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58 -'CAPE GAZE'ITE, Friday, May 1 - May 7, 1998 Rehoboth Art League 0000fl!ers palette of classes 00May o ,a,-  "-: , , ',. May classes begin at the Re- encouraged to discover a motif of spective and composing the pic- shells, metal charms, pieces of: The bookCa sC,asjour- hoboth Art League with Begin- his or her own and begin to work ture. Color mixing will be re- chain and any jewelry or things nal of wnis, dwJsffind- ings, painTgs o lhohs; as ning on the Wheel, taught by Amelie Sloan on Fridays, begin- ning May 1 and continuing on May 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students will learn to center clay on a wheel and to con- trol desired shapes. Basics will be covered so that the student will be able to create functional pottery pieces. A great opportunity if you need to start at square one. Cost is $90 for mem- bers and $100 fo nonmembers, with a $25 material fee to be paid to Rehoboth Art League (RAL). Carolyn Councell will teach Flower Painting in Watercolor May 4-6, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The class will work from live flowers and/or photos. Councell will begin with the discussion of design and composition princi- ples, then move on to color com- bination and the application of watercolor paint. Techniques used in painting will be demonstrated and exer- cised by the class, such as direct painting, wet into wet, dry into wet and glazing methods. It is helpful, but not necessary, to have some previous drawing and paint- ing experience. Individual instruc- tion and constructive critiques are offered. Cost is $80 for members and $90 for nonmembers. Glass Beads will be taught May 6-8, 6-9 p.m., by Sharon Stockley. Stud6nts will learn to. manipulate hot glass over a flame to create their own glass beads. After a safety review of tools and materi- als, basic beads will be made and then the class will go on to various techniques for shaping and deco- ration of glass beads. Cost is $70 for members and $80 for non- members with a $35 material fee to be paid to the instructor. H. Earl Abbott will teach Open- Air Oil Painting on May 14-15. There will be two sessions--indi- viduals may sign up for the 12-3 p.m. class or from 5-8 p.m. take the evening class. This class will focus on the techniques of early 19th-century plein air painters ,such as John Constable and Camille Corot, and how today's artists can use this foundation for their own paintings. Classes will begin with a brief demonstration introducing the materials and techniques. The student will learn how to locate a painting site, and how to use composition, blocking-in and perspective effectively in their work. Each student will then be on a painting. Lots of individual attention and help will be given. Cost is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Participants are welcome to join a workshop with an instructor who is excited about developing personal style and creative vision. Gary Schlappal will teach Devel- oping individual Creative Vision (art and ceramics), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on May 16-17, in the Pottery Stu- dio. Included in the two days will be a slide show on works done by Schlappal, his students and re- spected colleagues; hand building and throwing demonstrations in Schlappal's style; talks on risk- taking, education in the arts, per- sonal creative vision, developing your own style, ceramic materials, galleries, fairs, patrons and shop- ping; and finally a complete sur- face demonstration on a leather- hard slab that will include latex, paper-resist, drawing, coring, un- der glazes, etc. Each participant is encouraged to bring one to two works for a critique, if possible. Cost is $130 for members and $140 for non- members. Denise Calisti will teach two pastel classes, Intro. to Pastel Painting and Intro. to Pastel Night Painting. The first workshop will teach basic pastel technique, color theory, design and application. The class will do landscape paint- ing outdoors or work from pho- tos/still-life if it rains. Some draw- ing experience is helpful, but nott necessary. Class meets May 20- 23, 12-4 p.m., and costs $75 folr members, and $85 for nonmem- bers, with a $35 material fee to bc paid to the instructor. Intro. to Night Pastel Painting will teach the same concepts ass Intro. to Pastel Painting, only the class will be working on night scenes outdoors. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to con- centrate on lights and shadows at night. Possible night sites for pas- tel painting include the RAL grounds, the dock at the marina, or the night lights of Lewes on the canal. Class meets May 20-23, 6- 10 p.m., and costs $75 for mem- bers and $85 for nonmembers, with a $35 material fee to be paid to the instructor. Henry Meier will teach Water- color Seascapes, May 27-29, 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. The first day oil class will be dedicated to trawingg and observation skills, such a,s value sketches, principles-of per-:- Del Tech presents women's fashion show May 1 "A:Fashion Show for Professional Women" is scheduled for Friday/, Mayl, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the theater of the Arts & Scii- ence.Center at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens camt- pus. The show, sponsored by Dress Barn of Rehoboth Outlets and agroujp of Office Systems Technology students, will feature Delaware Tech stu- dents and staff modeling outfits suitable for workingwomen in various professions. Outfits and accessories will be provided by the Dress Barn. The event is free and open to the public. A free drawing for door prizes will be held. viewed. Each subsequent day will involve a demonstration, a time for students to work on their paintings and a helpful critique of their work from the instructor. The final day will also include a question and answer session after the critique. Cost is $55 for mem- bers and $65 nonmembers. Mirrors and Boxes will be taught by Sharon Stockley, May 27-29, 6-9 p.m. Using stained glass soldering techniques, stu- dents will use bits of glass beads, from their ow, meaningful collec- tion to creat, an impressive gift. The instruc or will teach how to permanent'.,' attach the above ob- jects to d,'corate recycled, small metal bo,es and mirrors. Cost is $70 for lembers and $80 for non- members with a $25 material fee to be paid to the instructor. Adult and child together will create a unique art book made of handmade materials in the class Handmade Book-as-Art Keep- sake, taught by Jennifer Carter. a gift book filled with pleasantries for a friend; or as a theme book in which to include a leepsake of family, pets or hobbies. Class is for children ages 8-12 and meets May 30, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for non- members with a $5 material fee to be paid to the instructor. Anyone ifiterested in May class- es should call the Rehoboth Art League at 227-8408 and ask about the supply list. Beer Wine Spirits Rehoboth Beach Plaza Rt. 1 (just before Dewey) (302) 227-6070 Rehoboth Beach, DE Lewes Savannah Rd. (302) 645-8662 Lewes, DE Dell Having A Pm'ty? Call us for a Sub Tray, Meatball Tray, Lunchmeet & Cheese Tray, or Roast Beef Au Jut,. We can custom make your tray or let our staff suggest some of our most popular requests. We have a great selection of potato salad, cole slaw, macaroni salad, chicken salad and seafood salad. 4' O' Party Subs Also Available We can make just about any of our subs into a party sub. Call for the details. (48 hours notice, please.) 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