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Drawing & Painting From Life - 2019 Session #1

Friday, September 20, 2019, 9:00 AM until Friday, October 25, 2019, 11:30 AM
Maple Valley Creative Arts Council
23220 Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd SE, Ste 15
Maple Valley, WA  98038

Brenda Chrystie
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Only
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Friday, September 6, 2019 at 6:00 PM
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Join MVCAC Executive Director, artist, and three-time Arts Fest award winner Brenda Chrystie for this 5-session course over 6 weeks where you'll work from live models, still life, and your photographs. (Note: future courses will be 6-sessions over 6 weeks.)

Register before September 6th to receive a discount:

$140 for MVCAC Members

$150 for Non-members (Hint: MVCAC membership is only $25 for 12 months)

After September 6th, pre-registration prices for the entire session will increase by $25.

Drop-in classes are $35 each, or $175 for the five sessions.

Fees include model fees, easels, facility and instruction only. Instruction will be very casual and on an as-needed or requested basis. 

Here are supplies to have in mind:

- Oil and/or chalk pastels;

- Assorted drawing pencils and erasers;

- Charcoal, chamois, stumps, etc.;

- Watercolors, acrylics, oils (w/non-smelly thinners) - your choice;

- Container for your supplies and others for water, thinner, etc.; and

- Assorted paper (newsprint, rag, etc.), and painting substrate pertinent to your choice of painting medium and style.

Class time will include quick gesture, value and color studies followed by painting.