PRIVATE STUDIO ART COURSES
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Course:    Life Drawing  [ 8-session course ]

Prerequisites:  Offered to current, prior, and new students.  
Levels: mid-level amateurs to semi-professional.

Overview:  This unique Thursday evening studio course
is for students interested in exploring the human form with
instruction -- we will be working with live models.  Mediums:
graphite, charcoal, pastel, and watercolor -- in b/w, grisaille,
and in color (with an emphasis on the use of basic color theory).

The eight 2-1/2 hour classes will be intensive drawing sessions
with instruction. We will be working through quick warm-ups
(contours, gestures, and block), to longer precision works with
various concentrations on foreshortening, subjective,
anatomically correct, and/or expressive applications.

The one and two-week spacing of our sessions allows for
classroom studio time, at-home assignments, and classroom
review and application.  Participants will create several small
studies and larger works in class, as well as several home-based
projects.

Fees are listed below and do not include cost of supplies.  
All classes are held at Texas Art Supply Montrose
(2001 Montrose Blvd.).  
Contact:  Please e-mail with inquiries and to register:  
kathryn@kathrynklauber.com

Course dates:


SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER:  8 SESSION EVENING COURSE

>  THURSDAY EVENING Course: 5:15 - 7:45 pm
8 (2.5 hour) Sessions:  Sep 27, Oct 4 (SKIP 11), Oct 18, 25 (SKIP Nov 1), Nov 8, 15 (SKIP 22), 29 (SKIP Dec 6) & Dec 13
Fees:  $440/20 hours; 10% discount for returning studio students; limited enrollment

                                          ENROLLMENT OPENS JULY 27 / CLOSES AUGUST 27

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Course:    Advanced Design: Independent Projects (ADIP)

Prerequisites: Offered to mid-level amateurs to semi- and
professional-level participants.  
Overview:  The course is designed to help each student understand and
develop a unique personal style.  Students bring in their own works and
materials and receive instruction on those independent projects.  For
instance, if a student wanted to begin work on a specific portrait with
instruction along the way...this is a good class for that.  Sometimes students
bring in projects that they've already started working on -- so this course
has no concrete 'beginning' or 'end'; it's for those who have project ideas
and are wanting guidance no matter where they are time-wise in their projects.  
Every student chooses his/her own subject, technique, and medium (though
everything created in this class is 2D and created using non-combustible
materials, students may work in several dry or wet mediums).  Some students
work on several projects at once; others work on one the entire length of the
course.  Enrollment is limited so that I have time to help everyone during each
session.  Students enrolling in this course are at various levels...and most have
their preferences for what medium they like (for instance, graphite, watercolor,
Prismacolor, pastel, acrylic, printmaking, etc.).  But they're all eager for
exposure and instruction.



                                                       Fees are listed with each course
                                                       below and do not include cost
                                                       of supplies.   Limited enrollment.

                                                       All classes are held at Texas Art
                                                       Supply Montrose (2001 Montrose
                                                       Blvd.).  

                                                       Contact:  Please e-mail with
                                                       inquiries and to register:                  
                                                             kathryn@kathrynklauber.com







Course Dates:


"2 ON / 1 OFF":  OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2018

ADVANCED DESIGN: INDEPENDENT PROJECTS (ADIP) MORNING Course, 10:00 am - 12:45 pm
at Montrose location.  (Students may work in other non-toxic dry or wet mediums.  Please see overivew above.)
8 (2-3/4 hour) Sessions:  Oct 2, 9 (SKIP 16), 23, 30 (SKIP Nov 6), Nov 13 (SKIP 20) 27, Dec 4, & 11
Fees:  $429/22 hours; 10% discount for returning studio students; limited enrollment

                                      
  ENROLLMENT OPENS AUGUST 2 / ONE SEAT REMAINING


"2 ON / 1 OFF":  JANUARY - MARCH 2019

ADVANCED DESIGN: INDEPENDENT PROJECTS (ADIP) MORNING Course, 10:00 am - 12:45 pm
at Montrose location.  (Students may work in other non-toxic dry or wet mediums.  Please see overivew above.)
8 (2-3/4 hour) Sessions:  Jan 8, 15 (SKIP 22), 29, Feb 5 (SKIP 12), 19, 26 (SKIP Mar 5), Mar 12, 19
Fees:  $429/22 hours; 10% discount for returning studio students; limited enrollment

                                      
  ENROLLMENT OPENS NOVEMBER 8 / CLOSES DECEMBER 8


"2 ON / 1 OFF":  JANUARY - MARCH 2019

ADVANCED DESIGN: INDEPENDENT PROJECTS (ADIP) EVENING Course, 5:15 pm - 7:45 pm
at Montrose location.  (Students may work in other non-toxic dry or wet mediums.  Please see overivew above.)
8 (2-3/4 hour) Sessions:  Jan 8, 15 (SKIP 22), 29, Feb 5 (SKIP 12), 19, 26 (SKIP Mar 5), Mar 12, 19
Fees:  $429/22 hours; 10% discount for returning studio students; limited enrollment

                                       
  ENROLLMENT OPENS NOVEMBER 8 / CLOSES DECEMBER 8
                                        


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Short Course:  Sketching Houston...naturally!

Prerequisites: Offered to mid-level amateurs to semi- and
professional-level participants.  
Overview:  This short course of six sessions (3 Thursday evenings / 3
Saturday mornings) is designed to help each student understand and
develop a responsive, energetic sketching style derived from viewing
(and interacting with) some of Houston's unique landscapes and
monuments.  Students will use their own cameras to document images
and will create works both 'en plain air' and in the studio.  We will
work in dry and wet media to create enduring 2D works -- and media
may include any of the following:  graphite, watercolor, Prismacolor,
pastel, acrylic, and printmaking.  Campstools will be supplied as
needed.  Enrollment is limited so that I may best facilitate every
student during each session.  Students enrolling in this course are
found at various artistic levels.  


Course Dates:


(6 SESSIONS) 3 THURSDAY EVENINGS / 3 SATURDAY MORNINGS:  JANUARY - MARCH 2019

SHORT COURSE:  SKETCHING HOUSTON EVENING AND MORNING Course

Thursday evening sessions: (5:15-7:45 pm) at TAS Montrose
Saturday morning sessions: (10:15 - 12:45 pm) at various locales TBA in central Houston area

Session dates:  Thurs Jan 3 (TAS), Thurs Jan 24 (TAS), Sat Feb 2 (TBA), Sat Feb 16 (TBA), Sat Mar 2 (TBA), Thurs Mar 7 (TAS)

6 (2-1/2 hour) Sessions:  
Fees:  $330/15 hours; 10% discount for returning studio students; limited enrollment

                                      
  ENROLLMENT OPENS NOVEMBER 3 / ENROLLMENT CLOSES DECEMBER 3

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Short Course:   Vincent van Gogh:
                 
His Life and Works

No prerequisites needed.
Overview:  This unique short course on the life and works of Vincent van
Gogh includes private in-depth lectures discussing his works along with
a visit to the MFAH to view the once-in-a-lifetime traveling exhibition,
"Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art", with fifty masterworks of extraordinary
color and vitality from the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the
Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo,  Netherlands.   We will come to know
van Gogh's singular talent and personality -- with his unprecedented
memory, acute intelligence, exceedingly difficult and debilitating
mental/emotional and physical illnesses, and his burning need to
document it all through a short ten-year period of exceptional creativity.

Fees:  $135 for MFAH members; $155 for non-members.
Limited enrollment.


Course Dates:

Lecture 1:  Thursday evening, March 28 (5:30 - 7:15 pm), TAS Montrose
Lecture 2:  Thursday evening, April 4 (5:30 - 7:15 pm), TAS Montrose
Exhibition tour on one of the following Thursday evenings:  April 11, April 18, or April 25

                                                  
ENROLLMENT OPENS JANUARY 28 / ENROLLMENT CLOSES MARCH 15
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