Classes & Workshops for Adults

Linocut Printmaking Technique with Stephen McKenzie (NEW)

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Linocut Printmaking Technique with Stephen McKenzie

This introduction to linocut printmaking takes students from the learning the process to making finished prints in just a few classes. The course begins with a brief talk on the history of the process and artists who are noted for their use of the medium – and continues with a discussion on tools and materials. Demonstrations include the transfer […]

Fundamentals of Painting with Oscar Peterson (NEW)

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Fundamentals of Painting with Oscar Peterson
Paint an apple that looks like an apple!  In this class students will learn to create realistic images through the fundamental principles of capturing light, planes, structure, and proportion.  They will also practice painting from observation and acquire the skills to start, establish and finish a painting. Ideal for beginner and intermediate students.

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WINTER — 890

 

Fundamentals of Drawing with Margaret Fanning (NEW)

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Fundamentals of Drawing with Margaret Fanning
Drawing has been the foundation of art throughout the centuries.  This class will help students build and refine the techniques needed for drawing.  Learn how to use line, shape, and value to form a composition and how to use your observation skills to bring objects to life on paper. Materials are provided.

 
WINTER – 872
 

SPRING – 772

Introduction to Oils with Margaret Fanning (NEW)

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Introduction to Oils with Margaret Fanning
Oil painting is the most traditional painting medium used by contemporary artists and old masters alike. This course offers an introduction to oil painting while encouraging individual artistic expression.  Through demonstrations and in-class exercises, students will develop their skills in paint handling, mixing colors, and capturing form.  A still life will be provided by the instructor, but students may […]

Drawing and Painting from Photographs with Margaret Fanning (NEW)

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Drawing and Painting from Photographs with Margaret Fanning
Photographs have served as inspiration for artists since the early 19th century.  Learn to interpret the photograph in your own way with various painting techniques, both traditional and experimental.  Create an impressionist landscape or a realistic portrait.  This class is perfect for beginners as well as experienced painters.  Materials are provided,  just bring your own photo!  

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Artists for Art’s Sake: Professional Development Day for Art Educators

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510 Artists for Art’s Sake: Professional Development Day for Art Educators
This professional development day brings art educators together to meet and share ideas.  It is offered by artists for artists and is meant to inspire, help brainstorm, and tackle challenges. Participants are encouraged to contribute topics and concerns to the Round Table agenda – all ideas are welcome.

There will also be a hands-on workshop. […]

Plein Air Throughout Hunterdon County with Andrea Gianchiglia (NEW)

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Plein Air Throughout Hunterdon County with Andrea Gianchiglia

Scenic views of Hunterdon County will be the inspiration for this 3-week course in drawing and painting en plein air (outdoors).  Students can work in their desired medium of pastel, oil, acrylics or watercolor.

The instructor will give demonstrations in a variety of mediums and on several subjects such as perspective, foliage, color theory and atmosphere. The first class […]

Chelsea Gallery Tours with Merrily Kerr

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Chelsea Gallery Tours with Merrily Kerr
Hundreds of contemporary art galleries in New York open exciting new shows every month.  With so much to see, how do you know where to go? Let Merrily Kerr, art critic, college instructor and professional art tour guide put together an itinerary that will take you to the most talked-about art exhibitions of the moment.

On a two-hour tour, you will […]

All Levels Drawing & Painting with Lena Shiffman

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All Levels Drawing & Painting with Lena Shiffman
This is a fun and relaxed class designed for students of all levels.  There’s no need to be afraid if you are a beginner. All students can work at their own pace and will receive individual instruction. This course will introduce and build upon fundamental drawing concepts that translate across mediums, as well as basic through advanced […]

Animals & Landscape Plein Air Workshop with Andrea Gianchiglia (NEW)

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Animals & Landscape Plein Air One-Day Workshop with Andrea Gianchiglia

Picturesque views, old barns and beautiful horses will serve as the inspiration for this one-day  workshop in drawing and painting en plein air (outdoors).  Students can work in their choice of pastel, oil, acrylic or watercolor.

The instructor will give demonstrations in a variety of mediums and on several subjects such as perspective, foliage, color theory […]