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Two Additional Sessions Added to
Drawing and Painting Classes at UW-Eau Claire

RELEASED: Dec 6, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension's spring 2008 Accessible Arts Series has added another session to its drawing and painting classes. Both classes filled quickly.

A few seats remain in "Discovering Indigenous Art" and "An Introduction to Pastels." All the non-credit classes, designed for adults interested in expressing themselves artistically, meet in the Haas Fine Arts Center on the UW-Eau Claire campus. Spring 2008 courses include the following:

  • "An Introduction to Acrylic Painting." The March 4-April 22 session is full; another session has been added Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon, May 24-June 21 (class ends at 11 a.m. June 21). Designed for beginners, the course is taught by Jill Olm and covers color, form, expression, pictorial space and content. The cost is $155 and does not include materials.
  • "Discovering Indigenous Art" will be held Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 26-April 30. Students will learn to use carving tools, acrylic paints and sand-painting techniques as they explore distant cultures and beliefs through indigenous art forms from around the world. Susan Sveda-Uncapher is the course instructor. The cost is $195 and includes all materials.
  • "Drawing: For the Absolute Beginner" The March 6-April 24 session is full; another session has been added Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon May 24-June 21 (class ends at 11 a.m. June 21). Instructor Kim Yearman will guide beginners as they explore activities that develop hand/eye coordination, learn how to use specific methods to "see" subjects, and experiment with medium to create line, shape, texture and shaded form. The cost is $155 and does not include materials.
  • "An Introduction to Pastels" will be held Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon Feb.16-March 15 (no class March 8). Designed for those with some basic drawing and composition skills who are interested in experimenting with a new artistic medium, this course is taught by Barbara Erdman. Students will acquire techniques such as blending, cross-hatching and layering and will practice them in projects, including still life, portraits and landscapes. The cost is $155 and does not include materials.

To register, obtain additional program information or request reasonable accommodations for disabilities, call 715-836-3636/toll-free 866-893-2423, use the Wisconsin Relay System (711), visit www.uwec.edu/ce/, or email ce@uwec.edu. Early registration is recommended as courses fill quickly.

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