Painting

Gold Leaf Floral with Acrylics

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January 29 @ 7:23 am

This workshop is about developing a floral painting with Acrylics using the gold leaf process as a background or accent to add that extra metallic light touch. We’ll begin with drawing the floral image (a color print will be provided for reference) with an HB graphite pencil and using Acrylics…

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Let’s Paint Squares!

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January 29 @ 7:23 am

You will be painting exciting smaller paintings in a fun square format of cheery still-life set-ups from photographs Manon will provide. This class will include demos and short lectures and will facilitate you going at your own pace, exploring exciting color schemes and compositions through the simple but enticing subject…

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Abstract Watercolor Exploration

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January 29 @ 7:23 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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January 29 @ 7:23 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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Acrylics (Intermediate-Advanced)

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January 29 @ 7:23 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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January 29 @ 7:23 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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January 29 @ 7:23 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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January 29 @ 7:23 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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January 29 @ 7:23 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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January 29 @ 7:23 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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