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Drawing & Oil Pastel  Register!
Beginner to Intermediate: Start with basic drawing skills and exercises, then a guided demo to learn the drawing process. Anyone can learn! We will finish our drawings with oil pastel techniques. Bring pencils, erasers, and pastel paper with oil pastel set. If you prefer to pay a small fee for instructor to provide the pastels, please contact J Bonaventura 319-1209 jennifer@bonavstudio.com

Fri, March 10, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Student Union East, 243
CRN: 91184 | Course: XCE-0113 | Fee: $50

Abstract Acrylic Painting  Register!
Beginner to Intermediate: Basics of using acrylic paints with a focus on color, shape, texture and composition. Color mixing, technique, and a wide variety of uses for this flexible medium will be utilized. Come and enjoy experimenting with this vivid and versatile paint! Reference provided, but if you are more advanced and would like to bring in something else, that is OK too! Bring paints, brushes, water container, and painting surface; for supply list contact instructor J Bonaventura, Jennifer@bonavstudio.com or 319-1209

Fri, April 7, 14, 21, 28, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Student Union East, 243
CRN: 91192 | Course: XCE-0043 | Fee: $110

Collage Workshop  Register!
Collage (from the French: Coller, "to glue") Imagine creating art pieces using colored or patterned tissue, papers, and other materials. Learn how to apply and layer materials to build up a unique surface. Using collage creates depth and interest. Enjoy the process and let things ‘happen’ in your work. Contact instructor for some supplies; $5 material fee to instructor: J Bonaventura, Jennifer@bonavstudio.com or 319-1209

 Wed, April 12 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Student Union East, 243
CRN: 91178 | Course: XCE- 0220 | Fee: $45

Drawing Portraits: An Easy Approach  Register!
Drawing faces from different points of view as well as studying individual features and shapes will be explored. Learn the drawing process from how to begin with the basics to finishing details. *Bring a set of drawing pencils and drawing paper or sketchbook to work in with a good white eraser, one kneaded eraser. If you prefer other drawing medium, such as charcoal pencil or colored conte etc., you may use whatever you like. Questions? Contact J Bonaventura 319-1209 jennifer@bonavstudio.com

Wed, May 10, 17, 24, 31, 1:00 pm -4:00 pm
Student Union East, 243
CRN: 95056 | Course: XCE-0221 | Fee: $ 110

Acrylic Painting & Textures  Register!
Beginner to Intermediate: Explore ways to build and create textures with acrylic paint and mediums in this fun series. Process and techniques for layering textured paint will be demonstrated. Instructor will provide some supplies; please bring two canvas or painting surfaces apx. 16x20", paints, brushes, water container and $5 material fee to instructor. Contact for basic list & questions: J Bonaventura, Jennifer@bonavstudio.com or 319-1209

Fri, May 12, 19, 26, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Student Union East, 243
CRN: 95053 | Course: XCE-0127 | Fee: 110

Mixed Media  Register!
Drawing Workshop Beginner to Intermediate: Basic drawing skills will be demonstrated using a variety of tools and materials to develop a design. Learn various techniques for enhancing drawings and ways to make your drawing skills pop! Demonstration with exercises will lead through to a final unique piece. Individual creativity encouraged. Contact instructor for some supplies; $5 material fee to instructor: J Bonaventura, jennifer@bonavstudio.com or 319-1209

Sat, June 10, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Student Union East, 244
CRN: 95046 | Course: XCE-0130 | Fee: $50

Colored Pencil Workshop  Register!
Basics of drawing will be explored. Colored pencils can be layered and blended, soft or more defined, overlapped and mixed…come and join the fun in this colorful medium and learn all the techniques. Supplies: Bring a set of colored pencils (prismacolor), drawing paper, erasers (one white like magic rub, one kneaded) and small drawing pencil set or #2 pencil. *I highly recommend a smaller set of better quality color pencils over a large variety of colors in a cheap set. Questions? jennifer@bonavstudio.com or 319-1209

Tues, June 13, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Student Union East, 243
CRN: 95052 | Course: XCE-0224 | Fee: $45

Drawing: Birds & Butterflies  Register!
Things with wings! Beginners welcome. A fun and easy approach to drawing by learning how to start with basic shapes, then building up detail and textural effects. Anyone can learn. So whether you are just learning how to draw or have had lots of practice, come explore drawing techniques with a different flying subject each week. Instructor will share chalk pastels. Bring drawing pencils, drawing paper, a white and one kneaded eraser. Questions: J Bonaventura, jennifer@bonavstudio.com or 319-1209

Tues, July 11, 18, 25, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Student Union East, 243
CRN: 95045 | Course: XCE-0245 | Fee: $80

Acrylic Painting Workshop  Register!
Elements of design and color will be the focus. Color mixing, technique, layering and a wide variety of uses for this flexible medium will be utilized. Instructor will provide reference, but if you are more advanced and would like to bring in something else, that is OK too! Bring paints, brushes, water container, and apx.16x20" or 18x24" painting surface; for basic supply list contact instructor J Bonaventura, jennifer@bonavstudio.com or 319-1209

Sat, July 15, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Student Union East, 244
CRN: 95054 | XCE- 0193 | Fee: $50

Mixed Media Jewelry  Register!
Learn to create fun, personalized and unique jewelry using mixed media techniques. Students will learn how to make a leather cuffs, work with jewelry grade resin, texture, color and etch metal. Basic Jewelry techniques will not be taught. There will be a $35 supply fee paid by each student on the first day of class. Instructor: Mary K McGraw

Wed, July 19- Aug 10, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Student Union East, Room 244
CRN: 95059 | XCE: 0223 | Fee: $75

Shay Hannon, Coordinator of Education Partner & Programs
850-872-3821
sannon@gulfcoast.edu

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