Painting

This class is for painters with a solid foundation in abstract painting that are interested in being challenged to experiment and grow in new ways. Individual critiques, group discussion, and assignment are integral to this studio for students to develop their own style and body of work. No Class 11/24(Term 2)

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $310.00

Explore how to use color, texture, and gesture to create expressive abstract paintings or mixed media compositions. Learn how to 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. No Class 11/23 & 11/24(Term 2)

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  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $295.00
  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $295.00

"Alla prima" refers to completing a painting all in one sitting. Participants work with a limited color palette to create a landscape, still-life, or portrait in the space of each class session. The goal of the class is to learn drawing and painting techniques without laboring over every small detail. Each class is a learning exercise in composition, color mixing, and harmonies. Learning is maximized through demonstrations as well as individual attention for each student.

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  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Ralph Papa
    Fee: $245.00

Explore painting techniques, composition, color, and creative expression in an upbeat and encouraging atmosphere. Learn brushwork, layering, and color mixing techniques and apply them to express yourself in paint. Projects are suggested to those seeking guidance. Students benefit from individual attention, demonstrations, and supportive critiques. Direction is tailored to student abilities and artistic goals. (No Class Sat. 3/31- Term 4)

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  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $295.00
  • Start Date: Mar 3, 2018
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $210.00

Learn the fundamental of abstract painting as you explore different paths of self-expression using acrylic paint, different mediums, or mixed media. Discover how to effectively use color, composition, line, and gesture. Be inspired to experiment, have fun, and challenge yourself. No Class 11/23(Term 2)

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  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Eydi Lampasona
    Fee: $295.00

Discover the ease and versatility of acrylic paints. In the first project, students learn skills in drawing, color mixing, and paint application while painting from a still-life. For subsequent projects the instructor works with each student to develop their artistic skills.

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  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $245.00

Working from the nude model, learn classic and contemporary techniques of figure painting. Discover how to use underpainting, impasto, scumbling, and glazing techniques to enrich the surface of your painting. Explore a range of approaches as well as using contemporary tools, such as using your iPad. Projects may also include painting from the clothed figure in order to learn how to paint drapery and folds around the human form.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $295.00

Gain experience with specific techniques to strengthen and advance your painting skills. Learn to develop your use of color, value, and temperature. Discover ways to easily identify, correct, and avoid common mistakes to bring your painting to the next level. Enjoy an encouraging and exciting studio environment with helpful discussions and individual critiques. Students may choose to participate in exercises related to a particular lesson or select their own subject matter for painting.

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  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $295.00

Painting skills, creating effective composition, and learning to see and understand what makes engaging art is the core of this class. Students can study art that defines and interprets the intricacies of form in a realistic traditional manner, or create work that allows form to find itself through more immediate, experimental abstraction. Essential studies include accurate color mixing and choosing appropriate color palettes and materials to support your ideas. Explore painting and glazing techniques, traditional brushwork, palette knife, and alternative painting methods. For those choosing to mix it up, explore the integration of textures, found materials, and unusual objects. Your studio experience is supported with personal attention, critiques, and reference to works of traditional and contemporary masters.

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  • Start Date: Feb 28, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $320.00
  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $320.00
  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $320.00

This flagship program presents an opportunity for advanced painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, and mixed media artists to work in a concentrated program suited to those who are pursuing proficiency consistent with graduate level study, winning public and private commissions, major competitions, and professional representation. An important component of the Masters Studio rests in each artist's determination to strive for his/her own personal excellence. Students must be pre-qualified by the instructor. (No Class Mon. 1/15 & 2/19-Term 3)

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  • Start Date: Feb 26, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $320.00
  • Start Date: Feb 26, 2018
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $320.00
  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $320.00
  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $320.00
  • Start Date: Feb 28, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $320.00

Learn the techniques and advantages of painting in oils. In the first project, students learn skills in drawing, color mixing, and paint application while painting from a still-life. You will be guided through the foundation steps towards creating a satisfying work of art. For the convenience of beginning students, all materials are provided for a $60 material fee. This includes all paints, brushes, and canvas.

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  • Start Date: Feb 28, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $210.00

Learn the techniques and procedures of painting in acrylics or oils as you paint from still-life setups or from photographs. Exercises develop skills in observation and learning to paint form to create depth and a sense of light. Learn skills in drawing, composition, mixing color, and paint application. Individual guidance and group demonstrations guide students to confidently apply new skills in creating paintings in the style of their choice.

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  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $245.00
  • Start Date: Mar 2, 2018
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $245.00
  • Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $295.00
  • Start Date: Feb 28, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Diane Reeves
    Fee: $295.00
  • Start Date: Feb 28, 2018
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Diane Reeves
    Fee: $295.00

Learn a simplified method to create portraits with solid dimension and beautiful skin tones using oil paint. Working from a live model students learn to see proportion, light, and shadow to create a strong likeness and with a sensitivity to detail. Cranial anatomy, paint handling, and the use of light will be discussed. Clear instruction is given through demonstrations, and one-on-one guidance. Students learn the advantages of painting with oils to create life-like portraits.

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  • Start Date: Mar 1, 2018
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Renee Plevy
    Fee: $295.00