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Painting and Drawing

FINE AND APPLIED ARTS

RegisterCeramics -Open Entry- Start Anytime! Section 7160, 7161 

Make a pinch pot, a coil pot or learn slab construction, learn how to use underglazes and glazes. Gain knowledge about greenware decorating and/or learn how to pour your own greenware. From beginning skills to advanced, students learn in a fun, supportive and instructive environment.

Materials extra. (No Class: Nov 21)
Location: Institute of Language and Culture, Room 6, 320 Rodriguez Street, Watsonville
Thur 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Reyes
Session 1: Aug 20 - Oct 8 -Section 7160
Session 2: Oct 15 - Dec 17 -Section 7161 

 

Join us in out Pottery Space, Open Entry Start AnyTime

RegisterCeramics - Beginning  Sections 7280, 7281 

This class is for beginners and will cover basic potters wheel techniques, hand building sculpture, glaze formulation, bioregional glaze, surface decoration and kiln firing. For further information call instructor George Dymesich: (831) 475-5614. Website: www.georgethepotter.com
Santa Cruz High School, Room 36, 415 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz
Tue 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Dymesich
Session 1: Oct 27 - Jan 26   -Section 7270
Session 2: TBD  -Section 7271 

 

RegisterCeramics - Intermediate Section 7281

This class is for intermediate students, and will cover potters wheel techniques, hand building sculpture, glaze formulation, bioregional glaze, surface decoration and kiln firing. For further information call instructor George Dymesich: (831) 475-5614. Website: www.georgethepotter.com
Santa Cruz High School, Room 36, 415 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz
Wed 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Dymesich
Session 1:Oct 28 - Jan 27 -Section 7280 
Session 2: TBD  -Section 7281 

 

Register​​​​​​​Glass Art - Beginning    Sections 7220, 7221, 7222

Open entry class, join other students in learning the fundamentals of glass blowing/ lampworking.
Please call instructor for questions: Nathan A. Bennett (831) 406-0264. ($130 class fee + $120 materials). 
Santa Cruz Center, 319 La Fonda Avenue, Santa Cruz
Tue 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Bennett
Session 1: Jan 14 - Feb 18     Section 7220
Session 2: Mar 3 - Apr 7    Section 7221
Session 3:Apr 14 - May 19    Section 7222
Glass Art

RegisterPainting, Drawing and Collage Open Entry- Start Anytime!

Open entry class for all levels of experience. Join other students in learning the basic techniques and fundamentals of art using many mediums. We will explore, have fun and make art in a supportive and encouraging environment. You can work on class projects, or bring in your own. Learn about line, value, balance, shape, form, texture, color, art history, art appreciation and art theory. Materials extra.

La Selva Beach Clubhouse, 314 Estrella Avenue, La Selva Beach

Tue 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Reyes
Session 1: Aug 18 - Oct 6     -Section 7180
Session 2: Oct 13 - Dec 15   -Section 7181 

RegisterWatercolor Journaling Open Entry- Start Anytime!

 

Students will learn how to express their view of the world through watercolor painting, pen, and ink drawing. Using personal small sized journals, students will be marking time and space in this creative journal, while learning different watercolor and drawing techniques. Materials extra. Syllabus will be handed out at first class.

Institute of Language and Culture, Room 6, 320 Rodriguez Street, Watsonville
Tue 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Reyes
Session 1: Aug 18 - Oct 6    -Section 7190
Session 2: Oct 13 - Dec 15  -Section 7191 

RegisterNEW WORKSHOPS THIS FALL 2020!!

Japanese Pottery Tools: How to Make and Use Them. Students will make various traditional Japanese pottery tools for forming and trimming pots. Please bring the following, if you have them:

1. “C” clamps
2. Coping Saw
3. Wood Rasp
4. Sand Paper

For further information call instructor George Dymesich: (831) 475-5614.
Website: www.georgethepotter.com
Santa Cruz High School, Room 36, 415 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz
Sep 19   $65
Sat 9.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Desich
 

RegisterRaku Workshop

This workshop will be in the Japanese tradition as it relates to Cha-no-yu, the tea ceremony. No previous  experience is necessary. During the first class we will form the vessels, and the firing will take place at the second class meeting. Suggested reading: The Book of Tea by Okakura Kakuzo For further information call instructor George Dymesich: (831) 475-5614. Website: www.georgethepotter.com
Santa Cruz High School, Room 36, 415 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz
Sat 9.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Desich   $120
Nov 7 and Nov 21
 

RegisterTeapot Workshop

This course will be a hands-on workshop for intermediate and advaced students. There will be a discussion and demonstration of techniques, form and design. Students should bring their own pottery tools. For further information call instructor George Dymesich: (831) 475-5614. Website: www.georgethepotter.com
Santa Cruz High School, Room 36, 415 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz
Sep 5   $60
Sat   9.m. – 5:00 p.m   Desich   

YOU ARE INVITED TO OUR BI-ANNUAL BAKE SALE!
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville 831-786-2160

Bi-Annual Bake Sale