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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

$265
+2650 pts
Sa.   Sep 27th - Oct 25th, 10am
All levels

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

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.

$560
+5600 pts
T.   Sep 23rd - Nov 25th, 7:30pm
Beginner

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

$560
+5600 pts
Th.   Sep 25th - Nov 27th, 7pm
All levels

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.

$25
+250 pts
T.   Sep 2nd, 7pm
All levels
Tuesday September 2 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday September 9 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday September 16 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday September 23 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday September 30 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $25
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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.   Sep 3rd, 11am
All levels

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.

$620
+6200 pts
Sa.   Sep 27th - Nov 29th, 10am
All levels

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

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

$99
+990 pts
Sa.   Sep 20th - Oct 25th, 1:30pm
Beginner

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

$275
+2750 pts
T.   Sep 2nd - Sep 30th, 10am
All levels
Tuesday September 2 10am - 1pm 5 Sessions $275
Tuesday September 2 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday September 8 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Sessions $220
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
Monday October 6 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Sessions $220
Monday October 6 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 7 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $220
Tuesday October 7 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday October 13 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 14 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday October 20 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 21 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday October 27 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Tuesday October 28 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Monday November 3 9:30pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $165
Tuesday November 4 10am - 1pm 3 Sessions $165
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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

$265
+2650 pts
Th.   Sep 18th - Oct 23rd, 7pm
All levels

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

$220
+2200 pts
F.   Sep 5th - Sep 26th, 10am
All levels
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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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

$275
+2750 pts
T.   Sep 2nd - Sep 30th, 10am
Beginner
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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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.   Sep 3rd - Sep 24th, 2pm
All levels
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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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

$220
+2200 pts
Th.   Sep 4th - Sep 25th, 7pm
All levels
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
Thursday October 2 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $275
Thursday October 2 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday October 9 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday October 16 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday October 23 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $65
Thursday October 30 7pm - 10pm 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

$220
+2200 pts
W.   Sep 3rd - Sep 24th, 6:30pm
Beginner
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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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

$45
+450 pts
M.   Sep 1st, 7pm
All levels

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

$45
+450 pts
T.   Sep 2nd, 7pm
All levels

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.   Sep 6th, 10am
All levels
Saturday September 6 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday September 13 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday September 20 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday September 27 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday October 4 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday October 11 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday October 18 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday October 25 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 1 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 8 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 15 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 22 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 29 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
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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

$115
+1150 pts
W.   Oct 1st - Nov 19th, 7pm
All levels
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