DRAWING AND PAINTING WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

Supply lists will be emailed at the time of enrollment and can also be obtained at the front desk upon request.

 

One Day Workshops

Workshops include all supplies.


Oil Pastels and Acrylics - NEW

In this workshop, students will explore the possibilities of oil pastels as a flexible drawing material, that combined with acrylic paint may yield very unique and delicate effects. No prior experience necessary. Children under 8yr should work with an adult.

 

Ballpoint Pen and Alcohol - NEW

In this workshop, students will first draw an image on paper with a ballpoint pen and then manipulate the drawing with rubbing alcohol. The drawings will be done on a small format with attention to detail, however no extensive drawing experience is required. Ages 12+

 

Back to Basics - NEW

Sign up for one or all of following stress-free workshops to give you a taste of what ART has to offer. Age 14+


Basic Perspective

Learn the basics of perspective in drawing.

Color Basics

Learn the principles of color theory.

Drawing with Pastels

Students will learn an overview of how to use and blend pastels.

Portraits and Proportions

Learn the basic proportions of the human face and how to draw them.

Light and Shadow

Learn how to see and portray light and shadow and use them to your advantage.

Colored Pencil

Learn the basic knowledge of colored pencils and how to blend.

Paper Embossing

Learn how to create raised textures and designs on paper.

Landscapes

Learn the basic techniques for drawing landscapes.

 

Multiple Week Classes

Watercolor Painting

Learn the basic techniques of watercolor painting, including flat and graded wash, wet-onto-wet and glazing. Various elements of design will also be covered. This class is designed for a beginner or someone wanting to brush up on their skills.

 

Drawing Fundamentals – NEW

This course develops students' visual awareness and understanding of the range of drawing materials and techniques. Students will develop responses to the visual environment employing varied stylistic and technical approaches. Exercises will include still life, figure study, portrait, and cityscape (weather permitting).

 

Acrylic Basics - NEW

If you want permission to explore your own style of painting, this class offers you the opportunity to express yourself while learning or honing techniques of acrylic painting in a relaxed, non-judgmental atmosphere.

 

Rendering in Graphite- NEW

In this class we will be going through how to make photo realistic drawings. Students will learn how to draw from life, incorporate life drawings into photos, and bring drawings to a complete finish. Age 14+

 

Understanding Lights - NEW

In this class, students will learn different lighting scenarios. We will be going through the fundamentals of light, different types of lights and how to incorporate our understanding of light into our drawings. Age 14+

 

Acrylic Painting

You will learn to paint using various applications on a variety of surfaces. From beginners to the more advanced students, this class offers something for everyone. 

 

Basic Drawing

No need to fear, basic drawing is here. In this mini class, students will learn the fundamentals of traditional drawing, using pencils and erasers as tools. Line, shading, texture and simple perspective will be covered. All supplies included, no experience necessary. Age 14+ No class 10/3, 10/31, 12/5

 

Watercolor for Beginners

Learn the fundamentals of painting using watercolor. Students will learn the elements of landscape in an easy step-by-step format. Each element and technique will be demonstrated.

 

Spray Paint Street Art - NEW

Learn hands-on spray paint street art techniques with simple household items. Imagine yourself with a spray can in one hand and a pallet knife in the other. All supplies included. Ages 16+

 

Drawing with Pen & Ink and Colored Pencil

Students will learn to combine these two classic mediums. Drawings will be done from observation and materials such as photos. Age 12+

 

Oil Painting

Learn how to get started in oil painting or improve and expand your current skills. You will gain the technical understanding of using oil paints in both a classic and modern way.