Painting

Classical Oil Painting

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October 27 @ 6:42 pm

This course teaches students to translate what they see from life into a realistic painting on canvas. Students will learn methods and techniques used by the Old Masters for hundreds of years. You will learn how to complete an Imprimatura and Grisaille underpainting. You will learn about color mixing, glazing,…

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Drawing and Painting “Alla Prima”

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October 27 @ 6:42 pm

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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Acrylics (Intermediate – Advanced)

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October 27 @ 6:42 pm

This class will be exploring a variety of subject matter in photos (landscape, floral, still life, maybe even abstract) and acrylic techniques. Jim will assist students in 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…

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Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner

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October 27 @ 6:42 pm

Throughout this course, students will focus on the basics of painting with watercolors by focusing each class on a specific painting technique as well as sketching basics. Students will create a finished painting each session. (No previous painting experience or art lessons necessary)

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Fun with Oils

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October 27 @ 6:42 pm

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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Experiments in Abstraction

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October 27 @ 6:42 pm

For experienced painters who want to try a different direction, students will explore methods of taking their work into the world of abstract painting.  Each week, the class will discuss different ways to view their canvas in order to paint more intuitively.  Be prepared to start from nothing to create…

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Fun with Portraits

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October 27 @ 6:42 pm

All painting media welcome. Get inspired and create one of a kind portraits with a live model. Students who wish to learn the most important aspects of drawing the human form: anatomy, proportion, composition, motion, drawing from memory, and capturing emotion. Students are welcome to work in any medium of their…

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Intro to Acrylic

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October 27 @ 6:42 pm

For the first-time painter, 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. (No previous painting experience or art lessons necessary)

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Mix Media and Acrylics

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October 27 @ 6:42 pm

All skill levels are welcome as the class delves into mixing acrylics with their favorite acrylic-based mediums. The class will cover using additives such as gels and modeling paste to add texture to our work. Students will also create works that include collage, embellishments, and found objects to make dynamic…

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Mornings with Manon

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October 27 @ 6:42 pm

Students will learn how to capture the landscape en plein air while infusing their 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…

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