Crossing Paths: Linda Deg Lee and Mary Lingen

On view February 28 to March 21, 2015 at the Banfill-Locke galleries, the exhibition Crossing Paths, features paintings by artists Linda Deg Lee and Mary Lingen. There […]


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Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

Upcoming Events

DeJunked Art
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Saturday, March 7; 10 am to 1 pm                      Enrollment Code: N
Instructor: Erik Ritter

Tuition: $30 nonmembers; $25 members
Appropriate for Anyone (Children under 12 will need to take the class with an adult)

Students will assemble found object artwork using unique and fun objects provided by the instructor, but students do have the option to bring their own “junk” as well.  The instructor will provide an introduction to design and composition that will help guide students in their process of creating their own unique junk sculptures.

Mostly Drawing for Teens
Mar 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Saturdays, March 7, 14, 21, and 28; 2 to 3:30 pm            Enrollment Code: O
Instructor: Janelle Doyle

Tuition: $60 nonmembers; $54 members
Appropriate for Teens 12 to 17 years

The course will focus on observational (life) drawing and covers topics like perspective, proportion, and light and shade. Students will have the chance to explore new techniques with a variety of media including pencils, charcoal, markers, brush and ink, and watercolors. Each class will include a demonstration and a short lesson from art history. Appropriate for any student with some drawing experience in middle or high school.
Materials: Sketchbook (9×12 to 11×14), pencils, gum eraser, pink pearl eraser, fine tip ink marker, large tip ink marker.

Watercolor Made Easy
Mar 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Mondays, March 9, 16, and 23; 5:30 to 6:30 pm              Enrollment Code: P
Instructor: Joyce Nelson Shellhart

$30 nonmembers; $25 members
Appropriate for Beginning to Advanced Adults

Students will get to know how watercolor paints work and interact with different kinds of papers, and techniques to manage the flow.  Color will be discussed and the properties of watercolor. The first class will consist of working on composition by painting with a simple still life and progress to more processes.

Materials: Photos to work from (if desired), 11”x14” watercolor pads, single tubes of cobalt blue, cadmium red and yellows, Hooker’s green, Burnt Sienna (or a small set), small palette, round ½”, flat 1”, and flat ½” brushes.

Guided Painting March
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Guided Painting March

Guided Painting and Refreshments
Monday, January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11; 7 to 9:30 pm
$45 nonmembers, $40 members per night
Come sip a glass of wine, munch on some snacks, and paint a masterpiece with Laura Enninga’s fail-proof instruction.  We’ll provide the refreshments and all materials to create a final painting.  Each session will feature a different painting, so sign up for one or all.  The sunset boat scene is the March image.  Perfect outing for you and your friends.