Starting November 11th: Anna Siqueiros from the Siqueiros Art Foundation

The Bonita Museum and Cultural Center is excited to partner with internationally known muralist and painter Anna Sequeiros (Siqueiros Foundation of the Arts. Anna will be teaching beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes in the museum.

Class Descriptions:

CREATIVE DRAWING-TO PREP FOR PAINTING BEGINNERS CLASS: Instructor: Anna Siqueiros (Siqueiros Foundation of the Arts) This class is designed for those who wish to develop an increased awareness of his/her own creative search while learning a variety of drawing techniques. The class will explore drawing as an art form in itself as well as a method to develop ideas and sketches for painting or other media. Subject matter will range from real life studies, of historical -present day landscapes to ideas that stem from the imagination; symbol, dreams, poetry etc. A variety of media will be used including pencil, charcoal, pastel, xerox and computer printouts to access ones' own creative vision.

10 week class: Mondays - 11am - 2pm

cost: $25.00 per class or $250 for series

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PAINTERLY PAINTING- Intermediate Class From, Impressionism to Expressionism Instructor: Anna Siqueiros (Siqueiros Foundation of the Arts) Explore paint as light, as form, as gesture, as expression. The class will cover the principles and techniques of impressionism using brush stroke and color as a means to interpret light. The students will learn expressionism using gesture and painterly ways to illustrate people and still life. There will be experimentation with the exciting and bold techniques and styles used in abstract expressionism and automatic painting. The course will include the study of contemporary painterly techniques and subject matter apropos for today. Acrylic and/or oils on canvas will be used.

10 week class: Tuesdays - 11am - 2pm

cost: $25.00 per class or $250 for series

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Process of Abstraction Intermediate to Advanced Class Instructor: Anna Siqueiros (Siqueiros Foundation of the Arts) An intermediate to advanced class which is a continuation of Painterly Painting or can be taken independently if the student has had some foundation in painting. Explore a step by step de-mystifying process of abstract painting! Each student will be encouraged to develop an individual language that is contemporary and current but based on the history of abstraction. Explore abstraction that is painterly, hard edged, referential, minimal, constructed and de-constructed. There will be references to and studies of the various techniques used by abstract master painters as well as methods used by current exhibiting artists. Acrylic paint and various mixed -media will be used.

10 week class: Tuesdays: 7pm - 9pm

cost: $25.00 per class or $250 for series

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To sign up, please stop by the museum or fill out a registration form if you would like to send in a check.

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