Painting

Winter and Spring Sessions:

Winter: January 3 - February 26 (8 weeks)
Spring: February 28 - April 23 (8 weeks)
Late Spring: April 25 - May 21 (4 weeks)

Mondays

Acrylics (Beginner – Intermediate)

Days & Times:
Mondays - 9am - 12pm
Level:
Beginning to Intermediate
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio B
Instructor:
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. Have fun selecting your own personal color palette, working on drawing, composition, and creating a dynamic image of your own design. Explore a variety of techniques unique to acrylic application to paper or canvas.

Exploring Watercolor

Days & Times:
Mondays - 1pm - 4pm
Level:
Beginning to Intermediate
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

Explore 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 discussions of the principles of color mixing and composition are an essential part of this course

Painting Realism

Days & Times:
Mondays - 5pm - 8pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio C
Instructor:

Explore the world of realism and learn how to capture its essence.  As you create realistic masterpieces, receive one-on-one instruction from Randall.  You are encouraged to research and develop themes, as well as bring in your own photographs to work with.

Tuesdays

Mornings with Manon

Days & Times:
Tuesdays - 9am - 12pm
Level:
Intermediate to Advanced
Location:
Outdoor Northern Palm Beach County
Instructor:

Learn how to capture the landscape en plein air while infusing a 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 Manon’s help will accelerate and fine-tune your painting skills. Oil preferred, acrylics are acceptable. Working knowledge of your medium and basic drawing skills is beneficial.

Intro to Acrylic

Days & Times:
Tuesdays - 1pm - 3pm
Level:
Beginning
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

For the first-time painter, learn the basics of acrylic painting and elements of design. Each class will focus on a specific technique. Create a finished painting for each session (No previous painting experience or art lessons necessary).

Fun with Portraits

Days & Times:
Tuesdays - 1pm - 4pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio B or Studio C (see description)
Instructor:

All painting media welcome. Get inspired and create one-of-a-kind portraits with a live model. Learn the most important aspects of drawing the human form: anatomy, proportion, composition, motion, drawing from memory, and capturing emotion. You are welcome to work in any medium of your choice.

Fall and Winter: 373 Tequesta Drive – Studio C

Spring and Late Spring: 373 Tequesta Drive – Studio B (Studio C on 3/15)

Mixed Media and Acrylics

Days & Times:
Tuesdays (Spring and Late Spring) - 10am - 1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A or Studio B (see description)
Instructor:

Bring your imagination and creativity to this class! All skill levels are welcome as you delve into mixing acrylics with your favorite acrylic-based mediums. The class will cover using additives such as gels and modeling paste to add texture to your work. You will also create works that include collages, embellishments, and found objects to create dynamic pieces of art. Basic skills using acrylics are helpful.

Spring and Late Spring: 373 Tequesta Drive- Studio B (Studio A on 3/15)

Wednesdays

Experiments in Abstraction

Days & Times:
Wednesdays - 9am - 12pm
Level:
Intermediate
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio B (Studio A on 3/16)
Instructor:

For experienced painters who want to try a different direction, explore methods of taking your work into the world of abstract painting.  Each week, discuss different ways to view your canvas in order to paint more intuitively. Be prepared to start from nothing to create some beautiful works of art. All painting media welcome.

Fun with Oils

Days & Times:
Wednesdays - 1pm - 4pm
Level:
Beginning to Intermediate
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio B (Studio A on 3/16)
Instructor:

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

Thursdays

Drawing and Painting “Alla Prima”

Days & Times:
Thursdays (No class on 3/17 or 4/5) - 9am - 12pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio B
Instructor:

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 develop them into complete paintings. Learn drawing skills and apply techniques to transition drawings into harmonious color landscape, still life, or portrait paintings. Learning will be maximized through instructor demo’s as well as individual attention for each student.

Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner

Days & Times:
Thursdays - 1pm - 3pm
Level:
Beginning
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio A
Instructor:

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

Creating with Pastels

Days & Times:
Thursdays (no class on March 17 or April 7) - 1pm - 4pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio B
Instructor:

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 and individual instruction. Whether new to pastels or an experienced pastel artist, this class is sure to challenge and excite students. Becky’s been painting in pastels for years and has a lot to share.

Watercolor and the Abstracted Figure

Days & Times:
Thursdays (No Class on March 17) - 10am - 1pm
Level:
Intermediate
Location:
373 Tequesta Drive - Studio C
Instructor:

Using the fluidity of watercolors in deconstruction of the figure or portrait, combine with your established practices. Playing off shadows and gestures, bringing in expressionism with attention to some anatomical body reference points and discussion on brush strokes.

Fridays

Acrylics (Intermediate – Advanced)

Days & Times:
Fridays - 1pm - 4pm
Level:
Intermediate to Advanced
Location:
Online
Instructor:

Explore a variety of subject matter in photos (landscape, floral, still life, and maybe even abstract) and acrylic techniques. Jim will assist with 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 the your own personal palette.