Bream Professional Class Library
Visual Art Classes
In this class we will create art from objects we find in our home and on a nature walk. Learn skills focused on the art process, let ideas flow, and construct/de-construct temporary creations. This class is taught in both English and Spanish and can be taken by English or Spanish speakers. It is an excellent class for art beginners.
In the first class of this 4-part series on abstract art, we will be introduced to contemporary artists working in abstraction while learning basic concepts of point, line, and shape. Utilizing these concepts, Chase will lead us in expressive drawing exercises. This is a great class for beginners as an introduction to abstract art.
In the second class of this 4-part series on abstract art, we will explore the role of color in abstract art through an introduction to color theory. We will learn about abstract artists' use of color theory and be led through exercising in color and form. This is a great class for beginners as an introduction to abstract art.
In the third class of this 4-part series on abstract art, we will be introduced to the notebook as a site of experimentation and exploration of art and life. Reviewing the concepts we learned in part 1 and 2, Chase will lead us in creative exercises in our notebooks while sharing ways artists historically have used notebooks in their practice. This is a great class for beginners as an introduction to abstract art.
In the final class of this 4-part series on abstract art, we will tie together the concepts we have learned exploring the relationship between abstract visual art and the written word. Chase will further expand on artists' use of notebooks in their practice and finally, lead us on a journey of starting our own artist notebook. This is a great class for beginners as an introduction to abstract art.
Bring your imagination to this class on storywriting. Adriana will walk you through writing warm-ups and how to set-up a story. Then, we will breakdown the main parts of a story, building towards a climactic moment and a moral. This is a nice class to do after you’ve done the “Character Creation” class with Adriana, although it is not required or necessary. Let’s get writing!
This class will address blood sugar and the importance of avoiding blood sugar spikes and crashes. We will discuss ways of keeping blood sugar stable through diet and how to eat foods in ways that avoid blood sugar spikes. This class includes a cooking demonstration for vegan curry with basmati rice.