 - Dec. 11 8th graders may attend with teachers approval.

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Visit www.artscenterlive.org for full descriptions, materials, and to register.


Youth Arts Classes Artsploration: Creative Play for Babies & Toddlers Congratulations on your masterpiece – your child! Come celebrate this special season of life by making art with your baby/toddler - without getting your house messy! Expose your little ones to the world of art while stimulating visual and sensory skills in an age-appropriate and safe way. Section A w/ Delaney Susie - $75 - Tuesday, 9:30-10:20am, Sept. 12 - Oct. 17 Section B w/ Delaney Susie - $75 - Tuesday, 11-11:50am, Sept. 12 - Oct. 17 Section C w/ Delaney Susie - $75 - Tuesday, 9:30-10:20am, Oct. 31 - Dec. 5 Section D w/ Delaney Susie - $75 - Tuesday, 11-11:50am, Oct. 31 - Dec. 5 Tuition is for one parent and child. A materials fee of $15 is due to the instructor at the first class.

Family Writing Adventure: Parent-Child Journaling This journaling class will offer prompts to guide parent-child teams to explore and celebrate their thoughts, feelings, and beliefs. Gain insights about your child, yourself and your relationship as you write about memories, life experiences and dreams for the future. Susie Wilde - $108 - Sunday, 2-4pm, Sept. 24, Oct. 22, & Nov. 12 Tuition covers the cost of one parent and one child. Ages 9-12 please!

Drawing & Painting Techniques (Grades 2-5) Whether your child is a practiced artist or is picking up a pencil or brush for the first time, these classes are a great opportunity to develop new skills! Students will explore shapes, lines, colors, and techniques as they develop their own visual language. They will learn to use a variety of mediums to capture real life images and express individual ideas. Drawing w/ Renzo Ortega - $77 - Friday, 4-5:30pm, Sept. 15-Oct. 6 Painting w/ Renzo Ortega - $77 - Friday, 4-5:30pm, Nov. 10-Dec. 8 (No class Nov. 24) All materials will be provided. The instructor is fluent in Spanish and English.

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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Afterschool & gallery Afterschool arts immersion Sign up today for the area’s only arts-based afterschool program!

• Creative, engaging art projects • Movement activities and games • Supervised homework time • New artist residency every two weeks, past residencies include Hiphop Dance, Beatmaking and Creative Writing • Full- and part-time enrollment available • Transportation from select schools For more info & application visit artscenterlive.org/youth-arts

Resident artist James Ward teaching a Ceramic Handbuilding residency

Questions? Call Youth Education Coordinator Jesse Hollars at (919) 929-2787 ext. 204 or email jhollars@artscenterlive.org

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS NICHOLSON GALLERY August: Paperhand Puppet Intervention, award-winning puppets, paperhand.org September: The ArtsCenter’s Annual Instructor Exhibit featuring instructors’ work in photography, jewelry, and drawing October: photography exhibition TBD November: The Chatham County Artist Guild, preview show for CAG 25th annual studio tour, chathamartistsguild.org ARTSCENTER CORRIDOR August: Sara Reynolds, contemporary painting and mixed media, swreynolds.com September: Young Children’s Art Exhibit by the Orange County Partnership for Young Children October: TBD November: Sarah Sassafrass, portrait paintings

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The ArtsCenter’s Nicholson Gallery and ArtsCenter Corridor exhibit the best of local and emerging artists, with openings on the second Friday of every month. For more information, contact Gallery Coordinator Heather Gerni Mulaiya at hgerni@artscenterlive.org.

Visit www.artscenterlive.org for full descriptions, materials, and to register.


About the ArtsCenter The mission of The ArtsCenter is to educate and inspire artistic creativity and to enrich the lives of people of all ages. Founded in 1974, The ArtsCenter now serves more than 93,000 anually. This unique not-for-profit community gathering place offers accessible ArtSchool classes for adults and youth, Summer ArtsCamp and AfterSchool Arts Immersion, concerts and theater productions, artist residencies and school shows, gallery exhibits, and much more!

Become a Member Becoming a Member of the ArtsCenter comes with a bevy of benefits, including a 15% discount on classes and performances! Your membership and donations to The ArtsCenter, a 501(c)3 non-profit, directly support The ArtsCenter’s mission to educate and inspire creativity and enrich the lives of people of all ages. All donations are tax-deductible. For more information, visit artscenterlive.org/support.

Scholarships The ArtsCenter is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships, based on financial need. Applications can be downloaded at artscenterlive.org/about/scholarships or picked up in person from the front desk. Scholarships are considered on a first come, first serve basis.

The ArtsCenter receives financial support from the North Carolina Arts Council, the Orange County Arts Commission, and the Nicholson Foundation.

All ArtsCenter Members receive 15% off the cost of tuition.

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