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.


Painting with Acrylics on Plexiglas - NEW

In this workshop, students will apply acrylic paints to a sheet of Plexiglas. The paints are applied to the back of the Plexiglas surface with brushes of different sizes, stencils and sponges. Students will go away with a completed piece. Children under 8yr should work with an adult.

 

Pouring Acrylics on Board, Paper or Canvas - NEW

In this workshop, students will apply acrylic paint to a nonabsorbent surface by mixing and pouring. Once applied, the paint will be manipulated by blowing, swirling, dragging and tilting the surface. This method creates unique patterns and shapes. Children under 8yr should work with an adult.

 

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 drawing in perspective.

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. No class 7/1.

 

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.

 

Sketchbook- NEW

Learn visual journaling and experimentation with this sketch booking class. We will go through how to use our sketch books to study, use different techniques, composition basics and drawing from imagination. Please bring – any size toned sketchbook, white chalk and ball point pen, gel pen or micron pen. No class 7/2

 

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. No class Saturday, May 25.

 

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 7/4

 

Watercolor for Beginners – NEW

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. No class 7/4

 

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+ No class 7/4

 

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. No class 7/6.