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Painting from Life (MPA) All levels welcome! Learn the fundamentals of painting with your choice of medium. We will explore color theory, value, composition and more while observing from life and photographs.
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Students will study the basics of figure drawing with a model, learning how to capture a human form in space. We will explore drawing techniques including gesture, contour and value, using a variety of drawing materials.
Are you ready to Freestyle. We encourage the creation of original art with help from local artists and tons of inspiration from our authentic art studio lounge. Unleash your inner artist.
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
Come discover the joy of painting landscapes in acrylic! We will explore color choices, painting approaches, and acrylic techniques in 2D and 3D. We will discuss options for Plein Air as well. All levels welcome. Bring a reference photo or use one of the teachers.
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Come discover the joy of painting landscapes in watercolor! We will explore color choices, painting approaches, watercolor mixing, and textural techniques. We will discuss options for Plein Air as well. All levels welcome. Bring a reference photo or use one of the teachers.
Well-depicted images of reflections enhance the depth and power of your paintings and can even serve as principal subjects themselves. To achieve that effectiveness takes care but is easily possible.
We will be sculpting animals and humans out of 18- or 20-gauge wire, a perfect medium for small to medium size sculptures. We will mostly concentrate on the technique of making three-dimensional wire figures that can stand alone as sculptures
Our safari will begin at the waterfront, move on to the Torpedo Factory area with its marina, the jugglers, the paddleboats and musicians, and then up King Street and its adjoining streets to capture the Town Hall, the storefronts, the colonial architecture, the doorknobs, the housefronts, finally ending at the Christ Church on Washington Street. Architectural...
Dragons are the symbol of supreme power and good fortune in the East. It is a mythical creature that combines the features and qualities of multiple animals, birds and fish. Learn the anatomy of a classic dragon of the East, draw it in pencil and markers, and finish it in watercolor.
Join International Arts & Artists (IA&A) for Art in Context: Korea, a discussion on how contemporary artists in Korea are changing perceptions of Korean art and culture, and the broader socio-economic conditions impacting creative work and partnerships. The Art in Context series is part of IA&A’s International Partnership Initiative,...
Make memories while creating your own jewelry. Great for bridal showers, bachelorette parties, wedding day jewelry, and gifts. Names and wedding date can be pre-inscribed on the back/inside and each guest can personalize the other side to suit their taste. $40/person for a copper and brass pendant. $100/person for a silver bracelet. ...
Like to get up early? Want to learn how to photograph sunrises? Then you have to get out there long before the sun comes up! And one of the best places to do that in DC is from a choice location in Arlington, right across the Potomac River! This safari conducted by Washington Photo Safari Director E. David Luria gives participants the opportunity to...
Join us on the hallowed grounds of Antietam National Battlefield for a morning field shoot. Learn composition techniques to take thoughtful compelling pictures of cannon, historic structures, monuments to the fallen, and plenty more. We will visit three main areas of this historic area. The Antietam National Battlefield with its monuments...
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