Click on the plus sign (+) for a full description. Our painting classes and workshops are open to all levels unless otherwise noted in the descriptions. Members receive 15% off all classes and workshops.
|Class Number||Class||Instructor||Description||Dates||Time||Members Price (15% off)||Non-members Price||Additional Fees / Materials|
|W19A09P||Individual Expression in Watercolor||Jennifer Brown||Achieve your individual expressive goals in watercolor by revisiting the formal elements of shape, form, texture, color, and value. Embrace the transparency and flexibility of this magical medium using straightforward, classic exercises. Some watercolor experience suggested.||Tuesdays, Jan 15 - Feb 5||9:30am - 12pm||$178.50||$210||Materials list provided|
|W19A46OS||Watercolor Open Studio||Jennifer Brown||Join weekly monitored watercolor sessions. These are open to individuals at all levels of experience. There is no formal instruction, but an experienced teacher will be present to assist with your projects.||Every other Friday, Jan 18 - Mar 29||1pm - 4pm||$85.00||$100|
|W19A20P||Introduction to Oil Painting||Nils Johnson||Begin painting in oils using the tools of the trade. Understand color mixing and develop a personal palette. Hone observation skills by identifying and reproducing color shapes. Take home a pleasing work of art.||Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan 22 - Jan 31 & Feb 19 - Feb 28||6pm - 8pm||$153.00||$180||Materials list provided|
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|W19A10P||Still Life Alive In Pastels!||Jonathan Rose||The still life genre comes alive with pastels! Bring your energy, curiosity and personal expression to the subject at hand. Class will start with a short presentation of pastel artwork and culminate with supportive critique. Open to all levels.||Fridays, Jan 18 - Feb 8||9am - 11am||$106.25||$125||Materials list provided|
|W19A11P||Painting the Winter Landscape with Watercolor||Robert O'Brien||Paint our beautiful winter landscape in watercolor. The subtle tints of snow will be teased out using glazing techniques and layering. One's captivating scene will utilize tonal value, composition, light and shadow. Learn to create a finished painting from a favorite winter subject, using a photographic reference. Robert will demonstrate his approach and provide hands-on guidance to each student.||Saturday & Sunday, Jan 19 & 20||10am - 4pm||$140.25||$165||Materials list provided|
|W19A12P||May The Force Be with You – Somatic Painting||Olimpia Piccoli||Explore your life force through art making! Cultivate the tools to open and direct the flow of your Qi or Prana through meditation, movement and mark making. Painting is approached as an opening to one's embodied presence. The self becomes the subject to be explored in a sequence of layers in ink. Please wear comfortable clothes to allow your energy to flow from its source and follow its path.||Saturday Feb 2 - Sunday Feb 3||9am - 12pm||$102.00||$120|
|W19A14P||Exploring Abstract Painting with Watercolor||Margaret Dwyer||Abstract art explores the relationship of form, color, and composition without recognizable images. This fact allows viewers more latitude for personal interpretation. Painting this way encourages an expressive freedom that is not always allowed when painting representational imagery. Use watercolor techniques to learn the essential concepts of successful abstract painting. Methods and techniques will be demonstrated and applied to this style of painting. Some watercolor experience suggested.||Saturday & Sunday, Feb 9 & 10||10am - 4pm||$165.75||$195||Materials list provided|
|W19A16P||Explore Deep Space – Negative Painting With Watercolor||Margaret Dwyer||Create depth in your watercolors by learning to use the negative painting technique. Shift the focus on your subject matter by exploring the spaces with multiple layers of glazes and edges. You?ll leave this workshop knowing how to create simple yet dynamic color schemes using color saturation and rich, tonal darks. The results are a mysterious blend of the real and the abstract. Some watercolor experience suggested.||Saturday & Sunday, Feb 23 & 24||10am - 4pm||$165.75||$195||Materials list provided|
|W19A19P||Egg Yolk and Powdered Pigments – Egg Tempera (Session 2)||Keri Wiederspahn||Revel in the beauty of powdered pigments and the possibilities they hold! Absorb the medium's history that dates back to ancient Egypt. First mix and temper paints, then enjoy the colors as they get teased onto your handmade gesso panel. Last but not least, relish in this unique painting method while completing a true egg tempera painting||Mondays, Feb 25 - Mar 25||12:30pm - 3pm||$212.50||$250||$35|
|W19A13P||Step By Step – An Approach to Watercolor Painting||Joan Hoffmann||Paint one landscape and use one basic technique during each class while being introduced to the basics of color, composition and brushwork. Demonstrations of technique, insightful critiques, and much individual attention can be anticipated. Beginners to advanced students are welcome.||Tuesdays Feb 26 - March 19||9am - 12pm||$140.25||$165||Materials list provided|
|W19A15P||Watercolor Magic – Underpainting and Glazing in Watercolor||Margaret Dwyer||This workshop separates value and color into two stages of the painting process. The first step focuses on the underpainting by simplifying your subject with tonal values, making complicated subjects easier to interpret. Step two involves glazing with pure color on top of the underpainting. This class is for all levels of painters. Challenges will be given to more advanced artists. Come experience the magic!||Friday March 1 - March 22||9am - 12:30 pm||$191.25||$225||Materials list provided|
|W19A21P||The Bee's Knees – Continuing Encaustic Painting||Stephanie Gordon||Expand your facility with encaustic painting. Continue to experiment with the endless applications of this wax medium. Use this workshop to hone skills or to try something new. Take advantage of Stephanie Gordon's years of experience, expert instruction, and nurturing support. Some encaustics experience suggested.||Saturday & Sunday, Mar 30 & 31||10am - 4pm||$148.75||$175||$75|
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