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CLASS FILLED - CLASS 1144- AN INTRODUCTION TO “THE ARTIST’S WAY” BY JULIA CAMERON
Julia Cameron’s rst book on creativity, ”The Artist’s Way”, contends all of us are creative as part of our “human spiritual DNA.” Come learn more about her methods for uncovering, recovering, or deepening your own creative gifts. EVE TUREK owns Yellowhouse Gallery and Sea Dragon Gallery, both in Duck. She first read “The Artist’s Way” in 2003 and it changed her life. The class is limited to 12 students. Monday, Feb 3.
CLASS FILLED - CLASS 1145 – CLOSE-UP PHOTOGRAPHY PLAYGROUND! WITH YOUR SMARTPHONE!
Let your imagination run free! Have fun with easy, close-up photography in this hands-on class! You don’t need a fancy camera-in fact, you don’t even need a camera! We’re going to work only with smartphones. Download the free Snapseed app to your smartphone, charge it up fully, and bring it to class. Add a little kindergarten creativity. It’s all you’ll need. OBX professional photographers DAN BEAUVAIS and EVE TUREK will share ideas for this fun, take-anywhere style of photography. After a brief introduction, you’ll play with all sorts of found objects like buttons, feathers, Slinkies, tiny shells, pipe cleaners, watch parts, colored pencils, leaves and even a cheese grater! You’ll make images with your phone, and embellish them with Snapseed. It’s child play, for grown-ups! Come have a fun evening in the Close-up Photography Playground with Dan and Eve! The class is limited to 8 students. Monday, Feb 10.
CLASS 1146 – ART JOURNALING
Art Journaling is a fun way to learn new art techniques while being able to vent, self-motivate and inspire in the safety of your personal sketchbook. Just bring a sketchbook to get started, all other materials will be provided. JUDITH BAILEY was a graphic artist for 45 years until retirement. She now teaches art classes at the Baum Senior Center. The class is limited to 6 students. Friday, Feb 7.
CLASS FILLED - CLASS 1147- INTRODUCTION TO THE IMPRESSIONISTS STYLE
Artist BRAD PRICE returns to After Dark. Following training and experience in the culinary arts – he was Executive Chef at Elizabeth’s restaurant for 17 years – he discovered by serendipity that he also found joy in and had a talent for painting. At this stage of his life, his energy is directed toward his art and teaching others to enhance their own skills. Come nd out what you can learn from him and have a great time in the process! The subject for painting will be chosen by the instructor. Materials will be supplied, but you may bring your own brushes. Class is limited to 12 students with an additional fee of $5 for supplies. Wednesday Feb 5.
CLASS FILLED - CLASS 1148- FLUID ART PAINTING
The latest trend in DIY fun, acrylic pour paint! You don’t need to be a Rembrandt or Botticelli to excel in this class. It promises to be a lot of fun for all levels of experience and talent. Each student will receive (4) 8”x10” canvases. We will try at least four techniques. Wear old clothes and/or bring a smock as well as something to transport your wet art home. Artist recommends shirt boxes from dollar store. Instructor FRANCIE HAYMAN will provide everything you need. Class size is limited to 22 students with an additional fee of $10. Thursday, Feb 27.
CLASS FILLED - CLASS 1149 – PAINTING
JIM BICKFORD is a man of many talents who has taught portrait painting and cooking classes in prior After Dark programs. This real estate developer from Norfolk is offering an evening of adventure in painting. He is currently teaching painting classes to the homeless in Norfolk. He will bring examples of their work. This class is offered to beginners as well as more experienced artists. Come paint what inspires you. Class size is limited to 10 students. Monday, Feb 24.