Still Life Painting in Oil

CLASS ID: 2S70
Date/Time: 3 Thursdays: January 4-25, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM  *No class January 18

CLASS ID: 2S36 This class is cancelled.
Date/Time: 3 Thursdays: January 11-25, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Christopher Copeland
This class will focus on organizing a still life composition set-up and painting from life. Emphasis will be on drawing and value structure. Finally completing the value study with color and edge-work control.

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Soar! Mixed Media Mentoring

CLASS ID: 2S26
Date/Time: 4 Mondays: January 8-29, 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

CLASS ID: 2S27
Date/Time: 4 Mondays: February 5-26, 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Susan Hartzell Vannelli
This class is for those who would like to complete a piece of art, an unfinished painting, pastel, watercolor, drawing, collage, or whatever! This instructor will mentor and help you with a new way of seeing your creative abilities, get you started on a new piece of work, and inspire you to press on and work in a series. Please bring supplies and a project. The instructor will have demonstrations each week for optional projects.

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Moving Beyond the Basics

CLASS ID: 1S09
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: January 8-29, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
No Class January 15

CLASS ID: 1S10
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: February 5-26, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
No class February 19

Lisa Fertig
Moving on from a beginning watercolor class, explore a little more challenging subject matter as you start to develop your own individual style of painting. This class is designed to create a sound foundation from which to build, with lesson plans to help enforce the principles and elements of design. Demonstrations with a wide range of subject matter will help you gain self-confidence.

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Mentoring for All Mediums

CLASS ID: 2S29
Date/Time: 4 Mondays: January 8-29, 12:45 PM – 3:00 PM

CLASS ID: 2S30
Date/Time: 4 Mondays: February 5-26, 12:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Susan Hartzell Vannelli
This class is for those who would like to complete a piece of art, an unfinished painting, pastel, watercolor, drawing, collage, or whatever! This instructor will mentor and help you with a new way of seeing your creative abilities, get you started on a new piece of work, and inspire you to press on and work in a series. Please bring supplies and a project. The instructor will have demonstrations each week for optional projects.

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Beginning Watercolor

CLASS ID: 1S06
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: January 8-29, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
No class January 15

CLASS ID: 1S07
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: February 5-26, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
No class February 19

Lisa Fertig
Come and explore the wonder of watercolor by learning the fundamentals and techniques of this exciting medium. Basic class lessons will help you feel comfortable as you discover your journey using watercolors. Pay the instructor an optional material fee of $1 if you wish to keep the lesson plans.

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Painting in Acrylic or Oil with Tom Stewart

CLASS ID: 2S23
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, February 5-26, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Thomas E. Stewart
The instructor will offer a straightforward approach to painting “what you see”. Students will learn the basics of design, drawing, and painting from a still life. This will provide some of the basics for plein air painting. Different painting techniques will be explored to achieve a variety of visual effects. Students will receive individual instruction based on their painting experience. Students are also welcome to bring in work from home, any subject matter, and the instructor will help them further develop their paintings. Students bring their own supplies.

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Beaches in Watercolor

CLASS ID: 1S15 This class is full.
Date/Time: 2 Tuesdays, January 9 & 16, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Catherine Hearding
Do you want to leave winter behind for a bit and try your hand at painting some tropical subjects? We will work with sand/water interfaces, foam patterns and waves as they hit the beach, reflections in wet sand and the ever present figures on beaches. It should be a good antidote to the winter weather!

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Acrylic Painting Explorations

CLASS ID: 2S20 This class has been cancelled.  
Date/Time: 4 Wednesdays, January 10-31, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

CLASS ID: 2S21
Date/Time: 4 Wednesdays, February 7-28, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Doug Garder
Acrylics are versatile, and you can make them behave like oil paints! Learn how to use gloss and gel mediums to enliven and propel the acrylics into thick and thin layers across the surface of your painting support, whether it be a canvas or on paper. The nice thing is that you can’t make a mistake, because acrylics dry so fast and you can repaint your surface quickly. A variety of subjects, including landscapes, portraits, still-life, and non-objective approaches can be explored. As far as color choices go, you can juxtapose warm against cool, intense and achromatic, and learn how to mix your complements to achieve a wide range of hues, just like the Impressionists did in the 1800’s!

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Studio Landscape Painting with Mike Rada

CLASS ID: 2S60
Date/Time: 4 Wednesdays, January 10-31, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

CLASS ID: 2S61
Date/Time: 5 Wednesdays, February 7-March 7, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Mike Rada
Whether you are just getting started or have painted for many years, this class has much to offer. You will work from your own studies, sketches, drawings, or photos and will learn what it takes to create a successful painting from start to finish. Mike will show examples of his work and give demos, short lectures, and lots of positive encouragement while you work on your own projects and style. The information provided applies to all mediums, so you may work in oils, acrylics, or pastels. Class is limited to 10 students. Students cannot miss the first day of class, as Mike will be giving important lectures and demos. No supplies are needed the first day of class, except paper and pen to take notes.

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Intermediate Pastel

CLASS ID: 2S56
Date/Time: 3 Wednesdays, January 10 – 24, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

CLASS ID: 2S71  Just added!
Date/Time: 3 Wednesdays, February 7 – 21, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Christopher Copeland
This indoor class will explore how to add color, depth, and vibrancy to pastel paintings by experimenting with various techniques using a variety of surfaces and textures. Focus will be on composition, light, and color value with individual attention and class demonstrations.

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