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Mispillion Art League posts adult classes for spring

Basic Line Drawing for Beginners set for March 28
Mar 12, 2013

Mispillion Art League is about to begin its spring schedule of art classes for adults.  The first offering, Basic Line Drawing for Beginners, will focus on drawing everyday objects from life while building confidence as an artist. No experience necessary. Students should bring a 9- by 12-inch sketchpad.  The class is set for 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 28, for ages 15 and older. Cost is $20 MAL members, $25 nonmembers; register by Saturday, March 23.

Oil Painting: Classical Realism with John Schisler is offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, April 2, 9 and 16.  Participants in this class will learn the oil painting techniques of the Dutch Masters through the use of Maroger Medium. They will develop skills in basic oil painting using form and color to create compositions working from still life. A supply list is given at registration. Cost is $60 members and $70 nonmembers.

How to Get the Most From Your Digital Camera with Bob Connelly will run from 3 to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14.  Using digital cameras, participants will learn to set up photos to achieve optimum light, angle and composition. Beginners and intermediate-level photographers will benefit from this class. Students must bring their own digital camera with charged batteries each day. Cost is $60 MAL members, $70 nonmembers; register by Saturday, April 6.

Drawing Basics for the Artistically Challenged with Selman Wright is tailored just for those who say they can't draw a straight line. Taught by a retired art teacher, students will learn how to draw a superior curved line and more. Supplies are included in class fee. Class is held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.,Tuesday and Thursday, April 16, 17, 23, 25 and 30 for interested artists 16 years and older. Cost is $80 MAL members, $90 nonmembers; register by Friday, April 12.

Cherry Blossoms in Watercolor with Kelly Sverduk will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 20.  Students in this class will use light watercolor tints to depict these spring blooms. Supplies included. Bring a lunch. Cost is $45 MAL members, $50 nonmembers; register by Monday, April 15.

Basic Line Drawing for Beginners with Kelly Sverduk will focus on drawing everyday objects from life while building confidence as an artist. Bring a 9- x 12-inch sketchpad. Class is 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24. Cost is $20 MAL member, $25 nonmembers; register by Friday, April 19.

For more information or to register, go to www.mispillionarts.org or call Judy Struck, education chair, at 302-424-8361. Classes are held at the Mispillion Art League gallery at 5 N. Walnut St. in Milford. Programs at the Mispillion Art League are made possible, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

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