Painting

Intro to Painting

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Bernie Wilke
June 30 - Aug 18
Level: 
Beginner
Price: 
$210 members / $235 non - members

n this course students are introduced to the basics of painting in oil and acrylic. A hands-on approach to painting materials and the fundamentals of color theory and color mixing are emphasized. 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.
Online demo at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eqds9CaqQTo

Intro to Figure Painting

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Susan Powers
July 9 - August 20
Level: 
Beginner
Price: 
$255 members / $280 non - members

Working from a live model, students will hone figure drawing skills through line, contour, block and gesture drawing. The class will focus on short and long poses and refine work with shading, foreshortening and color. Students will have opportunities to select the position of the figure model so they can focus on specific skill building, interests and needs.

Intro to Watercolors

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Anna Brewer
July 10 - August 21
Level: 
Beginner
Price: 
$175 member / $200 non - member

Learn the basics of working with watercolors while exploring a sampling of different techniques including washes, using salt and wax, painting wet and dry, saturation, layering, and more. Class includes one session with a model.

Contemporary Color Strategies for Watercolor

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Nancy Deckant
June 21 - 28
Level: 
Beginner
Price: 
$135 member / $160 non - member

This 2-day workshop will put new techniques in your artist toolbox. Lose dimensionality and gain creative freedom! Students will earn four ways to use color to create a flat dimensional perspective. Each day will focus on achieving different effects, and will include lessons on color combinations that create luminosity, how to achieve a filtered light effect using opaque paint, and pairing bright colors with neutrals. Each class will include an instructor demonstration, student feedback sessions and individual instruction.