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Spring Studio 2017

Adults (18+)

Looking for a creative challenge or simply a way to express yourself? Armory classes offer adults a creative outlet for your artistic needs. Develop new skills or discover hidden talents. Beginning and advanced students are given individualized instruction to achieve their goals. Most importantly, you’ll have an outlet for your personal artistic expression. You’re welcome in our Studio. Limited to 12 students (letterpress limited to 8 students), classes allow for individualized instruction.
 
The Cynthia Wasney Letterpress Memorial Scholarship
Created in 2015, this scholarship supports adults with a passion for the art and craft of letterpress. One scholarship is available each session and underwrites one letterpress class tuition, in full, for eligible individuals. Students who demonstrate financial need and a strong creative interest in letterpress are eligible for the scholarship. To apply, Contact Armory Letterpress Studio Director Denise El-Hoss at [email protected].

Adult Classes for Teens
Through our Art High program, teens 16+ can enroll in certain adult classes. For approval from the Studio Director, call 626.792.5101 x131 or email [email protected]. Enrollment is on a first come first served basis. Limit one adult class per teen student per session. Students must be 16 on the first day class begins. There is a $50 registration fee per class for Art High students plus materials cost noted.

Due to scheduled construction and events, Spring 2017 will be an abbreviated session with prorated prices. Monday through Thursday classes will meet 9 times. Friday classes meet 8 times. Saturday classes meet 7 times.


(Sp17.300) Letterpress

(Sp17.300) Letterpress

Adults 18+ Learn how to hand-set type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and image to design and create letterhead, postcards, note cards, announcements, posters and more.

Offered on Mon. 10:00am

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(Sp17.301) Ceramics: Conversations with Clay

(Sp17.301) Ceramics: Conversations with Clay

Adults 18+ Learn hand building techniques as well as throwing on the wheel. We’ll discover additional techniques through the use of glazes and various forms of surface decoration.

Offered on Mon. 10:00am

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(Sp17.302) Letterpress

(Sp17.302) Letterpress

Adults 18+ Learn how to hand-set type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and image to design and create letterhead, postcards, note cards, announcements, posters and more.

Offered on Mon. 1:00pm

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(Sp17.303) Letterpress

(Sp17.303) Letterpress

FULL

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.304) Digital Photography

(Sp17.304) Digital Photography

Adults 18+ Fine art, images for design or family photos- we’ll cover it all. This class introduces all basic camera functions including: proper exposure, depth of field, composition, lighting and the challenges of shooting in digital photography.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.305) Beginning Drawing

(Sp17.305) Beginning Drawing

Adults 18+ Explore drawing skills from simple sketches to finished works. Develop drawing techniques such as how to create space, value, form and composition.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.306) Silkscreening & T-Shirt Design

(Sp17.306) Silkscreening & T-Shirt Design

Adults 18+ Learn about transferring pictures using silkscreening, a process made famous by artists like Andy Warhol. Learn quick and easy ways to print on paper, t-shirts, posters and other surfaces.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.307) Printmaking

(Sp17.307) Printmaking

Adults 18+ Students are introduced to traditional printmaking processes using non-toxic methods. Most of these learned techniques can be printed without a press.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.308) Photoshop

(Sp17.308) Photoshop

Adults 18+ Become an expert in Photoshop, an all-powerful digital darkroom and design software. No experience or prior knowledge necessary.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.309) More Painting

(Sp17.309) More Painting

Adults 18+ For continuing painting students, this class offers experience in painting techniques and concept development.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.310) Letterpress

(Sp17.310) Letterpress

FULL

Offered on Wed. 10:00am

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(Sp17.311) Letterpress

(Sp17.311) Letterpress

Adults 18+ Learn how to hand-set type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and image to design and create letterhead, postcards, note cards, announcements, posters and more.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.312) Darkroom Photography

(Sp17.312) Darkroom Photography

Adults 18+ Discover the magic and alchemical beauty of the darkroom, and learn film-based black and white photography. Kick your photo skills up many notches by learning how to control your images coming out of the camera and the darkroom developing trays.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.313) Drawing

(Sp17.313) Drawing

Adults 18+ This class is designed for students who want to take a less structured approach to drawing. It is open to beginners as well as students with a basic understanding of line and shape.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.314) Graphic Design

(Sp17.314) Graphic Design

Adults 18+ Learn the fundamentals of visual communication by experimenting with type, composition, color and concept development. Then discover how much more powerfully and purposefully you can communicate.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.315) Collage & Assemblage

(Sp17.315) Collage & Assemblage

Adults 18+ Learn basic principles of design and color theory while exploring a wide range of materials and collage techniques. No experience in drawing or painting is necessary and individual expression is encouraged.

Offered on Thu. 10:00am

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(Sp17.316) Web Design

(Sp17.316) Web Design

Adults 18+ Using the user-friendly Adobe Muse software, create a fully functional, sophisticated website for your portfolio or business.

Offered on Thu. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.317) Ceramics

(Sp17.317) Ceramics

Adults 18+ Learn hand building techniques as well as wheel throwing and trimming. Express yourself further through the use of glazes and various forms of surface decoration.

Offered on Thu. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.318) Painting

(Sp17.318) Painting

Adults 18+ This class is designed for both beginning and continuing students to gain experience in painting techniques and to develop a creative approach to painting.

Offered on Thu. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.319) More Painting

(Sp17.319) More Painting

Adults 18+ For continuing painting students, this class offers experience in painting techniques and concept development.

Offered on Fri. 10:30am

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(Sp17.320) Fabric Arts: Natural Dyeing & Shibori

(Sp17.320) Fabric Arts: Natural Dyeing & Shibori

Adults 18+ Experiment with dyeing techniques to create one-of-a-kind wearable and/or functional pieces. Dye fabric and salvaged clothing. Learn about shibori methods, a Japanese manual resist natural dyeing technique.

Offered on Sat. 9:30am

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(Sp17.321) Watercolor Painting

(Sp17.321) Watercolor Painting

Adults 18+ Discover the liberating, experimental medium of watercolor! Design and create watercolor paintings focusing on the basics such as washes, masking, and glazing, along with more innovative methods of applying watercolor.

Offered on Sat. 10:30am

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(Sp17.322) Makers "Contemporary Crafts” Workshop

(Sp17.322) Makers "Contemporary Crafts” Workshop

Adults 18+ This class focuses on the intersection between contemporary art and handmade/domestic crafts with an emphasis on the content/context of materials. Explore the vision of a different artist with each “makers” project.

Offered on Sat. 1:30pm

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(Sp17.323) Ceramics

(Sp17.323) Ceramics

Adults 18+ Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic pieces. We’ll also explore various types of clay, learn methods of glazing and make different types of surface texture.

Offered on Sat. 3:30pm

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(Sp17.500) Intro to Darkroom Magic: Experimenting with Light, Time & Motion

(Sp17.500) Intro to Darkroom Magic: Experimenting with Light, Time & Motion

Adults 18+ NEW SHORT-TERM WORKSHOP! Discover or rediscover the alchemy of the darkroom with camera-less photography. A perfect workshop for photographers, artists, and anyone who loves to play with image making.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.500a) Intro to Darkroom Magic Week 1 • Experimenting with Light, Time & Motion: The Double Exposure Revisited

(Sp17.500a) Intro to Darkroom Magic Week 1 • Experimenting with Light, Time & Motion: The Double Exposure Revisited

Adults 18+ NEW SHORT-TERM WORKSHOP! The first week focuses on how to make a successful double exposure using the chemistry and optics of the darkroom.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.500b) Intro to Darkroom Magic Weeks 2+3 • Experimenting with Light, Time & Motion: The Photogram Revisited

(Sp17.500b) Intro to Darkroom Magic Weeks 2+3 • Experimenting with Light, Time & Motion: The Photogram Revisited

Adults 18+ NEW SHORT-TERM WORKSHOP! This continuation of the darkroom workshop introduces new ways to work with the photogram to arrive at a multidimensional magic.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(Sp17.501) Black and White Portrait Photography

(Sp17.501) Black and White Portrait Photography

Adults 18+ NEW SHORT-TERM WORKSHOP! Ramp up your portrait taking skills by studying with a professional fine art portrait photographer. This workshop focuses on shooting film-based portraits, with a basic introduction to making prints in the darkroom.

Offered on Sat. 9:30am

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(Sp17.502a) Photographing in the Streets • WEEK 1

(Sp17.502a) Photographing in the Streets • WEEK 1

Adults 18+ NEW SHORT-TERM WORKSHOP! This is an excellent course to prepare for your travel photography. A skilled street photographer is able to anticipate that split second when the ordinary street scene becomes an extraordinary photo.

Offered on Sat. 10:00am

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(Sp17.502b) Photographing in the Streets • WEEK 2

(Sp17.502b) Photographing in the Streets • WEEK 2

Adults 18+ NEW SHORT-TERM WORKSHOP! A continuation of Week 1 (see above). Register for either week independently, or take both sessions... it's your choice!

Offered on Sat. 10:00am

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(Sp17.503) Book Arts

(Sp17.503) Book Arts

Adults 18+ NEW SHORT-TERM WORKSHOP! This one-day workshop introduces the history, basic structures, and an overview of the practices used by book artists. Learn the art of handmade books with projects ranging from traditional to experimental.

Offered on Sat. 9:30am

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