Bakersfield College

Art


ART: WATERCOLOR LANDSCAPE PAINTING IN THE FIELD

This is an on-location, field trip painting class which offers painters of any skill level the opportunity to learn watercolor painting. The class will travel to nearby locations as a group where you will explore the natural beauty of our local green spaces, learn painting and design techniques, and create beautiful landscapes.

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

  • Watercolor paints (The highest quality you can afford) Burnt umber, ultramarine blue, cobalt blue, light red, lemon yellow, alizarin crimson, raw sienna, Payne's gray, white resist
  • mixing tray
  • graphite pencil
  • sketch book (optional)
  • watercolor brushes - several sizes
  • watercolor paper - cold press 140lb - 11x14"
  • backing board
  • blue painters tape
  • water container
  • paper towels
  • Portfolio for carrying work
  • box for supplies
  • apron
  • wide brimmed hat
  • sunscreen
  • drinking water

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ART26.FALL18
Bakersfield College Main Campus
Fine Arts FA 23
Keene TBD TBD TBD $66.00 View 5

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, two square sticks of Charkole (brand name) and a newsprint pad (14x17 or larger). All supplies are available from the BC bookstore and other sources. You should have these on the first day of class.



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ART16.FALL18
Weill Institute
Room 103
Naso 9/11 - 10/16 Tu 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $88.00 View 2

ART: ACRYLIC PAINTING EXPRESSIONS

In this class you will learn about acrylic painting techniques. This will be an encouraging, fun environment with emphasis on artist expression and creativity. We will focus on basic under-drawing, color theory, brush strokes, design principles, and more. After a short lesson demonstration, the bulk of class time will be used on painting.

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

  • Acrylic paints: white, black or Payne's grey, crimson red, cerulean blue, cadmium or lemon yellow, ultramarine blue, cobalt blue, raw sienna, burnt umber. (minimum palate)
  • Variety of brushes - round, filbert, and square
  • 3-5 - about 11x14" canvas boards or canvases
  • sketch book optional
  • Palate/palate paper
  • paint mixture tray white
  • graphite pencils soft
  • graphite transfer paper
  • water container
  • paper towels
  • portfolio for carrying work
  • toolbox for supplies
  • apron

 



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ART24.FALL18
Bakersfield College Main Campus
Fine Arts FA 23
Keene 10/5 - 11/9 Fr 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM $90.00 View 14

ART: HAND BUILDING WITH CLAY-A BEGINNING CERAMICS COURSE

This beginning ceramics course will introduce you to various hand building techniques such as slab, coil, and pinch. You will create functional pieces out of clay while learning various glazing and decorating techniques. This course is for anyone interested in learning about clay and all of its possibilities.

Materials: The instructor will send a list of materials to all registered students before the first class session.



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ART27.FALL18
Bakersfield High School
Spindt Hall 104
Cavanagh 9/5 - 11/7 We 03:30 PM - 06:00 PM $179.00 View 2

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. 

Materials:

  • 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.

 



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ART08.1.FALL18
Bakersfield College Main Campus
Science and Engineering 8
Kirkland 10/8 - 11/5 Mo 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM $62.00 View -4

ART: INTRODUCTION TO WHEEL THROWN CERAMICS

Come explore the potter’s wheel as a form of expression.  In this course you will learn the basic skills you need to create functional ceramics.  We will throw a variety of forms such as cups, bowls, jars, and pitchers. We will investigate different surface treatments including slip decoration and glaze application. Students will gain an understanding of the working properties of clay and the possibilities it has to offer.

Materials:  Each student will need at least one 25 pound bag of cone 10 clay which can be purchased at the College bookstore. Students should also have a basic ceramic tool set (this can be purchased at the College bookstore  a local art store, or online). It should include: small sponge, wire tool, clay knife, metal rib, wooden tools, and trimming tools. You also will need a towel and apron.  Practice clay will be provided at the first class session.



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ART19.FALL18
Bakersfield College Main Campus
Fine Arts 20
Ekern 9/14 - 11/2 Fr 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM $117.00 View -10

ART: RELAXATION THROUGH ART

In this class you will learn valuable techniques to manage stress and increase relaxation. These techniques will be taught using breathing exercises, imagery, music, and fun art projects. The projects are suitable to all skill levels and will include zentangle drawing, mandala stone painting, pour art painting, and much more.

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

  • Bristol board pad approx. 16x20"
  • craft paints in 4-6 colors
  • small round brushes (2-4)
  • small canvases (2)
  • pencil and white magic eraser
  • styluses for painting dots
  • sharpies - extra fine (2-4)
  • water container
  • paper towels
  • portfolios for carrying work
  • box to carry supplies
  • apron
  • pillow, small blanket, or yoga mat (optional)

 



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ART25.FALL18
Bakersfield College Main Campus
Fine Arts FA 23
Keene 10/4 - 11/8 Th 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $62.00 View 1


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