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Community School of the Arts offers adult art workshops

May 31, 2016

The Community School of the Arts at Indiana State University is accepting registrations for adult workshops in oil pastel, collage, acrylic painting and oil painting.

The workshops will be held in the Fine Arts Building, room 119, 649 Chestnut St. in the early evenings on June 16, 28 and 30 and July 14. The class is taught by Sarah Cole, and the fee for faculty and staff is: one workshop for $32; two workshops for $60; three workshops for $87, and; four workshops for $113. All materials are included in the fee.

Workshop A, Oil Pastel Still Lifes held 5-7 p.m. June 16, allows students to build upon existing observational skills while learning how to draw with oil pastels. Participants will learn and review concepts of drawing such as light, color, shape and space. This workshop is for participants who may have little to no experience with oil pastels.

Workshop B, Collage on Stretched Canvas held 6-8 p.m. June 28 teaches participants how to use images from magazines and assorted paper media, in conjunction with other art media, to create an appealing collage on a canvas surface. This workshop is for participants who want to explore their creativity as well as mixed media. Materials are supplied, however, participants may bring their own images, paper or other flat media.

Workshop C, Study a Master in Acrylic held 6-8 p.m. June 30 enables students to study a two-dimensional masterpiece and create a painting using acrylics. Participants may chose from provided images or may bring their own 8.5x11-inch photocopy of their favorite masterpiece.

Workshop D, Study a Master in Oil held 5-7 p.m. July 14 enables students to study a two-dimensional masterpiece and create a painting using oils. Participants may chose from provided images or may bring their own 8.5x11-inch photocopy of their favorite masterpiece.

To register or for information, call Crystal Myers at 812-237-2528.