Tour the City by the Bay with visits to San Francisco’s extraordinary Museums. Explore the culinary treasures and wine production in the picturesque canyons, pastures and oak covered hills of Sonoma County and Napa Valley. With deluxe accommodations and expert-guided…
Explore the Science Museum and find the Roving Scientist. You never know what kind of demonstrations and hands-on activities they have in store for you! Free with museum admission!
Learn more about our ten-night cultural tour through three of the world’s most beautiful cities, planned for late October 2017. Museum admission not required to attend session.
Lessons will focus on the fundamental elements of line, composition, proportion, spatial relationships, perspective, volume, light and shadow, and foreshortening.
Instruction will include how to create three dimensional effects, balance and unify painting composition, strengthen brush handling and color mixing skills.
Both the novice and serious writer will find a comfortable spot in this group. Participants work with memoir, personal essay, poetry, short stories, novels, or just a creative exploration with words.
Learn the basic techniques for drawing both in line and tonal values. Begin with demonstrations of composition and perspective through a step-by-step process to complete the image noting every subtle curve, in both the outline and values.
Working in a variety of materials, learn to mix color, identify the crucial aspects which affect color and explore the interaction between colors and how they change according to their surroundings.
Work in the medium of your choice, oil or acrylic, as you learn the basic skills of painting.