Summer Schedule 2017

2017 Annual Art Center Summer Exhibit

June 2 Opening Reception, Gallery hours June 3 - June 10

Open to all current and former Art Center students. Check your email or the studio in May for more information. Let's make it the best ever!

Watercolor Workshop

August 30 - September 1

This workshop explores watercolor principles and techniques as applied to landscape, flowers, and still life.

Level:
All levels. Basic drawing skills are helpful.
Supplies:
See the supplies link on the website.

Figure Drawing - Open Studio

All Year - Mondays - 6 pm to 9 pm

Nude models will be available for drawing from life. Kevin Feary, Larry DeKock, and Steve will facilitate the evening.

Level:
Open to all levels.
Supplies:
Easels and drawing benches are available. Bring your own supplies.

General Painting: All Media

Tuesdays, July 11 through August 29, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Focuses on the techniques of the Old Masters. Participants begin with a drawing as an underpainting, then apply paint over this to achieve accuracy, depth, and a rich surface. Participants will choose their imagery from photos, still lifes, landscapes, or imagination. There will be individual instruction as well as daily demonstrations.

Level:
Open to all levels.
Supplies:
View the supplies link on the homepage.

Figure and Portrait Painting

Thursdays, July 6 thru August 24 9:30am– 12:30pm

Steve will continue to demonstrate in both watercolor and oil. Participants will learn to address the challenges inherent with their chosen medium. Participants study anatomy and learn to mix skin tones while developing composition and values. Compositional approaches include a close- up portrait approach or a full figure rendering. The application of abstract principles in painting from the nude model will be explored. The Old Master techniques will also be available. Entering participants should be able to draw accurately. Note: beginning/intermediate painting suggested prior to class. Individual attention is given to each participant. There are multiple demonstrations daily.

Level:
Basic drawing skills are needed for this class. Beginning/intermediate painting is suggested prior to taking this class.
Supplies:
View the supplies link on the homepage

General Painting: All Media

Saturdays, July 8 through August 26, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

See previous description

Level:
Open to all skill levels
Supplies:
View the supplies list link on the homepage

Figure Drawing

Saturdays, July 8 through August 26, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Steve will continue to teach Henry Yan's technique in the general class schedule. Drawing is a learnable skill. With guidance and practice anyone can learn to draw. Drawing from a live nude or clothed model you will be taught how to draw accurately while understanding the basic underlying form. Steve has been teaching for over 35 years. His vast experience and understanding of the difficulties inherent in figure drawing helps him to guide participants to their highest potential.

Level:
Open to all skill levels
Supplies:
View the supplies link on the homepage

Registration Form

To register for a class, print out ( click here for a PDF print version) and complete the form below. Mail completed form, and check or money order, to:
Steve Carpenter
176 Anderson Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
585-758-1410

www.stevecarpenterartcenter.com