An Eye on Art Folsom Parks and Recreation art classes and gallery newsletter. Watercolor Workshop with Richard Meagher Discover your own creative ability through the beauty and excitement of transparent watercolor. All levels welcome. You will learn to paint still life, skies, trees, rocks, fields and water. Each class will include a lecture, demonstration follwed by class participation. Materials list provided on receipt. Ages 16+ 411912-01 Tu 10/8-10/29 1:00-4:00P 411912-02 Tu 10/8-10/29 1:00-4:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $65 / $58 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+ 411915-01 F 9/6-9/27 1:00-4:00P 411915-02 F 10/4-10/25 1:00-4:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $65 / $58 resident discount
Fall 2013 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. If you already paint your work will improve. All levels are welcome. Materials list provided on receipt. Ages 16+ 411833-01 Tu 9/10-10/1 9:30-11:30A 411833-02 Tu 10/8-10/29 9:30-11:30A Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $41 / $34 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+ 411834-01 F 9/6-9/27 9:30-11:30A 411834-02 F 10/4-10/25 9:30-11:30A Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $41 / $34 resident discount
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s c i m Cera Potter’s Wheel with Gary D. Silkman This is your chance to learn how to throw on the potters wheel. You will have plenty of time to perfect your skills as we will spend 6 weeks on the wheel. You will learn how to prepare and center the clay and make bowls, vases and plates. Firing and glazes included. Ages 18+ 410112-01 Th 9/5-10/10 6:00-9:00P 410112-02 Th 10/17-11/21 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $89 / $82 resident discount; clay must be purchased from instructor for $11-$13 Creative Ceramics with Susan M. 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. Glazing and firing included. Ages 18+ 411501-01 Tu 9/24-10/29 6:00-9:00P 411501-02 Tu 11/5-12/10 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $89 / $82 resident discount; clay must be purchased from instructor for $11-$13
Beginning Clay with Lisa McCord 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/or stains will complete your projects. Class fee includes glazes and firing. Ages 50+ 441123-01 Tu 9/24-10/29 1:00-4:00P 441123-02 W 9/25-10/30 1:00-4:00P 441123-03 Tu 11/5-12/17 1:00-4:00P 441123-04 W 11/6-12/18* 1:00-4:00P *Note: no class 11/26 & 11/27 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $64 / $57 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 teachniques 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.Ages 18+ 441220-01 W 9/4-10/9 6:00-9:00P 441220-02 W 10/16-11/20 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $89 / $82 resident discount; clay must be purchased from instructor for $11-$13
Don’t miss out on the student and teacher art show and sale on November 15th in conjunction with the 48 Natoma Gallery exhibit “Playtime” from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.
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Chinese Brush Painting with Betty Liu Betty Liu brings a rich imagination to Chinese painting. From basic Plum, Bamboo, Orchid & Chrysanthemum to advanced, mixing 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+ 411532-01 Tu 9/3-9/24 9:00-11:30A 411532-02 Tu 10/1-10/29 9:00-11:30A 411532-03 Tu 11/5-11/26 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 will have the opportunity to explore the 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. Materials list provided at registration. Ages 18+ 411591-01 Th 9/5-9/26 9:00A-12:00P 411591-02 Th 10/3-10/31 9:00A-12:00P Fee: $52 / $45 resident discount 411591-03 Th 11/7-11/21 9:00A-12:00P 411591-04 Th 12/5-12/19 9:00A-12:00P Fee: $42 / $35 resident discount Location: 48 Natoma
Beginning/Intermediate Watercolor with Barbara Vermilyea You will learn about the material and techniques to effectively create a work of art. Each week the instructor will demonstrate step-by-step instructions on new projects. No painting or drawing experience required. Materials list provided at registration. Ages 16+ 411914-01 Th 9/5-9/26 6:00-9:00P 411914-02 Th 10/3-10/24 6:00-9:00P Fee: $75 / $68 resident discount 411914-03 Th 11/7-11/21 6:00-9:00P 411914-04 Th 12/5-12/19 6:00-9:00P Fee: $61 / $54 resident discount Location: 48 Natoma Acrylic Painting with Susan Silvester This is a very beginning class. If you ever wanted to learn how to paint with acrylics this class is a great introduction or as a refresher class. Come try your hand in a pressure free atmosphere. Please e-mail instructor for supply list: firstname.lastname@example.org Ages 18+ 441119-01 M 9/9-9/23 6:30-9:00P 441119-02 M 10/7-10/21 6:30-9:00P 441119-03 M 11/4-11/18 6:30-9:00P 441119-04 M 12/2-12/16 6:30-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $82 / $75 resident discount; for those who donâ€™t already have supplies â€“ $20 materials fee due at first class Pastel Paintings with Vicki Foote Create beautiful paintings using soft pastels. Demonstrations each week with step-by-step instruction in drawing and painting still life, landscapes, and animals. Ages 18+ 443714-01 Tu 9/3-9/24 1:00-3:30P 443714-02 Tu 11/5-11/26 1:00-3:30P Fee: $62 / $55 resident discount 443714-03 Tu 12/3-12/17 1:00-3:30P Fee: $51 / $44 resident discount Location: 48 Natoma
The Gallery at 48 Natoma Professional Fine Art Gallery September 6-October 31 “Yoshio Taylor” Reception 6-8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6 Nationally acclaimed sculptor, Yoshio Taylor will exhibit a solo show of ceramic sculptures, drawings and paintings. The Opening Reception for this exhibit will feature an opportunity to participate in “The State of the Arts” fundraiser benefiting the Public Art Program in Folsom. November 15-January 9 “Playtime: The Art of Toys” Reception 6-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15 Toys become art in this creative exhibit featuring sculptures by Rebecca Casey and acrylics by Michael Sacramento.
About the Gallery: This exciting professional gallery is free and open to all ages. The exhibits showcase art by regional and national artists, area museum collections, and traveling exhibitions. The Gallery at 48 Natoma offers high quality, original art exhibits to our community that we otherwise might not have an opportunity to experience. The public is also invited to attend great opening night receptions held the first Friday of each exhibit. Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Open Tuesday evenings 6-8 p.m. Free gallery tours are available for schools and groups; please call ahead to confirm our current schedule: (916) 355-7285.
Community Gallery: Local emerging artists, adult art students and community art organizations also have opportunities to exhibit their work in the Community August 29-October 28: “Folsom Collects” This display from members of the FolPho Photography Club will feature over 30 examples of sculptures in Folsom’s Public Art collection. November 8-January 3: “Folsom Focus Photography Contest” Join us to view this annual local competition attracting over 300 entries from children to adults in several categories. See page 3 for contest information.
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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
Getting to Know Your New Digital Camera with Robert Gouine Get to know your camera well enough that you stop taking pictures and start taking photographs. Bring your camera, manual and charged batteries as we will be shooting some photos in class. Ages 18+ 448821-01 Th 10/3 6:30-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $42 / $35 resident discount
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. Bring an adjustable camera and all equipment to the first class. A field trip will be scheduled with an individual critique of photographs to follow. 411673-01 Th 9/12-9/26 5:30-7:30P; Field trip date: 9/22; time/location TBA
Shooting for Ebay and Craigslist with Robert Gouine Learn to shoot images for the social auction networks. You will be introduced to the inexpensive “light tent” that is used for product photography to show your auction items in their best light. Bring your camera, manual, charged batteries, plus an item to shoot and tri-pod if you have one (or use mine for class). If you are not comfortable with your camera, take the Getting to Know class first to get the most out of this class. Ages 18+ 448859-01 Th 11/7 6:30-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $47 / $40 resident discount
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. A field trip is offered with this course with an individual critique of photos to follow. 411672-01 Th 9/12-9/26 7:30-9:30P; Field trip date: 9/22; 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. A field trip will be scheduled with an individual critique of photographs to follow. (Field trip TBA) 411679-01 Tu 9/10-9/24 5:30-7:30P; Field trip date: 9/22; time/location TBA Photography Basic 104: Travel For those of you who love to travel and photograph scenery, people and places, learn tips for a successful photo vacation. You’ll also learn how to photograph outdoors during special weather conditions such as snow, rainstorms and intense heat. Filed trip date: 9/22; time/ location TBA 411675-01 Tu 9/10-9/24 5:30-7:30P; Field trip date: 9/22; time/location TBA
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+ 442561-01 Tu 9/3-10/8 7:30-8:15P 442561-02 Tu 10/15-11/19 7:30-8:15P Fee: $72 / $65 resident discount 442561-03 Tu 11/26-12/17 7:30-8:15P Fee: $56 / $49 resident discount Location: 48 Natoma
Beginning/Intermediate Line Dance with Phyllis K. Gifford Line dancing is a great way to make new friends and get reacquainted with others. 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 a Waltz, Tango, and Rumba. Please wear appropriate shoes, no flip flops, heels or backless shoes. Ages 18+ 442551-01 W 9/4-9/25 5:15-6:30P 442551-02 W 10/2-10/23 5:15-6:30P 442551-03 W 10/30-12/4* 5:15-6:30P *Note: no class 11/20 & 11/27 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $48 / $41 resident discount
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 3.5+ 442556-01 Th 9/26-10/17 4:30-5:30P 442556-02 Th 10/24-11/14 4:30-5:30P 442556-03 Th 11/21-12/19* 4:30-5:30P *Note: no class 11/28 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $62 / $55 resident discount; $20 annual materials fee for Aloha Dancers performances 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+ 444326-00 Th 9/26-10/17 3:45-4:30P 444326-01 Th 10/24-11/14 3:45-4:30P 444326-02 Th 11/21-12/19* 3:45-4:30P *Note: no class 11/28 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $62 / $55 resident discount; $20 annual materials fee for Aloha Dancers performances Hip Hop for Adults with Come Dance With Me Performing Arts Workshop From break dancing to popping, youâ€™ll get the skills to work it on the dance floor. Itâ€™s also an amazing workout too! Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Ages 18+ 442131-01 W 9/4-10/9 8:30-9:15P 442131-02 W 10/16-11/20 8:30-9:15P Fee: $72 / $65 resident discount 442131-03 W 11/27-12/18 8:30-9:15P Fee: $56 / $49 resident discount Location: 48 Natoma
Drawing with Courtney Tice This fun, non-judgemental class will introduce students to a variety of skills. The class projects are a rich balance of watercolor, graphite and marker. We will art journal the plants, animals, and land formations in the Folsom area. Students will study the local flora and fauna in a fun creative way. No experience needed. Ages 6-12 411387-01 Th 9/5-9/26 2:00-3:00P 411387-02 Th 10/3-10/24 2:00-3:00P 411387-03 Th 11/7-12/5* 2:00-3:00P *Note: no class 11/28 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $76 / $69 resident discount; $10 materials fee due at first class Drawing Mythological Creatures with Courtney Tice Draw and paint the strange and wonderous creatures from films and stories. Learn to draw dragons, sea creatures and many of the Greek Titans. Ages 7-17 410048-01 Th 9/5-9/26 3:00-4:15P 410048-02 Th 10/3-10/24 3:00-4:15P 410048-03 Th 11/7-12/5* 3:00-4:15P *Note: no class 11/28 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $76 / $69 resident discount; $10 materials fee due at first class
Fashion Fabulous with Courtney Tice New and exciting fashion class! An opportunity to explore fashion design through the Hollywood films we love! Draw your own designs. Learn how to draw, paint and collage fabric ideas for gowns fit for queens and fairies! Weâ€™ll look at holiday styling and costume design too! No experience needed; new ideas will be introduced each session. Ages 8-15 414836-01 Th 9/5-9/26 4:15-5:15P 414836-02 Th 10/3-10/24 4:15-5:15P 414836-03 Th 11/7-12/5* 4:15-5:15P *Note: no class 11/28 Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $86 / $79 resident discount; $10 materials fee due at first class Mythological Dragons Camp with Courtney Tice Draw dragons from films, books and cartoons. After weâ€™ll learn to create our own dragons! Ages 6-9 414835-01 M/Tu/W 11/25-11/27 10:00A-1:00P
Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $116 / $109 resident discount
Fashion From the Future with Courtney Tice Learn to design what you think should be the future styles while looking at fashion from the past. Join us for this great camp and get creative! Ages 8-15 416010-01 M/Tu/W 11/25-11/27 1:00-4:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $116 / $109 resident discount
New Classes this Fall
Scrapbooking Basics with Kelly Case 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+ 442862-01 M 9/9 6:00-9:00P 442862-02 M 10/7 6:00-9:00P 442862-03 M 11/4 6:00-9:00P 442862-04 M 12/2 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $36 / $29 resident discount; $10 materials fee due at first class Beyond Basic Scrapbooking with Kelly Case You already know how to create an album and enjoy cropping and embellishing - but maybe you donâ€™t have the time or space or creative juices to keep up with all your photos/events? 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 a paper trimmer, scissors, and adhesive to class. Ages 18+ 441134-01 M 9/16 6:00-9:00P 441134-02 M 10/14 6:00-9:00P 441134-03 M 11/18 6:00-9:00P 441134-04 M 12/9 6:00-9:00P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $36 / $29 resident discount; $10 materials fee due at first class 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. Materials included. Apron recommended. Ages 18+ 441127-01 M 9/23 6:30-8:30P 441127-02 M 10/21 6:30-8:30P 441127-03 M 11/25 6:30-8:30P 441127-04 M 12/16 6:30-8:30P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $36 / $29 resident discount; $5 materials fee due at first class Paper Party with Kelly Case 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. Required materials supplied. Oct: vintage Halloween; Dec: Holiday gift giving. Ages 18+ 448811-01 M 10/28 6:30-8:30P 448811-02 Tu 12/17 6:30-8:30P Location: 48 Natoma Fee: $36 / $29 resident discount; $15 materials fee due at first class