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CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

BEYOND BASICS: ZENTANGLE II ~  CARTOONING ~ DRAWING DYNAMICS ~ INTRO TO ZENTANGLE ~ MANDALA PRACTICE ~ MIXED MEDIA ART JOURNAL ~ OIL PAINTING ~ PHOTOGRAPHY ~ SECRET GARDEN WATERCOLOR  ONGOING PROGRAMS ~ CURRENT EXHIBIT ~ LIBRARY OPENING RECEPTION ~ PLEIN AIR PAINTOUT UPDATE ~ SPONSORS ~ VOLUNTEER ~ JOIN 

    Gourd Drawing by Margaret W. Fago
 
6 Sessions
Drawing Dynamics
with Margaret W. Fago


June 6, 13, 27 & July 11, 18, 25
Mondays, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fee:
$120 Members; $150 Non-members


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

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Morning at the Rocky Coast
by Marshall Hasbrouck

Ongoing Oil Painting Classes
with Marshall Hasbrouck

Every Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Fee per class:
$25 Members; $30 Non-members


Minimum payment of three classes

Each session will cover some aspect of making pictures, such as color mixing, composition, still life and much more!

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Zentangle Drawing by Grace Mendez

1-Day Workshop
Introduction to Zentangle® Drawing with Grace Mendez, Certified Zentangle Teacher

Saturday, June 11
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Next workshop: Saturday, June 25

Fee:
$45 Members; $55 Non-members

Materials: $10.00 paid day of class


Learn to create beautiful abstract images using repetitive patterns.

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


Saturday, June 18
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Next workshop:
Friday, June 24


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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Mandala by Grace Mendez

4-Week Series
Mandala Practice with
Grace Mendez
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Fridays, July 8, 15, 22, 29
10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Fee: 
$120 Members; $150 Non-members


Explore a variety of ways of creating mandalas including free form and the use of a compass and protractor.

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City Sunset by Margaret W. Fago

6 Sessions
Color Dynamics in Watercolor
with
Margaret W. Fago

Beginning - Intermediate
June 6, 13, 27 & July 11, 18, 25

Mondays, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm


Intermediate - Advanced
June 7, 14, 28 & July 12, 19, 26
Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fee: $120 Members; $150 Non-members


Come develop your painting voice while learning watercolor techniques.

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Old Town Square by Chris Rochette

1-Day Workshop
Using Your Digital Camera
with Chris Rochette

Sunday, June 5
1:00 pm -  4:00 pm

Next Workshop: January 10, 2016

Fee:
$60 Members; $80 Non-members


 Learn the basics of your digital camera and how to manipulate its settings.

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Zentangle drawing by Grace Mendez

1-Day Workshop 
Beyond the Basics: Zentangle® II
with Grace Mendez, Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Saturday, June 11
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fee:
$45 Members; $55 Non-members

Prereq: Intro to Zentangle Drawing


Learn additional string variations and easy resources for inspiration.

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Zentangle-inspired art by Grace Mendez
 
1-Day Workshop
The Secret Garden: Zentangle-Inspired Art with
Grace Mendez, Certified Zentangle® Teacher
 
Saturday, June 25
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Fee:
$35 Members; $45 Non-members

Prereq:
Intro to Zentangle Drawing
 
Create a whimsical garden with both familiar and new tangles.

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Art Journal by Grace Mendez

4-Week Series
Mixed Media Art Journaling for Beginners with
Grace Mendez

Saturdays
July 9, 16, 23, 30
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fee:
$120 Members; 
$150 Non-members

Explore how to collect and store ideas, play with colors and materials and develop your unique style.

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Upcoming Workshops:

Mobile Photography:Camera & Editing Apps with Cha Levias

Legacy Letters Writing Group with Deborah Medvick
** NOTE: Our building is currently under repair and our classes and programs are being held off-site.  Please check the website for class locations and contact information.  We truly appreciate your patience and support and hope to have the Center reopened soon.

Life Drawing ~ Weekly Sessions with Model (no instructor)
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
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Poetry and Prose
Hosted by Jeanne Lupton & Deborah Medvick
Every 2nd & 4th Saturday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Alameda Poetry Writers' Workshop
Hosted by Mary Loughran & Marilyn Flower
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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Alameda Island Poetry Reading
Hosted by Cathy Dana
Every 1st Wednesday of the month
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  Alameda On Camera
Diamond Celebration


Highlighting past award winners
 
  May 29 - August 27

Alameda Main Library  in the
Stafford Room
         
Edge of Dawn by Philip Zike, 2015 AOC Nature Award                        Free and open to the public 
Opening Reception:  Wednesday, June 1 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Alameda Main Library,  1550 Oak St.

 

10th Annual
Alameda On Camera


Exhibit up until
Saturday, June 25
Open weekends


South Shore
Center Court, Suite 770
(across from Trabocco and Charming Charlie)                 423 by BZ Meyers, 2016 Marketing Award
Quick link: hospitality@frankbettecenter.org
Please help keep our Alameda On Camera Exhibit open in June at South Shore by volunteering.  Just click on the VolunteerSpot button above.  Thanks for your loyal support!
 
Other volunteer opportunities:

We are looking for a Membership Director.  If you are interested, please contact Margaret Fago at
president@frankbettecenter.org
Support the arts and the Frank Bette Center by becoming a member now! 

Help support the Center's  on-going commitment to enrich the creative life of our community.  Select the membership level that suits you and join now!





 
Thanks to our

2016 Alameda

On Camera 

Sponsors




 
Thanks to our

sponsors for the

2015  Plein Air

Paintout

All classes and workshops subject to change or cancellation.  Pre-registration is recommended.  Please visit our website for list of current offerings.  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. If you would like to teach in your own studio space in collaboration with the Center, please contact programs.
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