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Fine Arts
Register now for late Fall & Winter 2018-19 classes.

Beginning Pencil Drawing
Join this introductory, individually focused and interactive course on learning to draw with a single pencil. Students will use creativity and imagination to put onto practice the basic principles of drawing; topics include shading and rendering texture, proportions and perspective. Please bring your own HB pencil, drawing paper and eraser if available.

Instructor: Steve Tanaka worked as an artist in industry for more than thirty years. He enjoys helping others maximize their artistic abilities through drawing and sketching.

8 Tuesdays
9:30 – 11:30am
Dec 4, 2018 – Feb 5, 2019
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $105
#8235.102
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Pencil Drawing Intermediate

This intermediate, individually focused and interactive course will concentrate on the further development of drawing fundamentals and include composition and drawing from the imagination. Prerequisite: completion of a basic drawing course. Please bring your own HB pencil, drawing paper and eraser if available.

Instructor: Steve Tanaka worked as an artist in industry for more than thirty years. He enjoys helping others maximize their artistic abilities through drawing and sketching.

8 Wednesdays
9:30 – 11:30am
Dec 5, 2018 - Feb 6, 2019
(no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $105
#8234.101
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Watercolor
for Beginners
Learn the magic of painting with watercolors. Gradually gain knowledge of basic watercolor skills and techniques while following the instructor in a step-by-step process of creating your own paintings. No experience necessary to enjoy this artistic adventure.

Instructor: Sharon Maguire is a watercolor artist who has taught painting through the Pierce College Encore Program. She has a passion for helping others discover the joy and adventure of painting with watercolors.

8 Mondays
1:00 – 3:00pm
Dec 3, 2018 – Feb 11, 2019
(no class Dec 24, 31, Jan 21)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $115 plus $20 material fee to instructor
#8213.202
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Seasonal
Simple Stroke Watercolor
Let the brush and paint do the work using the simple stroke watercolor technique. With the simple stroke of a brush you can learn to create lovely fall foliage, flowers, fruit and winter holiday wreaths, trees and more. No art experience needed, contact the instructor at sjlaporte@verizon.net in advance of class for supply list.

Instructor: Shirley LaPorte owns her own calligraphy and invitation business. She has appeared on the DIY network craft show and has had art projects and articles published in national and international magazines.

4 Thursdays
9:00 – 11:00am
Nov 29 – Dec 20, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $70 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8211.102
Registration Info
Classes on this page
Beginning Pencil Drawing
Calif. Style Landscape Watercolor
Intermediate Oils & Acrylics
Intro to Oils & Acrylics
Painting Workshop
Pencil Drawing Intermediate
Oil / Acrylic Workshop
Still Life with Watercolor
Watercolor for Beginners
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Still Life with Watercolor

Depicting the beauty of your favorite subjects is fascinating and leads you to peaceful moments. Further your knowledge of watercolor painting and learn the important elements of still life both indoor and outdoor.  Bring your own supplies or pay $20 to the instructor for new materials.

Instructor: Day Steinhart is an accomplished watercolor teacher and artist who brings creativity, humor and passion to her art class; she holds a BA in Fine Art & Design.

6 Fridays
1:00 - 3:00pm
Dec 7, 2018 - Jan 25, 2019
(no class Dec 28, Jan 4)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $95
#8246.201

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Intro to
Oils & Acrylics
This beginning painting class will teach you the basics of oil painting, along with the theories of color and composition. With basic oil painting techniques, beautiful projects can be created quickly. Students may also choose to work with acrylic paints. Materials furnished for first class; supply list for additional items provided at that time.

Instructor: Stella Violano is a published artist whose artwork is licensed and sold on greeting cards, garden flags and puzzles.  Her work painting animals and wildlife is award winning.

8 Thursdays
12:00 – 2:30pm
Nov 29, 2018 – Jan 31, 2019
(no class Dec 27, Jan 3)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $130 plus $15 material fee to instructor
#8200.202
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Intermediate
Oils & Acrylics
Build on your artistic skills with oil and acrylic paints, applying theories of color and composition. Previous painting experience and supplies required.

Instructor: Stella Violano is a published artist whose artwork is licensed and sold on greeting cards, garden flags and puzzles.  Her work painting animals and wildlife is award winning.

8 Thursdays
2:45 – 5:15pm
Sept 27 - Nov 15, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $130
#8201.201

....OR

8 Thursdays
2:45 – 5:15pm
Nov 29, 2018 – Jan 31, 2019
(no class Dec 27, Jan 3)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $130
#8201.202
Registration Info
 
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Painting Workshop
Develop and improve your painting skills with oil, acrylic or watercolor. Individual attention is provided for students at all levels. Please bring your own materials; new students are invited to contact the instructor at jerryferguson6@gmail.com. in advance of class for a supply list.

Instructor: Dr. Jerry Ferguson, M.Arch, Ed.D., helps students develop an individual painting style through the analysis and use of materials, processes and design principles - all while having fun.

4 Fridays
1:00 - 4:00pm
Oct 26 - Nov 16, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


Cost:
$40 for Seniors
$60 for Non-Seniors

#9310.205


...OR

10 Mondays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nov 26, 2018 - Feb 11, 2019
(no class Dec 24, 31)
Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks


Cost:
$85 for Seniors
$125 for Non-Seniors

#9310.106

....OR

10 Mondays
12:30 – 3:30 pm
Nov 26, 2018 - Feb 11, 2019

(no class Dec 24, 31)
Goebel Center, Lupine Room
1385 East Janss Road
Thousand Oaks

Cost:
$85 for Seniors
$125 for Non-Seniors

#9310.207
Registration Info
 
Oil/Acrylic Workshop

Join master artist Barbara Shannon for an opportunity to paint in her workshop setting. Instruction is provided for new students, and returning students get the benefit of consultation with the instructor for their works in progress.

Instructor: Barbara Shannon is a long-time art educator, an award winning artist, and author of the multimedia textbook Exploring Art Media.

10 Tuesdays
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Nov 27, 2018 - Feb 12, 2019
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


Cost:
Seniors: $75 plus $12 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $110 plus $12 material fee to instructor
#9340.203

....OR

10 Tuesdays
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Nov 27, 2018 - Feb 12, 2019
(no class Dec 25, Jan 1)

Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5


Cost:
Seniors: $75 plus $12 material fee to instructor
Non-Seniors: $110 plus $12 material fee to instructor

#9340.304

Registration Info
 
California Style Landscape Watercolor Painting
Follow your teacher in step-by-step “paint along” demos of each California Style landscape painting technique. Learn to paint more boldly and directly using techniques that allow you to complete a painting more quickly. Materials furnished for first class only; supply list for future sessions provided at that time.

Instructor: Tom Winans is a professional watercolor, oil, and pastel painter. Also a credentialed teacher, Tom has taught at numerous schools including Ventura College.

7 Mondays
9:00am – 12:00pm
Oct 8 - Nov 26, 2018
(no class Nov 12)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5

Cost: $125 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8212.101

....OR

8 Mondays
9:00am – 12:00pm
Dec 3, 2018 – Feb 11, 2019
(no class Dec 24, 31, Jan 21)
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5
(Note: Catalog states wrong room)

Cost: $140 plus $10 material fee to instructor
#8212.102
Registration Info


For more information, call 805-497-2761 ext. 1201, or e-mail Anne Bartholomew at AnneB@ConejoAdultEd.org
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