Painting

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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Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • 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: Jun 1, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 am - 12:30 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $188.00
  • 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

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

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: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $180.00
  • 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 for one session)

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: 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

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.

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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

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

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
Photography

Learn to take full advantage of your camera?s operational potential and become proficient in using manual settings to create your own personal visions. Weekly projects, in addition to in-class workshops, reinforce hands-on experience for each student photographer. Discussions consider composition and the fundamentals that transform a good photograph into an outstanding piece of art. The advantages of digital technology are addressed, as well as the preparation of an image for printing.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

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

Gain an in-depth understanding of the technical and aesthetic decisions that confront the experienced photographer. Weekly assignments challenge participants to exercise their unique visual awareness in a variety of styles and techniques. Post-processing and printing techniques are addressed as a means to help the photographer recognize their artistic potential.

Start Date
Day of the Week
Class Time
Weeks
Instructor
Fee

  • Start Date: May 28, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 3:30 pm
    Weeks: 5
    Instructor: Allan Pierce
    Fee: $188.00