Formerly Coastal Arts Guild of CT

Calendar

Jan
28
Thu
Dynamic Portraits @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

An online workshop

Adults, 18+
(9 student minimum)

Fee is for the entire 4-session series. Students may not sign up for individual sessions. Registration will close Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

Register here

One of the most challenging endeavors for artists is drawing the human head. This class offers artists basic construction and facial features of the head, as well as and rendering shades and hair textures.

Facial expressions and movement of the head will be taught as well. This class is an asset for those wishing to draw or paint portraits.

Students will provide their own materials.

Materials (approximate cost: $5 – $10)

  • basic drawing pad at least 9×12 or larger
  • pencils (#2)
  • kneeded erasers
  • 18″ ruler

About the instructor

Joe Adiletta, beginner drawing instructorJoe Adiletta

Joseph Adiletta has been teaching well loved drawing classes at Milford Adult Education consistently for 8 years. He teaches beginner through advanced drawing classes covering topics such as two dimensional line drawings and progression to third dimension/ depth; light and shade; perspective; the human figure and how it influences drapery; the human head including facial features and changing positions; animals; drawing mechanical and natural objects realistically; and textures.

Animal Anatomy and Quick Sketch Thursdays @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Alison Kellom Animal Anatomy Workshop: FrogsThursdays, 6 sessions
Online (Zoom) Workshop

For ages 12 +
(7 student minimum)

Fee is for the entire 6-session series. Students may not sign up for individual sessions. Registration will close Monday, January 18, 2021.

Register here

This is a fast paced, gesture drawing class aimed at strengthening your ability to draw animals from life or photos. We will discuss basic anatomy and drawing techniques as we study specific animal groups. Field sketch concepts will be discussed.

About the instructor

Instructor Alison KellomAlison Kellom is a Master Drawer, Classically Trained artist in Old Master Technique at the Atelier School of Classical Realism in Oakland, California. Her training led to a career in feature films and video games, working with Disney, Warner Bros. and 2K Games. Alison is currently a Model Maker and Producer on the short film Crickets Would Sing.

Jan
29
Fri
Still Life Adult Workshop Fridays @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Still Life WorkshopFridays – 6 sessions
Online (Zoom) Workshop

Adults, 18 years of age or older
(7 student minimum)

Fee is for the entire 6-session series. Students may not sign up for individual sessions. Registration will close Thursday, January 21, 2021.

Register here

Learn to set up and draw your own Still Life. We will discuss how to create a scene and render in Charcoal and Chalk. Using an Underpainting technique, the students will learn to see the form using light and shadow.

About the instructor

Instructor Alison KellomAlison Kellom is a Master Drawer, Classically Trained artist in Old Master Technique at the Atelier School of Classical Realism in Oakland, California. Her training led to a career in feature films and video games, working with Disney, Warner Bros. and 2K Games. Alison is currently a Model Maker and Producer on the short film Crickets Would Sing.

Jan
30
Sat
Costumed Figure Drawing – Teen Workshop @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Costume Figure DrawingSaturdays, 6 sessions
Online (Zoom) Workshop

For ages 12 – 17
(9 student minimum)

Fee is for the entire 6-session series. Students may not sign up for individual sessions. Registration will close Friday, January 22, 2021.

Register here

Learn to draw the costumed figure. We will discuss basic anatomy as well as figure drawing techniques. Emphasis on the gesture and movement of the form, the students will be challenged to draw what they see with my guidance.

About the instructor

Instructor Alison KellomAlison Kellom is a Master Drawer, Classically Trained artist in Old Master Technique at the Atelier School of Classical Realism in Oakland, California. Her training led to a career in feature films and video games, working with Disney, Warner Bros. and 2K Games. Alison is currently a Model Maker and Producer on the short film Crickets Would Sing.

Anatomy and Figure Drawing @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 30 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Saturdays, 5 sessions
Online (Zoom) Workshop
(8 student minimum)

Fee is for the entire 6-session series. Students may not sign up for individual sessions. Registration will close Monday, January 18, 2021.

Register here

Must be 18 years of age or older

Focus on gesture, head, torso, arms and legs
Learn Artistic Anatomy as we draw from a live model. Gestures for warmups and long poses to discuss specific anatomy concepts. Emphasis on bone and muscle structure. Using line and tonal values to describe the forms.

About the instructor

Instructor Alison KellomAlison Kellom is a Master Drawer, Classically Trained artist in Old Master Technique at the Atelier School of Classical Realism in Oakland, California. Her training led to a career in feature films and video games, working with Disney, Warner Bros. and 2K Games. Alison is currently a Model Maker and Producer on the short film Crickets Would Sing.

Still Life Adult Workshop Saturdays @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 30 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Still Life WorkshopSaturdays, 6 sessions
Online (Zoom) Workshop

Adults, 18 years of age or older
(7 student minimum)

Fee is for the entire 6-session series. Students may not sign up for individual sessions. Registration will close Thursday, January 21, 2021.

Register here

Learn to set up and draw your own Still Life. We will discuss how to create a scene and render in Charcoal and Chalk. Using an Underpainting technique, the students will learn to see the form using light and shadow.

About the instructor

Instructor Alison KellomAlison Kellom is a Master Drawer, Classically Trained artist in Old Master Technique at the Atelier School of Classical Realism in Oakland, California. Her training led to a career in feature films and video games, working with Disney, Warner Bros. and 2K Games. Alison is currently a Model Maker and Producer on the short film Crickets Would Sing.

Jan
31
Sun
Still Life Teen Workshop Sundays @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Still Life for TeensSundays, 6 sessions
Online (Zoom) Workshop

For ages 12 – 17
(8 student minimum)

Fee is for the entire 6-session series. Students may not sign up for individual sessions. Registration will close Saturday, January 23, 2021.

Register here

Learn to set up and draw your own Still Life. We will discuss how to create a scene and render in Charcoal and Chalk. Using an Underpainting technique, the students will learn to see the form using light and shadow.

About the instructor

Instructor Alison KellomAlison Kellom is a Master Drawer, Classically Trained artist in Old Master Technique at the Atelier School of Classical Realism in Oakland, California. Her training led to a career in feature films and video games, working with Disney, Warner Bros. and 2K Games. Alison is currently a Model Maker and Producer on the short film Crickets Would Sing.

Animal Anatomy and Quick Sketch Sundays @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 31 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Alison Kellom Animal Anatomy Workshop: FrogsSundays, 6 sessions
Online (Zoom) Workshop

For ages 12 +
(7 student minimum)

Fee is for the entire 6-session series. Students may not sign up for individual sessions. Registration will close Monday, January 18, 2021.

Register here

This is a fast paced, gesture drawing class aimed at strengthening your ability to draw animals from life or photos. We will discuss basic anatomy and drawing techniques as we study specific animal groups. Field sketch concepts will be discussed.

About the instructor

Instructor Alison KellomAlison Kellom is a Master Drawer, Classically Trained artist in Old Master Technique at the Atelier School of Classical Realism in Oakland, California. Her training led to a career in feature films and video games, working with Disney, Warner Bros. and 2K Games. Alison is currently a Model Maker and Producer on the short film Crickets Would Sing.

Feb
2
Tue
February Monthly Arts Networking Meeting @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Monthly Arts Networking Meeting – Love & HappinessTheme Challenge: Love & Happiness

Come to the February Monthly meeting of the Arts Alliance of Stratford meet and network with other local creative people.

The January/February challenge is “Love & Happiness.” Turn off the news, grab your paints, pencils, writing pad or other creative implements and make something with a positive message and vibe.

The challenge is open to visual art, writing, poetry, music or performance.

Each month the challenge theme is announced at the end of the monthly meeting. The finished Love & Happiness pieces will be presented at the February meeting.


Share some of your artwork

  • Ask for advice if you are stalled on a piece and don’t know how to proceed
  • Have you attended an online figure group (doesn’t have to be ours)? show us some of your figure work.
  • Have some recent work? let us see it.

Register for the meeting below.

The Zoom link and password will be emailed to you

  • City, State

Feb
4
Thu
Dynamic Portraits @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Feb 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

An online workshop

Adults, 18+
(9 student minimum)

Fee is for the entire 4-session series. Students may not sign up for individual sessions. Registration will close Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

Register here

One of the most challenging endeavors for artists is drawing the human head. This class offers artists basic construction and facial features of the head, as well as and rendering shades and hair textures.

Facial expressions and movement of the head will be taught as well. This class is an asset for those wishing to draw or paint portraits.

Students will provide their own materials.

Materials (approximate cost: $5 – $10)

  • basic drawing pad at least 9×12 or larger
  • pencils (#2)
  • kneeded erasers
  • 18″ ruler

About the instructor

Joe Adiletta, beginner drawing instructorJoe Adiletta

Joseph Adiletta has been teaching well loved drawing classes at Milford Adult Education consistently for 8 years. He teaches beginner through advanced drawing classes covering topics such as two dimensional line drawings and progression to third dimension/ depth; light and shade; perspective; the human figure and how it influences drapery; the human head including facial features and changing positions; animals; drawing mechanical and natural objects realistically; and textures.

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