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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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Ready to learn the fundamentals of drawing? In this foundation course for beginners, you'll learn basic drawing techniques. Through a variety of projects, you'll discover the elements of line, contour, form, value, texture, composition, and perspective. Using a variety of materials you'll also explore the principles of light and shade and how line helps to reveal form. Note: Materials list available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section FAB-PE

02152
$85
11/20/17 - 12/11/17
Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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Calling aspiring artists of all levels! Learn to draw using Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, the most widely used drawing instruction book in the world. Based brain research discoveries, the exercises in this book help release your creative potential and tap into the special abilities of the visual, perceptual, right hemisphere of the brain. Note: Bring a pencil, eraser, and typing paper to the first class where a complete supply list will be given. Required text is Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: The Definitive, 4th Edition, Edwards. Text is available at Amazon.com. Approximate cost of materials is $45.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02154
$140
1/16/18 - 3/6/18
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Judith Alison Aragon
CE North Building

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Colored pencils are one of the most accessible mediums available to artists. Colored pencils allow the artist and incredible amount of control over the application, leading to highly detailed imagery. Using proper techniques, you can create fantastic works of art with these familiar tools. This is an intensive course on colored pencil techniques, with added in instruction in basic drawing. Note: A supply list is available at ce.unm.edu

Section WIA-PE

02164
$95
1/16/18 - 2/6/18
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cynthia Mulvaney
CE South Building

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Explore the world of acrylics while you learn to paint shape and form with little drawing. This technique emphasizes color, space and composition, value and texture, contrast and balance. The course also covers the principles of design, the medium, techniques, mood and meaning, and the elements of art. Note: A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Materials cost approximately $90. Bring materials to the first class session. Attendance at the first class is mandatory.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIB-PE

02170
$110
1/17/18 - 2/28/18
Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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Imagine eating from cups, bowls, and plates that you've created yourself! Whether you are a beginner or you have pottery experience, you can develop new skills including hand building, wheel throwing, and using bisque molds. You'll also learn about glazing and firing in stoneware. Open Studio, Friday and Saturday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Note: A $75 materials and firing fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02199
$185
1/17/18 - 3/7/18
Wed 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lou D'Amico
Mudfish Pottery

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Discover the ancient art of mosaic tiling and, using modern tools and tiles, create your own beautiful mosaic art pieces. This is a very hands-on class. You'll learn about design, cutting tiles, adhesives and grouting. After honing your skills on a smaller practice piece, you'll have time to complete a larger mosaic of your own design. No artistic ability or experience is required. All tiles, tools and other supplies will be provided in class. Warning: once you start doing mosaic, you can't stop. Note: A $65 materials fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02214
$105
1/17/18 - 2/21/18
Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Jill Gatwood
CE South Building

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Students at all levels of skill are welcome in this expressive, innovative drawing class! Gesture drawing is a quick drawing that captures the essential motion of a subject in its most distilled form. Gesture is everywhere, embodied in every object, person, and place. It is action, emotion, movement, and expression all brought together into one cohesive motion. Through basic drawing fundamentals, explore the beauty of line by using a variety of drawing mediums with still life and figure study. Note: A material list is available at ce.unm.edu

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02156
$95
1/18/18 - 2/15/18
Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kerry Bergen
CE South Building

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You'll work from a live model and study the structure of the human skull and muscles of the neck and shoulders in this introduction to drawing the human head. The course emphasizes basic proportions and techniques of shading with light and dark tones. Come to the first class prepared to draw and bring sketch paper 14x17 inches or larger and drawing pencils. Note: A $30 model fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02162
$145
1/18/18 - 3/8/18
Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Judith Alison Aragon
Aragon Studio - SE Area

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Never tried painting, but always wanted to? This class is for you! Designed for beginners, this course focuses on creativity, not technique. You'll learn basic principles of color and applying paint to canvas in a comfortable environment. Through demonstrations and personal input from the instructor, you'll explore how to use personal-painting genres, mood, and imagination to create a successful painting. Note: A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Approximate cost of materials is $60.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02169
$105
1/18/18 - 2/22/18
Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Ann Hart Marquis
CE North Building

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Discover how working in three dimensions can be a rewarding artistic challenge. You'll work from live models to study basic blocking and human anatomy using clay and modeling tools. Note: A $55 fee for clay and models will be collected at the first class. Bring a piece of wood about 12x12 inches, a plastic garbage bag, any modeling tools you have, spritz bottle and a sack lunch to the first session.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02190
$170
1/20/18 - 3/10/18
Sat 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Judith Alison Aragon
Aragon Studio - SE Area

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Imagine eating from cups, bowls, and plates that you've created yourself! Whether you are a beginner or you have pottery experience, you can develop new skills including hand building, wheel throwing, and using bisque molds. You'll also learn about glazing and firing in stoneware. Open Studio, Friday and Saturday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Note: A $75 materials and firing fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIB-PE

02199
$185
1/20/18 - 3/10/18
Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Lou D'Amico
Mudfish Pottery

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Ready to learn the fundamentals of drawing? In this foundation course for beginners, you'll learn basic drawing techniques. Through a variety of projects, you'll discover the elements of line, contour, form, value, texture, composition, and perspective. Using a variety of materials you'll also explore the principles of light and shade and how line helps to reveal form. Note: Materials list available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02152
$85
1/22/18 - 2/12/18
Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE South 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.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02175
$135
1/22/18 - 3/19/18
Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bethe Sailer
Sailer Studio - SW Area

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Discover the ancient art of mosaic tiling and, using modern tools and tiles, create your own beautiful mosaic art pieces. This is a very hands-on class. You'll learn about design, cutting tiles, adhesives and grouting. After honing your skills on a smaller practice piece, you'll have time to complete a larger mosaic of your own design. No artistic ability or experience is required. All tiles, tools and other supplies will be provided in class. Warning: once you start doing mosaic, you can't stop. Note: A $65 materials fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIB-PE

02214
$105
1/22/18 - 2/26/18
Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Jill Gatwood
CE South Building

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The Artist's Way is a non-denominational spiritual workshop aimed at discovering and/or rediscovering one's creative self. With the basic principle that creative expression is the natural direction of life, students will be led through a comprehensive program, including an extensive series of exercises and guided introspection, to recover their creativity from a variety of blocks, replacing them with artistic confidence and productivity. Whatever one's spiritual orientation, The Artist's Way will resonate in your creative mind with truth, wisdom and inspiration. It is for artist and non-artists - for all creative people interested in practicing the art of creative living. Required Text: The Artist's Way, Julia Cameron. Text available at the UNM Bookstore.

Section WIA-PE

02151
$145
1/23/18 - 4/10/18
Tue 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Susan Lundy
CE South Building

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Base Metal Clays consist of metal powder in a non-toxic binder and water. When heated, the binder and water burn away leaving a solid piece of 100% metal. During the workshop, students will work with Hadar's Bronze, Copper and Steel Clays. Students will learn all the proper and basic techniques from start to finish for ''Base Metal Clays.'' Techniques include mixing and wetting clays, creating textures, combining different clays into one piece, understanding firing, and detailed finishing techniques. Students will take home an original piece of jewelry. No experience with metal clays is necessary and both beginning and intermediate metal clay artists are welcome. Note: A $85 Materials Fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. Please bring safety glasses. If you have a small rotary tool, such as a dremel or Black and Decker, please bring it to class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

05381
$99
1/24/18 - 2/1/18
Wed, Thu 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Iliana Carrillo
Factory on 5th Artspace

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Explore the world of acrylics while you learn to paint shape and form with little drawing. This technique emphasizes color, space and composition, value and texture, contrast and balance. The course also covers the principles of design, the medium, techniques, mood and meaning, and the elements of art. Note: A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Materials cost approximately $90. Bring materials to the first class session. Attendance at the first class is mandatory.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02170
$110
1/25/18 - 3/8/18
Thu 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North 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 $20 material fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Section WIA-PE

02215
$95
1/27/18 - 1/28/18
Sun, Sat 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Jill Gatwood
CE South Building

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The human form holds a whole world of inspiration as evidenced by centuries fo art. This course strives to lead the student toward an authentic and expressive approach to figure drawing. You will learn about gesture, basic proportions, study of light and shadow, blocking in structure, and developing an artist's eye to achieve this aim. During class you will draw from a live model with guided exercises, demonstrations and mainly lots of practice! Note: Class size is limited. Drawing materials cost approximately $25. Additional model fee of $35 will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02166
$145
1/29/18 - 2/26/18
Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Barbara Endicott
CE North Building

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Join us and learn the basics of oil painting. You will learn the characteristics of oil as a medium, explore color and value relationships, and consider approaches for designing compelling compositions. Demonstrations and discussions with an emphasis on individual's interests and projects will follow. Note: Materials list available at ce.unm.edu

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02188
$105
1/29/18 - 3/5/18
Mon 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mindy Bradford
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. Class is listed incorrectly as meeting on Tuesday, it meets on Thursday.

Section WIA-PE

02178
$120
1/30/18 - 3/6/18
Tue 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ralph Greene
Ralph Greene Studio

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This is an entry level course for people who have never had experience with Japanese style brush-and-ink painting (sumi-e). It is also a continuing course for previous students. We will learn the basic philosophy behind the practice of this art-form through learning and practicing the fundamental techniques which are used in all aspects of sumi-e. The techniques are simple, and when put together students will be able to create quality aesthetically pleasing works of art. In this art-form practice makes perfect. Because repetition is involved, students will go through many sheets of rice paper. We will progress from simple lines to full landscapes, and you will be creating works of art by the end of the course. Note: Materials List and syllabus available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02172
$135
2/10/18 - 4/21/18
Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
George Leone
CE North Building

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The expressive power of masks is well known. They can communicate a variety of emotions and states of being. In this class you will make life sized, ornamental masks modeled on human or animal features. You will build your mask using slabs of clay over armatures. You will learn various ways to sculpt facial features that express emotion and vitality. These ceramic masks will be kiln-fired and prepared for wall hanging. This class is for beginning to intermediate students, instructor will provide most supplies. Please bring a sketchbook and an apron to the first class. Note: a $55 materials and firing fee will be payable to the instructor at the first session.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible. Personal Enrichment

Section WIA-PE

02221
$60
2/15/18 - 3/15/18
Thu 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Christine Evans
CE South Building

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Ready to learn the fundamentals of drawing? In this foundation course for beginners, you'll learn basic drawing techniques. Through a variety of projects, you'll discover the elements of line, contour, form, value, texture, composition, and perspective. Using a variety of materials you'll also explore the principles of light and shade and how line helps to reveal form. Note: Materials list available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIB-PE

02152
$85
2/16/18 - 3/2/18
Fri 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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Learn the basics of how to give your sketches and paintings the illusion of depth and 3-D space on a flat surface in real life settings. We will practice the basic guidelines of perspective in a variety of outdoor and indoor locations for architectural and atmospheric perspective. This class will focus on a variety of techniques using watercolor paints, pencils, and pen and ink. You will learn about vanishing points, s-curves, horizons, elevations, angles, shading, and how to analyze perspective in photos. Each week we will meet in a different place. First class meets at: The gazebo in Old Town Plaza, Old Town, Albuquerque. Materials list available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02159
$95
2/18/18 - 3/18/18
Sun 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Evelyn Sunny Birklund
Pavilion in Old Town Plaza

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Expand your jewelry making skills in this course for students who have completed the Jewelry/Small Metals and Silversmithing Beginning class. Develop your own projects and watch demonstrations as you explore advanced techniques in silver soldering, fabrication and stone-setting including: unusually-shaped bezels, incorporating found objects, cage/step/tube and traditional prong settings, fusing, reticulation, chain-making, findings, repousse', marriage of metals, shot, hollow forms, making head and eye pins, and safe studio practices. Note: A $70 materials fee, cash or check, will be collected at the first class. This class is limited to five students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02206
$230
2/19/18 - 3/19/18
Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kristin Diener
Diener Studio

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Learn to sketch your metal jewelry ideas so you don't lose them before you can make them. Learn to use the basic tools such as hammers, files, sandpaper, pliers, and saws to make your dream piece of jewelry. Supply list available at ce.unm.edu.

Section WIA-PE

02246
$120
2/19/18 - 2/20/18
Mon, Tue 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Catherine Thomas Kemp
CE South Building

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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 WIA-PE

02205
$230
2/20/18 - 3/20/18
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kristin Diener
Diener 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 WIB-PE

02205
$230
2/21/18 - 3/21/18
Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kristin Diener
Diener Studio

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Students at all levels of skill are welcome in this expressive, innovative drawing class! Gesture drawing is a quick drawing that captures the essential motion of a subject in its most distilled form. Gesture is everywhere, embodied in every object, person, and place. It is action, emotion, movement, and expression all brought together into one cohesive motion. Through basic drawing fundamentals, explore the beauty of line by using a variety of drawing mediums with still life and figure study. Note: A material list is available at ce.unm.edu

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIB-PE

02156
$95
2/22/18 - 3/15/18
Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kerry Bergen
CE South Building

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Ready to learn how to add more feeling to your drawing? In this class for intermediate students, you'll explore ways to emphasize your point of view and use exaggeration, overstating, understating, and embellishments to evoke the emotion you want. Note: A material list is available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02157
$85
2/26/18 - 3/19/18
Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE South Building

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Learn to paint with chalk pastels. You will learn two techniques in this class. Layering colors and light produces fantasic art work. A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Approximate cost of materials is $70.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIB-PE

02173
$95
3/7/18 - 3/28/18
Wed 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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Ready to learn the fundamentals of drawing? In this foundation course for beginners, you'll learn basic drawing techniques. Through a variety of projects, you'll discover the elements of line, contour, form, value, texture, composition, and perspective. Using a variety of materials you'll also explore the principles of light and shade and how line helps to reveal form. Note: Materials list available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIC-PE

02152
$85
3/9/18 - 3/30/18
Fri 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE South Building

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Keeping with the skills learned in the original Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain class, we will continue to make amazing progress! Experience more challenges and further improve drawing ability. Drawing the still life, the figure, studies of nature, and drawing from both life and photographs will be covered, while experiencing the same comfortable pace and relaxing approach found in the original course. Approximate cost of materials is $45. Required Text: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, 4th Edition, Edwards. Text is available at Amazon.com.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02158
$145
3/13/18 - 5/1/18
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Judith Alison Aragon
CE South Building

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Art Clay consists of silver particles in a non-toxic binder and water. When heated, the binder and water burn away to leave 99% pure silver. A kiln or inexpensive hand-held torch can be used for this process. Beginners will be amazed at their success. Experienced students will be challenged with more difficult pieces. You will complete pieces of fine silver .999 jewelry, and learn to set up a kitchen table studio. Note: A materials fee of $95 is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. Please bring safety glasses.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

05382
$75
3/17/18
Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Iliana Carrillo
Factory on 5th Artspace

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Imagine eating from cups, bowls, and plates that you've created yourself! Whether you are a beginner or you have pottery experience, you can develop new skills including hand building, wheel throwing, and using bisque molds. You'll also learn about glazing and firing in stoneware. Open Studio, Friday and Saturday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Note: A $75 materials and firing fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA-PE

02199
$185
3/21/18 - 5/9/18
Wed 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lou D'Amico
Mudfish Pottery

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Explore the world of acrylics while you learn to paint shape and form with little drawing. This technique emphasizes color, space and composition, value and texture, contrast and balance. The course also covers the principles of design, the medium, techniques, mood and meaning, and the elements of art. Note: A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Materials cost approximately $90. Bring materials to the first class session. Attendance at the first class is mandatory.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIC-PE

02170
$110
3/22/18 - 5/3/18
Thu 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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Imagine eating from cups, bowls, and plates that you've created yourself! Whether you are a beginner or you have pottery experience, you can develop new skills including hand building, wheel throwing, and using bisque molds. You'll also learn about glazing and firing in stoneware. Open Studio, Friday and Saturday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Note: A $75 materials and firing fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPB-PE

02199
$185
3/24/18 - 5/12/18
Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Lou D'Amico
Mudfish Pottery

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Learn to paint with chalk pastels. You will learn two techniques in this class. Layering colors and light produces fantasic art work. A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu. Approximate cost of materials is $70.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02173
$95
3/26/18 - 4/16/18
Mon 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Polly Jackson
CE North Building

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Expand your jewelry making skills in this course for students who have completed the Jewelry/Small Metals and Silversmithing Beginning class. Develop your own projects and watch demonstrations as you explore advanced techniques in silver soldering, fabrication and stone-setting including: unusually-shaped bezels, incorporating found objects, cage/step/tube and traditional prong settings, fusing, reticulation, chain-making, findings, repousse', marriage of metals, shot, hollow forms, making head and eye pins, and safe studio practices. Note: A $70 materials fee, cash or check, will be collected at the first class. This class is limited to five students.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIB-PE

02206
$230
3/26/18 - 4/23/18
Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kristin Diener
Diener Studio

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Learn to use a high temperature soldering tool to fabricate and braze jewelry metals into whatever shape you desire. Class for those with jewelry making experience. Supply list available at ce.unm.edu.

Section WIA-PE

02247
$85
3/26/18
Mon 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Catherine Thomas Kemp
CE South Building

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Monotypes unlike many other printing methods do not require a press. They offer the exciting freedom to work with a variety of materials and methods that give you the opportunity to create with spontaneous and often surprising results. We will explore the singular unique impressions that can be created by combining these techniques and simple materials to achieve a creative understanding of this fun and versatile printing method for seasoned artists and beginners alike. .

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section WIA-PE

02150
$105
3/27/18 - 5/8/18
Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Laura LoTurco-Gorian
CE North Building

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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 WIC-PE

02205
$230
3/27/18 - 4/24/18
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kristin Diener
Diener Studio

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Join us and learn the basics of stone setting into metal jewelry. This class is for those with jewelry making experience. Supply list available at ce.unm.edu

Section WIA-PE

02250
$85
3/27/18
Tue 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Catherine Thomas Kemp
CE South Building

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Students at all levels of skill are welcome in this expressive, innovative drawing class! Gesture drawing is a quick drawing that captures the essential motion of a subject in its most distilled form. Gesture is everywhere, embodied in every object, person, and place. It is action, emotion, movement, and expression all brought together into one cohesive motion. Through basic drawing fundamentals, explore the beauty of line by using a variety of drawing mediums with still life and figure study. Note: A material list is available at ce.unm.edu

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIC-PE

02156
$95
3/29/18 - 4/19/18
Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kerry Bergen
CE South 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.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA-PE

02175
$135
4/2/18 - 5/21/18
Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bethe Sailer
Sailer Studio - SW Area

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In this course for beginning and intermediate students, you will be making decorative ceramic tiles to beautify your garden and home spaces. These tiles will feature images of plants, animals, or any design of your choice. You will learn how to attach small pieces of clay to slabs in order to give dimension and depth to your tiles. You will also glaze and prepare your tiles for wall display. Instructor will provide most of the materials and will fire students' work. Please bring an apron and several images of your choice to the first class. Note: A $55 materials and firing fee will be payable to the instructor and collected at the first class. .

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

02222
$145
4/5/18 - 5/10/18
Thu 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Christine Evans
CE South Building

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Colored pencils are one of the most accessible mediums available to artists. Colored pencils allow the artist and incredible amount of control over the application, leading to highly detailed imagery. Using proper techniques, you can create fantastic works of art with these familiar tools. This is an intensive course on colored pencil techniques, with added in instruction in basic drawing. Note: A supply list is available at ce.unm.edu

Section SPA-PE

02164
$95
5/15/18 - 6/5/18
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cynthia Mulvaney
CE South Building

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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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