Painting

Continue to learn the advanced methods and techniques of painting while focusing on the individual artist?s approach and style. The students can work in representational or non-representational way, using techniques such as glazing, direct paint, and impasto. Interaction of color and form are emphasized, based on strong knowledge of the elements and principals of the art of painting. The rules of composition, developing the personal palette and individual expression will be explored.

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  • Start Date: Jul 12, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $270.00

Working from your own photographs or iPad images, learn drawing and color mixing skills to obtain accurate proportions using medium of your choice. Animal anatomy, paint handling, and the use of light will be discussed. Clear instruction is given through demonstrations and one-on-one guidance.

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  • Start Date: Jul 2, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Renee Plevy
    Fee: $225.00

Explore using acrylic paint in a creative atmosphere. Learn how to get started, set up a palette, and mix color, brushwork, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, glazing, layering, texture, and how to use gels and mediums. The class will work from both a set up and instructor photographs until you develop your own ideas as your painting skills improve. No class on 6/5.

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  • Start Date: Jul 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Vicki Siegel
    Fee: $188.00

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: Jul 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $270.00
  • Start Date: Jul 11, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Jul 11, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $225.00

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 four different paintings per term. 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: Jul 3, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Jul 6, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 am - 12:30 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $225.00

Discover how to use oil pastels to create beautiful, luminous drawings. Explore a variety of techniques such as creating color vibrations with simple 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. With oil pastels you can create colorful artwork without the use of smelly oil paint solvents or the dust of chalky pastels.

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  • Start Date: Jul 11, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Genie Appel-Cohen
    Fee: $188.00

Learn the techniques and procedures of painting in acrylics or oils as you paint from still-life setups or from photographs. Develop skills in observation and learn 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 art works in the style of your choice. No Class July 22

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  • Start Date: Jul 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 9 am - NOON
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $225.00

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.(live model)

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  • Start Date: Jul 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 pm
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Renee Plevy
    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 14.

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  • 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: 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.

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  • 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: 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

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.

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  • 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: Jul 2, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9:30 am - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Janet Onofrey
    Fee: $225.00