Register Today for Fall Couses at PCA&D
What do you want for the coming year? What new adventures do you want to take part in? Is it time to finally learn how to work your camera properly? Web design? Deepen your social media skills?
Reinvent yourself. Reimagine your future.
Supercharge your career skills or nourish your passion for making art this fall. Join PCA&D, the region’s leader in art and design education. Elevate your conceptual thinking, making, and design skills to new levels in classes for children, teens, and adults. New daytime classes on weekdays for adults, Saturday classes for kids and teens, and our weeknight classes are convenient for working professionals. Check out our suggestions!
SUGGESTION FOR ADULTS
Intro to Acrylic Painting
Tuesday, September 13 - October 18, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Acrylic paint is an ideal medium for beginners because the paint is water soluble, cleans up easily, and dries quickly. This makes acrylics versatile and easy to use. Learn how to use acrylics while painting from observation: both still life and room interiors. Explore various materials, blending, washes, glazes, other techniques, and color theory in a six-week painting course ideal for beginners or as a refresher course. learn more now
Pastels - daytime
Wednesday, September 14 -November 2, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SUGGESTION FOR PROFESSIONALS
Wednesday, September 14 - November 16, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
This course is an introduction to the world of digital photography and the unique opportunities and challenges it presents. Confused about all of the settings on your camera? You will become proficient in the use of a digital camera, understanding how to control exposure through aperture and shutter settings. Learn basic photographic composition, basic editing with Adobe Photoshop, ISO, along with image sizing, what it means, and how it impacts the final result. learn more now
Making your Business Mobile Friendly
Thursday, September 29, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SUGGESTION FOR TEENAGERS
Figure Drawing for Character Development
Saturdays, September 17 - November 5, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
CRASH! POW! BANG! Learn the secrets to great character design with Kurt Aspland. If you like drawing your own comics or have some great ideas for video games, then designing rich characters is a great place to start. You will lean all the basics of drawing in this fun and exciting class; gesture, line, value, action, and much much more! Kurt spent over 30 years in southern California studying under some Hollywood greats and he brings a wealth of knowledge from a lifetime of experience and practice to each class. This class is for all ages and all levels, beginner to advance. Sign up today to let those great characters loose from your mind!!!! learn more now
Saturdays, September 17 - November 5, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
SUGGESTION FOR KIDS
Young Artists Academy for Grades 188.8.131.52
Saturdays, September 17 - November 5, 10a.m. - 12 p.m.
Your child has a creative spark; let’s nurture their curiosity and artistic ability in a supportive weekly class that encourages exploration. Using the principles of design and art history as a foundation, your pre-teen/teen will learn the significance of thinking like an artist as they learn a mix of different art-making techniques, including drawing, painting, sculpting, and more. Lessons will help inform and enhance their personal development as a young artist. This program is open to all skill levels, and provides an atmosphere for self-discovery, camaraderie, and small group learning. learn more now
Youth Studio Art I for Grades 1.2.3 or Youth Studio Art II for Grades 4.5
Saturdays, September 17 - November 5, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.