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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 mix...

$99
Sa.   Mar 7th, 9:30am
Beginner
(31)

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, typing...

$99
F.   Apr 10th, 6:30pm
All levels
(31)
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Experience how it feels to be an artist. Let a gentle specialist in healing creators’ block guide you through step-by-step drawing, painting, and creativity exercises in a relaxing, supportive, fun atmosphere. Feel the incredible high of finding the secrets that awaken the art maker innate in us all! If you’re an absolute beginner—or someone...

$99
Sa.   Feb 28th, 1pm
All levels
(31)

Come try your hand at a wonderful art form with subtle nuances and spontaneity, as well as brilliance and control. Learn traditional watercolor techniques through invaluable demonstrations that will give you a solid foundation. Watercolor is a medium that’s not as unforgiving as you might think, so come find out about some surprising tricks that...

$99
Su.   Feb 22nd, 10am
Beginner
(31)
Sunday February 22 10am - 1pm 6 Sessions $99
Sunday April 26 10am - 1pm 6 Sessions $99
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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 results...

$99
Su.   Feb 22nd, 2pm
Intermediate
(31)
Sunday February 22 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $99
Sunday April 26 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $99
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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
W.   Jan 28th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(1)
Wednesday January 28 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Friday January 30 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Saturday January 31 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Sunday February 1 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Wednesday February 4 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Friday February 6 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Saturday February 7 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Sunday February 8 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Wednesday February 11 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Friday February 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Wednesday February 18 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Friday February 20 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Saturday February 21 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Sunday February 22 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Wednesday February 25 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Friday February 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Saturday February 28 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Sunday March 1 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Wednesday March 4 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Friday March 6 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Saturday March 7 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Sunday March 8 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Wednesday March 11 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Friday March 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Saturday March 14 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Sunday March 15 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Wednesday March 18 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Friday March 20 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Saturday March 21 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Sunday March 22 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Wednesday March 25 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Friday March 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $60
Saturday March 28 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
Sunday March 29 2:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $60
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In this course, students will learn to draw and paint the human figure or portrait by studying from a live model. Fundamentals such as proportion, anatomy, light, form, rendering techniques, and color theory will be discussed and demonstrated. This is a fantastic course for intermediate/advanced skill levels. We do consequent 8 to 10 weeks sessions. Notes: This...

$350
Su.   Feb 1st, 11am
Intermediate
Sunday February 1 11am - 5:30pm 4 Sessions $350
Sunday March 1 11am - 5:30pm 5 Sessions $350
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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 studio...

$65
F.   Jan 30th, 10am
All levels
(5)
Friday January 30 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday February 6 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $220
Saturday February 7 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Saturday February 14 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Saturday February 21 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
Friday February 27 10am - 1pm 1 Session $65
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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 liquid...

$99
Sa.   May 2nd, 1:30pm
Beginner
(31)

Learn the painting secrets of Kamins refined oil painting techniques. Develop an understanding of the subtle use of brilliant color, learn how to setup dramatic still lifes and train your eye the impasto quality of highlights in this straight forward class. You will not only learn the fundamentals of painting, you will learn how to enjoy the process,...

$240
Th.   Feb 5th, 10am
All levels
(5)
Thursday February 5 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $240
Thursday February 5 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Thursday February 12 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Thursday February 19 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Thursday February 26 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
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Students explore various mediums and techniques about painting and drawing under Alexandra's guidance. We individually tailor each class to the needs, goals and the level of each student.  We examine materials, techniques, color, composition, drawing techniques, and content through individual instruction and critique. Some painting and drawing...

$160
F.   Feb 6th, 5pm
Intermediate
Friday February 6 5pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $160
Friday February 6 5pm - 8pm 8 Sessions $260
Saturday February 7 11am - 2pm 4 Sessions $160
Friday March 6 5pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $160
Friday March 6 5pm - 8pm 8 Sessions $260
Saturday March 7 11am - 2pm 4 Sessions $160
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Create awesome & gruesome facial effects in this horrific hands-on special effects class. Topics include: Burn effects, Zombie make-up, bullet holes, fresh scabs, bruising, and realistic blood. Please call office for list of materials.

$80
F.   Jan 30th, 6:30pm
All levels
(6)

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
Sa.   Jan 31st, 10am
All levels
Saturday January 31 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday February 7 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday February 14 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday February 21 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
Saturday February 28 10am - 4pm 1 Session $100
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Through this open workshop, students will be able to work on their weaknesses, depending on the student's portfolio and educational needs. This class is the backbone of our foundational arts mission. Depending on the students, we program both long-term projects like large scale oil paintings and pastel drawings as well as class-long exercises in texture,...

$100
Su.   Feb 1st, 10am
All levels
(1)
Sunday February 1 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $100
Sunday February 1 10am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Sunday February 8 10am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Sunday February 15 10am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Sunday February 22 10am - 12pm 1 Session $35
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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't...

$75
W.   Jan 28th, 2pm
All levels
(5)
Wednesday January 28 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $75
Wednesday February 4 2pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $240
Wednesday February 4 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $75
Wednesday February 11 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $75
Wednesday February 18 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $75
Wednesday February 25 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $75
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In this class you will focus on... Training your eye so you know what to look for when painting... Learn how to make brush strokes and not to be afraid of paint... Values, Mixing colors, Learning Cool and Warm colors... Form, Shadow and Light Composition Setting up a still life. You will not only learn the fundamentals of painting, you will learn how...

$75
Th.   Jan 29th, 10am
All levels
(5)
Thursday January 29 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Thursday February 5 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $240
Thursday February 5 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Thursday February 12 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Thursday February 19 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Thursday February 26 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
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Explore abstraction and abstract (as well as representational) images from various sources—including yourself—in a hands-on workshop that focuses on the powder pastel palette. Learn about rich color harmonies, composition, and expression. We’ll also touch on the use of oil pastel and the optional use of collage. Bring to first class meeting:...

$99
Sa.   Feb 21st, 2:45pm
All levels
(31)

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 you...

$75
Th.   Jan 29th, 7pm
All levels
(5)
Thursday January 29 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $75
Thursday February 5 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $260
Thursday February 5 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $75
Thursday February 12 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $75
Thursday February 19 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $75
Thursday February 26 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $75
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Discover the interior as a subject matter. You will work with photographs, on-site observation and historical reference. Subtlety of value and color will be used to add atmosphere to the student's work. Special attention is paid to lighting effects and how they affect the resulting painting. The goal will be images that express emotion to the viewer.This...

$260
M.   Feb 2nd, 9:30am
All levels
(5)
Monday February 2 9:30am - 12:30pm 4 Sessions $260
Monday February 2 9:30am - 12:30pm 1 Session $75
Monday February 9 9:30am - 12:30pm 1 Session $75
Monday February 16 9:30am - 12:30pm 1 Session $75
Monday February 23 9:30am - 12:30pm 1 Session $75
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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 worth...

$75
M.   Feb 2nd, 6:30pm
Intermediate
(5)
Monday February 2 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $75
Monday February 2 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday February 3 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday February 3 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Monday February 9 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $75
Tuesday February 10 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Monday February 16 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $75
Tuesday February 17 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Monday February 23 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $75
Tuesday February 24 10am - 1pm 1 Session $75
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