Painting

Strengthen your painting skills! Enjoy the excitement of expanding your skills as you capture any subject in oil or acrylic paint. Specific lessons and demonstrations are coupled with individual attention to effectively use light, color, composition, and brushwork as well as learn how to avoid common painting errors. There is plenty of time to practice your new skills and create paintings you truly love. All levels and styles welcome. No class 4/15/20.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Diane Reeves
    Fee: $270.00
  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Diane Reeves
    Fee: $270.00

Masters' Studio presents an opportunity for advanced painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, or mixed media artists to work in a concentrated program for pursuing proficiency consistent with graduate level study. Whether your goals are private, for your own personal growth, or for winning public and private commissions and finding professional representation, studying in Masters' Studio is more than a recognition of past work. We are dedicated to achieving a new personal best and working together toward concrete goals to make this an ideal environment for inspired art to occur...welcome! Students must be prequalified by the instructor.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $368.00
  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $368.00
  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $368.00
  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $368.00
  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $368.00

Explore how to use color, texture, and gesture to create expressive abstract paintings or mixed media compositions. Selectively use a myriad of acrylic gels, translucent glazes, pours, and molding paste as well as iridescent colors. This class is inspirational, encouraging, and explorative. Bring your biggest brushes and expect lots of fun and action! Course 3.04 has no class 5/20/20.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $315.00

This class is for painters with a solid foundation in abstract painting who are interested in being challenged to experiment and grow in new ways. Individual critiques, group discussions, and assignments are integral to this studio to develop your own style and body of work.

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  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $315.00

Gain experience with specific techniques to strengthen and advance your painting skills. Learn to develop your use of color, value, and temperature. Enjoy an encouraging and exciting studio environment with helpful discussions and individual critiques. Participate in exercises related to a particular lesson or select your own subject matter for painting.

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  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $315.00

Discover how to capture any subject in oil or acrylic paint. Experience the excitement of bringing your painting talents to the next level. Demonstrations and individual attention address how to effectively use light, color, composition and brushwork. In group discussions, learn how to avoid common errors and new techniques. Confidently apply your new skills to create paintings you truly love - in your favorite style.

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  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2020
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $315.00

Discover how to use oil pastels to create beautiful, luminous works. Explore a variety of techniques such as creating color vibrations with side-by-side strokes like the impressionists or use more expressive techniques such as sgraffito to scratch through layers to reveal underpainting. Oil pastels offer students the opportunity to draw with paint. No class 1/9/20.

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  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $225.00

Learn composition and color through individual assistance and instructor demonstrations. From traditional brushwork to cutting edge mixed media techniques, pours and skins, you will develop your own style. Acrylics are preferred but oils are welcome. No class 11/27/19.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Vicki Siegel
    Fee: $315.00

Learn the techniques of painting in soft pastels, color theory, composition, perspective, and shadow patterns. This class is designed for students who have experience in drawing but want to explore or extend their range of skills with pastel painting. All levels welcome.

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  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Lorrie Turner
    Fee: $270.00
  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Lorrie Turner
    Fee: $270.00

Working from a live model, learn drawing and color mixing skills to obtain accurate proportions and skin tones. Explore paint handling, the use of light, and composition to create dynamic portraits. Instruction is given through demonstrations and one-on-one guidance. Students may work in the medium of their choice.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Renee Plevy
    Fee: $263.00

Working from your own images, learn drawing and color mixing skills to obtain accurate proportions and tones. Human or animal subjects welcome. Learn anatomy, paint handling, and the use of light. Clear instruction is given through demonstrations and one-on-one guidance. Students may work in the medium of their choice.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Renee Plevy
    Fee: $270.00

Working from a live model, learn a step-by-step approach that simplifies the process of proportions, values, skin tones, and capturing a likeness. Explore how to portray emotion or mood in quick studies and long poses. Your individual style is encouraged along with improving technical skills in paint, pastels, or charcoal. Individual attention is provided to beginners and experienced painters in this friendly studio.

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  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $270.00

Beyond simply recording an image, learn techniques that will make realistic or representational paintings outstanding. Explore a variety of classic and contemporary techniques that can be effective in any painting style: underpainting, glazing, scumbling, impasto, or direct painting. Working from life or photographic references, learn to employ these techniques in the medium of your choice.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2020
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $315.00

Using a limited palette, learn the basics of color theory and how to apply them, painting from direct observation. Working from still-lifes, students learn to identify and mix color to define three dimensional forms. The same subject matter is used for several weeks to give students time for a polished completed painting. Progress to more complicated subjects to learn techniques in texture, reflective surfaces, clouds and many more. Advanced students can work from a still-life or their own photo references, learn new techniques, composition, and find their own voice or style of painting. No class 10/4/19.

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  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $263.00
  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2020
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $263.00