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CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

ART TALKS CARTOONING DRAWING ~  MOSAICS ~ 
PAINTING PLEIN AIRPRINTING ~ WATERCOLOR ZENTANGLE
®  ~ ADVANCED ZENTANGLE®  ~ ONGOING PROGRAMS EXHIBITSUPCOMING EXHIBITS
 

  Sitting Quietly by Bruce Katz
2-Day Still Life Workshop
Painting the Still Life
with Bruce Katz


July 12 & 13
Saturday & Sunday
10 am - 2:30 pm


Fee: $160 Members
          $190 Non-members


This workshop focuses on the process of creating successful still life paintings using oil paint, water-soluble oils or acrylics.


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Landscape by Marshal Hasbrouck
 

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

Saturdays, Aug. 2, 16, 30 & Sep. 6
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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    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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Zentangle drawing by Grace Mendez
1-Day Workshop
Introduction to Zentangle® Drawing with
Grace Mendez, Certified Zentangle® Teacher

 
Saturday, July 26
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Fee:
$45 Member; $55 Non-member


Even if you don’t consider yourself an artist you will quickly learn how to create beautiful images from repetitive patterns.


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Noche de Dulce Nectar by Mela Delgado
2-Day Workshop
Mosaic Window Frame
with Mela Delgado
 
July 26 & 27
Saturday & Sunday
Hours:
Saturday:  10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday:     10:30 am - 1:30 pm

 
Fees: $ 130 Members
            $150 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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ART TALKS
The 2nd Wednesday of each month
7 – 9 pm (Doors open at 6 pm)

July 9
Speaker: Jane Alexiadis,
appraiser
 
Co-presenter: Jeff O'Leary, artist and appraiser
Subject: Appraisal – Buying, Selling & Appraising Art


The Frank Bette Center for the Arts presents a new series of talks on art history, art appreciation and art collecting  designed to educate and encourage everyone who wants to know more about art and artists.  
 
Fee: $5 Members
          $10 Non-members


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Image by Jaan Carter

Signature Salon:
Postcards From the Grid

Jaan Carter, Solo Exhibit

July 3 - August  2

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Barn Owl by Jeannine Chappell
 
The Violet Hour

Closing August 2

 

Kingfisher On a Wire by M. Hasbrouck

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

Wednesdays beginning July 23
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Fee for 4 sessions:
$100 Members
$120 Non-members

Explores techniques to visually express the wonders of wild birds.
 
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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 - 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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Robot by Gary Francis
1-Day Workshops
Creative Cartooning
with Gary Francis


Friday, July 11~ 2 – 4 pm
Saturday, July 19 & 26 ~ 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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Zentangle drawing by Grace Mendez
1-Day Workshop
Beyond the Basics: Follow-up to Introduction to Zentangle®    

with Grace Mendez
 
July 26
Saturday, 1– 3pm

Fee:
$45 Member; $55 Non-member 


(Intro to Zentangle® prerequisite)

Learn additional string variations and easy resources for inspiration.


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Todos Merecen un Hogar by Patricia Rodriguez

1-Day Workshop
Monotype Printing Without a Press
with Patricia Rodriguez
 
August 2
Saturday, 10 am – 1 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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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 - 9 pm


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


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


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UPCOMING EXHIBIT 

Jay Walking by Nancy Crookston
2013 PAPo Award

The 9th Annual Frank Bette
Plein Air Paintout

July 28 - August 2

Plein Air Paintout Art
Exhibit & Sale


Saturday, August 2

10 am - 6 pm

South Shore Center
Jupiter Court



Alameda En Plein Air
Gallery Exhibit and Sale


August 8 - September 27

Gala Opening:

Friday, August 8

7 - 9 pm


 
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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