Sat, Aug 10
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Come discover the joy of water-mixable oils! All the easy rework ability of oils and none of the mess! We will explore different approaches to using this versatile paint as well as what mediums to use with it. All levels welcome!
Saturday Aug 10th, 1pm - 4pm
In this workshop with La Shonda Tyree, who turned her hobby and passion for making her own soaps and lotions into a highly successful business, we will learn how to make a range of exquisite self-care products. We will begin by discovering the history and chemistry of soapmaking, and the safety practices required to manufacture soap. We will then get...
Saturday Jul 27th, 10am - 5pm
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.
Beginning/Intermediate This class introduces the foundational concepts for of oil and acrylic painting, covering composition, value, color, materials, and techniques. Students paint from still life or other reference materials. Drawing experience is helpful. Students need to acquire supplies for this class. A list of recommended supplies must be picked...
Students with a solid grasp of oil painting fundamentals advance their understanding of color, composition, form, and materials. Intermediate students hone their skills and explore new challenges. Advanced students work with painting theory and focus on completing professional-quality work. Portrait, figure, and still-life painters are welcome....
Acrylic and Oil Studio Learn the technical and expressive fundamentals of painting with either acrylic or oil (student?s choice). Explore color theory, composition, and thematic development as you work from still life, photographs, art reproductions and more. More advanced students will progress on an individual basis
Paint your pet. Working in oil from reference photos, learn to capture the expression and personality of your four-legged friends. This class will cover the basics of oil painting, focusing on textures such as fur and feathers. We will look at historical examples and there will be in-class demonstrations and individual instruction.
Still-life offers a way for painters to hone their skills. This class includes demonstrations of Òblocking inÓ a painting. Students construct a permanent palette an produce archival quality paintings. Participants work to express value, light, and space in their work and learn layering and Òalla primaÓ (wet-on-wet).
Oil Painting: Landscape in the Studio Working from their sketches, plein air paintings, and photos, students will learn to create larger, more complete finished studio paintings. The class is designed to develop a stronger understanding of the elements that unify a finished picture while sharpening the students? visual communication skills. Perspective,...
This class strengthens the perceptual and technical skills of students with prior experience in painting and drawing. Students work from observation and explore source material and subjects of their own choosing. The class focuses on working toward an individual aesthetic while considering the tensions of lines, shapes, planes, values, and colors in...
Intermediate-- Students of the long pose enjoy a 3-to 5-week pose to produce a finished painting. Participants study the structure of the head, the skull, the muscles, the planes on the face, and the features. Students also learn to create skin tone through color studies. Homework assignments deal with clothing and background. The instructor demonstrates...
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This class is for students who are familiar with their media and who need time and counsel to bring their ideas to fruition. Any style or medium is welcome. Emphasis is on composition, narrative, color, technique, and unity. Class time includes teacher demonstrations and individual help. Students must supply their own photos or still life items to...
This class is designed for those with some background in painting and drawing, as well as for the more advanced. Students choose subject matter from photographs or still life, and learn new ways of improving the painting. Demos and short art history lectures, with emphasis on color and design are given. Discussions focus on ongoing work, materials,...
Much can be learned through analyzing and recreating the works of the world's greatest master painters. In this series of courses, students learn about the influences, color palette and painting styles of such influential movements as the Hudson River School and traditional 19th Century Fine Artist. Demonstrations and one-on-one instruction with a...
This class develops studentsÕ painting skills through the self-expression of color and form. Students use color concepts from Post-Impressionism to Action Painting. The motifs of landscape, figure, and still life are examined along with the classic compositional elements of line, balance, and contrast. For novice and experienced painters, students...