Programs

Painting

Summer classes begin July 12th

 

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Please Note: There is a $35 material fee for painting classes that provides supplies (paint, brushes, turpentine, medium and canvases) This is a substantial saving over purchasing the supplies yourself as well as for your convenience.



BEGINNING OIL PAINTING
Discover the creative and technical advantages of oil painting. Learn the basics of painting from setting up the palette and mixing colors to techniques such as glazing, direct paint and impasto.  The first project will be painting from a still-life; the final project can be of your own choice.  Exercises are designed to develop your skills in observation and  painting 'realistically.' You will learn to paint form, create depth and a sense of light. 
 
Wednesdays, 6:30-9:00pm - 7/16 - 8/20
Location: 331 East 12th Street
6 sessions, $235
Instructor: Jodie Niss

Saturdays, 10:30-1:00pm - 7/12 - 8/16
Location: 331 East 12th Street
6 sessions, $235
Instructor: Julia Chen


ADVANCED OIL PAINTING 
This course is for people who have taken at least one basic oil painting course (or have the basic knowledge of color mixing and experience with oil paint) and want to develop both their technical skills and the ideas behind their work.  The instructor will work with students on an individual basis as well as present technique demonstrations and short discussions.  Students will have the opportunity to engage one another through instructor-led group critiques. This course is open to both representational painters and those interested in exploring abstraction.
(includes open studio time on Sunday afternoons)

Tuesdays, 6:30–9:00pm - 7/15 - 8/19
Location: 331 East 12th Street
6 sessions, $235 
Instructor: Thomas Legaspi


WATERCOLOR: Paint Summer Your Way
Learn the basics of watercolor painting and combine that with a few images that mean summer to you.  A sunny beach, refreshing mountain scene, sizzling -cool cityscape, or a ripe piece of sweet fruit.  Your summer, your way! How to mix colors, which brushes to use, where and how to start applying the image on paper.  Work from a photograph, picture or your imagination.  Each student will work at his or her own pace.  One-on-one instruction as well as group discussion. 

Thursdays, 6:30-9:00pm - 7/17 - 8/21
Location: 331 East 12th Street
6 sessions, $235 (material list provided)
Instructor: Larry Frank


 

 

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