Instruction At the Berkeley Art Works

Berkeley Arts Council Art Classes

Due to the  coronavirus emergency, we have suspended in-person classes until
further notice. We are currently offering online classes via Zoom.

Updates will be posted in the Berkeley Arts Bulletin.
If you do not already receive the Bulletin,
you can sign up here.

TO REGISTER ONLINE, click on the “Click here to register” link for the class you want. After you have submitted the registration form, you will be taken to the payment page where there will be a “Pay Now” button for our secure payment system through Paypal. You can use any credit card. You do not have to have a Paypal account.

Registering and paying online is the fastest way to ensure your spot in the class. If you pay by check, we must receive your payment at least four days before your class starts.  Online registration and payment is available until the class fills.

TO REGISTER IN PERSON: Registration and payment is available in the Berkeley Art Works gallery during regular hours, Thu 11-5, Fri 11-8, Sat 10-4.

TO REGISTER BY MAIL: Return form and payment to Berkeley Arts Council, PO Box 984, Martinsburg, WV  25402.

Please read our Registration and Refund Policy below.

Questions? Email instruction@berkeleyartswv.org or call 304-620-7277.

Class Location: Map
Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV. Note: this is not the building on King Street that has another name. :>)
Parking is available in city lots on on East and West Burke St. Metered parking 9-5 weekdays.


April, 2021


Four-Week Zoom Classes


[0421-1] Beginning Colored Pencil Class

Via Zoom
Tuesdays April 6, 13, 20, 27; 2-4pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

Class introduces beginners and those with some experience to the process of creating a painting with colored pencils.  It explores the many effects possible with the pencils including mixing colors, blending for smoothness, making various textures plus much more.  A variety of painting surfaces are explored and participants create several small painting using the techniques learned.

Materials needed:

Box of no less than 24 colored pencils, preferably by Prismacolor Premier (smooth, rich laydown), Derwent or Faber Castel (do not buy hard, thin or firm colored pencils.)  Pad of Strathmore Vellum Bristol Board paper, 9”X12”.  Lead pencil, ruler, eraser.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register


[0421-2] All About Color II

Via Zoom
Mondays April 19, 26, May 3, 10; 6:30-8:30pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is designed for students who have taken the first color class and is a requirement  for participation.

Materials needed: Students may work in any 2 dimensional art medium of choice , but paints which can be mixed work best..   A small color wheel is required as well as the materials the student prefers to use to complete various exercises.  Also, it is necessary for student to bring pencils, erasers, scissors, glue stick and appropriate art paper as well as note paper.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register


May, 2021


[0521-1] Beginning Watercolor Pencil on Zoom (Section 1)

Via Zoom
Wednesdays May 5, 12, 19, 26; 6:30-8:30pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is appropriate for students who have no watercolor painting experience as well as those who currently paint with watercolors, but who want to expand their 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, journaling, making their own greeting or note cards, or when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Materials needed:

Box of no less than 24 watercolor pencils, (but more is preferable.)   Do not buy Inktense type.  Many makers of these pencils are available at the usual arts/crafts stores as well as from art suppliers on the internet.  A 9″X12″ pad of 140 lb watercolor paper, a variety of soft, watercolor brushes (preferably #4, #6 & #8 round and a 1″ flat), ruler, pencil, eraser is required.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register



[0521-2] Beginning Watercolor Pencil on Zoom (Section 2)

Via Zoom
Fridays May 14, 21, 28, June 4; 2:00-4:00pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is appropriate for students who have no watercolor painting experience as well as those who currently paint with watercolors, but who want to expand their 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, journaling, making their own greeting or note cards, or when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Materials needed:

Box of no less than 24 watercolor pencils, (but more is preferable.)   Do not buy Inktense type.  Many makers of these pencils are available at the usual arts/crafts stores as well as from art suppliers on the internet.  A 9″X12″ pad of 140 lb watercolor paper, a variety of soft, watercolor brushes (preferably #4, #6 & #8 round and a 1″ flat), ruler, pencil, eraser is required.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register


If you would like to be notified of future classes, please sign up for our arts bulletin.

Policy:

Registration

Class information and fees are provided on the BAC website. An online registration form must be completed either by the student or a BAC representative. Tuition may be paid online using a credit card that is processed through the secure PayPal system.

Registration may also be paid by cash or check but payment must be received within four days of the start of the class to assure the student a space. BAC reserves the right to take a student off the roster if not paid in advance. Follow this link for a printable registration form.

Holiday schedule: Classes will be held on federal or state holidays (President’s Day, election day, etc.) if that is a normally scheduled day. Class will not be held on Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or during the last 2 weeks of December.

Refunds

Coordinator must authorize payment of a refund. PayPal refunds are available within a limited time. Payment by cash or check will be refunded by check mailed to the student or to the person who made the payment (a parent, etc.)

REFUND POLICY:

If a class is cancelled by BAC due to insufficient enrollment or another reason, the instructor or  Coordinator shall notify the students and arrange for a refund of fees paid.

Withdrawal from class

If a student pays for a class and then withdraws, refunds will be made as follows:

· Withdrawal after first class session: no refund unless there are special circumstances, i.e. a medical or family emergency. A fee of 20% of the original amount will be deducted and the remaining amount is pro-rated by number of classes already held.

· Withdrawal less than four days prior to first session: refund of fee paid less 20% service charge.

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About the Berkeley Art Works

The Berkeley Art Works, a service of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia: to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists, brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public, and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans.

Artists at The Works

The Berkeley Art Works is the Martinsburg home for a select group of local and regional artists, whose work is on display and for sale in the gallery during our business hours. Meet the Artists at The Works here.

116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV – 304-620-7277
web: berkeleyartworkswv.com – email: berkeleyartswv@gmail.com


All About Color II

Via Zoom
Mondays April 12, 19, 26 and May 3; 2:00-4:00pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is designed for students who have taken the first color class and is a requirement  for participation.

Materials needed: Students may work in any 2 dimensional art medium of choice , but paints which can be mixed work best..   A small color wheel is required as well as the materials the student prefers to use to complete various exercises.  Also, it is necessary for student to bring pencils, erasers, scissors, glue stick and appropriate art paper as well as note paper.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register


May, 2021


[0521-1] Beginning Watercolor Pencil on Zoom (Section 1)

Via Zoom
Wednesdays May 5, 12, 19, 26; 6:30-8:30pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is appropriate for students who have no watercolor painting experience as well as those who currently paint with watercolors, but who want to expand their 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, journaling, making their own greeting or note cards, or when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Materials needed:

Box of no less than 24 watercolor pencils, (but more is preferable.)   Do not buy Inktense type.  Many makers of these pencils are available at the usual arts/crafts stores as well as from art suppliers on the internet.  A 9″X12″ pad of 140 lb watercolor paper, a variety of soft, watercolor brushes (preferably #4, #6 & #8 round and a 1″ flat), ruler, pencil, eraser is required.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register



[0521-2] Beginning Watercolor Pencil on Zoom (Section 2)

Via Zoom
Fridays May 14, 21, 28, June 4; 2:00-4:00pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is appropriate for students who have no watercolor painting experience as well as those who currently paint with watercolors, but who want to expand their 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, journaling, making their own greeting or note cards, or when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Materials needed:

Box of no less than 24 watercolor pencils, (but more is preferable.)   Do not buy Inktense type.  Many makers of these pencils are available at the usual arts/crafts stores as well as from art suppliers on the internet.  A 9″X12″ pad of 140 lb watercolor paper, a variety of soft, watercolor brushes (preferably #4, #6 & #8 round and a 1″ flat), ruler, pencil, eraser is required.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register


If you would like to be notified of future classes, please sign up for our arts bulletin.

Policy:

Registration

Class information and fees are provided on the BAC website. An online registration form must be completed either by the student or a BAC representative. Tuition may be paid online using a credit card that is processed through the secure PayPal system.

Registration may also be paid by cash or check but payment must be received within four days of the start of the class to assure the student a space. BAC reserves the right to take a student off the roster if not paid in advance. Follow this link for a printable registration form.

Holiday schedule: Classes will be held on federal or state holidays (President’s Day, election day, etc.) if that is a normally scheduled day. Class will not be held on Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or during the last 2 weeks of December.

Refunds

Coordinator must authorize payment of a refund. PayPal refunds are available within a limited time. Payment by cash or check will be refunded by check mailed to the student or to the person who made the payment (a parent, etc.)

REFUND POLICY:

If a class is cancelled by BAC due to insufficient enrollment or another reason, the instructor or  Coordinator shall notify the students and arrange for a refund of fees paid.

Withdrawal from class

If a student pays for a class and then withdraws, refunds will be made as follows:

· Withdrawal after first class session: no refund unless there are special circumstances, i.e. a medical or family emergency. A fee of 20% of the original amount will be deducted and the remaining amount is pro-rated by number of classes already held.

· Withdrawal less than four days prior to first session: refund of fee paid less 20% service charge.

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About the Berkeley Art Works

The Berkeley Art Works, a service of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia: to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists, brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public, and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans.

Artists at The Works

The Berkeley Art Works is the Martinsburg home for a select group of local and regional artists, whose work is on display and for sale in the gallery during our business hours. Meet the Artists at The Works here.

116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV – 304-620-7277
web: berkeleyartworkswv.com – email: berkeleyartswv@gmail.com


All About Color II

Via Zoom
Mondays April  19, 26, May 3, 10; 2:00-4:00pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is designed for students who have taken the first color class and is a requirement  for participation.

Materials needed: Students may work in any 2 dimensional art medium of choice , but paints which can be mixed work best..   A small color wheel is required as well as the materials the student prefers to use to complete various exercises.  Also, it is necessary for student to bring pencils, erasers, scissors, glue stick and appropriate art paper as well as note paper.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register


May, 2021


[0521-1] Beginning Watercolor Pencil on Zoom (Section 1)

Via Zoom
Wednesdays May 5, 12, 19, 26; 6:30-8:30pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is appropriate for students who have no watercolor painting experience as well as those who currently paint with watercolors, but who want to expand their 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, journaling, making their own greeting or note cards, or when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Materials needed:

Box of no less than 24 watercolor pencils, (but more is preferable.)   Do not buy Inktense type.  Many makers of these pencils are available at the usual arts/crafts stores as well as from art suppliers on the internet.  A 9″X12″ pad of 140 lb watercolor paper, a variety of soft, watercolor brushes (preferably #4, #6 & #8 round and a 1″ flat), ruler, pencil, eraser is required.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register



[0521-2] Beginning Watercolor Pencil on Zoom (Section 2)

Via Zoom
Fridays May 14, 21, 28, June 4; 2:00-4:00pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is appropriate for students who have no watercolor painting experience as well as those who currently paint with watercolors, but who want to expand their 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, journaling, making their own greeting or note cards, or when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Materials needed:

Box of no less than 24 watercolor pencils, (but more is preferable.)   Do not buy Inktense type.  Many makers of these pencils are available at the usual arts/crafts stores as well as from art suppliers on the internet.  A 9″X12″ pad of 140 lb watercolor paper, a variety of soft, watercolor brushes (preferably #4, #6 & #8 round and a 1″ flat), ruler, pencil, eraser is required.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register


If you would like to be notified of future classes, please sign up for our arts bulletin.

Policy:

Registration

Class information and fees are provided on the BAC website. An online registration form must be completed either by the student or a BAC representative. Tuition may be paid online using a credit card that is processed through the secure PayPal system.

Registration may also be paid by cash or check but payment must be received within four days of the start of the class to assure the student a space. BAC reserves the right to take a student off the roster if not paid in advance. Follow this link for a printable registration form.

Holiday schedule: Classes will be held on federal or state holidays (President’s Day, election day, etc.) if that is a normally scheduled day. Class will not be held on Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or during the last 2 weeks of December.

Refunds

Coordinator must authorize payment of a refund. PayPal refunds are available within a limited time. Payment by cash or check will be refunded by check mailed to the student or to the person who made the payment (a parent, etc.)

REFUND POLICY:

If a class is cancelled by BAC due to insufficient enrollment or another reason, the instructor or  Coordinator shall notify the students and arrange for a refund of fees paid.

Withdrawal from class

If a student pays for a class and then withdraws, refunds will be made as follows:

· Withdrawal after first class session: no refund unless there are special circumstances, i.e. a medical or family emergency. A fee of 20% of the original amount will be deducted and the remaining amount is pro-rated by number of classes already held.

· Withdrawal less than four days prior to first session: refund of fee paid less 20% service charge.

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About the Berkeley Art Works

The Berkeley Art Works, a service of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia: to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists, brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public, and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans.

Artists at The Works

The Berkeley Art Works is the Martinsburg home for a select group of local and regional artists, whose work is on display and for sale in the gallery during our business hours. Meet the Artists at The Works here.

116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV – 304-620-7277
web: berkeleyartworkswv.com – email: berkeleyartswv@gmail.com


All About Color II

Via Zoom
Mondays April 12, 19, 26 and May 3; 2:00-4:00pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is designed for students who have taken the first color class and is a requirement  for participation.

Materials needed: Students may work in any 2 dimensional art medium of choice , but paints which can be mixed work best..   A small color wheel is required as well as the materials the student prefers to use to complete various exercises.  Also, it is necessary for student to bring pencils, erasers, scissors, glue stick and appropriate art paper as well as note paper.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register


May, 2021


[0521-1] Beginning Watercolor Pencil on Zoom (Section 1)

Via Zoom
Wednesdays May 5, 12, 19, 26; 6:30-8:30pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is appropriate for students who have no watercolor painting experience as well as those who currently paint with watercolors, but who want to expand their 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, journaling, making their own greeting or note cards, or when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Materials needed:

Box of no less than 24 watercolor pencils, (but more is preferable.)   Do not buy Inktense type.  Many makers of these pencils are available at the usual arts/crafts stores as well as from art suppliers on the internet.  A 9″X12″ pad of 140 lb watercolor paper, a variety of soft, watercolor brushes (preferably #4, #6 & #8 round and a 1″ flat), ruler, pencil, eraser is required.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register



[0521-2] Beginning Watercolor Pencil on Zoom (Section 2)

Via Zoom
Fridays May 14, 21, 28, June 4; 2:00-4:00pm (Four Weeks)

Instructor: Judith Becker

This class is appropriate for students who have no watercolor painting experience as well as those who currently paint with watercolors, but who want to expand their 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, journaling, making their own greeting or note cards, or when sketching as well as painting entire compositions.

Materials needed:

Box of no less than 24 watercolor pencils, (but more is preferable.)   Do not buy Inktense type.  Many makers of these pencils are available at the usual arts/crafts stores as well as from art suppliers on the internet.  A 9″X12″ pad of 140 lb watercolor paper, a variety of soft, watercolor brushes (preferably #4, #6 & #8 round and a 1″ flat), ruler, pencil, eraser is required.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

Tuition $80 for four weeks (8 hours)
Pre-registration required

Click Here to Register


If you would like to be notified of future classes, please sign up for our arts bulletin.

Policy:

Registration

Class information and fees are provided on the BAC website. An online registration form must be completed either by the student or a BAC representative. Tuition may be paid online using a credit card that is processed through the secure PayPal system.

Registration may also be paid by cash or check but payment must be received within four days of the start of the class to assure the student a space. BAC reserves the right to take a student off the roster if not paid in advance. Follow this link for a printable registration form.

Holiday schedule: Classes will be held on federal or state holidays (President’s Day, election day, etc.) if that is a normally scheduled day. Class will not be held on Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or during the last 2 weeks of December.

Refunds

Coordinator must authorize payment of a refund. PayPal refunds are available within a limited time. Payment by cash or check will be refunded by check mailed to the student or to the person who made the payment (a parent, etc.)

REFUND POLICY:

If a class is cancelled by BAC due to insufficient enrollment or another reason, the instructor or  Coordinator shall notify the students and arrange for a refund of fees paid.

Withdrawal from class

If a student pays for a class and then withdraws, refunds will be made as follows:

· Withdrawal after first class session: no refund unless there are special circumstances, i.e. a medical or family emergency. A fee of 20% of the original amount will be deducted and the remaining amount is pro-rated by number of classes already held.

· Withdrawal less than four days prior to first session: refund of fee paid less 20% service charge.

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About the Berkeley Art Works

The Berkeley Art Works, a service of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia: to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists, brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public, and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans.

Artists at The Works

The Berkeley Art Works is the Martinsburg home for a select group of local and regional artists, whose work is on display and for sale in the gallery during our business hours. Meet the Artists at The Works here.

116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV – 304-620-7277
web: berkeleyartworkswv.com – email: berkeleyartswv@gmail.com