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Many artists consider Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699-1799) one of the greatest still-life painters of all time, to the point of dividing the still-life genre into into “Before Chardin and after!” This intense yet fun workshop is going to explore just why this is so. Students will select a Chardin painting and use it as a compositional framework...

$500
M.T.W.Th.F.   Dec 15th - Dec 19th, 10am
All levels

Still life paintings illuminate ordinary objects. Arranged with specific relational nuances and captured by the artist’s eye these seemingly banal objects become imbued with new significance and markers of visual time. This workshop, open to all levels, will begin with a presentation of both historical and contemporary practices involving still life...

$240
W.Th.F.   Dec 3rd - Dec 5th, 6pm
All levels
(9)

Many artists consider Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699-1799) one of the greatest still-life painters of all time, to the point of dividing the still-life genre into into “Before Chardin and after!” This intense yet fun workshop is going to explore just why this is so. Students will select a Chardin painting and use it as a compositional framework...

$500
M.T.W.Th.F.   Dec 15th - Dec 19th, 10am
All levels
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Students will explore foundational and advanced techniques such as color mixing, color value, composition, glazing, brushwork, paint application, texture and more. 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...

$349
Th.   Nov 13th - Jan 15th, 7pm
Intermediate
(83)
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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...

$365
T.Th.   Nov 18th - Dec 11th, 12:15pm
Beginner
(16)
Tuesday November 18 12:15pm - 2:15pm 7 Sessions $365
Wednesday December 3 8:30pm - 10:30pm 7 Sessions $365
Thursday January 29 2:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $355
Monday February 16 8:30pm - 10:30pm 7 Sessions $365
Tuesday March 3 1:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $355
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Beginning and advanced students explore the vital and spontaneous aspects of watercolor while developing a deeper understanding of compositional clarity and complexity. Working from observation of still life and the model, issues of pictorial construction are investigated with an emphasis on dynamic, spatial, and harmonic surface relations. Engaging...

$250
T.   Nov 4th - Jan 13th, 7pm
All levels
(12)

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A practical course in perspective for the working artist, this workshop starts with broad easy-to-understand principles.  The workshop covers concepts such as scenic space, architecture, natural space, still life, positioning of figures in space, forced perspective, and more. 

$400
M.T.W.Th.F.   Nov 17th - Nov 21st, 6pm
Beginner
(9)

Learn the basics on how to draw using step-by-step instructions. Techniques will be introduced such as hand and pencil mechanics, perspective & various amounts of progressive shading. Objective studies & still life will be acquired during the lesson

$240
T.   Nov 18th - Dec 16th, 7pm
Beginner

Explore the magic of this wonderfully spontaneous medium. Follow your desires in subject matter: landscapes, waterscapes, floral, still life, animal, or human forms. Drawing, layout, and perspective aspects are emphasized. Demonstrations and individual instruction are the hallmark of this course. Basic pastels will be introduced in this course as well....

$255
W.   Nov 19th - Dec 17th, 7pm
All levels

Develop a strong, constructive, and creative collection of your original works of art through observation of still life and portraits. Every format of color and sketching is applied. This is ideal for students preparing for college entry.

$280
Th.   Nov 20th - Dec 18th, 7pm
All levels

This is a beginner pencil drawing course with emphasis on self-portrait, still life, and landscapes, as well as patternmaking for woodcarving designs. Skills developed in this course will give you a life-long pleasure in drawing. Come and join the fun. All carving materials and on-site use of tools and equipment will be provided. Free membership in...

$400
T.   Nov 4th - Nov 25th, 9am
Beginner
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Tuesday November 4 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday November 4 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday November 4 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday December 2 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday December 2 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday December 2 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Saturday December 6 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
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Explore a range of watercolor and gouache techniques, including wet-into-wet and resists, with an emphasis on direct observation and using light as the foundation for composition. Spend time working both outdoors and from models and still life in the studio. With the individual guidance from the instructor, you?ll investigate the structure of color...

$250
Sa.   Nov 8th - Jan 17th, 1pm
All levels
(12)

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.

$195
T.   Nov 11th - Dec 16th, 7pm
All levels
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Tuesday November 11 7pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $195
Saturday November 15 1pm - 3pm 5 Sessions $165
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This intensive two-day workshop is designed for those who have completed the introductory. Utilizing approaches developed by Betty Edwards, students gain further understanding of basic perceptual skills. Instruction focuses on expressing volume and space in drawing; exploring crosshatching techniques; and working with still life and the human figure....

$825
Sa.Su.   Dec 13th - Dec 14th, 9:30am
All levels
Saturday December 13 9:30am - 5:30pm 2 Sessions $825
Saturday December 12 9:30am - 5:30pm 2 Sessions $825
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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.   Nov 2nd, 3:30pm
All levels
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Sunday November 2 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
Sunday November 9 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
Sunday November 16 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
Sunday November 23 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
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This weekend workshop in pastel will help students get started in the use of soft pastel only (not oil pastel!). Considered drawing by some and painting by others, using soft pastel presents a number of technical problems that will be addressed during the workshop. Topics will include a thorough review of materials (papers, boards, grounds and...

$225
Sa.Su.   Dec 13th - Dec 14th, 10am
Beginner
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Betty Edwards and Brian Bomeisler have designed a practical three-day course in color as the next step. This course is suitable for novices in color as well as more experienced artists who may be using color without a clear understanding or knowledge of color theory. Hands-on exercises focus on how to use theory to achieve harmonious color, and how...

$1,025
M.Sa.Su.   Feb 14th - Feb 16th, 9:30am
All levels
Saturday February 14 9:30am - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $1,025
Wednesday May 20 9:30am - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $1,025
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Join a dynamic community of photographers for inspiration, insight, and creativity. This comprehensive workshop is for the photographer who is ready to focus on aesthetic and conceptual concerns. Each week, new ideas and themes are introduced, from all photographic genres, including landscape, portraiture, documentary, still life, and more-supported...

$440
M.   Nov 10th - Dec 8th, 2pm
Intermediate
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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
W.   Nov 19th, 5pm
Beginner
(83)
Wednesday November 19 5pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $29
Tuesday December 9 5pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $29
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Flowers are one of the most difficult things to paint in art. But as hard as it is, it is also an exciting challenge and pays off in many ways. Human cultures around the world consider flowers synonymous with pure beauty. In painting history there are many wonderful examples of artists trying to capture this beauty (especially in west European art):...

$400
M.T.W.Th.F.   Dec 1st - Dec 5th, 1:30pm
All levels
(9)
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