BOUNTIFUL Bountiful/Davis Art Center is offering 11 new classes and workshops scheduled to run Jan. 14-March 15.
Classes and workshops offer something for everyone, and encourage learning a new skill as well as developing existing talents. This winter's offerings have a variety of children's classes including watercolor, "art attack," learning about the masters and exploring art workshop.
Adult classes include instruction in basic oils, landscape oil, watercolor, drawing for the advanced student and a family class (age 10-plus) of beginning drawing and shading. This winter's schedule will, once again, offer a three-day workshop, "The Troika," presented by three local artists.
Classes for children and youth include the following: "art attack" taught by Barbara Gustaveson, Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m. for elementary ages. Each day a new project will be introduced and the students will complete a work of art. Classes run Feb. 5 to March 11. The cost is $45 plus a $10 materials fee.
Watercolor for children, taught by Barbara Gustaveson, runs Tuesdays from 5-6 p.m., Feb. 5 to March 11, for elementary ages. Students will explore a variety of watercolor techniques to create their own paintings. The cost is $50 plus a $10 materials fee
Learn about the masters taught by Theresa Otteson, Thursdays, from 4-5 p.m. This class is for children in elementary school. Each week students learn the history of a different artist and create artwork using concepts related to the artists. A great hands-on way to learn about art. Classes run Jan. 17 to Feb. 21. The cost is $60.
Exploring art with Jane Joy, Saturday workshops, 2:30-4:30 p.m. for ages 8 and up. These Saturday workshops are designed to bring out the inner artist in every child and teen. Projects should be ready to take home at the end of each class. Workshops will be held Jan. 19, Feb. 16 and March 15. The cost is $30 for each class
Classes for older teens and adults include: Watercolor taught by Barbara Gustaveson at the beginner level on Tuesdays, from 6-8 p.m. For those new to watercolor painting, this is a slow-paced approach to learning the various watercolor techniques: how to execute washes, the wet-on-wet approach and controlling paint. Classes run Feb. 5 to March 11. The cost is $75.
Advanced landscape oil taught by Diane Turner on Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m. Students will fine tune their painting skills an experienced teacher as their guide. Classes run Jan. 15 to Feb. 12. The cost is $70.
Intermediate and advanced drawing taught by Bryan Larsen, Thursdays, from 6-8 p.m. Students will take their drawing skills to the next level in this class. Create drawings as an end in themselves or hone skills necessary to plan and execute fine works of art in other media. Classes run Jan. 17 to Feb. 21. The cost is $75.
Beginning drawing and shading is taught by Chris Adams, Saturdays, from 10:30 a.m. to noon for ages 10 and up. Students will cover the basics of drawing and shading to build their confidence. This class is designed to reach a variety of ages, parent and child pairs are welcome. Classes run Jan. 19 to Feb. 23. The cost is $75.
Beginning Oils taught by Bryan Larsen, Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. is a classical introduction to the use of oil paints including an overview of materials selection, proper canvas preparation, basic conservation theory, color theory, composition and beginning painting technique. Classes run Jan. 19 to Feb. 23. The cost is $75.
The Troika, taught by Anne Marie Oborn, Kathleen Torgesen Murdock and Victoria Reese, is for intermediate and advanced students. This three-day workshop is bound to captivate students as they explore three different mediums: oil, watercolor and pastel in three different sessions each day. The workshop runs Feb. 28-29 and March 1. The cost is $330 for three days; $125 for one day; or $50 for a three-hour session or demonstration.
"Family Encounters of the Art Kind" is a free event held every third Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. Enjoy this fun way to learn about gallery etiquette and art with family and friends. Visit the north gallery for a quick mini lecture, search the galleries with a fun "I Spy" then, in the classrooms downstairs, try an art project that you can make and take home.
Students may register in person or by mail at BDAC, 745 S. Main, Bountiful UT 84010. Registration may be completed over the phone with a credit card. Registration forms and class details will be available soon at www.bdac.org.