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The New Tools – Art from Emerging Technologies with Instructor, John Hyde

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Class Description: Creating art takes many forms and mediums. Emerging in today’s art creation is 3D printing, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and Laser cutting/engraving. These tools helped define industrial prototyping for many years and with time have entered the homes and studios of artists. Bethany Arts Community has one of each of these tools and […]

Ink Drawing, with Chloe Giroux

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Description: Whether using it graphically in comics, lightly in atmospheric ink wash illustrations, or using it to create wild textures, ink drawing holds a variety of exciting techniques. In this 8 week course, we will experiment with a variety of inking methods learning from in-class demos and sketchbook exercises. Halfway through the course, you will […]

Horsehair & Obvara Pottery Firing

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Learn about Horsehair Raku and Obvara Pottery with Instructor: Keith H. Gordon while making your own art to keep and display. Keith will operate a portable gas-fired kiln to heat ceramic pieces to 1700F so they can be smoked while still hot. Public can buy a bisque tile that they will then decorate using horsehair, […]

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Kandinsky: A Transcendent Experience – Instructor: Dr. Jill Kiefer

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

One of the pioneers of abstract modern art, Wassily Kandinsky exploited the evocative interrelation between color and form to create an aesthetic experience that engaged the sight, sound, and emotions of the public. He believed that total abstraction offered the possibility for profound, transcendental expression. Kandinsky’s visual vocabulary developed from early representational works to rapturous […]

Georgia O’Keeffe: The Mother of American Modernism – Instructor: Dr. Jill Kiefer

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Georgia O'Keeffe played a pivotal role in the development of American modernism and its relationship to European avant-garde movements of the early-20th century. Producing a substantial body of work over seven decades, she sought to capture the emotion and power of objects through abstracting the natural world. O'Keeffe incorporated the techniques of other artists into […]

Surrealist Sculpture Class for Kids

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

Teaching Artist, Anna Adler, leads this found object sculpture class using salvaged materials, basic hand tools, and elementary sculpture techniques, including assemblage and bricolage. Students strengthen their creative problem-solving skills and engage their imagination in making unique hybrid objects inspired by work in the galleries, explorations of the beautiful Bethany grounds, as well as modern […]

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MAGIC, MYTH AND MONSTERS: THE MIDDLE AGES – Online Course

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, NY, United States

MAGIC, MYTH AND MONSTERS: THE MIDDLE AGES (and its influences on modernism) with Instructor: Dr. Jill Kiefer ONLINE ZOOM CLASS - Six Weeks Tuesdays, April 12 - May 17 - 10:00 - 11:00 AM The Middle Ages was a remarkable thousand-year-long civilization—underscored by a wholly unique culture and artistic tradition. The art of the era was […]

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