Each course has a full description that you can access by clicking the "Course Description and Registration" links below. Pre-requisites help to keep instruction on schedule. If needed, students can be individually assessed for prerequisite proficiency (Contact instructor for details at 916.704.3262 or robert@BrekkeArt.com). All courses are open to 12 years through adult.
ROSEVILLE: Brekke Art Studio, 1655 Booth Road, Roseville, CA 95747
CARMICHAEL:Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 5330-B Gibbons Dr., Gallery 3, Carmichael 95608
YOU MUST REGISTER TO RESERVE A SPOT IN A CLASS. CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED.
12-weeks. THE MOST POPULAR DRAWING COURSE. Introduction to graphite, charcoal, general drawing materials, and techniques. Focus on tonal control and 1-, 2-, and 3-point, and aerial perspective basics. Includes teaching repeating objects, ellipses, and cylinders. If you can't draw but want to, and believe you can't learn, this class is for you.
LOCATIONS: Roseville, Brekke Art, Thursdays, 9:30A-Noon
Carmichael, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Thursdays, 6:00P-8:30P
Roseville, Brekke Art, Wednesdays, 1:30P-4:00P (REGISTRATION CLOSED FOR WEDNESDAY CLASS)
REGISTRATION CLOSED AS OF JULY 31.
12-weeks. Advanced landscape and still life exploration, with drawing from photos and live. Also, heavy emphasis on tone control, still-life and live, on-site scenes. Intermediate-level composition instruction.
Prerequisite: Drawing 1A/B or evidence of proficiency (See Intro to Drawing 1 A/B course description).
LOCATIONS: Roseville, Brekke Art, Tuesdays, 9:30A-Noon
8-weeks. Comprehensive course in linear and aerial perspective. 1-, 2-, -3, and multi-point, ellipses, and repeating objects with spaces. Draft convincing basic and complex structures, objects, and cityscapes. Prerequisite: None.
LOCATIONS: Not offered this semester
12-weeks. THE MOST POPULAR WATERCOLOR COURSE. Comprehensive beginner instruction of watercolor. An introduction to materials, beginning composition, the color wheel, techniques of watercolor craftsmanship, and basic color theory. Incorporates basic skills in landscape and still life painting. Prerequisite: Evidence of basic to intermediate drawing skills (See course description).
LOCATIONS: Roseville, Brekke Art, Thursdays, 1:30P-4:00P
12-weeks. Takes the student beyond and builds on what was learned in Intro to Watercolor 1. Heavy focus on structuring, composing, and editing down visual information from photos, student sketches, and live scenes. Prerequisite: Intro to Watercolor 1A/B or evidence of basic skills taught in WC 1A/B.
LOCATIONS: Roseville, Brekke Art, Wednesdays, 9:30A-Noon