Colored Pencil Techniques
The Umbrella Arts Center (Concord, MA)

The World Comes RoundThis course will explore the use of colored pencil techniques. Colored pencils have the ability to achieve a painterly look, or a more delicate, traditional look, showing individual strokes and texture. We will experiment with layering, burnishing, surface distressing techniques and imprimatur. Also, we’ll try using colored backgrounds and surfaces and using wet medium (both water and turpentine) as solvents.

Duration: 6 Weeks
Day/time: Tuesdays, 10:00am-12:00pm
January 14, 2020
January 21, 2020
January 28, 2020
February 4, 2020
February 11, 2020
February 25, 2020
Cost:  $180

Writing and Illustrating a Picture Book
The Umbrella Arts Center (Concord, MA)
This course will focus on the creation of a picture book. This might be a book for children, a book of poetry, or an original text or a journal of travel.  Students will learn how to create a picture book using both the text and sequential images. Starting from the idea stage, to a mock-up or “book dummy” presentable to a publisher. Students may use media such as water colors, acrylics, gouache, or pen & ink or digital images for those who have the necessary computer skills.
Age range: Adult
Duration: 8 weeks
Day/time: Mondays, 10:00am-12:30pm
January 13, 2020
January 27, 2020
February 3, 2020
February 10, 2020
February 24, 2020
March 2, 2020
March 9, 2020
March 16, 2020
Cost: $300