Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso


Gina Torello, MFA, professional artist, adjunct instructor Monmouth University, owner, Lightscapes Studio

Pastels One Day Workshop

 Spend a fun afternoon exploring the ideal medium! Draw with color in a very forgiving manner. Designed for the artist who wants to strengthen drawing skills and experiment with a new and exciting medium. We will work from a still life and from photos, but rest assured, this is a step-by-step, structured class. Use both soft and hard pastels and learn new approaches to application and color mixing. Suggested supply list will be emailed one week before class.
Sat, Nov 13 1-5 pm
Fee & Code: $59, XARTF 215

David Dziemian, professional artist, Brookdale visual arts instructor

Introduction To Art Materials

Discover and learn the basics of a variety of art materials, including media such as watercolor, gouache, inks (both pen as well as brush applied), markers, oil pastels, and colored pencils. Find the materials that work for you and learn to experiment and get the best results from different materials. Best approaches with each media as well as combining them will be discussed. Fun class is taught through a combination of demonstration and hands-on instruction. Some supplies will be available to experiment with in class. A suggested supply list will be sent a week before class begins. 5 SESSIONS
Wed, Nov 3-Dec 1, 10 am-12:30 pm
Fee and Code: $169, XARTF 216

Betty McCarty, instructor

Introduction To Machine Sewing 

Do you love fabric, fashion and interior design? Do you have a sewing machine or want one, but don’t know how to use it? Learn how to operate and understand the parts of a sewing machine. Be guided through basic techniques and get started on your first project. A portable sewing machine is required for this class.
Wed, Nov 17, 6:30-8:30
Fee & Code: $49, XARTC 139 

Lifelong Learning

FALL 2021