Adults

Providing a wide range of courses in the visual arts. Choose a session below. Filter by class type and/or instructor.

Current Session

Adult Summer Session 2018
July 9 - August 17

Ceramics

Pottery

Instructor

Christopher Sarley

Learn the process of throwing, shaping and trimming clay on the potter’s wheel. Students will learn the skills necessary to throw cylinders, cups, bowls and more. Students will have an opportunity to explore surface decoration techniques to enhance their thrown pieces. Finally, students will gain an understanding of glazing techniques to complete their projects.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 12, 2018 - August 16, 2018


days

Thursday


times

6:30PM - 9:30PM


course code

963EV


tuition

$175.00


lab fee

$20.00

information


Figure Studies

Figure Drawing

Instructor

Adriano Farinella

This class will explore the principles and practices of drawing the human form from direct observation. Students will be encouraged to pursue a study of anatomy, composition, portraiture, and tonal methods. This class will adopt a workshop environment where students will not only learn to strengthen their fundamental skills, but to translate those skills into artful compositions. Any experience level is welcome – beginner through advanced.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 9, 2018 - August 13, 2018


days

Monday


times

9:00AM - 12:00PM


course code

631AM


tuition

$175.00


lab fee

$25.00

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Figure Painting Fundamentals

Instructor

Adriano Farinella

This course is designed to be an introduction to the fundamentals of figure painting. Students will work from a live model and build a painting from monochromatic block-in to limited palette finished painting. Some experience with figure drawing/painting required.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 9, 2018 - August 12, 2018


days

Monday


times

12:30PM - 3:30PM


course code

602AF


tuition

$175.00


lab fee

$25.00

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Portrait & Genre Painting

Instructor

Monika Stefany

Whether you would like to capture your subject’s likeness in portraiture or depict your subject in scenes from everyday life, this class offers the basic guidelines that will help you create a successful painting. Some topics that will be covered are proportions, color mixing, portrait painting techniques, painting facial features, composition, and lighting. You will learn in a supportive environment and use what you have learned to develop your own personal style.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 10, 2018 - August 14, 2018


days

Tuesday


times

12:30PM - 3:30PM


course code

759AF


tuition

$175.00


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The Long Pose

Instructor

Adriano Farinella

This figure drawing workshop gives participants the opportunity to concentrate on a single figure drawing or painting for the entire 10 weeks. Students will have the option to either paint or draw the same pose for the entire session. The goal of this workshop is to provide students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the process of creating a finished painting or drawing while working directly from the model. Previous painting and drawing experience is suggested.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 11, 2018 - August 15, 2018


days

Wednesday


times

9:00PM - 12:00PM


course code

827AM


tuition

$175.00


lab fee

$25.00

information


Illustration

Children's Book Illustration

Instructor

Charles Vlasics

Students will work on the various stages of creating a children’s book. The class will begin with the original book concept, to research, to thumbnail sketches, and end with finalized pages or a complete short book. Instructor will teach illustration techniques and students may work in a variety of media.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 10, 2018 - August 14, 2018


days

Tuesday


times

9:00PM - 12:00PM


course code

757AM


tuition

$175.00



Jewelery & Metalsmithing

Intermediate & Advanced Jewelry & Metalsmithing

Instructor

Martha Moore Westbrook

Experienced jewelry students will further develop their metalsmithing skills, taking their designs to the next level. Various topics in jewelry-making will be explored including: advanced fabrication, complex soldering techniques, stone setting, polishing and finishing, flexible shaft machine, patination, design concepts, and tool maintenance, in addition to working with enamels and experimental media.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 12, 2018 - August 16, 2018


days

Thursday


times

6:30PM - 9:30PM


course code

915EV


tuition

$175.00


lab fee

$20.00

information



Intro to Jewelry & Metalsmithing

Instructor

Martha Moore Westbrook

In this introductory course, students will discover the working properties of non-ferrous metals and experiment with a range of metalsmithing fabrication techniques, while working with a variety of specialized hand tools, equipment, and torches. This class covers all of the basics, including: soldering, annealing, forming, cold joinery, bezel setting, finishing, and workshop safety. Students are encouraged to take this class several times before moving up to Int. & Adv. Jewelry & Metalsmithing.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 9, 2018 - August 13, 2018


days

Monday


times

6:30PM - 9:30PM


course code

620EV


tuition

$175.00


lab fee

$20.00

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Technical Tuesdays

Instructor

Janna Gregonis

This project based class will address technical aspects of jewelry and small metal.  New project will be addressed the first class of each semester. Intermediate to advanced levels preferred.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 10, 2018 - August 14, 2018


days

Tuesday


times

6:30PM - 9:30PM


course code

716EV


tuition

$175.00


lab fee

$20.00

information


Painting

Landscape Painting

Instructor

Adriano Farinella

This class will introduce students to the fundamentals of landscape painting. Through skill building exercises in value, composition, design, drawing, and color mixing, students will gain a thorough understanding of the essentials needed to paint landscapes. For the first few weeks, students will work from their own photos sources and ones provided by the instructor. Students will also be tasked with doing a master copy of a painting of their choice. Toward the end of the semester, if weather permits, classes will be spent plein air painting at various Lehigh Valley locations. Though oil painting techniques will be primarily discussed and demonstrated, any medium is welcome.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 10, 2018 - August 14, 2018


days

Tuesday


times

9:00AM - 12:00PM


course code

754AM


tuition

$175.00


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Painting Workshop

Instructor

Dana Van Horn

Explore the technical and conceptual elements of oil and acrylic painting. Experiences will address a variety of student interests. Appreciation for art history and aesthetics will be incorporated into this class. Previous painting experience is suggested.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 11, 2018 - August 15, 2018


days

Wednesday


times

12:30PM - 3:30PM


course code

802AF


tuition

$175.00


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Painting Workshop

Instructor

Dana Van Horn

Explore the technical and conceptual elements of oil and acrylic painting. Experiences will address a variety of student interests. Appreciation for art history and aesthetics will be incorporated into this class. Previous painting experience is suggested.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 11, 2018 - August 15, 2018


days

Wednesday


times

6:30PM - 9:30PM


course code

802EV


tuition

$175.00


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Pastels

Instructor

Jacqueline Meyerson

Students will be taken on a pastel journey with a very forgiving medium. Application methods, types of paper, many types of pastels, pastel accessories, and a variety of techniques will be explored. We will work on skills of observation and interpretation with an artist’s eye. Beginners and advanced students are always welcome and may work at their own pace. This will be a friendly and fun experience.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 13, 2018 - August 17, 2018


days

Friday


times

10:00AM - 1:00PM


course code

F01AM


tuition

$175.00


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The Painter's Studio

Instructor

Rosemary Geseck

Join an energetic, enthusiastic class that allows you to explore various techniques and subject matter with guidance and inspiration from the instructor. Students can develop their own projects or be introduced to new techniques and styles through structured projects. Students will enjoy the friendly and creative company while learning and painting.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 9, 2018 - August 13, 2018


days

Monday


times

9:00AM - 12:00PM


course code

613AM


tuition

$175.00




Watercolor

Instructor

Dana Van Horn

Study the techniques and concepts related to painting with watercolor. Special emphasis is given to structured drawing, composition, and the mastery of the wide range of watercolor experiences. Students may purchase a kit at the first class.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 12, 2018 - August 16, 2018


days

Thursday


times

12:30PM - 3:30PM


course code

903AF


tuition

$175.00




Watercolor

Instructor

Dana Van Horn

Study the techniques and concepts related to painting with watercolor. Special emphasis is given to structured drawing, composition, and the mastery of the wide range of watercolor experiences. Students may purchase a kit at the first class.

session

Adult Summer Session 2018


start/end date

July 12, 2018 - August 16, 2018


days

Thursday


times

6:30PM - 9:30PM


course code

903EV


tuition

$175.00



MAKE A MARK

Maybe you have never picked up a brush, a pastel, a stick of charcoal, or a slab of clay – or maybe you have been creating art for years. Either way, everyone can make a mark at The Baum School of Art. How will you make yours?

— Artwork by Ken Mizerny