Fall classes at Merced art center to start next week

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The Multicultural Arts Center has released its fall class schedule. The classes start Monday and end Nov. 7. The following will be offered:

Li’l Leonardos (ages 5 to 7) – A new focus every week, including sculpture, painting, drawing and crafts.

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Location: Art Center Room 3A

Gallery Kids (ages 8 to 11) – A new focus every week, including: sculpture, painting, drawing and crafts.

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Instructor: Jenna George

Location: Art Center Room 3B

Oil/Acrylic Painting – Students will learn techniques to make art pieces in oil and acrylic.

Day: Thursdays

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Instructor: Amber Young

Location: Art Center Room 1

Beginning Digital Photography – Students will learn the basics of using a digital camera, including the concepts of framing and composition.

Day: Thursdays

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Instructor: John Miller

Location: Art Center Room 5

Advanced Digital Photography – For those who already have a basic understanding of digital photography but would like to learn advanced concepts, such as lighting techniques and lens usage.

Day: Thursdays

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Instructor: John Miller

Location: Art Center Room 5

Black-and-White Photography – Students will enter a photo lab and develop the skills of composition, lighting and film selection.

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Instructor: John Miller

Location: Art Center Room 5

Short Filmmaking: Screenwriting – Students will learn about creative story development and scriptwriting.

Days: Tuesdays

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Instructor: Noelle Chandler

Location: Art Center Room 5

Short Filmmaking: Production – Students will learn about casting, production organization and methodology.

Days: Mondays

Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Instructor: Brett Fox

Location: Art Center Room 3B

Short Filmmaking: Editing – Students will learn how to use digital editing software.

Days: Mondays

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Instructor: Brett Fox

Location: Art Center Room 3B

Tuition is $50 per eight-week class. To enroll, go to www.artsmerced.org, call (209) 388-1090, or stop by the center at 645 W. Main St.

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