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.



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White 9/2 - 10/7 We 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM $60.00 View 15

ART: INTRODUCTION TO MOSAIC ART

This is a fun class that exposes you to the ancient world of mosaic art. It includes materials selection, adhesive choices, method choice, and grouting techniques. You will learn how to create a piece of mosaic artwork and have fun doing it. You will have an opportunity to create a variety of 2 dimensional as well as 3 dimensional pieces as well as explore cutting techniques, adhesive choices, design layouts, and grouting selections.  You will need to bring supplies to first day of class. 

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

  • Goggles
  • Tile nippers
  • Clean rags
  • Paper towels
  • Hammer
  • Indoor/outdoor glue
  • Squeegee(best) or spatula
  • Disposable rubber/latex gloves
  • Tesserae/tiles/old china, an old mirror or whatever inspires you
  • Wood plaque or terra-cotta pot
  • Sanded grout
  • Plastic bowls
  • Sponge.

Total cost should not be more that about $40. Items from home can save on costs.

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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ART: WATERCOLOR PAINTING

This watercolor painting class welcomes students of all skill levels and will survey watercolor painting using various creative techniques, color mixing, et cetera. After a short demonstration, the majority of the class time will be focused on painting in watercolor either from still life or from reference photographs provided by the students.

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.

Materials: (Note: This list is subject to minor additions and revisions. Do not purchase materials until contacted by the instructor.)

  •  5"x8" mixed media sketchbook or pieces of watercolor paper into 5"x8" pieces(for color mixing, color testing, note taking, thumb nail sketches, and experimenting with techniques)
  • Pencil
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Brushes (at least three round) 4, 8, 10
  • 1/2" or 1" inch flat brush (not required, but nice to have)
  • Watercolor paper 140-lb hot-press, size 9x12 or 11x15 Strathnmore or Arches
  • Two containers for water
  • White paper towels or soft towel
  • Watercolor paints in a palette or in tubes. (The following are recommended tube colors if you are purchasing them separately.)
  • Ultramarine blue
  • Cerulean or cobalt blue
  • Cadmium red
  • Cadmium orange (you may be able to mix your orange)
  • Cadmium yellow
  • Yellow ochre
  • Olive or sap green
  • Viridian (dark blue green)
  • Ivory black (occassionally used)
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Dark brown
  • White watercolor palette, if paint tubes are purchased separately.
  • Supply box (could be a back pack, tote bag, or a tackle box)

Optional Materials:

  • Mr. Clean eraser (to remove dry watercolor paint, etc.) 
  • White Eraser
  • Natural sponge
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Masking tape
  • Small spray bottle or eye dropper or baby bulb (used to clean baby's nose) to dampen dry paints
  • Archival pens (fine and medium points)
  • Hair dryer
  • White (could be gouache/opaque watercolor. Occasionally used when you have lost your white.) 

 



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White 10/14 - 11/25 We 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $60.00 View 20

ART: ZENTANGLE

Discover the meditative qualities art can offer through the simple, repetitive steps of a few basic strokes that will allow you to create beautiful works of art. This method of drawing can support relaxation, focus, and inspiration, can expand your imagination, can increase your awareness, and more. You will learn step-by-step ensuring your success and helping you find your inner artist.

THIS IS AN ON-LINE CLASSYou 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 9/1 - 9/29 Tu 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM $65.00 View 20


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