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Summer Your Guide

 

"2 x 2"
Opening Reception

August 7, 5:30–7:00p

Foam Rolling &
Core Strengthening

Aug. 3, 10:30–11:30a

Fashion Design Camp
Begins Aug. 3, 9:00a

Rust Dyeing
Aug. 4, 1:00–3:00p

Lunch & Learn:
Hug a Dog

Aug. 5, Noon–1:00p

Hatha Vinyasa/ Restorative Yoga
August 6, 9:30–10:45a

Therapeutic Yoga
August 7, 10:00–11:00a

Date Night in Mud
Begins Aug. 7, 6:00p

Celebrate the Light
Retreat
Aug. 7–9

 

Calendar of Events

 

Womanspace Rockford

Art Classes

Drawing | Painting | Art Uncorked | Artshops | Open Studio Hours

 


DRAWING


Drawing for Beginners Only
For Real Beginners Only! This is a drawing class for people who may think they can't draw, but want to learn something new-- and have fun too! This class will focus on developing confidence in fundamental drawing skills. Learn about tools used in drawing, basic perspective and how to texture and shade from the very beginning. Please bring a 14 x 17” or larger drawing pad of paper.

Ray Schulz is a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago and Famous Artists Schools. He was the art director at advertising agencies for 25 years. His work has been shown in Chicago, Rockford and other surrounding areas.

Course #: DW15-5
Dates: September 28, October 5, 12
Time: Mondays, 1:00–3:00p
Instructor: Raymond Schulz
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
Regular Fee: $45
Members' Fee: $40
Register by September 23. Registration Policy

 

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Relax & Have Fun with Pencil Drawing
Ages 16–adult. Have you ever wanted to take an art class but did not know where to begin? Relax and have fun as you learn to how to draw using a variety of pencils. In this class you will learn the basics of design, composition and perspective to create the foundation of your work. Add to that the techniques of shading, blending, and texture, and you will soon be delighted with the sketches you are able to create. Please bring a 14 x 17” or larger drawing pad of paper.

Ray Schulz is a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago and Famous Artists Schools. He was the art director at advertising agencies for 25 years. His work has been shown in Chicago, Rockford and other surrounding areas.

Summer Session 2
Course #: DW14-11
Dates: July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 11
Time: Tuesdays, 10:00a–Noon
Instructor: Raymond Schulz
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
This class is in session.
Registration Policy

 

Fall Session 1
Course #: DW15-1
Dates: September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12
Time: Mondays, 10:00a–Noon
Instructor: Raymond Schulz
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
Regular Fee: $70
Members' Fee: $60
Register by September 9. Registration Policy

 

Fall Session 2
Course #: DW15-6
Dates: October 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23
Time: Mondays, 10:00a–Noon
Instructor: Raymond Schulz
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
Regular Fee: $70
Members' Fee: $60
Register by October 21. Registration Policy

 

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Fun with Pastels
Ages 16–adult. Did you know that pastel drawings from the 16th Century exist today, as fresh and alive as the day they were drawn? Have fun learning about this amazing medium and how to use it. Students will be instructed on how to shade, texture, blend, and layer while working on landscapes, still lifes and non-objective art. Please bring a 14 x 17” or larger drawing pad of paper.

Ray Schulz is a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago and Famous Artists Schools. He was the art director at advertising agencies for 25 years. His work has been shown in Chicago, Rockford and other surrounding areas.

Summer Session 2
Course #: DW14-10
Dates: July 6, 20, 27, August 3, 10
Time: Mondays, 6:00–8:00p
Instructor: Raymond Schulz
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
This class is in session.
Registration Policy

 

Fall Session 1
Course #: DW15-2
Dates: September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12
Time: Mondays, 6:00–8:00p
Instructor: Raymond Schulz
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
Regular Fee: $70
Members' Fee: $60
Register by September 9. Registration Policy

 

Fall Session 2
Course #: DW15-7
Dates: October 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23
Time: Mondays, 6:00–8:00p
Instructor: Raymond Schulz
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
Regular Fee: $70
Members' Fee: $60
Register by October 21. Registration Policy

 

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Pen & Ink Drawing
Ages 16–adult. This class will introduce texturing, blending, and shading. Students will learn how to use preliminary sketches to their advantage and get to know the many types of pens used for drawing. Ray will also introduce some watercolor/colored pencil techniques to your artwork. Please bring a 14 x 17” or larger drawing pad of paper.

Ray Schulz is a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago and Famous Artists Schools. He was the art director at advertising agencies for 25 years. His work has been shown in Chicago, Rockford and other surrounding areas.

Summer Session 2
Course #: DW14-12
Dates: July 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5
Time: Wednesdays, 6:00–8:00p
Instructor: Raymond Schulz
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
This class is in session.
Registration Policy

 

Fall Session 1
Course #: DW15-4
Dates: September 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14
Time: Wednesdays, 6:00–8:00p
Instructor: Raymond Schulz
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
Regular Fee: $70
Members' Fee: $60
Register by September 14. Registration Policy

 

Fall Session 2
Course #: DW15-9
Dates: October 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2
Time: Wednesdays, 6:00–8:00p
Instructor: Raymond Schulz
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
Regular Fee: $70
Members' Fee: $60
Register by October 26. Registration Policy

 

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PAINTING


Playful Creations in Acrylics
Ages 16–adult. In this class we will use both acrylic paint and fabric on the canvas with special attention to composition, backgrounds and layering, mixing paint and glazing. Bring your regular painting supplies, any fabric pieces you like and ACRYLIC MEDIUM either matte or gloss is fine. Be prepared to bring up to 2 canvases around 24"x30" to each class. This class is open to all levels of expertise. If you have any questions, please call Karen 815-229-5696

Karen is an artist known in the Rockford community for her abstract paintings. During her long career as an artist she participated in the summer art circuit on the coast of Northern California for ten years, had numerous one-woman and group shows, shown in galleries in California, Utah, Washington State and Illinois and taught art to both children and adults. She owned and operated a gallery in Rockford for ten years showing her fine art but also painting wall murals, furniture and ceramic tile. Karen helped Larry Sheets build the Bennies art venue that is open at Fall and Spring Art Scene in downtown Rockford. At present she works in her home studio and shows her work at Womanspace, Bennies, Art Scene and other venues. To see her paintings, www.karengines.com

Fall Session 1
Course #: PG15-1
Dates: September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22
Time: Thursdays, 6:00–8:00p
Instructor: Karen Gines
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
Regular Fee: $70
Members' Fee: $60
Register by September 15. Registration Policy

Fall Session 2
Course #: PG15-3
Dates: October 29, November 5, 12, 19, December 3, 10
Time: Thursdays, 6:00–8:00p
Instructor: Karen Gines
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
Regular Fee: $70
Members' Fee: $60
Register by October 27. Registration Policy

 

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ART UNCORKED


Age 21 & up. Join us for any of these three unique one-night workshops each resulting in a finished art piece!

 

From Drab to Fab Acrylic Painting
Have any old, forgotten, abused or neglected small wooden furniture? Bring the piece (pre-painted and dry with a nice, non-glossy undercoat) to this fun and creative painting class. Add designs and colors with acrylic paints, and your piece will be the envy of all your other furniture! If you don’t have anything old and unfinished lying around, find wooden objects at your local hobby store or resale shops! We will provide some paint and the wine, but feel free to bring any “wild and fun” colors with you!

Cherie Heck loves to play with art and teaches a number of art classes at Womanspace where she is also Volunteer Coordinator and chair of the Gallery Committee. Her artistic talents are many and her beautiful creations have appeared in many of our art exhibits and fundraisers.

Course #: AW14-21
Date: August 11
Time: Tuesday, 6:00–8:30p
Instructor: Cherie Heck
Location: New Dimensions Upper Studio
Regular Fee: $25
Members' Fee: $20
Register by August 10. Registration Policy

 

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ARTSHOPS


Rust Dyeing with Embellishment
Create beautiful images on fabric using rusty old things! You will be surprised and delighted by the unpredictable and variable effects of this process. In first class you will learn how to prepare the fabric. In the second class you will open your fabric and discover what the rust has created. You will then learn to embellish your work by incorporating beads, ribbons or other interesting items!

A self-professed bead addict, Barb Phillips has experimented in many different media that have allowed her to incorporated these “little gypsies.” She enjoys sharing her enjoyment of beadwork with others.

Course #: AW14-20
Date: August 4 & 11
Time: Tuesdays, 1:00–3:00p
Instructor: Barb Phillips
Location: Anjali Pavilion
Sorry, this class is full.
Register by July 30. Registration Policy

 

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