Painting

Late Spring, Summer 1 , Summer 2 Sessions:

Late Spring Session: April 26th - May 22nd (4 Weeks)
​Summer Session 1: June 7th - July 3rd (4 Weeks)
Summer Session 2: July 12th - August 7th (4 Weeks)

Mondays

Acrylics (Beginner – Intermediate)

Days & Times:
Mondays - 9am-12pm
Level:
Beginner - Intermediate
Location:
Studio C
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. 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 a variety of techniques unique to acrylic application to paper or canvas.

Tuesdays

Brush Up on Acrylics

Days & Times:
Tuesday - 6pm-8pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
Studio C
Instructor:

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.

Wednesdays

Intro to Acrylic

Days & Times:
Wednesdays - 9:30am-11:30am
Level:
Beginner
Location:
Studio C
Instructor:

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.

Fun with Oils

Days & Times:
Wednesdays - 1pm-4pm
Level:
Beginner-Intermediate
Location:
Studio C
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

Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner

Days & Times:
Thursdays - 1pm-3pm
Level:
Beginner
Location:
Studio B
Instructor:

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.

Let’s Get Loose

Days & Times:
Thursdays - 10am-1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
Online
Instructor:

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 apply fundamental lessons needed to make a strong painting.
This class will be taught in oils, but students using acrylics are welcome.

Fridays

Exploring Watercolor and Gouache

Days & Times:
Fridays - 9am-12pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
Studio C
Instructor:

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 well as how students can use them in art.

Acrylics (Intermediate – Advanced)

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

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 developing their own personal palettes.

Saturdays

No classes are currently scheduled for this day.