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Masks are required for all visitors to FAVA including class & camp participants and gallery visitors.

Masks are required for all visitors to FAVA including class & camp participants and gallery visitors.

Masks are required for all visitors to FAVA including class & camp participants and gallery visitors.

Masks are required for all visitors to FAVA including class & camp participants and gallery visitors.

Masks are required for all visitors to FAVA including class & camp participants and gallery visitors.

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39 South Main Street
Oberlin, Ohio 44074

Phone: (440) 774-7158
Fax: (440) 775-1107

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May

Life Drawing Open Studio
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May 20, 2022 - 23, 2022

Life Drawing Open Studio

AGES 18+ OPEN STUDIO IS AVAILABLE AS A BENEFIT OF FAVA MEMBERSHIP FOR CURRENT MEMBERS AGES 18+ CLASS MEETS EACH MONDAY 7:30-9:30 THROUGH MAY 23. Registration is required to attend open studio. This continuously running open studio provides a nude model for participants to...

AGES 16+ An introduction to ceramic wheel throwing. Utilizing a stoneware clay, students will learn to wedge clay, center clay on the wheel, and throw different objects. The goals of the class will be to use throwing to produce a mug...

A mug rug and a coaster are two different items; coasters are just for your cup whereas a mug rug is big enough for your cup and a small bowl, a bagel or cookie. Weave a mug rug on a...

ART I
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May 25, 2022

ART I

AGES 16+ This class is modeled from the nationally recognized Oberlin High School Art program. Basic skills in drawing using a variety of media will be explored. This is for the student who wishes to recharge old skills, or for the...

Ages 16+ In this intermediate level silversmithing class, students will learn traditional silversmithing techniques, such as ring sizing and fabrication, metal forming and dapping, advanced silver soldering, and annealing. Each student will complete one ring of their design during class. Silver...

AGES 15+ Learn warping, (dressing the loom), front to back on a FAVA resident 4 harness loom. Discuss how to calculate yarn needs for a project, wind a warp, and prepare to weave. (Warps will be pre-wound and supplied ready to...

AGES16+ This workshop will be focused on creating your own series of monoprints, utilizing a traditional printing press. No previous printmaking experience is necessary. Each student will learn to create prints using inks and natural objects such as fabric or leaves...

June

ART I
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Jun 01, 2022

ART I

AGES 16+ This class is modeled from the nationally recognized Oberlin High School Art program. Basic skills in drawing using a variety of media will be explored. This is for the student who wishes to recharge old skills, or for the...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

15+ Learn to make your own single ply yarn to use for knitting, crocheting, and other hobbies. Using a simple and ancient tool that you keep, and some wool you can use to make your own yarn. Examples of spinning other...

Join us on this early morning photo walk to capture springtime at Schoepfle Garden, Birmingham. Get inspired by the botanical gardens and natural woodland at this Lorain County Metro Park, which is bordered on one side by the Vermilion River....

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

Inkle Weaving is an old craft used to make woven bands. The warping is quick and the weaving can be simple or evolve into complex pick-up patterns. This class will focus on warping, (dressing the loom), and block patterns. School...

GRADES K-2 (grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this four-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety...

GRADES K-2 (grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this four-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety...

GRADES K-2 (grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this four-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety...

A mug rug and a coaster are two different items; coasters are just for your cup whereas a mug rug is big enough for your cup and a small bowl, a bagel or cookie. Weave a mug rug on a...

AGES 18+ This class will address basic techniques of acrylic painting including sketching/layout, color mixing, composition, process and paint application. Participants will produce small paintings in acrylic on paper, working from still life arrangements and images of landscapes. Students are responsible to...

This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to make prints. Materials and...

GRADES K-2 (grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this four-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

Learn to make your own single ply yarn to use for knitting, crocheting, and other hobbies. Using a simple and ancient tool that you keep, and some wool you can use to make your own yarn. Examples of spinning other...

AGES 18+ This class will address basic techniques of acrylic painting including sketching/layout, color mixing, composition, process and paint application. Participants will produce small paintings in acrylic on paper, working from still life arrangements and images of landscapes. Students are responsible to...

This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to make prints. Materials and...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

Ages 16+ In this advanced level silversmithing class, students will explore traditional silversmithing techniques such as metal fabrication, advanced silver soldering, and bezel setting cabochon (domed, flat backed) stones. Students will complete one ring or pendant of their design during...

AGES 18+ This class will address basic techniques of acrylic painting including sketching/layout, color mixing, composition, process and paint application. Participants will produce small paintings in acrylic on paper, working from still life arrangements and images of landscapes. Students are responsible to...

This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to make prints. Materials and...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

July

15+ Inkle Weaving is an old craft used to make woven bands. The warping is quick and the weaving can be simple or evolve into complex pick-up patterns. This class will focus on warping, (dressing the loom), and block patterns. School...

AGES 18+ This class will address basic techniques of acrylic painting including sketching/layout, color mixing, composition, process and paint application. Participants will produce small paintings in acrylic on paper, working from still life arrangements and images of landscapes. Students are responsible to...

This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to make prints. Materials and...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

AGES 18+ This class will address basic techniques of acrylic painting including sketching/layout, color mixing, composition, process and paint application. Participants will produce small paintings in acrylic on paper, working from still life arrangements and images of landscapes. Students are responsible to...

This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to make prints. Materials and...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

Ages 15+ A rigid heddle loom is a great way to start weaving. They are simpler to warp than a four harness floor loom, and can produce many types of woven items like scarves, fabric to sew, hand towels, etc. The...

GRADES 3 & 4 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety of art mediums to...

GRADES 5 & 6 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety of art mediums to...

GRADES 5 & 6 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety of art mediums to...

GRADES 3 & 4 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety of art mediums to...

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

GRADES 5 & 6 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety of art mediums to...

GRADES 3 & 4 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety of art mediums to...

15+ Learn to make your own single ply yarn to use for knitting, crocheting, and other hobbies. Using a simple and ancient tool that you keep, and some wool you can use to make your own yarn. Examples of spinning other...

AGES 18+ This class will address basic techniques of acrylic painting including sketching/layout, color mixing, composition, process and paint application. Participants will produce small paintings in acrylic on paper, working from still life arrangements and images of landscapes. Students are responsible to...

This course offers a return to the art of black and white film photography. Students will learn how to shoot black and white film and work in the FAVA Photo Darkroom to process their film to make prints. Materials and...

GRADES 5 & 6 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety of art mediums to...

GRADES 3 & 4 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety of art mediums to...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

GRADES 3 & 4 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety of art mediums to...

GRADES 5 & 6 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety of art mediums to...

AGES 15+ A mug rug and a coaster are two different items; coasters are just for your cup whereas a mug rug is big enough for your cup and a small bowl, a bagel or cookie. Weave a mug rug on...

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

AGES 18+ This class will address basic techniques of acrylic painting including sketching/layout, color mixing, composition, process and paint application. Participants will produce small paintings in acrylic on paper, working from still life arrangements and images of landscapes. Students are responsible to...

Ages 15+ Learn warping, (dressing the loom), front to back on a FAVA four harness loom. Discuss how to calculate yarn needs for a project, wind a warp, and prepare to weave. (Warps will be pre-wound and supplied ready to use). Students...

Ages 16+ In this class, students will learn how to hand fabricate two types of traditional four prong stone settings from scratch in sterling silver for use in rings, pendants, and earrings. Students can bring their own faceted stone but the...

August

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

AGES 18+ This class will address basic techniques of acrylic painting including sketching/layout, color mixing, composition, process and paint application. Participants will produce small paintings in acrylic on paper, working from still life arrangements and images of landscapes. Students are responsible to...

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

GRADES 2-4 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety...

GRADES 5 & 6 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring...

GRADES 5 & 6 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring...

GRADES 2-4 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety...

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

GRADES 2-4 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety...

GRADES 5 & 6 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring...

GRADES 2-4 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety...

GRADES 5 & 6 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring...

GRADES 2-4 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring a variety...

GRADES 5 & 6 (Grade entering in the fall) Special Guests - Lorain County Metro Parks and Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this five-day art adventure! Some of your favorite FAVA instructors along with guest artists, will lead campers in exploring...

Ages 15+ A rigid heddle loom is a great way to start weaving. They are simpler to warp than a four harness floor loom, and can produce many types of woven items like scarves, fabric to sew, hand towels, etc. The...

GRADES 3 & 4 (Grade entering in the fall) CO-SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM A visit to the Allem Memorial Art Museum and fun art activities with museum staff are part of this week's camp. Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers...

GRADES K-2 (Grade entering in the fall) C0-SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM A visit to the Allem Memorial Art Museum and fun art activities with museum staff are part of this week's camp. Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this...

GRADES K-2 (Grade entering in the fall) C0-SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM A visit to the Allem Memorial Art Museum and fun art activities with museum staff are part of this week's camp. Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this...

GRADES 3 & 4 (Grade entering in the fall) CO-SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM A visit to the Allem Memorial Art Museum and fun art activities with museum staff are part of this week's camp. Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers...

GRADES K-2 (Grade entering in the fall) C0-SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM A visit to the Allem Memorial Art Museum and fun art activities with museum staff are part of this week's camp. Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this...

GRADES 3 & 4 (Grade entering in the fall) CO-SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM A visit to the Allem Memorial Art Museum and fun art activities with museum staff are part of this week's camp. Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers...

AGES 15+ A mug rug and a coaster are two different items; coasters are just for your cup whereas a mug rug is big enough for your cup and a small bowl, a bagel or cookie. Weave a mug rug on...

GRADES K-2 (Grade entering in the fall) C0-SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM A visit to the Allem Memorial Art Museum and fun art activities with museum staff are part of this week's camp. Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this...

GRADES 3 & 4 (Grade entering in the fall) CO-SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM A visit to the Allem Memorial Art Museum and fun art activities with museum staff are part of this week's camp. Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers...

GRADES K-2 (Grade entering in the fall) C0-SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM A visit to the Allem Memorial Art Museum and fun art activities with museum staff are part of this week's camp. Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers to this...

GRADES 3 & 4 (Grade entering in the fall) CO-SPONSORED BY THE ALLEN MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM A visit to the Allem Memorial Art Museum and fun art activities with museum staff are part of this week's camp. Special Guest: Oberlin Heritage Center Welcome campers...

15+ Inkle Weaving is an old craft used to make woven bands. The warping is quick and the weaving can be simple or evolve into complex pick-up patterns. This class will focus on warping, (dressing the loom), and block patterns. School...

Ages 16+ Etching is used to make raised designs in metal by using an acid to remove (or cut into) the unprotected surface of sheet metal. The metal can be used to create intaglio prints as well as jewelry. In this...

15+ Learn to make your own single ply yarn to use for knitting, crocheting, and other hobbies. Using a simple and ancient tool that you keep, and some wool you can use to make your own yarn. Examples of spinning other...

September

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

Ages 18+ In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

AGES 16+ This class is designed for students that would like to pursue personal styles and subjects to develop skills and techniques in their own areas of interest with the guidance and experience of the instructor. Students have the opportunity to...

Ages 18+ In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

AGES 16+ This class is designed for students that would like to pursue personal styles and subjects to develop skills and techniques in their own areas of interest with the guidance and experience of the instructor. Students have the opportunity to...

Ages 18+ In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

AGES 16+ This class is designed for students that would like to pursue personal styles and subjects to develop skills and techniques in their own areas of interest with the guidance and experience of the instructor. Students have the opportunity to...

Ages 16+ Etching Part 1: Copper is a prerequisite to this class. This is an advanced level metalsmithing class with the previous etching class being a prerequisite because of the value of silver and the extended etching process. Prior jewelers saw and...

Ages 18+ In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

AGES 16+ This class is designed for students that would like to pursue personal styles and subjects to develop skills and techniques in their own areas of interest with the guidance and experience of the instructor. Students have the opportunity to...

October

Ages 18+ In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

AGES 16+ Students will learn some basic steps/approaches, processes and techniques of painting the portrait in watercolor. Students will study and learn how to see their subjects in terms of spatial relationships, application and tonality with the aim toward establishing an...

Ages 18+ In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

AGES 16+ Students will learn some basic steps/approaches, processes and techniques of painting the portrait in watercolor. Students will study and learn how to see their subjects in terms of spatial relationships, application and tonality with the aim toward establishing an...

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

Beginning Photography AGES: 18+ (younger students if accompanied by parent/guardian) This basic photography class is designed for anyone who just bought their first camera or someone who has had a camera for a while and would like to get back into photography....

AGES 16+ Students will learn some basic steps/approaches, processes and techniques of painting the portrait in watercolor. Students will study and learn how to see their subjects in terms of spatial relationships, application and tonality with the aim toward establishing an...

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

AGES 16+ Students will learn some basic steps/approaches, processes and techniques of painting the portrait in watercolor. Students will study and learn how to see their subjects in terms of spatial relationships, application and tonality with the aim toward establishing an...

November

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

Ages 14-18 In this class, we will draw from the real world, draw from photographs, copy the masters & use our imagination to achieve the exceptional. There is no right or wrong, no magic trick or special talent needed, only the...

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