Berkeley Arts Council February Classes

The Berkeley Arts Council is offering three beginning art classes starting February 4. The classes will be taught by Teaching Artist Judith Becker. The location for the classes is the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, WV.

Here is a list of the classes:

Beginning Color Pencil Painting

"Blue Heron" by Judith Becker (Colored Pencil)
“Blue Heron” by Judith Becker (Colored Pencil)

Wednesdays, February 4,11,18,25; 9:30am-12:30pm (3 hours per session)
Instructor: Judith Becker (About Judith Becker)

Introduction to painting with colored pencils.  Learn the basics of materials, techniques and possibilities with this relatively new and popular art medium.

Tuition $85 for four weeks (12 hours). Pre-registration Required

Beginning Watercolor Pencil Painting

Thursdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26; 1:00-4:00pm (3 hours per session)
Instructor: Judith Becker (About Judith Becker)

Class presents the pleasant watercolor painting process of using watercolor pencils instead of traditional watercolor painting techniques.  Students will learn how to lay down colors to create multitudes of variations of hues, of achieving many different textures, and of the ease of using the pencils when traveling, when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Tuition $85 for four weeks (12 hours). Pre-registration Required

Beginning Pastel Painting

Fridays, February 6, 13, 10, 27; 1:00-4:00pm (3 hours per session)
Instructor: Judith Becker (About Judith Becker)

Class presents the process of using the medium of pastels, and the techniques to create beautiful works of art blending colors to achieve depth and light.  Students will learn how to lay down colors to create multitudes of variations of hues, of achieving many different textures, and of the ease of using the pencils when traveling, when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Tuition $85 for four weeks (12 hours). Pre-registration Required. (Click on the link to see a short video about pastel painting.)

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