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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

$99
+990 pts
Sa.   Sep 20th - Oct 25th, 9:30am
Beginner

Relax after a hard day's work while exploring your inner Rembrandt. Refreshments will be served.

$25
+250 pts
W.   Aug 6th, 6pm
All levels
Wednesday August 6 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday August 13 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday August 20 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $25
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Students learn the basics of the color wheel and then paint a simple still life painting from observation in a casual atmosphere. BYOB at this session is welcome. This one time class can be taken as a way to try the studio or for just a fun afternoon. Note: Kids under 13 must be accompanied by an adult

$60
+600 pts
Su.   Aug 3rd, 2:30pm
Beginner
Sunday August 3 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Wednesday August 6 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Friday August 8 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Saturday August 9 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
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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

$50
+500 pts
W.   Aug 6th, 11am
All levels
Wednesday August 6 11am - 3pm 1 Session $50
Wednesday August 6 11am - 3pm 1 Session $50
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This 2-day workshop is designed to provide an informative hands-on experience on Chinese landscape as well as painting flowers and birds. Henry's step-by-step explanations and live demonstrations will teach you how to paint trees and rocks, mountains and water, clouds and mists. Henry will guide students in plein air p

$250
+2500 pts
Sa.Su.   Aug 16th - Aug 17th, 10am
Intermediate

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

$99
+990 pts
F.   Sep 12th - Oct 17th, 6:30pm
All levels

Instructor Olga Shiller offers friendly, encouraging and knowledgeable advice to help you put down on canvas the visions you see in your mind's eye. Even if you've never painted before, Olga's ecpert instruction will show you it is never too late to learn a new skill. Maybe you used to paint years ago, but got too busy raising a family, or climbing

$60
+600 pts
T.   Aug 5th, 11am
All levels
Tuesday August 5 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday August 12 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday August 19 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday August 26 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 16 11am - 2pm 30 Sessions $1,260
Tuesday September 16 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 23 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 30 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday October 7 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday October 14 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday October 21 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday October 28 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday November 4 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday November 11 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday November 18 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday November 25 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday December 2 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday December 9 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday December 16 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday January 6 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday January 13 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday January 20 11am - 2pm 1 Session $60
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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

$65
+650 pts
Th.   Jul 31st, 7pm
All levels
Thursday July 31 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday August 7 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $220
Thursday August 7 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday August 14 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday August 21 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday August 28 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday September 4 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $220
Thursday September 4 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday September 11 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday September 18 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday September 25 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
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Students will learn the basics and styles of Chinese brush painting. Another longstanding museum tradition, taught by Guang-Li Zhang. Potential students are welcome to observe a free class before enrolling.Note: Students under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

$120
+1200 pts
Sa.   Aug 16th - Sep 20th, 10am
All levels

-MOTHERS DAY SPECIAL- Half Price ($110) for only NEW STUDENTS when buying for the month - 4 sessions! This deal is valid only in May 2014!! Call for more details! 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 Lan

$220
+2200 pts
T.   Aug 5th - Aug 26th, 10am
Beginner
Tuesday August 5 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $220
Tuesday August 5 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday August 12 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday August 19 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday August 26 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 2 10am - 1pm 5 Sessions $275
Tuesday September 2 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 9 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 16 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 23 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 30 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
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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

$275
+2750 pts
F.   Aug 1st - Aug 29th, 10am
All levels
Friday August 1 10am - 1pm 5 Sessions $275
Friday August 1 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday August 8 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday August 15 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday August 22 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday August 29 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday September 5 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $220
Friday September 5 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday September 12 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday September 19 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday September 26 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
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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

$220
+2200 pts
W.   Aug 6th - Aug 27th, 2pm
All levels
Wednesday August 6 2pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $220
Wednesday August 6 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday August 13 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday August 20 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday August 27 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday September 3 2pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $220
Wednesday September 3 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday September 10 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday September 17 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday September 24 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $65
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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

$220
+2200 pts
M.   Aug 4th - Aug 25th, 6:30pm
All levels
Monday August 4 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Sessions $220
Monday August 4 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday August 5 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $220
Tuesday August 5 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday August 11 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday August 12 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday August 18 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday August 19 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday August 25 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday August 26 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday September 1 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $275
Monday September 1 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 2 10am - 1pm 5 Sessions $275
Tuesday September 2 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday September 8 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 9 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday September 15 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 16 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday September 22 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 23 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday September 29 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday September 30 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
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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

$65
+650 pts
Th.   Jul 31st, 10am
Beginner
Thursday July 31 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday August 6 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Sessions $220
Wednesday August 6 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Thursday August 7 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $220
Thursday August 7 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday August 13 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Thursday August 14 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday August 20 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Thursday August 21 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday August 27 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Thursday August 28 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday September 3 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Sessions $220
Wednesday September 3 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Thursday September 4 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $220
Thursday September 4 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday September 10 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Thursday September 11 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday September 17 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Thursday September 18 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Wednesday September 24 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Thursday September 25 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
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New students join the workshop every month in the Ikibana House. This is a watercolors painting class where the subject is flowers. This class is every third Wednesday of the month. It is not important to start at a particular class. Each meeting is independent with a new subjects and skills. We start at 11:00 and end at 3:00 with a break for a bro

$50
+500 pts
W.   Aug 20th, 11am
All levels

Come and enjoy a glass of wine, while completing a beautiful acrylic painting on canvas. Come at 6:30 for wine and snacks painting will start promptly at 6:30! All materials, wine and snacks are included. All levels welcome.

$40
+400 pts
F.   Aug 29th, 6:30pm
All levels

This is a 6 hour workshop and will include a morning demo followed by students painting from a live model.Morgan will critique each person and work directly over each student's work. Photos should be taken of the painting before Morgan works over them to help understand the lesson later. He is dedicated to taking every student to the next level up

$180
+1800 pts
Su.   Aug 3rd, 10am
Advanced

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.

$100
+1000 pts
Sa.   Aug 2nd, 10am
All levels
Saturday August 2 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday August 9 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday August 16 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday August 23 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday August 30 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
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Join a class designed for those who wish to improve and guide their watercolor techniques toward a more personal and creative direction. In a supportive, constructive, and stress-free environment, learn how to achieve desired effects that will enhance previous painting attempts, and find out about effective methods for attaining more satisfying res

$99
+990 pts
Su.   Sep 7th - Oct 12th, 2pm
Intermediate
Sunday September 7 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $99
Sunday October 26 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $99
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Your child will learn all the basic drawing skills and how to apply them to build a solid foundation for creating paintings. Kids will learn color theory, color mixing, blending and layering techniques.As students gain more confidence in handling paint, they are encouraged to design and create their own unique imaginative compositions, and are free

$40
+400 pts
Th.   Jul 31st, 1pm
Beginner
Thursday July 31 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Thursday July 31 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Friday August 1 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Friday August 1 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 2 10am - 12pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 2 12:30pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 2 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 2 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Sunday August 3 10am - 12pm 1 Session $40
Sunday August 3 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 4 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 4 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 4 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday August 5 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday August 5 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday August 6 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday August 6 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Thursday August 7 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Thursday August 7 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Friday August 8 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Friday August 8 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 9 10am - 12pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 9 12:30pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 9 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 9 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Sunday August 10 10am - 12pm 1 Session $40
Sunday August 10 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 11 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 11 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 11 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday August 12 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday August 12 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday August 13 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday August 13 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Thursday August 14 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Thursday August 14 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Friday August 15 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Friday August 15 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 16 10am - 12pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 16 12:30pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 16 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 16 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Sunday August 17 10am - 12pm 1 Session $40
Sunday August 17 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 18 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 18 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 18 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday August 19 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday August 19 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday August 20 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday August 20 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Thursday August 21 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Thursday August 21 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Friday August 22 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Friday August 22 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 23 10am - 12pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 23 12:30pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 23 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Saturday August 23 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Sunday August 24 10am - 12pm 1 Session $40
Sunday August 24 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 25 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 25 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Monday August 25 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday August 26 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday August 26 4:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday August 27 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Wednesday August 27 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
Thursday August 28 1pm - 3pm 1 Session $40
Thursday August 28 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $40
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