Elm Street Studio
Nurturing your creative endeavors
139 S. Elm St.    Keller, TX 76248    214.478.8372

Learning Experiences

Classes - Winter 2015
There will be no classes the week of Thanksgiving - November 24-27

Two-Day Oil Painting Workshop in January- with Chris Brandley
  •  January 21 & 22 - Wednesday & Thursday, 9:00am to 3pm - 1 hour break for lunch on your own
  • Age 18 and up 
  • $220 - supplies required - see list.
  • Course description:  On day 1 the instructor will provide the picture you will paint from together in a step by step demonstration. On day 2 bring your own photo (can be in print, on laptop, or other device) for individual painting, and one on one easel time. We will focus on oil painting technique, composition, light and color, and how to keep the color from getting muddy! Students will learn to see "impressionistically," and will explore the ability to "suggest" rather than "render" the subject. Come prepared to have a relaxing, fun-filled learning experience. This class is for all levels of painting from beginners to advanced! It is designed to help you take your painting to the next level.

MONDAYS:

Basic Drawing - with Mr. Billy

  • Mondays, 4:15 to 5:15 pm, 9 week session – January 5 to March 2
  • Ages 5 to 7
  • $130 supplies included. Fee prorated by $12/missed class for late registrants
  • Course description: A drawing class exploring various artistic techniques like light logic, color theory, realistic drawing, human proportion, and perspective. Register by completing the email form at the bottom of this page.

Drawing Fundamentals (Monday) - with Mr. Billy

  • Mondays, 5:30 to 7 pm, 9 week session - January 5 to March 2
  • Ages 8 to 12 
  • $170 supplies included. Fee prorated by $16/missed class for late registrants
  • Course description: A drawing class exploring various artistic techniques like light logic, color theory, realistic drawing, human proportion, and perspective. Register by completing the email form at the bottom of this page.


TUESDAY
S:

Acrylic/Watercolor Paint - with Mr. Billy

  • Tuesdays, 5 to 7 pm, 9 week session - January 6 to March 3
  • Age 8 and up
  • $240 supplies included. Fee prorated by $23/missed class for late registrants
  • Course description: Students will explore acrylic and watercolor painting, and can expect to create around 5 paintings over the course of 9 weeks. Some paintings will be based on subject matter and styles introduced by Mr. Billy, while other paintings will be independent projects that individual students will decide upon. All materials are provided. Of course, if a student has their own paints and supplies, they can bring them too.

Wednesdays:


Oil Painting Class - with Chris Brandley

  • Session 1 - Wednesdays, 9:00am to 12pm, 3 week session - February 25 to March 11 (you may register for both sessions)
  • Session 2 - Wednesdays, 9:00am to 12pm, 3 week session - March 18 to April 1 (you may register for both sessions)
  • Age 18 and up 
  • $195/session supplies required - see list. Fee prorated by $50/missed class for late registrants
  • Course description: The instructor will provide the picture you will paint from together in a step by step demonstration. Bring your own photo (can be in print, on laptop, or other device) for individual painting, and one on one easel time. We will focus on oil painting technique, composition, light and color, and how to keep the color from getting muddy! Students will learn to see "impressionistically," and will explore the ability to "suggest" rather than "render" the subject. Come prepared to have a relaxing, fun-filled learning experience. This class is for all levels of painting from beginners to advanced! It is designed to help you take your painting to the next level.

Cartooning
- with Mr. Billy
  • Wednesdays, 4:15 to 5:45 pm, 9 week session – January 7 to March 4
  • Ages 8 to 12 
  • $170 supplies included. Fee prorated by $16/missed class for late registrants
  • Course description: A drawing class covering the special techniques of drawing cartoon characters. Students will learn to draw well-known characters and develop their own original characters. Register by completing the email form at the bottom of this page.

Blender 3D Modeling/Animation
– with Mr. Billy
  • Wednesdays, 6 to 8 pm, 9 week session – January 7 to March 4
  • Age 10 and up
  • $180 supplies needed. Fee prorated by $18/ missed class for late registrants
  • Course description: Students will use Blender, a free professional 3D rendering program to make 3D models, build realistic materials, and explore animation techniques used by big movie studios like Pixar or Dreamworks. Students are required to bring their own laptops to class. Working in 3D is much easier when students bring a mouse. You can download Blender for free from Blender.org, or Mr. Billy can help with installation the first week.

THURSDAYS:

Drawing Fundamentals (Thursday) - with Mr. Billy

  • Thursdays, 4:15 to 5:45 pm, 9 week session – January 8 to March 5
  • Ages 8 to 12 
  • $170 supplies included. Fee prorated by $16/missed class for late registrants
  • Course description: A drawing class exploring various artistic techniques like light logic, color theory, realistic drawing, human proportion, and perspective. Register by completing the email form at the bottom of this page.

Teen/Adult Drawing - with Mr. Billy

  • Thursdays, 6 to 8pm, 9 week session - January 8 to March 5
  • Age 12 and up
  • $200 no supplies required. Fee prorated by $19/missed class for late registrants
  • Course description: A realistic drawing course for teens and adults of any skill level. We will use marker and color pencil techniques, explore graphite and pen drawing, and explore a variety of subjects each week. Register by completing the email form at the bottom of this page.

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