Arts & Crafts



Acrylic and Oil Painting

All levels welcome. Mini lectures will be given on such topics as color theory, palette organization, composition, and more. Individual instruction and guidance will be given on students’ specific projects.

A supply list will be discussed the first day of class.

Questions? Contact Janine Sahm at Fenc[email protected]

 



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201103
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Sahm 2/25 - 5/5 Tu 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $188.00 View
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201104
Santa Clara Adult Education
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18 - &up Sahm 5/19 - 7/21 Tu 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $188.00 View

Drawing All Levels

All skill levels welcome. Learn the basics of working with graphite (pencil) on paper. The beginning student will learn the fundamentals of composition, perspective, and how to render convincing 3D images using light and shadow. Continuing, and advanced, students will continue to develop the basic skills and have the opportunity to work with new tools, such as conte crayon, silverpoint, charcoal, or pen and ink.

A supply list will be discussed the first class meeting.

Questions? Contact Janine Sahm at [email protected]

 

No Class:12/23, 12/30, 1/20



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201303
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Sahm 2/24 - 5/4 Mo 12:15 PM - 02:15 PM $150.00 View
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201304
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Sahm 5/18 - 7/27 Mo 12:15 PM - 02:15 PM $150.00 View

Drawing and Watercolor All Levels

Students will learn the basic skills of drawing and watercolor. Students will explore color mixing and application, composition and detail. Many detailed demonstrations will be provided. We will explore the drawing and watercolor as it applies to seascapes, landscapes and florals.

Materials list will be provided at 1st. class.

No Class: 11/27, 12/25, 1/1



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201603
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Dixon 2/26 - 5/6 We 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $150.00 View
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201604
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Dixon 5/20 - 7/8 We 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $120.00 View

Drawing to Painting

A solid foundation in drawing can lead to more successful painting. This class introduces the students to both drawing and painting and how they work together. Fundamental topics to be covered in class are basic shapes, value, color theory, basic techniques for graphite and painting medium of your choice (watercolor, acrylic and oil), perspective, composition and more. Beginners will start with basic exercises and a directed project. More advanced students will further develop their skills and/or supplement what they already know. Advanced students can also use this class as studio time to work, ask questions, get guidance and to be inspired and supported.

Supply list will be discussed the first night of class.

If you have questions please email Ms. Sahm at [email protected] comcast.net 

No Class:11/28, 12/26, 1/2

 



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207603
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Sahm 2/27 - 5/7 Th 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $150.00 View
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207604
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Sahm 5/21 - 7/23 Th 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM $150.00 View

Introduction to Mosaic Art

• A great introduction to Mosaics!

• Create up to 2 class projects using many different materials

• Learn to cut glass, break plates, and tile.

• Learn basic designs using different types of materials, tools and surfaces.

Questions: [email protected]

$45 materials fee payable first day of class.



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201902
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Morales 4/22 - 5/20 We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $125.00 View

Introduction to Pique Assiette Mosaic

Pique Assiette is a style of mosaic using a variety of recycled broken china. What a great way to recycle and reuse old plates and ceramics. Students will learn cutting techniques as well different design methods. The class project will be cement stepping stone or mirror frame.

Questions:[email protected]

$35 Materials fee payable first class

 



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219101
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Morales 7/15 - 7/29 We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $75.00 View

Mosaic Tempered Glass

Tempered Glass is shattered safety glass or crash glass. We will design a 8 x 11 picture on cement board with tempered glass and grout it. You will begin your mosaic piece using an overlaying technique with paint, papers, tissue, glitter, and more then we will add safety glass. You don’t need mosaic art experience or glass cutting skills.

Questions: [email protected]

$35 Materials fee payable first class.



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214701
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Morales 3/25 - 4/8 We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $75.00 View

Oil Painting for All Levels

Explore the basic techniques of oil painting: color mixing and application. Lots of teacher demonstrations! Landscapes, seascapes and floral painting emphasized.

Supply list given 1st day of class.

 No Class: 11/11, 12/23, 12/30, 1/20, 2/17



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201403
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Dixon 3/16 - 6/1 Mo 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM $150.00 View
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201404
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Dixon 6/15 - 8/3 Mo 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM $120.00 View

Paper Quilling

The art of quilling paper has been around for hundreds
of years. Paper quilling is the art of cutting
paper into long thin strips, rolling and pinching the
pieces into different shapes, and then gluing the
shapes together to form decorative art:
• Enhance and enrich greeting cards, boxes
• Used to make jewelry
• Enhance art projects
Questions: [email protected]



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214602
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up TBD 6/23 - 7/7 Tu 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $50.00 View

Watercolor/Pen and Ink

We will explore two mediums – watercolor and pen and ink – both individually and how they can be worked together. Students can work solely in watercolor or pen and ink, or they can combine the mediums. Watercolor techniques, such as dry brush, wet on wet, over washes and texture will be demonstrated and practiced. The possibilities of pen and ink will be explored. You will learn how to make a variety of lines with different materials in order to build rich drawings. Watercolor can be used to tint pen and ink drawings, or pen and ink can be used to enhance and give structure to a watercolor. A supply list will be discussed the first day of class.

Questions? Contact Ms. Sahm at [email protected]

 

No Class: 12/24, 12/31



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201503
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Sahm 2/25 - 5/5 Tu 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM $188.00 View
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201504
Santa Clara Adult Education
Room H2
18 - &up Sahm 5/19 - 7/21 Tu 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM $188.00 View