Fall 2014 Pre-College and Continuing Education Program

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Fall 2014 Pre-College and Continuing Education Class Schedule


TWO SATURDAYS: THREE HOURS PER DAY

Pre-College Portfolio Preparation: Strengthening your Portfolio with Figurative Art

**THIS CLASS IS FREE TO JUNIORS AND SENIORS IN NEW HAVEN, MIDDLESEX AND NEW LONDON COUNTIES**

This class is designed to help young artist’s prepare an application to art college with an emphasis on supplementing their creative work with observational figurative art.
Art Teachers: please contact Adam Nowakowski to make student recommendations for this class.

Instructor: Adam Nowakowski, MFA
Date: Saturdays, Oct. 4 and 11
Time: 10am to 1pm


FIVE WEEK SESSIONS: THREE HOURS PER WEEK

Digital Painting

Gain insight into the fundamentals of physical painting in the digital world. Students will work with Adobe Photoshop, as well as other programs, to create works of art digitally. This course helps bridge the gap between “Fine Art”, concept art and illustration.

Roland Becerra is the artist, creator and director behind the short film ‘Dear Beautiful’, as well as co-founder of SoMuch Pictures. ‘Dear Beautiful’ was the winner of the Moving Pictures Magazine Animated Short Film competition and screened at Cannes Film Festival. It was also an Official Selection by the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. Since that time he has been working on his new project, ‘Agatha,’ which is yet to be released and follows in the footsteps of ‘Dear Beautiful.’

Instructor: Roland Becerra, MFA, Yale
Date: Friday, Sept. 12, 19, 26 and Oct. 3 &10
Time: 6 to 9pm  
Cost per student: $250

Twilight Landscape

Learn through the exploration of limited light landscape painting to convey mood, narrative and natural beauty through the exploitation of the twilight atmosphere in the local area. Old Lyme is well known for its blue and violet light at sunrise and sunset.

Instructor: Michael Viera, MFA
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 23, 30 and Oct. 7,14
Time: 5:30 to 8:30pm    
Cost per student: $250

Naturalistic Figure Painting

This is a limited palette, naturalistic figure painting class. In this class, emphasis will be placed on using effective drawing, color and paint application in order to create a convincing sense of three-dimensional form. Learn how to achieve a compelling sense of finish without using small brushes, in a relatively short period of time.

Instructor: Hollis Dunlap
Date: Thursday, Sept. 18, 25 and Oct. 2, 9 &16
Time: 6:30 to 9:30pm  
Cost per student: $250

Figure Sculpture:  An Anatomical Intensive

Explore the world of subtle anatomical exaggeration without sacrificing observational accuracy to produce drama and motion. Students will learn many observational figurative sculpture techniques.

Instructor: Kimberly Monson, MFA
Date: Wednesday Sept. 10, 17, 24 and Oct. 1 & 8
Time: 6:30 to 9:30pm
Cost per student: $250


TWO WEEKENDS: TWO DAYS PER WEEKEND: SIX HOURS PER DAY

*Still life: Composition and Content
Instructor: Nancy Gladwell, MFA
Date: Saturday and Sunday, Sept 20 & 21
Time: 10am to 4pm
Cost: $175

*Figure Painting: Continuing the Study of Composition and Content while using the Figure as the Primary Subject
Instructor: Nancy Gladwell, MFA
Date: October 11 & 12
Time: 10am to 4pm
Cost - $175

*REGISTER FOR ‘STILL LIFE’ AND ‘FIGURE PAINTING’ AND PAY $300 FOR BOTH CLASSES REPRESENTING A $50 DISCOUNT

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Cancellations and Schedule Changes:

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts reserves the right to cancel courses, and to alter fees, scheduling or staffing of courses.  If a program or course should be cancelled, students will be informed at least a week before the class start date. Please allow six weeks to process all refunds. Students will receive full refunds in the event of course cancellation.

For more information:

Contact Adam Nowakowski, Assistant Director of Admissions and Continuing Education at
P: 860-434-3571 x127
F: 860-434-8725
E: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Payments:

Payment is due at the time of registration.  A registration fee of $35 is required.  Registration fees are non-refundable unless a course is cancelled by the College.

Withdrawals and Refunds:

To withdraw from a class, submit written notification to the Assistant Director of Admissions and Continuing Education in person, by mail, or by fax.  Refunds will be calculated according to the following schedule upon receipt of written notice:
Three weeks prior to class start: 100%
One week prior to class start: 80%