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Challenge yourself and expand your skills with Art Classes at UNM Continuing Education. There's something for everyone! Take advantage of the opportunity to associate with others with like interests and learn new skills in a laid-back atmosphere. No matter if you’re just a beginner or a long time artist, our experienced instructors will work with you to maximize your skills. We offer classes and instruction for all levels of experience.

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Arts - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Ready to learn the fundamentals of drawing? In this foundation course for beginners, you"

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Section SPB-PE

02152
$85
5/1/17 - 5/22/17
Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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Section SUA-PE

02166
$145
8/7/17 - 9/11/17
Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Lino Saffioti
CE North Building

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Let's work together to build your artistic skills - the tools in your personal artistic toolbox. Small class size at the instructor's studio ensures plenty of attention to your needs. All drawing and painting mediums are welcome. Note: Please contact the instructor for a materials/supply list. Contact info will print on your registration confirmation.

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Section SUA-PE

02175
$135
6/26/17 - 8/14/17
Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bethe Sailer
Sailer Studio - SW Area

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Join us for this innovative two day workshop. On the first day you will learn the unique features of abstract acrylic on wood panels, gesso board as well as composition, special effects and the fine art of pouring. You will finish at least one painting and experience group discussion and critique. Note: materials list is available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA-PEP

02176
$95
5/26/17 - 6/2/17
Fri 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Ming Franz
CE North Building

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Join us for this innovative two day workshop. On the first day you will learn the unique features of abstract acrylic on wood panels, gesso board as well as composition, special effects and the fine art of pouring. You will finish at least one painting and experience group discussion and critique. Note: materials list is available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

02176
$95
6/23/17 - 6/30/17
Fri 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Ming Franz
CE North Building

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Find the passion and love of art, find your inner expression. Through the use of various techniques and media learn from the beginning what you need to do to empower your inner creative self. You will have hands-on studio time as well as short lectures to help you develop your hidden talents. Note: A materials list is available at http://ce.unm.edu/registration/materials.html.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

02178
$120
8/8/17 - 9/12/17
Tue 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ralph Greene
Ralph Greene Studio

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Prepare to be adorned! In this beginning course you will learn the fundamentals of the design and creation of handcrafted jewelry, and how to work lavishly within a budget. Beginning with a series of sterling silver rings, you will learn how to size, texture, chase/stamp, file, form, silver solder with an acetylene torch, saw, pierce, drill, oxidize, hand-polish, high-polish with a buffing machine, and follow safe studio practices. You will also fabricate a bezel cup and set a cabochon stone. Sterling silver, fine silver, copper, brass and semi-precious stones will be used. Local supply sources and discounts through Diener Studio will be addressed. Note: A $115 materials fee, cash or check, will be collected at the first class. This class is limited to five students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

02205
$230
6/6/17 - 7/11/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kristin Diener
Diener Studio

Registration for this section opens 5/7/17

Learn the basics of Mosaic Tiling and acquire the tools to grow in this art for years to come. Learn to design, cut and grout your piece. A $25 material fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

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Section SUA-PE

02215
$95
6/17/17 - 6/18/17
Sun, Sat 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Jill Gatwood
CE South Building

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Learn the basics of Mosaic Tiling and acquire the tools to grow in this art for years to come. Learn to design, cut and grout your piece. A $25 material fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

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Section SUB-PE

02215
$95
7/22/17 - 7/23/17
Sun, Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Jill Gatwood
CE South Building

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Learn the basics of Mosaic Tiling and acquire the tools to grow in this art for years to come. Learn to design, cut and grout your piece. A $25 material fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

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Section SUC-PE

02215
$95
8/5/17 - 8/6/17
Sun, Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Jill Gatwood
CE South Building

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Have you been collecting exquisite pieces of jewelry form the Victorian era to the 50's? hammered shell belt buckles, shoe buckles, broaches, pendants, large Jewelled earrings, and even ornate buttons?And have you ever wanted to put them together to make a fabulous one of a kind necklace? If so, this class is for you! You will create one or two wonderful Vertical jeweled found object necklaces using your own treasure trove of vintage jewelry pieces and parts using just sterling wire and vintage chain. Supply list available on our website.

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Section SPB-PEP

02219
$45
5/20/17
Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Phoenix Forrester
Forrester Home - NW Area

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Have you ever wanted to make charming little objects with photos, glitter, and images embedded in resin? Then join this fun and easy class to learn how. We"

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Section SPA-PE

02223
$50
4/29/17
Sat 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Phoenix Forrester
Forrester Home - NW Area

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UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty & Retirees: You may use your Personal Enrichment Tuition Remission for Art Classes.

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