Alcohol Inks with Landscapes and Stamping

CLASS ID: 10NKB
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 2, 1:00-3:30 PM
Price: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 payable to the instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 16 +, All Levels

CLASS ID: 11BKD
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 30, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Price: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 payable to the instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 16 +, All Levels

Sylvia Benson
Explore different techniques in painting several landscapes using alcohol inks and stamps. Learn ways to control the ink and also investigate letting the inks flow together to make blended colors. Q-tips help create texture and stamps of trees add the delicate final touch. You’ll have choices of different paintings.

CLASS ID: 10NKB
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 2, 1:00-3:30 PM
Price: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 payable to the instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 16 +, All Levels

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Painting Draped Fabric in Still Life Watercolors

CLASS ID: 10BWF 
Date/Time: 4 Wednesdays, October 30-November 20, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM 
Tuition: $105 Member/$135 Non-Member 
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

A favorite way to add another level of interest to any still life painting is to include some fabric as an element of the composition. You will start with some favorite objects and add a contrasting or complementary fabric to the set-up, to create a still life composition. You will learn how to paint the soft folds of fabric to create contrast against the hard edges of your subject and learn how to add shadows and glazes for depth and dimension. 

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Alcohol Ink Ornaments

Debra Dresler  Let’s make some memories with friends and family. We will be painting 4 glass ornaments with alcohol\ ink for a fun project. Great for gifts and decor. No experience required, just come and enjoy. Supply fee includes all supplies – ornaments, gloves, alcohol inks in many colors, blender,…

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Loose Lush Landscapes

CLASS ID: 11BAA
Date/Time: Saturday, November 2, 9:00 AM-3:30 PM
Tuition: $95 Member/$119 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 Payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Bonnie Cutts
Approach landscape painting using photos for subject matter, and see what fun adding lots of color and texture can be. Come and paint all day in a loose way, applying bold, big brushstrokes with a lot of paint, and/or pour paint for an interesting effect. You will learn to add texture with gels and molding pastes and figure out which material best suits you as you create little paintings packed with emotion. The focus of the class will be on capturing larger shapes rather than details as you simplify the landscape images. Have fun using paint mixed with gels to create thick, textural paintings filled with lots of energy. Class will warm up with quick drawings to define shapes and forms in the landscape image to be painted. Each student will finish several small paintings during the class, all with a different feel depending on the acrylic materials used. All levels of painting experience are welcome. $10 Materials fee paid to instructor.
Bring to class: 4 large synthetic brushes, flats and filberts up to 1”; 6 – 8” x 10” surfaces to paint on – canvas, canvas boards, or gessoed hardboard surfaces; landscape photos – or use the instructor’s; drawing paper and pencils; palette knives; palette for paint; water container, rags, and a bag lunch.

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Introduction to Watercolor

CLASS ID: 11BWD 
Date/Time: 2 Saturdays, November 2-9, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM 
Tuition: $53 Member/$68 Non-Member 
Material Fee: $5 payable to instructor 
Age/Level: Adults, Teens, Beginner

Finding success in working with watercolor includes learning the basics. Sylvia will describe in detail the materials used in watercolor paintings and how the water and pigment work together on the paper. The class also involves learning brush techniques, mixing colors, graying colors or knocking down the intensity, methods for producing textures, doing value studies, and discussing what makes a good composition. Use a viewfinder to choose an eye-catching composition that can be painted in a larger abstract version, illustrating high, medium, and low key value. Curious? Join us to experience, enjoy, and relax while learning.

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Introduction to Acrylics

CLASS ID: 8AAA
Date/Time: 2 Mondays, August 19 & 26, 6:00-9:00 PM
Tuition: $63 Member/$81 Non-Member
Material Fee: $15 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Beginner

CLASS ID: 11BAC
Date/Time: 2 Mondays, November 4 & 11, 6:00-9:00 PM
Tuition: $63 Member/$81
Non-Member Material Fee: $15 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Beginner

Have fun learning the basics of painting with acrylics on canvas. Enjoy making beautiful brush strokes with this versatile medium. No experience necessary. Pay the instructor for all supplies.

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Learn Watercolor!

CLASS ID: 11BWE 
Date/Time: 2 Mondays, November 4 & 11, 6:30-8:00 PM 
Tuition: $35 Members/$45 Non-Member 
Age/Level: Adults, Beginner


Take your watercolor to the next level with Mr. Kyle. This class will help you feel more comfortable with watercolor. Many techniques and styles will be covered. 

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Splash & Puddle Fabric Painting

CLASS ID: 11B4D
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 5, 9:30 AM-3:30 PM
Tuition: $63 Member/ $81 Non-Member
Material Fee: $30 Payable to Instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner and Beyond

Susan Stein
Make one-of-a-kind fabrics easily with watercolor-type techniques, where the paint does the work and you stand back and admire your new stash. Fabric paint is easy to use and set, works on any fiber content, and frees you from the endless search for the perfect fabric to use in your project. You will make lots of small samples which can be used for fiber art, home decor, or clothing.

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Beginning Watercolor

CLASS ID: 11BWB 
Date/Time: 3 Mondays, November 4-18, 1:00-3:30 PM 
Tuition: $78 Member/$99 Non-Member 
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 12+, Beginner 

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$198 Member/$254 Non-Member

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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Intermediate Pastels

CLASS ID: 11BPA
Date/Time: 3 Wednesdays, November 6-20, 1:30-4:00 PM
Tuition: $87 Member/$111 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Intermediate to Advanced

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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