Laguna College of Art + Design

Community Education Classes

Summer Watercolor

5 Week Course

DATES: Every Saturday, June 23 – July 28, 2018 (No Class Saturday, July 7)

TIME: 1-4 PM

STUDIO: MC2

COST: $85 - Due on or before Wednesday, June 20

AGES: 16 and above, all levels

MINIMUM: 7 / Maximum: 18

LOCATION: 2222 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Studio 2

 

INSTRUCTOR: Nina Ulett is a graduate from Laguna College of Art and Design. Having studied in Italy as well as California, she has participated in multiple exhibitions and received numerous awards and honors for her work.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

This course aims to familiarize students with the mediums of gouache and watercolor. By the end of the course, students should be able to create paintings that demonstrate an understanding of composition, line, value, form, color and edge in these mediums, as well as be able to incorporate specific exercises, techniques and terminology into their own work. Experimentation with types of surfaces and paint application will be encouraged.

Students who prefer to work in gouache may use the pigments listed for watercolor – see Suggested Materials List (below).

 

SUGGESTED MATERIALS LIST:

Watercolor (Winsor & Newton, Gamblin, Holbein or brands of similar quality):

Pigments:

  • Aureolin or Cadmium Yellow
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Cadmium Red
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Sap Green
  • Burnt Umber
  • Raw Umber
  • Ulltramarine Blue
  • Ivory Black

Optional:

  • Dioxazine Purple
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Burnt Sienna

 

Gouache (Winsor & Newton, Gamblin, Holbein or brands of similar quality):

 

Pigments:

  • Permanent White

 

Brushes:

 

Flats:

  • 1.5 inch, ¾ inch, size 4 or size ⅜

 

Rounds:

  • size 5, size 4, size 1 

 

 

 

 

Summer Painting Explorations

5 Week Course

DATES: Every Saturday, June 23 – July 28, 2018 (No Class Saturday, July 7)

TIME: 9 AM-12 PM

STUDIO: MC 2

COST: $85 – due on or before Wednesday, June 20

AGES: 16 and above, all levels

MINIMUM: 7 / Maximum: 18

LOCATION: 2222 Laguna Canyon Rd. Laguna Beach, CA 92651

 

INSTRUCTOR :Miguel Gonzalez a recent alumn of Laguna College of Art and Design, is a nationally-recognized painter by the Art Renewal Center, exhibits throughout the United States, and is an instructor at LCAD and at The Kline Academy in Los Angeles.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Our classically trained faculty teaches painting techniques and compositions, placing emphases on developing foundational skills and on pursuing a personal approach to painting from still life and from photographic references. Students receive individualized instruction and are encouraged to work at their own pace. In-class demonstrations will be done using oil paints, but students may use the painting mediums of their choice. Students furnish their own supplies and may bring what they typically use to class.

For questions please contact: Community Education at communityed@lcad.edu

 

SUGGESTED MATERIALS LIST:

(you are welcome to bring and work with what you have)

Solvent/Medium 

  • Gamsol
  • Linseed Oil or Stand Oil

 

Brushes

  •   Natural Filbert Bristles: #2, #4, #6, #8, #10

 

Oil Paint List 

  •  Titanium or Cremnitz White
  •   Ivory Black
  •   Cadmium Yellow
  •   Yellow Ochre
  •   Cadmium Red
  •   Burnt Sienna
  •   Burnt Umber
  •   Venetian Red
  •   Permanent Alizarin Crimson
  •   Ultramarine Blue

 

Acrylic Paint Canvas Primer (students will be shown how to correctly prime a canvas on first day of class) – 8 oz. jar of either:

  • Toned Grey;
  • Burnt Sienna; or
  • Manufacturer Golden makes a neutral Grey N5 that is perfect

 

Canvas – 1 per class

  • Canvas Panel or Stretched Primed Canvas sizes 11×14 or 12×16.

 

Miscellaneous

  • Palette (paper palette, wood palette or Glass palette w/ mid tone beneath)
  • Palette knife
  • Soft paper towels (Viva)
  • Containers for solvent, oils & mediums (must have leak-proof lids)
  • Paint keeper or box

 

 

Summer Full Figure Sculpture Workshop

Unfortunately this class has been cancelled due to low enrollement.

Summer Portrait Sculpture

5 Week Instructor-led Course

DATES: Every Saturday, June 23 – July 28, 2018 (No Class Saturday, July 7TIME: 12-5 PM

STUDIO: MC11

COST: $250 - Due on or before Wednesday, June 20

Ages 16 and above, all levels

MINIMUM: 10 / Maximum: 15

INSTRUCTOR: Gavin Gardner

Gavin is a graduate of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts and specializes in portrait and figure sculpture. Gavin’s work can be found in a number of private collections, gardens and cemeteries.

 

LOCATION:

Laguna College of Art and Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road

Laguna Beach, CA92651

Studio 11

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The introduction to this classical sculpture course will be made by Brittany Ryan, instructor at Laguna College of Art and Design. Gavin Gardner will guide students through the study of the portrait as a sculptural form with emphasis on anatomy and construction through direct observation of the model. Students examine problems of visual conceptualization of the figure while developing clay modeling skills and techniques. Students receive individualized instruction and are encouraged to work at their own pace. In-class demonstrations are also included as part of the class. Cost of clay and armature is included in the course fee; students will take their materials and their work home at the conclusion of the class. 

Students will furnish their own sculpture tools that are listed in the Suggested Materials List (below).

For questions please contact: Community Education at communityed@lcad.edu

 

SUGGESTED MATERIALS LIST

Students will furnish the sculpture tools listed below.

Sculpture Tools*:

  • Exacto blade
  • Kemper wire loop tool #D6 

These can be found at Laguna Art Supply or be purchased online through various websites.

Suggested suppliers of sculpting tools: