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Winter Garden Art Classes

Classes are 8-weeks long unless noted.

Winter Garden

Register now for Fall I and Fall I Sessions.

Crealdé School of Art, in partnership with the City of Winter Garden, offers a series of photography, painting, drawing, sculpture and ceramics classes for adults and children at the Jessie Brock Community Center, 310 N. Dillard St., located four blocks from Winter Garden’s historic downtown area. Call 407-656-4155 for directions. Register through Crealdé School of Art by phone 407-671-1886 or online at www.crealde.org. The center is located four blocks from the historic downtown area and only minutes from Ocoee, Clermont, Windermere and other west Orange County communuties.

YOUNG ARTISTS

WG/YAP101 Pint-Size Picassos
Instructor: Trish O’Donnell Fall I & Fall II
Saturday, 9:30–10:30 a.m., 6 weeks
Do you like to draw and paint? Explore the many ways to make art using pastels, paints, watercolors and other materials. This is a fun introductory experience for fledgling artists. For ages 5-10.
Members/WG Residents $100 • Non-Members $120

NEW! WG/YAP108 Mini Monets
Instructor: Trish O’Donnell Fall I & Fall II
Saturday, 11–noon, 6 weeks
Budding artists will experience the fascinating world of art-making with hands-on projects in watercolors, pastels, collage and more. Fledgling artists explore self-expression in a nurturing environment. For ages 4-6.
Members/WG Residents $100 • Non-Members $120

WG/YAP112 Clay Creations
Instructor: Paula Davis Fall I & Fall II
Thursday, 3:30–4:30 p.m., 6 weeks
Pinch, roll, coil, slam and twist! Have fun with clay as we go step-by-step and create animals, cups, castles, treasure boxes or other handbuilt projects. Be prepared to get your hands dirty! All materials provided. For ages 5-8.
Members/WG Residents $100 • Non-Members $120

WG/YAP204 Creating with Clay
Instructor: Belinda Glennon Fall II
Tuesday, 3:30–5 p.m., 6 weeks
Bring your imagination and experiment with handbuilding techniques to create functional pottery, whimsical sculptures or holiday keepsakes. Decorate with glazes, and give the gift of art this holiday with your unique ceramics. For ages 8-14.
Members/WG Residents $120 • Non-members $140

WG/YAP208 Wheel Throwing & More
Instructor: Belinda Glennon Fall I
Tuesday, 3:30–5 p.m., 6 weeks
Experience the wonder of the wheel as you shape a soft clay ball into a pot. Learn to combine thrown and handbuilt forms to create exciting clay vessels. Decorate and glaze for functional pottery. For ages 10-16.
Members/WG Residents $120 • Non-Members $140

WG/YAP308 Creative Expression in 2-D
Instructor: Patricia Byron Fall I & Fall II
Monday, 3:30–5 p.m., 6 weeks
Calling young artists who love to paint and draw! Explore your creative potential through acrylic paint, watercolors, charcoal and pastels on canvas and paper. Experiment with painting and drawing techniques, composition and color theory. Say it with art! For ages 10-14.
Members/WG Residents $120 • Non-members $140

NEW! WG/YAP220 Creative Digital Photography
Instructor: Trish O’Donnell Fall II
Tuesday, 4–5:30 p.m., 6 weeks Studio C
Develop your unique vision of the world through digital photography. Use composition to create inspiring photographs on walking field trips in Winter Garden. Experiment with photo-editing via cell phone and tablet apps to create stunning photographs! Students must provide digital camera and cell phone or tablet for this class.
Members/WG Residents $120 • Non-Members $140

With parental permission, self-motivated young adults (ages 14 to 17) are welcome to enroll in adult Painting, Drawing and Ceramics classes.

CERAMICS

WG/TD174 Handbuilding with Found Objects
Instructor: Belinda Glennon Fall I

Tuesday, 6–8 p.m., 6 weeks
Use handbuilding techniques to create nature-inspired ceramics both functional and decorative. Give new life to organic objects as they influence form, decoration and glazing choices. Suitable for all levels.
Members/WG Residents $165 • Non-members $185

WG/TD183 Gifts of Clay
Instructor: Belinda Glennon Fall II

Tuesday, 6–8 p.m., 6 weeks
A handmade salsa bowl, candy jar or cookie platter – start a new tradition when you create personal and unique pottery and decorations that enrich and personalize your holiday. Stamp out “Made in China” when you give the gift of your art! Suitable for all levels.
Members/WG Residents $165 • Non-members $185

PAINTING & DRAWING

WG/PD102 Introduction to Drawing & Painting
Instructor: Cathy Hempel Fall I & Fall II

Thursday, 6–8 p.m.
This class is designed for beginning students as an introduction to the fundamentals of art while sampling various drawing and painting techniques using different media, including watercolors, acrylics and oils. Tuition includes most materials and supplies.
Members/WG Residents $215 • Non-Members $235

WG/PD103 Drawing I
Instructor: Prayong Deeying Fall I & Fall II

Monday, 6–8 p.m.
This class covers basic principles of drawing and composition. Students will learn techniques of measuring angles and proportions to create accurate line drawings, techniques of shading to create light and volume, and principles of composition to create dynamic, engaging images.
Members/WG Residents $205 • Non-Members $225

WG/PD104 Watercolor I
Instructor: Prayong Deeying Fall I & Fall II

Wednesday, 3–5 p.m.
Explore the classical world of watercolor, and develop a firm grounding in traditional approaches and techniques.
Members/WG Residents $205 • Non-Members $225

WG/PD119 Introduction to Oil Painting
Instructor: Cathy Hempel Fall I & Fall II

Wednesday, 6–8 p.m.
Learn techniques of paint handling, color mixing, mediums, glazing and toning through assignments and demonstrations. Repeat students are welcome to work independently with the instructor’s help.
Members/WG Residents $205 • Non-Members $225

WG/PD130 Painting Powerful Landscapes
Instructor: Beatrice Athanas Fall I
Instructor: Barbara Young Fall II
Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., 6 weeks
Introductory to intermediate students will study interpretive landscape painting from photos. Learn “through the eyes of Vincent van Gogh.” Add texture, color and perspective to your work. Be bold with color and composition. Demonstrations will be done in oils but all media welcome.
Members/WG Residents $225 • Non-Members $245

WG/PD143 Exploring Abstract Painting
Instructor: Patricia Byron Fall I & Fall II
Monday, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m., 6 weeks
This inspiring class offers a fundamental exploration into the beauty of abstract painting. Instruction concentrates on composition, techniques, form, texture and color. Students will develop their own artistic visions, while referencing the works of contemporary painters. This class is ideal for the beginner to the more experienced painter. Just be ready to paint outside the lines.
Members/WG Residents $200 • Non-Members $220

WG/PD252 Painting a Still Life
Instructor: Beatrice Athanas Fall I
Instructor: Barbara Young Fall II
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., 6 weeks
Intermediate-level students will work from life to focus on composition, light and color. All media welcome. Instructor works in oil. Bring your favorite objects to paint.
Members/WG Residents $250 • Non-Members $270

PHOTOGRAPHY

WG/PH147 Digital Photography I
Instructor: Mark Lepow
Fall I: Monday, 6–8 p.m.
Fall II: Wednesday, 6–8 p.m.
Through instruction and assignments, learn essential photography concepts such as exposure, composition and lighting. Understanding camera settings and how to adjust aperture and shutter speeds will allow students to gain creative control of their work.
Members/WG Residents $210 • Non-Members $230

WG/PH148 Digital Photography II
Instructor: Mark Lepow
Fall I: Wednesday, 6–8 p.m.
Fall II: Monday, 6–8 p.m.
Through in-depth assignments, field trips and reviews, students delve deeper into composition, lighting and special equipment. In-class demonstrations on manipulating images for printing and posting online are included. Prerequisite: Digital Photography I or similar experience.
Members/WG Residents $210 • Non-Members $230

WG/PH243 Basic Portraiture
Instructor: Michael van Gelder Fall I
Thursday, 6–8 p.m.
Basic lighting and posting techniques and the use of flash and natural light are covered in this class. Focus is on defining the photographic portrait to reveal a subject’s unique personality. Students can work in black-and-white or color. Prerequisite: Digital Photography II or similar experience.
Members $220 • Non-members $240

WG/PH246 Flash Photography
Instructor: Michael van Gelder Fall II
Thursday, 6–8 p.m., 4 weeks
Start date: October 22
Learn to mix flash with available light, bounce flash, use of TTL metering system and special effects. Students will become more comfortable working with their external flash. Prerequisite: Digital Photography II or similar experience.
Members/WG Residents $120 • Non-members $140

WG/PH250 Night Photography
Instructor: Michael van Gelder Fall II
Thursday, 6–8 p.m., 4 weeks
Start date: November 19
Learn to make successful photos in low-light situations. ISO speed, timed exposures and metering low-light areas are covered. Creative use of white balance also will be introduced along with issues of noise reduction. Prerequisite: Digital Photography II or similar experience.
Members/WG Residents $120 • Non-members $140

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