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Learn how to create abstract and figurative compositions. You will also learn how to use a brush in different ways. This painting course will take you through the basics of painting in acrylic and watercolor. Come prepared to experiment! We’ll look at colours and how to mix them, different ways of using the brush, working in layers, creating wash
If you've ever wanted to know how to paint landscapes from photos or computer images, this is the class for you! Using oil or acrylic, learn the processes for capturing an image or impression in paint as you work from photographic subject matter. Explore the basics of painting landscapes, including the role of seeing, using color as value, how to m
This class will consist of a demonstration with a lecture covering the important elements in painting such as value, color, temperature, edges, color theory as well as composition and design. This class takes students through a monochromatic, limited, and finally a full palette, allowing students to understand color on a gradient.
We will paint from life and discuss choices for setting up the pose, composition, color harmony, lighting, pacing, and bringing the painting to a decent level of resolve. We'll also discuss the language of describing paint in order to better understand our mixtures. Joseph will explain his approach and demonstrate by painting along and
Think you can't paint like the masters? Yes you can! Relax after a hard day's work while exploring your inner Rembrandt. Refreshments will be served.Location Note: This class will be held at a residential studio.
Students attending this class will be taught by Nan Rae of the the rapid, oriental brush strokes that enable you to capture a sweep of pure and energized freedom in a contemporary, robust and exhilarating form. Brush painting is a magnificent experience that can be learned under the guidance of Nan Rae; previous experience is not required. Brushes
This is a class for all levels. Instructor will give demonstrations and lectures covering the value, color, temperature, edges, color theory as well as composition and design. Depending on the level of the students, they can proceed the class using a monochromatic, limited, or full palette. This is a 4 hour class.
Explore various ways of interpreting color, paint, brushstrokes, and composition, and how to apply them to your own creations with the challenge of oils.All skill levels can benefit from this hands-on course, and no prior experience using oils is required. Bring to first class meeting: powder pastels, soft vine charcoal, single-edged razor blade, t
Paint Anything! is an introductory painting course for beginner and intermediate students who wish to paint. In this class we will tackle how to use multiple painting mediums: watercolor and gouache, or Acrylic and oil paints, but you will also have the choice to choose either one and stick with it. We'll also use new or non-art materials like liqu
Learn a system of abstract painting. Learn how to work with emotion, color, rhythm. Learn how to maximize a provocative composition. Overview on building a body of abstract work for Gallery. Have you ever pondered the various ways of transforming your painting muse into an abstract expression of how or what you feel? Seems a bit complicated, but wo
Learn to be in the flow of your own creative heart/art. Work from your mistakes, spill paint and laugh, dance with a brush, learn to be carefree and play with colors. This class is a fun way to learn to relax and enjoy the creative process.The goal of this class will be to let go of your big art critic and help you reach a joyful flow of creativity
Students will learn about Color mixing, Working in an outdoor environment, Blocking in big shapes, Composition, oil or Pastel, and Live Demonstrations Sharon Weaver, an award winning plein air artist, will take you to outdoor sites in our local parks and scenic areas as well as instruction in-studio when weather is not ideal. By painting both in st
In this class you will be introduced to several basic watercolor techniques from loading and holding a brush with paint - to mixing light and dark colors, through demos such a simple Landscapes. You will learn about layering washes - and why this is so important - and how to achieve the best possible results. Watercolor brush strokes are different
Our Portrait Painting class is taught in oil paint and begins by introducing students to the basic shape of the head and how to find accurate proportions. Blocking in using large bold shapes and eliminating any detail makes the beginning process much easier. Anyone can learn to draw or paint portraits...you just have to want it badly enough and don
Students will expand their creative potential and have fun exploring the freedom in style and techniques of contemporary painting and drawing. In this Contemporary Painting workshop it's not about quantity but quality. We offer a relaxed environment in which to explore your own ideas and interpretations using different materials and even the ones y
The first “initiation” exercise that students in this class must accomplish is “Jan’s Mandala.” Jan Saether is re known Norwegian Artist,who taught in this very building at his own school “Bruchion School of Realist Art.” The mandala teaches the student first, basic skills for blending, glazing etc. and then introduces the student to
In just about two hours, while you’re sipping on a cocktail, our performing artists will guide you through each painting so that you come up with your own unique masterpiece at the end of the night that you will be amazed You created. We provide everything you will need: canvas, paints, brushes and even a smock. You just bring your fun loving fri
This class focuses on fundamental painting and drawing techniques. It will be a 5 hour pose with a female model. We will review color and composition as well as figure and head construction.
In this class you will learn the art of China Painting. Paint beautiful scenes on tile or cups, garden flowers or anything you can imagine. China paint is applied in layers and fired each step. Class includes all firing and paint. Location Instructions: Class code W7U. The class is located in the Upper Studio. Any questions, please come
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