The classes I am currently teaching at local community centers are shown below. I also offer private lessons and group workshops. Please call or email me if you would like more information or to schedule a session.

WEST BLOOMFIELD

These classes can be pro-rated. To register, call 248-451-1900 or 248-451-1901 or online at www.WestBloomfieldParks.org

Landscapes

Use the medium of your choice. Learn about historical landscape artists through contemporary artists. Focus is on color, value, perspective, skies, how to use a photo for reference and much more. There will be many handouts. Bring your own supplies.

 

Ages: 18+ Instructor: Fran Seikaly Location: Marshbank Park Lodge
Day(s) Date(s) Time  
  To Be Announced    

Drawing

An eight week class with each class building on the preceding lesson. Contours, 1, 2, 3 point perspective, shading to show volume, drawing on the right side of the brain, hands, heads, drapery, and more. Supplies needed; spiral bound sketch book, a 2B, 4B and 6B Pencils and a white plastic eraser.

 

Ages: 18+ Instructor: Fran Seikaly Location: Marshbank Park Lodge
Day(s) Date(s) Time  
Thursday January 18 – March 7 1 – 4 pm 8 weeks

Oil Painting & Acrylics
For beginners or experienced painters

Serenity and stress reduction are some of the many benefits of painting … let your mind relax as you learn the joy of painting in oils and acrylics, under the gentle instruction of our award-winning teacher.  Learn the rules of composition, color theory, painting techniques and more, via demonstrations, a study of great artists’ work and individual instruction. A materials list is available at registration.

 

Ages: 18+ Instructor: Fran Seikaly Location: Marshbank Park Lodge
Day(s) Date(s) Time  
Tuesday September 5 – October 24 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm 8 weeks
Tuesday November 7 – December 19 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm 6 weeks

Open Studio

Bring the medium of your choice to finish an art piece or start a new one. Pastels, colored pencils, oils, watercolors or acrylics. All are welcome.

 

Ages: 18+ Instructor: Fran Seikaly Location: Marshbank Park Lodge
Day(s) Date(s) Time  
Tuesday January 9 – February 27
No class January 16
1 – 4 pm 7 weeks
Tuesday March 19 – April 16 1 – 4 pm 5 weeks

Pastels

Fabulous color, rich luminosity and beautiful renderings are all features of working with pastels. Learn how to layer your colors, use warm and cool colors, and light and shadow to create depth and interest. Individualized instruction is given — beginners as well as experienced students are welcome! Work from a still life or your own photo reference. Supply list available at registration.

 

Ages: 18+ Instructor: Fran Seikaly Location: Marshbank Park Lodge
Day(s) Date(s) Time  
Thursday September 14 – November 2 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm 8 weeks
Thursday November 9 – December 21
No class November 23
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm 6 weeks

Colored Pencils

Fabulous color, rich luminosity and beautiful renderings are all features of working with colored pencils. Learn how to layer your colors, use warm and cool colors, and light and shadow to create depth and interest. Individualized instruction is given — beginners as well as experienced students are welcome! Work from a still life or your own photo reference. Supply list available at registration.

 

Ages: 18+ Instructor: Fran Seikaly Location: Marshbank Park Lodge
Day(s) Date(s) Time  
Thursday March 21 – April 25 1 – 4 pm 6 weeks

Adult Art Camp

Tuesday – Friday, July 18 – 21, 10 am – 2 pm, Sheiko Elementary School. Use any media, bring lunch and a drink. No cleaning up every day, you can leave your work, the room is secure.

BBAC – BIRMINGHAM BLOOMFIELD ART CENTER

Pastels That Pop

Fabulous color, rich luminosity and beautiful renderings are all features of working with pastels. Learn how to layer your colors, use warm and cool colors, and light and shadow to create depth and interest. Individualized instruction is given — beginners as well as experienced students are welcome! Work from a still life or your own photo reference. Supply list available at registration. (10 weeks)

Day(s) Date(s) Time  
Monday September 11 – December 4 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  

To register, call 248-644-0866 or online at www.BBArtCenter.org

GROSSE POINTE ART ASSOCIATION

“The Art of Pastels”, a 2-Day workshop at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, Friday & Saturday September 29-30, 10 am – 4 pm.

Click here for more information and to register.