Do you like to create, tinker, design and explore? Maker workshops puts your creativity and problem solving skills to work. Court Street Arts and the Haverhill Library Association are teaming up to bring White Mountain Science, Inc (WMSI) to explore everything from robotics and computer programming to the link between science and art. Jump in head first and learn by doing!
NEW CLASSES COMING THIS FALL. STAY TUNED!
PAINTING IN WATERCOLORS
MONDAYS | 5:30 - 7:30PM | $65 members, $68 non-members (per 4 week session)
JUN 4-25 & JUL 9 - 30
This class is designed for all levels and is focused on recognizing and establishing the basic and fundamental techniques, materials, and tools of watercolor painting. Students will explore preparation and layout, and begin to examine basic procedures, such as wet on wet, wet on dry and dry on wet techniques and when to use them, in order to complete a composition. They will also explore various simple or unusual tools, as well as brushes, and practice the different effects or textures these various tools and methods are capable of, and how and when to apply them. The course will also touch on areas such as choice of color, color mixing, masking, and stamping. This class will take the mystery, and the anxiety, out of this medium and encourage new and developing watercolor artists. Material list will be provided.
Instructor: Ed Kadunc has studied art at the University of Miami and Syracuse University and was a student of Barry Moser. After 25 years in the field of commercial art, including technical and architectural design, creative design, graphic arts, book design, and illustration, Ed is directing his creative effort in the pursuit of fine art, oil on canvas and pencil as his principal medium.
Registration can be done via phone at 603.989.5500, via email at email@example.com or online using the link below.
EXPLORING ADOBE PHOTOSHOP
TUE | MAY 8, 15, 22 | 5:30 - 7:30PM
$30 (per class) members, $32 non-members
From artists to entrepreneurs this foundational class will help to advance your work. The class will address basic to more advanced elements from the Adobe Photoshop toolkit including layers, blending modes, image sizing, photo editing, color correction, selection methods, effects and more. Workshops will be tailored to fit the needs of participants through customized lessons. If you’ve been struggling with an application, wanting to explore more advanced tools or simply get a feel for the software this is the class for you! Sessions can be taken individually or as a series.
Instructor: Shaun Machia has been using Photoshop for so long that he remembers it taking a whole day to apply a single filter. Shaun has over two decades of graphic design experience complemented by a film degree from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, focusing on post production and visual effects. He currently operates his company, “SM Creative Services,” in Newbury, VT. He offers a wide range of graphic and technical skills for hire including Web design, Photography, Logo Design, Motion Design, 2D and 3D animation, Illustration and he also produces art and film for Rock Farmer Records.