Classes

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Fall Quarter 2017

Drawing into Painting

In this rigorous yet enjoyable course, fundamentals of drawing will be introduced (line, proportion, value, light and form, etc) and students will learn how to construct an accurate and well-designed drawing. Class time consists of lecture, demonstration, student working on individual projects, and critique. Class includes homework.

*Deposit of $100 due by September 1, to ensure a spot in class

Tuesday Evenings 6-9 PM, September 19 – December 5 (12 weeks)
Instructor: Tim Mansen
Tuition: $475 for Fall Quarter

To apply please contact: tacomaacademyoffineart@gmail.com

Summer Quarter 2017

Beginning Drawing

In this rigorous yet enjoyable course, fundamentals of drawing will be introduced (line, proportion, value, light and form, etc) and students will learn how to construct an accurate and well-designed drawing. Class time consists of lecture, demonstration, student working on individual projects, and critique. Class includes homework.

*Deposit of $100 due by June 14, to ensure a spot in class

Tuesday Evenings 6-9 PM, June 20 – August 22 (10 weeks)
Instructor: Tim Mansen
Tuition: $475 for Summer Quarter

To apply please contact: tacomaacademyoffineart@gmail.com

Drawing into Painting

This is an intermediate drawing course, offered to graduates of the Beginning Drawing course (see above). Now that students have a grasp on proportion, and light / form interaction, they can take more of a design approach to drawing, and are prepared for the transition to oil painting. Students spend class time working on individual projects,  instructor demos/critiques, and group critique. Environment is encouraging and supportive. Class includes homework.
Wednesday evenings, 6-9pm,  June 21 – August 23 (10 weeks)
Instructor: Tim Mansen
Tuition:  $475 for the Summer Quarter

To apply please contact: tacomaacademyoffineart@gmail.com

Mini-Atelier

Modeled after a traditional atelier environment, this is an intensive program designed for serious students who can devote time and practice to growing in their craft. Initial letter of intent and portfolio review (3 images) is required.

Mornings 9:30-12:30, Afternoons 1:30-4:30

Tuition: $1950 for Spring Quarter (Includes Model Fee)

June 19 – August 21 (10 weeks)

Mondays: AM: Life Drawing / PM: Personal Projects/ Critiques

Wednesdays: AM: Life Drawing / PM: Personal Projects/ Critiques

Fridays: Personal Projects

To apply please contact: tacomaacademyoffineart@gmail.com

Tacoma Academy of Fine Art also offers Private Lessons, as well as Art Consultation on your personal fine art projects (mentorships / critiques, etc).

Contact Tim Mansen at: tim.mansen@gmail.com for more information.