E.L. CORD
MUSEUM SCHOOL
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Painting
Tuesday January 22, 2019 9 am – noon

Introduction to Color in Oil or Acrylics

Tuesday - Thursday, January 22 - 24
9 am - noon

This course is a 3-day intensive study covering the use of color with emphasis on how seeing relates to color choices. Students will gain a good foundational working knowledge of how to mix and use color as it relates to making artwork. The class will be exposed to many color

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Holiday / Seasonal
Sunday January 27, 2019 1 – 4 pm

Hand Painted Folk Hearts

Sunday, January 27
1 - 4 pm

Inspired by her Czechoslovakian heritage, instructor Iva Neveux will introduce students to basic painting techniques to create beautiful hand painted hearts. Each student will create two hand-painted hearts using combinations of dots, lines, dashes and curves. Make one for yourself and one to give to someone you love. All materials

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Ceramics
Tuesday January 29, 2019 6 – 9 pm

Clay: Earthworks

Tuesdays, January 29 - March 5
6 - 9 pm

Create decorative and functional pottery in this six-week class designed for the beginner as well as those who have taken intermediate pottery classes in the past.  Students will learn how to work with clay in both hand building, and wheel-throwing techniques. Finishing methods such as decorating, stamping, painting, and staining

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Book Arts
Wednesday January 30, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Hand-Stitched Greeting Card Book

Wednesday, January 30
10 am - 2 pm

Students will learn the step-by-step process of turning sentimental cards into a keepsake book as an archive of special memories. Wedding cards, birthday cards, Mother’s Day cards or just friendly correspondence are all excellent candidates for the pages of this book. The unique structure features a hard cover and a

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Holiday / Seasonal
Sunday February 3, 2019 1 – 4 pm

Hand Painted Folk Hearts

Sunday, February 3
1 - 4 pm

Inspired by her Czechoslovakian heritage, instructor Iva Neveux will introduce students to basic painting techniques to create beautiful hand painted hearts. Each student will create two hand-painted hearts using combinations of dots, lines, dashes and curves. Make one for yourself and one to give to someone you love. All materials

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Painting
Monday February 4, 2019 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Watercolor for Beginners: Winter Landscapes

Monday - Wednesday, February 4 - 6 
1:30 - 4:30 pm

Learn about composition in painting and develop your watercolor skills while painting a winter landscape. This class will introduce different winter landscape elements such as snowy fields with vegetation, snow covered trees and barns in a few smaller paintings demonstrating several different compositional rules. During the last session students will

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Drawing
Wednesday February 6, 2019 1 – 4 pm

Drawing Techniques: Line, Shape and Form

Wednesdays, February 6 – March 6
1 – 4 pm

Students enjoy this course designed to teach basic drawing techniques with a specific emphasis on drawing shape and form. Students will improve their observational drawing skills by first working on rendering basic shapes, working later towards creating compositions on the page and realistically drawing more complex objects, forms and textures

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Drawing
Wednesday February 6, 2019 6 – 9 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Wednesdays, February 6 - 27
6 - 9 pm

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Wednesdays, February 6

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Drawing
Thursday February 7, 2019 1 – 4 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Thursdays, February 7 - 28
1 - 4 pm

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Thursdays, February 7

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Youth
Saturday February 9, 2019 9 am – noon

Kids’ Corner: Hand-Marbled Valentine’s Cards

Saturday, February 9
9 am - 12 pm

Make your own marbled-paper Valentines in this brand-new class designed for kids ages 7 – 12. Book artist Bel Mills will teach students the clever technique for creating beautiful marbled patterns on paper using shaving cream and food coloring.  Students will marble paper during the first half of the class,

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Painting
Saturday February 16, 2019 9 am – 2 pm

All About Flowers in Oil

Saturday and Sunday, February 16 and 17
9 am - 2 pm

Explore still life oil painting in this workshop that looks specifically at painting a floral still life. Imploring the techniques and style of the Dutch Masters, both beginning, and more advanced oil painting students will enjoy learning how to set up a floral still life, will consider their composition and

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Photography / Video
Saturday February 16, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Introduction to Lightroom Classic CC

Saturdays, February 16 and 23
10 am - 2 pm

Adobe Lightroom Classic CC is quickly becoming the go to application for photographers of any experience level, but so many photographers are not using the application to the fullest potential. There are also features of Lightroom Classic CC that are best left to other applications, and those work arounds will

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Painting
Sunday February 17, 2019 9 am – noon

Painting: Open Studio

Sundays, February 17 - March 3
9 am - 12 pm

Students will enjoy developing their painting techniques and skills in this observational open studio class.  Weekly subject matter will rotate between nude and clothed models and still-lifes. Each class will begin with brief instruction followed by an open studio format painting class. Students may use acrylic or oil paint. Dry

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Book Arts
Sunday February 17, 2019 10 am – 5 pm

Introduction to Textile Marbling

Sunday, February 17 
10 am - 5 pm

This popular marbling workshop will introduce students marbling techniques on fabric that can be used for covering books and boxes. Students will begin the day by working on basic marbling skills. With the instructor’s guidance, they will work on new patterns with an eye for nuance. The main focus will

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Painting
Monday February 18, 2019 9 am – noon

Impressionist Painting Techniques in Oil

Monday - Friday, February 18 - 22
9 am - noon

Inspired by the American and French Impressionists, students will use oil paint to explore color, light and shadow in this week-long intensive. This series will explore brushwork techniques, cropped compositions, color breaking and mixing colors directly on canvas. Monday – Friday, February 18 – 229 am – noon Instructor: David McCamantAges: Adult

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Photography / Video
Tuesday February 19, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Camera Basics for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

Tuesday, February 19 and Thursday, February 21
10 am - 2 pm

This class is designed for beginning to intermediate photographers who have purchased a digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera or a mirrorless camera. Course participants will explore the specific features of DSLR or mirrorless cameras, as well as general photographic skills and techniques to make great pictures. Tuesday, February 19 and

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Painting
Wednesday February 20, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Impressionistic Bouquets in Watercolor

Wednesdays, February 20 and 27
10 am - 2 pm

Learn the techniques to create luscious and loose impressionistic paintings of bouquets.  The class will include demonstrations in “dropping paint,” silhouetting and negative painting.  Some watercolor experience is recommended for this class.    Wednesdays, February 20 and 2710 am – 2 pm Instructor: Carroll CharletAges: Adult (15+) / Some experience in watercolor

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Youth
Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Kids’ Corner: Spring Things

Wednesdays,  February 20 - March 20
3:30 - 5:30 pm

Young artists will explore a variety of art materials in this fun five-week after school series. Students will learn and improve on basic drawing and painting techniques. All materials and a snack are included with registration. Wednesdays,  February 20 – March 203:30 – 5:30 pm Instructor: Jen HenryAges: 7 – 12

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Book Arts
Sunday February 24, 2019 1 – 4 pm

Pop-Up Mail Art Card

Sunday, February 24
1 - 4 pm

In this class, book artist Bel Mills will show you how to create the simple but dynamic mechanism for making a pop-up flowers “bloom” when this card is opened. Perfect for Mother’s Day, birthdays, or any other special occasion. The patterned envelopes and cancelled postage featured in this unique pop-up

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Saturday March 2, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Photography: Composition and Techniques

Take your photographs to the next level by learning proper composition and photography techniques. Students will learn the different ways to compose landscapes, still lifes and people, while also learning different techniques such as High Dynamic Range (HDR), panoramic stitching, long exposures, proper posing for people, working with photo filters

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Painting
Sunday March 3, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Color Studies in Watercolor

Sunday, March 3
10 am - 2 pm

Translucence is at the heart of watercolor painting. Learn to chart and mix your colors to keep the beautiful luminosity of the medium. This class includes color charting, tinting color mixes with a third pigment and learning to combine warm and cool hues. We will also explore origins of pigments,

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Mosaics
Sunday March 3, 2019 10 am – 3 pm

Mosaics 101: Introduction to Mosaics

Sunday, March 3
10 am - 3 pm

Students will learn the basics of mosaics, including techniques, design and grouting. Using various materials, students will work towards a 10” x 10” mosaic mirror or 6 x 12 plaque project. All materials provided but students may bring other objects (stones, jewels, beads, etc.) to incorporate into their piece. This

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Drawing
Wednesday March 6, 2019 6 – 9 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Wednesdays, March 6 - 27
6 - 9 pm

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Wednesdays, March 6

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Drawing
Thursday March 7, 2019 1 – 4 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Thursdays, March 7 - 28
1 - 4 pm

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Thursdays, March 7

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Painting
Wednesday March 13, 2019 10 am – 3 pm

Butterflies in Ink and Watercolor

Wednesday, March 13
10 am - 3 pm

Learn to combine the texturing of ink and the vibrancy of watercolor to create illustrations while focusing on butterflies. Explore the tradition of scientific illustration while referencing specimens and photographs in this watercolor workshop. No experience necessary. Wednesday, March 1310 am – 3 pm Instructor: Carroll CharletAges: Adult (15+) / All Levels Supply

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Painting
Friday March 15, 2019 9 am – 4 pm

Painting Techniques: The Still Life in Oil

Friday - Sunday, March 15 - 17
9 am – 4 pm

Imploring the techniques and style of the Dutch Masters, both beginning and more advanced oil painting students will enjoy learning how to set up a still life, develop a concept and composition and will learn how to take a still life painting from start to finish.  Students will explore oil

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Book Arts
Saturday March 16, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Bar Soap Box Book

Saturday, March 16
10 am - 2 pm

In this fun introductory class, you will learn how to use patterned paper, book cloth, and waxed thread to turn an ordinary bar-soap box into a thick mini-journal with a hand-stitched spine. Students will leave with a compact journal ideal for taking on the road or giving as a gift.

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Photography / Video
Tuesday March 19, 2019 6 – 9 pm

Introduction to Landscape Photography

Tuesday - Thursday, March 19 - 21
6 - 9 pm

Students new to landscape photography or those looking to sharpen their skills will enjoy this introductory level course. The first two days of class will be spent in the classroom exploring camera gear and functions along with the tips and tricks to create dynamic landscape images. Students will review composition

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Painting
Thursday March 28, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Impressionistic Bouquets in Watercolor

Thursdays, March 28 and April 4
10 am - 2 pm

Learn the techniques to create luscious and loose impressionistic paintings of bouquets.  The class will include demonstrations in “dropping paint,” silhouetting and negative painting.  Some watercolor experience is recommended for this class.    Thursdays, March 28 and April 410 am – 2 pm Instructor: Carroll CharletAges: Adult (15+) / Some experience in

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Basket Weaving
Saturday March 30, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Miniature Pine Needle Baskets

Saturday, March 30
10 am - 2 pm

Create a miniature pine needle basket using natural materials. Learn from the basket making tradition of Audrey Frank’s native Nevadan Washoe/Paiute culture. Explore weaving methods by combining pine needles, sinew and raffia in this one-day workshop.  Saturday, March 3010 am – 2 pm Instructor: Audrey Frank Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels Required

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Painting
Sunday March 31, 2019 10 am – 2 pm

Introduction to Watercolors

Sunday, March 31
10 am - 2 pm

This class is designed for anyone who would like to explore the medium of watercolor without the commitment.  Learn techniques such as washes, glazing, wet on wet and much more.  Find out if watercolor is for you.  The class is great for beginners who would like to experiment with watercolor

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Drawing
Wednesday April 3, 2019 6 – 9 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Wednesdays, April 3 - 24
6 - 9 pm

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Wednesdays, April 3

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Drawing
Thursday April 4, 2019 1 – 4 pm

Life Drawing: Open Studio

Thursdays, April 4 - 25
1 - 4 pm

Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Thursdays, April 4

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Holiday / Seasonal
Saturday April 6, 2019 9 am – noon

Hand Painted Decorative Eggs

Saturday, April 6
9 am - 12 pm

Inspired by her Czechoslovakian heritage, instructor Iva Neveux will introduce students to basic painting techniques to create beautiful decorative eggs. Each student will create two hand-painted eggs using combinations of dots, lines, dashes and curves. All materials included with registration. Saturday, April 69 am – 12 pm Instructor: Iva NeveuxAges: Adults (15+)

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Holiday / Seasonal
Sunday April 7, 2019 1 – 4 pm

Hand Painted Decorative Eggs

Sunday, April 7
1 - 4 pm

Inspired by her Czechoslovakian heritage, instructor Iva Neveux will introduce students to basic painting techniques to create beautiful decorative eggs. Each student will create two hand-painted eggs using combinations of dots, lines, dashes and curves. All materials included with registration. Sunday, April 71 – 4 pm Instructor: Iva NeveuxAges: Adults (15+) /

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Visiting Artist Workshop
Friday April 12, 2019 10 am – 4 pm

Visiting Artist Seminar: Introduction to Dye on Fabric with Ann Johnston

Friday, April 12
10 am - 4 pm

Artist, Ann Johnston, will present a fast-paced lecture/demonstration of both low-water immersion dyeing and painting and printing with Procion MX dyes, introducing the unlimited potential of creating color and pattern on cotton, linen, rayon, and silk. The dyes are versatile, economical and safe to use. Their advantage over paint is

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Painting
Saturday April 13, 2019 9 am – 2 pm

All About Flowers in Oil

Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14
9 am - 2 pm

Explore still life oil painting in this workshop that looks specifically at painting a floral still life. Imploring the techniques and style of the Dutch Masters, both beginning, and more advanced oil painting students will enjoy learning how to set up a floral still life, will consider their composition and

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Painting
Wednesday April 17, 2019 9 am – 2 pm

Bristlecone Pine in Ink and Watercolor

Wednesday, April 17
9 am - 2 pm

Bristlecones are a wonderful subject for both realistic and impressionistic watercolors. Using paint and ink, students will learn to capture the essence of these wonders of the natural world.  Some watercolor experience is recommended.  Wednesday, April 179 am – 2 pm Instructor: Carroll CharletAges: Adult (15+) / All Levels Required Supplies:  Basic Watercolor

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