Watercolor Landscape Elements

CLASS ID: 3ZWD
Date/Time: 4 Tuesdays, March 19 – April 9, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Catherine Hearding
You want to paint landscapes but struggle with how to paint trees, rocks, grasses and skies. This class will help you acquire the skills that you need. We will practice technique for landscape elements so that you have more confidence when approaching your landscape painting. Each class will be devoted to a specific element of the landscape. Instructor demos will show you the technique and you will have time to practice in class with helpful guidance.

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Color Theory – Part II: Applying the Theory

CLASS ID: 3ZWE
Date/Time: 8 Wednesdays, March 20 – May 8, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Catherine Hearding
In Basic Color Theory we learned about color palettes, mixing color, color schemes and understanding pigments. We learned about the tools of Value, Intensity and Color Temperature. But how do we put these concepts to work in a real painting? This class will refresh your memory on the theory and each week we will tackle a specific painting problem and learn to solve that problem using our tools from Color Theory.
Prerequisite: Basic Color Theory

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Moving Beyond the Basics

CLASS ID: 3ZWB
Date/Time: 3 Mondays, March 11 – 25, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

CLASS ID: 4ZWC
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, April 8 – 29, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

CLASS ID: 5ZWB
Date/Time: 2 Mondays, May 6 & 20, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Lisa Fertig
Moving on from the 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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Beginning Watercolor

CLASS ID: 3ZWA
Date/Time: 3 Mondays, March 11 – 25, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

CLASS ID: 4ZWB
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, April 8 – 29, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

CLASS ID: 5ZWA
Date/Time: 2 Mondays, May 6 & 20, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

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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Spring Time Flowers

CLASS ID: 3ZWC
Date/Time: 2 Wednesdays, March 13 & 20, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Lisa Fertig
Tulips, crocus and irises will be subject matter while our focus will be on creating good shapes in watercolor.

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Soar! Mixed Media Mentoring

CLASS ID: 3ZMA
Date/Time: 3 Mondays, March 4 – 25, 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

CLASS ID: 4ZMA
Date/Time: 3 Mondays, April 1 – 15, 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

CLASS ID: 5ZMA
Date/Time: 2 Mondays, May 6 & 20, 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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Mentoring for All Mediums

CLASS ID: 3ZMB
Date/Time: 3 Mondays, March 4 – 25, 12:45 PM – 3:00 PM

CLASS ID: 4ZMB
Date/Time: 3 Mondays, April 1 – 15, 12:45 PM – 3:00 PM

CLASS ID: 5ZMB
Date/Time: 2 Mondays, May 6 & 20, 12:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Susan Hartzell Vannelli
This class is for those who would like to complete a piece of art, work on an unfinished painting, or learn to use 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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Loosen Up Your Painting!

CLASS ID: 4ZWF
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, April 4 – 25, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

CLASS ID: 5ZWC
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, May 2 – 30, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Calvin deRuyter
This class is for those who want to explore abstraction and non-objective painting to discover a path to abstraction in their own work. Or, at a minimum, to “loosen up” their paintings! It will include looking at the work of other abstractionists to give us an understanding of why their paintings “work.” There will be exercises based on abstraction techniques, and also a lot of time to paint different kinds of abstracted paintings. This class is for all skill levels, but being receptive to new concepts, fun, play, self-evaluation, and constructive feedback is required. This is a watermedia based class that works in acrylic, watercolor or both. Please bring reference materials/photos. You can choose to work in watercolor or acrylics in this class.

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Mixed Medium May Flowers

CLASS ID: 5ZMC
Date/Time: Monday, May 6, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Susan Hartzell Vannelli
Join us for a fun evening full of spring inspiration. Working from real flowers, you will create a unique painting using pastels, watercolor and collage. Bring a friend!

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Sumi-e Orchids

CLASS ID: 4ZWA
Date/Time: Saturday, April 13, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Susan Frame
Spring is here! Put a little spring in your art by learning to paint orchids using ink, watercolor, rice paper and bamboo brushes. Join us as we paint the wild ground orchid using classical brush strokes, and the moth orchid in free style. Learn and refine your skills in a non-intimidating and fun environment. You’ll receive lots of encouragement as you develop your own personal approach. Class includes demonstration plus open painting time. Beginners through advanced artists welcome — watercolorists and other painters will also find this useful. Bring photos of moth orchids (Phalaenopsis) for inspiration. Bring a lunch.

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