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  • � ShODO: ChINESE & JAPANESE CAllIGRAPhyShodo originated in China 3,500 years ago and has developed as a fine art using simple tools: brush, ink and paper. Learn the various styles and techniques of Shodo along with its history with CE faculty Mayumi Tomii.

    � lIfE DRAWINGJoin PAFA Professor and CE faculty John Horn for the basics of drawing the human figure considering proportions, the skeletal framework, anatomy, surface form and movement.

    � MIxED MEDIA DRAWINGExplore the dynamic possibilities for your drawings by mixing materials and techniques, including pastel, chalk, ink and watercolor with CE faculty Sherif Habashi.

    PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.Space is limited. For more information and to register, visit: www.pafa.edu/cepreviewnightor call 215-972-7632.

    *Excluding Master Classes

    fOUNDED IN 1805 AS ThE NATION’S fIRST SChOOl AND MUSEUM Of fINE ARTS,the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) promotes the transformative power of art and art making.For over 200 years, our close-knit community of faculty, critics, scholars, curators, museum professionals,and alumni have created a home for contemporary artists to reinvent tradition and make their own mark onthe future. As part of this mission, PAFA Continuing Education (CE) programs offer a diverse array of studioart courses, workshops and programs for adults and high school students, open to all levels of ability, fromabsolute beginner through advanced artist. Whether you’ve never taken an art class before, are returningafter a long absence, or are preparing a portfolio for applying to art school, PAFA CE has something for you!


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    CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS128 North Broad StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19102t 215-972-7632 f 215-569-0153 e [email protected] www.pafa.edu/CE

    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


    Join our community of dedicated artists of all ages and skill levels WEDNESDAy, SEPTEMbER 6 | 6 – 9 P.M.

    Master Classes...........................................................6

    Pre-College Programs.............................................8

    CE & School Programs.........................................10


    Drawing .....................................................................16



    Other Media, Lectures, and Seminar.............22

    Schedule At-A-Glance.........................................26

    Registration Information ...................................28




    David Wiesner, illus. Detail from Art and Max. By David Wiesner. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.


    Interested in taking a class or trying something new, but don’t know where to start? Join us on Wednesday,September 6, for a free mini course and find out what PAFA CE has to offer! Experience hands-on instructionfrom expert CE faculty in PAFA’s studio classrooms.

    All courses are FREE with a $10 materials fee, with all materials provided! New students will receive a 10% discount on a Fall 2017 class.*

    John horn



    � Visit pafa.edu/MasterClasses for extended course descriptions, materials lists and upcoming classes.� PAFA Members at the Friend level and above receive a 10% tuition discount on CE courses, workshops

    and Master Classes! See page 29.

    Open to All Levels

    Learn everything you need to know about pastel portraiturewith Ellen Eagle, noted author of Pastel Painting Atelier andinstructor at the Art Students League in New York. Be inspired by the artist’s passion, and extensive knowledge ofthe medium’s history and applications. Instruction will address methods of executing a successful portrait, studioset-up, pastel varieties, tools, and surfaces. The workshopwill include a visit to PAFA’s Center for the Study of theAmerican Artist, where Eagle will discuss rarely-exhibitedpastel works from PAFA’s collection. Ideal for the dedicatedportraitist or those seeking to enhance their knowledge ofpastel and color.Friday – Sunday, October 6, 7 & 89 a.m. – 5 p.m.IN 609EP | $595 non-credit Register by: September 8


    Open to All Levels

    Join Joe Sweeney for a plein air painting retreat in beautiful Cape May! Experience small town hospitalitywhile painting Cape May Point, the Cove with sweepingvistas, Cape May Lighthouse, and Sunset Beach. Includes tips on choosing a prime location, reading theweather and light at a particular time of day, and settingup a landscape palette. Morning and evening paintingtimes will leave the afternoons free to relax on the beach– the perfect artist’s getaway! Instruction geared towardsoil, acrylic and pastel, but experienced watercolorists are welcome.Thursday – Sunday, September 14 – 17 PT 605CM | $595Register by: August 18For more information and recommended accommodations, email [email protected]


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    Photo: Joe Sweeney


    For Intermediate/Advanced Artists

    Embrace the concerns of making a painting rather than the conventional notion of painting a landscape. Experience the vitality of working outdoors while painting on location at a variety of Philadelphia sites. Explore the intersection between the internal perceptual moment and the design of the working surface asthe fundamental concern of painting. Drawing, as the engine of thought and means of informing the brush,will be emphasized in a variety of media.Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 13 – 159 a.m. – 5 p.m.IN 609EP | $950 non-credit Register by: September 15

    fREE PUblIC lECTURE: Visiting Villages Where Children Can Stay Up Late and Play OutsideThursday, October 12 | 6 – 7:30 p.m. Hamilton Auditorium/Historic Landmark BuildingRSVP to the CE office, 215-972-7632

    Stuart Shils, Reconstructing Distant Adventures, acrylic on panel, 15 x 30 in.

    Stuart Shils, visiting villages where children can stay up late and play outside, 2017, digital photograph of paper and tape collage on LED light screen.Ellen Eagle, Asha, pastel on paper, 6 ½ x 5 3/8 in.


    Open to all Levels

    The human body is one of the most fascinating and inspiring subjectsan artist can depict, but its complexity can make it intimidating. JoinRoberto Osti, artist, teacher and author of Basic Human Anatomy: AnEssential Visual Guide to gain the confidence to understand and enjoydrawing the beautiful forms of the figure. Study the human form from astructural point of view: basic landmarks, essential volumes, and proportions and proportional relationships of body and its segments.Then focus on the main muscle groups and the aesthetic aspects they produce in the body. Each day will be divided into a lecture and thendrawing from the model, with individual assistance from Mr. Osti.Saturday and Sunday, October 28 & 299 a.m. – 5 p.m.IN 609RS | $495 non-credit Register by: September 29


    Open to all Levels

    Comics are a kind of alchemy, blending text and images on thepage to tell stories that make powerful impressions. Words andpictures play off of each other and swap roles in ways that provide the author a powerful range of expression. Learn how tomaster the basics of this rich visual language through a series ofshort exercises and slideshows. Investigate the principles ofpanel-to-panel storytelling, view examples of page and book design, and survey the traditional tools of the trade: India ink,pens and brushes, and bristol board.Saturday & Sunday, December 2 & 39 a.m. – 5 p.m.IN 609MM | $495 non-credit + $15 materials fee (includes basic materials)Register by: November 3


    Open to all Levels

    Explore the visual language of picture booksin this hands-on illustration workshop withCaldecott Medal-winning book creator, DavidWiesner. Picture books are about how imageswork together, relate to each other, and conveyinformation to create a whole that is greaterthan the individual elements. Learn how images move the reader through the book andcreate a compelling visual rhythm; how information and emotion are transmittedthrough the size, shape and number of images;and how design affects not only the look of thebook, but the story elements as well. Drawingwill be the primary focus of the class; a choiceof stories will be available, but students maybring their own – original or public domain. Saturday and Sunday, November 4 & 59 a.m. – 5 p.m.IN 609DW | $650 non-credit Register by: October 6


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    fREE PUblIC lECTURE: Thursday, November 2 | 6 – 7:30 p.m. Hamilton Auditorium/Historic Landmark BuildingRSVP to the CE office, 215-972-7632

    Open to all Levels

    Don’t miss this opportunity to paint on location at one of the east coast’s premier sailing ports, led by plein airpainter extraordinaire Joseph Sweeney and area architect and watercolorist John Grosvenor. Capture thebreathtaking seascapes, sailing ships, cliff walks, and historic architecture that captivated Childe Hassam,William Trost Richards and numerous others throughout art history. Learn to paint efficiently out-of-doors,in your choice of oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, or other media. The course features visits to great cliff-sideestates of Newport including Castle Hill, the Vanderbilt Grace Hotel, and private residences by specialarrangement. Between painting sessions, explore the picturesque town of Newport and its environs.

    Students are responsible for their own accommodations. Limited discount-rate room reservations available.Email [email protected] for more information.Monday – Friday, October 16 – 20Times VariablePT 605ER | $695 non-credit or $875 for 1.0 undergraduate credit Register by: August 18


    William Trost Richards, South Shore, Newport, 1881, watercolor on paper, 3 3/16 x 5 1/16 in., Collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 67.5.2008, Promised gift of Dorrance H. Hamilton in memory of Samuel M. V. Hamilton.

    David Wiesner, illus. Detail from Mr. Wuffles. By David Wiesner.Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

    Matt Madden, illus. Detail from 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style. By Matt Madden.Chamberlin Bros., 2005.Roberto Osti


    � Rigorous courses in drawing, painting, sculpture, and printmaking taught by PAFA’s exceptional faculty

    � Commuter and residential options� Field trips to the museums and galleries of

    Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C.� A culminating student exhibition, including a

    reception and awards ceremony� A head start on preparing your portfolio for

    applying to art school

    � The opportunity to earn four college credits� The option for an Admissions portfolio review

    for pre-approval of your PAFA college application (additional materials required)

    � A Next Step Scholarship of $4,000 over fouryears issued to all Summer Academy alums who enroll in PAFA’s BFA programs.

    Application period begins February 1. Scholarships available. For more information, visitpafa.edu/summeracademy.


    hIGh SChOOl PORTfOlIO PREPARATION:DRAWINGSean HildrethIdeal for teens who want to further their drawingskills and develop a strong body of work for theirportfolios. Students will work in drawing media fromthe still life, PAFA’s historic cast collection and the human figure/portrait to learn principles of composition, value, perspective, and drawing techniques. Note: This class will utilize nude models.10 weeks, Saturdays, September 30 – December 9(no class on November 25)10 a.m. – 1 p.m.DR 710PP | $425 for 1.0 undergraduate credit or non-credit Register by: September 22

    hIGh SChOOl PORTfOlIO PREPARATION:PAINTINGDavid WilsonAdd color and variety to your portfolio by developingyour painting skills in oil or acrylic. Students willwork from direct observation using the still life and human figure/portrait models to explore the fundamentals of painting, including the selection and care of materials, painting techniques, and color mixing. Instruction will emphasize principles ofcomposition, the modeling of forms through valuesand color relationships. Note: This class will utilizenude models.10 weeks, Saturdays, September 30 – December 9(no class on November 25)10 a.m. – 1 p.m.DR 710PT | $425 for 1.0 undergraduate credit or non-credit + $10 lab feeRegister by: September 22

    hIGh SChOOl PORTfOlIO PREPARATION:PRINTMAKING NEW!Megan WebbPrintmaking enhances drawing/painting skills and can contribute striking additions to a college portfolio. Explore the exciting possibilities of several printmaking processes including traditional lineetching, screenprinting on t-shirts or other materials,and the painterly possibilities of monotype. Studentswill be guided through the preparation and steps ofeach process, learn how to safely handle all materials,and explore the journey of image development andprinting.10 weeks, Saturdays, September 30 – December 91 – 4 p.m.PR 710E | $425 for 1.0 undergraduate credit or non-credit + $10 lab feeRegister by: September 22

    CREATIVE COPING: ART AS ExPRESSION fOR TEENS Dona Duncan, Registered Art Therapist Finally, a class that focuses on the issues of being ateenager! Learn to improve your communicationskills for better relationships with friends, parents,teachers and others through expressive drawing and painting, group discussion, and optional role-playing. Issues of bullying in schools, feeling different,repressed anxiety, and anger management will alsobe addressed. Open to anyone seeking a comfortable,creative means of building confidence and self-expression – no prior art experience required. 8 weeks, Saturdays, October 14 – December 9(no class on November 25)1:30 – 3:30 p.m. IN 752WW | $350 non-creditRegister by: October 6

    SATURDAy ClASSESSaturday classes offer teens a valuable opportunity to develop and hone their skills under the guidance of PAFA faculty. All levels welcome. Portfolio preparation classes include a visit by PAFA Admissions representatives to provide advice on selecting and documenting work for a portfolio and an optional portfolioreview. Visit pafa.edu/HighSchool for more information. SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE! – see page 29.

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    JUly 2 – AUGUST 3, 2018PAFA’s Summer Academy is the definitive program for talented and motivated high school students: a five-week, college-level art making experience in the nation’s first and premier school of fine art.

  • DEGREE PROGRAMSPAFA offers a variety of programs to help you meet your artistic goals including:� PAFA BFA offering majors in Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Printmaking and Illustration� PAFA/Penn BFA offered in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania� Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Graduate Studies� Master of Fine Arts� Low Residency Master of Fine Arts

    fOR MORE INfORMATION, contact the Office of Admissions at [email protected] 215-972-7625.

    Your membership will help us strengthen PAFA’s collections and special exhibitions, expand programming,and promote greater arts education outreach to the Philadelphia community. PAFA Members at the Friendlevel and above receive a 10% tuition discount on CE courses, workshops and Master Classes.

    fOR MORE INfORMATION AND TO JOIN call 215-972-2077 or visit pafa.org/membership


    OPEN ACADEMyPAFA Continuing Education and non-matriculated students have the opportunity to take PAFA Schoolcourses for credit or non-credit through the new OpenAcademy. For more information on fall courses and anapplication, visitpafa.edu/openacademy.

    MEMbERShIP AT PAfASupport our mission and enjoy a variety of great membership benefits by joining PAFA today!

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    Join Tony Rosati, Chair of the PAFA Printmaking Department,and make your own one-of-a-kind prints! Learn both hand andprinting press methods, with step-by-step instruction.Saturday, September 16 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.FREE with $10 materials feeOpen to new and existing PAFA Members of all levels.Register by: September 1For details about becoming a member or to register, visit pafa.org/membernewsor call 215-972-2077.



    PAlETTES Of ThE MASTERS NEW!Clarissa ShanahanArtists throughout history have employed the complex language and symbolism of color. Learnfrom their examples to effectively use color to convey feeling, tone, atmosphere, geographical location, or narrative in your own work. Explore thepalettes of Wyeth, Van Gogh, Matisse, Bellows andRothko via lecture, discussions, slide presentations,and oil painting projects. 6 weeks, Mondays, September 18 – October 2312:30 – 3:30 p.m.IN 604EM | $275 non-creditRegister by: September 8

    OIl PAINTING TOOlS & TEChNIQUES Frederic KaplanAn encyclopedia of painting information for the beginning or advanced oil painter! Examine the techniques of blending, glazing, scumbling, and s’graffito. Materials instruction includes demonstrations on preparing mediums and surfaces, and an overview of paint colors and brands. Color theory and mixing, and methods of realistic painting will be addressed. Drawing experience recommended.12 weeks, Mondays, September 18 – December 46 – 9 p.m.PT 616ET | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

    MODERN PRACTICES IN PERCEPTUAl PAINTING NEW!Sherif HabashiUnlock your imagination by examining the pictorialand perceptual concerns of notable modern and contemporary artists including Henri Matisse,Pierre Bonnard, Georgia O’Keefe and MarleneDumas. Learn to apply expressive and cohesive concepts in your own works while painting from observation. Designed for those with previous painting experience who wish to explore a non-classical approach.12 weeks, Tuesdays, September 19 – December 59 a.m. – 12 p.m.PT 703EP | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

    THE PAFA ATELIER: DRAWING & PAINTING NEW!Peter Van DyckA combination instructed class and open studio for students interested in advancing their representational drawing and painting. Work from the cast collection, figure/portrait, still life or interior spaces, with tailored instruction and critique in the mornings followed by independentwork sessions in the afternoons, with visits from guest PAFA faculty-critics to offer additional feedback. 14 weeks, Wednesdays, September 6 – December 139 a.m. – 4 p.m.DR 607PA | $695 non-credit or $950 for 1.5 undergraduate credits Register by: August 18 (space is limited)

    Peter Van Dyck

    CE CERTIfICATE PROGRAMS COMING SOON!Visit pafa.edu/CECertificates for more information.

  • PAINTING OVER ThE lINEKassem AmoudiAdvance toward a more liberated way of painting inthis open studio environment. Paint from personalsubject matter to find your own visual language, informed by examples from contemporary and modern art. Painting experience recommended.12 weeks, Wednesdays, September 20 – December 612:30 – 3:30 p.m.PT 703EL | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

    ThE PENNSylVANIA lANDSCAPE TRADITIONJoseph SweeneyLearn the essentials of landscape painting in theNew Hope countryside, the area made famous byDaniel Garber, Edward Redfield, Fern Coppedge, andother masters of Pennsylvania Impressionism. Topics include color mixing to achieve a sense oflight and air, capturing time of day, compositionalfundamentals, and sound painting practices.6 weeks, Wednesdays, September 20 – November 1 (no class on October 18)10 a.m. – 4 p.m.PT 605EB | $495 non-credit; $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 15

    WATERCOlOR PlUNGE NEW!Tony RosatiIf you have little or no experience in watercolor, now is the time to take the plunge! Acquire a thorough grounding in basic watercolor techniquesand materials, including papers, pigments, andtransparent and opaque painting methods.5 weeks, Wednesdays, September 27 – October 2512:30 – 3:30 p.m.PT 604EP | $250 non-creditRegister by: September 29

    lIfE PAINTING AND DRAWINGDouglas MartensonExplore contemporary and traditional realism in drawing and oil painting. Learn fundamental elements of figure drawing including anatomy, line quality, tone, composition, proportion and space. Work from nude models, starting with short studiesand continuing to extended paintings. Open to all levels.12 weeks, Thursdays, September 14 – December 7(no class on November 23)9 a.m. – 12 p.m.PT 600E | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

    ThE hEAlING POWER Of ARTDona DuncanEngage your creative spirit with Dona Duncan, registered art therapist. Art-making can help reducestress, improve communication skills, and unlockcreative blocks. Enjoy a welcoming environmentwhile you paint, draw and write. Includes light meditation and relaxation techniques, and visits to the PAFA galleries. Open to all levels; no experience necessary. 10 weeks, Thursdays, September 28 – December 7(no class on November 23)12:30 – 3:30 p.m.IN 750EH | $395 non-creditRegister by: September 8

    PAINTING continuedPORTRAIT PAINTINGTheodore XarasThis class covers all aspects of painting a traditionalportrait. Learn how to achieve a likeness, model light and shade, mix flesh tones, and apply paint. Includes demonstrations and insights into the history of portraiture. Valuable information for alllevels. Drawing experience required. 12 weeks, Thursdays, September 14 – December 7(no class on November 23 )12:30 – 3:30 p.m.PT 602E | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

    PlEIN AIR PAINTING AT bARTRAM’S GARDENLarry FrancisWork en plein air at historic Bartram’s Garden, homeof America’s first botanist, John Bartram. Learn to capture light and shadow; create a convincingsense of space; and depict trees, flowers and buildings. Drawing and painting techniques will be demonstrated for oil and gouache. Free parking and restrooms available.6 weeks, Thursdays, September 28 – November 212:30 – 3:30 p.m.PT 605BG | $275 non-creditRegister by: September 22

    EGG TEMPERA PAINTING NEW!Anthony CiambellaLearn traditional egg yolk tempera painting in thespirit of George Tooker and Andrew Wyeth, as wellas contemporary mixed media techniques. Createluminous still life paintings through transparent andtranslucent methods. Incorporate contemporarymixed media techniques using linseed oil, water-color, gum Arabic and pen & ink for unique effects.8 weeks, Thursdays, October 5 – November 30(no class on November 23 )12:30 – 3:30 p.m.IN 601EA | $325 non-credit + $25 materials fee (includes pigments and basic materials)Register by: September 22

    ThE ExTENDED POSE NEW!Jill A. RupinskiDraw or paint the life model in a single pose for the entire length of the course, and gain an understandingof what it takes to produce a finished artwork. Students will be guided in initiating an individual project using drawn/painted studies before embarkingon a single, larger-scaled work. Instruction will involveaccurate measurement, value, color, composition andnarrative content. Lecture and demonstration will address historical and contemporary methods andmaterials. All levels and all media are welcome.10 weeks, Thursdays, September 28 – December 7(no class on November 23)DR 710E | $395 non-credit or $525 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 15

    ClASSICAl TEChNIQUES IN STIll lIfE PAINTING NEW!Frederic KaplanCreate a compelling sense of realism in your paintings using timeless, classical techniques. Paintthe still life from direct observation using opaquescumbles and translucent glazes over a tonal underpainting to produce a rich and luminous surface, in the style of the Old Masters. Excellent forall levels. Basic drawing experience required.10 weeks, Fridays, September 29 – December 89 a.m. – 12 p.m.(no class on November 24)PT 601CT | $395 non-credit or $525 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 22

    IN-DEPTh WATERCOlORJames ToogoodEnrich your knowledge of painting with an in-depthlook at watercolor. Thoroughly investigate a widerange of watercolor materials and techniques fromyour choice of landscape, still life, portrait, and figuresubjects. Open to watercolorists of all levels and toacrylic/oil painters looking to broaden their skills.10 weeks, Fridays, September 29 – December 8(no class on November 24)9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.PT 604ED | $595 non-credit; $950 for 1.5 undergraduate creditsRegister by: September 22

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  • bEGINNING OIl PAINTINGAllison SyvertsenA practical introduction to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Learn palette layout,color mixing, methods of paint application, and the selection, handling and clean-up of materials. Investigate issues of color and composition through the still life and portrait. Suitable for absolute beginners and those with limited painting experience.10 weeks, Saturdays, September 23 – December 2(no class on November 25)9 a.m. – 12 p.m.PT 616ES | $395 non-credit or $525 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 15

    ClASSICAl PORTRAIT PAINTINGErnie NorciaCreate luminous portraits using time-tested materials and traditional painting procedures established during the Renaissance. Step-by-step instruction will demonstrate how to develop a portrait painting from start to finish. Open to all levels and an excellent choice for artists wishing to learn glazing techniques.10 weeks, Sundays, October 1 – December 10 (no class on November 26)10 a.m. – 1 p.m.PT 602CP | $395 non-credit or $525 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

    ACRylIC PAINTING NEW!Frederic KaplanCreate engaging and colorful paintings in fast-dryingeasy-to-clean-up acrylic paints. Learn to managecolor, capture the effects of light, and create depth while painting the still life and other subjects. Blending, layering, and glazing techniques will bedemonstrated with a variety of acrylic materials.Previous painting experience is not required, butdrawing experience is recommended.8 weeks, Sundays, October 8 – December 3(no class on November 26)1 – 4 p.m.PT 608E | $325 non-creditRegister by: October 6

    ThE OIl SKETCh: lANDSCAPE, fIGURE AND PORTRAIT NEW!Patrick ConnorsThe oil sketch is a traditional way for painters to execute preparatory ideas, quickly capture initial impressions, or enjoy a fresh and instinctive approach to painting! Learn useful techniques forrapidly encapsulating color and form while workingdirectly from observation. Held in conjunction withexhibition The Loaded Brush, on view in the Schoolof Fine Arts Gallery through February 4, 2018. (See page 15)3 Saturdays:� September 30:

    PT 600SI | LANDSCAPE(Kelly Drive, along the Schuylkill River)

    � October 21:PT 600SF | FIGuRE

    � November 11: PT 600SP | PORTRAIT

    9 am. – 4 p.m.$105 each plus $20 materials fee (includes oil paint and surfaces) or $275 for all three + $40 materials fee Register by: September 22, October 13 and November 3

    PAINTING continued

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    PAINTING ON ThE bRANDyWINEFrederic KaplanBrandywine River MuseumPortray the autumn landscape en plein air in the medium of your choice along the banks of thepicturesque Brandywine River. Bring a packed lunchor eat at Hank’s, a longtime haunt of AndrewWyeth’s. The day concludes with a visit to theBrandywine River Museum (free admission on thefirst Sunday of the month). Free parking, restroomsand sheltered locations available.Sunday, October 19 a.m. – 5 p.m.PT 605EB | $115Register by: September 22

    WATERCOlOR WORKShOPJames ToogoodInterested in learning or improving your watercolorskills? All materials and techniques will be discussed, including the selection of papers, brushes,and pigments, as well as transparent and opaquepainting methods. Students will work from still-life,portrait models and/or their own source material.All levels welcome.Saturday and Sunday, November 18 & 199 a.m. – 5 p.m.PT 604WW | $215 non-creditRegister by: November 10

    SPONTANEOUS AbSTRACTIONKassem AmoudiFeeling frustrated in front of a blank canvas, unsureof how to start or what to paint? This workshop will focus on techniques to enable you to start painting with confidence by tapping into your intuitive process and finding inspiration more easily. Demonstration and critique will enhance yourknowledge of the painting process.Saturday and Sunday, December 9 & 109 a.m. – 5 p.m.PT 705EW | $215 non-creditRegister by: December 1

    ThE lOADED bRUSh: ThE OIl SKETCh AND ThE PhIlADElPhIA SChOOl Of PAINTINGSchool of Fine Arts GalleryGift of the Women’s BoardSeptember 23, 2017 through February 4, 2018

    An exhibition of oil sketches by artists associated with thePhiladelphia School of Painting, organized by Patrick Connors,artist and PAFA faculty. Connors offers his personal perspectiveon the importance and delight of this generally non-public artwork. Featuring work by historic and contemporary painters including Thomas Eakins, Cecilia Beaux, Thomas Anshutz, HenryOssawa Tanner, Louis B. Sloan, Stuart Shils, Vincent Desiderio,and Renée Foulks.

    ON VIEW:

    James Toogood

    Thomas Eakins (1844 – 1916), Spinning: Sketch, ca. 1881, oil on wooden panel, 14 1/8 x 10 3/8 in., 1985.68.38.6, Collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Charles Bregler’s Thomas Eakins Collection, purchased with the partial support of the Pew Memorial Trust and the Henry S. McNeil Fund.

  • PASTEl DRAWING AND PAINTINGJoseph SweeneyLearn everything you need to know about soft pastelswhile working from the still life, figure models, andcityscape views. Instruction will cover technique, useof light and its effect on color, types of pastels, paper selection to create various effects, fixing andtransporting finished drawings, and important safety issues.12 weeks, Tuesdays, September 19 – December 512:30 – 3:30 p.m.DR 603ED | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

    PENCIl DRAWING WITh WATERCOlOR AND INKHiro SakaguchiElevate your drawings with washes of tone and colorin watercolor and ink in order to produce vibrantmixed media work in the tradition of Cézanne andRodin. Learn graphite and pen-and-ink drawingtechniques as well as watercolor and wash paintingmethods, referencing historical and contemporaryexamples. Basic drawing experience required.10 weeks, Tuesdays, October 3 – December 56 – 9 p.m.DR 619EI | $395 non-credit or $525 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 22

    CAST DRAWINGPatrick ConnersDrawing in the Academic manner from plaster castsis a traditional and effective way to learn to draw accurately from observation. PAFA’s beautiful andhistoric Cast Hall contains life-size copies of antiqueand Renaissance sculpture – a unique resource thathas been part of PAFA’s curriculum for over 200 years. All levels welcome.12 weeks, Wednesdays, September 20 – December 13(no class on November 22)6 – 9 p.m.DR 607E | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

    ClASSICAl fIGURE DRAWING  NEW!Ernie NorciaExplore the classical ideal through drawing fromboth sculpture in PAFA’s Cast Hall and the life model.Learn to comprehend and appreciate the differencesbetween an idealized form and a living model. Students will work in charcoal and chalk on tonedpaper, with emphasis on line, value, shape, size, and texture.10 weeks, Fridays, September 29 – December 8(no class on November 24)12:30 – 3:30 p.m.DR 605EC | $395 non-credit or $525 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 22

    lIfE DRAWING IIJohn HornImprove your ability to draw the human form withanatomical and spatial accuracy through lecturesand demonstrations on proportions, skeletal framework, surface form, and movement. Designedto advance the skills of students who have studieddrawing previously.12 weeks, Saturdays, September 16 – December 9(no class on November 25)9 a.m. – 12 p.m.DR 605E2 | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

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    DRAWING fUNDAMENTAlSPhyllis LaverIf you’ve never drawn before, or your skills are a littlerusty, then this class is for you. Learn to draw whatyou see with confidence. Study the still life, interiorspaces, and human figure to master the drawing elements – shape, contour line, composition, lightand shadow, texture and perspective.12 weeks, Tuesdays, September 19 – December 59 a.m. – 12 p.m.DR 600EB | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

    bOTANICAl DRAWING AND PAINTINGLinda GistExplore flowers and other natural forms, beginningwith line and value drawing and progressing to full-color rendering in watercolor and mixed media.Topics will include sighting techniques, line quality,tone and value, creation of depth, composition, texture, and basic color. All levels welcome.12 weeks, Tuesdays, September 19 – December 512:30 – 3:30 p.m.DR 615EP | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

    ThE PAfA fIGURE DRAWING TRADITION Roger ChavezGrounded in PAFA’s philosophy that observational drawing skills are fundamental to all artistic endeavors, this online/in-studio figure drawing course combines the convenience of web-based learningwith hands-on studio practice. Modeled after the historic 19th century Charles Bargue drawing course thatwas utilized by such iconic artists as Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso, this step-by-step instruction willbe supported by weekly instructor feedback, a history of drawing materials and techniques, and a forum forgroup interaction. Life-model drawing sessions in the PAFA studios will supplement online coursework. 10 weeks, Saturdays, October 7 – December 16, with 4 in-class sessions on Saturdays, October 7 & 28, November 18 and December 99 a.m. – 4 p.m.DR 650EF_ON | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 29


    Hiro Sakaguchi, Crocus, 2013, watercolor, ink and graphiteon paper, 9 x 11 in.

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    MIxED MEDIA DRAWING  NEW!Sherif HabashiExplore the dynamic possibilities for your drawingsby mixing materials and techniques, guided by traditional and contemporary methods. Combinepastel, chalk, ink and watercolor to create harmonious compositions that promote the subtlecontrasting qualities of each medium, while drawingfrom the still life and figure models. Prior drawingexperience required.10 weeks, Saturdays, September 23 – December 2(No class on November 25)12:30 – 3:30 p.m.DR 618ES | $395 non-credit or $525 for 1.0 undergraduate creditRegister by: September 8

    SKETCh ON ThE GOFrederic KaplanCapture the active life of the city and its rich architecture. This is an excellent workshop for anyone who wants to learn to sketch on the bus ortrain, in cafés and public parks, or while travelingabroad. Topics include perspective, gauging proportions by eye, gesture figure drawing, andmethods for simplifying form. All levels welcome.Saturday, September 23 (Rain date: September 30)9 a.m. – 5 p.m.DR 620EW | $115 non-creditRegister by: September 15

    EVERyThING AbOUT GRAPhITE  NEW!Jill A. RupinskiMove beyond sketching with your No. 2 pencil to fully appreciate the variety of techniques and effects possible to achieve with graphite. Explorevarious forms of graphite, compatible surfaces, andmethods of building tone through traditional and contemporary means, both dry and wet, while working from still life subjects. Saturday and Sunday, November 11 & 129 a.m. – 5 p.m.DR 742EG | $215 non-credit + $10 materials fee (includes basic materials)Register by: November 3

    A GIfT CERTIfICATE fOR A COURSE OR WORKShOP MAKES A GREAT GIfT!Call 215-972-7632 for more details.

    WOODCUT AND RElIEf PRINTMAKINGRonald WyffelsPrinting from a drawing carved into wood or alinoleum block is the oldest and most straight-forward form of printmaking. All aspects of theprocess will be covered, including drawing on theblock, carving your design and printing black-and-white and color prints. Open to all levels.12 weeks, Thursdays, September 14 – December 7(no class on November 23)12:30 – 3:30 p.m.PR 600EI | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate credit + $20 lab feeRegister by: September 8

    ETChING, MONOPRINT AND MORETony RosatiThis course presents basic intaglio and monotypeprinting techniques including monoprint, drypoint,etching, aquatint, collograph and polymer platemethods. Image embellishments will include embossing, chine collé, collage, paper plates andmixed media techniques. All levels welcome; experi-enced students may continue independent work.12 weeks, Thursdays, September 14 – December 7(no class on November 23)5:30 – 8:30 p.m.PR 604EM | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate credit + $20 lab feeRegister by: September 8

    SCREENPRINTING AND bEyONDLisa HamiltonThe versatile nature of screenprinting lends itself toprinting on paper, fabric and other surfaces. For thebeginner, this course will cover all aspects of the process including screen preparation, image development, and printing techniques. Printmakerswith experience may propose independent projects.12 weeks, Fridays, September 15 – December 8(no class on November 24)9 a.m. – 12 p.m.PR 620E2 | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate credit + $20 lab feeRegister by: September 8

    lIThOGRAPhyRonald WyffelsThe ideal printmaking medium for those who love todraw! Design and draw your choice of image with avariety of lithographic drawing materials on traditional stone or lightweight aluminum plates. Allaspects of the process will be demonstrated, fromcreating a drawing to printing in black-and-whiteand color. All levels welcome.12 weeks, Saturdays, September 16 – December 9(no class on November 25)9 a.m. – 12 p.m.PR 602E | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate credit + $20 lab feeRegister by: September 8


    lisa hamilton

    Photo: Frederic Kaplan

  • STONE CARVINGSteve NocellaExplore the possibilities of stone carving by using traditional and nontraditional methods. Allprocesses from rough carving to polishing will becovered, and various tools and techniques will bedemonstrated. Open to all levels.12 weeks, Saturdays, September 16 – December 9(no class on November 25)9 a.m. – 12 p.m.SC 602E | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate credit + $25 lab feeRegister by: September 8

    METAl SCUlPTURESteve NocellaThis course focuses on metal sculpture fabricationand construction, gas and arc welding, brazing, and forging. Basic equipment will be provided, and all techniques will be demonstrated. All levels welcome.12 weeks, Saturdays,September 16 – December 9(no class on November 25)12:30 – 3:30 p.m.SC 615E | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate credit + $65 lab feeRegister by: September 8

    fIGURE AND PORTRAIT MODElINGJohn HornLearn to sculpt the human figure in clay on an armature from direct observation. Experienced students will model a 24-inch figure based on volume, proportion, architectonic construction, andspatial displacement of form. Beginning studentswill sculpt a life-size portrait first. Instruction willcover armature construction, clay-modeling, andtool usage. All levels welcome.12 weeks, Saturdays, September 16 – December 9(no class on November 25)12:30 – 3:30 p.m.SC 600E | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate credit + $10 lab feeRegister by: September 8

    CERAMIC SCUlPTURE WORKShOP NEW!Colleen O’DonnellInvestigate the potential of ceramics as sculpture!Develop hand-building skills, such as hollowingforms (pinch pots), coiling construction, and slab-building, as well as mixed media techniques, whileexploring the conceptual and narrative possibilitiesof the medium. Basic glazing will be addressed. Open to all levels.Saturday and Sunday, October 14 & 159 a.m. – 5 p.m.SC 605EC | $215 non-credit + $10 lab feeRegister by: October 6 

    ÉCORChÉColleen O’DonnellÉcorché is the three-dimensional study of humanform by developing the bone and muscle structuresbeneath the skin. Working from the skeleton, students will model the underlying forms in clay on an armature. Excellent for both draftspersons and sculptors interested in a detailed study of human anatomy.12 weeks, Tuesdays, September 19 – December 56 – 9 p.m.SC 615E | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate credit + $10 lab feeRegister by: September 8

    TERRA COTTA fIGURE SCUlPTUREColleen O’DonnellExplore the versatility of terra cotta clay, which requires neither an armature nor casting. Learn various techniques and tools through demonstrationand hands-on sculpting from the life model or imagination. Anatomy, proportion, design, and personal growth will be emphasized, as well as both representational and abstract approaches. All levels welcome.12 weeks, Wednesdays, September 20 – December 612:30 – 3:30 p.m.SC 605EA | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.0 undergraduate credit + $10 lab feeRegister by: September 8

    fOUNDRy: AN INTRODUCTIONPavel EfremoffThis course will cover all aspects of the foundryprocess. Demonstrations and hands-on instructionwill be given in wax modeling and casting, ceramicshell techniques, bronze pouring, metal chasing, TIGwelding and patination. All levels welcome.12 weeks, Thursdays, September 14 – December 7 (no class on November 23)6 – 9:30 p.m.SC 711E | $595 non-credit or $950 for 1.5 undergraduate credit + $65 lab feeRegister by: September 8

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    ONLINE: NEW!MODERNISM AND MODERNITy:ART AND CUlTURE, 1900-1945  Dr. Kevin RichardsExamine the artists and artistic movements of the first half of the 20th century, focusing on the development of modernism in Europe before WorldWar II. View an array of work from historical and art historical perspectives, and analyze the worldviews and material conditions that contributed to the transformation of art during this era. Online instruction will provide weekly video lectures, readings, and instructor-moderated discussionboards. Note: Part 2, Modern Art since 1945, will take place in Spring 2018.10 weeks, Mondays, October 9 – December 11IN 670EM_ON | $495 non-credit or $625 for 1.5 undergraduate creditsRegister by: September 8

    PORTRAIT PhOTOGRAPhy NEW!Julia StaplesExperiment with a variety of styles of portrait photography, including street, studio, family, candid,narrative, and staged. Use both historical and contemporary methods to explore a personal themeor interest. Learn how to think creatively about howlighting and composition can change the meaning of a photograph. Includes a visit to Chuck Close Photographs, on view in the PAFA museum, October 6 – April 8, 2018.10 weeks, Wednesdays, September 27 – December 6(No class on November 22)6 – 9 p.m.IN660PP | $395 non-credit or $525 for 1.0 undergraduate credit + $20 lab feeRegister by: September 15

    ART AND fIlM lECTURE SERIES NEW!Clarissa ShanahanExplore the relationship between film, photographyand painting. Examine how film stills relate to painting through composition, tone, value/lighting,symbolic color, and visual cues. Learn to recognizeelements that convey information and drive visualnarrative in order to build critical skills for viewingimages in all media and for developing compositionsin your own artwork.5 weeks, Tuesdays, September 26 – October 246 – 8:30 p.m.IN 708EF | $150 non-creditRegister by: September 15


    Will Brown, One-armed Boy, photograph, 1976/2014, 5 5/8 x 5 5/8 in., 2014.40.2, Collection of the PennsylvaniaAcademy of the Fine Arts, Museum Purchase, © Will Brown

    ShODO: ChINESE AND JAPANESE CAllIGRAPhyMayumi TomiiShodo originated in China 3,500 years ago and has developed as a fine art using simple tools: brush,ink and paper. Learn the various styles and techniques of Shodo along with its history and appreciation. Urauchi – the Japanese traditionalpaper-backing/mounting methods – will be used toenhance finished work.6 weeks, Wednesdays, October 11 – November 156 – 9 p.m.DR 724ES | $275 non-credit + $20 materials fee(includes most materials)Register by: September 29

    INTRODUCTION TO fRAME MAKING NEW!Sherif HabashiExperience hands-on instruction through all thesteps of frame-making for works on paper, panel orcanvas. Create a traditional handcrafted frame fromscratch, using only hand tools and square lumber,and then incorporate modern techniques of custom framing and matting. Includes discussion of historical framing styles, including gilding and conservation methods. 10 weeks, Thursdays, September 28 – December 7(No class on November 23)6 – 9 p.m.IN 605EF | $395 non-credit + $100 materials fee (includes basic materials)Register by: September 15

    fROM DüRER TO ARTSChWAGER: MORE hIGhlIGhTS Of PRINTMAKING hISTORy NEW!Tony RosatiThis class presents an overview of important prints spanning the 15th to the 21st centuries, withemphasis on their context and the evolution of various printmaking mediums. View and discuss examples of traditional and contemporary milestoneprints in the print study rooms of both PAFA and thePhiladelphia Museum of Art. 5 weeks, Fridays, October 20 – November 1710 a.m. – 12 p.m.IN 620E2 | $150Register by: October 13

    The Barnes-de Mazia Education Program uses an inquiry-basedmethod to encourage students of all ages to develop their visual andanalytical skills. PAFA is proud to partner with the Barnes and offercredit for these courses. Courses take place at the Barnes Foundation.For more information, visit www.barnesfoundation.orgor call215-278-7200.


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    IMPROVISATIONAl STITChING Sheryl KesslerStitching is a uniquely textural and versatile form of mark-making. Explore its potential as textile artin a welcoming community environment. Learn over twenty basic embroidery stitches, fabric collage, and techniques for drawing with needle and thread. Create embroideries for display on their own or incorporation into sewing projects and multimedia artworks.2 Saturdays, November 11 & 189 a.m. – 5 p.m.IN 651ES | $215 + $25 materials fee (includes most materials)Register by: November 3

    MANUSCRIPT IllUMINATIONClarissa ShanahanHistorically, religious texts were adorned with magnificent illuminations to enhance their message.Learn the pre-Medieval tradition of illuminatingmanuscripts, including the traditional processes ofraised and flat gilded lettering and ornamentation.Produce your own illumination based on traditionaland contemporary designs.Sunday, December 39 a.m. – 5 p.m.IN 612MS | $115 + $35 materials fee(includes most materials)Register by: November 17

    ETEGAMI WORKShOP NEW!Nancy Bea MillerEtegami is a Japanese-inspired folk art that combines words with ink and watercolor painting onpostcards, to send or cherish as a visual diary. Withthe motto “Clumsy is fine. It is good to be clumsy,”Etegami allows both novices and experienced artists to experience a fun and refreshing form of image-making.Saturday, December 210 a.m. – 4 p.m.DR 724EE | $105 + $10 materials fee (includes basic materials) Register by: November 17

    Neysa Grassi

    Bruce Samuelson

    PAFA offers a vibrant community of faculty-artists and students whocan stimulate your art-making with advice and new perspectives. A group critique is an excellent means of both dispelling feelings of artistic isolation or uncertainty and finding inspiration in the ideasand artwork of others in a supportive, non-judgmental environment.Saturday, November 4Starts at 9 a.m.IN 747NB | $75 non-creditRegister by: October 27


    Clarissa Shanahan

    Nancy Bea Miller, Smallest Act, ink and watercolor on paper, 4 x 6 in.

    Natalie Anderson, Fox Face, 2016, silk embroidery thread on cotton.CRASH COURSE

    IN DSlR CAMERAS NEW!Julia StaplesGet the most out of your camera and take better pictures! Learn all the functions of your camera inautomatic and manual modes including aperture,shutter speed, ISO, and depth of field, while exploring composition, lighting and color. Walkaway with the ability to use your DSLR with confidence after this hands-on workshop.Saturday, October 219 a.m. – 5 p.m.IN 660CD | $115 non-credit Register by: October 13

    CRASH COURSEIN VIDEO EDITING NEW!Ian WagnerMove beyond mere recording to create finishedvideos – to document events, convey a message, or create artworks. Learn the basics of video editingincluding making transitions, overlays, animationsand audio, and learn how to upload your work to theinternet. Basic computer skills required.Saturday, October 289 a.m. – 5 p.m.IN 660CV | $115 non-credit Register by: October 20

    bONUS! Register for both “Crash Courses” and receive a 10% discount!


    ONlINE COURSESThe PAFA Figure Drawing Tradition 10/7 – 12/16 Variable Chavez Online & St. 4/HLBModernism and Modernity:

    Art & Culture, 1900 – 1945 10/9 – 12/11 Variable Richards Online

    MONDAySPalettes of the Masters 9/18 – 10/23 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Shanahan 610/HamiltonOil Painting: Tools & Techniques 9/18 – 12/4 6 – 9 p.m. Kaplan 1010/Hamilton

    TUESDAySDrawing Fundamentals 9/19 – 12/5 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Laver Studio 6/HLBModern Approaches to

    Perceptual Painting 9/19 – 12/5 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Habashi 1021/HamiltonBotanical Drawing & Painting 9/19 – 12/5 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Gist 610/HamiltonPastel Drawing & Painting 9/19 – 12/5 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Sweeney 461/HamiltonPencil Drawing with Watercolor & Ink 10/3 – 12/5 6 – 9 p.m. Sakaguchi 610/HamiltonÉcorché 9/19 – 12/5 6 – 9 p.m. O’Donnell 740/HamiltonArt & Film Lecture Series 9/26 – 10/24 6 – 8:30 p.m. Shanahan 503/Hamilton

    WEDNESDAySThe PAFA Atelier: Drawing & Painting 9/6 – 12/13 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Van Dyck Cast Hall & St. 6/HLBPainting Over the Line 9/20 – 12/6 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Amoudi 1021/HamiltonTerra Cotta Sculpture 9/20 – 12/6 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. O’Donnell 740/HamiltonWatercolor Plunge 9/27 – 10/25 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Rosati Print Shop/HamiltonThe Pennsylvania Landscape Tradition 9/20 – 11/1 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sweeney New Hope, Pa.Cast Drawing 9/20 – 12/13 6 – 9 p.m. Connors Cast Hall/HLBPortrait Photography 9/27 – 12/6 6 – 9 p.m. Staples 514/HamiltonShodo: Chinese & Japanese Calligraphy 10/11 – 11/15 6 – 9 p.m. Tomii 513/Hamilton

    ThURSDAySLife Painting & Drawing 9/14 – 12/7 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Martenson Studio 6/HLBWoodcut & Relief Printmaking 9/14 – 12/7 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Wyffels Print Shop/HamiltonPortrait Painting 9/14 – 12/7 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Xaras 461/HamiltonThe Healing Power of Art 9/28 – 12/7 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Duncan 517/HamiltonPlein Air Painting at Bartram’s Garden 9/28 – 11/2 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Francis Bartram’s GardenEgg Tempera Painting 10/5 – 11/30 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Ciambella 610/HamiltonEtching, Monoprint & More 9/14 – 12/7 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Rosati Print Shop/HamiltonThe Extended Pose 9/28 – 12/7 6 – 9 p.m. Rupinski 1021/HamiltonFoundry: An Introduction 9/14 – 12/7 6 – 9:30 p.m. Efremoff 781/HamiltonIntro to Frame Making 9/28 – 12/7 6 – 9 p.m. Habashi 610/Hamilton

    fRIDAySScreenprinting & Beyond 9/15 – 12/8 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Hamilton Print Shop/HamiltonIn-Depth Watercolor 9/29 – 12/8 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Toogood 610/HamiltonClassical Techniques in

    Still Life Painting 9/29 – 12/8 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Kaplan 1010/HamiltonClassical Figure Drawing 9/29 – 12/8 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Norcia Cast Hall & St. 6/HLBMore Highlights of Printmaking History 10/20 – 11/17 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Rosati Print Shop/Hamilton

    SATURDAySStone Carving 9/16 – 12/9 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Nocella 760/HamiltonLife Drawing II 9/16 – 12/9 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Horn 1021/HamiltonBeginning Oil Painting 9/23 – 12/2 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Syvertsen 465/HamiltonLithography 9/16 – 12/9 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Wyffels Print Shop/Hamilton

    High School Portfolio Preparation: Drawing 9/30 – 12/9 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Hildreth 1010/Hamilton

    High School Portfolio Preparation: Painting 9/30 – 12/9 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wilson Studio 1/HLB

    Figure & Portrait Modeling 9/16 – 12/9 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Horn 740/HamiltonMetal Sculpture 9/16 – 12/9 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Nocella 720/HamiltonMixed Media Drawing 9/23 – 12/2 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Habashi 517/HamiltonHigh School Portfolio Preparation:

    Printmaking 9/30 – 12/9 1 – 4 p.m. Webb Print Shop/HamiltonCreative Coping: Art as Expression for Teens 10/14 – 12/9 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Duncan 465/Hamilton

    SUNDAySClassical Portrait Painting 10/1 – 12/10 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Norcia Cast Hall & St. 1/HLBAcrylic Painting 10/8 – 12/3 1 – 4 p.m. Kaplan 1010/Hamilton



    SEPTEMbERCE Preview: Shodo Wednesday, 9/6 6 – 9 p.m. Tomii 513/HamiltonCE Preview: Life Drawing Wednesday, 9/6 6 – 9 p.m. Horn 1021/HamiltonCE Preview:

    Mixed Media Drawing Wednesday, 9/6 6 – 9 p.m. Habashi 610/HamiltonPlein Air Painting

    in Cape May, N.J. Thurs. – Sun., 9/14 – 17 Variable Sweeney Cape May, N.J.Members Workshop: Monotype Saturday, 9/16 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Rosati Print Shop/HamiltonSketch on the Go Saturday, 9/23 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Kaplan Outdoor LocationsThe Oil Sketch: Landscape Saturday, 9/30 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Connors Kelly Drive

    OCTObERPainting on the Brandywine Sunday, 10/1 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Kaplan Brandywine River MuseumPastel Portraiture Fri. – Sun., 10/6 – 8 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eagle Cast Hall & St. 6/HLBPublic Lecture with Stuart Shils Thursday, 10/12 6 – 7:30 p.m. Shils Hamilton Auditorium/HLBThe Perceptual Moment Fri. – Sun., 10/13 – 15 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Shils VariousCeramic Sculpture Sat. & Sun., 10/14 & 15 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. O’Donnell 740/HamiltonPlein Air Painting in Newport, R.I. Mon. – Fri., 10/16 – 20 Variable Sweeney Newport, R.I.The Oil Sketch: Figure Saturday, 10/21 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Connors Studio 4/HamiltonCrash Course in DSLR Cameras Saturday, 10/21 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Staples 514/HamiltonCrash Course in Video Editing Saturday, 10/28 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wagner 514/HamiltonAnatomical Drawing Sat. & Sun., 10/28 & 29 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Osti Cast Hall & St. 4/HLB

    NOVEMbERPublic Lecture with David Wiesner Thursday, 11/2 6 – 7:30 p.m. Wiesner Hamilton Auditorium/HLBGroup Critique Saturday, 11/4 9 a.m. Grassi, 463/Hamilton

    SamuelsonChildren’s Book Illustration Sat. & Sun., 11/4 & 5 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wiesner 513/HamiltonThe Oil Sketch: Portrait Saturday, 11/11 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Connors Studio 4/HLBEverything About Graphite Sat. & Sun., 11/11 & 11/12 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Rupinski 610/HamiltonImprovisational Stitching 2 Sats., 11/11 & 11/18 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Kessler 3rd Floor/HamiltonWatercolor Workshop Sat. & Sun., 11/18 & 19 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Toogood 610/Hamilton

    DECEMbERComics Storytelling Sa. & Sun., 12/2 & 3 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Madden 513/HamiltonEtegami Workshop Saturday, 12/2 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Miller 610/HamiltonManuscript Illumination Sunday, 12/3 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Shanahan 610/HamiltonSpontaneous Abstraction Sat. & Sun., 12/9 & 10 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Amoudi 461/Hamilton

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  • REGISTRATION DEADlINES� September 8 for classes beginning

    September 14 – 20 � Registration deadlines vary for Short and

    Condensed Courses, Online Courses, High School Portfolio Preparation Courses, Workshops, Lectures, Seminars and Master Classes. Please refer to individual course descriptions.

    COURSE TUITION AND fEES� 30 contact hours: $395 non-credit;

    $525 for 1.0 undergraduate credit� 36 contact hours: $495 non-credit;

    $625 for 1.0 undergraduate credit� 45 contact hours: $595 non-credit;

    $950 for 1.5 undergraduate credits

    Tuition varies for Short and Condensed Courses, Online Courses, High School Portfolio PreparationCourses, Workshops, Lectures, Seminars, and MasterClasses. Please refer to individual descriptions.

    Full payment is due at the time of registration. PAFAcannot prorate courses for late registration, withdrawals or missed classes.

    Lab and Material FeesPlease consult individual course descriptions forany applicable lab or materials fees.

    Late FeeRegistrations received after 5 p.m. on their deadlinedate may be assessed a late fee of $25.

    Locker RentalLockers are available on a first-come, first-servedbasis for $25. Locker rental is not available for weekend workshops or Master Classes.

    DISCOUNTS*Membership DiscountPAFA Members at the Friend level and above receive a 10% tuition discount on all CE courses,workshops and Master Classes.

    Referral DiscountIf you are a current CE student and refer a first-timeContinuing Education student, you both will receive a 10% tuition discount on one course or workshop within the current semester (excludes Master Classes).

    *Lab, materials and locker fees are not eligible for discount. Some restrictions apply. Call 215-972-7632 for more information.

    SChOlARShIPSPAFA Continuing Education is pleased to presentthe “CE Community Scholarship” to assist students who demonstrate dedication to their art.

    Requirements:� Completed application form� Completed CE registration form� Personal statement (one page)� Application deadline: Friday, September 1

    Application will be available to download from pafa.edu/ceby August 7.Please call 215-972-7632 for more information.

    The CE Community Scholarship is made possible inpart by a generous contribution from the Dry FamilyFoundation. For information about making a gift tosupport the CE Community Scholarship, please contact the Development Department at 215-972-2077or use the attached registration form.

    High School Student ScholarshipVisit pafa.edu/highschool for more informationand to download an application.Application Deadline: Friday, September 15


    Register early to guarantee enrollment and prevent course cancellations.

    1. ONLINE: www.pafa.edu/ce

    2. PHONE: 215-972-7632

    3. MAIL*: Continuing Education ProgramsPennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts128 North Broad StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19102

    4. IN PERSON: Visit the Continuing Education office on the 3rd Floor of the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

    * Please mail a completed registration form withcheck, money order, or credit card information. We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Expressand Discover Card. Make checks or money orderspayable to “PAFA.”

    STUDENT ADVISINGWe are here to help! For assistance in course selection or to make an appointment, call 215-972-7632 or email [email protected]

    Continuing Education Programs Office HoursMonday – Thursday ..............9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.Friday ................................................9 a.m. – 4 p.m.Saturday...............................8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.During school vacations and when evening/weekend classes are not in session, the office willbe open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    CREDITPAFA is accredited through the National Associationof Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education(MSCHE). PAFA is a member of the Association ofIndependent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD).

    undergraduate CreditCourses meeting contact hour requirements (30 hours minimum, not including lunch breaks) are available for 1.0 or 1.5 undergraduate credits. If taken for credit, you may incur additional coursework, and will receive a course grade and appropriate credit that will appear on an officialPAFA transcript, if requested (see below). Changesin credit status must be arranged through the CE office prior to the third class for courses that run 12 or more weeks or the second class for courses thatrun 10 weeks or fewer. No refunds can be issued forchanges from credit to non-credit.

    TranscriptsTo request an official transcript, visit pafa.edu/transcript to download a transcript request form.

    For Pennsylvania & New Jersey K-12 Educators PAFA is approved to provide Pennsylvania Act 48hours and New Jersey Department of EducationProfessional Development Credit for its courses andworkshops. Courses and workshops are eligible forthe number of contact hours for which they meet (excluding lunch breaks). Educators electing to receive PA Act 48 or NJ Professional DevelopmentCredit should notify the Continuing Education Programs office when registering. Please note, Pennsylvania educators must provide their 6-digitProfessional Educator Identification Number.


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  • A GIfT CERTIfICATE fOR A COURSE OR WORKShOP MAKES A GREAT GIfT!Call 215-972-7632 for more details.

    REfUND POlICyWithdrawals must be made in writing via letter or email to the Continuing Education Programs office. A $50 administrative fee will be assessed per dropped course, $50 per master class and $15 per workshop. Tuition refunds will be adjusted according to the following schedule (less the administrative fee), unless otherwise indicated:

    12- and 14-week CoursesPrior to one week before the 1st class ..................100%After the above, prior to the 2nd class .................. 75%After the above, prior to the 3rd class .................. 50%After the above ................................................................0%

    Condensed/Short Courses (10 or fewer weeks)Prior to one week before the 1st class...................100%After the above, prior to the 2nd class ..................50%After the above ................................................................0%

    Workshops & CritiquePrior to one week before the 1st day .....................100%After the above, prior to the 1st day........................50%After the above ................................................................0%

    Master Classes and WorkshopsNo refunds after registration deadline

    Members Workshop and CE Preview CoursesNo refunds

    COURSE CANCEllATIONSIf minimum enrollment is not met, a class will be cancelled on, or shortly after, its registrationdeadline. Students will be notified by phone and/or email and may choose to transfer into another class or receive a full tuition and fee refund. Earlyregistration helps prevent course cancellation!

    WEAThER/EMERGENCy ClOSINGThe closing, delayed opening, or early dismissal ofPAFA will be determined jointly by the Dean of theSchool and the Museum Director, with approval ofthe President. Such closing or delay would includethe School, galleries and administrative offices. Decisions regarding the cancellation of specialevents and evening classes may be made later in theday. To find out if PAFA is closed or delayed youshould check one of the following:� Our website – messages will be updated

    on the PAFA homepage, pafa.org� PAFA’s main number, 215-972-7600 –

    An outgoing message advising of a close or delay will be recorded by 6:30 a.m.

    � KYW-TV (CBS 3) – Lists the school by name� WPVI-TV (ABC 6) – Lists the school by name� WCAU (NBC 10) – Lists the school by name

    TRANSPORTATION AND PARKINGPAFA is conveniently located near the SEPTA Jefferson and Suburban train stations, bus and trolley stops and PATCO Hi-Speed Line stationstops. For SEPTA information, call 215-580-7800 or visit septa.org. For PATCO information, visit ridepatco.org. For New Jersey Transit information,visit njtransit.com. Discounted parking is availableat adjacent Parkway Corporation Parking garage and surface lot. Tickets must be validated by Security staff.

    REGISTRATION fORM  Fall 2017

    for Office Use:Book ______________ Materials ______________ Enrolled ______________ Billed ______________

    � REGISTRATION BEGINS AUGUST 7� See page 29 for registration deadlines� Late registrations may incur a $25 late fee

    have you taken a class here before? � Yes � No how did you find out about us?� Internet (What site?) ____________________________� Radio (What station?) ____________________________� Newspaper/magazine ____________________________� Other (Please specify) ____________________________

    how did you receive this catalogue?� Mailed to me � Picked it up at: ____________________Are you an PAfA member? � Yes � No PAFA Membership Level ________________________________Expiration Date __________________________________________

    for K-12 educators� I am taking a course for PA Act 48 credit or New Jersey Dept of Ed Professional Development Credit. See page 28. PA Professional Educator I.D.# ____________________

    Please check if you would like more information about PAfA academic programs� Bachelor of Fine Arts � Post-Baccalaureate� Master of Fine Arts � Low Res MFA

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    * PAfA Members at the friends level and    above receive a 10% tuition discount **See page 29 for details

    I agree to abide by the policies and regulations in printed materials and on the website of Continuing Education Programs at PAfA. I have read and understand policies regarding credits, withdrawals, refunds and course cancellations (pages 28 – 30).

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