Painting

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. (live model for one session)

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Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Jun 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Renee Plevy
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Jul 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Renee Plevy
    Fee: $225.00

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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Day of the Week
Class Time
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Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Apr 26, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $225.00

Using a limited palette, beginners learn the basics of color theory and how to apply them, painting from direct observation. Working from still life set-ups, interior spaces and forms in nature, students learn to see and use color to express three dimensions on a two dimensional surface. Advanced students can work from a still life or their own photo references, learn new techniques, composition and find their own voice.

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Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Apr 26, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $188.00
  • Start Date: Apr 26, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $188.00

Beyond simply recording an image, learn techniques that will make your 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, students learn to employ these techniques in the medium of their choice: oil, egg tempera, or acrylic paint as well as gold leaf.

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Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 24, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 25, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $225.00

Using either oil or acrylic and a limited palette, beginners learn the basics of color theory and how to apply them, painting from direct observation. Working from still life set-ups, interior spaces and forms in nature, students learn to see and use color to express three dimensions on a two dimensional surface. Advanced students can work from a still life or their own photo references, learn new techniques, composition and find their own voice. No Class June 8 - June 15.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: May 31, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 am - NOON
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Jul 5, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 am - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: May 31, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 pm
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Jul 5, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $225.00

Beyond simply recording an image, learn techniques that will make your 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, students learn to employ these techniques in the medium of their choice: oil, egg tempera, or acrylic paint as well as gold leaf.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Jun 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $180.00
  • Start Date: Jul 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $270.00
  • Start Date: Jun 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $180.00
  • Start Date: Jul 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Suzanne Scherer, Pavel Ouporov
    Fee: $270.00

Learn the fundamentals of painting from mixing colors to techniques such as glazing, direct paint, and impasto. Interaction of color and form are emphasized along with a strong base of drawing. Beginning with a still-life, direct observation is an integral part of the class.

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Instructor
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  • Start Date: Apr 23, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $188.00

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 setups. Demonstration of techniques and discussion of the principles of color mixing and composition are an essential part of this course.

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Day of the Week
Class Time
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Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Teresa Kirk
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $188.00

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 setups. Demonstration of techniques and discussion of the principles of color mixing and composition are an essential part of this course.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: May 31, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $225.00

Explore watercolor along with other applications of water media, such as gouache or acrylics, to take your painting from ordinary to extraordinary. Exercises using different formats, designs, and techniques are presented as catalysts to new ideas and developing a personal style. Critique and discussion are an important component to this class.

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Class Time
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Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Apr 22, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Teresa Kirk
    Fee: $225.00

Using still lifes as subjects, students explore basic color usage, brushes, paper and mixes. Experiment with gradient washes, sponging, scratching, dry brushing, masking, wet-on-wet and more techniques. This non-toxic medium is easy to use anywhere or while traveling with easy clean-up. Advanced students will hone their skills with one-on one instruction and find their true voice of creativity. No Class June 8 - June 15.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: Jun 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 3
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $113.00
  • Start Date: Jul 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: May 28, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 am - NOON
    Weeks: 4
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $150.00
  • Start Date: Jul 2, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 am - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $225.00