Hoffman Center Offers Sketching Class

Renee Delight Hadshot c 6072jpgThe Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will offer a three-session “Living the Sketchy Life” workshop in January for adults – beginners to experienced.

Led by Manzanita artist Renee L. Delight, classes will meet on Wednesdays, Jan. 13, 20, and 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. Tuition will be $60 for all three sessions.

The class will cover drawing fundamentals, materials and supplies, experimenting with different drawing mediums, developing a sketchbook habit, and creative problem solving. All sketching and drawing will be done from life.

Students can bring their own equipment or the instructor will provide a sketchbook and drawing tools for a one-time $12 materials fee.

Delight is a plein air painter and avid sketchbook user. She received training in classical realism at the Ashland Academy of Art, and can often be found painting year-round on north Oregon coast beaches.

Interested persons can register for “Living the Sketchy Life” here.  CLASS FULL as of 1/5/16.

Questions about the class can be referred to Delight at r.l.delightfineart@gmail.com. Her website is www.rldelight.com

Film Series Presents “The Black Sea”

windowThe Hoffman Center for the Arts Manzanita Film Series will screen the 2015 feature film “The Black Sea” Friday, Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Admission will be $5.

Written and directed by Brian Padian, the film tells the story of five friends who go to a beach house on the Oregon coast for the weekend. One of them, Allison, is clearly troubled by something, but the others don’t say a word or intervene. And then she vanishes.

“The Black Sea” was filmed in Arch Cape and Portland. It stars Cora Bensch, Erin McGarry, Corrina Repp, Bill Sebastian, Joe Von Appen, and Matt Sipes

The feature lasts 75 minutes, and refreshments will be available.

Director Brian Padian will attend the screening to participate in a question and answer session.

A film trailer can be viewed at https://vimeo.com/90540056.