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Watercolor Painting (Beginner and Intermediate)

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Designed for beginning and continuing students with emphasis on still life and landscape using watercolors.  An introduction to color theory, composition, techniques and materials.

$260

8 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 9:30am

Fundamentals of Painting (Beginner to Intermediate)

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

The goal of this class is to provide a strong foundation for oil and acrylic painters by providing students with a working understanding of composition, paint application, and color theory. Students will gain knowledge from working from the figure, still life and landscape.  $10 model fee paid in class.

$295

9 sessions

Thursday Jan 25th, 9:30am

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Landscape Painting Workshop

at Arts Club of Washington - Downtown, Washington, D.C.
2017 I St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Instructor Pattee Hipschen accommodates all artistic levels from the beginner to the intermediate.  Students learn ways to improve their paintings through composition, color and technique using both oil and acrylic paint. Instruction includes individual focus as well as short demos. Students bring in their own photographs or other reference...

Wednesday Oct 25th, 10am

Other dates (3)

Beginning Oil Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Learn the basics of oil painting materials and techniques. Explore the fundamentals of light, shade, and color composition. Paint a study from your own favorite reference photos or drawings. Experience the many possibilities of this exciting medium, it may be the beginning of a lifelong passion. All supplies provided.

Saturday Nov 11th, 12pm

Artventures: A Drop-in Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Make art and feel better. All are welcome to this open studio style class. Get a weekly dose of creativity! Making art does improve your physical and mental well-being. Instruction will be provided for beginners. Bring your own painting project and get professional support to make it your best! You will receive 1:1 attention in a group setting. All...

Mindful Watercolor Workshop

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Learn how watercolors can help you become more aware as you create unique paintings in this interactive workshop. Follow the steps using wet-on-wet painting techniques and increase your confidence to control watercolors in different paintings. You’ll create abstract paintings in this workshop by learning brief activities to help reduce stress,...

Transcend the Reference - An Ongoing Art Class

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Through working on a current piece or project with guidance and insight from the instructor, practice new ways to see and develop your artistic voice and/or technical skills. Learn to discover roadblocks and work through current limitations with an emphasis on fundamentals in your chosen media in painting or drawing. There will be various discussions...

Watercolor Adventures

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This drop-in class focuses on fundamentals of painting with transparent watercolor as a primary medium, but other water media like acrylic, gouache or watercolor pencils are more than welcome too. Bring in your own photos or still life objects and work alongside others in a mutually supportive environment. You will receive individual and group critiques...

Encaustic: Painting with Hot Wax

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

This workshop is a fun introduction for those new to encaustic, and those who seek to refine their skills. Diversity of learning is covered, including basic materials and techniques and safety issues. We will discuss supports, grounds, layering, scraping, fusing, transparencies, collage, image transfer, and combining encaustic with oil and other media. ...

Learning to Draw & Paint

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Great class to learn how to draw & paint! Develop drawing & painting skills using pencil, charcoal, & paint including oils & acrylic. Assignments include still-life, costume figure & landscape. Instructor provides demos, critiques & art history lectures daily.

$308

10 sessions

Tuesday Jan 16th, 4pm

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Basic Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Great class to learn how to paint! Develop strong painting skills from composition, application, volume, brushwork and color. This class will get you painting with confidence in oil or acrylic paint. Assignments include still-life, costume figure & landscape. Instructor provides demos, critiques & art history lectures daily.

$308

10 sessions

Tuesday Jan 16th, 7pm

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Introduction to Watercolor and Gouache

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Watercolor and gouache are two of the most versatile and user-friendly mediums for a painter. No toxic mediums are necessary, transport is easy, and clean up is quick. Learn to paint with a direct approach and take advantage of the unique qualities that each paint offers. Our plans will include interpreting still life, the figure, working on location...

$295

10 sessions

Friday Jan 19th, 4pm

Figure Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Students of all levels will learn to draw and paint the figure expressively through observation. Train your eye to see angles, shapes, and color. Explore working from general forms to specific details, with a focus on proportion and patterns of light and shadow. Short and long poses will provide opportunities for dynamic studies as well as more developed...

$279

8 sessions

Tuesday Jan 30th, 7pm

From Drawing to Painting: Figure & Still Life

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

From Drawing to Painting: Fundamentals of Figure & Still Life Learn a variety of basic drawing skills from contour and scribble to building volume and shading. Students will experiment with a variety of media including graphite, conte crayon and ink

$279

8 sessions

Monday Jan 29th, 7pm

Painting Flowers with Imagination

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

A relaxed Sunday morning class where you get the freedom to make attractive flower paintings from still-life in an expressive and painterly way. Explore different ways to start and finish a painting with oils/acrylics, how to simply complex subject matter, and create colorful and appealing compositions. A safe place for beginners.  Supply...

$260

8 sessions

Sunday Jan 28th, 10am

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