Karen Rosasco's Critique Sessions!
FEBRUARY 9, MARCH 9
CCV Critique ( Composition, Color and Value)
Ever wonder what your art needs to be finished, be successful, to win awards or appeal to buyers? Join the Shenandoah Valley Art Center's new monthly critique class led by nationally recognized instructor Karen Rosasco. Starting January 12th from 1-3 PM or longer if needed, the critique will broaden your horizons, fine tune your design skills and help you to create a masterpiece every time. Bring one or two finished pieces or works in progress along with a sketchbook ( approximately 9 x 12 inches) pencil, eraser, and Sharpie pen. The class will meet the second Thursdays of January, February and March and cost $20 per session payable when you attend. Call SVAC to register or just show up at the art center in Waynesboro at the designated time.
After critiquing all the participant's work, Karen will lead a short design exercise which will strengthen your knowledge of the elements of art and principles of design with a focus on composition, color choices and value patterns. Karen has taught art to children and adults for over 50 years including 31 years in public schools including preparing high school art students portfolios for college acceptance, leading art trips and workshops on 6 continents plus teaching week long mixed-media and design workshops across the US and Canada. In 2007 Karen's entry in the American Watercolor Society's annual international show received the second place silver medal award. Her work is in many corporate collections including General Electric.
THE BUSINESS OF ART - A LECTURE SERIES
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON'S FEBRUARY 8, 15 AND 22, 2017
COME AS YOU ARE
$10 for 1 lecture or $25 for all 3
Lecture 1: Proposal Advice
Lecture 2: Getting Your Ducks In a Row: Streamlining your administration so you can spend more time making ART!
Lecture 3: Special Guest Betsey from the Staunton Creative Community Fund will be talking about cash flow and financial resources for artists. SCCF is amazing and Betsey WILL be able to help you take steps to make your business work for you!
BASIC KILN FIRED ENAMELING JEWELRY
Saturday, February 11, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm (12:30-1:30 lunch) @SVAC
Instructor: Audrey Young
This fun, 'Make & Take' class will cover the basics of applying various enamel powders to copper. It is an all day class with a one hour lunch. $80 all supplies included
Tai Chi in the Art Gallery!
Every Tuesday morning beginning February 28th, from 9am-10am in our Invitational Gallery, come discover the graceful art that is tai chi. Gentle movements from time long ago, combined with breath, help to open the energy passages throughout the body, leading to overall improvement in body, mind, and spirit. Each week we will add on to what we've learned in previous classes, and practice until participants are confident in their practice.
No special clothes needed. Comfortable clothing and athletic/flat shoes suggested.
Instructor: Linda Revis, $10 per class, cash or check only. All are welcome!
Everything Linda teaches can be adapted for persons in a wheelchair or sitting in a folding chair.
FORGED AND BEADED JEWELRY CLASS
Tuesday, February 28th, 1-4pm @ SVAC
Karen Friedlander will teach the tricks of getting smooth flowing swirls in wire jewelry and how to forge with a hammer for a more finished look.
Add beads to complete your own custom earring design. We will learn to make and embellish ear wires also.
This is a fun and easy way to get started making Jewelry. No previous experience. All tools and supplies included.
Etching Metal Jewelry
Wednesday, March 15th, 1-4pm @ SVAC
$45 - all supplies included
Karen Friedlander will show students how to trace simple designs onto metal, then permanently capture the image by etching. Karen brings designs that can be used or you can create your own design.