Bakersfield College

Art



ART: A SHORT COURSE IN DRAWING

This is a course, friendly to all levels of students, that explores drawing in various ways-structure, rhythm, feelings, and media control. The teacher will lecture, demonstrate, and critique student work. Students will draw from nature, learn how to use media, employ systems, and use their own imagination to create moving and strong images, even without previous experience.

Materials: You will work with soft (4B) pencils, and woodless graphite pencils (4B or 6B), a grey kneaded eraser, white magic eraser and a Bristol board (14x17 or larger).

THIS IS AN ON-LINE CLASS. You will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone for video conferencing. Classes will be conducted on-line live via Zoom, a video conferencing platform. About a week before the course begins, you will receive an email with log-in instructions for the Zoom 'meeting room.' Zoom is a user-friendly conferencing platform, with the ability to create a live classroom experience. 

Press the link below for a detailed list of materials. 

Essential Drawing Materials for Serious Beginners.docx



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White 1/27 - 3/3 We 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM $60.00 View 7

ART: BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION USING WATERCOLOR

This introduction to painting and illustrating plants and flowers using watercolor will give you insights into color theory, light, and a variety of useful painting techniques. In addition, we will explore plant anatomy and plant structure for a deeper understanding and appreciation of the botanical world. All levels of experience are welcome. No prior art or science experience is necessary

Do not purchase materials until contacted by the instructor.

Stores: Michaels, Dick Blick (easy to purchase online https://www.dickblick.com),Amazon

Paper:  Small pad of tracing paperWatercolor Paper 9 X 12 pad or block of Arches 140lb Cold press watercolor paper. (The pad is less expensive than the block.)

Paints:  Winsor & Newton Cotman Water Colour Sketchers' Pocket Box 1 pcs (sku1841676MA Amazon)

Graphite pencils: 4H and HB graphite artists pencil. Good pencil sharper. 

Eraser: Kneaded or white soft eraser 

Tape: Blue painters tape (optional) 

 



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Noyes 3/10 - 4/21 We 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $60.00 View 1

ART: CALLIGRAPHY-ITALIC HAND-BEGINNING

Learn calligraphy, the art of beautiful writing. It is the repeated use of calligraphy tools along with hand coordination that produces beautiful calligraphy. If you love the art of lettering and calligraphy, you will soon be amazed at what you can accomplish. In these challenging times, Art and Calligraphy are the perfect activities to relieve stress.

Class limited to 20 students. 

Materials: Do not purchase materials until contacted by the instructor. 

(Materials should not cost more than about $15.) 

 

THIS IS AN ON-LINE CLASS. You will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone for video conferencing. Classes will be conducted on-line live via Zoom, a video conferencing platform. The day before the course begins, you will receive an email with log-in instructions for the Zoom 'meeting room.' Zoom is a user-friendly conferencing platform, with the ability to create a live classroom experience. 



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Lawrence 2/10 - 3/17 We 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM $60.00 View 4

ART: CALLIGRAPHY-UNCIAL HAND-BEGINNING

Learn calligraphy, the art of beautiful writing. It is the repeated use of calligraphy tools along with hand coordination that produces beautiful calligraphy. If you love the art of lettering and calligraphy, you will soon be amazed at what you can accomplish. In these challenging times, Art and Calligraphy are the perfect activities to relieve stress.

Class limited to 20 students. 

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Lawrence 4/7 - 5/12 We 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM $60.00 View 13

ART: EXPLORING THE WONDERS OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE

The Renaissance became visible at different times in different places. This lecture series will introduce you to the world of the Italian Renaissance--the first self-conscious period of European history where historians recognized that a new world was being created. Live lectures, videos, and handouts will be included.

THIS IS AN ON-LINE CLASS. You will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone for video conferencing. Classes will be conducted on-line live via Zoom, a video conferencing platform. The day before the course begins, you will receive an email with log-in instructions for the Zoom 'meeting room.' Zoom is a user-friendly conferencing platform, with the ability to create a live classroom experience. 



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Noyes 2/18 - 3/25 Th 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM $32.00 View 8

ART: MEDITATIVE PATTERN DRAWING WITH ZENTANGLE

Learn to unwind and calm a busy mind with this restful Zentangle® art method. Discover this meditative art that will bring you to a state of mindfulness through simple, structured, deconstructed patterns with repetitive steps using a few basic strokes that allow you to create beautiful works of art. This method of drawing can support relaxation, focus, inspiration, expand your imagination, increase your awareness, and much more. Discover your creativity, knowing there is absolutely no precious knowledge or experience necessary to begin creating! Find your inner artist and express your creativity through the art of Zentangle®

Supplies needed: 

Black Micron Pens (sizes 01 or 03, and 05)

#2 Regular Pencil Tortillion or Paper Stump

Gold Gel Pen (I recommend Sakura’s Gold Metallic Gelly Roll) 7-10 coordinated regular colored pencils

Tombow N00 Blender Pen

Paper: I recommend Bristol Smooth Vellum or heavy cardstock for our regular pen projects (I will send the size you will need to cut). You can also use the official Zentangle tiles. Kits with pens, tortillion, pencil and paper are sold on Amazon. 

THIS IS AN ON-LINE CLASS. You will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone for video conferencing. Classes will be conducted on-line live via Zoom, a video conferencing platform. About a week before the course begins, you will receive an email with log-in instructions for the Zoom 'meeting room.' Zoom is a user-friendly conferencing platform, with the ability to create a live classroom experience. 



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Hall 3/2 - 3/23 Tu 04:00 PM - 06:30 PM $50.00 View 5


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