Painting & Drawing Classes

Elements of Art

with Dennis Hart

  • Starting Date: Monday, 29 March 2021
  • Ending Date: Monday, 17 May 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Mondays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Non-member: 184
  • Member: 152
  • Starting Date: Monday, 29 March 2021
  • Ending Date: Monday, 17 May 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Mondays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Non-member: 184
  • Member: 152

What do form, color, value, texture, shape, and line have in common? They are the elements of art, and the basis for a fun new class. You will explore mediums such as collage, painting and drawing. This is bound to be a beneficial and productive learning experience. A material list will be available the first day of class. This class is designed for the beginning to advanced student.

*NWAEA credit available.


 

 

Portrait Painting

with Jodi Whitlock

  • Starting Date: Thursday, 01 April 2021
  • Ending Date: Thursday, 20 May 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Thursdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Non-member: 184
  • Member: 152
  • Starting Date: Thursday, 01 April 2021
  • Ending Date: Thursday, 20 May 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Thursdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Non-member: 184
  • Member: 152

This class will offer a traditional interpretation of the portrait. Jodi will help you establish proportions by using a grid to draw your portrait on the canvas. Using this technique is a good way to create a likeness in the portrait you are painting. Class instruction will include gridding, analyzing tonal value, mixing flesh tone colors and composition. Please bring a photocopy of a photograph you want to work from. A material list will be available the first day of class. Bring what painting supplies you usually use and your own canvases. Suggested materials list will be available at time of class.

This class is designed for those who have had some past drawing and painting experience.

* NWAEA credit available

 

Oil Painting

Oil Painting with Dennis Hart

  • Starting Date: Saturday, 03 April 2021
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 17 April 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 1:30 pm
  • End Time: 3:00 pm
  • Starting Date: Saturday, 03 April 2021
  • Ending Date: Saturday, 17 April 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Saturdays
  • Start Time: 1:30 pm
  • End Time: 3:00 pm

In this relaxed and informative workshop, you will learn to prep a canvas, the basics of color theory, value, composition and space to complete a landscape painting in oil. Students are encouraged to bring their own supplies but paint and brushes and a canvas will be provided.

 

Absolutely Abstract

with Paula Crandell

  • Starting Date: Thursday, 08 April 2021
  • Ending Date: Thursday, 27 May 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Thursdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Non-member: 184
  • Member: 152
  • Starting Date: Thursday, 08 April 2021
  • Ending Date: Thursday, 27 May 2021
  • Age Group: HS - Adult
  • Day of Week: Thursdays
  • Start Time: 6:00 pm
  • End Time: 8:30 pm
  • Non-member: 184
  • Member: 152

Paula will teach the thought process of letting loose, the layering and all the things you need to know to create your own unique, colorful abstract painting.

Students will learn how to generate their own ideas and bring them to life on canvas using a variety of techniques while exploring untraditional painting tools and techniques. Please bring your own acrylic paint, brushes and canvases. Suggested materials list will be available at time of class.

This class is designed for those who have had some painting experience.

*NWAEA credit available.

 

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