Painting

Abstract Watercolor Exploration

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October 7 @ 8:32 am

Experience the calming effects and therapeutic benefits of watercolor painting while experimenting with the abstract, unpredictable and playful nature of watercolor. Investigate the process with unique methods and materials. Learn pouring, flowing, dripping, and texturizing techniques across varied papers. Explore controlled mark-making on top of washes with various inks, pencils,…

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Drawing and Painting “Alla Prima”

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October 7 @ 8:32 am

Develop and enhance skills in both drawing and painting. Participants are encouraged to work with a limited color palette on canvas or heavy paper with the aim of starting and completing a new work during each class session. The students will work with the instructor in creating preparatory drawings and…

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Basics in Drawing and Primary Colors Mixing

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October 7 @ 8:32 am

The Workshops are designed as an introduction to painting in watercolor. It’s down to basics – basic choices such as the type of paper or instruments used and how choosing the right paper, the right instruments, etc. will make a significant difference in showing the students how to get results…

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Acrylics (Intermediate-Advanced)

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October 7 @ 8:32 am

We’ll be exploring a variety of subject matter in photos (landscape, floral, still life, maybe even abstract) and acrylic techniques. Jim will assist in your painting development when time allows. Each session has a unique approach, using acrylics in transparent to opaque, wet-in-wet and dry brush washes, and developing our…

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Mornings with Manon

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October 7 @ 8:32 am

Learn how to capture the landscape en plein air while infusing your painting with luminous light. Manon will share her secrets to tackle a scene through simple shapes, correct values, mixing of accurate color, and impressionistic paint application. Demos and short lectures combined with plenty of fun painting time with…

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Abstract Painting

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October 7 @ 8:32 am

This class is a fun introduction to abstract painting. Jim will demonstrate this in a step-by-step approach. You will select your own personal color palette, working on drawing and composition, and creating a dynamic image of your own design. You will explore a variety of techniques unique to abstract painting…

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Creating with Pastels

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October 7 @ 8:32 am

In this class, students will have the chance to explore the many facets of working with pastels. Becky will introduce concepts using demonstrations and examples from modern and historic works of art. The course lessons are designed to help build art skills while learning new pastel techniques. There will be art critiques,…

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Fun with Oils

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October 7 @ 8:32 am

Learn the exciting medium of oil paint. Explore basic design and color mixing techniques to gain confidence, and develop your skills to produce beautiful paintings.

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Drawing and Painting Birds

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October 7 @ 8:32 am

Nature Artist, Randall Scott leads you through an intriguing journey of the many facets of bird art. We will be exploring species, habitats, seasonal and growth plumages, anatomy, and behaviors. Growing in subject knowledge, as well as enhancing individual artistic skills in drawing, and painting. We will begin with still…

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Exploring Watercolor

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October 7 @ 8:32 am

Exploring the pleasures and challenges of watercolor. Learn a variety of techniques, including wet-on-wet and dry brush, as you learn to paint primarily from still-life setups and photos. Demonstrations of techniques and discussion of the principles of color mixing and composition are an essential part of this course.

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