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Make tomorrow's treasures today. Seasonal and timeless, express yourself in a handmade object.

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Enjoy the opportunity to learn about watercolor while appreciating the beautiful surroundings of Rockefeller State Park Preserve.  This class will guide your observation of the landscapes and the process of capturing that impression with watercolor.  Artists of all levels will work on simplifying the scene into shapes, forms and color.  The trees, leaves, rocks and water will be studied and demonstrations will provide suggestions for techniques to try.  Your personal interpretation will be encouraged as we walk the property and select compositions to sketch.  The class will conclude with a shared critique of the work.  We will meet at Rockefeller’s Main Entrance gallery.  Please note: students should bring their own watercolors, paper taped to a board, brushes, water, cup and a stool or mat for sitting.  On inclement weather days, we will work inside of the gallery.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 11:30 PM; 5 sessions; starting 5/31/2017, ending 6/28/2017

Tuition: $125.00

Location : Rockefeller State Park Preserve Location : 
   Rockefeller State Park Preserve.

Instructor : Quincy Egginton 



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Beginning with basic paper collage using gel mediums, you will learn to incorporate acrylic paint techniques, make your own papers for collage, and work with rubber stamps and stencils to add textures in molding compound.  Design, color theory, and composition will be integrated into the instruction.  No art experience necessary.  All materials provided by instructor.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM; 4 sessions; starting 6/7/2017, ending 6/28/2017

Tuition: $140.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Katie Goldberg 



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Students will meet at various locations with just pencils, charcoal, pads, and a chair.  We will observe landscapes and in the process capture the impressions with our pencils and charcoal. This class is open to experienced drawers.   

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 6/12/2017, ending 6/26/2017

Tuition: $75.00

Location : Scarsdale TBD Location : 
  Scarsdale TBD.

Instructor : Naomi Shriber 



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This course will focus on the creative potential of landscape imagery.  Drawings will define shape and composition.  Monoprints  reveal colorful blending through the process.  And watercolor provides the opportunity to develop an impressionistic landscape.  The steps of this class will enable you to develop a personal interpretation of landscape.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 7/6/2017, ending 7/27/2017

Tuition: $120.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Quincy Egginton 



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Printmaking  

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Join this class and enjoy the fun and freedom of numerous printmaking techniques.  The course will begin with simple rubbings of textured surfaces united to create a face or other design.  Monoprinting invites you to paint on a piece of plexiglass, place paper on top and exclaim at the print you discover.  Stamp printing builds up an image using numerous objects.  Linoleum and woodcuts will be offered and edition printing will be explained.  Students will be directed through class projects and be encouraged to pursue the printmaking process as time allows.  We will experiment, design and explore with these fascinating realms of art.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 7/6/2017, ending 7/27/2017

Tuition: $120.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Quincy Egginton 



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Learn fun ways to create artwork using paint, collage, stamps, stencils, and assembly.  Learn a new technique each week, along with design, color theory, and composition.  No fine art or drawing skills are required for mixed media and no prior art experience is necessary.  All materials provided by instructor.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM; 4 sessions; starting 7/12/2017, ending 8/2/2017

Tuition: $140.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Katie Goldberg 



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Spend a nice summer morning and in four hours create a round basket that could be used for muffins or other storage.  The basket is made of reed and the finished size is about 8" in diameter and 5" high.  In this class you will learn about continuous weave and how to shape a round basket.  You will also learn how to fit and lash a rim.  Don’t forget to pack a lunch!  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM; starting 7/18/2017, ending 7/18/2017

Tuition: $60.00

Location : Westchester Reform Temple Location : 
  Westchester Reform Temple.

Instructor : Robin Ingram 



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