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CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

BOTANICALS DRAWING ~ CARTOONING ~ COLLAGE ~ DRAWING MOSAICS ~ PHOTOGRAPHY ~ PLEIN AIR ~ PRINTING ~ STILL LIFE ~ WATERCOLOR ~ ONGOING PROGRAMS ~ UPCOMING EXHIBITS ~ SPECIAL EVENTS

 Poppies by Bruce Katz

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


October 4 & 5
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.


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    Gourd Drawing by Margaret W. Fago

7-Sessions
Drawing Dynamics
with Margaret W. Fago

Oct. 6, 13, 17, 24 & Nov. 3, 11, 17
Mondays, 2 - 4 pm


Fee:$140 Members
         $175 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


Saturday, October 18
2:30 - 4:30 pm


Next workshop: Saturday, October 25

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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Old Town Square by Chris Rochette

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

Sunday, October 19
10:00 am -  2:00 pm

Fee: $80 Members
          $100 Non-members


Learn the basic elements of photography and how to use your digital camera to its full potential.

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Noche de Dulce Nectar by Mela Delgado

2-Day Workshop
Mosaic Window Frame
with Mela Delgado
 
November 1 & 2
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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Chrysalis (Details) by Deborah Griffen

In The Cards
October 3 - December 23
Opening Reception:
Friday, October 10
7 - 9 pm

 
In Our Signature Salon:
 

Figure drawing by Paul Feinberg

Tuesday Nights
October 3 - November 2
Opening Reception:
Friday, October 10
7:00 pm  - 9:00 pm


San Luis Potosi : Artistic Expressions from the Semana Santa Festival
November 7 - 29
Opening Reception:
Friday, November 14
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


 

Collage by Adele Aced

Expressive Art - 4 Week Workshop
with Adele Aced

Fridays, October 3, 10, 17, 24
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Fees: $50 Members;
           $60 Non-members


Join us for a playful journey of self-discovery and personal expression using  simple collage techniques.


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

Oct
. 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4, 11, 18
Tuesdays

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


Fee: $140 Members
        
  $175 Non-members

Come develop your painting voice while learning watercolor techniques.


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Leaf Study by Andrea Reichert
 
1-Day Workshop
Fall Leaves ~ Botanicals in
Colored Pencil with
Andrea Reichert

October 11
Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Nature’s last splash before the dormant winter, fall leaves are wonderful studies of color.

Fee: $95 Members
         $115 Non-members


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Todos Merecen un Hogar by Patricia Rodriguez

1-Day Workshop
Monotype Printing Without a Press
with Patricia Rodriguez
 
November 1
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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Apple and Orange by Marshall Hasbrouck
 

2-Day Workshop
Still Life Painting with
Marshall Hasbrouck


November 8 & 9

Saturday & Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fees: $150 Members
            $170 Non-members


Explore the basics of effective still life painting including topics such as composition, values structure, color theory and separation of plane.


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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
Every 2nd Thursday of the month
7:00 pm - 9:00 p

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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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Yard Sale
Saturday, October 4
10:00 am - 4:00  pm


Guatemalan Craft Mercado Craft Sale & Fund Raiser
Signature Salon
Saturday November 15

11:00 am to 5:00 pm


Holiday Boutique
November 21 - December 23
Opening Reception:
Friday, November 21
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

All classes and workshops subject to change or cancellation.  Pre-registration is recommended.  Please visit our website for list of current offerings or call the Center at 510-523-6957.  Your continued support for the artistic community is greatly appreciated.

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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