This is our introduction and foundation class. The student will be introduced to the methods and materials that will be used in oil painting. Students will learn how to set-up a palette, mix colors, and draw from life. This class will help students achieve understanding of materials and techniques required before advancing into the Painting Fundamentals II. All necessary supplies are included in the tuition for this class only.
This Class is on Monday mornings from 10 am to 12 pm
In this second-level introductory class, special emphasis placed on learning the different stages of the painting process, such as, thumbnail sketch through finished painting. Emphasis will be placed on color value and color mixing. Second-session artists are expected to provide their own brushes and materials for this class. Contact the studio to be provided with a materials list.
This class is on Tuesday Mornings from 10 am to 12 pm
Students will continue to build their painting skills and reinforce concepts learned in the Fundamentals I and II classes. Each class begins with a lecture identifying the day's focus. Topics such as paint-mixing, composition, brushstroke, choice of background colors, achieving distance, and finishing a painting will be covered.
This class is on Tuesday afternoons from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
This Intermediate level course will explore many contemporary painting ideas and methods focusing on landscapes as the subject. Color-information-application is the mantra used to inspire and direct this class. Artists provide their own materials. Contact the studio for a materials list.
This class is on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Open Class - All Skill Levels
All skill levels are welcome in this students instructed class. In this ongoing class, the student arrives with his/her own ideas, concerns, and needs. We address each of these and, together, construct an individual course that meets these goals. This class is ideal for the student that may wish to have more autonomy and control over his/her art class instruction.
This class is on Tuesday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm
Working from a live, nude model, we will be using innovative techniques and media to draw and paint abstracted interpretations of the human form. Understanding of the fundamentals of painting is recommended. Students must provide their own materials.
This class is designed for those painters who currently have professional gallery representation. Please call for details and to see if you are eligible. Self-critique, series development, and artistic growth are key in this Atelier-style class. We will concentrate on growing and expanding our painting while staying true to your professional obligations. We want to find the grit and authenticity that is so evident in really good art.