Art & Music



Casablanca - The Movie and the Stars

This movie has been voted the number one movie by cinema lovers for many years.  There is a strange story connected with each star, the making of the movie, and the song As Time Goes By.  The movie won't be shown but you might know some of the dialogue. (1 session)

Instructor:  Dr. Cheney was a nurse at the time of the assassination of President Kennedy but later became a psychologist. She did psychotherapy, testing, and consulting with companies and cities to eliminate drug problems and hire good employees. She was appointed Drug Czar of Dallas by the Mayor. The author of 10 books and co-author of 9 more, she has served on the Sun City West Rec Center Governing Board.



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PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Cheney 8/28 - 8/28 Tu 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM $10.00

Oil and Acrylic Painting: Friday
This class is for anyone who loves art. If you can write, you can paint with instructor Elaine Katz. She will provide individual attention to each student; whether a beginner or experienced. Be sure to print or pick up the list of materials to purchase for the class -  Oil and/or Acrylic Paint Supply List. (8 sessions)

Instructor:  Elaine Katz started her career in painting over 15 years ago, taking several classes and joining the Sun City West Art Club. She discovered her love of painting her love of teaching art. Elaine was a physical therapist for over 45 years, in Massachusetts and Phoenix. She was Director of  Physical Therapy at Phoenix Baptist Hospital and John C. Lincoln Hospital. She retired from active care after 10 years of home care physical therapy at St. Josephs.

Additional Information

Oil and/or Acrylic Paint Supply List

  • Oil and/or Acrylic Paint - Raw Umber, White, Aliz Crimson, Yellow Ochre, Ultra Blue, Sap Green
  • Fan Brush - Small
  • Small Palette Knife - Pointed
  • Assorted Brushes
  • Canvas Board or Canvas
  • Palette or Palette "Plate" - For Acrylics, look into Masterson Wet Pad Pallette - it keeps paint moist
  • Paper Towels

Note: If painting with oil, "odorless" paint thinner in a small container

Please contact instructor Elaine Katz at info@poraadultlearning.org if you have any clarification questions.

 

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PORA Adult Learning
Camino 1
Katz 7/6 - 8/24 Fr 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $25.00

Paint and Gogh Wine Glasses

Have fun creating decorative wine glasses. Get ideas for various sizes and uses. All supplies are furnished. You will each decorate two wine glasses, etching cream, paints, brushes, stencils and embellishments. Total cost is $35--$10 when you register and $25 for materials the day of the class. (1 session)

Instructor: Instructor, Sunny Hall, is a retired art teacher of 28 years and started "Paint and Gogh" in order to satisfy her passion for teaching.



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Camino 1
Hall 8/13 - 8/13 Mo 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM $10.00

Watercolor Basic I
After learning the basics of watercolor, it's time to build on what we've learned..Click this link for supply list. (6 sessions)

 

Instructor: Victoria (Vicki) Instructor: Victoria (Vicki) Jessing graduated from Northern Arizona University many moons ago with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in illustration and currently works for Villafnae Studios in Carefree, AZ. She is skilled in most art mediums and loves teaching others how to tap into their own creativity. She currently resides in Surprise, AZ with her husband and two teenage daughters. 




Additional Information

This class meets for 6 Tuesdays - 7/10, 17, 24, 31, 8/7, & 8/14.

Supply List:

Watercolor
Watercolor paint in an assortment of colors 
Watercolor pallet if using liquid or tube paint
At least 3 watercolor brushes- 1 small round, 1 larger round, 1 larger flat
A pad of watercolor paper- 11x15 140lb cold press
Water container
Roll of paper towels
Dr. Martin's bleed proof white
Spray bottle with water
2h pencil
Masking tape
Masking fluid

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PORA Adult Learning
Camino 1
Jessing 7/10 - 8/14 Tu 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM $25.00

Watercolor II

After learning the basics of watercolor, it's time to build on what we've learned. This class will focus on getting comfortable with watercolor painting techniques and enjoying the process of painting. You will learn the basics of materials, tools, techniques, color and composition. It will be a fun atmosphere and everyone will leave with the skills to create beautiful paintings.Click this link for supply list. (6 sessions)

Instructor: Victoria (Vicki) Jessing graduated from Northern Arizona University many moons ago with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in illustration and currently works for Villafnae Studios in Carefree, AZ. She is skilled in most art mediums and loves teaching others how to tap into their own creativity. She currently resides in Surprise, AZ with her husband and two teenage daughters. 




Additional Information

Supply List:

Watercolor
Watercolor paint in an assortment of colors 
Watercolor pallet if using liquid or tube paint
At least 3 watercolor brushes- 1 small round, 1 larger round, 1 larger flat
A pad of watercolor paper- 11x15 140lb cold press
Water container
Roll of paper towels
Dr. Martin's bleed proof white
Spray bottle with water
2h pencil
Masking tape
Masking fluid


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PORA Adult Learning
Camino 1
Jessing 7/12 - 8/16 Th 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM $25.00