San Jose Art Classes:
━━━━━━━━━━━ Drawing a robot? A mermaid? A scene from Minecraft? Yes, we’ll help our students draw whatever they want, and just the way they want it! All the skills necessary for successful self-expression can be taught at this early age. We wrap technical challenge into exciting creative tasks, and kids learn a lot while just having lots of fun! This curriculum combines various exciting hands-on activities with a kids-friendly introduction to different art styles and epochs.
━━━━━━━━━━━ Designed as a combination of fine art and art history studies, this course helps to broaden horizon and learn important artistic skills at the same time. We master silhouette while designing our own Greek vases, learn human proportions on Egyptian murals, explore rules of classical paintings on Renaissance masterpieces, get compositional ideas from abstract art, and so much more!
━━━━━━━━━━━ This class teaches art fundamentals in a fun and creative way through digital media Procreate, a mighty and artist-friendly iPad app. We welcome kids with an interest in digital media, beginner or intermediate artists. During this class, they will learn to express their visual ideas in digital form, drawing people, animals, and vehicles with confidence from real life or imagination.
━━━━━━━━━━━ If you find yourself doodling characters and comics on your off time, and if you like visual novels and animated series, this is the place for you! Join in on a cozy group-oriented setting with themed design challenges and an interactive environment. The class consists of a basic overview lecture of various topics - composition, color choice, panelling & storytelling, and anatomy practice - as well as additional one-on-one tips.
━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━ This course meets high standards of artistic education. It offers a college-level challenge, and it helps to develop a corresponding quality of art works. Studies include design, illustration, animation, portrait and human figure drawing, painting and sculpting, etc. We respect each artistic individuality and support the choices our students make.
━━━━━━━━━━━ At Art School of SF Bay we are rethinking traditional adult art education in order to make our courses highly effective and approachable for busy professionals. Even a complete beginner by the end of this course will be able to paint a portrait and create a composition with one or several human figures. Recommended for beginners to advance their abilities as well as for art enthusiasts to refresh their skills.
━━━━━━━━━━━ If you have experience in drawing and painting, and want to move your skills to the next level; if you have a particular goal in mind, and seeking a professional advice; if you enjoy working on your projects among other artists - this class is for you. Projects vary from figure drawing / portrait painting to creative compositions.
━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━ If you are considering a career in visual arts; if you have some experience in traditional media and want to translate your skill set to digital media then this class is designed for you. You can bring your own computer and tablet or an iPad Pro/Apple Pencil. Procreate and Photoshop will be covered in tandem.
San Jose Studio Schedule for Fall-Winter 2021: