Continuing Education

Barton’s Continuing Education Program offers educational opportunities to individuals throughout their lives. These non-credit-bearing courses address interests such as skill upgrades and training, cultural advancement, or personal creative development.

Fall 2017 Courses

PHO 001 B – Preparing Photos for Printing

Dates: October 12 – December 7, 2017
Schedule: Thursday; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Case Art 101
Cost: $158 (including $50 lab fee)
Register by: October 11, 2017

Instructor: Aaron Ellis

This course will cover a variety of topics relating to the preparation of images for reproduction. The technical and aesthetic aspects of photographic printing. The preparation of documents in Photoshop for printing, printing methods, paper, ink, and printer settings utilized to provide consistent and efficient results.

Materials will be provided.

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PNT 001 J – Painting

Dates: August 22 – October 3, 2017
Schedule: Tuesday; 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Case Art 101
Cost: $135
Register by: August 21, 2017

Instructor: Donovan Woods

Painting workshop approach with a focus on completing finished works of art, which involves material exploration, step-by-step instruction, and creative problem-solving through class critiques. Students can work in oil and/or acrylics, with limited charcoal and graphite drawing instruction.

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PNT 001 K – Pastel

Dates: October 17 – December 5, 2017
Schedule: Tuesday; 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Case Art 101
Cost: $156
Register by: October 16, 2017

Instructor: Maureen O’Neill

In this course, students will explore the wonderful medium of soft pastel. Motif exploration will be encouraged and will include direct observation, photographic references, and abstraction. The instructor will guide students through the different approaches and give specific assignments to help facilitate the completion of a series of pastel drawings by the end of the term. All levels of experience are welcome. Materials are not included.

Supplies needed:

  • Box of Soft pastels (preferably Rembrandt or Sennelier brand)
  • Pad of Pastel paper (approximately one 9″x12″ and one large 19″x24″)
    or individual sheets can be purchased throughout the class term
  • Spray Fixative (workable and final)
  • Pastel pencils (recommended)
  • Paper towels
  • Gloves
  • Drawing board
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Admissions

Eligible students must be at least 18 years old. Some courses may have additional requirements.

Registration

To enroll, students must complete the registration form, pay the registration fees, and attend the first meeting of the class.

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Use the online form or visit the Office of Lorraine Raper in Hackney Library to register for classes.

Fees

The cost for Continuing Education courses will be determined on a course-by-course basis. See each offering below for its fee.

Students are eligible for a 100 percent refund if they officially withdraw from their classes prior to the first class meeting or if a class is canceled because of insufficient enrollment. Once classes begin, no refunds will be given.