Classes

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Fuel your creativity with Rex Art Classes! Rex Art offers a variety of unique, stimulating classes that will inspire you and take you to a new place in your art. Whether you are a seasoned artist looking to expand your skill-set or a creative person looking to jump into the arts, you’ll find what you are looking for at Rex Art!

Keep an eye on this calendar for our upcoming schedule.

November 2013 – January 2014

Nov 8 Fri
Still Life Drawing and Painting for Beginners @ REX ART
11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Enjoy an introductory drawing  and painting class at Rex Art, South Florida’s oldest art supplier since 1950. This class is perfect for the beginning artist and will feature the use of charcoal, graphite, paint and collage to let your creative juices flow in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The class is taught by veteran artist and teacher Celia Buchanan who has over 25 years’ experience.

Instructor Bio:

CeliaCelia Buchanan is a mixed media artist and holds a B.A. in 2-D surface design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland, and an M.A. in arts management in education from the City University, London. Celia’s work has been featured in galleries notably the Institute of Education, London, National Exhibition Center, U.K. and The London Design Center. The author of several books and magazine articles on surface design and fiber arts, Celia has been working in her field for over two decades. She now works and lives in SE FL, teaches throughout the USA and works as a materials consultant for art material manufacturers from Europe, Australia and the United States.

Minimum 5 students / maximum 12 students

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Nov 22 Fri
Still Life Drawing and Painting for Beginners @ REX ART
11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Enjoy an introductory drawing  and painting class at Rex Art, South Florida’s oldest art supplier since 1950. This class is perfect for the beginning artist and will feature the use of charcoal, graphite, paint and collage to let your creative juices flow in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The class is taught by veteran artist and teacher Celia Buchanan who has over 25 years’ experience.

Instructor Bio:

CeliaCelia Buchanan is a mixed media artist and holds a B.A. in 2-D surface design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland, and an M.A. in arts management in education from the City University, London. Celia’s work has been featured in galleries notably the Institute of Education, London, National Exhibition Center, U.K. and The London Design Center. The author of several books and magazine articles on surface design and fiber arts, Celia has been working in her field for over two decades. She now works and lives in SE FL, teaches throughout the USA and works as a materials consultant for art material manufacturers from Europe, Australia and the United States.

Minimum 5 students / maximum 12 students

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Dec 14 Sat
Mixed Media – Part 1 @ REX ART
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Learn how to use and include mixed media including encaustic techniques in your work. Control and manipulate hot wax to create beautiful interesting finishes combined with image transfers and collage. Used in combination with other painting and drawing techniques encaustic can bring incredible depth and richness to your work.

Materials List (*Items marked with an asterisk are required):

*Water color paper 140lbs cold press at least one sheet

Water soluble wax pastels

Wax or oil pastels

*Graphite pencils

Charcoal

Soft pastels

*Water media brushes suitable for use with acrylics

*Photographs and photocopies

Decorative papers and imitation gold or metallic leaf

*Scissors

*QTips

*Craft knife

*Paper towel

*Note pad and pen

Instructor Bio:

CeliaCelia Buchanan is a mixed media artist and holds a B.A. in 2-D surface design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland, and an M.A. in arts management in education from the City University, London. Celia’s work has been featured in galleries notably the Institute of Education, London, National Exhibition Center, U.K. and The London Design Center. The author of several books and magazine articles on surface design and fiber arts, Celia has been working in her field for over two decades. She now works and lives in SE FL, teaches throughout the USA and works as a materials consultant for art material manufacturers from Europe, Australia and the United States.

Minimum 5 students / maximum 12 students

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Mixed Media – Part 2 @ REX ART
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Learn how to use and include mixed media including encaustic techniques in your work. Control and manipulate hot wax to create beautiful interesting finishes combined with image transfers and collage. Used in combination with other painting and drawing techniques encaustic can bring incredible depth and richness to your work.

Materials List (*Items marked with an asterisk are required):

*Water color paper 140lbs cold press at least one sheet

Water soluble wax pastels

Wax or oil pastels

*Graphite pencils

Charcoal

Soft pastels

*Water media brushes suitable for use with acrylics

*Photographs and photocopies

Decorative papers and imitation gold or metallic leaf

*Scissors

*QTips

*Craft knife

*Paper towel

*Note pad and pen

Instructor Bio:

CeliaCelia Buchanan is a mixed media artist and holds a B.A. in 2-D surface design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland, and an M.A. in arts management in education from the City University, London. Celia’s work has been featured in galleries notably the Institute of Education, London, National Exhibition Center, U.K. and The London Design Center. The author of several books and magazine articles on surface design and fiber arts, Celia has been working in her field for over two decades. She now works and lives in SE FL, teaches throughout the USA and works as a materials consultant for art material manufacturers from Europe, Australia and the United States.

Minimum 5 students / maximum 12 students

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Dec 17 Tue
Silk Painting @ REX ART
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Silk Painting: it’s watercolor onto silk. The lustrous quality of the silk is both seductive and vibrant and offers a new and exciting medium for creative expression.

Explore the diverse and fascinating world of Fine Art Fabric through a study of fabric patterning techniques. Using Jacquard paints, the workshop will cover all techniques associated with Silk Painting. This will culminate in the students holding a broad understanding of this rich and complex medium. Suitable for all levels of ability.

Instructor Bio:

CeliaCelia Buchanan is a mixed media artist and holds a B.A. in 2-D surface design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland, and an M.A. in arts management in education from the City University, London. Celia’s work has been featured in galleries notably the Institute of Education, London, National Exhibition Center, U.K. and The London Design Center. The author of several books and magazine articles on surface design and fiber arts, Celia has been working in her field for over two decades. She now works and lives in SE FL, teaches throughout the USA and works as a materials consultant for art material manufacturers from Europe, Australia and the United States.

Minimum 5 students / maximum 12 students

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Dec 19 Thu
Still Life Drawing and Painting for Beginners @ REX ART
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Enjoy an introductory drawing  and painting class at Rex Art, South Florida’s oldest art supplier since 1950. This class is perfect for the beginning artist and will feature the use of charcoal, graphite, paint and collage to let your creative juices flow in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The class is taught by veteran artist and teacher Celia Buchanan who has over 25 years’ experience.

Instructor Bio:

CeliaCelia Buchanan is a mixed media artist and holds a B.A. in 2-D surface design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland, and an M.A. in arts management in education from the City University, London. Celia’s work has been featured in galleries notably the Institute of Education, London, National Exhibition Center, U.K. and The London Design Center. The author of several books and magazine articles on surface design and fiber arts, Celia has been working in her field for over two decades. She now works and lives in SE FL, teaches throughout the USA and works as a materials consultant for art material manufacturers from Europe, Australia and the United States.

Minimum 5 students / maximum 12 students

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Jan 11 Sat
Mixed Media – Part 1 @ REX ART
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Learn how to use and include mixed media including encaustic techniques in your work. Control and manipulate hot wax to create beautiful interesting finishes combined with image transfers and collage. Used in combination with other painting and drawing techniques encaustic can bring incredible depth and richness to your work.

Materials List (*Items marked with an asterisk are required):

*Water color paper 140lbs cold press at least one sheet

Water soluble wax pastels

Wax or oil pastels

*Graphite pencils

Charcoal

Soft pastels

*Water media brushes suitable for use with acrylics

*Photographs and photocopies

Decorative papers and imitation gold or metallic leaf

*Scissors

*QTips

*Craft knife

*Paper towel

*Note pad and pen

Instructor Bio:

CeliaCelia Buchanan is a mixed media artist and holds a B.A. in 2-D surface design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland, and an M.A. in arts management in education from the City University, London. Celia’s work has been featured in galleries notably the Institute of Education, London, National Exhibition Center, U.K. and The London Design Center. The author of several books and magazine articles on surface design and fiber arts, Celia has been working in her field for over two decades. She now works and lives in SE FL, teaches throughout the USA and works as a materials consultant for art material manufacturers from Europe, Australia and the United States.

Minimum 5 students / maximum 12 students

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Mixed Media – Part 2 @ REX ART
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Learn how to use and include mixed media including encaustic techniques in your work. Control and manipulate hot wax to create beautiful interesting finishes combined with image transfers and collage. Used in combination with other painting and drawing techniques encaustic can bring incredible depth and richness to your work.

Materials List (*Items marked with an asterisk are required):

*Water color paper 140lbs cold press at least one sheet

Water soluble wax pastels

Wax or oil pastels

*Graphite pencils

Charcoal

Soft pastels

*Water media brushes suitable for use with acrylics

*Photographs and photocopies

Decorative papers and imitation gold or metallic leaf

*Scissors

*QTips

*Craft knife

*Paper towel

*Note pad and pen

Instructor Bio:

CeliaCelia Buchanan is a mixed media artist and holds a B.A. in 2-D surface design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland, and an M.A. in arts management in education from the City University, London. Celia’s work has been featured in galleries notably the Institute of Education, London, National Exhibition Center, U.K. and The London Design Center. The author of several books and magazine articles on surface design and fiber arts, Celia has been working in her field for over two decades. She now works and lives in SE FL, teaches throughout the USA and works as a materials consultant for art material manufacturers from Europe, Australia and the United States.

Minimum 5 students / maximum 12 students

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Jan 14 Tue
Silk Painting @ REX ART
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Silk Painting: it’s watercolor onto silk. The lustrous quality of the silk is both seductive and vibrant and offers a new and exciting medium for creative expression.

Explore the diverse and fascinating world of Fine Art Fabric through a study of fabric patterning techniques. Using Jacquard paints, the workshop will cover all techniques associated with Silk Painting. This will culminate in the students holding a broad understanding of this rich and complex medium. Suitable for all levels of ability.

Instructor Bio:

CeliaCelia Buchanan is a mixed media artist and holds a B.A. in 2-D surface design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland, and an M.A. in arts management in education from the City University, London. Celia’s work has been featured in galleries notably the Institute of Education, London, National Exhibition Center, U.K. and The London Design Center. The author of several books and magazine articles on surface design and fiber arts, Celia has been working in her field for over two decades. She now works and lives in SE FL, teaches throughout the USA and works as a materials consultant for art material manufacturers from Europe, Australia and the United States.

Minimum 5 students / maximum 12 students

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Jan 16 Thu
Still Life Drawing and Painting for Beginners @ REX ART
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.

Enjoy an introductory drawing  and painting class at Rex Art, South Florida’s oldest art supplier since 1950. This class is perfect for the beginning artist and will feature the use of charcoal, graphite, paint and collage to let your creative juices flow in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The class is taught by veteran artist and teacher Celia Buchanan who has over 25 years’ experience.

Instructor Bio:

CeliaCelia Buchanan is a mixed media artist and holds a B.A. in 2-D surface design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland, and an M.A. in arts management in education from the City University, London. Celia’s work has been featured in galleries notably the Institute of Education, London, National Exhibition Center, U.K. and The London Design Center. The author of several books and magazine articles on surface design and fiber arts, Celia has been working in her field for over two decades. She now works and lives in SE FL, teaches throughout the USA and works as a materials consultant for art material manufacturers from Europe, Australia and the United States.

Minimum 5 students / maximum 12 students

Please note: Students must pre-register for classes at least 48 hours in advance. Thank you.