Berkeley Art Works

Art Classes At The Works


Art Classes for January and February

Advanced Drawing Media Beginning Oil Painting Intermediate Acrylics
Beginning Color Pencil Beginning Watercolor Pencil Beginning Pastels

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TO REGISTER ONLINE, click on the "Click here to register" link for the class you want. After you have submitted the registration form, you will be taken to the payment page where there will be a "Pay Now" button for our secure payment system through Paypal. You can use any credit card. You do not have to have a Paypal account.

Registrations accepted in order they are received. Registering and paying online is the fastest way to ensure your spot in the class.

TO REGISTER BY MAIL: Download a Registration Form or call 304-620-7277 to receive a form by mail.  RETURN FORM AND PAYMENT TO Berkeley Arts Council, PO Box 984, Martinsburg, WV  25402.

TO REGISTER IN PERSON: Registration and payment is available in the Berkeley Art Works gallery during regular hours, Thu 11-5, Fri 11-8, Sat 10-5, and Sun 12-3.

Please read our Registration and Refund Policy below.

Questions? Email instruction@berkeleyartswv.org or call 304-620-7277.

Class Location:
Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV.


Advanced Drawing Media

Mondays, January 19, 26, Feb 2,9, 16, 23; 3:30-5:30 pm (2 hours per session)
Instructor: Jean Kellogg
(About Jean Kellogg)

Participants will concentrate on their drawing skill with the emphasis on perspective, depth and learning about the variety of materials available to make creative and interesting drawings.  This is a great course for those interested in enhancing their drawing skills, and also for improving the foundations of their paintings. 

Supplies: Artists for this class would bring the basic supplies required for drawing,  including paper sketching pad, a variety of pencils, art pens, and charcoal. 

Tuition $85 for four weeks (12 hours). Pre-registration Required

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Introduction to Portraiture with Drawing Media

Tuesdays, January 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24; 1:00-3:00 pm (2 hours per session)
Instructor: Jean Kellogg
(About Jean Kellogg)

Create a likeness by exploring the process of portraiture through draing media. Structure, proportion, form, and nuance will be addressed through varied materials and methods to help you discover what works best for you.

Supplies: There is a supply fee of $10 to be paid to the instructor at the first class.

Tuition $45. Pre-registration Required
Supply Fee: $10 to be paid to the instructor.

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Beginning Oil Painting

Tuesdays, January 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24; 4:30-6:30 pm (2 hours per session)
Instructor: Jean Kellogg
(About Jean Kellogg)

For anyone who has considered oil painting, this is a great opportunity for the novice painter to learn, practice and discover the foundation for working with oil based paintings. 

Jean is an experienced instructor, who will provide the instruction and guidance for each student to understand the  supplies and materials  and how to get the best results for working with oil paints and from the first start application of color to varnishing the finished work.

Supplies: Artists for this class would bring the basic supplies required for  starting out in oil painting, including canvas, brushes,  and a basic selection of colors that can be found in beginning sets. Non-turpentine cleaner,  a palette and cloths for cleaning.   

Tuition $85 for four weeks (12 hours). Pre-registration Required

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Intermediate Acrylics

Wednesdays, January 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25; 3:00-5:00 pm (2 hours per session)
Instructor: Jean Kellogg
(About Jean Kellogg)

This is an intermediate class, for experienced Acrylic painting students who want to continue to develop their skills and art proficiency. This class will provide the opportunity to develop color mixing techniques to create interesting paintings with depth and perspective.  It is also a great opportunity to work on assigned projects for practice or a student’s own project.

Supplies: Artists for this class would bring their own supplies they have on hand. Participants will also need Liquitex Medium and Varnish in addition to their basic materials.

Tuition $85 for four weeks (12 hours). Pre-registration Required

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Beginning Color Pencil Painting

Wednesdays, February 4,11,18,25; 9:30am-12:30pm (3 hours per session)
Instructor: Judith Becker
(About Judith Becker)

Introduction to painting with colored pencils.  Learn the basics of materials, techniques and possibilities with this relatively new and popular art medium.

Supplies: Box of no less than 24 colored pencils, preferably by Prismacolor, Derwent or Faber Castel (do not buy those called either hard, firm or very thin colored pencils).  Pad of Strathmore Vellum Bristol Board paper, 9”X12”.  Lead pencil, ruler, eraser.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $85 for four weeks (12 hours). Pre-registration Required

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Beginning Watercolor Pencil Painting

Thursdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26; 1:00-4:00pm (3 hours per session)
Instructor: Judith Becker
(About Judith Becker)

Class presents the pleasant watercolor painting process of using watercolor pencils instead of traditional watercolor painting techniques.  Students will learn how to lay down colors to create multitudes of variations of hues, of achieving many different textures, and of the ease of using the pencils when traveling, when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Supplies: Box of no less than 24 watercolor pencils, (but more is preferable.)  Many makers of these pencils are available at the usual arts/crafts stores as well as from art suppliers on the internet.  A 9"X12" pad of 140lb watercolor paper, a variety of soft, watercolor brushes (preferably #4, #6 & #8 round and a 1" flat), ruler, pencil, and eraser is required.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $85 for four weeks (12 hours). Pre-registration Required

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Beginning Pastel Painting

Thursdays, February 6, 13, 10, 27; 1:00-4:00pm (3 hours per session)
Instructor: Judith Becker
(About Judith Becker)

Class presents the process of using the medium of pastels, and the techniques to create beautiful works of art blending colors to achieve depth and light.  Students will learn how to lay down colors to create multitudes of variations of hues, of achieving many different textures, and of the ease of using the pencils when traveling, when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Supplies: Box of no less than 36 soft pastel sticks, 9" X 12" pad pastel paper, pencil, ruler, eraser.  All other materials will be provided by the instructor.

Watch this short video for an introduction to pastel painting:

Tuition $85 for four weeks (12 hours). Pre-registration Required

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Youth Classes

Beginning Acrylic Painting for Home School Students
Age 10-13

Mondays, January 12, 19, 26, Feb2; 1:00-3:00pm (2 hours per session)
Instructor: Katie MacKinnon
(About Katie MacKinnon)

Learn the basics of painting with acrylic!  We will complete a color study, experiment with brush strokes, and create a masterpiece!

Supplies: Acrylic paint, brushes, 3 canvases.

Tuition $45 for four weeks (8 hours). Pre-registration Required

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Policy:

Registration

Class information and fees are provided on the BAC website. An online registration form must be completed either by the student or a BAC representative. Tuition may be paid online using a credit card that is processed through the secure PayPal system.

Registration may also be paid by cash or check but payment must be received within three days of the start of the class to assure the student a space. BAC reserves the right to take a student off the roster if not paid in advance.

Holiday schedule: Classes will be held on federal or state holidays (President's Day, election day, etc.) if that is a normally scheduled day. Class will not be held on Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or during the last 2 weeks of December.

Refunds

Coordinator must authorize payment of a refund. PayPal refunds are available within a limited time. Payment by cash or check will be refunded by check mailed to the student or to the person who made the payment (a parent, etc.)

REFUND POLICY:

If a class is cancelled by BAC due to insufficient enrollment or another reason, the Coordinator or an assistant shall notify the students and arrange for a refund of fees paid.

Withdrawal from class

If a student pays for a class and then withdraws, refunds will be made as follows:

· Withdrawal after first class session: no refund unless there are special circumstances, i.e. a medical or family emergency. A fee of 20% of the original amount will be deducted and the remaining amount is pro-rated by number of classes already held.

· Withdrawal less than four days prior to first session: refund of fee paid less 20% service charge.

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About the Berkeley Art Works

The Berkeley Art Works, a service of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia: to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists, brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public, and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans.

Artists at The Works

The Berkeley Art Works is the Martinsburg home for a select group of local and regional artists, whose work is on display and for sale in the gallery during our business hours. Meet the Artists at The Works here.

116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV - 304-620-7277
web: berkeleyartworkswv.com - email berkeleyartswv@gmail.com
Opening Thursday, July 11, 2013, 12 Noon
Hours: Thursday, 11am-5pm, Friday, 11am-8pm, Saturday, 10am-5pm, Sunday, Noon-3pm