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July is a Hot Month for Art at Carroll

Release Date: 5/21/2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Sylvia Blair
Community Relation Coordinator/Web Editor

410-386-8153

July Is A Hot Month For Art at Carroll Community College!

July is a hot month for art classes at Carroll Community College, whether you are a beginner, an outdoor enthusiast, or a botanical buff. Take some time to unwind with an art class this summer!

Drawing and Painting: Beginning
Learn to draw and paint skillfully and beautifully by learning to see things differently-to see in ways not used in ordinary life. Enhance your creativity as you add the dimension of color. Hands-on exercises will focus on how to use color theory to achieve harmonious colors and how to see and efficiently mix specific desired hues. Bring a 9" X 12" white paper drawing pad, a Factis eraser and an Ebony pencil to the first class. Call 410-386-8100 to receive the complete materials list. Instructor: Shirley Lippy
Cost: $120 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: PDE-808-A1M
Thursdays, July 12 - Sept. 13, 1:30 - 4 p.m. (10 sessions)
Business Training Center, Room T407

Drawing and Painting: Continuing
Expand your drawing and painting skills in this next step class by exploring a variety of mediums. Learn how to perceive edges, spaces, relationships, lights, and shadows in ways that will enlarge your understanding of drawing and painting principles and enhance your skills. Work with your choice of media including colored pencil, pen and ink, acrylic, oil and watercolor. Call 410-386-8100 to receive a materials list. Instructor: Shirley Lippy
Cost: $120 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: PDE-809-A1M
Fridays, July 13 - Sept. 14, 9:30 a.m. - Noon (10 sessions)
Business Training Center, Room T407

Studio Art: Drawing and Painting
Students who have completed the course Drawing and Painting (Continuing) will work on independent projects and explore more advanced techniques in a variety of media.

Instructor: Shirley Lippy Cost: $120 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: PDE-728-A1M
Fridays, July 13 - Sept. 14, 12:30 - 3 p.m. (10 sessions)
Business Training Center, Room T407

Figure Drawing
Work from a live model with an emphasis on anatomy, proportion and composition. Practice drawing the figure with varied poses, lighting effects, techniques and materials. Instructor: Ken Ecker
Cost: $67 (MD Senior Adults: $45)
Course #: PDE-008-A1M
Saturdays, July 14 and 21, 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (two sessions)
Washington Road Campus, Room A132A

Portrait Drawing
Learn the basics of portrait drawing. Topics include contour drawing, gestures, tonal drawing and the process of shading. Live models may be used in some sessions. Call 410-386-8100 to receive a materials list. Instructor: Ken Ecker
Cost: $115 (MD Senior Adults: $45)
Course #: PDE-858-A1M
Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 10 - 19, 6:30 - 9:45 p.m. (four sessions)
Washington Road Campus, Room A132A

Landscape Painting
Explore the beautiful scenes around you and capture them on canvas. New York artist, Ken Ecker will guide you as you learn composition, form, and acrylic painting techniques. Individual interpretation will be encouraged throughout the class. Call 410-386-8100 for a materials list.
Cost: $49 (MD Senior Adults: $25)
Course #: PDE-030-A1M
Saturdays, July 14 and 21, 1 - 4:15 p.m. (two sessions)
Washington Road Campus, Room A132A

Watercolor Painting in the Heirloom Garden
Be inspired! Join us for an amazing day of watercolor painting in the flower gardens of Carroll County Farm Museum. Meet on campus for a short overview of painting outdoors. Spend the rest of the day painting while enveloped in the sights and fragrances of the flowers and plants of Carroll County. Call 410-386-8100 for a materials list. Instructor: Karen Peck
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $25)

Course #: PDE-029-A1MT
Saturday, July 28, 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. at college;
11:45 AM - 4:30 p.m. at Farm Museum
Washington Road Campus, Room A132A

To register or for more information, call Continuing Education and Training at 410-386-8100 or go to www.carrollcc.edu.

 

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