Intermediate to Advanced Watercolor

CLASS ID: 1R11 THIS CLASS IS FULL.
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays: October 5-26, 9:00AM – 12:00PM

CLASS ID: 1R12 THIS CLASS IS FULL.
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays: November 2-30, 9:00AM – 12:00PM

 This class is not available for online registration. To be added to the waitlist, please call the art center.

Frank Zeller
This class alternates between formal lessons and independent work. When appropriate, each lesson includes a handout describing the steps and colors needed to finish the work. Critiques are given every Thursday morning for completed works. Demonstrations are presented following the methods described in a handout, prior to independent work.

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Soar! Mixed Media Mentoring

CLASS ID: 2R33
Date/Time: 5 Mondays: October 2-30, 9:30AM – 11:45AM

CLASS ID: 2R34
Date/Time: 4 Mondays: November 6-27, 9:30AM – 11:45AM

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: 2R36
Date/Time: 5 Mondays: October 2-30, 12:45PM – 3:00PM

CLASS ID: 2R37
Date/Time: 4 Mondays: November 6-27, 12:45PM – 3:00PM

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: 1R04
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: October 9-30, 1:00PM – 3:30PM

CLASS ID: 1R05
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: November 6-20, 1:00PM – 3:30PM

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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Moving Beyond the Basics

CLASS ID: 1R07
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: October 9-30, 10:00AM – 12:30PM

CLASS ID: 1R08
Date/Time: 3 Mondays: November 6-20, 10:00AM – 12:30PM

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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Tuesday Watercolor with Judy

CLASS ID: 1R14
Date/Time: 5 Tuesdays: October 3-31, 9:30AM – 12:00PM

CLASS ID: 1R15
Date/Time: 4 Tuesdays: November 7-28, 9:30AM – 12:00PM

Judy Blain
Do you already know how to paint a scene in watercolor? Are you looking for a new challenge? I will provide photos to paint that lack one important element – a center of interest. BUT, I will also provide photos that – to me – include only centers of interest. Combining these two ideas will be your challenge for the first two weeks. After that you will provide your own photos and I will suggest different styles of painting to fit the photos you bring. I will also demonstrate all of the above. A fun and interactive class for those who wish to expand their watercolor techniques and have a good time. Sound fun? Come and see.

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Beyond the Basics: Putting Color Theory into Practice

CLASS ID: 1R21
Date/Time: 8 Tuesdays: October 3 – November 21, 6:30PM – 9:00PM

Catherine Hearding
In Basic Color Theory you experimented with different palettes, mixing color, color schemes, and understanding pigments. In this follow-up color theory class, we will take that information and put it to work, as you apply the theory to actual paintings. This class will help you to become familiar with your limited palette and in the process of painting, help you to learn how to apply the principles which you learned. Focus will be on concepts of value, intensity and color temperature and how to use them.

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Take the Fear Out of Color: Strategies for Achieving Vibrant Watercolor Paintings

CLASS ID: 1R22
Date/Time: 8 Wednesdays: October 4 – November 29, 10:00AM – 12:30PM

Catherine Hearding
This watercolor class will focus on how to mix clean, vibrant color. You will explore concepts of color value, intensity and temperature, color mixing and application of color. Move past the basics of color theory, explore structured color schemes and strengthen your color knowledge. This class will introduce you to strategies that will help you to use color with confidence and create paintings that have more visual impact.

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Let’s Paint Cars – Old and New

CLASS ID: 1R27
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 25, 9:30AM – 3:30PM

Judy Blain
It’s hard to paint city streets if cars are a problem for you. We will learn to simplify car shapes to be able to paint them from different angles into street scenes. We will also paint gorgeous, old abandoned cars, using beautiful colors and shapes. Pinterest and Google have lots of photos of such cars and so do I!

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Painting the Winter Landscape

CLASS ID: 1R23
Date/Time: 4 Tuesdays: November 28 – December 19, 6:30PM – 9:00PM

Catherine Hearding
One way to make it through a long winter is to learn to appreciate the beauty of the snow-covered landscape. This watercolor course will focus on how to compose a good landscape, value studies to understand shapes and contrast, finding color solutions, and learning a three-step wash approach to watercolor painting, all while painting light-filled winter landscapes.

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