Upcoming Classes at FCCA

FCCA Classes/Workshops - 2018
Register at FCCA Docent Desk or call FCCA at 540-373- 5646. Pay by ck./cash/chg.
Contact teacher with questions about specific class.


Classes listed here by instructor name


Carolyn Beever, BASIC PHOTOSHOP: Two-Part Course. Session 1: Saturday May 5, 10:30 am – 1 pm. Session 2, Saturday May 12, 10:30 am – 1 pm. Bring your laptop, camera and five jpg images. Learn resizing and cropping, straightening and leveling, saving for web and print, improving exposure, and creating special effects. Produce good quality images for printing/posting and for submitting your work to online or email calls-for- entry. Software provided for use during class. Cost: $60 Members/$70 Non-members. Fee covers both sessions. Carolyn Beever 703-795- 6509, 540-659 3575 beevercr@verizon.net

Ginna Cullen, CREATIVE BOOK WORKSHOP: Two-day workshop. Saturday, August, 11, 9 am - 3 pm. Sunday, August 12, 12:30 – 4 pm. Explore many approaches to creating handmade books. You will be encouraged to experiment with the concept of book making, to incorporate personal artistic styles, to add sketchbook/journaling possibilities into the book format, and to consider the book as a possible sculptural form. Prior bookmaking experience is not necessary. All materials provided. NOTE: Use of various sharp tools, adults only class. Cost: $60 Members/$65 Non-members. Min. 5 students/max. 10. Ginna Cullen 540-894- 3618 ginnacullen@gmail.com

Joe DiBella, CRITIQUE WORKSHOP: One-day workshop. Saturday, September 8, 9 am – 3 pm. Individual attention and critique by outstanding artist/teacher/juror Joe DiBella, Distinguished Professor Emeritus University of Mary Washington. Bring two artworks for critique. Snacks & beverages furnished. Lunch on your own. Class limited to 15. Cost: $30 Members/$40 Non-members. Joseph DiBella 703-855- 1951 jdibella@umw.edu

Jennifer Galvin, HOME SCHOOL CREATORS: Home school students’ art classes 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. April 24, May 8 & 29, June 5 & 19. Grades K-4 at 10 am – 11:30 am. Grades 5-8 at 12:00 - 1 pm. No classes July/August. Fees: Members $20 1 st child, $15 2nd child, $10 each additional in family; plus $5 materials fee per class. Non-members $30/1 st child, $20 /2nd child, $15 each additional in family; plus $10 materials fee per class per family. Class size minimum 5  students/maximum 15 students. Monthly prepayment suggested. For list of media featured in each class session, see “classes” on website at www.jennifergalvin.com. Jen Galvin 541-207- 7971 galvin.jen@gmail.com

Jennifer Galvin, CREATIVE ART CARDS WITH MEDIA DEMONSTRATIONS: Classes 3rd Thursdays, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, May 17, June 21, July 19, and August 16. Each session features a different media demo to use on art cards. Art cards are created with all kinds of mixed media, such as Zen tangles, watercolor, drawing, acrylic and collage. Participants will create one larger piece of art work (5x7 or 8x10) and then work on art cards for the remainder of time. Cost: Members $30 per session/Nonmembers $40 per session. Includes refreshments and all materials. Maximum students 10/ Minimum students 5. Questions: Jen Galvin 541-207- 7971 galvin.jen@gmail.com

Cathy Herndon, ART BUG children’s art classes: Two one-week sessions of daily classes for ages 7 - 13. Session #1, July 23-27 from 9 am – 12 noon and Session #2, August 13-17, from 9 am – 12 noon. A different class will be taught each day including drawing, painting, mixed media, and sculpture. Cost: $115 Members/ $125 Non-members. All materials provided and snack included. Questions: Call Cathy Herndon 540-424- 5633, 540-373- 6733. NOTE: Photographs of class participants may be used for publicity purposes. Cathy Herndon Cathy Herndon 540-424- 5633, 540-373- 6733 herndoncathy@gmail.com

Karen Julihn.  [FLYER] ART WITH KAREN: Six classes offered—take one or more to improve your art skills. Karen Julihn is an award winning artist who has studied painting through VCU, at Art of the Carolinas and currently exhibits her work at Brush Strokes Gallery and FCCA.

ART WITH KAREN Painting Flowers: May 15, 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Introduction to various techniques that can be used with watercolor and fluid acrylics: painting wet on wet, masking, wet-on- dry, using alcohol with paint, backgrounds, highlights, lifting, tracing from photographs. Several tutorial flower paintings will be completed before students work on an individual floral still life. Some materials will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring source photos. Adults. Cost: $75.00 Members/$85 Non-members. Includes lunch, drinks and snack. Karen Julihn 540-207- 0814, 540-899- 8857 kjulihn@gmail.com

ART WITH KAREN Plein Aire Painting*, Focal Point: June 19, [DATE CHANGE] 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Instruction (1.5 hr.) will focus on techniques for creating a central focal point and review of techniques. Painting outdoors TBD, in the Garden at FCCA. Students will bring their own supplies and work on their own compositions in any media they prefer. Critique will follow. Adults. Cost: $60:00 Members/$70 Non-members. Lunch, drinks and snack included. Karen Julihn 540-207- 0814, 540-899- 8857 kjulihn@gmail.com

ART WITH KAREN Plein Aire Painting*, Foreground and Background: July 17, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Instruction (1.5 hr.) will focus on techniques for separating foreground from the background. Painting outdoors TBD, garden or along the river. Students will bring their own supplies and work on their own compositions in any media they prefer. Critique will follow. Adults. Cost: $60.00 Members/$70 Non-members. Includes lunch, drinks and snack. Karen Julihn 540-207- 0814, 540-899- 8857 kjulihn@gmail.com

ART WITH KAREN Plein Aire Painting*, Painting in Layers: August 21, 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Instruction (1.5 hour) will focus on painting in layers. Painting outdoors TBD, along the River or garden. Students will bring their own supplies and work on their own compositions in any media they prefer. Critique will follow. Adults. Cost: $60.00 Members/$70 Non-members. Includes lunch, drinks and snack. Karen Julihn 540-207- 0814, 540-899- 8857 kjulihn@gmail.com

ART WITH KAREN Plein Aire Painting*, Glazing: September 4, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. A brief lesson (1.5 hrs.) will focus on techniques for glazing (using color to create distance or focal point) Painting location TBD, along the River or garden. Students will bring their own supplies and work on their own compositions in any media they prefer. Critique will follow. Adults. Cost: $60.00 Members/$70 Non-members. Includes lunch, drinks and snack. Karen Julihn 540-207- 0814, 540-899- 8857 kjulihn@gmail.com

ART WITH KAREN Leaf Printing: October 16, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Class will focus on techniques for creating prints using textured materials, papers, and leaves. Students will complete three or more paintings on watercolor paper and board. Materials provided. Adults. Cost: $75.00 Members/$85 Non-members. Includes lunch, drinks and snack. Karen Julihn 540-207- 0814, 540-899- 8857 kjulihn@gmail.com

*Plein Aire Classes will meet at FCCA for a brief lesson and then move outdoors. Students may pick their own locations in the garden or along the river. In the event of rain, students may opt to work indoors and are encouraged to bring source photos for ideas. Karen Julihn 540-207- 0814, 540-899- 8857 kjulihn@gmail.com

Vicki Marckel, FINE ART OIL LANDSCAPE PAINTING: Three-day oil painting workshop, July 9, 10, & 11, from 10 am - 3 pm daily. Join Vicki for an exciting three day workshop where you will learn how to add more depth to your paintings by utilizing the techniques of the old masters. Vicki will lead students through all the stages of the painting process with demonstrations of how to: create a dynamic grisaille, create rich textures using a pallet knife, and utilize critiques to improve your composition. To enable students to begin with a strong composition, this class will emphasize the fundamental elements of design. Cost: $250 Members/$260 Non-members. Visit Vicki Marckel at www.vmarckel.com. Vicki Marckel 301-659- 2123 vicki_marckel@hotmail.com

Vicki Marckel, VIBRANT COLOR HARMONY IN LANDSCAPES: Two-day workshop, August 6 & 7, from 10 am to 3 pm daily. Vicki will lead students through all the stages of the painting process with demonstrations of how to create color mixing charts, create rich composition painting alla prima (wet on wet), and utilize critiques to improve artwork. To enable students to begin with a strong composition, this class will emphasize the fundamental elements of color. Cost: $175 Members/$185 Non-members. Visit Vicki Marckel website at www.vmarckel.com. Vicki Marckel 301-659- 2123 vicki_marckel@hotmail.com

Karen Richards, ART JOURNALING: Three sessions offered: April 18th , 12 – 3 pm and 5 – 8 pm; May 30th , 12 – 3 pm. Mixed media techniques for ages 16 yrs – adult. Beginning, novice and experienced artists will be inspired to design pages for relaxation, exploration, motivation, or documentation using a wide
variety of media. The workshop begins with exercises to help enhance your creativity, and then experiment with different types of drawing tools, watercolors, acrylics, printmaking, and collage as your pages come to life. Bring your own blank, 9 x 12 inch sketchbook - additional materials provided. Cost per session: $40 Members/$50 Non-members. Karen Richards (540)842-3130 krichardsart@gmail.com

Cathy Ambrose Smith, INTRODUCTION TO MOSAIC ART WORKSHOP: Two days’ workshop on Saturday, Sept. 15, 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday, Sept. 16, 2 pm - 5 pm. Create an original handmade mosaic mirror frame. Previous students may choose a different substrate/project. All materials provided. Go home with one-of- kind piece of art and instruction folder. Cost: $100 Members/$125 Non-members. Snacks provided. Cathy Smith 540-273- 0653 smithhse@mail.com

Kimberly Splain, OIL PAINTING WITH KIMBERLY SPLAIN: Two-hour start-to- finish classes on 4th Sundays, 2 pm - 4 pm. April 22, 2 pm – 4 pm; May 27, 2 pm – 4 pm; June 24, 2 pm – 4 pm; July 22, 2 pm - 4 pm. Kimberly is a Bob Ross certified instructor and teaches landscape, seascape, floral and wildlife painting
techniques. Begin and complete a seasonal oil painting based on demonstrated techniques. Take home a finished painting at end of each class. All materials supplied. Cost @ class: $40 Members/$50 Non-members. Kimberly Splain 406-868- 3210 kimsplain@aol.com

Dawn Whitmore, ART MARKETING: CREATE MARKETING THAT MOVES: One-day workshop on Friday, May 18, 11 am – 1 pm. Learn the “MPH’s” of marketing including: Artist Statement, Press Releases, Social Media, and Website. Understand the aspects of marketing your work. Part of fee is donated to
the FCCA Youth Art Program. Cost: $20 Members/$30 Non-members. Dawn Whitmore 252-349- 9866 dewphotographyva@gmail.com

Dawn Whitmore, FIND YOUR ART BUYER: One-day workshop on Friday, November 9th, 11 am – 1 pm. Learn to “Find YOUR Art Buyer”, not just any buyer. Cost: $20 Members/ $30 Non-members. Dawn Whitmore 252-349-  9866 dewphotographyva@gmail.com