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Drawing & Painting: Depicting the World Around You CEXTN004-202260

Jun 4, 2022 - Jul 3, 2022

$195 Enroll

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Saturdays, 6/4/2022-7/2/2022, 9:00am-12:00pm

Drawing & Painting: Depicting the World Around You

Instructor: Joyce Nojima

Discover the joy in making visual recordings of experiences and sites in a sketchbook on location. In this 5-session outdoor workshop, students will learn the fundamentals of art such as, form, color, composition, and perspective. Our visual renderings will be done quickly with a focus on improving basic visual art skills and building confidence. Workshops will begin with a demo, followed with time dedicated towards practicing these methods and to answer any individual questions. No previous painting and drawing experience are required.

Bring warm clothes, sunblock and water and be inspired by our beautiful city.

Materials:
We have a class kit available for purchase from ARCH Art Supplies, a local SF small business.
The kit features all of the required materials for your class at a discounted price. If interested, you can purchase the kit through this link below- just cut and paste: https://shop.archsupplies.com/collections/class-kits/products/observational-painting-in-watercolor
 
Or, bring the following items:
Watercolor Paint Tubes (You might find all these colors in a premade set ie : Sennelier La Petite Aquarelle Watercolor Set for $35.96):
- burnt umber - viridian green - cadmium yellow - cadmium red - yellow ochre - alizarin crimson - ultramarine blue - prussian blue - mars black - titanium white
 
 
Brushes (Soft nylon, sable or any that is specifically for watercolor): #14 or higher Pointed Round ($15.07)
 
Dry Materials: Pencil ($1.00) - Kneaded eraser ($1.70) - Plastic eraser ($4.98) - Straight edge ruler ($4.73)
 
Surfaces: A watercolor art journal (140lbs or more and no smaller than 5"x 8"). ($20.00)
 
Misc: - If the watercolor paint set does not have a palette then you will need a portable palette like Mijello Airtight watercolor palette ($10.73) - Rags or paper towels ($1.50) - (1) Cup or jar to hold water - (1) Roll of masking or painter's tape ($3.99)
 
Bio:
Education 2014 MFA, University of California, Davis 2003 BA, University of California, Berkeley Selected Exhibitions 2020 Wander Woman 2, SF Camerawork (Virtual), San Francisco, CA 2019 Fundamental Complications, Root Division, San Francisco, CA Look at Me Hungry, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA 2018 Cut It Out, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, CA Residuum, Lumiére Arts Festival, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (Site- specific installation collaboration with Elizabeth Whalley) 2017 Rumination, Frank Ratchye Project Space, Root Division, San Francisco, CA Marmion, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito, CA (Site-specific commissioned installation) Detritus, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA Murmur, SOMA GRAND, San Francisco, CA New Growth, Root Division, San Francisco, CA Postal Collage Project No. 6, Ramon’s Tailor, San Francisco, CA 2016 Connect & Collect; 36th Annual Auction and Exhibition, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA Collect! 2016 Annual Art Exhibition and Auction, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA NextNewPaper, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA Surface, Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco, CA Postal Collage Project No. 5, Ramon’s Tailor, San Francisco, CA STEAM, CuriOdyssey Museum, San Mateo, CA (Site-specific commissioned installation) Flying Under the Radar Biennial Benefit Auction, Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2015 HERE: Part I; Artist Annual Exhibition, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA West Coast Craft, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA (Site-specific commissioned installation) Stop & Go, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA The Space In Between, EN EM Art Space, Sacramento, CA Home Away from Home, Graft Art, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT Connect & Collect; 35th Annual Auction and Exhibition, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA Collect! Exhibition and Art Auction, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA Build It Up/Break It Down, Graduate Fellows Exhibition, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA Artists’ Valentine Redux, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, Davis, CA Here: Part II, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA Juror: Aimee Friberg 2014 Sugar Rush, EN EM Art Space, Sacramento, CA Juror: Rhonda Coleman More Than One Way, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA Jurors: Aandrea Stang and Kevin McGarry Here: Part I; Artist Annual Exhibition, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA Connect & Collect; 34th Annual Auction and Exhibition, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA l’été, Old Media Festival – 881 rue de Village, Quebec, Canada For Future Reference; 2014 MFA Studio Art Exhibition, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, UC Davis, CA 2013 Fancy, Old Media Festival – 881 rue de Village, Quebec, Canada Slice, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA Juror: Rachel Teagle Past Reservations; First Year MFA Show, UC Davis Art Department, UC Davis, CA 2012 40+ Years of Richard Shaw’s Students, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA 2011 Shine; Artist Annual Exhibition, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA 2009 Prayer Beads for Giants, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA Conference of the Birds, Kroeber Hall, UC Berkeley, CA 2005 Dai 3 Kai Yuu Men Kai; Noumen Kamenten, Egret Himeji Convention Center, Japan 2003 Senior Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA 2002 The Dirt Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA 2000 Art 8 Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA Awards/Residencies 2018 Inverness County Centre for the Arts, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Root Division, San Francisco, CA 2017 Root Division, San Francisco, CA Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito, CA 2015 Affiliate Program, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT 2014 Graduate Fellowship, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA Fay Nelson Award, UC Davis, CA NELSON ARTfriends Funding Award, Davis, CA Dedalus Foundation MFA Arts Fellowship Nominee, Davis, CA TEACHING ART EXPERIENCE *FYI: I am familiar with Canvas from a student perspective taking continuing education courses through Sonoma State University. 2016 - Present Root Division: Art Educator Currently teaching an Acrylic 101 course using Zoom. Multiple private lessons using both Zoom and Google Meets covering Collage, oil painting, watercolor, and acrylic. Lead adult courses in beginning drawing, acrylic, and water based media. Developed and lead the first after school art club for the Refugee Transitions program at SF Int'l High School. 2017 - present City College of San Francisco Continuing Education: Art Instructor Created lesson plans and taught figure drawing, tactile drawing, and multiple observational drawing & painting courses. 2012-2014 University of California, Davis: Associate Instructor and Teaching Assistant - Designed and co-instructed beginning painting and beginning drawing. - Assisted in the instruction of artist book, beginning painting, and two introductory drawing classes.