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Painting in Oil for the Beginner

at North River Arts Society - Marshfield
157 Old Main St, Boston, Massachusetts 02050

Few things will reward you as much as learning how to paint in oils. In this class we will tackle the basics: color, value, composition, as well as safety and generally ‘getting to know’ the medium which is so juicy and rich. Each week we will tackle an exercise where you will gain confidence, and also practice painting from life, from photos...

$210

6 sessions

Watercolor and Ink

at Brookline Arts Center - Brookline
86 Monmouth St, Boston, Massachusetts 02446

Students at all levels of experience are welcome to participate in this studio-style course. Beginners will learn techniques and tricks to understand how to use watercolors effectively and efficiently to create beautiful works of art, and have the chance to try mixed-media by incorporating pen and ink techniques.  Advanced students are encouraged...

$315

8 sessions

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Intro to Watercolors

at Essex Art Center - Lawrence
56 Island St #1, Boston, Massachusetts 01840

Once you learn the rhythm and water control of watercolors, there is no end to the fun. Beginners will follow along, learning how to draw for watercolor ease, and creating paintings using solid washes, merging skies into ground, realistic weather beaten trees, tree gesture, boats, and more. Advanced watercolorists may paint their own subjects, and...

$140

6 sessions

Watercolor

at Museum of Fine Arts - Fenway/Kenmore
465 Huntington Avenue , Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Explore the expressive potential of watercolor painting: study color, composition, form, and transparency, and learn techniques such as washes, wet-in-wet, dry brush, and color mixing. Class includes gallery visits, group discussions, and guidance in developing personal imagery. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. Supply...

$175

6 sessions

Watercolor Painting from Photographs (Mondays)

at Hopkinton Center for the Arts - Hopkinton
98 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748

Whether you are a beginner or experienced watercolorist, teen or retired, come develop your creative talent in this new painting class. New and returning students welcome! Each week we will review various topics including the choice of materials, composition and drawing, value studies, basic washes, masking and common watercolor techniques such as...

$150

5 sessions

Painting (ages 12-14)

at Museum of Fine Arts - Fenway/Kenmore
465 Huntington Avenue , Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Explore the galleries to discover different approaches to painting.  In the first half of the class focuses on fundamental skills, including color relationships and theory; during the second half, work independently and realize your ideas on canvas and panel. Supplies will be provided.

$220

4 sessions

Collage Painting with Mixed Media

at Essex Art Center - Lawrence
56 Island St #1, Boston, Massachusetts 01840

Paint it and tear it up! It’s fun, creative and liberating. Free your mind/practice of pre-supposed requirements and rules. Paint, pour and draw using a combination of acrylics, charcoal, oil pastel, scrapers, brayers, brushes, and/or handmade stamps. Manipulate your handmade materials by cutting, tearing and/or weaving, to produce engaging...

$95

4 sessions

The Academics Of Drawing & Painting the Figure

at North River Arts Society - Marshfield
157 Old Main St, Boston, Massachusetts 02050

Accurate drawing is the most important part of painting. Dianne will begin with simple drawing methods of a Classical Atelier study and continue each week with a different lessons to cover many of the drawing problems we encounter painting life drawing using live models. Paint the live model outdoors in most weather conditions. I will begin with an...

$210

7 sessions

Turkish Pottery (Cini) Painting

at Turkish Cultural Center Boston - Concord
1105 Commonwealth Ave Ste 207, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

The art of Turkish tiles and ceramics have a very important in the history of Islamic art. Its roots can be traced at least as far back as the Uighurs of the 8th and 9th centuries. Its subsequent development was influenced by Karakhanid, Ghaznavid, and (especially) Iranian Seljuk art. With the Seljuks' victory over the Byzantines at Malazgirt in 1071,...

Wednesday Feb 28th, 6pm

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Images in Glass

at Diablo Glass School - Mission Hill
123 Terrace St, Boston, Massachusetts 02120

This course will introduce you to the process of applying photographic quality images to glass. You may choose to take a one or two day class. Day one (3 Hours): You will learn how to transfer an image to resist and then to flat glass. The glass can be sand blasted and paradise paints can be applied. Examples of imagery can include logos, text, hand...

$250

2 sessions

Watercolor Painting: Beginner to Intermediate

at North River Arts Society - Marshfield
157 Old Main St, Boston, Massachusetts 02050

Designed for all levels of the watercolorist, this popular course will first provide the necessary fundamentals and then explore the many techniques of watercolor. Work from still-life setups, photos, or from your imagination. Emphasis on color and design, with the goal of creating an organized emotional statement. Required Materials: PAINTS: I prefer...

$225

7 sessions

Pastel Painting (Beginners to Intermediate)

at North River Arts Society - Marshfield
157 Old Main St, Boston, Massachusetts 02050

Learn or improve your skills in soft pastel painting. Unlike how its name sounds, this medium creates lively and vibrant works of art.   Exploring supportive concepts and numerous design approaches in this fun medium, improve and add to your creative marks with pastel, differences in grades and brands, all types of papers and applications, underpainting...

$210

6 sessions

Learn to Sew - Beginner Pt 2 (Ages 10-13)

at Hopkinton Center for the Arts - Hopkinton
98 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748

In this class, we will continue to build on the skills that the student has acquired in the first series of classes. Students will learn how to install a zipper and some of the fundamentals of patchwork quilting. Projects include making a bag and 14" patchwork throw pillow. Any time left after the completion of these 2 projects will be spent on holiday...

$135

5 sessions

Learn to Sew- Beginner Pt 2 (Teens)

at Hopkinton Center for the Arts - Hopkinton
98 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748

In this class, we will continue to build on the skills that the student has acquired in the first series of classes. Students will learn how to install a zipper and some of the fundamentals of patchwork quilting. Projects include making a bag and 14" patchwork throw pillow. Any time left after the completion of these 2 projects will be spent on holiday...

$170

5 sessions

Drawing and Watercolor (Beginners)

at North River Arts Society - Marshfield
157 Old Main St, Boston, Massachusetts 02050

This course promises to break down the basics and get you started or revive skills forgotten or long unused! No expensive materials or any previous experience/skills required. We will explore drawing and watercolor methods and technique through exploration of a variety of subject matter and essentially learn how to begin a regular practice and body...

$175

5 sessions

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