Painting

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: Jan 16, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $113.00
  • Start Date: Jan 16, 2020
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $113.00
  • 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

Explore the pleasures and challenges of watercolor. Learn a variety of techniques, including wet-on-wet and dry brush as you learn to paint primarily from still life. Demonstration of techniques and discussion of the principles of color mixing and composition are an essential part of this course. No class 10/28/19, 11/4/19.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $263.00
  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Teresa Kirk
    Fee: $315.00

Delve deeper into the world of watercolor along with other water media such as gouache or acrylics. Take your painting from ordinary to extraordinary with exercises in different formats, designs, and techniques. Critique and discussion are an important component in this class. No class 10/28/19, 11/4/19.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2020
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Teresa Kirk
    Fee: $315.00