Art CenterNews Folsom Parks and Recreation art classes and gallery newsletter. Scrapbooking 101 with Kelly Case For the beginner who wants to learn how to organize photos, preserve memories and create family heirlooms. You will learn how to create a theme, choose and use colors, design a layout, and decorate with embellishments. No prior experience needed. Materials provided. Please bring 5-10 developed photos of one or two events to class. Ages 18+ 141134-01 M 1/6 6:00-9:00P 141134-02 M 2/3 6:00-9:00P 141134-03 M 3/3 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $36 / $29 resident discount; $10 materials fee due at 1st class Scrapbooking Beyond Basics with Kelly Case In this workshop you will complete 3 double page layouts or more. Layout designs will change for each class so repeat as often as you like. Required materials except adhesive provided. Please bring your paper trimmer, scissors and adhesives. Ages 18+ 142862-01 M 1/13 6:00-9:00P 142862-02 M 2/10 6:00-9:00P 142862-03 M 3/10 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $36 / $29 resident discount; $10 materials fee due at 1st class
Spring 2014 Stamping, Inking & Glittering with Kelly Case Come explore and have fun learning how to use stamps, how to choose and use inks, how to emboss, and how to use glitter to take your crafting to the next level. Apron recommended. Ages 18+ 141127-01 M 1/27 6:00-9:00P 141127-02 M 2/24 6:00-9:00P 141127-03 M 3/24 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $36 / $29 resident discount; $5 materials fee due at 1st class Paper Party with Kelly Case This is a great workshop for the gift giver and the do-it-yourself party planner. Learn how to make gift tags, gift bags, party favors and even decorations. Bring scissors, 3 glue sticks and a container to take home your projects in. Required materials supplied. Ages 18+ 148811-01 M 1/20 6:00-9:00P 148811-02 M 2/17 6:00-9:00P 148811-03 M 3/17 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $36 / $29 resident discount; $15 materials fee due at 1st class
Located at 48 Natoma St. in Folsom. Art classes for all ages!
s c i m Cera Potterâ€™s Wheel with Gary D. Silkman This is your chance to learn how to throw on the potters wheel. You will learn how to prepare and center the clay and make bowls, vases and plates. Firing and glazes included. Ages 18+ 110112-01 Th 1/9-2/13 6:00-9:00P 110112-02 Th 2/20-3/27 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $89 / $82 resident discount; clay must be purchased at class for $11-$14 Beginning Clay with Lisa Mc Cord This exciting six week class is for the artist who wants to enjoy creating, while obtaining hand building and wheel throwing skills in clay. Techniques include pinch, coil, and slab to create vessels, sculpture, or functional objects. Glazes and stains will complete your projects. Class fee includes glazes and firing. First time students get a FREE bag of clay for their first session. Ages 50+ 141123-01 Tu 1/7-2/11 1:30-4:30P 141123-02 W 1/8-2/12 1:00-4:00P 141123-03 Tu 2/18-3/25 1:30-4:30P 141123-04 W 2/19-3/26 1:00-4:00P 141123-05 Tu 4/1-5/6 1:30-4:30P 141123-06 W 4/2-5/7 1:00-4:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $64 / $57 resident discount; clay must be purchased from instructor the for $11-$13.
Intermediate/Advanced Creative Ceramics with Susan Comstock Expand your skills as a ceramic sculptor or potter. Explore coil/slab building techniques as well as functional pottery designs. Bring your creative ideas. Tool list provided will be provided. Glazing and firing included. Ages 18+ 111501-01 Tu 1/7-2/11 6:00-9:00P 111501-02 Tu 2/18-3/25 6:00-9:00P 111501-03 Tu 4/1-5/6 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $89 / $82 resident discount; clay must be purchased from instructor for $11-$13 Beginning/Intermediate Creative Clay with Sandy Hilton A great class to introduce you to the art of making things with clay! Learn the basic techniques of working in clay and make and glaze projects to take home. Intermediate students who wish to hone their skills are welcome too. Introduction to pottery wheel is an option after students have attended at least one full session. Class fee includes glazes and firing. Ages 18+ 141220-01 W 1/22-2/26 6:00-9:00P 141220-02 W 3/5-4/16* 6:00-8:30P 141220-03 W 4/23-5/28 6:00-9:00P *Note: no class 3/19 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $89 / $82 resident discount; clay must be purchased from instructor for $11 - $13
To register call Folsom Parks and Recreation at (916) 355-7285 or go online at www.folsom.ca.us
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Chinese Brush Painting with Betty Liu Betty Liu brings a rich imagination to Chinese painting, teaching basic to advanced Plum, Bamboo, Orchid & Chrysanthemums. Betty helps mix both eastern and western styles of watercolor painting. Basic materials will be available through the instructor at the first class (approximately $50) and students will be apprised of other supplies. Ages 18+ 111531-01 Tu 1/7-1/28 9:00-11:30A 111531-02 Tu 2/4-2/25 9:00-11:30A 111531-03 Tu 3/4-3/25 9:00-11:30A 111531-04 Tu 4/1-4/29 9:00-11:30A Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $68 / $61 resident discount, Beginning/Intermediate Painting with Cleide Sander Students will be challenged to develop their own creativity and also have the opportunity to explore the exciting world of visual arts, individual awareness of classical and contemporary paintings. They will also be encouraged through discussions and occasional field trips to museums and galleries. Material list provided on receipt. Ages 18+ 111591-01 Th 1/2-1/23 9:00A-12:00P 111591-02 Th 2/6-2/27 9:00A-12:00P 111591-03 Th 3/6-3/27 9:00A-12:00P 111591-04 Th 4/3-4/24 9:00A-12:00P 211591-01 Th 5/1-5/29 9:00A-12:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $52 / $45 resident discount
Beginning & Intermediate Watercolor with Barbara Vermilyea Barbaraâ€™s method of teaching is a step-by-step demonstration of a painting in a group setting with individual attention. Every student will be painting the same painting. You will learn various watercolor techniques. Ages 18+ 111914-01 Th 1/9-1/30 6:00-9:00P 111914-02 Th 2/6-2/27 6:00-9:00P 111914-03 Th 3/6-3/27 6:00-9:00P 111914-04 Th 4/3-4/24 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $72 / $65 resident discount Oil Painting Class with Sherry Blackard Choose a photograph to work from, based on class discussions about good composition. Emphasis on color mixing, values, hues, purity of color and its placement to give you confidence in your painting. Materials list will be included on your receipt. Ages 18+ 111651-01 Th 2/6-3/13 9:30-11:30A Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $89 / $82 resident discount Pastel Paintings with Vicki Foote Create beautiful paintings using soft pastels. Demonstrations each week with step-bystep instruction in drawing and painting still life, landscapes, and animals. No previous experience necessary. Small materials list provided on receipt. Ages 18+ 143714-01 Th 1/9-1/30 1:00-3:30P 143714-02 Th 2/6-2/27 1:00-3:30P 143714-03 Th 4/3-4/24 1:00-3:30P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $68 / $61 resident discount
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Watercolor Workshop 1 with Richard Meagher Discover your own creative ability through the beauty and excitement of transparent watercolor. This course is for beginners and intermediates. You will learn to paint still life, skies, trees, rocks, fields and water. Each class will include a lecture, demonstration followed by class particiaption. Material information provided on receipt. Ages 16+ 111912-01 Tu 1/14-2/4 1:00-4:00P 111912-02 Tu 2/11-3/4 1:00-4:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $61 / $54 resident discount Watercolor Workshop 2 with Richard Meagher This course is for intermediate to advanced students. Instruction will emphasize composition, and the elements, and principles of design. Students will create paintings using value sketches and value patterns from their own photos or materials provided by instructor. Ages 16+ 111915-01 F 1/17-2/7 1:00-4:00P 111915-02 F 2/14-3/7 1:00-4:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $61 / $54 resident discount Beginning/Intermediate Acrylic Painting with Vicki Foote Complete a painting each week with stepby-step demonstrations. Create still lifes, landscapes, and animals with vivid color and values. Discussions include painting theory, framing techniques, and making note cards from your paintings. Materials list provided on receipt. Ages 18+ 141119-01 W 1/8-1/29 1:00-3:30P 141119-02 W 2/5-2/26 1:00-3:30P 141119-03 W 4/2-4/23 1:00-3:30P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $68 / $61 resident discount
Kiln Formed Glass Vessels with Diane Wood Have fun with an exploration of the possibilities of fused and slumped glass vessels. You will have both patterns and the in put of your own designs. You will experiment with designs options using a wide variety of frit, stringers, sheet and iridized glass. Your project can be either a vessel or can be a window hanger. You will design two vessels 10”x10” and 6”x6”. Monday class time is from 10am - 3pm and Thursday from 12pm - 2pm. Ages 18+ 141138-01 M/Th 2/3 & 2/6 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $87/$80 resident discount; materials fee due in class $60 Drawing What You See with Richard Meagher Drawing is the foundation for all forms of art. In this course, you will learn one and two point perspective, seeing at eye level, value changes, shading, sighting, proportions, alignments and composition. This course is for beginners and intermediates. Materials list provided on receipt. Ages 16+ 111833-01 Tu 1/14-2/4 9:30-11:30A 111833-02 Tu 2/11-3/4 9:30-11:30A Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $47 / $40 resident discount Drawing 2 with Richard Meagher This is a fun course for intermediate to advanced students where you will draw what you like from your perfered media. Instruction will include drawing in pencil, charcoal and pen and ink with washes. One class will be devoted to figure drawing. Ages 16+ 111834-01 F 1/17-2/7 9:30-11:30A 111834-02 F 2/14-3/7 9:30-11:30A Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $47 / $40 resident discount
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Photography Basic 102: Lighting Want to know the secret to good photography? It’s LIGHTING! If you can use your SLR camera on manual then come and learn how to manipulate light at any time of day and under any conditions. During this course learn the difference between quantity, quality, and direction of light. Also learn how to use and eliminate shadows, mix lighting, etc. 111672-01 Th 2/20-3/6 5:30-7:30P; Field trip date: 3/2; time/location TBA 111672-02 Th 3/20-4/3 7:30-9:30P; Field trip date: 3/30; time/location TBA Photography Basic 101: Camera Manipulation Learn how to begin operating a camera like a pro. The course offers intensive hands-on coaching on controlling your camera when creating photographs. Class includes information on such subjects as camera technology, lenses, use of F-stops and shutter speeds. Also learn the basics of purchasing equipment. Bring an adjustable camera and all equipment to the first class. 111673-01 Th 2/20-3/6 7:30-9:30P; Field trip date: 3/2; time/location TBA 111673-02 Tu 3/18-4/1 5:30-7:30P; Field trip date: 3/30; time/location TBA Photography Intermediate 202: Macro Nature is exciting to photograph and nature photos are a beautiful addition to your wall. This course offers one of the most fun types of nature photography- Macro. Learn about the equipment and techniques you need to get close to your subject. This hands-on workshop offers a field trip with an individual critique to follow. NOTE: you do not need special equipment to take this course 111674-01 Tu 3/18-4/1 7:30-9:30P; Field trip date: 3/30; time/location TBA
Digital SLR and 35mm Photography Classes with Bonita Chimes Ages 18+ • Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $86 / $79 resident discount; a 48-hour cancellation is required for these classes Photography Intermediate 201: Composition If you can use a manual camera, this course offers you, the amateur photographer- tips on composition. Learn the rules to make your photographs stand out from all the rest. How to place subjects, balance, perspective and how to guide the viewer’s eye to effectively communicate your ideas. This course offers a field trip with an individual critique to follow. 111676-01 Tu 2/18-3/4 7:30-9:30P; Field trip date: 3/2; time/location TBA Photography Basic 103: Portraits Capture the moment by optimum use of the camera, lighting and special effects. Learn to take different styles of portraits under a variety of lighting situations that will make your portraits look professional. The course will cover formal, candid and group shots. A field trip is scheduled with an individual critique of photographs to follow. 111679-01 Th 3/20-4/3 5:30-7:30P; Field trip date: 3/30; time/location TBA Photography Special Workshop: Building a Photographic Portfolio Have you ever wondered how to take your photography to the next level? This workshop will guide you in the right direction with individual consulting and group input. Building your style, your ideas, presentation and portfolio. Students may come into class anytime between 5:30-6 p.m. 111680-01 Tu/Su 2/18-3/4 5:30-7:30P; Field trip date: 3/2; time/location TBA
To register call the Folsom Parks and Recreation Department at (916) 355-7285 or go online www.folsom.ca.us
West Coast Swing with Come Dance with Me Performing Arts Workshop Learn the basic steps, techniques and patterns of West Coast Swing. This is a contemporary style of swing dance that draws from many other dances and uses many styles of music (including top 40, blues, R&B, and funk). Ages 18+ 142561-01 Tu 1/7-2/11 7:30-8:15P 142561-02 Tu 2/18-3/25 7:30-8:15P 142561-03 Tu 4/1-5/6 7:30-8:15P 242561-01 Tu 5/13-6/17 7:30-8:15P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $72 / $65 resident discount Beginning/Intermediate Line Dance with Phyllis K. Gifford Class time: 5-6:15pm, and for those that want to work on intermediate line dancing 6:15-6:30. Master the basics needed to become a successful line dancer with low impact steps to exercise the body and mind. In addition to regular line dances you will learn Waltz, Tango, and Rumba style line dances. Please wear appropriate shoes, no flip flops, heels or backless shoes. Ages 18+ 142761-01 W 1/8-1/29 5:00-6:30P 142761-02 W 2/5-2/26 5:00-6:30P 142761-03 W 3/5-3/26 5:00-6:30P 142761-04 W 4/2-4/23 5:00-6:30P 142761-05 W 4/30-5/21 5:00-6:30P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $48 / $41 resident discount Hip Hop 1 with Come Dance With Me Performing Arts Workshop Ages 6-17 142101-01 Tu 1/7-2/11 5:45-6:30P 142101-02 Tu 2/18-3/25 5:45-6:30P 142101-03 Tu 4/1-5/6 5:45-6:30P 242101-01 Tu 5/13-6/17 5:45-6:30P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $72 / $65 resident discount
Beginning Polynesian Dance with Natasha Forsberg Students will learn the basics of Hula and Tahitian. They will explore all the Hawaiian implements, learn dances and have the opportunity to perform. www.alohadancerscameronpark.com Ages 3.5+ 142556-01 Th 1/9-1/30 3:45-4:30P 142556-02 Th 2/6-2/27 3:45-4:30P 142556-03 Th 3/6-3/27 3:45-4:30P 142556-04 Th 4/3-4/24 3:45-4:30P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $62 / $55 resident discount; annual performance/materials fee $20 to “Aloha Dancers” Intermediate Polynesian Dance with Natasha Forsberg Focus on building our Hula and Tahitian skills. All styles of Polynesian dance are incorporated. Students will learn dances and have opportunities to perform if desired. www.alohadancerscameronpark.com Ages 5+ 144326-01 Th 1/9-1/30 4:30-5:30P 144326-02 Th 2/6-2/27 4:30-5:30P 144326-03 Th 3/6-3/27 4:30-5:30P 144326-04 Th 4/3-4/24 4:30-5:30P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $62 / $55 resident discount; $20 annual performance/materials fee to “Aloha Dancers” Itty Bitty Hip Hop with Come Dance With Me Performing Arts Workshop A fun and active class to learn basic hip hop moves. Wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. Ages 3-5 144882-01 Tu 1/7-2/11 5:00-5:45P 144882-02 Tu 2/18-3/25 5:00-5:45P 144882-03 Tu 4/1-5/6 5:00-5:45P 244882-01 Tu 5/13-6/17 5:00-5:45P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $72 / $65 resident discount
Hip Hop 2 with Come Dance With Me Performing Arts Workshop After learning the basics students will learn dances and moves that will impress your friends. Ages 6-17 142111-01 Tu 1/7-2/11 6:30-7:15P 142111-02 Tu 2/18-3/25 6:30-7:15P 142111-03 Tu 4/1-5/6 6:30-7:15P 242111-01 Tu 5/13-6/17 6:30-7:15P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $72 / $65 resident discount Dance I with Kaylene Christensen Students will have fun expanding on the basics of ballet and tap. Theyâ€™ll learn to improve their teachnique and putting the steps together into dances. Ages 6-9 115557-01 M 1/6-4/28* 5:50-6:35P *Note: no class 1/20, 2/17 & 4/14 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $196 / $189 resident discount; costume fee of $45 due at first class Jazz Dance with Kaylene Christensen Students learn dance technique and movement combinations. They will be able to learn a lyrical and a fast paced dance. $50 costume fee due at the 1st class. Ages 10-13 115558-01 M 1/6-4/28* 6:45-7:30P *Note: no class 1/20, 2/17, 4/14 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $196 / $189 resident discount; costume fee of $50 due at first class
Cartooning A to Z with Courtney Tice Cartooning from A to Z is an exploration of cartoon drawing and animation. In the first session students will learn to draw animals and create their own cartoon. In the second session students will focus on Japanese anima like Pokemon. The third session is an exploratory class on cartooning the human form. Ages 9-17 141126-01 W 2/5-2/26 5:30-6:30P 141126-02 W 3/5-3/26 5:30-6:30P 141126-03 W 4/2-4/30 5:30-6:30P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $82 / $75 resident discount; $10 materials fee due at first class Fine Art Drawing Class: Greek Mythology with Courtney Tice This art class is geared toward students who would like to learn about art through drawing and painting. The first session will be all about sea creatures. The second session focuses on dragons and the last session is about gods and godesses from Greek mythology. Ages 7-13 110048-01 W 2/5-2/26 4:30-5:30P 110048-02 W 3/5-3/26 4:30-5:30P 110048-03 W 4/2-4/30 4:30-5:30P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $82 / $75 resident discount; $10 materials fee due at first class
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Tiny Dance with Kaylene Christensen Tiny dance is an introduction to ballet, tap and creative dance. Students have fun moving and learning to dance through imagery and dance games. This is a fun class for children who love to move. Ages 3-4 115555-01 Th 1/16-4/24* 11:00-11:45A *Note: no class 4/17 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $196 / $189 resident discount; $40 costume fee Kinderdance with Kaylene Christensen Kinderdance is ballet and tap taught through imagery and dance games. Students are introduced to the ballet barre. This class is for beginners or those that have had some previous dance experience. Ages 4-5 115556-01 M 1/6-4/28* 5:00-5:45P *Note: no class 1/20, 2/17 & 4/14 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $196 / $189 resident discount; $40 costume fee
The Gallery at 48 Natoma January 24-March 6 “Abstracts in Fiber and Paint” Reception 6-8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24 Abstract paintings by Joe Strickland, paired with unique fiber art by Joan Dyer. March 14-May 8 “Classic Landscapes” Reception 6-8 p.m., Friday, March 14 Beautiful classic renditions of mountains, trees, sunsets, water and shorelines with oils by Tatyana Fogarty and pastels by Reif Erickson.
Community Gallery January 14-March 3: “Art Quilts” Quartz Quilts and the Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild Fiber art quilts
March 4-May 1: “Folsom Digital Art” Folsom High School Digital Art/Photography class These images will feature landscapes with unusual surprises!