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Work from the still life and model to further your ability to paint from observation. Class focuses on the importance of composition but also touches on color theory and mixing, space, form and shape.

$500
T.   Jan 13th - Mar 31st, 10am
All levels
(41)

Working from provided still life set ups, students will record the essence of their subjects by studying the relationship of light to color.  Building form with planes of color and brushstroke will be emphasized.  Focus on mixing color, using neutral color and gray, and developing clean, productive working habits. Instructor demo will take...

$280
Sa.Su.   Jan 31st - Feb 1st, 10am
All levels
(13)
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Paintings are sumptuous, exciting, and one of the most popular mediums used by painting artist throughout the world. This oil painting class is perfect for those who have taken an art class (or many art classes) already and are excited to master even more. In this next level oil painting class, you will:Learn new techniques to explore and incorporate...

$374
Th.   Jan 22nd - Mar 12th, 7pm
Intermediate
(95)

Master the art of portrait painting and still life by building the basic skills of color, composition, and design. Learn to resolve problems while gaining control of the medium and skillfully commanding the materials. Follow in the footsteps of masters such as Sargent, Sorolla and Zorn, using a direct approach that starts with broad strokes then blocks...

$660
M.T.W.   Jan 20th - Mar 16th, 4pm
All levels
(12)
Tuesday January 20 4pm - 7pm 24 Sessions $660
Monday March 23 4pm - 7pm 24 Sessions $660
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The Vedic Art method is an organic step by step method to free your creative expression. Great for beginners as well as more advanced artists. This workshop can be combined with all other techniques and styles. You will learn how to focus on the present moment and in this way connect to your creative source on a deeper level. You will learn fun, simple...

$320
T.W.Th.F.   Feb 17th - Feb 20th, 1:30pm
Beginner
(13)

By working directly with colored pencils and ink wash on unprimed canvas, this workshop presents an approach that challenges the boundaries of painting and drawing: it joins the two in a single process, acting as an alternate or extension to more traditional methods. These media elect the heavy weave of the canvas as the dominant but impersonal mark,...

$400
M.T.W.Th.F.   Mar 2nd - Mar 6th, 9am
All levels
(13)

Inspired by the still life painting of the masters, this course will cover the essential skills needed to achieve luminosity and depth with paint. Students will find their advances made in this course will not only produce beautiful still-lives but will carry over to their other paintings of portraits and figurative work as well. The class consists...

$465
Sa.   Jan 31st - Apr 25th, 2pm
All levels
(6)
Saturday January 31 2pm - 5pm 13 Sessions $465
Thursday February 5 6:30pm - 9:30pm 13 Sessions $465
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Learning to paint is learning to see distinct color, shape and light. This class will focus on developing a keen eye and trained hand for painting and translating what is seen to the canvas. Students will be guided with demonstrations and through direct painting from life, using objects or from personally chosen references. This course begins with...

$465
M.   Feb 2nd - May 4th, 10am
All levels
(6)

This is an experimental studio course intended for beginner to advanced artists.  In this class we will discuss light, color, atmosphere, form, the emotive qualities of hue, and painting techniques.  Exercises range from still life painting, to photo reference, to portrait painting, each with definitive parameters.  Weekly lectures and...

$465
W.   Feb 4th - Apr 29th, 6:30pm
All levels
(6)

Learn how to break down the components of drawing from representation and move into the territory of abstraction. Take inspiration from such masters as Picasso, Braque, and Matisse and learn drawing exercises that embrace still life as the departure point to abstraction.

$200
W.Th.   Apr 15th - Apr 16th, 9:30am
All levels
(41)

Explore the sumptuous, magical medium of oil. Learn the basics of how to work with oil paint, mix colors, set up a palette and paint what you see. Work from the still life and the figure, and paint in a supportive environment. ​Note: One semester of Drawing is highly recommended prior to taking this class.Supply List: Click view list.

$230
T.   Jan 13th - Feb 17th, 7pm
Beginner
(41)
Tuesday January 13 7pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $230
Friday January 16 10am - 12:30pm 6 Sessions $285
Tuesday February 24 7pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $230
Friday February 27 10am - 12:30pm 5 Sessions $240
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We'll talk about creatively using blur via slow-shutter, tracking, panning and zooming, as well as how to control camera shake and using multiple exposures to bring your still images to life. It's a fast-moving world out there. Despite the somewhat archaic name "still camera", your DSLR is pretty good at capturing that feeling of motion, bringing...

$5
F.   Feb 20th, 6:30pm
All levels
(80)
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Learn to accurately manipulate lighting in order to get exact results as well as to make creative imagery for portraiture and still life. This course is a perfect mixture of basic and intermediate studio & lighting techniques. It is designed to teach students to accurately manipulate lighting in order to get exact results as well as to make creative...

$355
Th.   Jan 29th - Feb 12th, 2:30pm
All levels
(21)
Thursday January 29 2:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $355
Monday February 16 8:30pm - 10:30pm 7 Sessions $365
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Students attending this class will learn the many aspects of drawing a still life and the figure, working from live models. In this class, students will focus on the basics and more advanced concepts will begin to easily translate a three dimensional experience onto a two dimensional surface. Charcoal, pastels and oil pastels will be provided. Floral...

$25
M.   Feb 2nd, 1:30pm
Beginner
(32)
Monday February 2 1:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday February 9 1:30pm - 4:30pm 10 Sessions $460
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Join Gene’s drawing and painting class to express yourself, improve your artistic skills, and make new friends. Work from still life or photographs in the medium of your choice. You will receive highly personalized instruction in a fun, casual atmosphere. Note: Suggested list of painting supplies provided in advance by instructor. Drawing supplies...

$365
F.   Feb 6th - Apr 24th, 1:30pm
All levels
(32)

Learn the basic combinations of drawing and painting. If you've wanted to draw or paint but never had the opportunity—or if you've been doing it your whole life—join us in working from still life, imagination/photographs, and the figure. This class is a combination of Basics of Drawing with the option to paint in your medium of choice. Pencils,...

$25
M.   Feb 2nd, 10:30am
All levels
(32)
Monday February 2 10:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday February 9 10:30am - 1:30pm 10 Sessions $460
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Can’t draw a straight line? No creative bone in your body? Everyone can draw, including you! In this 90-minute drawing class crash course, jump into the world of self-expression through drawing. In this encouraging and fear-free beginner’s drawing class, you will:Learn basic drawing techniques, including line, composition, gesture, and shadingExplore...

$29
M.   Dec 22nd, 5pm
Beginner
(95)
Monday December 22 5pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $29
Monday December 29 5pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $29
Tuesday January 20 1:30pm - 3pm 1 Session $29
Tuesday February 10 1:30pm - 3pm 1 Session $29
Monday March 2 1:30pm - 3pm 1 Session $29
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This personalized class will enhance the student's knowledge of basic drawing techniques, as well as learn more advanced drawing skills. Drawing is essential/fundamental to any medium. Learn and develop your eyes to see values, shapes and depth. Students will work from still life.List of materials for drawing class:Different shads of pencils (at least...

$45
Su.   Jan 11th, 3:30pm
All levels
(33)
Sunday January 11 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
Sunday February 8 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
Sunday March 8 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
Sunday May 10 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
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This 5-week class will delve into many different ways of using paint, from thin washes and transparent glazes to thick impasto. Beginners are welcome! Using water-based paint, we will explore various subject matter: the still life, abstract mark-making, and basic portraits from a live model. Students will leave this class with a foundation set of skills...

$250
Su.   Jan 18th - Feb 15th, 4pm
All levels
(44)
Sunday January 18 4pm - 7pm 5 Sessions $250
Sunday March 1 4pm - 7pm 5 Sessions $250
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Discover the spontaneous aspects of watercolor painting while developing a deeper understanding of compositional clarity and complexity. Working from observation of the still life and model, you’ll investigate issues of pictorial construction with an emphasis on dynamic and harmonious spatial relations. This course opens a dialogue between contemporary...

$250
T.   Jan 20th - Mar 10th, 7pm
All levels
(12)
Tuesday January 20 7pm - 10pm 8 Sessions $250
Tuesday March 24 7pm - 10pm 8 Sessions $250
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