Painting

Open Portrait Studio

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June 21 @ 5:59 am

Open Portrait Studio Open Portrait Studio is an uninstructed session in which the ArtCenter provides the studio and a model. The monitor will direct the poses of the model throughout the session. These sessions are excellent for students who wish to learn the most important aspects of drawing the human…

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Acrylics (Intermediate – Advanced)

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June 21 @ 5:59 am

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

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Exploring Watercolor and Gouache

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June 21 @ 5:59 am

This class is designed to provide you with the most comprehensive approach to watercolor and gouache painting through step-by-step demonstrations, exercises in composition, and learning to capture the impact of these two different mediums. In this class, we will cover the difference between the two and explore new techniques, as…

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Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner

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June 21 @ 5:59 am

Throughout this course, students will focus on the basics of painting with watercolors. By focusing each class on a specific painting technique and sketching basics, students will create a finished painting each session.

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Let’s Get Loose

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June 21 @ 5:59 am

Creating a painting that is loose and painterly, yet accurate, is a fun and exciting way to paint. Kathleen will walk students through a different exercise each week, using various items to help them in this creative process. Along with these fun exercises, she will also teach them how to…

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Fun with Oils

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June 21 @ 5:59 am

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

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Intro to Acrylic

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June 21 @ 5:59 am

This class is for the first-time painter to learn the basics of acrylic painting and elements of design. Each class will focus on a specific technique. Students will create a finished painting each session.

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Brush Up on Acrylics

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June 21 @ 5:59 am

Learn, experiment, and revisit the techniques and advantages of working with acrylic paint. Each class will begin with a technique demo. Students are encouraged to choose their own subject matter, but will follow class deadlines. Discussion and critique will happen at the conclusion of each piece.

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Acrylics (Beginner – Intermediate)

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June 21 @ 5:59 am

This class is a fun introduction to painting with acrylics. Jim will demonstrate this in a step-by-step approach, painting different subject types in each class. Students will have fun selecting their own personal color palette, working on drawing and composition, and creating a dynamic image of their own design. Explore…

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