Classes & Workshops for Adults

Drawing & Painting For Beginners with Oscar Peterson

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Drawing & Painting For Beginners with Oscar Peterson
This class is for absolute beginners or those looking to build on a little experience.  You will learn core concepts, increase your confidence and build your skills in drawing and painting from observation.  The instructor will provide lots of guidance and demonstrations.  Your materials are provided, so all you have to do is show up!
 WINTER – 892

 SPRING – […]

Friday Night Figure Study (Open Studio)

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Friday Night Figure Study – Open Studio

We offer an open studio in which artists may draw or paint from a model. All skill levels are welcome in this friendly and casual atmosphere.  All sessions include short and long poses. Models vary from week to week; male or female, clothed or nude, based on availability.  Sessions are uninstructed with a facilitator, providing an opportunity for artists to work […]

Wine Glass Painting Workshop with Linda Schroeder (NEW)

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Wine Glass Painting with Linda Schroeder
Cheers, Salud, L’chaim, Slainte!  Toast to your own creativity in this fun wine glass painting workshop.  With guidance from the instructor, participants will paint their own set of fancy or whimsical wine glasses. All materials provided.

Please Note: Early Registration Rewards do not apply for this workshop. 
SPRING – 782

Intro to Acrylic Painting with Sarah DeWire

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Intro to Acrylic Painting with Sarah DeWire
This class is ideal for true beginners or those looking to build on some experience. Students will be encouraged to create acrylic paintings based on still life, landscape, abstraction and self expression. Learn essential painting techniques, such as, color mixing, composition, brushwork, paint application and texture.  Have fun and experiment with this very versatile medium while you learn something […]

Landscape & Flower Photography with Nancy Ori (NEW!)

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Landscape & Flower Photography with Nancy Ori
This workshop will be encouraging and filled with insights on photographing within the landscape and the garden environment, covering many technical, aesthetic and expressive issues with discussion and demonstrations.  The goal is to encourage growth in your color vision, composition and understanding of the many issues regarding natural light and how to capture that properly. The session will […]

Painting: Pushing the Limits with Bascha Mon

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Painting: Pushing the Limits with Bascha Mon
Toss the rules out the window and throw caution to the winds in this class that encourages imaginations to soar! Students of all skill levels are welcome in this class that kicks off with a discussion on contemporary art as a springboard to create works in oils, acrylics and mixed media.  Students work on individual projects with guidance from the […]

Paint the Modern Landscape with Maureen Chatfield

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Paint the Modern Landscape with Maureen Chatfield
Get immersed in the arts in this class that blends music and painting the modern landscape! Students will experiment with action painting and developing layers of color, form and image. The instructor will guide you through various approaches to painting the modern landscape, working in varying degrees of representation, abstraction and everything in between. Each class will be shaped by […]

Plein Air & Still Life Painting with Oscar Peterson

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Plein Air & Still Life Painting with Oscar Peterson
Artists have been painting en plein air (outdoors) for hundreds of years.  Students will continue in this tradition and learn the techniques to start, establish, and finish their paintings en plein air.  Fundamental principles of capturing color, light, planes, and structure will be covered.  Still life subjects will be introduced in the case of inclement weather and/or to practice […]

Poetry Chapbook Manuscript Workshop led by Vasiliki Katsarou & Guest Poet

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744 Poetry Chapbook Manuscript Workshop led by Vasiliki Katsarou & Regan Good
Gather your poems into a chapbook. Participants will learn how to collect their poems into well-crafted chapbook-length manuscripts.  Participants will explore methods to order, group, and title their poetry collections, and be advised on what to consider including or excluding. There will be some discussion on how and where to submit chapbooks for publication.  Good and […]

Portrait Drawing with Oscar Peterson

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Portrait Drawing with Oscar Peterson
Students will learn the principles of portrait drawing through observation of live models. Various methods for depicting a realistic likeness in graphite and charcoal will be explored and each step of starting, establishing, and finishing a drawing will be demonstrated.  Facial features, anatomy, shading and proportion will be covered.  Most classes will include at least one long pose, in order to […]