Art Courses Offered to Public
Aiken, SC (07/26/2019) — The University of South Carolina Aiken's Office of Continuing Education will offer art courses to the public again this fall.
"Artists of all experience levels are encouraged to attend these dynamic courses," said Professor Joseph Kameen, of the USC Aiken Art Department, who will teach all workshops offered.
This art instruction series runs Aug. 22 - Dec. 3 and consists of five separate workshops. All attendees must bring their own supplies. Supply lists for each workshop will be emailed to attendees prior to the start of class.
Portrait Workshops I & II feature lectures and demonstrations, followed by guided portrait sessions working directly from a model. Kameen will offer group and individual critiques of work in progress, and attendees will be able to work and receive feedback on personal projects. Portrait Workshop I takes place Aug. 22 - Sept. 12, every Thursday, noon - 2:30 p.m. The second session runs Oct. 24 - Nov. 14, again every Thursday, noon - 2:30 p.m. The fee per session is $75.
Figure Drawing, a studio art course, allows students to explore various approaches to representing the nude figure with a focus on direct observation of models. Discussions will cover topics such as achieving accurate proportions and depicting form, as well as technique, materials, and anatomy. Students will also receive personal feedback on their work and progress. Figure Drawing is made up of four sessions, every Thursday, noon - 2:30 p.m., Sept. 19 - Oct. 17. The fee for this course is $75.
Painting Studio I & II will allow painters and those interested in painting to work in a spacious, communal environment. Attendees can work with their choice of medium and subject matter and will receive constructive commentary and criticism to help them achieve their goals. Each Painting Studio workshop takes place Tuesdays, noon - 2:30 p.m. The first session runs Aug. 27 - Oct. 1; the second one is Oct. 15 - Dec. 3. The fee for each session is $75.
For more information or to register for the art courses, call: 803-641-3741.