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CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

CARTOONING ~ DRAWING ~ ITALIAN ~ MOSAICS ~ PAINTING ~ PHOTOGRAPHY ~ PLEIN AIR ~ PRINTING ~ WATERCOLOR ~ FREE DEMOS ~ ONGOING PROGRAMS ~ CALL FOR ART ~ ALAMEDA ON CAMERA AT THE LIBRARY ~ ALAMEDA EN PLEIN AIR EXHIBIT

"ALAMEDA EN PLEIN AIR" EXHIBIT
Opening Reception: Friday, August 8

 Poppies by Bruce Katz

2-Day Plein Air Workshop
Painting the Landscape with
Bruce Katz


August 23 & 24
Saturday & Sunday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm


Fee: $160 Members
          $180 Non-members


A workshop for beginning and intermediate painters who want to learn to paint “en plein air” or to improve their painting.


Come see Bruce's work from our annual Plein Air Paintout in our Alameda En Plein Air  exhibit opening Friday, August 8th.
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Kingfisher On a Wire by M. Hasbrouck

Ongoing 4-Week Workshop
Drawing and Painting Birds with
Marshall Hasbrouck

September 3, 10, 17, 24
Wednesdays
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$100 Members
        $120 Non-members

Explores techniques to visually express the wonders of wild birds.
 
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    Gourd Drawing by Margaret W. Fago

6-Sessions
Drawing Dynamics
with Margaret W. Fago

Aug. 11, 18, 25 & Sep. 8, 15, 22
Mondays, 2 - 4 pm


Fee:$120 Members
         $150 Non-members


Learn how to create design and form through line, shading, black and white shapes and tonal values.

Next sessions begin October 6th


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Robot by Gary Francis
1-Day Workshops
Creative Cartooning
with Gary Francis


Fridays, August 15 & 29~ 2 – 4 pm
Saturday, August 23 ~ 2:30 
4:30 pm


Fee per workshop:
$45 Members; $55 Non-members

 
Learn to construct solid characters in classic Looney Tunes and Disney cartoon style.

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Old Town Square by Chris Rochette

1-Day Workshop
How to Use Your Digital Camera
with Chris Rochette

Sunday, September 14
10:00 am -  2:00 pm

Fee: $120 Members
          $140 Non-members


Learn to use your digital camera to its full potential.

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FREE DEMOS

Mela Delgado, Mosaic artist
Glass Mosaics
Saturday, August 23
1:00 - 3:00 pm


Patricia Rodriguez, Artist
Monotype Printing Without a Press
Sunday, August 24
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Life Drawing ~ Weekly Sessions with Model (no instructor)
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm


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Poetry at the Bette
Hosted by Jeanne Lupton
Every 2nd & 4th Saturday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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Alameda Poetry Writers' Workshop
Facilitator: Vince Storti
Every 2nd Thursday of the month
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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Storytelling
Hosted by Cathy Dana
Every 3rd Thursday of the month
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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Jay Walking by Nancy Crookston
2014 PAPo Award

Alameda En Plein Air

August 8 - September 27

Gala Opening:

Friday, August 8

7:00 - 9:00 pm


 

Landscape by Marshal Hasbrouck
 

4-Week Plein Air Workshop
Drawing and Painting the Landscape Outdoors with
Marshall Hasbrouck

Saturdays, September 6, 20, 27
& October 4
10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Fee: $144 Members
          $174 Non-members


Explore some of the joys and challenges of landscape painting outdoors. 

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WATERCOLOR

                   City Sunset by Margaret W. Fago
6  Sessions
Color Dynamics in Watercolor
with Margaret W. Fago


Aug. 12, 19 26 & Sep. 9, 16, 23
Tuesdays

9:30 am - 12 pm ~ Inter to Adv
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Begin to Inter


Fee: $120 Members
        
  $150 Non-members

Come develop your painting voice while learning watercolor techniques.


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ITALIAN

Tuscany village by Janet Butler

Parliamo Italiano! 4-Week Intensive Beginning Italian with
Janet Butler

Saturdays, August 9, 16, 23, 30
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Fees: $160 Members; 
           $180 Non-members


Intensive introductory course using Cristina Mazzoni's  Italian Made Simple.
More advanced courses to follow in September.


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Beginning Intermediate Italian - 6 Week Course


Saturdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27 & October 4, 11
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Fees: $240 Members;
           $270 Non-members


This course is a continuation of the beginning Italian classes using the same book.


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Noche de Dulce Nectar by Mela Delgado
2-Day Workshop
Mosaic Window Frame
with Mela Delgado
 
September 13 & 14
Saturday & Sunday
Hours:
Saturday:  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday:     11:00 am - 1:00 pm

 
Fees: $99 Members
            $110 Non-members


Fees include materials and use of tools.
Bring light and beauty into your home by creating one-of-a-kind glass mosaic window frame.
 

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Todos Merecen un Hogar by Patricia Rodriguez

1-Day Workshop
Monotype Printing Without a Press
with Patricia Rodriguez
 
September 27
Saturday, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
 

Learn to create an image in many colors all at once, in a loose painterly fashion by painting on a plexiglass plate.
 
Fee:
$55 Members; $65 Non-members




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CALL FOR ART

In the Cards
Receiving Day:
Sunday, September 28
11 am - 5 pm


Artists are invited to express themes relating to good luck, tarot, dice, lottery, fate, good vs. bad, computer cards, trading cards, playing games and playing cards such as jacks, queens, kings, and numbers, the games of hearts, old maid, go fish, etc.


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ALAMEDA ON CAMERA

Gaudi Del Monte by Matthew Rampton
Alameda On Camera ~
Selected Works

at the Alameda Main Library
Regina K. Stafford Meeting Room
through September 27

 

Reception and Artist's Talk:
Wednesday, August 13
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Everyone is welcome!

 

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Call for Instructors:  If you would like to teach a class or start a program, please visit our website for more information at FrankBetteCenter.org.

Any questions, contact Yvonne
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Frank Bette Center for the Arts
1601 Paru St,
Alameda, CA 94501


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