Soar! Mixed Media Mentoring

CLASS ID: 10BME
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, October 7-28, 9:30-11:45 AM
** No Class October 14
Tuition: $72 Member/$93 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner, Intermediate

CLASS ID: 11BMD
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, November 4-25, 9:30-11:45 AM
Tuition: $96 Member/$124 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner, Intermediate

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: 10BMF
Date/Time: 3 Mondays, October 7-28, 12:45-3:00 PM
** NO CLASS 10/4
Tuition: $72 Member/$193 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner, Intermediate

CLASS ID: 11BME
Date/Time: 4 Mondays, November 4-25, 12:45-3:00 PM
Tuition: $96 Member/$124 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Experienced Beginner, Intermediate


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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Moving Beyond the Basics

CLASS ID: 11BWC
Date/Time: 3 Mondays, November 4-18, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Tuition: $78 Member/$99 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels
* Sign up for all three classes and save! $198 Member/$254 Non-Member

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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Out of the Lines!

CLASS ID: 10BWH 
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 8, 9:30 AM-4:30 PM 
Tuition: $100 Member/$120 Non-Member 
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels


A one-day workshop for Watermedia artists to explore everything we can about line! Thick line, thin line, straight line, curvy line, zggy line, zaggy line… you get the idea. Line has been one of the most important elements in art since the beginning of time, but very few of us have learned to use the line effectively in our paintings. We will explore the nature of line, the way line has fascinated artists for centuries, and the wa to use it as either a major or a minor element in your own work. Come to the class to get creative, loosen up, and explore a brand new element for your paintings. 

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Creative Journaling

CLASS ID: 10B1C
Date/Time: Monday & Tuesday, October 14 &15, 12:30-4:30 PM
Tuition: $120 Member/$150 Non-Member
Material Fee: $40 Payable to Instructor
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Learn creative journaling, an introduction to a unique approach to using watercolor. This class is accessible to non-artists, and inspiring to experienced painters. All Materials provided.

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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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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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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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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 

*Sign up for all three classes and save! 
$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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Watercolor Orchids and Irises

CLASS ID: 8AWE
Date/Time: 2 Fridays, August 16-23, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $53 Member/$68 Non-Member
Age/Level: Adults, Beginner, Intermediate

Orchids and irises are both flowers with wonderful shapes and delightful buds that make a beautiful flower composition. You will have dozens of photos to choose from for your paintings. Complementary colors, values, and textures will enhance the paintings. There will be demonstrations in all aspects of painting the colorful orchids and shapely iris, as well as individual instruction and evaluation.
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