adult art classes

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 […]

Fundamentals of Painting with Erica Lescota (Ages 18 & Up)

 
872 Fundamentals of Painting with Erica Lescota

For ages 18 & up
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
8 Wednesdays – January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4
Tuition: $175; Member: $155 (plus model fee)
Instructor: Erica Lescota

Sorry, this class has been cancelled. If you are looking for a beginner level painting class please look at “Charcoal, Paint, Watercolor” or “Paint […]

Intro to Acrylic Painting with Jim Pruznick (16 & up)

871 Intro to Acrylic Painting with Jim Pruznick

Age: 16 & Up
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
3 Saturdays -February 7, 14, 21
Tuition: $80; member: $60 per session (Plus model fee)
Instructor: Jim Pruznick

Acrylic paints are great to work with to create texture and layers in a painting. Learn how to work with mediums added to acrylic paint to achieve different types of textures and designs. Students will paint […]

Painting Pushing the Limits with Bascha Mon

885 Painting: Pushing the Limits with Bascha Mon

Time: 10:00 am -12:30 pm
8 Wednesdays – January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4
Tuition: $210; Member: $190
Instructor: Bascha Mon

This is not your conventional painting course! Challenging traditional notions of painting, this class ignores the usual “rules” of painting and gives imaginations a chance to soar by applying new methods to […]

Poetry of Visual Art Workshop with MaryAnn Miller

840 Poetry of Visual Art with MaryAnn Miller
Of course, the Greeks had a word for it. Ekphrasis is poetry about visual art.  Starting with examples from ancient and contemporary poetry we’ll explore a new way to look at and write about art. Your instructor will provide art as inspiration as you learn to “read”  a painting or sculpture, gather words, and shape poems using tried […]

Watercolor Methods & Materials with Eric Rhinehart

735 Watercolor Methods & Materials with Eric Rhinehart

Age: 16 and up
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 2
Tuition: $70; member: $50
Instructor: Eric Rhinehart
Sorry, registration for this program has closed.

Whether you want to try a new medium or conquer an old adversary, learn techniques for a better watercolor experience. This hands-on workshop prepares you to take on the medium of watercolor […]

Watercolor Open Studio with Eric Rhinehart

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Watercolor Open Studio with Eric Rhinehart
Learn techniques for a better watercolor experience! This hands-on class has an open studio format so that students of all levels can work at their own pace with individual guidance from the instructor.  Students will build upon fundamental concepts and refine their skills to take on the medium of watercolor with confidence.   Paint from a still life or bring a photo.  […]

Woodblock Printing with Stephen McKenzie

Woodblock Printing with Stephen McKenzie

The woodcut is a relief printmaking technique, whereby an image is carved into the surface of a block of wood—leaving the printing parts level with the surface while removing the non-printing parts. Areas that are cut away carry no ink, while characters or images at surface level carry the ink to produce the print.

The course begins with a brief talk […]