Art

Take your pick: pencil, pastel, watercolor, oil or acrylic. Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting, concentrating on your medium of choice. Take advantage of our open studio hours and draw and paint on your own. Ceramics and Crafts classes are also available. Register for two classes and save!

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Open Studio Hours are available for currently enrolled students.

Financial Aid is available for select JCCSF programs and classes. Click here for details.

For more information about Arts & Crafts, contact Visual Arts Program Manager Joshua Margolis at 415.292.1299, ext. 1474 or jmargolis@jccsf.org.

A materials fee of $30 will be collected at time of enrollment for all art classes. Class Registration Policies

ART & CERAMICS

Class

Day

Time

Dates

Holidays
(No Class)

Code

Fee

Drawing with Colored Pencils

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Learn basic techniques of using colored pencils. All levels of experience are welcome.

Additional materials fee will be added upon checkout.

Mondays

6:30 pm –
8:30 pm

5/4/15 – 6/22/15

5/25

RARTW1C

M $180

P $195

Oil Painting (RARTW3C)

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Learn to paint with oils. Gain insight into light and shadow, develop a personal style and simply enjoy the process of painting. All levels of experience are welcome.

Additional materials fee will be added upon checkout.

Wednesdays

6:30 pm –
9:00 pm

5/6/15 – 6/17/15

RARTW3C

M $215

P $230

Watercolors (RARTS1A)

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Watercolors have been popular with both plein air (outdoor) and studio artists for centuries. Because the paints are transparent, the resulting artwork often has remarkable inner brilliance and clarity of color. In this class, learn basic watercolor techniques - such as washing, glazing and dry brush - working both from life and from photographs. All levels of experience are welcome. 

Register for sessions A & B at the same time and receive a $20 discount off of the Session B price.

Mondays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

7/6/15 – 7/27/15

RARTS1A

M $120

P $135

Painting with Acrylics (RARTS2A)

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Gain a foundation in painting with acrylics in this introductory course. Learn about color theory and composition; how to mix paint and use washes, glazes and other media; and how to combine acrylic with other media. All levels of experience are welcome.

Register for sessions A & B at the same time and receive a $20 discount off of the Session B price.

Tuesdays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

7/7/15 – 7/28/15

RARTS2A

M $120

P $135

Oil Painting (RARTS3A)

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Learn to paint with oils. Gain insight into light and shadow, develop a personal style and simply enjoy the process of painting. All levels of experience are welcome. 

Register for sessions A & B at the same time and receive a $20 discount off of the Session B price.

Wednesdays

6:30 pm –
9:00 pm

7/8/15 – 7/29/15

RARTS3A

M $135

P $150

Drawing & Painting: Flowers (RARTS4A)

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Interested in art, but don't know how to choose the right medium? This class provides an opportunity to sample everything from acrylics to pencils and pastels. A different medium is explored each week. During this session we will focus on flowers as our inspiration.

Register for sessions A & B at the same time and receive a $20 discount off of the Session B price.

Thursdays

6:30 pm –
8:30 pm

7/9/15 – 7/30/15

RARTS4A

M $120

P $135

Drawing with Colored Pencils (RARTS1B)

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Learn basic drawing techniques, creating original artwork through the very approachable medium of colored pencils. Discover how to shade, create highlights and layer color, drawing from life as well as from photographs. All levels of experience are welcome.

Register for sessions A & B at the same time and receive a $20 discount off of the Session B price.

Mondays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

8/3/15 – 8/24/15

RARTS1B Drawing

M $120

P $135

Painting with Acrylics (RARTS2B)

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Gain a foundation in painting with acrylics in this introductory course. Learn about color theory and composition; how to mix paint and use washes, glazes and other media; and how to combine acrylic with other media. All levels of experience are welcome!

Register for sessions A & B at the same time and receive a $20 discount off of the Session B price.

Tuesdays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

8/4/15 – 8/25/15

RARTS2B

M $120

P $135

Oil Painting (RARTS3B)

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Learn to paint with oils. Gain insight into light and shadow, develop a personal style and simply enjoy the process of painting. All levels of experience are welcome

Register for sessions A & B at the same time and receive a $20 discount off of the Session B price.

Wednesdays

6:30 pm –
9:00 pm

8/5/15 – 8/26/15

RARTS3B

M $135

P $150

Drawing &Painting: Landscapes (RARTS4B)

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Interested in art, but don't know how to choose the right medium? This class provides an opportunity to sample everything from acrylics to pencils and pastels. A different medium is explored each week. During this session we will focus on Landscapes as our inspiration.

Register for sessions A & B at the same time and receive a $20 discount off of the Session B price.

Thursdays

6:30 pm –
8:30 pm

8/6/15 – 8/27/15

RARTS4B

M $120

P $135