Class Registration

Sign up for Savage Arts & Cultural Center Classes!

Savage Arts Council is pleased to have a place to call home in the same building that houses the Savage Public Library Building. The Savage Arts Council will offers cultural art events, and visual and literary art classes to students of all ages and abilities. Classes typically meet for 3-4 sessions are about about $10 per instruction hour.

Weekly Class Schedule

(A full description of each class is listed below.)

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday

Daytime

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watercolor Tricks

Instr: Lucy LeMay

10:00a to 12:00p

 

 

Evening 

 

Open Studio

2:00 to 7:00

FREE to members


Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

 

 

 

 

Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

Workshop leader: Tracey Sandoval (tracey@savageartscouncil.org)

Registration is for all three sessions: November 3rd, 10th, and 17th, 2016, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Step away from the fast-paced world and discover the art of modern calligraphy, where writing is slow and beautiful, and snail mail is king. Learn from an intermediate lettering artist in a small group workshop designed for beginning enthusiasts, in a relaxed and comfortable setting. We will be working within the Copperplate style, but you will also be encouraged to create and embrace your own personal style. We’ll probably also share some laughs and most likely a cookie or two! Or five. No judgment here.

At the end of each session you’ll be ready to head home and practice your new obsession. Each participant will be provided a high-quality beginning calligraphy supply kit. The kit includes:

  • 1 penholder: General's Wooden Penholder with Cork Grip #204B
  • 2 nibs: Nikko G and a Blue Pumpkin (nickname for the Brause 361)
  • 1 bottle of black ink: Higgins Eternal Ink
  • 1 black marker for brush lettering: Tombow Dual Brush Pen
  • 1 pad of paper: Rhodia Classic Notepad
  • Various practice drill and guide sheets

SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY RATE:

This workshop is $45 (normally $60) plus a $20 materials fee.

Questions can be sent to tracey@savageartscouncil.org

Register for Modern Calligraphy for Beginners 


Watercolor Tricks

Instructor: Lucy LeMay (lucyLeMay@gmail.com)

The Fall class meets 4 Saturdays: October 1, 15, 22, and 29 from 10:00 to 12:00.

After painting for 30 years and doing watercolor for 10 years, Lucy Le May, retired high school art teacher and owner operator of Le May Studio, has some tricks to share. This course is a four session event, no make ups. Because of the pace and amount of material covered this is not recommended for children under 16 years of age. Handouts provided. We will cover:

  • Floating color and controlling that darn back bleed
  • Color theory for a good painting every time
  • Painting skies: hake brush 2”
  • Nature under your feet: fan brush
  • Good design means a good painting: focal points, rule of thirds
  • How to make water or reflecting surfaces: hake brush
  • To salt or not to salt
  • Paintings that paint themselves
  • Staining vs. non-staining colors, paper differences and what that means to you.

Other topics will be covered as time allows based on the needs of students who have a technique they need for a problem painting. Noteworthy: these are not sessions to complete a finished project but practice for beginner watercolorists.

There are two price options:

  • Supplies will be provided for you for use during the class time. ($80 class + $20 material fee).
  • Supplies will be provided by you. ($80 class fee).

Supply list includes:

  • paper towels or tissues
  • 2 water containers (cottage cheese or butter tub size)
  • small flat kitchen sponge
  • water atomizer (spray bottle)
  • paint
    • raw sienna
    • alizarin crimson
    • French ultra blue
    • cerulean blue
    • cascade green
    • payne's gray or neutral tint
    • aureolean yellow
    • burnt sienna
  • the brushes you will need for class
    • a large round #22-26 with a good point
    • small round #8-10 with a good point
    • flat 1 ½" brush
    • flat #6 or #8
    • liner or script brush (also called aa rigger)
  • block 9x12 or 10x14
  • Arches cold press watercolor paper 

Register for the Fall class 

The Winter class meets 4 Saturdays: November 5, 12, and December 3, and 10 from 10:00 to 12:00.

After painting for 30 years and doing watercolor for 10 years, Lucy Le May, retired high school art teacher and owner operator of Le May Studio, has some tricks to share. This course is a four session event, no make ups. Because of the pace and amount of material covered this is not recommended for children under 16 years of age. Handouts provided. We will cover:

  • Floating color and controlling that darn back bleed
  • Color theory for a good painting every time
  • Painting skies: hake brush 2”
  • Nature under your feet: fan brush
  • Good design means a good painting: focal points, rule of thirds
  • How to make water or reflecting surfaces: hake brush
  • To salt or not to salt
  • Paintings that paint themselves
  • Staining vs. non-staining colors, paper differences and what that means to you.

Other topics will be covered as time allows based on the needs of students who have a technique they need for a problem painting. Noteworthy: these are not sessions to complete a finished project but practice for beginner watercolorists.

There are two price options:

  • Supplies will be provided for you for use during the class time. ($80 class + $20 material fee).
  • Supplies will be provided by you. ($80 class fee).

Supply list includes:

  • paper towels or tissues
  • 2 water containers (cottage cheese or butter tub size)
  • small flat kitchen sponge
  • water atomizer (spray bottle)
  • paint
    • raw sienna
    • alizarin crimson
    • French ultra blue
    • cerulean blue
    • cascade green
    • payne's gray or neutral tint
    • aureolean yellow
    • burnt sienna
  • the brushes you will need for class
    • a large round #22-26 with a good point
    • small round #8-10 with a good point
    • flat 1 ½" brush
    • flat #6 or #8
    • liner or script brush (also called aa rigger)
  • block 9x12 or 10x14
  • Arches cold press watercolor paper 

Register for the Winter class 


Contact us to learn more about our classes.