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Summer Studio 2017

Adult Classes (7/10-8/19)



Classes limited to 12 students, allowing for individualized instruction. Photography classes limited to 10. Letterpress classes limited to 8.
 
Through the Art High program, teens 16+ can enroll in select 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 class per 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 by class.

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].

Illustration by faculty member Jenny Ziomek.



(Su17.300) Letterpress

(Su17.300) Letterpress

(Adults 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters and more.

Offered on Mon. 10:00am

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(Su17.301) Letterpress

(Su17.301) Letterpress

(Adults 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters and more.

Offered on Mon. 1:00pm

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(Su17.302) Letterpress

(Su17.302) Letterpress

(Adults 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters and more.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(Su17.303) Beginning Drawing

(Su17.303) Beginning Drawing

(Adults 18+) Draw from observation and gradually build knowledge to create work from simple sketches to finished pieces. Learn techniques like sketching simple shapes, shading, hatching, and controlling line weight. You'll develop proficiency and artistry as we study line, space, value, form and composition.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(Su17.304) Portrait Photography

(Su17.304) Portrait Photography

(Adults 18+) Ramp up your portrait taking skills by studying with a professional fine art portrait photographer. This workshop focuses on creating expressive portraits that communicate an individual and unique vision.

Offered on Mon. 6:30pm

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(Su17.305) Printmaking

(Su17.305) Printmaking

(Adults 18+) Learn exciting printmaking techniques using non-toxic methods. Multi-colored original prints will be created using methods like relief blocks, image transfers, monotypes, drypoints, and silk aquatints.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(Su17.306) More Painting

(Su17.306) More Painting

(Adults 18+) For beginning and continuing painting students, this class offers experience in painting techniques and concept development. Contemporary methods and artists will be explored with a deeper emphasis on color, composition, space and texture.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(Su17.307) Aroma Art

(Su17.307) Aroma Art

(Adults 18+) Create your own fragrances and make scent-inspired drawings. Learn the secrets of blending well-balanced bouquets of essential oils using techniques associated with top notes, middle notes and base notes from the fragrance industry. Each scent becomes your muse, inspiring unique sketches.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(Su17.308) Ceramics

(Su17.308) Ceramics

(Adults 18+) Learn how to use the potter’s wheel as well as handbuilding techniques with high and low fire clay.

Offered on Tue. 6:30pm

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(Su17.309) Letterpress

(Su17.309) Letterpress

(Adults 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters and more.

Offered on Wed. 10:00am

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(Su17.310) Letterpress

(Su17.310) Letterpress

(Adults 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters and more.

Offered on Wed. 1:00pm

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(Su17.311) Letterpress

(Su17.311) Letterpress

(Adults 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and images to design and create personal letterhead, postcards, cards, announcements, posters and more.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(Su17.312) Figure Drawing with Live Model

(Su17.312) Figure Drawing with Live Model

(Adults 18+) Boost your drawing skills with this essential class in observational drawing of the human body. Learn anatomical proportion, line weight, shading techniques, and composition as well as the placement of the bones, movement of muscular mass, and the shading of the skin.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(Su17.313) Photography

(Su17.313) Photography

(Adults 18+) Discover the magic of the darkroom as you explore film-based black and white photography. Instruction will emphasize camera skills, printing techniques, and how to control camera and darkroom exposure.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(Su17.314) Graphic Design with Photoshop

(Su17.314) Graphic Design with Photoshop

(Adults 18+) Empower your design skills with the expert help of a professional graphic designer. Learn the fundamentals of visual communication by experimenting with type, composition, color and concept development.

Offered on Wed. 6:30pm

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(Su17.315) Painting

(Su17.315) 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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(Su17.316) More Painting

(Su17.316) More Painting

(Adults 18+) For continuing painting students, this class offers experience in painting techniques and concept development. Contemporary methods and artists will be explored with a deeper study of traditional methods emphasizing color, composition, space and texture.

Offered on Fri. 9:30am

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(Su17.317) Figure Drawing with Nude Model

(Su17.317) Figure Drawing with Nude Model

(Adults 18+) Boost your drawing skills with this essential class in observational drawing of the human body. Learn anatomical proportion, line weight, shading techniques, and composition as well as the placement of the bones, movement of muscular mass, and the shading of the skin.

Offered on Fri. 2:00pm

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(Su17.318) Letterpress

(Su17.318) Letterpress

(Adults 18+) Learn how to handset type and print on different letterpresses. Combine text and image to design and create letterhead, postcards, note cards, announcements, posters and more. No class August 19. This class only meets 5 times.

Offered on Sat. 10:00am

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(Su17.319) Natural Dyeing and Shibori

(Su17.319) Natural Dyeing and Shibori

(Adults 18+) Experiment with dyeing techniques to create one-of-a-kind wearable and/or functional pieces. Learn shibori, a Japanese resist dye technique. Bind, stitch, fold, twist or compress fabric and salvaged cloth to achieve different patterns and designs.

Offered on Sat. 10:00am

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(Su17.320) Watercolor Illustration

(Su17.320) Watercolor Illustration

(Adults 18+) Experiment with dyeing techniques to create one-of-a-kind wearable and/or functional pieces. Learn shibori, a Japanese resist dye technique. Bind, stitch, fold, twist or compress fabric and salvaged cloth to achieve different patterns and designs.

Offered on Sat. 10:00am

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