Leisure Learning Unlimited, Inc.

 

Houston's Source For Lifelong Learning Since 1979

2-Dimensional Art


Drawing From the Right Side of the Brain
Have you ever told yourself, "I can't draw?" This class unleashes the creativity you didn't know you had. Through fun drawing exercises, make a fundamental shift from left-brain mode to right-brain mode. Learn to use various materials and techniques. Either indoor or out (weather permitting), draw from nature and explore the environment. NOTE: Bring paper and pencil to the first class; a supply list will be provided for subsequent classes.
Instructor: Jose Figueroa
Area of Town:  SW Houston: Richmond Ave/Hillcroft
Price:               $145 + $20 for art supplies
Class #Class Dates
A4442D4 Sat 10am-noon Aug 27, Sept 10, 17, 24

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU to register.)

Beginning Painting--Acrylic/Oil Painting
This course is designed for those who know little or nothing about painting with acrylic or oil paints (we'll use water soluble oils), or those who want a refresher class. Try out both mediums so you can decide which medium you want to pursue. Learn about each medium, the tools and techniques, brushes, surfaces to paint, color theory, mixing color, value scales in black and white and in color. Embark on a 16" x 20" masterpiece of your choice of subject utilizing the techniques learned in class.
Instructor: Susan Wingfield
Area of Town: East End: I-45/Cullen
Price:               $200 + $25 materials (provided at class)
Class #Class Dates
A4531C6 Sat 9:30am-12:30pm Sept 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU to register.)

Intermediate Painting--Any medium
After learning a little about your medium (watercolor, oil, and/or acrylics, pastel, colored pencil), it's time to learn how to paint specific items. Learn how to paint skies, clouds, water (both still and moving), vegetation (grass, bushes, trees, etc.), glass, metal, and how to mix flesh tones. If you have specific subjects you would like to investigate, please bring pictures to class. Using the techniques you learn, you will create a 16" x 20" painting of your choice of subject.
Instructor: Susan Wingfield
Area of Town: East End: I-45/Cullen
Price:               $200 + $25 materials (provided at class)
Class #Class Dates
A4550C6 Sat 1-4pm Sept 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU to register.)

One Stroke Painting
The feeling of accomplishment and wow--achieve it through One Stroke Painting. It's an art form where you load your brush with two colors to create beautiful flowers and leaves in just one stroke. This folk art technique brings nature right into your living room. This painting experience will include one floral arrangement canvas and one floral arrangement greeting card. You get to take home your artwork.
Instructor: Sawleha Khanzada
Area of Town:  SW Houston: Richmond Ave/Hillcroft
Price:               $200 + $30 for supplies
Class #Class Dates
A4552A3 Thurs & 3 Fri 10am-1pm Sept 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU to register.)

One-of-a-Kind--Custom Card Making
Get your creative juices working. Wow your friends and family. Produce stunning, one-of-a-kind custom cards for weddings, birthdays, Christmas, new baby, new home or a simple "I love you." Learn more than the basics: pop-ups, and see-through windows are some of the techniques you will learn. The class will also cover rubberstamping, shaping, and envelope lining. Beyond making cards in class, you'll receive resource materials, tips and guides to design beautiful cards.
Instructor: Crystal Sutton
Area of Town:  SW Houston: Richmond Ave/Hillcroft
Price:               $30 + $15 for materials
Class #Class Dates
A4557M1 Sat 9am-12:30pm Aug 27
A4557N1 Sat 9am-12:30pm Sept 17

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU to register.)

Make Money Becoming a Professional Card Maker
Now that you have created beautiful one-of-a-kind cards (see 4557), sell them. Setting a price for custom cards is often the most difficult part of starting a card making business. Costs, including the cost of getting started, pricing, selling local and online, taking special orders, easy to produce design standards, paper standards, and accurate record keeping highlight what will be discussed. Receive valuable resources, forms, templates and guidelines.
Instructor: Crystal Sutton
Area of Town:  SW Houston: Richmond Ave/Hillcroft
Price:               $25 + $10 for materials
Class #Class Dates
A4562F1 Sat 1-4:30pm Aug 27
A4562G1 Sat 1-4:30pm Sept 17

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU to register.)

Basic Calligraphy--Italic ($85)
Develop a skill in lettering for elegance, legibility and pleasure. This most versatile of all lettering styles provides the foundation to learn many other alphabets. This class is fun, relaxing and rewarding.
Instructor: Terry Hausner
Area of Town:  SW Houston: Richmond Ave/Hillcroft
Price:               $85 + $20 supplies
Class #Class Dates
A4577F4 Wed 6:30-9pm Sept 7, 14, 21, 28

To register, click on the Class Number link above. (For online classes only, go to www.ed2go.com/llu or www.yougotclass.org/catalog.cfm/LLU to register.)

   
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