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Santa Rosa Junior College class at Gualala Arts Center
Landscape painting
Instructor: Judith Greenleaf

starting September 25, 2008
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuition: $52

Santa Rosa Junior College is presenting an 8 week landscape painting (and drawing) class at Gualala Arts Center this fall. The class meets for 8 Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. starting September 25. While the focus is images from nature, people may also propose personal projects. We meet in the upstairs studio, but students may also choose to work out of doors, weather permitting. The class is appropriate for all levels, beginning through advanced, and people may work in the media of their choice.

SRJC class: Landscape painting, with Judith Greenleaf Some areas we will explore are the creative use of photographs, developing sketches and studies, applying color theory and developing a personal palette, tools for creating space and atmosphere, various techniques for applying paint, and the development of a each person's individual style with an understanding that art can be inspired by the eyes, the emotions, the mind, or any combination thereof.

The instructor is Judith Greenleaf, M.A., Mendocino area professional artist and teacher. The course is Art 114, Landscape painting, section 2257. The course fee is $52, and the class may be taken for a grade or for credit / no credit.

Advance registration is requested. You may register online at, or by phone at 707-525-3800. You may register at the first class meeting, but please contact the instructor at 707-937-0430 or email to tell her. If you have any materials, please bring them to the first class; otherwise, bring a notebook and some unlined paper and a pencil.

The Gualala Arts Center, located at 46501 Old State Highway in Gualala, CA,
is open weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and weekends from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Please call (707) 884-1138 for more information, or email

Serving the coastal communities of northern Sonoma & southern Mendocino Counties.